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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Last week of May 2012


~  Book orders (last one of the year) are due Friday, June 1st
~  The Written portion of the Science test is next Monday, June 4th.

Thursday Homework

Reading sheet (Water)
Religion Sheet
COACH - read and study lessons 47 - 49
SS - finish vocab if you didn't finish in class.


Wednesday Homework (will be collected on Friday)

Reading sheet (Bodies)
Math Review Sheet (both sides)
COACH - read and study lessons 44 - 46

Tuesday homework -

2005 Science test

Science worksheet on germination

Reading sheet on dandelions

Friday, May 25, 2012

Weekend homework

2009 Science Practice test.

Let's keep up the good streak of doing well!


Monday, May 21, 2012

Week of May 21st

REMINDER - The Science written test is June 4th.

Thursday -

Science COACH - pages 147 - 150 Lesson Review on looseleaf

Read COACH pages 152 - 158 and 166 - 168

Writing - in RRJ
 What lesson did Nathan learn from Fire? Use details from the text to show how Fire changed the way Nathan feels about himself and his disability.

Wednesday - NO homework in celebration of all the hard work you did preparing for the Science Performance exam.  Only 1 more day of testing to go!!!!

Tuesday Homework - The NYS Science Performance test is tomorrow -Wednesday, May 23rd. 

The only homework tonight is to go over your Science notebooks to review the quests. You can also review the accompanying COACH chapters -
Electricity- Lesson 27
Magnetism - Lesson 35
Force and Motion - Lessons 31, 32, 33, and 34
Measurement -Lessons 21 and 22

Monday Homework -

Read for 30 minutes (in addition to the Science).

Science - Write a letter to Percy explaining what you learned on your quest that can help him with his problem of getting something to travel faster and farther.
Refer back to COACH Lessons 31, 32, 33, and 34  to help you with your explanation.
New reading in COACH - Lesson 36

Reminder - Spanish homework that was due last week was the next 2 pages.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Week of May 14th

Wednesday Homework -

2007 Science Practice Test

COACH - read and study lessons 12 and 13 and 25 - 28.

Tuesday Homework -

40th Anniversary card for Father With

Science COACH - Read and study Lessons 29 - 34.  Be sure you really understand it.

Monday Homework -

Study for Religion test - Fourth Commandment

Science  - COACH - pages 94 - 96 - 7 questions. You can do on the same looseleaf as last time.
Read Lessons 21 - 24

ESSAY - In your Science notebook, do a Venn diagram and then write an essay comparing and contrasting the two types of landscapes we looked at today.  You can find the images again by going to these links.

Hudson River School of Art - traditional landscapes  on PBS   or Metropolitan Museum of Art

Monday, May 7, 2012

Week of May 7th

Weekend homework -

Reminder - Religion test Tuesday.

Science - 2006 practice test
Read COACH Lessons 16 - 20.

Thursday Homework -

Social Studies - read pages 88 - 92  and complete second side of sheet.

Science - Read Science COACH Lessons 14 and 15

Religion - if you did not finish the chapter review, do pages 180-182.  Test Tuesday
NY Edits - read page 20 (the review) and do pages 21 and 22 in your notebook.

Study for Wordly Wise test (tomorrow)
Wednesday Homework -

Read for 30 minutes. This may include the Science.
Social Studies - sheet - only Lesson 1 side (p. 17)
Science - Do COACH  pages 48- 50  #s 1 - 8 on looseleaf. Then read Lessons 9, 10, 11 and 35. Lesson 35 will prepare you to help Percy in tomorrow's Quest.
Math - test on fractions. This includes equivalent fractions, reducing fractions, adding and subtracting fractions. You should have everything you need to study in your notebook, but I'll post some fraction sites to help as well.

I had mentioned in class that there are some fun sites to practice fractions. To make it easy for you - here are the links for the equivalent fractions websites:

Melvin's Make a Match

Comparing fractions

Practice making equivalents

Equivalent fractions (You have to scroll down the page until you get to the game.)

Funbrain Fresh Baked Fractions

8 Interactive Fraction Bars

Reminder - the Mother/Father Day sale is this Wednesday, May 9th

Tuesday Homework -

Read for 30 minutes. This may include the Science.
Math - sheet (both sides)
Science - Read COACH Lesson 27 and Text pages F 70 - 81.  Use this information to write the paragraph for Percy's Quest. Remember, you need to use details from the texts to explain what material he should use to build a case for the lightning bolt and why he should use that.

Monday homework -
Read for 30 minutes. This may include the Science.
Read Science COACH pages 39 - 47. You should be thinking about what you are reading.
Science - sheets. These are a review of what we have been doing in class. You only need to complete up to #14 on page 98 since we haven't yet done the other material.
Math - sheet (Be sure to show the work for each fraction, not just your correct answers.
Remember - test on Thursday on equivalent fractions.
WW - 15D (Test Friday)