“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” ~ Chinese Proverb 


Dear Parents,

Thank you for coming to the Parent Teacher Conference. I have been enjoying working with your child. Time flies! The new quarter begins this week. This year, students are able to practice Sage online to get familiar with testing procedures and types of questions in Math and Science. We will begin Sage ONLINE Practice this quarter. Students are encouraged to bring their own headphone, if they have one on the testing date. Below are the scheduled dates for testing.

Science
October 11, 12 Earth’s Crust Form B (Post test)-16 questions
October 17  Matter Form A (Pretest)-17 questions
Novermber 17Matter Form B (Post test)-17 questions
January 5 Magnetism Form A (Pretest)-13 questions  and Electricity Form A (Pretest)-14 questions
February 2 Magnetism Form B (Post test)-13 questions
March 9 Electricity Form B (Post test)-14 questions
March 13 Heredity Form A (Pretest)-13 questions
April 12 Heredity Form B (Post test)-13 questions

Math
December 6 Place Value System Form B (Post test)-10 questions
December 12 Operations and Algebraic Thinking Form A (Pretest)-12 questions
January 4 Fractions Form A (Pretest)-12 questions
January 26 Algebraic thinking Form B(Post test)-11 questions
February 22 Fractions Form B (Post test)-12 questions
March 15 Geometry Form A (Pretest)-9 questions
March 29 Geometry Form B (Post test) -9 questions


Math
This week, we will work on multiplying multi-digits whole numbers and decimal numbers. We will practice math word problem strategies. Please continue to practice multipication facts with your child at home. You can check out 5th grade Math Resources, or go to: https://quizlet.com/_2lbmqa

This week, Prodigy will write a decimal from a number line, place decimal point on number line, and multiplication patterns of multiples of 10.  We use Prodigy to practice math skills and concepts that we learned in math class. Please include 20 minutes Prodigy Math games in your child’s daily math homework routine.



Science
This week, we will learn what matter is made of and how the states of matter happen. Donations are graciously accepted for our science experiments. If interested in donating supplies, we need the following items for our science experiment: 8 bottles of Elmer’s glue, color plastic cups, and food coloring. (Primary colors: red, green, blue, orange, yellow, purple).

This week’s science vocabulary words: (Matter LINCs Week#1)


Please practice 18 Matter vocabulary words daily with your child. Students really enjoy playing quizlet in class.  Please allow your child to practice on quizlet if Internet is available at home. Studying or practicing science vocabulary words should be included in your child’s daily Science homework routine.

Below are the links for the concept cards and vocabulary words for Matter unit.

Concept cards- https://quizlet.com/_2ky517
Vocabulary cards- https://quizlet.com/_2kwlwu

Thank you so much for your support at home!

REMINDERS
Oct. 22 @ 10:00 a.m. Fun Run 5 K ( see the flyer below for more details)





Oct. 24-28 Red Ribbon Week (Please see the flyer below for more details.)


 



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