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Homework for Nā Nai'a Class - 5th/6th Grade Class (10-12 year olds)


Week 30 - May 14-16

Botany:

Botany Scavenger Hunt: collect all items listed on the Botany Scavenger Hunt hand out. Instead of collecting the items, you may take a picture of it. Images from the internet are not allowed! Print pictures out or hand in USB stick with images on it.


State Report:

Continue working on your Hawaii State Report. You need to complete another two pages by Tuesday. Collect images and/or drawings that pertain to your subject. If you have any questions, call me, but please don't wait till the last moment.




Week 29 - May 7 - 9

Botany:

Review Mint, Parsley, Mustard and Pea, Lily and Grass families and be able to give examples of each family and recognize the characteristics of each family.


Math:

Complete andy unfinished work that we started at school this week.


State Report:

Get two books from the library on a US state you want to do your report on. Bring to school on Tuesday.

Alex: Write 2 page on Hawaii's geology.


Ja'el: Write 2 pages on Hawaii's plants and animals + geography

Rafi: Write 2 pages on Hawaii's climate and outdoor lifestyle and sports.

Avi: Write 1-2 pages about the 6 main islands and what makes each of them unique



Vocabulary:  (botanical terms and US geography)


Add the following words to your vocabulary list. You need to know how to spell them and know their meaning. Use a dictionary if you are not sure.

grass family, peninsula, gulf, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, perimeter, area, grain, cereal, developing world, arid, legumes, domestic, annual, cultivating, staple food, to winnow, a combine (noun), calories, nutrients, protein, maturity, agriculture, silo, currency








Week 28 - Apr 30 - May 2

Botany:

Review Mint, Parsley, Mustard and Pea families and be able to give examples of each family and recognize the characteristics of each family.


Math:

Avi: Finish Mental Math worksheet. Long division, column addition, subtraction and multiplication is not allowed.


Rafi, Ja'el & Alex: Practice Area and Perimeter calculations. Finish  Area & Perimeter III worksheet.


State Report:

Get two books from the library on a US state you want to do your report on. Bring to school on Tuesday.

Think about what you woiuld like to know about that state.

Make a bubble chart.


Reading:

Rafi: Finish reading "Winter in Wartime" out loud to one of your parents. Write bookreport using the book report helper that was handed out during class. Use complete sentences.

Avi: Finish your book report


Vocabulary:  (botanical terms and US geography)

Add the following words to your vocabulary list. You need to know how to spell them and know their meaning. Use a dictionary if you are not sure. dicotyledon (dicot), monocotyledon (dicot)



Social Studies/Geography:

Finish stitching your flag.
Cut the emblem for your flag out of fabric and bring to school.








Week 27 - Apr 23-25

Botany:

Collect more flowers and dry them in your flower/leaf press. Leaves need to have different shapes and divisions. Check this "Leaf Reference"

Identify flower parts

Review Mint, Parsley, Mustard and Pea families and be able to give examples of each family.


Math:

Practice Area and Perimeter calculations: Area & Perimeter I (all students), Area & Perimeter II (Ja'el, Alex, Rafi), Area & Perimeter III (Question 1 and 2) Bonus Challenge!


Reading:

Rafi: Finish reading "Winter in Wartime" out loud to one of your parents. Write bookreport using the book report helper that was handed out during class. Use complete sentences.

Avi: Finish your book report

Ja'el: Finish your book report. Use book report helper that was handed out during class. Write in complete sentences. Use paragraphs and correct capitalization and punctuation.

Alex: Refine your book report. Use book report helper that was handed out during class. Write in complete sentences. Use paragraphs and correct capitalization and punctuation.


Vocabulary:  (botanical terms and US geography)

Add the following words to your vocabulary list. You need to know how to spell them and know their meaning. Use a dictionary if you are not sure. Mustard Family, Pea Family, legumes, continent, continental divide, Rocky Mountains, perimeter, area



Social Studies/Geography:

Finish stitching your flag.
Design a simple emblem for your flag.



