5th Grade with Ms. Cartwright Assignments

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Realize Login in Google Classroom

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Past Assignments

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5/26 Math: Quadrilaterals in Google Classroom

5/26 Math: Quadrilaterals

1. Go on Khan Academy and do all of the "Quadrilateral" activities. This will review with you the properties and types of quadrilaterals. Make sure you do all of the activities (there are 5).

2. Practice classifying quadrilaterals using the attached math game.

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5/26 ELA: Week 14 Spelling Sentences in Google Classroom

5/26 ELA: Week 14 Spelling Sentences

Write a paragraph or series of sentences using all 16 of this week's spelling words. Make sure you spell them correctly!

To view your assignment go to https://www.typing.com/student/login

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5/18-5/19 Math: Topic 7 Test in Google Classroom

5/18-5/19 Math: Topic 7 Test

Either print this test or write your answers on a loose leaf of paper. 

You DO NOT have to answer problems 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, and 19.

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SuperScience: Everybody Play! Quiz in Google Classroom

SuperScience: Everybody Play! Quiz

Use pages 22 and 23 in your SuperScience magazine to answer these questions.

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3rd Quarter Energy Projects in Google Classroom

3rd Quarter Energy Projects

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3/24 Math: Topic 6 Review in Google Classroom

3/24 Math: Topic 6 Review

Work through the 6-5 practice buddy, then do the quick checks. Soon we will take the Topic 6 test on dividing by decimals. 

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2/18 ELA: Newsela  in Google Classroom

2/18 ELA: Newsela

Read the Newsela article about what African Americans went through after slavery ended. Read it two times through, then take the quiz. 


Then, write a paragraph using 10 or more of this week's spelling words. Use complete sentences and correct spelling. 


Finally, do 15 minutes of Lexia.

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2/17 SS: Black History/US Timeline in Google Classroom

2/17 SS: Black History/US Timeline

We are currently working on a timeline with important events in US history and black history to show how the construction of our country impacted Africans and African Americans. Fold a piece of paper in half and draw a line down the middle. Label one half "Black History" and the other "US History". Then copy down the dates and labels on the timeline. 

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2/18 Science: Where are mineral resources found?  in Google Classroom

2/18 Science: Where are mineral resources found?

This site has data about where minerals and resources can be found throughout the world. Look through the map and identify at least 3 places where these minerals can be found:


Gold
Copper
Iron
Zinc

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2/17 ELA: Newsela and Antonyms in Google Classroom

2/17 ELA: Newsela and Antonyms

Read the Newsela article "Reconstruction". This is about the changes in the US after the Civil War. On a loose leaf of paper, copy down what the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. 


Then look back at the 5 vocabulary words from yesterday and come up with at least one antonym (a word opposite in meaning) for each. 


Finally, do 15 minutes of Lexia.

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2/16-2/18 Math: Topic 5 Online Assessment in Google Classroom

2/16-2/18 Math: Topic 5 Online Assessment

Whenever you feel prepared, take the Topic 5 Assessment. It is due Friday, but you may submit it before then. 

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2/16 Science: Lesson Check in Google Classroom

2/16 Science: Lesson Check

Finish reading lesson 1 (page 192) and do the Lesson 1 Check. Use the lesson to answer the questions.

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2/16 ELA: Spelling and Vocabulary in Google Classroom

2/16 ELA: Spelling and Vocabulary

In your ELA composition notebook (or a loose leaf of paper) copy the 5 vocabulary words and their definitions, then use each of the words in a sentence.


Then read for 10 minutes in your outside reading book. Write down at least 10 words that you read in your book that use the "aw", "ou", "ow", or "au" rule. 



Then do 20 minutes of Lexia.

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2/15 ELA: Spelling, Newsela, Lexia in Google Classroom

2/15 ELA: Spelling, Newsela, Lexia

Read the Newsela article 2 times, then take the quiz. 


Then, write each of the 16 spelling words 5 times on a loose leaf of paper, being careful to get the spelling right. 


Finally, do 15 minutes of Lexia.

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2/15-2/16 Math: Practice Assessment in Google Classroom

2/15-2/16 Math: Practice Assessment

In your math student text, take the Assessment Practice on pg. 219-224. You can spend Tuesday and Wednesday working on this if necessary. The Topic 5 assessment will be posted tomorrow but will not be due until Friday so that you can take your time with it. 

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2/15 Science: Continue Reading in Google Classroom

2/15 Science: Continue Reading

Reread page 188, then continue reading pages 189-191 in your Science text.

