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 P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 4: Division

*Vocabulary: Prefix:Ex- exterminate/Ep-epicenter

Suffix:-ship/-ate

Ownership/regulate

*Homophone: affect/effect

                      accept/except

*Idiom of the Week:

·       “Add insult to injury”

·       “Bite more than you can chew”

 

 

**Class: 4-402                                                       Wednesday, November 29, 2017  

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing:  Tonight, read pages 6-7 titled; “When were Colonial Times” and page 8 titled; “What did colonial people look like?and page 9 titled; “Where did people buy there clothes? from the book If You Lived in Colonial Times by, Ann McGovern (orange book).  Then, on the next clean page inside your journal notebook write a complete entry on each section you read.  Your entry should have the Title of the book, the author, the genre (non-fiction) and then a brief summary for the section on pages 6-7, a summary (with the subheading from page 8 and a summary with the subheading from page 9.

B.) Complete the reading as well as the Task Card (front and back) from today’s reading workshop.  The task card will be collected tomorrow morning.

2.)Math: Inside your math notebook, copy and solve the following division problems.  Use multiplication to check your answer.

a.) 56 divided by 6    d.) 16 divided by 4

b.) 32 divided by 2     e.) 28 divided by 5

c.) 48 divided by 12

Steps: 1.) Set up the problem (use the house)

2.)Separate the digits with a line to show place value.

3) Follow the steps D,M,S,C, B. Remember when you check, you’re checking to make sure your answer to the subtraction is less than the divisor before you bring down the next digit.

* Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework. Science Textbook page 124-125 #’s 1-20 . Study for next week’s quiz.    Reminder: Tomorrow is our Students Award Assembly

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 4: Division

*Vocabulary: Prefix:Ex- exterminate/Ep-epicenter

Suffix:-ship/-ate

Ownership/regulate

*Homophone: affect/effect

                      accept/except

*Idiom of the Week:

·       “Add insult to injury”

·       “Bite more than you can chew”

 

 

**Class: 4-402                                                       Tuesday, November 28, 2017  

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing:  Tonight, read Chapter 31 titled; “A Song in the Dark ” from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing the chapter. Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary. 

B.) Complete the reading as well as the Task Card from today’s reading workshop.  The task card will be collected tomorrow morning.

2.)Math: On the next clean page inside your math notebook, copy and solve the following problem.  Be sure to use two strategies to solve; the Counting method and try the division modeled today.  You will need to look back at your notes from today’s lesson.  

3.) Writer’s Workshop: Reread Lesson 4 the excerpt from “Smith College Commencement Speech” by, Robert Fulghum on page 20 inside the Vocabu-lit workbook.  Then, working from the back of your writer’s notebook, complete Exercise 3 : “Use Context Clues” on page 22 (For this task, just right the number of the definition and the word that matches next to it.  You do not need to write out each definition.).  Remember: You MAY NOT WRITE inside these books. They’re considered reference texts.

* Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework. Science Textbook page 124-125 #’s 1-20 . Study for next week’s quiz. 

Reminders:*Student Awards Assembly is Thursday, November 30th at 10:00 am.

 

 

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 4: Division

*Vocabulary: Prefix:Ex- exterminate/Ep-epicenter

Suffix:-ship/-ate

Ownership/regulate

*Homophone: affect/effect

                      accept/except

*Idiom of the Week:

·       “Add insult to injury”

·       “Bite more than you can chew”

 

 

**Class: 4-402                                                       Monday, November 27, 2017  

Welcome Back!

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing:  Tonight, read Chapter 30 titled; “To the Dungeon” from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing the chapter. Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary. 

2.)Math:A.) Complete the Independent Task from this morning’s Math Workshop. It reads;

Read the problem (inside your math notebook).  Underline the important details. Use the 3 READ protocol to plan how you will solve the problem. Then solve the problem using one of the counting methods and the division the way it was modeled today. You will need to refer to your notes from today’s math lesson for additional support. B.) Complete Go Math! Workbook page 211 # 6 titled; Go Deeper using two strategies; the counting method and basic division (modeled today).

3.) ELA: Making Inferences: Complete the balance of the “Making Inferences: Reading Between the Lines” sheet titled; Exercise 1 in preparation for “Turn & Talk” tomorrow.

