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5th Grade

 

 

     

 Welcome to Room 112-Mr. Pike

Language Arts and Social Studies-

Attention!!!!!!!  We Always Have Homework, Everyday!!!!!!

Setting goals and accomplishing dreams in 2018!!!

Happy New Year!!!

ATTENTION!!!!!!!   The MOY (Middle of Year) NWEA assessment will take place on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

 

 Homework

STUDY ISLAND-ALL STUDENTS SHOULD BE UTILIZING STUDY ISLAND ON THE DAILY BASIS!!!!

Reading- Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Chapter 10 Study guide

Due: Wednesday January 10, 2018

  1. Where does Jeremy enjoy sleeping at night? Why?
  2. Explain why Papa doesn’t want to borrow money from Uncle Hammer?
  3. Where does Little Willie live and how many acres does he own?
  4. What was Papa’s solution for paying their mortgage for the months of July and August?
  5. Why does Papa want to do some things ‘Hammer’s way”? Explain. What is ‘Hammer’s Way”?
  6. Why does Mama think that Mr. Morrison should not leave, but stay and live with the Logans? Explain. Do you agree with Mama?
  7. Who was the unexpected visitor that Mr. Morrison and the Logan children encountered? What happened? What was your reaction to this incident? Explain.
  8. What news did Jeremy bring that astonished the Logans in the forest? What does astonished mean?
  9. Explain why no charges were filed in the altercation with the Wallaces and why people must be silent, and not discuss this incident? What are your feelings in regards to this?
  10. How has T.J turned bad, according to the text? Why do you think that people turn bad (based on your experience)?
  11. What was the families’ reaction to the news and envelope that Mr. Morrison returned with from Strawberry?
  12. According to the selection explain what a revival is, and what takes place there? What is Cassie’s favorite day of the revival? Why? Explain.
  13. What happened to Uncle Hammer’s Packard? What reasons did he provides as to which why the car was not that valuable to him?
  14. Explain what was surprising about T.J.’s arrival and appearance at the revival? Explain how you would have reacted if you were present. Why?
  15. Why do you think that T.J was hesitant to leave the revival with his new best friends? Where did T.J. and his friends go? Explain.
  16. Up to this point in the book, what is your favorite part and why? Who is your favorite character? Why?

Writing-(select 1) 1 page minimum (Include sensory details, humor, and figurative language!!!!!)

  • Explain a time that your, best, or, friend turned on you and replaced you with someone else.
  • Write a story about someone you know ‘turned bad’.
  • Do you have any family members who are not related to you by blood? Mr. Morrison is now, ‘a part of’ The Logan family. What does this mean? Explain. Explain how someone can be a part of your family but not have any blood ties to your family?

The following option is for students who are ready to go ahead, or move on to the next novel!!!!

Chapter 11-12 study guide

  1. Why do you think the author began this chapter with a poem? Explain what you believe to be the meaning of the poem and why you believe this to be true.
  2. Why do you think that Mr. Morrison watches and waits on the front porch at night?
  3. Identify and explain the use of personification in chapter 11.
  4. Although he is known for lying and exaggerating, TJ expresses to Stacey, “You’re my only friend..ain’t never had no true friend but you…” Do you believe TJ? Should Stacey believe TJ? Explain using your knowledge and examples!!
  5. Why was T.J. determined to make it back home before the end of the night?
  6. Explain the incident that involved TJ and the Simms’ at the Mercantile. Include the outcome and your reaction to this incident.
  7. Explain why the Barnett’s believed that 3 Blacks robbed their store.
  8. What evidence did TJ witnesses that assured him that TJ was not faking or lying this time, and that he was severely injured?
  9. Do you agree with the Logans secretly assisting TJ without their parents’ permission? Why or Why not? Explain! If you were one of the Logan kids in this situation, what would you do?
  10. Explain what occurred after TJ entered his home through his window. How did this make you feel? How does this attempt to build suspense in the story?
  11. How might this story have been different if TJ stayed at the Logan’s house that night?
  12. What threat did Mr. Jamison receive as he arrived in front of the Avery’s house? When Mr. Jamison reacted to the threats, what was your reaction? Did Mr. Jamison react the way that you would have predicted in this instance? Explain.
  13. Shortly after they leave a fire breaks out in the Logan’s cotton field. How do the people assume that the fire started?
  14. Why does Harlan Granger order the mob to give TJ to the sheriff and start fighting the fire?
  15. Stacey tells Cassie that Mr. Morrison came to get him. Cassie is puzzled and asks, “Where is Papa?” Why is this response important?
  16. Explain how Kaleb Wallace planned to use his new ropes.
  17. Why do you think the author refers to Thunder at the beginning and end of this chapter? What might the Thunder represent? Explain using your thoughts and details from the text!

