Posted in Spelling

Spelling Week 7 – Oct. 16 to 20, 2017

Spelling Week 7 – Oct. 16 to 20, 2017

Homophones

Explanation: Each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling. 

Word Bank:

there, their, they’re, hour, our, threw, through, by, bye, buy, to, too, two, sum, some, passed, past, waist, waste, weather, whether, witch, which

 

Due Monday by lunch -Write your words correctly written 3 times using the write, cover, check, correct – if needed, and write a third time.   _________

Due Tuesday by lunch – Write each word in a fifth-grade sentence that shows you know the meaning of the word.  Underline all of your spelling words. ________

 Due Wednesday by lunch – Write your words using blue for consonants and red for vowels. ________

Due Thursday by lunch – Select an activity. ________

Friday – Pretest is due upon arrival.  The pretest needs to be signed and corrected by who gives it.  Any misspelled words need to be corrected and written 3 times. _________

Friday – Test _______

Posted in Blogs

Spelling Week 6 – October 9 to 13, 2017

Week 6 Digraphs & Columbian Exchange

 

Consonant Digraphsch-, th-, sh-, ph-, wh-

 

Explanation:   A diagraph is a single sound which represents by two letters.      

 

photosynthesis, emphasis, southern, hyphen, establish, although, throughout, whether, whatever, awhile,

 

Columbian Exchange, Americas, Africa, Europe, plants and animals

 

Due Monday by lunch -Write your words correctly written 3 times using the write, cover, check, correct – if needed, and write a third time.   _________

Due Tuesday by lunch – Select an activity. ________

Due Wednesday by lunch – Write each word in a fifth grade sentence that shows you know the meaning of the word.  Underline all of your spelling words. ________

 Due Thursday by lunch – Write your words using blue for consonants and red for vowels. ________

 Friday – Pretest is due upon arrival.  The pretest needs to be signed and corrected by who gives it.  Any misspelled words need to be corrected and written 3 times. _________

Friday – Test ______

Posted in Spelling

Spelling October 2 to 6, 2017

Spelling Week 5 “U” & Explorer Words

 

Short U:

punish, until, disrupt, subtraction, reluctant

Long U:

human, useful, dispute, costume, annual

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explorers, astrolabe, cartographer, latitude, longitude

 

Due Monday by lunch -Write your words correctly written 3 times using the write, cover, check, correct – if needed, and write a third time.   _________

Due Tuesday by lunch – Select an activity. ________

Due Wednesday by lunch – Write each word in a fifth grade sentence that shows you know the meaning of the word.  Underline all of your spelling words. ________

 Due Thursday by lunch – Write your words using blue for consonants and red for vowels. ________

 Friday – Pretest is due upon arrival.  The pretest needs to be signed and corrected by who gives it.  Any misspelled words need to be corrected and written 3 times. _________

Friday – Test _______

 

 

 

Posted in Field Trip

Arab American National Museum

Arab American National Museum

Field Trip for Miss Nellie’s Students

October 12, 2017

Where: Arab American National Museum

13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI 48126

  • Go to the back of the building and park. Take entrance at the back parking lot.

When: Leave Howe at 9:30

Docent-Led Tour: 10:00 a.m. -11:40 a.m.

Return to Howe: Approximately noon

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Please return by Monday, October 9, 2017

If paying by check, please make the check payable to “cash”.

 

“Arab American National Museum”  Field Trip

Thursday, October 12, 2017

_____ Yes, my child will attend this field trip and pay $7.00 .

_____ No, my child will not be able to attend this field trip.  Students not going on the trip will need to stay at Howe with extra assignments from Miss Nellie.