4.)Writer’s Workshop: Read Lesson 4 the excerpt from “Smith College Commencement Speech” by, Robert Fulghum on page 20 inside the Vocabu-lit workbook.  Then, working from the back of your writer’s notebook, complete Exercise 2 : Write Definitions on page 21.  Remember: You MAY NOT WRITE inside these books.  They’re considered reference texts.

* Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework. 

 Reminders:*Student Awards Assembly is Thursday, November 30th (8:20am.)

 

 

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 4: Division

*Vocabulary: Prefix:Ex- exterminate/Ep-epicenter

Suffix:-ship/-ate

Ownership/regulate

*Homophone: affect/effect

                      accept/except

*Idiom of the Week:

·       “Add insult to injury”

·       “Bite more than you can chew”

 

 

**Class: 4-402                                                       Wednesday, November 22, 2017  

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing:  Tonight, read Chapter 29 (pages 145-151) titled; “Start with the Cursy and Finish with the Thread” from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then read 20-25 minutes Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from the independent reading book of your choosing. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write 4 complete journal entries summarizing each night’s reading. Your entries should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary. 

2.) Complete the attached sheet titled; “I Wish My Teacher Knew”.  Be sure to write each ‘new thing’ in complete sentences. I can’t wait to read them! J

3.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework: Science textbook page 103 #’s 1-6.

 Reminders:* Tomorrow, Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, Nov. 24th there is NO SCHOOL in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. School resumes on Monday, November 27th.

Relax and enjoy this time with your loved ones!

*Student Awards Assembly is Thursday, November 30th (8:20am.)

 

 

 

 

 P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 4: Division

*Vocabulary: Prefix:Ex- exterminate/Ep-epicenter

Suffix:-ship/-ate

Ownership/regulate

*Homophone: affect/effect

                      accept/except

*Idiom of the Week:

·       “Add insult to injury”

·       “Bite more than you can chew”

 

 

**Class: 4-402                                                       Tuesday, November 21, 2017  

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing:  Read Chapter 28 (pages 139-144) titled; “To the Castle” from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing the chapter. Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary. 

2.) Math:Complete Go Math! Volume #1 page 205 #’s 9, 10 & 11.  You will need to write a detailed math explanation for question #11.  You may want to create  a Math word bank.  

3.) Social Studies: Read pages 4,5, &6 from the attached packet titled; “Henry Hudson and the Dutch West India Company”As you read, demonstrate your ability to determine importance by underlining the important details. (CODE DI)  

4.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework: Science textbook page 103 #’s 1-6.

 Reminders:* This Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, Nov. 24th there is NO SCHOOL in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

 

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 4: Division

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“You’re pushing your luck.”

(shared by Joseph Reynes)

“Pick yourself up and keep on going.”

(shared by Laziz Kadirov)

**Class: 4-402                                                       Friday, November 17, 2017  

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing:  Read Chapter 24 titled; “A Handful of Cigarettes, a Red Tablecloth, and a Hen”and Chapter 25 titled;”A Vicious Circle” from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing both chapters. (One paragraph about Chapter 24 and 1 paragraph about chapter 25. Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary. 

2.) Math:A.)Complete Go Math! Volume #1 page 201 #’s 2 -7.  Show all mathematical thinking.  You may need to refer to your math notebook for additional support.   

3.) Social Studies: Read the attached excerpt titled; “Background Information” on the history of New Amsterdam (Text #6). Use the strategy; Determine Importance (DI) and underline the important details. Use the “word Bank” to help you make sense of the text. 

4.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework Chapter 2 Review test.  Science textbook pages 92 & 93.  Study for your Chapter 2 test!!

 Reminders:* Next week, Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, Nov. 24th there is NO SCHOOL in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Technology: I-READY Access Username: ___________Password: ____________

https://www.ixl.com/math/  Username: ___________Password ixl (lowercase)

 

 

 

 P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 4: Division

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“You’re pushing your luck.”

(shared by Joseph Reynes)

“Pick yourself up and keep on going.”

(shared by Laziz Kadirov)

**Class: 4-402                                                       Thursday, November 16, 2017  

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing:  Read Chapter 22 titled; “He Puts his Heart Together Again”and Chapter 23 titled;”Consequences”  from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing both chapters. (One paragraph about Chapter 22 and 1 paragraph about chapter 23. Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary. 

