Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Wednesday March 26


Read 20 minutes and record your time.

Social Studies: The Westward Movement Study Guide is due tomorrow.

Practice the Star-Spangled Banner!

Reading:  Newsela Quiz and Edmodo assignment (Children's Fitness)

Check your grades and catch up!

You should work on Reflex until you get to a green light.

Monday, March 24, 2014



Read 30 minutes and record your minutes.


Art:  Color your picture and turn it in next Monday.

Social Studies:  Westward Movement Study Guide pg. 1 (front/back) due tomorrow

Math: Catch up!

Writing Test Part 2 Tomorrow!
1. Eat a good breakfast.
2. Get plenty of rest.
3. Exercise!

Monday, March 17, 2014

Happy St. Patrick's Day!


Read 30 minutes and record your time.


Math: Worksheet 6-5 both sides and 6-6 Remembering 

Reading: Constitution crossword puzzle

Vocabulary: Study the words for the Preamble

Social Studies: Memorize the Preamble!

Map due by Friday 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

March 4


Read 30 minutes and record your time.

Math: Worksheet 6-1

Science/Vocabulary:  Study your words/definitions (posted on the previous post)

Edmodo: Math Lesson 6-2

Science Vocabulary

Science Vocabulary-

attract: to draw together

battery: a device that generates electricity by combining certain chemicals

complete circuit:  a connected pathway through all the parts of circuit

conductor: materials that allow electricity to pass through them easily

current electricity: flow of electricity

incomplete circuit:  a circuit with a gap through which electricity cannot

insulator: materials that do not allow electricity to pass through them

load: an item that uses electricity; for example, a light bulb or fan

pathway:  a course through which electricity can flow

power source: a device that supplies electricity to a circuit such as a batter, a solar cell, or a generator

repel: to push apart

static electricity: the collection of electrical energy (a charge) in one spot

switch:  a device that immediately changes a circuit from complete to incomplete

compass:  an instrument used to determine geographic direction on Earth

electromagnetism:  the magnetism produced when an iron core is magnetized by an electric current passing through a wire that is coiled around an iron core

magnetic field: an area around a magnet where the magnetic force exists

magnetic force: the push or pull of a magnet on another magnetic material

natural magnet: iron ore called magnetite that is naturally magnetized by Earth's magnetic field

permanent magnet: an object that keeps its magnetism after it has been magnetized

properties:  qualities or characteristics

repel:  push apart

temporary magnet:  a magnet that does not keep its magnetism

Monday, March 3, 2014

March 3, 2014

Homework: Read 30 minutes and record your time.

Math: Story Problems and video on Edmodo

Word Study: Spelling crossword puzzle/Word Ladder

Reflex: Green light (This is not a requirement for tonight.)

Writing: For those of you who have been absent. Work on your creative story. Make sure that your assignments for Studysync are completed and submitted. Practice on Utah Write.

Science: Take the vocabulary quiz on Edmodo

Monday, February 3, 2014

February 3, 2014


Read 30 minutes and record your time. (planner/and yellow paper for school reading contest)

Math: 4-2 and 4-3

Language Arts: Similes (not the side with War with Grandpa)

Science:  Earth Features Science Journal should be completed and turned by Friday.

Valentines: Make one for everyone. (30 kids) You don't need to put names on your Valentines.

Science Fair: Thursday 9:30-10:30 for parents 

Monday, January 27, 2014

January 27, 2014


Read 30 minutes and record your reading.

Reflex until you earn a green light.

Math: Math worksheet 4-1

Language Arts:  Point of View (British soldier/colonist- events of the Boston Massacre) Most students turned this in today in class.

Soc. Studies/Science: Make sure that your project is finished and ready to turn in on Friday. We will be starting with the oral reports then.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

January 9, 2014

The American Revolution Has Begun!


Read 30 minutes and record your time.

Science Fair/History Fair Project due January 30, 2014

For the last week, "homework" has been completed in class to allow students time to work on their projects. This will continue for the next week. There are short assignments on Edmodo (mostly math) to complete for this week and next.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Thursday, December 19

*Sorry that you have not had the blog to double check. There was a block by JSD for blogs.

Make sure that you read 30 minutes every day and that you keep working on Reflex to keep up your fluency. Level up on Edmodo!

Science/History Fair Project due  January 30. Don't procrastinate!

Friday, December 13, 2013


Read 30 minutes and record your time.


Edmodo > Homebase > Level Up!

Science/History Fair Project

Bring 2 D-cell batteries

Passport signed and returned on Monday- (Some people have not brought their progress note from last week either.)