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HW 9/19/14 – Monday= B Day – Music

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; (Click here for the Book Log); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: astound, available, beverage, budge, bungle, cautiouslyOPTIONAL ESSAY CONTEST: DAR Essay Contest due on 10/22 (DAR Essay Packet).

Math: Finish SB p. 53-58 if needed.

Science: Study for Phases of the Moon Quiz on Wednesday, 9/24; Moon Log DUE ON 9/29 (Click here for: Table of Contents for Earth in Space Unitmoon observation sheetWord BankCritical Concepts SheetTFK Phases of the Moon SheetEarth in Space Slideshow).

History:  European Exploration: None (Click here for Table of ContentsCortez vs. AztecsStudy Guide); Current Events: Due EVERY Wednesday – Visit  http://www.dogonews.com,  http://magazines.scholastic.com/  OR  http://www.timeforkids.com/photos-video and watch one short news video, then write a 1 paragraph response to the video in your binder.

Tech Skills: Mondays – 20 min. on DreamBox (Dreambox FAQs); Tuesdays – 20 min. on MobyMax Grammar; Wednesdays – 20 min. on RAZ KidsThursdays – 20 min. on  MobyMax Vocabulary.

Other/Reminders: No School on Thursday, 9/25.

HW 9/18/14 – Friday= A Day – Spanish & Computers

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log, Entry: Why/How did you choose your book?; (Click here for the Book Log); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: aggressive, alternate, altitude, antagonist, antonym, anxious; OPTIONAL ESSAY CONTEST: DAR Essay Contest due on 10/22 (DAR Essay Packet).

Math: Finish SB p. 49-52 if needed.

Science: TFK Moon Sheet & Finish Model Reflection if needed; Moon Log DUE ON 9/29 (Click here for: Table of Contents for Earth in Space Unitmoon observation sheetWord BankCritical Concepts SheetTFK Phases of the Moon SheetEarth in Space Slideshow).

History:  European Exploration: None (Click here for Table of ContentsCortez vs. AztecsStudy Guide); Current Events: Due EVERY Wednesday – Visit  http://www.dogonews.com,  http://magazines.scholastic.com/  OR  http://www.timeforkids.com/photos-video and watch one short news video, then write a 1 paragraph response to the video in your binder.

Tech Skills: Mondays – 20 min. on DreamBox (Dreambox FAQs); Tuesdays – 20 min. on MobyMax Grammar; Wednesdays – 20 min. on RAZ KidsThursdays – 20 min. on  MobyMax Vocabulary.

Other/Reminders: No School on Thursday, 9/25.

HW 9/17/14 – Thursday= F Day – Art & Music

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log, Entry:  Write about why you think the author wrote your book – what is the big message about life or the world? Use textual evidence to support your point; (Click here for the Book Log); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: aggressive, alternate, altitude, antagonist, antonym, anxious; OPTIONAL ESSAY CONTEST: DAR Essay Contest due on 10/22 (DAR Essay Packet).

Math: Finish SB p. 47-48 if needed.

Science: Moon Log DUE ON 9/29 (Click here for: Table of Contents for Earth in Space Unitmoon observation sheetWord BankCritical Concepts SheetTFK Phases of the Moon SheetEarth in Space Slideshow).

History:  European Exploration: None (Click here for Table of ContentsCortez vs. AztecsStudy Guide); Current Events: Due EVERY Wednesday – Visit  http://www.dogonews.com,  http://magazines.scholastic.com/  OR  http://www.timeforkids.com/photos-video and watch one short news video, then write a 1 paragraph response to the video in your binder.

Tech Skills: Mondays – 20 min. on DreamBox (Dreambox FAQs); Tuesdays – 20 min. on MobyMax Grammar; Wednesdays – 20 min. on RAZ KidsThursdays – 20 min. on  MobyMax Vocabulary.

Other/Reminders: No School on Thursday, 9/25.

HW 9/16/14 – Wednesday= E Day – GYM & PICTURE DAY!

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log, Entry:  Write about the moment your character began to resolve their main problem – what helped them make the change?; (Click here for the Book Log); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: aggressive, alternate, altitude, antagonist, antonym, anxious.

Math: 10 Minutes practicing Multiplication Facts (especially 6-9) per night; Finish SB p. 44-46 if needed.

Science: Moon Log DUE ON 9/29 (Click here for: Table of Contents for Earth in Space Unitmoon observation sheetWord BankCritical Concepts SheetTFK Phases of the Moon SheetEarth in Space Slideshow).

History:  European Exploration: None (Click here for Table of ContentsCortez vs. AztecsStudy Guide); Current Events: Due EVERY Wednesday – Visit  http://www.dogonews.com,  http://magazines.scholastic.com/  OR  http://www.timeforkids.com/photos-video and watch one short news video, then write a 1 paragraph response to the video in your binder.

