Ms. M.E. Bernhardt 5th Grade Reading & Religion

5th grade Reading


Bonus for Reading due Monday, December 18

Unit on Tolerance- Students will see Wonder, have a guest speaker, and read a short story "The Scarlet Ibis." 

Book Fair starts Friday, December 1. Students may bring money.

Journal entry on Tolerance 11/29

Begin "The Scarlet Ibis" 11/30 - focus on vocabulary development

Library and Story continuation 

Scarlet Ibis test will be on vocabulary and figurative language.. handout to follow after reading the entire short story. Students are making a list of all new vocab words in his/her notebook

Scarlet Ibis Vocabulary for the test


Homeroom **RELGION**  Extra Credit



Starting Sherlock Holmes November 1.

Fairy Paper Due Friday, November 17 * students may turn in early in their class box

Story Outline Map  - Students are writing/ creating their own Fairy Story from Fairy Gardens made in Science. Students are graded on Setting, Characters Conflict,  Solution (Resolution), and Theme in their own unique story. Highlight each part of your story in a different color. 


TEST WED, Nov 16 : Below info for test

Vocabulary for test

Characters to know for test

Characteristics of a Mystery

Encourage Students to READ READ READ! List of popular series. Children are into WONDER, Auggie and Me as well as the nonfiction read UGLY... all deal with differences and teaching tolerance. 

Sherlock Holmes 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. story