Week 26 - April 16-18

Botany:

Go outdoors and collect flowers and leaves to put in your flower/leaf press. At least 6 different kind of flowers (4-6 of each kind) and 10 different leaves. Leaves need to have different shapes and divisions. Check this "Leaf Reference"

Identify flower parts

Write an essay on the importance of flowering plants.


Math:

Complete unfinished assignments that we started in class this week.


Reading:

Rafi: Finish reading "Winter in Wartime" out loud to one of your parents. Use book report helper that was handed out during class. Use complete sentences.

Avi: Continue reading "The Brothers Lionheart" out loud to one of your parents. You should be at chapter 10 by Tuesday.

Ja'el: Make your book report. Use book report helper that was handed out during class. Write in complete sentences. Use paragraphs and correct capitalization and punctuation.

Alex: Refine your book report. Use book report helper that was handed out during class. Write in complete sentences. Use paragraphs and correct capitalization and punctuation.



Vocabulary:  (botanical terms and US geography)

Add the following words to your vocabulary list. You need to know how to spell them and know their meaning. Use a dictionary if you are not sure. Mint Family, Parsley Family, characteristics, umbel, aromatic, coastal plain, the Appalachian Mountains, Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico, Great Lakes, Interior Plains, Ozark Mountains





Week 25 - April 9-11

Botany:

Go outdoors and observe the spring blossoms! Learn about plants outdoors!  See if you can identify the flower parts we learned about this week.

Pick one flower and a leaf from the same plant. Imagine you have to describe this flower to somebody who is blind. Include all your senses while describing your flower. Write a paragraph describing this flower, leaf and it's environment.

Make a detailed drawing of the flower


Press your flower and leaf in a flower press or heavy book


Math:

Complete unfinished assignments that we started in class this week.


Reading:

Rafi: Continue reading "Winter in Wartime" out loud to one of your parents. You should be about 2/3 through the book by Tuesday.

Avi: Continue reading "The Brothers Lionheart" out loud to one of your parents. You should be about 2/3 through the book by Tuesday.

Ja'el: Do a book report on "Wake Up Missing" by Kate Messner

Alex: Do a book report




Week 24 April 2-4

Botany:

Go outdoors and observe the spring blossoms! Learn about plants outdoors!  See if you can identify the flower parts we learned about this week.

Pick one flower and a leaf from the same plant. Imagine you have to describe this flower to somebody who is blind. Include all your senses while describing your flower. Write a paragraph describing this flower, leaf and it's environment.

Make a detailed drawing of the flower

Press your flower and leaf in a flower press or heavy book


Vocabulary:

Add the following words to your vocabulary list. You need to know how to spell them and know their meaning. Use a dictionary if you are not sure. Angiosperm - gymnosperm - to pollinate - reproduction - sepal - petal - pistil - ovary - stigma - stamen - anther - fruit.



Math:

Decimal Numbers and Vertical Multiplication




Week 23 March 12-14 (to be completed over the Spring Break!)

Finish all uncompleted work that was started at school before Spring Break.

Review Ancient Egypt, Biomes and US Geography. Complete the crossword puzzle. You may use your notes for reference.

Crossword Puzzle   +  Clues for Crossword Puzzle

Start reading a fiction novel. No flodder books like "Wimpy Kid".



Week 22 March 5-7

Finish all uncompleted work that was started at school this week.

Vocabulary:

Add the following words to your vocabulary list. You need to know how to spell them and know their meaning. Use a dictionary if you are not sure. Pyramid, horizon, hour, temple, tombs, quarry, to measure, sphinx, Duat, Ka, Ba, khefts

Ancient History/Writing:

All Students: Write a summary about what you learnt about ancient Egypt this week. The following words must be included in your summary; horus, hour, horizon, pyramids, first builders in stone, stones weighing 2.5 tons and more, quarries. What was function of pyramids? How do you think the huge slaps of stones that weigh more than 2.5 tons were transported from quarry to building site? How did they they raise those huge stones as the pyramid grew and grew?

