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Friday, February 28, 2014

No homework for the next week due to ISATs

The only homework is to rest! I encourage students to read but it is not required.

Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Homework for 2/27

*** Students should complete Equivalent Fractions Worksheet #2
*** Students must get plenty of rest for the big performance tomorrow!

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Homework for 2/26

*** Students should read for 30 minutes and log their reading.

*We will discuss equivalent fractions/reducing fractions worksheet tomorrow.
*Book Review #2 due Friday
*Fractions Quiz Friday

Monday, February 24, 2014

Homework for 2/25

*** Complete Equivalent Fractions Worksheet
*** Read for 30 minutes and log your reading

OTHER NOTES:
- Fractions quiz on Wednesday
- 4th Grade Performance on Thursday
- Book Reviews due on Friday

Friday, February 21, 2014

Homework for 2/24

*** Complete Non-fiction notes for Lesson 2 on EcoSystems in Science textbook (pages 84-89)
*** Complete Freedom Quilt Drawing

Also, conference confirmation sheets are going home with students. Please make sure your student gives you the form so that you can make sure your appointment time works. Please email me bbrandstrader@nssd112.org if there is an issue. I will my best to accommodate everyone.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Homework for 2/22

*** MLK letter due
*** Reading Logs due
*** Study for Spelling Test

Last Day to Donate is Friday!

Friday is the last day to donate to the Lincoln Park Zoo for the care and upkeep of the gorilla habitat.  So far we have raised $30.09.  We are trying to make it to our $55 goal ($24.91 left to go). Any help would be appreciated, and every nickel counts!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Homework for 2/21

*** Complete Long Division review worksheet
*** Complete all Reading Logs for the week (should be 5 entries)
*** Work on MLK letter

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Homework for 2/19

*** Students should write their first draft of their letter to the editor from MLK Jr's perspective. Details have been emailed and shared with students.

*** Read for 20-30 minutes and log your reading.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Homework for 2/13

*** Students should make corrections on their 4.NBT.6 quiz
*** Students should complete the fraction tree worksheet
*** Students should read for 20-30 minutes and log their reading on their blogs

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Homework for 2/12

*** Students should complete 2 fractions worksheets. (One has a back side)
*** Students should read for 20-30 minutes and complete their reading log.
*** If students choose, they can continue their creative writing post.

Valentine's Day Party on Friday!

This Friday will be our Valentine's Day. Students may bring in cards for their classmates, but they must bring cards for all of their classmates if they do choose to do so.

In case any student needs a refresher on who is in their class: Logan, Billy, Jamelette, Adelle, Shimon, Marnie, Tanan, Ryan, Miranda, Nicolas, Daniel, Ethan, Dionis, Jacquelyn, Donovan, Drake, Itzel, Gabriel, Estella, Adriel, Teddy.

Also, the 5th Grade will be hosting a Valentine's Day Fundraiser...

Monday, February 10, 2014

Homework for 2/11

*** Complete Fractions Worksheet
*** Read for 20-30 minutes. Please try and complete your reading log at home.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Homework for 2/7

*** Division Quiz
*** Spelling Test
*** MLK Project Due (for those that didn't present today)

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Homework for 2/6

*** Students should read 20-30 minutes to log tomorrow at school. Students may attempt to log at home if possible

CHROMEBOOK UPDATE: Thank you to all of the parents who have signed up for the Chromebook insurance. We have had a slight delay in sending Chromebooks home as not all of the cases have been delivered. 

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Homework for 2/5

*** Students should complete the math "Right or Wrong" worksheet
*** Students should complete the "Quotation Mark and and Underlining Practice" worksheet
*** Students should read 20-30 minutes to log tomorrow at school. Students may attempt to log at home if possible


Notes for Reading Log and Example

Title: Drita (Underline and Capitalize)
Author: Jenny Lombard
Pages: 130-146 (exact page numbers, not total number of pages)
Minutes: 22

Summary: Maxie gives Nene a kimono-style robe and slippers. Drita and Maxie have a sleepover when Drita learns that Maxie's mom had died. Drita and Maxie give their final presentation, and we see they are now great friends.

(Make sure to check spelling and grammar)

Monday, February 3, 2014

Homework for 2/4

*** Students should complete Drita/Connections Worksheet
*** Students should read for 20-30 minutes
*** Students are encouraged to complete iRead Reading form. Students who did not track and log may still estimate the time they spent reading during the iRead program. Forms are due tomorrow.

iRead forms due!

Please turn in your iRead forms as soon as possible!