5th Grade

What we are doing the week of January 22 -  26, 2018
*Due to the colder weather upon us, students will not be permitted outside
  for physical activity time without a winter jacket and pants.  Hoodies do not
  suffice for a winter coat.  Thank you for your understanding!

Writing
Students will complete their journal entry on Monday and share.  We will also take our spelling pretest on Monday, practice is due on Wednesday, and test is Friday.  We will compete our DEUILI warm-ups and begin our first DGP (Daily Grammar Practice) activity, which focuses parts of speech, parts of a sentence, and various language mechanics.  Students will complete a "passage based on-demand" this week, which takes two days.  We will be writing on-demands during RTI to practice letters and articles for our KPrep test. 

Spelling words
Everybody words:  freight, friend, front, garage, ghost
A words:  under, water, went, woke, yellow
B words:  every, farm, fast, father, find
C words:  cattle, cause, certain, cellar, change
D words:  burglar, bury, button, cabbage, calendar
E words:  carve, cautious, celebrate, central, century
F words:  cheap, checkbook, chef, chemical, chipmunk
G words:  ballet, beliefs, beginning, beneficial, bicentennial

Math
This week in reading we will continue to identify different text structures in nonfiction and compare these text structures. Students will not be getting new vocabulary words this week. The unit 7 retake will be on Friday during Bearcat Special. The unit 7 vocabulary words and Quizlet links can be found below.

 

Social studies
This week we will be writing fractions as division and multiplying fractions. There will be a homework assignment on Monday night.


Science
In science, we finishing up Atmosphere and beginning Hydrosphere. There will be a quiz on  Thursday 1/25. Here’s a link to the quizlet: https://quizlet.com/_14ayg


Reading
This week in reading we will continue to identify different text structures in nonfiction and compare these text structures. Students will not be getting new vocabulary words this week. The unit 7 retake will be on Friday during Bearcat Special. The unit 7 vocabulary words and Quizlet links can be found below.

 

Cores 1 and 3: accurate, alert, ancestor, disaster, elementary, envy, epidemic, feeble, penetrate, romp, staple, survive

            Quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/_482p4e

Core 2: accurate, alert, ancestor, disaster, elementary, envy

            Quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/_482o24

Core 4 and 5: barrier, calculate, compose, considerable, deputy, industrious, jolt, loot, rejoice, reliable, senseless, shrivel

            Quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/_4833fo

 

BookFest Reading List 2018

All

Booked / Kwame Alexander –realistic/poetry                                    Y PZ 7.5 A44 Bo 2016

The Scourge / Jennifer Nielsen—fantasy                                           Y PZ 7 N5673 Sc 2016

Soar / Joan Bauer—realistic                                                                Y PZ 7 B32615 So 2016

The Thing about Leftovers / C. C. Payne    (** Kentucky author)     Y PZ 7 P2942 Th 2016

5-6

Hour of the Bees / Lindsay Eagar—realistic                         Y PZ 7.1 E23 Ho 2016

The Wild Robot / Peter Brown—fantasy                               Y PZ 7 B81668 Wi 2016

 



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