Pay attention to formatting in paragraphs, indents, punctuation and spelling.

Ja'el: Print out snowboard pictures and write a short report on your adventure for your newspaper.


Math:

Finish "Average Puzzle" that we started in class.
Finish Fraction worksheet that was started in class
Shopping Spree Worksheet



Week 21 Feb 26-28

Finish all uncompleted homework.

Vocabulary:

Add the following words to your vocabulary list. You need to know how to spell them and know their meaning. Use a dictionary if you are not sure. Horus, hieroglyphs, hieratic, virtues, motto, Rosetta Stone, scribe. cartouche


Ancient History/Writing:

All Students: Write a 2-page report on ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. The following words must be used in your report; hieroglyphs, cartouche, scribe, hieratic script and Rosetta Stone. You can reread the hand-out Ms Ilse gave you but copying exact sentences is not allowed, use your own words.

Pay attention to formatting in paragraphs, indents, punctuation and spelling.

Ja'el: Print out snowboard pictures and write a short report on your adventure for your newspaper.



Week 20 Feb 19-21

Snowboard Trip to California. No Homework.


Week 19 Feb 12-14

Finish all uncompleted work.



Week 18 Feb 5-7

Math:

Review "The Meaning of Fractions", complete any worksheets that hadn't been finished yet, review and correct mistakes on your mathsheets that have been handed back to you by Ms. Ilse.


Vocabulary:

Add the following words to your vocabulary list. You need to know how to spell them and know their meaning. Use a dictionary if you are not sure. civilization, Isis, Osiris, metaphor, fertile, soil, papyrus, hieroglyphs, Set, to embalm, tomb, Lapis Lazuli, afterlife.


Ancient History:

Write a short summary about the story of Osiris and Isis.

How do we know so much about life in ancient Egypt?


US Geography:


Learn the 15 states and capitals you've chosen by heart and know where to find them on the map. Also, learn the major US rivers you marked on your map.

Social Studies:

"Discover your core values" - This assignment needs to be done with one of your parents because it was originally designed for adults. Please, have one of them or an adult family member or friend help you.

Pick one of your core values and think of an animal that can represent that value.





Week 17 Jan 29-31


Math:

All Students: Finish the math worksheets handed out in class.

Alex: Percentage Puzzle + Multiplying and Dividing with Fractions

Rafi: Multiplying and Dividing with Fractions    + Percentage Puzzle

Avi:  Multiplying Tables with Fractions

Ja'el : Percentage Puzzle + Multiplying and Dividing with Fractions


US Geography:

Write down 4 states, with their capitals, from the prairie biome and add these to your states list, you should now have 14 states with their capitals. Learn them by heart and know where to find them on the map. Also, learn the major US rivers you marked on your map.


Vocabulary:

Add the following words to your vocabulary list. You need to know how to spell them and know their meaning. Use a dictionary if you are not sure.
Ancient Egypt, agriculture, The Nile, Africa, desert, Inundation, Ra, climate, tombs, pharaoh, tributary, artery, delta, fertile


Ancient History:

Why is Egypt called the "Gift of the Nile"?
Write 2-3 paragraphs answering this question and reviewing what we talked about in class about Ancient Egypt. Use your notes if you took any.
The following words have to be used in your review: Egypt, desert, Inundation, Ra, The Nile, agriculture, climate, Africa, tombs


English:

Metaphors - "The Mississippi River Remains the South’s Most Vital Artery."

Write down your answers to the following questions.
What is the Mississippi compared to?
What do arteries do in your body?
Why is this a good comparison?




Week 16 Jan 22-24


MATH:


All students: Review Fractions Part 1


Ja'el, Alex and Rafi: Review Fractions Part 2


Rafi: Fractions & Percentage

US GEOGRAPHY:

Pick 4 states that are in the deciduous biome and find their capitals

Pick 4 states that are in the desert biome and find their capitals
What is the capital of Alaska?
What is the capital of Florida?
What is the capital of our homestate Hawaii?

What is a capital?


