Weekly Overview/Homework 1/6-1/10

Dear Families-

Welcome to Week 18!  This week, please make sure your child completes and hands in any homework and projects they may have missed last week:

  1.  Home Link 4-1
  2. Home Link 4-2
  3. Cereal Box Book Report

Please see below for homework:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 4-3 Home Link 4-4 Home Link 4-5
 Writing  312, 314, 315 Me In 2020 poem due
Reading Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment.  Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment.  Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment.  Read 30-45 minutes and complete reading log assignment. Reading Log due.

Weekly Overview/Homework 12/30-1/3

Hello Families!

 

Welcome to Week 17!  This is a short week, but we are not going to waste any time getting into our new Math unit, as well as beginning a new writing piece in our Informative essay unit.

Link to book report:  Cereal_Box_report

Please see below for homework:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 4-1 Home Link 4-2
 Writing  312, 314, 315
Reading Book Report Book report Book Report Book Report Book Report due Monday.

Winter Break Project: Cereal Box Book report.

Here is the link to our Cereal Box Book Report.  Rmember, that the report should be on a book that you have FINISHED.

Reports are due On January 6, 2020.  Click on the link to access it!

Cereal_Box_report

Weekly Overview/homework 12/16-12/20

  • Welcome to Week 16!  This week, student who have earned 85% or higher on Classdojo will enjoy hot chocolate and treats on Thursday during lunch.
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3
  • Have a wonderful and restful winter break.

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will complete their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Listen To Reading, Word Work, Read To Self, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will read from our class novel, WONDER, and students will compose a Fab 5 summary of what we have read.

Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will be given two class periods to publish their essays in class.  All published essays are due Wednesday, December 18.

Math-In Math, students will continue with Unit focus on fractions.  Lessons 3-5, 3-6,  3-7 and 3-8 will be covered.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 3-13 Home  Link 3-14 Unit Review study guide Unit 3 Test
 Writing  312, 314, 315 Published Essays are due today!
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight. Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight.

Reading Log is due Today.

Weekly Overview/Homework 12/9-12/13

  • Welcome to Week 15!
  • Progress reports will be sent home with students on Friday.  Please review these reports with your child and reutrn only the bottom portion so I know you have received it.
  • Next week is Ray’s Holiday Spirit Week!  Stay tuned for details…
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will complete their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Listen To Reading, Word Work, Read To Self, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will read from our class novel, WONDER, and students will compose a Fab 5 summary of what we have read.

Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will revise their draft for better word choice, as well as adding sensory details.

Math-In Math, students will continue with Unit focus on fractions.  Lessons 3-5, 3-6,  3-7 and 3-8 will be covered.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 3-9 Home  Link 3-10 Home  Link 3-11 Home  Link 3-12 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315 Writing homework:  Write a 1-page entry in your notebook about something you are an expert at. Revisions due today.
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight. Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight.Reading Log is due Today.

Weekly Overview/Homework 12/2-12/6

  • Welcome to Week 14!
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will complete their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Listen To Reading, Word Work, Read To Self, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will read from our class novel, WONDER, and students will compose a Fab 5 summary of what we have read.

Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will revise their draft for better word choice, as well as adding sensory details.

Math-In Math, students will continue with Unit focus on fractions.  Lessons 3-5, 3-6,  3-7 and 3-8 will be covered.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 3-5 Home  Link 3-6 Home  Link 3-7 Home  Link 3-8 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315 Revisions due today.
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight. Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight.

Reading Log is due Today.

Weekly Overview/Homework 11/25-11/29

  • Welcome to Week 13.  This week is Thanksgiving!  I hope your family enjoys the time t gether 🙂
  • Ray School is organizing a food drive!  Students on the third floor are asked to bring in a non-perishable item that is RED.  However, all items will be accepted 🙂
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–Due to the short week week, students  will complete their 5th grade Daily 3 activities:  Listen To Reading, Word Work, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will read from our class novel, WONDER, and students will compose a Fab 5 summary of what we have read.

Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will write a first draft of their story.

Math-In Math, students will continue with Unit focus on fractions.  Lessons 3-1 and 3-2 will be covered.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 3-4 Home  Link 3-5 Home  Link 3-2 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight. Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight.Reading Log is due Monday.

Weekly Overview/Homework 11/18-11/22

  • Welcome to Week 12.  This week students will take their Unit 2 Math test.
  • Ray School is organizing a food drive!  Students on the third floor are asked to bring in a non-perishable item that is RED.  However, all items will be accepted 🙂
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students  will continue their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Read To Self, Listen To Reading, Word Work, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will read a selection from Scholastic SCOPE about the Paradise, CA fires.  Students will practice summarizing the article, as well as identifying features in a non-fiction text.

Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will begin some drafting activities for their next essay:  Personal Narrative.  This week, students will use an organizer to arrange their writing into paragraphs.  Then, students will write a first draft of their story.

