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Homework Pencil Homework for Mrs. Nelson's Class

Monday, September 18

5TH GRADERS: 5-G You all accomplished some amazing and coopertraive work today!!

This RiDdLe come from Ant P., in 5S:

Title: WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE

What dries you BUT then gets wet?

1.) Place the title in your Title of Contents along with the date and the SAME page number for the answer to your last riddle.

2.) Label the Riddle Answer: Water, Water, EVERYWHERE

3.) Answer the riddle.


Tuesday, September 19

5TH GRADERS: Thank you for all the information you were able to write about, and draw concerning what YOU ALREADY KNOW about PREHISTORY! Mrs. Convery and I cannot wait to get started with our Stone Age unit!

A MyStErY riddle from Mr. Kyle from 5-S:

A family of 4, their dog Rufus, a maid, and a lively cook live in a beautiful and spacious round house in the country. At approximately 5:00 one early evening, the father is murdered! The mother tells detectives that she was outdoors walking the dog Rufus, at 5:00pm. The maid reports that she was busy sweeping out the corners of the house at 5:00pm. The cook tells detectives that he was busy preparing dinner in the kitchen at 5:00pm. The son tells detectives that he was in his room playing  a game of chess on his computer at 5:00pm. Which one of the suspects listed in going to jail for mUrDeR?

1.) Place the title in your Title of Contents "A Countryside Tale" along with the date and the SAME page number for the answer to your last riddle.

2.) Label the riddle answer: "A Countryside Tale"

3.) Answer the riddle.

 

6TH GRADERS: Today we worked together on understanding the differences between lines of LATITUDE and lines of LONGITUDE.  Add a minimum of 2 additional objects that represent LATITUDE to your Latitude BF and 2 objects that represent LONGITUDE to your longitude BF- make sure to write the objects using a PEN.


Wednesday, September 20

5TH GRADERS: We spent time today looking at North America and talking about WHEN the history of America began. You created a Telling BrainFrame in your notebook titled: "Americans: Where Did/Do They Come from?" You MUST have at least 10 different places in the world where YOU believe Americans may have come from.

For all you MaThaMeTiCiAnS

Cairo is 7 hours  AHEAD of Mexico City, which is 5 hours BEHIND Reykjavik. It is 10:30pm on MONDAY in Mexico City. What time is it in the other two cities?

1.) Place the title, "TIME Difference" in your Table of Contents along with the date and the SAME page number for the answer to your last riddle.

2.) Label the riddle answer: "Time Difference"

3.) Answer the riddle using a COMPLETE sentence.

6TH GRADERS: If you DID NOT complete the homework assignment from last night, go back and find the assignment and complete for a grade.

    


Thursday, September 21

6TH GRADERS: DUE FRIDAY - Complete wkst Pinpointing Major Cities using LATITUDE and LONGITUDE coordinates.

LATITUDE: ThInK to yourself, is this city NORTH or SOUTH of the equator?

LONGITUDE: ThInK to yourself, is this city WEST or EAST of the Prime Meridian?

6TH GRADE: EXTRA CREDIT OPP: DUE MONDAY

Complete Plotting the World's Continents, Countries OR Cities.  Make sure to see me for the correct degrees for longitude. Given the coordinates, choose to label each by continent, country OR city - YOUR CHOICE!


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