Ms Niemi's 5th Grade Reading/ELA - Week of May 14-18

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Weekly Lessons - Week of May 14-18



Reading/ELA

Interventions

Social Studies

Monday

  • I can show I know new vocabulary words by listing connections and synonyms to words

  • Intro new vocabulary words

  • Vocabulary Notes

  • Vocabulary practice page

  • I can show I understand what I read by answering comprehension questions

  • Read  The BFG Chapter 7-8

  • Take visual and written notes on American History

  • “Intolerable Acts”



Tuesday

  • I can draw conclusions by using text evidence

  • Start reading “Westlandia”

  • Conclusions  Skill Sheet

  • Drawing Conclusions  Graphic organizer

  • I can compare 2 characters using a Venn Diagram

  • Read  The BFG Chapter 9-10

  • CLC

  • Wednesday

    • SBAC Math PT test



    • Take visual and written notes on American History

    • “United We Stand”


    Thursday

    • I can draw conclusions by using text evidence  

    • Finish reading “Westlandia”

    • Drawing conclusions  Graphic organizer

    • Theme and Setting Skill Practice


    • I can compare 2 characters using a Venn Diagram

    • Read  The BFG Chapter 9-10

  • Take visual and written notes on American History

  • “Liberty or Death”

  • Friday

    • I can show comprehension of the story by answering questions

    • Re-read “Westlandia”

    • Comprehension Questions

    • Drawing Conclusions practice page (independently)

  • I can determine the solution of problems by analyzing story events

  • Read Ch 11-12 of The BFG and fill out problem and solution chart

    • I can work cooperatively with my group to complete several tasks.

    • Cooperative Groups Activity

    Upcoming Events:


    State Testing Schedule for 5th grade:

    Math #1 - Wednesday, May 16
    Math #2 - Thursday, May 24


    Rockin' Rockets
    (May) - May 31

    Spring Concert - Thursday, May 31st @ CRES Gym
    - 5th graders arrive at 7:00, perform at 7:30.
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    HOMEWORK (Reading Log):
    Reading Logs no longer include spelling words.  The last reading log will be for the week of May 28th, due June 4th.

    NEW EXPECTATION - 150 MINUTES A WEEK


    The reading log packet will be assigned on Mondays and is due the following Monday morning.  Please look for homework to come home on Monday nights.  Homework can be done during the week as family schedules permit.  Homework Zone Packets include:
    • A reading log - 150 minutes a week - list the book you are reading, pages, and minutes read
    • A choice of reading comprehension tasks
    • A list of vocabulary and spelling words to practice as students choose at home
    • A newsletter from all the 5th grade teachers to keep parents up to date on school and class events.
    • Reading Log 5.14-21

      Reading Log 5.7-13

      Reading Log April 30-May4


    • Reading Log April 23-29


    • Reading Log April 16-22


    • Reading Log April 9-15


    • Reading Log 3.19-25


      Reading Log 3/5-11

    • Reading Log 2/26-3/2


    • Reading Log 2.12-19


    • Reading Log 2.5-11


    • Reading Log 1.29-2.4


    • Reading Log 1.22-28












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