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Carolyn Mitchell

5th Grade Teacher

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Mitchell

Courses Taught:

Reading - 5th Grade

This Week's Overview

Week of April 19-23 Unit 5 Week 2

Reading: "The Unsinkable Wreck of the RMS Titanic," Graphic Sources, Writing Constructed Response Based on Text Evidence 

Selection Vocabulary: 

cramped
debris
interior
ooze
robotic
sediment
sonar

Word Analysis:Acronyms

PLES- Pine Level Elementary School

FAQ's- Frequently Asked Questions

LASER- light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation

SCUBA- self-contained underwater breathing apparatus

DNA- Deoxyribonucleic Acid

NASA- National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Language: Adjectives

Spelling: Related Words

music      musician      select      selection      sign         signal           

part         partial           haste       hasten         protect     protection

magic     magician       resign      resignation    electric   electrician

condemn      condemnation

 

Monday

Make a Vocabulary Chart= On paper, complete Words & Definitions for Selection Vocabulary using glossary of reading book.  Copy Word analysis words and definitions on chart also.

Read Textbook pages 200-201 on Graphic Sources.

Complete workbook page 327 on Graphic Sources.

Complete Workbook page 330 on Adjectives.

Write spelling words 5 times each.

 

Tuesday-

Read 202-203 in textbook & review definitions of vocabulary. add synonyms, antonyms, and pictures to chart.  

Write a sentence with each selection vocabulary word.

Read "Titanic," and answer questions on paper on page 216 of textbook..

Complete Grammar Book pages 176-177.

Spelling Word Practice: Write words in ABC order.

 

Wednesday-

Vocabulary-Review words and definitions, and complete workbook page 329(Minor Grade Reading).

Graphic Source Practice: Schoology Activity.

Complete Grammar Book pages 178-179.

Spelling: Workbook page 331(Minor Grade Language).

Handwriting: Complete your next page in your handwriting book.

 

Thursday-

Read pages 220-225 in reading book. How do the graphic sources affect the reader?

Discuss text-based question: Plan & write.

Language: Complete Workbook pages 336-337.

Spelling: Write spelling words 5 times each.

Handwriting: Complete the next page in your handwriting book.

 

 

Friday- All Tests/Quizzes are in schoology on Friday.

Reading Test ( Major Grade)

Spelling Test (Minor Grade)

Grammar Test Adjectives (Major Grade)

 

 

 

 

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Education

I graduated from Auburn University in Montgomery with a BS in Elementary Education.  After completing my internship, at Pine Level Elementary School (PLES), I accepted a 5th grade teaching position at the School.  As a 5th grade teacher at PLES, I have taught all subjects.  My main subjects to teach this year are Reading, Grammar, and Spelling.  I am so excited about this school year!

Bio

Hello!  I am Carolyn Mitchell, and this is my 20th year teaching.  I am married to Willie Mitchell.  We have been married 36 years and have 3 children; Ashley, Erica, and Eric.  I really enjoy working with children and making a difference in their lives.

 

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as,  bulletin,  terrific,  gasoline,  estimate,  carnival,  celebrate,  factory,  tomorrow, illustrate,  operate,  garage,  humidity,  elegant,  celery

Monday- Inservice Day

 

Tuesday-

Vocabulary Chart= Complete Words & Definitions for Selection Vocabulary using glossary.  Copy Word analysis words and definitions on chart also.

Read "Perpetual Motion Machine." 

Review Sequence with story: Choose 5 events from story and list in sequence & do Workbook pg. 178.

Complete Workbook page 181 on Verb Tenses.

Spelling Word Practice: Write words 5 times each.

 

Wednesday-

Vocabulary-Add Synonyms/Antonyms & pictures to chart. Complete Workbook page 184.

Complete Workbook page 180(Minor Grade in Reading). 

Sequence Practice: Read 326-327 in reading book.  Complete Activity on Wednesday in Schoology.

Verb Tense Practice: Activity on Wednesday in Schoology

Spelling: Workbook page 182(Minor Grade in Language),

Handwriting: Complete your next page in your handwriting book.

 

Thursday-

Reread "Perpetual Motion Machine."Complete questions 1-5 on page 344 on paper.

Read pages 348-351 in reading book. Write 5 reasons they give that you should buy the toy shuttle.

Language: Complete Workbook pages 185, 186, 187, 188

Spelling: Write spelling words 5 times each.

Handwriting: Complete the next page in your handwriting book.

 

 

Friday- All Tests/Quizzes are in schoology on Friday.

Reading Test Unit 3 Week 1

Spelling Test

Grammar Quiz

After tests, work on pages 110 - 114 in Red Grammar Books.

Bio

Education

I graduated from Auburn University in Montgomery with a BS in Elementary Education.  After completing my internship, at Pine Level Elementary School (PLES), I accepted a 5th grade teaching position at the School.  As a 5th grade teacher at PLES, I have taught all subjects.  My main subjects to teach this year are Reading, Grammar, and Spelling.  I am so excited about this school year!

Bio

Hello!  I am Carolyn Mitchell, and this is my 20th year teaching.  I am married to Willie Mitchell.  We have been married 3 years and have 3 children; Ashley, Erica, and Eric.  I really enjoy working with children and making a difference in their lives.