Mrs. Covert's 5th grade!


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

FGF *** ( I suggest to wear SOCKS and pants!)

ELA - read 25 minutes.

all LMC books are due on Friday!

Word Study - none

Science - none

SS - prepare for Civil War research writing.

Math 5T -Lesson 9

5B - Zearn, study for test

5C - factory pres. Friday


Tuesday, May 22, 2018

*5C picnic on the hill. Bring a lunch!

ELA - read 25 minutes. all LMC books are due on Friday!

Word Study - none

Science - talk about Fermilab.

SS - prepare for Civil War research writing.

Math 5T -Lesson 7 or 8

5B - Lesson 7

5C - thread/needle

Monday, May 21, 2018

*All students must wear pants and gym shoes for our Fermilab field trip.Bring a sack lunch with all disposable items.

ELA - read 25 minutes. all LMC books are due on Friday!

Word Study - none

Science - read the Illinois prairie page sent on Science google classroom.

SS - none

Math 5T -none

5B - none

5C - thread/needle




Friday, May 18, 2018

ELA - read 25 minutes. Last LMC week!

Word Study - study Unit 21 & 22, test on meanings Monday!

Science - none

SS - Abe Lincoln book, all pages due Mon.

( except for the essay page, do not decorate the outside edges)

Math 5T -Zearn lesson?

5B -Zearn lesson?

5C - thread for line design



Thursday, May 17, 2018

ELA - read 25 minutes. Last LMC week!

Friday Passion speeches!

Word Study - study Unit 21 & 22, test on meanings Monday!

Science - none

SS - Abe Lincoln book, pages due Mon. ( except for the essay page)

Math 5T - lesson 6

5B - Zearn, Lesson 5

5C - thread for line design



Wednesday, May16, 2018

Volunteer luncheon 11:00 - 1:00

ELA - read 25 minutes. Last LMC week!

Passion projects due May 16th!

Word Study - study Unit 21 & 22

Science - none

SS - research your Civil War figure.

Math 5T - lesson 5

5B - Zearn

5C - word problems / volume


Monday, May14, 2018

ELA - read 25 minutes, Work on passion project visual. Due May 16th.

Word Study - none

Science - none

SS - research your Civil War figure.

***come with 3 articles, Tuesday.

Math 5T - lesson 2

5B - Lesson 2

5C - finish challenging volume sheet

Friday, May 11, 2018

ELA - read 25 minutes, Work on passion project visual. Due May 16th.

Show parents Hill Summer Reading Sheet!

Word Study - none

Science - none

SS - Read pages 362 - 368, Washington as President, write summary in packet!

Math 5T - finish Zearn lesson

5B - none

5C - none

Thursday, May 10, 2018

ELA - read 25 minutes, Work on passion project visual. Due May 16th.

show parents Hill Summer Reading Sheet!

Word Study - word study test FRIDAY, Unit 20

Science - none

SS - Read pages 344 - 350, Debate in Philadelphia, write summary in packet!

Math 5T - none

5B - none

5C - factory building dimensions, due Fri.


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

We need pickle jars! Thank you.

ELA - read 25 minutes,

Word Study - word study test FRIDAY, Unit 20

Science - none

SS - research Civil War figures. Add to your list!

Math 5T - study the properties of quadrilaterals

5B - none

5C - none



Monday, May 7, 2018

CONCERT! - BE IN MRS. COVERT'S ROOM 6:45

We need pickle jars! Thank you.

ELA - read 25 minutes,

Word Study - word study test FRIDAY, Unit 20

Science -

SS -

Math 5T - Lesson 21

5B - study for test, TUESDAY

5C - measure area of 8 things

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

CONCERT! - BE IN MRS. COVERT'S ROOM 6:45

Field trip slips / Baby pictures!

We need pickle jars! Thank you.

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night. Work on your passion project speech! due Friday

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - none

Science - protozoa vocabulary, microscope quiz on Friday.

SS - none

Math 5T - Lesson 18

5B - study

5C - page 88, study for test, Friday.

Monday, April 30, 2018


We need pickle jars! Thank you.

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night. Work on your passion project speech!

