Well, there is consolation in knowing Spring is coming even if its effects cannot be felt for awhile...
ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF
MARCH 18 -- 22
So much more work is project-based this trimester.
It relies on your ability to stay on task and work productively and independently.
SPELLING, GRADE 6
Words for the Week: indefinite, illuminate, jealous, emit, uncommitted, ancient overworked, thoughtless, illegibly, achieve
Two of your task cards should be to write definitions for each of these words and use them effectively in a sentence.
pages 181-182 & task cards
pages 183-184 & task cards
pages 185-186 & task cards
pages 187-190 & task cards
Test - collect task cards
LANGUAGE ARTS, GRADES 5 & 6
Write Source Assessment
Review informational text features. Finish typing & adding text features to mini-book. Check off which text features are included in your mini-book using worksheet provided to you.
Egyptian Art Form Activity -- Frontalism. Complete practice sheet and begin planning cover. (If you're not done typing your mini-book, this must now be done for homework or during free time.)
Work on cover art (Ancient Egyptian scene utilizing Frontalism) and hieroglyphs ("Ancient Egypt")
Finishing touches on mini-book -- turn in!
SOCIAL STUDIES, GRADES 5 & 6
Mrs. M.'s class -- Write paragraph/s (background, description)
Mrs. D.'s class -- Same as above
Mrs. M.'s class -- Write paragraph/s (accomplishments/ interesting facts about your pharaoh)
Mrs. M.'s class -- Same as above
No class (Complete any unfinished work)
READING, MRS. M.'S CLASS
Work on Reading project for the end of the month, Social Studies informational reading/writing
Tuesday --> Friday:
Comprehension activity, then silent reading, informational reading/writing
Wonderful cartoon that pretty much sums up our hopes for Spring in this week of snowstorms: