5th Grade Social Studies and Science

Water Pollution Science Experiment!

Water Pollution Experiment as part of our Water Pollution & Sustainability Unit.

Download & print the packet to perform this water pollution experiment, then answer the questions based on your results.  If you can’t print, just answer the questions on looseleaf. Ask your parents to take pictures of you during the experiment & send them to me at aacerno@schools.nyc.gov ! Maybe you’ll see yourself on the next post! HAVE FUN!

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Social Studies Reading Packet

This packet can be done at home for students who are not in class.

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  • Read the text “Pocahontas at Jamestown” to learn more about the relationship between colonists and Native Americans
  • Identify any unfamiliar words & define them.
  • Use the chart to identify a text structure of the book.
  • Answer the following questions:
  1. Why isn’t there much written evidence of Pocahontas?
  2. Pocahontas belonged to which Native American tribe?
  3. On page six, the word uneasy is used to describe the Powhatans.… Continue reading

Science Reading Packet & Questions

This packet can be done at home for students who are not in class.

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  • Read the text “What is Water Worth?”
  • Determine the main idea
  • Come up with 3 key details to support the main idea
  • Write a paragraph explaining why water is such a valuable resource

Science Fair Project

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European Explorers Book Report

Monday 2/10: Students research their assigned explorer and use their packet to take notes.

Wednesday 2/10: Students research their assigned explorer and use their packet to take notes.

All notes are due Friday 2/14

** MAKE SURE THE PACKET COMES BACK TO SCHOOL SO THAT WE CAN CONTINUE TO WORK IN CLASS. ANY IMAGES SHOULD BE PRINTED AT HOME AND APPROVED OF BY MRS. ACERNO.

REMINDERS:

** Field Trip Money Due! Chaperones will be chosen this week. Thank you =)

5th Grade Field Trip Permission Slip Due Friday $11

The PERMISSION SLIP and $11.oo for our trip to the Kupferberg Center at Queens College is due this Friday 2/7/2020. If you would like to volunteer to attend as a chaperone, please include a note at the bottom of the permission slip with your phone number and email address. We will confirm with you if you have been chosen by next week.

Thank you!

5th Grade Teachers

Jan. 13-15 Homework

Monday, 1-13-20
Read the article, “What’s Hiding in This Drink?”
What is the purpose of the sidebar, “Read the Label!”? How does it help your understanding of the text? Use 2 pieces of text evidence to support your answer.

Wednesday 1-15-20
Read the debate on pg7. Pick a side and write an persuasive paragraph stating you opinion and supporting it.

 

To Log on to the virtual edition of Scholastic News:

  1. Use the link: https://digital.scholastic.com/resources/classpasscode/?app=sn56&state=%2Fhome-page-logged-out.html&role=classroom
  2. Enter classroom password: acernograde5
  3. Find your issue & explore!

Homework Week of 12/9-12/14

Monday 12/9: Scholastic News KILLER CARS. Write a response from your response board on the article.

Wednesday 12/11:Scholastic News KILLER CARS. Answer the debate question in the back are the issue.

Week of 12-2-19

Monday 12-2-19:

  • Scholastic News Question: What is the main reason websites collect data about their users? Explain.  Use two pieces of text evidence from the article.

Wednesday 12-4-19:

  • Scholastic News Choice Board: pick from the reading response choice board to write a response about an article in the issue.

 

Scholastic News Response

From the “Are Aliens Real?” issue, read the article on pages 4 & 5, “Was She a Witch?”.  Answer the response question: Why did the panic over witches spread so quickly in Salem?

*If you don’t have the article, it can be found on the website.

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