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Friday, September 5

  1. page Weekly Writing Prompts edited Required Possible writing prompts ... #3‍‍Writing Prompt week #6 Fish Bowl: When you look in…
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    #3‍‍Writing Prompt week #6
    Fish Bowl: When you look in, the fish is looking out. What does he/she see and think? Write a short piece from the point of view of the fish.
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    Prompt week #7
    ‍Writing Prompt #6---Bottle. You’re walking along the beach and a bottle with a message inside washes up on the shore. What is the message? What do you do?‍‍Bottle. You’re walking along the beach and a bottle with a message inside washes up on the shore. What is the message? What do you do?
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    Prompt week #8
    ‍Writing Prompt #7---Excuse. Create the wildest excuse you can think of for why you didn’t do something. ( For example: why you were so late, why you can’t go, why you didn't clean your room, why you didn't do your homework, etc.). It must stretch the imagination yet still remain believable. Make your case. Your future depends on it.‍‍Excuse. Create the wildest excuse you can think of for why you didn’t do something. ( For example: why you were so late, why you can’t go, why you didn't clean your room, why you didn't do your homework, etc.). It must stretch the imagination yet still remain believable. Make your case. Your future depends on it.
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    week.‍‍Writing Prompt #9-? - choose
    (These can be found at the following link:
    http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/post/17477297690/my-28-most-tried-and-true-writing-prompts)
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Thursday, September 4

  1. page Weekly Organizer edited ... Assignments math Organization, morning work, directions activity reading procedures, f…
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    Assignments
    math
    Organization, morning work, directions activity
    reading
    procedures, favorite genre, book, place to read
    Writing
    journal schedule
    science
    Word Masterspuzzle activity
    social studies
    articles of confederation word search

    Spanish
    other
    Band/orchestra tomorrow
    Thursday 9/4
    Assignments
    math
    facts tests
    Beginning of year inventory - part 1

    reading
    Realistic fiction - making connections
    HW: paragraph due tomorrow

    writing
    District writing prompt - planning
    science
    Word Mastersanimal and plant cell diagrams
    social studies

    Spanish
    other
    Band/orchestra today - band form needs to be returned
    Friday 9/5
    Assignments
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Tuesday, September 2

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    Monday 5/59/1
    Assignments
    math
    CW: lesson 8.15 pages 269-270
    HW: 8.15 Homework and Remembering
    XtraMath and Compass Learning (twice per week minimum)

    reading
    writing
    CW: Recipe Poem
    HW: draft of poem due tomorrow
    No journal entries this week!

    science
    Word Masters
    CW: Dictionary Game
    Spanish
    other
    Band/Orchestra today
    Tuesday 5/6
    Tuesday 9/2
    Assignment
    math
    CW: end of year review
    HW: study - no math tomorrow
    XtraMath and Compass Learning (twice per week minimum)

    reading
    writing
    CW: word process poems
    HW: begin collecting pictures for poems - Project Due May 16

    science
    CW:Rouge information
    Word Masters
    Spanish
    other
    Band/Orchestra tomorrow
    Rouge trip tomorrow!
    today
    Wednesday 5/79/3
    Assignments
    math
    CW: continue end of year review
    HW: study - End of Year Test begins tomorrow

    reading
    CW: The Last Treasure book clubs
    Writing
    CW: I Used to, But Now I
    HW: draft due tomorrow
    Project Due May 16

    science
    Word Masters
    Spanish
    CW: Spanish review game
    HW: Test Friday over year studies

    other
    Band/Orchestra today
    Thursday 5/8
    Thursday 9/4
    Assignments
    math
    CW: End of Year test
    reading
    CW: The Last Treasure book clubs
    writing
    CW: Word Process
    HW: collect pictures to input
    Project Due May 16

    science
    CW: Mystery solutions concentration tests
    Word Masters
    Spanish
    other
    Band/Orchestra tomorrow
    Friday 5/9
    Friday 9/5
    Assignments
    math
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Friday, May 30

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    http://berkshire.birmingham.k12.mi.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=312212&sessionid=6d5a3bf67e7777f217ef5baf3b29ef07
    The Teacher Contact page found in the navigation bar at the left is a place where you can also contact any of the 5th grade team! Please do not hesitate to contact us with any and all questions/concerns.
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    assessment June 3rd.4th.
    Your child is to be completing 2 - 15 minute sessions of Compass Learning each week. They can access Compass Learning through the link: https://www.thelearningodyssey.com/
    They are also to be working on their basic facts using www.xtramath.com
    Reading: Students that have me for reading will be using the Daily 5/CAFE model for instruction. The students are reading a former battle book, The Last Treasure.
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    projects. They were to be turned in May 16th.
    Word Work: My class completed their final challenge. The students did a stupendous job this year! We
    are now adding to our vocabulary lists by playingworking on documentaries of people who had a dictionary game in class.positive impact on history.They are working with a 5th grade partner for this project.
    Social Studies:
    We are going to learn about the events that lead to the Revolutionary War such as the Boston Tea Party, Boston Massacre, the Quartering Act, Stamp Act, French/Indian War and the Proclamation of 1763!
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    Science: We are in the midst of a unit on Mixtures and Solutions. Students are learning the difference between a mixture and solution, how to separate each and how to complete experiments in cooperative groups. This week we focused on saturation of solutions.
    Important Information:
    May 20June 5 - Bloomfield Hills Farm Field Trip
    May 23 - Berkshire Visit
    May 26 - No School - Memorial Day
    May 28 - Orchestra
    Band Concert
    May 29 - Mini Society
    May 30 - staff vs 5th grade volleyball game

    June 6 - Opera trip
    In order to receive emails from the office: 1) go to our website: www.birmingham.k12.mi.us2) scroll down to where it says bpsnews3) click on the bpsenews icon4) register as a new user5) add a subscription6) click on West Maple7) click on update from the principal. It is important that you register on-line this way. Many families have missed a lot of information over the years and say they never knew about things when they haven't registered to receive emails.
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Thursday, May 22

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    Social Studies:
    We are going to learn about the events that lead to the Revolutionary War such as the Boston Tea Party, Boston Massacre, the Quartering Act, Stamp Act, French/Indian War and the Proclamation of 1763!
    What was the Declaration of Independence and how did the Colonists win the war against Great Britain will be our next topics we explore!
    Science: We are in the midst of a unit on Mixtures and Solutions. Students are learning the difference between a mixture and solution, how to separate each and how to complete experiments in cooperative groups. This week we focused on saturation of solutions.
    Important Information:
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Thursday, May 15

  1. page News From Room 14 edited ... Word Work: My class completed their final challenge. The students did a stupendous job this ye…
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    Word Work: My class completed their final challenge. The students did a stupendous job this year! We are now adding to our vocabulary lists by playing a dictionary game in class.
    Social Studies:
    The studentsWe are finishing up on their presentations ongoing to learn about the different colonial regions ofevents that lead to the New World. This includesRevolutionary War such as the Southern, MiddleBoston Tea Party, Boston Massacre, the Quartering Act, Stamp Act, French/Indian War and New England Colonies!
    Afterwards we are going to look at
    the issueProclamation of slavery and the effect it had on the colonies. We will also learn what the Triangular Trade Route was.1763!
    Science: We are in the midst of a unit on Mixtures and Solutions. Students are learning the difference between a mixture and solution, how to separate each and how to complete experiments in cooperative groups. This week we focused on saturation of solutions.
    Important Information:
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