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.
                               

                                                                       

June 5-June 8

posted Jun 2, 2017, 2:03 PM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft





Monday
  • End of the Year Field Trip
    • Bowling
      • Picnic
        • Movie
Tuesday 
  • End of the Year Closure
    • Color Bookmarks
      • Scatagories
Wednesday
  • End of the Year Closure
    • Boggle
Thursday-Last Day of School
  • PBIS Celebration Day
Have a safe, fun summer and remember to read every day!

 



May 29-June 2

posted May 30, 2017, 2:18 PM by Meri-Ruth Pflughoeft

Monday 
  • Memorial Day-No School
Tuesday
  • Assign Book Report #4
    • Introduction and requirements
    • Work time

Wednesday
  • Independent Reading
    • Book Report #4 work time
Thursday
  • Independent Reading
    • Book Report #4 work time
    • Student/Teacher Report Conference
Friday
  • Independent Reading
    • Book Report #4 work time
    • Student/Teacher Report Conference 
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
  • Book Report #4 due tomorrow
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 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

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