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Learn at Home Grade 5

Learn at Home Grade 5



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Learn at Home: Grade 5New York City Department of Education
Learn at HomeGrade 5
May 2009
Learn at Home: Grade 5New York City Department of Education
Dear Fifth Grade Scholars,
You now have the opportunity to Learn at Home!Even though your school is closed, you can use this time to learn exciting new thingsand study what you have already learned.
In order to stay on track for success:
Read from a book, magazine or newspaper of your choice each day
Learn and use new vocabulary words each day
Write each day. For example:
Write a letter to President Obama about a topic that interests you
Start a journal and write about your day, your dreams, your friends, yourfamily and your plans
Write a letter or email to your teacher about the subjects and the activitiesyou enjoy in school
Write a letter or email to a relative or a friend
Write a short story, poem, or lyrics to a song
Participate in a fitness activity and/or a creative activity to keep your body andyour mind strong
Review your notes and books from school
Share what you learn each day with your parent or caregiverOn the following pages, you will find a day-to-day guide to help you stay organizedand on track for success. It includes a suggested schedule, activities, and educationalTV shows. Please use the guide and fill in the chart each day outlining your dailylearning.
For additional web resources and updated materials, go to:http://schools.nyc.gov/learnathome.
Enjoy learning at home!
Learn at Home: Grade 5New York City Department of Education
Day 1 Schedule
Subject Minutes Per Day(At Least!)Assignments What Did I LearnToday?
Vocabulary 30
Study vocabularywords
Use the vocabulary inyour assignmentsbelow
Reading and Writing 45
Read a story
Write a letter
Mathematics 45 Complete:
Number of the Day
Guess If You Can
Science 30 Complete :
Bending WaterActivity
Dancing RaisinsActivity
Fitness and Health 30
Choose one or twoactivities from theActivity Calendars
Arts 30
Choose one or twoactivities from VisualArts
TV Shows and Websites 30
Choose TV shows andwebsites to furtheryour learning at home

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