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November 11 - 15

 

Quarter 1 Report Cards mailed home Thurs.

Quarter 2 Class Schedule 2019.doc 

 

 

Monday

Novel Study: The Power of Un (Chapt. 9 - 10)

Power of Un Project Directions.docx 

Classwork: Begin rough draft of Book Blurb.

Homework:

  • Finish rough draft of Book Blurb. Due Tues.
  • Create rough sketch of Book Cover.

 

 

Tuesday

Novel Study: The Power of Un (Chap. 11)

Classwork: Edit, revise, and rewrite Book Blurb.

Homework:

  • Finish final draft of Book Blurb. 
  • Continue to work on Book Cover.

 

 

Wednesday

Novel Study: The Power of Un (Chap. 12 - 13)

Classwork: Write an Epilogue

Homework:

  • Edit, revise, and rewrite a final draft of Epilogue.
  • Finish Book Cover. Staple together: Cover, Blurb, and Epilogue.
  • Practice reading Epilogue aloud.

 

 

Thursday

Power of Un Project Due

PreviLearn: Grade 5 - Form B - Literature (Classwork Grade)

Homework: Practice reading Epilogue aloud. 

 

 

Friday

Power of Un Project Presentations

Power of Un Project Scoring Rubric.xlsx 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 4 - 8

 

Monday

Fresh Read: Fluency Quiz 

Novel Study: Chap. 1 - 8 Comprehension Check

 

 

IF YOU OWN HEADPHONES/EARBUDS, 

PLEASE BRING TO CLASS ON TUESDAY.

 

 

Tuesday

Fresh Read: Comprehension Quiz

Quarter 1 DORA 

 

 

Wednesday ~ Half Day Dismissal

BizTown: Financial Literacy Survey

 

 

 

October 28 - November 1

 

Monday

1) Novel Study: The Power of Un (Chap. 6)

2) Understanding Idioms (Figurative Language)

Homework: (Due Tues.) 

Choose an idiom from one of the websites below:  

Copy down this information into your Reading Notebook:

Idiom: (Either a phrase or a complete sentence.)
Meaning: (A complete sentence.)
Example: (Write a complete sentence using the idiom correctly. Underline the idiom.)
Origin: (Copy the origin story of the idiom word for word.)

3) Zeitghost Project Directions.docx

 

Tuesday

1) Check Homework, Review Idioms

2) Create and Edit Index Cards

3) Preview: How to Make A Zeitghost

 

Wednesday

Create Zeitghosts, Attach Index Cards

 

Thursday

Wear Costume or Dress Down

(Permission Form Due) Character Parade (Morning) 

Film Study: Spirited Away

Homeroom Halloween Party (Afternoon)

  • Students may bring snacks to share with class.
  • Plates, cups, and napkins may also be donated.
  • NO SODA or NUT PRODUCTS.

 

Friday (Half Day Schedule)

Novel Study: The Power of Un (Chap. 7)

 

Spelling Bee

Homeroom Bee: Monday, 11/4 (Mandatory for All Students)

Click to download these study lists:

Class Bee Study List ~ Level 2.pdf 

Class Bee Study List ~ Level 3.pdf 

Schoolwide Bee: Fri., 12/13/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 21 - 25

 

 

Unit 2 Week 2 - What are the risks in helping others?

SPELLING: Irregular Plurals (Homework due Weds.)  

VOCABULARY: Using a Thesaurus

GRAMMAR: Possessive Nouns (View videos #1 - 7)  

COMPREHENSION: Sequence, Inferencing 

On Tuesday, read 'Hold the Flag High' at home.

  • Then, watch this video for 10 minutes.    
  • Think Critically pg. 220 #3 (Classwork on Weds.) 

Constructed Response on Thursday.

STUDY for Spelling Quiz and Reading Test on Friday.

Centers U2W2.docx due Friday.  

  • Use a thesaurus or these word lists for sensory details 

Descriptive Words Using the Senses (1).jpg  

Descriptive Words Using the Senses (2).jpg 

 

Spelling Bee

Homeroom Bee: Mon., 11/4/19

  • Mandatory for All Students
  • 1 Winner and 1 Runner-Up

Please click to download these study lists:

Class Bee Study List ~ Level 2.pdf 

Class Bee Study List ~ Level 3.pdf 

Schoolwide Bee: Fri., 12/13/19

 

 

October 15 - 18

 

PUMPKIN PICKING DAY

THIS FRIDAY 10/18

$5.00 and Signed Permission Slip

REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE

 

FALL FEST

$5.00 and Signed Permission Slip

DUE THIS FRIDAY 10/18

 

NO HOMEWORK THIS WEEK

  

Tues. ~ Novel Study: The Power of Un (Chap. 4)

Weds. ~ Assessment Reviews (Fresh Read, Think Critically, Pearson, PreviLearn)

Thurs. ~ PreviLearn Gr.5 Form A-Literature (Classwork Grade)

Friday ~ Novel Study: The Power of Un (Chap. 5)

 

 

 

 

October 7 - 11

  

Unit 1 Week 3 - How do people survive in the wilderness?  

SPELLING: Long Vowel Digraphs (Homework due Weds.) 

VOCABULARY: Unknown Words, Using A Dictionary

GRAMMAR: Independent and Dependent Clauses

COMPREHENSION: Causes & Effects, Theme

RESEARCH: Survival in the Wilderness

RE-READ 'Island of the Blue Dolphins'

STUDY Vocabulary and Grammar

THURSDAY: Reading Test (Online) and Constructed Response (Written)

Centers U1W3.doc due Friday.

FRIDAY: Spelling Quiz and Novel Study: The Power of Un (Chap. 2 - 3)

 

September 30 - October 4

 

No Homework This Week

Last week's assignments will continue

to be entered into gradebook this week.

 

Monday