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Rejoicing@Home – 5th Grade

Rejoicing@Home – 5th Grade

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Week 8 - May 11-15
Week 7 - May 4-8
Week 6 - April 27 - May 1
Week 5 - April 20 - 24
Week 4 - April 14 - 17
Week 3 - April 6 - 4

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Please turn in all assignments to your HOMEROOM teacher by Friday, May 15th at 10:00pm. 

 
5th Grade Life Skills Week – This week we will be finishing the year off with learning new skills that will be beneficial to you throughout your life! 
 
Life Skills Choice Board – Select at least 3 tasks to complete
 
Download/view/print the 5th Grade Life Skills Board from the Rejoicing@Home link above. 
 
1. You need to complete at least 3 choices from the board. Can you do more? We hope so! Can you do at least 5? How about all the skills??? We can’t wait to see what you accomplish this week!
 
2. Take a picture or have someone take a picture of you completing your choices.
 
Send your completed list and pictures to your homeroom teacher by Friday, May 15th at 10pm. 
 
 
Writing – Write a paragraph with at least 5 sentences
 
Look at the picture below. This is a real-life situation and we want to know what you would do! What is wrong in this picture? What would you do if you were one of the people in this picture? What emotions or thoughts do you have? 
Write a good quality paragraph with at least 5 sentences sharing your thoughts. Please be sure to include correct punctuation, spelling and grammar. 
 
 
 
Submit your Life Skills Choice Board pictures with selections and your paragraph to your homeroom teacher by Friday, May 15th at 10pm.
 
If at all possible, please submit all assignments at ONE time or BY subjects in an email to each teacher by this week’s deadline, Sunday, May 10th at 10pm.
Math & Science – Mrs. Hurst mhurst@rejoiceschool.com
Language Arts, including spelling – Mrs. King dking@rejoiceschool.com
Reading & History – Mrs. Schnakenberg sschnakenberg@rejoiceschool.com
 

History

1. In your textbook read about Denmark, Iceland and Finland on pages 258-260.

2. Read about the languages of Europe on pages 261-263; Practice saying the words on page 263 to your parents.

3. Assignment – Choose 1 country or person that we have studied in this chapter. Look up information about it and write an informative paragraph about your topic. This paragraph should be at least 5 well written sentences & concludes with WHY you chose this topic. This paragraph may be handwritten or in digital form.

Send your completed informative paragraph to Mrs. Schnakenberg by Sunday, May 10th at 10pm.

 

Reading Continuing our class novel The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

1. Listen to Mrs. Schnakenberg read chapters 16-17.

Chapter 16  

Chapter 17

2. Continue to work on the Final Reading Project that was assigned last week.

Submit your final reading project to Mrs. Schnakenberg by Sunday, May 10th at 10pm.

 

Math – Adding, Subtracting & Comparing Fractions with Unlike Denominators (using the LCM)

1. Watch 2 instructional videos from Mrs. Hurst on this week’s concept. We will be doing a lot of practice together on these videos, so please have your book accessible and a way to write out practice problems.

Part 1 –

Part 2 – 

2. In your math textbook, complete Saxon lesson 116 p.760-766, complete #s 5,6 8-25  (Students must show all their work! An answer key has been provided for parents’ reference.

3. Complete the adding & subtracting fractions with unlike denominators worksheet, found in the Rejoicing at Home link above. Students must show all their work! An answer key is provided in the same file for parents’ reference.

Submit completed lesson 116 and worksheet (and all work) to Mrs. Hurst by Sunday, May 10th at 10pm.

Optional Math Activities

– Play Prodigy

– Find the GCF/LCM Paper Link activity in the Rejoicing at Home link above.

– Find additional practice pages at math-drills.com (great resource for all summer!)

 

Science – Conclude Ch9: Vertebrates

1. Complete the Ch9 Review worksheet, found in the Rejoicing at Home link above. If no printer is available, students may write answers on notebook paper to submit.

Send a copy of the completed Ch9 review to Mrs. Hurst by Sunday, May 10th at 10pm.