VOCABULARY:

Write the following words in your vocabulary list and write down their meaning. If you don't know the meaning of a word, look it up in the dictionary: biome, idiom, capital, desert, North-America, tundra, tropical rainforest, taiga, boreal forest, deciduous forest, prairie, climate, temperature, Fahrenheit, adapted, cactus/cacti, moisture, evaporation, nocturnal, tortoise, permafrost, extinct, conditions, migrate/migratory, insects, mosquitos, arctic, hibernate, predator, amphibian, owl, boreal, conifers, squirrel, moose, canopy (rainforest), understory, forest floor, equator




Week 15 Jan 15-17

MATH:

All: Practice multiplying with fractions (Part 1)   and Practice multiplying with fractions (Part 2)

Alex:  Division worksheet + 6 measurements questions

Avi: Finish "Adding and Subtracting with Fractions" worksheet



SCIENCE:

Prepare for your oral biome report. Check your bubble chart!

Your report must include sections on climate, plants and animals of your biome.
You have to be able to show where your biome is located on a map of North America and which US states make up your biome.
How have plants and animals adapted to living in your biome?
Why is your biome important?
Find one or more other interesting things that there is to know about your biome. ( Rafi: Use the "Importance of the Prairie Biome" article and look at the picture that goes with it!)


WRITING:

Write 2-3 sentences why your biome is important.
Write 2-3 sentences how plants and animals have adapted to living in your biome.
Write 2-3 sentences about one or more interesting things about your biome.

Write in complete sentences. Check your spelling. Pay attention to capitalization and punctuation. Use interesting and descriptive words. Explain your statements.




Week 14 Jan 8-10

MATH:

Practice adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing with fractions.  Complete Practice Worksheet (Avi may skip the 12 dividing with fractions questions)

Review with mom or dad units of measurements. (weight, length/distance, volume, time, money, temperature). There will be a little quiz on measurements next week.


SCIENCE:

All: Prepare for your oral biome report. Read your biome book. Make notes. Collect pictures, maps and interesting articles about your biome. Write 5-6 sentences why your biome important to the world?

Rafi: Answer Ms. Ilse's questions about the prairie biome. Read "Importance of Prairie Biome" and write down in 2-3 sentences why the prairie biome is important.



ENGLISH / SPELLING / VOCABULARY

Practice your botany spelling & vocabulary words. You need to know the spelling and meaning of the following words:

photosynthesis, carbon dioxide (CO2), water (H2O), oxygen (O2), life cycle, earth, soil, botany, germinate, algae, microscopic, deciduous, biome, antibiotic, decompose, Alexander Fleming, botany, temperature, biography, autobiography, spores, fungus/fungi (pl), lichen, symbiosis, endemic, biosphere, moss, rhizoids, ferns, conifers, carniverous,  gymnosperms, environment, environmentalist, decompose, species, synthetic, evaporate, microscopic, chlorophyll, botany, temperature, biography, autobiography, personification, roots, stems, leaves, nutrients





Week 13 Dec 11-13


Math:


Horizontal math is very important! It teaches the student why they are doing what they are doing as opposed to simply following the rules of vertical math. Horizontal math is essential for being able to do mental math. Parents, please help your child with their horizontal math! If you have questions, please call me.


Horizontal and Vertical Addition and Subtraction

Horizontal and Vertical Multiplication

Horizontal and Long Division

We'll be starting the new year with a math block and we'll be delving deeper into fractions, decimals and percentages. Please, review basic fractions with your child.


Math Worksheets Resource


Reading & Comprehension:

Current Event - Read and write down the answers to the questions



Botany:

Borrow your mom or dad's phone or camera and go outside on a treasure hunt for the 5 plant families we've covered in class. Take clear and beautifully composed pictures of algae, fungi, lichen, mosses and ferns and send them to Ms. Ilse's email address.


Read:

Read the biome book that Ms Ilse handed out to you. Take notes. Prepare for your 4 minute oral report that you will presenting to the class in the week of Jan 15-17. Special focus on plant life in your biome.  Look for pictures, maps or illustrations you might want to use in your presentation.