Chapter 12

  1. Do you agree with Papa’s decision to take his shotgun to go look for Stacey? Explain.
  2. Why didn’t Papa agree with Mama when she told me to, “ask Mr. Granger to control his men? Explain his response to her.
  3. What do you think caused the cotton to ignite? Explain.
  4. What materials did Big Ma and Mama gather to fight the fire?
  5. What made Jeremy come to the Logan’s house in the middle of the night? Where was he supposedly sleeping?
  6. What news did Jeremy inform the Logan kids about? How was this news different from the news that they had previously received?
  7. As Jeremy left the Logan’s house, what caused him to spin wildly?
  8. What caused the men to stop beating TJ?
  9. Do you think that Stacey is a true friend, or just crazy? Do you agree or disagree with Stacey’s decision to take TJ home? Explain.
  10. Explain the actions that Mr. Jamison took to try to help save TJ.
  11. How did Papa find a way to stop TJ from being hung in front of his house? What words would you use to describe Papa’s actions?
  12. What caused Stacey to flee into the forest once Papa and Mr. Morrison returned?
  13. Something the movie helped me understand that I didn’t when reading the book was….
  14. Explain the following terms and how they are applicable, not only to your life, but also to the characters in the story. Also include which character(s) demonstrate these characteristic when possible: Sacrifice, Bravery, Determination, Land, Family, Forgiveness, Bullying, Peer Pressure, Decision Making, Justice, Honesty, and Equality

Writing- (Select 1) 1 page minimum (Include sensory details, humor, and figurative language!!!!!)

  1. How can the behavior of one individual affect the people they associate with, a neighborhood, or an entire community?   Use examples and evidence from the story and your life experiences.
  2. Imagine that you are a lawyer that will represent TJ in his murder case. Prepare an argument using details and story evidence that you will use to save TJ’s life.
  3. Explain the importance of choosing friends wisely, using information from the text and your experiences.

 

Social Studies- Due January 8, 2108

All Incomplete Newsela Articles (Quiz and Writing)

 

Research Groups and websites for presentations

https://www.bcps.org/offices/lis/models/rollofthunder/internet.html#depression

click link to access helpful websites (or copy&paste in search engine)

Great Depression
Research Questions: What was the Great Depression? When and why did it happen?
How did the Great Depression affect farmers and sharecroppers? How did the Great Depression affect African Americans?

Great Depression (FactMonster)
Great Depression
- Click on the numbers or table of contents links to read each chapter (Awesome Stories)
Amistad Digital Resource: The Great Depression (Columbia University)
Impact of the Great Depression on African Americans
(Britannica)
An American Exodus: Displacement in the 1930's (University of Virginia)
The Great Depression (PBS)
Jump Back in Time: Great Depression (Library of Congress)
Great Depression and WW II: Overview Race Relations in the 1930's and 40's(Library of Congress Learning Page)
The Farmer's Plight | African Americans and the New Deal (Digital History)
Search for additional resources: Websites | Database Content | Print Resources & People | Media

Sharecropping
Research Questions: What was sharecropping/tenant farming? When and why did sharecropping start?
How did sharecropping affect African American families?

Jim Crow Laws
Focus Questions: What were Jim Crow laws? What are some examples? Why were Jim Crow laws passed?
How did Jim Crow laws affect African Americans in the South?

Jim Crow Laws (FactMonster)
Remembering Jim Crow
- Includes oral history audio interviews and slideshows (American Radio Works)
What was Jim Crow? (Ferris State University)
Segregation and the Jim Crow Era (About.com)
Jim Crow Laws (National Park Service - National Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site)
White Only: Jim Crow in America / Jim Crow Laws (Smithsonian-National Museum of American History)
Interactive Map - Select Jim Crow Laws, then click Mississippi on the map (Educational Broadcasting Corporation)

Jim Crow - Includes photo gallery (Columbia University)
Search for additional resources: Websites | Database Content | Print Resources & People | Media

Ku Klux Klan
Focus Questions: What was the Ku Klux Klan? When and where were KKK groups formed? What did the KKK do?
How did the Ku Klux Klan affect African Americans in the South?

