WELCOME TO OUR FIFTH GRADE PAGE!

Mrs. Ellen McNichols, Teacher

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HOMEWORK

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13

Reading: None

English: None

Spelling: None

Math: Workbook pages 27-28.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

***Please sign the Assignment Book for Monday.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 12

Reading: None

English: None

Spelling: None

Math: Workbook pages 23-24.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 11

Reading: None

English: Page 218 Exercise 3 #1-10. Write the sentence and underline the subject once, the verb twice, underline three times if a sentence has a subjective complement, and circle if a sentence has a direct address.

Spelling: Handout page 126. ***Test on Thursday.

Math: Workbook pages 21-22.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

Please sign and return the yellow folder for Thursday.

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 10

Reading: 10 questions on Handout over Chapters 3-4-5.

English: Page 217 Exercise 1 #6-15. Write the sentence and underline the subject once, the verb twice, and circle the direct address. Place commas in correct spots.

Spelling: Handout page 25. ***Test on Thursday.

Math: None

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 9

Reading: 9 vocabulary words from section 1 right side only. Define.

English: Page 215 Exercise 2 #6-15. Write the sentence and underline the subject once, the verb twice, and circle the subjective complement.

Spelling: Handout page 24. ***Test on Thursday.

Math: Workbook pages 19-20.

Vocabulary: Workbook pages 18-19-20-21.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 6

Reading: None

English: None

Spelling: None

Math: Workbook pages 17-18.

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

***Please sign the Assignment Book for Monday.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 5

Reading: None

English: None

Spelling: Handout page 20. ***Test on Friday.

Math: None

Religion: None

Social Studies: None

Vocabulary: Workbook pages 13-14-15-16.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 4

Reading: 10 questions on Handout over Chapters 1-2 of the novel.

English: Page 213 Exercise 1 #6-15. Write the sentence and underline the subject once, and the verb twice.

Spelling: Handout page 19. ***Test on Friday.

Math: None ***Test on Thursday.

Religion: None

Social Studies: Study for the test over Chapter 1 on Thursday.

***Please sign and return the yellow folder for Thursday.

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 3

Reading: 9 vocabulary words on Handout from section 1 left side only.

English: None

Spelling: Handout page 18. ***Test on Friday.

Math: Workbook page 15 #1-8 and page 16 #1-8.

Religion: None

Social Studies: Pages 34-35 Chapter Review #1-16 due Wed. ***Test Thursday.

E-LEARNING (EMERGENCY) DAYS

5TH GRADE

DAY 1

READING/LANGUAGE ARTS/VOCABULARY

Students will: 1. Read Chapters 1&2 of the novel “The Indian and the Cupboard”.

2. Define the 10 following vocabulary words from Chapters 1&2:

kryptonic passage satin trousers bronze coherent

minuscule buckskin sarcastic appalled clutching

3. Answer the 10 following questions from Chapters 1&2:

1. Why did Omri not appreciate Patrick’s birthday present?

2. Why could Gillon not buy Omri a birthday gift? What did he give

Omri for a gift then?

3. Where did Omri get a key to fit the lock to his cupboard?

4. On the morning after his birthday, what happened in the cupboard?

5. Why did Omri not tell anyone about what was in the cupboard?

6. Why did Omri forget his swimming things?

7. Omri was worried about the Indian all day at school. Why?

8. What did Omri give the Indian to eat and drink?

9. What is the Indian’s name, and what tribe does he belong too?

10. How did Omri make the Indian a place to sleep?

4. Complete 30 minutes of silent reading from a novel of their choice.

MATH

Students will : Log onto Prodigy and solve Math problems for 40 minutes.

RELIGION

Students will: 1. Read from the Bible the Book of Genesis Chapters 1-4

2. Answer the following 10 questions:

1. What did God create on the first day?

2. What did God create on the second day?

3. What did God create on the third day?

4. What did God create on the fourth day?

5. What did God create on the fifth day?

6. What did God create on the sixth day?

7. Name the four rivers that God created in Eden.

8. How did God punish the snake that tricked Adam and Eve?

9. How did God punish Adam and Eve for being disobedient?

10. Who were the first two sons of Adam and Eve and what were

their jobs?