Optional Science Activities

– Make a “reptile egg.” Here are some instructions: https://www.metrofamilymagazine.com/simple-science-experiment-the-rubber-egg/

– See the activity on p.275 – Raising Tadpoles. Can you do this from home?

– Go frog hunting! Send Mrs. Hurst a picture from your hunt! 

 

Language – Complements p.270-271

Please look at the blue boxes on each page. Underline any definitions. Complements ALWAYS come after the verb. They CANNOT be part of a prepositional phrase.

1. In your language textbook, complete Pg. 270 (EVENS) and pg. 271 Write A and Think B. An answer key is provided for parents’ reference in the Rejoicing@Home link above. 

Submit completed p.270-271 to Mrs. King by Sunday, May 10th at 10pm.

Optional Language Activities

– Complete the rest of Pg. 270.

– Complete pg. 142 and/or pg. 143 for extra practice.

– Go outside and identify 20 possessive nouns (i.e the neighbor’s tree, mom’s car) write them OR video yourself on your walk and show Mrs. King 9 of them. Send me your paper or video! 

 

Spelling – List 28

1. Use List 28 and write each word 2 times,

2. Put words  in “pyramid letters” (start with 1 letter and add one each line until you complete the word,)

3. Write each word in silly letters of your choice (dots, curly letters, etc)

Send your three spelling activities to Mrs. King by Sunday, May 10th at 10pm.

Optional Spelling Activities

– Jump rope 10 of your spelling words each jump is a letter. This can be done with hopscotch, pushups, any exercise! Have fun with it! But there are a lot of letters so choose 5-10 words.

– Write the hardest words, for you, with chalk on your driveway or sidewalks.

– Quiz someone ELSE in your family on your spelling words and “grade” their paper by writing each word correctly next to the misspelled word. 

 
If at all possible, please submit all assignments at ONE time or BY subjects in an email to each teacher by this week’s deadline, Sunday, May 3rd at 10pm.
Math & Science – Mrs. Hurst mhurst@rejoiceschool.com
Language Arts, including spelling – Mrs. King dking@rejoiceschool.com
Reading & History – Mrs. Schnakenberg sschnakenberg@rejoiceschool.com
 

Language – Commas p.138-140

1. In your language textbook, go to pg. 138: Commas, Dates, and Addresses.

A. Underline Comma Rule 4 & 5.

B. Do Think A, pg. 139, Think B, and Think C. Pg. 140

C. Underline Rule 6 & 7

D. Do Think A (1-5) Think C (1-5).

Parents: An answer key is provided in the Rejoicing at Home link above for your reference.

Send a copy of completed p.138 to Mrs. King by Sunday, May 3rd at 10pm.

Optional Language Activities

(1) Complete any sentences we did not do in language book pg. 138-140

(2) Sign on to Freckle and do extra practice

(3) Write 1 original example for each Comma Rules 4,5,6&7.

(4) Teach a family member how to use comma rules, video yourself and send to Mrs. King

 

Spelling – List 28

Find a copy of spelling list 28 in the Rejoicing at Home link above.

1. Write the list in ABC order

2. Write each word with your right AND left hand

3. Write each word in your favorite color

Send a copy of all three spelling activities to Mrs. King by Sunday, May 3rd at 10pm.

Optional Spelling Activities

– Write a funny story using as many spelling words as you can, call a friend and quiz each other on your spelling words, write definitions for the words you DON’T know (be honest)

 

Math – Multiplying Decimals (final stage) & Least Common Multiples (LCM)

1. Watch this creative video that shows the trick as to how to multiply decimals by 10, 100 & 1,000. I think you will enjoy it!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fheD5cOoq0o

2. Multiply decimals x10, 100, 1000 – Complete the worksheet located in the Rejoicing at Home link above. Parents, an answer key has also been provided for your reference.

3. New Concept this week: LCM (Least Common Multiple)

Finding the LCM is very beneficial as we begin to solve fractions with unlike denominators next week. Remember, that multiples are NOT the same thing as factors! This image will help remind you of the difference since we introduced multiples at the beginning of the year.

