Author Archives: Tamara Yohe

Last week of school

Monday and Tuesday – Students will finish any make up or retests for the state. Wednesday – We will have our grade level picnic. Students should bring a picnic lunch/beverage and a blanket or towel to sit on. We will … Continue reading

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Week of 5/30 – 6/2

Math State SOL Test is Thursday, June 1st. Homework for Monday and Tuesday night will be review worksheets. Please have them complete all questions showing work for each. End-of-Year Ceremony Dates Early Start Completion Ceremony: Wednesday, June 14th @ 10:00 … Continue reading

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Week of 5/22 – 26

State Science Test will be Wednesday. It will include all curriculum from Science Review packets 1-4. They contain all units taught in 4th and 5th grade.  Monday – Complete Weather sort Tuesday – Grid #10, Study all 4-9 weeks packets … Continue reading

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Week of 5/15-19

We are having our Reading SOL test part 1 and 2 on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Please be prepared with a good night’s sleep and a positive attitude. Use all strategies you have been taught. Math – Students … Continue reading

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Week of 5/8-12

The following SOLs have been assigned in the yellow packet: 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9/5.16, and 5.12/5.14, 5.13. Students should be working on these at school. Several were asked to take home as they were falling behind. … Continue reading

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State Testing dates for 5th grade

Reading – May 17th and 18th Science – May 24th June 1st – Math

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Week of 5/1 – 5

Select students were given forms for summer school. These are due tomorrow. Anyone who has not returned the form by tomorrow with be dropped from the list and a new students will be give the opportunity to go. Math – We … Continue reading

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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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