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W e l c o m e     b a c k!!

 

Hello Parents:

For Week of May 21,2018

1. Students of all grades continue to do the Terra Nova re-testing.

 

2. Book Report 5 - 8 Grades was due on May 15, 2018.

Please endure that your child hands in this report.

 

3. Dream/Vision Board ‘8 Grade‘ is due on May 24, 2018. See below for details. This is a collage of pictures and words timelining future goals. 

 

4. Interview/Questionnaires are to be submitted before Friday, May25, 2018.  Please check with you child to see if this is done. 

 

Homework for Week of May 7th, 2018

Book Report Grades 5 - 8

All students should be working on the book report which is due on Tuesday May 15, 2018

 ELA Testing for grades 5 - 8 will be during the week of May 14, 2018

Students will be required to do the following:

 1. Monday, May 14, 2018. -  Read the comprehension passage and answer 2 Short Response questions  

 2. Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - Multiple Choice questions.

 3. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - Grammar, Capitalization/Punctuation.

 

Grade 5

Monday - “Write Source” text book Read Pages 586 and 588

Do Pages 587 and 589.

 

Students should be wirking on the book 

Grade 6

Monday  -  Denotation/Connotation  Worksheet Page 155

 

 

Grade 7

Monday - “Write Source” text book page 589

Write a brief dialogue between yourself and a friend about a movie you’ve both seen  

 Use a comic book format.

 

 

Grade 8 - Graduating Class of 2018

 

Start working on your Dream/Vision Board Due May25, 2018

Students will cut pictures from magazines and design a board showing their goals for the future.

Goals will include:

1. Education

2. Careers

3. Personal

4. Relationships

5. Family

6. Children

7. Material gains (house, car)

Include a TIMELINE showing estimated dates expected to achieve these goals.

 

 

For Week of April 30 to May 4, 2018

 

5th Grade

Monday  -  Worksheets Pages 8 - 11

Tuesday  -  Worksheets Pages  37 and 40

Wednesday - Worksheets Pages 82, 83, 96, 87

Thursdsy - Worksheets Pages 5, 6

 6th Grade

Monday - Worksheets Pages 205, 221, 222

Tuesday - Worksheets Pages 46, 49

Wednesday - Worksheets Pages 205, 208

Thursday - Worksheets Pages 102, 141

7th Grade 

Monday - Worksheets Page 84

Tuesday - Worksheets Pages 20, 21

Wednesday - Worksheets 45, 46

Thursday - Worksheets 153, 154

8th Grade 

Monday - Worksheet page 47

Tuesday - Worksheet Page 17

Wednesday - Worksheet Page 36

Thursday - Worksheet Pages 49, 50 

 

Monday

5th grade

Read “Defeat of Waterloo” 

Complete the planning page for question: Was Napoleo Bonaparte a successful military leader? Include his successes and downfalls. (2 paragraphs)

 6th grade

Read “Safety under the Sea and The Journey”

Use vocabulary words in sentences.

Answer questions 1 - 6

7th grade

Main Ideas/Details

Pages 17 and 26

8th grade

 

Tuesday

5th Grade

Read “ Be prepared”

question: How would developing those qualities benefit you?

6th grade

Vocabulary worksheet pages 16 and 58

7tg grade

Worksheet Pages 31 and 36

 

Wednesday

5th grade

Read “Cartoons”

Question: What are your opinions on cartoons. Write a paragraph.

6th grade

Worksheet Pages 42 and 43

7th grade

Vocabulary review pages 36 and 39

Thursday

 

5th grade

Read “A Quiet Night”

Question: What is the Author‘s purpose of using repetition and the phrase “Drifted Off”

Write 2 paragraphs about how Gloria feels.

6th grade

Worksheets Pages 44 and 45

7th grade

Read the passage and write a summary  Page 28.

 

 

 

 

 

New York State Testing Dates for Grades 6th and 8th

The testing dates for grades 6 and 8 are as follows:

Two sessions administered over two days.

Approximately 80-90 minutes of working time to complete each session.

 

Please ensure that your child go to bed early the night before testing and have a good night‘s sleep.

