Weekly Outline

                                   

WEEKLY OUTLINE

 

November 12 - 16

Grade 5

 

 

LANGUAGE

(Ms. James)


 

This week students will completing and typing their stories for  Polar Expression submissions.

Students will continue working in their spelling and grammar workbooks. They will also use their journals for sentence/paragraph writing. Spelling homework will be sent home daily and spelling tests will take place Fridays.

Spelling List:

Apartment

Discover

Confirm

Alligator

Purple

Arkansas

Fern

Thirsty

Northern

Return

Cougar

Western

Virginia

Forst

Urban

 

This week we will focus on a new article of the week. Before reading, students will be asked to discuss and make inferences based on the title of the article and the pictures. During reading, students will be encouraged to mark important information as they read (i.e., highlight, underline, etc…). After reading, students will independently answer questions to check comprehension which will be followed by a class discussion.

Additionally, students will continue learning about poetry. This week we will be learning about Bio Poems!

Students will continue with our PBL unit. We will continue to focus on incorporating PBL into our literacy program to maximize student development, communication and performance. Students will have opportunities to identify, investigate and discuss various real-world problems and address those problems by coming up with possible solutions. These cross-curricular units will allow students to build on important 21st skills including, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and more. The area of focus this unit will be bullying awareness.

 

MATHEMATICS

(Ms. James)

 

This week in math, we will be working on the following:

Monday

  • Investigations

Tuesday

  • No Math Today

Wednesday

  • Practice Test

Thursday

  • Cumulative Test

Friday

  • Lesson 31: Pairs of Lines and Angles

SOCIAL STUDIES

(Ms. James)

This week students will continue learning about good citizenship and will work on their posters!

SCIENCE

(Ms. James)

This week students will be introduced to our new unit “Human Organ Systems”. Students will take part in various class activities related to the musculoskeletal system.

Media Literacy

(Mrs. Grovum)

Students will explore Destiny Quest, our interactive online library platform.

VISUAL ART

(Mrs. Adamson)

We will be introducing our new topic of the term, Cubism Art. We will be discussing the history of the Art movement, the artists that are renowned for creating the movement as well as some famous pieces. Students will be creating a list of words that are associated with Cubism.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be taking part in modified cricket this week as well as soccer activities. Students will also

take part in cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).

 

MUSIC

(Mr. Kudera)

Instrumental

  • Rhythm Pattern No. 1

  • Ode to Joy

  • O Christmas Tree

Choral

  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

  • Come Rejoicing!

Theory

  • Note reading drill on Thursday.

HEALTH & PEOPLE SKILLS

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be taking part in the Personal Safety and Injury Prevention unit. They will continue with

fire safety this week.

FRENCH

(Mrs. Israil)

Grade 5s will be introduced to “RE” verbs and nationalities.

DRAMA

(Ms. Murphy)

This week in drama we will continue our Disney project. Students are working in groups to re-enact a popular Disney scene or re-create an alternative ending.

COMPUTERS

(Mr. Kudera)

The students will learn how to create a line graph using Google Sheets.