Homework (5th Grade)


5th Grade Homework
This page is reserved for 5th Grade Homework.  Daily homework will NOT be posted here.  Students are responsible for writing day-to-day homework in their planner.  However, projects, questions, vocabulary words, and detailed directions for certain assignments will be posted here.  Student will be informed if there's anything they need to check for on this site to complete their homework.  Check back daily for updates! 
 
Homework:  Due Monday, October 4, 2010
 
1.  Study for Islamic Studies Test - Unit A - Test will be given on Monday and is worth 100 points.  Students should review all the information on the study guide given to them in class. 
 
2.  Revision of Juz Amma - Parents please initial yellow Quran sheet for all surahs from Ghashiyah - Naas once you're child has recited them to you from memory with little to no mistakes.
 
3.  Test 40:  Students will be tested in all subjects next week.  The study guides for these tests will be given to them on Monday.  Over the weekend, the students should study the following:
 
1.  Reading:  All notes, questions, and vocabulary for Shiloh - Chapters 11-15 and Sign of a Beaver - Chapter 1-2.
2.  Spelling:  Students should study all misspelled words from lessons 21-35.
3.  Grammar:  Students should review verbs (action, linking), verb phrases, and subjects of interrogative and imperative sentences.
4.  Geography:  Students should review all notes of Northeast and Southeast states.
 
 
 
 
 
