Monday, November 20, 2017

Homework November 20, 2017

We had our Ten Mile Day quiz in class today.
Students need to complete the Autobiography outline.
Students need to complete the comprehension questions for the Sleuth story "Major League Dreams" (#s 1-3) on loose leaf.
Students were instructed to take the book home if they were unable to complete it in class.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Homework November 17, 2017

Biography project is due Monday.
We will have a quiz on Ten Mile Day on Monday. Students need to look over their vocabulary to prepare for the quiz.
Click on the links below to study.

Ten Mile Day Story

Ten Mile Day Vocabulary

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Homework November 16, 2017

Periods 1 and 2  - Complete the Newspaper/Newsletter worksheet
Period 3 - Complete reading Ten Mile Day and finish page 160 #s 1-5

All 5th grade participants did a wonderful job at the Spelling Bee! 
All of the teachers were very proud!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Homework November 15, 2017

Continue working on your biography project.
We will have a quiz on Ten Mile Day next Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Homework November 14, 2017

Grammar & Writing page 170
- Write out the contractions for #s 1-18
- Select any 10 of the contractions and use each in a separate sentence.

Biography Project

The 5th grade ELA classes have been working on a biography project this week in class. Students have already conducted their research with a partner. Now, students need to present their research. Our classes were initially using the website Unfortunately, several students ran into major issues with the website. Therefore, I have decided to offer a second option. Students need to select an option by tomorrow. Each project is worth the same amount of points. Five points will be deducted from the point total each day the project is late.
Students may select to do the voki avatar or the poster project. All info was sent home with students today.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Homework November 13, 2017

We will have a Spelling pretest on Ten Mile Day. Students need to know the contractions for the word combinations.
A Biography project will be due next Monday, November 20th. Initially, our classes were using a software program online (, however there were numerous problems while using the web-site in class today. I will offer an alternative project in place of the avatar. Students may choose which project they would like to do. Each project will be worth same amount of points.
We will discuss the options in class tomorrow.

Spelling Study Guide link below:

Friday, November 10, 2017

Homework November 10, 2017

Students may work on their avatar presentation over the weekend if they wish.
We will also finish up the presentations on Monday in class.
Have a nice weekend.