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    EPIC! Class Code: kuh7191

    Scholastic Storyworks Class Code: homegreen9165

     

    ELA:

     

    Monday, May 18

     

     

    Google Meet on Thursday @ 12:00 for our LAST Virtual Field Trip! We can't wait to see you and take a FIELD TRIP! Click the Map Below!

    5th Grade Virtual Field Trips!

    Virtual Field Trip #1  Virtual Field Trip #2  Destination 3  Virtual Field Trip #4

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Monday, May 11

    1. Read the Scholastic Articles “Two Miles for a Drink of Water” and “Little Miss Flint”
    2. Watch the Behind the Scenes Video
    3. Complete the Main Idea & Supporting Details Activity in your Writer’s NB
    4. Read a book on your own or on EPIC! for at least 20 minutes

    Tuesday, May 12

    1. Re-read the Scholastic Articles “Two Miles for a Drink of Water” and “Little Miss Flint”
    2. Complete the Analyzing Two Texts Activity in your Writer’s NB
    3. Complete the Self Scoring Quiz for both articles
    4. Read a book on your own or on EPIC! for at least 20 minutes

    Wednesday, May 13

    1. Continue the Opinion Writing Unit Assignment on NoRedInk.Com
    2. Spend at least 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments Tab
    3. Read a book on your own or on EPIC! for at least 20 minutes

    Thursday, May 14

    1. GOOGLE MEET WITH YOUR TEACHERS TODAY!!!!
    2. CommonLit Assignment: Simone Biles
    3. Read a book on your own or on EPIC! for at least 20 minutes

    Friday, May 15

    1. Read the Readworks Article “The Roots of Southern Food” 
    2. Complete the questions and vocabulary activities
    3. Read a book on your own or on EPIC! for at least 20 minutes

     

    SOCIAL STUDIES

    Monday, May 11

    1. Continue working on TN Scrapbook - Due May 13!
    2. Read the online article about the physical regions in TN
    3. TN Scrapbook Page: M is for Map of TN

    Tuesday, May 12

    SLIDE DAY!!! SCRAPBOOK DUE TOMORROW!!!! MAKE SURE SCRAPBOOK IS FINISHED AND COMPLETED!

    Wednesday, May 13

    TN SCRAPBOOK DUE!

    MAKE SURE SCRAPBOOK IS COMPLETED AND TURNED IN THROUGH GOOGLE CLASSROOM!

    Thursday, May 14

    1. Complete the Readworks Assignment: Important People in the Civil Rights Movement - Read article and answer questions

    Friday, May 15

    1. Video: March on Washington
    2. Quiz: People of the Civil Rights Movement

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     Monday, May 4 - Happy Monday!!!!

    ***WE WILL GOOGLE MEET WITH ALL FOUR TEACHERS ON THURSDAY!! MORE DETAILS TO COME!!!***

    1. CommonLit Assignment: Couch Potatoes
    2. Read on EPIC! or a book of your own for at least 20 minutes
    3. Spend 10 or more minutes working through Moby Max Assignments

    Tuesday, May 5

    1. Read the Storyworks Debate on whether or not you should handwrite thank you notes
    2. Answer the following question and turn it in through Google Classroom when finished:

    Isaac and his parents both give reasons that support their arguments. Who is more convincing? Find three reasons in each letter and write them below. Use these to decide what YOU would do—and explain your reasoning using details and evidence.

    1. Read on EPIC! or a book of your own for at least 20 minutes

    Wednesday, May 6

    1. Complete the Opinion Writing: Strong Topic Sentences and Identifying Claims assignment on NoRedInk.Com
    2. Complete Passage Practice 5 assignment on NoRedInk.Com
    3. Read on EPIC! or a book of your own for at least 20 minutes

    Thursday, May 7

    GOOGLE MEET WITH TEACHERS TODAY!!!!! 

