Math and Science

Math and Science

Sunday, February 11, 2018

OPA 2017-18 Week#24 Feb. 12-16

"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." ~ Charles M. Schulz



Dear Parents and Students,

Unfortunately Nordic Valley had to CANCEL our  5th and 6th grade ski trip, that was scheduled on Thursday, Feb 22nd due to NO SNOW.

We will celebrate Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, Feb.14.  NO SODA, OR CANDY IS ALLOWED. A list of each student's name in our class was sent home last week. If your child is planning to bring a gift, please include everyone in our class.  If your child would like to participate in the “Clandestine Valentine” gift exchange, he/she may bring in a $1.00 wrapped gift for the drawing.  Only those students who bring in a gift will be able to participate.  Thank you for your generosity to our class.

Please review appropriate classroom behaviors with your child at home.  E.I.​ ​(expectation intervention...was previously referred to as detentions.)- After a student has been given
adequate warnings, a phone call home, and opportunities to correct their behavior.  Parents are asked to discuss the problem with their child and take whatever measures necessary to correct the behavior. If the behavior persists after 3 phone calls home, students will be given an E.I. which can be served from 3:05 until 3:45 p.m. on Thursdays with Ms. Chiang.  Intervention time will be spent practicing the four expectations, so as to prevent future infractions. Students who serve E.I.s will not be able to participate in the following month’s Aguilas activity.


Parent Teacher Conferences 

Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences are this Thursday, February 15, from 1:10 pm to 7:00 pm and Friday, February 16, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Ms. Chiang and Mrs. Lomeli will both be in  room #222.  You will only need to sign up for one time slot and you will see both teachers during that time.  If you still haven't sign up yet, you may sign up for Parent Teacher Conferences by clicking on the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4baeab22a7fd0-chiang   Please let either Ms. Chiang or Mrs. Lomeli know if you have any questions or concerns.


Math

This week, we will learn how to find a reciprocal and divide fractions.

MULTIPLICATION Facts 6,7,8,9,12 Quizlet link:  https://quizlet.com/_2lbmqa

FRACTION Vocabulary Quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/2123898/fraction-vocabulary-flash-cards/

Science

We are learning what a trait is and why we have selective breeding.

Heredity Week#2 Vocabulary Words
















Below are the links for Heredity concept cards and vocabulary words:

Heredity Concept Cards: https://quizlet.com/_32xh8s

Heredity Vocabulary Words: https://quizlet.com/_32xeyh


https://www.ixl.com/science/grade-5/match-offspring-to-parents-using-inherited-traits


Reminders

Feb. 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 1/2 day for students, Dismissal @12:45
Feb. 16 Parent Teacher Conferences
Feb. 27 Science Fair Grades 4-6













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