Mrs. Pflughoeft's Plans & Assignments

 Daily Homework
  • Students are required to read at least 20 minutes outside of class each day (including weekends).
    • Reminder: Students are expected to bring a book to class everyday.
                               

                                                                       

May 22-26

posted May 22, 2017, 7:42 AM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft

Monday
  • NWEA Reading Assessment
Tuesday
  • Nonfiction Review
    • Storyworks Magazine
      • Behind The Wire Fence

Wednesday
  • Nonfiction Review
    • Storyworks Magazine
      • Behind The Wire Fence
Thursday
  • Fifth Grade field trip to the Minnesota Zoo and IMAX Theater
    • 7:25 A.M.-Students need to be at the WMS
    • 5:15 P.M.-Students should be picked up from the WMS
    • Remember to bring a lunch unless you ordered one from school
Friday-NO SCHOOL (Reserved Emergency Makeup Day)

HAVE A SAFE AND FUN MEMORIAL DAY
Homework:

Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
  • Minnesota Zoo field trip tomorrow
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
4th Quarter Book Requirements
  • Realistic Fiction #3 due Thursday, April 13 
  • Fantasy #2 due Friday, April 28
  • Science Fiction due May 19
  • Mystery in class
  • Informational Text #5 due before Friday, June 2

May 15-19

posted May 15, 2017, 8:00 AM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft   [ updated May 18, 2017, 11:35 AM ]

Monday
  • Independent Reading
    • Genre-Mystery
      • Mystery Review
        • Matching/Memory Detective Words Game
          • Finish reading Something Upstairs

Tuesday
  • Genre-Mystery
    • Finish reading Something Upstairs/Independent Reading
      • Apply Ingredients of a Mystery to the book 
      • Something Upstairs

Wednesday
  • Genre-Mystery
    • Mystery Review-Ingredients of a Mystery
      • Mystery Words crossword puzzle
        • Mystery Quiz
          • Independent Reading
Thursday
  • NWEA Reading Assessment
Friday
  • NWEA Reading Assessment

Homework:

Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
4th Quarter Book Requirements
  • Realistic Fiction #3 due Thursday, April 13 
  • Fantasy #2 due Friday, April 28
  • Science Fiction due May 19
  • Mystery in class
  • Informational Text #5 due before Friday, June 2

May 8-12

posted May 7, 2017, 5:40 PM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft   [ updated May 12, 2017, 11:24 AM ]

Monday
  • Independent Reading
    • Genre-Mystery
      • Mystery Review
        • Matching/Memory Detective Words Game
        • Ingredients of a Mystery
          • Continue reading Something Upstairs
Tuesday
  • Genre-Mystery
    • Continue reading Something Upstairs
Wednesday-Young Writers'Conference
    • Genre-Fiction Story Review
      • Storyworks Magazine
        • Read:"Clean Start"
Thursday
    • Genre-Fiction Story Review
      • Storyworks Magazine
        • Reread:"Clean Start"
          • "Clean Start" Quiz
Friday
  • Genre-Mystery
    • Continue reading Something Upstairs 
      • Make a Mother's Day Card

Homework:

Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
4th Quarter Book Requirements
  • Realistic Fiction #3 due Thursday, April 13 
  • Fantasy #2 due Friday, April 28
  • Science Fiction due May 19
  • Mystery in class
  • Informational Text #5 due before Friday, June 2

May 1-5

posted May 2, 2017, 1:55 PM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft

Monday
  • Independent Reading
    • Genre-Mystery
      • Introduction
        • Notes
Tuesday
  • Genre-Mystery
    • Solve It! Mystery #31
      • Notes
        • Mystery Vocabulary
          • Detective Dictionary Definitions 
          • Matching/Memory Detective Words Game
Wednesday
    • Genre-Mystery
    • Solve It!: Mystery 
      • Recipe for a Mystery
      • Ingredients for a Mystery
Thursday
  • Genre-Mystery
    • Solve It!: Mystery 
      • Review Elements of a Story
        • Read Aloud

          • Something Upstairs
Friday

  • Genre-Mystery
    • Solve It!: Mystery 
      • Read Aloud
        • Something Upstairs

Homework:

Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
4th Quarter Book Requirements
  • Realistic Fiction #3 due Thursday, April 13 
  • Fantasy #2 due Friday, April 28
  • Science Fiction due May 19
  • Mystery in class
  • Informational Text #5 due before Friday, June 2

April 24-28

posted Apr 21, 2017, 9:36 AM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft

Monday-Math MCAs Tomorrow 
  • Independent Reading
    • Genre-Science Fiction
      • Introduction and Notes
Tuesday-Day 2 of Math MCAs Tomorrow
  • Genre-Science Fiction
    • Science Fiction Example
      • Planet 51
Wednesday-Day 3 of Math MCAs Tomorrow
  • Genre-Science Fiction
    • Science Fiction Example
      • Planet 51 continued
Thursday
  • Readers Theater
Friday
  • Readers Theater
Homework:

Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
  • MCA Math Test tomorrow
    • Get a good nights sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
    • Get a good nights sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast for Math MCAs tomorrow
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
4th Quarter Book Requirements
  • Realistic Fiction #3 due Thursday, April 13 
  • Fantasy #2 due Friday, April 28
  • Science Fiction due May 19
  • Mystery in class
  • Informational Text #5 due before Friday, June 2

