Reminders:

1. Please check  your child’s folders or book bags for the following letters: PARCC testing, Plans for returning to Lenart in 2015/2016 school year, and University of Chicago 5 Essential School Survey.

2. Students should be logging on to Compass Learning for 1 1/2 per week in each subject (Reading-1  1/2 hr and Math-1  1/2 hr). Logs are collected bi-weekly.

3. Return folders by Wednesday, March 4th.

4th Grade

Monday-Compass Learning 1 Hour and work on Black History/Women’s History project. Due on Friday, March 6th.

Monday-Thursday-Work on Black History/Women’s History project. Due on Friday, March 6th.

Friday-Black History/Women’s History  presentations

5th Grade

Monday-Compass Learning 1 Hour and work on Black History/Women’s History project. Due on Friday, March 13th.

Monday-Friday-Work on Black History/Women’s History project. Due on Friday, March 13th. The first rough draft is due on March 5th.

 

 

Reminders:

 

1. Please turn in your Wednesday blue or red folder by Wednesday with your parent’s signature

2. Submit Great America 6 Hour Reading Log by February 27th

3. Submit permission slip and $5 payment for Black History Month program by Wednesday, Feb. 26th (program is at 12:30, Feb. 27th)

4. New Compass Learning Logs will be collected on Friday, Feb. 27th

5. Talent Show is 6PM on Monday, Feb. 23rd

4th  Grade

Upcoming Assessments 

1. Unit 11 Vocabulary Test is Friday, February 27th

2. Black History/Women’s History Project is due on Friday, March 6th

CSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.9
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

HOMEWORK

Monday-Compass Learning-1 Hour Reading; Unit 11 Vocabulary Workshop

Tuesday-Unit 11 Vocabulary Workshop and Black History/Women’s History Month Project-see handout

Wednesday-Unit 11 Vocabulary Workshop and Black History/Women’s History Month Project-see handout

Thursday-Unit 11 Vocabulary Workshop and Black History/Women’s History Month Project-see handout

Friday-Unit 11 Vocabulary test and Black History/Women’s History Month Project-see handout

 

5th Grade

Upcoming Assessments 

1. Unit 11 Vocabulary Test is Friday, February 27th

2. Black History/Women’s History Project is due on Friday, March 13th

 

Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

HOMEWORK

Monday-Compass Learning-1 Hour Reading; Unit 11 Vocabulary Workshop

Tuesday-Unit 11 Vocabulary Workshop and Black History/Women’s History Month Project-see handout

Wednesday-Unit 11 Vocabulary Workshop and Black History/Women’s History Month Project-see handout

Thursday-Unit 11 Vocabulary Workshop and Black History/Women’s History Month Project-see handout

Friday-Unit 11 Vocabulary test and Black History/Women’s History Month Project-see handout

 

4th Grade

Upcoming Assessments

Friday, Feb. 20th-Leadership final draft essay is due

Monday, Feb. 23rd-assessmetn on explicit and implicit details

Friday, Feb. 27th-Unit 11 Vocabulary Test

 

4th Grade Homework

Tuesday-one hour Compass Learning-Reading and second draft essay is due on Wednesday (Does Claudia have leadership skills?)

Wednesday-final draft is due on Friday, February 20th and complete Readworks Famous African Americans: Marian Anderson

Thursday-Vocabulary Unit 11, final draft is due on Friday

Friday-final draft essay is due  (Does Claudia have leadership skills?)

 5th Grade

Upcoming Assessments

Monday, Feb. 23rd-assessmetn on explicit and implicit details

Friday, Feb. 27th-Unit 11 Vocabulary Test

 

5th Grade Homework

Tuesday-1 Hour Compass Learning-Reading and Readworks A Letter from Jackie Robinson (complete questions and Double Entry Journal-ideas from text and reactions/connections-at least three entries for each section.)

Wednesday-Readworks: Dr. King’s letter from Birmingham Jail

Thursday– Unit 11 Vocabulary workshop-due on Friday, Feb. 27th.

Friday-No homework

4th Grade

Upcoming Assessments:

Friday, February 13th-Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop Test

Friday, February 20th-Leadership Essay -opinion final draft is due (Essential Question: Does Claudia have leadership skills?)

4th Grade Homework

Monday-1 Hour Compass Learning Reading and Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday, Feb. 13th)

Tuesday-ELA-Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday, Feb. 13th)

Wednesday-ELA-first rough draft (opinion essay) is due on Thursday, Feb. 12th, Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday, Feb. 13th)

Thursday-SS-The Struggle For Equality Readworks, ELA- Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday, Feb. 13th)

Friday-Vocabulary Workshop Unit 10 is due and test is today; No homework

5th Grade

Upcoming Assessments:

Friday, February 13th-ELA-Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop Test

Friday, February 13th-ELA/SS-The Egypt Game Project

5th Grade Homework

Monday– ELA-Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday, Feb. 13th) and work on ELA/SS-The Egypt Game project (due on Friday, Feb. 13th) and complete King Tut handout.

