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 What Are We Working On In Class?

Friday, September 29, 2023
Math: Finally! We are starting our review of multiplying mixed numbers!
Science: We started our Matter unit with a Bill Nye video and notes.
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Math: Students finished their Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers test. Then they worked in Study Island on their Multiplying and Dividing Fractions assignments.
Science: Students finished their Atoms and the Periodic Table test. They worked on/finished their Atomic Math Challenge and then finished their Study Island States of Matter assignment.
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Math: Students took their Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers test (12 questions). Then they worked in Study Island on their Multiplying Fractions assignments.
Science: Students took their Atoms and the Periodic Table test. They worked on/finished their Atomic Math Challenge and then started their Study Island States of Matter assignment.
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Math: Last day to finish up our 5th grade review of subtracting mixed numbers.
Science: Gimkit review  test tomorrow on atoms and the periodic table! Atomic Math Challenge  Using the Periodic Table to determine information about elements.
Monday, September 25, 2023
Math: Working on 5th grade review of subtracting mixed numbers.
Science: Atomic Math Challenge  Using the Periodic Table to determine information about elements.
Friday, September 22, 2023
Math: Gimkit review games  overall math operations and intro to integer operations!
Science: Interactive Periodic Table and Gimkit review for atoms and elements.
Thursday, September 21 2023
Math: 6B1 subtracting mixed numbers. 6B2 subtracting fractions.
Science: Playing with the Periodic Table.
Wednesday, September 20 2023
Math: 6B1 moving on to subtracting fractions. 6B2 continuing with adding fractions.
Science: Continuing learning about atoms and the Periodic Table. Did you know that the atomic number of an element also tells you the number of protons and electrons that element has?
Tuesday, September 19 2023
Math: Practicing our adding fractions and mixed numbers skills!
Science: Learning more about atoms and the Periodic Table.
Monday, September 18 2023
Math: Students graphed their STAR Math Benchmark Diagnostic rests, then we continued with notes on fraction operations (adding and subtracting).
Science: Finished up the Bill Nye movie notes.
Friday, September 15, 2023
Math: Back to core instruction, we started review notes on fraction operations (adding and subtracting).
Science: Started our study of atoms and elements with a Bill Nye movie and notes.
Thursday, September 14, 2023
Math: Students finished up their Into Math Growth Measure assessment, STAR Math benchmark, or worked in Study Island  Math; dividing fractions assignment
Science: No science today  time spent ensuring all present students completed all benchmarks/assessments.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Math: Converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions.
Science: Last day to finish up their Drops on a Penny lab.
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Math: Online Growth Measure Assessment for our new curriculum, Into Math. Several students have been absent the last few school days so many still needed to take their STAR Math benchmarks.
Science: Several students have been absent for the last few school days, so lots of makeups today. Scientific Method test, finish up Study Island assignment on atoms and elements.
Monday, September 11, 2023
Math: We finished up multiples and started our review of converting mixed numbers and improper fractions.
Science: Scientific Method test! Started a Study Island assignment on atoms and elements.
Friday, September 8, 2023
Math: Multiples! How are they different from factors?
Science: Drops on a Penny Lab! And, Gimkit review for their Scientific Method test on Monday.
Thursday, September 7, 2023
Math: STAR Math benchmark today for those who were absent yesterday or didn't finish. The other students got to practice their math skills with Prodigy or Cool Math games!
Science: Finished up our Sponge Bob scenarios and got to play a Gimkit Scientific Method review game. Test on Monday!
Wednesday, September 6, 2023  Chocolate Fund Raiser Pep Rally today!
Math: STAR Math benchmark today
Science: Scientific Method cut and paste vocabulary and Sponge Bob scenarios!
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Math: Continuing learning about prime and composite numbers and how to do prime factorization.
Science: Independent vs. dependent variables  which is which?
Friday, September 1, 2023
Math: Started learning about prime and composite numbers and how to find them using the Sieve of Erathosthene.
Science: Scientific Method flow chart.
Thursday, August 31, 2023
Math: Selfchecking factor puzzle.
Science: Science Safety test! Started Scientific Method.
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Math: Using divisibility rules to determine factors of a number.
Science: Last day of science safety, contracts being brought home, test tomorrow!
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Math: Notes on divisibility rules, filled out multiplication table chart and started reviewing factors. Lots of good work today!
Science: Started our science safety unit. We will be doing labs throughout the year so we need to follow good practices while performing experiments! Students came up with lab safety rules and created posters.
Monday, August 28, 2023
Math & Science: We reviewed classroom and school procedures, got lockers set up, went over fire drill and lockdown information; set up binders; and learned a bit about each other. It was an awesome day!