Mrs. Kirkwood- For the week of 3/25

Note: FSA Writing Assessment on Tuesday, April 2nd 

Language: Consult Reference Materials, Words from German, Idioms

Reading: Explain events, ideas, or concepts in a historical text, including what happens and why, Determine the meaning of academic words in a text  

Writing: Essay Writing, Revising, editing, and evaluating writing

Social Studies: Ch 7 Florida History Civil War-Today

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.

*No new homework assigned 

Congrats to Akaash and Kye, our two TEDx class Finalists!

Mrs. Barcelona- For the week of 3/11

Math: 4th- Lesson 32: Subtract a fraction from a mixed number.

Lesson 33: Subtract a mixed number from a mixed number.

Lesson 34: Subtract mixed numbers.

Math Quarterly

Math Review/Topic E Quiz

5th- End of Module 4 Test

Lesson 1: Explore volume by building with and counting unit cubes.

Lesson 2: Find the volume of a right rectangular prism by packing with cubic units and counting.

Math Quarterly

Lesson 3: Compose and decompose right rectangular prisms using layers.

Science- Energy and Its Uses Test, Physical Science Video, What is Heat?,  How is Heat Produced?

Reminders- 3/11 Krispy Kreme Doughnut Pickup 4-6pm in Media, 3/12 Barcelona- Young Chef’s Academy, 3/13 Kirkwood- Young Chef’s Academy, 3/13 Science Q3 Check, 3/14 Math Q3 Check, 3/15 Field Day (Still looking for available volunteers.)

Kudos- Big Kudos to my morning class!  They received this wonderful compliment!

Mrs. Kirkwood- For the Week of 3/7

Language: Reference Materials, Suffix -ion

Reading:  Details and examples, word choice affects mood, point of view

Writing: Write an essay to examine a topic, Convey ideas and information clearly

Soc. St: FL Explorer 

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 12 introduced on 3/5.  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,  3/12.   Additional word lists and games can be found at http://www.wordlywise3000.com.

*No new homework assigned

Congrats to Abbey!  She read all 15 Sunshine State Books!!

Congrats to Bailey!  She is the Fire Writer of the week!

Mrs. Barcelona- For the week of 3/4

Math: 4th-  Lessons 24–25: Decompose and compose fractions greater than 1 to express them in various forms.

Lesson 26: Compare fractions greater than 1 by reasoning using benchmark fractions.

Lesson 27: Compare fractions greater than 1 by creating common numerators or denominators.

Lesson 28: Solve word problems with line plots.

Topic E Quiz

5th- Lessons 31: Divide decimal dividends by non-unit decimal divisors.

Topic G Quiz

Lesson 32: Interpret and evaluate numerical expressions including the language of scaling and fraction division.

Lesson 33: Create story contexts for numerical expressions and tape diagrams, and solve word problems.

End-of-Module Assessment

Science- Lesson 1 and 2 Quiz, What is Sound?, How do we use wind and water for energy?, Lesson 3 and 4 Quiz

Reminders- 3/6 School STEM Fair, 3/7 Krispy Kreme Fundraiser Ends- all money and forms due, 3/8 All Pro Dads, 3/8 PTA Movie Night 6pm, 3/11 Krispy Kreme Doughnut pickup 4-6pm in media, 3/12 Barcelona- Young Chef’s Academy, 3/13 Kirkwood- Young Chef’s Academy, 3/13 Math Q3 Check, 3/14 Science Q3 Check, 3/15 Field Day

Mrs. Kirkwood- For the week of 3/4

Language: Greek and Latin affixes and roots, Related Words, Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

Reading:  Vocabulary, Key ideas and details, text structure, author’s purpose

Writing:  Presentation of knowledge and ideas-report on topic, add visual displays

Soc. St: FL Explorer

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 12 introduced on 3/5.  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, 3/12.   Additional word lists and games can be found at http://www.wordlywise3000.com.

*Reading Passage homework is due on 3/5.

Mrs. Barcelona- For the week of 2/25

Math- 4th: Mid-Module Assessment

Lesson 22: Add a fraction less than 1 to, or subtract a fraction less than 1 from, a whole number using decomposition and visual models.

Lesson 23: Add and multiply unit fractions to build fractions greater than 1 using visual models.

Lessons 24–25: Decompose and compose fractions greater than 1 to express them in various forms.

5th: Lesson 27: Solve problems involving fraction division.

Lesson 28: Write equations and word problems corresponding to tape and number line diagrams.

Lessons 29: Connect division by a unit fraction to division by 1 tenth and 1 hundredth.

Lessons 30–31: Divide decimal dividends by non-unit decimal divisors.

Science- Water Conservation Poster

HW:  STEM Fair Boards Due 2/25

Social Studies- Economy of Florida

Reminders-  2/25-3/7 Krispy Kreme Doughnut Sales, 2/28 Multicultural Night 6:30 pm, 3/1 Spring Pictures, 3/1 Young Chef’s Academy Forms and $ due

Kudos- Congrats to Sage and Hannah!  These girls passed all of their Mad Minute Multiplication Facts!

Mrs. Kirkwood- for the week of 2/25

Language: Suffixes -ous,-able, -ible,  Progressive Verbs, Greek and Latin Roots

Reading:  Interpret information visually and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of a text, Details and examples in a text, Define and use vocabulary words, Summarize text, Text structure

Writing: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic, Convey ideas and information clearly

Soc. St: FL Explorer

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 11 introduced on 2/19.  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, 2/26.   Additional word lists and games can be found at http://www.wordlywise3000.com.

*Reading Passage homework  introduced 2/26 and due on 3/5.

Mrs. Barcelona- For the week of 2/19

Math:  4th- Lesson 19: Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions.

Lessons 20–21: Use visual models to add two fractions with related units using the denominators 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 12.

Topic D Quiz

5th:  Lesson 24: Solve word problems using fraction and decimal multiplication.

Topic F Quiz

Lesson 25: Divide a whole number by a unit fraction.

Lesson 26: Divide a unit fraction by a whole number.

Lesson 27: Solve problems involving fraction division.

Science: 2/19 Final Project Log Due, 2/25 Boards Due (Optional- Only students wanting to compete in school or district fair need to make one.)

Social Studies: Florida’s Economy

Reminders:  2/21 Krispy Kreme PTA fundraiser begins, 2/22 Hat Day $1, 2/22 Mother/Son and Father/Daughter Dance 6-8pm, 2/28 Multicultural Night, 3/1 Spring Pictures

Kudos:  Mad Minute Multiplication Master- Clemson!!