5th grade homework page (2013-2014)

9/16
ELA – spelling worksheet double-sided “consonants j and k”

9/17
ELA – “Adverbs Modify” worksheet, p75 LAH5
social studies – p33, any three

9/18
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

9/19
ELA – five sentences with spelling, stay within margins; TEST tomorrow (spell&voc)
social studies – TEST tomorrow chapter 1 “Life in the US”

9/20
social studies – take home TEST “chp 1 – Life in the US”

9/23
ELA – spelling worksheet “homographs”

9/24
social studies – p59, #1-4 “The First Americans”

9/25
ELA – p43 reading comprehension worksheet (all)

9/26
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

9/27
social studies – Research project: Where did the city name Lackawanna come from? Consult with as many of the following as possible: 1) city hall official/local librarian, 2) online/internet (reputable site), 3)encyclopedia (available at library)

9/30
ELA – language arts TEST tomorrow

10/01
no homework

10/02
social studies – TEST tomorrow, chp2, pt1 (lessons 1, 2 and using a cultural map)
ELA – complete reading comprehension

10/03
ELA – spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow (late post: penmanship worksheet)

10/06
ELA – spelling worksheet (at least five blanks should be filled correctly)

10/08
ELA – 2xs (spelling) and 1x (vocabulary)
social studies – Answer any three questions from lesson 3, p73

10/09
ELA – reading comprehension, p47 & p49 (worksheets)

10/10
ELA – spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow
social studies – finish reading p82-p85, answer #3 only

10/22
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
social studies – Write a summary on today’s Native American current events story

10/23
ELA – complete reading comprehension p55 worksheet

10/24
social studies – p90 #3-5

10/25
social studies – Study for TEST, Chapter 2, part 2 “Native American Territories.” Test will cover lessons 3 – 6 of chapter 2, notes regarding the Zinn handout, Columbus Day discussion and keywords resource and offensive

10/28
ELA – spelling worksheet

10/29
social studies – current events (write a one paragraph summary)

10/30
ELA – complete reading comprehension assignment plus 3xs and 2xs

10/31
ELA – study for spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow

11/01
No homework

11/04
ELA – spelling worksheet
social studies – current events

11/18
ELA – spelling worksheet, p145

11/19
social studies – p97, #1-2 (handouts)

11/20
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

11/21
ELA – Bring a new book for Thurs. handwriting class: writing journals
social studies – Finish reading p115-p119, answer #1-5 p119

11/25
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
social studies – p120 #1-3

11/26
ELA – adjectives and adverbs, p20 NEW language arts workbooks

11/27
ELA – complete reading comprehension worksheet

11/28
ELA – TEST tomorrow (spelling and vocabulary)

11/29
no homework

12/2
ELA – spelling worksheet

12/3
ELA – complete 2xs and 1x
social studies – continue reading, p131-p133, answer #1, 2, 4 & 5

12/4
ELA – answer pages 63 and 65
social studies – Find and copy the translation of three ayat that discuss how some people prefer material wealth (or dunya) over rewards of the afterlife (akhira). Also copy the names of three Spanish conquistadors who wanted material wealth in the New World.

12/5
ELA – study for spelling and vocabulary test; Aa-Zz in paragraphs with indentation for one page

12/6
ELA – reading corner “story elements” worksheets
social studies – p139 #1-5

12/9
ELA – spelling and voc 3xs and 2xs

12/10
ELA – p35 ELD wkbk
social studies – TEST chp3 tomorrow

12/11
ELA – reading comprehension: finish p105 and p107

12/12
social studies – Finish reading p147-p149, answer #1-5 on p149 (Due Monday)
ELA – spelling and vocab TEST tomorrow

12/16
ELA – spelling worksheet “classified ads” p171. Use online dictionary to help you with parts of speech
social studies – complete TEST corrections

12/17
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

12/18
ELA – p85 worksheet (rdg comp)

12/19
No homework

12/20
ELA – Vacation Work – follow p84 how-to instructions for building a kite (reading comprehension) and earn a bonus 100% homework and test score. No penalty if it is not done

1/2
ELA – study for practice in-class spelling bee tomorrow

1/6
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
social studies – p155 #3-5

1/9
ELA – spelling and vocabulary TEST

1/10
no homework

1/13
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
social studies – Draw or trace the “New France” map from page 154 textbook (include key, New France, and name of North America)

