SOME SUMMER SITES TO EXPLORE.....KEEP SHARP OVER THE SUMMER.  READ AT LEAST 30 MINUTES PER DAY!

 

https://kids.usa.gov/parents/art-and-music/summer-activities/index.shtml?utm_campaign=%2B%20Education&utm_content=31555748&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=%2B+Education&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=30981659&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--QtdKYJaRbuUqpk_ToNvF77v2G_vtZuGX01Bd5WLq6pfY0J-thASI8YQmEORVZps8Xlo1G7bXtrkRH8XnbV1Wp0Ul4sw&_hsmi=30981659

 

    SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR UPCOMING 5TH  GRADE STUDENTS!

SUBJECT  AREA:

SITES TO USE AND EXPLORE FOR STUDENTS GOING INTO 5TH GRADE!

WORD STUDY/SPELLING

REVIEW:

AFFIXES

CONTRACTIONS

IDIOMS

VOCABULARY & more

Spellingcity.com- Vocab/ Root Practice

https://www.spellingcity.com/which-word-best-completes-the-sentence.html?listId=18026183

Vocabulary and Word Study--go along the left side of this site and try some word study activities:

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/fifth-grade-vocabulary-games/

MATHEMATICS




Math tutorials/ videos:

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/index.htm

Division Practice:

http://www.fun4thebrain.com/division.html

Multiplication baseball:

http://www.prongo.com/math/multiplication.html

Multiplication drill practice: YOU NEED TO BE AUTOMATIC WITH YOUR FACTS (0-12X)!

http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/math-trainer-multiply.html

Various 5th Grade Math Skills:

http://www.math-play.com/5th-grade-math-games.html


http://www.mathplayground.com/common_core_state_standards_for_mathematics_grade_5.htm

All 4 operations:

http://www.funbrain.com/football/index.html

www.coolmath.com

SCIENCE

READ INFORMATIONAL TEXT ON A VARIETY OF SCIENCE TOPICS:

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/index.htm

SOCIAL STUDIES

All Topics:

http://interactivesites.weebly.com/social-studies.html

GRAMMAR REVIEW

http://www.toonuniversity.com/free/elementary-education-4th-6th.asp

WRITING ESSAYS

PRACTICE

(not an essay but…) Poetry Idea Machine

http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/pie.swf

TECHNOLOGY BASICS/

TYPING

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games.html

Student Choice- Many Sites

http://interactivesites.weebly.com/typing.html

HEALTH/

CHARACTER ED

STUDY SKILLS


http://www.e-learningforkids.org/health/

Reading

http://www.roomrecess.com/pages/ReadingGames.html


http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html

Brain Teasers/Puzzles

http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/brain_teasers

 

 

 

 

PLEASE BE SAFE ON-LINE:

 

https://kids.usa.gov/online-safety/index.shtml?utm_campaign=%2B+Education&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=30634192&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_zq00ZZ6WARKSFcE2a_KZS_F1pKWK2azHXzY-fKQVj4nSJbZfWsWM_8KlmU67uwfCoFssldQZL2QVNd-zm3mKR0y9l1w&_hsmi=30634192

 

PLEASE READ MY END OF THE YEAR MESSAGE:

 

ATTENTION  5W CREW:

 

THE END OF THE YEAR CAME SO SOON, MY SUPER HERO CREW!

 

MY, OUR TIME TOGETHER TRULY FLEW!

 

BELIEVE ME, THE NEXT  7 YEARS WILL GO EVEN FASTER FOR YOU!

 

 I JUST WANT ALL OF YOU TO KNOW HOW PROUD I AM OF EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU!

 

YOU HAVE WORKED VERY HARD, ESPECIALLY THIS LAST TRIMESTER!

 

 I AM JUST SO PROUD, SO PROUD OF ALL OF YOUR HARD WORK AND EFFORT!

 

YOU KEPT ON WORKING NON STOP TO  THE END OF OUR 5TH GRADE JOURNEY

 

AND DID NOT GIVE UP!

 

YOU ARE ALL SO AMAZING!

 

YOU TRULY DO HAVE LOTS OF SUPER POWERS!  

 

YOU HAVE TRULY TRIED YOUR BEST!  

 

YOU ESPECIALLY DID SO MUCH WORK WHILE I ATTENDED MY SON'S GRADUATION,

 

AND I TRULY THANK YOU FOR YOUR

 

OUTSTANDING COOPERATION, AWESOME BEHAVIOR AND HARD WORK  ON THOSE DAYS.