Homework:  Due Friday, May 7, 2010
1.  Secret Garden - Ch. 9 Questions on the forum
2.  Islamic Studies - Unit D Test on Friday - Study for 1 hour.
3.  Spelling Test on Friday - Study!
4.  Work on reading project - Due May 17th
5.  Parents - Please send me a message on forum to set up conferences to go over Terra Nova results. 
Homework:  Due Wednesday, May 5, 2010
1.  Secret Garden:  Ch. 5 & 6 Ques:
1.  Why is Mr. Craven's garden locked up?
2.  What are the "four good things (that) had happened to Mary since she came to the Manor"?
3.  Why does Mary think Martha was lying about crying?
4.  Why does Mary start wadering through the house?
5.  What is behind the tapestry?
6.  How does Mrs. Medlock react to Mary's hearing someone crying?
2.  Islamic Studies Test - Unit  D on Fri.
3.  21 Short Answer questions for IS due wed.
4.  History:  Pg. 555 (2-5)
5.  Reading Project due May 17, 2010
Homework:  Due Thursday, April 29, 2010
1.  Grammar - Unit 58 - A, B, and C
2.  History:  Pg. 541 (Questions 2-5), Vocabulary pgh. 539
Homework:  Due Wednesday, April 28, 2010
1.  Secret Garden - Questions Chapter 2
1.  Who is Mary going to live with in England?
2.  What does Basil say about him?
3.  Who met Mary when she arrived?
4.  What are Mary's "queer thoughts"?
5.  Describe Mrs. Medlock?
6.  How is Mary related to Mr. Craven?
7.  How does Mrs. Medlock describe the Manor?
8.  Do you think life there will be any different for Mary? 
2.  Geography Test 140 on Wednesday
Homework:  Due Tuesday, April 27, 2010
1.  Finish reading Secret Garden - Ch. 1 and answer these questions:
1.  Describe Mary Lennox's appearance and personality.
2.  What did everybody think of her?
3.  Why were the servants missing?
4.  What kind of woman is Mrs. Lennox?
5.  Why did everyone forget about Mary?
6.  What happened to Mary's parents?
7.  Where did Mary live before she was sent to Misselthwaite Manor?
2.  History:  Pg. 538 (1-5)
3.  Geography Test 140 on Wednesday
4.  Field Day on Friday! Parents are encouraged to attend and volunteer!
Homework:  Due Monday, April 26, 2010
1.  Geography Test on Wed. 4/28
2.  Geography Study Guide due Monday
3.  Get permission on the forum for field day by Monday.
4.  Takes notes on pgs. 594-598 from Build Our Nation textbook. 
5.  Bring long Paper Towel Rolls
6.  Get colored T-shirt for Field Day
Homework:  Due Wednesday, April 14, 2010
1.  Number the Stars - Ch. 16 Questions
2.  Lang. Usage Test 140 on Thursday - signed Study guide due Thurs.
3.  Geography Poster and prepared recipe due Friday
4.  History:  Pg. 528 (1-10) 
Homework:  Due Tuesday, April 13, 2010
1.  Grammar:  Quizzes pages 191-195 due Tuesday
2.  History:  Pg. 525 (2-5)
3.  Geography Poster and Prepared Recipe due Friday
Homework:  Due Monday, April 12, 2010
1.  Reading:  Numbers the Stars Questions Ch. 15
2.  Final draft of Geography Report with cover page and bibliography due Monday
3.  Work on State Poster  and Recipe - Due April 16th, 2010 
Homework:  Due Thursday, April 8th, 2010
1.  Grammar Unit 54 - Finish for Thursday
2.  History:  pg. 512 (Questions 2-5), finish defining vocabulary words
3.  Typed Geography State Report due Thursday. 
Homework:  Due Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
1.  2 Reading Response Journals on May book due Wed.
2.  Typed 2nd rough draft of state report due Thursday
3.  Final Draft of state report due Monday, April 12
4.  State Poster/Tri-Fold and Recipe due Friday, April 16
Homework:  Due Wednesday, March 23, 2010
1.  Reading: :  Book Report Form and Project Due Thursday 3/25
2.  Spelling Test on Wed.
3.  Final Draft of Letter to non-Muslim due Wednesday
4.  11 paragraphs, completed rough draft for Geography Report due Friday
Homework:  Due Thursday, March 18, 2010
1.  Quran:  Surah Burju (Ayat 11-22) - Review Arabic, Translation, and Vocabulary - Quiz on Friday
2.  Geography:  Four completed paragraphs of report due Thursday
3.  Reading:  Reading Book Form Due Thursday, Project due 3/25/10
Homework:  Due Thursday, March 11, 2010
1.  Quran:  Review Surah Buruj (Ayat 11-22)
2.  Geography Test 120 on Thursday
3.  Memorize all U.S. capitals - Review these!
Homework:  Due Tuesday, March 9, 2010
1.  Quran:  Review Surah Buruj (Ayat 11-22)
2.  Reading and History Study Guide for Test 120 due Tuesday
3.  Language Usage Test 120 on Tuesday
4.  History:  PG. 472 (Finish questions 2-5)
5.  Bring State Book for Geography Project 
Homework:  Due Monday, March 8, 2010
1.  Quran:  Review Arabic, Translation, and Vocabulary for Surah Buruj (Ayahs 1-20)
2.  Reading:  Read March book for 20 minute and write 1 RRJ (Reading Response Journal)
3.  Get a book about your state from the library by Monday.
4.  Work on Book Project if you're finished reading your March book- Due March 25, 2010
5.  Tests 120 next week - Begin reviewing.
Homework:  Due Friday, March 5, 2010
1.  Quran:  Review Arabic, Translation, and Vocabulary for Surah Buruj (Ayahs 1-20)
2.  Reading:  Answer questions for Ch. 5 of Number the Stars.
3.  Geography:  Bring in a book about your state by Monday.
4.  Spelling Post-Test 21 on Friday. 
Homework:  Due Thursday, March 4, 2010
1.  Quran:  Review the vocabulary for Surah Buruj (Ayah 11 - 16) - Arabic, Translation, and Vocabulary Words
2.  Islamic Studies:  Bring posterboard for project and do group assignment (if any).
3.  Reading:  Number the Stars - Questions pgs. 22-38 if not finished already in class.
4.  Grammar:  Quizzes pgs. 163-166
5.  Geography:  Fill up 4 index cards full of notes using website resources from the forum.  This assignment is only for students who did not turn this in on Wednesday when it was due.
Islamic Studies Test - Unit B on Friday, January 8, 2010:  Please print and work on this study guide which is due on Thursday:

Islamic Studies Study Guide

Unit B – Pages B2 to B71

 

Completed Study Guide Due On:  **Thursday, January 7, 2010**

 

**Islamic Studies Test – Unit B on Friday, January 8, 2010**

 

Directions:  Answer all questions/write all notes on a separate sheet of paper.

 

Chapter 1:  Prophet of Islam

1.  What was the main message of all the prophets?

2.  What kind of people were the prophets?

3.  Describe four qualities/characteristics of the prophets?

4.  Who are the four best women?

5.  Name the miracles of the following prophets:  Isa (AS), Musa (AS), Yunus (AS), Ibrahim (AS), and Muhammad (SAW)?

6.  Why did certain prophets receive certain miracles?

7.  Write down all 25 prophets that are mentioned in the Quran with their Quranic and Biblical Names.  Memorize all names in order and recite to someone.  Once you get them all correct, have your tester sign here:  ________________.

