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Weekly Homework Assignments

Practice the Gratitude Song on the recorder

Practice
__Kumu Lei'ohu Chant__

Add the words "epic", "bas-relief" and "irrigation" to your vocabulary list. Study your vocabulary list - know the meaning of the words and how to spell them. There will be a quiz next week.

Vocabulary words: author, fiction, non-fiction, genre, biography, literature, vocabulary, fractions, denominator, numerator, proper fractions, improper fractions, equal fractions, addition, subtraction, lyrics, opinion, fact, literal language, figurative language, to summarize, summary, simile, personification, century, millennium, millennia, decade, historical, captions, italics, headline, archaeology, civilizations, publisher, editor, reporter, humor, hypothesis, epic, human, news, Gilgamesh, Enkidu, agriculture, irrigation, cuneiform, sha-ma-mu, a-ma-tum, ziggurats, King Hammurabi, Utnaphishtim, epic, bas-relief. Mesopotamia, Euphrates, Tigris

Finish your book report

Write short book review about "Gilgamesh, the hero" for your newspaper: What's the name of the book? Who wrote it? What is the book about? Why do/don't I like this book? Would you recommend it? What main idea does the author share? How many stars?

Finish your drawing about Mesopotamia. Put some effort into it. Use color. Make it beautiful.

Math with fractions, decimals and percentages worksheets. (2)

McKayla keep practicing with equal fractions:
__Math Week 1a__
and
__Math Week 1b__

**Reading:**

Continue reading the book you've chosen, you should be about 3/4 of the way through. Book report is due on Nov 8. Use the book report guide hand-out to help you write your book report.

Continue reading the book you've chosen, you should be about 3/4 of the way through. Book report is due on Nov 8. Use the book report guide hand-out to help you write your book report.

1. Write a summary of the Mesopotamian Flood Story. Enlil, Enki, Utnaphishtim. Why did the gods create people? Why was Utnaphishtim granted immortality by Enlil?

2. The Lawless Tribe Assignment: What would the world look like without laws? How would it affect you? Would it be a good place? Are people inherently good or bad? Do they need rules?

3. Write the edited newpaper article on the first page of your newspaper template.

McKayla:
__ __
__Equal Fractions__
,
__Practice 4 Operations__
,
__Fractions 2__
,
__Reducing Fractions__

Rafi:__Practice 4 Operations__
,
__Fractions 2__
,
__Reducing Fractions__

La'a:__Decimals to Fractions__
, (
__Mixed Number to Decimals__
)

Alex:__Decimals to Fractions__
,
__Mixed Number to Decimals__

Rafi:

La'a:

Alex:

Continue reading the book you've chosen, you should be about half way through.

Write a summary of Chapter 6 from Gilgamesh, the Hero from your notes. Pay attention to punctuation and spelling.

McKayla:

Ja'el:
__Convert Fractions to Decimals__
,
__Practice 4 Operations__

**Reading:**

Start reading the book you have picked for personal reading. Book report will be due in three weeks on November 8.

No flodder books (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Sponge Bob SquarePants etc)

Pick your favorite simile from these chapters and make a drawing that goes with it.

Complete the handwritten pages of math questions "Vertical Math" and "Horizontal Math". I am not so much interested in the answer as I am interested in the way you get to your answers, especially with the horizontal math questions. Please, show me your steps of how you get to the answer.

Finish reading "The Bridge to Terabithia". Find at 5 examples of similes in these last chapters. Answer questions 1-3. Answer questions in complete, descriptive sentences.

Pick a book for personal reading. No flodder books (Diary of a Wimpy Kid etc)

**History**
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Record 5 significant events of the student's life, 1 important historical event that has happened during their lifetime, 2 events from their family's history that happened before they were born, and 2 events that the student predicts will happen to them in the future. Please, include pictures if possible.

Think of a name for your newspaper. Make your own or get a typeface that you like online.

Complete the three handwritten pages of math questions about "Subtracting Fractions".

Read chapter 5-8 from "The Bridge to Terabithia". Find at least 5 examples of figurative language in these chapters. Answer questions 1-4. Answer questions in complete, descriptive sentences.

Recite one paragraph of the poem "A Pebble" by James Foley

We will be making personal timelines as an introduction to our Ancient History block. Record 5 significant events of the student's life, 1 important historical event that has happened during their lifetime, 2 events from their family's history that happened before they were born, and 2 events that the student predicts will happen to them in the future. Please, include pictures if possible.

Complete, correct and review "Week 1", "Week 2", "Week 3" and "Practice" math worksheets.

Read chapter 4 from "The Bridge to Terabithia". Find at least 3 examples of figurative languag.. Make a short but descriptive summary of this chapter.

Recite one paragraph of the poem "A Pebble" by James Foley

We will be making personal timelines as an introduction to our Ancient History block. Record 5 significant events of the student's life, 1 important historical event that has happened during their lifetime, 2 events from their family's history that happened before they were born, and 2 events that the student predicts will happen to them in the future. Please, include pictures if possible.

Ella - Review and make corrections on your first "Equal Fractions" worksheet and complete the second worksheet.. Also finish your personal math assignment from me. Practice for your timestable of 9 challenge for next week.

Alex - Complete the math crossword puzzle. Mental math only! Do not use any vertical math. Practice for your timestable of 3 challenge for next week.

La'a - Review and make corrections to your "Equal Fractions" worksheets.. Also, complete the two "Compare Fractions" worksheets. Practice for your timestable of 3 challenge for next week.

Ja'el - Complete "Compare Fractions" worksheets. Practice for your timestable of 3 challenge for next week.

Rafi -

Read chapter 3 from "The Bridge to Terabithia".

Answer the following questions about what you have read till so far in the book "The Bridge to Terabithia". No one word answers! Write complete and descriptive sentences.

1. Why has Jess gotten up early every morning during the summer?

2. What is Jess's favorite teacher Miss Edmunds like? How is she different from the other teachers at Lark Creek Elementary School?

3. Why does Jess keep his drawing supplies hidden under his mattress? And why doesn't he dare show his drawings to his father?