• Welcome to 5th Grade ELA Distance Learning with Mrs. Levesque! 

    ***** FOR ELA WONDERS: On Classlink go to ConnectEd (red/white icon)  be sure to choose the class title LANG ARTS 5 - that's where student assignments are located.

    This is a simplified Special Area assignment that does not requires technology: Simple Special Area

    Special Area Assignments!  Please access the following document in order to complete work for special area: Special Area Document

     
    IMPORTANT!!!
     
    As 5th graders transition to Middle School, two proofs of address verification are required for all students, regardless of the middle school they plan on attending. This information is  required and could affect a student's middle school schedule if not received prior to the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year.  This information can be sent to Claire Porter, our registrar, at porterc@leonschools.net.  This information is required, even if the address in FOCUS is correct.
    • First Proof: MUST be the current lease, mortgage, or deed for the primary address
    • Second Proof: Can be a utility bill, driver's license, voter registration etc.  (showing this same primary address as on the first proof)

     ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 18-22

    ***Monday's vocabulary assignment should be completed BEFORE taking the test on Tuesday

    Monday: 

    1.     Vocabulary

    PART ONE:  Ravenous: very hungry; starving

    1. Draw a cartoon representing the meaning of the word.
    2. Use the word in a sentence
    3. Write a word that means the opposite

     

    PART 2.     Bass: a type of freshwater fish

    1. Draw a cartoon representing the meaning of the word
    2. Use the word in a sentence
       

    2.     Read for 30 minutes

     

    Tuesday:  Test

    1. Test: Unit 4 Week 2 in Wonders
    2. iReady ELA (40 min weekly total)
     
    Zoom Lessons
    Block 1: Levesque Homeroom @12:00
    Block 2: Smith Homeroom @1:00

     

    Wednesday: 

    1.     Letter writing

    Directions: Write a letter to next year’s fifth grade class.  Include words of encouragement or advice to students that will be in my class next year.  What should they know and do to be successful?  Can you offer any hints, do’s or don’t’s?  Please check your work for spelling accuracy and punctuation.  These letters will be given to students next year!

    • Submit via email, word document, or write on notebook paper

    2.     Read for 30 minutes

     

    Thursday:

    1.     Would You Rather worksheet (attached)

    Directions: Students answer questions 1-15 by choosing one of the statements.  THEN, students will write five of their own “Would You Rather” statements for 15-20.  (Type in email, in word document, or by printing and sending a picture or on notebook paper.)

    2.     iReady ELA (40 min weekly total)

     

    Friday: 

     

    SS: Choose any history or social studies topic on BrainPop that you have not done previously.  Watch the video and take the quiz - email your results for your final SS grade!

     

    ELA: Make-Up Work day – please check Focus and submit any missing assignments by Sunday, May, 24.

     

    Week of May 11 – 15

     Monday SS:

    1. Read Civil War Generals (Readworks passage) and answer questions
    2. iReady ELA (40 min weekly total)

     Tuesday ELA:

    1. Review prefixes on page 273 in Readers/Writers Workshop book
    2. Complete worksheet page 168
    3. Read 30 minutes

     Wednesday ELA:

    1. Read “A Window Into History” Pg. 282 Literature Anthology online
    2. Answer Text Evidence Question on page 293
    3. iReady ELA (40 min weekly total)

     Thursday ELA:

    1. Read “A Second Chance for Chip” pg. 294
    2. Write a one paragraph summary of the story (3-5 sentences)
    3. Read 30 minutes

     Friday ELA:

    1. Writing: Write a fictional story that is a mystery.  You have read several mysteries in Wonders during the last two weeks.  Decide on your characters, a mysterious situation that is occurring and a way for the characters to solve the mystery.  Your story should be 4-5 paragraphs.

