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week of Nov. 13-17, 2017
Due Date: 11/17/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  text structure; compare and contrast

Language:  quotation worksheet

Spelling:  test-- Fri. Nov. 17th, L-11 words

History:  

                      

Tuesday:    

Reading: test structure--cause & effect

Language Arts:  quotation worksheet

Spelling:  test--Friday

History:        

Wednesday:  

Reading: test structure--cause & effect

Language Arts: creative writing

Spelling:  test--Friday          

History: 

Thursday:  

 Reading:  cause & effect--Bristol Paper WS pg. 56-57

 Language Arts:  creative criting

                  work in Interactive Notebook

 Spelling: test--Friday                  

 History:  read pgs. 68 & 69;

               do VS.4c worksheet

Friday:  

Reading: text structure: cause and effect; WS pg. 66-67  

Language Arts:  creative writing 

Spelling:  give L-11 test 

History: 



Nov. 6-10, 2017
Due Date: 11/10/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  do worksheet 11

Language:  review quotation marks rules

Spelling:  test-- Thurs. Nov. 9th, L-10 words

History:  chapter 4 voc test--Wednesday;

               color settlement area map       

Tuesday:    

Reading: none

Language Arts:  none

Spelling:  none

History:  none        

Wednesday:  

Reading: worksheet 60-63, " Is it a Boa or a Python?"

Language Arts: quotation worksheet 260 & 258;

                         creative writing

Spelling:  test--Thursday           

History:  fill in VS.4b notes;

               do VS.4b worksheet pgs. 43-45

               give chapter 4 voc test

Thursday:  

 Reading:   worksheet 10-13, "Veterans Day & Memorial Day"

 Language Arts:  none

                  work in Interactive Notebook

 Spelling:  give L-10 test                 

 History:  read pgs. 68 & 69;

               do VS.4c worksheet

Friday:  

Reading:  do worksheet 10 "Things Have Changed"  

Language Arts:  creative writing 

Spelling:  none 

History:  do worksheet VS.4 worksheet



week of Oct. 30 & 31, Nov. 1-3, 2017
Due Date: 11/3/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  Benchmark Test

Language:  discuss quotation marks;

                  do quotation w/s 54

Spelling:  test-- Fri. Nov. 3rd, L-8 words

History:  Benchmark  Test        

Tuesday:    

Reading: do Halloween comprehension story w/s 31 & 32

Language Arts:  do quotation w/s 260 & 258

                         creative writing

Spelling: L-8 test Friday;

              choose 10 homophones and write sentences

History:  read pgs. 66 & 67;

               fill in VS.4a notes;

               do VS.4a w/s        

Wednesday:  

Reading: none

Language Arts: creative writing;

                        quotation worksheet 29 & 30 

Spelling:  test--Friday           

History:  fill in VS.4b notes;

               do VS.4b worksheet;

               chapter 4 voc test--Monday

Thursday:  

 Reading:   none

 Language Arts:  none

 Spelling:  give L-8 test                 

 History:  read pgs. 70 & 71;

               color settlement map

Friday:  

Reading:  none  

Language Arts:  creative writing 

Spelling:  give out L-10 words 

Hhistory:  none



week of Oct. 23-27, 2017
Due Date: 10/27/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  study notes for Benchmark Test

Language:  syllable w/s

Spelling:  test, Thursday Oct 26th, L-8 words

History:  study VS.2 & VS.3 notes for Benchmark  Test        

Tuesday:    

Reading: study notes;

              do "Safety First" w/s--show proof

Language Arts:  do "On the Same Team" & "A Chilly and Delicious

                         Invention" w/s;

                         creative writing

Spelling: L-8 test Thursday;

              write L-8 words 3xs each

History:  read pgs. 66 & 67;

               look up chapter 4 voc words;

               study VS.2 & VS.3 notes           

Wednesday:  

Reading: none

Language Arts: creative writing

Spelling:  test--Thursday;

              write 10 sentences with L-8 words--due Friday

History:  fill in VS.4a notes;

               do VS.4a worksheet

Thursday:  

 Reading:   none

 Language Arts:  do w/s 15

 Spelling:  give L-8 test                 

 History:  read pgs. 70 & 71;

               color settlement map

Friday:  

Reading:  none  

Language Arts:  creative writing 

Spelling:  give out L-9 words 

Hhistory:  none



week of October 16-20, 2017
Due Date: 10/20/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  "Safety First" comprehension w/s

Language:  w/s 64

Spelling:  test, Friday Oct 20th, L-7 words

History:  read pgs. 58 & 59

               do w/s 58

               VS.3a, 3b, & 3c quiz--Tuesday            

Tuesday:    

Reading: none

Language Arts:  w/s 14

                         creative writing

Spelling: L-7 test Friday;

              write L-7 words 3xs each

History:  read pgs. 60-62;

               study chapter 3 voc words;

               quiz on VS.3a, b, & c           

Wednesday:  

Reading: none

Language Arts: creative writing

Spelling:  test--Friday;

History:  read pgs. 56-57;

               fill in notes for VS.3e & f;

               do w/s pgs. 42-44

Thursday:  

 Reading:   none

 Language Arts:  do w/s 15

 Spelling:  L-7 test tomorrow;                

 History:  fill in notes for VS.3g;

                 do w/s pgs. 45-47;

                 read pgs. 54 & 55

Friday:  

Reading:  none  

Language Arts:  creative writing 

Spelling:  L-7 test;

               give out L-8 words 

Hhistory:  do w/s 48 &49



week of Oct. 9-13, 2017
Due Date: 10/13/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  none

Language:  none

Spelling:  test, Friday Oct 13th, L-6 words

History:  read chapter 3;

               study chapter 3 voc words; 

               do VS.3b w/s pgs. 39-41             

Tuesday:    

Reading: none

Language Arts:  I. N. (conjunctions)

Spelling: L-5 test Friday;

              write L-6 words 3xs each

History:  read pgs. 54-56;

               study chapter 3 voc words;

               review VS.2           

Wednesday:  

Reading: none

Language Arts: I. N.

Spelling:  test--Friday;

             put all of L-6 words in ABC order 

Thursday:  

 Reading:   do "Safety First"  w/s  

 Language Arts:  do w/s 124 & 209 

 Spelling:  L-5 test tomorrow;

                 do w/s 64

 History:  none 

Friday:  

Reading:  none  

Language Arts:  none 

Spelling:  L-6 test;

               give out L-7 words 

Hhistory:  do VS.3c w/s pgs. 36-38

 

 

 



week of Oct. 2-6, 2017
Due Date: 10/6/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  main idea worksheet

Language:  Interactive Notebook (run-on & fragment sentences)

Spelling:  test, Friday Oct 6th, L-5 words

              write words 3x each

History:  read pgs. 50-53;

              look up chapter 3 words (refer to assignment book);

Tuesday:    

Reading: do "Red Elephant" worksheet

Language Arts:  conjunction worksheet

Spelling: L-5 test Friday;

History:  read pgs. 54-56;

               fill in VS.3a notes;

               do VS.3a worksheet pgs. 30-32           

Wednesday:  

Reading: none

Language Arts: conj. w/s pgs. 124 & 209

Spelling:  test--Friday;

History:  read pgs. 57-59;

               fill in VS.3b notes;

               dp VS.3b w/s pgs. 39-41

Thursday:   

Reading:   do "6th Grade Registration Form"  w/s

 Language Arts:  do conj. w/s 210 & 125

 Spelling:  L-5 test tomorrow            

 History:  read pgs. 60-62;

               fill in VS.3c notes;

               do VS.3c w/s pgs. 36-38             

Friday: 

Reading:  none

Language Arts:  none

Spelling:  L-5 test 

History:  none



week of Oct. 30 & 31 Nov. 1-3, 2017
Due Date: 10/3/2017
Subject: Language Arts


week of Sept. 25-29, 2017
Due Date: 9/29/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  main idea worksheet pg. 14 & 15

Language:  Interactive Notebook (run-on & fragment sentences)

Spelling:  test, Friday 29th, on days of the week and their abbreviations;

              write words 3x each

History:  chapter 2 voc test--Tues.;

               color 8 state recognized tribes map

               do worksheet pgs. 45-47

Tuesday:    

Reading: do worksheet pg. 26-29 "Snakes" 

Language Arts:  conjunction worksheet

Spelling: days of the week and abbreviation test Friday;

History:  give chapter 2 voc test;

               continue worksheet pgs. 45-47            

Wednesday:  

Reading: do main idea w/s

Language Arts: continue Interactive Notebook activity

Spelling:  test--Friday;

History:  do VS.2d, e, f, & g worksheet

Thursday:   

Reading:   do main idea w/s   

 Language Arts:  none

 Spelling:  months and abbreviation test tomorrow            

 History:  look up chapter 3 voc words (refer to assignment book);

                 read pgs. 50-53               

Friday: 

Reading:  do "The Amazing Humming Bird"

Language Arts:  conjunction worksheet

Spelling:  take days of the week and abbreviation test 

History:  fill in 3 a notes;

               do worksheet pgs. 30-32



week of Sept. 18-22, 2017
Due Date: 9/22/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  discuss main ideas

Language:  do worksheet pg. 3 run-on & fragment sentences

Spelling:  test, Friday 22nd, on months of the year and abbreviations  (the students will write their spelling words for the test--it is not a multiple choice  test)

