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Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Different versions of Cinderella
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /au/, /aw/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 23rd
   August         haunted
   daughter      hawk
   laugh           seesaw
   straw           laundry
   auto             yawn
   claw             law
   fault             launching
   jigsaw          rawhide
   launch         crawl
   drawn          Paul
 
Spelling City: Click on April 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Different versions of Cinderella
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /au/, /aw/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   August         haunted
   daughter      hawk
   laugh           seesaw
   straw           laundry
   auto             yawn
   claw             law
   fault             launching
   jigsaw          rawhide
   launch         crawl
   drawn          Paul
 
Spelling City: Click on April 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Past Assignments

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Different versions of Cinderella
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /au/, /aw/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 23rd
   August         haunted
   daughter      hawk
   laugh           seesaw
   straw           laundry
   auto             yawn
   claw             law
   fault             launching
   jigsaw          rawhide
   launch         crawl
   drawn          Paul
 
Spelling City: Click on April 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Different versions of Cinderella
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /au/, /aw/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 23rd
   August         haunted
   daughter      hawk
   laugh           seesaw
   straw           laundry
   auto             yawn
   claw             law
   fault             launching
   jigsaw          rawhide
   launch         crawl
   drawn          Paul
 
Spelling City: Click on April 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Different versions of Cinderella
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /au/, /aw/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 23rd
   August         haunted
   daughter      hawk
   laugh           seesaw
   straw           laundry
   auto             yawn
   claw             law
   fault             launching
   jigsaw          rawhide
   launch         crawl
   drawn          Paul
 
Spelling City: Click on April 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Fairy Tales
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ou/, /oo/, /ew/, /ue/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   enough          hooked
   special          continue
   December     foolish
   rescue           bloom
   shampoo       chew
   argue             mildew
   chewing         brook
   spooky           new
   crew               outgrew
   groups            drool
 
Spelling City: Click on April 12th-16th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Fairy Tales
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ou/, /oo/, /ew/, /ue/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 16th
   enough          hooked
   special          continue
   December     foolish
   rescue           bloom
   shampoo       chew
   argue             mildew
   chewing         brook
   spooky           new
   crew               outgrew
   groups            drool
 
Spelling City: Click on April 12th-16th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Fairy Tales
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ou/, /oo/, /ew/, /ue/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 16th
   enough          hooked
   special          continue
   December     foolish
   rescue           bloom
   shampoo       chew
   argue             mildew
   chewing         brook
   spooky           new
   crew               outgrew
   groups            drool
 
Spelling City: Click on April 12th-16th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Fairy Tales
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ou/, /oo/, /ew/, /ue/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 16th
   enough          hooked
   special          continue
   December     foolish
   rescue           bloom
   shampoo       chew
   argue             mildew
   chewing         brook
   spooky           new
   crew               outgrew
   groups            drool
 
Spelling City: Click on April 12th-16th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Fairy Tales
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ou/, /oo/, /ew/, /ue/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 16th
   enough          hooked
   special          continue
   December     foolish
   rescue           bloom
   shampoo       chew
   argue             mildew
   chewing         brook
   spooky           new
   crew               outgrew
   groups            drool
 
Spelling City: Click on April 12th-16th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Benchmark Make-Up/AR Test
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ou/, /oo/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   January         flute
   February       soupy
   July               you
   smooth          noon
   booth             croup
   group             spook
   snout              blooming
   shouted          cartoon
   youth              igloo
   hoop               boom
 
Spelling City: Click on April 5th-9th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Math Benchmark
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ou/, /oo/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 9th
   January         flute
   February       soupy
   July               you
   smooth          noon
   booth             croup
   group             spook
   snout              blooming
   shouted          cartoon
   youth              igloo
   hoop               boom
 
Spelling City: Click on April 5th-9th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Reading Benchmark
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ou/, /oo/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 9th
   January         flute
   February       soupy
   July               you
   smooth          noon
   booth             croup
   group             spook
   snout              blooming
   shouted          cartoon
   youth              igloo
   hoop               boom
 
Spelling City: Click on April 5th-9th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 12 Assessment and Writing Assessment
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ou/, /oo/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, April 9th
   January         flute
   February       soupy
   July               you
   smooth          noon
   booth             croup
   group             spook
   snout              blooming
   shouted          cartoon
   youth              igloo
   hoop               boom
 
Spelling City: Click on April 5th-9th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

No School: Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 - HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Due:

Literacy Plan

No School: Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 - HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Due:

Celebrating Those Who Fought for a Cause

CKLA: Domain 12, Lesson 9
Word of the Day: obstacles
Vocabulary: democratic, dignity, disabilities, obstacles, taxes
Essential Question: How did ordinary people during this time help change laws and improve lives?
Focus Question: How do we remember the ordinary people that helped make changes?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ow/, /ou/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   outside        out
   loud             power
   south           shout
   cow             gown
   now             rowdy
   pound          rebound
   bought         chowder
   brought        sound
   piece            owl
   down            frown
 
Spelling City: Click on March 29th-April 2nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Cesar Chavez: Protector of Workers' Rights

CKLA: Domain 12, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: plight
Vocabulary: heritage, instructing, migrant workers, organizer, plight, strikes
Essential Question: How did ordinary people during this time help change laws and improve lives?
Focus Question: What causes did Cesar Chavez fight for?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ow/, /ou/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Thursday, April 1st (No School on Friday)
   outside        out
   loud             power
   south           shout
   cow             gown
   now             rowdy
   pound          rebound
   bought         chowder
   brought        sound
   piece            owl
   down            frown
 
Spelling City: Click on March 29th-April 2nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Martin Luther King Jr.: Defender of the Dream

CKLA: Domain 12, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: extraordinary
Vocabulary: activists, banned, character, extraordinary, minister, sit-ins
Essential Question: How did ordinary people during this time help change laws and improve lives?
Focus Question: How was Martin Luther King Jr. important to the Civil Rights Movement?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ow/, /ou/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Thursday, April 1st (No School on Friday)
   outside        out
   loud             power
   south           shout
   cow             gown
   now             rowdy
   pound          rebound
   bought         chowder
   brought        sound
   piece            owl
   down            frown
 
Spelling City: Click on March 29th-April 2nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Rosa Parks: The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement

CKLA: Domain 12, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: boycott
Vocabulary: assign, boycott, disrupted, injustice, segregation
Essential Question: How did ordinary people during this time help change laws and improve lives?
Focus Question: What important event happened to inspire Rosa Parks' decision to fight for a cause?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ow/, /ou/
Grammar: Contractions
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Thursday, April 1st (No School on Friday)
   outside        out
   loud             power
   south           shout
   cow             gown
   now             rowdy
   pound          rebound
   bought         chowder
   brought        sound
   piece            owl
   down            frown
 
Spelling City: Click on March 29th-April 2nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Jackie Robinson: Champion of Equality

CKLA: Domain 12, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: challenge
Vocabulary: challenge, gamble, hostility, intimidate, teammates
Essential Question: How did ordinary people during this time help change laws and improve lives?
Focus Question: How did Jackie Robinson fight for civil rights in sports?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ow/, /ou/
Grammar: Adjectives
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   Wednesday         round
   Thursday             louse
   Saturday             plowed
   brown                  now
   flower                  clown
   crowd                  tower
   cloud                   proud
   noun                    loud
   mouse                 town
   bow                      house
 
Spelling City: Click on March 22nd-26th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Mary McLeod Bethune: A Dedicated Teacher

CKLA: Domain 12, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: proud
Vocabulary: federal, health care, privilege, proud, scholarship, society
Essential Question: How did ordinary people during this time help change laws and improve lives?
Focus Question: How did Mary McLeod Bethune improve opportunities for African American girls?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ow/, /ou/
Grammar: Adjectives
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 26th
   Wednesday         round
   Thursday             louse
   Saturday             plowed
   brown                  now
   flower                  clown
   crowd                  tower
   cloud                   proud
   noun                    loud
   mouse                 town
   bow                      house
 
Spelling City: Click on March 22nd-26th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Voice for Human Rights