    1. Read the E-Book on Readworks titled Civil Rights on a City Bus
    2. Complete the questions and vocabulary assignment
    3. Read on EPIC! or a book of your own for at least 20 minutes
    4. Spend 10 or more minutes working through Moby Max Assignments

    Friday, May 8

    1. Read the Storyworks poem “The Cup of the Ocean” - Think about the word choice used. Is there any figurative language used? Imagery? 
    2. Listen to the video of the author reading the poem out-loud. Do you notice anything new or different from when you read it on your own the first time?
    3. In your Writer’s NB, draw the ocean as it is described in the poem. Look for words or phrases in the poem that can help you see the ocean in your mind.
    4. In your writer’s NB, complete questions 1-9 from the Poetry Kit.
    5. Read on EPIC! or a book of your own for at least 20 minutes

     

    SS:

    Monday, May 4

    1. Read the online article about Al Gore
    2. TN Scrapbook: A is also for Al Gore
    3. 4th TN Scrapbook Due on May 13!!

    Tuesday, May 5

    1. Read the online article about Eastman
    2. TN Scrapbook: E is for Eastman
    3. 4th TN Scrapbook Due on May 13!!

    Wednesday, May 6

    1. Read the online article about FedEx
    2. TN Scrapbook: F is for FedEx
    3. 4th TN Scrapbook Due on May 13!!

    Thursday, May 7

    1. Read the online article about Nissan
    2. TN Scrapbook: N is for Nissan
    3. 4th TN Scrapbook Due on May 13!!

    Friday, May 8

    1. Read the online article about the role of our State Representatives
    2. TN Scrapbook: R is for our State Representatives
    3. 4th TN Scrapbook Due on May 13!!

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    Monday, April 27

    Happy Monday!!!!
    ***WE WILL GOOGLE MEET WITH ALL FOUR TEACHERS ON THURSDAY!! MORE DETAILS TO COME!!!***

    1. NoRedInk.Com - Compound and Complex Sentences Assignment
    2. At least 20 minutes on Moby Max working through Assignments Tab
    3. Read at least 20 minutes - EPIC! or a book of your own

    Tuesday, April 28

    1. Read/Listen to the Storyworks article: “The Children Who Escaped the Nazis” - You can also watch the behind the scenes video (In Classwork Stream on Google Classroom)
    2. Complete the interactive Main Idea/Supporting Detail activity
    3. Write the 10 Vocabulary words in your Lit Log, trying to think of a SYNONYM (similar) and ANTONYM (opposite) for each word. Then complete questions 1-10 in your Lit Log

    ***Scholastic Storyworks password is homegreen9165

    Wednesday, April 29

    1. NoRedInk.Com - Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning Practice
    2. At least 20 minutes on Moby Max working through Assignments Tab
    3. Read at least 20 minutes - EPIC! or a book of your own

    Thursday, April 30

    ***GOOGLE MEETS WITH ALL TEACHERS!!!***
    1. Readworks assignment: Escape from the Mountains
    2. Complete the Vocabulary activities and question set

    Friday, May 1

    1. Read the NewsELA article: “How Bored Families are Getting Through the Coronavirus Lockdown”
    2. Compare your family to the families you read about, and email me a RACE paragraph answering the following question:
    What are some things that your family has done to combat boredom during the Coronavirus Lockdown. Do you see any similarities or differences from the families you read about? Explain your answer.

    ***My email address is jacksona2@wcde.org
    ***Make sure to log into NewsEla through GOOGLE using your school email address!! You will then see the assignment.

     

    SS:

     

    Monday, April 27

    1. Brainpop: Brown Vs Board of Education
    2. Video: Brown Vs Board of Education 
    3. Quiz

    Brainpop Log In:

    ps101 - brainpop

    Tuesday, April 28

    1. Read the online article about Livestock and describe its impact on East TN
    2. TN Scrapbook: L is for Livestock 

    Wednesday, April 29

     1. Read the online article about our state Governor and what he does
    2. TN Scrapbook: G is for State Governor

    Thursday, April 30

     1. Read the online article about the Civil Rights Movement: Movements Across the South
    2. Video: Diane Nash
    3. Create an Advertisement Poster

    Friday, May 1

    TN Scrapbook Work Day:

    -Agriculture
    -Bristol Motor Speedway
    -Three Branches of Government
    -Clinton 12
    -Graceland
    -Governor
    -Highlander Folk School
    -Livestock
    -Nashville Sit Ins
    -Rock-N-Roll
    -Tent City Movement
    -Wilma Rudolph 

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    Monday, April 20

    Hello Everyone! Looking forward to another great week! Please let me know if you have any questions! You all have been ROCKSTARS with your work!!!

