Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday in ELA

Padlet Directions:

Let's each share the book we are currently reading.

1.  Open to the approximate middle of the book.
2.  Find the last sentence of the chapter you opened to.
3.  Open this link------->Padlet
4.  Double click on the screen.
5.  Type the book's title first.
6.  Next, using quotation marks, type the last sentence in the chapter.
7.  Next, click on the camera icon and use your webcam to take a good picture of you with your book.
8.  Later on, check out what your classmates are reading here on the Padlet.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

ELA due Friday

1.   Prepare for a spelling test.


2.  Prepare for a partner conference sharing your progress on short story.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

ELA due Friday

Be prepared to work with your writing partner on Friday.  Your goal is to be an effective writing partner for one of your classmates and provide meaningful feedback on the story he/she is writing.

Your partner will do the same for your story.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Math for Monday

Today we reviewed finding area in the coordinate plane. Your assignment is:

Page 313 questions 9-16 
Page 314 questions 17-25.

**Reminder** You have a test WEDNESDAY!

ELA Monday

quizlet: Spelling Week #2


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

ELA Due Friday

Your Argumentative Essay Final Draft Must be in by today.  I really really really want to score them for you in case you'd like to revise and do a Round 2.

Friday, May 5, 2017

ELA Friday

1.  Read in your independent reading book...try to get lost in it.

2.  Update your reading record sheet.

3.    Finish a draft of your Argumentative Essay.

4.  Conference with Mrs. Leighton for Round 1  Feedback on your essay.

If we have time:  (This might need to wait until Monday (-:

3.  Whole Class:  Let's learn more about the vocabulary of an Argumentative Essay.

4.   Word Splash with a partner  ( Mrs. Leighton will pair you with someone).

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Social Studies Homework

Sections 2, 3, and 4 need to be complete for Friday.  You will be completing sections 5-8 in class on Friday.  There will not be a quiz.

ELA Thursday

This online tool might help you plan your Argumentative Essay:


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

ELA Wednesday

Please try a Round 1 on these academic vocabulary words for your Argumentative Writing Unit:

Click here--------------->   HERE

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

Due Tuesday

Read the article "The Benefits of Pets" and complete the After Reading questions and The Check Your Understanding question on pages 16-18.