 

Eat a healthy breakfast before arriving at school the day of testing . 

 

Arrive at school on time.

 

Wednesday April 11, 2018

Session 1. Grades 6 and 8

Read 5 passages - 35 Multiple Choice questions.

  

 Thursday April 12, 2018

Session 2. Grade 6

Read 3 passages - 6 Short- Response questions

1 Extended Response question.

 

Session 2. Grade 8

Read 3 passages - 7 Short-Response questions

 1 Extended Response question

 

Make up Dates - Friday April 13 to Wednesday April 13,2018   

All the best!! 

Homework for Week of April 9, 2018

 Monday

5th grade

Read the passage - “Trading Places”

Answer multiple choice questions.

7th grade

Read the passage “The great whale “

Answer multiple choice questions.

Tuesday

5th grade

Read the passage “Coach Motivates her girls”

Answer multiple choice questions.

7th grade

Read passage “How I lost my station in life”

Short Response question #46 and #47

Wednesday

5th grade

Read “My adventures on Ampato”

Do the Short Response question plus the planning page for the essay. 

 7th grade

Read “Excerpt from Fire: Friend or Foe”

Short Response question 43 and 44

multiple choice questions nos 36 - 42

 Thursday

5th grade

Use the passage “Baby Mammoth, Frozen in Time”  

Use notes from the first draft and sample answers to write the second draft.

7th grade

Use the passage ”The Egypt Game”

Use notes from the first draft to write the final paper 

 

 

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 Have a blessed and Holy Easter

 Holiday Homework 

5th Grade

Common Core - Book 2

Read the article “Author Here”

Write an essay (3 1/2 paragraphs)

In your response, be sure to:

(a) Identify the theme in the article

(b) How is the theme developed throughout the passage.

Use details from the passage to support your response.

6th Grade

Common Core - Book 2

Read the article “Building for “Pests”

Write an Essay - 3 1/2 paragraphs

In your response, be sure to:

1. Explain why the author compare how people treat “pets” and “pests”.

2. Explain how the author develops ways that people are helping “pests” throughout the article.

Use details from the article to support your answer.

 7th Grade 

Common Core - Book 3

Read the articles “Food Fakeout” and “why Most Food Labels are Wrong About Calories” Write an Essay.

Write an Essay - 3 1/2 paragraphs

In your response, be sure to include:

1. What are the authors’ purposes for writing both articles.

2. Explain how the purposes are similar and/or different.

Use details from both articles to support your answer.

 8th Grade

Common Core - Book 3

Read the passage “World Without Fish”

Write an Essay - 3 1/2 paragraphs

In your response include the following:

1. Explain how the way of life in Newfoundland changed after the codfish ban.

2. Explain how these changes affected both fishermen and other people in Newfoundland.

Use details from the article to support your response.

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5th Grade Conference 

Appointment list Parents Conference 

1. Jaime..................1:00pm

2. Aiden...................1:10pm

3. Elvin.....................1:20 “

4.Pamela...................1:30 “

5.Katelyn...................2:10 “

6. Sabastian...............2:50 “

6. Camryn..................5:00 “

7.Angelina..................5:30 “

8.Katherine.................6:10 “

9.Rihanna...................6:20 “

10.Isabella M...............6:30 “

11.Isabella V ...............6:50 “

12. lizeth......................7:00 “ 

Deadline for submitting Interview Questionnaires has been extended to Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

 

Homework

for week of 

March 19, 2018

Monday

spelling words 5th to 8th Grades

write the meanings of the words.

Tuesday

5th Grade - NYS Practice Worksheet pages 8 - 12

6th Grade -    “      “              “        Pages  7 - 9

7th Grade -     “      “             “        pages  7 - 9

8th Grade -      “      “            “        Pages  7 - 9

Wednesday

5th Grade  - NYS Practice Worksheet Pages 

Read  the passage “Your questions for Author Here” plan a essay Pgs.10-16

6th Grade - Read “The Mozart’s Questions” Write short responses Pgs.2-4

7th Grade - Using details from the passages “Food Fakeout” and “Why most Food Labels are Wrong About     Calories“ Write  an essay.

