FIRST TRIMESTER ASSIGNMENTS
August 24 August 25
August 28 August 29 August 30 August 31 September 1
Spelling #7 Lang. Arts:
Free reading book Lang. Arts: Spelling #7
Speeches begin tomorrow. Spelling #7 Book cover check Lang. Arts
Speeches begin today. Speeches continue Spelling #7 test
Lang. Arts: Science: Overview of the
Scientific Method. Lab
Spelling #7 analysis of Obsertainer lab is
Science: Review of Scientific
Science: Paper Towel Lab with
Method and preview of “Paper
due tomorrow. Towel Lab” reflection due tomorrow. Science: Measurement
Dorward’s S.S.: Skull Dorward’s S.S.: Dorward’s S.S. Finish slide show
Dorward’s S.S. Map ac
activity: with reflection for Slide show of early man fossils . Video: Lucy
September 4 September 5 September 6 September 7 September 8
Lang. Arts: Back to School Night
Spelling # 8 p. 54,55 due
Spelling # 8; page 56
Spelling # 8
Spelling #8 test
SS: Read text p. 18-21;
SS: Interactive Reader on early
SS: Slide show and lecture on
Early Art people. Video clips of Sister SS: Birth of Farming p
Day Science: Water Cycle; ch. 10
Wendy and Nova. TCI of Agricultural Rev
Science: Demo of stream table Science: Stream Tables
Paper Towel lab write-up due
with vocabulary for homework observations. Science: Measurement
as well as Paper Towel lab due
No School on Friday.
September 11 September 12 September 13 September 14 September 15
Lang. Arts: Lang. Arts: Lang. Arts:
Lang. Arts: Lang. Arts:
Spelling #9, Silent reading, Spelling #9, more practice Spelling #9 test today
Spelling #9 Spelling #9, silent
writer’s workshop. with prepositions, analogies. Vocabulary dev.
Preposition quiz today. Reading log assigned today. reading, writer’s
workshop. Blue Social Studies: beg
Blue SS: Neolithic revolution, Blue SS: Caves of Lascaux, on Mesopotamia today w
Blue SS: Paleolithic art:
workbook pages 13,14,15. Catal Huyuk.
Blue SS: quiz on Early
slide show w/ lecture Man. Review spiral of Gilgamesh and earl
Review of Early Man for quiz Review of Early Man for
settlement along the Tig
on Thursday. upcoming quiz. requirements.
Science: USGS reading Euphrates rivers.
Science: Water underground
w/summary, pages 252, 253, Science: Review Freshw
Science: Deposition in water: mini labs and demos. Text
254. Workbook pages for
ch. 10, sect. 2, Video clip on pages 258-260.
Science: Water pollution chaper, practice test on
ch.10, sect. 1 due Wed. ch. 10, sect.4. Bill Nye
video on pollution.
September 18 September 19 September 20 September 21 September 22
Science: Water under the Science: Quiz on ch. 10, sect.
ground: ch. 10, review for 1, Bill Nye video on pollution. Science: Recycling water and Science: City Planning project. Science: More work wi
quiz tomorrow on 10-1. water use. Begin City planning measurement in the lab
SS: Read text p. 66-70 and project. SS: complete Sumerian
SS: Intro to Mesopotamia discuss; workbook. P.27-29 Achievements, workbook p. 32- SS: Evolution of writin
unit: Gilgamesh Epic. SS: Sumerian Achievements. 33 Time/Life video on Mes
Lang. Arts: Spelling #10 Writer’s Lang. Arts: Lang. Arts: Lang. Arts:
Spelling #10, continue workshop: continue with Spelling #10 Spelling #10 test tomorrow. Spelling # 10 test
with preposition work. memoir writing.
September 25 September 26 September 27 September 28 September 29
Science: Review Science: Erosion:
Freshwater, ch. 10 for test
on Thursday. Types of erosion and City Plans:
Science: Writing: City plans soil formation Evaluations and
Practice puzzle, Ch. Review sales brochure. Review ch. 10
Science test on ch. 10
p. 270 1- 18 skip 3 and 11 for test Thursday.
today. Lang. Arts:
City plan is due tomorrow. Lang. Arts: Spelling #11 t
Spelling #11 Writer’s
workshop: memoir rough
Growth SS: Sumerian
Spelling # 11 Grammar: draft due on Friday. Achievements SS: Time Life v
SS: Elements of a Day Lang. Arts: timeline of
SS: Mesopotamia slide
show lecture: Civilization Spelling #11 civilizations
Problem/solution Writer’s workshop
October 2 October 3 October 4 October 5 October 6
Science: City Science: Measure
Science: Minerals and work in lab.
Rocks Intro. Science: City Planning
SS: Review of Science: Erosion Mini
Civilization and early Book SS: Code of Ham
settlement in SS: Sumerian Writing SS: First Empires section
SS: Time Life video of
Mesopotamia. LA: Spelling lesson 4, chapt. 3 in text. LA:
Sumerian Mesopotamia LA: LA: Spelling lesso
12 review Spelling lesson 12
Achievements Spelling lesson 12
review review test today.
