Welcome to Fifth Grade!
Reading: Students are working hard to find the cause and effect in various genres. We will be learning about Cinquain and Limerick poems while still integrating Figurative Language.
Cause and Effect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMTIuPvU6Lc
Figurative Language in Pop Culture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7wYKVwsJ64
Math: We are using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve decimal problems (single and multi-step) through the thousandths place.
adding decimals: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/arith-decimals/arith-review-add-decimals/v/adding-decimals-example-1
subtracting decimals: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/arith-decimals/arith-review-sub-decimals/v/subtracting-decimals
Science: Students are being introduced to our Sound Unit. We will be learning about compression waves, vibration, compression/rarefaction, wavelength, frequency and amplitude. We'll also be discussing the ability to travel through different media (solid, liquids, gas) to transmit sound.
Sound waves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i6hTU0jw-g
NAG: We are beginning the Southwest Region. We will be discussing the states and capitals, the physical features and climate, as well as the natural resources and economic activities.
Southwest Region States and Landforms: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-svYg_3YKQ
No School on February 20th (President's Day)