Samantha Schwartz

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Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  My name is Samantha Schwartz and I will be teaching 5th grade reading and language arts this year.  This is my 14th year teaching and I am so excited for the year ahead.  We are going to work hard, learn from each other, and have a lot of fun too.  I hope you are all ready to, “Embrace the Challenge.”


Please join my class on Enter class code: @chk4k


Accelerated Reader:

Username: (first initial, first 4 letters of last name: ALL CAPS)

Password: (ABC)



Class code: HL5JR6           password: 1234



Students have been given their User Name and Password



Username: First name, last name, student ID (all caps)

Password: miami


Quarterly assignment:  All students must read 2 chapter books and complete 2 AR tests. 

Due Date:

Quarter 4: Monday, May 21st, 2018

Vocabulary for the Week of April 23- May 4

1. Copenhagen  2. contempt  3. prodded   4. scowling               5. defiantly   6. obstinate   7. Nazi    8. occupation   9. sabotage  10. Resistance   11. impassive  


Homework: Week of April 16-20

Monday:  Vocabulary worksheet, Finish FSA practice test

Tuesday: Vocabulary worksheet, Read 30 minutes

Wednesday: Readworks passage online: “Adventure on a Hot Air Balloon” & study for the vocabulary quiz 

Thursday: Readworks passage online: “Visual Art” & bring headphones for the FSA test on Monday.  

** Bring bring a glass jar by 4/23


Homework: Week of April 23-27

Monday: No homework

Tuesday: No homework

Wednesday:  Geography Worksheet 

Thursday: Vocabulary Sentences


 Upcoming Events:

4/19: Honor roll assembly

4/20: Teacher Planning Day

4/23-4/24: FSA reading test

5/1-5/2: Science FSA

5/9-5/10: FSA math test



***All students need a copy of Lois Lowry’s book Number the Stars by April 25th.  Thank you!