CKLA: Domain 12, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: admirable
Vocabulary: admirable, devotion, First Lady, human rights, politics
Essential Question: How did ordinary people during this time help change laws and improve lives?
Focus Question: What important causes did Eleanor Roosevelt fight for?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ow/, /ou/
Grammar: Adjectives
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 26th
   Wednesday         round
   Thursday             louse
   Saturday             plowed
   brown                  now
   flower                  clown
   crowd                  tower
   cloud                   proud
   noun                    loud
   mouse                 town
   bow                      house
 
Spelling City: Click on March 22nd-26th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Susan B. Anthony: An Advocate for Women's Rights

CKLA: Domain 12, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: ballots
Vocabulary: abolitionists, ballots, influential, jury, suffrage
Essential Question: How did ordinary people during this time help change laws and improve lives?
Focus Question: What did Susan B. Anthony do to make the world a fairer place?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ow/, /ou/
Grammar: Adjectives
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 26th
   Wednesday         round
   Thursday             louse
   Saturday             plowed
   brown                  now
   flower                  clown
   crowd                  tower
   cloud                   proud
   noun                    loud
   mouse                 town
   bow                      house
 
Spelling City: Click on March 22nd-26th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

People Who Fought for a Cause

CKLA: Domain 12, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: courage
Vocabulary: civil rights, courage, discrimination, equal rights, inequality, nonviolence
Essential Question: How did ordinary people during this time help change laws and improve lives?
Focus Question: Who are the seven people that fought for a cause to help improve lives in America?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Sounds - /ow/, /ou/
Grammar: Adjectives
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 26th
   Wednesday         round
   Thursday             louse
   Saturday             plowed
   brown                  now
   flower                  clown
   crowd                  tower
   cloud                   proud
   noun                    loud
   mouse                 town
   bow                      house
 
Spelling City: Click on March 22nd-26th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 11 Assessment and Writing Assessment
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/, Multisyllabic and Suffixes
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   follow             soaked
   lose                toes
   tomorrow        roasted
   beautiful         snowstorms
   foamy             snowing
   toaster            mowed
   rainbows        foaming
   roads              boats
   goats              toads
   loading           coasting
 
 
Spelling City: Click on March 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Immigration and Citizenship

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 10
Word of the Day: guaranteed
Vocabulary: guaranteed, jury, refugees
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: What are some of the rights and responsibilities of citizens?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/, Multisyllabic and Suffixes
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 19th
   follow             soaked
   lose                toes
   tomorrow        roasted
   beautiful         snowstorms
   foamy             snowing
   toaster            mowed
   rainbows        foaming
   roads              boats
   goats              toads
   loading           coasting
 
 
Spelling City: Click on March 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

We the People

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 9
Word of the Day: disagreements
Vocabulary: amendments, consent, constitution, disagreements
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: Why is the Constitution important to the citizens of the United States?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/, Multisyllabic and Suffixes
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 19th
   follow             soaked
   lose                toes
   tomorrow        roasted
   beautiful         snowstorms
   foamy             snowing
   toaster            mowed
   rainbows        foaming
   roads              boats
   goats              toads
   loading           coasting
 
 
Spelling City: Click on March 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Becoming a Citizen

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: Naturalized Citizen
Vocabulary: citizen, naturalized citizen, principles, rights
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: What does it mean to be an American citizen and how can immigrants become United States citizens?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/, Multisyllabic and Suffixes
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 19th
   follow             soaked
   lose                toes
   tomorrow        roasted
   beautiful         snowstorms
   foamy             snowing
   toaster            mowed
   rainbows        foaming
   roads              boats
   goats              toads
   loading           coasting
 
 
Spelling City: Click on March 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

A Mosaic of Immigrants

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: settlers
Vocabulary: descendants, famine, mosaic, settlers
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: Compare and Contrast: How is immigration today similar and different to the stories we've heard so far?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/, Multisyllabic and Suffixes
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 19th
   follow             soaked
   lose                toes
   tomorrow        roasted
   beautiful         snowstorms
   foamy             snowing
   toaster            mowed
   rainbows        foaming
   roads              boats
   goats              toads
   loading           coasting
 
 
Spelling City: Click on March 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 11 Pausing Point
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   goat        boat
   load         toe
   flow         snow
   oak          Monday
   blow        Tuesday
   road        cousin
   tiptoe       show
   toast        grown
   foam        float
   coach       grow
 
Spelling City: Click on March 1st-5th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

A Land of Opportunity

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: supported
Vocabulary: homestead, legally, officially, supported
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: Why was America called the "Land of Opportunity"?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 5th
   goat        boat
   load         toe
   flow         snow
   oak          Monday
   blow        Tuesday
   road        cousin
   tiptoe       show
   toast        grown
   foam        float
   coach       grow
 
Spelling City: Click on March 1st-5th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Gold Mountain

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: exhausting
Vocabulary: characters, exhausting, honor, responsibilities, wages
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: What factors inspired Chinese immigrants to emigrate from China to America?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 5th
   goat        boat
   load         toe
   flow         snow
   oak          Monday
   blow        Tuesday
   road        cousin
   tiptoe       show
   toast        grown
   foam        float
   coach       grow
 
Spelling City: Click on March 1st-5th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

From Ireland to New York City

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: afford
Vocabulary: afford, blight, emigrated
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: What made the U.S. a land of opportunity for families who immigrated because of the potato blight in Ireland?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 5th
   goat        boat
   load         toe
   flow         snow
   oak          Monday
   blow        Tuesday
   road        cousin
   tiptoe       show
   toast        grown
   foam        float
   coach       grow
 
Spelling City: Click on March 1st-5th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Life in the City

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: traditional
Vocabulary: customs, hostile, newcomers, traditional
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: What was life like for immigrants in a big city?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oa/, /oe/, /ow/
Grammar: Irregular Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, March 5th
   goat        boat
   load         toe
   flow         snow
   oak          Monday
   blow        Tuesday
   road        cousin
   tiptoe       show
   toast        grown
   foam        float
   coach       grow
 
Spelling City: Click on March 1st-5th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Charles Steinmetz Comes to America

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: opportunity
Vocabulary: center, interpreter, liberty, opportunity
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: Why did Charles Stainmetz immigrate to America and how did he help the United States?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oi/, /oy/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   coin             toy
   boy              moist
   favorite        tomboy
   early            join
   ocean          enjoyable
   boil               tinfoil
   spoil             points
   destroy         soiled
   noisy            spoiling
   enjoy            coil
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

E Pluribus Unum

CKLA: Domain 11, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: factors
Vocabulary: ancestors, freedom, immigrants, pull factors, push factors
Essential Question: Why did people want to immigrate to the United States?
Focus Question: What is the connection between this phrase E Pluribus Unum and immigration?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oi/, /oy/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 26th
   coin             toy
   boy              moist
   favorite        tomboy
   early            join
   ocean          enjoyable
   boil               tinfoil
   spoil             points
   destroy         soiled
   noisy            spoiling
   enjoy            coil
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 10 Assessment and Writing Assessment
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oi/, /oy/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 26th
   coin             toy
   boy              moist
   favorite        tomboy
   early            join
   ocean          enjoyable
   boil               tinfoil
   spoil             points
   destroy         soiled
   noisy            spoiling
   enjoy            coil
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

A Healthy Human Body

CKLA: Domain 10, Lesson 9
Word of the Day: recovery
Vocabulary: calories, network, recovery, terms, windpipe
Essential Question: How does our body work together to keep us healthy?
Focus Question: Why is it important to stay healthy?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oi/, /oy/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 26th
   coin             toy
   boy              moist
   favorite        tomboy
   early            join
   ocean          enjoyable
   boil               tinfoil
   spoil             points
   destroy         soiled
   noisy            spoiling
   enjoy            coil
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

A Well-Balanced Diet

CKLA: Domain 10, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: variety
Vocabulary: fiber, moderation, scan, variety, well-balanced diet
Essential Question: How does our body work together to keep us healthy?
Focus Question: Based on the text, what types of foods should you choose most often?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oi/, /oy/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 26th
   coin             toy
   boy              moist
   favorite        tomboy
   early            join
   ocean          enjoyable
   boil               tinfoil
   spoil             points
   destroy         soiled
   noisy            spoiling
   enjoy            coil
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Nutrients

