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Teacher Leah Pinciak - Fifth Grade  (Send e-mail)

"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." ~Aristotle

**FIELD DAY ordering can only be completed through Rev Trak thru May 3rd, please see downloads for more information.

*Please return Hickory Creek PE uniform forms by May 1st.

S.T.E.M.
What is it? It is an acronym that refers to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Learning is collaborative and project-based. Our students will be given the opportunity to attend this class on a weekly basis with Mrs. Jozaitis as their instructor. The following fifth grade projects are planned for this school year:

Quarter 1: Mousetrap
Quarter 2: Sky Eagle
Quarter 3: Tetrix Robotics
Quarter 4: Water Rockets

Week of May 1:

Curriculum Overview:

ELA: Throughout the 4th quarter we will read various text with the theme of Children's Rights. Students will read the text "Counting On Grace" along with a variety of other literature and informational texts. We will discuss these texts with these Essential Questions:
*What rights should children have?
*What role do cultural and economic factors play in the rights of all workers?
*Why has child labor been a sustained practice throughout history?

MATH: COORDINATE PLANE AND ORDERED PAIRS
I CAN…Identify points on a coordinate plane as ordered pairs.
I CAN…Plot ordered pairs on a coordinate plane
I CAN…determine the distance between two points on a coordinate plane
I CAN…Represent real world and mathematical problems by graphing points in the first quadrant of the coordinate plane, and interpret coordinate values of points in the context of the situation.
I CAN…Use a rule to create two numerical patterns, graph the ordered pairs, and identify the relationship between the corresponding terms.


SOCIAL STUDIES: Colonial Market - More information on this exciting project will be forthcoming

WORDS THEIR WAY-
Syllables and Affixes: Sort 25 Assessment Friday
Derivational Relations 1: Sort 13
Derivational Relations 2: Sort 21 WRITING: Memoir Writing

SCIENCE: Ecosystems
 
 

This week in class

Monday
I Day
Art
Pe
READING: Read for 20 minutes

Tuesday
G Day
PE
STEM
READING: Read for 20 minutes

Wednesday
E Day
Library
PE
READING: Read for 20 minutes

Thursday
R Day
PE
READING: Read for 20 minutes

Friday
T Day
Band/Music/Orchestra
PE

 
 

Important Dates

5/2/2017
Foundation Hot Lunch

5/5/2017
Smoothie Day

5/9/2017
Athletics Booster Hot Lunch

5/16/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

5/17/2017
Isle a la Cache Field trip

5/18/2017
Step-Up Day at Hickory Creek

5/18/2017
Step-Up Day at Hickory Creek

5/23/2017
Foundation Hot Lunch

5/26/2017
School Improvenment Day-Noon Dismissal

5/29/2017
Memorial Day-No School

5/30/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

6/6/2017
Last Day of School-Noon Dismissal

 
 

Downloads List

Around the World Event [3/1/2017]
Field Day T-shirt Ordering [4/7/2017]

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