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2/14 ELA: Civil War Newsela in Google Classroom

2/14 ELA: Civil War Newsela

Read the Newsela article 2 times through, then read the quiz questions and reread the article to make annotations. Then, when you are sure of your answers and have found supporting evidence in the article, take the quiz. 


Then, do 20 minutes of Lexia.

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2/14 Math: Division problems + Prodigy in Google Classroom

2/14 Math: Division problems + Prodigy

Solve these division problems, then check your answers by multiplying the quotient by the division and adding the remainder. 


Dividend ➗ divisor = quotient


When you're done and have checked all of your answers, you can play Prodigy for 15 minutes.

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2/3 ELA: SuperScience + Lexia in Google Classroom

2/3 ELA: SuperScience + Lexia

Read about the Troll Maker who uses recycled materials to create huge sculptures. Then, write a short reflection paragraph about the article (at least 5 lines). Think about why Dambo doesn't cut down trees to make his art and how that choice helps conserve natural resources. 

Why do you think Dambo builds the trolls’ heads, hands, and feet in his workshop rather
than where the final sculptures will be built?




Then, do 20 minutes of Lexia.

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2/2 ELA: DynaMath Article in Google Classroom

2/2 ELA: DynaMath Article

Read the DynaMath article about lynxes TWICE. Then, take the google forms quiz. You can use the article to find the answers to each question.

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2/4 ELA: Independent Reading and Lexia in Google Classroom

2/4 ELA: Independent Reading and Lexia

Do 20 minutes of Lexia, then read your outside reading book for 20 minutes.

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2/3 Science: Student Text Assessment in Google Classroom

2/3 Science: Student Text Assessment

Take the Evidence-Based Assessment on page 176-177 in your Science text. Use the table to answer the questions.

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2/3 Math: 5-5 Finish in Google Classroom

2/3 Math: 5-5 Finish

Finish all independent practice problems in lesson 5-5 of your math text and 3 problem-solving problems. You can do 20 minutes of Prodigy after you have finished.

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1/27 ELA: Finish rough draft in Google Classroom

1/27 ELA: Finish rough draft

After you have written all of your supporting paragraphs (3 paragraphs, one reason each), you should write the concluding paragraph. This should look like this:


This is a very important issue. Your decision to support this initiative could make the difference in the lives of millions of people and hundreds of species. Please consider supporting the Mike Simpson's Columbia Basin Initiative. 
Thank you for your time and consideration. With your help, we could save the salmon.

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1/27 Math: 5-4 in Google Classroom

1/27 Math: 5-4

Continue working on lesson 5-4. Do all the independent practice problems and 6 of the problem solving problems. 

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1/25 Science: Water in Google Classroom

1/25 Science: Water

Read pages 156-158 in your Science text. Then, using the information on those pages, answer question 1 of the Lesson Check on page 159.

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1/25 ELA: Columbia Basin Initiative Claim and Reasons in Google Classroom

1/25 ELA: Columbia Basin Initiative Claim and Reasons

This is the For/Against chart the class compiled yesterday. Read through the reasons you might support or oppose (disapprove of) the initiative, then decide your opinion on it. You may also watch the video from Mike Simpson about the initiative. In your ELA notebook, write your claim. It should look like one of these two options:


1. I support the Columbia Basin Initiative proposed by Idaho Representative Mike Simpson to remove 4 of the lower dams on the Snake River. 
2. I oppose the Columbia Basin Initiative proposed by Idaho Representative Mike Simpson to remove 4 of the lower dams on the Snake River.


Then, give 3 complete reasons for your claim. Try to expand on each reason and explain why it is important, or give an example. 

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1/24 ELA: For/Against Chart for Columbia Initiative in Google Classroom

1/24 ELA: For/Against Chart for Columbia Initiative

Draw a T Chart and label one side "For" and the other side "Against". Then, using everything you know about hydropower, dams, and salmon, come up with as many reasons that support the Columbia Initiative (removing 4 dams on the Columbia River) and do not support it (not removing the dams). Then, decide if you support or do not support the removal of the dams and write a claim. 

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1/4 ELA: Newsela - Columbia River in Google Classroom

1/4 ELA: Newsela - Columbia River

Read and reread this Newsela article 3 times. Over the next few weeks we are going to learn more about the Columbia River and the salmon population. 


Then, take the quiz. Take your time, because you may not retake it. 

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Treat Text: Final Draft in Google Classroom

Treat Text: Final Draft

Write your short informational text about your chosen holiday treat. It should include a title at the top of your page (the name of your food), an attention-getting hook, a main idea, at least 3 details, and a closing sentence. 

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11/3 Math: 3-4: Multiply 2-Digit by 2-DIgit Numbers in Google Classroom

11/3 Math: 3-4: Multiply 2-Digit by 2-DIgit Numbers

Continue working on the Independent Practice problems. Watch the video to see me explain how to do an example problem.