CKLA: Domain 10, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: essential
Vocabulary: carbohydrates, essential, fats, minerals, proteins
Essential Question: How does our body work together to keep us healthy?
Focus Question: What six nutrients are essential to a healthy body?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oi/, /oy/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 26th
   coin             toy
   boy              moist
   favorite        tomboy
   early            join
   ocean          enjoyable
   boil               tinfoil
   spoil             points
   destroy         soiled
   noisy            spoiling
   enjoy            coil
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

No School: Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 - HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Due:

The Excretory System

CKLA: Domain 10, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: toxic
Vocabulary: bladder, excrete, regulate, sweat, toxic
Essential Question: How does our body work together to keep us healthy?
Focus Question: What are the names of the 2 organs that are part of the excretory system?  What are their functions?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /oi/, /oy/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 26th
   coin             toy
   boy              moist
   favorite        tomboy
   early            join
   ocean          enjoyable
   boil               tinfoil
   spoil             points
   destroy         soiled
   noisy            spoiling
   enjoy            coil
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 15th-19th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

No School: Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 - HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Due:

Literacy Plan

No School: Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 - HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Due:

The Digestive System

CKLA: Domain 10, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: absorb
Vocabulary: absorb, esophagus, filtering, saliva, villi
Essential Question: How does our body work together to keep us healthy?
Focus Question: How does food move through your digestive system?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ee/, /ea/, /ey/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   silly                 sixteen
   chimney         chimpanzee
   donkey           between
   valley             indeed
   greedy           peacock
   peanut           dreamers
   breakfast       teachers
   head              teacups
   ready             steamy
   kidney            beaver
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 8th-12th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Organs

CKLA: Domain 10, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: nourish
Vocabulary: collapse, kidneys, liver, nourish, transplant
Essential Question: How does our body work together to keep us healthy?
Focus Question: What do similar tissues join together to form?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ee/, /ea/, /ey/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 12th
   silly                 sixteen
   chimney         chimpanzee
   donkey           between
   valley             indeed
   greedy           peacock
   peanut           dreamers
   breakfast       teachers
   head              teacups
   ready             steamy
   kidney            beaver
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 8th-12th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Cells and Tissues

CKLA: Domain 10, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: functions
Vocabulary: cells, functions, microscopic, stimulus, tissue
Essential Question: How does our body work together to keep us healthy?
Focus Question: What is the relationship between cells and tissues in the human body?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ee/, /ea/, /ey/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 12th
   silly                 sixteen
   chimney         chimpanzee
   donkey           between
   valley             indeed
   greedy           peacock
   peanut           dreamers
   breakfast       teachers
   head              teacups
   ready             steamy
   kidney            beaver
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 8th-12th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Anton van Leeuwenhoek

CKLA: Domain 10, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: observations
Vocabulary: bacteria, lens, magnifies, microscope, observations
Essential Question: How does our body work together to keep us healthy?
Focus Question: What did Anton discover and why was it important?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ee/, /ea/, /ey/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 12th
   silly                 sixteen
   chimney         chimpanzee
   donkey           between
   valley             indeed
   greedy           peacock
   peanut           dreamers
   breakfast       teachers
   head              teacups
   ready             steamy
   kidney            beaver
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 8th-12th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Amazing Human Body

CKLA: Domain 10, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: systems
Vocabulary: nutrients, nutrition, nutritionist, organs, systems, vaccinations
Essential Question: How does our body work together to keep us healthy?
Focus Question: Why is the human body called a "machine"?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ee/, /ea/, /ey/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verb Tenses - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 12th
   silly                 sixteen
   chimney         chimpanzee
   donkey           between
   valley             indeed
   greedy           peacock
   peanut           dreamers
   breakfast       teachers
   head              teacups
   ready             steamy
   kidney            beaver
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 8th-12th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 9 Assessment and Writing Assessment
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ee/, /ea/, /ey/
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   jeep         week
   beep        weak
   eat           each
   heat         speech
   key           seek
   bee          green
   heal         whose
   meal        won
   feed         son
   lead         steal
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 1st-5th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The End of the War

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 11
Word of the Day: united
Vocabulary: equality, prosperity, ransacked, rival, united
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: What happened at the end of the Civil War?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ee/, /ea/, /ey/
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 5th
   jeep         week
   beep        weak
   eat           each
   heat         speech
   key           seek
   bee          green
   heal         whose
   meal        won
   feed         son
   lead         steal
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 1st-5th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Ulysses S. Grant

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 10
Word of the Day: defeat
Vocabulary: ammunition, defeat, rations, surrendered, Yankees
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: How was Ulysses S. Grant different from General Lee?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ee/, /ea/, /ey/
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 5th
   jeep         week
   beep        weak
   eat           each
   heat         speech
   key           seek
   bee          green
   heal         whose
   meal        won
   feed         son
   lead         steal
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 1st-5th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Emancipation Proclamation

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 9
Word of the Day: abolished
Vocabulary: abolished, Cabinet, emancipation, proclamation, scroll
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: What are the reasons President Lincoln is still remembered today?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ee/, /ea/, /ey/
Grammar: Verb Tenses
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Feb. 5th
   jeep         week
   beep        weak
   eat           each
   heat         speech
   key           seek
   bee          green
   heal         whose
   meal        won
   feed         son
   lead         steal
 
Spelling City: Click on Feb. 1st-5th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

No School Today

No School: Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 - HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Due:

Clara Barton

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: wounded
Vocabulary: compassionate, countless, disasters, wounded
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: What important role did Clara Barton play in the Civil War?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ai/, /ay/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verbs - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   complain       maybe
   remain           entertain
   baby              mermaid
   delay             entertainment
   Thursday       America
   explain          school
   runway          thought
   raindrops      replay
   playpen        mail
   contain         male
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 25th-29th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Robert E. Lee

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: advisors
Vocabulary: advisors, frail, general, oath, wasteland
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: Why was Robert E. Lee chosen to command the Confederate Army?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ai/, /ay/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verbs - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Jan. 29th.
   complain       maybe
   remain           entertain
   baby              mermaid
   delay             entertainment
   Thursday       America
   explain          school
   runway          thought
   raindrops      replay
   playpen        mail
   contain         male
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 25th-29th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The War Begins

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: civilians
Vocabulary: civilians, clash, devastated, flee, Rebels
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: How did the Confederate response to the Union attack lengthen the Civil War?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ai/, /ay/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verbs - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Jan. 29th.
   complain       maybe
   remain           entertain
   baby              mermaid
   delay             entertainment
   Thursday       America
   explain          school
   runway          thought
   raindrops      replay
   playpen        mail
   contain         male
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 25th-29th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Division of the United States

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: Confederacy, Union
Vocabulary: Confederacy, elected, heritage, seceded, Union
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: What led to the division of the United States?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ai/, /ay/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verbs - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Jan. 29th.
   complain       maybe
   remain           entertain
   baby              mermaid
   delay             entertainment
   Thursday       America
   explain          school
   runway          thought
   raindrops      replay
   playpen        mail
   contain         male
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 25th-29th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Abraham Lincoln

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: expand
Vocabulary: candidates, debates, expand, government, politicians
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: What is the disagreement in the read aloud about?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ai/, /ay/, Multisyllabic Words
Grammar: Verbs - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Jan. 29th.
   complain       maybe
   remain           entertain
   baby              mermaid
   delay             entertainment
   Thursday       America
   explain          school
   runway          thought
   raindrops      replay
   playpen        mail
   contain         male
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 25th-29th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Controversy Over Slavery

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: economy
Vocabulary: abolitionists, agriculture, cotton, economy, factories
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: How were the North and South states different?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ai/, /ay/
Grammar: Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Jan. 22nd.
   bait             play
   day             train
   grain           great
   brain           country
   stayed         away
   praying        drain 
   raid              gray
   paint            ray
   sprain          paid
   main            sway
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 18th-22nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Harriet Tubman, Part 2