Jim Crow Stories/Organizations: Ku Klux Klan (Educational Broadcasting Corporation)
Jim Crow Stories/Events: Ku Klux Klan (Educational Broadcasting Corporation)
Ku Klux Klan (Infoplease)
Ku Klux Klan (Digital History)
Search for additional resources: Websites | Database Content | Print Resources & People | Media

Lynching
Focus Questions: What was lynching? When and where did lynchings occur? Why were African Americans lynched?
Lynching (Infoplease)
Interactive Map - Select Lynching, then scroll over Mississippi on the map (Educational Broadcasting System)
Lynching (Yale-New Haven Teachers' Institute)
Lynching Statistics: By State and Race; By Year; By Supposed Offense (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law)
American Lynching: The Shocking History
Lynching in America (PBS American Experience)
Search for additional resources: Websites | Database Content | Print Resources & People | Media
Plessy v. Ferguson
Focus Questions: What happened in the Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court case? What was the "separate but equal" policy established by the Plessy v. Ferguson court decision How did this court decision affect African Americans?

Jim Crow Stories: Plessy v. Ferguson - Includes video (Educational Broadcasting Corporation)
Plessy v. Ferguson: Legal Segregation (Awesome Stories)
Separate But Equal: The Law of the Land (Smithsonian National Museum of American History)
Today in History: May 18 - Plessy v. Ferguson - Includes primary source material (Library of Congress - American Memory)
Plessy v. Ferguson Supports Segregation - Includes primary source material (Library of Congress)
Supreme Court Landmark Cases: Plessy v. Ferguson (Educational Broadcasting Corporation)
Separate but Equal: Segregation in the Public Schools (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law)
Plessy v. Ferguson Visual
Search for additional resources: Websites | Database Content | Print Resources & People | Media

Brown v. Board of Education
Focus Questions: What happened in the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case? What were public schools in the South like for African American children before this court decision? How did this court decision affect African Americans?

Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka (BrainPop) Username/password required for home access.
Jim Crow Stories: Brown v. Board of Education (Educational Broadcasting Corporation)
Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education (Rossville Junior High School)
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site (National Park Service)
"In Pursuit of Freedom and Social Equality" (Brown Foundation/National Park Service)
Civil Rights Law and History: Education
Search for additional resources: Websites | Database Content | Print Resources & People | Media

Mildred D. Taylor (Author)
Focus Questions: How did Mildred D. Taylor learn about conditions for African American's in the South? How is the author's own family history reflected in her novels? What novels did she write about the Logan family? Who inspired these characters?

Author Spotlight: Mildred D. Taylor (Random House)
The Mississippi Writers' Page: Mildred D. Taylor (University of Mississippi)
Mildred Taylor (Think Network - Greater Dayton Public Television)
Mildred D. Taylor, Mississipi Writer
Biography of Mildred Taylor (GradeSaver)
Mildred D. Taylor (NovelGuides)
Search for additional resources: Websites | Database Content | Print Resources & People | Media

NEWSELA- COMPLETE  3 OF THE  ARTICLES TODAY (ASSIGNED 11/29/17)

 

Scope Magazine (1. Summarize each subheading 2.  Define all unfamiliar words 3.  Critique-Tell what you learned, liked, disliked  4.  Writing Contest pg.17 )  Due: Wednesday 10-11-17)

 

Login to study island- Your username is your first and last name(no spaces and First initials must be capital) followed by two @@ (symbols) cps.edu

Your password is your last name 

Example:Username- BrandonMcdonalds@@cps.edu

                Password- Mcdonalds

Click on IL learning/standards

Complete activities in: 2A-Cite text evidence and 2H-Figurative meanings

 

 

 

 

Social Studies-Due; Thursday Oct. 10, 2017

Complete 2 new assigned Newsela articles!!!!!

 

 1. Login to Newsela and Complete an assigned article- (Quiz, Annotate, Write

(All Students should have completed at least 3 articles by now..Kids with Disabilities,...Hispanic Heritage....one assigned article of choice)  

 

Scholastic Scope Magazine  Due: Monday 09/18/17

Please follow the steps to complete

1. Read the assigned/selected article and write a brief Summary (Identify the main idea and the most important details in each subheading  

2.  Define all boldfaced and/or unfamiliar words.  

3. Explain whether, or not, you agree with the author’s views in the article and what you learned from reading this article!!

