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  • Snow Day January 15/16, 2018

    5th Grade

     

    Spelling  page 58-59

     

    Handwriting  pages 78-80

     

    Grammar page 132 and the following preposition practice. We’ll figure on a preposition test on Friday.

     

    Preposition Practice

     

    Read each sentence below. Put the prepositional phrase in parentheses and circle the preposition.

     

    1. The brave knight carried the beautiful princess through the castle door.

    2. Our terrified pet monkey disappeared under the bed.

    3. The tiny crab and his larger friend scurried across the hot sand.

    4. Andrew sat near his sister.

    5. Inside the dishwasher, the fragile glasses rattled noisily.

    6. There were so many people that Jessica had to park her car behind the store.

    7. My mom’s umbrella fell between the door and the bookshelf.

    8. Rachel watched television until midnight.

    9. Her best friend lives across the street.

    10. It was a long walk, so he began moving slowly towards the town.

    11. The smallest cheerleader stood very high on Sam’s shoulders to cheer.

    12. He cleaned his room by stuffing everything underneath his bed.

    13. The sweaty workman leaned his ladder against the house.

    14. We often go fishing along the river bank.

    15. Jessica sat and watched the sun rise over distant hills.

     

    Diagram numbers 1-5.

     

     

    Treasures In the Snow Read Chapter 4 and write a summary (who, what, when, where, why/how)

     

    History Work on the study guide: we’ll discuss it on Wednesday and test on Friday

    Chapter 7 Study Guide

     

    Maps

    l Memphis

    l Mount Sinai

    l Lower Egypt

    l Upper Egypt

    l Thebes

    l Sinai Peninsula

    l Nile River

     

    Essay

    l Which two landforms give Egypt special protection and how?

    l Describe each of the Egyptian seasons.

     

    Miscellaneous

    l Know the definitions of each of these:

    n Delta

    n Papyrus

    n Pharaoh

    n Cataracts

    n Vizier

    n Palette

    n Rosetta Stone

    n Famine

    n Hieroglyphics

    n Obelisk

    n Mummy

    n Sphinx

    n Shadoof

    n Kilimanjaro

    n Mountain

    n Nile

    n Plain

    n Plateau

    n Sahara

    n valley

    l What is the ‘Gift of the Nile’?

    l The desert that covers most of Egypt?

    l The secretary to the ruler in a court?

    l The king who united Upper and Lower Egypt?

    l Large stone structure built as a tomb for King Khufu?

    l First pharaoh?

    l Only woman pharaoh?

    l Bible character who became a vizier?

    l Most famous pharaoh tomb?

    l Reasons Egypt declined in power?

    l Area near Thebes where tombs of many pharaohs have been found?

    l Second largest continent?

     

     

    Science Nbj 66 (Review) and 74 (smaller crossword)

                   Work on your project notes some.

     

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    6/7th Science

     

    Complete the study guide in your NBJ: Test Friday

     

    Work on your project notes some. 

     

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    9th Science

     

    Complete this study guide: Test Friday

     

    Work on your project notes some. 

    Module 10 Study Guide

     

    1. Define the following terms IN YOUR OWN WORDS

    a) Biomass

     

     

    b) Ecosystem

     

     

    c) Greenhouse effect

     

     

    d) Producer

     

     

    e) Secondary consumer

     

     

    f) Transpiration

     

     

    g) Watershed

     

     

    2. Draw an ecological pyramid and label the pyramid of an ecosystem that has quadruple the biomass in producers as there is in primary consumers, twice the biomass in primary consumers as secondary consumers, and thrice the biomass in secondary consumers as tertiary consumers.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    3. If surface runoff did not occur in the water cycle of an ocean shore ecosystem, what would happen to the ocean?

     

     

     

    4. What do nitrogen-fixing bacteria provide to other organisms? Do they provide it directly to producers or consumers?

     

     

     

    5. Does photosynthesis add oxygen to the air or remove it?

     

     

    6. The stream flowing from a watershed has an algal bloom caused by too many nutrients in that water. Explain why.

     

     

     

    7. Give all the ways how carbon dioxide is removed from the air.

     

     

     

     

    8. Discuss each of the three mutualistic relationships that we learned about in this module.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    9. Explain this statement: “The greenhouse effect is a good thing, but global warming is too much of a good thing.”

