Week of: December 14 - December 18


**CLICK HERE FOR OUR LIVE MEET SCHEDULE:  ** LIVE MEET TIMES PER HOMEROOM**

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - 

  • 5.NBT.7 - Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value.


Lessons Schedule

Monday: Catch-up Day - complete all of last week's assignments.

Tuesday: Lesson 9

Wednesday: Lesson 10

Thursday - IXL Skills below

Friday: Lesson 11

​Interactive Place Value Chart to use for these lessons.


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Monday:  Catch-up Day - finish all Ed-Puzzles assigned for Lessons 6,7 & 8 : assigned in Google classroom
  • Tuesday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 9 assigned in Google Classroom
  • Wednesday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 10 - assigned in Google Classroom
  • Friday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 11 - assigned in Google Classroom


Eureka Activities for the Week:  


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • H.1 Add decimal numbers (goes with Lesson 9 Eureka Math)
  • H.2 Subtract decimal numbers (goes with Lesson 10 Eureka Math)


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Last Week assignments:  Ed-Puzzle videos and all Sprints and Problem Sets from last week
  • Lesson 9 Sprint & Problem Set
  • ​Lesson 10 Problem Set
  • Lesson 11 Problem Set
  • Ed-Puzzle videos for Lessons 9, 10, & 11
  • IXL skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is... I will be able to explain why the Earth experiences seasons. 


5-ESS1-2: Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky


  • Student Interactive Workbook - Why does Earth experience seasons?- This is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in. It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons.


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

The First Colonies - Tuesday - Friday​​



Week of: March 1 - March 5


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 3

  • Module 3 - Pre-Assessment - in Great Minds
  • IAB (School-wide) - Operations & Algebraic Thinking 
  • Module 3 - Lesson #1- Make equivalent fractions with the number line (4.NF.1 & 4.NF.3)


Eureka Math Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Monday:             Module 3 - Pre-assessment (non-graded) - in Great Minds

Tuesday:            (HR257) - IAB - Operations & Algebraic Thinking - Practice Questions 

​                           (HR256) - Watch Lesson 1 Daily Video - making fraction strips on paper - in Google Classroom

Wednesday:       Distance Learning Day - be sure to complete all assignments including IXL Skill

Thursday:           (HR256) - IAB - Operations & Algebraic Thinking - Practice Questions 

                           (HR257) - Watch Lesson 1 Daily Video - making fraction strips on paper- in Google Classroom 

Friday:                Module 3 - Lesson 1 Sprint(Practice workbook page #73) & Lesson 1 Problem Set (Printed page #21)

                                      


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Tuesday (HR256) / Thursday (HR257): Watch Lesson 1's Daily Videoalso in  Google Classroom
  • Friday:  Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 3 - Lesson 1 - in Google Classroom 



IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • K-8 Fractions on a Number line -  IXL Skill to match Module 3 - Lesson 1


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Ed-Puzzle video and Problem Sets listed above
  • IXL Skills listed above



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


5-PS3-1:  Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, and motion and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.
5-LS1-1: Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water. 
5-LS2-1:Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

This week students will complete Investigation 1 - Part 2 (Earth Systems). They will learn many new vocabulary words all of which can be found in the class notes linked below.


Investigation #1 - Part 2

Complete:  Investigation #1 - Part 2 Worksheet - in Google Classroom 

In-class Activity: Woods Ecosystem Card Set - material in Google Classroom


Investigation #1 - Part 3

Ed-Puzzle - Four Spheres Part 1 - in Google Classroom 

Ed-Puzzle - Four Spheres - Part 2 - in Google Classroom 

​In-Class Activity - Kelp Forest Ecosystem Cards - in Google Classroom



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

 

Students will finish reading  - The Spanish Move North  - in Google Classroom

Students will begin reading -French Explorer the Mississippi- in Google Classroom 




Week of: February 8 - February 11


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 


NOTE:  No School Friday, February 12th & Monday, February 15 - Winter Recess

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 2

  • Module 2 - Lesson #16 - Use divide by 10 patterns for multi-digit whole number division.  (5.NBT.6)
  • Module 2 - Lesson #17 - Use basic facts to approximate quotients with two-digit divisors (5.NBT.6)
  • Module 2 - Lesson #19 - Partial Quotients and Multi-digit Whole Number Division (5.NBT.6)


Eureka Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Monday: Module 2 -      Lesson #16 Problem Set ​- Complete BOTH pages. (Learn workbook pages 227 & 228) - in Google Classroom

​                                       Lesson #16 Sprint- Complete ONE column only.  (Practice workbook page 63) - in Google Classroom 


Tuesday: Module 2 -      Lesson #17 Problem Set (Learn workbook page: 235) - in Google Classroom 


​Wednesday:  Distance Learning Day - be sure to complete both lessons above and work on the IXL skills listed below.


