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    Homework for the Week of February 19, 2018

    Monday, February 19, 2018

    No School!!

     

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    Spelling Menu:  Backwards Words

    Vocabulary Menu:  Vocabulary Boxes

    Work on Amazon Listing Project

    Read 20 minutes

     

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Spelling Menu:  Rhyming Words

    Vocabulary Menu:  Rhyme Time

    Work on Amazon Listing Project

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Thursday, February 22, 2018

    Study spelling and vocabulary words.  Quizzes tomorrow!

    Study Old Yeller notes (Chapters 9-12).  Quiz tomorrow!

    Work on Amazon Listing Project

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Friday, February 23, 2018

    Read over the weekend!

    Work on Amazon Listing project.  Project Due Wednesday!

    Study Old Yeller notes. Test Tuesday!

    Study Subject Verb Agreement notes.  Test Thursday!

    Enjoy your long weekend!!

     

    Homework for the Week of February 12, 2018

    Monday, February 12, 2018

    Spelling menu:  ABC Order

    Vocabulary menu:  Vocabulary Boxes

    Read 20 minutes

     

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    Spelling Menu:  Hidden Words

    Vocabulary Menu:  Syllables

    Read 20 minutes

     

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Spelling Menu:  Rhyming Words

    Vocabulary Menu:  Rhyme Time

    Study subject verb agreement notes.  Quiz tomorrow!

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Thursday, February 15, 2018

    Spelling Menu:  Backwards Words

    Vocabulary Menu:  The Same and the Opposite

    Study spelling and vocabulary words.  Quizzes tomorrow!

    Study Old Yeller notes (Chapters 4-8).  Quiz tomorrow!

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Friday, February 16, 2018

    Read over the weekend!

    Work on Amazon project.

    Enjoy your long weekend!!

    Homework for the Week of February 5, 2018

    Monday, February 5, 2018

    Spelling Menu:  Hidden Picture 

    Vocabulary Menu:  Syllables

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018

    Spelling Menu:  ABC order 

    Vocabulary Menu:  **Sentences**

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    Vocabulary Menu:  Creative Story/Letter

    Spelling Menu:  Other Handed

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    Spelling menu:  Rainbow Write

    Study spelling words and vocabulary words.  Quizzes on tomorrow.

    Study Old Yeller  notes.  Quiz on chapters 1-5 on tomorrow.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Friday, February 9, 2018

    Read over the weekend! 

     

    Homework for the Week of January 29. 2018

    Monday, January 29, 2018

    Complete the following Vocabulary Menu Item:

    Create a Creative Story/Letter:  Use eight vocabulary words in a creative story/letter.  Underline each word.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    Complete the following Vocabulary Menu Item: 

    *Sentences*:  Write 7 vocabulary words in detailed sentences.  Underline each word.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Wednesday, January 31, 2018

    Complete the following Spelling Menu Item:

    Adding my Words:  Vowels are 10 and consonants are 5.  Write your words and then add the value of each word.  Ex. cat 5+10+5=20

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Complete the following Vocabulary Menu Item:

    Syllables:  Write each word in syllables.

    Study spelling and vocabulary words.  Quizzes tomorrow!

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Friday, February 2, 2018

    Read over the weekend!!

     

    Homework for the Week of January 22, 2018

    Monday, January 22, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Benchmark Assessment tomorrow!!  To prepare students can review all grammar notes, review "There Will Come Soft Rains" (Close Reader - Pages 43 - 52), and review vocabulary terms from the week of January 8th.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Wednesday, January 24, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Thursday, January 25, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Study!!  Vocabulary and spelling quizzes tomorrow!

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Friday, January 26, 2018

    Read over the weekend!

     

    Homework for the Week of January 15, 2018

    Monday, January 15, 2018

    No School!

     

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Friday, January 19, 2018

    Read over the weekend!

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Homework for the Week of January 15, 2018

    Monday, January 15, 2018

    No School!

     

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Friday, January 19, 2018

    Read over the weekend!

     

     

    Homework for the Week of January 8, 2018

    Monday, January 8, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item EXCEPT ABC order.

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    Reading:  Complete item #5 in the Close Reader.  Page 45

    Spelling:  Complete spelling menu item EXCEPT ABC order.

    Vocabulary:  Complete vocabulary menu item.

    Read 20 minutes

     

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Reading:  Complete items 7-9 in the Close Reader.  Pages 46-49

    Study spelling and vocabulary words.

    Study grammar notes on run-on sentences.

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Thursday, January 11, 2018

    Spelling:  Complete one spelling menu item.  Study spelling words.  Quiz tomorrow!

    Vocabulary:  Complete one vocabulary menu item.

    Study vocabulary words.  Quiz tomorrow!

    Reading:  Answer reading comprehension questions for "There Will Come Soft Rains".

    Grammar:  Study run-on sentence notes.  Quiz tomorrow!

    Read 20 minutes.

     

    Friday, January 12, 2018

    Read!!  Read!!  Read!!

    Begin studying next week's vocabulary and spelling words.

     

    Homework for the Week of January 1, 2018

    Monday, January 1, 2018

    No School!  Happy New Year's Day!!

