Friday, April 29, 2016

May 2 - 6

Important Dates
May 5 - Progress Reports
May 9 & 10 - Practice EOG (Reading only)
May 20 - Science EOG
May 23 - Reading EOG
May 24 - Math EOG
May 30 - Memorial Day - No School
Jun 2 - EOY Celebration 11:45AM

Important Reminders

Homework - Roots Study Link (ALL Groupshttps://quizlet.com/124727238/week-4-roots-flash-cards/ Roots Vocabulary Study Link (Yellow Group ONLY) https://quizlet.com/124728276/week-4-root-vocabulary-flash-cards/
Monday: Week 4 Roots Activity (See Sheet) & Moby Max
TuesdayWeek 4 Roots Activity (See Sheet) & Moby Max
WednesdayWeek 4 Roots Activity (See Sheet) & Moby Max
ThursdayWeek 4 Roots Activity (See Sheet) & Moby Max

Tests/Quizzes
Friday - Week 4 Roots Test & Text Structure Test

This Week  

Monday 
Students will review text structure by working on a group sorting activity to identify the text structure used in a passage. If any students are still working on their Nonfiction Text Structures and Features Magazine project, they will have some class time to continue working. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Tuesday 
Students will review text structure by working on an activity to identify the text structure used in several passages. If any students are still working on their Nonfiction Text Structures and Features Magazine project, they will have some class time to continue working. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Wednesday  
Students will review text structure by working on a group sorting activity to identify the text structure used in a passage. If any students are still working on their Nonfiction Text Structures and Features Magazine project, they will have some class time to continue working. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Thursday
Students will review text structure by playing a game of Kahoot in teams. If any students are still working on their Nonfiction Text Structures and Features Magazine project, they will have some class time to continue working. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Friday
Students will take a test on Week 4 Roots and on Text Structure. Their projects are due on Monday, May 9. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Friday, April 22, 2016

April 25 - 28

Important Dates
Apr 29 - Teacher Workday
May 5 - Progress Reports
May 20 - Science EOG
May 23 - Reading EOG
May 24 - Math EOG
May 30 - Memorial Day - No School

Important Reminders

Homework 
Monday: Moby Max or Read 20 mins
TuesdayMoby Max or Read 20 mins
WednesdayMoby Max or Read 20 mins
ThursdayMoby Max or Read 20 mins

Tests/Quizzes
None

This Week  

Monday 
Students will continue working on typing the articles for their magazine project if they would like to type them, creating quiz questions, finding/drawing pictures, and assembling their magazine. We will then complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Tuesday 
Students will continue working on typing the articles for their magazine project if they would like to type them, creating quiz questions, finding/drawing pictures, and assembling their magazine. We will then complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class.  

Wednesday  
Students will continue working on typing the articles for their magazine project if they would like to type them, creating quiz questions, finding/drawing pictures, and assembling their magazine. We will then complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Thursday
Students will work on a reading assignment that will require them to read and apply what they have learned to answer questions and create a graph to represent the information. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class.

Friday
Teacher Workday

Saturday, April 16, 2016

April 18 - 22

Important Dates
Apr. 22 - Earth Day
Apr 29 - Teacher Workday
May 5 - Progress Reports
May 20 - Science EOG
May 23 - Reading EOG
May 24 - Math EOG
May 30 - Memorial Day - No School

Important Reminders

Monday: Reading Packet & Week 3 Roots Activity (See Assignment Sheet)
TuesdayReading Packet & Week 3 Roots Activity (See Assignment Sheet)
WednesdayReading Packet & Week 3 Roots Activity (See Assignment Sheet)
ThursdayReading Packet & Week 3 Roots Activity (See Assignment Sheet)

Tests/Quizzes
Friday - Week 3 Roots Test

This Week  

Monday 
Students will work on editing and revising the articles they have written for their magazine project and begin to decide the layout for their magazine. We will then complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Tuesday 
Students will continue to edit and revise the articles for their magazine project if they did not finish Monday.  They will also work on the layout of their magazine, creating the glossary and typing the articles if they would like to type them. If time allows, we will complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Wednesday  
Students will continue to edit and revise the articles for their magazine project if they are not finished. They will also work on the layout of their magazine, creating the glossary and typing the articles if they would like to type them. If time allows, we will complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Thursday
Students will work on the layout of their magazine, creating the glossary, typing the articles if they would like to type them, and creating quiz questions for the magazine. If time allows, we will complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class.

