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Week of November 13-17

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences (11/16-17)
  • Thanksgiving Break (11/20-24)

Homework this week:

Monday

Writing: Finish Pre-Write (Brainstorm) 
Science: Finish Research for Plant Brochure
Reading: Trading Card (Flynn, Casey, Blake or the crowd)
Math: 
Grammar: Worksheet 22

Tuesday

Writing: 
Science: Plant Brochure Due tomorrow! Study Plant Quizlet (Set 2) Quiz tomorrow!
Reading: 
Math: 
Grammar: Worksheet 23

Wednesday

Writing: 
Science: Quiz today! (Set 2)
Reading: 
Math: Mid-Topic Checkpoint (finish) 
Grammar: 

Thursday

Writing: 
Science:  
Reading: 
Math: 
Grammar: 

Friday

Writing: 
Science:  
Reading: 
Math: 
Grammar: 

Specials

13

Mon P.E.
14 Tues  Computer
15

Wed

Art
16 Thurs  Nio school
17 Fri No School

Reading

Students will be learning about 3 poems this week. We will be doing activities to deepen our understanding of these poems as we read and discuss each one. We will also be doing some Thanksgiving activities! :) 

Math

Essential Quesiton: Does every problem have a solution?

We are continuing our next unit in math, which focuses on Numeric and Algebraic Expressions. This week students will be learning how to use the Order of Operations (PEMDAS). 

Science

Essential Question: In what ways do you see growth and change in the world? 

We are continuing our next unit in science: Plants! This week students will be researching and compiling a plant brochure about a specific plant of his/her choice. Students will have 3 full days of class to research and put together his/her brochure. It will be due this Wednesday, November 15th. 

Students will be studying Plant Vocabulary terms in sets of nine throughout this unit. 

Quiz 1: Friday, November 10th (Quizlet Link: https://quizlet.com/163660899/5th-grade-plant-vocabulary-set-1-flash-cards/

Quiz 2: Wednesday, November 15th (Quizlet Link: https://quizlet.com/164207187/5th-grade-plant-vocabulary-set-2-flash-cards/

Quiz 3: Friday, December 1st (Quizlet Link: https://quizlet.com/170762737/5th-grade-plant-vocabulary-set-3-flash-cards/

Unit Test: Friday December 8th 

Language Arts

Writing Essential Question: How does the product of a task ahead influence the result?
Grammar Essential Question: How does my individual job affect other jobs?

We are continuing our narrative unit this week. Students will be writing his/her own narrative that includes characters, setting, a problem, theme, and a plot that is fluent. We want each student to remember how to show the story rather than tell the story as well as focusing on how use descriptive language to show thoughts and feelings. 

In Grammar, we are finishing chapter 5 which introduces conjunctions. 

History

See Ms. Hodge's website for History information :).

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