Thursday: Module 2 -    Lesson #19 Problem Set(Learn workbook page 247) - in Google Classroom 

                                      Great Minds QUIZ  Assigned in Great Mind  



Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Monday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 16in Google Classroom
  • Tuesday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 17 - in Google Classroom 
  • Thursday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 19 - in Google Classroom


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • D-6 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lesson 16
  • D-9 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lesson 17
  • D-14 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lesson 19


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Ed-Puzzle videos and Problem Sets / Sprint listed above
  • All Great Mind Assessment
  • IXL Skills listed above



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


MONDAY - We have completed our unit on Structures & Properties of Matter. Today we will have a final review of the material playing Kahoot.


TUESDAY - THURSDAY - Since we have a short week remaining, this is a perfect opportunity to pause and recognize the countless number of African-American scientists and inventors that have contributed so many things to society.  In honor of Black History Month students will be research one scientist or inventor and complete the research template - in Google Classroom


Our learning target is... I will  research an African-American scientist or inventor to find how their contribution impacted society.  


 

SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


Monday:    Students will begin reading  -  "Biographies "  - in Google Classroom

Tuesday:   Continue to read Biographies - complete the question on the last page. 

Thursday:  Students will begin reading  -  "Slavery in the Colonies" - in Google Classroom 



Week of: October 26 - October 30


*** WEEKLY LIVE GOOGLE MEET SCHEDULE***

Please note - Starting NEXT MONDAY (NOV. 2nd), students will follow a full week schedule (Monday meets will follow our class schedule). 



MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS): -

  • 5.NBT.B.6 -​ Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors. 


Lessons Schedule

UNIT 1 Review (Monday - we will review questions #1-10 / Tuesday - we will review questions #11 - 20). 

It is very important that you complete the entire test prep BEFORE taking the unit test. Test preps will count as a grade. 

UNIT 1 TEST - Wednesday & Thursday (assigned in Think Central)

Go-Math Lesson 2-1 (Friday)



Videos to Watch this Week:


Think Central Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 

Log into Think Central > click on "Things to Do".  


  • MONDAY & TUESDAY - complete any Think Central assignments from last week in preparation for your unit test.
  • WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY- complete UNIT 1 POST TEST in Think Central
  • Unit 1 Post Test will be saved as you complete it. It is strongly suggested that you write your answers on paper as you go.
  • FRIDAY - complete Animated Math Models - Place the First Digit (Skill #8)


  • IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember to sign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)
  • D.4  Divide multi-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers: word problems
  • D.5  Divide by 1-digit numbers: interpret remainders​



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Think Central activities listed above - NOTE:Think Central assignments are GRADED. 
  • Lesson 2-1 Check-in - Google Classroom 
  • IXL Skills - 30-minutes for the week using skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK

 

Our Learning Target is:  How do scientists use argumentation to support their claims. 


5-ESS1-1:Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their distance from Earth. 


Students will need the following materials for this lesson: 


  • Student Interactive Lesson 3 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in, It is posted on Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons.


Graded assignments for Science in Infinite Campus: 

  • We will continue Lesson 3 this week - it may take the entire week or more to finish (so do not submit it until we are finished).


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


Monday - complete research for your Native American Tribe Research Project

Tuesday we will begin our research project presentations. Slides should be shared with me no later than Tuesday morning

Wednesday - Thursday - research project presentations 

Friday - SSP Lesson 



Week of: February 22 - February 26


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 2

  • Module 2 - Lesson #27 - Divide decimal dividends by two-digit divisors  (5.NBT.7)
  • Module 2 - Lesson #28 - Word Problems with Multi-digit Division (5.NBT.7)
  • Module 2 - End of Module Assessment Practice 
  • TEST FRIDAY - Module 2 (Division) 


Eureka Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Monday:              Module 2  - Lesson #27 Problem Set - (Learn workbook page 368) - in Google Classroom