Tuesday-ELA-Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday, Feb. 13th),  work on ELA/SS-The Egypt Game project (due on Friday, Feb. 13th), and Rosa Parks 100th Birthday Readworks

Wednesday-ELA-1 Hour Compass Learning Reading and Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday, Feb. 13th)

Thursday-Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday, Feb. 13th), work on ELA/SSThe Egypt Game project (due on Friday, Feb. 13th), and SS-A Letter From Jackie Robinson Readworks

Friday-Vocabulary Workshop Unit 10 is due and test is today; No homework

 

4th Grade

Assessements

Unit 10-February 13, 2015

Homework

Tuesday-1 Hour Compass Learning and Unit 10 Vocabulary due on Feb. 13, 2015

Wednesday-SS-Vocabulary Skill Worksheet–Jr. Scholastic (only complete the definition on the chart) and Unit 10 Vocabulary due on Feb. 13, 2015

Thursday-SS-Jr. Scholastic-Common Core question and Unit 10 Vocabulary due on Feb. 13, 2015

Friday-No homework; have a great weekend!

5th Grade

Assessments

Unit 10-February 13, 2015

The Egypt Game Project-due on February 13, 2015

Homework

Tuesday-1.) 1 Hour Compass Learning-Reading 2.) Unit 10 Vocabulary due on Feb. 13, 2015 3.) work on The Egypt Game project

Wednesday-1.) Unit 10 Vocabulary due on Feb. 13, 2015  2.) work on The Egypt Game project

Thursday-1.) Unit 10 Vocabulary due on Feb. 13, 2015  2.) work on The Egypt Game project

Friday-work on Unit 10 and The Egypt Game project

Announcements:

1. Please return blue or red home folders with your parent’s signature.

2. Friday, January 30th will be a regular school attendance day for students.

3. Quarterly Book Logs and Compass Learning Logs are due on Thursday, January 29th.

4. Extra credit is due by Thursday, January 29th. (Review of Literacy Night-1/2 page, Book Report-1 page, Commentary on any Jr. Scholastic article-1/2 page)

4th Grade Assessments:

Thursday, Jan. 29th-From the Mixed Up Files project is due.

Friday, Jan. 30th-test on the novel From the Mixed Up Files

Friday-Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop test

4th Grade Homework:

Monday through Thursday-complete Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop-it is due on Friday, January 30th and work on the project for From the Mixed Up Files.

Thursday-Unit 9 vocabulary is due, study for tests: The Mixed UP Files and Unit 9, and Jr. Scholastic Map skills

5th Grade Assessments:

Tuesday, January 27-quiz on chapters 22 and 23 The Egypt Game

Friday, January 30th-Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop test

Friday, January 30th-novel test for The Egypt Game

Friday, February 13th-Project for The Egypt Game is due

5th Grade Homework:

Monday-Chapter 22 and 23 comprehension questions and word search, Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop (due on January 30th), and work on The Egypt Game project (due Feb. 13th)

Tuesday-Unit 9 Vocabulary, work on project

Wednesday-1 Hour Compass Learning, Unit 9 Vocabulary, work on project

Thursday-final draft of casting director poster for The Egypt Game is due on Monday if not submitted in class on Friday, Unit 9 Vocabulary, and work on The Egypt Game project

Friday-work on The Egypt Game project

 

 

Reminders:

1. Please return your Graded Paper Red or Blue Folders with your parent’s signature.

2. Literacy Night is on Thursday, January 22, 2015-6PM – 7:30PM. An exciting, educational, fun evening is planned for the students.

3. The quarter ends on Thursday, January 29th

4. Continue to bring in used books in great condition for our Book Drive

4th Grade Assessments

Friday, Jan. 23rd-chapters 9 and 10 quiz on From the Mixed Up Files

Wednesday, January 28th-novel test From the Mixed Up Files

Thursday, January 29th-From the Mixed Up Files project is due

Thursday, January 29th-Unit 9 Vocabulary Test

4th Grade Homework

Monday-No school: Dr. King Holiday

Tuesday-ELA–1 Hour Compass Learning-Reading; start Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop; and complete Pre-writing activity for From the Mixed Up Files project; complete Dr. King “I Have a Dream” poster (colorful and illustrated)

