Tuesday, September 10, 2019

9/11 – Learn about Congressional Leadership roles.

We will be researching who the current leadership of Congress is. On a piece of paper, tell me who is the Speaker of the House, House Majority Leader, House Majority Whip, House Minority Leader, House Minority Whip, Senate Majority Leader, Senate Majority Whip, Senate Minority Leader, and Senate Minority Whip. Include what party they belong to and what duties they perform.

9/12 – Learn about the confirmation process.

We are going to research famous confirmation battles.

I will assign you a number 1 – 7.

You will research the corresponding confirmation battle.

  1. Merrick Garland
  2. Clarence Thomas
  3. Robert Bork
  4. Brett Kavanaugh
  5. Louis Brandeis
  6. Stanley Matthews
  7. Admiral Lewis Strauss

Tell me what they were nominated for and when, why it was controversial, and what the result of the confirmation battle was.

9/13 – Learn about the impeachment process.

Do some research and find what three Presidents have been impeached. Explain why they were impeached and the outcome of the impeachment.

Next week, we will be preparing for our test. Here is the study guide:

Monday: Section 2.4

Tuesday: Recitation 2.3/2.4

Wednesday: Section 2.5

Thursday: Recitation 2.5

Friday: Unit 2 Test Review

Test next Tuesday/Wednesday

Monday: Section 2.1

Tuesday: Inductive Reasoning Activity

Wednesday: Section 2.2

Thursday: Venn Diagram Activity

Friday: Bucket of Lies Activity

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Here is our newsletter for the week that covers what is going on in our classroom.

This week! 9/9-9/13

by Mallory McCullough on September 10, 2019

Posted in: 5th Grade

Weekly Update:

*Important things to remember:

  • NWEA this week – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Prosthetic Leg projects are due on September 17th! Next Tuesday!! Their packet and prototype of the leg are all due on that day.
  • Grading period ends on September 20th! If students have all As and Bs and are currently sitting at a 5.18 in Math and ELA compass then they will be allowed to wear jeans on Fridays!
  • Homecoming is coming up! We will be celebrating it the last week of September. The theme they chose this year was Area 51. We will be participating in a door decorating contest.

Monday – We will have our spelling pretest and start our story this week. Our story this week is The Sparks Fly. We are headed into a new unit of science for the next 5 stories. The Sparks Fly talks about Ben Franklin and his love for science and electricity! We will be working on our compass goals and our spelling packet.

Tuesday – Students will be working on their Compass Goals and we will start our Writer’s Workshop back up today. We will work on creating a rubric together. We will start with a rubric for clean desks and then go into creating a rubric for our writing. Students will be working with representing decimals today in math. They will also receive their California packets today and work on them at the end of the day.

Wednesday – Compass goals, Writers Workshop – Working with aligning a strong position when writing. We will also be checking our progress with Math on comparing and ordering decimals. Students will work on their stop folders which consists of their study guides, spelling packets, vocabulary words and their California state packet . Students will also take their NWEA test today for Math

Thursday – Students will be working on their compass goals, answering what and why in our writer’s workshop. We will be working on place value through the thousandths in Math and they will take their ELA NWEA test. Students will also be given time to work on their compass goals and their STOP folders.

Friday – We will have our spelling test, and our reading test over the Sparks fly. Students will also work on comparing decimals and incorporating citations in their writing during our writer’s workshop. Students will finish up their NWEA with their Reading test today and they will turn in ALL items in their stop folder. We will have time to work on their compass goals.

Compass Goals for this six weeks = Math 5.18 and ELA 5.18 – Students can find their progress on their gradebook on the compass login or I update them into skyward grades once a week.

NWEA – This is a formal assessment that we use in order to mark their progress. They will take it in September and then again in May to see their growth!

I have attached the spelling list and the study guide this week!

Economics

  • Property Rights Case Debate

Indiana History

  • Article 13 of the Indiana Constitution
  • What federal amendments forced states to stop slavery?

Ethnic Studies

  • Ethnic Food
  • Recipes
  • Why is food so important to our cultures?

Psychology

  • States of Consciousness Notes
  • Dreams and Sleep
  • Creating a Dream Chart