Social Studies:

Ja'el:   Write down the instructions for making Kombucha for your newspaper recipe article






Week 12 Dec 4-6

Math:

All Students:  Math Riddles

Alex: Long division worksheet

Advanced students only: Extra challenge! Choose one Sudoku puzzle to complete. Sudoku


Botany:

Write everything you know about fungi that we talked about this week in class. (Why are they important? How did they help plants evolve on land? What do they do? What is the Wood Wide Web? What are mycelia? What are mushrooms? How/for what do people use them? Are fungi really plants? Who was Alexander Fleming? What is Penicillin? What would happen if there were no fungi?

Compare plant parts to human parts. Review and explain to a parent.


Social Studies:

Write a human interest article about plants or fungi for your newspaper. You need to choose one of the following 3 titles; "The Giving Plant", "The Magic of Plants" or "Amazing Fungi". Make it exciting!


Vocabulary:

Finish crossword puzzle

Botany vocabulary words: photosynthesis, carbon dioxide (CO2), water (H2O), oxygen (O2), life cycle, earth, soil, botany, germinate, algae, microscopic, deciduous, biome, antibiotic, decompose, Alexander Fleming, botany, temperature, biography, autobiography, spores, fungus/fungi (pl), lichen

Look up the following words in the dictionary and add to your vocabulary word list: biosphere, symbiosis, endemic


Week 11 Nov 27-29

Math:

Finish the "Making a Graph" assignment - Convert inches to feet and record your findings in a graph.  For advanced students: Find out the average height of the kids that you recorded in your graph.

Finish the Fraction Practice Worksheet you started in class. (Finding the pattern and filling out the missing numbers + adding/subtracting fractions with different denominators)

For more math practice, check out the Math Worksheet Resource



Botany:

To review what we have been learning about this week, write down the answers to the following questions:

1. What is a plant? How is a plant different from an animal?
2. What do plants need to survive? How are these things the same as, or different from, those things that people and other animals need to live?
3. Why are plants important? Could animals live without plants?
4. Why is soil important to plants? Could plants live without soil?
5. Write a narrative about the process of photosynthesis from the point of view of a plant.

Read the "Plants" hand-out, there are 4 distinct sections. Write what each of these sections are about in 1-2 sentences per section. Also, write about something new you learned, something you are wondering about or just something that fascinated you after reading the hand out.



Social Studies:

Write the Gilgamesh review and Makahiki report in your newspaper. If I didn't already edit it for you, please have mom or dad help edit your story and check your spelling and capitalization. Write as neat as you can!


Vocabulary:

Study your vocabulary list - know the meaning of the words and how to spell them.

Botany vocabulary words: photosynthesis, carbon dioxide (CO2), water (H2O), oxygen (O2), life cycle, earth, soil, botany, germinate, algae

Look up the following words in the dictionary and add to your vocabulary word list: biome, microscopic, deciduous and antibiotics


ORGANIZE YOUR BINDERS!


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Week 10 - Nov 13-15

Because of Makahiki preparation and festivities, some homework slipped through the cracks. Make sure outstanding and new homework is returned to Ms. Ilse on Tuesday, November 27.

Outstanding Homework:

La'a:
Book report on "Warriors" by Erin Hunter. Fill out the Book Report Helper.
Finish 4-elements collage.

Alex:
Book report on "Spirit Animals; Tales of Great Beasts" by Brandon Mull. Fill out the Book Report Helper.
Long Division Worksheet from Week 9 - Nov 6-8
The Library Worksheet from Week 9 - Nov 6-8

McKayla:
Book report on "Wild Ones" by Lisa McMann. Fill out Book Report Helper.

Rafi:
Book report on book of your choice. Fill out Book Report Helper.


NEW HOMEWORK:

Math:

Finish " Mixed Operations Worksheet 1 ", " Mixed Operations Worksheet 2 " and " The Gym "


Social Studies:

Write a news article about our Makahiki preparation and celebration for your newspaper.
News stories usually answer the 5-W's (who, what, when, where, why + how)
Make a catchy headline. Divide your article in a clear beginning, middle and end.
Imagine that your readers do not know anything about Makahiki, so be clear.