 

 

 

EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU HAVE WORKED EXTREMELY HARD,

 

AND HAVE BECOME SUCH FANTASTIC STUDENTS THIS YEAR.

 

 BE PROUD OF YOURSELVES AND THE AWESOME SENSIBLE LEADERS YOU HAVE BECOME!

 

 STAY ON THIS PATH! STAY ON TRACK!

 

BE PROUD OF YOUR GREAT TEAMWORK, TOO!

 

 HOLD ONTO THE FRIENDSHIPS AND STRONG BONDS THAT YOU HAVE BUILT 

 

THIS YEAR WITH OUR 5W CREW MEMBERS.

 

 WORK TOGETHER TO GET ALONG!

 

REMEMBER MY MOTTO:  BE NICE AND BE KIND!

 

 

 

WE HAVE LEARNED A LOT FROM EACH OTHER THIS YEAR!

 

 REMEMBER TO ALWAYS BE POSITIVE!

 

 SET YOUR GOALS HIGH! BELIEVE IN YOURSELF!

 

YES, YOU CAN DO MANY THINGS WELL!  

 

ALWAYS TRY AND NEVER GIVE UP HOPE!

 

 

 

ALWAYS REMEMBER, I BELIEVE IN YOU!

 

YOUR PARENTS/GUARDIANS BELIEVE IN YOU, TOO!

 

I THANK ALL OF THEM FOR SHARING YOU WITH ME THIS YEAR.

 

 MY, YOU ARE EACH  TRULY A  PRECIOUS GIFT!

 

 I THANK THEM FOR THEIR SUPPORT, CARE, AND CONSTANT HELP

 

IN ENCOURAGING EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU

 

TO BE THE STUDENT YOU HAVE BECOME THIS YEAR.

 

I TRULY THANK THEM FOR THEIR FAITH IN ME

 

TO BE YOUR  CHILD'S TEACHER THIS YEAR!

 

 

 

YOUR CONFIDENCE, ASSERTIVENESS, SPEAKING SKILLS AND MORE

 

HAVE TRULY IMPROVED THIS YEAR!

 

I CARE ABOUT YOU MORE THAN YOU WILL EVER REALIZE.

 

 I WANT WHAT IS BEST FOR YOU IN LIFE,

 

SO ALWAYS TRY YOUR BEST AND PUT FORTH THAT EXTRA EFFORT.  

 

HARD WORK WILL YIELD YOU SUCCESS!

 

REMEMEMBER GOAL= GET ORGANIZED AND LEARN!

 

REMEMBER:  TODAY MATTERS!

 

 PLEASE STAY IN TOUCH WITH ME OVER THE YEARS.

 

BE SAFE! BE HAPPY AND LEARN AS MUCH AS YOU CAN!

 

 READ DAILY! SET YOUR GOALS!

 

 

 

YOU HAVE MADE ME ONE VERY PROUD TEACHER THIS YEAR....

 

 

 

TAKE CARE. 

 

   MRS. WOROSZ, YOUR 5TH GRADE TEACHER

 

 

 

 

 The Scholastic summer reading information was sent home on Friday!

 

Please log in and begin your summer reading!  Yes, we can beat the record!

 

 

The paperwork for the Scholastic summer reading program went home on Friday, 6/10/16.

 

 Use your  username and password included to log onto scholastic this summer and log your reading hours to beat the WORLD RECORD!!!

 

 

 

 

TODAY, OUR NATIONAL MAMMAL WAS CHOSEN.....FIND OUT ABOUT IT!   

 

LET'S BE ACTIVE FAMILIES: 

 http://www.letsmove.gov/

 

 

 GO TO THINK CENTRAL AND REVIEW YOUR VOCABULARY CARDS ON LINE! THIS CAN COUNT AS STEPS FOR YOU, TOO!

 

HOME SWEET HOME!

HOME OF THE 5-W SUPER HEROES!

 

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer.

Always remember, you have within you the strength,

the patience, and the passion

to reach for the stars

to change the world.”

 

– Harriet Tubman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MY WHAT A WEEK....

WE LEARNED ABOUT THE NEW SPECIES--OLINGUITO!

WE SAW UNDERWATER VENTS!

We read to our Kindergarten buddies about how to save the Earth

We wrote essays on how we are friends of the Earth

We continued our math review and divided fractions.

We continue to research recyling and soon will take these ideas and write a poem on recyling.