History:  read pgs. 42-45;

               do worksheet pg. 11 & 12

Tuesday:    

Reading: do worksheet pg. 26-29 "Snakes" 

Language Arts:  run-on & fragment w/s 6

Spelling: months and abbreviation test Friday;

               words 3xs each 

History:  study chapter 2 voc words; voc test Monday;

               fill in VS.2e notes

              worksheet 2            

Wednesday:  

Reading: do main idea w/s

Language Arts: none 

Spelling months and abbreviation test--Friday;

History:  study definitions;

               fill in VS.2f & g notes

Thursday:   

Reading:   do main idea w/s   

 Language Arts:  none

 Spelling:  months and abbreviation test tomorrow            

 History:  color Indian Language Group map;

                do w/s pg. 44                

Friday: 

Reading:  do "The Amazing Humming Bird"

Language Arts:  none

Spelling:  take months and abbreviation test 

History: color 8 state recognized tribes map



week of Sept. 11-15, 2017
Due Date: 9/15/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  Story Structure Notes---test Thursday

                do plot element w/s

Language:  none 

Spelling:  test, Friday 15th, on L 4  (the students will write their spelling words for the test--it is not a multiple choice  test)

History:  test Tues. (VS.2a-c) 

Tuesday:    

Reading: study for story structure test--Thurs.;

              do plot line w/s 

Language Arts:  run-on & fragment sentences w/s

Spelling: L-4 test Friday;

              write L-4 words 3xs each 

History:  take VS.2a-c test;

             look up the following definitions:  fossil-pg. 36, artifacts pg. 36, archaeology-pg. 38 & archaeology-pg. 38;

             read pgs. 36-38

Wednesday:  

Reading: do main idea w/s

              story structure test--tomorrow  

Language Arts: none 

Spelling L-4 test--Friday;

History:  study definitions;

              read pgs. 39-41

Thursday:   

Reading:   give story structure test  

 Language Arts:  run-on & fragment sentences w/s 

 Spelling:  L-4 test tomorrow            

 History:  fill in VS.2d notes;

               color Indian Language Group map;

                 read pgs. 42-43 

Friday: 

Reading:  Thomas Jefferson w/s

               main ides w/s

Language Arts:  none

Spelling:  take L-4 test 

History: do worksheet 11 & 12;

              read pgs. 44-45

 



week of Sept. 4-8, 2017
Due Date: 9/8/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday: NO SCHOOL--LABOR DAY

Tuesday:  

Reading:story structure test--Thursday;

             Boot-Scootin w/s 33

Language Arts:  run-on & fragment sentences w/s 42 & 43 

Spelling: L-3 test Friday;

              write L-3 words 3xs each--due Friday 

History:  study notes VS.2a-c;

               read pgs. 24-27 

Wednesday:   

Reading: Story Structure Foldable;

              story structure TEST--tomorrow 

Language Arts: w/s pg. 203, run-on & fragment sentences 

Spelling L-3 test--Friday;

              write 10 sentences using L-3 words  

History:  study VS.2a-c notes   

Thursday:   

Reading:   give story structure test      

 Language Arts:  Sentences, Run-on & Fragments w/s pg.204   

Spelling:  L-3 test tomorrow;

             L-3 words & sentences due--Friday            

History:  do worksheet 4--water features 

Friday:  

Reading:  main idea activity 

Language Arts:  Interactive Notebook Activity 

Spelling:  take L-3 test

               study L-4 words ---test next Friday, Sept. 15th 

History: do worksheet 7--water features & 11--products & industries

 



week of Aug. 28-31 & Sept 1, 2017
Due Date: 8/31/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  Story Structure Notes---quiz  Thursday

Language:  Complete Sentences WS pg.82

Spelling:  test, Friday 1st, on L 2  (the students will write their spelling words for the test--it is not a multiple choice  test) 

History:  give chapter 1 voc test--Mon. (there will be a word bank)

Tuesday:    

Reading: Pixar Activity

Language Arts:  Recognizing Sentences WS pg.11

Spelling: L-2 test Friday;

              write L-2 words 3xs each

History:  do worksheets 3 & 4

Wednesday:  

Reading: Story Structure Foldable;

              story structure quiz--tomorrow         

Language Arts: none

Spelling L-1 test--Friday;

              write 10 sentences using L-2 words 

History:  study VS.2a & b and 10.b notes          

Thursday:  

Reading:   give story structure quiz;

                Boot-Scootin' WS pg.33          

Language Arts:  Sentences, Run-on & Fragments WS pg.42-43  

Spelling:  L-1 test tomorrow              

History:  do worksheet 26

Friday: 

Reading:  Study story structure notes--test on Thursday, Sept 7th

Language Arts:  Interactive Notebook Activity

Spelling:  take L-2 test;

               study L-3 words ---test next Friday, Sept. 8th

History: do worksheet 4

 



week of Aug. 20-25, 2017
Due Date: 8/25/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.   

Monday:   

Reading:  pretest

Language:  none

Spelling:  test, Friday 1st, on L 2  (the students will write their spelling words for the test--it is not a multiple choice  test) 

History:  chapter 1 voc test--Mon. (there will be a word bank)

Tuesday:    

Reading: story elements notes

Language Arts:  worksheet 1 & 2

Spelling: L-1 test Friday

History:  do worksheets 3 & 4

Wednesday:  

Reading: none         

Language Arts: none

Spelling L-1 test--Friday 

History:  study VS.2a & b and 10.b notes          

Thursday:  

Reading:  story wheel activity           

Language Arts:  none    

Spelling:  L-1 test tomorrow              

History:  do worksheet 26

Friday: 

Reading:  story structure notes

Language Arts:  none

Spelling:  take L-1 test;

               study L-2 words ---test next Friday, Sept. 1st

History: do worksheet 4

 



week of May 8-12, 2017
Due Date: 5/12/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

We are now reviewing reading skills and VS.2-VS.10 for SOLs.  Please review with your child--Thanks!!

SCHEDULE FOR SOL TESTING:

Science--May 9th

Reading--May 15th

History--May 17

Math--May 19th

Monday:  

Reading:  study notes for SOL testing

Language:  none

History: study all VS notes (VS.2-10)

Tuesday:   

Reading: study notes for SOL testing  

 Language Arts:  none

History:  study VS notes for SOL testing                

Wednesday: 

Reading:   study notes for SOL testing               

Language Arts: none

History:  study VS notes for SOL testing               

Thursday: 

Reading:  study notes for SOL testing          

Language Arts:  none                     

History:  study VS notes for SOL testing

Friday: 

Reading:  study notes for SOL testing            

Language Arts:  none

History:  study notes for SOL testing



week of May 1-5, 2017
Due Date: 5/5/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

We are now reviewing reading skills and VS.2-VS.10 for SOLs.  Please review with your child--Thanks!!

SCHEDULE FOR SOL TESTING:

Science--May 9th

Reading--May 15th

History--May 17

Math--May 19th

Monday:  

Reading:  In textbook, read Tucket's Travels", pgs. 536-548 (5D)

               study notes for SOL testing

Language:  none

History: study all VS notes (VS.2-10)

Tuesday:   

Reading: continue reading "Tuckets Travels"--read pgs. 536-548;  (5D)

              Study notes for SOL testing  

 Language Arts:  none

History:  study VS notes                   

Wednesday: 

Reading:   study notes for SOL testing               

Language Arts: none

History:  study VS notes                

Thursday: 

Reading:  study notes for SOL testing          

Language Arts:  none                     

History:  study VS notes

Friday: 

Reading:  study notes for SOL testing            

Language Arts:  none

History:  none



week of April 24-28, 2017
Due Date: 4/28/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

We are now reviewing reading skills and VS.2-VS.10 for SOLs.  Please review with your child--Thanks!!

SCHEDULE FOR SOL TESTING:

Science--May 9th

Reading--May 15th

History--May 17

Math--May 19th

Monday:  

Reading:  In textbook, read Tucket's Travels", pgs. 536-548

Language:  none

History: study all VS notes (VS.2-10)

              do Indians' Language Group map          

Tuesday:   

Reading: continue reading "Tuckets Travels"--read pgs. 536-548; 

              study story structure notes--found in binder behind reading;

              story structure quiz--Wednesday

Language Arts:  none

History:  study VS notes                   

Wednesday: 

Reading:   story structure activity

                take story structure quiz

Language Arts: none

History:  study VS notes

               do VS.4b worksheet                

Thursday: 

Reading:  story story structure quiz           

Language Arts:  none                     

History:  study VS notes

Friday: 

Reading:  none             

Language Arts:  none

History:  none



week of April 17-21, 20017
Due Date: 4/21/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

We are now reviewing reading skills and VS.2-VS.10 for SOLs.  Please review with your child--Thanks!!

SCHEDULE FOR SOL TESTING:

Science--May 9th

Reading--May 15th

History--May 17

Math--May 19th

Monday:  

Reading:  In textbook, read Tucket's Travels", pgs. 536-539; look up voc words--found in textbook pg. 534

Language:  none

History: study VS.4 notes            

Tuesday:   

Reading: continue reading "Tuckets Travels"--read pgs. 540-548; 

              study story structure notes--found in binder behind reading;

              story structure quiz--Thursday

Language Arts:  none

History:  study VS. 3 & 4 notes                   

Wednesday: 

Reading:   story structure activity

                story structure quiz--Thursday

Language Arts: none

History:  study VS. 3& 4  notes                

Thursday: 

Reading:  story story structure quiz           

Language Arts:  none                     

History:  study VS.4 notes

Friday: 

Reading:  none             

Language Arts:  none

History:  none



week of April 10-14
Due Date: 4/10/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

We are now reviewing reading skills and VS.2-VS.10 for SOLs.  Please review with your child--Thanks!!

