Homework Assignment Notebook Mr.Berkowitz Week of March 19, 2012
Class Newsletter
Student Led Conferences on Wednesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 22 from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

You may reach your teacher at any time in the evening at 248 626 6972. If you get voice mail call my cell 248 819 0899 . . Thanks for your help and support.

Important Dates: March 21 and 22-Half day for students due to Student-Led Conferences
March 29-Delayed Start
March 30-Spring recess begins at end of the day April 9-Classes resume from spring recess

Homework Due Dates:
March 20 Words Their Way work to be completed and each assignment due the next day
March 23 Words Their Way Test in School
This web site has been aligned to each Chicago Math lesson. Please use Unit 7 and try to do one activity for each lesson as a guide to the games you play on Math Review

This week we will do the following in school:

First go to Spelling City and do the following:
  • After you enter your level, choose the "TEACH ME" option. Click on the arrows to go through your list and hear a sentence for each word.
  • When you have finished listening to the sentences, select "PLAY A GAME".
  • Please play games a number of times.
Vocabulary Reinforcement:
1. Write definitions for each word
2. Do a word sort. Come up with as many different ways to sort the words as possible
3. Write one sentence for each word
4. Write a poem using at least six of your words
5. Write a story using all of your words
6. Make a word search or crossword puzzle using http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/ Be sure to complete each puzzle with the answers
You are on Unit 22 at your level this week. Play as many Spelling games as you can fit into your homework time each evening. The following are games you need to play first on the (Houghton Mifflin Site) "Word Builder" "E Word Game" Go to Vocabulary Reinforcement We will work on the program in school. I would suggest that you work on Book 4 Lesson 8 and play the games 5 times this week.

Begin to explore and learn how to use the following programs:scratch.mit.edu There is no charge for the above program. You may sign up for the program.drawing / cartooning program sodaplay.com 3D animation