Homework

Janurary 14-18, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Mon.- Thurs. - Continuing work with Adverbs.
Thurs. - Adverb Test
Fri. - Tips fo;r giving oral talks

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon. - Chromebooks - Type Final Copy of Compare/Contrast Essay.
Tues. - Final Copy of Essay due---  Snare with class.
Wed.-Fri. - Begin Unit on Adjectives  - Text - p.132-135

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Mon.- Confucius Sayings due
Mon.-Wed. - Work with partners on Dragon Projects.
Dragon Prrojects are due January 23.
Thurs., Fri. - Sections 3,4 in Ancient China

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Mon. - Creative Writng Stjory for Unit 7 due.
Wed. - Unit 7 Vocabulary trest
Thurs. - Unit 7 Spelling Test
Fri. - Spelling Bee

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!



January 7-11, 2019
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
This week we are beginning a unit on Adverbs.
Text - p.105-113 and p.250-255


LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Writing a Compare/Contrast Essay
Mon. - Sample Essay on p.365,366.   HW - Choose a topic for your essay from the choices gone over in class.
Tues. - Discussing form of Essay - 4 paragraphs
           HW - Fill out Venn Diagram for your topic.
Wed-Fri. - Write Rough Draft 
Next Monday type Final Copy with Chromebooks.  - Due next Tues.

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Working on Unit 7
Fri. - Extra Credit Flash Cards due
Next Mon. - Creative Writing Story due

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Mon. - Ancient China - Chapter 5
          Section 1
          Review Ques. 1,3,4 on p. 128 due Tues.
Tues. - Design and Make a Chinese Dragon Project  -  Work on with a partner.  Due Tues., January 22. Class time will be given to work on the Dragons.
Wed.-Fri. - Confucius Sayings Activities.

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!GO BEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!





December 17-21, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Mon. - 3 Stanza Christmas Poems due
This week we will study Commas, Semi Colons, Colons, and Underliningl
Text - p.314-325.

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Great work on your Elf Letters!!
Mon. - Diamante Poems due
Mon.-Thurs. - Working with Idioms. Students will illustrate and explain an Idiom.

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Room 203 - Chapter Test on Ancient India on Mon.
Room 201 - Test on Ancient India on Tues.
Tues.,Thurs. - Read an Indian Folk Tale and answer questions on p.121.


VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Tues. - Spelling Test on Units 4,5,6.



HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



December 10-14, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Mon. - Chrome Books - Type Final Copy of Narrative.
Tues., Wed. - Share Narratives with class.
Thurs.. Fri. - Write a 3 Stanza Poem about Christmas.  

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon. - Work on Final Copy ;of Persuasive Lerter.
Tues. - Letters due. Share with class.
Wed., Thurs. - Write a Diamante Poem with a Christmas theme.

VOCABULARY
Review Unit 4-6 Test next Monday.

SOCIAL STUDIES - ;6TH GRADE
Mon. - One page essay on a Buddha quote. Due Tues.
Tues.- Fri. - Review for India test on Tues.

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GO BEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



December 3-7, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Mon. - Adjective Test
Tues.-Thurs. - Creative Writing - Writing a Christmas Narrative
Fri. - Narratives due

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon. - Reviewing for Pronoun Test
Tues. - Pronoun Test
Wed.-Fri. - Writing a Persuasive Letter

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Mon. - Unit 6 Vocabulary Test
Tues. - Unit 6 Spelling Test
Wed.- Fri. - Complete Review Units 4-6 pages - p.80-87
Review Test next Wed.

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Mon. - Make a Graphic Organizer for the Caste System in India
Tues. - Graphic Organizers due    -    Discuss origins of Buddhism - p.106-110
Wed..Thurs. - Small group work interpreting Buddhist sayings
Fri. - Choose one Buddhist saying, and write a paragraph applying it to your life.

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GO CHARGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



November 26-30, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Extra Credit for 6 Black due Monday
This week we will continue working with Adjectives. Wed. and Thurs. we will form the e degrees of comparison for adjectives.  
The Adjective Unit Test will be next Monday.

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
This week we will study Personal Pronouns and forming Contractions with Pronouns.
We will have a test on Pronouns next Tuesday.

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Continue working on Unit 6.
Unit 6 Vocabulary Test - next Mon.
Unit 6 Spelling Test - lnext Tues.

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Mon.-Wed.- Hinduism and Caste System in Ancient India  - Sections 1,2 in Chapter 4.
Wed. - Caste System graphic organizer activity  -  Due Fri.
Fri. - Buddha and his teachings

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!GO BEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!