Monday:  

Reading:  i-test "Jamestown"

               review 2011 release SOL test

Language:  none

History: study VS.2 notes            

Tuesday:   

Reading: review 2011 SOL release test

Language Arts:  none

History:  study VS.3 notes   

              do VS.3e-g review WS pg. 1-3                 

Wednesday: 

Reading:   start 2014 SOL release test

Language Arts:

History:  study VS.3  notes                

Thursday: 

Reading:  review story story structure notes

               continue 2014 SOL release test     

Language Arts:  none                     

History:  study VS.4 notes

Friday: 

Reading:  none---Spring Break              

Language Arts:  none---Spring Break

History:  none---Spring Break



week April 3-7, 2017
Due Date: 4/7/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

We are now reviewing reading skills and VS.2-VS.10 for SOLs.  Please review with your child--Thanks!!

Monday:  

Reading:  practice comprehension---SOL 2011 Release Test

Language:  none

History: read pgs. 40-43             

Tuesday:   

Reading: do i-"Civil War" & "Wise Lesson"

Language Arts:  

History:  review Jamestown                          

Wednesday: 

Reading:   do i-test "Jamestown"

Language Arts: finish prefix/suffix interactive notebook activity

History:  review VS.3                        

Thursday: 

Reading:  review story structure      

Language Arts:  none                     

History:  VS.3e-g review WS pg. 1-3

Friday: 

Reading:  story structure using "Little Pigs"               

Language Arts:  none

History:  none



March27-31, 2017
Due Date: 3/31/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

Please check your child's assignment book nightly.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  

Reading:  Benchmark Test

Language:  none

History: Benchmark Test

              VS.10 test--Thursday

Tuesday:   

Reading: do metaphor hunt worksheet pg. 6

Language Arts:  Prefix/suffix interactive notebook activity

History:  VS.10 chapter test--Thursday

                do VS.10 a & b worksheet pgs. 100-103               

Wednesday: 

Reading:   do metaphor worksheet pg. 6

                Language Arts: finish prefix/suffix interactive notebook activity

History:  chapter 10 test--Thursday

               do  VS.10b worksheet 62              

Thursday: 

Reading:  do "How are Rainbows Formed?"          

Language Arts:  none                     

History:  take chapter 10 test

Friday: 

Reading:  do reference material worksheet pg. 29

               do alliteration worksheet pg. 31

Language Arts:  do personification worksheet pg. 32

History:  none



March 20-24, 2017
Due Date: 3/24/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  

Reading:  i-test--REMS 2015-16 "Tremendous Carving" 

Language:  none

History: VS.10 test--Thursday

Tuesday:   

Reading: do figurative language worksheet pg. 66

              do idiom worksheet 67

Language Arts:  Prefix/suffix interactive notebook activity

History:  VS.10 chapter test--Thursday

                do VS.10 a & b worksheet pgs. 100-103               

Wednesday: 

Reading:   do metaphor worksheet pg. 6

                do synonym & antonym worksheet pg. 64

Language Arts: finish prefix/suffix interactive notebook activity

History:  chapter 10 test--Thursday

               do  VS.10b worksheet 62              

Thursday: 

Reading:  do "How are Rainbows Formed?"          

Language Arts:  study figurative language notes (in binder behind reading)                      

History:  take chapter 10 test

Friday: 

Reading:  do reference material worksheet pg. 29

               do alliteration worksheet pg. 31

Language Arts:  none

History:  review VS.6 & 7 for Benchmark Test



March 13-17, 2017
Due Date: 3/17/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  

Reading:  i-test--5th Grade Practice JMB

Language:  none

History:  Branches of Government foldable

               VS.10 test--Friday

Tuesday:   

Reading: do "Casey at the Bat"

Language Arts:  Prefix/suffix interactive notebook activity

History:  VS.10 chapter test--Friday

                "The Flow of Government" w/s pg. 45

Wednesday: 

Reading:   "How are Rainbows Formed"

Language Arts: finish prefix/suffix interactive notebook activity

History:   take chapter 10 test              

Thursday: 

Reading:  review for Benchmark Test           

Language Arts:  none                       

History:  review for chapter 10 test

Friday: 

Reading:  review figurative language

Language Arts:  none

History: chapter 10 test



March 6-10, 2017
Due Date: 3/5/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  

Reading:  prefix and suffix test--Friday

Language:  none

History:  do VS.9cd worksheet pgs. 12-15

               chapter 9 test--Wednesday

Tuesday:   

Reading: do rhyme scheme worksheet pgs. 27-28

              prefix & suffix test--Friday

Language Arts:  do root words worksheet pg. 73

History:  VS.9 chapter test--Wednesday

Wednesday: 

Reading:   do "Mix Match" poem

                prefix & suffix test--Friday

Language Arts: none

History:   take chapter 9 test              

Thursday: 

Reading:  do "Hammer in Hand Poem" pgs. 45-50

               prefix & suffix test--Friday 

Language Arts:  none                       

History:  read pgs. 156-157

Friday: 

Reading:  take prefix & suffix test

Language Arts:  none

History: do worksheet pgs. 45



week of Feb. 27-28, Mar. 1-3
Due Date: 3/3/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  

Reading:  none

Language:  suffix worksheet pgs.16-17

History:  read pgs. 148-151 in textbook

Tuesday:   

Reading: study poetry notes

Language Arts:  do suffix worksheet pgs. 9-10

History:  read pgs. 152-153

               do worksheet pg. 91

               VS.9d test--Friday

Wednesday: 

Reading:   none

Language Arts: do "The Echoing Green Poem" worksheet pgs. 22-25

History:   do VS.9d foldable               

Thursday: 

Reading:  do "Hammer in Hand Poem" pgs. 45-50 

Language Arts:  none                       

History:  read pgs. 154-155

             review for VS.9d test          

Friday: 

Reading:  do "Poetry Mix Match Poem"

Language Arts:  none

History: take VS.9d test

             



week of February 20-24, 2017
Due Date: 2/24/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  NO SCHOOL--TEACHER WORKDAY & OPEN HOUSE

Reading:  

Language

History: 

Tuesday:   

Reading: do prefix worksheet pg. 10 & 11

              do encyclopedia challenge worksheet pg. 12

Language Arts:  none

History:  read pgs. 142-145 in textbook

              look up chapter 9 voc words; ch. 9 voc test--Friday, 24th

Wednesday: 

Reading:   study reference material notes--test Thursday, 23rd

                do guide words worksheet pg.23

Language Arts: do suffix worksheet 16 & 17

History:   do VS.9a & b worksheet pgs. 151-155               

Thursday: 

Reading:   take reference material test

                do suffix worksheet pgs. 9 & 10

Language Arts:  finish interjection notes                        

History:  do VS.6-Vs.7 review            

Friday: 

Reading:  none

Language Arts:  none

History: take chapter 9 voc test

              read pgs. 146-147 in textbook



week of February 13-17, 2017
Due Date: 2/17/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  

Reading:  study reference material notes

Language Arts:  do parts of speech notes in Interactive notebook

History:  read pgs. 134-137

               ch.8 test--Thurs.

Tuesday:   

Reading:   do dictionary skills worksheet pg. 6

Language Arts:  do prefix worksheet pg. 10 & 11

                        finish notes on parts of speech

                        figurative language test--Wed. 22nd

History:    review for chapter 8 test--test Thursday

Wednesday: 

Reading:   do guide words worksheet pg. 15

Language Arts: start interjection notes for Interactive notebook

History:   Ch. 8 test-Thurs.

                do worksheet pgs. 89-92 (VS.8c)

Thursday: 

Reading:   do multiple meaning words worksheet pg. 25-26

Language Arts:  finish interjection notes                        

History:  Read pg.s 134-137

             Ch. 8 TEST

Friday: 

Reading:  do encyclopedia challenge worksheet pg. 12

Language Arts:  do hyperbole worksheet

                          do metaphor worksheet pg. 6

                          figurative language test--Wed. 22nd

History: none



week of Feb. 6-10, 2017
Due Date: 2/10/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  

Reading:  in textbook, read "Lunch Money", pgs. 408-410

               look up definitions for "Lunch Money"pg. 406 in textbook--due Tuesday

Language Arts:  do conjunction worksheet pg. 21

                         do I & me worksheet pg.66

History:  VS.8a WS pg. 80-89

             CH. 8 Vocab Quiz on Wednesday

Tuesday:   

Reading:   read pgs. 411-420, "Lunch Money", in textbook

Language Arts:  do conjunction worksheet pg. 10

                         do I & me worksheet pg 26

                         do subject/verb agreement worksheet pg. 38

History:  Read pages 132-133

            CH.8 Vocab Quiz on Wednesday

Wednesday: 

Reading:   do "Lunch Money" voc worksheet

Language Arts: do transition words worksheet pg. 73

                        do worksheet pg.67--doesn't & don't

History:   Ch. 8 Vocab Quiz

Thursday: 

Reading:   do "Lunch Money" comprehension worksheet (will be using the book to answer questions)

