The 'Hoot' from 5th grade
Week of 9/16 Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies
100 Book Challenge Goal: 44; Read 30 minutes every night at your fun, fast and easy level!
Greek/Latin Root of the Week: gen - birth
Harcourt Story: Everglades continue story work and vocabulary
Writing Focus: Paragraph formation (topic sentence, supporting details, conclusion)
Grammar focus through writing: types of sentences and parts of speech
Math and Science
Math Topic: rounding; adding and subtracting decimals
Science: Study of biomes and ecosystems;
We will be starting eco column work this week - please save your 2 liter bottles and send them in with your student
Big Idea Unit 1: How does where you live influence how you live?
Quiz on Wednesday, 9/18 on continents and oceans
Quiz on Friday, 9/20 locate major cities in USA; identify states surrounding Ohio; locate and name Great Lakes, major mountain ranges, major waterways
Begin study of early Indian civilizations - Maya, Inca, Aztecs, Mississippian
Things You Should Know
Permission slips for Colonial America Living History Experience were due on 9/12. We will travel by bus to Archbishop Hoban High School for the presentation on September 17th. We will depart from Seiberling at 9:00 and return around 11:15. There is no cost to attend. If you are planning to attend the presentation please meet us at Hoban. Only students and faculty are permitted to ride the bus provided.
Plan to attend interim pick up on Thursday, September 26th.