     

     

     

     

    10. Is global warming occurring today? Explain your answer.

     

     

     

    11. Answer the next questions with the food web from the textbook.

    12. What will happen if we remove the grasshopper and the fox?

     

     

    13. What are the possible trophic levels of the frog?

     

     

    14. What are the possible trophic levels of the hawk?

     

     

    15. Choose one of the four cycles to draw and explain (cannot choose the water cycle).

     

     

  • Possible Snow Day January 16/17

     If anyone needs any help, please call, text, or email me! 

     

    5th Spelling

    Do page 58-59. Cross off "infrequent" and "intruding" and add "Jonah" and "Micah"

     

    5th Grammar

    Page 125-126

     

    5th Reading

    Jump In pages 40-41. Handwriting pages 38-40

     

    2nd Reading

    Read pages 52-63. Answer the questions on pages 51 and 64 on a piece of paper.

     

    7th Spelling

    PSW 12

     

    7th Grammar

    Study for your test. It will be Wednesday.

     

    5th and 6th History

    Chapter 7 Check up (not section A). Test is Wednesday.

     

    5th and 6th Science

    NBJ 84 & 90    Test is Friday.

  • 5th and 6th Study Guides

    You can print these off or I will give them to you on Monday.

    History:

    Chapter 7 Study Guide

     

    Maps

    l Memphis

    l Mount Sinai

    l Lower Egypt

    l Upper Egypt

    l Thebes

    l Sinai Peninsula

    l Nile River

     

    Essay

    l Which two landforms give Egypt special protection and how?

    l Describe each of the Egyptian seasons.

     

    Miscellaneous

    l Know the definitions of each of these:

    n Delta

    n Papyrus

    n Pharaoh

    n Cataracts

    n Vizier

    n Palette

    n Rosetta Stone

    n Famine

    n Hieroglyphics

    n Obelisk

    n Mummy

    n Sphinx

    n Shadoof

    n Kilimanjaro

    n Mountain

    n Nile

    n Plain

    n Plateau

    n Sahara

    n valley

    l What is the ‘Gift of the Nile’?

    l The desert that covers most of Egypt?

    l The secretary to the ruler in a court?

    l The king who united Upper and Lower Egypt?

    l Large stone structure built as a tomb for King Khufu?

    l First pharaoh?

    l Only woman pharaoh?

    l Bible character who became a vizier?

    l Most famous pharaoh tomb?

    l Reasons Egypt declined in power?

    l Area near Thebes where tombs of many pharaohs have been found?

    l Second largest continent?

     

    Science

    Lesson 5 and 6 Study Guide

     

    1. What is the smallest unit of a chemical?

    2. What is the recommended amount of water you should drink each day?

    3. What is dehydration?

    4. What is a simple carbohydrate and examples?

    5. What is a complex carbohydrate and examples?

    6. What are proteins made of?

    7. How many essential amino acids are there?

    8. What is the difference between saturated and unsaturated fats?

    9. Which one is better for you?

    10. What are trans fats?

    11. What type of breads are better for you?

    12. Be able to give 4 examples of foods containing each vitamin, calcium, iron, and iodine (only one).

    13. What is the name of the system that includes your nose, trachea, and lungs?

    14. What do we call the water vapor in the air?

    15. Be able to walk me through the steps that the air takes between entering your body and the blood. Be able to list all parts of the pharynx and other major pieces to the system.

    16. What are holes in your head that make it lighter and continue the warming, moisturizing, and filtering of air?

    17. Pink projection hanging down from your soft palate is the ?

    18. How does your voice box work?

    19. List four things that can happen to a smoker’s respiratory system.

    20. Be able to show Miss Dial the Heimlich Maneuver.

     

  • January 13 Snow Day

    If anyone has any questions please call, text, or email me. 
     
     
    5th Spelling
    Have your parents give you your spelling test.

    5th Grammar
    Take your 'A' preposition quiz. Study the prepositions that start with 'A'. Then put away all studying and write as many as you can from memory.
    Pages 122-124 

    5th Reading
    Read Chapter 5. On a blank piece of paper write up a Just the Facts sheet.

    2nd Reading
    Read pages 40-51
    New sight word: trouble
     
     
    7th Spelling
    Luke and Sam: Have your parents give you your spelling test.
     
    7th Grammar
    Take your quiz-no books. Do pages 119, 121, 122.
    Test is Wednesday
     
    5th and 6th History
    Take your quiz-no books. Do skill sheet 15 (in your workbook).
    Check back on the blog later for the study guide. Test will be Wednesday.
     
    5th and 6th Science
    NBJ 91 How Many Breaths? and Molecule Movement. 
    Check back on the blog later for the study guide.  Test will be next Friday.
  • Snowday January 20, 2016

    6 Grammar

    No pretest this week, so make sure you study your spelling words for Friday. Page 76 in Spelling.

