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Weekly Literacy Homework 9-8-15
Due Date: 9/11/2015
Subject: Fifth Grade

Name: _______________________________________ Date: ____________________

 

Four in a Row Reading Homework

 

FICTION

Each week you will select four boxes in a row for your reading homework. The row can be horizontal, vertical, or diagonal. After reading your book each night you must complete the activity in one box. By the end of the week, your row of activities should be complete.

 

1.Make a prediction based on what you read tonight.

 

 

 

2. Find 4 new words from tonight’s reading and try using them in a sentence.

 

3. Make a connection to tonight’s reading. Your connection can be with another book, yourself, or something else you have heard or seen.

4. At this point in your book, have any of the characters changed? If so, how?

5.If you could rewrite a part of the story, which part would it be and why?

6. Identify the part of the plot (rising action, climax, falling action) that you have read about so far.

7. Illustrate your favorite part of the book from tonight’s reading.

8. Write to the author or a character in the text about a part you read tonight.



9.Identify the story elements you have experienced in your reading so far. (Character, setting, problem, climax, and solution)

10. Write a summary of tonight’s reading.

11. Why do you think the author write this story? How do you know?

12. Create a comic strip of your favorite part of the story.

13.Which character do you feel you have the most in common with? Why?

14. Write one fact and one opinion about tonight’s reading.

15. What is the mood or tone of tonight’s reading? How do you know?

16. Write a summary of tonight’s reading.






 

Monday: Identify the verbs in the sentence.


Our class played a song as they marched down the street.

   O  class

   O  played

   O  marched

   O  street

Monday: Identify the verbs in the sentence.


Mrs. Wright blew her whistle and the students prepared for class.

   O Mrs. Wright

   O blew

   O her

   O prepared

Monday: Identify

the verbs in the sentence.


The young girl rode the pony and waved the flag in the air.

   O  young

   O  rode

   O  pony

   O  waved

Monday: Which verb belongs in the blanks.


Everyone ____ the fair and ____ disappointed when it ended.

   O enjoyed

   O  bought

   O  are

   O  were

Tuesday: Identify the verb tense.


I examine the wildflowers in the field.

   O past

   O present

   O future

Tuesday: Identify

the verb tense.


The flowers will bloom soon.

   O past

   O present

   O future

Tuesday: Identify the verb tense.


Yesterday, I saw a woodpecker in a tree.

   O past

   O present

   O future

   

Tuesday: Identify the verb and its tense.


Last night, Carrie asked her cousin about hiking trails.

O  asked - past

O  hiking - past

O  asked - present

O  hiking - present

Wednesday: Identify the correct form of the verb.


Our drama teacher _____ us to put on a play.

   O ask

   O asks

   O asked

   O will ask

Wednesday: Identify the correct form of the verb.


My friends _____

for me when I finish.

   O clap

   O claps

   O clapped

   O will clap

Wednesday: Identify the correct form of the verb.


Nancy _____ her lines with a lot of emotion.

   O read

   O reads

   O readed

   O will read

Wednesday: Identify the correct form of the verb.


My mother _____

the plays about our family the most.

   O like

   O likes

   O liked

   O will like

Thursday: Identify the helping verb.


The crowd was feel anxious.

   O  crowd

   O  was

   O  feel

   O anxious

Thursday: Identify the helping verb.


The pilots were working on their airplanes.

   O pilots

   O were

   O their

   O airplanes

Thursday: Identify the helping verb.


The planes are flying close together.

   O  are

   O  flying

   O  close

   O together

Thursday: Complete the sentence with the correct helping verb.


My mother ___ leaving before the crowd departs.

   O  was

   O  were

   O  is

   O  am