Math and Science

Math and Science

Sunday, September 10, 2017

OPA2017-18 Week#4 Sept.11-15

"Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try."

Gail Devers 

Parents & Students, here is our upcoming week at a glance.  Let's make it a great week!

ASPIRE 


  • Math and Science Grades are posted and updated WEEKLY on Aspire. Remember to check the Aspire Gradebook online weekly at home, and as regularly as possible with your child. 


  • Students should turn in any missing, or Zero assignments within one week to improve their grades. 

  • If a student needs more time for class work, he or she can take it home to complete it as homework. The assignment needs to be turned in the next day. 


  • Students also have opportunities to retake exams and quizzes to improve their grade. Remember, responsibility is one of our school-wide goals this year along with "Be Respectful, Be Prepared, and Be Safe."


ASPIRE website is: http://ogdenprep.usoe-dcs.org/Login/
Login Information:Username: Student ID
Password:  Eagles+School ID (Example: Eagles43653449)

Math

This week, students will learn how to compare decimals, rounding decimals and adding and subtracting decimal numbers.

This quarter we are focusing on Multiplication Facts 0-12 for  ALL 5th grade's Wildly Important Goals (WIGS).  Our goals is 80% of 5th Graders will achieve 80% of accuracy of their multiplication Facts.Students took multiplication facts last week. Students will have multiplication fact quizzes on 3 and 4 this week. Please practice with your child at home and help them to reach their goals. We will make Fortune Tellers to practice Multiplication 0-12.  Students can practice on multiplication.com or Math Drill App. (Please see the link, "5th grade Math Resources," on my blog.)

Below is the schedule for assessments:
5th Grade Goal:
80% of 5th Graders will achieve 80% accuracy of their Multiplication Table 0-12.
Wk #1: assess 0,1,2
Wk #2: assess 3,4
Wk #3: assess 5,6,7
Wk #4: assess 8,9,10
Wk #5: assess 11, 12
Wk #6: assess 0-12 (mixed up)

We use Prodigy to practice math skills and concepts that we learned in math class. Please include Prodigy Math game in math homework routine daily.
Go to: https://www.prodigygame.com/
User Name: every student has his/her own login name that was created in class
Password: Eagles

Science

We will continue to learn about the differences between erosion, deposition, and weathering. Students have science vocabulary quizzes weekly on Fridays.We are on our week# 2 on Earth's Crust Unit.

Earth's Crust Week#2  LINCS Table (Vocabulary Words)
  1. glacier: a mass of ice moving very slowly and formed from snow falling and accumulating (building up) over the years
  2. formation: the structure or arrangement of something
  3. century: one hundred years
  4. earthquake: a sudden movement of the Earth’s crust; caused by a release of energy in the crust
  5.  seismograph: an instrument that measures and records details of earthquakes, such as force and duration

Quizlet 



Click the link below to practice Earth's Crust Unit: 24 Vocabulary Words on Quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/154951722/opa-chiang-earth-crust-unit-flash-cards/alphabetical

Click the link below to practice  Earth's Crust Concept Cards on Quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/154980132/chiang-earths-crust-unit-concept-cards-flash-cards/


Reminders: 

9/19 Picture Day
9/21 Minimum Day-Jr. High PTC
9/22 No School-Jr. High PTC
9/29 Annual OPAPO Carnival @4:00-7:00 pm


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