Happy Weekend 11-10-17

Class News: 

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • Please bring in some canned food next week. All donated food will go to needy families in the community.
  • Next Friday, November 17th is pajama day! Pay only $1 to wear pajamas all day.
  • Also, on Friday, November 17th is Family Movie Night from 4:00-5:30 p.m.. All students must be with an adult. The cost is $2 a person and includes a bag of popcorn.
  • We are up to 30 minutes for Read to Self in Daily 5 and 20 minutes in Work on Writing. We are practicing Read to Someone everyday and Listen to Reading too.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

 

Why Read 20 Minutes at Home?

Student A Reads

Student B Reads

Student C Reads

 20 minutes per day

 5 minutes per day

 1 minute per day

 3,600 minutes per school year

 900 minutes per school year

180 minutes per school year

1,800,000 words per year

 282,000 words per year

 8,000 words per year

Scores in the 90th percentile on standardized tests.

Scores in the 50th percentile on standardized tests.

Scores in the 10th percentile on standardized tests.

If they start reading for 20 minutes per night in Kindergarten, by the end of 6th grade, Student A will have read for the equivalent of 60 school days, Student B will have read for 12 school days, and Student C will have read for 3. (Nagy and Herman, 1987.)

Want to be a better reader? Simply, read!

Why read for 20 min.?

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon.
  3. Writing– Complete your opinion piece and send it to me.

 

Homework and Happenings 11-09-17

Class News: 

Monday

11/06

Tuesday

11/07

Wednesday

11/08

Thursday

11/09

Friday

11/10

 Spelling Pre-Test

No School

Election Day

 

 Re- Do Math-a-Thon

Addition/Subtraction

Multiplication

Ecology Club-8 a.m.

Parent-Teacher

Conferences

4-7 p.m.

Mohamed’s Conference

Fatimeh’s Conference

Ayla’s Conference

Amran’s Conference

Malak’s Conference

Fatima’s Conference

Hussam’s Conference

Maysa’s Conference

Saadi’s Conference

 Spelling Test

Reading List Due

Cursive Handwriting Due

Abdulrahman’s Conference

 

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • Spelling test tomorrow. Please take a practice test at home.
  • Reading List due tomorrow.
  • Cursive handwriting due tomorrow.
  • We are up to 30 minutes for Read to Self in Daily 5 and 20 minutes in Work on Writing. We are practicing Read to Someone everyday and Listen to Reading too.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon.
  3. Writing– Complete your opinion piece and send it to me.

Spelling List:

  1. advancement
  2. contest
  3. suggest
  4. fantastic
  5. progress
  6. address
  7. argument
  8. understanding
  9. disgusting
  10. subject
  11. thermal
  12. lattice
  13. sequence
  14. electrical
  15. chemical

Homework and Happenings 11-08-17

Class News: 

Monday

11/06

Tuesday

11/07

Wednesday

11/08

Thursday

11/09

Friday

11/10

 Spelling Pre-Test

No School

Election Day

 

 Re- Do Math-a-Thon

Addition/Subtraction

Multiplication

Ecology Club-8 a.m.

Parent-Teacher

Conferences

4-7 p.m.

Mohamed’s Conference

Fatimeh’s Conference

Ayla’s Conference

Amran’s Conference

Malak’s Conference

Fatima’s Conference

Hussam’s Conference

Maysa’s Conference

Saadi’s Conference

 Spelling Test

Reading List Due

Cursive Handwriting Due

Abdulrahman’s Conference

 

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • Conference reminders were sent with all the students. Please check your time and date for your conference.
  • We will complete our nutrition class tomorrow.
  • I will have parent teacher conferences tomorrow for the above students.
  • We are up to 30 minutes for Read to Self in Daily 5 and 20 minutes in Work on Writing. We are practicing Read to Someone everyday and Listen to Reading too.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon.
  3. Writing– Complete your opinion piece and send it to me.

Spelling List:

  1. advancement
  2. contest
  3. suggest
  4. fantastic
  5. progress
  6. address
  7. argument
  8. understanding
  9. disgusting
  10. subject
  11. thermal
  12. lattice
  13. sequence
  14. electrical
  15. chemical

Weekend Work 11-03-17

Class News: 

Monday

10/30

Tuesday

10/31

Wednesday

11/01

Thursday

11/02

Friday

11/03

Trunk or Treat

Pumpkin Patch

Field Trip

Greenfield Village:

IMAX and Museum

 1/2 Day

Dismissal at 11:45

 

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • We are up to 30 minutes for Read to Self in Daily 5 and 20 minutes in Work on Writing. We are practicing Read to Someone everyday and Listen to Reading too.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon.
  3. Writing– Complete your opinion piece and send it to me.