    1. Complete Passage Practice 3 and Passage Practice 4 on NoRedInk.Com
    2. Complete at least 20 minutes of working through Moby Max Assignments
    3. Read at least 20 minutes on EPIC! or a book of your own

    ***WE WILL GOOGLE MEET THURSDAY AT 12:00 PM!! I WILL SEND A LINK THURSDAY MORNING.

    Tuesday, April 21

    1. Read the Storyworks Article “The Boy Who Fought Hitler” - You may also watch the Behind the Scenes Video - class code - homegreen9165
    2. Using your Lit Log, Choose 4 questions to answer from the Close Reading and Critical Thinking Worksheet
    3. Complete the Interactive Quiz

    Wednesday, April 22

    1. Complete the Writing Lesson/Assessment on NoRedInk.Com which will review how to recognize strong topic sentences, and identify claims, evidence, and reasoning.
    2. Complete at least 20 minutes of working through Moby Max Assignments OR working through practice assignments from NoRedInk (assigned to you from diagnostic test)
    3. Read at least 20 minutes on EPIC! or a book of your own

    Thursday, April 23

    1. GOOGLE MEET at 12:00 PM!!
    2. Complete CommonLit Assignment: The Scholarship Jacket

    Friday, April 24

    1. Read Readworks Passage: “Honoring King” and complete questions
    2. Read at least 20 minutes on EPIC! or a book of your own
    3. Email me a summary of what book you have been reading this week, how many pages you read, what you have read about, AND A FUN THING YOU DID THIS WEEK :)
    jacksona2@wcde.org

     

    SS:

    Monday, April 20

    1. Read the online article about the Bristol Motor Speedway and it's impact on TN
    2. TN Scrapbook: B is for Bristol Motor Speedway

    Tuesday, April 21

    1. Read the online article about Agriculture and what kind of crops are grown in Middle and West TN
    2. TN Scrapbook: A is for Agriculture

    Wednesday, April 22

    1. Read textbook pages 214-217 (attached in case you don't have your textbook)
    2. Answer all questions on pages read

    Thursday, April 23

    1. Read Textbook Pages 218-221 (attached if you do not have textbook)
    2. Answer all questions on pages read

    Friday, April 24

    1. Read the article "Civil Rights Movement: Desegregating Schools"
    2. Complete the notes/graphic organizer in your SS Notebook

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    Monday, April 13: 

    1. Complete the CommonLit assignment, "Tiny Plastic, Big Problem"
    2. Read on EPIC or a book of your own for 20 minutes

    Tuesday, April 14: 

    1. Following the Readworks Link - Read/Listen to the article "School Colors"
    2. Answer questions 1-5 and complete the vocabulary support.
    3. Spend at least 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments

    Wednesday, April 15: 

    1. On NoRedInk.Com - Complete "Passage Practice 1" and "Passage Practice 2"
    2. Read EPIC or a book of your own for 20 minutes
    3. Continue working through Practice Assignments on NoRedInk (These are assigned based on results from diagnostic tests)

    Thursday, April 16: 

    1. Read/Listen to the Poem in Storyworks "Fire-Flowers" - STORYWORKS CLASS CODE IS - homegreen9165
    2. Answer Poetry Kit Questions 1-10 - Write ALL ANSWERS in your LIT LOG
    3. 20 minutes working through MobyMax Assignments

    Friday, April 17: 

    Read/Listen to the article on Storyworks "Our Beautiful Town is Gone" - You may also watch the behind the scenes video.
    STORYWORKS CLASS CODE IS homegreen9165

