ELA | 17-18


1/15/18

posted by Joanna Vargas

-Vocabulary page 62 (Completing the Sentence), and pages 64-65 (Vocabulary for Comprehension. Students DO NOT have to do 'Write Your Own')
*The Unit 6 Vocabulary and Spelling Tests have been rescheduled for Tuesday, 1/16

Upcoming:
-Martin Luther King Jr.had a dream that changed the world.  Do you have a dream that could change your community, town, or world?  Write a topic sentence, detail sentences, and a closing sentence.  Due Wednesday, 1/17.

1/12/18 Upcoming

posted Jan 12, 2018, 12:53 PM by Joanna Vargas

Homework (due Tuesday, 1/16)

-Vocabulary page 62 (Completing the Sentence), and pages 64-65 (Vocabulary for Comprehension. Students DO NOT have to do 'Write Your Own')

*The Unit 6 Vocabulary and Spelling Tests have been rescheduled for Tuesday, 1/16

1/9/18 Assignment and 'CommonLit' instructions

posted Jan 9, 2018, 12:33 PM by Joanna Vargas

Dear Families,

Below is information for signing up to 'CommonLit,' a resource I will be using to help students improve their comprehension skills.  Once logged on, you will see the first assignment already posted.  Please note, there is an option for the short story to be 'read aloud.'  

Thank you so much for working with your children at home on these unexpected days off!  

Best Regards,

Ms. Vargas



How to Set Up Your CommonLit Student Account

At CommonLit.org, you will read articles and other reading passages your teacher has assigned you, answer reading comprehension questions, complete written responses, and receive feedback. Let’s get started!

Create Your Account:

  1. Open an internet browser. In the URL field, type in www.commonlit.org/code You should see this:

  2. In the field above, type in the class code provided by your teacher (see below), then click the “Submit” button.

    Class Name: 5th Grade ELA

  3. Code: 977V5

  4. Enter your information on the “Set Up Your Account” page. Make sure to write down your username and, if you’re worried you’ll forget, the password you created. You will need these to log in to your account next time. When you’re finished filling in the form, click the “Set Up Your Account” button.

    My Username: _________________________________ 

  5. My Password: _________________________________

  6. Congratulations, you’ve created your CommonLit account! Now that you’re logged in, you can view and begin completing assignments from your “My Assignments” page. 

1/3/18 Homework

posted Jan 3, 2018, 12:00 PM by Joanna Vargas   [ updated Jan 3, 2018, 12:01 PM ]

-Grammar: Complete pages 89 and 90
-Journal entry due Friday (most were already completed in class)

Upcoming:
*Unit 6 Vocabulary Test on Thursday, 1/11
*Unit 6 Spelling Test on Friday, 1/12

1/2/18 Homework

posted Jan 2, 2018, 11:27 AM by Joanna Vargas

Happy New Year!
-Vocabulary page 60

12/13/17 Homework

posted Dec 13, 2017, 12:20 PM by Joanna Vargas

Fiction Reader Response due on  Friday, 12/15.  
Students need to choose one item from each category on the menu (1 appetizer question, 1 entree question, and 1 dessert question) and write their responses (3 total) in complete sentences.

12/12/17 Homework

posted Dec 12, 2017, 1:01 PM by Joanna Vargas   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 12:21 PM ]

-Read for 10 minutes
UPCOMING:
Fiction Reader Responses due on  Friday, 12/15.  
Students need to choose one item from each category on the menu (1 appetizer question, 1 entree question, and 1 dessert question) and write their responses (3 total) in complete sentences.

12/11/17 Homework

posted Dec 11, 2017, 12:39 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Complete/print persuasive letter.  5 paragraphs (Intro, reason 1, reason 2, reason 3, concluding paragraph, minimum 3-4 sentences in each.) Decorate/make festive.

12/7/17 Homework

posted Dec 7, 2017, 11:59 AM by Joanna Vargas

-Study for Unit 5 Spelling Test

*Scholastic Book flyers went home today.  If you're interested in making a purchase, please place your online order by December 11.  Our class code is RGL6X.

12/6/17 Homework

posted Dec 6, 2017, 12:51 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Vocabulary page 53

-Vocabulary test tomorrow

Upcoming:

-Spelling Test on Friday


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