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 Mrs. Janik/Mrs. Mendonsa

Grade 5 ELA/Social Studies B-3


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. The planners are  used as a communication tool between home and school. If you have any questions or concerns regarding homework, please don't hesitate to jot it in the planner and I will respond. If you have a question or concern that you would rather not write in the planner, please don't hesitate to contact me at janiks@portsmouthschoolsri.org


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Students are expected to come to class prepared to learn. The learning tools are planner,  binder(s), homework folder and pencils.

In Social Studies homework is assigned a few days per week. It's always suggested that social studies students try any of the websites below for additional learning.

In ELA homereading logs are distributed on Monday's and are expected to be returned on Friday's. There will be additional homework in ELA such as response to literature, ongoing project completion, vocabulary or grammar.

For homereading logs it is required for students to read 20 min per night and at least 4 nights.


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Homework

Week of April 6th

States and capitals for second 6 set of midwest states

check : quizlet.com

username janiks5

 

 

 

 

 


http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/sample-questions/

 

https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/freemovies/martinlutherkingjr/

 

 

 

Social Studies:

Students will soon be learning states and capitals

Please use various websites to practice.

Students can use this website for additional help.

http://harcourtschool.com/glossary/horizons/index.html

Feel free to try any of the websites below for additional practice
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/sample-questions/
 

these questions will get you thinking about geography

 

p://www.youtube.com/user/marblesthebrainstore

on this website you can find songs such as The fifty states or the World 

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_experiment_drag-drop_Intermed_State15s_500.html

this website give you additional practice on states and capitals


 

  
  
  
  
  

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The websites below will help you out with homework......extra learning.....practice....and just some fun. ( in the attachment area)

Kid-Friendly Websites

Social Studies

Current Events  ( you can see the link below)


http://www.dogonews.com/



50 States.com
http://www.50states.com
All you need to know about the 50 states



Stately Knowledge
http://www.ipl.org/youth/stateknow/
Facts about the United States


Congress.org
http://www.congress.org/congressorg/dbq/officials/?lvl=L
Use this site to find information about state senators and representatives.


Place the State
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_experiment_drag-drop_Intermed_State15s_500.html
Test your knowledge of the location of each of the states in America. 


The PBS Democracy Project
http://www.pbs.org/democracy/kids/
Learn all about how our government works!


The White House for Kids
http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/
Learn all about the White House and the President of the United States.


The White House Historical Association
http://www.whitehousehistory.org

Tons of information about The White House and its history
 Want to learn more about slavery check this out.
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/