Ms. Wejman

April 26th, 2011

5th Grade Homework ~ Week of May 2nd

 

May 2, 2011

This week for homework, read Lewis and Clark by R. Conrad Stein. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Complete the Create a Map activity on page 645.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this narrative nonfiction story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.

Answer the Essential Question of page 635 in three or more sentences.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 638 in three or more sentences.

Copy and complete the Graphic Organizer on Page 633 identifying the author’s purpose supporting with three text details.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 640 in three or more sentences.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 630-631 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a poem about this story.

April 26th, 2011

6th Grade Homework ~ Week of May 2nd

 

May 2, 2011

This week for homework, read Robotics by Helena Domaine. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Which robot were you most impressed with? Write your answer in at least three sentences.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this informational story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.

Answer the Essential Question of page 633 in three or more sentences.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 635 in three or more sentences.

Copy and complete the Graphic Organizer on Page 631 sequencing three main events.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 642 in three or more sentences.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 628-629 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a poem about this story.

April 26th, 2011

Peek at the Week ~ Week of May 2nd

 

Miss Wejman’s

Peek at the Week

Week of May 2nd-6th

 

6th Grade Reader’s Workshop

The students will be sequencing the events of the text that they are reading. They will also be assessed on the comprehension skills that have been taught this quarter.

 

5th Grade Reader’s Workshop

The students will be identifying the author’s purpose of the text that they are reading. They will also be assessed on the comprehension skills that have been taught this quarter.

 

5th and 6th Grade Writer’s Workshop

During the month of May, the writing genre will be research. This week, the class will brainstorm different science and social advancements that have been made. From this discussion, the students will create a list of the individuals of people who made either science or social change. Every fifth and sixth grader will choose a person to research. Most of the research work will be done at home and will be the homework for May.

April 12th, 2011

6th Grade Homework ~ Week of April 25th

 

April 25, 2011

This week for homework, read The Voice That Challenged a Nation by Russell Freedman. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Read the poems on pages 620-622. Which poem is your favorite poem? Answer in three sentences why it is your favorite poem.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this narrative non-fiction story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.

Answer the Essential Question of page 609 in three or more sentences.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 610 in three or more sentences.

Copy and complete the Graphic Organizer on Page 607 identifying the author’s purpose and three supporting details.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 617 in three or more sentences.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 604-605 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a poem about this story.

April 12th, 2011

5th Grade Homework ~ Week of April 25th

 

April 25, 2011

This week for homework, read Rachel’s Journey by Marissa Moss. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Answer the Stop and Think question on page 615 in three or more sentences.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this historical fiction story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.

Answer the Essential Question of page 611 in three or more sentences.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 616 in three or more sentences.

Copy and complete the Graphic Organizer on Page 609 identifying the effect and three causes.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 618 in three or more sentences.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 606-607 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a poem about this story.

April 12th, 2011

Peek at the Week ~ Week of April 25th

 

Miss Wejman’s

Peek at the Week

Week of April 25th-29th

 

5th Grade Reader’s Workshop

The students will be identifying cause and effect in the stories that they are reading.

 

6th Grade Reader’s Workshop

The students will be identifying the author’s purpose of the story.

 

5th and 6th Grade Writer’s Workshop

This week, the students will receive the rubric for their published poem which will be due by Friday. Every poem is required to be typed and will be displayed in the hallway.

April 6th, 2011

Fifth Grade Homework~ Week of April 11th

 

April 11, 2011

This week for homework, read Vaqueros-America’s First Cowboys by George Ancona. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Read the poems on pages 598-600. Which poem is your favorite poem? Answer in three sentences why it is your favorite poem.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this informational story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.

Complete the Stop and Think of page 595.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 596 in three or more sentences.

Copy and complete the Graphic Organizer on Page 585 identifying the main idea and four supporting details.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 589 in three or more sentences.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 582-583 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a poem about this story.

April 6th, 2011

Homework Sixth Grade ~ Week of April 11th

 

April 11, 2011

This week for homework, read Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Read Number the Stars-A book review. Write your own five sentence book review

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this historical fiction story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.

Complete the Stop and Think of page 586.

On page 598, there is an interview of Lois Lowry the author of Number the Stars. What five questions would you ask Lois Lowry?

Copy and complete the Graphic Organizer on Page 583 identifying the cause and effect.

Read the Stop and Think on page 589 in three or more sentences.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 580-581 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a poem about this story.

April 6th, 2011

Miss Wejman’s Peek at the Week~ Week of April 11th

 

Miss Wejman’s

Peek at the Week

Week of April 11th-15th

 

5th Grade Reader’s Workshop

The students will be able to identify the main idea of the text that they are reading. To support the main idea, they will be able to identify three text details.

 

6th Grade Reader’s Workshop

As the students are reading their guided reading and reader’s workshop book, they will be able to identify the cause and effect of the book the respective book that they are reading.

 

5th and 6th Grade Writer’s Workshop

During the second week of poetry month, the poets will continue to be influenced to write different poems on a variety of topics. Writer’s notebooks will be due at the end of the week and this will account for 50% of the writing grade.

April 1st, 2011

5th Grade Homework ~ Week of April 4th

 

April 4, 2011

This week for homework, read The Birchback House by Louise Erdich. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Read Four Seasons of Food. Write a five sentence summary about this informational text.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this historical fiction story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.

Write your answer for the Stop and Think found on page 570 in three or more sentences.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 569 in three or more sentences.

Copy and complete the Graphic Organizer on Page 561 identifying the theme.

Read the Stop and Think on page 565 in three or more sentences.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 558-559 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a poem about this story.

April 1st, 2011

Sixth Grade Homework ~ Week of April 4th

 

April 4, 2011

This week for homework, read First to Fly by Peter Busby. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Read Young Pilot Sets Record. Write a five sentence summary about this narrative nonfiction text.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this narrative nonfiction story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.

Write your answer for the Stop and Think found on page 565 in three or more sentences.

Complete the Design a Feature on page 571.

Copy and complete the Graphic Organizer on Page 557 identifying three details to make a conclusion/generalization.

Read the Stop and Think on page 566 in three or more sentences.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 554-555 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a poem about this story.

April 1st, 2011

Miss Wejman’s Peek at the Week ~ Week of April 4th

 

Miss Wejman’s

Peek at the Week

Week of April 4th-8th

 

5th Grade Reader’s Workshop

Given details from the text, the reader will make a conclusion/generalization.

 

6th Grade Reader’s Workshop

From identifying characters’ motives, actions, and qualities, the reader will identify the theme of the text.

 

5th and 6th Grade Writer’s Workshop

April is poetry month! The fifth and sixth grade writers will be celebrating this special month with writing poetry. To assist the students with their poetry, the class will be reading Poetry Matters by Ralph Fletcher. In this book, Fletcher teaches young writers the important elements of poetry. This week, the poets in fifth and sixth grade will be experimenting with using the different senses in their poems.

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