Genesee STEM Academy

Genesee County's First S.T.E.M Certified School

Mrs. Smiley

February is Black History Month

This month has been dedicated to black history.  We have focused on  The Harlem Renaissance and other important movements.

Please join us as we share what we have learned.   There will be a school-wide assembly on Friday, February 23, 2018.

Daily Assignments

Students have been listening to stories, viewing documentaries, researching and writing about awesome African Americans.

We have also be continuing NWEA testing.  We have scheduled make-up  and retake testing.  Please continue to encourage your  child to do their best!


Revisit this page in March.  We will be celebrating March as Reading Month and look forward to many cool opportunities to read more.   Keep an eye out for Friday letters which will include more details about our activities in March.



  • Read grade-level text with purpose.
  • Use reading strategies and improve skills to better understand.
  • Use grade appropriate vocabulary.
  • Demonstrate Standard English grammar use in writing and speaking.
  • Summarize, retell, and explain reading.  (orally and written in various forms)


  • Reread
  • Problem and solution
  • Context Clues
  • Common and proper nouns
  • Ideas in writing
5th grade ELA Unit 2 Week 2
Spelling List Vocabulary List


6th grade ELA Unit 2 Week 2
Spelling List Vocabulary List
5th grade Science
Vocabulary List


Each of the sites below have assignments.   

I will be happy to teach you how to access assignments and websites.  Contact me to schedule a time.


Let’s work together for the success of our children!!!  Keep up with updates and student activity on class dojo

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