    1. Complete the Main Idea/Supporting Details Activity in your Writer's NB
    2. Using the Letter Template, Write a letter with a message of hope to one of the people you read about in the article “Our Beautiful Town is Gone”. Use Prompts in the margin to help you. EMAIL ME THIS LETTER - JACKSONA2@wcde.org
    3. Email me your paragraph response to one of these questions:

    Make a Connection! Read the nonfiction article “Our Beautiful Town Is Gone” in this issue of Storyworks. Then choose one of the writing prompts below and answer it in a well-organized paragraph on the back of this page or on a separate sheet of paper. THINK RACE!
    * Both the nonfiction article “Our Beautiful Town Is Gone” and the poem “Fire-Flowers” describe the effects of forest fires. What kind of damage do forest fires cause to forests and to the towns that surround them? How does life revive, or begin again, in each place? 

    * What do you think the people of Paradise, California, might think about “Fire-Flowers”? Use details from the article and the poem in your answer.

     

    SS:

    Monday, April 13: 

    1. Read the Article “Music in TN”
    2. Read through the Powerpoint Presentation and watch the video clips
    3. Answer the “Let’s Read to Learn” Questions in your SS Notebook
    4. Write down the Words/Phrases/People to know in your SS NB
    5. Complete the “Show Me What You Know” Activity from the powerpoint in your SS Notebook

    Tuesday, April 14: 

    1. Watch the Graceland Virtual Field Trip Videos
    2. Complete the G is for Graceland Slide in your TN Scrapbook
    3. Complete the R is for Rock’N’Roll Slide in your TN Scrapbook

    Wednesday, April 15: 

    1. Watch the BrainPOP Video: Branches of Government
    2. Complete the Quiz
    3. Complete the B is for 3 Branches of Government Slide in your TN Scrapbook

    Thursday, April 16: 

    1. Check out the website for Al Gore. Look around, note things he has accomplished and why he is considered an “influential Tennesseean” 
    2. Complete the A is for Al Gore Slide in your TN Scrapbook
    3. Check out the website for TN Governor Bill Lee - He has been very relevant especially during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Bill Lee is also considered an “influential Tennessean”
    4. Complete the G is for Governor Slide in your TN Scrapbook

    Friday, April 17: 

    ***SLIDE DAY!!!!****

    These are the slides you should have completed up to this point:

    Rock-N-Roll, Cordell Hull, Oak Ridge, Wilma Rudolph, Clinton-12, Tent City Movement, Nashville Sit-Ins, Highlander Folk School, Graceland, 3 Branches of Government, Al Gore, Governor

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    Monday, April 6: 

    1. Follow the link to get registered with NoRedInk.Com - Our Class Code is
    brave glove 52
    2. Complete the Diagnostic Assessment Assignment (Should take no more than 30 minutes)
    3. Read a book of your own or on EPIC for at least 20 minutes
    4. Work in your MobyMax assignments for at least 10 minutes

    Tuesday, April 7:

    1. Read or Listen to the Storyworks Article "Out of the Burning Darkness"
    2. You may also watch the video that takes you behind the scenes
    3. Complete the Main Idea/Supporting Detail Activity - Follow the Link - YOU CAN WRITE IN YOUR WRITER's NB IF NECESSARY
    4. Because this is a NONFICTION article, I want you to submit a summary of the story - The link is on Google Classroom - Think about which strategy you should use? Include the 5 W's!

    Wednesday, April 8:

    1. Log into NoRedInk.Com (Follow the Link Below) and complete the "Quick Write" Assignment
    2. Read a book of your own or on EPIC for 20 minutes
    3. Work through MobyMax Assignments for at least 10 minutes

    Thursday, April 9:

    1. Re-visit StoryWorks Article "Out of the Burning Darkness" (Re-read or listen to the story again if you need to)
    2. Complete the Inferencing Activity - (You can write in your Writer's NB if necessary)
    https://storyworks.scholastic.com/content/dam/classroom-magazines/storyworks/issues/2019-20/030120/out-of-the-burning-darkness/STORYWORKS-030120-CS-Nonfiction-Inference-LL.pdf

    3. Complete the Interactive Quiz

    Friday, April 10:

    *****LET'S TRY TO GOOGLE MEET AT 12:00 PM!!!!!!!****** I'LL PROVIDE A LINK AT A LATER DATE! I WOULD LOVE TO SEE EACH OF YOUR FACES! MISS ALL OF YOU!!! :)

    1. Follow Link to Complete CommonLit Assignment: Diary of a Teenage Refugee
    2. Read EPIC or a book of your own for 20 minutes
    3. Submit a summary to jacksona2@wcde.org - detailing what you have read this week, number of pages you have read, and time you spent reading.

