Author Archives: Tamara Yohe

Permission slips for Middle School Orientation

Permission slips are due by this Friday for the MS field trip on Monday. If your child does not return a slip, they will remain here for that day. They will need to visit the school at another time. Thanks … Continue reading

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Week of 4/24-28

Please make sure your child is already reviewing for Math and Science SOLs. There should be a white booklet containing examples/practice for Math and the 1 – 4th NW Yellow packets contain all that is contained in the Science Test. … Continue reading

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Middle School Orientation

We are sending home the permission slips for Middle School Orientation today. Students will visit  the middle school they are zoned for next year. Please send the slip back as soon as possible. The trip will take place on Monday, … Continue reading

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Week of 4/17 – 21

In Math, we are finishing up 5.8 Perimeter, Area, Volume (calculation) and Measurement. Our last SOL will be 5.14 Probability. This was covered in 4th grade using words to give an estimation. This year we will apply numbers to each situation. … Continue reading

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Week of April 3 – 7

Math – Today we will be doing the Testnav Math practice test to familiarize themselves with the new format. The students will no longer be able to return to previous questions. We want them to practice reviewing each before hitting … Continue reading

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Week of 3/27 – 31

Math We are starting 5.10 Elapsed Time today. Students have some experience from last year. We will take it a little further including am/pm when necessary. Monday – Practice 14-6 Tuesday – Practice 14-7 Wednesday – None Thursday – Text … Continue reading

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Week of 3/20 – 24

Wednesday is our field trip to the VA Symphony. Please make sure your child has returned a permission slip so they may attend. Dress from the fancier end of your closet and bring a bag lunch. Thursday is the Math … Continue reading

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Picture Day

Picture Day is going to be March 23rd, the same day as our Math Benchmark. We will be taking our pictures first, then beginning our test. Please remind your child of the importance of using of strategies and other good … Continue reading

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Week of 3/13 – 17

Sorry for last week’s omission of the blog. Our field trip to visit the Symphony at CNU is on Wednesday, March 23rd. Remember to dress appropriately and bring a bagged lunch as we will eat on the return trip. Our Math … Continue reading

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Science experiment

I need all students to bring a boiled egg to class tomorrow, Friday. Bring it in a container so it doesn’t get smashed. Cracks are ok. Students may eat their egg once we are finished. Thanks.

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Week of 2/27 – 3-3

Math – We are finishing up fraction operations in word problem form. Please practice with your child each night. They must be able to add and subtract, using like and unlike denominators, and with and w/o regrouping (borrowing). Always reduce … Continue reading

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Week of 2/20 – 24

Math – Practice nightly as well as complete assigned homework Monday – Practice 10 – 1 Tuesday – Practice 10 – 3 Wednesday – Practice 10 – 4 Thursday – Practice 10 – 5 Test for 5.6 Add/subtract fractions with … Continue reading

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Week of 2/13-17

I am sending home a class list if your child would like to participate in giving Valentines. Math – We began fractions today. We will be tested on adding and subtracting like and unlike denominators and with and without regrouping. … Continue reading

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Week of 2/6-10

Math – Monday – Practice 4-8 Tuesday – p.119 (Set H) Wednesday – 5.3b Interactive practice WS Thursday – 5.3a Interactive practice WS, review for quiz tomorrow Friday – Quiz on 5.3 Prime and composite Science – Continue to work … Continue reading

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Week of 1/30-2/3

Change in Thursday night’s Math HW – p.103 (19-24). List all rules that apply to each number. Math  Monday – Science Benchmark – none Tuesday – 118 (Set G) Wednesday – Supply 5 numbers for each divisibility rule Thursday – … Continue reading

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Week of 1/23-27

Math – 5.4 Test on Friday – Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers Monday – Practice 5-6 WB Tuesday/Wednesday – Study operations of whole numbers – Reading test Thursday – Finish incomplete “party plans” Science – Review 2NW yellow … Continue reading

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Week of 1/17-20

Math We are reviewing low Math skills from the 2NWT as some of those will also be on the 3NWT. Continue nightly practice of SOLs. Tuesday – Practice 3-5 Wednesday – Practice 3-6 Thursday – Practice 4-5 Science – Begin … Continue reading

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Week 1/3-6

Welcome back. We are working to review for the Math Benchmark on Thursday. Remember, the test will include: 5.9 Circles 5.16 MMMR 5.15 Graphing 5.5 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals 5.7 Order of operations 5.19 Distributive property 5.13 2-dimensional … Continue reading

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Week of 12/19-20

There will be Math HW on Monday night. It is our last part of 5.18. It is a half WS. Students should begin reviewing for the Benchmark as it is scheduled for the Thursday we get back, January 5th. It … Continue reading

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Week of 12/12-16

Math – We are finishing up the geometry unit now. We will be ending with 5.18 Variables before we leave for break. Monday and Tuesday – Review Geometry notes Graded paper Tuesday on 5.11/12 Wednesday – 1/2 WS on variables Thursday … Continue reading

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