5th Grade Homework Literacy/SS
May 31, 2017
SS pgs 306-313 All questions completed with detailed answers

May 25, 2017
Reading practice
Research for Opinion paper and SS project
Spelling menus due tomorrow  Spelling Test tomorrow
S.S. Quiz on lesson 4 and 5 due tomorrow

​May 22 and 23, 2017
Spelling Menu or Squares due Fri. 5/26
Spelling Test Friday 5/26
​SS Lesson 5 Questions due Wed. 5/24
​SS Quiz Lessons 4 and 5 Thurs. 5/25

Spelling Words: antibiotic, antifreeze, antibody, antidote, antislavery, magnitude, magnificent, magnify, minute, miniature, minimum, minor

May 15 and 16, 2017
Practice presentation for Spring Arts Festival
Bring in costume for Spring Arts Festival by Tuesday
Spelling Squares or menus due Fri 5/19
Spelling Test 5/19
Reading Comprehension--both sides due Tues 5/16 and Wed 5/17
​Spelling Words: petition, independence, rights, treason, mercenary, retreat, morale, enlist, alliance, strategy, peninsula, negotiate, advantage, allies, revolution

May 8, 2017
Study for Social Studies Quiz on Lessons 1-3 tomorrow
Practice Woodsmen speech for class presentation


May 4, 2017
Study for Spelling tomorrow
Start practicing speech for presentations next week
Study for Social Studies Quiz on Tues. 5/9

May 3, 2017
Social Studies Quiz on Tuesday 5/9 on Lessons 1-3
Reading Practice
Spelling Test Friday


April 3, 2017
Reading Comprehension Plus pgs 7-10
S.S. Lesson 1 due Wed. 4/5
Dress Down tomorrow $1

Homework for the week of March 27, 2017
Spelling sentences or Squares
Spelling Test Friday
SS Test Tuesday

Reading homework both sides due Wed.
Handwriting homework due Wed.

Spelling Words for this week: disperse, disconnect, difference, diverse, distort, diffuse, disinterest, divert, disarray, dissect, diagram, dialect, dialogue, diagonal, diameter, perspire, perforate, permeate, permanent, perceive

Monday March 20, 2017
Spelling Menu or Squares due Friday
Spelling test Friday
Read 15-20 pages in reading book or biography
SS pgs 130-135 due Wed. 3/22
Social Studies Test Tues 3/28

Spelling Words for the week: barter, slavery, uprising, ally, treaty, proclamation, rebellion, resources, restriction, settlement, dessert, desert, accept, except, separate, sincerely, possible, government, determine, business

Monday March 13, 2017
Two pages of reading; both sides of both pages are due Wednesday.

All notes for their speeches are due Thursday 3/16 (minimum of 8 people) Students have these directions in their notebooks.
Social Studies: finish drafts of brochures
                     Finish: Reading and Annotate up to page 118 due Wednesday
                     All questions up to and including pg 119 due Wednesday
Annotate and Read pg 120-127 and all questions due Friday March 17th

I also told students that I will be grading NewsELA assignments that are done on days off or weekends. (Assuming we have power, this is an opportunity for your child to earn additional points in reading.)

Just a reminder: If you are participating in the candy fundraiser, the money is due this Friday. If you are having trouble selling your candy, please e-mail me, and we will try to help you.



Monday February 27, 2017
Reading passage both sides
Practice Explorer Speech Presentations--Presentations will be Thursday and Friday
Spelling Menu or squares due Friday
Spelling Test Friday


Spelling words for the Week of February 27-March 3, 2017

region, climate, dissent, proprietor, diverse, barter, export, import, mercantilism, artisan, completion, competition, exhibition, decision, prevention, expansion, opposition, preservation, conservation, observation

Spelling words for the Week of February 13-16 and 22-24, 2017


Due to two short weeks, this week's spelling words will be tested next Friday February 24th.
Spelling Words: decade,decathlon, decimeter, decimal, decagon, December, century, centennial, percent, centimeter, centipede, centigrade, millenium, millimeter, millipede, million, millionaire, kilogram, kilometer, kilowatt





Homework for the Week of February 6-10, 2017
Spelling Squares or Menus due Friday 2/10
Spelling Test Friday 2/10
Spelling words this week: structure, construct, instruct, constructive, destructive, industry, industrious, instructor, instrument, reconstruct; multimedia, multicolored, multiple, multiplication, multicultural, multitude, multivitamin, multimillionaire, multitask, multipurpose
​Reading page both sides due 2/9
S.S. Chapter Review due 2/9
All Social Studies packets are being collected and all questions in every section must be completed.
S.S. Test Friday 2/10

February 1, 2017
Spelling menu or squares due Friday
Handwriting pages 48 and 49


January 25, 2017
Spelling menu or squares due Friday
Finish Social Studies 78-79 numbers 7-10

January 23, 2017
Spelling menu or squares due Friday 1/27
Social Studies Read pages 75-77 and underline 1 important idea in each paragraph and answer 4, 5, and 6.

