• April 17th-April 21st, 2023

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 4/16/2023 7:00:00 AM

    Monday, April 17th

    Homework Part 1 for Unit 4 Week 4

    *Students are required to put in new dates and spelling words into a planner during bell work

    ELA-STAR Reading Test; reading groups if time permits

    Social Studies-Chapter 8 Lesson 1 notes on PowerPoint slides


    Tuesday, April 18th

    ELA-STAR Reading; Review Test Prep Packet Bank 7 ansers (1-2);Summarizing page 307 (U4W3 ELA packet); Workshop: Developing Cold Read on SAVVAS, Finish "The Road to Freedom" and chart or "Abandoned Cities" and chart, lexia minutes

    Social Studies-Chapter 8 Lesson 1 notes and lesson 1 quiz questions (see Ms. Centers for extra copies)


    Wednesday, April 19th

    *Interim Progress Reports Posted to FOCUS

    ELA-Unit 4 Week 4 Quick read, workshop packet pages, vocabulary flashcards, and reading groups

    Social Studies-Chapter 8 Lesson 2 Readings and Lesson 1 and 2 quiz

    *Students need to turn in ELA reading packet for U.4.W.3!

    Thursday, April 20th


    Social Studies-Complete lesson 1 and 2 quizzes for Chapter 8


    Friday, April 21st


    Social Studies-Chapter 8 Lesson 3 notes

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  • April 10th-April 14th, 2023

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 4/10/2023 4:00:00 AM

    Monday, April 10th, 2023

    ELA-Conjunctions (practice sentences, see Ms. Centers if you did not complete this sheet), Reading comprehension/Test Prep, Lexia Minutes

    Social Studies-Lesson 7.4, Begin Chapter 7 Review (textbook pages 258-259, questions 5-18)

    Tuesday, April 11th,2023

    ELA-Practice for Writing Exam; Review the process

    Social Studies-Continue Chapter 7 Review

    Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

    ELA-FAST Writing Exam!

    Social Studies-Chapter 7 Review; if time permits, we will do a kahoot review game

    Thursday, April 13th, 2023

    ELA-Spelling Quiz for U.4.W. 3, U.4.W.3 Review, Workshop packet pages (see Ms. Centers or check missing work if you are unsure about which pages should be turned in!)

    Social Studies-Complete and turn in Chapter 7 Review

    Friday, April 14th, 2023

    ELA-Unit 4 Week 3 Progress Checkup 

    Social Studies-Chapter 7 open notes test!

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  • April 3rd-April 4th

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 4/4/2023

    Monday, April 3rd, 2023

    ELA-Vocabulary squares and flashcards, quick read (see assigned "Bill of Rights" on SAVVAS), whole group discussion-first amendment rights

    Social Studies- Review lesson 7.4 notes (see PowerPoint slides uploaded to website)


    Tuesday, April 4th, 2023

    ELA- Close reading questions: highlight text evidence that shows "from The Bill of Rights" is an informational text;  highlight the specific freedoms included in the Bill of Rights as well as the freedoms included in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; answer questions 1 and 4 on page 305 "Check for Understanding"

    Complete Word Study page 310, Spelling page 313, practice vocabulary flashcards (add word parts "sub" and "super" to your flashcard deck

    Work on "To Tell the Truth" and chart at the end of the booklet (SAVVAS online)

    Social Studies-Review and continue with lesson 7.4 notes (see powerpoint slides uploaded to website)

    Work on completing Scholastic questions from last week


    Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

    ELA-FAST Writing *PRACTICE* test; turn in "To Tell the Truth"

    Social Studies- FAST Writing *PRACTICE* test; will complete lesson 7.4 notes if we have time


    Thursday, April 6th, 2023

    ELA-Practice Spelling test, On-level Cold Read (online SAVVAS), Develop vocabulary (packet page 304), Summarize (page 307), Academic vocabulary (page 309), Introduce conjunctions; Florida Test Prep small groups (Town Hall Democracy in the British Colonies)

    Social Studies-Begin Chapter 7 Review, complete scholastic close reading questions and compare and contrast page

    Friday, April 7th, 2023


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  • March 27-March 31

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 3/27/2023 1:00:00 AM

    Monday March 27, 2023

    ELA- Workshop, U.4.W.2 Quiz (SAVVAS)

    Social Studies- Chapter 7, lesson 2 review; Chapter 7 lesson 3 "Conflicts Grow"


    Tuesday, March 28th, 2023

    ELA-Review, practice spelling quiz for U.4.W.2

    Social Studies- The Midnight Rider (CommonLit close readings, discussion, and written responses assigned online)


    Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

    ELA-Unit 4 Week 2 Test; Spelling Quiz U.4.W.2

    Social Studies-Review Chapter 7, lesson 3


    Thursday, March 30th, 2023

    ELA- U.4.W.3 Vocabulary and writing workshop from U.4.W.2; Turn in packets for U.4.W.2

