McCulloch Intermediate School / Highland Park Middle School

Mr. Leutz


What we are doing this week (10/17/17-10/20/17):


  • We will continue work with nouns and have a quiz over the identification of nouns on Friday the 20th 
  • We will have our first reader's theater over Jamestown's starving times
  • We will continue work on our second narrative piece, concluding this work on Tuesday the 17th -- students should then pick the narrative they want to move forward with, PRINT IT, and bring it to class on Wednesday the 18th
  • We will work to revise and edit our narratives -- a revised rough draft is due on Thursday, with the final draft being ready for submission on Friday the 20th  
  • We will continue Blood on the River, a novel that blends language arts and social studies (these are available for purchase in the Raider's Shop) 

Social Studies

  • We will conclude work on our 13 American colonies project (requirements for project attached to right, with links found on pg 2 of this website)
  • Students will have a quiz over the correct location and spelling of the 13 original colonies on Thursday the 19th (blank practice map attached to right)
  • We will work on waterways -- a daily geo over waterways application is due on Thursday (distributed in class on Wednesday) -- we will have a quiz over waterways on Friday (this waterways document attached to right)
  • We will be introduced to the French and Indian War
Link to social studies online textbook: 
*****Homework for both LA and SS is listed on the calendar below*****


Jack Leutz


5th grade LA/SS

Team Super Stars


Office: B221

Phone: 214-780-3500


Tutoring/Retest times:
3:40-4:00 Every day except Tuesday and Friday