April 17-21

posted Apr 16, 2017, 8:23 PM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft   [ updated Apr 21, 2017, 8:56 AM ]

Monday
  • Independent Reading
    • Book Report #3 (Plot Mountain/Sequenceof Events)
      • Review Elements of a Story
        • Flocabulary-Five Things 
          • Plot Mountain/Sequence of Events
Tuesday
  • Independent Reading
    • Directions and requirements for Book Report #3
Wednesday
  • Book Report #3
    • Work Time
Thursday
  • Book Report #3
    • Work Time/Conferencing
Friday
  • Compete/Conference Book Report #3
    • Earth Day Worksheets
      • Crossword Puzzle
      • Happy Earth
Homework:

Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
  • Get a good nights sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
4th Quarter Book Requirements
  • Realistic Fiction #3 due Thursday, April 13 
  • Fantasy #2 due Friday, April 28
  • Science Fiction due May 19
  • Mystery in class
  • Informational Text #5 due before Friday, June 2

April 10-April 14

posted Apr 9, 2017, 5:35 PM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft

Monday
  • MCA Item Sample
    • Section 3
      • Poetry-The Ebony Room
Tuesday
  • MCA Reading Test will be taken during Hawk Hour and Period 2
    • Reading Classes 
      • Read a poetry book of choice
Wednesday
  • MCA Reading Test will be taken during Hawk Hour and Period 2
    • Reading Classes 
      • Read a poetry book of choice
Thursday-Early Release Day
  • MCA Reading Test will be taken during Hawk Hour and Period 2
    • Reading Classes 
      • Read a poetry book of choice
Friday-NO SCHOOL
Homework:

Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
  • MCA Reading Test tomorrow
    • Get a good nights sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
    • Get a good nights sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
  • Get a good nights sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
4th Quarter Book Requirements
  • Realistic Fiction #3 due Thursday, April 13 
  • Fantasy #2 due Friday, April 28
  • Science Fiction due May 19
  • Mystery in class
  • Informational Text #5 due before Friday, June 2

April 3-7

posted Apr 2, 2017, 5:44 PM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft   [ updated Apr 4, 2017, 8:02 AM ]

Monday
  • MCA Review
    • Fiction
      • Genres-Realistic Fiction, Fantasy, etc 
        • Flocabulary Song-Five Things
          • Read Storyworks Magazine Fiction Story   Lost and Found
            • Apply Elements of a Story
              • Characters
              • Setting
              • Plot (Mountain)
              • Conflict 
              • Theme
Tuesday
  • MCA Review
    • Fiction continued
      • Storyworks Magazine Story-Lost and Found
        • Skills
          • Main Ideas and Details
          • Inferences
          • Summarize
Wednesday
    • MCA Review

      • Point of View
        • 1st & 3rd person
          • Read- Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks!
            • Author's Purpose
              • Persuade
              • Inform
              • Entertain

Thursday
  • MCA Item Sample
    • Section 1
      • Realistic Fiction Story - Pemba Sherpa

Friday
  • MCA Item Sample
    • Section 2
      • Nonfiction: Informational Text Story-                           The Cedar: A Many Splendored Tree
Homework:

Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
4th Quarter Book Requirements
  • Realistic Fiction #3 due Friday, April 13 
  • Fantasy #2 due Friday April 28
  • Science Fiction due May 19
  • Mystery in class
  • Informational Text #5 due before Friday, June 2

March 27-30

posted Mar 28, 2017, 6:46 AM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft

Monday
  • Independent Reading
    • Nonfiction Review-Informational Text
      • Storyworks Magazine
        • Read-Freedom or Death
          • Skill-Text Features

Tuesday
  • Nonfiction Review-Informational Text continued
    • Reread-Freedom or Death
      • Skills:
        • Main Idea and Supporting Details
        • Textual Evidence

Wednesday
  • Nonfiction Review-Informational Text continued
    • Storyworks Magazine Story-Freedom or Death 
      • Skill:Summarizing
        • Quiz
          • Independent Reading 

Thursday-End of 3rd Quarter
  • Figurative Language Review
    • A Real-Life Bat Man Figurative Language Comprehension worksheet

Friday-NO School (Teacher Workshop)
Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
Quarter 3 Independent Reading Goals
  • Graphic Novel-February 10
  • Informational Text-February 24
  • Play-Read in class
  • 1st Fantasy Book-March 24

March 20-24

posted Mar 20, 2017, 10:00 AM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft   [ updated Mar 27, 2017, 8:09 AM ]

Monday-First day of Spring
  • Independent Reading
    • Figurative Language Review
      • Poetry and Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle
Tuesday
  • Figurative Language Quiz
    • Independent Reading
Wednesday
  • Nonfiction Review using Storyworks Magazine
      • Story-Freedom or Death
        • Video-In the Time of Robert Smalls
Thursday
  • Continue Nonfiction Review using Storyworks Magazine
    • Story-Freedom or Death
      • Vocabulary Slideshow
Friday-March To College
  • Independent Reading
    • Word Study Game
      • Boggle
Monday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
  • Finish crossword puzzle if not completed in class
  • Study for quiz tomorrow
Tuesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Wednesday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Thursday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Read for at least 20 minutes each day
Quarter 3 Independent Reading Goals
  • Graphic Novel-February 10
  • Informational Text-February 24
  • Play-Read in class
  • 1st Fantasy Book-March 24

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