Thursday, January 29th

Spelling

Grammar – Collect or write 5 compound sentences, with correct punctuation.  Put them in your language arts journal, in your pocket

Rough draft, compare and contrast Nya and Salva’s lives.  Remember to think about how culture, time, and place affects their identity.  Also, use quotes from the book, and elaborate on your quotes.

“Water is Life” text dependent questions

Read pages 127-135 in your history book.  Answer questions.

January 28, 2015

Math

  • Classwork:     review for test, test
  • Homework:  Introduce solving equations, solving addition equations equations-addition

Science

Language Arts

  • Classwork: Review Dragonwings chapter 7, relate to theme of novel; explore evidence of viewpoints regarding dragons for Miss Whitlaw and Moonshadow; vocabulary test
  • Homework: 1.Read chapter 8 of Dragonwings. Complete Chapter  8 structured notes worksheet (chapter 8 structured notes),    Use the worksheet that we completed in class as a guide   2.  Vocabulary packet- dia/log, due 2/4 (dia log vocab(1)) 3. Picture Book Report due 2/13 picture book report

Social Studies

6th Grade: January 23, 2015

Math

Science

Language Arts

  • Classwork: Review Dragonwings chapter 6, relate to theme of novel; continue discussion on narratives, and their beginnings; phrase vs. clause
  • Homework: 1.Read chapter 7 of Dragonwings. Complete Chapter  7 structured notes worksheet- it is double sided (Dragonwings ch. 7 notes),    Use the worksheet that we completed in class as a guide   2.  Vocabulary packet- log, due 1/28 (logy vocab packet) 3. phrase or clause worksheet phrase and clause

Social Studies

  • Classwork:  finish mini books-  study of Qin and Han Dynasty
  • Homework: Read closely 3 beliefs of China (3 beliefs of china)

Thursday, January 22, 2015

We continue to read A Long Walk to Water, which students seem to be enjoying.  We read chapter 5 in class, and completed our graphic organizer with a focus of how time, place and culture effect Nya’s and Salva’s identity.  We discussed this in class as well.  Students need to complete notes and the graphic organizer for chapter 6 on their own for homework.  A long walk to water graphic organizer

We also continue to read “Water is Life”.  Students completed a graphic organizer on the word sustainability.  We defined it and discussed examples of what is sustainable practice and what is not.  Frayer model Sustainable

Students need to continue to read paragraphs 6-9 and complete vocabulary and main idea worksheet to accompany “Water is Life”  Water is life paragraphs 6-9

Vocabulary rupt, dict  Vocabulary dict, rupt

Spelling

Spelling list 1  Spelling list 1-7

Spelling list 2

Spelling list 3  Spelling list 3-7

Spelling list 4

History, African History, “A Great Oral Tradition”, read and complete  African History, A Great Oral Tradition

Also read and complete pages 108-115, questions 1-3 in history textbook.

6th grade: January 21, 2015

Math

  • Classwork:     Fantastic Four,  coordinate graphing with shapes on the coordinate plane
  • Homework:  Ordered Pairs Worksheet  11.2- only do 11.2 skillspractice #1-16and #1 and 3 only in 11.2 assignment(11 2 assignments and skills)

Science

Language Arts

  • Classwork: Review Dragonwings chapter 5; Vocabulary Test; begin discussion on narratives, and their beginnings
  • Homework: 1.Read chapter 6 of Dragonwings. Complete Chapter  6 structured notes worksheet (ch 6 structured notes),    Use the worksheet that we completed in class as a guide   2.  Vocabulary packet- log, due 1/28 (logy vocab packet) 3.

Social Studies

  • Classwork:  finish mini books-  study of Qin and Han Dynasty
  • Homework: none

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Students took a test in history today.  Many did not finish, so they will be able to do so on Thursday.  Study guides will be due with the test tomorrow.

Vocabulary  Vocabulary scribe and script

Read article “Water is Life”, paragraphs 1-5 only.  Students need to complete graphic organizer for paragraph 1-5  Water is Life article

Read A long Walk to Water, chapter 4.  Annotate and complete graphic organizer.

No history or spelling homework today.