Mrs. Pike’s Homework Sheet January 20-23, 2015 Please don’t lose me! I need to be initialed by a parent each night and returned to school! 1. again 6. stick 11.weather Initial: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Day: 2. does 7.brick 12. sunny 3. know 8. chick 13. rainy 4. our 9. quick 14. cloudy 5. story 10. thick 15. snowy Assignment: Spelling: Write the words 1-10 three times each. Reading: Read Penguin Chick. Read for 20 minutes and record it on your reading log. Math: Worksheet 9.4 Science: Practice drawing weather symbols for sunny, cloudy, rainy, partly cloudy, and snowy. Spelling: Write the words 11-15 each in sentences. Reading: Read Penguin Chick. Read for 20 minutes and record it on your reading log. Math: Worksheet 9.5 Science: Review the vocabulary words and definitions that you wrote in your science notebook today. (weather, temperature, wind, precipitation) Report Cards: Please sign manila envelope and return. Spelling: Write all 15 words in abc order. TEST Friday! Reading: Read Penguin Chick. Write the definition for the 8 vocabulary words for this week. Reading Test Friday!! Math: Worksheet 9.6 Science: Read pages 130-135 in you science book See What We’re Learning this Week! Reading- Penguin Chick; genrenarrative nonfiction, elements of a story (characters, setting, problem, solution, plot), main idea and details, and dictionary skills Writing- Bold beginnings, mighty middles, and excellent endings. Science- Weather; recording weather, weather symbols, temperature, wind speeds, precipitation, and the four seasons (winter, spring, summer, fall). Math- 2-Digit Subtraction with Regrouping Penguin Chick - Vocabulary finally – after a long time otherwise – if things were different junior – younger or having a lower rank waterproof – something that doesn’t allow water through it slippery – difficult to hold on to webbed – having skin between the toes steer – to control the direction in which something is going whistle – a high musical sound Weekly Skill Dictionary Skills: How do you use guide words in a glossary or dictionary? How do you know if a word has more than one meaning? Which meaning matches the word given in a sentence? Upcoming Events: January 21st—Report Cards for 2nd Nine Weeks January 27th – Awards Day (10:00am) February 4th – Early Release Day February 16th – No School for Students Istation & Compass Odyssey Istation will no longer be available for home use. Compass Odyssey is a great resource that is still available to use at home! This computer program is a great way to help improve your skills in reading and math and they correlate to your child’s MAP scores. Just go to the McLees webpage http://www.anderson5.net/mclees, click on “Students”, then “Compass Odyssey”. The username is your child’s first and last name (no spaces) and the password is a5.