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October 22-26
Due Date: 10/27/2018
Subject: Language Arts

October 22-26, 2018

Reading/ Making Meaning



Mentor Text: 
Big Cats 

Students will read Expository Nonfiction using "I Wonder" statements and Alpha Boxes to aid comprehension.  

Vocabulary words are in the "Forms" tab on the main page. Students have the words and definitions in their vocabulary notebooks as well. Weeks 6 and 7  are our current focus. Students have these definitions in their vocabulary notebooks.  

Being a Writer


Expository Nonfiction 

Students will read Expository Nonfiction Articles and complete reading responses using evidence from the passages. Students will complete a reading response on their own this week as a writing assessment.


 Independent and Dependent Clauses

Complex Sentences

Students have notes and examples in their grammar notebook.




Week 13

  1. protection
  2. division
  3. operation
  4. expression
  5. permission
  6. suggestion
  7. motionless
  8. instructions
  9. degrees
  10. furry
  11. hungrier
  12. background
  13. captain's
  14. earn
  15. daughter

Each student has a Spelling Menu sheet in their spelling notebook to use for homework and practice.

Spelling tests are given on Friday.


For spelling practice, go to the Spelling City link. (under the links page)


 Social Studies


Columbus and the Columbian Exchange 




Students have a username and password in their agenda for the science book online. The website also has videos, interactive investigations, vocabulary, and more! Please use this resource. It is excellent!

For Investigation 4 resources, go to the FOSS Resources located under "links"

Mixtures and Solutions

Investigation 4: Saturation 

 That information should be studied nightly in preparation for assessments.

This week we will work through Investigation 4- parts 1 and 2.. These investigations  focus on saturation and solubility.


Students have a username and password in their agenda for the online MyMath book. The website contains practice activities, videos, tutorials, and more! Please use this website for review and reteaching the skills.

For math resources for chapter 12, go to the MyMath resources located under the "links" tab.

Chapter 12 Lesson 8- Volume