4. Rate the article using a scale of 1-5, with five being excellent, 4-good, 3-o.k., 2-terrible, or 1-a waste of time-and explain your reason!!

 

 

 

 

 Our 5th grade rule for Responding-  If You Say it, You must Explain it using your knowledge, examples, and reasoning, and Support it with evidence!

Take pride in your work because we will be listening to your writing, ideas, and powerful voice!!!! 

 

5th Grade (112): Class schedule

  Gym Day  Arts  Library  Technology Technology

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Time Block

Classes

Time Block

Classes

Time Block

Classes

Time Block

Classes

Time Block

Classes

7:45-8:00

Breakfast

7:45-8:00

Breakfast

7:45-8:00

Breakfast

7:45-8:00

Breakfast

7:45-8:00

Breakfast

8:00-8:30

Health/SEL

8:00-8:30

Health/SEL

8:00-8:30

Health/SEL

8:00-8:30

Health/SEL

8:00-8:30

Math

8:30-9:00

Math

8:30-9:00

Math

8:30-9:00

Math

8:30-9:00

Math

8:30-9:00

Math

9:00-9:30

Math

9:00-9:30

Math

9:00-9:30

Math

9:00-9:30

Math

9:00-9:30

Math

9:30-10:00

Math

9:30-10:00

Math

9:30-10:00

Math

9:30-10:00

Math

9:30-10:00

Spanish

10:00-10:30

Science

10:00-10:30

Science

10:00-10:30

Science

10:00-10:30

Science

10:00-10:30

Science

10:30-11:00

Science

10:30-11:00

Science

10:30-11:00

Science

10:30-11:00

Science

10:30-11:00

Science

11:00-11:45

Lunch/Recess

11:00-11:45

Lunch/Recess

11:00-11:45

Lunch/Recess

11:00-11:45

Lunch/Recess

11:00-11:45

Lunch/Recess

11:45-12:15

ELA

11:45-12:15

ELA

11:45-12:15

ELA

11:45-12:15

ELA

11:45-12:15

ELA

12:15-12:45

ELA

12:15-12:45

ELA

12:15-12:45

ELA

12:15-12:45

ELA

12:15-12:45

ELA

12:45-1:15

ELA

12:45-1:15

ELA

12:45-1:15

ELA

12:45-1:15

ELA

12:45-1:15

ELA

1:15-1:45

ELA

1:15-1:45

ELA

1:15-1:45

ELA

1:15-1:45

ELA

1:15-1:45

ELA

1:45-2:15

Gym

1:45-2:15

Music/Art

1:45-2:15

Library

1:45-2:15

Teacher Technology

1:45-2:15

Teacher Led/ MTSS Technology

2:15-2:45

Gym

2:15-2:45

Music/Art/Drum line

2:15-2:45

Library

2:15-2:45

Music/Art/Drum llne

2:15-2:45

Teacher Led/ MTSS Technology

  • Use your 'All About Me' paper to help you with the Pre-writing and planning of your narrative!!!  Today we used the following categories ( Family-birth, members, age, Favorites-music, hobby, teachers, foods, artist, color, musicians, entertainers, books, movies, shows, vacations..Dislikes-odors, animals, pet peeves, foods,....Strengths-dancing, singing, school subjects, sports, gaming... Weaknesses-dancing, writing, listening, patience, school subjects,...Fears-insects/bugs, failure, dark,....) that will successfully assist us in categorizing and  organizing our writing!!    

 

  • Please create a web, outline, or list, that shows what you will include under each category in your 'All About Me' paper!!!  Number each category, 1,2,3 etc, demonstrating the order you will present each in your paper.   (This is Pre-Writing only....I am not asking for an essay tomorrow!!!)

 

  • Enroll in our on-line class on Newsela!! The New112, the class code is, 8SDNZM!!! Students will be required to continue to annotate, summarize, identify and explain evidence, complete quizzes and write responses to prompts!! 

 

5th grade Supply List

 

  • Pens (blue/black and red ink- erasable are fine)
  • Highlighters
  • Pocket dictionary and Thesaurus
  • Book Cover for Social Studies hardback
  • 5 subject spiral /notebook for Language Arts
  • 5 subject spiral/notebook for Social Studies
  • Folders for homework and graded assignments
  • Spiral for journaling, and Writing
  • 2 dry erase markers
  • 2 reams of printing paper
  • Paper towels
  • Tissue
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Padlock for locker

 

Class rules

Enter quietly and begin reading until given further instructions.

