• Hello 5th and 6th grade friends! Welcome to Miss Duncan's Distance Learning page. On this page, everyday you will see instructions and directions for assignments that should be completed. If you are in my room for any of these subjects, please follow the assignments listed on this page for that subject. If you are NOT in my room for any of these subjects, please follow the assignments posted for that subject of your homeroom teacher. 

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    Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 - Day 10

     

    5th Grade Math

    Overview: Order of Operations 

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: Today you will review Order of Operations.

    Quick things to know: 

    • PEMDAS
    • To review Order of Operations, please reference Ed: Your Friend in Learning online, or your workbook pages 63 - 74 (Chapter 1).
    • Please visit https://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511 to access tutorial videos related to accessing online Math in Focus resources.
    • If you do not have the supplied worksheets for this day, it is fine to create your own based off the supplied worksheets. 

    Tasks: 

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher?  You can either take a picture or scan your workseets and email them to me at eduncan@cbsd.org. If this option is not available to you, please hold on to your worksheets until we return to school. For each assignment completed you will earn $5 (class money) when we return to school.

     

    5th Grade Reading

    Overview: Book study of "My Life as a Book", by Janet Tashjian

    Estimated Time: Approximately 45 minutes. 

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: Today you will continue reading the book, "My Life as a Book". Before reading you will define some key vocabulary that is in the book.  

    Quick things to know:

    • You can define the vocabulary words on a page in your tan workbook that was put in your green folder or type them on a computer.
    • When defining the vocabulary terms, you may use the internet or a dictonary to help you. 

    Tasks:

    • Before reading the book, define the vocabulary terms that are found in the first chapters of the book. Feel free to use a dictionary or the internet.
      • The vocabulary words you need to define are: recreation, aroma, mumble, professional, displayed, envious, inpired (7 total)
      • Next, read the next chapters of the book titled "What Are You Doing Here?" and "Monkey See, Monkey Do" (read up to page 142)

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher? You can either take a picture or scan your work and email it to me at eduncan@cbsd.org. If this option is not available to you please hold on to your writing until we return to school. For each assignment completed you will receive $5 (class money) when we return to school.

     

    5th Grade Writing 

    Overview: Compare and Contrast Write

    Estimated Time: Approximately 25 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/Assignments: Using your new knowledge about your birth year and this current year, and using your compare and contrast from yesterday, you are going to write a short paragraph detailing the similarities and differences. 

    Quick things to know:

    • A paragraph should be about 4-5 sentences. 
    •  Remember conventions (spelling, capitalization, ect.).
    • You can write your paragraph in your tan workbook or type it on a computer.

    Tasks: 

    • Take your ideas from your Venn Diagram and put them into paragraph form.
    • You do not need an introduction or conlusions, just one simple paragraph. 

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher?  You can either take a picture or scan your writing and email it to me at eduncan@cbsd.org. If this option is not available to you please hold on to your writing until we return to school. For each assignment completed you will receive $5 (class money) when we return to school.

     

    6th Grade Reading

    Overview: Novel study of "Hoot" by Carl Hiaasen

    Estimated Time: Approximately 45 minutes. 

    Explanation of Activity/Assignments: Today you will continue reading the novel, "Hoot". After reading you will complete a reading pages in your novel study packet that relate to the first chapters.

    Quick things to know: 

    • The novel study packet is in your green folder.

    Tasks:

    • Read chapter 12 of "Hoot", by Carl Hiaasen
    • After reading, complete page 19 in your novel study packet titled, "Chapter Summary: Chapters 10 - 12" . 

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher?  You can either take a picture or scan your worksheets and email them to me at eduncan@cbsd.org. If this option is not available to you, please hold on to your novel packet and completed pages until we return to school. For each assignment completed you will earn $5 (class money) when we return to school. 

      

    6th Grade Writing 

    Overview: Compare and Contrast Write

    Estimated Time: Approximately 25 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/Assignments: Using your new knowledge about your birth year and this current year, and using your compare and contrast from yesterday, you are going to write a short paragraph detailing the similarities and differences. 

    Quick things to know:

    • A paragraph should be about 4-5 sentences. 
    •  Remember conventions (spelling, capitalization, ect.).
    • You can write your paragraph in your tan workbook or type it on a computer.

    Tasks: 

    • Take your ideas from your Venn Diagram and put them into paragraph form.
    • You do not need an introduction or conlusions, just one simple paragraph. 

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher?  You can either take a picture or scan your writing and email it to me at eduncan@cbsd.org. If this option is not available to you please hold on to your writing until we return to school. For each assignment completed you will receive $5 (class money) when we return to school.