Tuesday:             Module 2 -  Lesson #28 Problem Set - (Learn workbook page 382) - in Google Classroom

                                             - Lesson #28 Sprint- (Practice workbook page 67) - in Google Classroom

Wednesday:        Distance Learning Day - be sure to complete all assignments including IXL Skills

Thursday:            End of Module Practice Review  - in Google Classroom 

Friday:                 MODULE 2 TEST - assigned in GREAT MINDS

                                      


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Monday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 27in Google Classroom
  • Tuesday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 28 - in Google Classroom 



IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • J-9 IXL Skills to Match Lesson #27


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Ed-Puzzle videos and Problem Sets listed above
  • IXL Skills listed above



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


5-PS3-1:  Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, and motion and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.
5-LS1-1: Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water. 
5-LS2-1:Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

This week students will complete Investigation 1 - Part 2 (Earth Systems). They will learn many new vocabulary words all of which can be found in the class notes linked below.


Investigation #1 - Part 2

Complete:  Investigation #1 - Part 1 Vocabulary Worksheet - in Google Classroom

Complete:  Investigation #1 - Part 2 Worksheet - in Google Classroom 

In-class Activity: Woods Ecosystem Card Set - material in Google Classroom



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

 

Students will begin reading  - The Spanish Move North  - in Google Classroom 




Week of: October 13 - October 16


*** WEEKLY LIVE GOOGLE MEET SCHEDULE***



MATH FOR THE WEEK


  • Common Core State Standards (CCSS): - 5.NBT.B.5 - Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm. &  5.NBT.B.6 -​ Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors.


Lessons Schedule


Go-Math Lesson 1-7 & Multiplication in the Real World (Tuesday)

Go-Math Lesson 1-8 (Day 1 on Wednesday & Day 2 on Thursday)

Go-Math Lesson 1-9 (Friday)


Videos to Watch this Week:


Think Central Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 

Log into Think Central > click on "Things to Do".  


  • TUESDAY - complete  Math Animated Models - Multiply 2-Digit Numbers 
  • WEDNESDAY - complete The Number Games, Up, Up, and Array (LEVEL K) - this is different than last week's.
  • THURSDAY & FRIDAY - use this time to complete prior Think Central assignments and IXL skills.


  • IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember to sign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)
  • C13 - Multiply by 2-digit numbers
  • C16 - Multiply 2 digit numbers by larger numbers
  • D20 - Relate Multiplication to Division 



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Think Central activities listed above - NOTE:Think Central assignments are GRADED
  • Lesson 1.7  Check-in - Google Classroom
  • Lesson 1.8 Check-in - Google Classroom
  • Lesson 1.9 Check-in - Google Classroom
  • IXL Skills - 30-minutes for the week using skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK

 

Our Learning Target is:  How do scientists use argumentation to support their claims. 


5-ESS1-1:Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their distance from Earth. 


Students will need the following materials for this lesson: 


  • Student Interactive Lesson 2 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in.  It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons.


  • Student Interactive Lesson 3 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in, It is posted on Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons.



Graded assignments for Science in Infinite Campus: 

  • Student Interactive Lesson 2 Workbook    **Tuesday & Wednesday we will complete the Gathering Evidence and Creating a Scientific Argument questions. Once we complete the workbook students should hit the "Share" button to submit their work.. -  Google Classroom.
  • We will begin Lesson 3 on Thursday (that is the plan at least)


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


Tuesday - Social Studies class will be replaced with our Meet the Counselorpresentation. 


WednesdayBrainPop: American Indians / Christopher Columbus 


Thursday:  We will read a Newsela article titled "Native American Cultures - The Southeast". - Google  Classroom


Friday: We will read a Newsela article titled "Native American Cultures The Great Plains"- Google  Classroom



Week of: November 23 - November 25


**FULL-DISTANCE LEARNING SCHEDULE - LIVE MEET TIMES PER HOMEROOM**

REMINDER - NO SCHOOL THURSDAY, NOV. 26th & FRIDAY NOV. 27th - Happy Thanksgiving to All!

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


This week we are going to look back on some lessons from earlier in the year to connect what we have learned in Go-Math to our new math program, Eureka Math. 


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - 

  • 5.NBT.1 - Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.​
  • 5.NBT.2 - Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.
  • 5.NBT.3 -​ Read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths. 


