5th Grade ELA
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In this class, we will cover those standards that have been set by the Mississippi Department of Education. We will work on reading and writing skills that will help our students to excel academically and socially. Some of the things students will be able to do include the following:
- read and comprehend
- find details from the story
- identify the main idea or central idea
- summarize a story
- identify the characters and the plot
- determine the genre of a story
- write in a formal style
i look forward to a great year with your child in English Language Arts.
- PRACTICE TEST!!!!
HAVE YOUR CHILD WORK ON THIS PRACTICE TEST AT HOME!!!!! SHHHHHHH! DO NOT LET THEM SEE THE ANSWERS! ALSO, USE THE INTERNET AS A RESOURCE TO REVIEW SKILLS COVERED IN CLASS!
- READING FAIR
IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN....READING FAIR!!!!READING FAIR!!
DUE DATE: NOVEMBER 28, 2016!! I WOULD LIKE TO ENCOURAGE ALL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE! THIS WILL BE FOR A GRADE! TEST AND DAILY!!!
- CLICK ON FILE FOR FOR NEW STORY AT THE BEACH
- week of October 10-14
STORY: TEN MILE DAY
- Ellis Island
- they're ]
there've mightn't what've must've there'll
COMMON, PROPER, AND COLLECTIVE NOUNS
CAUSE AND EFFECT / TEXT STRUCTURE
CONTINUING PRACTICE ON MAKING AN INFERENCE AND FINDING DIRECT EVIDENCE! ALSO, STUDENTS WILL DETERMINE MEANING OF WORDS!
GENRE: EXPOSITORY TEXT- TELLS ABOUT REAL PEOPLE AND EVENTS
- SCHOLARS LET'S REMEMBER THE EXPECTATIONS!
SCHOLARS need to review the expectations that have been set!
We must be mindful of hallway and classroom expectations!
PLEASE DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING WITH YOUR CHILD:
HOW TO WALK IN THE WALL
HOW TO ACT IN THE CLASS
HOW TO BE RESPONSIBLE
HOW TO BE STUDIOUS
- WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 12-19
STORY: ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS
GNAWED HEADLAND KELP LAIR
RAVINE SHELLFISH SINEW
COAST FAINT WHEAT BREEZE ARROW
FEAST MAINTAIN GRAIN PAINT APPEAL
SPEECH CREASE SPAIN WILLOW
NEEDLE BOWLING CHARCOAL COMPLAIN
DUNGAREES SPEEDOMETER BUNGALOW
INDEPENDENT AND DEPENDENT CLAUSES
GUTTED QUARTZ FLINT BLAZING PURSUIT
PREY SHIPWRECK FAMISHED WILDERNESS
THEME SETTING INFERRING
LEARN HOW TO WRITE AN INVITATION
- WEEK OF AUGUST 29- SEP 9
VOCABULARY FOR THUNDER ROSE
SPELLING WORDS FOR THUNDER ROSE
SOCIETY RHINOCEROUS NOTATION IDEALISTIC
SUBJECTS AND PREDICATES
- week of August 29 - Sep 9
Story: Thunder Rose
QUESTION OF THE WEEK: HOW CAN NATURE CHALLENGE US?
Genre: tall tale
Definition: A tall tale is a story with unbelievable elements, related as if it were true and factual. Some stories such as these are exaggerations of actual events,
ACADEMIC VOCABULARY & COMPREHENSION SKILLS:
Cause: WHY SOMETHING HAPPENS
Effect: SOMETHING THAT HAPPENS
Summarize: TO GIVE A SHORT EXPLANATION THAT ONLY INLUDES THE MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Tall Tale: Humorous story that tells about impossible events, usually by a super human character
Subject: word or words that tell whom or what the sentence is about
Predicate: word or words that tell what the subject of a sentence is doing
- STORY: RED KAYAK
GENRE: REALISTIC FICTION
A STORY THAT FITS INTO THIS CATEGORY OR GENRE MEANS THAT IS NOT A TRUE STORY. BUT, IT COULD ACTUALLY HAPPEN.
