Week of 12/10 – 14

Tomorrow is the cut off for progress reports. Please continue to keep up-to-date with HAC. It is imperative that your child has assignments in on time and done well.

Math

Monday – Finish 5.6b 1-8 (Multiplying fractions by whole numbers) Students must use modeling to show how the answers are found, but some also verify by using the numeric solution.

Tuesday – p.292 (Set A) Use models.

Wednesday – We will have the online quiz of 5.6b

Thursday –

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Week of 12/10 – 14, 2018

Math

Monday – p.275 (Set E)

Tuesday – p.275 (Set D)

Wednesday – Quiz today on Fraction Word problems (+/-)

Thursday – None

History

Thursday – Finish Take home quiz of Chapters 1-4. Students may use notes/text to aid in completion.

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Week of 11/26 -30

Math

Monday – text p.252 (Set G)

Tuesday – text p.250 (Set C)

Wednesday – text p.274 (Set A)

Thursday – text p.274 (Set C)

History

Tuesday – Venn diagram WS. Using the text, sort out the 17 characteristics for each of the three groups of colonies.

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Week of 11/19 – 21

Please be reminded that we will have an early release on Wednesday at 1:15.

Math

Monday and Tuesday – 5.2 Note page. It is due Wednesday

Quiz on 5.2 Tuesday

History

Tuesday – Finish the chart that was begun in class. Resources may be used to gather entries.

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Week of 11/13 – 16, 2018

Math

Tuesday – Finish Egg Hunt WS from class. Some students finished.

Wednesday – Compare decimals/Convert to decimals WS

Thursday – None

History

Tuesday – Read New England Colonies WS

Wednesday – Complete Graphic organizer

Thursday – Finish reading Southern Colonies passage and complete last of R62. It is due on Monday. Fill in all areas of grid, if any empty spots.

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Week of 10/5 – 9, 2018

Tuesday, November 6th, is a virtual workday for teachers. No school for students.

Math – Finishing Variables today and tonight/tomorrow night’s HW. Will begin 5.2 Ordering and finding equal decimals and fractions

Monday – Modeling 12 equations WS

Tuesday – No school

Wednesday – p.251 (Set E)

Thursday – WS

Science – Our Benchmark has been moved to Wednesday of this week. There was an issue with the online testing site we use. Please continue to review the 1NW yellow note packet. All material contained may be on the test.

Monday/Tuesday – Earth, Moon, and Sun sort (The directions say to cut/paste, but students may write the statements under the correct heading, if you wish.) Review for the Benchmark Wednesday.

History – PBAs are due Wednesday. They will count as a test grade and several parts will count for CW and/or HW. Students should have a packet explaining the project. They may create a poster, powerpoint, or google slides.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

 

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Week of 10/29 – 11/2

Science – Review the 1 NW packet. Students may read aloud, be quizzed by someone at home, or summarize section. Parents please include a signature to verify that studying has taken place. Our Benchmark will be on Friday.

Monday – 5.3 – Students may have 5.2/5.3 Study Guides to finish from class today.

Tuesday – 4.7

Wednesday – 4.8

Thursday – Students will complete a review activity yet to be determined.

Friday  – Benchmark

Math homework will be posted Tuesday afternoon, as I am out of the building today.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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Science Review

Starting tonight, students are bringing home their 1NW note packets to review for Friday, November 2nd Benchmark.

Please sign/date the booklet when each of the following has been completed:

Wednesday – Read aloud 4.1/5.1, vocabulary

Thursday – 5.2

Next week

Monday – 5.3

Tuesday – 4.7

Wednesday – 4.8

Thursday – Students will complete a review activity yet to be determined.

Friday  – Benchmark

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Week of 10/22 – 26, 2018

Math – We are still working in class to re mediate the skills from the Benchmark.  Please work with your child to practice and understand the procedures and strategies to be successful in our class. It is imperative that they understand now so that they can build on it later.

Monday – 1/4 WS OOO

Tuesday – 1/4 WS OOO

Wednesday – None, as we will take a quiz today on 5.7 Order of

Thursday – None

Science – Your child should be reviewing the 1 NW notes (yellow packet). We are to be tested on the content of the booklet. The Science Benchmark  will take place on Friday, November 2nd. It will cover: 4.1/5.1 Scientific Method (terms are important), 5.2 Sound, 5.3 Light, 4.7 Solar System, and 5.8 Earth, Moon, and Stars. Half of the 5th grade BM will be 4th grade content. Review carefully.

Monday (Harris’ HR) Take home quiz on Light

Tuesday (Yohe’s HR) Take home quiz on Light

There was a mix up with the copies so I had to split it up.

History – Tomorrow I will be sending home a research sheet to collect data on an assigned Explorer. This is the beginning of our PBA for History. We officially begin next week, but I figured they could get ahead if they started their collection of information early. This project will take place entirely at school as it replaces the state test. The grade will count as a test grade. They may use any resources they find helpful.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

 

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Week of 10/15 – 19, 2018

Just a few reminders.

Permission slips are due soon for our November 1st field trip to Old Dominion Planetarium. Please remember to include any emergency info that would be helpful.

Our Math Benchmark is on Wednesday of this week. We will be reviewing today and tomorrow. The skills include: 5.1 Rounding, 5.4 Whole number operations and word problems, 5.5 Decimal number operations and word problems, and 5.18 Patterns. All word problems will include access to calculators. Computation problems do not.

Math

Monday and Tuesday – Continue practice and review of Math study guide

Wednesday – Math Benchmark

Thursday – 5.7 Order of Operations Notepage

Science  – Daily Review # 2 – Due Friday

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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