5th Grade

What we are doing the week of April 23 - 27, 2018

Writing
Students will complete their Monday journal entry on Monday and share it.  We will compete our DEUILI warm-ups and complete our DGP (Daily Grammar Practice) activity, which focuses parts of speech, parts of a sentence, and various language mechanics.  We will continue practicing writing on-demands to help prepare us for KPREP and self-assess the pieces we write.  No spelling this week!

Math
This week we will be learning about measurement conversions.

Social Studies
This week we are working on extended responses for KPREP and learning about specific events during the War for Independence.

Science
In science, we are continuing our study of ecosystems. We will have a quiz this Thursday over the most recent foldable. Here’s a link to the quizlet: https://quizlet.com/80582862/ecosystem-2-flash-cards/. There will be no retakes so please be sure your student studies. Our unit test covering Plants and Ecosystems will be Tuesday 5/8.

Reading

This week in reading we will be reviewing the reading standards for informational texts and practice answering short answer questions and extended responses. This week and next week students will be working on Unit 10 vocabulary. This will be the last set of vocabulary words for the school year. Vocabulary words and Quizlet links can be found below. The last day to check out books from the school library will be May 1st. Many students have overdue or missing library books. Please take some time to help your child look around the house if they are missing a book!

 

Cores 1 and 3:distress, drench, dwell, juvenile, outstanding, proceed, register, sift, spree, tardy, unfit, variety

              Quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/_4rxqze

 

Core 2: distress, drench, dwell, juvenile, outstanding, proceed, register, sift

              Quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/_4rxrie

 

Cores 4 and 5: abolish, appeal, brittle, condemn, descend, dictator, expand, famine, portable, prey, thrifty, visual

              Quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/_4rxoy5


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