Wednesday-Complete chapter 9 Vocabulary workshop; work on From the Mixed Up Files  project; Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop

Thursday-ELA-Complete chapter 9 and 10 handouts for From the Mixed Up Files; work on From the Mixed Up Files project; Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop; SS-complete Jr. Scholastic handout

Friday-work on From the Mixed Up Files project (due January 31st) and Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop

5th Grade Assessments

Friday, January 23rd-The Egypt Game quiz (chapters 20 and 21)

Tuesday, January 27th The Egypt Game quiz (chapters 22 and 23)

Thursday, January 29th The Egypt Game novel test

Thursday, January 29th-Unit 9 Vocabulary Test

Friday, February 13th The Egypt Game Project is due

5th Grade Homework

Monday-No school: Dr. King Holiday

Tuesday-1 Hour Compass Learning-Reading; Dr. King Speech Word/Definition/Meaning Chart; Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop

Wednesday-Pre-writing activity for The Egypt Game project (due Friday); Dr. King Reading and Text/Reaction/Connection T-chart

Thursday-Pre-writing activity for The Egypt Game project (due Friday)  and chapters 20 and 21 Comprehension Check The Egypt Game

Friday-work on The Egypt Game project and Unit 9 Vocabulary Workshop

 

Announcements:

1. NWEA testing (Reading) is Tuesday, January 13th

2. School-wide Spelling Bee is Thursday, January 15th

4th Grade

Assessments: Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop and Chapters 5-7 From the Mixed Up Files tests are Wednesday, Jan. 14th

ELA/SS project-due on January 26th

Monday-1 hour Compass Learning; Unit 8 Vocab.Workshop

Tuesday-Chapter 7 and 8 comprehension questions From the Mixed Up Files

Wednesday-Test on Chapters 5-7 in From the Mixed Up Files and Chapter 8 Vocabulary Workshop; 1 hour Compass Learning and work on ideas for SS/ELA project

Thursday-work on SS/ELA project (see guidelines); Compass Learning-1 Hour

Friday-no homework

5th Grade

Assessments: SS-chapter 2 Ancient Egypt; Unit 8 Vocabulary test is Friday, Jan. 16th, The Egypt Game-chapter 17-18 Wednesday

Monday-Chapter 2 SS test is today! 1 hour Compass Learning, complete Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop, and Chapters 15-17 Comprehension Questions The Egypt Game

Tuesday-Study for Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop, select one term from Jr. Scholastic 2014 Terms to Know (and complete the definition and visual chart)

Wednesday-The Egypt Game test is today; The Egypt Game-complete chapter 19 and complete comprehension questions for 18 and 19.

Thursday-Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop; study for Unit 8 test

Friday-No Homework

 

Welcome Back!!! Happy new year!!

Announcements:

1. Spelling Bee is this week! (5th grade Tuesday/4th grade-Wednesday)

2. Please return your Wednesday folders.

3. Please return your Progress Reports.

4th Grade

Assessments:

Writing-Unit 8 Vocabulary Test is Friday, Jan. 9th

Reading-Test for Chapters 5-7 From the Mixed Up Files… is Friday, January 9th

Social Studies-New York Project (due on Wednesday, January 21) Guidelines distributed Wednesday

Homework

Monday-Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop and study for Spelling Bee (Classroom Spelling Bee is Wednesday, Jan. 7th); also, complete chapter 5 reading in From the Mixed Up Files.

Tuesday-From the Mixed Up Files (Chapter 5 and 6 comprehension questions) and Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop; Junior Scholastic 2015 Ten New Terms to Know (read page 8 and 9 and complete graphic organizer); study for Classroom Spelling Bee

Wednesday-From the Mixed Up Files chapter 7 comprehension questions

Thursday-Study for From the Mixed Up Files test and Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop test; Junior Scholastic Debate: Should Schools Start Later? (page 20 and 21 and graphic organizer)

Friday-Have a great weekend!!

5th Grade

Assessments:

The Egypt Game test (chapters 17-19) -Friday, Jan. 9th

Chapter 2 Ancient Egypt-Thursday, Jan. 8th

Unit 8 Vocabulary-Friday, January 16th

(Reminder: Independent Reading Logs are due on January 9th)

Homework

Monday-study for Spelling Bee (Classroom Spelling Bee is Tuesday, Jan. 6th; Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop

Tuesday- Chapter 2 Ancient Review Page 74   1-15; Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop

Wednesday-Comprehension questions The Egypt Game ch. 15-17 and Chapter 2 Review Page 74   and 75  16-23. 

Thursday-Unit 8; Comprehension questions The Egypt Game ch. 18 and 19  and study for tests.

Friday-Friday-Have a great weekend!!