8th Grade - Read “IQ Rising” Answer questions 

 

New Spelling Words  

 

5th Grade                    6th Grade       

1.determination                                 disheartened                                             

2.hyprocrite                                       controversial

3.confident                                        combustible

4.enigma                                           Inflammable

5.infuriate                                          bewildered

6.designated                                      humiliate

7.illusion                                            sodden

8. barrage                                          orthodox                   

9.diversity                                          Baffoon

10.queue                                            alliance

11.pacifist                                          wayward

12.gloast                                            wince

13.objector                                         virtual

14.ebb                                                lackluster

15.                                                     lethal

16.                                                     benign

17.                                                     anecdote

18.                                                     potential

 

 

7th Grade.              8th Grade

1.prodigious                                  pulverized

2.audacious                                   concourse

3.perturbed                                   unassuming

4.perspective                                 ravaged

5.amassed                                     divergence

6.instigated                                    encroaching

7.longevity                                     predominant

8.

E.L.A

Common Core

Test prep.

 

Week of March 12 to April 10, 2018

Students of grades 6 and 8 will begin test preparation for the upcoming ELA New York State Test which is scheduled for: April 11 - 12 (make up dates will be April 13. - 18, 201, 2018.  Please check your child’s folder each night for test prep handouts which are to be completed and signed by a parent.

HOMEWORK  FOR WEEK OF MARCH 12, 2018

GRADES 5 AND 7

 Monday

Spelling words 

     - Write the meanings of words

     - Write words in sentences

     - Write a short story using at least 10 spelling words.

Spelling Test - Grades 6 and 8 - Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Tuesday

5th Grade- Read the passage “Excerpt from High Volume“-  Do comprehension questions.

7th Grade - Read the passage “Birth of the Cool” - Do comprehension questions.

Wednesday

5th Grade - Read the passage “Excerpt from a Home for the President “ Do comprehension questions 

7th Grade - Read the passage “Excerpt from Coral Reef” Do comprehension questions 

Thursday

5th Grade - Read the passage “Excerpt from Your Question for Author Here” Do questions

7th Grade - Read the passage “Excerpt from the a Great Whale of Kansas” Do questions

Friday

Read for 30 minutes

 Reminder - Interview questionnaires are due on March 16, 2018.

 

 

 

 

Gym for 5th grade has been changed from Thursday, March 1 to Wednesday, February 28 for this week only.  Gym clothes on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Thank you.

Project Due Dates

Spelling Test Dates

5th Grade - Friday, March 9, 2018

6th Grade - Wednesday, march 14, 2018

7th  Grade - Wednesday, March 7, 2018

8th Grade - Friday, March 16, 2018

Book Report 

5th Grade - Thursday, March 1, 2018

6th and 8th Grades - Wednesday, February 28,2018

7th Grade - Monday, March 5, 2018

 

Interview Questionnaires (completed)

Grades 5 to 8 - Friday, March 16, 2018

Newspaper Editorial

5 - 8 Grades due Tuesday, February 27, 2018

 

For Week of February 26, 2018

I hope your child had a restful winter break and we look forward to resuming school on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Homework for week of February 26, 2018

Monday

Students will be learning about speaking and listening guidelines for an interview. Students will prepare to interview an adult in their school or community.  The purpose of the interview will be to find out information about that person’s profession.  To prepare for the interview they will for homework:

1. Write five (5) specific questions They will ask. (Questionnaires for the interview will be provided to your child as soon as the copies are printed.)

2.  Clearly state the purpose of the interview.

3.  Practice in class asking questions before the interview.

4.  Listen closely to the answers and ask follow up questions to get more information.

Interview class presentation will be on Monday, March 12, 2018.

 Tuesday

Students will be learning about writing ‘Editorials’ as we work together to set up our Newsletter.  Students will write an editorial on a controversial issue in our school, community or society (see newspaper article)  Something they are passionate about.  They will state the problem and suggest/recommend realistic and viable solutions. They will use self evaluation checklist/assessment sheets. The best newsworthy articles will be considered for publishing in our newsletter. (2 paragraphs)

 Wednesday 

5th Grade - Read “Independence Hall” the statement made by Thomas Jefferson and answer question that follow. Page 52.

