2. Open your Writers' Notebook & start a new page after the Reading Skills Page called 'The Giving Tree'

Write the following words & then define them: dictionary.com

unconditional

selflessness

theme

moral

3. Write the following questions and then answer them:

Describe the relationship b/w the boy and the tree.

Does the tree show the boy unconditional love? Explain your answer.

Do you have a relationship with anyone which involves such selflessness?

What is the theme or moral of this book?

Towers Puzzle

Point of View

Crack Hacker's Safe

Math Olympics

Math Millionaire

Brain Benders

2. What do bullies do? (What are their behaviors)

3. How does it make kids feel?

4. How do some witnesses react?

5. What are the most effective ways witnesses could react?

6. Have you been a bully or bullied? What did you learn from it?

Video #1: Typhoons Explained

Video #2: ABC News "Typhoon Haiyan Recovery"

Caffeine & Kids

TFK Article: "Caffeine Craze"

Article: "Kids and Coffee"

Video: "Too Much Caffeine" (Stop video @ 2:15 and begin your assignment)

Cheating

PBS Kids Cheating Article

Antarctic Adventure

Video: Penguin Science

Pollution

Video: Tracking Space Debris

IXL

Fractions Part 1: Successfully complete 3 red squares and 3 blue squares.

Need a challenge? Click on the Number Box to add green and purple squares.

Fraction Sorter

Also, try Fraction Finder

Then, attempt the Bitesize Fraction Comparing

Fractions Part 2:

Comparing Fractions

Reducing Fractions (To Simplest Form)

Quiz yourself only on "Comparing Fractions" and "Reducing Fractions" Fraction Quiz yourself before playing Fraction Connect Four

Fractions Part 3 (5-10 Minutes Each):

Improper Fractions

Mixed Numbers

Now, you're ready to: Find Grampy

Fractions Part 4:

Adding Fractions

Subtracting Fractions

Quiz yourself only on "Adding and Subtracting Fractions" Fraction Quiz yourself before playing Fraction Connect Four

Add information to your Chinese New Year web, using the following links:

Chinese New Year for Kids

Chinese New Year Yahoo Kids

Chinese New Year Wikipedia

Session 1: Add information to your Chanukkah web, using the following links:

The Story of Chanukkah

The Chanukkah Menorah

Playing Dreidel

Chanukah: Basic Concepts And Laws

Session 2:

Word Search

Hanukkah Video

Watch the video and check out the photo gallery:

History Channel

Read the introduction page and then use the left sidebar links (principles, symbols, etc>):

Official Kwanzaa Website

Session 1: Add information to your Islam web, using the following links:

Ramadan- An Islamic Tradition

Eid-Ul-Fitr (only read the first 3 paragraphs)

Eid- An Islamic (Muslim) Celebration

Add information to your web using the following links:

Diwali, the Festival of Lights

Diwali (At the bottom, learn how other countries celebrate.)

Diwali Story

Diwali for Kids

Diwali Video

'Good Morning' Translations

'Good-bye' Translations

Tutorial #1

Tutorial #2

Prezi Website

(Your login & password are the same as your Google Docs)

1. Click on 'Login' in the upper right hand corner.

2. Your username is either your Google Username (minus all the @stu... stuff) or it's written on the inside of your Nath Notebook

3. Password: Sleeper

Point of View

Interactivate: Volume (and Surface Area)

Video: Area of a Triangle

Khan: Areas of Triangles practice

Interactivate: Triangle Explorer

IXL

Order of Operations Practice (Click on the parentheses box)

Order of Operations Connect 4

Videos (in case you need extra help):

PEMDAS Video

Writing Algebraic Expressions Video

Activity #1. Scroll down & do 5 problems from 'F4' and 5 problems from 'F5': IXL

Activity #2. Use mental multiplication to find the missing factor:

Mental Algebra

Activity #3. You choose the time limit. I expect... Answer: 'Close' or 'Really Close'; Difficulty: Level 1; Problem Type: Multiplication. Estimator Connect Four

Activity #4. Scroll down & do 5 problems from 'F9': IXL

Activity #5. Calculators out the window, use paper and pencil to solve:

Multiplication Problems

Activity #6. Scroll down & do 5 problems from 'F2' and 5 problems from 'F13': IXL

Topic: Europa

Essential Question: What can I learn about Europa?

Read "The Moons of Jupiter" and then scroll down to read "Europa".

Article #1

Time? Write down any questions you have in the column on the left of the Cornell Notes sheet and then research the answers.

Use the Cornell Notes template to take notes on the following article.

Topic: North Korea

Essential Question: What can I learn about North Korea?

Read "North Korea" & take notes on the most important information (possibly 1 note summarizing each section).

Article #2: North Korea

Time? Write down any questions you have in the column on the left of the Cornell Notes sheet and then research the answers.

****WE WILL DO THIS IN CLASS TOMORROW BECAUSE IT DOESN'T WORK FROM HOME. JUST DO THE TFK NOTE-TAKING. SORRY!

Homework...

Use the Cornell Notes template to take notes on the following article.

Topic: Roald Dahl

Essential Question: What can I learn about Roald Dahl?

Read "Roald Dahl" & take notes on the most important information.

Article #3: Roald Dahl

Time? Write down at least one question you still have in the column on the left of the Cornell Notes sheet and then research the answer.

Aaron Sleeper

- Fifth Grade Teacher
- sleepera@canby.k12.or.us

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