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**Work for**

**Friday, October 21, 2016**

**Jenna, Jasmin, Hunley**

**Reading-**

Students had DEAR (Drop Everything and Read).

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Science-**

Students completed analysis 1-5 for Activity 6 and turned in their spirals for scoring. Students also completed the set-up for activity 7 and colored the United States according to the soil cards.

**Math-**

Students took the Math Quiz.

**Social Studies-**

Students worked on their map of Canada. Students have a direction sheet. The majority of the class finished, however, this is not due until Tuesday.

**Enrichment-**

Students need to share their Friday Folders at home, and get the weekly work note signed.

Book orders are due back next Wednesday.

**$6.00 skating money due Oct. 21.**

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Wreath/Candle Fundraiser order forms and money due Tuesday, November 1. This is our fundraiser to pay for the motor coaches driving us to Michigan Adventure June 8, 2017.**

**Work for Thursday, October 20, 2016**

**Lilly,Jenna, Marquel and Abby**

**Reading-**

Students turned in their final copy of their Crash interview. Students added tone and mood notes in their spiral. We discussed these concepts in class.

**Writing-**

Students took their Sentence/Verb Test.

**Science-**

Students created a concept map for Activity 6.

**Math-**

Students corrected last night’s assignment. They have a review worksheet to complete for tomorrow.

Math Quiz is tomorrow.

**Social Studies-**

Students used two class periods to begin drawing their map of Canada. Students have a direction sheet. Students will get another class period to work on this tomorrow.

**Enrichment-**

Book orders are due back next Wednesday.

**$6.00 skating money due Oct. 21.**

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Wreath/Candle Fundraiser order forms and money due Tuesday, November 1. This is our fundraiser to pay for the motor coaches driving us to Michigan Adventure June 8, 2017.**

**Work for Wednesday, October 19, 2016**

**Elizabeth**

**Reading-**

Students had a final period to work on their Crash interviews. The final copy must be typed or in black/blue ink. It is due tomorrow. This is a worth test grade.

**Writing-**

Students need to review for tomorrow’s Sentence/Verb Test.

In the computer lab, students are working on an “I use to …, but now I…” writing piece. They need to have seven well written, expanded sentences. Their rough draft for this is due tomorrow.

**Science-**

Students completed the chart for the procedure to Activity 6. However, this chart is due tomorrow.

**Math-**

Students completed lesson 4. Students have a Lesson 4 worksheet to complete for tomorrow.

**Social Studies-**

Students looked over their Chapter 1 test. We also began studying the map of Canada. We will continue this tomorrow.

**Enrichment-**

Book orders are due back next Wednesday.

**$6.00 skating money due Oct. 21.**

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Wreath/Candle Fundraiser order forms and money due Tuesday, November 1. This is our fundraiser to pay for the motor coaches driving us to Michigan Adventure June 8, 2017.**

**Work for Tuesday, October 18, 2016**

James L., Amanda, and Hannah

**Reading-**

Students turned in their rough drafts. Students had time to begin editing their writing.

Final copy must be typed or in black/blue ink. It is due Thursday. This is worth test grade.

**Writing-**

Students corrected a helping verb worksheet. We reviewed subject/predicates together in class. Students took notes and have a review sheet to study at home. The sentence/verb test will be Thursday.

In the computer lab, students are working on an “I use to …, but now I…” writing piece. They need to have seven well written, expanded sentences. Their rough draft for this is due tomorrow.

**Science-**

Students turned in their spiral notebooks for Activity 6 to be scored.

**Math-**

Students corrected last night’s assignment. Students began Lesson 4 and were asked to complete page 120 problems 1-3 and page 121 problems 1-4. Students were asked to only put the percent into a decimal. This is due tomorrow.

**Social Studies-**

Students took the Chapter 1 test.

**Enrichment-**

Students worked on their clay pots in art.

Book orders went home today. They are due back next Wednesday.

**$6.00 skating money due Oct. 21.**

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

Work for Monday, October 19, 2017

Zaleaha and Ethan E.

**Reading-**

Students reviewed the expectations of using complete sentences and examples in each of their answers to the questions they are creating. Students had class time to finish their sloppy copy interview. These copies are due tomorrow.

**Writing-**

Students were introduced to our annual Wreath and Candle Fundraiser. Please ask your child for all the paper work.

**Science-**

Students worked on analysis 2, 3 and 6 for activity 5. Many students turned in their spirals for grading, but they are not due until tomorrow. We also completed the set up for Activity 6 and created the chart for the procedure.

**Math-**

Students completed Lesson 3…converting percents into decimals and decimals into percents. They have a worksheet to complete for tomorrow….the Skills Side ONLY.

**Social Studies-**

Students reviewed together for the Chapter 1 test. Students need to study their review guide for tomorrow’s test.

**Enrichment-**

Students turned in their signed Weekly Note.

Book orders went home today. They are due back next Wednesday.

