E.L.A.


HW 4/15/19-4/17/19

posted Apr 15, 2019, 6:59 AM by Denise Adamo   [ updated Apr 15, 2019, 7:12 AM ]

I wish you and your family a very Happy Easter & all the blessings of this joyous season.

HW 4/8/19-4/12/19

posted Apr 7, 2019, 7:25 PM by Denise Adamo   [ updated Apr 12, 2019, 11:31 AM ]


*Sport Book Report due Mon. 4/15.  DARE trip letters and payment due Mon. 4/15.

*Homework only assigned if lessons were given:

4/8: L.A. WB 26 (Chapter 8 quiz Mon. 4/15)
4/9: L.A. WB 27
4/10: -- (trip today)
4/11: L.A. WB 28
4/12: L.A. WB 29 & study for chapter 8 quiz: singular and plural possessive nouns and apostrophe use.

HW 4/1/19-4/5/19

posted Apr 1, 2019, 4:51 AM by Denise Adamo   [ updated Apr 5, 2019, 4:47 AM ]

4/1: Study for La Bamba test tomorrow.  Sport Book Report due Mon. 4/15.
4/2: - Sport Book Report due Mon. 4/15.
4/3: - Sport Book Report due Mon. 4/15.
4/4:Sport Book Report due Mon. 4/15.
4/5: Sport Book Report due Mon. 4/15.

Vocabulary 3/25/19-4/1/19

posted Mar 27, 2019, 1:10 PM by Denise Adamo

The following words are for the story La Bamba and will be included on the test:

applause, audience, debut, duo, embarrassed, forty-five record, limelight, pantomime, rehearsal, talent

Spelling Words 3/25/19-4/1/19

posted Mar 27, 2019, 1:05 PM by Denise Adamo

The following spelling words will be on a quiz on Monday, April 1st.:

hawk, claw, bald, tower, halt, prowl, loyal, pause, moist, ounce, launch, royal, scowl, haunt, noisy, coward, fawn, thousand, drown, fault.  Remember, dictation now counts as a point and there will be one bonus word worth 1 point.

HW 3/25/19-3/29/19

posted Mar 24, 2019, 1:34 PM by Denise Adamo   [ updated Mar 29, 2019, 8:27 AM ]

3/25: No homework tonight.  Spelling homework will be posted on Tuesday.  Current Event due Fri. 3/29.  Sport Book Report due Mon. 4/15.  You can email Mrs. Adamo the title and author for book approval.

3/26: Hopefully you copied your spelling words from your Practice WB today.  If so, complete 3x each.  We'll catch up when I return.

3/27: Current Event and a Sport book is due by this Friday, 3/29.  Sport Book Report due Monday, 4/15.  Spelling: PWB 121-123 may have been completed in class (we will check them tomorrow) and there will be a spelling quiz on Monday, April 1st.

3/28: Current Event due tomorrow. Spelling quiz Mon. 4/1.  Sport Book Report due Monday, 4/15.

3/29: Spelling quiz Mon. 4/1.  La Bamba open book test and vocabulary (not open book, spelling counts) on Tues. 4/2.  Sport book report due Mon. 4/15.

Vocabulary 3/18/19-3/22/19

posted Mar 18, 2019, 5:45 AM by Denise Adamo   [ updated Mar 18, 2019, 9:11 AM ]

The following vocabulary words will be included on the Michelle Kwan test on Monday, 3/25:

1.amateur**: someone who engages in an athletic activity for fun rather than for money.
2.artistic**: showing skill and good taste
3.compete: to take part in a contest
4.judges**: people who decide who wins a contest
5.presentation**: performance
6.pressure**: urgent or forceful demand
7.required: necessary; essential
8.technical**: having to do with technique
**Words with stars: Spelling counts as a half-point

Spelling 3/18/19-3/22/19

posted Mar 18, 2019, 5:45 AM by Denise Adamo

The following words will be on a quiz on Friday, 3/22:

basketball, wheelchair, cheerleader, newscast, weekend, everybody, up-to-date, grandparent, first aid, wildlife, highway, daytime, whoever, test tube, turnpike, shipyard, homemade, household, salesperson, brother-in-law.  Dictation sentence counts as 1 point. A bonus word will be given and worth 1 point.
*A reminder:  Missed homework is 5 points deducted from your homework grade.

HW 3/18/19-3/22/19

posted Mar 18, 2019, 5:45 AM by Denise Adamo   [ updated Mar 22, 2019, 5:09 AM ]

3/18: Spelling: 3X each, Spelling Quiz on Friday, 3/22.  Michelle Kwan Test on Monday, 3/25.  Sports Current Event (template given today) due Friday, March 29th.  Book for approval for next book project due on Friday, March 29th as well.
3/19: Spelling: PWB 101-102.
3/20: Spelling PWB 103 (quiz Friday)
3/21: Study for spelling quiz tomorrow.  Reminder:  Michelle Kwan test on Monday, 3/25.  Bring in a book for approval as soon as you can.  Sports book report due on Monday, April 15th.

3/22: Study for Michelle Kwan test on Monday, 3/25.  Current Events due Fri. 3/29 (please attach a copy of the article) and Sport Book Report is due on Mon., 4/15.

IOWA Testing 3/11/19-3/15/19

posted Mar 7, 2019, 6:23 AM by Denise Adamo

IOWA testing will begin on Monday, 3/11.  There will NOT be any formal ELA homework or tests for the week of testing.  Here are some important reminders:
  • Be on time for school.
  • Get a good night's sleep.
  • Eat a good breakfast.
  • Bring at least 2 sharpened #2 pencils each day (Ticonderoga are recommended).
  • Bring in a calculator.
  • Bring a book to read for when you finish early.
  • Good luck, you will do great!

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