ACS Cobham International School
Fifth Grade Reading Room 203
Welcome to the Grade 5 Reading site. I've included information about the main components of our class along with links to some of the reference pages you will use throughout the year. Please refer to this home page for information about assignment due dates, vocabulary quizzes and book club meeting dates.
May 18-22, 2015
Vocabulary Quiz Fourteen:
Students will take quiz number 14 next week between May 26-29. Each student may choose which class period they would like to take the quiz.
A link to the current list and the root words practice sheet are posted on the vocabulary page of this website.
The first round of book club meetings will take place this week.
Groups 1, 2 and 6 will have their meetings on Thursday, May 21st.
Groups 3, 7 and 8 will have their meetings on Friday, May 22nd.
Students have an additional task of completing one job of their choice for each book club meeting. These include: Word Wizard, Illustrator, Literary Luminary, Investigator, Connector, Travel Guide or Discussion Director. Please see the Book Club Roles and Responsibilities document for more information on each of these jobs.
We have started our final class novel activity for the year.
Groups 2, 6 and 8 are now reading Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo.
Group 1 is reading The Capture by Kathryn Lasky.
Group 3 is reading The Wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo.
Group 7 is reading The Shadows from The Books of Elsewhere series by Jacqueline Wilson.