    Grammar-pages 181, 182, 183, and 186-7 Using Pronouns. Test is still Monday.

     

    5 Grammar

    No pretest this week, so make sure you study your spelling words for Friday. Pages 64 and 65 in Spelling. 

    Take your Grammar test, no looking in your book. Then do pages 158 and 159. If you need any help with this, don't hesitate to contact me!

     

    2 Reading

    Read pages 247-256 and do workbook pages 129-132. Make sure to read 60 minutes by Monday and record them on your log!

     

    5 and 6 History

    Take your test. After you have gone through the entire test, you may use your notes. Try all of the questions. Make sure to bring your notes on Friday to be turned in.

    Read 15.1 and 15.2 and do the notes for them.  Study your Midwest states and capitals.

     

    8 Reading

    Read chapters 5 and 6. Work on their worksheet. It will be due sometime next week, after we read chapter 10. Your Chapter 1-4 worksheet should already be finished, so you shouldn't have to touch it today. 

     

    7 Grammar

    There is no pretest this week, so study your words for Friday's test.

    Take your quiz-no books. Do pages 167-171. They should help you to review for the test. Study as best you can and we will talk about the test first thing on Friday. 

     

    5 and 6 Reading

    6th Grade-page 142 in Jump In

    5th Grade-pages 38-39 in Jump In   If you get stuck, contact me!

    Page 45 in handwriting-don't forget to do it in cursive.

    Read Chapters 7 and 8. Your worksheet for chapters 5-7 is due on Friday. I believe one of you does not have this worksheet. Call, text, or email me if you don't so I can send you the questions! 

  • 2/2 New 7th spelling words

    Disorder

    Disregard

    Discredit

    Displeasure

    Disinfect

    Dissatisfied

    Disengaged

    Disrespect

    Disembark

    Disbelief

    Dispossess

    Disclaimer

    Disreputable

    Disconnect

    Disobedience

    Disabled

    Disfavor

    Dishonor

    Disloyal

    Disarray

    Please ignore all capital letters, as none of these words should be capitalized. 

  • 7th Grammar- New words

    privacy

    vigilance

    malignancy

    martyrdom

    heathendom

    indolence

    permanency

    massage

    widowhood

    heroism

    embellishment

    entertainment

    matrimony

    acrimony

    greasiness

    rivalry

    partnership

    exposure

    aptitude

    stupidity 

  • 5th Science 3-3

    Take your test.  Put in in an envelope, seal it, have parent sign the seal, bring it back on Wednesday.

    Read section 5.1

    take notes

    Do the comprehension check on page 126 

  • 6th Reading 3-3

    Jump In Skill 15 pages 96-97

    Read the Voyages story on pages 29-37.  Do the questions at the end. 

  • 6th History 3-3

    Skills Sheets (history workbook) numbers 26 and 29

    Read 10.1

    Write your notes

    Do the comprehension check on page 174 

  • 5th Grammar 3-3

    Spelling- cross off elephant, guitar, squid, address, conduct, technique, and pamphlet.  Your Bible books are Colossians and 1 & 2 Thessalonians

    Do the word sort on page 94. Include all 20 of the new words.  Meaning do not leave any blanks.  Also, do page 95.

     

    Grammar: page 144 D, E evens

    page 145 F, G evens

    page 146 A 

     

     

  • 7th Reading 3-3

    Test on Wednesday

    Jump In Skill 4 page 180

    Read Tom Sawyer chapters 31 and 32

    Write your journal.  Don't forget to include summary and personal comments! 

  • 5th Science 2-10

    Okay guys, Planning on the test on Wednesday.  However, We can't keep putting things off because of this test.  

    So-keep studying for the chapter 3 test.

    Read section 4.1 do the comprehension check on page 96 

  • 6th Reading 2-10

    pages 269, 270-274, and 275 Questions page 274

    Jump In Skill 9 pages 83-84

    Vocabulary:   fashioning-making, building; heed-to pay attention; haunches-the hips, buttocks, and upper thighs of an animal; warily-on guard, watchfully; lupines-any plant in the pea family; faggot-a bundle of sticks bound together often used for firewood or a torch; singed-scorched, lightly burned; thong-a strip of leather or other material used for binding

    No Islands reading today. 

  • 6th History 2-10

    Quiz on Wednesday

    Test on Friday

    Start looking at the 50 States and Capitals at the back of the book, we are going to start memorizing it.  

    Chapter Checkup sections C, D, F (you may use complete sentences if you choose) 

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