1. Warm-up: Subjects and Predicates QUIZ
2. Grammar Lesson and Practice
3. Final Exam Review Game
- THE FINAL EXAM IS NEXT SATURDAY JUNE 15TH!
- THE END-OF-YEAR PARTY IS IN TWO WEEKS (6/22). THAT WILL BE THE LAST CLASS OF THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR.
Study for the final exam, WHICH IS NEXT SATURDAY JUNE 15TH!
-Details on what to study can be found in last week's update
-Other than test prep, there is no homework for the rest of the school year!
Pictures from Last Week
If you find that your student is not pictured, that means they did not present or required assistance during their presentation.
1. Warm-up: Presentation Prep
2. Project Posters Gallery Walk
4. Baby Animals Lesson
-THE FINAL EXAM IS IN TWO WEEKS (6/15/2019)!
-THE END-OF-YEAR PARTY IS IN THREE WEEKS (6/22/2019)!
-I plan to upload pictures I took of students who presented onto this website. Please let me know ASAP if you have any objections to this.
1. END-OF-YEAR REFLECTION ESSAY
Students will need to write a TWO PAGE reflection essay that answers the following questions in detail:
a. What do you think about this class. Do you like or dislike it? Please rate on a scale from 1-5 (1 being I hate it and 5 being I love it). Please also provide an explanation as to why you gave this rating.
b. Where do you think you did well this year? Where do you think you could have done better?
c. What concept were you the best at? What concept were you the worst at?
d. Did you practice good citizenship skills by coming to every class on time, completing all homework on time, behaving during class, etc.? If not, why?
e. What do you think I can do better as a teacher to make your learning experience more meaningful?
f. What is your current grade in the class. What grade do you want at the end of the semester. What is your goal score on the final exam. How will you get there?
g. Would you consider yourself to be an excellent student in this class. Why or why not?
h. Did you try your best? Did you ask for help when you needed it. Did you take advantage of every practice opportunity?
i. Overall, what do you plan to do differently next time?
2. Begin studying for the final exam!
The final exam will be very similar to the mid-term exam. The mid-term exam I handed back to you will be your best resource for studying. You can also review past assignments, notes, and whiteboard pictures.
1. Parts of Speech Review Warm-up
2. Parts of Speech Review Lesson
3. Sentence Structure - Subjects and Predicates Lesson & Practice
4. Introduce End-of-year Project
THERE IS NO CLASS NEXT SATURDAY (5/25/2019) DUE TO MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. CLASS WILL RESUME ON 6/1/2019.
1. Finish all the handouts given in class. This includes...
- Subjects and Predicates Packet - If the given sentences are too advanced to read, please remember that you are more than welcome to write your own sentences. You just need to indicate what the subject and predicates are in your own sentences.
- Notes Reading and Questions
- Bats Reading and Questions
2. End-of-year PROJECT
The directions for this project were explained in class. If you were absent, please follow the steps outlined below to complete this project. Remember, it is highly recommended that ALL STUDENTS complete this project, as it is one of the assessments that measure their growth this school year.
-Choose your favorite topic or concept that you learned in Mr. Hanson's class this year. It can be from first or second semester.
-Design a creative, visually appealing, poster that teaches the topic. Include insightful practice problems that you designed yourself as well on the poster. This will make your presentation more interactive. Remember, you are presenting this poster to the class, so the poster must be big enough for the entire class to see.
-Prepare to teach your concept to the class in a 2-3 minute presentation next class.
Here are some excellent examples of posters from last year:
1. Warm-up: 2D Shapes (3-10) and Polygons Review Quiz
2. 2D Shapes (3-10) & Polygons Lesson
3. Intro. to Fractions - Background, Simplification, Visual Lesson
4. Reading Comprehension - The Wright Brothers Reading & Questions
1. Finish the Fractions and Shapes QUEST paper handed out in class. Do not worry about the question that asks what "congruent" means on the back page.
2. Finish the Photograph reading and questions paper handed out in class.
3. Complete textbook pages 119-124
4. PROJECT: Write the recipe for any food and include fractions in it!
A Note from the Teacher
Fractions are a difficult concept for children to grasp at this age. The ultimate goal out of having them learn these concepts is for them to explore the advanced topics that will show up in future math classes. If your child struggles with fractions, don't worry! They are not alone! They should try their best to persevere through this challenge.
1. Warm-up: Number Rounding (to the nearest tens place) & Estimations Quiz
2. Hand back mid-term exams
3. Go over mid-term exam
5. Even/Odd Numbers Lesson
6. Even/Odd Numbers Partner QUIZ
1. Textbook pages 41-46
2. Textbook pages 69-72
3. Correct Mid-term Exam
Using a different color pen (cannot be done in pencil or red pen), correct the questions you got wrong on the mid-term exam. Turn in your corrected mid-term to me next week and I will give you back some points.