Lessons Schedule


COMPLETE UNIT 2 TEST  **** Several students need to finish/start.*****

Eureka Math - Lesson 1

Eureka Math - Lesson 2



Videos to Watch this Week:


Eureka Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 



  • IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember to sign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)
  • Work each day on your IXL Diagnostic


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Ed-Puzzle Videos 
  • Lesson 1 Sprint & Problem Set
  • ​Lesson 2 Problem Set
  • IXL Diagnostic - 30-minutes for the week using skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is... I will be able to represent the motions of the Earth using models, diagrams, and explanations. I will be able to explain what causes day and night. 


5-ESS1-2: Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


The Lost Colony of Roanoke -  A 3-part lesson (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

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Week of: November 9 - November 13


**NEW FULL-DISTANCE LEARNING SCHEDULE - LIVE MEET TIMES PER HOMEROOM**



MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS): -

  • 5.NBT.B.6 -​ Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors. 


Lessons Schedule


Go-Math Lesson 2-4 (Monday-Tuesday)

Go-Math Lesson 2-5 (Wednesday)

Go-Math Lesson 2-6 (Thursday-Friday)


Videos to Watch this Week:


Think Central Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 

Log into Think Central > click on "Things to Do".  


  • MONDAY - complete - Mega Math - The Number Games, Up, Up, and Array, LEVEL P
  • TUESDAY - complete Animated Math Models - Zeros in Division
  • WEDNESDAY - catch-up day - Think Central & IXL
  • THURSDAY - complete Mega Math - The Number Games, Up, Up and Array, LEVEL R
  • FRIDAY - complete all Think Central assignments from the week; if done complete your IXL diagnostic.




Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Think Central activities listed above - NOTE:Think Central assignments are GRADED. 
  • Lesson 2-4 Check-in - Google Classroom 
  • Lesson 2-5 Check-in - Google Classroom 
  • Lesson 2-6 Check-in - Google Classroom
  • IXL Skills - 30-minutes for the week using skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is....How do I support an argument to explain the gravitational force of Earth?


5-PS2-1: Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.


  • Student Interactive Lesson 4 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in. It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons.


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


Monday - Watch Time Warp Trio - Viking It, Liking It

Tuesday - European Explorers - The Renaissance  (graded task in Google Classroom)

Wednesday - Veteran's Day - we are going to watch a Brain-Pop video then complete some Veteran's Day puzzles

Thursday - European Explorers - The Columbian Exchange (graded task in Google Classroom)

​Friday - The Spanish Conquistadors and the Aztec Empire. Today we will watch a series of videos

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Week of: April 19 - April 23


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are NOW in-person learning days and will alternate between A & B days. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 4

  • Module 4 - Mid-Module Assessment (in-class activity)   
  • NOTE: MATH SBAC TESTINGTUESDAY (20th) & THURSDAY (22nd) - be sure Chromebooks are fully charged! 
  • Module 4 - Lesson #13 - Multiply unit fractions by unit fractions (5.NF.4a)
  • Module 4 - Lesson #17 - Relate decimal and fraction multiplication (5.NBT.7)
  • Module 4 - Lesson #18 - Relate decimal and fraction multiplication  (5.NBT.7) 


Eureka Math Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Monday:            Module 4 - Mid-Module Assessment (in-class activity)  - in Google Classroom

Tuesday:           MATH SBAC TESTING (School-wide testing) - online assessment

Tuesday            Module 4 - Lesson 13 Problem Set - in Google Classroom 

Wednesday:      Module 4 - Lesson 17 Problem Set  -in Google Classroom (Note: This Problem Set is 2 pages)

Thursday:         MATH SBAC TESTING (School-wide testing) - online assessment

Thursday:          Module 4 - Lesson 18 Problem Set & Lesson 18 Sprint- in Google Classroom  

​Friday:               Finish all assignments from this week.

                                      


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Problem Sets (listed above)
  • IXL Skills (listed above) 



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


INVESTIGATION #2 - Nutrient Systems

​5-PS3: How is energy transferred and conserved.
5-LS1: How do organisms live, grow, respond to their environment and reproduce? 
5-LS2: How and why do organisms interact with their environment and what are the effects if these interactions?

Investigation 2 - Part 2 - notes and vocabulary words


This week students will make scientific observations of their wheat seeds (some planted in light environments, others in dark environments). Students will measure the plant growth and make detailed observations of differences they see. This lab will wrap up our Investigation 2 - Parts 1 & 2.  We will have a short-answer quiz on the major topics learned so far in this investigation. A study guide of all possible questions will be provided to the students (below). Any question may be asked of those on the study prep. ​


Monday:           Finish Photosynthesis pamphlet / Make journal observations of seed growth over the break. 

