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"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams"

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Homework for Thursday, December 17, 2015

Reading: Complete T chart comparing Sadako book and article about Sadako's life. Due tomorrow!
Read for 30 to 40 minutes.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, December 15, 2015

SEL: Remember to practice your random acts of kindness!
Science: Complete any remaining items for Science Fair; Science Fair tomorrow!
Reading: Read for 30 to 40 minutes!
Tomorrow is Mismatch Day!!

Monday, December 14, 2015

Homework for Monday, December 14, 2015

Math: Multiplication practice problems
Science: Complete any remaining items for your Science Fair Projects
Read 30 to 40 minutes!
Field Trip tomorrow. Wear comfortable shoes, Clinton shirt or colors if you can and BRING HOME LUNCH!

Friday, December 11, 2015

Homework for Friday, December 11, 2015

Vocabulary: Complete flashcards; study for test
Work on Science Fair projects if needed
Don't forget to practice your Random Acts of Kindness!

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Vocabulary: Write a sentence for each prefix word
Social Studies: Complete a second section on the NEWSELA sheet for the Scholastic article. You choose!
Read for 30 to 40 minutes!

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Vocabulary: Find one new word for each prefix (5 words) and write all 10 definitions.
Social Studies: Use the article "What Did You Say?" to complete ONE section of NEWSELA graphic organizer. You choose what section.
Reading: Read 30 to 40 minutes

Friday, December 4, 2015

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Homework for Thursday, December 3, 2015

Vocabulary: Illustrate your prefixes
Social Studies: Find 3 interesting facts per continent
Read 30 to 40 minutes
Bring any materials for Science Fair you may still need!

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Vocabulary: Find 3 more words for each prefix
Science: Continue to work on your posters/trifolds for Science Fair

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Vocabulary: A sentence for each word
Science: Work on your part of Science Fair board
Read 30 to 40 minutes

Monday, November 30, 2015

Homework for Monday, November 30, 2015

Vocabulary: Find 2 words for each prefix
Math: Multiplication problems
Read 30 to 40 minutes
Field Trip money is due tomorrow December 1st!

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Reading: Read for 40 minutes each day
Math: If you have not completed the Thanksgiving Math packet please do so. It is due Monday, November 30th and WILL BE GRADED!
Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break!!

Friday, November 20, 2015

Homework for Friday, November 20, 2015

Social Studies: Complete a 2 to 3 sentence summary of your current events article.
Write at least 2 new facts you learned from the article.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Homework for Thursday, November 19, 2015

Vocabulary test tomorrow!
Social Studies: Complete job application form. It will be graded. If you don't hand in an application you can't get a job and earn stars!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Vocabulary: Study for test on Thursday. Includes all words so far
Research: Find and bring in a current events article from a newspaper or magazine

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Math: Exponent problems
Science: Work on Science Fair project/experiment/gathering materials. Begin to plan for the final presentation.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Friday, November 6, 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Homework for Thursday, November 5, 2015

Vocabulary: Illustrate your words
Reading: Work on your August Project (Due Monday!)
Remember Wonder Test tomorrow

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015

Homework for Monday, November 2, 2015

Vocabulary: Find definitions for new vocabulary words
Reading: Review Reader's Response notebook for completion. It will be collected and graded tomorrow!!

Friday, October 30, 2015

Homework for Friday, October 30, 2015

Vocabulary: Make flashcards
Social Studies: Complete summary of bug article
Enjoy your Halloween!!!!

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Homework for Thursday, October 29, 2015

Vocabulary: Illustrate your words
Social Studies: Complete Thursday of your sheet
Read Wonder pages 289-302

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Vocabulary: Write 7 up sentences
Social Studies: Answer 5Ws and an H for any article you choose in Scholastic News
Read Wonder pages 271 - 282

Monday, October 26, 2015

Homework for Monday, October 26, 2015

Vocabulary: Definitions for 5 words
Read Scholastic News and identify 5 unknown or interesting words
Read Wonder pages 257-262

Friday, October 23, 2015

Homework for October 23, 2016

Vocabulary: Complete flashcards; study for test
Read Wonder pages 246 to 256
Enjoy the weekend!!!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Homework for Thursday, October 22, 2015