We continue to research the Barnegat Bay and will soon enter the decal contest.

 

Upcoming science work on the effects of plastic on our environment.

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you 5W Crew for  trying your best, working together as a team,

and getting OUR work done!  We are truly learning a lot! 

 

 

 

Today, we went on a virtual field trip and saw the new species of a olinguito! Wow, amazing! 

A NEW ANIMAL DISCOVERED 

 

Olinguito ( 

 

 

LET''S SHOW OUR SPIRIT....

 

Monday 5/2

 

Pajama Day
 

 

Tuesday 5/3

 

Crazy Sock Day
 

 

Wednesday 5/4

 

Star Wars Day
 

 

Thursday 5/5

 

Cinco de Mayo

 

 
Friday 5/6

 

Super Hero Day

 

 

 

LESSON 17 SPELLING QUIZ IS FRIDAY 4/29 

 

tiring

borrowed

freezing

delivered

whispered

losing

decided

amazing

performing

resulting

related

attending

damaged

remarked

practicing

supported

united

expected

amusing

repeated

assigned

entertaining

operated

rehearsing

donated

 

 LOOKING AHEAD...

1.  BARNEGAT BAY DECAL CONTEST

2. RECYCLING POEM

3. FRIEND OF THE EARTH ESSAY

4.  HERO DISCUSSION/RESPONSE

5.  IDIOM WRAP-UP

6.  DYNAMIC EARTH POSTER--HIGHER LEVEL QUESTIONS

7. DIVISION OF FRACTIONS--PRESENTATIONS/EXPLANATIONS

8.  CEI--INVESTIGATIONS!

9.  CHPT. BOOK--PLOT DIAGRAMS ARE DUE ON TUESDAY!

 

 

Hey--these links may help you with your opinion prompts:

 

https://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts

 

https://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts/floods

 

http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/79a92f5fc479dde04d507673ae7772e1/FEMA_FS_flood_508_8-15-13.pdf

 

http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/34288

 

 

 

 

 

latest blog on the eagles at Duke Farm....

 

https://dukefarms.wordpress.com/2016/04/19/answers-to-cam-viewers-questions/#more-1737

 

 

A NEW ANIMAL DISCOVERED AND WE WILL FIND OUT MORE WITH A VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP SOON:

Olinguito ( 

http://insider.si.edu/2013/08/olinguito/

 

 

hey--check out these biocubes:

http://insider.si.edu/2016/04/life-one-cubic-foot/

 

DO YOU SEE THIS BIO CUBE?

Life in One Cubic Foot

 

 

hey--all you dinosaur enthusiasts....

 

http://insider.si.edu/2016/03/first-look-smithsonian-builds-dinosaur/

 

 

 

Read on about the newest discovery from Maryland....

http://insider.si.edu/2011/09/new-nodasaur-species-named-from-hatchling-fossil-donated-to-national-museum-of-natural-history/

 

http://insider.si.edu/2012/05/national-museum-of-natural-history-will-build-new-dinosaur-hall-with-35-million-donation/

 

http://insider.si.edu/2013/07/27517/

BigMike

Identify this fossil--investigate and find out! 

 

CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO....ANOTHER NEW SPECIES....WHEN WAS IT DISCOVERED?  AMAZING!

 

a ghostlike octopod

http://insider.si.edu/2016/03/ghost-octopod-shows-little-know-deep-sea-life/

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEVERLY CLEARY!  SHE IS  100 on 4/12/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.dropeverythingandread.com/beverlycleary.html

 

LESSON 16 SPELLING QUIZ WILL BE ON 4/22/16. PLEASE, STUDY THESE WORDS DAILY!

 

CREATE A CREATURE:

 

http://buildyourwildself.com/

 

 

 

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH:

DRINK WATER! STAY HYDRATED!

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/sites/default/files/tentips/DGTipsheet19MakeBetterBeverageChoices.pdf

 

https://www.supertracker.usda.gov/

 

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/added-sugars

 

proteins:

 

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/sites/default/files/tentips/DGTipsheet6ProteinFoods.pdf

 

 DAIRY--IT IS IMPORTANT....

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/dairy

 

 

ATTENTION 5W CREW:

 

 

 

 

OUR 5-W MOTTO: 

WORK HARD AND BE NICE!

 

 

We, the students of 5-W, established our classroom norms in September,  2016.  5W knows the right thing to do in and out of class.   At a class meeting, we agreed on the following norms:

 

Our 5-W Norms—

 

Respect self and others.