     

     

    ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 4 - 8

    Monday ELA:

    1. Read: pages 248-251 in Readers/Writers Workshop book to review vocabulary words
    2. Do: page 161 Vocabulary worksheet
    3. Read for 30 minutes

    Tuesday ELA:

    1. Read: pages 252-255 in Readers/Writers Workshop book
    2. Do: Graphic organizer on page 162
    3. IReady reading (40 min total)

    Zoom Lesson @12:00 Levesque’s homeroom

    Zoom Lesson @1:00 Smith’s homeroom 

    Wednesday ELA:

    1. Read: 256-257 in Readers/Writers Workshop book
    2. Do: Pages 163-165
    3. Read for 30 minutes

    Thursday ELA:

    1. Read: Page 258 in Readers/Writers Workshop book
    2. Do: page 166
    3. iReady reading (40 min total)

    Friday ELA:

    1. Read: Page 259 in Readers/Writers Workshop book
    2. Do: Page 167
    3. Read for 30 minutes

    No SS Assignment this Week

     

    ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK: April 27-May 1

    Monday:

    Vocabulary: Students will draw a picture. CHOOSE:  1. Submit a pic of what they drew  2. Students can explain in a sentence what they drew to represent the word, or 2. Find an image online and cut and paste it into a document

     Vocabulary: You may use dictionary.com as a resource

    1. Legendary
    a. Legendary: What is the base word of legendary?
    b. Legendary means famous: draw a picture to represent the meaning of legendary
    c. What is a word that means the opposite of legendary?

    2.      Ingenious

    a. Ingenious: What part of this word do you recognize?
    b. Ingenious means an original or resourceful idea; draw a picture to represent something ingenious
    c. What are two words that mean the opposite of ingenious?

    3.     Read for 30 minutes

     

    Tuesday

    ***Wear a fun HAT to our Zoom CHAT!  J

    Block 1 Levesque Homeroom @12:00

    Block 2 Smith Homeroom @ 1:00

    Vocabulary: You may use dictionary.com as a resource

    1. Sleek          
      a. Sleek means shiny or glossy
      b. Draw a picture to represent the meaning of the word sleek
      c. What are two words that mean the opposite of sleek?

    2.      Apparent

     
    a. Apparent means something that is clear, noticeable or obvious
    b. Draw a picture of something that is apparent
    c. What are two words that means the opposite of apparent?

     3.     iReady ELA (40 min weekly total)

     

    Wednesday

    1. SS: BrainPop = Civil War video and quiz
    2. Read for 30 minutes

    Thursday:

    1. Assessment: login to Wonders and take the reading assessment YOU DO NOT NEED TO COMPLETE THE ESSAY WRITING PART

     Friday:

    1. Catch up on your reading: log on to a website and read a book.  Take one AR test by Sunday!!

    iReady – do you have 40 minutes in ELA?

     

    Week of April 20-24

     ReadWorks document for ELA assignments found here

    Watch this youtube video to remind you how to use the "What Surprised Me" reading strategy What Surprised Me

    Work to do

     

    Assignments April 20-24

     

    Notes: April 13-17

    1. There are six different Wonders activities to complete including reading stories, vocabulary games and a worksheet. You can save the assignments and then submit them so I can see what you have done.
    2. There will be two social studies assignments per week.
    3. Remember, it is okay to change which day you do the work as long as it is submitted at the end of the week.

     

    4/13

    4/17

    Access the above outline in a word document: Week of April 13 Assignments
    April 6 - 9 

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    April 6-April 9

    ELA and Social Studies

     

    Monday:   Distance Learning Work Packet; iReady reading 20 min.

     

     

    Tuesday: Distance Learning Work Packet; iReady reading 20 min.

     

     

    Wednesday: Distance Learning Work Packet; iReady reading 20 min.

     

     

    Thursday: Distance Learning Work Packet; iReady reading 20 min.

     

    Log in to our MS Teams meeting: Block 1 at 12:00

    Block 2 at 1:00

     

    Here's where you can read and/or listen to books online for free:

     

    https://www.storylineonline.net/

     

    https://www.getepic.com/    class code: due9929

     

    http://tumblebooklibrary.com/  username: tumble 735   

     

    password: books