Vocabulary: Illustrate words
Social Studies: Complete short response about article's main idea and details
Read Wonder pages 228-234
Math: Complete decimal problems

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms
Social Studies: Main idea and key details
Science: Review Ecosystem research and adjust food chain

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Vocabulary: Write a sentence for each word
Social Studies: 5Ws and an H
Science: Select and research an ecosystem and its inhabitants for Food Chain/Food Web project

Monday, October 19, 2015

Homework for Monday, October 19, 2015

Vocabulary: Find definitions
Social Studies: Article, words
Read Wonder pages 193-204

Friday, October 16, 2015

Homework for Friday, October 16, 2015

Study Vocabulary words for test
Read Wonder pages 170-185
Enjoy the beautiful Autumn weather!!!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Homework for Thursday, October 15, 2015

Math: Review Math Journal for quiz tomorrow
Read Wonder pages 151- 160
Social Studies article- complete sheet, to be handed in tomorrow!
Science: Complete food chain final

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Math: Assorted problems; quiz on Friday
Social Studies/Science: Robo-animals article
Read Wonder pgs 134-145

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Vocabulary: Make flashcards for last week's words
Social Studies: Read Scholastic Science Spin article and answer question sheet for Monday and Tuesday (to be turned in and graded on Friday!)
Read Wonder pages 119-126

Friday, October 9, 2015

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Homework for Thursday, October 8, 2015

Vocabulary: Illustrate word
Math: Rounding money problems
Read Wonder pages 82 to 90

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015

Friday, October 2, 2015

Homework for Friday, October 2, 2015

Vocabulary: Flashcards and study for test
Social Studies: Complete second step sheet with your family
Writing: Complete final copy if not finished

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Homework for Thursday, October 1, 2015

Vocabulary: Illustrate your words
Math: Decimal problems
Social Studies: Complete "Hello" and flag cards

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms
Social Studies: Project Due Tomorrow!!
Reading: Log into Raz Kids and read for 30 to 40 minutes

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Vocabulary: 7up sentences
Social Studies: Create Country Project Due: Thursday!
Read 30 to 40 minutes

Monday, September 28, 2015

Homework for Monday, September 28, 2015

Vocabulary: Definitions
Math: Place Value problems
Social Studies: Create World project book/booklet/brochure, begin to add information to your non-fiction text
Read 30 to 40 minutes

Friday, September 25, 2015

Homework for Friday, September 25, 2015

Vocabulary: Flashcards and study for test on Monday
Social Studies: Continue research on your country
Read 30 to 40 minutes

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Homework for Thursday, September 24, 2015

Vocabulary: Complete illustration
Social Studies: Complete short response
Read 30 to 40 minutes

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Vocabulary: Write 7up sentences
Social Studies: 5Ws and an H for article
Math: Decimal problems
Read 30 to 40 minutes

Monday, September 21, 2015

Homework for Monday, September 21, 2015

Vocabulary: Write the definitions for your 5 words
Social Studies: Write the definition for the 5 words from your current event article
Math: Place Value problems
Read 30 to 40 minutes

Friday, September 18, 2015

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Reading: Find 3 synonyms and 2 antonyms for vocabulary words
Math: Complete place value problems
Read 30 to 40 minutes

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Reading: Complete a 7up sentence for each vocabulary word
Math: Complete place value problems
Read 30 to 40 minutes each day

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (45 min)
Writing: Complete Graphic Novels they are DUE TOMORROW!!

Friday, June 5, 2015

Homework for Friday, June 5, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 min)

Enjoy your weekend!!
(No homework)

Westing Game test on Monday and detective folder due!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Ms. Collins' Summer Book Recommendation

I highly recommend From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankenweiler for your summer reading. Please find the Scholastic link below. It's only $4 or available at the Chicago Public Library!

https://clubs2.scholastic.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=11151&catalogId=10001&langId=-1&productId=85048768

Homework for Thursday, June 4, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 min)
Social Studies: Read Illinois Studies Weekly 27 and complete the questions
Math: Complete capacity question sheet

Bring your green sheets for the Yo-Yo Ma concert!!!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 min)
Science: Complete Step 3 of your project packets, along with the Rubric and questions. Due tomorrow!

