(Select week below)
Language Arts – Intro to Freckle and “Story Mountain” Writing
1. Sign onto Freckle and take 2 pre-tests. Click or copy and paste the link below & put in your class code and your first and last name. *NOTE: Your class code will never change*
King code: p53vj5
Hurst code: e7wmtr
Schnakenberg code: 7kzngq
2. ELA Skills
Mrs. King will be tracking your progress on Freckle. Give your best effort! Please complete both assessments by April 12th at 10pm.
OPTIONAL Weekly Write: It’s Spring time!! There is a saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” Think creatively…What could April showers bring in an imaginary, different time or place? Create a world with a made up season. Think about Narnia, think about another planet! Think about cavemen, or futuristic times. It can be anything! What does “April” bring in your new world?
I can’t wait to read them. Think outside the box, and have fun with it!
5. When you are finished, underline your story according to this: Characters in RED, setting in ORANGE, climax in GREEN, and the resolution in BLUE. Keep it neat. I should still be able to read the words.
Optional: Read them aloud to your parents or grandparents.
Please take a picture of your color coded story and email it to Mrs. King at email@example.com by April 12th at 10pm.
History – Greece and France
2. Read about Greece p. 236-239 in your textbook; Complete Comprehension Check 14D
3. Read about France p. 239-242 in your textbook; Complete Comprehension Check 14E
Send pictures of completed work to Mrs. Schnakenberg via email by April 12th at 10pm.
Reading – Continuing our class novel The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
1. Complete the dialect worksheet found in the Rejoicing at Home link above. I’d love to know what you thought about the dialect worksheet! Was it fun to practice speaking like that?
Send a picture of the completed dialect worksheet to Mrs. Schnakenberg via email by April 12th at 10pm.
Math – This week will be reviewing how to divide fractions by inverting a fraction and using its reciprocal to divide. We learned this concept before Spring Break, so we will be taking this week to continue mastering the concept.
1. Join our classroom in Kahn Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/
2. Watch Kahn Academy’s Dividing Fractions video and complete the dividing fractions practice & review.
3. Complete the dividing fractions worksheet found in the Rejoicing at Home link above. Print the worksheet or you can just copy the complete problems and solutions onto notebook paper. Parents: an answer key is provided as page 2 of this worksheet. Please feel free to check for accuracy before submitting.
4. Complete Power-Up J found in the Rejoicing at Home link above. You may copy on notebook paper and solve or print the worksheet.
Send the dividing fractions worksheet & power-up J completed assignments to Mrs. Hurst via email by April 12th at 10pm.
Review 15 which can be found in the Rejoicing at Home link above.
Play Prodigy Math for at least 30 minutes.
Science – We will be continuing Ch9: Vertebrates this week. This week’s focus will be on fish.
Read section 9.3 – Fish: Masters of the Watery World, p.252-254
Complete Comp. Check 9.3 – p.254 on notebook paper
Pick a fish from one of the following categories to research and submit your findings to Mrs. Hurst as a document (handwritten or digital.)
Fish categories: (pick one) jawless fish, cartilaginous fish, bony fish
1) where the fish can be found
2) tell me 3 interesting facts about the fish
3) include an image/picture
Complete all assignments and send them via email to Mrs. Hurst by April 12th at 10pm.
Extra optional activities: Looking for more fish fun? Here are some ideas!
Sign-in to your Epic account. Read the recommended books from Mrs. Hurst.
Go fishing! Send Mrs. Hurst a picture of your catch!
Play the card game Go Fish!
Make a paper fish craft. Here is a link to a cool paper fish: Moving Paper Shark & Fish – Paper Crafts for Kids
Language Arts– Parts of Speech Review & Writing
1. Complete “Do you Recall” p.130, Verbs, Pronouns, Modifiers in your book. (parent answer key is provided above in the Rejoicing at Home link, if you want to check for accuracy)
2. Complete p.131, Think A only #1-5 and Think B. Write your answers in your book.
3. Optional extra practice: p. 131 Think C and p. 132 Language crossword
5. Write 2 paragraphs about “Your Favorite Vertebrate” and why?
a) 1st paragraph: explain what a vertebrate is and give detailed examples.
b) 2nd paragraph: Explain YOUR favorite vertebrate and why it is your favorite.