 

Watch this instructional video on how to find the LCM (Least Common Multiple.) You do not need to complete the additional practice that it recommends at the end of the video.

4. Complete the LCM worksheet found in the Rejoicing at Home link above. Parents, an answer key has been provided for your reference.

5. Complete Saxon Math lesson 112 p.736-741, #s 10-22 ONLY. Parents, an answer key has been provided for your reference.

Email a copy of both worksheets and lesson 112 to Mrs. Hurst by Sunday, May 3rd at 10pm.

Optional Math Activities

LCM Maze Activity located in the Rejoicing at Home link above

– Play LCM cards / dominoes

– Play Prodigy Math

 

Science – Continue CH9: Vertebrates 

1. Read 9.7 Turtles and Crocodiles: Masters of Armor – p.266-271 and complete Comp. Check 9.7 on p.271

2. Read 9.8 Amphibians: Masters of Double Lives – p.271-274 and complete Comp. Check 9.8 on p.274

Send a copy of Comp. Check 9.7 & 9.8 to Mrs. Hurst by Sunday, May 3rd at 10pm.

Optional Science Activities

– Sign-in to your Epic account and read the recommended books

 

History

1. Read Scandinavia: Land of the Vikings p. 255-258

2. Complete comprehension check I 

Send a copy of your completed comp. check to Mrs. Schnakenberg by Sunday, May 3rd at 10pm.

 

Reading – Continuing our class novel The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

1. Listen to Mrs. Schnakenberg read chapter chapter 14

2. Listen to Mrs. Schnakenberg read chapter 15

3. Write 2 connections about Aslan and Jesus that were mentioned in these chapters.

Email Mrs. Schnakenberg your connections by Sunday, May 3rd at 10pm.

Upcoming Final Project Deadline: May 10th

Begin working on your final reading project. This is a test grade, so please put in maximum time and effort.

A) Begin writing a 4-5 sentence paragraph telling me which novel that we have read this year is your favorite & why. Spelling and capitalization count.

B) Next, using 2 separate sheets of paper, draw a scenery picture of Narnia before Aslan comes and a second scenery picture of after Aslan comes to Narnia.

 

Click here for Rejoicing@home files for this week’s lessons.

If at all possible, please submit all assignments at ONE time or BY subjects in an email to each teacher by this week’s deadline, Sunday, April 26th at 10pm.
Math & Science – Mrs. Hurst mhurst@rejoiceschool.com
Language Arts, including spelling – Mrs. King dking@rejoiceschool.com
Reading & History – Mrs. Schnakenberg sschnakenberg@rejoiceschool.com
 

Language – Unit 8: Punctuation

1. In your language book – pg.133 READ the blue box and underline Comma Rule 1 and Comma Rule 2. 

2. In your language book – pg. 133-134 Complete Think A (1-4), Think B (1-4), Think C (1-4)

3. In your language book – pg. 135 Underline Comma Rule 3: Complete Think A (1-8), Think B (1-4)

Answer keys to all language pages have been provided in the Rejoicing at Home link above for parents’ reference.

Please take a picture of your completed language book pages 133-135 and send to Mrs. King by April 26th at 10pm. 

Optional Language Activities:

1) Complete all sentences on pages 133-135 in your language book that we did not complete .

2) Make a creative chart of Comma Rules 1,2,3 with your own sentences (see picture below for an example)

 

3)Sign on to Freckle and do extra practice. 

Optional Spelling Activities:

1) Use your character words from last week to make a crossword or word search on notebook paper. Have a family member try and complete it.

2) Have a friend or family member give you a mock spelling test using the character words 

3) Write the spelling word and then write 1 synonym and 1 antonym for each word. 


History – Continue Ch14

1. Read section about Germany p. 246-250 and complete Comprehension check 14G

2. Read section about the Low Countries p.251-254 and complete Comprehension check 14H

Send copies of Comp. Checks 14G & 14H to Mrs. Schnakenberg by April 26th at 10pm.