6th Grade  - Read “Life from the River” answer questions  follow. Page 53.

7th Grade -  Read “The Wonders of Ancient Egypt” answer questions that follow. Pages 113-114.

8th Grade -  Read “George Washington Carver“ answer questions 8 - 15

Thursday

Grammar Workbook

 New Spelling Words

5th Grade...................... 7th Grade.......................,. 8th Grade

1. adverse.......................Cosmopolitan...................Foreboding

2. assailant......................braggart..........................exasperate

3contemporary................recompense.....................personable

4. serene..........................interminable.....................ostracize

5. confront......................insubordinate............... incapacitate

6. constrain.......................dilapidated.......................facetious

7. encompass................. ....nomadic.........................tether

8. disinterested...................iota................,...,...........articulate

9. incomprehensible............disputatious.....................abyss

10.manipulate....................humdrum........................obscurity         

11.maximum......................inimitable.......................inconsequential

12.ruffle.............................vanquish........................derelict

13.stamina.........................incorruptible....................pallid

14.arid...............................nauseated.......................reciprocal

15.billow.............................imposter....................,.....befallen

16......................................urbane............................heritage

17......................................denotation.......,...............unsophisticated

18.....................................connotation......................cantankerous

19......................................officiating........................rummaged

20......................................installments.....................dilapidated

 

 

 

 

Welcome back to the start of a new Year. 2018 brings new hopes and possibilities.

 

We are eager to continue the Language Arts program we started in 2017.

 

This semester 

we will focus on the following:

1.Literature (William Shakespeare)

 

2. Online Research Paper.

 

3. Newsletter

 

4. Debating Team

Reminder:

Research Paper due on February 26, 2018. Students have been given the format and requirements prior to going on  winter break.

1. Title page 

2. Introduction 

3. Body

4. Conclusion 

5. Bibliography 

 

 

For Week of February   5 to 9, 2018

Research Paper 

Students are learning about “Informative Writing “ which is a writing style used to educate readers on a certain topic.  Your child has selected a topic from the list of topics as follows:

1. The pros and cons of the death penalty.

2. The cause of global warming.

3. Understanding your credit score.

4. Lack of education cause homelessness.

5. The health benefits of a vegetarian diet.

6. The importance of daily exercise.

7. How to open a bank account.

8. How to buy a house.

9. The Electoral College.

10. The connection between cholesterol and heart disease.

 Your child is presently working on Step 3 of the writing process which is to gather all the necessary information from at least 4 sources (online, library, textbooks, non-fiction magazines articles). Sources should be authentic. The 1st draft has been completed and reviewed in class.  The 2nd and final draft is due on Friday, February 9, 2018 which will be edited by the teacher and returned to students on or before February 16, 2018. The 2nd draft should be typed, doubled spaced and 1 1/2 to 2 pages long. The final paper is due on Monday, February 26, 2018 after the winter recess. More information regarding the requirements of the final paper will be given in due course.

 

 

 

Welcome to Catholic School Week Monday, January 29 - Friday, February 2, 2018

 

 

Reminders  

 

weekly Activities

 

Monday 

Twins Day

 

 

Tuesday

Students will dress 

 in red, white and blue to 

 celebrate our natio

 

 

Wednesday 

 

Family Day

Students will bring in pictures of their families 

to be displayed out

outside their

classrooms.

 

 

Open House

 

(9:00am to 11:00am

and 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

 

Thursday

 

Cultural Day Students

will come dressed in

traditional clothing or

bring an artifact from

their culture for ‘show

and tell’

 

 

Friday 

 

Teachers and

Faculty/Staff Day They

will be celebrated and

recognized.

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Pizza Day - Thursday, January 18,

2018  

 

Graduation Pictures- 8th Grade

Tuesday January 23, 2018

 

Award Ceremony- Friday January 19,

2018 at 8:30am in the school gym.

