5th Grade Social Studies and Science

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.

Scholastic News Reading Response Board & Login

Choose 1 prompt to answer about the Scholastic News Issue.

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!

Science Homework: Planning an Investigation

In science class today we took on the role of astronomers! We are analyzing and interpreting patterns in the sky!

Students are to complete the investigation plan based upon a daily pattern that can be observed in the sky.  Some ideas discussed in class were…

  • changing constellations
  • phases of the moon
  • night and day
    • time of sundown & sunset each day

The worksheet should be completed and handed in by Tuesday, November 19th. No actual observations need to be… Continue reading

Current In Class Project: Researching the Different Regions of Canada

Currently our 5th graders are taking on the roll of geographers researching and studying the 8 different regions of Canada.

  1.  Tundra
  2.  Boreal Forest
  3.  Laurentian Woodlands
  4.  Coastal Rain Forest
  5.  Western Cordillera
  6.  Prairie
  7.  Acadian Woodlands
  8.  Carolinian Woodlands

Students are working with the members of their group to research and organize information about their assigned region. Their ultimate goal is to create a PowerPoint presentation which will be used to teach the class about the… Continue reading

Homework for Week of Sept. 23-28

Click to download the homework-sheet for 9/23-9/28

Scholastic News

Please hand in Scholastic News money ($6.33) by Monday, September 30th! The articles are part of our Social Studies and Science curriculum.

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