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MMC Homework Guide

Weeks of Jan. 27 and Feb. 2


     This homework guide is for a two week period due to the student holiday, snow day, and weather predictions for the next two weeks.  ALL work will be due Friday, February 6th.


      There will be no classroom volunteer for the next two weeks.  Since it is the beginning of a quarter, there are no students who have make-up work to complete.


     Remember to remind your guest for the Friendship Tea that it will be on Friday, February 13th at 1:00 p.m.  There will be more information coming next week in a flyer.


Spelling List:  Group One will study all 20 words.  Group two will study the first 10 words. Your test will be on Feb. 6th.


http://www.k12reader.com/spelling/Spelling-Word-List-E-19.pdf


Language:


Alliteration happens when words that start with the same sound are used close together in a phrase or sentence. The sound is usually a consonant and the words don’t have to always be right next to one another.

One of the fun features of alliteration is when it becomes a tongue twister.

Here are some examples:

• Come and clean your closet.

• The big bad bear attacked all the little bunnies in the forest.

• Shut the shutter before it makes you shudder.

• Go and gather the green leaves in the lawn.

• Please put your pen away and play the piano.


Complete the following activities by creating phrases that incorporate alliteration.


http://www.k12reader.com/figurative-language/adventures_with_alliteration_adjectives.pdf


http://www.k12reader.com/figurative-language/adding_alliteration_to_poetry.pdf


http://www.k12reader.com/figurative-language/adventures_with_alliteration_nouns.pdf


Math:  We will be starting our study of metric and standard measurements.


http://www.mathworksheets4kids.com/metric/m-to-km2.pdf


http://www.mathworksheets4kids.com/metric/m-to-km1.pdf


Science:  Visit the following over the next two weeks and read the information and study the picture.  We will be making a Jello model of this cell. (YUM!)  Make sure you practice filling in the blanks of the questions. (Hint…Hint.) We will have a quiz in two weeks on this information.


http://www.myschoolhouse.com/courses/O/1/70.asp




Writing: Inferences- Complete the two activities to practice this skill.


http://www.k12reader.com/inference/what_happens_next.pdf


http://www.k12reader.com/inference/gr45_what_do_you_see.pdf




Reading:  Read the nonfiction article on cells.  Complete the questions.  If you need more room to answer thoroughly, write on the back of the paper.


http://www.k12reader.com/reading-comprehension/Gr5_Wk2_Whats_in_Your_Cells.pdf



Social Studies:  Complete all activities in the mini-book on the Midwest Region.  You must research these answers on your own.  You may use electronic resources or printed sources.  You have two weeks to complete this assignment.

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