Language Arts:  do possessive nouns worksheet pg. 15                         

History:  Read pg.s 134-137

             Ch. 8 TEST on WED. 15th

Friday: 

Reading:  do "American Bison" comprehension worksheet

Language Arts:  do prefix worksheet 10 & 11

History:  Ch. 8 TEST on WED. 15th



week of Jan. 30-31, Feb. 1-3, 2017
Due Date: 2/3/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  

Reading:  in textbook, read "Old Yeller" pgs. 178-181

               look up definitions for "Old Yeller" pg. 176 in textbook--due Tuesday

               figurative language voc words test--Thursday , 2nd (notes should be in binder behind reading)

Language Arts:  do possessive worksheet pgs. 4 & 5

Spelling:  study for irregular verb spelling test, #31-37--test Friday, 3rd

History: VS.7 chapter test--Tuesday, 31st

Tuesday:   

Reading:   read pgs. 182-186 in textbook, "Old Yeller"

                do prefix worksheet pg. 13

                figurative language test--Thurs. 2nd

Spelling:  study irregular verbs, #31-37--test Friday, 3rd (must be able to spell and know correct verb tense for irregular verbs)

Language Arts:  do possessive worksheet pg. 1 & 2

History:  take chapter 7 test

Wednesday: 

Reading:   figurative language voc test--Thurs.

                do "Old Yeller" voc worksheet (can use definitions for the worksheet)

                do transition words worksheet pg. 72

Language Arts: do possessive worksheet pg. 44

Spelling:  study irregular verbs, #31-37--test Friday, 3rd (must be able to spell and know correct verb tense for irregular verbs) 

History:               

Thursday: 

Reading:   Figurative Language Quiz

                do "Old Yeller" comprehension worksheet (will be using the book to answer questions)

Language Arts:  do possessive worksheet pg. 45

                          do interjection worksheet pg. 35

Spelling:  irregular verbs, # 31-37, test tomorrow

History:

Friday: 

Reading:  do "The Hidden Treasure" comprehension worksheet

Spelling:  take irregular verb spelling test 3, #31-37

Language Arts:  do interjection worksheet 34

History: 



week of Jan. 23-27, 2017
Due Date: 1/27/2017
Subject: Language Arts

 

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

4-H Presentation--Jan. 24th & 25th

Monday:  

Reading:  "Yellowstone Park on Fire" w/s pgs. 38 & 39

Language Arts:  worksheet pg 37 & 38 subject/verb areement  

Spelling:  study for irregular verb spelling test, #21-30--test Friday, 27th

History: VS.7a worksheet, starts with # 13

Tuesday:   

Reading:   None

Spelling:  study irregular verbs, #21-30--test Friday, 27th (must be able to spell and know correct verb tense for irregular verbs)

Language Arts:  4-H Presentation 

History: Civil War Battle Sort pg. 7

               read pgs. 120-121

               begin foldable VS.7b

               chapter 7 test, next Tuesday, 31st

Wednesday: 

Reading:   Figurative language voc test--Thurs.

Language Arts: 4-HPresentation

Spelling:  study irregular verbs, #21-30--test Friday, 27th (must be able to spell and know correct verb tense for irregular verbs) 

History:   do VS.7b & c worksheet pgs. 100-105

            

Thursday: 

Reading:   Figurative Language Quiz

Language Arts:  subject/verb agreement worksheet 25

Spelling:  irregular verbs, # 21-30, test tomorrow

History:   read pgs. 120-121

                do Civil War key figure sort

Friday: 

Reading:  none

Spelling:  give irregular verb spelling test3, #21-31, Friday, 27th

Language Arts:  none

History:  chapter 7 test, Tuesday 31st



week of January 16-19, 2017
Due Date: 1/20/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

4-H Presentation--Jan. 24th & 25th

Monday:  

Reading:  worksheet pgs. 42 & 43--simile & metaphor 

Language Arts:  worksheet pg 1 & 2--double negatives 

Spelling:  take irregular verb spelling test, # 1-10--today

                study for irregular verb spelling test, #11-20--test Friday, 20th

History:  chapter 7 voc test--test-Tuesday, 17th

               read pgs. 111-113

               worksheet pg 74

Tuesday:   

Reading:   worksheet pg. 44--simile & metaphor

Spelling:  study irregular verbs, #11-20--test Friday, 20th (must be able to spell and know correct verb tense for irregular verbs)

Language Arts:  worksheet pgs. 19 & 25--irregular verbs 

History: take chapter 7 voc test

               read pgs. 113-115

               worksheet pg 78-81

Wednesday: 

Reading:   none

Language Arts: worksheet pg. 13--subject/verb agreement

Spelling:  study irregular verbs, #11-20--test Friday, 20th (must be able to spell and know correct verb tense for irregular verbs) 

History:   read pgs. 116-119

                VS.7a antislavery worksheet

Thursday: 

Reading:   none 

Language Arts:  none 

Spelling:  irregular verbs, # 11-20, test tomorrow

History:   read pgs. 120-121

                VS.7b battle foldable 

Friday: 

Reading:  none

Spelling:  irregular verbs spelling test 2, #11-20; irregular verb spelling test3, #21-31, Friday, 27th

Language Arts:  none

History:  read pgs. 122-123

               finish foldable

             



week of January 9-13
Due Date: 1/13/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:  

Reading:   None 

Language Arts:  None 

History: None

Tuesday:   

Reading:   None 

Language Arts:  None 

History: None

Wednesday: 

Reading:    "School Uniform" (i-test on computer) 

Language Arts: Study  irregular verbs (notes found in binder), must be able to spell and know correct verb tense for irregular verbs 

History:  Introduce Ch.7 Read pgs. 108-111 

        Look up Vocabulary Words: industrialized; emancipation; agricultural; plantations, abolitionist, armory, racism, secede, confederacy 

Thursday: 

Reading:   "Molly Pitcher" voc worksheet 

Language Arts:  Go over irregular verbs (notes found in binder), must be able to spell and know correct verb tense for irregular verbs 

History: Introduce Ch.7 Read pgs. 108-111 

       Look up Vocabulary Words: industrialized; emancipation; agricultural; plantations, abolitionist, armory, racism, secede, confederacy 

Friday: 

Reading:  None

Spelling:  irregular verbs spelling test #1-10--Monday, 16th; irregular verbs spelling test, #11-20--next Friday

Language Arts: 

History:  Read pgs. 112-115

             Fill in VS.7a Notes, VS.7a WS pg. 74

            



week of Jan. 2-6, 2017
Due Date: 1/6/2017
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:    No School

Tuesday:    No School--teacher workday

Wednesday: 

Reading:    Choclate Chip Cookie (i-test on computer) 

Language Arts: None 

History:  Remediate VS.4 (i-test on computer) 

Thursday: 

Reading:   "Molly Pitcher" voc worksheet 

Language Arts:  Go over irregular verbs (notes found in binder), quiz on #1-10 next Friday--must be able to spell and know correct verb tense for irregular verbs 

History: Introduce Ch.7 Read pgs. 108-111 

       Look up Vocabulary Words: industrialized; emancipation; agricultural; plantations, abolitionist, armory, racism, secede, confederacy 

Friday: 

Reading: None 

Language Arts:  Irregular Verbs test, #1-10, next Friday 

History:  Read pgs. 112-115 

             Color VS.7a Map

 



week of December 19-23, 2016
Due Date: 12/21/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:

Reading: December Holidays Context Clues

Language Arts: Write an unselfish letter to Santa 

                       Christmas Proofreading 1 worksheet 

History: Chapter 6 TEST 

Tuesday: 

Reading: Fact & Opinion w/s

              Holiday ABC order w/s 

Language Arts: Christmas Proofreading 2 

History: None 

Wednesday: 

Reading: None 

Language Arts: None 

History: None

 



week of Dec. 12-16, 2016
Due Date: 12/16/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Our skills this week:  reading--summarizing; language arts--verbs, verb tenses, double negatives, commas; history--review Chapters 4 & 5 for Benchmark Test; Chapter 6--Building a New Nation

BENCHMARK TESTING-Monday-VA Studies, Chapters 4 & 5; Wednesday--Reading & Language

 

Monday:

Reading:  read "Molly Pitcher", pgs. 330-332, in textbook

               be familiar with voc words, found on pg. 328 in textbook

               do summarizing worksheet

Language Arts:

               do verb worksheets pgs. 53 & 54

Spelling:  

               none this week

History:  

                Benchmark test on Chapters 4 & 5

                throughout the week, read chapter 6, pgs. 93-106

                chapter 6 test--Monday, Dec. 19th

Tuesday:

Reading: 

              read "Molly Pitcher", pgs. 334-338, in textbook

              be familiar with "Molly Pitcher" voc words, pg. 328

Language:

              verb tense worksheet pg. 24

History:  

              do VS.6b worksheet pgs. 64-66

Wednesday:

Reading:

             Benchmark Test 

Language Arts: 

             do double negative worksheet pg. 54

History: 

               do VS.6c worksheet pgs. 67-69

               chapter 6 test--Monday, Dec. 19th 

Thursday: 

Reading:

              do "Molly Pitcher" voc worksheet 

Language Arts: 

             do commas in a series worksheet pg. 48 

History:

             review for chapter 6 test 

Friday: 

Reading:

             do "Molly Pitcher comprehension worksheet 

Language Arts: 

             do inserting comma worksheet pg. 47 

History: 

            review for chapter 6 test--test Monday, Dec. 19th

 



week of December 5-9, 2016
Due Date: 12/9/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Our skills this week:  reading--summarizing; language arts--verbs, verb tenses, double negatives; history--review Chapters 4 & 5 for Benchmark Test.