Each of your paragraphs should be at least 5 sentences long. Draw a picture to illustrate your favorite vertebrate and include it with your paragraphs. Send your completed assignment to Mrs King at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 6th.
Science – Vertebrates: Birds
1. Go to p.251 in your textbook and read the questions from Comp. Check 9.2. You will use these questions to determine what to highlight as you read.
2. Read section 9.2 from your textbook – p.246-251. Highlight according to the questions on p.251 and any other information you think is important.
3. Complete Comp. Check 9.2 – p.251 and email completed assignment to Mrs. Hurst by April 6th.
4. Go to getepic.com and sign-in (Mrs. Hurst sent your parents an invitation on Friday.) Read the assigned text and complete the quiz at the end.
5. Outside activity – Bird Watching. Take pictures of 5 different birds and send them in a collage or one email to Mrs. Hurst at email@example.com by April 6th.
6. Optional activity – From the Rejoicing at Home link above, print off the “Balancing Bird” paper craft to make.
Math – Review Concepts continued
1. Complete Lesson 89 in your textbook – p.580-585. (X-off #s: 5, 27, 28, 29.)
Be sure to read through all examples and lesson practice. Answers to lesson practice (examples) are provided in the Rejoicing at Home link above. Send a copy of the completed lesson to Mrs. Hurst at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 6th.
2. Home Scavenger Hunt – Go around your home and locate at least 5 different prisms. Make a chart and tell me the following information:
What type of prism you found.
What is the object you found that contains the above mentioned prism?
Sketch a picture or take a picture of the objects.
Make a collage of your pictures – it can be a digital collage or hand-drawn pictures.
Submit the chart and collage of pictures to Mrs. Hurst at email@example.com by April 6th.
3. Complete the review assignment, Power-Up H, listed above in the Rejoicing at Home files link. Submit a copy of the completed assignment to Mrs. Hurst at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 6th.
4. Sign-in to playprodigy.com and complete the review games. Play for a combined total of 40 minutes by April 6th. Do not sit and play for 40 minutes – break it up into several days. Mrs. Hurst will be checking your progress online.
History – Chapter 14
1. To review the last chapter, watch the virtual field trip video of The Revolutionary War Museum from Scholastic at: https://classroommagazines.
2. Read p. 223-228 and complete Comprehension Check 14A
3. Read p. 229-231 and complete Comprehension Check 14B
4. Read p. 231-236 and complete Comprehension Check 14C
5. Submit all completed comprehension checks to Mrs. Schnakenberg at sschnakenberg@rejoiceschool.
Reading – The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
1. Listen to Chapters 7-8 via our 5th Grade YouTube channel
2. Answer the following questions. Submit them to Mrs. Schnakenberg by April 6th.
1. Who is Aslan?
2. Where does the beaver say he will take the children?
3 Why does the White Witch want to capture and kill any “Sons of Adam” or “Daughters of Eve”?
4. How does Mr. Beaver know where Edmund has gone?
5. Who or What is the only hope for Mr. Tumnus, the children, and Narnia itself?
History – Begin Chapter 14
a. What are you most interested in learning about. Why?
b. Do you already know something about these people/events in history? Tell me what you know.
c. Is there something that you are wondering about?
3. Email your completed assignment to Mrs. Schnakenberg at email@example.com by April 6th.
Reading – Continue The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
– beckon: to signal, summon, or direct by a gesture of the head or hand
– mortar: any of various materials or compounds for bonding together bricks, stones, etc
3. Email your completed assignment to Mrs. Schnakenberg by April 6th.
Language – Review of The Final 3
Math – Review adding fractions with common denominators and simplifying fractions
Optional: with your parent’s permission, cook the recipe!
Science – Begin Chapter 9 – Vertebrates