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Mrs.  Denise  Hale
5th Grade Language Arts and Virginia Studies
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week of May 18-22, 2015
Due Date: 5/22/2015
Subject: Reading

Monday:  Study all notes (found in student's binder).

Tuesday:  Study all notes (found in student's binder).

Wednesday:  Study all notes (found in student's binder).

Thursday:  Study all notes (found in student's binder). 

                 Reading SOL test--Thursday, May 28th.

Friday:  Do guide words worksheet pg. 3



week of May 11-15, 2015
Due Date: 5/15/2015
Subject: Reading

Study all reading notes (found in student's binder behind reading).

Reviewing for SOL test.

Reading SOL test--Thursday, May 28, 2015.



week of April 20-24, 2015
Due Date: 4/24/2015
Subject: Reading

NO STORY THIS WEEK

Monday:  Do an i-test.

Tuesday:  Correct comprehension test for the story "Don Quixote"; review for suffix test; do suffix worksheet pgs. 17 & 18.

Wednesday:  Continue going over 2005 Release Test.

Thursday:  Do idiom workbook pg. 231.

Friday:  Go over i-test that students have taken.



week of Mar. 30 & 31, Apr. 1-3 (Reading)
Due Date: 3/30/2015
Subject: Reading

We are not doing a story this week, but the students have their words for the next story,"Don Quixote".  These words are a little harder, and they might want to study ahead.

Monday:  Start the Reading 2008 Release Test.

Tuesday:  Finish the Reading 2008 Release Test.

Wednesday:  Go over & discuss the 2008 test.

Thursday:  Do comprehension worksheet pgs. 60-63.

Friday:  Spring Break



week of Mar. 16-20, 2015 Reading
Due Date: 3/20/2015
Subject: Reading

Monday:  Voc & comprehension test for the story "The Dog Newspaper"--Friday; have the story "The Dog Newspaper", pgs. 459-466, read by Tuesday.

Tuesday: Read "The Dog Newspaper"; study suffixes

Wednesday:   Do fact & opinion workbook pg. 205; read the poem on pgs. 468-470.

Thursday:  Do suffix worksheep pg. 1; do analogy workbook pg. 208; start suffix worksheet 36 & 37; study for voc & comprehension test.

Friday:  Take voc & comprehension test for the story "The Dog Newspaper"; finish suffix worksheet 36 & 37.



week of Feb. 9-13, 2015 Reading
Due Date: 2/13/2015
Subject: Reading

Monday:  Take itest; have the story "Lafff" read by Wednesday; voc & comprehension test--Friday, Feb. 13th.

Tuesday:  Do reference worksheet pg. 28 & 29; review voc words for the story "Lafff".

Wednesday:  Read the story "Lafff";  do story structure worksheet pgs. 23 & 24 (some students will do pgs. 17 & 18).

Thursday:  Finish reading the story "Lafff"; review voc words; do author's purpose worksheet pg. 30; voc & comprehension test--Friday.

Friday:  Take comprehension & voc test for the story "Lafff"; start studying new voc words for the story "The Dog Newspaper".



week of Feb. 5-9 Reading
Due Date: 2/9/2015
Subject: Reading

Reading:

Monday:  Review voc words for "Lafff"; do workbook pg. 193; review prefixes #11-24--test Wednesday; have the story "Lafff", pgs. 431-444, by Tuesday; voc & comprehension test--Thursday; prefix--Tuesday.

Tuesday:  Read the story "Lafff"; take prefix test.

Wednesday:  Do author's purpose worksheet pg. 30; continue reading the story; voc & comprehension test--Thursday.

Thursday:  Take voc & comprehension test for the story "Lafff"; do compare & contrast worksheet pg. 60-63.

Friday:  Read the article "Porlock" and answer comprehension questions.



week of Jan. 19-23, 2015 Reading
Due Date: 1/23/2015
Subject: Reading

Due to last week's weather, lesson plans did not change.