Band Today: no review test tomorrow
LA: Spelling instruments needed.
lesson 12 review 6th grade dance to
October 9 October 10 October 11 October 12 October 13
October 16 October 17 October 18 October 19 October 20
LA: Spelling lesson 14 sort LA: Spelling lesson 14 page LA: Spelling lesson 14 page Begin unit on Israelites
and strategy Writing: Revising memoirs Writing: Revising memoirs Mesopotamia spiral due on Friday
Writing: Revising memoirs Silent reading and vocab. Work Grammar: continue with verb
Continue work with verb . phrases
phrases Science: True /False quiz on
Science: Wrap up erosion erosion plus video clips of soil Science:
unit and soil formation. formation.
SS: Wrap up unit on SS: Israelites unit Begin unit on
Mesopotamia. Spirals due on SS Writing on Mesopotamia Israelites Mesopotamia spiral due
Friday. Paragraph due with spiral due on Friday. on Friday
October 23 October 24 October 25 October 26 October 27
Natural Resources, ch.
Science: Alternative Minimum D
5. Workbook p. 29-30, Science: Rock lab
4-10. Fossil Fuels, ch. 5, fuels: CNN video clips
SS: Mesopotamia section 2.
Writing, with rewrite SS: Nat’l, Geographic
due on Fri. SS: Israelites, text, video: Jerusalem; quiz on Science: Problem LA: Spelling test t
LA: Spelling lesson 14, section 1, Tenak, and foundations of Hebrew Solving:POW
grammar practice: map: Land Flowing with beliefs
compound Milk and Honey Parent - Teacher &
SS: Israelites: section 2
subject/verbs LA: Spelling page 97 Student
Memoir final draft due LA: Spelling page 97
on Friday. Conferences
LA: Reading Plus
Cursive practice: goals
October 30 October 31 November 1 November 2 November 3
Science: Ch.5, section 2 on Science: Ch. 5, sect. 3 Science: Quiz today on fossil
fossil fuels. Quiz on alternate fuels, CNN video fuels. Video clips on mining, Science: POW today
Thursday. Workbook p31- clips. Quiz tomorrow on 5-2. resources. Puzzles on natural ch. 5 next Wednesday.
32 workbook page 33 18-28 resources. Test on ch. 5 next
POW due Friday POW due Friday Wednesday. LA: Spelling lesson 1
LA: Spelling lesson 16 POW due Friday Test today.
p. 102, 103 LA: Spelling lesson 16
Parent - Teacher Readers’ Theater: Legend p. 104, 106. LA: Spelling lesson 16
of Sleepy Hollow Test tomorrow. Writer’s SS: Quiz today on ori
& Student SS: King David, The Spread workshop: problem-solution the Hebrews and basic
SS: Israelites: Beliefs of of Judaism, 5-3 in text. Video: National Geog
Conferences Judaism, ch. 5, sect. 2 Quiz Workbook page 64-662 SS: Challenges facing the “Behind these Walls:
on Friday on origins of the Quiz on Friday on origins of Israelites. Jerusalem”
Hebrews and basic beliefs. the Hebrews and basic beliefs Quiz on Friday on origins of
Wkbk. Page 61-63 the Hebrews and basic beliefs
November 6 November 7 November 8 November 9 November 10
Science: Ch. 5, sect. 3 on Science: continue with ch. 5, Science: Natural
nuclear power. sect.3 on alternative fuels resources: video from
QuizThursday on ch. 5-3 so (solar power). Lab write-up
far. Test next week on ch. is due today. United streaming.
Sorry, I’ve been 5. Lab write-up due SS: Inside these No Schoo
having computer tomorrow. Research talk SS: wrap up of Israelites unit Walls: Jerusalem
about energy resources due with review. Test on Tuesday
problems…. 11/15 of chapter. Veteran's D
LA: Spelling test,
SS: Review of ch. 5/ sect. 3. LA: Analogies, spelling silent reading,
Test next week. lesson 17, continue with
Grammar (subjects in an vocabulary review.
LA: Silent reading, spelling unusual order).
lesson 17 (test on Thurs),
Grammar: subjects in an
November 13 November 14 November 15 November 16 November 17
Science: wrap up
ch. 5 on Natural
Review and puzzle
yesterday’s work; Science: test today on
due tomorrow. Test Science: review for
study and review for ch. 5, natural
on Thursday. test. Video today to
test on Thurday. . resources.
SS: Challenges review Natural
Continue today with Freedom Friday
facing the Israelites. resources. Test
SS: Review today natural resources talks. Science: measu
Test on Wednesday tomorrow. Begin class
for test. Primary practice. Thanks
on Israelites, ch. 5. presentations on
sources reading. Test SS: Grade and turn in Mrs. Bigelow ou
LA: Spelling Natural resources.
tomorrow. spirals today. Map parent-teacher.
lesson 18, all
LA pages114, 115 in reading skills practice.
strategies lessons SS: Test today on the
13-18, plus page Israelites.
112 for vocabulary.
Continue work with
subjects in an