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: rebellious
Vocabulary: conductor, contributions, gourd, passengers, rebellious
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: How did Harriet Tubman fight for her freedom?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ai/, /ay/
Grammar: Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Jan. 22nd.
   bait             play
   day             train
   grain           great
   brain           country
   stayed         away
   praying        drain 
   raid              gray
   paint            ray
   sprain          paid
   main            sway
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 18th-22nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Harriet Tubman, Part 1

CKLA: Domain 9, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: value
Vocabulary: plantations, slavery, survival, value, wages
Essential Question: What important people and events of the Civil War era were important to American History?
Focus Question: What was Harriet Tubman's life like BEFORE the Civil War?
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ai/, /ay/
Grammar: Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Jan. 22nd.
   bait             play
   day             train
   grain           great
   brain           country
   stayed         away
   praying        drain 
   raid              gray
   paint            ray
   sprain          paid
   main            sway
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 18th-22nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 7 Comprehension and Writing Assessments
 
Fundations: Double Vowel Syllable - /ai/, /ay/
Grammar: Verbs
 
Spelling Words: Practice all twenty words. Ten of these words will be on the spelling test, Friday, Jan. 22nd.
   bait             play
   day             train
   grain           great
   brain           country
   stayed         away
   praying        drain 
   raid              gray
   paint            ray
   sprain          paid
   main            sway
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 18th-22nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Buffalo Hunters

CKLA: Domain 7, Lesson 9
Word of the Day: solemnly
Vocabulary: bison, charged, skilled, solemnly
Essential Question: What events made Westward Expansion an important time in American history?
Focus Question: How did westward expansion affect the Native Americans who lived in the west?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  /er/, /ir/, /ur/, Adding other syllables
Grammar: Proper Nouns - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   termite
   corner
   thirsty
   return
   thirty
   spider
   monster
   father
   brother
   mother
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 11th-15th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Working on the Transcontinental Railroad

CKLA: Domain 7, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: convenient
Vocabulary: ancestor, convenient, iron horse, spanned, transcontinental railroad
Essential Question: What events made Westward Expansion an important time in American history?
Focus Question: How did the Transcontinental Railroad change how people and goods traveled?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  /er/, /ir/, /ur/, Adding other syllables
Grammar: Proper Nouns - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Jan. 15th
   termite
   corner
   thirsty
   return
   thirty
   spider
   monster
   father
   brother
   mother
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 11th-15th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Pony Express

CKLA: Domain 7, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: endurance
Vocabulary: endurance, landmarks, route, venture
Essential Question: What events made Westward Expansion an important time in American history?
Focus Question: How did the Pony Express help people communicate with each other during westward expansion?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  /er/, /ir/, /ur/, Adding other syllables
Grammar: Proper Nouns - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Jan. 15th
   termite
   corner
   thirsty
   return
   thirty
   spider
   monster
   father
   brother
   mother
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 11th-15th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Westward on the Oregon Trail

CKLA: Domain 7, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: territory
Vocabulary: hardships, ruts, scout, steep, territory
Essential Question: What events made Westward Expansion an important time in American history?
Focus Question: What was it like to travel on the Oregon Trail? 
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  /er/, /ir/, /ur/, Adding other syllables
Grammar: Proper Nouns - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Jan. 15th
   termite
   corner
   thirsty
   return
   thirty
   spider
   monster
   father
   brother
   mother
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 11th-15th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Trail of Tears

Spelling Test missed on Friday, Jan. 8th will be taken today, Jan. 11th
 
CKLA: Domain 7, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: encountered
Vocabulary: encountered, forced, insisted, miserable, relocate
Essential Question: What events made Westward Expansion an important time in American history?
Focus Question: Why did President Jackson want the Native Americans to move?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  /er/, /ir/, /ur/, Adding other syllables
Grammar: Proper Nouns - Week 2
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Jan. 15th
   termite
   corner
   thirsty
   return
   thirty
   spider
   monster
   father
   brother
   mother
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 11th-15th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

No School - Snow Day

No School - Snow Day

Due:

The Story of Sequoyah

CKLA: Domain 7, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: create
Vocabulary: approach, concluded, create, generations, interacting
Essential Question: What events made Westward Expansion an important time in American history?
Focus Question: How was Sequoyah important to the Cherokee people?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  /er/, /ir/, /ur/
Grammar: Proper Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Jan. 8th
   bird
   burn
   first
   church
   verb
   term
   birch
   picture
   learn
   earth
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 4th-8th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Journal of a Twelve-Year-Old on the Erie Canal

CKLA: Domain 7, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: transport
Vocabulary: Erie Canal, freight, tow, transport
Essential Question: What events made Westward Expansion an important time in American history?
Focus Question: How did the Erie Canal help with travel during westward expansion?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  /er/, /ir/, /ur/
Grammar: Proper Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Jan. 8th
   bird
   burn
   first
   church
   verb
   term
   birch
   picture
   learn
   earth
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 4th-8th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Mr. Fulton's Journey

CKLA: Domain 7, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: voyage
Vocabulary: design, inventor, journey, steamboats, voyage
Essential Question: What events made Westward Expansion an important time in American history?
Focus Question: How did Mr. Fulton's invention change the way people traveled?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  /er/, /ir/, /ur/
Grammar: Proper Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Jan. 8th
   bird
   burn
   first
   church
   verb
   term
   birch
   picture
   learn
   earth
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 4th-8th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Going West

CKLA: Domain 7, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: sights
Vocabulary: campfire, settled, sights, sympathy, wagon train
Essential Question: What events made Westward Expansion an important time in American history?
Focus Question: What challenges did the Morgans face on their journey west?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  /er/, /ir/, /ur/
Grammar: Proper Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Jan. 8th
   bird
   burn
   first
   church
   verb
   term
   birch
   picture
   learn
   earth
 
Spelling City: Click on Jan. 4th-8th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

Classroom Celebration
 
Early Dismissal at 11am
 
See the source image
 
We hope you enjoy the break with your family!

Due:

Literacy Plan

Reading: Christmas Around the World - America
 
Fundations: Review
Grammar: Review
 
Spelling Words: No spelling list for the week of Dec. 14th-18th

Due:

Literacy Plan

Reading: Christmas Around the World - Germany
 
Fundations: Review
Grammar: Review
 
Spelling Words: No spelling list for the week of Dec. 14th-18th

Due:

Literacy Plan

Reading: Christmas Around the World - Italy
 
Fundations: Review
Grammar: Review
 
Spelling Words: No spelling list for the week of Dec. 14th-18th

Due:

Literacy Plan

Reading: Christmas Around the World - Mexico
 
Fundations: Review
Grammar: Review
 
Spelling Words: No spelling list for the week of Dec. 14th-18th

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 8 Writing Assessment Today
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  "ar", "or", and "ore"
Grammar: Regular Plural and Irregular Plural Nouns review
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   reporting
   charm
   explore
   world
   barn
   harm
   forbid
   army
   answer
   different
 
Spelling City: Click on Dec. 7th-11th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 8 Assessment Today
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  "ar", "or", and "ore"
Grammar: Regular Plural and Irregular Plural Nouns review
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Dec. 11th 
   reporting
   charm
   explore
   world
   barn
   harm
   forbid
   army
   answer
   different
 
Spelling City: Click on Dec. 7th-11th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Friend or Foe?

CKLA: Domain 8, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: foe
Vocabulary: entomologist, extinction, foe, pesticides, pollinators
Essential Question: How are the characteristics of insects unique?
Focus Question: What are humans doing to harm insects and how will this affect our world?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  "ar", "or", and "ore"
Grammar: Regular Plural and Irregular Plural Nouns review
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Dec. 11th 
   reporting
   charm
   explore
   world
   barn
   harm
   forbid
   army
   answer
   different
 
Spelling City: Click on Dec. 7th-11th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Armored Tanks of the Insect World

CKLA: Domain 8, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: mimicry
Vocabulary: adapt, armor, beetles, mimicry
Essential Question: How are the characteristics of insects unique?
Focus Question: What is unique about beetles?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  "ar", "or", and "ore"
Grammar: Regular Plural and Irregular Plural Nouns review
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Dec. 11th 
   reporting
   charm
   explore
   world
   barn
   harm
   forbid
   army
   answer
   different
 
Spelling City: Click on Dec. 7th-11th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Insects that Glow and Sing

CKLA: Domain 8, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: communicate
Vocabulary: bioluminescence, communicate, lanterns
Essential Question: How are the characteristics of insects unique?
Focus Question: How do fireflies, cicadas, and crickets communicate in unique ways?
 