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - Unit 19 , test is Wednesday

Science - science quiz on the 3 protozoas in our packet.(Tuesday) Know their parts!

SS - none

Math 5T - Lesson 16

5B - Lesson 17

5C - 3 worksheets, basic math understanding.


Thursday, April 25, 2018

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY

Mrs. Covert needs students to try to bring a pickle jar to school. We are making terrariums! thank you!

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - Unit 19 , test is Wednesday

Science - research your hydrosphere terms, know the shape of your protozoa. If you forgot which one you are doing, just research another one!

SS - none

Math 5T - none

5B - Lesson 15

5C - Green Factory Math research

Wednesday, April 19, 2018

*Hill field trip slip

*Planetarium field trip slip

P.S. on citizenship lesson page

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Annotate Kipling poem.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - Unit 18 , test is Monday.

Science -study vocab words in packet

SS - none

Math 5T - Lesson 12

5B - none

5C - Green Factory Math

Thursday, April 19, 2018

*Hill field trip slip

*Planetarium field trip slip

P.S. on citizenship lesson page

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Annotate Kipling poem.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - Unit 18 , test is Monday.

Science -study vocab words in packet

SS - none

Math 5T - Lesson 11

5B - Lesson 11

5C - Green Factory math research, write a mission statement, plan for your Fair presentation! 4 slides. due next Wednesday!*

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

*Hill field trip slip

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Ask parents about their 5th grade hero.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - Unit 18 , test is Monday.

Science - none

SS -

Math 5T - none

5B - none

5C - Green Factory math research.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - none

Science - ABC lists due Friday.

SS - study for final test, Friday. Take all materials home.

Math 5T - Lesson 7

5B - lesson 7

5C - bring boxes. study plastic, paper,

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - study, test is Thurs.

Science -ABC lists, both sides due Wed. Research ponds/ mold and add terms.

SS - none

Math 5T - Lesson 5. Zearn

5B - lesson 5

5C - research plastic, metal, paper products / know your product!

Monday, April 9, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Ask parents about their passions.

Bring independent reading book to school. LMC closed!

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - study, test is Thurs.

Science -ABC lists, both sides due Wed.

SS - read the Declaration of Independence out loud.

Math 5T - Lesson 4. Zearn

5B - lesson 4

5C - 4 problems in journal

Thursday, April 5, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Ask parents about their passions.

Bring independent reading book to school. LMC closed!

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - study, test is Thurs.

Science -none

SS - read the Declaration of Independence out loud.

Math 5T - Lesson 3

5B - lesson 2

5C - worksheet

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Quickwrite/ 20 mts of writing about our Field Trip.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - none

Science -think about your mold model.

Social Studies - none

Math 5T -Lesson 1 & 2, due Wed.

finish your problem set.

5B - Lesson 1 due Wed.

5C - find 5 environmentally friendly companies


Wednesday, March 21, 2018

5th grade papers need to be turned in.

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Blue list is due!

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - none

Science - desert presentation (redo the slides correctly)

Social Studies - Midnight Ride poem due WED. (memory)

Math 5T -none

5B - none

5C - reflect / write 5:2 report

5C - **5th grade farewell papers, baby picture, and permission slips due

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

5th grade papers need to be turned in.

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - none

Science - desert presentation (redo the slides correctly)

Social Studies - Midnight Ride poem due WED. (memory)

Math 5T - study for Unit 4

5B - study for test, Unit 4

5C - landmarks from your data.

5C - **5th grade farewell papers, baby picture, and permission slips due


Monday, March 19, 2018

5th grade papers need to be turned in.

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - none

Science - desert presentation (redo the slides correctly)

Social Studies - research the MOMENT, for your Rev. War person.

Math 5T - Lesson 32

5B - study for test, catch up on zearn

5C - look up brass, sketch

**5th grade farewell papers, baby picture, and permission slips due


Friday, March 16, 2018

*Parent Signature on the pink Weekly Feedback sheet, please. Send back Mon. morning. Thank you.

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - none

Science - desert presentation

Social Studies - research the MOMENT, for your Rev. War person.

Math 5T - Lesson 31

5B - none

5C - none

**5th grade farewell papers, baby picture, and permission slips due

Thursday, March 15, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - none

Social Studies - Look in SS google classroom. Use website. Study your Rev. War figure. Read your performance task sheet.