Tuesday:          Measure and count wheat seed plants / Kahoot Review / Distribute Quiz Prep 

Wednesday:     Read the article "Getting Nutrients" - discuss food pyramids 

Thursday          Read the article "The Human Digestive System" - to learn about the digestive and excretory systems

​Friday               Nutrient System Short Answer Quiz (see quiz prep above to prepare)


This week we begin Investigation 2  - Part 3. This is the link to your notes (also posted in Google Classroom). There are a lot of vocabulary words and concepts in this part so always refer back to these notes to make sure that your notebook is up to date. 



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

 

We will continue to watch episodes of Liberty's Kids:  (Depending on our schedule we may not finish the episodes listed below).


Episode #5 - Midnight Ride.  HISTORICAL CONTENT: Paul Revere and William Dawes spread the word that the "British are coming!" on the eve of "the shot heard 'round the world." There is no turning back now, for the war is about to begin.


Episode #6 - The Shot Heard Around the World   HISTORICAL CONTENT: The Revolutionary War begins with the battles of Lexington and Concord. Minutemen -- citizens taking up arms -- fight the powerful, experienced Red Coats. They are outnumbered and outgunned but refuse to back down until shots are fired.


​Episode #7 - Green Mountain Boys    HISTORICAL CONTENT: Trouble erupts in the New Hampshire  when settlers are forced from their homes . Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold reluctantly join forces to capture Fort Ticonderoga in New York -- thereby expanding the war beyond New England.




Week of: January 4 - January 8  - Welcome to 2021!!!


**CLICK HERE FOR OUR LIVE MEET SCHEDULE:  ** LIVE MEET TIMES PER HOMEROOM**

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - 

  • 5.NBT.7 - Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value.


Lessons Schedule

Monday: Catch-up Day - complete all assignments from before the break. 

Tuesday: Lesson 12

Wednesday: Lesson 13

Thursday - IXL Skills below

Friday: Lesson 14


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Monday:  Catch-up Day - finish all assignments from 2020 -  assigned in Google classroom
  • Tuesday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 12 assigned in Google Classroom
  • Wednesday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 13 - assigned in Google Classroom
  • Friday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 14 - assigned in Google Classroom


Eureka Activities for the Week:  


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • I-7 Multiply a decimal by a one-digit whole number (goes with Lesson 12 Eureka Math)
  • J-6 Division with decimal quotients (goes with Lessons 13 & 14 Eureka Math)


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Old assignments:  Ed-Puzzle videos and all Sprints and Problem Sets from before break.
  • Lesson 12 Sprint & Problem Set
  • ​Lesson 13 Sprint & Problem Set
  • Lesson 14 Problem Set
  • Ed-Puzzle videos for Lessons 12, 13, & 14
  • IXL skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is... I will be able to develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.


 5-PS1-1. Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.


  • Student Interactive Workbook - Is It Matter? - this is our interactive workbook for this lesson. It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons. Students are to turn it in when it is fully completed. 
  • Watch video: What's Matter? Crash Course Kids


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

The 13 Colonies:

Tuesday (Geography of the 13 Colonies), Wednesday (New England Colonies), Thursday (The Middle Colonies), Friday (The Southern Colonies)


Week of: December 7 - December 11


**CLICK HERE FOR OUR LIVE MEET SCHEDULE:  ** LIVE MEET TIMES PER HOMEROOM**

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - 

  • 5.NBT.1 - Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.​
  • 5.NBT.2 - Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.
  • 5.NBT.4 - Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place.


Lessons Schedule

Monday: Catch-up Day - complete all of last week's assignments.

Tuesday: Lesson 6

Wednesday:Lesson 7

Thursday - IXL Skills below

Friday: Lesson 8

​Interactive Place Value Chart to use for these lessons.


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Monday:  Catch-up Day - finish all Ed-Puzzles assigned for Lessons 3,4 & 5 : assigned in Google classroom
  • Tuesday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 6 assigned in Google Classroom
  • Wednesday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 7 - assigned in Google Classroom
  • Friday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 8 - assigned in Google Classroom


Eureka Activities for the Week:  


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Last Week assignments:  Ed-Puzzle videos and all Sprints and Problem Sets from last week
  • Lesson 6 Problem Set
  • ​Lesson 7 Sprint & Problem Set
  • Lesson 8 Problem Set
  • Ed-Puzzle videos for Lessons 6, 7, & 8
  • IXL skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.


