Author Archives: Tamara Yohe

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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Week of 1/2-5

Welcome back. We will be working on the new area of 5.6, Multiplying fractions by whole numbers. For example, 4 x 1/2 = 2. All whole numbers will be divisible by the denominators. This will result in a whole number … Continue reading

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Week of 12/18-20

We are watching a holiday movie and comparing it with the book we read on Friday. I would like to have juice boxes and popcorn for them as they watch. I will also bag up any wrapped treats to send … Continue reading

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Week of 12/11-15

Math Monday – Practice 10-5 Tuesday – Practice 10-6 Wednesday – Fraction WS Thursday – 1/4 WS fraction word problems Review Science nightly from Yellow packet Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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Week of 12/11 – 15

There are still a few Federal Forms (pink cardstock)  that are missing. Please try to get these in as we are reaching the due date soon. Math  Monday – None, Field trip Tuesday – Practice 9-7 Wednesday – 5.6 part 2 … Continue reading

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Week of 11/27-12/1

Please remember to return the pink Impact Aid forms and permission slips for our field trip to VA&SC.  Math – Monday – 1/2 WS (all) Tuesday – Text p.241 (13-21), Test on Wednesday 5.2 Order Decimals and fractions Wednesday – … Continue reading

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HW for 11/27-12/1

We will be going to the Virginia Air and Space Center on Monday, December 4th. We are sending home permission slips today. Please return them no later than Wednesday, November 22nd. Students will once again need a bagged lunch that … Continue reading

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Week of 11/13-17

Don’t forget this is United Way week – Tuesday is jersey day, Wednesday is crazy hat day, and Thursday is crazy hair day and the dance. Friday is Spirit day. It costs $3 for the week to participate in any … Continue reading

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Matter projects – Due 11/21

Science project guidelines were given out yesterday. It is in the format of a tic-tac-toe board. Students must do 3 different mini projects involving Matter. They do not need to be in a row. All 3 projects are due on … Continue reading

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Week of 10/30 – 11/3

We have our 1NW Science Benchmark on Friday. It will cover 4th and 5th grade Scientific Method (4.1, 5.1), 5.2 Sound, 5.3 Light, 4.7 Solar System, and 4.8 Earth and Moon. All notes in 1NW yellow packet will be covered … Continue reading

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