Math and Science

Math and Science

Monday, April 24, 2017

Weekly Update (April 24-28)

“Anything is possible.  Anything can be.” ~ Shel Silverstein

Dear Parents and Students,

Fifth grade students will take Sage tests this week beginning on April 24th through May 5th. Science Sage Tests will be given on April 24th and 25th and students will take Math Sage Tests May 1st and 2nd.
Please have those dates on the calendar to minimize being tardy, or/and absent on those dates. Students are strongly encouraged to bring their own headphones for testing dates. Thank you for encouraging your child to do his/her best, to finish our last quarter strong!

Please make sure that your child:
  •  Goes to bed early and is well rested
  •  Eats a good breakfast.
  •  Packs a healthy snack/and water.
  •  Has a positive, “I can-do-anything” attitude!
  •  Comes prepared to do his/her best!his/her best!
  •  Arrives to school on time.
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
We will review math concepts and practice math skills in class this week. Students will have math Sage next week.

Science

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

4/24-25 Science Sage Testing with Ms. Chiang
4/26 -Field Trip Environmental Center (Chiang/Lomeli)
4/27-28 -ELA SAGE Testing with Mrs. Lomeli
5/1-2 Math Sage Testing with Ms. Chiang
5/3-4 - Writing SAGE Testing with Mrs. Lomeli
5/5 Aguilas of Excellence, Early dismissal @12:45, $1 Dress Day
5/8-12 SAGE TESTING MAKE-UP WEEK
5/16 Library closed to all students.
5/17 Lagoon Day
5/18 5th Grade Maturation @1:45
5/19 Locker Clean Up Day (Please make sure all of items from your locker are taken home by today, the lock will be collected.
5/23- Full School Day, Yearbook Distributing and Signing & Awards Assembly
5/24 -Last Day of School, Field Day @ Lorin Park, Meet at park 8 a.m.,  pick up at park @12:30 pm.
5/25 FIRST DAY OF SUMMER VACATION!  Enjoy!  



Monday, April 17, 2017

Weekly update (April 17-21)

"Leaders Never Stop Learning" ~ Christine Caine

Dear Parents and Students,

Fifth grade students will take Sage tests next week beginning on April 24th through May 5th. The Math and Science Sage Tests will be given on April 24th and 25th, and May 1st and 2nd. We will take Science Sage on Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th.

During the testing weeks, please make sure that your child:
  •  Goes to bed early and is well rested
  •  Eats a good breakfast.
  •  Packs a healthy snack/and water.
  •  Has a positive, “I can-do-anything” attitude!
  •  Comes prepared to do his/her best!
  •  Arrives at school on time.
Math
We will learn about graphing, Coordinate Plane System, and Measurement. 

Science
We will take Science Sage on Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th. Below are the links for concept cards and vocabulary words for each unit. Please practice and study vocabulary words and concept cards at home with your child.

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:
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). Please return the permission slip to your child's homeroom teacher with $3 dollars by Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Thank you. 






Monday, April 10, 2017

Weekly Update April 10-14



"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." ~Colin Powell


Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome Back! I hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing Spring Break. Sage Testing is approaching. Fifth grade students will take Sage Tests beginning on April 24th, through May 5th. The Math and Science Sage Tests will be given on April 24th and 25th, and May 1st and 2nd. Please have those dates on the calendar to minimize being tardy, or and absent on those dates. Students are strongly encouraged to bring their own headphones for testing dates. Thank you for encouraging your child to do his/her best, to finish our last quarter strong!

During the weeks of testing, please make sure that your child:
  •  Goes to bed early and is well rested
  •  Eats a good breakfast.
  •  Packs a healthy snack/and water.
  •  Has a positive, “I can-do-anything” attitude!
  •  Comes prepared to do his/her best!
  •  Arrives at school on time.
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 about Measurement in the Metric System and Customary System. We will also learn abut the Coordinate System.

Math Learning Objectives for this week: 
I can identify the x-and y-axis.
I can locate the coordinate system
I can identify coordinates of a point or coordinate system.
I can convert measurement systems both in Metric & Customary System.

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:
  • Volume of 3D shapes
  • Volume of 3D shapes without images
  • Volume of rectangular prisms (imperial) - multiple choice

Science

We will continue to review science vocabulary words and concepts in class this week. 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:

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)


Monday, March 27, 2017

Weekly Update March 27-31

“Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.” 

