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Teacher Leah Pinciak - Fifth Grade  (Send e-mail)

“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. ” – Albert Einstein

**The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR),the assessment formerly known as PARCC, will take place after Spring Break. *Please make sure your child has a set of earphones at school.

*Students may have gum and/or mints during testing and must bring their own supply

*The Testing Schedule is as follows:
~ELA 1: Wed. April 3rd 1:35-3:30
~ELA 2: Thurs. April 4th 1:35 3:30
~Math 1: Tues. April 9th 10:45-12:15
~Math 2 Wed. April 10 10:45-12;15
~Math 3 Thurs. April 11 10:45-12:15

MESSAGE FROM THE LIBRARY
Parents,
I am looking for volunteers in the Library to assist with re-shelving/organizing books. Additionally, during 'Check In' times, volunteers may be asked to help some students in find where their books should be placed on the shelves.

Any amount of time would be greatly appreciated!

If interested, parents/guardians can contact me at ncanny@fsd157c.org.

Thank you!
Nicole Canny, Librarian

Curriculum Overview for the week of March 18:

ELA: The LITERATURE ASSESSMENT be this week.

LITERATURE STANDARDS:
~I CAN quote accurately from a text when explicitly explaining or drawing inferences from a text. (R.L.5.1)
~I CAN determine the theme of a various text, how characters respond to challenges and how the speaker in a poem reflects on topic; summarize the text. (R.L.5.2)
~I CAN use context clues to determine meanings of words. (R.L5.4)
~I CAN explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem. (R.L5.5)
~I CAN describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described. (R.L.5.6)
~I CAN compare and contrast stories in the same genre with the same theme and topics. (R.L.5.9)

INFORMATIONAL STANDARDS:
~I CAN quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences. (R.I.5.1)
~I CAN explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text. (R.I.5.3)
~I CAN determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words in text relevant to a topic or subject area. (R.I.5.4)
~I can integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write about as subject. (R.I.5.9)

MATH: Module 5 Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area The Mid Module Assessment will be Thursday this week

ZEARN: Students are expected to keep up with the Zearn lesson that aligns with the daily Eureka lesson

NEWSELA:

WRITING: Argument/Opinion Writing and Prose Constructed Response

WORDS THEIR WAY:
Assessments are Friday
Syllables and Affixes: Sort 33
Derivational Relations 1: Sort 17
Derivational Relations 2: Sort 24
 
 

This week in class

Monday
E Day
ART
PE
MATH: Module 5 Lesson 5 HW 1 and 2
ELA: WTW Assessment Friday
Close Reading "Saving History" die Friday

Tuesday
R Day
PE
MATH: Module 5 Lesson 6 Homework (1-4)
The Mid Module Assessment will be THURSDAY
ELA: WTW assessment Friday
Close Reading "Sailing Home" due Friday

Wednesday
T Day
STEM
PE
MATH: Module 5 Lesson 7 HW (1-3)
Mid-Module Assessment will be Thursday
ELA: WTW assessment Friday
CLose Reading "Saving History" due Friday

Thursday
I DAY
Spanish
Library
PE
MATH:

Friday
E Day
ART
PE

 
 

Important Dates

3/19/2019
Hot Lunch

3/25/2019
Spring Break

4/1/2019
School Resumes

 
 

Downloads List

American Heart Association Chicago Bulls [12/21/2018]
AROUND THE WORLD [2/26/2019]
Curriculum Night Slide Show [9/6/2018]
Office Login Home Access [9/4/2018]
One Note reference Packet [9/11/2017]
Parent Tip Sheet Module 1 Eureka Math [9/21/2017]
Parent Tip Sheet Module 2 Eureka Math [9/21/2017]
Parent Tip Sheet Module 3 Eureka Math [9/21/2017]
Parent Tip Sheet Module 4 Eureka Math [9/21/2017]
Parent Tip Sheet Module 5 Eureka Math [9/21/2017]
Parent Tip Sheet Module 6 Eureka Math [9/21/2017]
Pie The PE Teacher [3/11/2019]
Popsicle Sales to Support the LWSRA Basketball [3/11/2019]
Theme Thursdays [2/11/2019]

 
 

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