Title I School Program
This week’s homework:
Reading - 120 minutes of reading outside of school. Log is due on Wednesday; new log sent home on Wednesday.
Math – Monday: R8-12 – due Tuesday
Tuesday: Writing Day – no homework
Wednesday: R8-13 – due Thursday (LAST math homework assignment!)
Spelling – Words with Greek roots. Test on Thursday.
Week of May 20-24, 2013
The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest (expository nonfiction); “On Top of the World” (poetry).
Focus skill: fact or opinion. Focus strategy: summarize.
Additional skill development with SRA Reading Laboratory
Review adding, subtracting, multiplying fractions and mixed numbers. Test on Thursday.
Additional individualized skill development using the ALEKS computer program.
Words with Greek roots: astronomy, disaster, asterisk, astronaut, asteroid, chronic, chronicle, chronology, chronological, synchronize, cyclical, bicyclist, cyclone, encyclopedia, hydrogen, hydrant, hydrate, optic, optician, optical
Finishing research for Wax Museum; drafting biographical reports
Earth science review: plant parts; composting.