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Patty Spring


Spring 5th Grade Math and Science
Week of May 14 - 18, 2018
Looping's First Annual Worm Charming Competition - This Week!
Watch this video to get an idea of how it's done. 
We have written letters to Blackswton, England home of an annual worm charming competition in May. One of their cards incorrectly identified a year's passing as "rotation" of the Earth. Our 5th graders sent letters politely encouraging the company to correct the card, using "revolution of Earth around the Sun" instead. Our own worm charming competition will be THURSDAY at 8 am in front of Dodge. Mrs. Spring will be asking for parent volunteer help in judging (counting) worms. 

Math News  
Please use this link for our graphing computer project: Create a Graph
  • We will be working on a number of projects in class to reinforce concepts taught throughout the year and to help us to prepare for 6th grade math. 
  • This week will be specifically working on 6th grade math ideas. 
  • Science News 
    •  There are a number of students who need to turn in their ISN to be graded for 4th quarter. Students who haven't turned them in currently have a zero in Progress Book. 
    • Challenge Science is available on Google Classroom for students interested in learning more about science topics. Extra credit in science will be available using Challenge Science for the remainder of looping (5th and 6th grade).
    •              The class code is 2ra8yn 
    • All of the information about Challenge Science is written on the Google Classroom page. Please read the directions carefully. Students must turn in 2 documents via Google Classroom for each extra credit assignment. Poor work will not be accepted for extra credit. Two submissions are allowed each quarter. Each excellent submission will be entered as a 100% quiz grade in Progress Book. 
    Looping students also have access to Gizmos, an outstanding interactive website where students can reach a deeper understanding of 5th Grade Science topics.
    Use this link:
    The username is igoodstudent
    The password is springrules  
    Search for "physical science grades 3-5; waves,light and sound"        
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