Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Writing:  
Homework:  Pick 4 due Friday

Today I will....
create sentences that contain linking verbs.
So I can.....
understand the job of a linking verb in a sentence.
I'll know I'll have it when....
I can create a sentence that links ideas.






History:
Homework:  study guide due tomorrow; test NEXT Thursday.


TOC:  None for today

Today I will.....
complete my history goal test.
So I can.....
see how much 5th grade history knowledge I already have!
I'll know I have it when.....
I complete all 36 questions to the best of my ability.



1.  Complete goal test
2.  Read quietly or work on study guide (when you get your binder back) - unless you have been told to fix your binder! Do that FIRST!










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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Writing: 
Homework:  Pick 4 due Friday

1.  think about linking verbs - how are they different from action verbs? 
2.  create bubble map for linking verbs
3.  exit ticket


















History:  
Homework:  binder check Wed; study guide due Thursday - test NEXT Thursday

TOC: 
p. 11 US1.2b Region Illustrations
p. 12 US1.2b Study Guide
p. 13  US1.2b Study Guide

1.  Study note cards for 5 minutes
2.  Pass out study guide - questions? 
3.  Finish Illustrations today
4.  Formative Assessment 





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Monday, August 29, 2016

Writing: 
Homework:  Pick 4 due Friday

Today I will.....

create a bubble map about proper nouns
So I can....
identify proper nouns as a part of speech





History:


Homework:  Binder check Wednesday; study note cards

TOC:  
p. 9   US1.2 Vocab Assessment 
p. 10  US1.2b Region Illustrations

1.  Study note cards for 5 minutes
2.  Receive back vocab assessment and place in binder
3.  Expert group presentations
4 . Exit Ticket 






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Friday, August 26, 2016

Homework:  None

TOC:  There are no TOCs today

1.  study note cards with a partner
2.  complete vocabulary assessment 
3.  turn in assessment and read quietly
4.  work in expert groups when everyone is finished - pictures must be completed today!







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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Homework:  Vocab Quiz Tomorrow!

TOC:
p. 8 US1.2a Continents & Oceans Assessment


1.  Study note cards for 5 minutes
2.  Review vocabulary
3.  Place Quiz into binder
4.  Work with expert group
~You and your group will get a lap top
~Your job is to create a picture on note book paper - using the entire paper - that the class will copy.
~You must also provide 3 facts about your region to the class.
~Your group will present this to the class and tell them the 3 facts.




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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Homework: Vocab quiz on Friday

There are no TOCS 

1.  Study note cards
2.  Review Vocabulary
3.  Partner Activity ~
Step 1 - Read your paragraph and your partner does the same. 
Step 2 - After you read each paragraph, share what you have learned.  What is the name of your region? What does it look like? Where is it located? Is there something special out it? 
Step 3 - After you have read the entire page, use the information to complete the geographic map - page 7.




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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Homework:  color vocab boxes; quiz Fri. on vocab

TOC:  
p. 6 US1.2b Geographic Region Notes
p. 7 US1.2b Geographic Region Map 

1.  Copy homework and TOC
2.  Assessment on Oceans and Continents!!
3.  Cut 2 sheets of note cards to add to old
4.  Study old and new note cards for 5 minutes
5.  Review Vocabulary 
6.  Work with partners and the class on pages 6 and 7



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