LEARNING TARGET: I CAN identify the most important details to summarize the information in a text.
Upon entry, students were given an "entrance slip" activity to assess summarization content knowledge. They were asked to think of a predator, then make 4 notes about that predator. They then created a summary statement about that predator and wrote a summary paragraph and turned it in for my quick comprehension check. We then discussed upcoming 4-H speeches. These are a mandatory assignment for an assessment (summative) grade. Please review this packet with an adult and decide on a speech topic. Finally, while I worked with small groups, students worked on their summary/ main idea packets and summarizing the fables posted around the room using only 4 words.
|example of brainstorming organizer for speech (if we were to give one about 5th grade here at SMA)|
HOMEWORK: 4-H Speech topic and blue organizer web due by Wednesday. Complete summarizing packet except for test (last page)
LEARNING TARGET: I CAN rename fraction differences
We reviewed subtracting fractions and having to borrow from the whole number which is a different skill to grasp. If you remember learning borrowing in basic subtraction and how that can be a difficult skill to tackle as a younger elementary student, imagine taking away from a whole number and making it into a fraction and redistributing that borrowed number in order to subtract. It's crazy, but they're getting it! We also worked on converting a mixed number to an improper fraction and back to a mixed number.
HOMEWORK: MATH 1 ONLY: workbook page 59
MATH 2 ONLY: complete textbook pages 192 and 194 (MATH 2 ONLY) AND subtraction of fractions test Wednesday;
ALL: Simple Solutions #s 25. 26, 27, 28, and 29 due Friday with 25, 26, and 27 due Wednesday
Students took their summative assessment over cells and then worked on Monarch Butterfly projects with iPads.
HOMEWORK: Science display boards due by tomorrow
Class time was devoted to science assessment and Monarch projects.
Students had practice for Stations of the Cross play
HOMEWORK: practice readings and roles
Have a magnificent Monday! Tomorrow is RESOURCE DAY AND our Holy Thursday service at church at 1PM.
C-A-T-S CATS CATS CATS,
And for my fellow CATS friends, here are some favorite photos from this weekend at the request of some of my esteemed 5th grade fan fanatic fellers:)
|Love some KAT|
|that's right. NOT. DONE. 2 more, people... TWO. MORE.|
|yes, it most definitely did.|