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.
March 2-6, 2015
Students received vocabulary list number ten last week. Each group had time during class to complete the study guide sheet. Vocabulary quiz ten is scheduled for Monday, March 2nd for reading group 6. Groups 1, 2, 7 and 8 will have their quiz on Tuesday, March 3rd. Group 3 will have their quiz on Wednesday, March 4th. As always, a link to the current list and the root words practice sheet are posted on the vocabulary page of this website.
Reading groups 3, 6, 7 and 8 held their first round of book club meetings and are now reading the second section of the book. Reading group 2 will have their book club meeting on Monday, March 2nd. Group 1 will have their meeting on Tuesday, March 3rd. The second round of book club meetings will take place on March 11th and 12th.
Students now 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 are continuing our class novels. Groups 1, 3 and 7 are reading Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo. Groups 2, 6 and 8 are reading The Shadows from The Books of Elsewhere series by Jacqueline Wilson.