Reading: Read the article “Vanishing Act.” Identify the problem and it’s solution discussed in the article. Use at least two details from the text to support your answer.
NO HOMEWORK (May 24) Problems of the Night (May 7) 1. Ty is reading a book about metamorphic rocks. He has read 7/10 of the book. What decimal describes the part of the book Ty has read? (9.1) 2. Write the fraction or mixed number and the decimal shown by the model. (9.1)
Problems of the Night (May 8) 1. There are 100 pennies in a dollar. What fraction of a dollar is 61 pennies? Write it as a fraction, as a decimal, and in word form. (9.2) 2. Daniel spent a day hiking through a wildlife preserve. During the first hour of the hike, he drank 6 /10 liter of water. How many hundredths of a liter did he drink? (9.3)
Problems of the Night (May 9) 1. The fourth-grade students at Harvest School make up 0.3 of all students at the school. What fraction is equivalent to 0.3? (9.3) 2. Together, Julie and Sarah have $1.00 in quarters. They want to share the quarters equally. How many quarters should each girl get? How much money is this? (9.4)
Homework for May 3 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Science: Reread textbook pages F16. Answer Think and Write questions 3 and 5 on page F17.
Homework for March 22 Math: Solve the Problem of the Night.
Reading: Carefully read “Eugene Aserinsky and the Dreaming Brain.” Write a summary of the passage in your notebook and answer the questions. Reading #2: Read a book of your choice on RazKids. What is the book about?
Problems of the Night (March 22)
1.Eloise made a list of some multiples of 8/3. Write the first five multiples in Eloise’s list. 2.Rafael practices the violin for ¾ hour each day. How much time will he practice in 3 days? 3.Sam practices playing basketball 25 minutes each day. How many minutes of basketball will he play in 2 weeks?
March 21 - Snow Day Log on to ST Math and RazKids for reading and math practice.
Homework for March 20 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Reading #1: Read “Highway Problems.” Use the details to answer the questions.
Writing: Write about your time today at the Transit Museum. What did you see? What did you learn? Key Words: train, circuit, electricity, tour guide, old
Problems of the Night (March 20) 1. Order these fractions from least to greatest 2/3, 7/12, ¾.
2. Ryan is saving up for a bike that cost $198. So far, he has saved $15 per week for the last 12 weeks. How much more money does Ryan need in order to be able to but the bike?
3. Jen makes 4 pans of baked ziti. For each pan, she needs 2/3 cup cheese. Her measuring cup can scoop 1/3 cup of cheese. How many scopes of cheese does she need for the 4 pans of baked ziti?
Homework for March 19 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Reading #1: Read “Mai’s Surprise.” Answer the questions. Give 2 details to the theme you chose in question 1. Revise response to question started in class.
Reading #2: Read “The Bicycle Problem.” Answer the questions in your notebook.
REMINDERS: Trip to Transit Museum. Bring bagged lunch and dress appropriately.
Homework for March 12 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Study multiplication and division facts. Reading: Read “The Chief’s Feast.” What is the theme of the story.? Give 2 details to support. Reading #2: Read the book that was given to you. What is the problem in the story? How was it solved?
Problems of the Night (March 12) James wants to send two gifts by mail. One package weighs 4¾ pounds. The other package weighs 1¼ pounds. What is the total weight of the packages? Alicia buys a 5-pound bag of rocks for a fish tank. She uses 1¾ pounds for a small fish bowl. How many pounds of rocks are left?
Homework for March 6 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Write an equation to represent the problem. Problems of the Night (March 6) 1.Sam had 1¾ pizza slices. He and his sister eat ¼ of the pizza. What fraction of the pizza is left? 2.James has a chocolate cake. He eats 4/8 of the cake. What fraction of the cake is left?
Reading/Writing: Using the points from your planning organizer to write the introduction and first body paragraph of the extended response.
