Homework

June 19:
A number of students did not get their homework done, so they have the Math and LA homework again.

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: sentences (any) 
Vocab: words 3X
Cursive: z
Finish L.A.: “metaphor” poem
Finish Math: 4’s – page 327 # 3-6
            5’s – page 339 # 4-8

June 18:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (any) 
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: z
L.A.: Finish writing “metaphor” poem
Math: 4’s – page 327 # 3-6
            5’s – page 339 # 4-8

June 15:

Read 15 minutes
LA: Write a simile poem about yourself (minimum 6 similes)

June 14:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: good copy  
Vocab: study
Cursive: sixty foxes
L.A.: Finish writing one poem using sound words

June 12:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: sentences  
Vocab: words 3X
Cursive: toxin
Math: Grade 5’s: fractions sheet; text pages 334-335
Grade 4’s: fractions 2 sheets; text page 323 “Do You Remember”

June 11:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (any)  
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: exceed
Math: Grade 5’s: text pages 332-333

June 4:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (persuasive)  
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: x
Math: test on Wednesday

May 30:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: rough draft (any)  
Vocab: 3-5 sentences
Cursive: often and never
Math: grade 4’s – text: page 371 #4,5 
            grade 5’s – text: page 371 #5,6
 
May 29:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: sentences (any)  
Vocab: words 3X
Cursive: nothing
LA: continue working on speeches (we have begun to present them in class)
Math: What is the theoretical probability that someone can flip a coin 4 times and get 4 heads?
            grade 5’s – text: read pages 364-365; do #5,6
Science: grade 5’s – test Monday on structures 

May 25:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: none  
Vocab: none
Cursive: newton
LA: continue working on speeches (memorize/practice over the week-end, presentations begin Monday)
Math: grade 4’s – text: read pages 360-361; do #3,4
            grade 5’s – text: read pages 364-365; do #5,6
Science: grade 5’s – test Monday on structures 

May 24:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: good copy (any) 
Vocab: study
Cursive: night
LA: continue working on speeches (good copies should be done by Friday, memorize/practice over the week-end, presentations begin Monday. 

May 22:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (any) 
Vocab: sheet 
Cursive: n
LA: continue working on speeches 

May 18:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: 
Vocab: 
Cursive: mostly mathematics
LA: continue working on speeches – rough drafts should be done, and good copies started.  We will begin to present them to the class next week.

May 17:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: good copy (descriptive)
Vocab: 3-5 sentences
Cursive: mummification
LA: continue working on speeches 

May 16:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: rough draft (descriptive)
Vocab: 3-5 sentences
Cursive: remote music
LA: continue working on speeches 
Math: review for test tomorrow (attributes and names of shapes, nets, volume)

May 15:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: sentence (descriptive)
Vocab: words 3X
Cursive: remember the item
LA: continue working on speeches 
Math: review for test on Thursday (attributes and names of shapes, nets, volume)

May 14:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (descriptive)
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: famous music
LA: continue working on speeches 
Math: review for test on Thursday (attributes and names of shapes, nets, volume)

May 11:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph:
Vocab:
Cursive: might
LA: begin working on speeches (choose a subject, start filling in graphic organizer)

May 10:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: good copy (descriptive)
Vocab: study
Cursive: meet

Math test on 3D Geometry will probably be on Thursday or Friday of next week. 

May 7:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (descriptive)
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: m

May 2:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: rough draft (narrative)
Vocab: 3-5 sentences
Cursive: value

April 30:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (narrative)
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: vulture

April 23:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (narrative)
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: vast
Science (grade 5’s): work on story of digestive system (we will continue to work on it in class tomorrow).

April 20:

Read 15 minutes/day
Cursive: vocal

April 19:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: good copy (narrative)
Vocab: study
Cursive: v
Math: grade 5 – page 301 Do You Remember
            grade 4 – page 293 Do You Remember

April 18:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: rough draft (narrative)
Vocab: 3-5 sentences
Cursive: abacus

April 16:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (narrative)
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: scrub tub
Social Studies: Some of the grade 5’s are working on a presentation about different human organ systems.  Presentations will begin Tuesday. 
Math:  Review Tuesday (2D geometry), Test Wednesday

April 13:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: none
Vocab: none
Cursive: crab club
Social Studies: Some of the grade 5’s are working on a presentation about different human organ systems.  Presentations will begin Tuesday. 
Math:  Test Tuesday (2D geometry)

April 12:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: rough draft and good copy
Vocab: none
Cursive: board
Math: riddles sheet (Creating Qualdrilaterals)

