Thursday 2-13-20

Thursday 2-13-20

Due Friday 2/14/20

Rachel’s Open Mind Assignment- follow directions

Eleven CER #2- use CER Cheat Sheet- pay attention to your REASONING

It is important that students attend school tomorrow- we need to finish our Eleven and Point of View Test. Students will NOT do their best if they try to take the test after a week off of school. Please be here tomorrow!

Mid-Winter Break is next week. There is NO SCHOOL Monday 2/17 through Friday 2/21. School resumes on Monday 2/24.

Eleven Study Guide

Eleven Study Guide

Use the link below to see the ELEVEN Study Guide. Use the online text tonight to read the story again and STUDY for the test.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/17LgDbE-sHuJKHrA8i3_UNL2UQsafdcLc73b8N23l_FU/edit?usp=sharing

Please also study for the POINT OF VIEW PORTION of the test. There will be passages where you need to analyze and decide what point of view the text is in.

Tuesday 2-11-20

Tuesday 2-11-20

Due TOMORROW
IXL Point of View Practice- 4 skills total
4th Grade- G1 and G2
5th Grade- G1
6th Grade- E2
80% or higher expected!

Due tomorrow:
Point of View Practice #2- both sides
Highlight pronouns
underline proof of thoughts/feelings/emotions for 3rd person examples

TWO TESTS ON THURSDAY
Eleven- comprehension and vocabulary

Point of View

Students have blog links, worksheets, and IXL to study! Start NOW

Due Friday 2/14/20

Rachel’s Open Mind Assignment- follow directions

Eleven CER #2- use CER Cheat Sheet- pay attention to your REASONING- it should NOT be the same as your quote- it should further explain the quote/evidence in a different way- add details- infer!

Friday 2-6-20

Friday 2-6-20

Due Monday 2/10
Point of View Practice #1 Worksheet (both sides)
Highlight pronouns and underline evidence for 3rd person thoughts and feelings

Due Wednesday 2/12
IXL Point of View Practice- 4 skills total
4th Grade- G1 and G2
5th Grade- G1
6th Grade- E2
80% or higher expected!

Congratulations to our classroom Spelling Bee Winners today. They will move on to compete school-wide next week….

1st Hr
Angelina Bazzi (1st)
Ahlam Fouani (2nd)

2nd hr
Hussein Alawan (1st)
Samiya Nasser (2nd)

5th hr
Nabiha Fsai (1st)
Adam Ballard (2nd)

Thursday 2-6-20

Thursday 2-6-20

Due YESTERDAY- Read and respond to two READ WORKS articles- “Attack of the Nerves” and “How to Say What You’re Feeling” Click the tab to the right of the article called “Book of Knowledge”. Add/type THREE important facts or ideas you learned from the article. THREE for each article

In the same READ WORDS Article Set- there are EIGHT other articles to choose. Each time you read and respond (3 important things you learned) to an additional article- you earn EXTRA CREDIT for this marking period. This opportunity is open until Friday 2-14-20.

Due Friday (by the end of the hour)
Feb Journal Square #1-write from first person point of view

Eleven CER- you chose one prompt- Use your CER Cheat Sheet if needed

Due Friday- PED and SECT Word Nerd Activities

Eleven Blue Words (8 total)- make flashcards and add to VV as BLUE words.

THE NEXT TEST ON POINT OF VIEW AND ELEVEN IS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY 2-13-20. THERE ARE NEW LINKS ON MY BLOG FOR EACH OF THESE TOPICS- LOOK TO THE RIGHT AND START PRACTICING AND STUDYING NOW!!!!!

Wednesday 2-5-20

Wednesday 2-5-20

Due today by the end of the day- Read and respond to two READ WORKS articles- “Attack of the Nerves” and “How to Say What You’re Feeling” Click the tab to the right of the article called “Book of Knowledge”. Add/type THREE important facts or ideas you learned from the article. THREE for each article

Due Friday
Feb Journal Square #1-write from first person point of view

Eleven CER- you chose one prompt- Use your CER Cheat Sheet if needed

Due Friday- PED and SECT Word Nerd Activities

Eleven Blue Words (8 total)- make flashcards and add to VV as BLUE words.

Wednesday 1-29-20

Wednesday 1-29-20

Due Friday
STARS packets- Drawing Conclusions and Inference
2+ annotations expected for all passages
Multiple Choice questions must have QAR

Due Friday
“The Secret to a Happier Life” (Empathy article)
Add 7+ annotations
Any circled words should be added to your VV as Orange Words

Parent Meeting tomorrow 1-30-20 at 8:30am in the Lowrey cafeteria. Reminder notes were sent home with students today.

Tuesday 1-21-20

Tuesday 1-21-20

For your planning purposes-
Students have a half day tomorrow Wednesday 1/22- dismissal is at 11:05 on half days.

ALL HOURS…..

YOU WILL ONLY HAVE APPROX. 15 MINUTES TO WORK ON THIS IN CLASS TOMORROW!!!!
“Mission to Mars” packet
1. 10+ annotations
2. QAR- all steps #1-10- use your notes to help if needed (see attachment in FRIDAY 1/17 post for QAR notes if needed)

  • READ question
  • Underline key terms 
  • Use a different color for each question 
  • Eliminate 2 & briefly explain why they are wrong
  • Underline proof or clues in the text and label with corresponding # and color
  • Label the QAR type on the left of the question # (RT, TS, AM)
  • Choose the correct answer  

Friday 1-17-20

Friday 1-17-20

For your planning purposes-
NO SCHOOL on Monday 1/20
Students also have half days 1/21 and 1/22- dismissal is at 11:05 on half days.

1st and 2nd hours ONLY: WORK ON THIS OVER THE LONG WEEKEND!! YOU WILL ONLY HAVE APPROX. 15 MINUTES TO WORK ON THIS IN CLASS ON WEDNESDAY!!!!
“Mission to Mars” packet
1. 10+ annotations
2. QAR- all steps #1-10- use your notes to help if needed (see attachment below of QAR notes)

  • READ question
  • Underline key terms 
  • Use a different color for each question 
  • Eliminate 2 & briefly explain why they are wrong
  • Underline proof or clues in the text and label with corresponding # and color
  • Label the QAR type on the left of the question # (RT, TS, AM)
  • Choose the correct answer