Friday
Students will take a test on Week 3 roots and work on creating the glossary, typing the articles if they would like to type them, creating quiz questions, and finding/drawing pictures for the magazine . If time allows, we will complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

April 11 - 15

Important Dates
Apr. 14 - 3rd Quarter Awards 9AM
Apr. 15 - NCS Cakefest and Auction  6-8PM in Gym
Apr. 22 - Earth Day

Important Reminders
  • Proctors Needed! Please click the following link to sign up. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b044eaba82da64-proctors
  • NCS Cakefest and Auction is April 15th from 6PM - 8PM in the Gym.  To learn more about the Cakefest and Auction, click this link: http://ncsptocakefest.weebly.com/
  • 5th Grade is contributing a basket for the auction and we need your help! Our theme is "Picnic by the Pool" We need donations of items that represent that theme to include in our basket. All baskets must be completed and turned in to PTO by April 8th
  • Scholastic Book Orders Due April 22.

Monday: Reading Packet & Week 2 Roots Activity (See Assignment Sheet)
TuesdayReading Packet & Week 2 Roots Activity (See Assignment Sheet)
WednesdayReading Packet & Week 2 Roots Activity (See Assignment Sheet)
ThursdayReading Packet & Week 2 Roots Activity (See Assignment Sheet)

Tests/Quizzes
Friday - Week 2 Roots Test

This Week  

Monday 
Students will learn how to write a paragraph using the Cause and Effect text structure and practice writing one on their own. We will then complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Tuesday 
Students will begin writing an article using Cause and Effect for their Nonfiction Text Structure Magazine project. We will then complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Wednesday  
Students will learn how to write a paragraph using the Problem and Solution text structure and practice writing one on their own. We will then complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Thursday
Students will begin writing an article using Problem and Solution for their Nonfiction Text Structure Magazine project. We will then complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Friday
Students will learn how to write a paragraph using the Description text structure and practice writing one on their own. We will then complete a practice EOG passage as part of our preparation for testing next month. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Friday, April 1, 2016

April 4 - 8

Important Dates
Apr. 8 - Beach Field Trip
Apr, 8- Auction Basket for NCS Cakefest due to PTO 
Apr. 14 - 3rd Quarter Awards 
Apr. 15 - NCS Cakefest and Auctio  6-8PM in Gym
Apr. 22 - Earth Day

Important Reminders
  • Proctors Needed! Please click the following link to sign up. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b044eaba82da64-proctors
  • NCS Cakefest and Auction is April 15th from 6PM - 8PM in the Gym.  To learn more about the Cakefest and Auction, click this link: http://ncsptocakefest.weebly.com/
  • 5th Grade is contributing a basket for the auction and we need your help! Our theme is "Picnic by the Pool" We need donations of items that represent that theme to include in our basket. All baskets must be completed and turned in to PTO by April 8th
  • Scholastic Book Orders Due April 22.

Homework - None
Monday: None 
Tuesday: None
Wednesday: None
Thursday: None

Tests/Quizzes
None

This Week  

Monday 
Students will learn how to write a paragraph using the Chronological/ Sequential Order text structure and practice writing one on their own. If students need to conduct more research for their magazine project, they will have time to do so. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Tuesday 
Students will begin writing an article using Chronological/Sequential Order for their Nonfiction Text Structure Magazine project. If students need to conduct more research for their magazine project, they will have time to do so. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Wednesday  
Students will learn how to write a paragraph using the Compare and Contrast text structure and practice writing one on their own. If students need to conduct more research for their magazine project, they will have time to do so. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Thursday
Students will begin writing an article using Compare and Contrast for their Nonfiction Text Structure Magazine project. If students need to conduct more research for their magazine project, they will have time to do so. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Friday
Field Trip to Battleship North Carolina and Carolina Ocean Studies. Please remember to be at the school no later than 6:45AM, and to bring the items listed on the Student Information Take Home Sheet that was given out on Monday to your child. 