2.) Math:A.) Spiral Review: On the next clean sheet inside your math notebook, copy and respond to the following word problem.  Be sure to show a step by step format and include ALL necessary math vocabulary in your explanation. (You may want to make a “Word Box” first.) Problem: A crate of pasta contains 42 boxes.  Each box is 12 ounces.  What is the total number of ounces of pasta in the crate?  Use the box model. B.) On the next clean page inside your multiplication sentence; Write the 3,4, 5, & 6 times table.  Ex. 3 x 1= 3.)

3.) Social Studies: Read the attached excerpt titled; “Background Information” on the history of New Amsterdam (Text #5). Use the strategy; Determine Importance (DI) and underline the important details.

4.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework Chapter 2 Review test.  Science textbook pages 92 & 93.  Study for your Chapter 2 test!!

 Reminders:* Open School: Report Cards are today, Thursday, Nov. 16thIt is a half day dismissal

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 4: Division

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-io text titled; Backn/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“You’re pushing your luck.”

(shared by Joseph Reynes)

“Pick yourself up and keep on going.”

(shared by Laziz Kadirov)

 

**Class: 4-402                                                       Wednesday, November 15, 2017  

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing:  Read Chapter 21 titled; “The Queen’s Last Words” from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing the chapter. Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary. 

2.) Math:A.) Complete Go Math! Volume #1 page 264 under Spiral Review #’s 3 &4.  Show ALL work for full credit! B.) Copy and respond to the following word problem.  Show ALL work for full credit!

Problem: The art teacher bought 32 boxes of crayons. Each box has 64 crayons. 

  1. Write a number sentence to find how many crayons the art teacher bought in all.
  2. Use the distributive property of multiplication to find the total number of crayons. Show ALL work.

3.) Social Studies: Read the attached excerpt titled; “Background Information” on the history of New Amsterdam (Text #4). Use the strategy; Determine Importance ( DI) and underline the important details.

4.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework Chapter 2 Review test.  Science textbook pages 91 & 92.  Study for your Chapter 2 test!!

 Reminders:* Open School: Report Cards is Thursday, Nov. 16thIt is a half day dismissal.  If you haven’t already done so, please return your appointment time tear-off.  

 

   

 

.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 4: Division

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-io text titled; Backn/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“You’re pushing your luck.”

(shared by Joseph Reynes)

“Pick yourself up and keep on going.”

(shared by Laziz Kadirov)

 

**Class: 4-402                                                       Tuesday, November 14, 2017  

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: A.) Read Chapters 20 from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing the chapter. Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary. 

2.) Math:Complete Go Math! Volume #1 page 202 titled; “Spiral Review”.  Please show ALL work for full credit!

3.) Social Studies: Read the attached excerpt titled; “Background Information” on the history of New Amsterdam (Text #3). Use the strategy; Determine Importance ( DI) and underline the important details.

4.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework Chapter 2 Review test.  Science textbook pages 91 & 92.  Study for your Chapter 2 test!!

 Reminders:   * Picture Day is Wednesday, Nov. 15th. We will all be taking the class photo.  As always, please dress for success!

* Open School: Report Cards is Thursday, Nov. 16thIt is a half day dismissal.  If you haven’t already done so, please return your appointment time tear-off.  

Your scheduled appointment time is: _______________

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 P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“You’re pushing your luck.”

“Bending over backwards.”

**Class: 4-402                                                       Wednesday, November 8, 2017  

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: A.) Read Chapter 15 from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary for the chapter.   

2.) Math:Complete the attached Math Word problem titled; “Packages of Crayons”. Be sure to show ALL your mathematical thinking, label your steps and provide an effective math response.  *Chapter 3 Math Test Friday, November 10th. Be sure to study your notes and guiding questions from ALL of Chapter 3’s lessons.

3.) Social Studies: Read “Spain’s American Empire”.  As you read determine importance and underline the important details.  Then copy and respond to the following questions for comprehension.  Be sure to use the reading strategies; look back and reread.

1.) What did Spanish explorers hope to find in North America?

2.) How did the Spanish change life for the American Indians?

3.) How did Conquistadors bring about the growth of Spain’s American empire?