Task: Compare and contrast the events in “Titanic Sinks Four Hours After Hitting Iceberg” and “The Sinking of the Titanic.” In your response, be sure to:- §explain how the accounts are similar §explain how the accounts are different
Math:Solve the Problems of the Night. Problems of the Night (February 26) Amy’s math notebook weighs ½ pound, her science notebook weighs 7/8 pound, and her history notebook weighs ¾ pound. What are the weights in order from lightest to heaviest? (6.8)Juan’s three math quizzes this week took him 1/3 hour, 4/6 hour, and 1/5 hour to complete. List the lengths of time in order from least to greatest. (6/8)
Reading #1: Read the texts “First Voyage” and “Henry Hudson.” Usetge details to answer the question.
Reading #2: Add re- to each root word to make a new word. Complete each sentence with the word that makes sense.
Homework (February 27) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Problems of the Night (February 27) Georgina has 3/8 yard of blue fabric and ¼ yard of red fabric. Does she have the same amount of blue and red fabric? Explain (6.7)Elise is doing her homework. She plans to spend ½ hour on math and ¼ hour on spelling. Write two equivalent fractions with common denominators for ½ and ¼. (6.4)
Homework (February 28) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Problems of the Night (February 28) At Memorial Hospital, 9 of the 12 babies born on Tuesday were boys. In simplest form, what fraction of the babies born on Tuesday were boys? (6.5)Use the face paint recipe to answer questions 2a and 2b. 2a. How could you use a 1/8 measuring cup to measure the amount of light corn syrup needed for the recipe? Explain using words and numbers. 2b. Which two ingredients are equal amounts? Show how you know.
Reading #1: Read the two passages given on the sinking of the Titanic. What are the differences in the way in which the events in both passages are described?
Reading #2: Look closely at both pictures. Describe what is happening in both pictures. Which picture is a firsthand account of the event? How do you know?
Homework (March 1) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Write an equation to represent each problem. Problems of the Night (March 1) 1. Jake ate 4/8 of a pizza. Millie ate 3/8 of the same pizza. How much of the pizza was eaten by Jake and Millie? (7.1) 2. Ms. Clark has the following pie pieces left over from a bake sale. a. She will combine the pieces, so they are on the same dish. How much pie will be on the dish? b. Suppose Ms. Clark eats 2 pieces of the pie. How much pie will be left on the dish?
Problems of the Night (March 2) 1. Rowan has 3 pieces of yarn, as described below. What is the order of the pieces of yarn from least to greatest? • a red piece of yarn that is 3/4 foot long • a yellow piece of yarn that is 5/6 foot long • a blue piece of yarn that is 4/12 foot long
2. Which number is a multiple of 7? A. 15 B. 48 C. 56 D.74
Homework Assignments for February 14
Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Problems of the Night (February 14) 1. Bart uses 3 /12 cup milk to make muffins. Write a fraction that is equivalent to 3/12? (6.2) 2. David made a popcorn snack. He mixed 5/8 gallon of popcorn with 1/2 gallon of dried apple rings. Did he use more dried apple rings or more popcorn? (6.6)
Reading: Homework Assignments for February 13
Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Problems of the Night (February 13) 1. A baker cut a pie in half. He cut each half into 3 equal pieces and each piece into 2 equal slices. He sold 6 slices. What fraction of the pie did the baker sell? (6.5) 2. Cristina uses a ruler to measure the length of her math textbook. She says that the book is 4/10 meter long. Is her measurement in simplest form? If not, what is the length of the book in simplest form? (6.3) Reading #1: Read the article "The Cold Facts." Use evidence from the text to support given claims. Reading #2: Read each sentence. Tell whether each one is fact or opinion. Homework Assignments for February 12 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Problems of the Night (February 12) 1. Mera painted equal sections of her bedroom wall to make a pattern. She painted 2/5 of the wall white and ½ of the wall lavender. Write an equivalent fraction for each fraction using a common denominator. 2. Anaya is planting a flower garden. The garden will have no more than 12 equal sections. ¾ of the garden will have daisies. What other fractions could represent the part of the garden that will have daisies?
Problems of the Night (February 15) 1. Erika ran 3/8 mile. Maria ran ¾ mile. Who ran farther? (6.6) 2. Every year, Avery’s school has a fair. This year, 3/8 of the booths had face painting and ¼ of the booths had sand art. Were there more booths with face painting or sand art? (6.7) 3. Paul got a new video game. He scored 35,698 points on his first game and 48,735 points on his second game. What was the total number of points for both games? 4. A new pet store handed out 2,472 coupons in 4 days. They handed out the same number of coupons each day. How many coupons did the store hand out each day?