Fundations: Practice R-Controlled Sounds -  "ar", "or", and "ore"
Grammar: Regular Plural and Irregular Plural Nouns review
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Dec. 11th 
   reporting
   charm
   explore
   world
   barn
   harm
   forbid
   army
   answer
   different
 
Spelling City: Click on Dec. 7th-11th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Social Insects: Ants and Termites

CKLA: Domain 8, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: destructive
Vocabulary: aggressive, chambers, destructive, emit, nurseries
Essential Question: How are the characteristics of insects unique?
Focus Question: How are ants and termites different from other social insects?
 
Fundations: Trick Word Review, Y as a Suffix
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   night
   carry
   something
   chilly
   safety
   bravely
   ugly
   angry
   sticky
   ninety
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 30th - Dec. 4th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Social Insects: Bees and Wasps

CKLA: Domain 8, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: cooperate
Vocabulary: colonies, cooperate, drones, pollen
Essential Question: How are the characteristics of insects unique?
Focus Question: How must bees work together for their colony to survive?
 
Fundations: Trick Word Review, Y as a Suffix
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Dec. 4th
   night
   carry
   something
   chilly
   safety
   bravely
   ugly
   angry
   sticky
   ninety
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 30th - Dec. 4th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Life Cycles of Insects

CKLA: Domain 8, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: progression
Vocabulary: larva, molt, nymph, progression, pupa
Essential Question: How are the characteristics of insects unique?
Focus Question: What are the 2 ways insects develop?
 
Fundations: Trick Word Review, Y as a Suffix
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Dec. 4th
   night
   carry
   something
   chilly
   safety
   bravely
   ugly
   angry
   sticky
   ninety
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 30th - Dec. 4th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

What Makes an Insect an Insect?

CKLA: Domain 8, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: microscopic
Vocabulary: abdomen, antennae, exoskeletons, microscopic, thorax
Essential Question: How are the characteristics of insects unique?
Focus Question: What things do all insects have in common?
 
Fundations: Trick Word Review, Y as a Suffix
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Dec. 4th
   night
   carry
   something
   chilly
   safety
   bravely
   ugly
   angry
   sticky
   ninety
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 30th - Dec. 4th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Insects Everywhere!

CKLA: Domain 8, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: habitats
Vocabulary: habitats, insects, social, solitary
Essential Question: How are the characteristics of insects unique?
Focus Question: Where are the only places on Earth where insects cannot survive? Why? 
 
Fundations: Trick Word Review, Y as a Suffix
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Dec. 4th
   night
   carry
   something
   chilly
   safety
   bravely
   ugly
   angry
   sticky
   ninety
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 30th - Dec. 4th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

Cookie Fundraiser "Free" Day

Due:

Balloons Over Broadway

Read Aloud: Balloons Over Broadway
Writing: Design your own balloon. Write 4-5 sentences to describe your design.
 

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 6 Writing Assessment Today
 
Fundations: Multi-Syllabic Words, Y sounds like /e/
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   city
   every
   family
   penny
   pony
   silly
   cozy
   duty
   candy
   handy
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 16th-20th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 6 Assessment Today
 
Fundations: Multi-Syllabic Words, Y sounds like /e/
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 20th
   city
   every
   family
   penny
   pony
   silly
   cozy
   duty
   candy
   handy
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 16th-20th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Cycle Activities

CKLA: Cycle Activities to review before our domain assessment
    - Cycle of a Plan
    - Cycle of a Chicken
    - Cycle of a Frog
    - Cycle of a Butterfly
 
Fundations: Multi-Syllabic Words, Y sounds like /e/
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 20th
   city
   every
   family
   penny
   pony
   silly
   cozy
   duty
   candy
   handy
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 16th-20th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Water Cycle

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 9
Word of the Day: precipitation
Vocabulary: condensation, evaporation, humidity, precipitation, recycled
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature.
Focus Question: Explain what happens during the water cycle
 
Fundations: Multi-Syllabic Words, Y sounds like /e/
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 20th
   city
   every
   family
   penny
   pony
   silly
   cozy
   duty
   candy
   handy
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 16th-20th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: transparent
Vocabulary: larva, molt, transparent
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature.
Focus Question: What are the stages of a butterfly's life?
 
Fundations: Multi-Syllabic Words, Y sounds like /e/
Grammar: Irregular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 20th
   city
   every
   family
   penny
   pony
   silly
   cozy
   duty
   candy
   handy
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 16th-20th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: transparent
Vocabulary: larva, molt, transparent
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature.
Focus Question: What are the stages of a butterfly's life?
 
Fundations: Open Syllable Words, y-shy-/i/
Grammar: More Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   go
   me
   he
   shy
   unit
   predict
   relish
   change
   large
   eight
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 9th-13th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Life Cycle of a Frog

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: burrow
Vocabulary: amphibian, burrow, gills, lungs, metamorphosis
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature.
Focus Question: What are the stages of a frog's life?
 
Fundations: Open Syllable Words, y-shy-/i/
Grammar: More Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 13th 
   go
   me
   he
   shy
   unit
   predict
   relish
   change
   large
   eight
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 9th-13th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: replenished
Vocabulary: albumen, embryo, fertilize, replenished, yolk
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature.
Focus Question: What are the 3 stages of a chicken's life?
 
Fundations: Open Syllable Words, y-shy-/i/
Grammar: More Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 13th 
   go
   me
   he
   shy
   unit
   predict
   relish
   change
   large
   eight
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 9th-13th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Life Cycle of a Tree

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: germination
Vocabulary: decomposers, dependent, flexible, germination, mature
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature.
Focus Question: What are the stages of the life cycle of a tree?
 
Fundations: Open Syllable Words, y-shy-/i/
Grammar: More Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 13th 
   go
   me
   he
   shy
   unit
   predict
   relish
   change
   large
   eight
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 9th-13th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Life Cycle of a Plant

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: protective
Vocabulary: attracted, emerge, pollinators, protective, reproduce
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature.
Focus Question: What happens after a seed is planted?  Explain the cycle.
 
Fundations: Open Syllable Words, y-shy-/i/
Grammar: More Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 13th 
   go
   me
   he
   shy
   unit
   predict
   relish
   change
   large
   eight
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 9th-13th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Four Seasons in One Year

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: adapt
Vocabulary: absorbed, adapt, migrate, minimum, photosynthesis
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature.
Focus Question: What causes the different seasons? How are plants and animals affected?
 
Fundations: V-E (Silent E) and Multi-Syllabic Words
Grammar: More Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   reptile
   inside
   baseball
   grapevine
   sunrise
   disruptive
   lifetime
   right
   place
   together
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 2nd-6th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Reasons for Seasons

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: tilt
Vocabulary: equator, hemisphere, revolves, tilt
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature. 
Focus Question: Why do we have the different seasons?
 
Fundations: V-E (Silent E) and Multi-Syllabic Words
Grammar: More Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 6th
   reptile
   inside
   baseball
   grapevine
   sunrise
   disruptive
   lifetime
   right
   place
   together
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 2nd-6th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Cycles of Daytime and Nighttime

CKLA: Domain 6, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: thrive
Vocabulary: axis, cycle, rotating, stage, thrive
Essential Question: What is a cycle? Describe the progression of a cycle occurring in nature. 
Focus Question: How does the rotation of Earth cause daytime and nighttime?
 