4.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework; Chapter 2 Review test.  Science textbook pages 91 & 92.  Study for your Chapter 2 test!!

 Reminders: *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” (Nov. 13th)    * Picture Day is Wednesday, Nov. 15th * Open School: Report Cards is Thursday, Nov. 16thIt is a half day dismissal.   

 P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Text Features/Subtitles  

*Strategy of the Week: Determine Importance/“Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“Sweep it under the rug.”

“Bending over backwards.”

**Class: 4-402                                                       Monday, November 6, 2017  

*There is NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Tuesday, November 7th.  It’s Election Day!

_____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: A.) Read Chapters 14 from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary for the chapter.   B.) Copy and respond to the following question (inside your journal notebook.)  Reared paragraph 3 on page 81.  Explain  what Gregory means when he says "Stories are light.  Light is precious in a world so dark." 

2.) Math:Complete the attached Chapter 3 Review Sheet.  Show ALL work for full credit!

3.) Social Studies: Reread the text titled; “A Voyage Around the World”.  On the next clean page inside your notebook, copy and respond to the following questions: 1.) What body of water did Balboa reach?  For what country did he claim it?  2.) What did Magellan’s voyage prove about the location of Asia?      3.) How did Balboa’s voyage of exploration lead to a voyage by Magellan? 

4.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework for next Monday, November 13th. even though we will be on our trip to see Queens College performance “Thunderbirds”

 Reminders: *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” (Nov. 13th)  If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)   * Picture Day is Wednesday, Nov. 15th * Open School: Report Cards is Thursday, Nov. 16thIt is a half day dismissal.   

 

 P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Main Idea /Key Details   

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“Sweep it under the rug.”

“Bending over backwards.”

.**Class: 4-402                                                       Friday, November 3, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read Chapters 12 & 13 from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary for both chapters.

2.) Math:Spiral Review Complete the attached word problem titled; “Corn and Beans”.   Be sure to label each step you took to solve the problem and include an effective mathematical explanation.

3.)Social Studies:  Read the entries dated Sept. 5 and Sept. 9 from the attached text titled; “Journal of Robert Juet aboard the Half Moon..” As you read, use the strategy; “Stop-think-translate” to help you keep track of what the text is saying.  On the bottom of the text, jot down five things you learned from your reading. Be sure to write in complete sentences.

4.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework for next Monday, November 6th. Page 79 #’s 1-6.  Vocabulary Flash Cards.

 Reminders: *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” (Nov. 13th)  If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)   * Picture Day is Wednesday, Nov. 15th * Open School: Report Cards is Thursday, Nov. 16thIt is a half day dismissal.   

   

 

 

 

****Just a reminder: We will be taking our Fall 2017 ELA Benchmark Assessment Thursday, Nov. 2nd. and Friday, Nov. 3rd.

Please be sure your child arrives to school on time with two sharpened pencils. 

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Main Idea /Key Details   

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“Sweep it under the rug.”

“Bending over backwards.”

.**Class: 4-402                                                       Wednesday, November 1, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read Chapters 9 & 10 from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a7-10 sentence summary for both chapters.

_____2.)Math: A. Complete Go Math! page 167 #’s 2-7.  Show ALL work for full credit! You may need to show your work on a clean page inside your math notebook with a proper heading. (Be prepared to show more than one way to multiply 2-digit by 2-digit.

3.)Social Studies:  Read the attached text titled; “Explorer Fact Sheet: Henry Hudson”. As you read, use the strategy; “Stop-think-translate” to help you keep track of what the text is saying.  On the bottom of the text, jot down five things you learned from your reading. Be sure to write in complete sentences.

4.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework for next Monday, November 6th. Page 79 #’s 1-6.  Vocabulary Flash Cards.

 Reminders: *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” (Nov. 13th) If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)   * Picture Day is Wednesday, Nov. 15th * Open School: Report Cards is Thursday, Nov. 16thIt is a half day dismissal.   

   

 

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Main Idea /Key Details   

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“Sweep it under the rug.”

“Bending over backwards.”

.**Class: 4-402                                                       Tuesday, October 31, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read Chapters 7 & 8 from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a5-7 sentence summary.

Also: Be sure to finish your Task Card from this morning’s lesson.  Remember to use your reading strategies; look back and reread.