     

     

    SS:

    Monday, April 6:

    1. Work on any slides you didn't get completed that were assigned
    2. Read textbook pages 196-201
    3. Answer all questions throughout those pages

    Tuesday, April 7:

    1. Read the Article "The Cold War"
    2. View the Lesson 3 - Cold War Powerpoint
    3. Complete the Graphic Organizer
    4. Take the Quiz - Open Notes!

    Wednesday, April 8:

    1. Read textbook pages 188-195
    2. Answer all questions throughout those pages

    Thursday, April 9:

    1. Read the Article "Post War America"
    2. View the Post War PowerPoint
    2. Complete the Graphic Organizers in your SS Notebook with notes on Post War America

    Friday, April 10:

    1. Brainpop - The Cold War (Link is included)
    ps101 - brainpop
    2. Complete the Brainpop Quiz - Email me your results (jacksona2@wcde.org) - you may use all notes/resources

     

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    Wednesday, March 17: Finish typing Opinion Paper: Decision to drop the bomb, 20 minutes reading on Epic!, 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments

    Thursday, March 18: Complete CommonLit: Chocolate From Children, 20 minutes reading on Epic!, 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments

    Friday, March 19: Read/Listen to Storyworks Article: I Live in a Refugee Camp & Take Quiz, 20 minutes reading on Epic!, 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments - Email me a SUMMARY of what you've been reading on Epic! as well as time spent reading during the week and number of pages read.

    Monday, March 23: Complete Readworks Assignment: Building a Bridge - Complete questions and activities, 20 minutes reading on Epic!, 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments

    Tuesday, March 24: Complete CommonLit: Waiting for Miss Liberty, 20 minutes reading on Epic!, 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments

    Wednesday, March 25: Read/Listen to Storyworks Paired Texts: The Snake That's Eating Florida & Tracking Pythons & Take Quiz, 20 minutes reading on Epic!, 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments

    Thursday, March 26: Complete Readworks Assignment: Keep Looking - Complete questions and activities, 20 minutes reading on Epic!, 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments

    Friday, March 27: Complete CommonLit: Play, Play Again, 20 minutes reading on Epic!, 20 minutes working through Moby Max Assignments -  Email me a SUMMARY of what you've been reading on Epic! as well as time spent reading during the week and number of pages read.

     

    SS:

    Wednesday, March 17: Complete Test Review PPT: Jeopardy Review for WWII

    Thursday, March 18: Read Post WWII Article, Complete the Rock-N-Roll slide on Tennessee Scrapbook 

    Friday, March 19: Read Civil Rights Lesson 7 Article, Complete the Highlander Folk School slide on Tennessee Scrapbook

    Monday, March 23: Read Civil Rights Lesson 6 Article, Complete the Nashville Sit Ins slide on Tennessee Scrapbook

    Tuesday, March 24: Read Civil Rights Lesson 6 Article, Complete the Tent City Movement slide on Tennessee Scrapbook

    Wednesday, March 25: Read Civil Rights Lesson 5 Article, Complete the Clinton 12 slide on Tennessee Scrapbook

    Thursday, March 26: Complete the Wilma Rudolph slide on Tennessee Scrapbook

    Friday, March 27: Complete the Al Gore & Eastman slides on Tennessee Scrapbook

     

    Google Classroom

     

    MobyMax

  • ALL READING and SOCIAL STUDIES TESTS CAN BE SIGNED AND RETURNED EVERY TUESDAY FOR 5 POINTS EXTRA CREDIT............. You will find these in your child's Monday folder.

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