Optional History Activity:

– Watch this Ted Ed video about Adolf Hitler

ReadingContinuing our class novel The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

1. Listen to Mrs. Schnakenberg read Chapter 12, part 1 here and part 2 here

After Peter proves himself in battle, Aslan makes him a knight of the realm and gives him the title “Sir Peter Wolf’s Bane.” A knight’s shield was decorated with his “coat of arms” – a design made of colors and symbols that represented his achievements, his family background, or his country of origin.

2. Design your own “coat of arms” using the criteria stated above. 

3. Listen to Mrs. Schnakenberg read Chapter 13: Deep Magic from the Dawn of Time

4. Answer these comprehension questions:

  1. What does the Witch decide to do to Edmund?

  2. What keeps the Witch from carrying out her plan?

  3. Who sends a messenger to ask permission to speak with Aslan?

  4. What is the Deep Magic? Who created it? What does it mean for Edmund?

  5. What will happen to Narnia if the Law is not kept?

Send a copy of your “coat of arms” and comprehension questions to Mrs. Schnakenberg by April 26th at 10pm. 

 

Math – Continue Multiplying Decimals 

1. Complete multiplying decimals review worksheet from the Rejoicing at Home link above. This is reviewing the concepts from last week’s instruction. A solutions page is also provided or parent’s reference.

2. Watch the instructional video from Mrs. Hurst for this week’s concept:

3. Complete Saxon math lesson 110 from your textbook. Read through p.723-727 and complete the problems. X-off #s 1, 2, 22, 29 30. A solutions key has been provided for parents to reference. 

 

4. Complete your Khan Academy lesson for this week. Sign-on to your Kahn account and complete the assigned lessons. 

Send a copy of the multiplying decimals review worksheet and lesson 110 to Mrs. Hurst by April 26th at 10pm.

Optional Math Activities:

– Enjoy the collection of “Decimal Multiplication” color by number pages provided in the Rejoicing at Home link above. There are several choices!

– Complete the “Multiplying Decimals Cut & Paste” activity page located in the Rejoicing at Home link above.

– Play Prodigy Math

 

Science – Continue Ch9: Vertebrates

1. Continuing last week’s study of snakes, complete a “BEWARE” style poster with the following information:

Pick a snake to research – the project may be handwritten or in digital format.

– On regular size paper, complete a colorful project that contains the following details. T

– Identify the species of snake (snake name)

– What are the snake’s identifying characteristics or markings?

– Where can the snake be found?

– Is it venomous or non-venomous?

– What is the snake’s diet? What does it eat?

– What is the snake’s defense against predators?

– Include a picture or colored drawing of your snake.

Be creative and have fun!

2. Read 9.6 Lizards: Masters of Surprise p.263-165 and complete comp. Check 9.6 on p.266.

Send your completed project and comp. Check 9.6 to Mrs. Hurst by April 26th at 10pm.

Optional Science Activities:

– Sign-in to your getepic.com account and read the suggested selections from Mrs. Hurst
 
– Go on a walk or hike with your family and see if you can find any lizards! 
 
– Find a friend who has a lizard and interview them about what they have to do to take care of their lizard.
 
 

 

 
If at all possible, please submit all assignments at ONE time or BY subjects in an email to each teacher by this week’s deadline, Sunday, April 19th at 10pm.
Math & Science – Mrs. Hurst mhurst@rejoiceschool.com
Language Arts, including spelling – Mrs. King dking@rejoiceschool.com
Reading & History – Mrs. Schnakenberg sschnakenberg@rejoiceschool.com

 

Language Arts – Text evidence and spelling

1. Log on to Freckle and complete this week’s assignment over text evidence.

Spelling: Find the Character List Spelling Words from the Rejoicing at Home link above.

1. Write each word on notebook paper.

2. Look up the definition of each word and write it. (You can use the computer and/or a Dictionary!)

Email Mrs. King your spelling list and definitions page by April 19th at 10pm.

OPTIONAL Language Activities: 

1. Use Spelling words in a sentence correctly.

2. Draw a small picture/ emoji for each Spelling word.

3. Write Mrs. King a letter/ email using 5-10 spelling words telling me about someone with positive character in your life. 