Homework Assignments (February 6) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Reading #1: Read the article “How to Save a Hippo.” What does Christina Gorsuch mean when she says “The odds were not in our favor”? Give two details from the article to support your inference.
Reading # 2: Read the book given to you. What is the main idea of this book?
Homework Assignments (February 5) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Reading: Read the article “Lions vs Humans.” Why is the population of African lions declining? Give two supporting details from the text.
Reading #2: Read the book given to you. Choose two pictures in the book. Explain how the pictures help you understand the words on the page.
Homework Assignments (February 2) Math: Solve the Problem of the Night. Solve the Face Painting problem given in class.
Problems of the Night (February 2) 1.Rachel bought some buttons. Of the buttons, 2/4 are yellow and 2/8 are red. Rachel bought more of which color buttons? Explain using pictures and numbers. 2. There are 20 rows of seats in the auditorium. There are 24 seats in each row. How many seats are in the auditorium?
Writing: Finish revising and editing the animal expository book.
Task: Write a report on an animal of your choice. In your report be sure to include: an introduction - details on where the animal lives - at least 2 examples of structural and behavioral adaptations -appropriate linking words to connect your ideas -appropriate visuals and text features to support the information - -a conclusion
Homework Assignments (February 1) Social Studies: Read the information given on Native American contributions. Use key details to complete the appropriate category of the graphic organizer.
Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Problems of the Night (February 1) 1. Martin has two rectangles that are the same size. One rectangle is cut into ½ -size parts. The other rectangle is cut into 1/3 -size parts. He wants to cut the rectangles, so they have the same size parts. How can he cut each rectangle?
2. Mr. Hatch bought 4 round-trip airplane tickets for $417 each. He also paid $50 in baggage fees. How much did Mr. Hatch spend
Homework Assignments (January 31) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Problems of the Night (January 31) 1. Marcus makes a punch that is ¼ cranberry juice. Write two fractions that are equivalent to ¼. 2. An orchard has 48 rows of apple trees. There are 35 apple trees in each row. How many apple trees are in the orchard?
Reading #1: Read the article “Saving Dory.” Find the text evidence to support each idea.
Reading #2: Read the book given to you. Answer the questions in your notebook.
Homework Assignments (January 30)
Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Problems of the Night (January 30) 1. A pet store receives 7 boxes of cat food. Each box has 48 cans. The store wants to put the cans in equal stacks of 8 cans. How many stacks of cans can be formed? 2. Sara needs 3/4 cup of dish soap to make homemade bubble solution. Her measuring cup is divided into eighths. What fraction of the measuring cup should Sara fill with dish soap?
Reading#1: Read the article “Super Sniffers.” How are rats being used in Mozambique? Use the graphic organizer to record your ideas, then use those ideas to write a short response.
Reading #2: Use the data in “Who Smells Best?” to answer the questions: Which animal has the strongest sense of smell? Which animal has the weakest sense of smell?
Homework Assignments (January 29) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Problems of the Night (January 29) 1. Darcy baked 8 muffins. She put blueberries in 5/8 of the muffins. She put raspberries in 3/8 of the muffins. Did more muffins have blueberries or raspberries? Explain using pictures and numbers. 2. List five common multiples of 4 and 6.
Reading: Read the article “Troubled Times.” Use the graphic organizer provided to answer the questions: Why are lemurs important to Madagascar’s forests?
Homework Assignments (January 22) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Reading#1: Read the animal book you selected. Use the paraphrase activity sheet to record at least 3 sentences or phrases in your own words.
Reading #2: Complete the “Use your own words” task.
Homework Assignments (January 19) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Division facts quiz on Monday.
Science: Which item has more mass, a pair of small scissors or a quarter? Explain how you would find the actual mass of each item.
Homework Assignments (January 18) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Study division facts.
Science: What are some different ways to measure matter?
Homework Assignments (January 17) Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Review division facts.
Writing: Write the introduction and first two chapters or sections (habitat and life cycle) of your animal report. Writing #2: Write about an activity you do each day of the week. E.g. I wash my hair on Saturday.