April 11:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: sentences (any)
Vocab: words 3X
Cursive: but
Math: 
grade 4’s – text pages 183-183 (all);
grade 5’s – text pages 199-200 # 1 to 6
LA: Work on the School Improvement committee Report 

April 10:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: brainstorm (any)
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: b
Math: grade 4’s – 1 double-sided sheets (quadrilaterals); grade 5’s – 3 sheets (1 on quadrilaterals, 2 on triangles)
LA: Work on the School Improvement committee Report 

April 4:

April 5:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: none this week
Vocab: study
Cursive: would
Math: 1 double-sided sheets (measuring angles and shapes with a protractor)
LA: Work on rough draft for the School Improvement committee Report 

April 4:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: none this week
Vocab: write 3-5 sentences (using the words you find most challenging)
Cursive: watch a saw
Math: 2 double-sided sheets (measuring angles with a protractor)
LA: Work on a paragraph – rough draft – (Idea 1: Students) for School Improvement committee Report 

April 3:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: none this week
Vocab: words 3X
Cursive: was
Math: none
LA: fill in graphic organizer for “School Improvement committee” (use updated information on School Improvement committee page under LA tab)

April 2:

Read 15 minutes
Paragraph: none this week
Vocab: sheet
Cursive: wait
Math: none
LA: none

March 30th:

I apologize, I have not had chances to update the homework on time lately.

Read 15 minutes (each day)
Math sheets (angles)
LA: jot down brainstorm ideas for “School Improvement Plan” – remembering to use “Adult Speak”

March 27:

read 15 minutes
paragraph – sentences (any)
vocabulary – words 3X
cursive – our oats
math – 2 math sheets on symmetry

March 27:

read 15 minutes
paragraph – sentences (any)
vocabulary – words 3X
cursive – our oats
math – 2 math sheets on symmetry

March 21:

read 15 minutes
paragraph – rough draft (persuasive)
vocabulary – 3 to 5 sentences
cursive – supper
math – sheet of problems handed out in class
Social Studies – grade 5’s will be presenting their projects this week (to the class).  We will have our test on ancient civilizations FRIDAY

March 20:

read 15 minutes
paragraph – sentence (persuasive)
vocabulary – words 3X
cursive – salt
math – review division for TEST FRIDAY
Social Studies – grade 5’s will be presenting their projects this week (to the class).  We will have our test on ancient civilizations THURSDAY
Note: We may be having a workshop in the class on thursday, which would mean putting the test off until Friday.

March 19:

read 15 minutes
paragraph – brainstorm (persuasive)
vocabulary – sheet
cursive – erase fast
math – review division for TEST FRIDAY
Social Studies – grade 5’s will be presenting their projects this week (to the class).  We will have our test on ancient civilizations THURSDAY

March 9:

Social Studies – grade 5 project due March 19th
Math – practice division strategies
Have fun

March 8:

read 15 minutes
paragraph – good copy (rough draft should have been revised and edited by a peer at school – if this was not done they should ask someone at home to help revise and edit before they write their good copy) This week’s paragraph should be a persuasive paragraph.
vocabulary – study words
cursive – she said
math – several grade 5’s did not complete the sheet from yesterday’s homework, so they have been asked to get it done tonight (sheet 299); grade 4’s can practise 5 questions using the traditional short strategy (they can use the sheet from March 6th) 
LA – summary and review of book read in Literature Circles due Friday
Social Studies – grade 5 project due March 19th

March 7:
read 15 minutes
paragraph – rough draft (persuasive)
vocabulary – 3 to 5 sentences
cursive – say
math – grade 5’s have a sheet (pg 299) 
(half the grade 4’s were at “scientists in the school” so the 4’s have no math homework today)  

LA – summary and review of book read in Literature Circles due Friday
Social Studies – grade 5 project due March 19th

March 6:
read 15 minutes
paragraph – sentences (persuasive)
vocabulary – words 3X
cursive – sit
math – grade 4’s have a sheet of 2 digit by 1 digit division questions, grade 5’s have 3 digit by 1 digit division questions, to be done in notebook (using traditional long strategy)
LA – summary and review of book read in Literature Circles due Friday
Social Studies – grade 5 project due March 19th

Some students have been wondering if homework can be posted on the blog so I will attempt to post homework (although I don’t imagine I will be as consistent as I would like).

March 5:
read 15 minutes
paragraph – brainstorm (persuasive)
vocabulary – sheet
cursive – s
math – 5 questions in notebook (using traditional long strategy)
LA – summary and review of book read in Literature Circles due Friday
Social Studies – grade 5 project due March 19th

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One Response to Homework

  1. Mrs. L says:

    Thank you for keeping us updated 🙂

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