Fundations: V-E (Silent E) and Multi-Syllabic Words
Grammar: More Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 6th
   reptile
   inside
   baseball
   grapevine
   sunrise
   disruptive
   lifetime
   right
   place
   together
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 2nd-6th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

Labor Day Holiday - School Closed • Events - Hermosa Beach City School  District

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 5 Assessment and Writing Task Today (rescheduled due to school being closed last Thursday)
 
Fundations: V-E (Silent E) and Multi-Syllabic Words
Grammar: More Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Nov. 6th
   reptile
   inside
   baseball
   grapevine
   sunrise
   disruptive
   lifetime
   right
   place
   together
 
Spelling City: Click on Nov. 2nd-6th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 5 Writing Assessment Today
 
Fundations: V-E (Silent E)
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   cakes
   roses
   nose
   like
   doze
   rope
   hope
   move
   house
   only
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. V-C-E Words (6.1) Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 5 Assessment Today
 
Fundations: V-E (Silent E)
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Oct. 30th
   cakes
   roses
   nose
   like
   doze
   rope
   hope
   move
   house
   only
 
Spelling City: Click on V-C-E Words (6.1) Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Peace and Pirates

CKLA: Domain 5, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: dejected, jubilant
Vocabulary: ancestors, dejected, jubilant, navigator, patriots
Essential Question: Why was the War of 1812 an important time for America?
Focus Question: What role did the two pirates play in the Battle of New Orleans?
 
Fundations: V-E (Silent E)
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Oct. 30th
   cakes
   roses
   nose
   like
   doze
   rope
   hope
   move
   house
   only
 
Spelling City: Click on V-C-E Words (6.1) Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Battle After the War

CKLA: Domain 5, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: astonished
Vocabulary: astonished, retreated, strategically, truce
Essential Question: Why was the War of 1812 an important time for America?
Focus Question: What do you think "The Battle After the War" means?
 
Fundations: V-E (Silent E)
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Oct. 30th
   cakes
   roses
   nose
   like
   doze
   rope
   hope
   move
   house
   only
 
Spelling City: Click on V-C-E Words (6.1) Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Broad Stripes and Bright Stars

CKLA: Domain 5, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: inspired
Vocabulary: confident, fort, inspired, port, withdrew
Essential Question: Why was the War of 1812 an important time for America?
Focus Question: What events inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner?"
 
Fundations: V-E (Silent E)
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Oct. 30th
   cakes
   roses
   nose
   like
   doze
   rope
   hope
   move
   house
   only
 
Spelling City: Click on V-C-E Words (6.1) Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Attack on Washington, D.C.

CKLA: Domain 5, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: quench
Vocabulary: canvas, delicate, perched, quench
Essential Question: Why was the War of 1812 an important time for America?
Focus Question: What did Dolley Madison do before she left the White House?
 
Fundations: Suffixes and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   handful
   kindness
   sadness
   thankful
   childish
   selfish
   thankless
   always
   often
   once
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Another War Already

CKLA: Domain 5, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: economy
Vocabulary: assumptions, economy, launch, surrender, vulnerable
Essential Question: Why was the War of 1812 an important time for America?
Focus Question: How did the USS constitution get the nickname "Old Ironsides"?
 
Fundations: Suffixes and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Oct. 23rd
   handful
   kindness
   sadness
   thankful
   childish
   selfish
   thankless
   always
   often
   once
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Mr. and Mrs. Madison

CKLA: Domain 5, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: magnificent
Vocabulary: citizen, govern, looming, magnificent, topics
Essential Question: Why was the War of 1812 an important time for America?
Focus Question: Who was James Madison? What events led to the War of 1812?
 
Fundations: Suffixes and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Oct. 23rd
   handful
   kindness
   sadness
   thankful
   childish
   selfish
   thankless
   always
   often
   once
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

America in 1812, Part 2

CKLA: Domain 5, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: patience
Vocabulary: abandon, committee, patience, suspicious, treaty
Essential Question: Why was the War of 1812 an important time for America?
Focus Question: Why did the United States get involved when Great Britain and France were fighting?
 
Fundations: Suffixes and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Oct. 23rd
   handful
   kindness
   sadness
   thankful
   childish
   selfish
   thankless
   always
   often
   once
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

America in 1812, Part 1

CKLA: Domain 5, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: represent
Vocabulary: blockaded, represent, seize, trade
Essential Question: Why was the War of 1812 an important time for America?
Focus Question: Why did the War of 1812 become known as America's second war of independence? 
 
Fundations: Suffixes and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Regular Plural Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Oct. 23rd
   handful
   kindness
   sadness
   thankful
   childish
   selfish
   thankless
   always
   often
   once
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 19th-23rd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Atalanta and the Golden Apples

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 10
Word of the Day: resist
Vocabulary: resist, skilled, terms, tremendously
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: What lesson do we learn from this myth?
 
Domain 4 Assessment: Test Today
 
Fundations: Syllable Division and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   mascot
   habit
   jacket
   children
   against
   public
   disrupt
   mimic
   knew
   know
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 5th-9th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Oedipus and the Riddle of the Sphinx

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 9
Word of the Day: insisted
Vocabulary: encountering, insisted, posed
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: What lesson do we learn from this myth?
 
Fundations: Syllable Division and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Oct. 9th
   mascot
   habit
   jacket
   children
   against
   public
   disrupt
   mimic
   knew
   know
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 5th-9th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Other Adventures of Hercules

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: guidance
Vocabulary: accurate, guidance, immeasurable, reputation, trample
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: What lesson do we learn from this myth?
 
Fundations: Syllable Division and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Oct. 9th
   mascot
   habit
   jacket
   children
   against
   public
   disrupt
   mimic
   knew
   know
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 5th-9th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Hercules

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: aimlessly
Vocabulary: aimlessly, commotion, dreadful
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: What lesson do we learn from this myth?
 
Fundations: Syllable Division and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Oct. 9th
   mascot
   habit
   jacket
   children
   against
   public
   disrupt
   mimic
   knew
   know
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 5th-9th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Daedalus and Icarus

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: proof
Vocabulary: currents, desperately, plummeted, proof, sill
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: What lesson do we learn from this myth?
 
Fundations: Syllable Division and Multisyllabic Spelling
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Oct. 9th
   mascot
   habit
   jacket
   children
   against
   public
   disrupt
   mimic
   knew
   know
 
Spelling City: Click on Oct. 5th-9th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Theseus and the Minotaur

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: unraveling
Vocabulary: convinced, labyrinth, sneered, unraveling, vaulted
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: What lesson do we learn from this myth?
 
Fundations: Suffixes (ed) and Vowel Teams (ow, ue, ew, oe, ou, oo, oa)
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   spilled
   hunted
   blinked
   swelled
   checked
   jumped
   ended
   used
   use
   sure
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 28th - Oct. 2nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Arachne the Weaver

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: flattered
Vocabulary: arachnids, flattered, stern, superior
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: What is this myth trying to teach us?
 
Fundations: Suffixes (ed) and Vowel Teams (ow, ue, ew, oe, ou, oo, oa)
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Oct. 2nd 
   spilled
   hunted
   blinked
   swelled
   checked
   jumped
   ended
   used
   use
   sure
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 28th - Oct. 2nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Demeter and Persephone

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: retrieve
Vocabulary: bountifully, despair, pine, retrieve, spirited
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: What is this myth trying to explain? (about life)
 
Fundations: Suffixes (ed) and Vowel Teams (ow, ue, ew, oe, ou, oo, oa)
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Oct. 2nd 
   spilled
   hunted
   blinked
   swelled
   checked
   jumped
   ended
   used
   use
   sure
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 28th - Oct. 2nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Prometheus and Pandora

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: amusing
Vocabulary: amusing, foresight, hindsight, ridiculous, terrifying
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: What is this myth trying to explain? (about life)
 
Fundations: Suffixes (ed) and Vowel Teams (ow, ue, ew, oe, ou, oo, oa)
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Oct. 2nd 
   spilled
   hunted
   blinked
   swelled
   checked
   jumped
   ended
   used
   use
   sure
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 28th - Oct. 2nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Twelve Gods of Mount Olympus

CKLA: Domain 4, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: spectators
Vocabulary: glimpse, sanctuary, securely, spectators, tending
Essential Question: What is a Greek myth?  Why are they still being told today?
Focus Question: Why are Greek gods and goddesses important to Greek myths?
 