 

Girl Scouts meet on Monday January

23, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 Test Dates

Spelling Tests

5th grade.....Friday, January 19, 2018

6th grade.......Friday, January 19, 2018  

8th  grade......Friday, January 26, 2018

 

Language Arts Test

5th grade.......Wednesday, January 17, 2018

8th grade.......Tuesday, January 23, 2018

 

HOMEWORK  

For Week of January 16, 2018

Tuesday

Complete worksheets

5th Grade......pages 12, 13

6th grade.......pages 123, 124

7th grade.......pages 19, 20

8th Grade.......pages 19, 20

Wednesday

Complete worksheets

5th Grade.......pages 22, 23

6th grade........pages 37-39

7th grade........page 44

8th grade........pages 74-78

Thursday

Complete worksheets

5th grade........pages 101,102

6th grade........pages  105, 106

7th grade........pages  107, 108

8th grade........pages  109, 110

 

 

 

 

 

For Week of January 12, 2018    

MONDAY - Romeo and Juliet

Google: Romeo and Juliet Act 2, Scene 2         

Read and write down as many Figurative Language as you can find.  For example: metaphor, simile, personification and other. See the bottom of page for the online link to Romeo and Juliet at: playshakespeare.com

 

TUESDAY  - Genres of Literature 

Complete worksheet

5th Grade  -  pages 48,49,52

6th Grade - pages 9,10,48-52

7th Grade - pages 3,4

8th Grade - pages 7,8

 

WEDNESDAY- Drawing Conclusion

Read the passage and answer the questions that follow.

5th  Grade “Meet Matt Lenyo“ page 77

6th Grade “The Three Wishes”, “ The Sausage” page 82-84

7th Grade “Scraping the Sky”, “The Bluebird House pages 96-98

8th Grade “My Best Shot” pages 102-105

 

 

THURSDAY- Run-On-Sentences

Complete The worksheets

5th and 6th Grades - page 57

7th Grade - page 58

8th Grade - page  

 

 Congratulations!!!

Student of the month:  

Jaime Calle 

All Christians Effort:

Katelyn Vadakkan 

 

Reminders:                                                      Wednesday, January 3, 2018 -

Dress Down $1.00

Friday, January 5, 2018 - Mass 9:00am 

Dismissal - 12:00 noon.

 

Homework - Week of January 2, 2018          

Tuesday - Figurative Language

5 and 6 grades - worksheet page 6 (selection background)

7th Grade - worksheet page 12  

8th Grade- worksheet page 46

Wednesday- Author’s Purpose

Read the passage and answer the questions that follow.

5 and 6 Grades - “Excerpt from Interference Power”

7th Grade - “Ideas that Work....and those that don’t“

8th Grade - “building for Pests”

Thursday - Run-0n-Sentences 

5th and 6th Grades - worksheet  page 57 (sentence errors)

7th Grade - worksheet page 58

8th Grade - worksheet page 5

 

 Reading Log - “Best Reader” (Monthly)

Please encourage your child to read chapter books.  Students may select books from the classroom library,  community library or from home.  Your child is required to read a minimum of 30 minutes per day and record minutes read on the Reading Log Sheet.  Starting the end of January, 2018 the “Best Reader” for the month will receive an acknowledgement. Best Reader is based on the child that has read the most books  and the most minutes read/recorded and signed off by a parent.

 Have a blessed week.

Mrs. Greyson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 https://www.playshakespeare.com/romeo-and-juliet/scenes/301-act-ii-scene-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

be  Joy to the world.  Peace and good will towards men. 

 

Reminders:

 

 Please allow your child to go on line to find the song "We are the reason" by Avalon. Learn the words of the song and practice the moves.(5th graders only).

Christmas Show

December 21, 2017 7:00 - 8:00pm. The kids will be doing a dance and a song.  The dance is entitled: "He is the Reason for the Season".  The song is "Joy to the World".

The students will wear: 

5th Graders Only

Boys will wear red or green long sleeve shirt with a bow tie, black pants, and black shoes.

 

Girls will wear red or green dresses  (dressy), black shoes and white stockings.

Report Card Day

Thursday, November 7, 2017

Early dismissal: half day

 Appointment Slips have been sent home. Please note the appointment time and if you require any changes to be made, please send me a note.