_____2.)Math: A. Complete Go Math! page 161 #’s 2 & 3.  You may need to show your work on a clean page inside your math notebook with a proper heading.

  1. Complete Go Math page 191 #8 Parts A and B. Show ALL work for full credit!

5.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework for next Monday, November 6th. Page 79 #’s 1-6.  Vocabulary Flash Cards.

 Reminders: *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” (Nov. 13th)  If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)      

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Main Idea /Key Details   

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“Sweep it under the rug.”

“Bending over backwards.”

**Class: 4-402                                                       Monday, October 30, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read Chapter 6 and from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a5-7 sentence summary.  

_____2.)Math: Complete Go Math! page 156 titled; Lesson Check #’s 1 and 2.  Show ALL work for full credit! Spiral Review: Complete Go Math! question #3 on page 190 from Chapter 3 Review.  On a clean page inside your math notebook, with a proper heading, show ALL work to check if Yes or No. 

3.) Social Studies: Read Social Studies textbook pages 62 and 63 titled; “Dutch Colonies”.  Then on the next clean page inside your Social Studies, copy and respond to the following question: What did countries do to trade furs in North America?

4.)  Vocabulary: Vocabulary Quiz on Lesson 3’s Master Words tomorrow; Tuesday, October 31st. Please be sure to study the words and their meaning. 

5.) Science: Please complete Ms. Kus’ homework for next Monday, November 6th. Page 79 #’s 1-6.  Vocabulary Flash Cards.

 Reminders: *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” (Nov. 13th)  If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)      

   

 

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Main Idea /Key Details   

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“Sweep it under the rug.”

“Bending over backwards.”

**Class: 4-402                                                       Thursday, October 26, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read Chapter 3 titled; “Once Upon a Time” from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a5-7 sentence summary.

_____2.)Math: Complete Go Math! page 169 titled; “Mid-Chapter Checkpoint”#’s 1-11 You will need to show all work inside your math notebook with a proper heading for full credit.

3.)  Vocabulary: Complete the following: Imagine that you have a chance to meet the person who is your greatest hero-someone you never dreamed you would meet.  On the attached sheet of loose-leaf, write a short account of your meeting using as many words from Lesson 3’s Master Words as possible.  Challenge: Try to use one additional word from Lesson 1’s Master WordsandLesson 2’s Master Words as well.  Underline or highlight the Master Words you used.

Reminders:

  *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” (Nov. 13th)  If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)      *Clubs this Friday, October 27th!

   

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Novel of the Month: “The Tale of Despereaux” by, Kate Di Camillo

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Main Idea /Key Details   

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“Sweep it under the rug.”

“Bending over backwards.”

**Class: 4-402                                                       Wednesday, October 25, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read Chapter 2 from “The Tale of Despereaux” By, Kate Di Camillo. Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a5-7 sentence summary.

_____2.)Math: Complete Go Math! page 147 #’s 6-12.  Show ALL work.

Spiral Review:  Complete Go Math! page 150 titled; Spiral Review #’s 3-6.  Show ALL work for full credit!

3.)  Vocabulary: Inside your Vocabu-lit workbook, read Lesson 3 from The Pinballs by, Betsy Byars.  Then, working from the back of your writer’s notebook, complete Vocabu-lit workbook page 17 titled; Exercise 4: Use Antonyms” and Exercise 5: “Find Word Relationships” .  Remember you MAY NOT WRITE inside these books.  They are considered or thought of as reference texts.

4.) Social Studies: Read the attached text titled; “Columbus Reaches America”.  Use the strategy; “Stop-Think-Translate” to monitor your understanding. Then inside your Social Studies notebook, copy and respond to the “Questions for Discussion”.  (Be sure to write in complete sentences. You do not need to use A.D.D.)

Reminders:

  *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)      *Clubs this Friday, October 27th!

   

 

 

 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

*Literacy Skills for the week: Non-Fiction: Main Idea /Key Details   

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary: Prefix:En-/em-Suffix:-ion/-tion

*Homophone: rite/right/write

 *Idiom of the Week:

“Sweep it under the rug.”

“Bending over backwards.”

**Class: 4-402                                                       Monday, October 23, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read 20-25 minutes tonight from your independent reading book.  Then inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a5-7 sentence summary.

