Monday, January 29, 2018

Tonight’s Homework:

Reading/Number the Stars: 

In Chapters 15-17 we talked about the Author’s Purpose for writing the article. We said:

Good readers make judgments about the characters, the story and the author’s writing.

Keeping this in mind answer the following 2 questions in your Reader’s Notebook:

  1. What do you think Lois Lowry wanted you to learn from reading Number the Stars?
  2. Why do you think she wrote the book?

Independent Reading: 30 minutes (can include Readworks articles)

Math: Workbook pages: 132-133

*Bring in Headphones for Chromebook Research

Due Friday: Life in Colonial America in Readworks- All Articles!
Volpi Math Challenge #5

Friday, January 25, 2018

Tonight’s Homework

Reading: 40 minutes of Independent Reading…Don’t forget to LOG

Math: Workbook pages 125-126

Word Study: Test tomorrow

*Volpi Math Challenge and Readworks are due tomorrow!!

** Please bring in headphones for next week- Our research will include watching online videos about Colonial America

1/24/18

1/24/18 Tonight’s Homework:

Reading:Number the Stars: Answer the following questions in your Reading Notebook:

  1. What did Annemarie’s mom say about Ellen and her family getting on the boat?
  2. Why did Mrs. Johansen have to crawl home?
  3. What did Annemarie have to do prove that she is really brave in Chapter 13
     **Independent Reading or HF 35 minutes

Math: “What’s in F” word problem worksheet

Due Friday: Word Study Test, Volpi Math Challenge #4, Readworks

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

1/23/18

Tonight’s Homework:

Reading:
Number the Stars: Do the following work in your Reading Notebook:

The coffin became an important part of the funeral in Chapter 9.

1.Who were the people who gathered at Uncle Henrik’s house?

2. Illustrate a scene from the funeral.

3. Add a caption below your picture to describe your illustration.

4.** INDEPENDENT READING FOR 35 MINUTES

Math:

THREE BUG HOUSE WORD PROBLEM WORKSHEET

WORD STUDY:
DUE TOMORROW

DUE FRIDAY: READWORKS AND VOLPI MATH CHALLENGE #4

Monday, January 22, 2018

Tonight’s Homework 1/22/18

Reading:

  1. Answer the following question in your Reading Notebook:
    Pretend you were Ellen and write a letter to your parents explaining everything you’ve been through since you’ve been staying at the Johansen’s.
    Please write at least 3/4 of a page
  2. 35 min in your HF Book or Independent Reading Book

Math: Textbook page 109 Problems # 28, 29, 31, 33

Due Friday: Readworks and Volpi Challenge #4

Word Study: Do a written sort in your Word Study Notebook and glue your words in!

Thursday, January 18, 2018

1/18/19

Reading : 30 minutes independent or HF depending on your group schedule

Writing: Close Read of “Stray”– write an entry responding to the story using the prompts from the chart in your Write’s Notebook: “Questions Writers Ask of Texts,”

Due Tomorrow: Readworks and Volpi Math Challenge #3

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

1/17/18

TONIGHT’S HOMEWORK:

Math: workbook pg. 104

Reading: 30 min in your independent reading book OR HF if your club is scheduled to read tonight.

Writing: Read Papa’s Parrot-Write an entry IN YOUR WRITER’S NOTEBOOK about whatever you notice, whatever makes you think and feel and wonder and remember in this story. (use your Questions “Writer’s Ask of Text” Chart to help you. Remember we are WRITING ABOUT OUR READING!!

TOMORROW IS OUR MUSIC ASSEMBLY

DUE FRIDAY: VOLPI MATH CHALLENGE #3 AND READWORKS

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tonight’s Homework 1/16/18

  1. READING
    Recall Chapter 6 in Number the Stars
    Answer these questions in your Reading NTBK:

    1. How has the soldier’s visit impacted the plot? Support your answer.
    2. How does it make mama feel to come home to visit? Support your inference.

2. SCIENCE
In your science notebook, please answer the following question:
 What does this experiment tell you about where water goes when it meets land?

3. MATH: WORKSHEET ON FRACTIONS

*DUE FRIDAY: VOLPI MATH CHALLENGE #3 AND READWORKS