Sunday, March 20, 2016

March 21 - 23

Important Dates
Mar. 23 - 3rd Quarter Ends
Mar. 24 - Teacher Workday
Mar. 24 - Relay for Life Talent Show 6PM
Mar. 24 - Apr. 3 - Spring Break
Apr. 8 - Beach Field Trip
Apr, 8- Auction Basket for NCS Cakefest due to PTO 
Apr. 14 - 3rd Quarter Awards 
Apr. 15 - NCS Cakefest and Auctio  6-8PM in Gym
Apr. 22 - Earth Day

Important Reminders
  • Proctors Needed! Please click the following link to sign up. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b044eaba82da64-proctors
  • NCS Cakefest and Auction is April 15th from 6PM - 8PM in the Gym.  For learn more about the Cakefest and Auction, click this link: http://ncsptocakefest.weebly.com/
  • 5th Grade is contributing a basket for the auction and we need your help! Our theme is "Picnic by the Pool" We need donations of items that represent that theme to include in our basket. All baskets must be completed and turned in to PTO by April 8th

Homework -
Roots Vocabulary Link (Yellow Group ONLY)https://quizlet.com/124700298/week-1-root-vocabulary-flash-cards/
Monday: Study for Roots Week 1 Test  
Tuesday: None
Wednesday: None
Thursday: None

Tests/Quizzes
Tuesday - Roots Week 1 Test

This Week  

Monday 
Students will learn about the text structure, Problem and Solution. They will practice identifying clue words in a reading passage, and if time allows, students will be able to begin their research for their in-class project topics. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Tuesday 
Students will learn about the text structure, Description. They will practice identifying clue words in a reading passage, and if time allows, students will be able to continue their research for their in-class project topics. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Wednesday  
Students will be able to continue their research for their in-class project topics. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Sunday, March 13, 2016

March 14 - 18

Important Dates
Mar. 15 - Artists in the School 10AM
Mar. 18 - Multicultural Day
Mar. 23 - 3rd Quarter Ends
Mar. 24 - Teacher Workday
Mar. 24 - Relay for Life Talent Show 6PM
Mar. 24 - Apr. 3 - Spring Break
Apr. 8 - Beach Field Trip
Apr, - Auction Basket for NCS Cakefest due to PTO 
Apr. 14 - 3rd Quarter Awards 
Apr. 15 - NCS Cakefest and Auctio  6-8PM in Gym
Apr. 22 - Earth Day

Important Reminders
  • Proctors Needed! Please click the following link to sign up. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b044eaba82da64-proctors
  • NCS Cakefest and Auction is April 15th from 6PM - 8PM in the Gym.  For learn more about the Cakefest and Auction, click this link: http://ncsptocakefest.weebly.com/
  • 5th Grade is contributing a basket for the auction and we need your help! Our theme is "Picnic by the Pool" We need donations of items that represent that theme to include in our basket. All baskets must be completed and turned in to PTO by April 8th
  • Permission forms for the field trip are due March 18th. 
  • 3rd Quarter Projects are due March 18th. 

Homework -
Roots Vocabulary Link (Yellow Group ONLY)https://quizlet.com/124700298/week-1-root-vocabulary-flash-cards/
MondayReading Packet  
Tuesday: Reading Packet & Roots Homework Activity
Wednesday: Reading Packet Roots Homework Activity
Thursday: Reading Packet &Roots Homework Activity

Tests/Quizzes
Monday - Nonfiction Text Features Quiz

This Week  

Monday 
Students will take a quiz on Nonfiction Text Features. We will discuss requirements for the 4th Quarter In-Class Project, which we will begin working on soon.  Students have already chosen main topics, and will now decide on subtopics for the articles they will write for the project.  They will use the subtopics to guide them in their research. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Tuesday 
Students will be introduced to Text Structure and learn why authors use it in their writing and how it is helpful for students to be able to identify the text structure while reading.  If time allows, students will be able to begin their research for their in-class project topics. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Wednesday  
Students will learn about the first type of text structure, Chronological Order. They will practice identifying clue words for this text structure in a reading passage.  If time allows, students will be able to begin their research for their in-class project topics. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class. 

Thursday
Students will learn about another type of text structure, Compare and Contrast. They will practice identifying clue words for this text structure in a reading passage.  If time allows, students will be able to begin their research for their in-class project topics. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class.

Friday
Students will learn about another type of text structure, Cause and Effect. They will practice identifying clue words for this text structure in a reading passage.  If time allows, students will be able to begin their research for their in-class project topics. Students will have independent reading time at the end of class.