Homework Quarter 1

Homework Assignments

August 27, Monday

  • Language Arts: Interest Inventory
  • Writing:  Essay on "My Summer"
  • Extra Stuff: Parent Signatures on Agenda Pages 3,4,11,12 and Bring classroom supplies by Friday Aug 31

August 28 , Tuesday

  • Writing: Essay on a day at the beach or the fair
  • Science: Study Scientific Method Flippie 10 minutes before going to sleep
  • Extra Stuff: Bring conference sheep back to school and brng classroom supplies by Friday Aug 31

August 29 , Wednesday

  • Reading: Read Chapter 1 of your chapter book.
  • Writing: Journal Writing: Abhor-to hate. Write about something you abhor. It could be a smell, a food, a noise, or a behavior. Write as if you are trying to convince someone to feel the same way as you do.
  • Science: Study the Scientific Method Flippie for 10 minutes before going to sleep

August 30, Thursday

  • Reading: Read Chapter 2 and 3 of your chapter book.
  • Writing: Journal Writing: Adept: very good at something. Paragraph 1: Write about something you are adept at doing , such as playing a sport, cooking something, a subject. or dancing. Explain Paragraph2: Describe something you would like to do better. Explain
  • Science: Study the Scientific Method Flippie for 10 minutes before going to sleep. Remember the story: Purse, run, helicopter,elephant, apple, rock, clock, next time.

August 31, Friday

  • Reading: Read chapters 4 and 5 of your chapter book
  • Writing: Journal Writing: anguish: severe mental or physical pain. Write about a situation that caused you a lot of anguish. Write 3 or more paragraphs         
  • Science: Study the Scientific Method Flippie for 10 minutes before going to sleep. Remember the story: Purse, run, helicopter,elephant, apple, rock, clock, next time.
  • Project: Reflection of Me project: Create something that represents you. you can draw, paint, or build.
  • Extra Stuff: Remember to bring your supplies to school on Tuesday.

September 4, Tuesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Writing: Journal Writing: burden: a difficult responsibility. Write about one burden you have. Explain why it is such a big burden. write 3 paragraphs: introduction, body, conclusion.
  • Project: Reflection of Me project: Create something that represents you. you can draw, paint, or build.

September 5, Wednesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Writing: Journal Writing: Candid: honest or straightforward. Describe a time when you were candid and got in trouble
  • Extra Stuff: Watch Bill Clinton's Speech and write 5 things you learned from the speech. Channel 7 or 4 or MSNBC or CNN

September 6, Thursday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Vocabulary: Definition-use your open court book or dictionary to write the definitions for you vocabulary words.
  • Writing: Free Choice. You select a topic to write about. Must be atleast 3 paragraphs

September 7, Friday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Math: Finish the review packet

September 10, Monday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Language Arts: Read the story "It was all a dream" and answer the questions on the back
  • Journal writing: Write 3 paragraphs on any topic of your choice.
  • Math: Place value worksheet (front) and multiplication sheet (back)

September 11, Tuesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Language Arts: Read the story and answer the questions on the back
  • Journal writing:
  • Math: Homework practice for ordering and comparing numbers.

September 12, Wednesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Language Arts: Read the story " The Success Story" and answer the questions on the back
  • Journal writing: Compel: to force to do something. What have you been compellled to do? Why? Explain in detail.
  • Math: Student Practime and Homework sides of Place Value to thousandths.

September 13, Thursday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Language Arts: Read the story " Hope Runs High"  and answer the questions on the back
  • Journal writing: Confide: to share a secret with someone. Write about...If you had a secret, who would you confide in? Why did you pick that person. Describe the person.
  • Math: Revew yesterday's homework and redo it if you made mistakes.

September 17, Monday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Language Arts: Read the story "A New Assignment" and answer the questions on the back
  • Journal writing: Crafty: sneaky or tricky. Describe your favorite crafty villian from a book or a movie. How is this character crafty? (3 paragraphs)
  • Study your Greek and Latin root words 10 minutes before bed time.

September 18, Tuesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Language Arts: Read the story "Tom Joins Uncle Max" and answer the questions on the back
  • Journal writing: Free Write--3 paragraphs
  • Study your Greek and Latin root words 10 minutes before bed time.

September 19, Wednesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Language Arts: Read the story "King of Escape" and answer the questions on the back
  • Journal Writing: Deliberate: on purpose.  Write about a time your deliberatly got someone in trouble. What happened? How did you feel about it after they got in trouble?
  • Study your Greek and Latin root words 10 minutes before bed time.
  • Science: Write the summary for Lesson 1 in your Science Notes.

September 20, Thursday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Lanuage Arts: Read parts of your Open Court book "Class President" and draw some conclusions and provide evidence for your conclusions.
  • Journal Writing: Free Write. Write a narrative with 3 or more paragraphs
  • Social Studies: Illustrate one of the quadrants of your flippie. Illustrate items related to the Desert Southwest Indians.

