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HW 3/4/15 (Thur. – E Day)

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; Love That Dog: Print lyrics to a song and annotate its poetic devices, Select a poem (more than 2 lines) to recite next Wednesday, 3/11; Historical Fiction Book Clubs – self assigned reading – Finish book by FRIDAY; Historical Fiction Book Project due on 3/26 (Historical Fiction Project Directions); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Poetry Books: drafting in-school, published copy due on 4/9/15 (Poetry Book DirectionsPoetry Book ChecklistSample Poetic FormatsGlossary of Poetic Devices); Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: capacity, chronological, civic, clarity, collaborate, collide; Required At-Home Essay – due on 3/25 (CHET Contest Entry Form/Directions).

Math: Finish packet as needed.

Science: Practice Packet has been completed and may optionally be reviewed at home (You can also review science concepts by watching BrainPop videos – Username: Darienps, Password: Darienps – topics to review include: magnetism, electricity, electric circuits, sound, earth/sun/moon/seasons, types of rocks, the food chain, natural selection, erosion, the water cycle, force/motion and the Scientific Method).

History:  The US Constitution: None; Optional Essay Contest due April 8 (Law Day Essay 2015).

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: Report Cards go home on 3/6; 1/2 Days for Optional Conferences – 3/11-3/13.

HW 3/3/15 (Wed. – D Day)

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; Love That Dog:  Make a Venn Diagram in your notebook comparing yourself to Jack AND make a Shape Poem; Historical Fiction Book Clubs – self assigned reading – Finish book by FRIDAY; Historical Fiction Book Project due on 3/26 (Historical Fiction Project Directions); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Poetry Books: drafting in-school, published copy due on 4/9/15 (Poetry Book DirectionsPoetry Book ChecklistSample Poetic FormatsGlossary of Poetic Devices); Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: capacity, chronological, civic, clarity, collaborate, collide; Required At-Home Essay – due on 3/25 (CHET Contest Entry Form/Directions).

Math: Finish packet as needed.

Science: Practice Packet has been completed and may optionally be reviewed at home (You can also review science concepts by watching BrainPop videos – Username: Darienps, Password: Darienps – topics to review include: magnetism, electricity, electric circuits, sound, earth/sun/moon/seasons, types of rocks, the food chain, natural selection, erosion, the water cycle, force/motion and the Scientific Method).

History:  The US Constitution: None.

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: Bring BACK COMPLETED Yearbook Drawing; Report Cards go home on 3/6; 1/2 Days for Optional Conferences – 3/11-3/13.

HW 3/2/15 (Tues. – C Day)

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; Historical Fiction Book Clubs – self assigned reading – Finish book by FRIDAY; Historical Fiction Book Project due on 3/26 (Historical Fiction Project Directions); Click here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Poetry Books: drafting in-school, published copy due on 4/9/15 (Poetry Book DirectionsPoetry Book ChecklistSample Poetic FormatsGlossary of Poetic Devices); Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: capacity, chronological, civic, clarity, collaborate, collide.

Math: Finish packets as needed.

Science: Practice Packet has been completed and may optionally be reviewed at home.

History:  The US Constitution: None.

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: Report Cards go home on 3/6; 1/2 Days for Optional Conferences – 3/11-3/13.

HW 2/27/15 (Mon. – B Day)

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; Historical Fiction Book Clubs – self assigned reading – Finish book by 3/6; Historical Fiction Book Project due on 3/26 (Historical Fiction Project DirectionsClick here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Lens of History Reports: Due MONDAY (Info about Lens of History Reports) –  Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: capacity, chronological, civic, clarity, collaborate, collide.

Math: Finish packets & SB p. 63-66 as needed.

Science: Practice Packet has been completed and may optionally be reviewed at home.

History:  The American Revolution: See Lens of History Reports above.

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: Report Cards go home on 3/6; 1/2 Days for Optional Conferences – 3/11-3/13.

HW 2/26/15 (Fri. – A Day)

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; Historical Fiction Book Clubs – self assigned reading – Finish book by 3/6; Historical Fiction Book Project due on 3/26 (Historical Fiction Project DirectionsClick here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Lens of History Reports: Due date 3/2 (Info about Lens of History Reports – Sample Newspaper Template) –  Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: None!

Math: Finish packet & SB p. 57a-62 as needed.

Science: Reviewing practice packet in school.

History:  The American Revolution: See Lens of History Reports above.

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: Report Cards go home on 3/6; 1/2 Days for Optional Conferences – 3/11-3/13.

HW 2/25/15 (Thurs. – F Day)

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; Historical Fiction Book Clubs – self assigned reading; Historical Fiction Book Project due on 3/26 (Historical Fiction Project DirectionsClick here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Lens of History Reports: Due date 3/2 (Info about Lens of History Reports – Sample Newspaper Template) –  Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: None!

Math: Finish packet & SB p. 51-55 as needed.

Science: Reviewing practice packet in school.

History:  The American Revolution: See Lens of History Reports above.

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: Report Cards go home on 3/6; 1/2 Days for Optional Conferences – 3/11-3/13.

HW 2/24/15 (Wed. – E Day)

Reading: DIRT 30 minutes each night and enter on Log; Historical Fiction Book Clubs – self assigned reading; Historical Fiction Book Project due on 3/26 (Historical Fiction Project DirectionsClick here for the Book Project Schedule for 2014-15.

Writing:  Lens of History Reports: Due date 3/2 (Info about Lens of History Reports – Sample Newspaper Template) –  Vocabulary Building: Due EVERY Friday (click here for Vocabulary Building Sheet) – this week’s words: None!

Math: Finish packet & SB p. 45-47 as needed.

Science: Reviewing practice packet in school.

History:  The American Revolution: See Lens of History Reports above.

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: Report Cards go home on 3/6; 1/2 Days for Optional Conferences – 3/11-3/13.

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