- VOCABULARY STRATEGY
HOMOGRAPHS ARE WORDS THAT ARE SPELLED THE SAME BUT MAY HAVE DIFFERENT MEANING AND MAY SOUND DIFFERENTLY:
I LIKE MICHAEL JACKSON'S LATEST RECORD!
I MUST RECORD THAT MOVIE WHEN IT COMES ON.
I CAUGHT A BASS WHEN I WENT FISHING.
THE BASS IS TOO LOUD.
CHARACTER : WHO ARE THE PEOPLE IN THE STORY?
PLOT: EVENTS THAT MAKE UP A STORY
- QUESTION OF THE WEEK?
WHAT INSPIRES PEOPLE TO ACT COURAGEOUSLY?
- SPELLING WORDS
- SELECTION VOCABULARY
In my classroom, students will need a one and a half inch binder with 6 tabs. They will be used for the following: bellringer, spelling, dictionary, notes, writing, notes, and homework.
- WEEK OF NOVEMBER 28
WE WILL BE STUDYING THESE VOCABULARY, AMAZING, AND SPELLING WORDS FOR THE NEXT WEEK AND A HALF. STUDENTS SHOULD STUDY NIGHTLY.
- powerpoint on new vocabulary
- compare and contrast.ppt
- kasemethodteachingtemplate (1).pdf
- textstructure to use in class.ppt
- plural nouns.ppt
- EXPLANATIONS TEST 3
- PRACTICE TEST
- READING FAIR GUIDELINES
- AT THE BEACH : VOCABULARY, AMAZING WORDS, SPELLING WORDS, AND SKILLS
- COMMON PROPER NOUN POWERPOINT
- COLLECTIVE NOUN POWERPOINT
- SIMPLE, COMPOUND, AND COMPLEX SENTENCES
THIS WEEK WE ARE LEARNING ABOUT SIMPLE, COMPOUND, AND COMPLEX SENTENCES. THIS POWER POINT ADDS AN EXTRA PIECE THE COMPOUND COMPLEX SENTENCE FOR THOSE SCHOLARS WHO LIKE A CHALLENGE!
- AMAZING WORDS DAY 1
THESE WORDS ARE USED TO REVIEW ORAL VOCABULARY AND WE ALSO USED CONTEXT CLUES TO DETERMINE THE MEANING OF WORDS.
- Amazing Words Blue Dolphin
- Subject and predicate rap to the tune of Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Have your child to say this for you! They should have a copy.
- AMAZING WORDS THUNDER ROSE
- power point on homonyms
- power point on subjects and predicate
- RED KAYAK RAP TO INSTRUMENTAL OF MYSTIKAL'S HERE I GO
- TEST TAKING VOCABULARY VIDEO
THIS VIDEO WILL HELP YOUR CHILD TO LEARN TEST-TAKING VOCABULARY THAT THEY MAY SEE ON A TEST OR IN CLASS! THEY NEED TO PRACTICE USING THIS VOCABULARY! HAVE FUN WATCHING!
- FLOCABULARY VIDEO ON STORY ELEMENTS!
THIS IS A VIDEO ON STORY ELEMENTS! YOUR CHILD WILL LOVE IT!
- CURSIVE WRITING VIDEO
THIS IS A VIDEO ON CURSIVE WRITING! WE WILL BE WORKING ON CURSIVE WRITING THROUGHOUT THE YEAR! THIS MAY BE A HELPFUL VIDEO!
- READ THEORY
This site is very easy to use. This site will allow students to practice reading passages and answering questions. The passages start out on 3rd grade level and increase or decrease grade levels according to student performance. It will also give you the grade level, quiz scores, and will provide other activities to help build students where they are. Check it out!
- AMAZING WORDS
Your child should be able to give you the definition of these terms!
- MRS. WATTS 4 TYPES OF SENTENCES RAP!
- ELEMENTS OF A STORY
THIS IS A POWER POINT ON ELEMENTS OF A STORY.
- POWERPOINT ON THE FOUR TYPES OF SENTENCES
WE ARE REVIEWING THE FOUR TYPES OF SENTENCES THIS WEEK.