Saturday, May 23, 2015

May 26 - 29

Important Dates
May 25 - No School
May 26 - Reading EOG
May 27 - Math EOG
June 1 - Wilmington Field Trip
June 4 - 4th Quarter Awards Ceremony 9AM
June 4 - End of the Year Celebration 11AM - 1PM

Important Reminders
  • The end of the year is quickly approaching and we are beginning to plan the End of the Year Celebration for the students.  In order to plan for this, we need your input and help. Please take a few minutes to fill out the Google Form below.
  • If you are looking for summer activities or camps for your child this summer, consider signing them up for week-long summer camps at NCS! To learn more, click the following link: http://www.neusecharterschool.org/steam-powered-summer-camps.html
Homework 
None

Tests/Quizzes
None

This Week...  

Monday
No School - Memorial Day Holiday
 
Tuesday
Reading EOG Test

Wednesday
Math EOG Test

Thursday
Craft Day - Students will participate in making some fun crafts in each class throughout the day. 
 
Friday 
Game Day - In the morning, we will play outdoor games. In the afternoon, students will play board games.  If you have any board games at home that your child can bring in to play, please send them in with your child's name labeled on them.  

Sunday, May 17, 2015

May 18 - 22

Important Dates
May 21 - Scholastic Orders Due
May 22 - Science EOG
May 25 - No School
May 26 - Reading EOG
May 27 - Math EOG
June 1 - Wilmington Field Trip
June 4 - 4th Quarter Awards Ceremony 9AM
June 4 - End of the Year Celebration 11AM - 1PM

Important Reminders
  • Tutoring Available:
Any 3-5 elementary student needing assistance with EOG studies may come on Thursday mornings at 7:45 to the library. Some NJHS members will available to assist students with homework or studying for upcoming tests. Help will be available on the following dates: 
·  May 21

Homework 
Monday - Test Ready Lesson 5
Tuesday -  Test Ready Lesson 6 
Wednesday - Test Ready Practice Test 
Thursday - None 

Tests/Quizzes
None

This Week...  

Monday
Students will finish the EOG Practice Test that was started on Friday of last week.  We will continue the read aloud of the novel, The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin. 
 
Tuesday
Students will review the EOG Practice Test they just completed to determine what reading skills they should work on before they take the Reading EOG next week.  We will continue the read aloud of The Westing Game

Wednesday
Students will work together to play an EOG Prep game to review reading skills. We will continue the read aloud of The Westing Game.

Thursday
Students will work with a partner on EOG Prep review.  We will continue reading aloud The Westing Game.
 
Friday 
Science EOG Test 

Sunday, May 10, 2015

May 11 - 15

Important Dates
May 21 - Scholastic Orders Due
May 22 - Science EOG
May 25 - No School
May 26 - Reading EOG
May 27 - Math EOG
June 1 - Wilmington Field Trip
June 4 - 4th Quarter Awards Ceremony 9AM
June 4 - End of the Year Celebration 11AM - 1PM

Important Reminders
  • Tutoring Available:
Any 3-5 elementary student needing assistance with EOG studies may come on Thursday mornings at 7:45 to the library. Some NJHS members will available to assist students with homework or studying for upcoming tests. Help will be available on the following dates: 
·  May 14
·  May 21

Homework 
Monday - Test Ready Lesson 1
Tuesday -  Test Ready Lesson 2 
Wednesday - Test Ready Lesson 3 
Thursday - Test Ready Lesson 4 

Tests/Quizzes
None

This Week...  

Monday
Students will continue with EOG Prep while working with partners.  We will continue the read aloud of the novel, The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin. 
 
Tuesday
Students will work together to play an EOG Prep game to review reading skills.  We will continue the read aloud of The Westing Game

Wednesday
Students will work together to play an EOG Prep game to review reading skills. We will continue the read aloud of The Westing Game.

Thursday
Students will work with a partner on EOG Prep review.  We will begin to go over it if there is time.
 
Friday 
Students will complete a practice EOG test in class. If students need more time, they will have class time Monday to finish. 

Sunday, May 3, 2015

May 4 - 8

Important Dates
May 4 - 4th Quarter Project Due
May 8 - Scholastic Orders Due
May 22 - Science EOG
May 25 - No School
May 26 - Reading EOG
May 27 - Math EOG

Important Reminders
  • Tutoring Available:
 
Any 3-5 elementary student needing assistance with EOG studies may come on Thursday mornings at 7:45 to the library. Some NJHS members will available to assist students with homework or studying for upcoming tests. Help will be available on the following dates: 

·  May 7
·  May 14
·  May 21

Homework - 
Monday - Reading Passage & Vocab page 172 - 173
Tuesday -  Reading Passage & Vocab page 174
Wednesday - Reading Passage & Vocab page 175
Thursday - Reading Passage & Vocab page 178

Tests/Quizzes
Friday - Vocabulary Lesson 23 Test

This Week...  

