Author Archives: Tamara Yohe

Week of May 29 – June 1, 2018

Our State SOL Math test is tomorrow. The students have a WS that covers a few of the SOLs included on the test. It is due tomorrow morning. Remind students to get a good night’s sleep, good breakfast, and come … Continue reading

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Week of 5/21 – 25

Science – Tomorrow is our State SOL test. Students should have brought home the SOL Study Guide, Grid # 10 and #11, all 4 NW packets, and any unfinished Scavenger Hunts. Please have students review all material one last time. … Continue reading

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Reviews

I am sending home the Math review packets tomorrow as they are finished with them in class. Use them to make corrections or review. Use the answers in the back to check them, but I require them to show all … Continue reading

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Week of 5/14 – 18

We are reviewing all curriculum taught in Math and Science. We will be finishing up the Math Review packets some time this week. I will send them home after we finish, so students can use them for review before the … Continue reading

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Field Day 5/4

We are asking for cases of water from anyone who can donate. It is going to be pretty hot on field day. The students will need to replenish water throughout the day. If you are able to send in packs … Continue reading

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Week of 4/3- – 5/4

We are attending the Middle School Orientation tomorrow. Several students still have not turned in their permission slips to go. If your child has not turned in their slip, please send a signed note tomorrow giving them permission to go … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Week of January 29 – February 2, 2018

The Science Benchmark is on Thursday, February 1st. Remember the students should be studying the 2NW packet nightly for the test content. Five signatures are due on Thursday.  Please be mindful that we have 2 field trips next week. On … Continue reading

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Week of 1/22 – 26, 2018

Math Monday – Benchmark, no HW Tuesday – Practice 20-1 Wednesday – Practice 20-2 Thursday – Practice 20-4   Science Tuesday – Thursday Read/review 2NW Yellow note packet nightly. Parents should sign and date on the back cover to verify … Continue reading

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Week of 1/15 – 19, 2018

I am sending home the review packets for the Math test that is scheduled for Thursday. We have been told that no further extensions will be made for testing due to snow. This means that if we are out tomorrow … Continue reading

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Week of 1/11-12, 2018

Welcome back to school, again. We are waiting to hear how the snow days will be made up. Once they do that a new calendar will be made for our Benchmark testing. I will share as soon as I know. … Continue reading

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