SOCIAL STUDIES (4TH AND 5TH GRADE)

Students will: 1. Choose one of the following National Parks:

a. The Everglades

b. Yellowstone

c. Yosemite

d. Acadia

e. The Grand Canyon

f. Apostle’s Islands

2. Using a computer, research the National Park and write a half

page report answering the following questions:

a. When was the National Park created?

b. In which states is the National Park located?

c. How big is the National Park?

d. Describe three interesting activities to do in the Park.

e. Name three animals/plants that reside in the Park.

SCIENCE

Students will follow the lesson plans from Ms Horvat’s class.

DAY 2

READING/LANGUAGE ARTS/VOCABULARY

Students will: 1. Read Chapters 3&4 of the novel “The Indian and the Cupboard”.

2. Define the 10 vocabulary words:

wretched commando stability rummaged platoon vaulted

escarpment foreboding desperately blokes lithely

3. Answer the 10 questions from Chapters 3&4:

1. What experiment did Omri do with his cupboard?

2. Why would the Indian not sleep in the tepee?

3. What type of meat did Omri get the Indian?

4. How had the Indian taken thirty scalps?

5. What type of horse did Omri give the Indian?

6. Why did Omri take the Indian outside?

7. How did Omri get the Indian and the horse outside?

8. Why was it dangerous utside for the Indian?

9. How did the Indian get his leg hurt?

10. How did Omri help the Indian with his injury?

MATH

Students will : Log onto Prodigy and solve Math problems for 40 minutes.

RELIGION

Students will : 1. Read from the Bible the Book of Genesis 6-10.

2. Answer the 10 questions:

1. God decided to not let people live a long life. How old will they be limited too?

2. Name Noah’s three sons.

3. Why did God decide to save Noah and his family?

4. How big was the boat Noah was to build?

5. How long did the rain fall?

6. How long did it take for the water to go down?

7. How did Noah decide when to leave the boat?

8. What did Noah sacrifice to God?

9. What was the sign that God would never again harm man?

10. How old was Noah when he died?

SOCIAL STUDIES

Students will pick another National Park from Day 1 Activities, and write a half page report on that National Park answering the questions from Day 1 Activities.

SCIENCE

Students will follow Ms Horvat’s plan from the Day 1 Activities.

STUDENT LINKS 

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Typing/Keyboarding Practice

Curriculum

RELIGION: Emphasis is placed on how Jesus plays a pivotal role in our daily lives. This sharing of faith includes: instruction in scripture; the experience of prayer and liturgy; the ability to relate teachings to life experiences; the knowledge of the rich heritage we share in time, place and people; and the profound respect for and love of the Catholic Church.

LANGUAGE ARTS/LITERATURE: Literature is used for oral reading, vocabulary, comprehension, decoding skills, inferences, and critical reading/thinking strategies. Textbooks as well as novels are used to accomplish these goals. The major areas of the English curriculum include: writing, grammar, correct usage, mechanics, dictionary and library skills, speaking and listening skills, and literature. The “Six Traits of Writing” are utilized in the writing process. (Sentence Fluency, Ideas & Content, Organization, Conventions, Voice, and Word Choice) The major books of study are Where the Red Fern Grows, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Island on Bird Street.

MATH: New concepts are introduced in small increments and are continually practiced. Number sense, computation in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, geometry, algebra, measurement, and fractions are a major focus at this grade level. They will also focus on data analysis and probability, reasoning and proof, with a great focus on problem solving.

SCIENCE: Glencoe Science: An Introduction to the Life, Earth, and Physical Sciences starts students off on the right foot in their secondary science education. A balance of life, earth and physical science prepares students for further study in these areas. Engaging and relevant content and practical hands-on activities are designed for middle school students who are ready for real science.

HISTORY: Houghton Mifflin Social Studies: United Stated History introduces to students the early American settler's and explorers, and the development of U.S. colonies. They further explore how founding fathers helped to grow a new nation and country.  The will discuss the Declaration of Independence and the Civil War and its effects on today's society.