Yesterday was National American Teddy Bear Day.Write about what happens after you find your teddybear sitting at your desk doing your homework. Adrianette Thursday November 15, 2012 Donovan Leslie Ayanna Samira Emily Jordan Alexis RemyJose Christy Ixza Lilah Bryan Jessica Philicia Leon David Michael Kathy Edward Alejandra Diana Kareena Carlos Jaileen Jeffrey Yamilee Ricardo
Morning WorkDO NOW:Write the x4Times Table tentimes.
Reading The American Revolution (p. 260)Talk About ItWhy is theAmericanRevolutionimportant? Whydid the colonistsdecide to fight Picture Prompt Look at the picturethe British? and respond in writing.
A swagger is a way of walkingthat shows selfconfidence orboldness.After winning first place, Jenna walked offthe stage with a swagger.
Navigation is the science or skillof guiding the course of a ship orairplane. The navigation of a ship requires being able to read charts or maps.
Patriots love and enthusiasticallyserve their country. Paul Revere is a famous patriot of the American Revolution.
A tyrant is a ruler who uses forcein a cruel or an unjust way. The king was a tyrant and gave no one a fair trial.
A governor is the leader or headof government of a colony orstate. Each state in the United States elects its own governor.
Someone who has spunk is saidto have spirit or guts.Jeanne showed spunk by standing up to abully
Something that is stark is harshand grim.The bare trees and overcast sky created astark landscape.
To instruct is to command. The general will instruct his soldiers to march.
Reading Letters from the Revolution (p. 262)Word FamiliesKnowing about WordFamilies can increase yourvocabulary. A prefix or suffixadded to a base word canchange its meaning. Forexample, unpatriotic andpatriotism have patriot as abase word but each wordmeans something different.
Text Clues Conclusion It is before the American The date is 1772. Revolution. Thomas, the cousin in England,One cousin is in England and is worried about Richard in the other is in Rhode Island. America. The cousins are discussingrebellion against the King of Richard views the rebels as England. Richard calls the courageous. governor "our leader." Richard views the rebel Richard will join the American governor with admiration. Revolution. It takes over 2 months for a Life moved at a slower pace in letter to get overseas. the 18th Century.
Reading Sleds on Boston Common (p. 264)GenreHistorical Fiction tells a storyin which fictional characterstake part in actual historicalevents with real people fromthe past.Read to Find OutWhat was it like to be a childin Boston at the time of theRevolutionary War?
common: a plot of land or apark that owned or used by thepublic.
ruts: grooves made in theground by wheels or muchwear.
barracks: buildings or sets ofbuildings for housing militarypersonnel.
bayonets: large knives that canbe attached to the muzzles ofrifles for use in handtohandcombat.
Text Clues ConclulsionsThe British closed Boston Food and other necessitiesharbor; times are hard for the couldnt come into Boston.people of Boston. People lost their jobs.Henrys father told his children The children would be moreto "look sharp but dont look alert as they walk among thelike youre looking" when they barracks; they want to help thewent to the Common. patriots.General Gage knows his own The fact that General Gagechildren would like to go has children of his own willsledding. influence his decision.Henry says he would never The fact that Henry is on hisforget the first time he came own sled is what makes thisdown the hill on a sled of his day exciting.own. If the fighting spreads toHenry says, "Our new country Boston, citizens may suffer fromwas at war,..." more losses. They may also be in danger for their lives.
Reading "Paul Reveres Ride" (p. 284)PoetryNarrative Poetry is poetry that tells astory or gives an account of events.Literary ElementsMeter is the regular arrangement ofaccented and unaccented syllablesin a line of poetry.Alliteration is the repetition of thesame first letter or sound in a series of Connect and Compare Questions 13 on page 287words.
Reading Write About a Character (p. 288)A Good TopicTo choose a good topic,first think about whatinterests you. Then narrowthe focus so you can coverthe topic completely.
Character ChartNarrator Military supervisorCharacters Troops; young boySetting Boston Common Boys asks officer forEvent permission to sled Boy is brave; memories of own children; tenderCharacters Thoughts heart; wants to makeand Feelings birthday special; aware that fellow troops are watchingCharacters Action Allows boy to sled
John Hancock: The Man Behind the Signature by Marcus S. After college, I joined my uncles business as a merchant. Tenyears later, I became the owner. Anger boiled inside me when theBritish officials took my boat, the Liberty, in 1768. I refused to payunfair taxes for my cargo. I took them to court but won only thesupport of my fellow colonists who were fed up with British rule. In1770, I lead a group of people who insisted that the British leaveBoston. My friend Sam Adams and I started the Whig Party inMassachusetts. I served as a member of the Continental Congress.Finally, my dreams of independence were realized. I was the first tosign the Declaration of Independence.
Reading HomeworkPractice book, page 80Study for exam tomorrow.
Math Divide by a OneDigit Divisor (p. 149) ESSENTIAL QUESTION What strategies can be used to divide whole numbers?fact family: a group of relatedfacts that use the same numbers.
unknown: a missing value in anequation.variable: a letter to represent theunknown number.
Math Power PracticeDO NOW:Complete theMultiplicationRecord Sheet.
Math Hands On Division Models (p. 163) ESSENTIAL QUESTION What strategies can be used to divide whole numbers? dividend 36 ÷ 3 divisor 3 36 The result isanswer? quotient called the
Spelling Practice TestClass Work• Use your SMART Response clicker to enter the correct spelling of the word. Homework • Write a sentence using each word. • Study for exam tomorrow.
Language Arts Combining Sentences: Adjectives (p. 276)Class Work• Copy RULES• Complete Guided Practice on page 276• Complete More Practice on page 277• Writing Activity A Newspaper ArticleHomework• Extra Practice, exercise 125 on page 336.
Religion Baptism is the foundation of Christian life (p. 56)Class Work• Answer the WE GATHER in your notebook.• Read pages 5657.• Define the KEY WORD.• Complete the WE RESPOND activity. Homework 1. What did Peter tell the people? 2. Why is Baptism the foundation of Christian life?
Social Studies The Middle Colonies (p. 186)Class Work• Read pages 186191• Define Vocabulary words• Write five facts about the chapter Homework 1. How did the English gain New Netherland? 2. Who was William Penn?
Science Properties of Matter (p. 434)Class Work• Read pages 438445• Define Vocabulary words• Write five facts about the chapter• Complete questions 16 on page 445 Homework 1. How are elements arranged in the periodic table? 2. How are particles arranged in solids, liquids, and gases?
Homework Summary for Thursday November 15, 2012ReadingPractice book, page 80MathHandoutLanguage ArtsExtra Practice exercise 125 on page 336Religion1. What did Peter tell the people?2. Why is Baptism the foundation of Christian life?D.E.A.R. TimeBring a book to readSocial Studies1. How did the English gain New Netherland?2. Who was William Penn?Science1. How are elements arranged in the periodic table?2. How are particles in solids, liquids, and gases?
Range: Mode:Median: Mean:Reward10 Pizza Party89 Wheel of Fun7 BrainPOP6 Silent Reading45 Silent Snack23 Class Work1 No Snack
Today is first day of school. Imagine that you have justanonymously received the perfect gift. Write about whatit is and how you will figure out who gave it to you. Wednesday September 5, 2012 Emily Ayanna Bryan Jaileen Christy Leslie Jose Edward Philicia Samira Ixza Ricardo Leon Jessica Alexis Michael David Donovan Jordan Kareena Lilah Yamilee Remy Kathy Alejandra Diana Carlos Jeffrey Adrianette