Classwork (Substitute teacher)
1. Mid-term Exam (Entire class)
I am currently out of town, but I will do my best to grade the exams as timely as possible. Scores will be in TeacherEase by May, 10th. Stay tuned!
1. Quarter 3 Summary Essay
Students will hand write a TWO PAGE essay answering this prompt: What have you learned since the beginning of Mr. Hanson's class (this includes semester 1) ? As vague as this topic sounds, there is no wrong answer. The format is up to the student, as well as what they discuss in their essay. *Students that are new this semester only need to write about this current semester.
2. Textbook Pages 17-18
3. PROJECT: Mock Exam
For this project, students will write 10-20 of their own exam questions that test on concepts taught in this class. I will be randomly pulling questions from students' projects to include in the final exam. 10 questions is the minimum (5 free response, 5 multiple choice).
1. Warm-up: Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses and Mid-term Goal Setting
2. Estimations - Number Rounding to the Tens Place and Addition/Subtraction Guided QUEST
3. Mid-term Review Game
-The mid-term exam is next Saturday, April 27th!
-There will be a substitute next class. Treat them well!
1. Practice Mid-term Exam Problems Packet and Lesson 32 Divide by 7 Take-home Test
2. Textbook Pages 13-16
3. Study for the mid-term!
1. Please be aware that the mid-term exam for this current semester has been scheduled for April 27th, 2019, which is NEXT WEEK. Mark your calendars! The mid-term exam will cover everything that students have learned up to today.
2. I will be out of town next week, so a substitute teacher will proctor the mid-term exam. Parents will NOT be allowed in the room for the duration of the test. Students should arrive to class AT LEAST 3 minutes early prepared with a pencil and eraser.
3. Treat the substitute well!
1. Applying Multiplication to Ticket Counting Activity and Prizes
2. Statistical Analysis Guided QUEST Lesson
3. Multiply by 8 Partner TEST
1. Txtbk Pg. 19-26
2. Time Story Project
Enjoy your spring break! There will be no class next Saturday (4/13). Class will resume on 4/20.
1. Textbook Pages 101-110
2. Textbook Pages 9-12
3. Students should bring paper to every class. Please come to class prepared with paper every time from now on if you weren't today.
Please be aware that the mid-term exam for this current semester has been scheduled for April 27th, 2019, which is a little less than a month away. Mark your calendars! The mid-term exam will cover everything that students will have learned by week 8.
1. Warm-up: Textbook Page 20
2. Reading Analog Clocks (to 5 minutes) Review Lesson
3. BrainQuest 3
4. Reading Analog Clocks (to the Minute) and Application Lesson
5. Analog Clocks Partner QUEST
1. Textbook Pages 19-26 (each page is slightly shorter than usual and less difficult)
2. Time Story Project
For this project, students will be creative and write their own story that fits on at least one page. The story must include specific times in it with AM and PM. Even better, include time elapsed (ex. 30 minutes after 1:05 PM). Let me know if you have any questions.
Please be aware that the mid-term exam for this current semester has been scheduled for April 27th, 2019, which is a little less than a month away. Mark your calendars! The mid-term exam will cover everything that students will have learned by week 8. A practice mid-term exam will be handed out soon, so be on the lookout.
1. Warm-up: Multiplication and Division Mastery Quiz (Individual)
2. Dividing by Zero Mini-Lesson
3. Solving Division Application Word Problems Lesson
4. BrainQuest 2
5. Multiplication and Division Partner Test
6. Multiplication and Division Stand up/Sit Down Game
Textbook Pages 63-68
Advanced Analog Clocks and Telling Time
1. Textbook Pages 73-76
2. Multiplication and Division Project
For this project, students will create and write two of their own word problems on a piece of paper for multiplication and division (1 for multiplication and 1 for division). Afterwards, they must solve both of them using methods that were taught in class. Work for how they solved both problems must be included, as well as an explanation for each step. Lastly, some kind of visual (drawing with color) must be included for each problem. This is an assessment, so please treat as an important homework assignment. I highly recommend every single student to complete it. If students require inspiration, please use past handouts, homework, whiteboard pictures, etc. as resources. Let me know if you have any questions!
3. Check your grades on TeacherEase
Please be aware that the mid-term exam for this current semester has been scheduled for April 27th, 2019, which is a little more than a month away. Mark your calendars! The mid-term exam will cover everything that students will have learned by week 8. A practice mid-term exam will be handed out soon, so be on the lookout.