Book Report is due on Wednesday, December 7th.

Monday:

Reading: text structure test-today;

              do "Homework Hubbub" worksheet pgs. 20 & 21

              read "Molly Pitcher", pgs. 330-332, in textbook

Language Arts: do verb worksheets pg 53 & 54

Spelling:  Revolutionary spelling Test--today   

History: Chapter 6 Vocabulary Test (Constitution, Legislature, Right, Statute, Amendment, Commonwealth, Migrate, Frontier, Cumberland Gap, Preamble, Bill of Rights, & Statute of Religious Freedom)--Tuesday, Dec. 6th. 

Tuesday:

Reading: read "Molly Pitcher", pgs. 334-338, in textbook;

              do #1-5 questions on summarizing worksheet

Language: verb tense worksheet pg. 28

History:  study chapters 4 & 5 for Benchmark Test--(test next week).        

 

Wednesday:

Reading: finish summarizing worksheet #6-10

Language Arts: book reports due

History: "The Va. Declaration of Rights" Foldable

             study chapters 4 & 5 for Benchmark Test 

Thursday:

Reading: do "Molly Pitcher" voc worksheet

Language Arts: do double negative worksheet pg. 66

History: "Va. Statute for Religious Freedom" Foldable

              Fill-in and Discuss VS.6b Notes  

Friday:

Reading: do "Molly Pitcher comprehensiion worksheet

Language Arts: do double negative worksheet 54

History: study chapters 4 & 5

 

 



Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2016
Due Date: 12/2/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Our skills this week:  reading--summarizing; language arts--verbs; and history--Chapter 6, Life after the Revolutionary War.

Book Report is due on December 7th.

Monday:

Reading:   Study Text Structure Notes -- TEST Friday

Language Arts: None

Spelling:  Study Revolutionary spelling words--TEST Friday      

History: Chapter 6 Vocabulary Words (Constitution, Legislature, Right, Statute, Amendment, Commonwealth, Migrate, Frontier, Cumberland Gap, Preamble)

Tuesday:

Reading: do text Structure Activity

              Study Text Structure Notes -- TEST Friday

Language: verb worksheet pg. 50

Spelling:  study Revolutionary Spelling List : TEST Friday

History:  do VS.6a worksheet pgs. 60-63            

Wednesday:

Reading: Text Structure TEST--Friday

Language Arts: Verb worksheet pgs. 50, 53,& 54

History: "The Va. Declaration of Rights" Foldable

             Study Chapter 6 Vocabulary--voc test on MONDAY, Dec. 5th

Thursday:

Reading: Summarizing WS pg.

Language Arts: Study Revolutionary Spelling List

History: "Va. Statute for Religious Freedom" Foldable

              Fill-in and Discuss VS.6b Notes

              Study Chapter 6 Vocabulary--voc test MONDAY, Dec. 5th.

Friday:

Reading: None

Language Arts: Revolutionary Spelling Test 

History: Study Chapter 6 Vocabulary--voc test, Mon., Dec. 5th



Nov. 21-25, 2016
Due Date: 11/25/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

We are continuing our creative writing story.  Our first story will be a persuasive story where the students are trying to get the other students to vote them in for principal for a day.  Your child should have their 3rd paragraph completed.

 Our first book report will be due on December 6th. They will be bringing home a paper  giving details on how the report is to be done.

Skills this week:  Reading--Non-fiction Text Structure, language--adjectives, and history--Unit 5: The Revolutionary War.

Monday:  

Reading--worksheet 44 & 45--Black American Time Line; text structure test today

Spelling--none this week

Language--worksheet 81 & 82--adjectives

Writing--Work on creative writing story--3rd paragraph should be finished.

History--people in the American Revolution test today;  start Revolutionary Voc worksheet

Tuesday:

Reading--worksheet 53--fact & opinion

Lang.--none

Spelling--none

History--finish Revolutionary Voc worksheet

Wednesday--No School

Thursday--No School

Friday--No School

 

 

 



week of Nov. 14-18, 2016
Due Date: 11/18/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

We are continuing our creative writing story.  Our first story will be a persuasive story where the students are trying to get the other students to vote them in for principal for a day.  Your child should have their 3rd paragraph completed.

Skills this week:  Reading--Non-fiction Text Structure, language--homophones and adjectives, contractions, and history--Unit 5: The Revolutionary War.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:

Reading--none

Spelling--none this week

Language--none

Writing--Work on creative writing story--3rd paragraph should be finished.

History--read pgs. 82 & 83.



week of Nov. 7-11, 2016
Due Date: 11/11/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.

We are continuing our creative writing story.  Our first story will be a persuasive story where the students are trying to get the other students to vote them in for principal for a day.

We will be using the 4-square writing method; which you can find notes in your child's binder behind writing.  Since this is our first story, we are going to work together and do one paragraph at a time.  As we finish each paragraph, please check over it and guide your child with corrections, if needed. 

Skills this week:  Reading--Non-fiction Text Structure, language--homophones and adjectives, spelling--contractions, and history--Unit 5: The Civil War.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Monday:

Reading--none

Spelling--contractions--test Friday

Language--Do adjective worksheet pg. 41 and article worksheet pg. 27

Writing--Work on creative writing story.

History--look up chapter 5 words (look up chapter 5 voc words: militia, Parliament, representation, Loyalist, Patroit, Neutral, volunteer, minutemen, Redcoats, & Declaration of Independence)--voc test--Friday 

Tuesday:

No School--Election Day

Wednesday:

Reading--do worksheet compare & contrast pg. 10

Language--do contractions WS pg. 74

Spelling--contraction test--Friday

Writing--Creative writing story

History--study chapter 5 voc words--test Friday

Thursday:

Reading--do worksheet compare and contrast pg. 10

Spelling--test--Friday

History--do VS.5a worksheet 

Friday: 

Reading--do compare & contrast worksheet pg. 11. 

Language/Writing--creative writing writing store. 

Spelling--give contraction spelling test 

History--do VS.5b worksheet 

 

 

 



week of Oct. 31-Nov.4, 2016
Due Date: 11/4/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.  

Skills that will be covered this week:  fact & opinion, comprehension, story structure, homophones, adjectives, writing process, and VS chapter 4--colonial life.

We are starting our first creative writing story.  Our first story will be a persuasive story where the students are trying to get the other students to vote them in for principal for a day.

We will be using the 4-square writing method; which you can find notes in your child's binder behind writing.  Since this is our first story, we are going to work together and do one paragraph at a time.  As we finish each paragraph, please check over it and guide your child with corrections, if needed.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

 

Monday:

Reading--comprehension worksheet pg. 31 & 32; fact and opinion worksheet pg. 13

Spelling--Study homophone words # 21-30; test Thursday.

Language--Do adjective worksheet pg. 39

Writing--Work on creative writing story.

History--Complete VS.4b foldable; VS.4 test, probably Thursday.

Tuesday:

Reading--comprehension worksheet pgs. 81-83.

Language--worksheet 39, 14, & 9.

History--fill in VS.4e notes; do VS.4e worksheet

Wednesday:

Reading--do worksheet pg. 9 "Souourner Truth".

Language--Do homophone worksheet 63 & 64.

Spelling--homophone spelling test--Thursday.

Writing--Creative writing story

History--Review VS.4; test--Thursday

Thursday:

Reading--do worksheet pg. 8

Spelling--test on words #21-30.

History--give chapter 4 test.

Friday:

Reading--do worksheet pgs. 30 & 31.

Language/Writing--creative writing writing store.

Students will share one of their journal entries.

History--read pgs. 78-79 in testbook; look up chapter 5 voc words: militia, Parliament, representation, Loyalist, Patroit, Neutral, volunteer, minutemen, Redcoats, & Declaration of Independence.

 

 



week of October 24-28, 2016
Due Date: 10/28/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.  

Skills that will be covered this week:  cause & effect, context clues, comprehension, homophones, writing process, and start VS chapter 4--colonial life.

We are starting our first creative writing story.  Our first story will be a persuasive story where the students are trying to get the other students to vote them in for principal for a day.

We will be using the 4-square writing method; which you can find notes in your child's binder behind writing.  Since this is our first story, we are going to work together and do one paragraph at a time.  As we finish each paragraph, please check over it and guide your child with corrections, if needed.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Benchmark Testing--please review all of VS.2-VS.3, main ideas, supporting details, cause & effect, plot, resolution, climax, context clues, run-on and fragment sentences, hyphenation at the end of a line in writing, writing notes-found in binder behind writing, and capitalization in preparation for the benchmark test.

Monday:

Reading--review for benchmark testing; cause & effect quiz--Wednesday

Spelling:

No test this week

Language/Writing:

Work on creative writing story.

History:

Review for benchmark testing; color VS.4b map

Tuesday:

Reading--do context clues worksheet pg. 05 & 16

Language/Writing:

Work on creative writing story

History:

Review for benchmark testing

Wednesday:

Reading--give cause & effect quiz; do context clues worksheet pg. 23

Language/Writing:

Creative writing story

History--do VS.4c & d worksheet pgs. 46-49

Thursday:

Reading--do context clues worksheet pg. 24

Language/Writing:

Creative writing story

History--do colonial economic sort activity

Friday:

Reading--do antonym worksheet pg. 55

Language/Writing:

Students will share one of their journal entries.