Tech Skills: Mondays – 20 min. on DreamBox (Dreambox FAQs); Tuesdays – 20 min. on MobyMax Grammar; Wednesdays – 20 min. on RAZ KidsThursdays – 20 min. on  MobyMax Vocabulary.

Other/Reminders: Picture Day is TOMORROW (8:30 am); Open House Night is TOMORROW (5th grade presentation is at 8:10).

HW 9/15/14 – Tuesday= D Day – Spanish

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log, Entry:  Write about an object of importance to your character – explain what it reveals about your character; (Click here for the Book Log); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Published (Typed – Font between 10-14 pt) Small Moment due TOMORROW, 9/16 with drafts and completed Rubric Checklist (Narrative Rubric); Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: aggressive, alternate, altitude, antagonist, antonym, anxious.

Math: 10 Minutes practicing Multiplication Facts (especially 6-9) per night; Finish SB p. 39-43 if needed.

Science: Moon Log DUE ON 9/29 (Click here for: Table of Contents for Earth in Space Unitmoon observation sheetWord BankCritical Concepts SheetTFK Phases of the Moon SheetEarth in Space Slideshow).

History:  European Exploration: None (Click here for Table of ContentsCortez vs. AztecsStudy Guide); Current Events: Due EVERY Wednesday – Visit  http://www.dogonews.com,  http://magazines.scholastic.com/  OR  http://www.timeforkids.com/photos-video and watch one short news video, then write a 1 paragraph response to the video in your binder.

Tech Skills: Mondays – 20 min. on DreamBox (Dreambox FAQs); Tuesdays – 20 min. on MobyMax Grammar; Wednesdays – 20 min. on RAZ KidsThursdays – 20 min. on  MobyMax Vocabulary.

Other/Reminders: Picture Day is 9/17 (8:30 am); Open House Night is 9/17.

HW 9/12/14 – Monday= C Day – GYM

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; (Click here for the Book Log); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Published (Typed – Font between 10-14 pt) Small Moment due on Tuesday, 9/16; Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: aggressive, alternate, altitude, antagonist, antonym, anxious.

Math: 10 Minutes practicing Multiplication Facts (especially 6-9) per night; Finish SB p. 35-38 if needed.

Science: Study Word Bank - Quiz on Monday, 9/15; Moon Log DUE ON 9/29 (Click here for: Table of Contents for Earth in Space Unitmoon observation sheetWord BankCritical Concepts SheetTFK Phases of the Moon SheetEarth in Space Slideshow).

History:  European Exploration: None (Click here for Table of ContentsCortez vs. AztecsStudy Guide); Current Events: Due EVERY Wednesday – Visit  http://www.dogonews.com,  http://magazines.scholastic.com/  OR  http://www.timeforkids.com/photos-video and watch one short news video, then write a 1 paragraph response to the video in your binder.

Tech Skills: Mondays – 20 min. on DreamBox (Dreambox FAQs); Tuesdays – 20 min. on MobyMax Grammar; Wednesdays – 20 min. on RAZ KidsThursdays – 20 min. on  MobyMax Vocabulary.

Other/Reminders: Picture Day is 9/17 (8:30 am); Open House Night is 9/17.

HW 9/11/14 – Friday= B Day – Music & Library

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; Reader’s Notebook Entry about a character in your book and their external/internal problems  (Click here for the Book Log); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Published (Typed – Font between 10-14 pt) Small Moment due on Tuesday, 9/16; Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: abolish, absurd, abuse, access, accomplish, achievement.

Math: 10 Minutes practicing Multiplication Facts (especially 6-9) per night; Finish Order of Operations sheets if needed.

Science: Study Word Bank - Quiz on Monday, 9/15; Moon Log DUE ON 9/29 (Click here for: Table of Contents for Earth in Space Unitmoon observation sheetWord BankCritical Concepts SheetTFK Phases of the Moon SheetEarth in Space Slideshow).

History:  European Exploration: None (Click here for Table of ContentsCortez vs. AztecsStudy Guide); Current Events: Due EVERY Wednesday – Visit  http://www.dogonews.com,  http://magazines.scholastic.com/  OR  http://www.timeforkids.com/photos-video and watch one short news video, then write a 1 paragraph response to the video in your binder.

Tech Skills: Mondays – 20 min. on DreamBox (Dreambox FAQs); Tuesdays – 20 min. on MobyMax Grammar; Wednesdays – 20 min. on RAZ KidsThursdays – 20 min. on  MobyMax Vocabulary.

Other/Reminders: Picture Day is 9/17 (8:30 am); Open House Night is 9/17.

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