We did it! (End of first week of 5 th grade). Mrs. Burton’s homeroom. Language Arts. Reading Writing Spelling & Vocabulary Listening & Speaking. In- class Reading. Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (?) Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
We did it! (End of first week of 5th grade)
Spelling & Vocabulary
Listening & Speaking
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (?)
Bridge to Terabithiaby Katherine Paterson
Book Club Leveled Novels
Short stories, nonfiction, poetry, Reader’s Theater, and skills passages
Research Unit (possibly paired with biography unit)
Class Read Aloud
Major compositions: a personal narrative, a persuasive, and an expository research piece
Numerous shorter pieces spanning all modes, including poetry and summary
Grammar lessons and spelling skills will be integrated into the writing curriculum and average.
Overview of American History
History Alive! curriculum with individual student workbooks (Thanks, PTA!)
Read & sign your student’s planner every night.
Read information and look over graded work in Wednesday folders.
Check your email.
Make use of Study Buddy numbers in planners when assignment confusion arises.
Visit my webpage regularly (navigate from LWB page>teacher websites>5th grade, Burton).
Register for txConnect via the LISD website to monitor grades.
Survival Expert Speaker
Dust Bowl Expert Speaker
Expert in American History or American landmarks/historic sites
Colonial Craft or culture expert
Anyone using L.A. or American History skills in their daily jobs
Pick up an index card and pen or pencil. Put your name and your student’s name on the top line and number from 1-6. Prepare to take a fifth-grade mini quiz. Give your card to Mrs. Burton as you exit so that it can be scored. Good luck!
3 correct answers= 1 reward ticket for your student
6 correct answers=2 reward tickets for your student
Identify the adverb in the following sentence: We quickly devoured the delicious dessert.
Identify the figurative language used in sentence 1.
Name the author of the Declaration of Independence.
Write the plural possessive form of student.
What land purchase doubled the size of the U.S.?
What is the name of the first ten amendments to the Constitution?