NO END OF GRADE MILESTONE TESTING THIS WEEK.
We are reviewing all standards and preparing for the End Of Grade Milestone Test on April 22nd – 23rd.
We are working on our poetry unit.
We are learning about the Civil Rights Movement.
SS5H6 Describe the importance of key people, events, and developments between 1950- 1975.
- Analyze the effects of Jim Crow laws and practices.
- Explain the key events and people of the Civil Rights movement: Brown v. Board of Education (1954), Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act, and civil rights activities of Thurgood Marshall, Lyndon B. Johnson, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King, Jr. c. Describe the impact on American society of the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr. d. Discuss the significance of the technologies of television and space exploration.
We are finishing up reading our Class Read-Out-Loud Novel Phantom Tollbooth. (Ch16-20)
Students continue to be responsible for the “Chapter by Chapter Comprehension Questions” and “Chapter Summary Notes”.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
We are reviewing and reteaching electricity, circuits, and insulators & conductors.
S5P2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to investigate electricity. a. Obtain and combine information from multiple sources to explain the difference between naturally occurring electricity (static) and human-harnessed electricity.
- Design a complete, simple electric circuit, and explain all necessary components.
- Plan and carry out investigations on common materials to determine if they are insulators or conductors of electricity.
NEXT WEEK END OF GRADE MILESTONE TESTING:
APRIL 22nd = Math SECTION 1
APRIL 23rd = Math SECTION 2