5th Grade Weekly Update

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”                                                                                                     ~  Harriet Tubman

English Language Arts

During the next two weeks, the class will be laying down the groundwork for Literature Circles (Lit. Circles) in English Language Arts. For practice, students will be reading Hound Dog True by Linda Urban. They are expected to complete a Lit. Circle Graphic Organizer at home, as assigned. The Lit. Circles Rules and Roles Handout was discussed in class and is uploaded in google classroom for your convenience.

To access, simply log-in using your Clever Badge; Google Classroom Class Code is: qpy3t1j.

Monday:

  1. Read Hound Dog True, chapters 2-3.
  2. Complete Lit. Circle “Discussion Director” Graphic Organizer

Tuesday:

  1. Read Hound Dog True, chapters 4-6
  2. Complete Lit. Circle “Vocabulary” Graphic Organizer

Wednesday:

  1. Read Hound Dog True, chapters 7-9
  2. Complete Lit. Circle “Passage Master” Graphic Organizer
  3. Study for comprehension quiz on Friday.

Thursday

  1. Read Hound Dog True, chapters 10-12.
  2. Complete Lit. Circle “Connector” Graphic Organizer
  3. Study for comprehension quiz tomorrow.

Friday:

  1. Read Hound Dog True, chapters 13-15
  2. Complete Lit. Circle “Summarizer” Graphic Organizer

Social Studies

Monday:

Study for Lesson 5 test on Wednesday.

Tuesday:

Study for Lesson 5 test tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 27th.

Upcoming Events:

Feb. 26th: Mindfulness

Feb. 27th: STAR Reading Test

March 5th: Prayer Service/ Burning of Palms

March 6th: All School Mass/ Ash Wednesday

March 8th: Young Authors Faire Books Due

~End of 2nd Trimester

~ Sports Picture Day

March 14th: Report Cards go home

March 15th: NO SCHOOL /Diocesan Staff Day

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