Week of 03/30/15 - 04/03/15

posted Mar 29, 2015, 9:15 PM by Angela Furnari

Parents, please send tissues if you are able.  We have run out.  Thank you!  J

 

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 3/30/15

Magnet: 1:10-1:55 p.m.

Furnari – Library

·         Watch the “Test-Taking Skills” BrainPop Video & take the Review Quiz.

Work Station Groups (Small Group Instructional Time):

·         Work on “Thinking Machines” Artificial Intelligence Reading Comprehension Activity, combined with two short videos: 1) “ASIMO Visits the Big Apple” and 2) “Is Developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethical?”. Continue Motivation Reading if assigned.  Review answers one-on-one with students, or in small groups.

·         Read independently to self.

·         Work on Literature Circle Assignment #1.

·         Complete Poetry Term Vocab. Map, Work on Poetry Crosswords 1 & 2, and finish Poetry Bingo Card.

·         Istation as needed.

HW:  Rest and prepare for STAAR Reading Test!  Plan ahead to eat a healthy breakfast.

 

Tuesday, 3/31/15

5th Grade STAAR Reading Assessment

Magnet: 1:10-1:55 p.m.

HW:  Reminder - Literature Circle Assignment #1 due Thursday.

 

Wednesday, 4/01/15

Reading

·         Watch the “Poetry” and “Similes and Metaphors” BrainPop Videos.

·         Listen to the song “Firework” by Katy Perry, and complete a Poetry Analysis Activity with a partner.

Work Station Groups (Small Group Instructional Time)

·         Begin working on Ch. 16 QUEST, which looks at important inventors and how they affected the end of the 19th century, and led to the development of cities.

·         Read independently to self.

·         Work on Literature Circle Assignment #1.

HW:  Literature Circle Assignment #1 due tomorrow.

 

Thursday, 4/02/15

P.E. Day

 

Language Arts

·         Complete and Check the Test Yourself Part 2 Mixed Grammar Review Exercise.

Reading

·         Share answers to Literature Circle Assignment #1 with students who are reading the same genres.

·         Collect work, assign Literature Circle #2, due Tuesday, April 14th.

·         Introduce Similes in Songs Poetry Mini-Project.

·         Work on Poetry Crosswords 3 & 4.

·         Play Poetry Literary Terms Bingo.

Work Station Groups (Small Group Instructional Time):

·         Continue to work on Ch. 16 QUEST.

·         Read independently to self.

·         Work on Literature Circle Assignment #2.

HW: Literature Circle Assignment #2 due Thursday, April 14th.

 

 

Friday, 4/03/15
NO SCHOOL – Spring Holiday

 

 

 

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