Week of 04/20/15 - 04/24/15

posted Apr 19, 2015, 6:35 PM by Angela Furnari

The Similes in Songs Project deadline has been extended to this Thursday, April 23rd.  I felt that students needed more class time to work on the project, and I don't want them to be stressed out with 5th Grade Math & Science STAAR both this week.

 

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 4/20/15

·         STAAR Math

HW:  None.  Students may work on their Similes in Sons Project & Literature Circle Questions.

 

Tuesday, 4/21/15

P.E. Day

·         Collect previous week’s reading log.

·         Review & Collect Write Source pgs. on Spelling Rules from last week.

·         Assign next Write Source pgs. on Subject-Verb Agreement and Using the Right Word (due Friday).

·         Turn in their parent approval slip for their IIM project.

·         Begin discussing research, how they will be organizing their research, what needs to be done, and how.

Work Station Groups (Small Group Instructional Time):

·         Work on Similes in Songs Project (due Thursday).

·         Read independently to self.

·         Work on Literature Circle Assignment #3, due Friday.

·         Istation as needed.

HW:  Rest for STAAR tomorrow!

 

Wednesday, 4/22/15

·         STAAR Science

HW:  None.  Students may work on their Similes in Sons Project & Literature Circle Questions.

 

Thursday, 4/23/15

·         Continue working on Write Source pgs. (due Friday).

·         Begin PowerPoint on the Great Depression and Causes of WWII.

·         Students will look at political cartoons from this time period.

·         Share & collect Similes in Songs Project.

Work Station Groups (Small Group Instructional Time):

·         Begin research for their IIM Project.

·         Work on Literature Circle Assignment #3.

·         Read independently to self.

·         Istation as needed.

HW: Literature Circle Assignment #3 due TOMORROW.

 

Friday, 4/24/15

·         Share answers to Literature Circle Assignment #3 with students that are reading the same genres.

·         Collect work, assign Literature Circle #4, due Tuesday, May 5th.

·         Finish PowerPoint from the day before and Political Cartoon activity as needed.

·         Begin working on Ch. 18 QUEST.

Work Station Groups (Small Group Instructional Time):

·         Conduct research as needed for IIM project.

·         Read independently to self.

·         Istation as needed.

HW: Work on research for IIM Project as needed.

 

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