Botany:
Read or ask your parent to read you " The Plant as a Child of Earth and Sun ".
Recap the story in your own words. Your story needs to include the title and the words "4-elements", "sun/fire", "earth", "water" and "air".
How does the sun affect the earth, the seasons, the plants, animals and human beings who live on the earth? Discuss this with your mom or dad and write down 3 examples.






Week 9 - Nov 6-8

Makahiki:

Practice the Gratitude Song on the recorder
Learn to sing E Ho Mai
Practice Kumu Lei'ohu Chant


Math:

McKayla: Finish "Week 4" worksheet + "Long Division Worksheet Questions 1-4" + "At the Library Worksheet"

Rafi: Finish "Divide the Square" worksheet + "Long Division Worksheet Questions 4-9" + "At the Library Worksheet"

Alex: Finish "Long Division Worksheet Questions 1-6" + "At the Library Worksheet"

La'a: Finish "Long Division Worksheet Questions 5-8" + "At the Library Worksheet"

Ja'el: Finish "Long Division Worksheet Questions 4-9" + "At the Library Worksheet"


Vocabulary:

Add the words "epic", "bas-relief" and "irrigation" to your vocabulary list. Study your vocabulary list - know the meaning of the words and how to spell them. There will be a quiz next week.

Vocabulary words: author, fiction, non-fiction, genre, biography, literature, vocabulary, fractions, denominator, numerator, proper fractions, improper fractions, equal fractions, addition, subtraction, lyrics, opinion, fact, literal language, figurative language, to summarize, summary, simile, personification, century, millennium, millennia, decade, historical, captions, italics, headline, archaeology, civilizations, publisher, editor, reporter, humor, hypothesis, epic, human, news, Gilgamesh, Enkidu, agriculture, irrigation, cuneiform, sha-ma-mu, a-ma-tum, ziggurats, King Hammurabi, Utnaphishtim, epic, bas-relief. Mesopotamia, Euphrates, Tigris



Reading/Writing:

Finish your book report

Rafi: Read the Mesopotamian Flood Story and make a 1-page summary.


Social Studies/History:

Write short book review about "Gilgamesh, the hero" for your newspaper: What's the name of the book? Who wrote it? What is the book about? Why do/don't I like this book? Would you recommend it? What main idea does the author share? How many stars?

History:

Finish your drawing about Mesopotamia. Put some effort into it. Use color. Make it beautiful.

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Week 8 - Oct 30 - Nov 1

Math:

Math with fractions, decimals and percentages worksheets. (2)

McKayla keep practicing with equal fractions: Math Week 1a and Math Week 1b


Reading:

Continue reading the book you've chosen, you should be about 3/4 of the way through. Book report is due on Nov 8. Use the book report guide hand-out to help you write your book report.



Writing:

1. Write a summary of the Mesopotamian Flood Story. Enlil, Enki, Utnaphishtim. Why did the gods create people? Why was Utnaphishtim granted immortality by Enlil?


2. The Lawless Tribe Assignment: What would the world look like without laws? How would it affect you? Would it be a good place? Are people inherently good or bad? Do they need rules?

3. Write the edited newpaper article on the first page of your newspaper template.


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Week 7 - Oct 23-25

Math:

McKayla: Equal Fractions , Practice 4 Operations Fractions 2 , Reducing Fractions

Rafi: Practice 4 Operations Fractions 2 , Reducing Fractions

La'a: Decimals to Fractions , ( Mixed Number to Decimals )

Alex: Decimals to Fractions , Mixed Number to Decimals


Ja'el: Decimals to Fractions , Mixed Number to Decimals



Reading:

Continue reading the book you've chosen, you should be about half way through.


Writing:

Write a summary of Chapter 6 from Gilgamesh, the Hero from your notes. Pay attention to punctuation and spelling.