 

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Homework and Happenings 11-02-17

Class News: 

Monday

10/30

Tuesday

10/31

Wednesday

11/01

Thursday

11/02

Friday

11/03

Trunk or Treat

Pumpkin Patch

Field Trip

Greenfield Village:

IMAX and Museum

 1/2 Day

Dismissal at 11:45

 

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • Tomorrow is half a day. Students go home at 11:45 a.m..
  • Read the lavender colored sheet sent home from the office today. It has important dates to remember.
  • Spelling Test tomorrow. Study your words tonight.
  • Reading List due tomorrow.
  • Cursive handwriting due tomorrow on your spelling words.
  • We are up to 20 minutes for Read to Self in Daily 5 and 20 minutes in Work on Writing. We are practicing Read to Someone everyday and we added Listen to Reading too.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2.  Spelling-Do one of the activities from the 30 ways to practice your spelling with your new spelling words.
  3. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon. Work on finding the landmarks on your math worksheet.

Spelling List:

  1. interpret
  2. temperature
  3. warrior
  4. separate
  5. factoring
  6. terribly
  7. journey
  8. volunteer
  9. preparation
  10. purpose
  11. divisor
  12. dividend
  13. distance
  14. settlers
  15. quotient

Homework and Happenings 11-01-17

Class News: 

Monday

10/30

Tuesday

10/31

Wednesday

11/01

Thursday

11/02

Friday

11/03

Trunk or Treat

Pumpkin Patch

Field Trip

Greenfield Village:

IMAX and Museum

 1/2 Day

Dismissal at 11:45

 

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • We are up to 20 minutes for Read to Self in Daily 5 and 20 minutes in Work on Writing. We are practicing Read to Someone everyday and we added Listen to Reading too.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2.  Spelling-Do one of the activities from the 30 ways to practice your spelling with your new spelling words.
  3. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon. Work on finding the landmarks on your math worksheet.

Spelling List:

  1. interpret
  2. temperature
  3. warrior
  4. separate
  5. factoring
  6. terribly
  7. journey
  8. volunteer
  9. preparation
  10. purpose
  11. divisor
  12. dividend
  13. distance
  14. settlers
  15. quotient

Homework and Happenings 10-31-17

Class News: 

Monday

10/30

Tuesday

10/31

Wednesday

11/01

Thursday

11/02

Friday

11/03

Trunk or Treat

Pumpkin Patch

Field Trip

Greenfield Village:

IMAX and Museum

 

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • If you are going out trick or treating tonight, please be safe and go out with an adult.
  • We are going on a field trip tomorrow Wednesday, November 1st to Greenfield Village. Bring a lunch with you that includes a sandwich, water bottle, and a snack. We will watch the IMAX movie about Lewis and Clark. Then, we will eat lunch and go to the museum.
  • We are up to 20 minutes for Read to Self in Daily 5 and 20 minutes in Work on Writing. We are practicing Read to Someone everyday and we added Listen to Reading too.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2.  Spelling-Do one of the activities from the 30 ways to practice your spelling with your new spelling words.
  3. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon. Work on finding the landmarks on your math worksheet.

Spelling List:

  1. interpret
  2. temperature
  3. warrior
  4. separate
  5. factoring
  6. terribly
  7. journey
  8. volunteer
  9. preparation
  10. purpose
  11. divisor
  12. dividend
  13. distance
  14. settlers
  15. quotient

Weekly Objectives 10-30-17

Class News: 

Monday

10/30

Tuesday

10/31

Wednesday

11/01

Thursday

11/02

Friday

11/03

Trunk or Treat

Pumpkin Patch

Field Trip

Greenfield Village:

IMAX and Museum

 

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • Bring your $3 for Trunk or Treat for tomorrow October 31st. You can wear your costume to school on Halloween. No masks or face paint.
  • Please join the PTA. We would like all parents to join. Membership is only $10.
  • We are going on a field trip on Wednesday, November 1st to Greenfield Village.
  • We are up to 20 minutes for Read to Self in Daily 5 and 20 minutes in Work on Writing. We are practicing Read to Someone everyday and we added Listen to Reading too.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2.  Spelling-Do one of the activities from the 30 ways to practice your spelling with your new spelling words.
  3. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon. Work on finding the landmarks on your math worksheet.

