Subject: General

END OF FIRST QUARTER

The first quarter for this school year ends on Friday, Oct. 26th.  Please remind your fifth grader to turn in any missing work due to absences.  Also, students with late homework assignments should show teachers any missing work that is still eligible for partial credit.  

Call for room parents!

5th grade is currently in need 2 room parents for Mr. Kimble’s class and 1 for Ms. Buri’s and Ms. McLarn’s/Mr. Weninger’s classes. If you are interested in helping out, you can sign up at Raptor Volunteer Portal. Thanks for considering!

Quarter 1 Science Exam – Thursday, October 25th

The Quarter 1 science exam will be on Thursday, October 25th. This will cover the Methods of Science chapter – Chapter 2. Students may use their science binder to review and study for the test. 

Spelling: Lesson 8

  1. ENSURE
  2. INFORMATION
  3. EXPLORATION
  4. ASHAMED
  5. PARTIAL
  6. NOURISH
  7. SOCIAL
  8. BROCHURE
  9. INVENTION
  10. ASSURE
  11. FACIAL
  12. CONVENTION
  13. OFFICIAL
  14. MACHINERY
  15. PARACHUTE
  16. NEGOTIATE
  17. ACCOMPLISH
  18. POTENTIAL
  19. APPRECIATE
  20. QUOTIENT

Chapter 2 Science Study Guide

Chapter 2 Test Study Guide

Wednesday, October 17

Vocabulary (matching)—asteroid, Big Bang, clusters, comet, dwarf planet, equinox, galaxy, light-year, meteor, Milky Way, planet, revolution, rotation, solstice, star, waning, waxing

Eclipses—be able to draw the location of the Sun, Earth and the Moon for both solar and lunar eclipses—describe what an eclipse is and how these 2 types are similar

Compare/Contrast planets (inner/outer) and the Earth to other objects/planets in the solar system

Describe motions of the earth (revolution and rotation)—what each does and how long each takes

Based on the position of the Earth, determine the season experienced by the northern and southern hemispheres

Describe the structure/organization of the universe

Chapter 2 Science Test

The chapter 2 science test will be Wednesday, October 17th. Chapter 2 teaches about Earth in space. We learn about The Sun-Earth-Moon system, the solar system, stars, galaxies, and the universe. I will send home the review prior to the test and we will review in class on Tuesday, Oct. 16th. 

First Quarter History Exam

Fifth graders will take the exam for the first quarter on Wednesday, Oct. 17th.  It is a cumulative test that covers all material studied in history class this year.  Students should review their notes, answers to homework questions, and vocabulary lists.  All students will take home their history binders today, so that they can begin preparing for the exam.

Lesson 7

  1. PURPOSE
  2. COMPOSURE
  3. DISEASES
  4. CASUAL
  5. SEASONAL
  6. RESEMBLE
  7. MEASURING
  8. HUSBAND
  9. POSITION
  10. VISUAL
  11. TROUSERS
  12. INSTRUMENTS
  13. DESIRABLE
  14. INSTRUCTOR
  15. LEISURELY
  16. DESERVING
  17. GYMNASIUM
  18. VERSION
  19. TREASURY
  20. USUALLY

Chapter 1 Science Test – Study Guide

Chapter 1 Test Study Guide

Friday, October 5

 

Vocabulary—matching (types of maps, latitude, longitude, scale, time zone, slope, legend, etc)

Using a map—what type of projection (conical vs. cylindrical and distortions of each), locating points using latitude/longitude, give coordinates of points, using scale to determine distance, comparing views (profile vs. map)

Topographic Maps—create a profile, interpret contour lines

Lesson 5

  1.  DOUBT
  2.  KNICKERS
  3.  TOMBSTONE
  4.  LIGHTNING
  5.  DEBT
  6.  SOFTENER
  7.  ALMIGHTY
  8.  SOLEMN
  9.  FASTEN
  10.  WHISTLING
  11.  CASTLES
  12.  COLUMN
  13.  HYMNS
  14.  EYESIGHT
  15.  LISTENING
  16.  PLUMBER
  17.  PLAYWRIGHT
  18.  CONDEMN
  19.  MOISTEN
  20.  CRUMBS