“Treat a child as he is, and he will remain as he is.  Treat a child as he could be, and he will become what he should be.”  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome back! I hope you all had opportunities to “Sharpen the Saw,” and have enjoyed the nice weather. Self-renewal is important, because we all need to recharge our mind, body,and soul.

This year, Sage Testing for Math and Science is scheduled for April 24th, 25th and May 1st and 2nd. Please have those dates on the calendar to minimize any tardies and absences on those dates. Students are strongly encouraged to bring their own headphones during those testing dates. Thank you.

Please continue to check Aspire Gradebook weekly, and as regularly as possible with your child, to teach them to be responsible and to take ownership of their learning.

The ASPIRE website is:  http://ogdenprep.usoe-dcs.org/Login/ 
Login Information:Username: Student ID
Password:  Eagle + Student ID

Math

This week, we will learn and practice finding areas and perimeters of polygons, with decimals and fractions numbers.

We use Prodigy to practice Math skills and concepts that we learned in class. Please include Prodigy in your child’s daily Math homework routine for 20 minutes. Every student has an account and the password is Eagles. For Prodigy, Go to: https://www.prodigygame.com/

This week’s Prodigy is about the following concepts:

  • Perimeter word problems
  • Area word problems
  • Perimeter of rectangles (metric) 
  • Compare sides and vertices of 2D shapes
  • Compare sides, vertices, interior angles, and right angles of 2D shapes
  • Similar and congruent 2D shapes
  • Area of rectangles with fraction side lengths
  • Volume of 3D shapes
  • Volume of 3D shapes without images
  • Volume of rectangular prisms (imperial) – multiple choice

Science

We will finish the heredity unit this week and begin reviewing five science units: Earth’s Crust, Matter, Magnetism, Electricity, and Heredity. Please practice vocabulary words and concepts cards at home. Below are the links for concept cards and vocabulary words for each unit:


Earth’s Crust Concept Cards
https://quizlet.com/154980132/chiang-earths-crust-unit-concept-cards-flash-cards/

Vocabulary Words: https://quizlet.com/154951722/opa-chiang-earth-crust-unit-flash-cards/alphabetical

Matter Concept cards: https://quizlet.com/_2ky517
Matter Vocabulary Words: https://quizlet.com/_2kwlwu

Electricity concept cards: https://quizlet.com/_2uhod6
Electricity vocabulary words: https://quizlet.com/_2ugxjo

Magnetism concept cards: https://quizlet.com/_2q1dmy
Magnetism Vocabulary words: https://quizlet.com/_2q0xuy

Heredity Concept Cards: https://quizlet.com/_32xh8s
Heredity Vocabulary Words: https://quizlet.com/_32xeyh

Reminders:

March 31- Aguilas of Excellence @ 2:00
April 3-7- No School. Spring Break:)
April 10- School Resumes
April 24 (Monday)- Environmental Center Field Trip 5th Grade (Banta/Parrish’s Class)
April 26 (Wednesday)- Environmental Center Field Trip 5th Grade (Chiang/Lomeli’s Class)

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