Fundations: Suffixes (ed) and Vowel Teams (ow, ue, ew, oe, ou, oo, oa)
Grammar: Common Nouns
 
Spelling Words: Test on Oct. 2nd 
   spilled
   hunted
   blinked
   swelled
   checked
   jumped
   ended
   used
   use
   sure
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 28th - Oct. 2nd Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 3 Writing Assessment Today
 
Fundations: Suffixes (s, es, er, est, ed, ing)
Grammar: Simple Sentences
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   rings
   boxes
   renting
   taller
   softest
   animal
   please
   swishing
   dusted
   again
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 21-25th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 3 Test Today
 
Fundations: Suffixes (s, es, er, est, ed, ing)
Grammar: Simple Sentences
 
Spelling Words: Test on Sept. 25th 
   rings
   boxes
   renting
   taller
   softest
   animal
   please
   swishing
   dusted
   again
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 21-25th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Alexander the Great, Part 2

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 12
Word of the Day: invader
Vocabulary: attention, flung, invader, proclaimed
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: What is your opinion of Alexander the Great?
 
Fundations: Suffixes (s, es, er, est, ed, ing)
Grammar: Simple Sentences
 
Spelling Words: Test on Sept. 25th 
   rings
   boxes
   renting
   taller
   softest
   animal
   please
   swishing
   dusted
   again
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 21-25th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Alexander the Great, Part 1

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 11
Word of the Day: tame
Vocabulary: ambitious, devoted, retreat, tame
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: What were the accomplishments of Alexander the Great?
 
Fundations: Suffixes (s, es, er, est, ed, ing)
Grammar: Simple Sentences
 
Spelling Words: Test on Sept. 25th 
   rings
   boxes
   renting
   taller
   softest
   animal
   please
   swishing
   dusted
   again
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 21-25th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Great Thinkers of Greece

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 10
Word of the Day: marvelous
Vocabulary: affection, astonishing, marvelous, philosopher, proof
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question:  What contributions did the great thinkers provide?
 
Fundations: Suffixes (s, es, er, est, ed, ing)
Grammar: Simple Sentences
 
Spelling Words: Test on Sept. 25th 
   rings
   boxes
   renting
   taller
   softest
   animal
   please
   swishing
   dusted
   again
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 21-25th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Thermopylae: The Persians Strike Again

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 9
Word of the Day: prefer
Vocabulary: channel, defeating, deserted, fate, prefer
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: Compare and contrast the battles of Marathon and Thermopylae. 
 
Fundations: Closed Exceptions (old, ild, ind, olt, ost) and Vowel Teams: (ai, ay, ee, ea, ey, oi, oy)
Grammar: Type of Sentences: declarative (statement), interrogative (question), imperative (command), exclamatory (excited)
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   cob
   cold
   lost
   mind
   bolt
   most
   gold
   done
   goes
   pretty
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 14-18 Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Marathon

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: tribute
Vocabulary: avoid, marathon, mercy, purposely, tribute
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: How did the event that happened in Marathon contribute to life today?
 
Fundations: Closed Exceptions (old, ild, ind, olt, ost) and Vowel Teams: (ai, ay, ee, ea, ey, oi, oy)
Grammar: Type of Sentences: declarative (statement), interrogative (question), imperative (command), exclamatory (excited)
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Sept. 18th 
   cob
   cold
   lost
   mind
   bolt
   most
   gold
   done
   goes
   pretty
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 14-18 Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Athens: The Birthplace of Democracy

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: democracy
Vocabulary: achieve, architecture, assembly, debated, democracy
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: What very important contribution did Athens give to the world today?
 
Fundations: Closed Exceptions (old, ild, ind, olt, ost) and Vowel Teams: (ai, ay, ee, ea, ey, oi, oy)
Grammar: Type of Sentences: declarative (statement), interrogative (question), imperative (command), exclamatory (excited)
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Sept. 18th 
   cob
   cold
   lost
   mind
   bolt
   most
   gold
   done
   goes
   pretty
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 14-18 Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Athens and the Olive Tree

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: ideal
Vocabulary: blessing, ideal, ignite, overjoyed, swiftly
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: How did the ancient Greek city of Athens get its name?
 
Fundations: Closed Exceptions (old, ild, ind, olt, ost) and Vowel Teams: (ai, ay, ee, ea, ey, oi, oy)
Grammar: Type of Sentences: declarative (statement), interrogative (question), imperative (command), exclamatory (excited)
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Sept. 18th 
   cob
   cold
   lost
   mind
   bolt
   most
   gold
   done
   goes
   pretty
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 14-18 Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

All for Sparta

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: Spartan
Vocabulary: conquest, council, permanently, self-discipline, Spartan
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: How would you describe life as a seven year old boy in Sparta?
 
Fundations: Closed Exceptions (old, ild, ind, olt, ost) and Vowel Teams: (ai, ay, ee, ea, ey, oi, oy)
Grammar: Type of Sentences: declarative (statement), interrogative (question), imperative (command), exclamatory (excited)
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, Sept. 18th 
   cob
   cold
   lost
   mind
   bolt
   most
   gold
   done
   goes
   pretty
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 14-18 Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Olympic Games

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 4
Word of the Day: grand
Vocabulary: compete, determination, grand, sacred, victory
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: What is the name of the ancient civilization we will be learning about?  Where is it located?
Read Aloud Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz-Z9wm7U-c&list=PLUA_E3V6b3NtST-YctP5kJ50uxJsNlup6&index=8
 
Fundations: Glued Sounds: -ank, -ink, -onk, -unk, -ang, -ing, -ong, -ung
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   both
   talk
   walk
   chunk
   stamp
   spill
   rang
   fluff
   ping
   fan
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 8-11 Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Mount Olympus, Part 2

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 3
Word of the Day: mission
Vocabulary: dedicate, grove, mission, spectacle
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: What is the name of the ancient civilization we will be learning about?  Where is it located?
Read Aloud Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Koul21ZgCdY&list=PLUA_E3V6b3NtST-YctP5kJ50uxJsNlup6&index=7
 
Fundations: Glued Sounds: -ank, -ink, -onk, -unk, -ang, -ing, -ong, -ung
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, September 11th
   both
   talk
   walk
   chunk
   stamp
   spill
   rang
   fluff
   ping
   fan
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 8-11 Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Mount Olympus, Part 1

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 2
Word of the Day: summoned
Vocabulary: delightfully, longingly, massive, messenger, summoned
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: What is the name of the ancient civilization we will be learning about?  Where is it located?
Read Aloud Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppsiM6GLI9A&list=PLUA_E3V6b3NtST-YctP5kJ50uxJsNlup6&index=6
 
Fundations: Glued Sounds: -ank, -ink, -onk, -unk, -ang, -ing, -ong, -ung
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, September 11th
   both
   talk
   walk
   chunk
   stamp
   spill
   rang
   fluff
   ping
   fan
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 8-11 Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

The Ancient Greeks

CKLA: Domain 3, Lesson 1
Word of the Day: independently
Vocabulary: boundaries, contributions, rugged, unique, independently
Essential Question: What were some important contributions of the ancient Greek civilization?
Focus Question: What is the name of the ancient civilization we will be learning about?  Where is it located?
Read Aloud Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxhL_UCMAmk&list=PLUA_E3V6b3NtST-YctP5kJ50uxJsNlup6&index=5
 
Fundations: Glued Sounds: -ank, -ink, -onk, -unk, -ang, -ing, -ong, -ung
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, September 11th
   both
   talk
   walk
   chunk
   stamp
   spill
   rang
   fluff
   ping
   fan
 
Spelling City: Click on Sept. 8-11 Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

 

Due:

Literacy Plan

CKLA: Domain 1 Assessment, Narrative Writing 
 
Fundations: Bonus Letters
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   fall
   shall
   pull
   full 
   toss
   stall
   shell
   class
   buzz
   off

Due:

Casey Jones

CKLA: Domain 1, Lesson 8
Word of the Day: Legendary
Vocabulary: Mounted, Legendary, Passengers, Pride
Essential Question: What are the characteristics of Fairy Tales and Tall Tales?  Characteristics mean features or qualities. 
Focus Question: An important characteristic of all tall tales is exaggeration of details.  How does this story show exaggeration?
 