History:

Study VS.4 notes; test next week



week of October 17-21, 2016
Due Date: 10/21/2016
Subject: Language Arts

This is a tentative lesson plan.  Please check your child's assignment book nightly because assignments can change throughout the week.  Any unfinished classwork, goes home to finish that night.  

Skills that will be covered this week:  cause & effect, context clues, comprehension, homophones, writing process, and start VS chapter 4--colonial life.

We are starting our first creative writing story.  Our first story will be a persuasive story where the students are trying to get the other students to vote them in for principal for a day.

We will be using the 4-square writing method; which you can find notes in your child's binder behind writing.  Since this is our first story, we are going to work together and do one paragraph at a time.  As we finish each paragraph, please check over it and guide your child with corrections, if needed.

AR--please encourage your child to read 20 minutes each night in their AR book.  The 5th grade goal is to try to reach 11 points each six-weeks.

Benchmark Testing--please review VS.2-VS.3 in preparation for the benchmark test.

Monday:

Reading--context clues worksheet pg. 22; cause & effect quiz--Thursday.

Spelling--homophone spelling test, #10-20 words, Friday.

Journal--How can you, a 5th grade student, make the world a better place to live?--due Friday.

History--chapter 4 voc words due Tuesday; voc test--Wednesday; study VS.4a notes; read pgs. 66-70; voc words to look up: cash crop, money, barter--pg. 66; credit, debt, saving--pg. 67; capital, contaminated--pg. 68; immigrants, persecution--pg. 70. 

Tuesday:

Reading--do context clues worksheet pgs. 15 & 16.

Writing--introduction paragraph on why students should vote you for principal for the day

Language--do homophone worksheet pg. 8

History--read pgs. 70-71; make VS.4a foldable; chapter 4 voc test--Wednesday.

Wednesday:

Reading--cause & effect quiz--Thursday.

Writing--finish up introduction paragraph and start the second paragraph.

History--read pgs. 70-71; study VS.4b notes; do VS.4b map.

Thursday:

Reading--cause & effect quiz; do context clues worksheet pgs. 26-27.

Language--do homophone worksheet pg. 9.

Spelling--homophone spelling test, words #10-20, Friday.

History--read pgs. 72-74; do VS.4b worksheet pgs. 43-45.

Friday:

Reading--do context clues worksheet pg. 23.

Spelling--homophone words # 10-20 test; study homophone words, # 21-30 for next weeks test.

History--do colonial economics sort activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



week of October 10-14, 2016
Due Date: 10/9/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Skill this week:  cause & effect, synonyms & antonyms, homophones, capitalization, VS.3

Monday:

Reading--do cause & effect worksheet pgs. 65 & 66

Spelling--test Friday, #1-9 words on homophone list

Journal entry--what would happen if you woke up one morning and were only 6 inches tall; write at least a page--due Friday.

History--do worksheet pgs. 45-47 VS.3g; chapter 3 test--Friday

Tuesday:

Reading--do worksheet pgs. 58 & 59 "Slower than Slow"

Spelling--write 7-up sentences using words #1-4 from homophone list

Language--do capitalization worksheet pg. 33

History--do worksheet VS.3a-g

Wednesday:

Spelling--write 7-up sentences using words #5-9 from homophone list

History--study for chapter 3 test (VS.3a-g)--test Friday

Thursday:

Reading--do worksheet pgs. 14-15

Spelling--test Friday, #1-9 from homophone list.

History--chapter VS.3 test--Friday

Friday:

Spelling--study words #10-20 from homophone list; test next Friday

 

Homophone List:

1. they’re—contraction for they are 

    their—belonging to them, shows ownership 

    there—shows place or direction

 

2. your—shows possession, pronoun meaning of you

   you’re—contraction for you are

 

3. is—shows ownership 

    it’s contraction for it is

 

4. to—toward

   too—also 

   two—number

 

5.for—preposition, in place of 

   four—number

 

6. who’s—contraction for who is 

    whose—possessive pronoun meaning of whom

 

7. right—proper, correct 

    write—to set down in letters or words on paper

 

8. buy—to purchase 

   by—preposition meaning close or near 

   bye—short for goodbye

 

9. bored—uninterested 

    board—wooden plank

 

10. threw—to propel by hand 

     through—from end to end

 

11. main—of great importance 

     mane—the long hair on the neck of an animal

 

12. allowed—permitted 

      aloud—with a loud voice

 

13. knead—press together 

      need-must

 

14. break—to crack or split 

     brake—a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle

 

15. night—the time of darkness between daylight and sunset 

      knight—a soldier of feudal times

 

16. soar—to fly high 

      sore—painful 

 

17. or—a conjunction that includes an alternative 

      oar—a type of paddle used to propel a boat 

      ore—a mineral deposit

 

18. cent—a hundredth part of a dollar 

      scent—a smell 

      sent—past tense of send

 

19. fair—light in color, free of clouds or storms, a competitive exhibition of farm products, livestock, etc.,    often held annually in the same place in the county 

    fare—to travel, go

 

20. here—in this spot 

      hear—to perceive with the ear

 

21. bare—not covered 

      bear—an animal

 

22. heard—past tense of hear 

      herd—a group of animals

 

23. sew—to mend 

     so—in such manner 

     sow—to plant

 

24. peace—calmness 

     piece—a part of something

 

25.  lessen—to decrease 

      lesson—something to be learned

 

26.  I’ll—contraction for I will 

      aisle--a passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium 

      isle--an island, especially a small one.

 

27.  bawled—to cry or shout in past tense 

      bald--lacking hair on the head

 

28. doe--the female of a deer or related animal 

     dough--a soft, thick mixture of dry ingredients, such as flour, liquid, and water, that is kneaded, shaped, and baked, especially as bread or pastry

 

29. flea—a tiny insect 

     flee—to run away

 

30.  steal—to rob 

      steel—a strong metal made by mixing carbon and iron

 

 

 

 



Week of Sept. 26-30, 2016
Due Date: 9/30/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Any work not finished during class will be homework. 

Monday:

Spelling:

Write L-6 words 3 times each

Study spelling L-6 words--test Friday

Reading:

Our skill this week is cause & effect

Journal:

Imagine you have a pair of magic shoes.  Write what your shoes can do--due Friday.

History:

We are studying Jamestown--VS.3;  read pages 50-53 in textbook; chapter 3 voc test--Thursday.

Tuesday

Language:

Do capitalization worksheet pg. 2

Reading:

Do cause & effect worksheet pg. 64

History:

Read pgs. 54-57; voc test--Thursday

Wednesday

Reading:

Do cause & effect worksheet pg. 65

Spelling:

Write a short story using 10 words from L-6 spelling words--due Friday.

History:

Chapter 3 voc test--Thursday

Thursday

Reading:

Review cause & effect; do cause & effect worksheet pg. 66

Language:

Review capitalization rules; do capitalization worksheet pg. 3

Spelling:

L-6 test--Friday; story using L-6 words due--Friday

Journal:

Magic shoes entry due Friday

History:

Give Chapter 3 voc test; read pgs. 58-61

Friday

Spelling:  L-6 test; study # 1-9 homophones for test next week

Early dismissal due to RAM

 

            Always check your child's assignment book. 

 

 

 

 



Week of Sept. 19-23, 2016
Due Date: 9/23/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday:

Reading--study main idea notes (notes found in binder); test Thursday, 22nd.

Spelling--study L-5 words--tset Friday; write words 3 times each--due Wednesday 21st.

History--study for VS.2d, e, f, & g test (notes found in binder)--test Tuesday, 20th.

Journal entry-- Imagine that you are a bee.  Write about a day in your life--due Friday, 23rd.

Tuesday:

Reading--do worksheet pgs. 68 & 69--due Tuesday

History--take VS.2d-g test; look up chapter 3 voc words--due Friday, 23rd; colony-pg. 50, charter--pg. 51, agriculture--pg. 56, assembly--pg. 58, legislative--pg. 58, borough--pg. 58, and others will be added in class.

Wednesday:

Reading--study main idea notes--test tomorrow; do main idea worksheet pgs.

Spelling--choose 10 words from L-5 and write a short story using your spelling words--it must be a 1/2 pg. or more.

History--read pages 50-55, in history textbook, by Friday.

Thursday:

Reading--take main idea test.

Spelling--L-5 spelling test--tomorrow.

History--have pages read in textbook.

