Overview And Homework Chart 5/19-5/23

Last Week’s testing put us a little behind schedule in Writing and Math.  This week we will catch up in these subject areas so that we can finish the school year strong.

Reading- Besides our weekly work in Reader’s Workshop, students will finish reading a non-fiction narrative about the Boston marathon bombing.  They will answer close-reading questions, drawing details from the text and look for central ideas in the text.  Students will also meet in their Guided Reading groups this week and complete reading skills/strategies.

Writing- Students will complete bookbinds for the April Poetry unit.  Then, students will begin prewriting for fiction narratives.  We will then identify story elements in class, and students will identify the story elements in the IR books.

Math- This week we will continue Unit 12:  Probability.  Students will work on lessons 12.4-12.6

Our final field trip to the SmART Museum is this Wednesday, May 21.  We need  1-2 chaperones to help us on this trip.  If you have any interest please contact me.

Please check out our  blogs.  Each student has a blog of their very own, and students have written narratives based on selected paintings from the Smart Museum’s collection.  The link is http://kidblog.org/agkrecik/

If you have any questions regarding homework assignments or curriculum, please email me: agkrecik@cps.edu


HOMEWORK CHART FOR 5/19/14-5/23/14

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math  Math Journal pages 408-410 Study Link 12.4  Math Journl page 411  Study Link 12.5  Math Journal page 415
Writing  Reasearch your artist.  Begin speech-writing for docent presentation.
Science (315) Investigation D:  Compound Pulleys Investigation D:  Compound Pulleys  Investigation E:  Measuring Work Assessment:  Levers and Pulleys test   Science notebooks due for grading.
Reading  Read for a minimum of 30 minutes and work in reading log  Read for a minimum of 30 minutes and work in reading log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes and work in reading log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes and wor in reading log.  Read  for an average of 30 minutes daily over the weekendReading Logs due

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