Homework and notes for 8/28

Social Studies: Read Text p. 139-143 and Notes p 3 & 4.

ELA: Paragraph #5 Compare and Contrast Underline signal words and create a graphic organizer.

Notes: Screen Shot 2014-08-28 at 5.55.43 PM

Homework 8/27

Read Text pages 136-138 and complete the Notes page 2.

Complete Text Structures Paragraph #1. State the type of text structure. Underline the signal words. Create a graphic organizer below. Use your ELA notebook example on the Labrador Retrievers.

8/26 Homework

Read for 30 minutes (Parent/Guardian Initials)

THIEVES Handout for textbook p. 126-143

THIEVES is a pre-reading strategy to help the reader understand what the entire Ch. 1, Sect. 1 is about.

Homework and notes for 8/25


Read for 30 minutes (Parent Initials)

Structural/Textual Features Handout

Check access to online text. Handout with log in instructions have been handed out.

Social Studies Notebook Notes from class:

8/25 “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” ~Winston Churchill

Why History? and What is History?

Write one sentence about why history is important.

5 Highways of History

Technology-things made, build or invented by people.

Economics-anything about trade or money

Government-who is in charge and what laws they have.

Geography-anything about the land or Earth.

Society-anything dealing directly with the people or their regular lives.

ELA Notebook Notes from class:

R.I. 7.5 I can analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.

Text Features Website with examples:




Have a great weekend! Enjoy your relaxation time! Please take some time to do some reading for enjoyment! Check a library book out! Did you know that you can check out an e-book from the Public Library? If you have a library card for the San Jose Public Library you can check a book out and read it on your smart phone or laptop (you’ll need to download an app!). http://www.sjpl.org/collections

Homework 8/21

Reading: 30 minutes

Parent/Guardian initials on the bottom of the Academic Planner.

Please complete the Personal Mission Statement Handout.

Review the Classroom Job Descriptions and complete the Job Application. Please make certain to fill in your first, second and third choices of jobs.

If you haven’t completed and turned in your Facebook Handout and/or Main Idea Paragraph for your article, please return them by Friday, 8/21.

Homework 8/20



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