Week of 4/23 – 27

Because of the Zoo Field Trip and Reading and Math MAP test, there will only be HW in Math on Thursday night. There is a possibility that I might get to see the students on Wed./Thurs. if the testing finishes early.

Math

Thursday – Practice 4-8

I may add another page on one of those nights if I get to see them one of those days.

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

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Week of 4/16 – 20, 2018

Math – We are working on Elapsed Time this week.

Monday – Practice 14-6

Tuesday – Elapsed Time story problems

Wednesday – Practice 14-7

Thursday – p.7372 (Set F 1-3, and Set G 4-7)

Science HW might include finishing booklets from class, but no specific HW is assigned this week.

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

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Week of 4/9 – 13

There is a lot of excitement in the 5th grade for the program Thursday. Please remind your student to focus in the classroom and complete all required homework.

Math HW

Monday – Practice 8-6

Tuesday – none

Wednesday – Practice 19-1

Thursday – Practice 19-2

Science HW is Grid#6. Please complete the section nightly. The entire Grid is due on Friday.

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

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Wednesday’s Math HW

I have canceled Wednesday’s Math HW tonight. Complete Grid #4 for Science and review for Friday’s test.

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Week of 3/26-30, 2018

We took the  Math Benchmark #3 today. Many students slowed down and used all strategies this time, as well as created a better brain dump. This resulted in a better score for many students. Our Science Benchmark #3 is on Friday. Please continue review of the 3NW note packet. I will send home Grid #3 tomorrow.

Math

Tuesday – Practice 8-5

Wednesday – Draw 5 quadrilaterals from the list. Draw a line through each and describe what shapes result from it.

Thursday – None – Science study for tomorrow.

Science

Tuesday – Grid #3

Wednesday – Grid #4

Thursday – Grid #5

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

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Week of 3/12 – 16, 2018

We have finished with all 5th grade Science units as of now. We will finish the last Math SOL for this nine weeks on Friday. Please supervise your child reviewing Math and Science material from the 3NW packet and the attached Math Review. The Math Review will be completed in class for a grade next week, but I know some of you like seeing that material at homes well. Our 3NW Math test will be on Monday, March 26th. It will cover all material from previous NW tests as well as: 5.15 Probability, 5.17 MMMR, 5.16 Graphs, 5.8 Perimeter/area/volume, 5.9 Metric measurement, 5.10 Circles, 5.12 Measure and classify angles, and 5.13 Triangles. Many of these contain formulas the students MUST know from memory. The calculator will be provided to work out the numbers.

Math

Monday – Test p.217/217 (Sets A, B, and D)

Tuesday – 5.11/12 Notes WS

Wednesday – Practice 8-4

Thursday 5.11/5.12 Quiz Matching and types

Science – A study guide of questions 1-10 is going out today. Students may use notes to complete. These are due Friday. 11-20 will go out next week. After that, we will restart Grids for Science review.

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

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Week of 3/5 – 9, 2018

We are finishing Circle today. Tomorrow we will begin angle and triangle measure and classification. We will have a test on Earth 5.7 on Friday. 

Math

Monday – none

Tuesday  – Classify Angles WS

Wednesday – Construct one angle of each type. Classify and explain choice.

Thursday – Protractor WS

Science – Earth Study Guide to be filled out and reviewed nightly along with the 3NW packet 5.7. Study guide is due on Thursday as the Earth 5.7 test is Friday.

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

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Week of 2/26 – March 2, 2018

We will finish our measurement skills on Wednesday and begin Circles on Thursday. Continue to review nightly in Science and encourage good habits. Check backpacks for any work that hasn’t reached my desk.

Math

Monday – Practice 14-5

Tuesday and Wednesday – None

Thursday – Label and mark areas of a circle on a paper plate (or drawn circle). List formulas on the back.

Science – Review nightly 3NW packet

Tuesday – Finish foldable from classwork if not completed in class.

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

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Week of February 19-23, 2018

We are starting on a new Math SOL this week. It is 5.8. It includes calculating perimeter, area, and volume (knowing the formulas), examples of each situation, equivalents in the Metric system, measure using |Metric and Customary units, and choosing an appropriate unit/amount for a given situation.

Math HW

Monday – Practice 12-3

Tuesday – Using grid paper, create 5 squares and rectangles. Calculate area and perimeter of each.

Wednesday – Practice 12-6

Thursday – Create 5 right triangles and determine area of each using 1/2(base x height).

Science – Monday we are finishing Ocean Floor presentations. Grades will appear in HAC later this week as I finish assessing them.

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

 

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Week of February 5 – 9, 2018

We had a great field trip today at VAASM. We are going to see the Virginia Symphony Orchestra on Friday. Some students still have not returned their permission slips. Students should dress from the better end of their closet, dressy-ish.

Math

Monday – none

Tuesday – Practice 18-1

Wednesday – None

Thursday – Practice 18-4

Science – Students should box and number their 2NW packets using 7 Strategies. They should already have a good start as we began in class.

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

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