Raise your hand and sit quietly until given permission to walk or speak.

(Do not blurt out, or leave your seat without permission)

Always use appropriate language and speak positively

Offense 1-warning

Offense 2-student/teacher conference/loss of privilege

Offense 3-Parent contact and written document explaining what occurred, the action/behavior that took place, and how it will be prevented

Students are required to:

Come to class prepared with all of the required materials

Write a full heading on each assignment

**Respond to all questions using a complete sentence and supply examples and evidence to support their responses

Keep all work, assignments, and returned papers in their folder or binder

Get a parent signature if their grade is lower than 78%

Record their homework daily in their agenda

Complete their assignments using a black, blue, or dark pen

Keep a pocket book with them at all times

All final drafts for essays should be typed, using 1 inch margins, and double spaced

If morning activities are completed early, students should silently read a book of their choice, review their notes, or work constructively, until they are given their next assignment

Routines:

Morning routine

  • Students will report to their lockers and place all coats, hats, and book bags in their lockers
  • Students will enter the classroom with the materials that they will need for their morning classes (Students will not be able to return to their lockers until after lunch, in which they will return their materials from their morning classes and get all the required materials for their afternoon classes)
  • Students should enter the classroom quietly and complete their morning activities

(The morning activities will consist of at least 3 of the following; Journal writing, Double entry Journals, journal writing, strategy/skill worksheets)

Afternoon

  • Enter the classroom quickly and quietly
  • Put materials from morning classes away and get materials for afternoon classes
  • Place materials on your desk and wait to line up for recess

 

New Grading Policy

                             Grading Scale

90-100

A

89-80

B

77-70

C

69-60

D

59 and Below

F

 

New Policy for Late Work:

1 day late= -10 points

Assignments will not be accepted after 1 day, and as a result the student will receive a score of 59% for that assignment.

Routines:

Morning

  • Book bags and coats should be placed in the lockers before entering the classroom.
  • Enter the classroom prepared (all materials for morning classes) and ready to work.
  • Complete morning activities that may consist of D.O.L, journal writing, Math Blast, silent reading and/or supplemental worksheet activities.

Afternoon

  • Enter the classroom quickly and quietly
  • Put materials from morning classes away and get materials for afternoon classes
  • Place materials on your desk and wait to line up for recess

Students are required to:

Come to class prepared with all of the required materials

Write a full heading on each assignment

**Respond to all questions using a complete sentence and supply examples and evidence to support their responses

Keep all work, assignments, and returned papers in their folder or binder

Get a parent signature if their test grade is lower than 70%

Record their homework daily in their agenda

Complete their assignments using a black, blue, or dark pen

Keep a pocket book with them at all times

All final drafts for essays should be typed, using 1 inch margins, and double spaced

Morning routine

Students should report to their lockers and place all coats, hats, and book bags in their lockers

Students should enter the classroom with the materials that they will need for their morning classes

(Students will not be able to return to their lockers until after lunch, in which they will return their materials from their morning classes and get all the required materials for their afternoon classes)

Students should enter the classroom quietly and complete their morning activities

( The morning activities will consist of at least 3 of the following;  D.O.L., Math Blast, Double entry Journals, Cursive writing activities, strategy/skill worksheets)

If morning activities are completed early, students should silently read a book of their choice, review their notes, or work constructively, until they are given their next assignment

Class rules

Enter quietly and begin reading until given further instructions.

Raise your hand and sit quietly until given permission to walk or speak.

(Do not blurt out, or leave your seat without permission)

Always use appropriate language and speak positively

Offense 1-warning

Offense 2-student/teacher conference/loss of privilege

Offense 3-Parent contact and written document explaining what occurred and how it will be

If a student does not have their assignment on the due date, he/she must write the reason that they did not complete their assignment.  The student must get a parent’s signature, notifying them that the assignment is missing and the reason for not completing the assignment.  All students are encouraged to and expected to submit their assignments on time.  I understand that unexpected situations may arise, in which we may not be able to control. For example, In the case of a student’s illness, the student will have as many days as they were sick to complete the assignments that they missed. Students who are absent are responsible for finding out what work/assignments they missed.  In addition, all homework assignments are posted daily on our schools webpage, Mcdadeclassical.org.

Grading Weight:

5% class participation + 15% Homework + 35% Assignments + 20% Quizzes + 25% Test/Exams = 100%