8.  What Quranic prophets are not mentioned in the Bible?

9.  Describe four ways we can respect our prophets?

 

Chapter 2:  Prophets and Messengers

1.  What is nabiy?

2.  What is the plural of nabiy?

3.  What is a rasool?

4.  What is the plural or rasool?

5.  All the prophets taught what message?

6.  Name the similarities and differences between prophets and messengers?

7.  Which messengers did not receive books but were still messengers?

8.  What are the three main roles/jobs of messengers?

9.  Summarize the information about Prophet Muhammad (SAW) on pgs. B19-B20.

10.  What books were revealed to the following prophets:  Ibrahim (AS), Musa (AS), Dawood (AS), Isa (AS), and Muhammad (SAW)?

 

Chapter 3:  The First Messenger:  The Story of Prophet Nuh (AS)

1.  Describe the nation/society that Prophet Nuh (AS) was sent to and why he was sent there?

2.  Prophet Nuh (AS) was the first ___________.

3.  Summarize what Nuh (AS) said to his people to invite them to Islam.

4.  What was the response of the people of Nuh (AS) when he invited them to Islam?

5.  Describe the characteristics of the people of Nuh (AS).  What were they like?

6.  What proofs did Prophet Nuh (AS) give to him people to explain the oneness of Allah?

7.  Summarize the hadith on pg. B27 in your own words.

8.  What were the names of the idols of the people of Nuh (AS) and why did they worship them?

9.  Explain how Prophet Nuh (AS) showed great perserverance (to keep going and not give up).

10.  Explain the story of Prophet Nuh (AS) and the ark.

11.  How did Nuh (AS) and his followers move into the ark?

12.  Describe how Allah destroyed the disbelievers with the Great Flood?

13.  How did Allah save the believers from the flood?

 

Chapter 4 – Lesson 1:  Surat Nuh 1

1.  Where was Surah Nuh revealed?

2.  How many ayat are in Surah Nuh?

3.  What is the main topic of Surah Nuh?

4.  Why did Allah reveal Surah Nuh to Muhammad (SAW)?

5.  What does Allah tell us in Surah Nuh?

6.  Describe the four main lessons from Surah Nuh from pages B36-B38.

 

Chapter 4 – Lesson 2:  Surah Nuh 2

1.  Describe the main lesson from Surah Nuh mentioned on pg. B42 in your own words.

2.  Explain the story of Omar ibn-ul-Khattab and Salat-ul-Istiqaa.

3.  Explain ayat 15-20 of Surah Nuh from pgs. B44.

 

Chapter 4 – Lesson 3:  Surah Nuh 3

1.  What are the main lessons of Surah Nuh mentioned on pages B47-B48?

2.  Explain the dua Nuh (AS) made in ayat 26-28 on pg. B50.

 

Chapter 5:  Prophet Hud (AS)

1.  Who were the People of Aad?

2.  What is Iram?

3.  Describe the people of Aad and their creations.

4.  What does Allah’s name Al-Mughni mean?

5.  Describe how and why the people of Aad worshipped idols?

6.  How and why did Allah make Hud (AS) a prophet?

7.  How did the people of Aad reject Hud (AS)?

8.  How did Allah punish the disbelievers from the people of Aad?

9.  Explain Ayat 18-22 from pg. B58.

10.  Describe the present day country of Oman and what it has to do with the people of Aad and Hud (AS).

 

Chapter 6:  Prophet Salih (AS)

1.  Who was Salih?

2.  Who were the people of Thamood and where did they live?

3.  What did the people of Thamood create?

4.  How did the people of Thamood move away from Tawheed?

5.  How and why did the people of Thamood reject Allah’s message?

6.  Describe the miracle of the camel.

7.  Explain how and why the people of Thamood killed the camel?

8.  How did Allah punish the disbelievers of the people of Thamood?

 

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My child, _____________________________ has thoroughly reviewed and completed all the information on this study guide.  He/she is adequately prepared for the Islamic Studies Test – Unit B.  I understand that the Islamic Studies Test – Unit B will be given on Friday, January 8, 2010 and will make up a significant part of my child’s grade.

 

x____________________________

Parent Signature

 

x____________________________

Student Signature

 
History and Geography Test 80:  Week of 1/4/10 - 1/8/10

History Test 80 Study Guide

Completed Study Guide due on Tuesday, January 5, 2010

History Test 80 on Wednesday, January 6, 2010

 

Note:  History Test 80 will cover Unit 5, pgs. 300-361 in the Build Our Nation textbook.

