Monday, October 20, 2014

"Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do." ~Benjamin Spock



What a week is ahead of us!  We're concluding units in both Plate Tectonics and Prehistory (You know what that means. . .).  A Word Study assessment was completed last week, too. On to new adventures!


ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF
OCTOBER 20-24




SCIENCE:

These are the words you need to know. (Remember from last week?  Have you been studying?)


  • Monday:  Turn in your notebook if you haven't already done so.  Be sure your Plate Boundaries "foldable" is done well and attached to the next available page (Presentation Quality). For today: Plate Tectonics crossword puzzle. This site will help you complete it.  This one is also helpful! (Big bonus:  These sites are also great places to review for your BHT...) 
  • Wednesday: This is it: the moment you've all been waiting for! Time to SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW!


SOCIAL STUDIES
  • Tuesday: Review and discussion. Look over the vocabulary I handed out today (or find it HERE) to refresh your memories!
  • Thursday: Ya-hoey! It's test time! Here's your chance to dazzle and amaze!

MATH

Monday: Unit 1 test prep: prime factorization, GCF, LCM, Distributive Property
Tuesday: Unit 1 test prep: adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals
Wednesday: Practice test
Thursday: Unit 1 Test
Friday:  Corrections


LANGUAGE ARTS

Monday: Culminating Prehistory activity -- Cave Art

Tuesday: Independent Work time to complete Cave Art activity, Found Poems
Wednesday:  
Thursday:
Friday:


READING

Monday: "The Bulls of Altamira" informational reading activity/summary

Tuesday:  Independent reading
Wednesday: Extended test time/independent reading
Thursday:  Extended test time/independent reading
Friday:  TBA

*DON'T FORGET TO LOG YOUR INDEPENDENT READING EVERY DAY/NIGHT. LOOK IN YOUR GOOGLE DRIVE FOR THE FORM!*


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lightbulb image: http://toddiedowns.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/tdlight.jpg
"We are... quote: http://robbcorbett.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/success-is-outcome-of-habits.png
Plate Tectonics image:  http://science.nasa.gov/media/medialibrary/2001/10/23/ast30oct_1_resources/tect.gif
Math image: app
Found Poem image: http://whatcanib.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/found_poems_jpg.jpg
Reading image:  http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-lnTZZUe2Qpw/UHb04o4bxYI/AAAAAAAADl0/QYHaCpLYxSQ/s1600/books.jpg