Math 5T - Lesson 28

5B - Lesson 32, 1 & 2

5C - none, cont'd testing.

**5th grade farewell papers, baby picture, and permission slips due

Wednesday,March 14, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Biblionasium - please enter your minutes.

Word Study - Test tomorrow

Social Studies - none

quiz this week!

Math 5T - Lesson 27

5B - none

5C - none




Wednesday, Feb.28, 2018

headphones must come to school!


ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - none

Social Studies - none

Science - animal food chain, and desert research/plan your group project! Come Monday with most of it done!

Math 5T - Zearn, Lesson 24

5B - Lesson 28

5C - none

No school - Thursday &

Friday

(conferences 1 - 8 p.m. Thursday)



Friday, Feb.23, 2018


ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - Unit 16, test TUES.

Social Studies - none

Science - desert research

Math 5T - Zearn, Lesson 21 & 22

5B - Lesson 26

5C - study for Unit 4 test. Mon.

Thursday, Feb.22, 2018


ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - Unit 16

Social Studies - none

Science - desert research/ animals?

Math 5T - Lesson 20, Zearn

5B - Lesson 24, Zearn

5C - worksheet 6

Tuesday, Feb.20, 2018

Pizza slip !!

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - none

Social Studies - none

Science - desert research

Math 5T - none

5B - exit ticket, lesson 21

5C - none


Friday, Feb.16, 2018

Pizza slip due Tuesday!!!

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night. biblionasium. Annotate Man In The Mirror.

Word Study - Unit 14, Test is Tues.

Social Studies - Read the 2nd GW article

Science - create a desert scene, or diorama in a box. Take a picture of it. Share with me.

Math 5T - Lesson 18, Zearn

5B - none

5C - none

Thursday, Feb.15, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night. biblionasium.

Word Study - Unit 14, Test is Tues.

Social Studies - Read G. Washington page. QUIZ - French & Indian War, Friday.

Science - none

Math 5T - Lesson 17, Zearn

5B - none

5C - simplify expressions. 2 sides

Wednesday, Feb.14, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night. biblionasium.

Word Study - Unit 14, Test is Tues.

Social Studies - none

Science - crop presentation, THURS

Math 5T - Lesson 16, Zearn

5B - none

5C - none


Tuesday, Feb.13, 2018

Valentine's Day party tomorrow! 2:30

Kids can bring a valentine for their peers!

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night. biblionasium.

Word Study - Unit 14, Test is Tues.

Social Studies - none

Science - crop presentation

Math 5T - Lesson 15, Zearn

5B - Lesson 20

5C - 12 journal problems.

Monday, Feb.12, 2018

ELA - Read 25 minutes every night. biblionasium.

Word Study - none

Social Studies - finish the F & I war worksheets.

Science - crop worksheet

Math 5T - Lesson 15, Zearn

5B - Lesson 19

5C - measure yourself in metric, convert



Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018

ELA - think about your Kensuke "text"

Read 25 minutes every night. biblionasium??

Word Study - new list, Unit 14 Test Friday

Social Studies - none

Science - research / get 4 more facts for crop poster.

Math 5T - Lesson 12, Zearn

5B - Lesson 16

5C - quiz, on algebraic expressions, packet work. Due TH.




Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018

ELA - Famous Person Presentations / Friday!

Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - none

Social Studies - none

Science - none

Math 5T - Lesson 9 Zearn

5B - Lesson 14

5C - facts about big number poster


Wed., Jan. 31, 2018

ELA - prepare for your presentation

due Friday

Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - none

Social Studies - none

Science - none

Math 5T - Lesson 8 Zearn

5B - Lesson 13

5C - FF # 74


Tues., Jan. 30, 2018

ELA - prepare for your presentation

( compare & contrast)

talk with your partner, use google docs, phone calls,- we will practice in school. No due date yet.

Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - none

Social Studies - read 232-236, do questions 1-5 on page 236.

Science - 3 more crop facts.

Math 5T - Lesson 7 Zearn

5B - Lesson 12

5C - reschedule for the quiz.