 

A.  Vocabulary:  Place all vocabulary words and definitions from pgs. 300-361 on index cards.  Then, have someone test you on all words.  Once you get them all correct, have your tester sign here:  _______________________.

 

B.  Concepts/Facts/Ideas:  Write as much information as possible about each of the following topics using your notes and textbook on a separate sheet of paper.

 

1.  Constitutional Convention

2.  The Great Compromise

3.  Articles of Confederation

4.  Bill of Rights

5.  Louisiana Purchase

6.  The Year 1812

7.  Noah Webster

8.  Andrew Jackson

9.  The 3 branches of government and their duties

10.  The War of 1812 – Causes and Effects 

 

Geography Test 80 Study Guide

Completed Study Guide due on Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Geography Test 80 on Thursday, January 7, 2010

A.  Write as much information as possible about the following topics on separate sheet of paper.  Make sure you include all information from your notes.

 

1.  Industries in Texas

2.  Climate of Southwest and what it’s good for

3.  Elevation in the Midwest

4.  Winters and Summers in the Midwest – What’s the weather like?

5.  What is the Midwest known for?

6.  Name the different factors that affect what type of crops can grown in a certain area.

7.  Four Great Lakes of the Midwest

8.  10 important facts about Houston, TX

9.  What kind of climate, landforms, and waterways does the Midwest have?

10.  What factors make the Midwest good for agriculture/growing crops?

B.  Capitals:  Write the capitals and their states on index cards for the Southwest and the Midwest states.  Have someone test you and have your tester sign here once you get them all correct:  ________________________.

 

 

 

C.  Maps:  Make sure you can identify each Midwest and Southwest state on a map.  Please go to this website, print out the maps and fill them in: 

 

Midwest:  http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/midwestus_nl.pdf

 

Southwest:  http://www.infoplease.com/tv/printables/kt_maps/kt_map_southwest.pdf

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My child, ____________________________________, has thoroughly completed the History and Geography Study Guide for Test 80.  My child has thoroughly studied for and is prepared to take each test.  I understand that each test is worth 100 points and will be given on the dates indicated on the Study Guide.

 

X______________________________   X__________________________  X  _____________________

 

Parent Signature                                               Student Signature                                  Date

 
 Reading and Language Usage Test 80:  Week of 12/14/09 - 12/18/09

Reading Test 80 Study Guide

Study Guide due on:  Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Reading Test 80 is on Thursday, December 17, 2009

 

1.  Sequencing:  Be able to put sentences into their proper sequence (or order).

 

Practice:  Place these sentences in correct order by numbering them from 1-5.

 

_________ You can hear the night sounds until the early hours of the morning.

 

_________ As evening falls, the city begins to burst with excitement.

 

_________ During the early morning hours, the city is quiet again.

 

_________ The city is quiet in the morning, but full of life at night.

 

_________ When it gets darker, you can see the colorful, flashing lights for miles.

 

2.  Write down the main events from each of the following stories from American Tall Tales on a separate sheet of paper.

 

A.  Paul Bunyan

B.  Johnny Appleseed

C.  Pecos Bill

D.  John Henry

E.  Mike Fink

 

3.  Write down five facts about each of the following on a separate sheet of paper.

 

A.  What did Paul Bunyan look like?

B.  What did John Henry do with his life?

C.  What did Johnny Appleseed do with his life?

 

Language Usage Test 80 Study Guide

Study Guide Due on:  Thursday, December 17, 2009

Language Usage Test 80 on Friday, December 18, 2009

 

1.  Write the definition of each of the following on a separate sheet of paper.  You may use your Grammar Book and your Grammar Notes to look up these definitions.

 

A.  Subject (S)

B.  Direct Object (DO)

C.  Noun of Direct Address (DA)

D.  Subject Complement (SC)

E.  Possessive Noun (P)

 

Noun Practice:  Identify each underlined noun with the choices A-E from above.

 

1.  The firefighter’s name is Zaid. 

 

2.  Zainab, you’re a great friend!

3.  Will the students do well on their tests?

 

4.  The energetic speaker was my brother.

 

5.  Yasir, throw the ball to me!

 

2.  Subject Pronouns

 

1.  Write all the subject pronouns from your Grammar Book.

 

2.  Write a subject pronoun for the nouns in parantheses.

 

1.  __________________ (Sarah and Zainab) are doing their homework.

