Last week I sent a Dojo message to you about signing up for the school Walk-A-Thon. Please sign your child up ASAP. If our classroom has 100% participation they will get a special incentive prize from me.
Here’s what’s going on in our classroom this week:
Reader’s Workshop: Guided Reading groups are still reading fractured fairytales in preparation for writing their own. Tic-Tac-Toes are due this week. . This week, students will work on Daily 5 activities: Read To Self, Guided Reading, Listen To Reading, and Word Work. Students will also read from the class novel, The Witch Of Blackbird Pond.
Writer’s Workshop: This week, students will complete prewriting for their fractured fairy tales. Work includes a fairy tale graphic organizer, writing long in their notebooks, and story mapping the plot. Time will be given in class, but late finishers will be required to spend time at home to finish up.
Math: In Math, students will continue Unit 8. Students will work on Lessons 8-6 to 8-8 this week.
Science: This week, students will continue work on a new unit of study, Solar Energy. Students will finish investigation B: Testing Earth Materials.
Social Studies: Students will complete work in Chapter 7. Students will read about the effects of the war, suck as the abolitionist movement, founding of the Northwest Territory, and conflicts with Native Americans, A quiz over Chapter 7, Lesson 3 and 4 will be early next week.
5TH Grade Tic Tac Toe Assignment: Choose 3 different activities! Due Friday.
Homework Chart for the week:
|Math||Home Link 8-6||Home Link 8-7 Khan Academy||Home Link 8-8 Khan Academy||Khan Academy|
|Writing||Complete Graphic Organizer||Complete Writing Long|
|Social Studies/ Science||Revise Sun and Weather worksheet||SS worksheet|
|Reading||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes/ Complete Reading Log||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes/ Complete Reading Log||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes/ Complete Reading Log||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes/ Complete Reading Log||Reading Log/Tic Tac Toe is due today. Read for 30 minutes over the weekend.|