Reading Groups

Reading Groups

 

Walk Two Moons

Due Monday, December 22

Read Chapters 12- 22

Complete the packet

 

 

Shiloh

DueTuesday, 12/23

Finish the book

What happened to Shiloh?

What does Marty do to keep Shiloh?

 

 

Long Way

Due 12/17

Finish the book

Big Question:  How does Joey and Maryalice's perception about grandma change throughout the book?

 

Esperanza Rising

Due 12/19

read to page 121 - 157

 

 

 

Flex Grouping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you."
B.B. King

 

"In every job that must be done there is an element of fun"
Mary Poppins

 

December Dates:

Friday, December 5th -- report cards go home

Wednesday, December 10th - Early release

Thursday, December 11th-- Winter Concert at 7:00PM

Wednesday December 17th, Thursday, December 18th, and Friday, December 19th -- Early release days/parent conferences

Tuesday, December 23rd-- Early release

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Dreambox:

https://play.dreambox.com/login/9gd3/stillmeadowes

Username is your student id number

Password is stillmeadow1

 

Study link for science:

www.tdflashzone.net23.net

 

 Please email me if you need to contact me, jzaremski@ci.stamford.ct.us

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 

Posted by jzaremski Wednesday, December 17, 2014 11:51:00 AM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

Worksheets -- Ordering Fractions

Writing

 

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Cut up word slips and bring them back to school

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Tuesday

Social Studies--

Chapter 12 Lesson 2 Sections A, B and C quiz on Friday, December 19th

Science---

Get test signed

 

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 5  Gym

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

 

 

 

 

December 16, 2014 

Posted by jzaremski Tuesday, December 16, 2014 4:09:00 PM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

5.3

Writing

 

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Cut up word slips and bring them back to school

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Tuesday

Social Studies--

Chapter 12 Lesson 2 Sections A, B and C quiz on Friday, December 19th

Science---

Get test signed

 

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 4  Music

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, December 15,2014 

Posted by jzaremski Monday, December 15, 2014 3:31:00 PM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

None

Writing

Journal #1 due

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Cut up word slips and bring them back to school

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Tuesday

Social Studies--

None

Science---

Get test signed

 

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 3  Art

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, December 12, 2014 

Posted by jzaremski Friday, December 12, 2014 3:26:00 PM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

5.2

page 125, math boxes and study link

Writing

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Cut up word slips and bring them back to school

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Tuesday

Social Studies--

None

Science---

None

 

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 2 Gym

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, December 11, 2014 

Posted by jzaremski Thursday, December 11, 2014 3:42:00 PM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

5.1

Writing

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Cut up word slips and bring them back to school

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Friday

Social Studies--

None

Science---

None

 

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 1 Music

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 

Posted by jzaremski Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:11:00 AM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

None

Writing

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Cut up word slips and bring them back to school

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Friday

Social Studies--

None

Science---

None

 

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 6 Media and Art

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

Wednesday, December 10th is an early release day

 

 

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 

Posted by jzaremski Tuesday, December 09, 2014 3:19:00 PM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

None

Writing

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Cut up word slips and bring them back to school

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Thursday

Social Studies--

None

Science---

None

 

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 5 Gym

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

Wednesday, December 10th is an early release day

 

 

 

Monday, December 8, 2014 

Posted by jzaremski Monday, December 08, 2014 12:24:00 PM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

None

Writing

Journal # 1 due

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Cut up word slips and bring them back to school

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Thursday

Social Studies--

None

Science---

Sound test on Tuesday, December 9th

 

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 4 Music Recorders

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

Wednesday, December 10th is an early release day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, December 4, 2014 

Posted by jzaremski Thursday, December 04, 2014 4:49:00 PM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

4.3 math boxes and study link

 

Unit test on Monday

Writing

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Thursday

Social Studies--

None

Science---

Sound test on Tuesday, December 9th

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 2 Gym

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 

Posted by jzaremski Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:42:00 PM

Reading

Read for 30 minutes(note new time)

Reading log due Friday

See reading group assignments

Math--

decimal worksheet -choose 5 problems

make a magnitude estimate on the back for the chosen five

 

division worksheet - choose 7 problems.  Must show work

 

Unit test on Monday

Writing

Journal #2 due by Friday

 

Language Arts---

None

Word Work---

Study the words(the test is on the definition and not the spelling of the word)

Quiz on Thursday

Social Studies--

None

Science---

Sound test onTuesday, December 9th

Tomorrow's Day and Special ---   Day 1 Music

Other:

Reminder- If you chose the payment plan, your next payment is due for the 5th grade funds

 

Return Conference slip by Wednesday, December 3

 

Photo Retakes--Thursday, December 4th

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Information/Reminders

 

Improve your science and/or social studies grade

        I am giving you a chance to improve your social studies and/orscience  grade.  To receive an additional quiz grade, you must bring in an article  and present it to the class.  You could research this information on the Internet or find it in a newspaper or magazine.

 

Criteria:

1.     Your article must be up-to-date.   For science, it can not be more than a month old.

 

2.     You must bring in the article.  You could cut it out or print it off the Internet.  If you have a problem with a printer, see me and I will print it out.

 

3.     You must write up a summary about the article.  Then tell why you chose this article.

 

4.     You will present the article to the class.

 

5.     You can only present one science and /or  current event per marking period.

 

6.   The article must be presented one week prior to the end of the marking period.    

 

Anyone may do this article to improve their grade. 

 

 

 

websites:

http://www.sciencenews.org/

http://www.dogonews.com/category/science

http://www.timeforkids.com