    SS- Chapter 7, lesson 4 Notes


    Friday, March 31, 2023

    ELA-Unit 4 Week 3 quick read/workshop time

    SS- Chapter 7, lesson 4 notes; Scholastic News Close Reading Questions and Cause and Effect page

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  • March 21st-March 24th

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 3/20/2023

    Monday, March 20th

    Teacher Planning Day--No school


    Tuesday, March 21st

    *Homework Unit 4 Week 2* Students were provided a copy of this homework sheet but it has been linked above, if needed

    ELA- Write important dates into planner, write spelling words into planner, preview vocabulary, historical fiction anchor chart (249) and themes, quick read of story, word parts page 274 and 277, book club groups-close readings pages 252-253

    Social Studies- Complete Chapter 6 Review (page 218-219; questions 1-11, and 16)


    Wednesday, March 22nd

    ELA-Book Club Close Readings pages 254-257, Workshop-pages 277, 268, and Q1,3,4 on page 269 (Ms. Centers to meet in small groups-page 278 Adjectives)

    Social Studies- Chapter 6 open textbook exam

    *Grades Posted for 3rd nine weeks


    Thursday, March 23rd

    ELA- Book Club Close Readings pages 259-261; Workshop: Assigned SAVVAS booklet, Unfinished work from Tuesday-Wednesday, Vocabulary Practice (flashcards), Developing Cold Reads, Adjectives Review page , (Small groups-review inferences with Ms. Centers page 270)

    Social Studies- Chapter 7, Lesson 2 "Early Conflicts with Britain" (pages 234-237); Answer questions 1-7; preview vocabulary for chapter 7 and common lit assignment


    Friday, March 24th *Homework Due*

    ELA-Preview page 273, Book Club Close Readings pages 262-267; Workshop: On-Level Cold Reads, page 273, vocabulary practice (flashcards), writing workshop page 279, and assigned SAVVAS booklet/chart; Small groups with Ms. Centers (review)

    Social Studies- Chapter 7, Lesson 2 "Early Conflicts with Britain" (pages 234-237); Answer questions 1-7; preview common lit reading; kahoot

    * During Special Area: Fairview and Cobb Middle School Course Request Forms

    *Any work that was not completed in class, should be completed as homework and brought back to class


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  • 3/6/23-3/10/23

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 3/3/2023

    Monday, 3/6/23

    ELA-Review indefinite pronouns, collective nouns, and subject-verb agreement, complete close readings for page 221-222, answer Check for Understanding questions 1 and 3 on page 231, U4W1 Quiz on SAVVAS, "A Child's Rights" booklet on SAVVAS, Academic Vocabulary page 235 in reading packet, and lexia minutes

    Social Studies- Notes on lesson 6.3 "Southern Colonies"


    Tuesday, 3/7/23

    ELA- close reading pages 223-225, vocabulary review, developing cold read online SAVVAS, Lexia, pages 232 and 237 (dialect and analyzing characters), and "A Child's Rights" online SAVVAS booklet

    Social Studies- Finish Notes on Lesson 6.3, start on lesson 6.4 notes


    Wednesday, 3/8/23

    Picture Day! See students' handouts for more information

    ELA- Adjectives guided practice (reading packet page 240) and small groups, complete "Check for Understanding" (page 231), review for the U4W1 Test and spelling quiz

    Social Studies-Quiz on lessons 6.1-6.4


    Thursday, March 9th

    ELA-Unit 4 Week 1 Progress Check Up (test), U4W1 Spelling Quiz

    SS- Chapter 6 Review


    Friday, March 10th

    *Field Day*

    ELA- Review Major topics/test prep

    Social Studies-Chapter 6 test *possibly postponed

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  • 2/20/23-2/24/23

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 2/20/2023 5:00:00 AM

    Monday 2/20/23

    President's Day-No School


    Tuesday 2/21/23

    ELA- Begin Unit 3, Week 4 on Poetry! New packets will be passed out and students should record new deadlines and spelling words in planner, as well as copy down their homework; Students should be sure to turn in packet for Unit 3, Week 3!

    We will complete our poetry quick read, complete developing cold read quiz (Assigned online SAVVAS/Realize App), discuss word study and vocabulary for the week, review figurative language, complete Lexia Units, and dive deeper into idioms by completing the academic vocabulary assignment on SAVVAS/Realize).

    Social Studies- Work on Chapter 5 Review Questions (end of chapter review); students should make sure to turn in their Lesson Review Questions for 5.1 and 5.2; Check with Ms. Centers if you haven't taken the quiz for Chapter 5!


    Wednesday 2/22/23

    ELA- Review

    Social Studies-Review

    Thursday 2/23/23

    Social Studies- Chapter 5 Test!