NBovember 12-16, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Mon. - TV Ad Presentations
Tues.-Wed. - How To Be a Pilgrim or Turkey Poem
Thurs., Fri. - Begin Unit on Adjectives

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
This week the students will work on a creative project designing a turkey, and writing a persuasive essay about it.  Due Fri.

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Mon. - Unit 5 Vocabulary Test
Tues. - Unit 5 Spelling Test
Wed.-Fri. - Beginning Unit 6
Creative Writing Story due next Tues.
Extra Credit Flash Cards due this Fri.

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Nice work on the Ancient Egypt Research Projects!!
Mon., Tues. - Reviewing for Test on Ancient Egypt
Wed. - Ancient Egypt Test
Thurs. - Map Activity - NBA Locations
Fri. - Introduce Unit on Ancient India

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GOD BLESS OUR VETERANS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


November 5-9, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Mon., Tues. - Evaluating Advertising Techniques with magazine ads
Wed., Thurs. - Creating a TV Ad using 2 techniques, with a partner
Fri. - TV Ad Presentations

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon., Tues. - Writing a How To Essay
Wed. - Essays due   -  
Wed.-Fri. - Working on Disguise A Turkey Project

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Mon.,Tues. - Ancient Egypt Research Presentations
Wed.-Fri. - Reviewing Egypt Chapter  -  Test on Monday

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Mon. - Creative Writing for Unit 6 due
Wed. - Unit 6 Vocabulary Test
Thurs. - Unit 6 Spelling Test

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!GO CHARGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GO BLACKHAWKS!!!!!!!!!!!!




October 29-November 2, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Mon. - Pronoun Test
          Extra Credit Essays due
Tues. - Thurs. - Working with Capitalization Rules - p.289-292
Fri. - Advertising Techniques

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon. - Review for Test
Tues. - Verb Test   (Extra Credit 5 points added on to test)
Wed.,Thurs. = Run On Sentences
Fri. - Writing a How To Essay

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Research Oral Reports due Tues.
Thurs. - Map Activity

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Introducing Unit 5
Creative Writing Stories due next Mon.
Extra Credit Flash Cards due Fri.

HAVE A SPOOKTACULAR WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




October 22-26, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Mon. - Appositives and Who, Whom    -   HW - Review C p.237
Tues.- Thurs. - Review Pronouns
Fri. - Pronoun Test

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon.-Thurs. - Working with Irregular Verbs
Tues. - Verb Quiz

VOCABULARY/SPELLING 
Mon. - creative Writing due
Wed. - Unit 4 Vocabulary Test
Thurs. - Unit 4 Spelling Test

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Continue working on research projects for ancient Egypt. Due October 30,

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!!GO CHARGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!GO BLACKHAWKS!!!!!!!!!!




October 15-19,2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Working on Pronouns - Different types, subject and object pronouns.
Extra Credit - sentences with indefinite pronouns due Tues. ( 5 pts. on test )

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon. - Continuing work on Halloween poems - Due Tues.
Tues. - Share poems with class.  
           We will begin a unit on Verbs.
This week we will cover main, helping, and linking verbs, and irregular verb forms.

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Beginning Unit 4
Fri. - Extra Credit Flash Cards due
Next Mon. - Creative Writing Stories due

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Students are working on small group research projects/oral reports on ancient Egypt.
Class time will be given every day this week. Oral Reports are due Oct. 30,

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!GO CHARGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GO BLACKHAWKS!!!!!!!!!!!!


October 8-12, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Tues. - Peer Edit Rough Drafts   -  Begin typing Final Copy of Descriptive Essay
Wed. - Descriptive Essay due  -  Share with class
                Noun Re-Test.
Thurs., Fri. - Begin Unit on Personal Pronouns.  Start with Personal Pronouns.


LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE

Tues., Wed. - Work on Rough Drafts of Persuasive Essays. Peer Edit.
Thurs. - 5 paragraph Persuasive Essay due  -  Share with class.
Thurs., Fri. - Write a Cinquain Poem about Halloween.  Due Mon.

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Review Unit 1-3 due on Fri.

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Students will begin research on Projects for Ancient Egypt in small groups.  Project is due Oct.30. Much class time will be given to work on this in the next 2 weeks.

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!GO CHARGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GO BLACKHAWKS!!!!!!!!!!




September 23-28, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
This week we are studying Predicate Nouns, Direct Objects, and Indirect Objects.

