Week of December 17th!!

Hope you had a restful weekend!!

Holiday store 12/18-12/20!

Spelling test on Friday!

Social Studies test on Thursday!

 

ELA

RI.5.8 RI 5.8 – Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s)

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; including formatting.

  1. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, and information and examples related to the topic.
  2. Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g. in contrast, especially).
  3. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
  4. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

 

W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

 

W.5.5  With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing.

Spelling

prescription, subscription, introduction, tradition, condition, description, condensation, contribution, nomination, election, celebration

Content Words:  climate, pollution, deforestation, glaciers

 

Math:

Module 2(5.OA.A.1).Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.5.OA.A.2 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). Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.

Science :  collecting information on planet EARTH

Social Studies: End of unit review

Week of December 10th!

Hope you had a restful weekend!

 

  • Math Test Tuesday
  • Late Start Wednesday
  • Music Concert Thursday at 10:00!
  • Math nigh Thursday 5:00-6:30
  • Spelling Test Friday

 

Reading: RL5.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics described. RI.5.1/  RI.5.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.RI.5.8 RI 5.8 – Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s)

Spelling: 

forgetting, expelling, transferring, equipping, regretting,  compelling, dropping, referring, shopping, omitting.

Content words: Mercury, Venus, Pluto, Mars, Neptune, Jupiter

Math (5.OA.A.1). Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols. (5.OA 2)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). Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.

Social Studies:

Social Studies unit 3 colonization and settlement

Science:

  1. Describe how the length of day changes with the seasons.
  2. Describe how the sunrise and sunset changes through the year.
  3. Explain the factors that cause Earth’s seasons.
  4. Explain the motion of the Earth and its relationship to the sun.

Week of December 3rd!

Hope you had a nice weekend!

Math End of the Module test is this Thursday!

Social Studies opinion paper is due this Friday!

 

ELA: 

RL5.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described

RL5.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics described.

Spelling: 

admitted, controlled, flagged, referred, tripped, occurred,  omitted, concurred, stopped, strapped,

Content words: gravity, planets, solar, orbit, revolve

Writer’s Workshop:

W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

W.5.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

W.5.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Math: CCSS 5.NBT.7 Domain: Number & Operations in Base Ten

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.

Social Studies

A case study Is Christopher Columbus a Hero or a Villain

http://www.mrsplavichsclass.com/2016/09/christopher-columbus-hero-or-villain/

 

 

Week of November 26th!!

Hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving break!!

Daily Five

RL 5.5 Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.

 

RL5.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are dRL  RL5.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics escribed.

W.W.

W.5.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.

  1. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
  2. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
  3. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
  4. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
  5. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or event.

Spelling

airproof, afternoon, lagoon, fireproofing, raccoon, foolproof, hooligan, pontoon, proofread, blooming,

 exchange, slavery, encounter, destroyed, mines

Social Studies

Lesson 8: Encounters and ExchangesLesson 8: Supplemental Materials

Science

Unit 2-Space-solar system

Motion slides

Week of November 12th

Hope you enjoyed your weekend!!

Parent teacher conferences are Tuesday and Thursday of this week!

Spelling test on Friday!

L.A

RI 5.6 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

RI 5.7 RI 5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.

Spelling:

fountain, invoice, announcement, empower, appoint, impound, avoid, ounces, growled, scowling, velocity, force, gravity, pull, weight.

W.W.

Grammar/Language: Web link- MP2:

Grammar/Language standards -unit 4 Conjunctions PPT

Grammar/Language -unit 5

Grammar/Language -unit 6

Topics-opinion:

Otto For President

The Perfect Pet

Should college athletes be paid?

Math

multiply decimals numbers by a single digit whole number by using place value chart and relate it to written method.

Science

Science Unit 2-Space-solar system

Motion slides

Social Studies

Exploration and Columbus

Week of November 5th

Hope you had a great weekend!

No School Tuesday November 6 th!!(Please go out and vote)

Reading

RI 5.6 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

Writing

Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

  1. Introduce a topic/text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically

grouped.

  1. Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.

Spelling

demonstrate, vanishing, prevent, defending, protest, devoted, define, bonus, moment, punishment exchange, trade, England, France, Spain

Math

adding, subtracting decimals using place value strategies .

Social Studies

Life and cultural development in West Africa

Science

insulators and conductors

Week of October 29th

Hope you had a wonderful weekend!!

Pumpkin patch tomorrow Tuesday, October 30th!

Halloween parade Wednesday, October 31st!

1/2 a day Friday,  November 2nd!

Language Arts

RI 5.5 Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

Reading – RI.5.3 – Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

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.

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.

Social Studies

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

5 – U1.3.2:    Describe the life and cultural development of people living in western Africa before the 16th century with respect to economic (the ways people made a living) and family structures, and the growth of states, towns, and trade.

Spelling (VC/CV)

suggest, fantastic, cosmic, excess, sluggish, advancement, intersection, excessive, obvious, distance, 

explorer,  Europe, Africa, settlers, route

Week of October 22nd

Hope you had a nice weekend!!

ELA

Reading – RI.5.2 – Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

Reading – RI.5.3 – Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

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; including formatting.

  1. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, and information and examples related to the topic.
  2. Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g. in contrast, especially).

Spelling

interpret, compartment, temperature, warrior, separate,  partnership, factoring, miniature, declaration,  terriblyjourney

Content words: American, Indians, location, environment, geography

Math  Test on Thursday and work on study guide this week

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.

Social Studies

American Indians- southwest-video

Northwest American Indians