Fundations: Bonus Letters 
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, September 4th
   fall
   shall
   pull
   full 
   toss
   stall
   shell
   class
   buzz
   off
 
Spelling City: Click on Aug, 31 - Sept. 4th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

John Henry

CKLA: Domain 1, Lesson 7
Word of the Day: Feats
Vocabulary: Challenge, Compete, Feats, Solution, Steam
Essential Question: What are the characteristics of Fairy Tales and Tall Tales?  Characteristics mean features or qualities. 
Focus Question: An important characteristic of all tall tales is exaggeration of details.  How does this story show exaggeration?
 
Fundations: Bonus Letters 
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, September 4th
   fall
   shall
   pull
   full 
   toss
   stall
   shell
   class
   buzz
   off
 
Spelling City: Click on Aug, 31 - Sept. 4th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Pecos Bill

CKLA: Domain 1, Lesson 6
Word of the Day: Tame
Vocabulary: Relaxed, Tame, Energy, Persuaded
Essential Question: What are the characteristics of Fairy Tales and Tall Tales?  Characteristics mean features or qualities. 
Focus Question: An important characteristic of all tall tales is exaggeration of details.  How does this story show exaggeration?
 
Fundations: Bonus Letters 
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, September 4th
   fall
   shall
   pull
   full 
   toss
   stall
   shell
   class
   buzz
   off
 
Spelling City: Click on Aug, 31 - Sept. 4th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Paul Bunyan

CKLA: Domain 1, Lesson 5
Word of the Day: Admiration
Vocabulary: Admiration, Colossal, Frontier, Inseparable
Essential Question: What are the characteristics of Fairy Tales and Tall Tales?  Characteristics mean features or qualities. 
Focus Question: An important characteristic of all tall tales is exaggeration of details.  How does this story show exaggeration?
 
Fundations: Bonus Letters 
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, September 4th
   fall
   shall
   pull
   full 
   toss
   stall
   shell
   class
   buzz
   off
 
Spelling City: Click on Aug, 31 - Sept. 4th Link:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/courtneyj

Due:

Cinderella

CKLA: Domain 1, Pausing Point
Teachers will read different versions of Cinderella
Essential Question: What are the characteristics of Fairy Tales and Tall Tales? Characteristics mean features or qualities.
Focus Question: Fairy Tales often feature a royal character and/or one with supernatural or magical powers. What makes this story a fairy tale?
 
Fundations: /k/, /c/, and /ck/ sound and closed syllables
 
Spelling Words: Test Today
   skin
   flock
   sock
   crash
   thump
   golf
   they
   flash
   blend
   you

Due:

Beauty and the Beast, Part 2

CKLA: Domain 1
Word of the Day: Constant
Vocabulary: Constant, Despite, Determined, Sorrowful
Essential Question: What are the characteristics of Fairy Tales and Tall Tales?  Characteristics mean features or qualities. 
Focus Question: Fairy Tales often features a royal character and/or one with supernatural or magical powers.  What makes this story a fairy tale?
 
Fundations: /k/, /c/, and /ck/ sound and closed syllables
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, August 28th
   skin
   flock
   sock
   crash
   thump
   golf
   they
   flash
   blend
   you
 
Spelling City: Click on August 24-28 List:  https://ww/users/courtneyjw.spellingcity.com

Due:

Beauty and the Beast, Part 1

CKLA: Domain 1
Word of the Day: Fortune
Vocabulary: Astonished, Fearsome, Fortune, Merchant
Essential Question: What are the characteristics of Fairy Tales and Tall Tales?  Characteristics mean features or qualities. 
Focus Question: Fairy Tales often features a royal character and/or one with supernatural or magical powers.  What makes this story a fairy tale?
 
Fundations: /k/, /c/, and /ck/ sound and closed syllables
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, August 28th
   skin
   flock
   sock
   crash
   thump
   golf
   they
   flash
   blend
   you
 
Spelling City: Click on August 24-28 List:  https://ww/users/courtneyjw.spellingcity.com

Due:

The Emperor's New Clothes

CKLA: Domain 1
Word of the Day: Curious
Vocabulary: Curious, Ignorant, Inspect, Intelligent
Essential Question: What are the characteristics of Fairy Tales and Tall Tales?  Characteristics mean features or qualities. 
Focus Question: Fairy Tales often features a royal character and/or one with supernatural or magical powers.  What makes this story a fairy tale?
 
Fundations: /k/, /c/, and /ck/ sound and closed syllables
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, August 28th
   skin
   flock
   sock
   crash
   thump
   golf
   they
   flash
   blend
   you
 
Spelling City: Click on August 24-28 List:  https://ww/users/courtneyjw.spellingcity.com

Due:

The Fisherman and His Wife

CKLA: Domain 1
Word of the Day: Displeases
Vocabulary: Charming, Displeases, Enchanted, Hesitated, Might
Essential Question: What are the characteristics of Fairy Tales and Tall Tales? Characteristics mean features or qualities.
Focus Question: Fairy Tales often feature a royal character and/or one with supernatural or magical powers. What makes this story a fairy tale?
 
Fundations: /k/, /c/, and /ck/ sound and closed syllables
 
Spelling Words: Test on Friday, August 28th
   skin
   flock
   sock
   crash
   thump
   golf
   they
   flash
   blend
   you
 
Spelling City: Click on August 24-28 List:  https://ww/users/courtneyjw.spellingcity.com

Due:

Literacy Plan

Fundations Unit 1, Week 1, Day 5: Our focus for the week is Digraphs
 
Teachers will rotate the following books throughout the week:
   Hollar Loudly - Activity to follow
   Do Unto Otters - Activity to follow
   My Mouth is a Volcano - Activity to follow
   Interrupting Chicken - Activity to follow
   A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue - Activity to follow
 
Spelling Words: Spelling Test Today
  1) mat
   2) rich
   3) shred
   4) quit
   5) slip
   6) your
   7) last
   8) shack
   9) lunch
  10) was

Due:

Literacy Plan

Fundations Unit 1, Week 1, Day 4: Our focus for the week is Digraphs
 
Teachers will rotate the following books throughout the week:
   Hollar Loudly - Activity to follow
   Do Unto Otters - Activity to follow
   My Mouth is a Volcano - Activity to follow
   Interrupting Chicken - Activity to follow
   A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue - Activity to follow
 
Spelling Words: There will be a spelling test on Friday, August 21st
  1) mat
   2) rich
   3) shred
   4) quit
   5) slip
   6) your
   7) last
   8) shack
   9) lunch
  10) was

Due:

Literacy Plan

Fundations Unit 1, Week 1, Day 3: Our focus for the week is Digraphs
 
Teachers will rotate the following books throughout the week:
   Hollar Loudly - Activity to follow
   Do Unto Otters - Activity to follow
   My Mouth is a Volcano - Activity to follow
   Interrupting Chicken - Activity to follow
   A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue - Activity to follow
 
Spelling Words: There will be a spelling test on Friday, August 21st
  1) mat
   2) rich
   3) shred
   4) quit
   5) slip
   6) your
   7) last
   8) shack
   9) lunch
  10) was

Due:

Literacy Plan

Fundations Unit 1, Week 1, Day 2: Our focus for the week is Digraphs
 
Teachers will rotate the following books throughout the week:
   Hollar Loudly - Activity to follow
   Do Unto Otters - Activity to follow
   My Mouth is a Volcano - Activity to follow
   Interrupting Chicken - Activity to follow
   A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue - Activity to follow
 
Spelling Words: There will be a spelling test on Friday, August 21st
  1) mat
   2) rich
   3) shred
   4) quit
   5) slip
   6) your
   7) last
   8) shack
   9) lunch
  10) was

Due:

Literacy Plan

Fundations Unit 1, Week 1, Day 1: Our focus for the week is Digraphs
 
Teachers will rotate the following books throughout the week:
   Hollar Loudly - Activity to follow
   Do Unto Otters - Activity to follow
   My Mouth is a Volcano - Activity to follow
   Interrupting Chicken - Activity to follow
   A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue - Activity to follow
 
Spelling Words: There will be a spelling test on Friday, August 21st 
  1) mat
   2) rich
   3) shred
   4) quit
   5) slip
   6) your
   7) last
   8) shack
   9) lunch
  10) was