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11/3 ELA: Metaphors and Similes in Google Classroom

11/3 ELA: Metaphors and Similes

Listen to one of these songs and identify as many metaphors and similes in each as you can. Then, choose one and write what the figurative language means.

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10/27 ELA: Newsela - Indigenous Americans  in Google Classroom

10/27 ELA: Newsela - Indigenous Americans

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10/21-10/22 SS: Research in Google Classroom

10/21-10/22 SS: Research

Continue researching your assigned tribe using the resources I provided.

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10/22 ELA: Personal Narrative 2nd Draft Self Assessment + 15 Minutes of Lexia in Google Classroom

10/22 ELA: Personal Narrative 2nd Draft Self Assessment + 15 Minutes of Lexia

Use the Personal Narrative Criteria list to check that your personal narrative meets all the criteria. If you find that your narrative is missing something, write it down in your journal and write how you are going to change your narrative for the final draft to meet that criteria. We are going to work on the final draft of our personal narratives next week. 


Then, do 15 minutes of Lexia. 

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10/21 ELA: Personal Narrative 2nd Draft + 15 Minutes of Lexia in Google Classroom

10/21 ELA: Personal Narrative 2nd Draft + 15 Minutes of Lexia

Continue working on your second draft of the personal narrative. Try to finish your second draft today. 


Then, do 15 minutes of Lexia. 

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10/20 ELA: Start Revisions for Second Draft + 15 Minutes of Lexia in Google Classroom

10/20 ELA: Start Revisions for Second Draft + 15 Minutes of Lexia

Start working on your second draft of the personal narrative. Make sure it meets all the criteria! 


Then, do 15 minutes of Lexia. 

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10/18 ELA: Personal Narrative Rough Draft + 20 Minutes of Lexia in Google Classroom

10/18 ELA: Personal Narrative Rough Draft + 20 Minutes of Lexia

Keep working on your personal narrative rough draft. Make sure that it includes an introduction, a sequence of 4 major events, and a conclusion. 


Then, do 20 minutes of Lexia. 

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10/19 ELA: Personal Narrative Revisions + 20 Minutes of Lexia in Google Classroom

10/19 ELA: Personal Narrative Revisions + 20 Minutes of Lexia

Read through your personal narrative 3 times through. Do you need more details? Is there any information that is not relevant or necessary to your story? Do you have sensory details? Do you have at least 2 dialogue sentences?


Write down at least 4 things that you can improve on in your next revision. 


Then, do 20 minutes of Lexia. 

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10/19 SS: Indigenous Shelters Research Project in Google Classroom

10/19 SS: Indigenous Shelters Research Project

We are getting ready to start our group research project for social studies, so please fill out this form to help me form your groups.

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10/4 Math: Dynamath in Google Classroom

10/4 Math: Dynamath

Read the Dynamath article "Are You Superstitious?" then use the data to answer each question in the Google Form. 



When you are done, submit the Google Form. You can then explore the Dynamath pages!

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10/1 ELA: Newsela + 10 Minutes of Lexia in Google Classroom

10/1 ELA: Newsela + 10 Minutes of Lexia

Today, read, reread, and reread again, this Newsela article about indigenous people. That means you should read it three times.


Then, do 10 minutes of Lexia. 

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9/30 Math: Lesson 1-7 in Google Classroom

9/30 Math: Lesson 1-7

Finish working through Lesson 1-7 in the interactive student text. You may have to use the text box tool to type your answer for the problems. When you have finished the whole lesson, submit the assignment on Savvas.

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9/13 ELA in Google Classroom

9/13 ELA

In the Student Interactive Text, complete the following activities underneath Journeys, Week 1:
Reading Workshop - Genre
Reading-Writing Bride - Vocabulary
Writing Workshop - Analyze a Personal Narrative

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9/13 Math in Google Classroom

9/13 Math

Today we are finishing our lesson from Friday. Continue working on math Topic 1 - Lesson 1. Watch the "Another Look", complete the "Practice Buddy: Independent Practice, Problem-Solving" problems, and take the "Quick Check". Then do 5 minutes of the "Adaptive Practice." When you have finished these 4 things, submit the assignment. You can look back at the student interactive text to see your notes from Friday or to use the Guided Practice for help. 

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Newsela - Reading Maps and Globes in Google Classroom

Newsela - Reading Maps and Globes

Yesterday we started learning about reading maps and globes and different features you may find on them. Now, read the Newsela article about lines of latitude and longitude. Click the link and read the instructions on the Newsela assignment.