Mrs. Kirkwood- For the week of 11/26

Language: Suffixes -ly, -able, and -ous, Similes and Metaphors, Correct Capitalization

Reading:  Analyze the way an author describes a character, Determine the meaning of specific words in a text, Identify key ideas and details in a story  

Writing: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to the task, purpose and audience

Soc St: FL Native American tribe

Independent Reading Homework will be due Friday. 

*Independent Reading- at least 120-150 minutes a week (Friday after school until Friday morning of the next week).  Record reading in the student planner.  Please include title, time spent reading and pages read.  Students should ask their parents to sign their planner on Thursday evening or Friday morning. Please include total minutes read by parent signature.  Students will earn 1 step for every 15 minutes read (150 minutes =15 steps).  Students are encouraged to work on their IRLA goal during this time.

  *Reading Passage Homework introduced on 11/27 and due 12/4.    

Mrs. Barcelona- For the week of 11/12

Math: 4th-  Lessons 37–38: Transition from four partial products to the standard algorithm for two-digit by two-digit multiplication.

End-of-Module Assessment

Lesson 1: Identify and draw points, lines, line segments, rays, and angles. Recognize them in various contexts and familiar figures.

Lesson 2: Use right angles to determine whether angles are equal to, greater than, or less than right angles. Draw right, obtuse, and acute angles.

5th-  Lesson 4: Add fractions with sums between 1 and 2.

Lesson 5: Subtract fractions with unlike units using the strategy of creating equivalent fractions.

Lesson 6: Subtract fractions from numbers between 1 and 2.

Lesson 7: Solve two-step word problems.

Mid-Module Assessment

Science- Weathering and Erosion, Natural Resources, Quiz

Reminders-  11/12 WCES Food Drive begins, 11/14 Great American Teach In, 11/16 Stuffed Animal Day $1, 11/16 Progress Reports Published, 11/19-11/23 Fall Break, 11/30 Gifted Coffee Talk 9:30 am, 11/30 WCES Bingo Night 6pm

Mystery Science Fun!

  

Mystery Science-Will a mountain last forever?

On Thursday, the students should receive a packet containing all of the information for their Mystery Science homework.  Here is the link the students will need to complete all parts of the activity.

http://mysteryscience.com/rocks/mystery-3/weathering-destructive-forces/57?r=1295521&t=student

The students should watch videos, answer questions using complete sentences on their own piece of paper (8) and complete activity.  The question sheet and the “Sugar Shake Data Sheet” page should be returned.  Please do not return baggies this time.  Don’t forget to send me pictures and have fun!

Due 11/15

Mrs. Kirkwood- For the week of 11/12

Language: Frequently confused words, Greek roots, Related words

Reading:  Refer to details and examples in a text, Determine the theme of a story, Define and use reading vocabulary words, Identify character motivation, Connections across texts

Writing: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to the task, purpose and audience

Independent Reading Homework will be due Friday. 

*Independent Reading- at least 120-150 minutes a week (Friday after school until Friday morning of the next week).  Record reading in the student planner.  Please include title, time spent reading and pages read.  Students should ask their parents to sign their planner on Thursday evening or Friday morning. Please include total minutes read by parent signature.  Students will earn 1 step for every 15 minutes read (150 minutes =15 steps).  Students are encouraged to work on their IRLA goal during this time.

*Reading Passage Homework due 11/13.     No new homework assigned 

Mrs. Barcelona- For the week of 11/5

Math- 4th:  Lesson 30: Solve division problems with a zero in the dividend or with a zero in the quotient.

Lesson 31: Interpret division word problems as either number of groups unknown or group size unknown.

Lesson 32: Interpret and find whole number quotients and remainders to solve one-step division word problems with larger divisors of 6, 7, 8, and 9.

Lesson 33: Explain the connection of the area model of division to the long division algorithm for three- and four-digit dividends

Lesson 34: Multiply two-digit multiples of 10 by two-digit numbers using a place value chart.

5th: Lesson 28: Solve division word problems involving multi-digit division with group size unknown and the number of groups unknown.

End-of-Module Assessment

Lesson 1: Make equivalent fractions with the number line, the area model, and numbers.

Lesson 2: Make equivalent fractions with sums of fractions with like denominators.

Lesson 3: Add fractions with unlike units using the strategy of creating equivalent fractions.

Science- What are minerals?, What are properties of minerals?, Quiz, How do weathering and erosion shape Earth’s surface?

Reminders-  11/9 All Pro Dads

Mystery Science Fun!

 

Mrs. Kirkwood- For the week of 11/5

Language: Latin Roots, Precise Word Choice, Frequently confused words

Reading: Refer to details and examples in a text, Determine the theme of a story, Define and use reading vocabulary words

Analyze idioms and dialogue

Writing: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to the task, purpose and audience

Soc. St: Native American tribes in Florida

Independent Reading Homework will be due Friday. 

*Independent Reading- at least 120-150 minutes a week (Friday after school until Friday morning of the next week).  Record reading in the student planner.  Please include title, time spent reading and pages read.  Students should ask their parents to sign their planner on Thursday evening or Friday morning. Please include total minutes read by parent signature.  Students will earn 1 step for every 15 minutes read (150 minutes =15 steps).  Students are encouraged to work on their IRLA goal during this time. 

Wordlywise 

*Wordlywise Vocabulary work: Lesson 6  Please write out work on a separate piece of notebook paper and return unmarked handout.  When writing sentences, start sentences differently to increase your sentence fluency.  Keep finished work until due date on Tuesday, 11/6.   Additional word lists and games can be found. at http://www.wordlywise3000.com.   

*Reading Passage Homework will be introduced on 11/6 and due 11/13.

Mystery Science- Where can you find whales in the desert?

On Thursday, the students should receive a packet containing all of the information for their Mystery Science homework.  Here is the link the students will need to complete all parts of the activity.

http://mysteryscience.com/animals/mystery-1/habitats-environmental-change/31?r=1295521&t=student

The students should watch videos, answer questions using complete sentences on their own piece of paper (3) and complete activity.  The question sheet and the “What habitat was here?” page should be returned.  Don’t forget to send me pictures and have fun!

Due 11/8