 

Be nice and kind.

 

Work together.

 

Be Positive.

 

 Try your best!

 

Be safe.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

THE EAGLETS ARE HERE....CHECK OUT THE SITE AND SEE THE EAGLES FEEDING THEIR YOUNG! IT IS BEAUTIFUL!  3/28/16

 

 

 

HEY--IT HAS HAPPENED! CHECK OUT THE EAGLETS!

 

Here is the website if you wanted to see the eagles. 

 🐣

 

Here is a great site to view eagles in our state of New Jersey.....

 

  

http://dukefarms.org/eaglecam  STAY TUNED!

 

 

 

Scroll down on this site https://dukefarms.wordpress.com/2016/02/23/announcing-duke-farms-bald-eagle-e-book-its-free/

 

and access a FREE e-book on eagles! 

 

http://www.conservewildlifenj.org/protecting/habitat/barnegatbay/

 

EAGLE CAM FROM WASHINGTON, D.C.

http://dceaglecam.eagles.org/

 

 

 

LOOKING AHEAD....PLANNING AHEAD...MARK YOUR CALENDARS! 

FIELD DAY DATES FOR FPES JUST ARRIVED TODAY:

 

June 1st    Grades K - 2 (Rain date June 1st inside Schedule to be determined)

 
June 2nd  Grades 3-6   (Rain date June 2nd inside Schedule to be determined)
 
June 10th 6th Grade Inter-district Field Day at the GJM School
                      (Rain date June 9th)

 

 

 

 

WORK HARD AND BE KIND!

WORK HARD AND BE NICE!

YES, WE CAN!

 

 

We are in this marathon together!  Together, we will prepare!

Together, we will work hard! Together, we will do our best!

Together, we will struggle! Together, we will learn from each other!

 

 

 

THIS IS A NEAT SITE TO VISIT....READ ON.....

 http://wonderopolis.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH:

 

HEART INVESTIGATION SITES HERE:

https://kids.usa.gov/teens/health-and-safety/general-health/healthy-heart/index.shtml

 

 

WE ARE NOW STUDYING THE DYNAMIC EARTH....PLEASE SEE THIS WEB PAGE FOR SOME GREAT ARTICLES TO READ ABOUT OUR SOLAR SYSTEM.  AMAZING!

 

SEE THE WHAT'S NEW , BECOME AN EXPERT PAGE...

THERE IS A QUESTION POSTED... AS WELL AS THE CEI QUESTIONS OF THE WEEK POSTED.  READ, THERE IS SO MUCH TO LEARN! HAVE FUN!

Here is a great site to view eagles in our state of New Jersey.....

 

http://dukefarms.org/eaglecam

 

 

LINE PLOTS:

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/data-analysis/line-plots.htm

 

 

HERE ARE SOME GREAT MATH SITES TO REVIEW SOME FRACTION WORK WE DID THIS WEEK...HAVE FUN!GREAT WAY TO REINFORCE YOUR FACTS AND FRACTION WORK!

 

                                                                                        https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/fractions-pre-alg

 

                                                                          https://www.mathsisfun.com/simplifying-fractions.html    reducing fractions

 

                                                                          http://www.mathplayground.com/ASB_SnowSprint.html   multiply fractions

 

                                                                          compare fractions:   http://www.mathplayground.com/ASB_TugTeamFractions.html

 

                                                                          equivalent fractions:  http://www.mathplayground.com/Triplets/Triplets.html

 

                                                                           add fractions and reduce  http://www.mathplayground.com/ASB_Speedway.html

 

                                                                           http://www.mathplayground.com/HauntedFractions/HFGameLoader.html

 

                                                                           gap zappers—manipulatives  move!  http://www.mathplayground.com/GapZappers/Gap_Zappers.html

             

                                                                           http://www.mathplayground.com/puzzle_pics_fractions.html  make pictures 

 

 

 

                                                                           http://www.mathplayground.com/grade_5_games.html

 

                                                                                http://www.mathplayground.com/tb_fractions/thinking_blocks_fractions.html

 

                                                                                      http://www.mathplayground.com/visual_fractions.html

 

http://www.mathplayground.com/common_core_state_standards_for_mathematics_grade_5.html

 

AWESOME WORKERS THESE PAST FEW  WEEKS:

 

5W STUDENTS DID AWESOME WORK WITH THEIR WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM.

 

5W WROTE PERSUASIVE LETTERS TO GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON ABOUT FAMOUS WOMEN OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR.