~ Oliver Goldsmith


Dear Parents and Students,

This Friday, March 31st, is Aguilas of Excellence, at 2 p.m. It is a full day. There is no school next week, as school will be closed for Spring Break from April 3 to 7,  and resumes on April 10. Enjoy your time with your family, and friends, and be safe!

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 volume. 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/

Science
We are reviewing science vocabulary words and concepts in class this week. 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)

Monday, March 20, 2017

Weekly Update March 20-24


"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)

Monday, March 13, 2017

Weekly Update March 13-17


"Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you'll get to where God wants you to be." ~Joel Osteen

Dear Parents and Students,

Quarter 4 begins this Monday, so let today be a new beginning.  It is never too late to practice a good habit.  Be proactive and put first thing first! Please check Aspire Gradebook weekly, and as regularly as possible with your child, to teach them to be responsible and 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

We are starting the Geometry and Measurement Unit. We have discussed polygons and non-polygon concepts and reviewed basic Geometry vocabulary words. Below is an example of LINES vocabulary words project that we did in class last week.



Class Notes from last week if you were absent:




      

This week, we will discuss quadrilateral property and classify 2-dimensional shapes into categorizes based on their properties in Math class.

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 2D & 3D shapes concepts:
  • 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 are on week #4 for Heredity unit. This week we will learn about animals and adaptations, and review heredity concepts and vocabulary.

Below are the links for concept cards and vocabulary words:
Heredity Concept Cards: https://quizlet.com/_32xh8s
Heredity Vocabulary Words: https://quizlet.com/_32xeyh

Reminders:
March 13- Fourth Quarter Begins
March 16 -Minimum Day; Professional Development; 12:45 Dismissal; Class Act Assembly
March 17-No School for Students. Professional Development for Teachers.
March 31- Aguilas of Excellence @ 2:00
April 3-7- No School. Spring Break
April 10- School Resumes

Monday, March 6, 2017

Weekly Update March 6-10


"I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." ~ Jimmy Dean

Dear Parents and Students,

The third quarter ends this Friday, March 10.  Please make sure all missing assignments and retake quizzes are completed and turned in by this Friday.  It is important to check Aspire Gradebook weekly, or as regularly as possible with your child, to teach them to be responsible and to take ownership of their learning.  Thank you for working with your child on homework.

Students' Grades
Go To: Aspire and check for missing assignments, etc.
The ASPIRE website is:  http://ogdenprep.usoe-dcs.org/Login/ 

Login Information:Username: Student ID
Password:  Eagle + Student ID


Thank you so much for your generous donations for our edible DNA model activity last week. Students had fun learning with marshmallows and licorice about four types of chemicals based in DNA: Adenine, Thymine, Guanine, Cytosine. See pictures below:



Math 

This week, we will review and practice skills on adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions. 

Below is the link that we use in class to practice Fraction Word Problems.  Please allow your child to practice online at home as well. Thinking Blocks is a free App for tablet/iPad with various math skills to practice, but it is also available online on computers.  For Thinking Blocks Fractions, please go to:http://www.mathplayground.com/tb_fractions/thinking_blocks_fractions.html

We also 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.

This week's Prodigy is on Dividing fractions concepts:

  • Divide a whole number by a unit fraction
  • Write the equation for divide a whole number by a unit fraction
  • Write the equation for dividing a unit fraction by a whole number
  • Divide a unit fraction by whole number word problems
  • Divide a whole number by a unit fraction word problem
  • Whole numbers divided by a missing unit fraction
  • Missing unit fraction divided by a whole number
  • Divide unit fractions by a whole number 

For Prodigy, Go to: https://www.prodigygame.com/

Science

We are on our week#3 for Heredity unit. This week we will learn about certain life cycles, environments, and behaviors of living things.  Students have weekly Science Vocabulary word quizzes on Fridays. Please continue practicing vocabulary words at home. This week we are on Heredity Week#3 vocabulary words.

Heredity Week#3 Vocabulary Words
















Below are the links for concept cards and vocabulary words:
Heredity Concept Cards: https://quizlet.com/_32xh8s
Heredity Vocabulary Words: https://quizlet.com/_32xeyh


Reminders
Quarter 3 ends March 10
Quarter 4 begins March 13