Spelling words this week: diction, dictate, dictionary, predict, prediction, unpredictable, contradict, verdict, vindictive, contradiction, subscribe, describe, prescribe, subscription, prescription, script, scripture, transcript, inscription, scribble

January 12, 2017
Spelling menu or squares due tomorrow
Spelling test tomorrow
Read and annotate Ch 3 and conclusion in "Explorers of America"

January 9, 2017
Spelling Menu or Squares (50pts) due Friday 1/13
Study for Social Studies Test tomorrow
Reminders
Dress Down $1 tomorrow
Mass Friday

Spelling Words this week: transmit, emit, submit, intermittent, intermission, commit, dismiss, mission, missile, transport, porter, portable, import, export, important, opportunity, support, portion, portfolio, report

January 4, 2017
Spelling Menu (40pts.) or Squares due Friday 1/6
Finish Social Studies 1-10 pgs 52-57 due Thursday 1/5
Spelling Test Friday 1/6
Social Studies Test Tuesday 1/10


January 3, 2017
Spelling Menu (40pts.) or Squares due Friday 1/6
Finish Social Studies 1-10 pgs 52-57 due Thursday 1/5
Spelling Test Friday 1/6
Social Studies Test Tuesday 1/10


Spelling Words this week: realize, curious, disastrous, improvement, immediate, ingredient, disagreement, excitement, requirement, experience, cooperation, concentration, unbelievable, museum, separately, referred, positive, success, partial, official

December 19, 2016
Read and annotate one chapter in your class reading book
Social Studies--finish annotating and answer questions 1-9 pgs 42-51

No Spelling Word work this week

December 12, 2016
Spelling Squares or Spelling Menu (50pts.) due Friday 12/16
Social Studies 1-10 (throughout pages 31-41 in packet due tomorrow

Spelling Words this week: editor, passenger, tourist, pitcher, professor, actor, colonist, director, commander, operator, artist, inventor, cyclist, gardener, scientist, doctor, teacher, archaeologist, specialist, aviator, commentator, discoverer, adventurer, cartoonist

December 6, 2016
Spelling menu (50pts) or Spelling Squares due Friday 12/9
Comprehension Plus Lesson 19 pgs 90-94 due tomorrow

December 5, 2016
Spelling menus (50pts) or Spelling Squares due Friday 12/9
This week's spelling words are: independence, indifference, instance, elegance, reference, attendance, patience, appearance, endurance, influence, consequence, evidence, divisible, legible, enjoyable, acceptable, respectable, horrible, terrible, lovable, comfortable, responsible, incredible, reversible, believable

December 1, 2016
Spelling Menus are due tomorrow or Spelling Squares
Study for Spelling Test

November 29, 2016
Spelling Menu OR Spelling Squares due Friday
Study for Social Studies Test

November 28, 2016
Spelling Words 3 times each
S.S. Test Thursday 12/1 on the Tlingit and Hopi

November 22, 2016
Handwriting Practice L and M
NewsELA log in and read and respond to Monday's articles (student's have a page with instructions of how to join

November 21, 2016
Handwriting practice G and I
Comma worksheet-- both sides


November 14, 2016

Spelling Menu 50 points (any combination that adds up to 50pts.) due by Friday
**Unless specified in the directions, each activity should have all spelling words.
**Students are required to do something for the menu each night to study and practice each night.
Social Studies: Read and annotate Chapters 1 and 2 of take home book

This week's Spelling Words (11/14-11/18): bimonthly, midday, semicircle, trisect, bicycle, midterm, semifinal, midair, semiannual, midafternoon, semicolon, bisect, tricycle, midnight, bifocals, semisweet, triangle, biweekly, midland, semiformal, trilogy, bilingual, midsection, triathlon, midfield

November 9, 2016
Read S.S. take home book, and annotate and write a summary of Chapter 3 and 4
Practice Handwriting letters Dd and Ee

November 7, 2016
Read S.S. take home book, and annotate and write a summary of Chapter 1 and 2

November 2, 2016
Spelling Squares 9-16

 October 31, 2016--Happy Halloween
Spelling Words three times each

October 24, 2016
Spelling Squares #1-8
Finish Social Studies packet

October 19, 2016
Spelling Squares numbers 15-20
Social Studies Test tomorrow


October 18, 2016

Spelling Squares numbers 9-14

Social Studies Chapter Review due tomorrow
Study for Test Thursday 10/20

Spelling Words: decade,decathlon, decimeter, decimal, decagon, December, century, centennial, percent, centimeter, centipede, centigrade, millenium, millimeter, millipede, million, millionaire, kilogram, kilometer, kilowatt
Spelling Words: decade,decathlon, decimeter, decimal, decagon, December, century, centennial, percent, centimeter, centipede, centigrade, millenium, millimeter, millipede, million, millionaire, kilogram, kilometer, kilowatt