 

 

 

5W CREATED TANGRAM CREATIONS.

 

TODAY, 5W WORKED ON MATH RESPONSES IN THEIR FRACTION WORK.

 

OUR MOTTO:  YES, WE CAN!

 

KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK! I AM VERY PROUD OF YOUR HARD WORK, EFFORT, AND WILLINGNESS TO TRY!

  

ATTENTION PARENTS/ GUARDIANS:

HAVE YOU VIEWED YOUR CHILD'S PROGRESS REPORT ON LINE  (GRADES 3-6)?

 If you have any problems VIEWING THE PORTAL,  please email acruz@lehsd.k12.nj.us

REPORT CARDS ON 3/23.  

LOOKING AHEAD...SPRING BREAK  BEGINS ON 3/24 WITH EARLY DISMISSAL UNTIL 4/4.

 

 

 

 

                  

telegraph

geography

photograph

biography

autograph

phonograph

autobiography

automobile

automatic

telephone

megaphone

microphone

microscope

telescope

television

telepathy

sympathy

symphony

perimeter

optometry

thermometer

diameter

geometry

barometer

 

 

PHONE--SOUND

GRAPH--WRITING

MICRO--SMALL

BIO=LIFE

TELE=FAR

PHOTO=LIGHT

AUTO=SELF

SYM=TOGETHER, WITH

SCOPE= VIEW

MOBILE=MOVING

PATHY=FEEL

GEO= EARTH

MEGA=BIG

MATIC= WORK, ACT

VISION=SEE

                                                                                                                 Hey--these sites can be some interestng ARC steps of your choice this weekend.....

 

BRRRRR.............. PLEASE BE SAFE WITH THE SEVERE COLD WEATHER.... READ ABOUT THESE CONDITIONS AND WHAT TO DO:

 

http://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts

 

http://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts/winter-storms-extreme-cold

 

BE PREPARED:

 

http://www.ready.gov/kids/build-a-kit

 

http://www.ready.gov/kids/games/data/bak-english/index.html

 

FOR YOUR GOOD HEALTH:  grocery shopping? HEALTH GUIDELINES....READ ANDLEARN!

 

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/sites/default/files/tentips/DGTipsheet37SaveMoreAtTheGroceryStore.pdf

 

 

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/shop-smart-fill-your-cart

 

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/budget-food-label

 

 http://www.choosemyplate.gov/budget-price-tag

 

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/tips-for-every-aisle

 

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/dietary-guidelines

 

http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/sites/default/files/dietary_guidelines_for_americans/DGTipsheet5GotYourDairyToday.pdf

 

 

 

 

YES, WE CAN!

YES, WE CAN LEARN!

YES, WE CAN WRITE BETTER RESPONSES!

YES, WE CAN BE ORGANIZED!

THE CHOICE IS UP TO EACH OF YOU!

SET YOUR GOALS IN YOUR PLANNER EACH WEEK!

 

 

 

 

 

 

HEY SOME NEAT MATH GAMES ARE HERE:

GREAT FOR REVIEW!  HAVE FUN!

http://www.math-play.com/5th-grade-math-games.html

 

 

http://www.math-play.com/multiplying-decimals-game.html

 

 

 

 

YOUR SPELLING QUIZ ~~LESSON 14 IS THURSDAY SINCE WE HAVE FRIDAY OFF!

STUDY EARLY!

 

actual

cruel

patriot

diet

museum

casual

ruin

pioneer

trial

visual

realize

create

riot

genuine

area

annual

audio

dial

theater

influence

diagnose

media

appreciate

society

prior

 

 

Hey,

 

 

 

 

 

 

HERE IS OUR VOCABULARY...TRY THE GAME FOR LESSON 14!

 

 

http://www.ccusd93.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=29691&

 

apprentice

someone who works with a master craftsman to learn a trade

aspects

different views that show the parts of a whole

authorities

people, such as government officials, who have the power to enforce laws or command obedience

bondage

bound to work against your will; in slavery

contributions

improvements or aids toward bringing something about

dexterity

flexibility and skillful movement

influential

having the power to make other people do things

persuade

to convince someone to do something

provisions

food and supplies that help you survive

tentative

uncertain 

 

LESSON 15

1.Rural--country

2.Tedious—boring, annoying

3.Lacked—didn’t have something necessary

4.Personally—something done in person

5.Organize—plan it /put it together/ order it

6.Mocking—mimic/ make fun of/imitate