 

Reminders:

1. Our Winter Performance is at 6PM on Dec. 17th. Students should arrive at Lenart at 5:30PM

2. Winter holiday starts on Monday, December 22nd and students return on January 5th.

3. Return all folders with your parents’ signatures by Wednesday, Dec. 17th.

4th Grade

Assessments:

No assessments this week!

***Please be prepared for the play “It’s Your Right” on Friday (lines memorized).

(We will not have class on Wednesday-assembly and Thursday-5th grade field trip.)

Monday-No homework!

Tuesday-Unit 8 vocabulary-Compass Learning 1 hour

Wednesday-From the Mixed Up Files Comprehension questions

Thursday-Compass Learning-1 hour

Friday-From the Mixed Up Files… project

 

5th Grade

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.4.A Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

Assessments:

Tuesday-quiz on section 2-4 Ancient Egypt (Social Studies)

Friday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Test (Writing)

Friday-Chapter 2 Ancient Egypt (Social Studies)

Homework:

Monday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop; complete 2-4 Study guide; Compass Learning (at least 45 minutes)

Tuesday-Unit 7 vocabulary; 1st draft descriptive essay about living as a pharaoh

Wednesday-Chapter 2 study guide; 2nd draft descriptive essay about living as a pharaoh

Thursday-Unit 7 vocabulary; study for Social Studies test (chapter study guide) and reveiw words for Unit 7  Vocabulary test

Friday-The Egypt Game project

Have a wonderful holiday season!!!

Announcements:

1. Extra Credit is due by Wednesday, December 10 (Shake it Off and Deep River Waterpark)

2. Please return your folders (red-4th and blue-5th). Many folders are missing.

4th Grade

CCSS:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.4.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.4.4.A Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.1.B Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.

Assessments:

Thursday-comprehension quiz on chapters 1-4 in From the Mixed Up Files novel

Friday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop test

Homework

Monday-Read chapter 2 and complete at least three responses on the essential question: Does Claudia have leadership skills? Also, complete page 15 Jr. Scholastic questions The Fall of the Berlin Wall.

Tuesday-Read chapter 2 and complete The Back Page questions 1-5

Wednesday-Comprehension questions for Chapter 4 in From the Mixed Up Files and Vocabulary activities

Thursday-study for Unit 7 vocabulary test and complete unit 7 vocabulary activities

Friday-No homework: Have a thrilling weekend!!

5th Grade

CCSS:

CCSS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.4.A Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

Assessments:

Monday (12/15/14)-Section 2-4 Social Studies (Ancient Civilization)

Friday (12/12/14-test on chapters 13-16 The Egypt Game

Homework

Monday-No Homework!!! Thank you for bringing in canned goods

Tuesday-read chapter 13 Egypt Game and write 8 annotations; complete section 2-4 SS and questions 1-5 at the end of the section page 72.

Wednesday-annotations for chapter 14 in Egypt Game

Thursday-comprehension questions for chapter 15, 16  in Egypt Game

Friday-No homework: Have a thrilling weekend!!

 

 

Reminders

1. Please return your Wednesday folders by Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.

2. Extra Credit for Reading and Writing (50 Points each) are due on Monday, Dec. 8th-Shake it Off and Deep River Waterpark

3. Independent Reading Logs are due on Friday, Dec. 5th

4th Grade

Standards: Students will refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and inferences drawn from the text with both literature and informational text with an emphasis on informational texts. (RL.4.1, RI.4.1).

Students will also determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text (RL.4.4, RI.4.4)

Assessments: Unit 7 Vocabulary Test is on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. From the Mixed Up Files (novel) chapters 1-4 test is on Thursday, Dec. 11th.

Homework

Monday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop

Tuesday-SS/ ELA Complete final draft Protest Letter to a Hero who stood up for their rights (typed and include a picture) and Compass Learning 1/2 hour.

Wednesday-Unit 7 Vocabulary Workshop

Thursday-SS-Jr. Scholastic and Chapter 1 character graphic organizer From the Mixed Up Files

Friday-Have an amazing weekend!!

5th Grade

Assessments: Thursday-SS section 2-3 quiz, Friday-Unit 6 Vocabulary test, Friday-Chapters 9-12 Comprehension test

CCSS:CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.6

Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.9

Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.5

With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

Homework

Monday-complete lesson 2-3 Comprehension questions 1-5.

Tuesday and Wednesday-Compass Learning and complete final draft diary entry (internal or external conflict). SS-study for 2-3 quiz.

Thursday-Unit 6 Vocabulary Workshop and Comprehension questions for chapter 10 The Egypt Game. Study for vocabulary test.

Friday-Have an amazing weekend!!