 

Pizza Day has been changed to Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  

Homework 

Writing Prompt - " We found ourselves in a thicket

Students will use the writing prompt to create a story. If students have access to a computer/printer, please have it typed and submitted no later than Friday, December 15, 2017. If you do not have a computer, it must be clearly hand written in script.

 

Book Report 

Reading is an ongoing activity  Please encourage your child to read chapter books from the library at school and from home. The next book report is due Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

 

Christmas break assignment 

Essay: 3 pages long - typed, doubled spaced. Include drawings and/or pictures for illustratio.

Students will read St. Luke Chapter 2  - The Christmas Story.  Rewrite the story using a modern day approach from the point of view of Mary (Girls). Describe how she might feel being a young girl with such an honor and responsibility placed on her to be the mother of Christ.  Tell what fears and anxiety she might have and also the joy she experienced being chosen to be the mother of our Lord. Boys will write from the point of view of Joseph.  Describe the difficulties Joseph must have experienced when he had to relocate Mary to another town for her safety. Include the tiring journey on the donkey and the difficulties they faced when they could not find at room at the inn.  The 1st draft is due on    Tuesday, December 5, 2017.  The 2nd and 3rd drafts, if necessary, will he done during the course of the week. Students will be guided through the writing process.  The final essay will be the Christmas recess  assignment due when students return from the Christmas break.  You must follow the details of the story in the Bible.  You are allowed to make  some changes to match today's world but the important facts about the story must remain the same.  Your writing must be respectfull of the scriptures and give honor to the mother and father of Jesus.

Please be reminded to include in your essay an introduction giving some background information on Mary and Joseph, where they lived, their parents and what they did for a living.  The conclusion should include the significance of the birth of Christ to our world and how his coming has  changed mankind.  Due January 2, 2017.

HOMEWORK for Friday, December 8 and the weekend.  

 Using spelling words to do the following:                

 5th Graders - If the following activities were not done please completed even after testing.      

1. Write each spelling word three times each.

2.  Write the meanings of each spelling word.

3.  Use spelling words in sentences.

4.  Use at least 10 spelling words in a short story.

SPELLING  WORDS  

5th Grade              6th Grade       7th Grade 

1.Combustible        neutrality         concession  

2.succumb             campaign          confiscate

3.inquisitive           denominator      Penicillin 

4.tournament          fugitive             mythology 

5.admirable             Portfolio            meteorology

6.resilient                gemologist        discriminate

7.propeller               suspicious         meticulous 

8.devastating           tranquil             commemoration

9.primitive               medieval           bicentennial 

10.auctioneer           distraught          scenery

11.eccentric             pandemonium     itinerary 

12.patriotic              susceptible          introspective 

 8th Grade

1.disintegrated

2.aggravate

3.obnoxious

4.contamination

5.persimmon

6.tenacious

7.nullify

8.devoid

9.synchonize

10.indisputable

11.solace

12.arduous

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kids singing christmas carols

 

 

 

 

christmaslights

 

 

I hope you had a blessed

Thanksgiving.

The following is

homework for week ending Friday,

December 1, 2017.

Monday

 Students had to create an invention and made a presentation in class. Students will answer questions 1 - 7 on the worksheet keeping in mind the consumer who will buy their invention.

Tuesday 

Point of view worksheet,

questions 1 - 3.

Wednesday 

Vocabulary workbook

 

 

 

 

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Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude. This is one of the most favorite times of the year, when we are reminded to give thanks and count our blessings.  We realize how blessed and lucky we are.

 

Hello Parents: 

Students are learning about different types of letters, parts of a letter and how to address an envelope. In observance of Thanksgiving, students are required to complete the following assignments.  

REMINDERS

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 -

Early Dismissal at

12:00noon(No Afterschool)

 Thanksgiving Break - November 23 - 24.

 Students should read 30 mins each day and

record the minutes read on the reading log.