**$6.00 skating money due Oct. 21.**

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Wreath/Candle Fundraiser order forms and money due Tuesday, November 1. This is our fundraiser to pay for the motor coaches driving us to Michigan Adventure on June 8, 2017.**

**Work for Friday, October 14, 2016**

Zaleaha

**Reading-**

Students turned in their Crash notes! Students also continued working on their

*interview. Students have a rubric listing the rules and expectations for this interview. This is worth a test grade. Students will have Monday to continue working on this.*

__CRASH__**Science-**

Students turned in their Soil Concept Map. We added definitions to our binders and watch a video on soil.

**Math-**

Students corrected yesterday’s assignment.

**Social Studies-**

Students corrected their review packet for Chapter 1. They need to study for the chapter 1 test scheduled for Tuesday.

**Enrichment-**

Students need to share their Friday Folder with an adult and get their Weekly Note signed.

**$6.00 skating money due Oct. 21.**

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Work for Wednesday, October 12, 2016**

**and Thursday, October 13, 2016**

Zaleaha

**WE both are out of the classroom on Thursday**

**Reading-**

Students were introduced to their

*interview..rules and expectations. This is worth a test grade. Students had an opportunity to begin to create questions.*

__CRASH__Thursday: Students will have an entire quiet period to work on their question/answer interview responses. This is a sloppy copy and will have time to finish their rough draft Friday.

**Writing-**

Students had Library time and an opportunity to ask for 1 on 1 assistance in various subjects.

**Thursday**: Students worked on a verb worksheet. This assignment will be collected at the end of the hour.

**Science-**

Students completed Activity 5. Students were introduced to a soil concept map. They will have class time tomorrow to create a published version and add five illustrations.

**Thursday:**Students will have the entire hour to continue working on their soil concept map. Color and at least 5 pictures need to be added. This is due Friday.

**Math-**

Students completed Lesson 2. Students have a worksheet to complete for tomorrow.

**Thursday**: Students will correct Wednesday’s assignment. Students have a review of book pages to complete for Friday. They include-

Page 92….1-6

Page 93….1-8

Page 95….18-25

Page 104…1-6

Page 105….1-8

Page 107….20-27

**Social Studies-**

Students turned in their Lesson 3 outline at the beginning of the day. Students were asked to double check the lesson 4 outline. This was due at the end of the hour. Also, students were assigned to read page 37 and complete a ten question worksheet. This worksheet is due tomorrow.

**Thursday:**Students will be given a review packet for Chapter 1 and have all period to work on it. It will be due Friday.

**Enrichment-**

Students worked on Front Row.

**$6.00 skating money due Oct. 21.**

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Work for Tuesday, October 11, 2016**

Jayden, Arber, and Maverick

**Reading-**

Students completed notes on

*by adding the rising action and falling action. They will use these to assist with their final interview project beginning on Thursday. The notes will be collected Friday. Students also received a Literary Reaction worksheet. This is due tomorrow.*

__CRASH__**Writing-**

Students corrected last week’s verb assignment. Students had computer time to work on front row and ask questions about verbs.

**Science-**

Students completed the setup for Activity 5. We began using the stop and think strategy for the reading exercise for this activity. We will continue this tomorrow.

**Math-**

Students corrected last night’s assignment. Students discussed divisibility rules and will receive a “cheat sheet” to help them with reducing fractions. Students began Lesson 2 completed and were assigned the 3 “Got Its” at the bottom of page 102. This is due tomorrow.

**Social Studies-**

Students read lesson 4 chapter 1 in small groups and discussed the content by answering the following:

**What is a natural resource? (C.S.)

**List some chief natural resources in the Western Hemisphere.

** List some major types of vegetation found in the Western Hemisphere.

**What is a nonrenewable resource? (C.S)

These answers were due at the end of the period.

Students began outline 4. This is due tomorrow.

Also, students need to complete the outline for lesson 3. This was assigned Friday. It is due tomorrow.

**Enrichment-**

Signed weekly notes were turned in today along with conference slip sign up times. These need to be returned by Friday.

**$6.00 skating money due Oct. 21.**

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Work for Friday, October 07, 2016**

**Reading-**

Students completed notes on

*.*

__CRASH__**Writing-**

Students took their edit quiz and turned in their verb worksheet.

**Science-**

Students completed Activity 4 and turned in their spirals for scoring.

**Math-**

Students completed Lesson 1 of Chapter 2. They a worksheet to complete for Tuesday. They need to complete 1-16, 22, and 27 only.

**Social Studies-**

Students took their World Map test.

**Enrichment-**

Friday folders came home today. Signed weekly note due Tuesday.

Conference sign up times need to be returned next week.

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Work for Thursday, October 06, 2016**

Shane and Maverick

**Reading-**

Students turned in their theme assignment. Students listened to the final chapter of

*. Students began taking notes in their spirals about the story elements of*

__CRASH__*. We will continue this tomorrow.*

__Crash__**Writing-**

Students practiced finding helping verbs and were given a worksheet. This is due tomorrow. In addition, students completed an edit practice of 2 paragraphs. We will have an edit quiz tomorrow.

**Science-**

Students completed their detailed illustrations for the soil column test for soil A and soil B.

**Math-**

Students completed Lesson 1 of Chapter 2. They have the “Got its” to complete at the bottom of page 90 and 91. This is due tomorrow.