Friday:

Reading-- do worksheet pgs. 62 & 63

Spelling--take L-5 test; study homophone words.



week of May 9-13
Due Date: 5/13/2016
Subject: Language Arts

No language or spelling this week 

SOL Test schedule at bottom of page

Monday, May 9th

Reading--study all notes in binder; do worksheet pg. 10 (suffixes) odd only

History--study all notes in binder; in assignment book, write down the amount of time studied and parents initial beside of time

Tuesday, May 10th

Reading--study all notes in binder

History--study all notes in binder

Wednesday, May 11th

Reading--study all notes in binder; in assignment book, write down the amount of time studied and parents initial beside of time

History--none

Thursday, May 12th

Reading--none

History--study all notes in binder; in assignment book, write down the amount of time studied and parents initial beside of time

Friday, May 13th

Reading--none

History--none

SOL Test Schedule

Wednesday, May 11th--math

Thursday, May 12th--reading

Friday, May 13th--VA Studies

Wednesday, May 18th--science



week of May 2-6, 2016
Due Date: 5/6/2016
Subject: Language Arts

No Language or Spelling this week

Monday, May2nd

Reading--study all notes in binder; do dictionary worksheet pg. 89

History--study all notes and worksheets in binder

Tuesday, May 3rd

Reading--study all notes in binder

History--study all notes in binder

Wednesday, May 4th

Reading--study all notes in binder

History--study all notes in binder

Thursday, May 5th

Reading--study all notes in binder

History--study all notes in binder; (5D)--correct worksheet pgs. 156-161, VS.9c,d and VS.10

Friday, May 6th

Reading--study all notes in binder

History--study all notes in binder

 



week of April 25-29, 2016
Due Date: 4/29/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday, 25th

Reading:

History:  do VS.9a & b worksheet pgs.   due tomorrow; study VS.9d notes--famous people--test on these notes Thursday

Tuesday, 26th

Reading:

History:  do VS.9c & d worksheet pgs.            due tomorrow

Wednesday:  study VS.9d notes--famous people; test Thursday on these notes

Wednesday, 27th

Reading:

History: VS.9d test tomorrow; study VS.2a notes

Thursday, 28th

Reading:

History:give VS.9d test--famous people

Friday, 29th

Reading:

History:  study VS.2a notes



week of April 18-22
Due Date: 4/22/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday, 18th

Reading:  study suffixes # 9-18; suffix test--Friday; correct guide words worksheet pg. 60.

Spelling:  none

Language: none

VA Studies:  chapter 8 test tomorrow

Tuesday, 19th

Reading: 

Spelling:  none

Language:  none

VA Studies:  read pgs. 142-145 in chapter 9; study VS.9a notes; look up chapter 9 voc words found on pgs. 142, 147, 148, & 156--voc test Thursday, 21st.

Wednesday, 20th

Reading:

Spelling: none

Language:  none

VA Studies:  study VS.9b notes; read pgs. 146-148; do VS.9a worksheet; chapter 9 voc test--tomorrow

Thursday, 21st

Reading:  suffix test, # 9-18--tomorrow

Spelling: none

Language: none

VA Studies: take chapter 9 voc test; read pgs. 149-152; do VS.9b worksheet

Friday, 22nd

Reading: take suffix test

Spelling:  none

Langugage:  none

VA Studies:  read pgs. 153-156



week of April 11-15, 2016
Due Date: 4/15/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday, 11th

Reading:  Study suffix definitions, # 1-8, found on pg. 8 in binder,--test Thursday, 14th.

Spelling:  Study irregular verbs, # 21-30--test Friday, 15th.

Language:  suffix worksheet pg. 9--due tomorrow.

4-H Presentation--due Wednesday, 13th.

History:  Chapter 8 voc test--tomorrow; VS.8a worksheet pgs. 80-84--due tomorrow.

Tuesday, 12th

Reading:  Study suffix definitions--test Thursday.

Spelling:  Study irregular verbs, # 21-30,--test Friday.

Language:  Irregular verb worksheet pg. 107--due tomorrow; final copy "Principal" story due Friday.

4-H Presentation--due tomorrow.

History: VS.8b worksheet pgs. 85-88 due tomorrow.

Wednesday, 13th

Reading:  Suffix quiz, #1-8, tomorrow.

4-H Presentation Due

Thursday, 14th

4-H Presentation Due

Reading: Suffix quiz.

Spelling:  Irregular verb test, # 21-30, tomorrow.

Language:  "Principal" story final copy due tomorrow.

History:  VS.8c worksheet pgs. 89-92--due Monday, 18th; chapter 8 test--Tuesday, 19th.

Friday, 15th

Reading: None

Spelling:  Irregular verb test.

Language:  "Principal" story due.

History:  Study VS.8a-c notes and worksheets--test Tuesday;  look up chapter 9 voc words--found on the following pages: 142, 147, 148, and 156--due Wednesday, 20th.



week of April 4-8, 2016
Due Date: 4/8/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday, 4th

Reading--none

Spelling--irregular verb test, # 21-30, Friday, 8th

Language--worksheet pg. 108 & 109--your & its; study notes, in binder, for preparation of the 5th grade writing multiple choice test--test Wednesday, 10th

Writing--write the conclusion paragraph for story (principal)

History--none

Tuesday, 5th

Reading--none

Spelling--study for irregular verb test

Language--study notes for 5th grade writing multiple choice test; multiple choice test tomorrow

Writing--study the steps for the creative writing process--brainstorming (4-square), writing the rough draft (skip lines), revising (read over the story to add adjectives, good supporting detail sentences, and impressive words, editing (looking for grammar mistakes), and final copy (do not skip lines). 

History--none

Wednesday, 6th

Reading--none

Spelling--study for irregular verb test

Language--study creative writing process; creative writing test tomorrow

History--none 

Thursday, 7th

Reading--none

Spelling--irregular verb test, # 21-30, tomorrow

Language--none

History--finish VS.8a worksheet pgs. 80-84; study chapter 8 voc words for test on Monday

Friday, 8th

Reading--start studying suffix definitions, found in binder behind reading--test next week.

Spelling--none

Language--none

Writing--write final copy of the story principal for a week

History--study chapter 8 words for test on Monday

 

 

 



week of Mar. 28-Apr.1, 2016
Due Date: 4/1/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday, 28th

Reading--review for Benchmark Test--test Tuesday, 29th.

study: text structure patterns (compare & contrast, sequence, chronogical order, cause & effect, problem & solution, & listing), figurative language, fact & opinion, stanzas, rhyme scheme, research notes, homophones, roots,  affixes, synonyms, antonyms, guide words, thesaurus, & dictionary.

Language--review for Benchmark Test

study: subject/verb agreement, double negatives, adjective & adverb comparison, interjections, verb tenses, contractions, possessives, conjunctions, & commas.

4-H Presentation--due April 15th

Spelling:  none

History--review for chapter test and Benchmark Test, test Thursday; complete VS.7

study:  chapter 7 (VS.7a,b, & c); study chapter 6 (VS.6a,b, & c) & chapter 7 (VS.7a, b, & c).

Tuesday, 29th

Reading--Benchmark Test

Language--Benchmark Test

Spelling--none

History--review VS.6 & VS.7

Wednesday, 30th

Reading--none

Language--continue working on creative writing--being principal for a week

Spelling--none

History--review VS.6 & VS.7--Benchmark Test & VS.7 test Thursday

Thursday, 31st

Reading--none

Language--continue working on creative writing; review for 5th grade writing test

Spelling--none

History--Benchmark Test & VS.7 test (if we do not take VS.7 test today, it will be tomorrow).

Friday, 1st

Reading--none

Language--continue working on creative writing; review for 5th grade writing test

Spelling--irregular verb test, next Friday,8th,--words # 21-30

History--look up words for chapter 8; words are found under the heading WORDS TO KNOW on pgs: 130, 132 & 136--other words will be added on in class.

 



week of March 21-25, 2016
Due Date: 3/25/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday:

Reading--rhyme scheme worksheet pg. 28--due Tuesday.

Spelling--irregular verb test, # 11-20, Thursday.

Language--verb tense worksheet pgs. 5 & 6--due Tuesday.

History--VS.7a worksheet pgs. 74 & 75--due Tuesday; chapter 7 test--Tuesday, Mar. 29th.

Tuesday: 

Reading--study notes for Benchmark Test--test next week.

Spelling--study for test.

Language--3rd paragraph for persuasive paragraph (rough draft--skip lines)--due Wednesday.

History--do worksheet pgs. for VS.7b & c--due Wednesday.

Wedesday:

Reading--none

Spelling--irregular verb test, #11-20, tomorrow.

Language--subject verb agreement worksheet pg. 49--due Thursday.

History--do # 1 pg. 127 in textbook.

Thursday:

Reading--study notes.

Spelling--none

Language--none

History--study for chapter 7 test

Friday:

No School--Spring Break



Week of March 14-18
Due Date: 3/18/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday:

Reading:  "John Brown..." comprehension worksheet pgs. 77-80, show proof--DUE Wednesday, 16th

Spelling:  Irregular Verbs, # 1-10,--Test Friday,18th

Language:  None

History:  VS.7a worksheet pgs. 78-84 DUE TUESDAY; VS.7 voc test--Wednesday, 16th

Tuesday:

Reading:  "John Brown.." DUE WEDNESDAY

Spelling:  Irregular Verbs, #1-10, Test Friday

Language:  Brainstorming, for all 4 paragraphs on being principal for a week, DUE WEDNESDAY; do    irregular verbs worksheet pg. 25--students must underline any helping verbs, in the sentence, and the correct irregular verb--DUE WEDNESDAY

History:  VS.7 voc test--TOMORROW

Wednesday:

Reading:  "Slavery" comprehension worksheet pgs. 90-94--DUE FRIDAY

Spellling:  Irregular Verbs, #1-10, TEST FRIDAY

Language:  Do worksheet pgs. 5 & 6--DUE TOMORROW

History:  Color #1 & 2 on VS.7b foldable

Thursday:

Reading:  Fact & Opinion worksheet pg. 102 & 103--DUE TOMORROW

Spelling:  Irregular Verbs, #1-10, TEST TOMORROW

Language:  Introductory paragraph, in rough draft form, DUE TOMMOROW

History:  None

Friday:

Reading:  None

Spelling:  Study irregular verbs, # 11-20

Language:  Second paragraph, in rough draft form, DUE MONDAY

History:  None

 

 



week of March 7-11, 2016
Due Date: 3/11/2016
Subject: Language Arts

 

Monday:

Reading--study for text structure test--test will be on Thursday, 17th; do text structure worksheet pg. 103.