_____ Yes, I am able to chaperone and will pay $7.00 for myself.

Student’s Name ____________________

Parent’s Name   ____________________Phone Number _____________

Posted in Spelling

Spelling Week 3

 

Spelling Week 3 “I” and Seasons Words

 

 

Short I:

insist, inflict, dismiss, inspire, vivid, shiver, peninsula

 

Long I:

expire, divide, survive, private, appetite, idealistic, itemize, climate

 

Autumn, Fall or Spring Equinox, Winter or Summer Solstice

 

 

 

Due Monday by lunch -Write your wordscorrectly written 3 times using the write, cover, check, correct – if needed, and write a third time.   _________

Due Tuesday by lunch – Write your spelling word and next to it write it again divided into syllables. Use a dictionary.  ________

 

Due Wednesday by lunch – Write your words using blue for consonants and red for vowels. ________

 

Due Thursday by lunch – Put your words in alphabetical order. ______

 

Friday – Pretest is due upon arrival.  The pretest needs to be signed and corrected by who gives it.  Any misspelled words need to be corrected and written 3 times. _________

 

Friday – Test _______

Posted in Spelling

Spelling Week 2 “E” & Constitution

Spelling 5th Grade – Week 2 “E” & Constitution

Short E:

 restless, express, sentence, seven, expand, spectacular

Long E:

defeat, succeed, hockey, concede, monkey, delete, decay,

Constitution, Bill of Rights, Articles, Preamble, Three Branches of Government, Amendments

 

Due Monday by lunch -Write your words 3 times using the write, cover, check, correct – if needed, and write a third time.   _________

Due Tuesday by lunch – Write Short E and Long E words and the reason in LA composition book.  Social Studies composition book write those words and meaning.  ________

Due Wednesday by lunch – Select an activity. ________

Due Thursday by lunch – Students not going on the field trip are to do another activity that they select.  _________

Friday – Upon arrival, pretest signed by and corrected by who gives it. Any misspelled words need to be corrected and written 3 times. _____.    Test _______

Posted in Behavior

Classroom Procedures

Miss Nellie’s Class Procedures

 

1) One person talks at a time while in-group and during a lesson.

2) I will apply the Golden Rule by treating others how I would like to be treated.

3) I will put my name-tag in the teacher’s basket. That way, I can be helped when my teacher is available to give me her total attention.

4) During red light there is silence.

5) During yellow light, I speak using “6 inch whisper voices”.

6) Social talk is for lunchtime, recess, before and after school.

7) I should be doing my work instead of fooling around.

8) I will allow others to do their work and not disrupt their concentration.

9) I will keep my hands to myself.

10) I will gladly take whatever place in line that I get because I know we will all get to our destination at the same time.

11) I need to walk quietly, that means no talking, in the hallway.

12) I will sit properly in order to be safe and to grow healthier.

13) I will have integrity and be a good role model.

14) I will not blurt out in class because this is very disruptive to others.

15) I will tuck in my seat every time I get up.

 

When a classroom procedure is broken, the student will need to write:

I have broken a classroom rule.  This rule is …

Why I broke the rule is …

What I will do next time is …

Parents will be notified if a student needs to write procedures three times in one day. The paper will go home for a parent signature.

Posted in Computers

Computer Contract

Miss Nellie’s Class

Proper Use of Computers Contract

 

I realize that a computer is to be used for educational purposes at school. I must follow Howe School rules while using computers and Internet at school.

I promise:

_____ I will use computers only be for schoolwork.

_____ I will use computers only when my teacher allows me.

_____ I will only use sites that my teacher tells me.

_____ I will immediately report, to my teacher or an adult, any inappropriate sites or messages that might pop-up on my computer.

_____ I will not use a computer to bully or hurt anyone’s feeling.

_____ I will report, to my teacher or an adult, if someone send you a hurtful message.

_____ I will not use my computer to cheat on my school work.

_____ I will not pretend work copied from the computer is my own writing.

_____ I will not damage computers.

_____ I will not share my passwords with other students.

 

I understand if I break any of these rules, that I may be disciplined or computer privileges may be taken away.

 

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Student’s Signature                                            Date