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Spring 5th Grade Math and Science
Week of September 25th  
 
MATH NEWS
 This week we will move on to 1.11 (Evaluating Numerical Expressions - Order of Operations).  Students will have a MATH TEST on Wednesday over Lessons 1.6 - 1.11  Students should bring home their IMN to study. Review graded quizzes and lessons. We will also have a review session on Tuesday. On  Thursday we will move on to Chapter 2: DIVISION
 
MATH NEWS FLASH: NO MULTI-PASSES ACCEPTED FOR MATH HOMEWORK (Students need review of math concepts each day. We review the concepts and take a quiz most days. One more day doesn't help)
  
REMEMBER:
ALL STUDENTS WILL NEED TO BRING HOME THEIR IMN (Interactive Math Notebook) FOR MATH WHEN WRITTEN HOMEWORK FROM THE BOOK IS ASSIGNED.  THE IMN MUST ALSO COME BACK TO SCHOOL EACH DAY.THIS NOTEBOOK IS VERY HELPFUL FOR DOING HOMEWORK! REFER TO LESSON PAGES WHEN DOING HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS. 
 
 REFER TO THE LOOPING HOMEWORK CALENDAR FOR DAILY HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS. IT CAN CHANGE THROUGHOUT THE WEEK. STUDY ISLAND IS REQUIRED AND HIGH SCORES ARE RECORDED IN PROGRESS BOOK. STUDENTS NEED TO SCORE 80% OR HIGHER ON STUDY ISLAND SESSIONS.
 
 Use the IMN to study by reviewing lessons and graded quizzes. Here is a link to a fun game to help review math facts: 
 
Khan Academy is a very useful tool to review concepts. Here is a link to all of Khan Academy 5th grade math resources:
 
  
 Quizlet MATH vocabulary currently enabled is entitled, "Math Chapter 1 Vocabulary". Students will also have this vocabulary in their IMN.

SCIENCE NEWS  
 
Students in the  BLUE CLASS ONLY will be in science class this week. We will continue to investigate the "nature of science" and our study of Ecosystems.
 
I am planning for another outdoor science adventure for this Thursday: 9/28. Those able to volunteer will receive text message requests on Monday. There will be a SCIENCE TEST on Friday, 9/29. Students should use their ISN to study. They may also bring their text books home, however it is important that both the book and ISN return to school. 
 
SCIENCE STUDY ISLAND: Energy in Ecosystems - was due 9/22 - most students are up to date. Study Island grades are entered in Progress Book after the due dates. Here's a link to fun games to review food chains:
 
 
                        Kid's Corner Animal Diet Game 
 
Looping students also have access to Gizmos, which will help with understanding of Ecosystems. Use this link:  
 The username is igoodstudent
 The password is springrules 
 Search for food chain
Launch the Gizmo (we will be using this in blue science this week). Other food chain-related Gizmos are fun as well. Have fun!
 
Email me if you have any questions about the upcoming year. I check my email often. My email address is:  pspring@twinsburgcsd.org
 
 
 Check out a cool article about last year's loopers: 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 



 


Below are Eastern Hemisphere Map Puzzles:  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Here is a really fun website to look at aerial photos for any address in the United States over time. 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 Image result for work hard 
 
 
 
If you can't find your Looping Supply List, a link is at the bottom of the page. Can't wait to see all of you!!!
 
No need to worry if you didn't do a Funky Frog. You can do them all this year :)
 
 
               Mr.Stine: Twinsburg Naturalist Page
 
               Things to Do in Twinsburg 
 
                Wonders of the Night Sky 
 
                Geauga County Observatory Park
 
                Summit County Metro Parks 
 
               Cuyahoga Valley National Park 
 
               Cleveland Metro Parks 
 
               The Ancient Ohio Trail 
 
 
 Extra Credit Links:
 
  Helpful Links:
Why Owls Are Night Ninjas (Love this one!!)  
 
   
 
MY POLICY IS THAT STUDENTS WILL HAVE LITTLE TO NO HOMEWORK IN SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES (ONLY SPELLING CITY AND STUDY ISLAND IN SCIENCE). THEY ARE TO WORK HARD AND PLAY NICE IN MY CLASSROOM, THEREFORE DOING THEIR "STUDYING" DURING CLASS. I AM ALWAYS AVAILABLE TO HELP STUDENTS WHO NEED EXTRA REVIEW/TIME TO LEARN CONCEPTS. PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.  
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