 

Math – Multiplying Decimal Numbers

1. Watch Mrs. Hurst’s math video on multiplying decimals (new concept) 

 

2. Complete lesson 109 from your book – p.717-722, xoff #2, 8, 27, 28, 29, 30.

Parents: an answer key for lesson 109 is also provided to help when trying to answer questions for your students. You can find it in the Rejoicing at Home link above. 

3. Complete the multiplying decimals worksheet found in the Rejoicing at Home link above. Parents: An answer key is also provided to check for accuracy on page 2 of the document.

Send a copy of lesson 109 and the multiplying decimals worksheet to Mrs. Hurst by April 19th at 10pm.

Optional Math Activities:

1. Watch & follow along with this video:Multiplying Decimals Basic Introduction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AB39rtr6qc 

2. NumberRock Multiplying Decimals Song video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHg4RVqQ12E

3. Play Prodigy Math for 30 minutes for review

 

Science – Continuing Ch9: Vertebrates – Snakes

1. Read 9.4 Snakes: Masters of Design p.255-258

2. Read 9.5 Snakes: Masters of Danger p.259-263

3. Complete combined Comp. Check 9.4 & 9.5 on p.263 (do not do comp. check 9.4 on p.258)

Send a copy of Comp. Check from p.263 to Mrs. Hurst by April 19th at 10pm.

Optional Science Activities:

1. Sign-in to your Epic account and read the recommended book from Mrs. Hurst.

2. Watch this learning video All About Snakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOHFt15eVD4

 

History – Switzerland and Austria

1. Read about Switzerland & Austria p.243-245

2. Complete the Comprehension Check 14 F 

Send your completed assignment to Mrs. Schnakenberg by April 19th at 10pm.

Optional History Activity

1. Watch this Ted Ed video about gondolas

 

Reading – Continuing our class novel The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

1. Watch and listen as Mrs. Schnakenberg shares chapter 11 – Aslan is Nearer

2. On a piece of paper draw your favorite part of the story so far & title it.

Send your completed assignment to Mrs. Schnakenberg by April 19th at 10pm.

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If at all possible, please submit all assignments at ONE time or BY subjects in an email to each teacher by this week’s deadline, Sunday, April 12th at 10pm.
Math & Science – Mrs. Hurst mhurst@rejoiceschool.com
Language Arts, including writing – Mrs. King dking@rejoiceschool.com
Reading & History – Mrs. Schnakenberg sschnakenberg@rejoiceschool.com
 

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

King- https://student.freckle.com/#ela/assignments/word-study/45128324
Hurst- https://student.freckle.com/#ela/assignments/word-study/45128304
Schnakenberg- https://student.freckle.com/#ela/assignments/word-study/45128291 

2. ELA Skills

Schnakenberg- https://student.freckle.com/#ela/system/skills-practice/assignments/46917433
Hurst- https://student.freckle.com/#ela/system/skills-practice/assignments/46917449
King- https://student.freckle.com/#ela/system/skills-practice/assignments/46917465 

Mrs. King will be tracking your progress on Freckle. Give your best effort! Please complete both assessments by April 12th at 10pm.

3. Refresh by watching the Story Elements Song:

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? 

 
4. Write a short story using descriptive words (5 senses: sight, touch, taste, smell, hear to describe) and the story mountain: characters, setting, climax, and resolution. Make it at least 1 PAGE in length, but no longer than 2 pages. It’s a SHORT story not a novel 🙂
 

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 dking@rejoiceschool.com by April 12th at 10pm.

 

History – Greece and France


1. Watch this short video about the Leaning Tower of Pisa

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?

2. Listen to Mrs. Schnakenberg read chapter 9 here:

3. Listen to Mrs. Schnakenberg read chapter 10 here:

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/join/TWMFRC4B

2. Watch Kahn Academy’s Dividing Fractions video and complete the dividing fractions practice & review.

**If you have trouble signing-in to our Kahn Academy classroom, here is a direct link to the
assignment, but you will have to take screenshots of your work & send it to Mrs. Hurst.
 
 

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.

Optional Math:

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

  • Tell me:

  • 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.