Graded Assignments for Science & Social Studies: all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • ​Science:  Be sure to submit workbook "How Does Earth Move in Space?"
  • Social Studies: Be sure to submit:  "Battle of the Spanish Armada" and "The Jamestown Colony"



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


NEW TOPIC - Our learning target is... I will be able to explain why the Earth experiences seasons. 


5-ESS1-2: Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky


  • Student Interactive Workbook - Why does Earth experience seasons?- This is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in. It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons.


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

The Jamestown Colony - (3 Parts) - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 

Who was Henry Hudson? - Friday

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Week of: November 2 - November 6


*** WEEKLY LIVE GOOGLE MEET SCHEDULE***

Please note - Starting this week, students will follow a full week schedule. See live lesson schedule here.



MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS): -

  • 5.NBT.B.6 -​ Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors. 


Lessons Schedule


Go-Math Lesson 2-1 (Monday - from last week)  

Go-Math Lesson 2-2  (Wednesday)

Go-Math Lesson 2-3 (Thursday & Friday) 


Videos to Watch this Week:


Think Central Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 

Log into Think Central > click on "Things to Do".  


  • MONDAY - complete the Think Central assignment from last week - Animated Math Models - Place the First Digit
  • TUESDAY - No School - Election Day!
  • WEDNESDAY - complete Animated Math Models - Divide 1-Digit Divisors
  • THURSDAY - complete The Number Games, Up Up and Array, Level O
  • FRIDAY - complete all Think Central assignments from the week; if done complete your IXL diagnostic.


  • IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember to sign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)
  • D.4  Divide multi-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers: word problems
  • D.5  Divide by 1-digit numbers: interpret remainders​
  • D.7  Divide numbers ending in zeroes
  • D.16Divide 4-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Think Central activities listed above - NOTE:Think Central assignments are GRADED. 
  • Lesson 2-1 Check-in - Google Classroom 
  • Lesson 2-2 Check-in - Google Classroom 
  • There is no Lesson 2-3 Check-in, rather we will be using the interactive base-ten blocks to divide. 
  • IXL Skills - 30-minutes for the week using skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


5-ESS1-1:Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their distance from Earth. 


  • Student Interactive Lesson 3 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in. It is posted on Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons


Our learning target is....How do I support an argument to explain the gravitational force of Earth?


5-PS2-1: Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.


  • Student Interactive Lesson 4 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in. It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons.


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


Monday - Continue to present research presentations for the Native American Tribe Research Project

Tuesday - No School - Election Day!

Wednesday - Last day for Native American Tribe research presentations.

Thursday - European Explorers - The Vikings (graded task in Google Classroom)

Friday - European Explorers - The Renaissance  (graded task in Google Classroom)



Week of: April 5 - April 9


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are NOW in-person learning days and will alternate between A & B days. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 4

  • Module 4 - Lesson # 2 - Fraction as Division (5.NF.3)


Eureka Math Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Monday:            Module 4 - Lesson 2 Problem Set - in Google Classroom

Tuesday:           MATH PERFORMANCE TASK (School-wide testing) - online assessment

Tuesday            Module 4 - Lesson 6 Problem Set & Lesson 6 Sprint - in Google Classroom 

Wednesday:      Module 4 - Lesson 7 Problem Set -in Google Classroom

Thursday:          Module 4 - Lesson 9 - Problem Set - in Google Classroom (*Note - this problem set is 2 pages)

​Friday:               Finish all assignments from this week.

                                      


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Problem Sets (listed above)
  • IXL Skills (listed above) 



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


INVESTIGATION #2 - Nutrient Systems

​5-PS3: How is energy transferred and conserved.
5-LS1: How do organisms live, grow, respond to their environment and reproduce? 
5-LS2: How and why do organisms interact with their environment and what are the effects if these interactions?

Investigation 2 - Part 2 - notes and vocabulary words

Monday:           Introduce Part 2, Read "Producers", draw leaf diagrams into our notebooks

Tuesday:          Observe seeds, follow Investigation experiment procedure, watch procedure video

Wednesday:     Answer "Thinking About Photosynthesis" questions, draw experiment in lab notes. 