Math-In Math, students will take the Unit 2 test.  Then, students will begin Unit 3, which will focus on fractions.  Lessons 3-1 and 3-2 will be covered.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home  Link 3-1 Home  Link 3-2 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315  Graphic Organizer due today. 
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight. Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight.Reading Log is due Today.

Weekly Overview 11/4-11/8

  • Welcome to Week 10.  Friday is a day off school and the end of Quarter 1!  Students will still be responsible for reading on this day off, but reading logs will be handed in on Thursday this week instead of the usual Friday.
  • I will be taking a two-day medical leave on November 13-14, and therefore will be unable to attend parent-teacher conferences.  If you would like to meet at a different time to discuss your child’s progress, I am available most days from 10-11 am.
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students  will continue their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Read To Self, Listen To Reading, Word Work, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will continue reading our class novel, Wonder.  Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will begin some pre-writing activities for their next essay:  Personal Narrative.  This week, students will pick two from their prewriting lists to to write long about in their notebooks.  This assignment will be graded.  Then, students will use a graphic organizer to begin planning their stories.

Math-In Math, students will use concepts of estimation and place value to multiply and divide double-digit and triple-digit numbers.  Lessons 2-9-2-11 will be covered.  There will be a Progress Check  on Thursday.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home  Link  2-9 Home  Link 2-10 Home  Link 2-11 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315 Two long-writes are due by today. Planning Sheet due today.   
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes. Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes tonight.

Reading Log is due Today.

Weekly Overview 10/14-10/18

Here are some announcements for Week 5:

  • Welcome to Week 7.  Monday is a day off school!  Students will still be responsible for reading/reading log on this day off.
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • If you did not turn in your family income form, please do so by Friday.  Income forms help supply much needed funding to Ray.
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will take the beginning-of-the-year reading benchmark on Tuesday.   Students will continue their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Read To Self, Listen To Reading, Word Work, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will begin reading our class novel, Wonder.  Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will begin some pre-writing activities for their next essay:  Personal Narrative.  This week, students will make lists of 10 good and 10 bad things that have happened in their lives so far.  Students will pick three to write long about in their notebooks.

Math-In Math, students will use concepts of estimation and place value to multiply double-digit and double-digit numbers.  Lessons 2-7 to 2-9 will be covered.  There will be a Progress Check  on Friday.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home  Link 2-7 Home  Link 2-8 Home  Link  2-9 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315 .   Three long-writes are due by today.
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes this weekend.Reading Log is due Today.

Weekly Overview 10/7-10/11

Here are some announcements for Week 5:

  • Welcome to Week 6.  Tuesday is Picture Day!  Please let me know, via ClassDojo,  if you still need a picture form.  I have also posted the information for online ordering on ClassDojo.
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Please go through and fill out all necessary forms in the ‘Welcome Back’ packet that were sent home on the first day of school.
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will continue their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Read To Self, Listen To Reading, Word Work, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  This week we will begin reading our class novel, Wonder.  Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will finish publishing their Scary Stories.  All published work is due on Tuesday, October 8.  Students will have an Author’s Chair celebration of their work on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

NEXT UP:  Research and prepare writing speeches for Famous Dead People projects in Social Studies.

Math-In Math, students will use concepts of estimation and place value to multiply single digit and double-digit numbers.  Lessons 2-3 to 2-6 will be covered.  There will be a Progress Check over the two lessons on Friday.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home  Link 2-3 Home  Link 2-4 Home  Link 2-5 Home  Link  2-6 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315 Published Scary Stories due. .   
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes this weekend.

Reading Log is due Today.

Weekly Overview 9/30-10/4

Here are some announcements for Week 5:

  • Welcome to Week 5.  This week is Progress Report week.  Progress Reports will go home with students Friday.  Please review and return the bottom portion for confirmation of receipt.  Attached to Progress Reports you will find Beginning Of Year MAP NWEA test results.  For help on reading the report, please see the following link:  https://teach.mapnwea.org/impl/maphelp/Content/Data/SampleReports/StudentProgressReport.htm
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!   Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html
  • Please go through and fill out all necessary forms in the ‘Welcome Back’ packet that were sent home on the first day of school.
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will continue their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Read To Self, Listen To Reading, Word Work, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  In addition, we will begin  our class novel, Wonder.  Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly in their selected Independent Reading book.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will continue to work to turn one writing piece into a published story.  We will draft, revise, and edit our writing pieces before we publish a final draft.  This week will focus on revising drafts for better word choice and sensory details that add suspense in scary stories.

Math-In Math, students will review concepts of area and volume.  Students will take the Unit 1 test on Tuesday.  On Wednesday and Thursday, students will begin Unit 2.  Lesson 2-1 and 2-2 will be covered this week.  There will be a Progress Check over the two lessons on Friday.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Unit 1 Review Unit 1 assessment/ NO HOMEWORK Home  Link 2-1 Home  Link 2-2 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315 .   Published stories due Monday.
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes this weekend.Reading Log is due Today.

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