Monday
Students will take a short pre-test for the beginning of our EOG Prep.  We will go over it afterward in class. We will also begin a read aloud of the novel, The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin. 
 
Tuesday
Students will work on EOG reading skills using a practice passage. We will go over the passage in class. We will continue the read aloud of The Westing Game.
Wednesday
Students will continue working on EOG reading skills using a practice passage, which we will go over in class.  We will continue the read aloud of The Westing Game.

Thursday
Students will complete a practice EOG in class today. We will begin to go over it if there is time.
 
Friday 
Students will take the Lesson 23 Vocabulary Test. We will review the practice EOG the students began the day before. We will continue reading aloud The Westing Game.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

April 27 - May 1

Important Dates
May 4 - 4th Quarter Project Due
May 8 - Scholastic Orders Due
May 22 - Science EOG
May 25 - No School
May 26 - Reading EOG
May 27 - Math EOG

Important Reminders
  • Scholastic Orders Due May 8, 2015.
  • NCS needs proctors for the EOGs.  If you are interested in signing up to help out, please click on the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b044eaba82da64-eogproctors
  • If you are looking for summer activities or camps for your child this summer, consider signing them up for week-long summer camps at NCS! To learn more, click the following link: http://www.neusecharterschool.org/steam-powered-summer-camps.html
  • Tutoring Available:

    Any 3-5 elementary student needing assistance with EOG studies may come on Thursday mornings at 7:45 to the library. Some NJHS members will available to assist students with homework or studying for upcoming tests. Help will be available on the following dates: 
    ·  April 30
    ·  May 7
    ·  May 14
    ·  May 21

Homework - 
Monday - Reading Passage & Vocab page 192
Tuesday -  Reading Passage & Vocab page 193
Wednesday - Reading Passage & Vocab page 194
Thursday - Reading Passage & Vocab page 196

Tests/Quizzes
Friday - Vocabulary Lesson 26 Test
Friday - Poetry Test

This Week...  

Monday
Students will begin learning about idioms and identify some common examples. We will work on a practice EOG passage and talk about the vocabulary words this week, which are short idiom phrases, and their meanings.

Tuesday
Students will continue to work with idioms. We will read a story called, The King Who Rained, and students will generate a list of idioms that are included in the story. Students will work on EOG practice with the Ipads and review their vocabulary words. 

Wednesday
Students will continue to work with idioms. We will read a story called, My Teacher Likes to Say, and students will add examples of idioms from the book to the list they started the day before.  Students will work on an assignment that will ask them to choose one of the idioms from our list and draw pictures to illustrate the figurative and literal meanings of the idiom.  

Thursday
Students will review for the poetry test they will take Friday. We will review all poetry vocabulary, labeling the rhyme scheme of a poem, and reading and answering comprehension questions about a poem by using a task card activity. 

Friday 
Students will take the Lesson 26 Vocabulary Test and the Poetry Unit Test. If time allows, students will work on EOG practice on Moby Max. 

Saturday, April 18, 2015

April 20 - 24

Important Dates
Apr. 21 - 3rd Quarter Awards
Apr. 24 - Scholastic Orders Due
May 4 - 4th Quarter Project Due
May 22 - Science EOG
May 25 - No School
May 26 - Reading EOG
May 27 - Math EOG

Important Reminders

Homework - 
Monday - Reading Passage & Vocab page 111
Tuesday -  Reading Passage & Vocab page 112 - 113
Wednesday - Reading Passage & Vocab page 114 - 115
Thursday - Reading Passage & Vocab page 117

Tests/Quizzes
Friday - Vocabulary Lesson 15 Test

This Week...  

Monday
Students will learn about a new type of poem called a Five Senses Poem. They will take notes, look at examples and begin to write their own Five Senses poems.  We will continue to work on EOG practice as well. 

Tuesday
Students will continue to work on writing their Five Senses poems and finish up any other poems they still need to work on.  We will use IPads to work on EOG practice. 

Wednesday
Students will learn about a new type of poem called Haiku Poems.  They will take notes, look at examples and begin writing their own Haiku poems.  We will continue to work on EOG practice as well. 

Thursday
Students will have time to work their Haiku poems and will work on EOG practice using IPads. 

Friday 
Students will take the Lesson 15 Vocabulary Test and will have class time to finish any of the six different types of poems they have been writing. We will combine all six poems into a poetry book for each student to showcase their work. 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tutoring Available

Tutoring Available:

Any 3-5 elementary student needing assistance with EOG studies may come on Thursday mornings at 7:45 to the library. Some NJHS members will available to assist students with homework or studying for upcoming tests. Help will be available on the following dates: 
  • April 16
  • April 23
  • April 30
  • May 7
  • May 14
  • May 21