 

 

Thanksgiving Assignment  (See handouts)

 1.  Write the things and people we are thankful         for.

2.  Write "Thank you" letters to the special people in your life. (Mom, dad, grandparents, aunt, uncle).

3.  Address the envelope made in class. You may need to make or get additional envelopes for more letters.

 4.  Put the letters in the envelopes and give them to loved ones as your Thanksgiving gift.

5.  Create/design your own STAMP putting the value of your choice.  Place the stamps on the envelopes.

6.  Write a friendly letter telling about your favorite pet.

Assignment due on Monday, November 27,2017 

ELA Test Dates

5th Grade-Friday,December 1,2017   6th Grade-

Thursday, November 30, 2017.

 

 

 

"Give Thanks"

in all Things

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Hello Parents:

November is the month to remind us to be thankful for the many positive things happening in our lives.

Project Updates:

 Book Report

Students have completed the book report for October.  Continue reading and recording minutes read on the reading log.  The next

Book Report is due on December 4, 2017.

 

Choral Speaking

Continue to memorize the poem "Jonathan Brown"                                              

Invention                                                  

Create your own invention. Write a description of how it works. Presentation on Monday, November 20, 2017.

 Newsletter 

We are currently working on putting together our newsletter committe.  Students have expressed interests in the following: graphic designers, writers, editors, photographers, news reporters and publisher.  We are very excited to get this going for the new year.

 

HOMEWORK 

 

MONDAY 

1.Continue to memorize the poem "Jonathan Brown"        

2. Chester could not stand the cold. His ears would freeze whenever he plays outside so, he created the ear muffs.  Create an invention of your own.  Make a prototype and write a description of how it can help others. Due Friday, November 17, 2017.   

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 TUESDAY

Using the story read in class from the book Vocabulary Workshop, complete the story Grammar Wheel.    

5th Grade - "Sempter Fidelis" pgs.13,14   

6th Grade - "Alex, the talking Parrot"  pgs. 9,10         

7th Grade - "Fear in the Night" pgs 13, 14                 

8th Grade - "Golden Glass" pgs. 51 - 55

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WEDNESDAY  

 Having read the stories in class, complete the Graphic Organizer to show comparisons between both stories. 

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THURSDAY 

5th Grade - Worksheet pg.9                             

6th Grade - Worksheet pg.12                    

7th Grade - Worksheet pg.  4                      

8th grade - Worksheet pg.  4    

 FRIDAY

Preparing for oral presentation on Monday. Poetry/scripture writing.

Spelling Test Dates:

5th Grade......Tuesday, November 28, 2017

6th Grade....Wednesday, November 29, 2017

7th Grade....Friday, December 1, 2017

8th Grade.....Wednesday, December 6, 2017

 

Have a great week.

Be blessed!

Mrs. Greyson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good morning parents:

I hope you had a very restful weekend. 

The homework for week ending Friday, November 10, 2017 is as follows:

Monday (5th to 8th Grades) 

Choral Speaking (The Story of Jonathan Brown)

Students will memorize the words of the poem ( paragraphs 3 and 4)

This will be recited in class.

Tuesday (5th and 6th Grades)

Writing - Summarizing/Paraphrasing

Read the story "Seeing Eye Dogs" In a brief paragraph, summarize the steps it takes for a puppy to become a guide dog.

Tuesday (7th and 8th Grades)

Read the story "The Two Brothers "  What do the proverbs in the story mean?  Paraphrase them in your own word.

Wednesday (5th to 8th Grades)

Comprehension - Cause and Effect

Using one of the following scenarios complete the graphic organizer to identify the relationship between an event and its result:

Scenarios:  

1.  The earth shook for 30 minutes.  The Meteorological Office reported that it     measured  .9 on the Richter Scale.

2. The student paid very close attention in class.  She took very clear notes and asked the teacher questions.  She spent hours studying and preparing for the test.

3.  It rained for 3 days none stop.  They had very poor drainage and some drains were not cleaned for years.

Select one and descrube at lease 4 effects.

Thursday

5th Grade - Worksheet page 9 (Combining Sentences)

6th Grade - Worksheet page 12 (Locating Subject in Sentences)    

7th Grade - Worksheet page 4 (Parts of Speech in Sentences)

8th Grade - Worksheet page 4 (Parts of Speech in Sentences)

Have a great week

Be blessed.

 

Mrs.  Greyson