Thursday          NGSS Science Test (School-wide testing)  - online assessment 

​Friday               Generation Genius - Photosynthesis 



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

 

We will continue to watch episodes of Liberty's Kids:  (Depending on our schedule we may not finish the episodes listed below).


​​Episode #3 - United We Stand  ​HISTORICAL CONTENT: At the First Continental Congress, representatives of each colony meet as a group for the first time. Sam and John Adams argue that the Intolerable Acts are not just a New England problem, they are an "American problem." 


Episode #4 - Liberty or Death.  HISTORICAL CONTENT: Patrick Henry, the greatest speaker of his day, stirs the South to the cause of freedom with his famous "Give me Liberty or give me death!" speech.


Episode #5 - Midnight Ride.  HISTORICAL CONTENT: Paul Revere and William Dawes spread the word that the "British are coming!" on the eve of "the shot heard 'round the world." There is no turning back now, for the war is about to begin.




Week of: February 16 - February 19


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 


NOTE:  No School Monday, February 15 - Winter Recess

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 2

  • Module 2 - Lesson #21 - Divide two- and three-digit dividends by two-digit divisors  (5.NBT.7)
  • Module 2 - Lesson #23 - Divide three- and four-digit dividends by two-digit divisors  (5.NBT.7)
  • Module 2 - Lesson #25 - Use basic facts to approximate decimal quotients with two-digit divisors (5.NBT.7)


Eureka Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Tuesday:              Module 2 - Lesson #21 Problem Set - Complete BOTH PAGES - (Learn workbook pages 261 - 262) - in Google Classroom


Wednesday:         Distance Learning Day - be sure to complete all assignments from last week and yesterday including IXL Skills


Thursday:             Module 2 - Lesson #23 Problem Set  - (Learn workbook page 277) - in Google Classroom 

     

Friday:                  Module 2 - Lesson #25 Problem Set  (Learn workbook page 291) - in Google Classroom 

                                      


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Tuesday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 21in Google Classroom
  • Thursday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 23 - in Google Classroom 
  • Friday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 25 - in Google Classroom



IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • D-14 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lesson 19 (from last week) 
  • D-16 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lessons 21 & 23


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Ed-Puzzle videos and Problem Sets listed above
  • IXL Skills listed above



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


5-PS3-1:  Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, and motion and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.
5-LS1-1: Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water. 
5-LS2-1:Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

This week students will begin the new unit titled, Living Systems (see above for details).  Taking notes is very important. Students may use their digital notebooks (Google Classroom) or traditional notebooks.  The important focus questions, main ideas and vocabulary words will always be posted here for quiz and test prep or should a student miss a day from school it is their responsibility to transfer the notes into their notebook.  Notes will be viewed and graded each week for a classroom grade. Use the link below for this week's notes. 

Investigation #1 - Part 1

Graded work: Notebook check at the end of the week. 


Introduction to Systems - Pages 3 & 4 in textbook


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

 

Students will begin reading  -  "Slavery in the Colonies" - in Google Classroom 




Week of: September 28th - October 2


REMINDER - No School for Students on Monday.  We will follow our regular Tuesday-Thursday Google Meet schedule.


*** WEEKLY LIVE GOOGLE MEET SCHEDULE***



MATH FOR THE WEEK


  • NWEA Reports - Family reports will be emailed to parents this week. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Briganti


  • Common Core State Standards (CCSS): - 5.OA.A.1 Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols


Lessons Schedule

Go Math Lesson 1.3 (Tuesday)

Go-Math Lesson 1.4 (Wednesday)

Go Math Lesson 1.5 (Thursday)

Go-Math Mid-Chapter Check Point (Friday) -  We will review material from Go-Math Lessons 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5.  Our quiz will be next Tuesdayfor all learners.


Videos to Watch this Week:


Think Central Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 

Log into Think Central > click on "Things to Do".  


  • TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY - complete Math Animated Models Algebra Properties 


  • THURSDAY - complete Exponents

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  • ​FRIDAY- complete Ice Station Exploration, Artic Algebra, Level U

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  • IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember to sign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)
  • Understanding Powers of 10 ....E1 
  • Evaluating Exponents ...E2
  • Understand Exponents....E8



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • 30-minutes of IXL using the skills listed above.
  • Think Central activities listed above
  • Lesson 1.3 Check-in - Google Classroom
  • Lesson 1.4 - Google Classroom 
  • Lesson 1.5 - Google Classroom



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK

This week we continue to work in the interactive workbook titled "How Big and Far Away are Objects in Space?"  Our objective this week is to complete our scale model of the Sun, Earth and Moon by calculating the distances between them. 

