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Teacher Karen Graf - Fifth Grade  (Send e-mail)

Welcome to the Fourth Quarter

***Reading Logs-Please remind your child that they need to read 80 minutes per week, and have their reading log signed & returned every Monday. Thank you!

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 30, 2017
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: TOPIC 8
5.G.A.1
I CAN…Plot ordered pairs on a coordinate plane
I I CAN…Identify points on a coordinate plane as ordered pairs.
CAN…determine the distance between two points on a coordinate plane
5.G.A.2
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: Early Colonial Settlements

SCIENCE: ecosystems




 
 

This week in class

Monday
Memorial Day

Tuesday
T-Day

Wednesday
I Day
Colonial Market

Thursday
G-Day
Tug a War



Friday
Field Day


 
 

Important Dates

5/25/2017
All colonial Market products due

5/29/2017
No School Memorial Day

5/30/2017
dioramas due

5/31/2017
Colonial Market

6/2/2017
Field Day

6/6/2017
Last Day

 
 

Downloads List

5 Essentials Directions.pdf [11/21/2016]
5 Essentials FAQ.pdf [11/21/2016]
CHELSEA FIELD DAY_order info_t_shirt and lunch.pdf [4/7/2017]
Grade 5 OA 3.3 Parent Re-Teaching Activities.docx [1/21/2016]
I Cans 2nd Quarter [10/23/2014]
parent reinforcement sheet Unit 3.2 Parent Sheet.docx [1/28/2016]
Rev-Trak Order Sign_Promotion.pdf [4/7/2016]
State of the District Flyer.pdf [1/24/2017]
WTW parent letter.doc [11/19/2013]

 
 

Cool Links

Adding Mixed Numbers Model
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Dividing using area model:
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Dividing with base ten blocks:
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Fractured Fairy Tales
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Modeling Adding Fractions Video
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Modeling Subtracting Fractions Video
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Multiplying using area model
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