February 21

2004-2005

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Assignment Sheet for February 21, 2005 (Word Document) www.pcboe.net/pcis/garrett2004/index.htm Mrs. Garrett’s 5th Grade

 

Character Trait

Grammar

Math

Science

Monday

-Discuss the Word of the Week:  Self-Reliance

-Brainstorm ideas about the word.

-Write the ideas in the Changing Lives activity book.

Always print in legible handwriting.

-Write down all assignments in planner, even if they are completed.

-Get your planner signed by your parent/guardian every night.

 

Picture Day on Tuesday!

-Discuss writing brochure, as well as editing papers.

-Review Figurative Language PowerPoint.

-Write down topic, purpose, and audience for several writing prompts.

-Work on creating outlines or graphic organizers for writing assessment.

-Practice writing for the writing assessment that is on February 23rd.

Always print in legible handwriting.

-During Exploratory, begin writing or rewriting something for the Young Authors’ Competition.

-Solve problems from the Spiral Review and Test Prep transparency and the Problem of the Day.

-Practice adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions, Improper fractions and mixed numbers, finding equivalent fractions, and simplifying answers.

-Type essays during Computer Lab time.

-Review circle graphs on pages 286-287, WS 27, 28, 135 PA, Workbook pages 64, 65, 66.

-Study for the Mastery test on Circle Graphs on Thursday.

Tuesday

-Write a rough draft for the Word of the Week in the Changing Lives activity book.

Always print in legible handwriting.

-Write down all assignments in planner, even if they are completed.

-Get your planner signed by your parent/guardian every night.

 

Picture Day today!

-Discuss writing brochure, as well as editing papers.

-Review Figurative Language PowerPoint.

-Write down topic, purpose, and audience for several writing prompts.

-Work on creating outlines or graphic organizers for writing assessment.

-Practice writing for the writing assessment that is on February 23rd.

Always print in legible handwriting.

-Work on writing or rewriting something for the Young Authors’ Competition.

-Solve problems from the Spiral Review and Test Prep transparency and the Problem of the Day.

-Practice adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions, Improper fractions and mixed numbers, finding equivalent fractions, and simplifying answers.

-Work on Accelerated Math.

-Review circle graphs on pages 286-287, WS 27, 28, 135 PA, Workbook pages 64, 65, 66.

-Study for the Mastery test on Circle Graphs on Thursday.

Wednesday

-Revise your rough draft on the Word of the Week in the Changing Lives activity book to make it better.

Always print in legible handwriting.

-Write down all assignments in planner, even if they are completed.

-Get your planner signed by your parent/guardian every night.

Take the 50-minute Alabama Writing Assessment on one type of writing:  Narrative, Descriptive, or Expository. 

-Solve problems from the Spiral Review and Test Prep transparency and the Problem of the Day.

-Practice adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions, Improper fractions and mixed numbers, finding equivalent fractions, and simplifying answers.

-Work on Accelerated Math.

-Review circle graphs on pages 286-287, WS 27, 28, 135 PA, Workbook pages 64, 65, 66.

-Study for the Mastery test on Circle Graphs on Thursday.

Thursday

-Proofread your Word of the Week writing to make it flawless.

-Publish your final copy in the Changing Lives activity book.

Always print in legible handwriting.

-Write down all assignments in planner, even if they are completed.

-Get your planner signed by your parent/guardian every night.

-Create an outline for each of the writing types for the topic of a dream vacation. 

-Write a story about your dream vacation.

-Solve problems from the Spiral Review and Test Prep transparency and the Problem of the Day.

-Practice adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions, Improper fractions and mixed numbers, finding equivalent fractions, and simplifying answers.

-Demonstrate knowledge of circle graphs by taking the Mastery Test.

-Work on Accelerated Math.

-Practice math and reading skills using science concepts.

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-Turn in your Changing Lives activity book.  (Activities from Changing Lives are given grades in Language as “Other Averages.”)

Always print in legible handwriting.

-Write down all assignments in planner, even if they are completed.

-Get your planner signed by your parent/guardian every night.

-Create an outline for each of the writing types for the topic of an exploratory mission to the moon and an encounter with a friendly group of aliens. 

-Write a descriptive report of your mission.

-Participate in DARE during Exploratory time.

-Solve problems from the Spiral Review and Test Prep transparency and the Problem of the Day.

-Practice adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions, improper fractions and mixed numbers, finding equivalent fractions, and simplifying answers.

-Work on Accelerated Math.

-Practice math and reading skills using science concepts.

Lesson plans are subject to change.

REAP the Benefits:  Read 5+ books on your STAR level, Earn 10+ points each grading period, Achieve at least 85% on the tests, and Pass at least 5 AR tests on level.

Get a free personal pan pizza for February by reading on or above your reading level and earning 5 or more points in the month of February.

Note:  Websites listed are for further study by the student and parent.

Parent’s/Guardian’s signature or initials to verify that he/she has seen this week’s lesson plan:

Young Authors’ Writing Competition:

Students may submit an entry in one of the three categories: poetry, short story, and nonfiction.

Guidelines:
1. 
Students may only submit one entry, and it must be the original work of the student.
2.  The entries must have a title page with the student's name, school, grade, and homeroom teacher.
3.  The entries may be typed or NEATLY written in
ink.

4.    Short stories & nonfiction submissions should be between 500-1500 words.

The entries are due to Ms. Booker by Thursday, March 3. The entries will be picked up by 10:00 A.M. on Friday.

Black History Websites:

http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/bhm/

http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/BHM/AfroAm.html

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/aframer/

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhm1.html

http://www.education-world.com/a_special/black_history.shtml

-Stem and leaf plot graph websites:

http://regentsprep.org/Regents/math/data/stemleaf.htm

http://ellerbruch.nmu.edu/classes/cs255w02/cs255students/JLAHR/P11/stemandleaf.pdf#search='stem%20and%20leaf%20plot%20graphs'

http://www.indiana.edu/~ensiweb/lessons/f.graphs.html

http://math.about.com/library/weekly/aa051002a.htm

http://www.statcan.ca/english/edu/power/ch8/plots.htm

Consider visiting these sites:

-www.aaamath.com

-http://www.SFSuccessnet.com

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th.htm

http://cemc.uwaterloo.ca/mathfrog/

Mean, median, mode, and range websites:

http://www.manatee.k12.fl.us/sites/elementary/palmasola/mathlabtutstat1.htm

http://www.aaamath.com/B/sta.htm

http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol8/challenge_vol8.html

http://www.ex.ac.uk/cimt/mepres/book8/bk8i5/bk8_5i2.htm

Do this next week after the writing assessment?

-Create a line graph in Word by following these directions:

http://www.paradise.k12.nf.ca/apinsentsmathpage/linegraphs.html

-Use Dealing with Data from Mailbox Oct./Nov. 1986 on pages 34-39.

 

 

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