Week of December 2nd

Welcome Back!

Please continue to remind students to read and practice math facts.

Math test on Thursday December 5!

Math night Thursday December 5th from 5:00-6:30

Spelling Test is on Friday December 6th

RL 5.2.RL5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text

RI.RI.5.1Focus: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly

Spelling Words: article, shuffle, vehicle, fragile, lexile, turtle, bundle, pickle, mobile, hostile, clan, Africa, Europe, voyage.

Math: Standards 5.MD.A.1 | 5.NBT.B.5 | 5.NBT.B.7

Science: Food chain and Food Web

Week of November 18th

Conferences continue tonight!

Spelling test and Social Studies test on Friday

Spelling:

fountain, invoice, announcement, empower, voyage, coward, boycott, appoint, impound, avoid,

Content words:  Gravity, magnetism, Theme, inference, drama.

ELA: RL 5.2.RL5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text

Writing: W.5.2 Argumentative Writing-continued 

 Session 10 Writers use powerful quotations to make their essay persuasive.

Session 11 Teacher’s choice based on student’s needs.

Session 12 Writers draft by organizing their Boxes and Bullets into paragraphs.

Concept IV: Writers revise and edit to make their persuasive essay more effective.

Session 13 Writers use a student checklist to set goals.

Session 14 Writers revise by cross-checking for structure and basic elements of a text type.

Session 15 Writers create a counterargument, by presenting the opposing point of view and telling why it is wrong.

Session 16 Writers revise their introductions to hook their readers.

Math: Standard5.NBT.B.5: Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.Standard: 5.OA.A.1 Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. For example, express the calculation “add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2” as 2 × (8 + 7).

5.OA.A.2  Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.

Science:

  • Students will understand how gravity works/magnetism
  • Students will understand the process of how plants make their own food through the process of photosynthesis. 
  • Students will understand that energy is transferred from one organism to the next through a food chain and food web. 



Week of November 11th

Hope you had a relaxing weekend!

Conferences continue on Tuesday and Thursday this week . Please be on time.

Please remember to dress the kids according to the weather.

Spelling: teachable, moment, believe, trophy,  negative, literally, natural,

heritage

Content words: informational, heading, caption, glossary, maps, charts

RL5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text

Writer’s Workshop

W.5.2 Argumentative Writing-continued 

Should students have TV in their bedroom?

Should college athletes be paid?

Should students learn a foreign language?

Should Halloween Be Moved to a Saturday?

Math: Standard5.NBT.B.5: Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.Standard: 5.OA.A.1 Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. For example, express the calculation “add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2” as 2 × (8 + 7).

5.OA.A.2  Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.

Social Studies Unit 2 Beginnings to 1620 

5 5 – U1.3.1:   Use maps to locate the major regions of Africa (northern Africa, western Africa, central Africa, eastern Africa, southern Africa). 




Week of October 28

Hope you enjoyed your weekend!

Math test tomorrow!

Tuesday October 29th is Pijama Day!

Wednesday October 30th Wear Black and Orange!

Thursday October 31st Wear your costume to school! But remember no masks or weapons.

Friday November 1st is 1/2 a day!

demonstrate,

Spelling

vanishing, prevent, defending, protest, devoted, define, bonus, moment, punishment, acre.

Writing

W.5.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

a  Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting.

b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, and information and examples related to the topic.

c. Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g. in contrast, especially).

Math

Standards 5.NBT.A.1 | 5.NBT.A.2

Week of October 21st

Social Studies night is October 23 from 5:00-6:30

Spelling test Friday

Math Test Friday

RL 5.2

RL5.2

 W.5.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

a  Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; including formatting.

Math

 5.NBT.4 CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NBT.A.4 Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NBT.B.7 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

Science

5-PS1-4 Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.Science 5-PS1-4 Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.

Social Studies Unit 2 U1 USHG ERA 1 – Beginnings to 1620 

U1.1 American Indian Life in the Americas ;Describe the life of peoples living in North America before European exploration. 

