Tuesday, June 27, 2017

5TH GRADE SUMMER READING ASSIGNMENT - 9/7/17

The Summer Reading Assignment as posted on  the Report Cards:


ELLIS ISLAND - New Hope in a New Land by William Jay Jacobs

Students entering the 5th grade in September for the school year 2017-2018 were given these books on 6/27/18. 


Reading Foundational
RF.5.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.5.4a Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

Reading Informational Text
RI.5.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
RI.5.6   Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

 Answer the following questions on lined paper after reading the book: ELLIS ISLAND - New Hope in a New Land by William Jay Jacobs. Lexile 810L


Chapter 1

1.  Describe challenges the poor faced onboard.
2.  The newcomers were amazed as the ship approached the harbor, why?

Chapter 2

3. Describe the scene at Ellis Island. Describe the ‘faces’ of these immigrants.
4.  Describe the medical examination the immigrants endured. Use details from the text.
5. What was the purpose of the examination?

Chapter 3

6. People came to America in the 1900’s for several reasons. Cite at least three reasons; be sure to find text evidence to support your answer.
7. Explain why Castle Garden closed down?
8.  Using a world or European map, locate several home countries of the new arrivals.

Chapter 4

9. What were some of the new rules for getting into the United States?
10. In what year was Ellis Island shut down and why?

Chapter 5

11. How is Ellis Island remembered?

12. Describe the changes in  immigration United States today.

5TH GRADE SUPPLIES LIST - SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018


5TH GRADE SUPPLY LIST - SOCIAL STUDIES AND SCIENCE

- 2 REAMS OF WHITE PAPER PER STUDENT
- 2 thick marble composition notebook (should have 100 or more sheets)
- loose leaf ( enough for 6 classes)
- Pencil case
- 2 plastic pocket folders (pockets must be at the bottom NOT on the sides)
- rulers
- PENCILS AND PENS (blue and black ink only)
- colored pencils
- construction paper
- glue stick and regular glue
- scotch tape
- 1 pair scissors
- White lined index cards 3x5
- 1 packages post it notes
Book covers (transparent if possible)
Plastic zip-lock bags (quart size)
2 -Hand-sanitizer
2 - boxes of tissues
2 - rolls of paper towels
2 - containers of disinfecting wipes


GIRLS SHOULD BRING IN SANITARY NAPKINS TO KEEP AT SCHOOL



MR. PLACIDO - math
2 notebooks 
1 folder 
Ruler
Pencils and pens


MS. SEREWKO - ELA AND RELIGION 
2 notebooks 
2 folders 
Index cards 
Pens and pencils

MS. LARIOS - READING 
2 Notebooks 
Lined paper
Index cards
2 Folders 
Pens and pencils








Monday, June 5, 2017

Weekly Reminders - 6/5/17

6/5 - 8th grade NYS Science Exam

6/6 - Archdiocese Religion Exam

6/9 - School Closed

8th Science - 6/5/17


http://planbookedu.com/s/7FMXN

6/7 - Draw and label the rock cycle in your notebook.  Use online resources for assistance

7th Science - 6/5/17


http://planbookedu.com/s/TWVXM

6/7 - In NB - Research the following question
Fingernail polish is made up of nonpolar substances. What would you predict about the ability of water to dissolve fingernail polish?



6th Social Studies, Religion, & Social Studies - 6/5/17


http://planbookedu.com/s/9D4SI

REVIEW FOR ARCHDIOCES RELIGION EXAM

Science - 6/7 - What is the difference between heredity, genetics, inherited traits, genes

Social Studies - 6/6 - In NB -
1.  Present-day Greece is located on a _____, which extends out into the Mediterranean, Aegean, and Ionian Seas.
2.  A narrow ___ connects the southern part of Greece to the mainland
3.  The Greek poet ____ composed epics that told of heroes and battles from early Greek history.

6/7 - Map of the Month due.  Must be completed and hand in ontime!

5th Science and Religion - 6/5/17

http://planbookedu.com/s/Y4I28

6/5 - REVIEW FOR ARCHDIOCESE EXAM

Science - 6/7 - In NB - Why do you think hands and feet have so many bones, while legs and arms have fewer?  Go online for your answer

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Weekly Reminders - 5/29/17

5/30 - June calendars were sent home today

5/30 - May Procession - Students need rosary beads

6/2 - 12:30 Dismissal


8th Science - 5/29/17

http://planbookedu.com/s/I3CS4

6/1 - In NB -

1. Compare and contrast the equinoxes and the solstices.

2. Explain how the moonʼs phases vary over the course of the moonʼs revolution.

3. Compare and contrast solar and lunar eclipses. Diagram them below.


Recreate the lunar phases using the frosting from Oreo cookies. 

Round cream cheese crackers can also be used if cookies are not an option. 

Accurately model the shape of the Moon’s phases using Oreo cookies.  Place the phases in order.

7th Science - 5/29/17

http://planbookedu.com/s/I2IUW

5/31 - Complete lab for the result and conclusion.  Write out the elements that were formed from the new product in the chemical change.  Mention the ingredients in your materials