HW for 12/9 – 13

You should see/hear signs of progress on the History PBA Road To The Revolution. Students should be researching topics and collecting or drawing illustrations for them.

Math HW

Monday – VA p.47

Tuesday – p.425

Wednesday – p.431

Thursday – Review Study Island or IXL – Fraction operations

Friday – Quiz on 5.6b Multiply fractions and Whole numbers (All answers are whole numbers)

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

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Week of 12/2 – 5

We will be taking a Math test on 5.6 Fraction Practical problems on Friday. Students will be presented fraction questions, some as word problems, to solve. They may involve like and unlike denominators and some may require regrouping.

Science test on Friday. We will have a test on 5.5 Living Systems this Friday. For homework this week:

Students will complete Row 1 tonight

Row 2 – Tuesday

Row 3 – Wednesday. The entire WS is due on Thursday.

Thursday – Cells and Organisms Study Guide, Test on Friday.

History PBAs for the second nine weeks are going out tomorrow. These will count as a test grade and should be done here. They may get parts, copy/print graphics, or collect information at home. The theme of this one is Road To The Revolution. They are creating a book that begins with George III and ends with George Washington. I will let them know what the due date is. Before they get their booklet, students must put 8 key events on a timeline. Each event should be dated and described as well as put in chronological order. Once their timeline is finished, it will be graded and they may begin their booklets.

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

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Week of 11/18 – 22

Math HW

Monday – VA Text p.41

Tuesday – None

Wednesday – Reduce Fractions to lowest term

Thursday – 5.6 Notesheet

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

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Week of November 11 – 15

Don’t forget to return Federal Forms. They were printed on gold cardstock.

Math

Tuesday – 1/4 WS Order fractions and decimals using grid format

Wednesday – Text p.167

Yohe and Harris will hold conferences on Friday in the Computer Lab.

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

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Week of November 4 – 8

Today I am sending home several forms. Please return the Parent Teacher Conference form as soon as possible. We will try to give you your first choice whenever we can. Mrs. Harris and I will be meeting in the Computer Lab, not outside.

Also coming home is the Federal Form. Please read over and sign this. Change any incorrect info as needed. PLEASE put military rank and/or the building you work in on the form. If you do not, we will have to return the form to you. Thanks in advance.

Thanks for all of the help at home reviewing for the Benchmarks. Students can always use some guidance when it comes to studying.

Math

Monday – Variable WS to review for quiz on Wednesday

Wednesday – None (5.18 Variable quiz)

Thursday – p. 35 5.2 Ordering Fractions and Decimals

The 2nd NW begins on Wednesday. Please make sure all grades are entered in HAC. If something is blank, ask your child about it.

We will begin 5.4 Matter next. In History, we will begin looking at the original colonies.

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

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Week of October 21 – 25, 2019

There is a lot going on this week and next. We are reviewing for our Math test on Thursday. It contains 5.1 Rounding, 5.4 Whole Number Word Problems, 5.5 Decimal Word Problems, and 5.18 Patterns. Review nightly to prepare.

We also have a Science test on the following Wednesday, October 30th. Students should be reviewing nightly in the 1NW Note Packets. Four signatures = 100 for the week’s homework. It verifies they have reviewed. There will be 2 weeks posted under Science this NW.

Don’t forget about our field trip to the ODU Planetarium tomorrow. Bring a bagged lunch or purchase one in the cafeteria in the morning. We will eat lunch on the return trip on the bus. There is a possibility of rain tomorrow. Please bring a raincoat or umbrella, as we may have to walk across campus. Remind them of behavior when on a field trip.

Math

Monday – Corrections to p.263 – 264. Parent signature on the WS

Tuesday – Review Station problems/corrections

Wednesday – Review Station problems/corrections

Thursday – No HW

Science – Monday – Thursday this week Review 1NW Packet – Get parent signature. You can simply sign the back or the pages they studied.

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

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Week of October 14 – 18, 2019

Just a reminder of the Benchmark dates:

October 24th – Math

October 28th – Reading

October 30th – Science

Please begin reviewing this week through IXL, SOLpass, Study Island, and assigned reviews.

Math HW –

Monday – Order of Operations WS (Show the first step)

Tuesday – 5.7 Notepage

Wednesday – Text p.71

Thursday – Review Station Skills from blog/emails

Science – Students will review the 1NW Science packets each night. There will be a total of eight nights review. If it is not brought home, it is also available online at STAR. AS proof of review, I am asking parents to sign and date each night they spend reviewing sections of the book. It will appear in the gradebook as 2 Science HW grades. Four for each set/week.

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

Monday –

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Week of October 7 – 11

Math – This week we begin our last skill for the Benchmark on 10/24. It is 5.17 Patterns. We are continuing to work on word problems using whole and decimal numbers. The word problems take more practice. Your child has access to Study Island and IXL online. These are great for reinforcing procedures. Students may use calculators to solve, but should write out their plan beforehand. All given information should be recorded as part of their plan.

Monday – VA p.89

Tuesday – VA p.83

Wednesday – Text p.563

Thursday – PTA meeting

History – We will begin our PBA on Wednesday. These are to be done at school as they count as test grades, but portions may come home for students to research or finalize parts. We will continue lessons throughout. Students may work on them whenever they complete daily work. They final product will be a google slide presentation to the class.

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

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Week of September 30 – October 4, 2019

Math

We are working on word problems with whole and decimal numbers. Please have your child practice on IXL or Study Island each night. Skills are listed by topic.

Monday – p.217 (2 – 6)

Tuesday – p.261

Wednesday – p.23 all VA WB

Thursday – 1/4 WS Word Problems 1 – 6. Show all work

History . Due Friday. Daily Review #1 – Students may find answers in the text or google. If they get stuck, have them ask me the next morning.

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

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Week of September 23 – 27, 2019

We are continuing to work on Practical Word problems in Math. Some students are still a little rusty. IXL and Study Island provide great practice. We are working the next 2 weeks on multiplying and dividing decimals, along with Practical problems using the same. As Benchmark dates are set, I will share them with you.

Math

Monday – p.243 Students may solve with models or digits (or both). Grid paper was provided.

Tuesday – p.275 (2 – 12)

Wednesday – p.301 all

Thursday – p.313 (2, 5, 6, 7, and 11

Science – We began 5.3 Light today. Students should begin reviewing the 1NW study notes now.

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

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