 

2.  __________________ (Suhaib) is mowing the lawn.

 

3.  The best reader in the class is ________________ (Uthman).

 

3.  Possessive Nouns

 

1.  Write the rules for making a singular and plural noun possessive.

 

 

2.  Make each noun singular possessive and plural possessive.

 

1.  boy   ________________   ____________________

 

2.  trophy  ______________________  ____________________

 

3.  crown  ______________________  _________________________

 

4.  Sentence Patterns:  Write the pattern of each sentence.

 

1.  Bilal will be going to the party.

 

2.  Sarah is a friend.

 

3.  A bear is eating the banana.

 

5.  Plural Nouns

 

Make each noun plural.

 

1.  diary  _______________

2.  man  ______________

3.  potato  _______________

4.  alley  _________________

5.  knife  _________________

6.  hunch  _________________

7.  moose  _________________

 

5.  Possessive Pronoun:  Make each noun in parentheses into a possessive pronoun.

 

1.  (The boy’s) house is next door.

 

2.  The house is (belongs to us).

 

3.  (Jannah’s) next trip will be to Egypt.

 

4.  That book is (belong to me).

 

6.  Object Pronouns:  Write down all object pronouns from your Grammar Book.

 

*Fill in each blank with an object pronoun.

 

1.  Mariam asked __________ to come to her party.

 

2.  My teacher saw ____________ at the game.

 

3.  Hand __________ the towel.

 

4.  The beautiful painting was created by _________.

 

7.  Its VS It’s

 

1.  Write down the meaning of its:

 

2.  Write down the meaning of it’s:

 

*Complete each sentence using its or it’s:

 

1.  ____________ her pen, don’t touch it.

 

2.  ____________ a beautiful day outside.

 

3.  Did you see __________ fluffy tail?

 

4.  _____________ is time to go home.

 

 

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My child, ____________________________________, has thoroughly completed the Reading and Language Usage Study Guide for Test 80.  My child has thoroughly studied for and is prepared to take each test.  I understand that each test is worth 100 points and will be given on the dates indicated on the Study Guide.

 

X______________________________   X__________________________  X  _____________________

 

Parent Signature                                               Student Signature                                  Date

 
Test 60:  Week of 11/16/09 - 11/20/09
SUBJECT COMPLEMENTS

5th Grade Test Schedule:

Tuesday (11/17/09):  Grammar Test 60

Wednesday (11/18/09):  Geography Test 60

Friday (11/20/09):  Reading Test 60 & History Test 60

 

Grammar Test 60 Study Guide:

 

1.  Nouns

 

A.  Write the definition of a noun.

B.  Online Practice:  http://www.english-zone.com/grammar/find-a-noun1.html

C.  Write the nouns in each sentence.

16. 

Dad missed the other car by an inch. (3 nouns)


 

 

17. 

Wildlife officials restrict travel to the lighthouse during the summer months. (4 nouns)


 

 

18. 

Mom will distribute the pie evenly between my sisters and myself. (3 nouns)


 

 

19. 

The governor gave him a pardon at the last minute. (3 nouns)


 

 

 

2.  Proper Nouns

 

A.  Write the definition of a proper noun.

B.  Study these rules:

 

Capitalizing Proper Nouns

A proper noun is a noun which names a specific person, place, or thing.

Proper nouns are capitalized. That includes the following categories of names:

Each part of a person's name:

James A. Garfield      Chester Alan Arthur

Given or pet names of animals:

Lassie      Trigger      Secretariat

Geographical and celestial names:

Red Sea      Alpha Centauri      Lake Havasu City

Monuments, buildings, meeting rooms:

the Taj Mahal      Grant's Tomb      Room 222

Historical events, documents, laws, and periods:

the Civil War      the Hatch Act      the Reformation

Months, days of the week, holidays:

Monday      Easter      December

Groups and languages:

Myopia Hunt Club      the Republicans      Israeli      French      National Football League

Religions, deities, scriptures:

God      Christ      the Bible      the Torah      Islam

Awards, vehicles, vehicle models, brand names:

the Nobel Peace Prize      Eagle Scout      Ford Escort      the Bismarck Kleenex

 

C.  Directions: Underline and capitalize each proper noun.

  1. some of the fastest cars in the world are made by european auto makers.
  2. would you prefer colombian or venezuelan coffee?
  3. my children enjoy nursery rhymes. i taught this rhyme to them when they were little:
  4. one, two

buckle my shoe.

three, four

shut the door.

