Week of 12/07/15 - 12/11/15

posted Dec 4, 2015, 1:53 PM by Angela Furnari

In an effort to maximize instructional time next week, while planning around several important events, such as Hour of Code, IOWA Testing, Early Dismissal, and the Winter Program, we have made a few tweaks to our 5th grade schedule next week.  Please read the update below for details.

 

Also, please make sure the school and your students know how they are getting home at 12:30 pm, Wednesday, December 9th, when we have Early Dismissal.

 

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 12/07/15

Art Day

Hour of Code in Math/Science Class

·         We will review and discuss an Executive Branch PowerPoint and take notes.

·         We will view and discuss a BrainPop video on Presidential Power, pausing to answer questions as needed.

Work Stations

·         Read Time for Kids – “The Race is On!”

·         Complete the Time for Kids Magazine Quiz.

·         Complete the Time for Kids Worksheets: 1) Do You Want to Be President?, and 2) The Road to the White House

·         Complete the December iStation Assessment.

·         Independently, read a good fit book.

HW:  Read & Rest.  Bring a snack for after testing.

 

Tuesday, 12/08/15

Ms. Furnari will keep her homeroom after testing.

IOWA Testing

·         Reading Part I

·         Reading Part II

·         Vocabulary

Magnet – 2-2:45

·         We will review and collect the Time for Kids Magazine Quiz, and Presidential Worksheets.

·         We will review and discuss a Legislative & Judicial Branch PowerPoint and take notes.  We will also show students how to locate the names, profiles, and contact info. of their Congressional Representatives using the website https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/map

Work Stations

·         Work on Powers of the Legislative Branch Reading Packet, annotating, highlighting key words in questions, and using process of elimination.

·         Complete the December iStation Assessment.

·         Independently, read a good fit book.

HW: Read & Rest.  Bring a snack for after testing.

 

Wednesday, 12/09/15

Ms. Furnari will keep her homeroom after testing.

IOWA Testing

·         Math Part I

·         Math Part II

·         Computation

Early Dismissal – 12:30

Recess from 10-10:30

Lunch in Classroom

·         We will review and collect the Powers of the Legislative Branch Reading Packet.

·         We will play online review games about the U.S. Government on the SmartBoard from the website:  http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usa_game/government/index.htm

Work Stations

·         Work on Powers of the Judicial Branch Reading Packet, annotating, highlighting key words in questions, and using process of elimination.

·         Complete the December iStation Assessment.

·         Independently, read a good fit book.

HW: Read & Rest.  Bring a snack for after testing.

 

Thursday, 12/10/15
Ms. Furnari will keep Mr. Silk’s homeroom after testing.

IOWA Testing

·         Written Expression

·         Spelling

·         Capitalization

·         Punctuation

Winter Program 1:45-2:45

Repeat lesson from Tuesday with Mr. Silk’s homeroom.

 

Friday, 12/11/15

Ms. Furnari will keep Mr. Silk’s homeroom.

Repeat lesson from Wednesday with Mr. Silk’s homeroom.

 

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