    Friday 2/24/23

    ELA-Spelling Quiz on Unit 3, Week 4

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  • 1/17/23-1/26/23

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 1/18/2023 5:00:00 AM

    Tuesday 1/17/23

    ELA:Important dates and spelling words into planner, create flashcards for new vocabulary words, Realistic Fiction page 19 in reading packet (turn in U.2.W.5 reading packet and collect U.3.W.1 packet), Quick read of "Love, Amalia" excerpt, Latin Roots comprehension check

    Social Studies: Block 1 open book quiz for lesson 2 chapter 4; Block 2 work on lesson 3 Jamestown notes

    Wednesday 1/18/23

    ELA: Lexia minutes, small groups with Ms. Centers, Prepositions page 46 in reading packet, Workshop:

    (1) Latin roots page 42,

    (2) Spelling page 45

    (3) Vocabulary p.46 

    (4) Check for understanding p. 37 (questions 1-4)

    (5) Vocabulary Flashcards

    (6) Read for AR challenge

    Social Studies: Block 1 textbook pages 132-133; discuss the significance of Jamestown settlement; discuss rubric for Jamestown Map Assignment 

    Block 2: Lesson 3 Jamestown Notes

    Thursday 1/19/23

    ELA: Complete workshop from Wednesday, review for spelling quiz, close reading notes with reading partners,  preposition review, begin brainstorming for opinion essay

    SS: Block 1 work on Jamestown map

    Block 2: Lesson 3 notes, comprehension questions, "Age of Discovery" comp questions; Discuss Jamestown Map rubric

    Friday 1/20/23

    ELA: Review Game, Spelling Quiz, brainstorming for Opinion essay/current events assignment

    SS: Block 1 Jamestown Map Assignment

    Block 2 Open Notes Quiz, Jamestown Map Assignment

    Monday 1/23/23

    *Literacy Week*

    ELA: Review for ELA exam; Organize information for Opinion Essay

    SS: Jamestown Map Assignment; Lesson 4 notes and Vocabulary/Study Guide Page

    Tuesday 1/24/23

    ELA: Review for ELA exam; Develop Opinion Essay

    SS: Turn in Jamestown Map Assignment; Complete Lesson 4 notes and Vocabulary/Study Guide Page (turn in)

    Wednesday 1/25/23

    ELA: Test Prep Passage and Comprehension Questions

    SS: Lesson 5 notes

    Thursday 1/26/23 *Literacy Night 5:30-6:30 pm

    ELA: Unit 3 Week 2; quick read of story (realistic fiction), close reading notes, new vocabulary flashcards, new spelling words into planner

    SS: Review for SS Test 

    Friday 1/27/23*Character Parade at 8:40am*

    Character parade: dress up as your favorite literary character (no scary characters please as littles will be participating :)



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  • 1/9/23-1/13/23

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 1/9/2023


    ELA-Complete quick read from Friday and base words p. 388 in reading packet, complete centers with partner: base words and endings review sheet, complete "Explorer" comprehension questions, p. 383 "Check for Understanding," and spelling practice p. 391 in reading packet

    Social Studies-Reading skill for chapter 4 lesson one, walk through text features and current events assignment


    ELA- Complete Analyzing Argumentative text p. 384 (turn in page 383 and 384 in reading packet), complete the following centers: vocabulary practice, close reading notes, parts of speech p. 387, AR test/read independently, lexia

    Social Studies-Complete lesson review questions for lesson 1 (reading skill and text feature walk through B2), chapter notes for lesson 2 "Roanoke and Jamestown."

    Wednesday- 1/11/23

    ELA-Review for ELA test on Friday; writing practice; prep for spelling quiz

    Social Studies-Chapter 2 notes


    ELA-Review for ELA test on Friday; Spelling quiz

    Social Studies-quiz; Lesson 3 chapter 4; "Cause and effect" infographic


    ELA-Homework due, Test on Unit 2 Week 5

    Social Studies-Complete cause and effect infographic; discuss current events assignment/begin research


    Martin Luther King Jr.


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  • 1/2/23-1/6/23

    Posted by Paige (Elizabeth) Centers on 1/2/2023

    1/2/23 Monday

    No School/New Year's Holiday Observed

    1/3/23 Tuesday

    Teacher Planning Day

    1/4/23 Wednesday

    Back to school!

    ELA-Review and practice Tropicana 4H Speeches in class; class competition (winner will practice for school competition held on Friday)

    Social Studies-Preview chapter 4

    Homework: Listen to quick read on SAVVAS (R) App on Classlink

    *End of Quarter 2*

    1/5/23 Thursday

    ELA-Fill out calendar/planner, begin Unit 2 Week 5: preview vocabulary and spelling words, introduce Argumentative Text (anchor chart), Quick read "Let Wild Animals Be Wild," Discuss and analyze base words and endings (p. 388)

    Social Studies-Chapter 4, lesson 1, small group readings and lesson questions

    1/6/23 Friday

    *School Tropicana Speech held in the cafeteria at 9:00 am-Parents invited to attend!*

    ELA-9:00 am Tropicana Speech (all of 5th grade will attend); if time remains, we will work in small groups on small group close readings for "Let Wild Animals Be Wild," discuss analyzing Argumentative Texts (p. 384)

    Social Studies-Review lesson 1, chapter 4 and complete lesson 2 small group readings and lesson questions if time permits


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