  1. do you know who wrote "the charge of the light brigade"?
  2. no one expected judge randall to rule in favor of mr. jones.
  3. my neighbor’s name is richard p. franklin, jr.
  4. nathan's new address will be 1611 falmouth dr., dover, nh 03820.
  5. did mark twain live in the small town of hannibal, missouri?
  6. the nearest hospital for us is riverside general hospital.
  7. when i earn my diploma, i'm sure i will have no trouble finding a job i like.
  8. your aunt, uncle, and grandpa joe are here.
  9. do aunt barbara and uncle lou still live in las vegas, nevada?
  10. when did thomas jefferson reside at monticello, his home in virginia?
  11. marc is studying computer programming at the national institute of technology.
  12. the musical the wiz is based on the novel the wizard of oz.
  13. our anniversary, may 28th, sometimes falls on memorial day.
  14. macy's is open late on monday and thursday evenings.
  15. in november, i ordered a set of your cookbooks, which i saw advertised in ladies’ home journal.
  16. when john works the evening shift, he can get a quick dinner at burger hut.
  17. ingrid thompson’s favorite fast food is kentucky fried chicken.

3.  Signal Words

           

            A.  Write the three signal words and what they signal?

 

4.  Using a or an

 

A.  Write the rules for using (a) and (an).

B.  Online Practice:  http://www.english-test.net/esl/learn/english/grammar/ei098/esl-test.php

C.  Write “a” or “an” on the blank.

 

1.  __________ house

2.  __________ hour

3.  __________ apple

4.  __________ sound

5.  __________ unusual design

6.  __________ usual schedule

 

5.  Plural Nouns

 

A.  Review all rules for plural nouns here:  http://www.lovetolearnplace.com/Grammar/Singular%20%26%20Plural%20Nouns.pdf

 

B.  Make each noun plural.

 

1.  bench  _______________   2.  logo  _________________ 3.  proof  _____________

 

4.  city  __________________ 5.  mess  ________________ 6.  calf  _______________

 

7.  man  __________________  8.  knife  ______________________

 

9.  deer  _____________________

 

6.  Direct Objects

 

A.  Write the definition of a direct object.

B.  Explain how to find the direct object of a sentence.

C.  Online Practice:  http://www.mytestbook.com/worksheet.aspx?topics=Grammar%20Direct%20object%20pronouns&subject=LanguageArts&grade=5&test_id=883

D.  Find the direct object in each sentence and circle it.  If the sentence doesn’t have a direct object, just write “no direct object.”

 

1.  I ate a big slice of cheese pizza.

 

2.  A shiny orange balloon flew away into the sky.

 

3.  The big scary monster ate all my food.

 

7.  Subject Complements

 

A.  Write the definition of a subject complement.

 

B.  Highlight or underline the subject complement in each sentence.

 

1. The mongoose, introduced to Puerto Rico to kill poisonous snakes, has become the island’s most annoying predator.

2. Why are many of our folk heroes outlaws?

3. The chlorine in the pool smelled harsh.

4. This bread tastes moldy to me.

5. The hungry beggar felt too faint to hold out his cup.

6. The caged tiger gets especially restless during storms.

7. After my yoga exercises, I feel almost weightless.

8. Mahatma Gandhi always remained peaceful, despite his opponents’ most outrageous provocation.

9. One of a mail carrier’s occupational hazards is the overzealous watchdog.

10. Our captain’s last words to us sounded prophetic.

11. The sunflowers by the gate grow taller every day.

12. The class gift will be a new set of curtains for the auditorium stage.

13. The achievements and courage of Dr. Martin Luther King have become part of our American heritage.

14. A horse’s staggering gait can be a sign of swamp fever.

15. Her story rings true.

16. According to Dr. W. H. Sheldon’s classification of humans into physical types, the thin, slender-

boned ectomorph is introspective.

17. Are you nervous about making the speech?

18. The dirigible is lighter than air.

19. Is his pulse normal?

20. The moon looked close enough to touch.

 

Geography Test 60 Study Guide:

 

1.  Study all notes for Test 60

2.  Memorize the capitals of all Southeast States.  Have someone test you and once you get them all correct, have your tester sign here:  _____________________________.

