5th Grade Weekly Update

“March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.”                                                                                                                    ~ traditional proverb

English Language Arts

This week, the class continues the groundwork for Literature Circles (Lit. Circles) in English Language Arts. For practice, students read Hound Dog True by Linda Urban. They are expected to complete a Lit. Circle Graphic Organizer at home, as agreed upon within their small group and to come to class prepared for discussion. The Lit. Circles Rules and Roles Handout was covered in class and is uploaded in google classroom for your convenience.

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Google Classroom Class Code is: qpy3t1j for students who have not joined the class.

Monday:

  1. Read Hound Dog True, chapters 16-20.
  2. Complete Lit. Circle Graphic Organizer, as agreed by the group. Come to discussion prepared.

Tuesday:

  1. Read Hound Dog True, chapters 21-24.
  2. Complete Lit. Circle Graphic Organizer, as agreed by the group. Come to discussion prepared.

Wednesday:

  1. Read Hound Dog True, chapters 25-28.
  2. Complete Lit. Circle Graphic Organizer, as agreed by the group. Come to discussion prepared.
  3. Study for the vocabulary and comprehension assessment on Friday.

Thursday

  1. Read Hound Dog True, chapters 29-32.
  2. Complete Lit. Circle Graphic Organizer, as agreed by the group. Come to discussion prepared.
  3. Study for the vocabulary and comprehension assessment tomorrow.

Friday:

NO HOMEWORK

Social Studies

Monday:

  • Write the vocabulary words from Lesson 6. Sections 1-3 in your Social Studies notebook.
  • Reread ch. 1 and write important details.

Tuesday:

  • Read ch. 2-3. Write important details in your SS notebook.
  • Prepare to bring this scene alive.

Upcoming Events:

March 5th: Prayer Service/ Burning of the Palms

March 6th: Ash Wednesday/ All School Mass

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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