September 26, Wednesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Language Arts: Write 2 additional sentences for powerful sentences
  • Language Arts: Redo your vocabulary sentences and make them complete.
  • Journal Writing: Dismal: gloomy or depressing. Write about 3 ways you could turn a dismal day into a happy one

September 27, Thursday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Science:  Draw a structure of an atom in your science packet
  • Journal Writing: Free write. Write a narrative with 3 or more paragraphs

September 28, Friday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes
  • Science: Draw a structure of an atom in your science packet and write one paragraph explaining the structure of an atom.

October 1, Monday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: elated: lively or joyful. Imagine you have received a letter in the mail that causes you to become elated. What was the letter about? How will your life change as a result?
  • Cut your spelling words and sort

October 2, Tuesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Write a powerful sentence using the powerful sentence worksheet

October 3, Wednesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summay on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing:  empathy: understanding another person's feelings. How can you show empathy toward someone having problems? Do you have to experience the problems yourself in order to understand them? Why?
  • Write a powerful sentence using the powerful sentence worksheet.
  • Sort and write your spelling words.
  • Read the Spectrum story and answer the questions on the back.

October 4, Thursday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing:  equitable: fair and just: Describe some ways you try to be equitable in the way you treat people in your life.
  • Spelling: Select 5 words from your spelling list and write a sentence with each of the words. Write the sentences in the packet.
  • Social Studies: Read and fill out the chart for the remaining two American Indian Regions in your social studies packet. (Due Monday)
  • Writing: Complete the Narrative Plot Structure for a movie you selected. The movie must be appropriate. (Due Monday)

October 5, Friday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: divert: to turn attention from yourself. Imagine your got in trouble. How would your divert attention from yourself.
  • Social Studies: Read and fill out the chart for the remaining two American Indian Regions in your social studies packet. (Due Monday)
  • Writing: Complete the Narrative Plot Structure for a movie you selected. The movie must be appropriate. (Due Monday)

October 8, Monday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: Extravagant: very expensive. Imagine you are a billionair who is writing a will. List all the extravagant things you own, and explain who you will give them to in your will.  (use a good hook)
  • Vocabulary: Write the definition for the 6 vocabulary words (volunteer, applause, massacre, commotion, sympathy, unusual)
  • Read and answer the question to the story "Playing to Win"

October 9, Tuesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: fatigue: tiredness or exhaustion Imagine you were participatingin a physically exhausting activity and now you are feeling great fatigue. What can you do to relieve some of the fatigue? (use a good hook)
  • Read and answer the question to the story "The Workout"

October 10, Wednesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: ferocity: great power, fierceness, or violence   Pretend you  are on a ship at the sea in the middle of a hurricane. Write a detailed discription of the storm's ferocity. (use a good hook)
  • Read and answer the question to the story "Meeting Dr. Stevens"

October 11, Thursday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: flatter: to praise too much and without meaning it   Write 10 things you could say to flatter your teacher in an effort to eliminate having homework.  (use a good hook)
  • Vocabulary: Study your root words and complete the root word puzzle

October 12, Friday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: fret: to worry. The common expression "Don't sweat the small stuff" instructs people not to fret about unimportant things. What "small stuff" makes you fret? How can you avoid fretting?  Is it ever helpful to fret? (use a good hook)

October 15, Monday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: frugal: cheap, careful about spending money or using resources.  Usually people say that being frugal is a bad thing, sometimes it's a good thing. Describe how you could be frugal and cut yoru expenses for one week ormonth to save money for something your'd like to buy (use a good hook)
  • Vocabulary: Write the definition for the 6 vocabulary words (alarmed, resign, disgust, sculpture)

October 16, Tuesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes an d write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: grotesque: Very odd or ugly     Describe the most grotesque Halloween costume you can imagine (use a good hook)
  • Vocabulary: Write a sentence for the 12 vocabulary words (volunteer, applause, massacre, commotion, sympathy, unusual)
  • Writing: Rewrite just the indroduction of your story on a separate piece of paper and make it neat.

October 17, Wednesday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes an d write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: idle: lazy, having no worth, not useful  Some people enjoy summer vacation because it is a time for them to be idle. Others preferto spend their summer bing active. Which do your prefer--being idle or active? Explain your answer.
  • Social Studies: Complete the remaining paragraphs for the 4 regions.

October 18, Thursday

  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes an d write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Journal Writing: immune: not affected or influenced by something:   How would the world change if all people suddenly became immune to disease? How would your life be different? ( Use a good hook)

October 22, Monday

  • Journal: What would you do if you were the only passenger in a plane and the pilot fell into a coma? If you survived the plane crash in the mountain wilderness, what five things would you want to have with you? What five things would you want to have with you if you were stranded on an island of the coast of Florida?
  • Vocabulary: Complete the vocabulary for Chapter 5 of Best Worst School Year. http://dictionary.reference.com/
  • Reading: Read your chapter book for 30 minutes and write a summary on the Reading Log
  • Appositives: Complete the appositives worksheet
  • Science: pg 9 of science study notebook. Use your book.

 

The New Homework Assignments for Quarter 2 will be on Quarter 2 Page.