_____3.) Vocabulary: Inside your Vocabu-lit workbook, read Lesson 3 from The Pinballs by, Betsy Byars.  Then, working from the back of your writer’s notebook, write a sentence for each of the Master Words. Your sentence should include clues to help the reader determine its meaning.  Remember you MAY NOT WRITE inside these books.  They are considered or thought of as reference texts.

3.) Social Studies: Read the attached text titled; “The Vikings Reach Vinland”.  Use the strategy; “Stop-Think-Translate” to monitor your understanding. Then inside your Social Studies notebook, copy and respond to the “Questions for Discussion”.  (Be sure to write in complete sentences. You do not need to use A.D.D.)

Reminders:

  *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)  

*Clubs this Friday, October 27th!

 

 

P.S. 253                 

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

*Literacy Skills for the week: Fiction: Key Details/Character  

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary:Prefix:Inter-/re-Suffix:-ly/-ness

*Homophone: peek, peak/ prey, pray

 *Idiom of the Week:

Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

We are all in the same boat.

**Class: 4-402                                                       Thursday, October 19, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read Chapter 8 titled; “Peace” pages 76-79 of Eagle Song by, Joseph Bruchac. Inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a5-7 sentence summary.

______2.) Math:A.) Spiral Review: Complete Go Math! work book page 129 titled; “Multiply 3-Digit and 4-Digit Number swith Regrouping” #’s 1-8.  You will need to first carry out the multiplication, then round your product off to its greatest place. Show all work on the page itself. 

_____3.) Vocabulary: Vocabulary Quiz is tomorrow, Friday, October 20th. on Lesson 2’s Master Words. Study the definitions, please!

Reminders:  Science:

 Complete Review Sheet for Ms. Kus.  

  *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)  

Clubs should begin tomorrow; Friday, October 20th.

   

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

*Literacy Skills for the week: Fiction: Key Details/Character  

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 3: Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary:Prefix:Inter-/re-Suffix:-ly/-ness

*Homophone: peek, peak/ prey, pray

 *Idiom of the Week:

Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

We are all in the same boat.

**Class: 4-402                                                       Wednesday, October 18, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read Chapter 7 titled; “A Falling Eagle” pages 65-75 of Eagle Song by, Joseph Bruchac. Inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a5-7 sentence summary.

______2.) Math:A.) Congratulations on completing Chapter 2 Math Test. Re: Chapter 1: Please review your score from Chapter 1’s test and sign and return. B.) Complete Go Math! Volume #1 page 143 & 144 titled; “Show What You Know”. 

_____3.) Vocabulary: Vocabulary Quiz this Friday on Lesson 2’s Master Words.

_____4.) Social Studies: Read Scholastic Week of October 16, 2017 Edition titled; “Surviving the Storms”.  Use the strategy; “Stop-Think-Translate” and on a post-it, jot down what your inner voice is saying.  Then, inside your Social Studies notebook, copy and respond to the following questions:

  • Why is paragraph 1 important?
  • How was Hurricane Harvey different from most hurricanes?
  • How were the effects of Harvey and Irma similar?
  • Based on the section “A Long Road Ahead”, identify something positive about the recovery (contains the prefix re- to do again. Therefore recover must mean to find again) process?

Reminders:  Science: Complete Review Sheet for Ms. Kus.  6.)Music: Complete homework for tomorrow, Thursday, October 19th.  *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds”  If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)  Clubs should begin Friday, October 20th.

 

                                Name: _____________________________

*Literacy Skills for the week: Fiction: Key Details/Character  

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 2: Multiply by 1-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary:Prefix:Inter-/re-Suffix:-ly/-ness

*Homophone: peek, peak/ prey, pray

 *Idiom of the Week:

Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

We are all in the same boat.

Class: 4-402                                                       Tuesday, October 17, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read Chapter 6 titled; “Colors” pages 59-64 of Eagle Song by, Joseph Bruchac. Inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a5-7 sentence summary.

______2.) Math:A.) *Your Chapter 2 test is tomorrow, Wednesday, October 18th .   Be sure to review all your guided questions from your class notes and homework. B.)Spiral Review: On the sheet of loose-leaf provided, write the 4, 5, & 6 times table (Ex. 3 x 1 3).C.) On the other side of the same sheet of loose-leaf, copy and respond to the following: 1.) What is 735,286 rounded to the nearest ten thousand?  Use the place value chart and the rounding rhyme.  2.)  A school has 17 tables in the cafeteria.  Each table seats 12 students.  What is the greatest number of students that can be seated at these tables?  Show all work. Explain how you found your answer.