 

3.  Write 2-3 sentences about each of the following:

 

1.  The seasons in the Southeast Region

2.  Write about the main industries in the southeast.

3.  Write about the climate of the southeast.

4.  Virginia’s cities

5.  Miami, FL

6.  The states in the Southwest Region

7.  Write the definition of elevation.

8.  Write the relationship between elevation and temperature.

9.  Describe the word land-locked.  How does Oklahoma have port cities even though it is landlocked?

10.  Historical Parks and Monuments in the Southeast

 

11.  Memorize the location of each Southeast state.  Make sure you can fill in a blank map, identifying each state.  Have a parent print out the blank map on this website and use it as test practice:

 

http://www.infoplease.com/tv/printables/kt_maps/kt_map_southeast.pdf

 

 

 

 

History Test 60 Study Guide:

 

1.  Write all vocabulary words from Unit 4 on index cards with the definitions on the back.  Have someone test you on all words.  Your tester should sign here once you get them all correct.  __________________

 

2.  Do Chapter Reviews on pg. 246, 276, and 298 orally with a study buddy. 

 

3.  Write 2-3 sentences about each of the following topics.

 

1.  Treaty of Paris

2.  George Rogers Clark

3.  Allies of the Americans during the Revolutionary War

4.  Sons of Liberty

5.  Boston Tea Party

6.  Stamp Act

7.  Declaration of Independence – date of approval

8.  Strengths and Weakness of Patriots during Revolutionary War

9.  Loyalists

10.  End of Revolution – Effects?

 

Reading Test 60 Study Guide:

 

1.  Synonyms

 

Online Practice:  http://school.discoveryeducation.com/teachingtools/worksheetgenerator/archive/968950842.html

 

2.  Write a synonym for each word.

 

1.  sparkling

2.  beautiful

3.  smart

4.  brave

5.  clean

 

3.  Homonyms

 

1.  What is a homonym?

2.  What is homophone?

3.  Write a homophone for each word.

 

1. Do not _________________ in your journals yet. right

write

2. I use my _________________ hand to print with. right

write

3. ______________ you like to come out to play? wood

would

4. My skateboard is made of ________________. wood

would

5. I have a _____________ in my toe because I stubbed it. pain

pane

6. The window __________________ has chipped paint. pain

pane

7. _______________ I come, ready or not! here

hear

8. Speak louder, I can’t _______________ you. here

hear

9. Our team _______________ their team at the game. beet

beat

10. A___________ is a red vegetable, sometimes they’re

pickled.

beet

beat

 

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My child has completed this study guide and is thoroughly prepared for Test 60 in all subjects. 

 

X____________________________________

Parent Signature

 

X____________________________________

Student Signature

 
History and Geography Test 20 Study Guide:

5th Grade

History Test Study Guide

 

**Please print out this study guide and start working on it right away.

 

**Part I of the History and Geography Test will be given on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, inshallah.  Part II of the History and Geography Test will be given on Monday, October 19, 2009.

 

Part I:  (Given on Wednesday, October 14, 2009)

 

1.  Vocabulary:  Make sure you know all the vocabulary words and their definitions from chapter 1-5 in Build Our Nation.

 

Have a parent/sibling/friend test you on all the words.  Once you get them all correct, have your tester initial here:  _________________

 

2.  Find information about the following topics in your textbook/notes.  Then write down all information about each topic on a separate sheet of paper.  This will become the set of notes you’ll need to study and review for the test.

 

1.  Jamestown colony

2.  Pilgrims

3.  Virginia Colony

4.  Missionaries

5.  Converting Native Americans to another religion

6.  Mayflower Compact

7.  Spanish Armada

8.  Spanish’s treatment of Native Americans

9.  Magellan

10.  Christopher Columbus

11.  Columbus’s route to India

12.  Vikings

13.  Timbuktu

14.  Aztecs

15.  Northwest Passage

16.  Renaissance

17.  Marco Polo and China

18.  Mayan Civilization

19.  Christopher Columbus’s first voyage

 

Part II:  (Given on Monday, October 19, 2009)

**Write as much information as you can find in your textbook/notes about each topic on a separate sheet of paper.

1.  Puritan settlements’ government

2.  Dissenters

3.  Subsistence farmers

4.  Yeomen

5.  Piedmont

6.  Windmills

7.  apprentice

8.  Tidewater

9.  House of Burgesses

10.  Post roads

11.  Main crops in Virginia Colony

12.  settlers in Georgia

13.  Holy Experiment

14.  Native Americans and money

15.  Puritan village buildings

 

2.  Colonies:  Write down the person who founded each of following colonies.

            1.  Georgia

            2.  North & South Carolina

            3.  Massachusetts

            4.  Pennsylvania

            5.  New Jersey

            6.  Connecticut

            7.  Maryland

            8.  Rhode Island

 

