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May 21st Weekly Overview

5th Grade Homework

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 8.2 Home Link 8.3 Home Link 8.4  Home Link 8.5  Home Link 8.6
Reading Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes.

Read at least 30 Minutes.

Reading Log DUE Tuesday 5/29

6th Grade Homework:

  • Fictional Short Stories- Due Monday, 5/21
  • All students should read a minimum of 30 minutes/night.
  • Reading Activities are due Tuesday, 5/29
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May 14th Weekly Overview

Students, Families, and Friends,

Room 312 Weekly Notes and Reminders:

  • Attendance/Tardies-PLEASE make sure students are present and arrive to school on time at 8:45 everyday.  We begin literacy instruction first thing in the morning, and students arriving late are missing an important portion of literacy instruction that needs to be made up.
  • We are running a bit low on supplies. If possible, please send any of the following supplies  to school with your child; kleenex, paper towels, clorox wipes, and pencils.
  • ABC Countdown started on 5/14! Please check class dojo for daily themes.
  • Walk-A-Thon– Come out to Ray School on Friday May 18th to cheer for the kids walking and running in the 3rd annual Ray Walk-a-Thon! Our class will be walking from 1:00-1:25. Register at www.rayschool.dojiggy.com. 100% of all donations go to Ray School.
  • Field Trips– Friday, 6/11 Brookfield Zoo. Forms will go home next week.
  • NWEA Testing will take place the week of June 4th!

5th Grade- Reading and Math

This week in reading, students will focus on point-of-view as they read different texts. In addition to working in guided reading groups and completing weekly reading tasks, the class will continue working with our next class novel- Maniac Magee.  After each chapter, students complete activities aligned with the novel that focus on literary elements.

In Math, students we will finish studying Unit 7-Multiplication of Mixed Numbers, Geometry, and Graphs. This week students will continue to use fractional data to solve problems.  They will identify and visualize patterns used to generate sequences and relationships between corresponding terms. We will review multiplying and dividing mixed numbers, and take the Unit 7 Assessment on Thursday.

5th Grade Homework

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 7.12 Unit 7 Review Home Link 7.13 Home Link 8.1
Reading Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes.

Read at least 30 Minutes.

Reading Log DUE Monday 5/21

6th Grade- ELA

Room 306/310 Notes and Reminders:

    • Please check grade-book weekly for updated information, and contact me with any comments/concerns. In addition, at the beginning of each week I will print out a current progress check for all students.  Students will review grades, and have opportunities to turn in missing work and revise assignments.
    • Please remind 6th graders to come to class prepared everyday (i.e. with pencils/pens, and all other necessary materials).

 

 

This week in writing students will finish drafting their fictional short stories. Students will also continue reading their class novels, and make connections to the characters and settings of the books. In addition, the class will use a nonfiction article about the importance of wolves to answer a series of close reading questions.  Students will also focus on identifying the main ideas when reading non-fiction texts in their guided reading groups.

6th Grade Homework:

  • Fictional Short Stories- Due Monday, 5/21
  • All students should read a minimum of 30 minutes/night.
  • Reading Activities are due Monday, 5/14.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns don’t hesitate to contact me at etlemberis@cps.edu. Have a great rest of the week!

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Lemberis

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May 7th Weekly Overview

Students, Families, and Friends,

Room 312 Weekly Notes and Reminders:

  • Attendance-PLEASE make sure students are present and arrive to school on time at 8:45 everyday.  We begin literacy instruction first thing in the morning, and students arriving late are missing an important portion of literacy instruction that needs to be made up.
  • We are running a bit low on supplies. If possible, please send any of the following supplies  to school with your child; kleenex, paper towels, clorox wipes, and pencils.
  • International Night- Tuesday (5/2)
  • 5th-8th Grade Animal Visit- Permission slips were sent home last week. Pictures do not have to be purchased, but forms do need to be submitted for students to have permission to attend.

5th Grade- Reading and Math

This week in reading, students will focus on supporting a claim from the text as they read. In addition to working in guided reading groups and completing weekly reading tasks, the class will continue working with our next class novel- Maniac Magee.  After each chapter, students complete activities aligned with the novel that focus on literary elements.

In Math, students we will continue studying Unit 7-Multiplication of Mixed Numbers, Geometry, and Graphs. This week students will collect and use fractional data to solve problems.  They will identify and visualize patterns used to generate sequences and relationships between corresponding terms. In addition, they will analyze patterns and rules in tables of values, while creating graphs to represent the data.

5th Grade Homework

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 7.9 Home Link 7.10 Home Link 7.11
Reading Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes. Read at least 30 Minutes.

Book Report DUE Monday 5/14

6th Grade- ELA

Room 306/310 Notes and Reminders:

  • Please check grade-book weekly for updated information, and contact me with any comments/concerns. In addition, at the beginning of each week I will print out a current progress check for all students.  Students will review grades, and have opportunities to turn in missing work and revise assignments.
  • Please remind 6th graders to come to class prepared everyday (i.e. with pencils/pens, and all other necessary materials).
  • We are running a bit low on supplies. If possible, please send a box of Kleenex and Lined Paper to school with your child.

This week in writing students will use their graphic organizers to continue drafting their fictional short stories. Students will also continue reading their class novels, while making connections to the characters and settings of the books. In addition, the class will read a bite-sized nonfiction text that explores the measures scientists are taking to find out if an earthquake knocked an inch off Mount Everest.  Students will use the article to construct a response, determining if measuring Everest is worth the risk.

6th Grade Homework:

  • All students should read a minimum of 30 minutes/night.
  • Reading Activities are due Monday, 5/14.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns don’t hesitate to contact me at etlemberis@cps.edu. Have a great rest of the week!

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Lemberis

 

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