_____3.) Vocabulary: Vocabulary Quiz this Friday on Lesson 2’s Master Words;attempt, bogged, encouragement, fresh, frustrated, hoarse, lure, skittered, tenacity and zooming

_____4.)Science: Complete Review Sheet for Ms. Kus.

_____5.)Music: Complete homework for this Thursday, October 19th.

______Reminders:    *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” is scheduled for Monday, November 13th. If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)  Clubs should begin Friday, October 20th.

P.S. 253                                                    Name: _____________________________

Name: _____________________________

*Literacy Skills for the week: Fiction: Key Details/Character  

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*Math: Chapter 2: Multiply by 1-Digit Numbers

*Vocabulary:Prefix:Inter-/re-Suffix:-ly/-ness

*Homophone: peek, peak/ prey, pray

 *Idiom of the Week:

Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

We are all in the same boat.

Class: 4-402                                                       Monday, October 16, 2017                                  _____1.) Independent Reading/Writing: Read pages 53-58 of Chapter 5 inside Eagle Song by, Joseph Bruchac Inside your journal notebook (spiral notebook), write a complete journal entry summarizing what you read.  Your entry should include; the title, author,genre, setting,pages read and a5-7 sentence summary.

______2.) Math:A.) Complete Go Math! page 138 #4.  Show ALL work inside your math notebook with a proper heading (Go Math! wkbk page 138 #4)B.)Spiral Review: Go Math!  page 130 #’s 3-6. Show ALL work for full credit!   C.) *Your Chapter 2 test has been moved to Wednesday, October 18th .   Be sure to review all your guided questions from your class notes and homework.

_____3.) Vocabulary: Vocabulary Quiz this Friday on Lesson 2’s Master Words.   Master Words;attempt, bogged, encouragement, fresh, frustrated, hoarse, lure, skittered, tenacity and zooming

______4.) ELA: Complete the Fiction: Key Details Task Card from this morning’s literacy lesson.  Be sure you translated where necessary.  Both the text and task card will be collected.   *Aniza, Ava, Jaiden, Manuel and Skylyn please read the text; “Wampum” and use the strategy; “Stop-Think-Translate” to monitor your inner voice.

Reminders:   Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 17th, we will be visiting P.S. 253’s Book Fair (9:10-9:30 am.) Please come prepared with money so that you may purchase books.  *Clubs will begin on Friday, October 20th!  *Our trip to Queens College for the Performance of “Thunderbirds” is scheduled for Monday, November 13th. If you haven’t already done so, please bring in your trip slip and the cost of the trip ($12.00)

 

*Literacy Skills for the week: Main Idea of multiple paragraphs & Context Clues

*Strategy of the Week: ‘Stop-Think-Infer”/ “Stop-Think-Translate”

*

Focus: Africa

Students will look at the geography of Africa and investigate western Africa and the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Malia and Songhai.  Students will discuss Mansa Musa and his role in society.  The assessment for this project will be a comic strip.  Students will receive all the Africa material in class.  The project will be completed in class and will be due on February 28th.  If a student is not finished, he/she may take home the project on Tuesday, February 27th to finish it.

The Social Studies 3rd Quarter Benchmark will be March 1st.

Grades are in for the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation test.  If  you child would like a retake, they will be writing a poem.  The guideline sheet was given today for the students who would like to replace their test score.  Poem is due on Tuesday.

Daily Agenda Website:

 https://www.commoncurriculum.com/planbooks/590a6e755d0aa3001f000c85/planner/day

Online textbook: my.hrw.com   *Students have their own password and username.

Blue textbook- pages 324-339

 Important Dates

Poem due to replace Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation test- Due Tuesday, February 27th

Africa Comic Strip Project due- February 28th

3rd Quarter Benchmark- March 1

Homework

Monday:  Review Africa- Online blue textbook pages 324-339

Tuesday:  Review Africa- Online blue textbook pages 324-339

Wednesday: Review Africa- Online blue textbook pages 324-339

Thursday:   Review Africa- Online blue textbook pages 324-339

 Friday: - No homework

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