 

Geography Test Study Guide

Part I:  (Given on Wednesday, October 14, 2009)

 

1.  Vocabulary:  Write the definition of each term on a separate sheet of paper.

            1.  physical map

            2.  political map

            3.  compass rose

            4.  inset map

            5.  region

            6.  latitude

            7.  longitude

            8.  climate

            9.  relative location

            10.  absolute location

            11.  equator

            12.  prime meridian

            13.  map key

            14.  Write the five themes of geography, definitions and examples of each.

 

2.  Map Skills:  Make sure you can read the following on a map.

            1.  compass rose

            2.  directions

            3.  longitude and latitude

            4.  state capitals           

            5.  map symbols

           

3.  Write down as much information as we have learned about each of the following on a separate sheet of paper.

            1.  Chesapeake Bay

            2.  Mt. Washington

            3.  New York

            4.  Pennsylvania

            5.  Delaware

            6.  Maryland

            7.  Maine

            8.  Great Lakes

 

Part II:  (Given on Monday, October 19, 2009)

 

1.  Vocabulary:  Write the definition and examples of each on a separate sheet of paper.

 

            1.  natural resource

            2.  renewable resource

            3.  harbor

            4.  mesa

            5.  coal

            6.  plain

            7.  trees

            8.  river

 

2.  Write down as much information from your notes as you can find on the following topics:

            1.  New York City industries

            2.  Aquaculture

            3. Historical  National Parks in Northeast Region

            4.  The Melting Pot

            5.  Tennessee Valley Authority

 

3.  Write down and memorize the capitals of each state:

            1.  Maine

            2.  New Hampshire

            3.  Vermont

            4.  Massachusetts

            5.  Pennsylvania

            6.  Connecticut

            7.  Maryland

            8.  New York

            9.  New Jersey

            10.  Delaware

            11. Rhode Island

4.  Make sure you can label all the Northeast states on a map from memory.

 

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Please have a parent sign below.  Tear off this section and turn it in on the day of the test.

 

My child, _____________________________ has thoroughly reviewed and completed all the information on this study guide.  He/she is adequately prepared for the History and Geography Test.  I understand that the History and Geography Test – Part I will be given on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 and Part II will be given on October 19, 2009 and will make up a significant part of my child’s grade.

 

x____________________________

Parent Signature

 

x____________________________

Student Signature

 



Language Arts Test 20 Study Guide:

5th Grade students will take their Language Arts Test 20 on Friday, September 4, 2009, inshallah.  Please copy and paste this study guide into a word document, print it out, and work on it all week to prepare for your test.

5th Grade Language Arts Test 20

Study Guide

 

1.  Syllables:  Make sure you can take words and separate them into syllables.

 

2.  Words with Multiple Meanings:

 

Write two meanings for each word:

1.  ring

2.  dip

3.  fan

 

3.  Literary Terms:  Write the definition of each term:

 

1.  plot:

 

2.  characterization:

 

3.  theme:

 

4.  setting:

 

5.  characters:

 

6.  major characters:

 

7.  minor characters:

 

4.  Shiloh:  Study all notes and answers to discussion questions for Shiloh, Chapters 1-10.

 

5.  Grammar:

 

A.  Sentence VS Fragment:  Write the definition of each.

 

1.  Sentence:

 

2.  Fragment:

 

3.  Online Practice:  http://www.quia.com/pop/13222.html

 

B.  Run-On Sentences:  Write the definition.

 

1.  Run-On Sentence

 

2.  Separate this run-on sentence into proper sentences with correct capitalization and punctuation.

I couldn’t believe my eyes a huge gift was waiting for me when I got home.

 

3.  Subject and Predicate:  Write the definition of each.

 

1.  Subject:

 

2.  Predicate:

 

3.  Simple Subject:

 

4.  Simple Predicate:

 

5.  Online Practice:  http://www.quia.com/cb/40392.html

 

4.  The four types of sentences:  imperative, exclamatory, interrogative, and declarative.

 

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Please cut off this part and have a parent sign it.  Bring it with you on the day of the test.

 

My child, ____________________________, has thoroughly studied for Language Arts Test 20 and is fully prepared for this test.  I understand that this test will be given on Friday, September 4, 2009 and will count as a significant part of my child’s grade.

 

__________________________________             _______________________________

Parent Signature                                                        Student Signature