Mr. Meyer

5th Grade

Archive for October, 2014

October 27- 31

News:

  • Halloween Party will be Friday!
  • We will be having a reading test on Thursday! The students will be given materials to study from. I suggest going over with these materials with students to help better test scores!
  • Art is on Tuesday this week!
  • STUDY SPELLING WORDS!!! The answers are already given to you!

Reading and Writing:

  • We are finishing up Wolf Shadows this week
  • We are spending a lot of time on finishing out Halloween/ scary stories!
  • Introduction to nouns
  • Talk about the genre photo essay and interview
  • Make sure we are filling out calendars for BOOK IT! These are due next Monday

Social:

  • Finish Chapter one
  • Work on our posters for lesson 2
  • If possible we will be having a test this week, but I am afraid we will run out of time and it’ll have to be on next quarters grade.

 

 

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October 13- October 16th

News:

  • Short week this week so that means no spelling words!
  • Make sure you are filling out your Book It calenders!
  • We will start a writing activity on Wednesday!
  • Anti-bullying film!

Reading:

  • We will be working with long vowel patterns this week!
  • Our comprehension strategy ┬áthis theme is “Asking Questions”
  • We will be working with procedural stories
  • Our non-fiction reading this week will be on Newsela!

Social:

  • We will start ┬álearning about ancient american civilizations!
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October 6th- 10th

News:

-Reading test Tuesday! Please help students review!

-Spelling pre-test Wednesday. Spelling test Friday. All students have the words. Please help students review and practice these words!

Reading:

-Review word families. Worksheet done in class.

– Introduce long vowels. We will be doing a worksheet which will be done in class

– New vocabulary words. There will be time in class for students to work on vocabulary pictures, but if they don’t finish it is homework!

– Comprehension Strategy of the week: Asking questions while reading. We will work on this while reading stories in our source books.

– Friday we will be working with Newsela, an online reading program. The students read stories online and take tests on them. It will become our weekly activity.

Social:

-This week in social studies we will be working on a government section in our book. We will go through the section in class together and discuss it. There will be a short 5 question quiz on this at the end of the week.

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