Spelling--none

Language--think of two reasons why the students should elect you as principal for the week.

History--look up VS.7 voc words--the words are found on pgs: 110, 113, 115, & 116 (under the heading Words to Know).

Tuesday:

Reading--text structure worksheet pgs. 10-13

Spelling--none

Language--start brainstorming on the topic--principal for a week

History--none

Wednesday:

Reading--comprehension worksheet "The Two Harriets", pgs. 71-76--show proof

Spelling--none

Language--comma worksheet pgs. 28 & 29

History--finish #2 & 3 on worksheet pg. 21, "A Civil War Map"; read pgs. 110-113 in textbook

Thursday:

Reading--do text structure test

Spelling--none

Language--complete brainstorming for paragraphs # 2 & 3

History--read pgs. 114-117 in textbook

Friday:

Reading--do "John Brown's Antislavery Raid" worksheet pgs. 79-83--show proof

Spelling--nnone

Language--discuss brainstorming for paragraphs #2 & 3; work on brainstorming for paragraphs # 1 & 4

History--review VS.7 voc words; voc test Monday, 14th

 

 



week of February 29-March 4, 2016
Due Date: 3/4/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday:

Reading--do cause & effect worksheet, pgs. 40-43, Dear Mr. President"  (show proof).

Language--do verb tense worksheet pgs. 25 & 50; do article worksheet pg. 69

Spelling--homophone test, # 21-30, Wednesday

Creative Writing--final copy for snowman story--due Friday

History--do worksheet pgs. 60-63 (VS.6a); do worksheet pgs. 64-66 (VS.6b); chapter 6 voc test--Wednesday; chapter 6 test-Monday, Mar. 7th

Tuesday:

Virtual workday

Wednesday:

Reading--do cause and effect worksheet pg.      ; do compare and contrast worksheet pgs. 10 & 11

Language--do homophone worksheet pg. 56

Spelling--homophone test, # 21-30

History--chapter 6 voc test; go over VS.6c notes

Thursday:

Reading--do fact & opinion worksheet pg. 102; do text structure activity

Creative Writing--snowman story, final copy due Friday

Language--None

History--do worksheet pgs. 67-69 (VS.6c); chapter 6 test--Monday

Friday:

Reading--do text structure worksheet pg. 103; do comprehension worksheet,, pgs. 11-15, "Preamble"

Language--None

Creative writing--snowman story due

History--review for chapter 6 test; test Monday; look up definitons for chapter 7-pg. 127



Language Arts and VA Studies week of Feb. 22-26, 2016
Due Date: 2/26/2016
Subject: Language Arts

Monday:

Reading: Quiz on text structure voc words and Greek and Latin roots--Thursday

             Do cause and effect worksheet pg. 50

Spelling: Introduce homophone words, #21-30--spelling test Friday

Language: Do demonstrative adjective worksheet pg. 71

Tuesday:

Reading: Do chronological worksheet pg. 8 & 9

               Do compare and contrast worksheet pg. 8 & 9

Spelling:  Do homophone worksheet pg. 55

Language:  Final copy of "How to Make a Snowman" due Friday

Wednesday:

Reading: Discuss problem and solution text structure

              Do "Dear Mr. President" worksheet pgs. 40-42--show proof

              Do synonym and antonym worksheet 82 & 83

             Text structure and Greek and Latin Roots quiz--Thursday

Language:  Continue working on snowman story

Thursday:

Reading:  Give text structure and Greek and Latin Roots quiz

               Do dictionary skills pg. 89

               Do guide words worksheet

Spelling:  Homophone test, #21-30, Friday

Language: Final copy of snowman story due Friday

Friday:

Reading:  Do guide words worksheet

Spelling:  Give homophone test

Language: Snowman story due

VA Studies:

Monday: Chapter 6 voc test--Thursday

              Do worksheet pgs. 60-63 (VS.6a)

Tuesday: Read pgs. 100-104 in textbook

Wednesday:  Give chapter 6 voc test

                Do worksheet pgs. 64-66 (VS.6b)

Thursday: Do worksheet pgs. 67-69 (VS.6c)

 

 

 

 

 

 



week of May 18-22, 2015
Due Date: 5/22/2015
Subject: Language Arts

Monday:  Take the Local Language SOL writing multiple choice test.

Tuesday:  Review creative writing procedures.  Local  Language SOL creative writing test--Wednesday.  Go to the VA Dept of Education and check out some writing prompts.

Wednesday:  Do the creative writing test.

Thursday:  Do worksheet 20.

Friday:  None



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

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

Writing Multiple Choice Test--May 18, 2015.

Writing--Creative Writing Test--May 20, 2015.

Study irregular verbs, # 29-37, for test on Thursday.

Final copy for the prompt--A moment I'll never forget--due Friday.

Monday--do worksheet 1

Tuesday--do worksheet 20

Wednesday--creative writing; irregular verb test, # 29-37, Thursday.

Thursday--Irregular verb test; review for writing SOL test

Friday--Creative writing story due

 

 



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

NO TEST THIS WEEK

Monday:  Do root words worksheet pg. 75; suffix test, # 1-9, Wednesday; irregualr verb test, #6-11, Thursday.

Tuesday:  Review suffixes and irregular verbs for test; redo homophone worksheet.

Wednesday:  Give out comma notes; give suffix test; continue going over 2005 Release Test.

Thursday:  Do comma worksheet pg. 1; give irregular verb test.

Friday:  Discuss dictionary entries and guide words; do guide words worksheet pg. 3



week of Mar. 30 & 31, Apr. 1-3, 2015 (Lang. Arts)
Due Date: 4/2/2015
Subject: Language Arts

No spelling test this week, but the students have their words for the next story, "Don Quixote", L 20.  These words are a little hard, so the students might want to start studying now.

Monday:  Start Reading 2008 Release test.

Tuesday:  Give out notes on double negatives; do worksheet pg. 56



week of March 16-20, 2015 Lang. Arts
Due Date: 3/20/2015
Subject: Language Arts

Monday:  Spelling--workbook pg. 210; L 18 "The Dog Newspaper"--Wednesday.  Language--study suffixes.

Tuesday:  Language--Do singular & plural nouns worksheet pg. 40.  Spelling--L18 test--Wednesday.

Wednesday:  Spelling--take L18 test; Language--do article worksheet pg. 6.

Thursday:  Language--work on rough draft for time travel--rough draft due Friday.

Friday:  Language--continue working on rough draft.



week of Feb. 9-13, 2015 Lang. Arts
Due Date: 2/13/2015
Subject: Language Arts

Language/Spelling

Monday:  Spelling--do workbook pg. 197; Language--do adjective worksheet pg. 90.

Tuesday:  Spelling--none; Language--Brainstorm using 4 square procedure for the topic of traveling in the future.

Wednesday:  Spelling--none; Language--Discuss brainstorming.

Thursday:  Spelling--none; Language--do rough draft for time travel.

Friday:  Spelling--start studying L-18 words; Language--continue rough draft for time travel.



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

Language/Spelling:

Monday:  Spelling--review Lesson 17 words--test Wednesday. Language--do workbook pg. 187 (adjectives) & workbook pg. 189 (articles).

Tuesday: Spelling--do workbook pg. 197; Lesson 17 test--Wednesday.  Language--do prewriting for describing how far forward in time would a student choose to travel, and what he/she will do when they get there.

Wednesday:  Spelling--take L 17 test.  Language--Continue working on time travel paragraphs.

Thursday:  Spelling--start studying L 18, "The Dog Newspaper", words.  Language--do worksheet pg. 90.

Friday:  Spelling--study new words, L 18 test-Wednesday.  Language--do worksheet pg. 3.



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

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

Language/Spelling:

Challenge words for L14 (the other words are found under spelling list):  diagnose, media, appreciate, society, prior

Monday:  Discuss & go over L14 spelling words; do spelling workbook pg. 161; study for L14 spelling test-test Thursday

Tuesday:  Discuss conjunctions; to workbook pgs. 91, 93, & 103.

Wednesday:  Discuss subject & object pronouns: do workbook pgs. 127, 128, & 129; L14 spelling test-Thursday.

Thursday:  Take L14 spelling test; do worksheet pgs. 103 & 104.

Friday:  Start studying for L15 "We Were There, Too" words.

 



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

Language/Spelling:

Challenge words for L14 (the other words are found under spelling list):  diagnose, media, appreciate, society, prior

Monday:  Discuss & go over L14 spelling words; do spelling workbook pg. 161; study for L14 spelling test-test Thursday

Tuesday:  Discuss conjunctions; to workbook pgs. 91, 93, & 103.

Wednesday:  Discuss subject & object pronouns: do workbook pgs. 127, 128, & 129; L14 spelling test-Thursday.

Thursday:  Take L14 spelling test; do worksheet pgs. 103 & 104.

Friday:  Start studying for L15 "We Were There, Too" words.



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