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon.-Wed. - Working with Possessive Nouns - Singular and Plural
Mon. - HW - p.83 - #5,6
Tues. - HW - worksheet
Thurs., Fri. - Reviewing for Noun Test on Monday

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
We are beginning Unit 3.
Extra Credit Flash Cards due Fri.
Creative Writing Story for Unit 3 due next Tues.

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Chapter 2 Test on Tues. for Room 293, and Wed. for Room 201.
Thurs.,Fri. - Introducing Unit on Egypt.
Friday we will discuss Egypt small group Projects.

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!GO CHARGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GO CUBS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


September 17-21, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH
Mon.,Tues. - Working on Personal Narratives  -  Due Wed.
Wed.-Fri. - Beginning Unit on Nouns
Thurs. - HW - p.75 - New Mall Questionnaire

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon. - Autumn Haikus due
          Beginning a Unit on Nouna
          HW - p.89 - #6-16
Tues., Wed. - HW - Worksheets
Thurs. - Hw - p.83 - #5,6

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Mon. - Extra Credit Flash Cards for Unit 2 due
Wed. - Unit 2 Vocabulary Test
Thurs. - Unit 2 Spelling Test

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH
Mon.-Wed. - Review for Chapter 2 Test
Thurs. - Fertile Crescent Test

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!!!!!!GO CHARGERS!!!!!!!!!!!GO CUBS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

September 10-14, 2018
LANGUAGAE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Mon. - Test - The Sentence, and Subjects and Verbs.  ( Extra Credit adds 2 pts. )
Tues. - Patriotic Cinquain Poem - Due Wed.
Wed.-Fri. - Strategies for writing a Personal Narrative
 Fri. - Begin writing Rough Draft.

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Mon., Tues. - Finding Subjects and Verbs in sentences
Wed. - Test - Fragments, Run Ons, 4 Kinds of Sentences, Subjects, Verbs
Thurs., Fri. - Haiku Poem about Autumn

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
Mon. - Unit 1 Vocabulary Test
Tues. - Unit 1 Spelling Test
Wed.-Fri. - Begin Unit 2.  -  Creative Stories using Unit 2 words due next Tues.

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Extra Credit Cuneiform Clay Tablet due Mon. for Rm.203  and due Wed. for Rm.201
This week we will continue the Fertile Crescent chapter, working with Sections 3,4,5.
Tues. - HW - Write a paragraph interpreting one of Hammurabi's Laws.

Have a great week!   God Bless America!!
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Sept. 3-7, 2018
LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE
Tues.- fri. - We will continue working on Chapter 1, reviewing Subjects, Verbs, the 4 Kinds of Sentences, and Fragments and Run Ons.
There will be a test pn this material next Monday!

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE
Tues. - 4 Kinds of Sentences   -   HW - worksheet
Wed.-Fri. - Finding Subjects and Verbs in Sentences
There will be a Test on this material  next Tues.

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
This week we will continue working on Unit 1.
Tues. - Creative Writing Stories due
Unit 1 Vocabulary Test - next Monday
Unit 1 Spelling Test - next Tuesday

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
Tues., Wed. - Sections 1,2 in Fertile Crescent
Thurs. - Cuneiform Activity
Fri. - Hammurabi's Code
EXTRA CREDIT - WRITE YOUR NAME ON A CLAY TABLET IN CUNEIFORM - DUE MON.

Have a great week!!!!!GO CHARGERA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GO CUBS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




August 27-31, 2018

LANGUAGE ARTS - 6TH GRADE

Mon. - Finish Rough Draft of Recipe Activity.
          Peer Edit
          Final Copy due Tues.
Tues.-Fri. - Begin Unir on The Sentence, working on Fragments, Run Ons, and the 4 Kinds of Sentences.  We will start Trivia Teams this week. We will also start DOL's. This is a 5 minute activity to begin each class, with short questions about grammar.

LANGUAGE ARTS - 5TH GRADE 
Mon., Tues. - Working on Personal Narratives about a favorite birthday. Final copies are due Wed.
Wed.-Fri. - We will begin a Chapter on The Sentence. This week we will study Fragments, Run Ons, and the 4 Kinds of Sentences.

VOCABULARARY/SPELLING
We will begin Unit 1. There are 20 words in each unit, and we will spend about 2 weeks on each unit. 
Homework - Write a Creative Story, using 16 of Unit 1 words. Due next Tuesday

SOCIAL STUDIES - 6TH GRADE
This year we will study Ancient History, with units on Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, Greece, and Rome.
Tues.-Thurs. - Chapter 2, The Fertile Crescent, Sections 1,2

Have a great week!!  GO CHARGERS!!!!!!!!!!!GO CUBS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!