Thurs., Jan. 25, 2018

ELA - Rough draft due. Read CH 3 OSOB!!

Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - Unit 13, study, sentences due Fri. Test is Monday.

Social Studies - none

Science - none

Math 5T - Lesson 4 , Zearn

5B - none

5C - cockroaches & cats worksheet!


Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

ELA - writing our rough draft. Read CH 2 OSOB!!

Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - Unit 13, study, sentences due Fri. Test is Monday.

Social Studies - continue colony presentations

Science - none

Math 5T - Lesson3 , Zearn

5B - Lesson 9

5C - exponent worksheet


Mrs. Covert homework news

Mon., Jan. 22, 2018

ELA - planning for our rough draft.

Read 25 minutes every night.

Word Study - Unit 13, study

Social Studies - colony presentations on WED.

Science - none

Math 5T - Lesson 1 Zearn

5B - Lesson 7, prob. 1 & 2

5C - worksheet 1, odds




Mrs. Covert homework news

January 17, 2018

ELA - complete your timeline, take notes on famous person. Kids needs to reread their articles several times! Know their persons hardships and acts of courage!

Peace Speech is due Friday. (parents we discussed MLK and his dream or plan. Students will create their "own" speech about what people deserve, or hopes for the future.

Word Study - none

Social Studies - pages 186 - 187 chapter Summary, Vocab, P & P, and Apply skills are due Friday!

Science - worksheet, due Friday pages 50 - 53

Math 5T - Lesson 16 Zearn

5B - pages 16 & 17

5C - Unit 3 materials home. No homework

Mrs. Covert homework news



January 10, 2018

ELA - research 7 notes now. Print out articles

Word Study - Unit 8, study

Social Studies - practice for colony

presentation, Th & F!

Science - none

Math 5T - lesson 15,finish prob. set

5B - Lesson 3

5C - worksheets, finish Unit 3 assessment

!

January 9, 2018

ELA - research a historic person

that has faced adversity and shown courage. ( 2 more nights of this!)

Word Study - Unit 8, study

Social Studies - decide/ plan for presentation

Science - none

Math 5T - lesson 14, zearn

5B - Lesson 2

5C - lat/long wksht

January 8, 2018

ELA - research a historic person

that has faced adversity and shown courage. ( 3 nights of this!)

Word Study - Unit 8, study

Social Studies - none

Science - sketch a plant in your home.(do in science journal)

Math 5T - A. C, E and Zearn

5B - Lesson 1

5C - none



Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

ELA -read 25 mts.

Word study - suffixes, Unit 2 (manu-)

Biblionasium entries.

no journals

5C math - isometric drawing, study for Test, THURS.

5T math-lesson 10

5B math -TEST, Wed.

SS - none

Science - none



Mrs. Covert homework news!

*return hot chocolate note!

citizenship celebration WED - makers space!

Bring a craft.

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

ELA -read 25 mts.

Word study - suffixes, Unit 2 (manu-)

Biblionasium entries.

no journals

5C math - isometric drawing, study for Test, THURS.

5T math-lesson 10

5B math -TEST, Wed.

SS - none

Science - none


Mrs. Covert homework news!

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

ELA -read 25 mts.

Word study - suffixes, Unit 2 (manu-)

Biblionasium entries.

Friday journals due!

5C math - reflection wksht, cutting squares

5T math-Zearn, Lesson 8

5B math -all of 48

SS - none (passenger names)

Science - elec & magnetism test Friday.


Mrs. Covert homework news!

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

ELA -read 25 mts, complete your poem on Michael, be prepared to share, turn it in!

Word study - suffixes, Unit 2 (manu-)

Biblionasium entries.

Wednesday journals due!

5C math - quadrant

5T math-Zearn, Lesson 6

5B math -Lesson 12

SS - create 10 names of passengers, THINK about your diary and Mayflower life!

Science - elec & magnetism test Friday.



Mrs. Covert homework news!

Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

ELA -read 25 mts, research the orangutan

Word study - none

Biblionasium entries.

Tuesday journals due!

5C math - quiz on Unit 3

5T math-Zearn, Lesson 5

5B math -Lesson 11

SS - build more colony "items"

Science - elec & magnetism test Friday.





Mrs. Covert homework news!