5 – U1.1.1 Use maps to locate peoples in the desert Southwest, the Pacific Northwest, the nomadic nations of the Great Plains, and the woodland peoples east of the Mississippi River (Eastern Woodland). (National Geography Standard 1, p. 144)




Week of October 14

Hope you enjoyed your weekend!

Reminders: Late start Wednesday October 14!

Spelling Test on Friday

RL 5.2.RL5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text

L.5.2(a)  Use punctuation to separate items in a series.

L.5.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

L.5.2(c)  Use a comma to set off the words yes and no (e.g., Yes, thank you), to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence.

Spelling:

interpret, compartment, temperature, warrior, separate, particular, gorgeous, journey, preparation, tornado, purpose

Content words:  multiply, divide, problem, solution, product, quotient

Social Studies Unit 2 (

Lesson 1: Thinking Like a Historian

Lesson 1: Supplemental Materials

Lesson 3

lesson 3-supplemental materials

Math

5.NBT.A.3.a | 5.NBT.B.7 Standard: Read and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form, e.g., 347.392 = 3 × 100 + 4 × 10 + 7 × 1 + 3 × (1/10) + 9 × (1/100) + 2 × (1/1000). Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

Lesson 13

Google Slideshow

Video




Week of October 7th

Hope you had a restful weekend!!

Reminders:

Social Studies test on Tuesday October 8th!

Spelling Test and Half a Day Friday October 11th!

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

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

Content words: history, primary, secondary, chronological 

Language Arts.

RL5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text

L.5.2(a)  Use punctuation to separate items in a series.

L.5.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

L.5.2(c)  Use a comma to set off the words yes and no (e.g., Yes, thank you), to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence.

Writing

W 5.1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. 
d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Math:

5.NBT.A.2 Standard: Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.   5.NBT.A.3.a | 5.NBT.B.7 Standard: Read and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form, e.g., 347.392 = 3 × 100 + 4 × 10 + 7 × 1 + 3 × (1/10) + 9 × (1/100) + 2 × (1/1000). Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

Lesson 11

Video

Google Slideshow

Social Studies: 

Unit 1 -our government study guide




Dear Parent/Guardian, 

Henry Ford Elementary School is using this Parent Survey as a means to elicit your beliefs and opinions to help target areas for the school system to improve and areas to continue to be effective. The online survey will be available until 11/15/19. In order to complete the survey, please click on this link: Parent Survey Dearborn Schools Fall 2019

Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous and your honest opinions are appreciated. Thank you in advance for supporting our improvement efforts.

Sincerely, 

Lamis Srour, Principal

أولياء الأمور الكرام ، 

مدرستنا وجميع مدارس ديربورن في عملية تطوير و تحسين مستمرة و دائمة ،يعتبر خلالها الأهل  والأوصياء جزء لا يتجزأ و جوهري لسيرها. نستخدم استطلاع رأي متطور و خاص بالأهالي كوسيلة للاطلاع على آرائهم التي من شأنها المساعدة في استهداف المناطق الفعالة والمؤثرة على سير العملية التطويرية للمدرسة. رأيك مهم بالنسبة لنا،لذا نرجو منكم الاجابة على الاستطلاع  لإتمام هذه الدراسة. يتوفر استطلاع الرأي عبر شبكة الإنترنت. من أجل إكمال الدراسة، يرجى الضغط على الرابط التالي: 

استطلاع رأي الأهالي والمجتمع في مدارس

نؤكد أن مشاركتكم و اجاباتكم حول هذا الاستطلاع سرية ولن يتم معرفة شخصية من قام بالاستطلاع، و أن آرائكم الصادقة هي موضع تقدير. إذا كان لديكم أي أسئلة حول هذا الاستبيان، يرجى الاتصال بمكتب المدرسة. شكرا لكم مقدما على مساندتكم ودعمكم  لعملية تطوير و تحسين المدرسة. سيكون الاستبيان عبر الإنترنت متاحًا حتى 11/15/19

نقدر تعاونكم ودعمكم في إكمال هذا الاستطلاع و لكم جزيل الشكر.