1/14
no homework

1/17
ELA – Write a one page response to the three topics we discussed from the edited movie Akeelah and The Bee
The three topics were:
1) children using inappropriate language
2) boys getting too close to girls
3) children being rude to parents

1/21
ELA – subject-verb agreement worksheet, p48
social studies – chapter 4, part 1 TEST tomorrow

1/22
ELA – finish 3xs & 2xs and reading comprehension

1/23
no homework

1/24
no homework

1/27
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
*Study guides will be distributed. Students should work on completing the pages daily to prepare for next week’s quarter finals.*

1/29
ELA – handwriting skills TEST tomorrow

1/31
ELA – handwriting skills TEST tomorrow, Monday

No homework week of 2/3 – 2/7. End of marking period

2/10
ELA – 2xs and 1x

2/11
no homework

2/12
ELA – answer p25, reading comprehension worksheet
social studies – p164, #2-4

2/24
social studies – p165 #1-5

2/25
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

2/26
ELA – p31, workbook handout (reading comprehension)
social studies – p170, #1, 3 and 5

2/27
social studies – TEST chp4, part2 on Monday

2/28
ELA – subject-verb agreement worksheet p50 (Grammar Practice workbook)

3/3
social studies – current events

3/4
social studies – have social studies tests chp4, pt2 signed and returned

3/5
ELA – reading comprehension “poetry” pgs.30-31
social studies – p185 #1-2

3/6
ELA – study for spelling and vocabulary test
social studies – finish reading from p190-p193, do #1-5 (due Mon)

3/10
social studies – p199 #1-4

3/11
social studies – copy ayah translation on women’s equality from Sura Baqarah (special class website hint: ayah 228)

3/13
ELA – reading comprehension, p27 handout; spelling and vocabulary test tomorrow
social studies – chapter 5 lesson 3 (1700-1750) New England economy, finish reading then answer p204 #1-4 (due Mon)

3/17
no homework

3/18
ELA – 3xs and 2xs; language arts test next Tues “subject-verb agreement”
social studies – chapter 5 TEST “The 13 English Colonies”

3/19
ELA – reading comprehension, p32-p33 due Mon; spelling and vocabulary TEST on Mon

3/24
ELA – 3xs and 2xs; language arts TEST tomorrow “subject verb agreeement”
social studies – have tests signed

3/25
ELA – spelling worksheet p196 (LAH6)
social studies – copy one proof from today’s lesson (p209-p215) that the Middle Atlantic colonies promoted diversity

3/26
ELA – reading comprehension, p95 worksheet

3/27
ELA – spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow
social studies – p217 #1-4 DUE Mon

4/02
social studies – complete current event summaries

4/03
no homework

4/04
no homework

4/07
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
social studies – finish reading chapter 6 lesson 2 “Colonial Philadelphia” and answer focus skill to #4

4/08
ELA – spelling worksheet
social studies – TEST tomorrow chapter 6 part 1, lessons 1 – 2

4/09
ELA – finish reading, answer worksheet p86 & p95

4/29
ELA – spelling worksheet p282 “alphabetical order/suffix -ize”
NYS math exams Weds – Fri

4/30
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

5/1
no homework

5/5
ELA – spelling worksheet
social studies – complete reading (p238-p239) and answer focus skill – #2, p239

5/6
ELA – p59 worksheet
social studies – “Fact and opinion” p240, read all and answer #1-2

5/7
ELA – complete reading comprehension pgs 121 – 123 worksheets

5/8
ELA – 3xs and 2xs; spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow

5/9
ELA – complete summaries of reading comprehension stories

5/12
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

5/13
ELA – spelling worksheet
social studies – TEST chp 7 tomorrow

5/14
no homework today

5/15
ELA – spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow

5/16
ELA – Write a story using 10 of this week’s spelling words. Five have to be from the vocabulary from this week. Story should include the story elements learned about this year.

5/19
ELA – spelling worksheet
social studies – Find and copy the translation of the ayah in Sura Hujurat that discusses races and ethnicities

5/20
social studies – p272 #2-4

5/21
ELA – finish “reading comprehension” classwork

5/22
social studies – Answer questions on p279 “practice skill” and “apply what you have learned” due Tues 5/27

5/27
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
social studies – p285, #focus skill – 1

5/29
social studies – finish reading p283-p285, and p285 #2-4 (due Mon)

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