Week 6 - Oct 16-18

Math:

McKayla: Practice 4 Operations Fractions 2 , Reducing Fractions


Rafi: Practice 4 Operations Fractions 2 , Reducing Fractions

La'a: Convert Fraction to Decimals Practice 4 Operations

Alex: Convert Fractions to Decimals Practice 4 Operations

Ja'el: Convert Fractions to Decimals Practice 4 Operations

Reading:


Start reading the book you have picked for personal reading. Book report will be due in three weeks on November 8.

No flodder books (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Sponge Bob SquarePants etc)



Writing:


Write a summary on the first two chapters of "Gilgamesh, the hero"

Pick your favorite simile from these chapters and make a drawing that goes with it




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Week 5 - Oct 9-11

Math:

Complete the handwritten pages of math questions "Vertical Math" and "Horizontal Math". I am not so much interested in the answer as I am interested in the way you get to your answers, especially with the horizontal math questions. Please, show me your steps of how you get to the answer.

Reading:

Finish reading "The Bridge to Terabithia". Find at 5 examples of similes in these last chapters. Answer questions 1-3. Answer questions in complete, descriptive sentences.


Pick a book for personal reading. No flodder books (Diary of a Wimpy Kid etc)

History :

Record 5 significant events of the student's life, 1 important historical event that has happened during their lifetime, 2 events from their family's history that happened before they were born, and 2 events that the student predicts will happen to them in the future.  Please, include pictures if possible.


Social Studies:

Think of a name for your newspaper. Make your own or get a typeface that you like online.







Week 4 - Oct 2-4

Math:

Complete the three handwritten pages of math questions about "Subtracting Fractions".

Reading:

Read chapter 5-8 from "The Bridge to Terabithia". Find at least 5 examples of figurative language in these chapters. Answer questions 1-4. Answer questions in complete, descriptive sentences.


Poetry:

Recite one paragraph of the poem "A Pebble" by James Foley

History:

We will be making personal timelines as an introduction to our Ancient History block. Record 5 significant events of the student's life, 1 important historical event that has happened during their lifetime, 2 events from their family's history that happened before they were born, and 2 events that the student predicts will happen to them in the future.  Please, include pictures if possible.





Week 3 - Sept 25-27

Math:

Complete, correct and review "Week 1", "Week 2", "Week 3" and "Practice" math worksheets.

Reading:

Read chapter 4 from "The Bridge to Terabithia". Find at least 3 examples of figurative languag.. Make a short but descriptive summary of this chapter.

Poetry:

Recite one paragraph of the poem "A Pebble" by James Foley

History:

We will be making personal timelines as an introduction to our Ancient History block. Record 5 significant events of the student's life, 1 important historical event that has happened during their lifetime, 2 events from their family's history that happened before they were born, and 2 events that the student predicts will happen to them in the future.  Please, include pictures if possible.


Week 2 - Sept 18-20

Math:

Ella - Review and make corrections on your first "Equal Fractions" worksheet and complete the second worksheet.. Also finish your personal math assignment from me. Practice for your timestable of 9 challenge for next week.

Alex - Complete the math crossword puzzle. Mental math only! Do not use any vertical math. Practice for your timestable of 3 challenge for next week.

La'a - Review and make corrections to your "Equal Fractions" worksheets.. Also, complete the two "Compare Fractions" worksheets. Practice for your timestable of 3 challenge for next week.

Ja'el - Complete "Compare Fractions" worksheets. Practice for your timestable of 3 challenge for next week.

Rafi -

Reading:

Read chapter 3 from "The Bridge to Terabithia".

Writing:

Answer the following questions about what you have read till so far in the book  "The Bridge to Terabithia". No one word answers! Write complete and descriptive sentences.

1. Why has Jess gotten up early every morning during the summer?

2. What is Jess's favorite teacher Miss Edmunds like? How is she different from the other teachers at Lark Creek Elementary School?

3. Why does Jess keep his drawing supplies hidden under his mattress? And why doesn't he dare show his drawings to his father?



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