"James Forten" L14 voc words:

  1. provisions—stocks of foods and other necessary supplies 
  2. dexterity—skill or grace in using the hands, body, or mind 
  3. aspects—a way in which something can be viewed by the mind 
  4. apprentice—a person who works for another without pay in return for instruction in a craft or trade 
  5. influential—having or exercising influence 
  6. contributions—something that is given 
  7. persuade—to cause (someone) to do or believe something by arguing, pleading, or reasoning; convince 
  8. authority—a person or an organization having power to enforce laws, command, obedience, determine, or judge 
  9. bondage—the condition of being held as a slave or serf (serf—enslaved laborer) 
  10. tentative—not fully worked out, concluded, or agreed on  

SKILLS: 

  1. sequence of events—the order in which events take place 
  2. summarize—to briefly restate important parts of a text in your own words 
  3. chronological order—time sequence 
  4. word root—part of a word that has meaning but cannot always stand alone 
  5. context—words and sentences around a word that give readers clues to its meaning 

     Greek and Latin Roots: 

  1. graph—means “write” Example: “autograph”—is a written signature
  2. meter—means “measure” Example: “thermometer”—measures temperature
  3. port—means “carry” Example: “transport”—to carry across a distance
  4. ject—means “throw” Example: “eject”—to throw out 

Reading:

Monday:  Review voc words; have the story, "James Forten" pgs. 353-362, read by Tuesday; take an I-test; study for voc & comprehension test--test-Friday. 

Tuesday:  Read the story "James Forten"; study for voc & comprehension test for the story "James Forten".

Wednesday: Introduce Vocabulary - Discuss Greek and Latin Roots--graph - write (autograph is a written signature)     meter- measure (a thermometer measures temperature)  port- carry (transport means carry across a distance)  ject-throw  (eject means to throw out); do workbook pg. 159; discuss primary source; read "Modern Minute Man" pgs. 364-366.

Thursday:  Review the skills dictionary, glossary, and thesaurus; do workbook pg. 123; review chronological order; do worksheet pgs. 27-29; study for voc & comprehension test--test Friday.

Friday:  Take voc & comprehension test for the story "James Forten".  Next week's story--"We Were There, Too".

 



week of Jan. 12-16, 2015 Reading
Due Date: 1/11/2015
Subject: Reading

"James Forten" L14 voc words:

  1. provisions—stocks of foods and other necessary supplies 
  2. dexterity—skill or grace in using the hands, body, or mind 
  3. aspects—a way in which something can be viewed by the mind 
  4. apprentice—a person who works for another without pay in return for instruction in a craft or trade 
  5. influential—having or exercising influence 
  6. contributions—something that is given 
  7. persuade—to cause (someone) to do or believe something by arguing, pleading, or reasoning; convince 
  8. authority—a person or an organization having power to enforce laws, command, obedience, determine, or judge 
  9. bondage—the condition of being held as a slave or serf (serf—enslaved laborer) 
  10. tentative—not fully worked out, concluded, or agreed on  

SKILLS: 

  1. sequence of events—the order in which events take place 
  2. summarize—to briefly restate important parts of a text in your own words 
  3. chronological order—time sequence 
  4. word root—part of a word that has meaning but cannot always stand alone 
  5. context—words and sentences around a word that give readers clues to its meaning 

     Greek and Latin Roots: 

  1. graph—means “write” Example: “autograph”—is a written signature
  2. meter—means “measure” Example: “thermometer”—measures temperature
  3. port—means “carry” Example: “transport”—to carry across a distance
  4. ject—means “throw” Example: “eject”—to throw out 

Reading:

Monday:  Review voc words; have the story, "James Forten" pgs. 353-362, read by Tuesday; take an I-test; study for voc & comprehension test--test-Friday. 

Tuesday:  Read the story "James Forten"; study for voc & comprehension test for the story "James Forten".

Wednesday: Introduce Vocabulary - Discuss Greek and Latin Roots--graph - write (autograph is a written signature)     meter- measure (a thermometer measures temperature)  port- carry (transport means carry across a distance)  ject-throw  (eject means to throw out); do workbook pg. 159; discuss primary source; read "Modern Minute Man" pgs. 364-366.

Thursday:  Review the skills dictionary, glossary, and thesaurus; do workbook pg. 123; review chronological order; do worksheet pgs. 27-29; study for voc & comprehension test--test Friday.

Friday:  Take voc & comprehension test for the story "James Forten".  Next week's story--"We Were There, Too".



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