**Social Studies-**

Students review for tomorrow’s test. Students worked with a partner and to finish the following questions.

** What is climate? (C.S.)

** What are the three major climate zones in the Western Hemisphere? (C.S.)

** Describe each climate zone.

** What are the three factors that influence climate? (C.S.)

Students also got the outline for lesson three to complete. If they did not finish the outline, students will finish it tomorrow after the world map test.

**World map test is tomorrow. Study tonight!**

**Enrichment-**

-During library, students worked on late work, read novels, studied for up-coming test or reviewed material.

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Work for Wednesday, October 05, 2016**

Shane

**Reading-**

Students continued their discussion of theme. They originally took notes after hearing the song Hall of Fame. Lyrics can be found at:

**https://play.google.com/music/preview/T5jjnbvuxgd2qvi4okght4s6jmm?lyrics=1&utm_source=google&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=lyrics&pcampaignid=kp-lyrics**

Students were asked to state the theme of the song below their notes. They must also include at least three pieces of evidence to support their chosen theme. This is due tomorrow.

**Writing-**

Students worked on their idiom exercise. The final personal idiom is due tomorrow. The optional extra credit idiom about their class is due Friday.

**Science-**

Students completed the procedure for activity 4. They began a detailed illustration. We will finished it up tomorrow.

**Math-**

We were introduced to Lesson 1 today…converting a decimal a fraction and fraction to a decimal. We will continue this tomorrow.

**Social Studies-**

Students reviewed the world map. Students worked with a partner and read chapter 1 lesson 3. They were asked to answer the following questions with their partner.

** What is climate? (C.S.)

** What are the three major climate zones in the Western Hemisphere? (C.S.)

** Describe each climate zone.

** What are the three factors that influence climate? (C.S.)

Students could also get the outline for lesson three to complete if they finished early. Students will get more time tomorrow to finish up.

**World map test is Friday, October 7.**

**Enrichment-**

-During library, students worked on late work, read novels, studied for up-coming test or reviewed material.

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Work for Tuesday, October 04, 2016**

Wyatt, Maverick and Kenna

**Reading-**

Students had a full period to read their battle book and/or work on their battle book report.

**Writing-**

Students corrected last night’s assignment and were introduced to helping verbs. We will continue this tomorrow.

**Science-**

Students looked over their Activity 3 score. Students completed the set-up for activity 4, defined composition and predicted what would happen if we mixed the soils with water.

**Math-**

We are moving into Chapter 2…Fractions, Decimals and Percents.

**Social Studies-**

Students reviewed the world map. Students worked with a partner and read chapter 1 lesson 3. They were asked to answer the following questions with their partner.

** What is climate? (C.S.)

** What are the three major climate zones in the Western Hemisphere? (C.S.)

** Describe each climate zone.

** What are the three factors that influence climate? (C.S.)

Students could also get the outline for lesson three to complete if they finished early. Students will get more time tomorrow to finish up.

**World map test is Friday, October 7.**

**Enrichment-**

-Students worked on their idioms in the computer lab. They will get one more class period.

-Students had computer time to work on their idiom exercise.

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Work for Monday, October 03, 2016**

**Reading-**

Students were introduced to Theme and included its definition on a page in their spirals. Students listened to the song “Scars to Beautiful” to identify the theme and provide evidence to support their opinion. We will continue with this tomorrow.

**Writing-**

Students turned in their Sentence Test revision opportunity. We are now beginning a Verb Unit and were introduced to action and linking verbs. Students have 2 worksheets to complete for tomorrow.

**Science-**

Students completed the procedure for Activity 3. We answered analysis 1 and 2 independently in complete sentences. We created a Venn diagram together for analysis 3. For analysis 4, students created a group definition of soil.

**Math-**

Students were given their Chapter 3 test to look over errors. Students have a revision opportunity for this that is due tomorrow. In addition, students took a pretest for our next chapter…chapter 2 fractions, decimals and percents. We begin lesson 1 tomorrow.

**Social Studies-**

Students reviewed the world map together. Students examined an outline on chapter 1 lesson 1. Students were also given an outline for lesson 2 to fill in the blanks. This is due tomorrow. Students had 4 questions to answer in complete sentences and 1 question in a list. These are due tomorrow as well.

- What is a tributary?
- What is the longest river in North America?
- What is the longest river in South America?
- Use the elevation map on page 24 to find the highest mountains in the Western Hemisphere. What are the two highest mountains in the Western Hemisphere?
- List the four main types of landforms you read about in this lesson.

**World map test is Friday, October 7.**

**Enrichment-**

-Students had computer time to work on their idiom exercise.

-Students turned in their signed Weekly Note.

**Battle Book Report is due Oct. 28.**

**Work for Friday, September 30, 2016**

Teagan, Taylor

**Writing-**

Students received there Sentence Test grade and were given a weekend revision opportunity with parent signature form. This is due Monday.

**Science-**

Students completed the set up for Activity 3. We also started the procedure. We will finish this on Monday.

**Math-**

Students took the Chapter 3 test.

**Social Studies-**

Students reviewed the world map together. Students began reading Chapter 1 - Lesson 2 together i