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Teacher Scott Becker - Fifth Grade  (Send e-mail)

******BREAKING NEWS********
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR TOP THREE (TIE) CANDIDATES WHO MADE IT TO THE NEXT ROUND OF OUR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: CHARLIE COSICH, SARAH MELDEAU , AND MARLEE TRACY.
CONGRATULATIONS ALSO TO OUR OTHER STUDENTS WHO RAN FOR PRESIDENT: LAUREN O'CONNOR, THEO PANAGOS, MASON RAGO, QUINN PARIS, AND ABBY STABRAWA! ALL OF YOU DID AN OUTSTANDING JOB ON YOUR SPEECHES AND CAMPAIGNS!
Thank you for visiting Mr. Becker's Class Webpage. Please refer to this webpage to check your homework assignments that are due, upcoming projects, online textbook access, and other important information relevant to our class!
Red Ribbon Week (2017)
Monday October 23rd through Friday October 27th

Chelsea Intermediate School

Monday: October 23rd: “Your Future is Key so Stay Drug Free”
Students will sign a red paper key during lunch today to make a pledge to stay drug free. The keys will be displayed at Chelsea for all to see!

Tuesday: October 24th : “From Head to Toe, I’m Healthy”
Crazy Hair and Sock Day- wear your craziest socks and make your hair look crazy!

Drug Facts: Red Ribbon Week is a week dedicated to educating children/teens about the dangers of drug use. Red Ribbon Week was started as a way to support our local police departments in their fight against drugs. A drug is defined as any substance that affects our mind and body.

Wednesday: October 25th : “Your Choices are the Key to Your Dreams”
Pajama Day- wear your favorite PJ’s.

Drug Facts: People who are your age, like your classmates, are called peers. When they try to influence how you act, to get you to do something, it's called peer pressure. It is tough to be the only one who says "no" to peer pressure, but you can do it. Paying attention to your own feelings and beliefs about what is right and wrong can help you know the right thing to do.


Thursday October 26th : “Team Up and Be Healthy”
Sports Day- Wear your favorite team shirt or jersey.

Drug Facts: Children/Teenage bodies are still growing and alcohol has a greater impact on young people’s physical and mental well-being than on older people. Illegal drugs can damage the brain, heart, and other important organs


Friday October 27th : “Red Ribbon Day”
Red Day-Wear the color red.

Drug Facts: Drugs and alcohol can limit a person's ability to make good choices. People addicted to drugs or alcohol may say things that they don't really mean and do things that they normally wouldn't do.

Parents,
We are so excited to begin using Microsoft OneNote in our ELA classes! OneNote allows students to access and edit their ELA work from their online ELA binder. Today, your child will be bringing home their log in information on colored paper. Please keep this copy AT HOME for your use. You can also access this information on my teacher page found on the District website. If you have any additional questions, please let me know!
Dear Parents/Guardians,
This week students in my class will participate in benchmark screenings provided by FastBridge Learning. FastBridge is District 157-C’s new screening instrument that will take the place of AIMSweb. Similarly to AIMSweb, this assessment will be provided in the fall, winter and spring to help teachers determine which students are likely to meet the end of the year learning goals and which students may require intervention. This computer based assessment measures performance in reading and math. The district will be providing training to all teachers on score interpretation. More information will be forthcoming to parents. I look forward to working with your child this school year.

Zearn Class Code: AH8W9Y
Newsela Class Code ZGR3EK
To access OneNote from home:
Go to office.com
log in is 21first initial last name@ fsd157c,org
For example 21sbecker@fsd157c.org
Password is your 500number(just like at school)

 
 

This week in class

Monday
11-13
Math- Today students solved division problems with decimal dividends. Please complete Module 2 Lesson 26 Problem set problems 1 a and b 2 a, h, d 3,4,and 5
Advanced ELA- Today students read The Sign of the Beaver novel. Please read the article How to Become a YouTube Star. This will be the format you will use to write your article. Please begin to write your article by completing two of your headings on" What information you need to know about climbing Mount Everest" The writing portion of your article will be due Wednesday. You may also read the article in One Note The Explorers Gazette (Resource 1 Short Focus research) to gather more information.
Word Study- Today students brainstormed words that had the root ject , which means to throw.
Social Studies(Ritter) Today students graded their homework.

Tuesday
11-14
Math- Today students continued to solved division problems with decimal dividends. Please complete Module 2 Lesson 27 Homework problems 1 a,e,f,2, 3(girls only) 4 (boys only)
Advanced ELA- Today students read The Sign of the Beaver. Please respond the Chapter 6 Journal response. Students also worked on typing their articles. We also discussed the expectations of what to include in the article. Please finish the writing of the article for homework.
Social Studies(Ritter Homeroom) Today students discussed the People of the World in the 1400's and their motivations to explore the world. No Homework.
Other- Parent Visiting Day tomorrow.

Wednesday
11-15
Math- Today students reviewed for the end of module formative. Please complete the practice homework problems (packet) and complete the circled problems. Tomorrow you will complete the formative. We will review before the formative with any questions you may have.
Advanced ELA- Today students read the novel . Please respond to the two journal questions in One Note. Students also began creating their magazine covers and cover stories in Microsoft Word/Publisher
Social Studies(Ritter Homeroom) No Class today
Other-None


Thursday
11-16
Math-Today students completed a math formative. Please complete Module 3 Lesson 1 in Zearn.
Advanced ELA- Today students read a Newsela article and then discussed strategies to help answer questions correctly. Students also worked on their News Magazines.
Social Studies(Ritter Homeroom)- Today students finished read about people in the 1400's and began an activity sheet. We will finish this in class tomorrow.



Friday
11-17
Math- Today students finished their assessment.
Advanced ELA- Today students read an article and completed an on-line quiz. Students also continued working on their magazine articles.
Word Study-Today students continued working on their word study activities.
Other-


 
 

Important Dates

5/31/2017
Colonial Market 11:45-12:15

10/13/2017
Popsicle Sale

10/13/2017
Spirit Day

10/20/2017
Book Fair 11:50-12:10

11/15/2017
Parent Visiting Day

 
 

Downloads List

2017 State of the District Information [1/24/2017]
5 Essential Facts [11/21/2016]
5 Essential Survey Instructions [11/21/2016]
Backwards Beast Creative Writing Project [8/26/2014]
Colonial Market Expectations [5/8/2017]
Counting By 7's Project Information and Expectations [10/20/2016]
Eureka Math Module Five Parent Tips [9/7/2017]
Eureka Math Module Four Parent Tips [9/7/2017]
Eureka Math Module One Parent Tips [9/7/2017]
Eureka Math Module Six Parent Tips [9/7/2017]
Eureka Math Module Three Parent Tips [9/7/2017]
Eureka Math Module Two Parent Tips [9/7/2017]
Lesson 1 Ropeburn Vocabulary/Focus Skill [9/9/2013]
Lesson 2 "Line Drive" Vocabulary and Focus Skill [9/23/2013]
Microsoft Office Login Information [9/11/2017]
Microsoft OneNote Instructions [9/11/2017]
Mr. Becker's 2016-2017 Class Schedule [9/9/2016]
Totem Pole Project [10/19/2017]
Vocabulary Greek and Latin Root dict=speak [11/2/2015]
Vocabulary Greek and Latin Roots man,manu=hand [11/5/2013]
Vocabulary Greek and Latin Roots ped = foot [10/18/2013]
Vocabulary Greek and Latin Roots spec=see,look [9/17/2015]
Words Their Way Parent Letter [11/13/2013]
Words Their Way Research [11/13/2013]
Words Their Way Template [4/28/2014]

 
 

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