5th Grade Reading

TEKs Update and Homework

Week of April 11-15, 2016 -TEKS

This week we will turn our focus to spelling and grammar in combination with writing. (TEKS 5.20 and 5.22)


- Our letter/sound combinations for this week are "ng", "nk", and "th".

- Our grammar focus will be on subjects and predicates in sentences. We will also look at prepositions.


Please ask to see the spelling list (it is also at the bottom of the SMORE). We will test all concepts on Friday.

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Homework

March 11-15, 2016

Monday

- Read for 20 min (30 min. for GT) and fill in yellow Reading Log with parent signature


Tuesday

- Read for 20 min (30 min. for GT) and fill in yellow Reading Log with parent signature


Wednesday

- Read for 20 min (30 min. for GT) and fill in yellow Reading Log with parent signature


Thursday

- Read for 20 min (30 min. for GT) and fill in yellow Reading Log with parent signature


Fri/Sat/Sun

- Read for 20 min (30 for GT) and get a parent signature for each day in planner

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Up and Coming

Library

Purucker - Monday the 11th

Lanham AND Donias - Thursday the 14th


Name That Book Team

Meets: ********ALL WEEK in preparation for the competition on Saturday! from 7:45-8:20 am in the Library******************************************************


Competition: Saturday April 16th 8:20 am at Parkview Intermediate School (near Bayshore Hospital)

Contact: Ms. Purucker or Mrs. Mills for questions


Science Incentive Celebration - Friday the 15th


School Dance - Monday the 18th ********Half Day of School!!!!!***********


Science STAAR Test - Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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Cool Website of the Week

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/


Science for Kids

This website has a whole variety of games, quizzes, lessons, pictures, facts, and experiments related to anything science. Check it out!

Spelling List Ch. 2 "ng" "nk" "th"

***Your list may vary in length****

“ng” “nk” “th”

1. strong

2. nothing

3. everything

4. blank

5. trunk

6. Thanksgiving

7. they

8. then

9. north

10. there

11. clothing

12. among

13. sting

14. hanger

15. lightning

16. chipmunk

17. shrink

18. without

19. though

20. thought

Spanish Word of the Week

anguila = eel

Challenge Words

1. misunderstanding

2. strengthen

3. bankrupt

4. although

5. rhythm