Friday, Dec. 7, 2017

ELA -read 25 mts.

narratives due on Fri.

Word study - Unit 11, study TEST is Monday.

Biblionasium entries.

Friday journals due!

5C math - none

5T math-Zearn, Lesson 4

5B math -none

SS - build more colony "items"

Science - none


Mrs. Covert homework news!

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

ELA -read 25 mts.

Word study - Unit 11, study

Biblionasium entries.

Thursday journals due!

5C math - coordinate grid, what it the elevation at your front door?

(get free elevation app on phone)

5T math-Zearn, Lesson 6

5B math -Lesson 8

SS - build more colony "items"

Science - none



Mrs. Covert homework news!

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

ELA -look up quotes. Find one you like!

Word study - Unit 11, study

Biblionasium entries.

Wednesday journals due!

5C math - absolute value worksheet, WED.

5T math-none

5B math -Lesson 7

SS - build more paper colonists!

Science - none




Friday, Dec. 3, 2017

ELA - read for 25 minutes.

Word study - study meanings!, quiz Monday.

Biblionasium entries.

Monday journals due!

5C math - none

5T math-Study for test. TUES.

5B math -none

SS - build a paper colonist.

Science - none




















Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

5C Math - worksheet # 5

5T - none

5B page 29, # 1 and #2 page 30 #3, choose 4 or 5 - study your test guide.

Word Study - Unit 3 test, Friday

Science - none

SS - none

Writing - asking questions

ELA - reading the My Identity poem


ELA - answers to questions for adults on 5th grade

Science - none

SS - none

Math - 5C , none

5T - worksheet

5B - none

*bring a magnet to school

Word Study - new list, Unit 3 / study!

*special chorus starts tomorrow, 8:00 a.m.!


9/7/17 - Thursday, Word Study Unit 2 test, FRIDAY.

SS - none

science - none

ELA - talk to parents about their 5th grade experience

5C Math - finish design explanation, Due. Fri.

5T math - none

5B math - pg 14 prob. 1 & 2 due FRIDAY

*ice cream social 6:30 - 8:00

Spirit Day - wear school colors, Friday


9/6/17-Wednesday, study for Unit 2 word study test. all 27 words. Test is Friday.

5C math - lesson 27, two sided, due Thursday.

5B - page 10, due Thurs.

5T - p 1, front and back, due Thurs.

No SS homework

No science homework.

No ELA homework.

9/5/17 - Tuesday, study for Unit 2 word study test. Test is Friday.

5C Math Plus - draw/explain how to make the native American tool.Due Wednesday.

5B - math book pgs. 4 & 5, due Wed.

5T - no math due

8/31/17 Thursday - draw a detailed picture, or write a journal entry in writing journal about our Viking survival activity - due Tuesday.

SS - ancient ship, due Tuesday.


Todays' discussion...

Why Do We Read?, T - charts,Word Study,Viking Survival,(shelter, edible plants, resources, surveying the land, fire) independent reading, origin of math symbols, 5th grade meeting with Mr. Lecrone.

8/30/17 - draw your ship - due Tues.

Go to googlesites and read the homework page.

Todays' discussion...

hurricane Harvey, survival, Vikings, drawing our maps, secret place writing, math symbols,basic facts,


8/29/17 - retell the story of salt to parents tonight.

SS -choose a picture of an ancient ship from the internet!

White paper is in the classroom. (final sketch due Tuesday)


8/28/17 SS - kids are to ask parents/guardians about their ethnicity.

Bring completed PE helper applications to school.

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630-428-6721

Ann_Covert@ipsd.org.

5th grade is full of learning and fun!

We will explore...

*weather

*ancient civilizations

*novel studies

*discussing poetry

*annotating non-fiction documents

*studying Columbus' journal

*round table discussions

*writing narratives

*understanding and using powers of 10

*sharing about our ethnicity

*talking to family members about our ancestors

My goal is for students to be engaged in their learning each and every day. It is my hope that they will have discussions with you about it. Please talk with your child about their day. Ask them to share a little bit about each subject. Check their understanding. Share your own feelings or ideas on the topic. Help them develop more questions to delve deeper.

Let's create passion for learning together!