Spelling List:

  1. interpret
  2. temperature
  3. warrior
  4. separate
  5. factoring
  6. terribly
  7. journey
  8. volunteer
  9. preparation
  10. purpose
  11. divisor
  12. dividend
  13. distance
  14. settlers
  15. quotient

Reading Objectives:

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).

RI 5.9-Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

Writing Objectives:

Subject: 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.

 

W.5.8  Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.

 

W.5.9  Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 

W.5.10  Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames.

 

 

Math Objectives:

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.

5.NBT.A.3(a): Read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths.

  1. Read and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded for, e.g. 347.392 = 3 x 100 + 4 x 10 + 7 x 1 + 3 x (1/10) + 9 x (1/100) + 2 x (1/1000).

5.NBT.A.3(b):  Compare two decimals to thousandths based on meanings of the digits in each place, using greater than, =, and less than symbols to record the results of comparisons.

5.NBT.A.4:  Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place value.

 

Science Objective:

5-PS1-1 Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Social Studies Objectives:

4 – C1.0.2: Explain probable consequences of an absence of government and of rules and laws.

4 – C2.0.1: Explain how the principles of popular sovereignty, rule of law, checks and balances,

separation of powers, and individual rights (e.g., freedom of religion, freedom of

expression, freedom of press) serve to limit the powers of the federal government as

reflected in the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

Happy Weekend 10-27-17

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • We are going on a field trip on November 1st. Turn in your permission slip and money asap.
  • Bring your $3 for Trunk or Treat for October 31st. You can wear your costume to school on Halloween. No masks or face paint.
  • Please join the PTA. We would like all parents to join. Membership is only $10.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon. Work on finding the landmarks on your math worksheet.
  3. Writing-Complete your opinion piece.

Homework and Happenings 10-26-17

Class News: 

Monday 10/23 Tuesday 10/24 Wednesday 10/25 Thursday 10/26 Friday 10/27
5th Grade Parent Meeting at 9 a.m.

Field Trip

Greenfield Village

Picture Day

 

  • My email is habhabn@dearbornschools.org
  • Tomorrow is the spelling test.
  • Reading List is due on Friday.
  • Cursive handwriting is due on Friday.
  • We are going on a field trip on November 1st. Turn in your permission slip and money asap.
  • Bring your $3 for Trunk or Treat for October 31st. You can wear your costume to school on Halloween. No masks or face paint.
  • Please join the PTA. We would like all parents to join. Membership is only $10.
  • Please fill out the Chaperone/Volunteer form if you would like to join us on the field trip and send it back with your child with a photocopy of your driver’s license too.
  • We are up to 20 minutes for Read to Self in Daily 5 and 20 minutes in Work on Writing. We are practicing Read to Someone everyday and we added Listen to Reading too.
  • Please bring a refillable water bottle everyday to school.

 

Homework:

Ms. Habhab’s 40 Book Challenge

  • All 5th graders in Ms. Habhab’s class will be expected to read at least 40 books this year during independent reading at home.
  • You will be reading 40 (or more) books this year (beginning 9/7/17) and keeping track of the titles and genres on your Reading List sheet.
  • You will be reading from a variety of genres in order to explore books you might not ordinarily read, and to develop an understanding of literary elements, text features, and text structures.
  • Books that have been read (or will be read) in class cannot count, even if the student re-reads the book.
  • Students may ask the teacher, librarian, classmates, or their families for recommendations, but there are no specific title requirements
  • Any book with more than 200 pages will count as 2 books.
  • All books are selected by the student.
  • Select good fit books at your reading level. Use your DRA book graph as your guide and NWEA reading RIT score.
  • Use your Reading notebook to respond to your reading.
  • Each quarter you will be asked to present a “book talk” in front of the class for a grade.
  • Each week I will ask you about what you are reading, which books you have added to your list, which books you abandoned, and which ones you plan to read next.
  • Every Friday, you will turn in a completed Reading List.
  1. You must read for 30 minutes independently outside of class. Read for 15 minutes and list the books read in your reading list. Reading list is due on Friday. Also, read for 15 minutes on MyOn everyday. I will be checking your minutes weekly.
  2.  Spelling-Do one of the activities from the 30 ways to practice your spelling with your new spelling words.
  3. Math-Do 15 minutes on Khan Academy using your new RIT score and practice on iLearn for the math-a-thon. Work on finding the landmarks on your math worksheet.

Spelling List:

  1. there
  2. their
  3. they’re
  4. threw
  5. through
  6. by
  7. bye
  8. buy
  9. some
  10. sum
  11. waist
  12. waste
  13. homophones
  14. traditions
  15. customs
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