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018

    Spelling:  Write ALL words in ABC order two times.

    Vocabulary:  Make vocabulary flashcards for the first ten words. 

    Read 20 minutes.

    Wedenesday, January 3, 2018 - Friday, January 5, 2018

    No School Due To Inclement Weather!!

     

    Homework:

    ***We don't have spelling and vocabulary words this week.  No Quizzes/Tests!!!***

    HAVE A VERY HAPPY HOLIDAY BREAK!!

    Monday, December 11, 2017

    Complete items 5 & 6 on page 66 in the Close Reader workbook.

    Read 30 minutes

    Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    Complete the Short Response item on page 68 in the Close Reader workbook.  Use the R.A.C.E. strategy.

    Read 30 minutes.

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    Read 30 minutes.

    Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Read 30 minutes.

    Friday, December 15, 2017

    Read 30 minutes.

    Weekly Spelling Words (Week of December 4, 2017)

    1. acknowledgement
    2. unmistakable
    3. recyclable
    4. violence
    5. excellent
    6. marriage
    7. rumor
    8. pressure
    9. vacuum
    10. gesture

    Homework

    Monday, December 4, 2017

    Write a silly story with ALL spelling words.

    Review argument notes.

    Read 30 minutes.

     

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Write ALL spelling words in alphabetical order.  Then trace over each word with two different colors.

    Review argument notes.

    Read 30 minutes.

     

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    Answer item #3 using the R.A.C.E. strategy.  (Page 229, Collections textbook)

    Study grammar notes—Quiz tomorrow!

    Complete one spelling menu item.

    Review argument notes.

    Read 30 minutes.

     

    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Complete one spelling menu item

    Study argument notes.  Quiz tomorrow!

    Study spelling words.  Quiz tomorrow!

    Read 30 minutes.

     

    Friday, December 8, 2017

    Read!  Read!  Read!

    Have a Wonderful Weekend!!

     

     

     

    Vocabulary Words for the Week of November 27, 2017

    1. Character: a person, animal, or imaginary creature that takes part in a story
    2. Plot: a story’s series of events
    3. Narrator: the voice that tells the story
    4. First person point of view: the narrator is a character in the story and uses pronouns such as I, me, and my
    5. Surfeit: an excessive amount of something such as food or drink
    6. Criticize: to tell someone what you think is wrong with them
    7. Amiable: to be good natured and friendly
    8. Irony: a contrast between what is expected and what actually exist or happens; what appears to be true and what is actually true
    9. Situational irony: a contrast between what a reader or character expects and what actually exists or happens
    10. Dramatic irony: refers to when the reader or viewer knows something that a character does not know
    11. Verbal irony: exists when someone knowingly exaggerates or says one thing and means another
    12. Wallop: to hit or strike with a hard blow
    13. Pedigree: an animal’s list of ancestors, or family members; a family tree
    14. Mope: to be gloomy, miserable, and not interested in anything
    15. Morbid: a feeling that is unhealthy or unwholesome, like an illness or disease

    Homework

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    Use the RACE. strategy to answer item #2 on page 90 in the Collections textbook.

    Make vocabulary flashcards.

    Read 30 minutes.

     

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    Use the RACE. strategy to answer item #3 on page 90 in the Collections textbook.

    Complete final draft text dependent analysis essay.  Due tomorrow.

    Study vocabulary words!

    Read 30 minutes.

     

    Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    Complete items #1-6 on page 91 in the Collections textbook.  Please write complete sentences.

    Read 30 minutes.

     

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Use the R.A.C.E. strategy to complete the "Short Response" item on page 60 in the Close Reader.  

    Study vocabulary words.  Quiz tomorrow!

     

    Friday, December 1, 2017

    Read!  Read!  Read!

     

    Homework

    Monday, November 20, 2017

    Study grammar notes.  Quiz tomorrow on commas, semicolons, and colons..

    Read 30 minutes.

     

    Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    Read, Read, Read!!

    Have a wonderful, safe fall break!!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

     

    Spelling Words for the Week of November 13, 2017

    exaggerate

    strengthen

    mischievous

    library

    convenience

    acquaintance

    absence

    pneumonia

    fascinate

    privilege

    ridiculous

    summarize

    analysis

    integrate

    argument

    distinguishing

    participate

    listening

    punctuation

    calendar

    Homework

    Monday, November 13, 2017

    Write a silly story with the following spelling words:

    exaggerate

    strengthen

    mischievous

    library

    convenience

    acquaintance

    absence

    pneumonia

    fascinate

    privilege

    Read 30 minutes

     

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    Come up with a code for each letter of the alphabet.  Then write your spelling words in code.

    Read 30 minutes.

     

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    First write the spelling words in pencil.  Then trace over them in two different colors.

    Answer item #8 in the Close Reader workbook (page 42).  Use the RACE. strategy to answer the question.

    Read 30 minutes

     Note:  Finish items 1-7 in the Close Reader workbook (pages 37-40).  **Students worked on these items in class.

    We will discuss all items at the beginning of class tomorrow.

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Study Spelling words. Quiz tomorrow.

    Read 30 minutes

     

    Friday, November 17, 2017

    Read!!

    Study grammar notes.  Quiz Tuesday!