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 min)
Math: Measurement sheet
Science: Science Human Body Project DUE TOMORROW!

Monday, June 1, 2015

Homework for Monday, June 1, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 min)
Math: Review sheet
Science: Work on your project, due on Wednesday!

Friday, May 29, 2015

Homework for Friday, May 29, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Math: Graphing Sheet
Science: Work on your human body project!
Writing: Rough draft of graphic novel to be complete by Monday!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Homework for Thursday, May 28, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Enjoy some well deserved rest today! Enjoy the afternoon!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Get a restful night of sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Get a restful night of sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast!

Friday, May 22, 2015

Homework for Friday, May 22, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Vocabulary: Complete flashcards for the 5 prefixes/suffixes; study for quiz!
Social Studies: Read Illinois Studies Weekly and complete the questions for Week 26 ONLY!
Math: Complete graphing questions 

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Homework for Thursday, May 21, 2015


Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Vocabulary: Illustrate the 5 prefixes/suffixes and complete the interactive notebook
Math: Graph sheet

Math quiz tomorrow! Quiz will be on angles, coordinate grids and graphs!

Don't forget to log your Power Up and Read minutes!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Vocabulary: Find 3 more words for each of the 5 prefixes/suffixes
Math: Graph sheet

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Vocabulary: Write a sentence for your 5 words for the 5 prefixes/suffixes
Math: Graph sheet

Monday, May 18, 2015

Homework for Monday, May 18, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Vocabulary: Find and define 5 words for the 5 prefixes/suffixes
Math: Graph sheet

Friday, May 15, 2015

Homework for Friday, May 15, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Vocabulary: Complete flashcards for the 5 prefixes/suffixes; study for quiz!
Social Studies: Read Illinois Studies Weekly and complete the questions and graphic organizer

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Homework for Thursday, May 14, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Vocabulary: Illustrate the 5 prefixes/suffixes and complete the interactive notebook
Math: Angle problems
Things to remember!
A triangle has 180 degrees and a quadrangle has 360 degrees!

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Vocabulary: Find 3 more words for each of the 5 prefixes/suffixes
Math: Angle problems
Things to remember!
A triangle has 180 degrees and a quadrangle has 360 degrees!

GET A PROTRACTOR!!!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Vocabulary: Write a sentence for each of the 5 prefixes/suffixes words
Math: Angle problems

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Homework for Thursday, May 7, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Math: Angles Homework
Writing: Complete, edit and revise rough draft of Tuck Everlasting essay; Final copy due on Monday

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)

Vocabulary: Find 3 additional words for each of the 5 prefixes/suffixes
Math: Desk Disaster Problem
Science: Create a paper airplane for the Creative competition 

Monday, April 27, 2015

Homework for Monday, April 27, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Vocabulary: Find and define 5 words for the 5 prefixes/suffixes
Math: Volume problems
Study for Math quiz tomorrow!

Friday, April 24, 2015

Building Volume


Homework for Friday, April 24, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Read chapters 19 and 20 and complete your Literature Circle job for Monday
Vocabulary: Complete flashcards for 5 prefixes; study for quiz on Monday
Math: Volume problems

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Homework for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Vocabulary: Create an illustration for each of the 5 prefixes/suffixes and complete interactive notebook
Math: Volume problems

Permission slips are due tomorrow!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Homework for Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Read chapters 14-16 in Tuck Everlasting and complete your Literature Circle Job
Vocabulary: Find 3 additional words for each of the 5 prefixes/suffixes
Math: Volume problems

Don't forget to bring your permission slip by Friday!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Homework for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Add to Venn Diagram comparing the Fosters and Tucks in Tuck Everlasting
Vocabulary: Write a sentence for each of the 5 prefixes/suffixes
Math: Perimeter and Area problems

Don't forget to bring your permission slip by Friday!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Homework for Monday, April 20, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Add to Story Mountain for Tuck Everlasting
Vocabulary: Find and define 5 words for the 5 prefixes/suffixes
Math: Perimeter and Area problems

Don't forget to bring your permission slip by Friday!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Homework for Friday, April 17, 2015

Reading: Reading Log (30 minutes)
Vocabulary: Complete flashcards for 5 prefixes; study for quiz on Monday
Math: Area and Perimeter problems