Week of 08/25/14 - 08/29/14

posted Aug 18, 2014, 9:14 PM by Angela Furnari   [ updated Aug 24, 2014, 8:41 PM ]
Welcome to 5th Grade!  It's going to be a great big year, and the Weekly Assignments section of our class website will help you to stay organized.

This week in Ms. Furnari's class, we will:

Monday, 08/25/14
  • Receive 1st Day of School Paperwork Packets & Distribute Supplies
  • Make nameplate signs & review classroom rules & procedures
  • Set up our Social Studies (SS) Notebooks
  • Begin working on a Who Am I? Assignment
  • HW - Get SS Expectations sheet signed and finish decorating SS notebook, Read 30 mins. & log it, have mom/dad fill out Info. Form, and finish Who Am I? assignment
Tuesday, 08/26/14
  • Collect Info. Forms & Who Am I? Assignments
  • Set up Language Arts Notebooks
  • Distribute Wordly Wise Vocab. Workbooks & Intro. Unit 1 Vocab.
  • Begin short story unit with Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki Tikki Tavi"
  • HW - Get LA Expectations sheet signed and finish decorating LA notebook, Read 30 mins. & log it, Wordly Wise Vocab. 1A.  Unit 1 Spelling & Vocab. Quiz will be on Friday!
Wednesday, 08/27/14
  • Review & Collect Wordly Wise Vocab. 1A.
  • Together, work on Wordly Wise 1B & practice with Unit 1 Vocab.
  • SS - What happened to Roanoke?
  • SS - K-W-L Chart - The Colonies
  • SS - Quickwrite - The Colonies
  • "Rikki Tikki Tavi" Character Traits Activity
  • HW - Read 30 mins. & log it, finish Character Traits Activity, Wordly Wise Vocab. 1C
Thursday, 08/28/14
  • Review & Collect Wordly Wise Vocab. 1C.
  • Together, work on Wordly Wise 1D & play a review game to prepare for the quiz tomorrow.
  • Book Launch:  Blood on the River (BOTR), our first Social Studies class novel.
  • Mini Lesson on Character Traits and Plot Diagrams.
  • HW - Read 30 mins. & log it, Wordly Wise Vocab 1E, and Study for Unit 1 Spelling & Vocab. Quiz
Friday, 08/29/14
  • Unit 1 Spelling & Vocab. QUIZ.
  • Blood on the River Read Alod
  • Mini-Lesson on Onomatopoeia & Begin Onomatopoeia Sentence Display Mini-Project
  • HW - Read 30 mins. & log it, Finish Onomatopoeia Sentence Display Mini-Project
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