REMINDER: TRIP TO THE JEWISH MUSEUM TOMORROW. DRESS APPROPRIATELY AND BRING BAGGED LUNCH.
Problems of the Night (January 17) 1. There are 8 volunteers at the telethon. The goal for the evening is to raise $952. If each volunteer raises the same amount, what is the minimum amount each needs to raise to meet the goal? 2. Reggie has 192 pictures of animals. He wants to keep half and then divide the rest equally among three friends. How many pictures will each friend get?
Homework for January 8
Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Remember to use C.U.B.E.S.
Reading: Read the passage “Crocodiles and Alligators.” What is the overall text structure? How do you know?
Reading: Read the passage “Frogs at Risk.” How does the section “Vanishing Species” connect to the section “What Can be Done?” (Hellen, Serena, Taimoor, Jaylen, Abigail, Hadiqa)
Problems of the Night (January 8)
1. Abby did 121 sit-ups in 8 minutes. About how many sit-ups did she do per minute?
2. This year, Ma. Webster flew 14,500 miles on business. Last year, she flew 83,125 miles on business. How many more miles did Ms. Webster fly on business this year?
Homework for January 9
Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Social Studies: Review for test tomorrow. (Use the study guide to help you)
Reading: Read each paragraph. How did the writer organize the information in each paragraph?
Reading#2: (Mekhrona, Kaid, Bassam, Owahidur) Write sentences using the past tense of the words given.
Homework for January 10 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Review multiplication and division facts.
Science: Science test tomorrow. Review using study guide.
Reading: Read “How to Save a Hippo.” How did the author organize the writing in the section “Humans Help Out?”
Homework for January 11 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Review multiplication facts.
Science: Choose two items that are examples of matter. List all the properties that can be used to describe each one. (Use textbook page E6 to E9 to help).
Science #2: Write the definition of matter, mass, solid, liquid and gas
Problems of the
Homework for January 12 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night.
Science: What are the 3 states of matter? How are they different from each other? Why is the number 12 not considered matter, but 12 marbles are not?
Problems of the Night (January 12) 1. Onetta biked 325 miles in 5 days. If she biked the same number of miles each day, how far did she bike each day? 2. The flower shop received a shipment of 248 pink roses and 256 red roses. The shop owner uses 6 roses to make one arrangement. How many arrangements can the shop owner make if he uses all the roses?
REMINDER: All Saturday Programs have been cancelled due to the weather. January 5 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Study for math test on Monday.
Science: How is camouflage different from mimicry? How do both help animals survive?
Problems of the Night (January 5) 1. Last week, Ms. Simpson worked 28 hours. She stocked shelves for 45 minutes each hour for 14 hours. The rest of the time she worked in customer service. How many minutes last week did Ms. Simpson work in customer service? 2. Choose a method you know best to find the product of 97 x 32.
January 4 No School - Snow Day *Social Studies and Science assessments have been rescheduled to next week Wednesday and Thursday. January 3 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Chapter 3 test on Monday.
Problems of the Night (January 3)
1. Lenny walks dogs to earn money. He makes $25 each week. He is saving to buy a racing bicycle that costs $1,230. Can he make enough money to buy the bicycle in one year? Show your work and explain. 2.A bakery made 110 pumpkin muffins. They will be packed in boxes with 8 muffins in each box. About how many boxes will there be?
Reading/Social Studies: Study for test tomorrow. See study guide. (Textbook pages 52 to 65). Write a paragraph that describes the Iroquois League.
Reading #2: Complete the “Everyday Activities” task. Describe what the people are doing on pages 54 and 55 of the Social Studies textbook.
January 2 Math: Solve the Problems of the Night. Chapter 3 test on Monday.
Reading: Write a summary for the section "Roots Without Soil."
Reading #2 - Read page 8 "How Roots Absorb Water." What is the main idea? Give 2 details to support the main idea.
Problems of the Night (January 2) 1. A hardware store has 25 boxes of nails. Each box has 16 nails. How many nails are there altogether? 2. A tour boat makes 32 trips around a lake each day. The boat holds 18 people. About how many people tour the lake each day?