4th/5th grade Weekly Goals and Home Learning

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Week of 6.6.16

posted Jun 6, 2016, 8:47 AM by Emily Cooper   [ updated Jun 6, 2016, 8:48 AM ]

Weekly Goals        Home Learning
Reading: Comprehension groups
1: visualizing
2: character feelings and choices and how they are affected
3: how character's feelings have changed

LA:
finish brainstorming topic ideas
begin drafting final piece for historical fiction
Monday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read and answer questions for passage 1 
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read and answer questions for passage 2 
Wednesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  brainstorm paragraph
Thursday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion: write paragraph 

Week of 5.30.16

posted May 31, 2016, 6:06 AM by Emily Cooper   [ updated May 31, 2016, 6:30 AM ]

Weekly Goals        Home Learning
Reading: comprehension groups: 
Group 1: summary
Group 2: write longs/stronger post-its
Group 3: character feelings

LA:
brainstorm final piece (story, song, newsletter or letters)
continue taking notes to support writing
Monday: NONE
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read and answer questions for passage 1 
Wednesday: None (suggest brainstorming paragraph for passage 1)
Thursday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion: Brainstorm and write paragraph for passage 1

Week of 5.23.16

posted May 23, 2016, 10:24 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals            Home Learning
Reading: comprehension groups: 
Group 1: summary
Group 2: write longs/stronger post-its
Group 3: character feelings

LA:
brainstorm final piece (story, song, newsletter or letters)
continue taking notes to support writing
Monday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it(group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model); 
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 1    
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Brainstorm and write paragraph for passage 1
Wednesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model);
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:Read and answer questions for passage 2
Thursday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion: Brainstorm and write paragraph for passage 2

Week of 5.9.16

posted May 9, 2016, 10:13 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals        Home Learning
Reading: Comprehension groups
Group 1: working on summarizing with First, Next, Then, After that, Finally
Group 2: working on stronger post-its and write longs (deeper thinking, noticing character's feelings, changes, choices, etc)
Group 3: noticing character's feelings and how/if they change
LA: continue Revolutionary War project on GoogleClassroom
research/note taking and complete final project
Monday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it(group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model); 
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 1    
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Brainstorm and write paragraph for passage 1
Wednesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model);
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:Read and answer questions for passage 2
Thursday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion: Brainstorm and write paragraph for passage 2

Week of 5.2.16

posted May 2, 2016, 10:13 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals        Home Learning
Reading: Comprehension groups
Group 1: working on summarizing with First, Next, Then, After that, Finally
Group 2: working on stronger post-its and write longs (deeper thinking, noticing character's feelings, changes, choices, etc)
Group 3: noticing character's feelings and how/if they change
LA: begin Revolutionary War project on GoogleClassroom
research and complete final project
Monday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it(group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model); 
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 1    
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Brainstorm and write paragraph for passage 1
Wednesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model);
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:Read and answer questions for passage 2
Thursday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it (group 1: summary sheet, group 2-stronger post-it, group 3-post-it with model)
Fluency-practice reading story smoothly
Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion: Brainstorm and write paragraph for passage 2

Week of 4.25.16

posted Apr 25, 2016, 12:11 PM by Emily Cooper

PARCC testing this week.

Week of 4.18.16

posted Apr 18, 2016, 8:26 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals        Home Learning
Reading:
- book clubs
    - work on reading chapters, charting characters and feelings

LA:
- PARCC practice
Monday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 1    
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 2
Wednesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:Brainstorm for paragraph
Thursday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion: write paragraph 

Week of 4.4.16

posted Apr 4, 2016, 6:05 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals           Home Learning
Reading:
- book clubs
    - work on reading chapters, charting characters and feelings

LA:
- PARCC practice

Monday: none-enjoy a brain friendly afternoon!   
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 1 and brainstorm and write paragraph for Passage 1
Wednesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 2
Thursday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:brainstorm and write paragraph for Passage 2

Week of 3.28.16

posted Mar 28, 2016, 12:18 PM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals        Home Learning
Reading: book clubs 
    - vocabulary
LA:
- PARCC practice 
Monday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion: Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 1  
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  brainstorm and write paragraph for Passage 1
Wednesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 2
Thursday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:brainstorm and write paragraph for Passage 2

Week of 3.21.16

posted Mar 21, 2016, 6:03 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals        Home Learning
Reading: vocab and comprehension work through read aloud
LA: familiarize ourselves with PARCC format, tools, questions 
Monday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion: Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 1 AND brainstorm and write paragraph for Passage 1
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion:  Read questions, read passage, answer questions for Passage 2
Wednesday: Read for 20 minutes, log, post-it; Comprehension packet due Friday-Suggestion: brainstorm and write paragraph for Passage 2
Thursday: none

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