Week of 11/16/15 - 11/20/15

posted Nov 15, 2015, 4:32 PM by Angela Furnari   [ updated Nov 16, 2015, 7:27 AM ]

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 11/16/15

Book Fair Kick-off Dinner at 6:00 pm

Art Day

·         I will pass out weekly word lists, and spelling work menus.

·         I will introduce Unit 9 with a PowerPoint and discussion, and we will complete Exercise 9A.

·         We will finish discussing and taking notes about the Articles of Confederation—America’s first try at a national government post-Revolution.

·         We will discuss the important aspects of the Northwest Ordinance, and students will make a graphic organizer, a “Hand Turkey”.  We will also add the Northwest Ordinance States & Great Lakes to our US Maps.

Work Stations

·         Work on Classic Poetry Group Project (done by Friday, 11/20)

·         Read Literature Circle book, and work on questions (due Thursday, 11/19).

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Work.

·         Work on Unit 9 Wordly Wise Exercises.

HW:  Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 9A.  Work on Spelling.  Read for 30 minutes.

 

Tuesday, 11/17/15

CogAT Testing

Magnet – 9:40-10:25

Lunch – 12:20-12:50

·         We will correct 9A, and begin Exercise 9B.

·         We will review and correct Grammar Practice Pages on Homophones (its, it’s, there, their, they’re) from last week.

·         We will begin a text-based scavenger hunt based on our reading of Shh! We're Writing the Constitution.

Work Stations

·         Work on Classic Poetry Group Project (done by Friday, 11/20)

·         Read Literature Circle book, and work on questions (due Thursday, 11/19).

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Work.

·         Work on Unit 9 Wordly Wise Exercises.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 9B.  Work on Spelling.  Read for 30 minutes. 

 

Wednesday, 11/18/15

Early Dismissal – 12:30 – Recess from 9-9:30 - Lunch in Classroom

·         We will correct 9B, and begin Exercise 9E.

·         We will finsih a text-based scavenger hunt based on our reading of Shh! We're Writing the Constitution.

Work Stations

·         Work on Classic Poetry Group Project (done by Friday, 11/20)

·         Read Literature Circle book, and work on questions (due Thursday, 11/19).

·         Work on Wordly Wise Exercise 9E.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Work.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 9E.  Work on Spelling.  Read for 30 minutes.

 

Thursday, 11/19/15
Lunch – 12:20-12:50

·         We will correct 9E, and begin Exercise 9D.

·         We will meet in Literature Circle groups, using our Literature Circle Questions as a basis for our discussion.

·         We will review our Shh! We're Writing the Constitution Scavenger Hunt.  We will also view and discuss a BrainPop on the US Constitution.

·         We will take a short Grammar Review Quiz, covering concepts of capitalization, punctuation, and usage, with questions formatted similar to the IOWA.

Work Stations

·         Work on Classic Poetry Group Project (done by Friday, 11/20)

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Work.

·         Work on Unit 9 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Independently read a good-fit book.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise 9D.  Work on Spelling.  Read for 30 minutes.  Wordly Wise QUIZ and Spelling Test TOMORROW.

 

Friday, 11/20/15

Lunch – 12:20-12:50

5th Grade Grandparents Day

·         We will correct 9D, and turn in Wordly Wise Pages.

Work Stations

·         Complete a Words Their Way Weekly Spelling Test, and turn in Weekly Spelling Work.

·         Complete Wordly Wise Unit 9 Quiz.

·         Finish Classic Poetry Group Project (presentations on Mon. 11/23 & Tues. 11/24).

·         Independently read a good-fit book.

HW:  Read & Rest.


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Angela Furnari,
Nov 15, 2015, 4:32 PM
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