 

Our Learning Target is:  5-ESS1-1:Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their distance from Earth. 


Students will need the following materials for this lesson: 


  • Student Interactive Lesson 1 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in.  It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons
  • Student Lesson 1 Notes - these are the notes that we will use daily for this lesson. 


Graded assignments for Science in Infinite Campus: 

  • Student Interactive Lesson 1 Workbook    **Once we have completed all of the pages together, students will share their completed workbook with me for a grade. -  Google Classroom. - share with teacher when we complete the entire packet. 
  • Watch Generation Genius "Sun and Other Stars"



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


This week we will officially begin our first Social Studies unit titled "Cultural Diversity".  This is brand new material for the district so lessons will appear here later. For now these are the questions that we will explore together: 


  • What was the global impact of resources, innovations, and inventions during the Age of Exploration?
  • What does the term "Indiginous People" mean?  Although this video is Canadian focused, it explains the term nicely. 
  • What made exploration possible and desirable for Europeans? 
  • Why did Europeans seek a "New World?"



Week of: March 15 - March 19


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 3

  • Module 3 - Lesson #4-  Add fractions with sums between 1 and 2 (5.NF.1 and 5.NF.2)
  • Module 3 - Lesson #5 - Subtract fractions with unlike units using equivalent fraction strategy (5.NF.1 and 5.NF.2)
  • Module 3 - Lesson #6 - Subtract fractions from numbers between 1 and 2 (5.NF.1 and 5.NF.2)


Eureka Math Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Monday:              Module 3 - Lesson 4 Problem Set (printed page #67)- in Google Classroom

Tuesday:             Module 3 - Lesson 5 Sprint (Practice workbook page #85) & Lesson 5 Problem Set (printed page #82) - in Google Classroom 

​Wednesday:        Distance Learning Day - be sure to complete all assignments including IXL skills

Thursday:            Module 3 - Lesson 7 Sprint (Practice workbook page #89) & Lesson 6 Problem Set (printed page #96) - in Google Classroom 

Friday:                 Quiz on Topic B - Lessons, 3, 4, 5, & 6 - assigned in Great Minds

                                      


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​



IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Problem Sets & Sprints (listed above)
  • IXL Skills (listed above)
  • Topic Quiz at the end of the week. 



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK

Here are the classroom notes for this week:  Investigation 1 - Part 4 - Recycling


Students will learn the difference between primary, secondary, and tertiary consumers and producers.


Students will read and complete "Decomposers" together in class.  Assigned in Google Classroom.  

When our red worms arrive later in the week, we will set up our worm habitats and we will learn more about the role of decomposers. If you are interested in helping us set up our red worm habitats please consider donating the following organic materials:  leaves, twigs, apple cores, lettuce scraps, crushed egg shells, coffee grounds, raw fruits, melon rinds)

Assignment: Read "
Producers, Consumers, Decomposers, Scavengers"  Assigned in Google Classroom 



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

 

Students will finish reading  - The French & Indian War  - in Google Classroom

We will read this assignment in class together and we will submit it for a grade when we are finished. 


We will discuss the causes, effects, and aftermath of the French & Indian War. This war is often described as the war that "made America". It was a turning point in colonial thinking toward the Crown of England and it gave rise to strong leadership such as George Washington and the Declaration of Independence. 

Students will be viewing a documentary titled, "
The War That Made America".  There will be several in-class activities, journals, and reading passages. From here we will begin our journey into the American Revolution.

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Week of: February 1 - February 5


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 2

  • Module 2 - Lesson #14 - Use fraction and decimal multiplication to express equivalent measurements.    (5.MD.1)
  • Module 2 - Mid-Module Assessment  - Review of all material covered so far in Module 2 
  • Module 2 - Lesson #16 - Use divide by 10 patterns for multi-digit whole number division.  (5.NBT.6)


Eureka Lesson Schedule for the Week

UPDATE #1 - MONDAY, SNOW DAY!!!!  - No new assignments. You may work on IXL Diagnostic or last week's assignments. 

UPDATE #2 - TUESDAY, SNOW DAY. : (  We will use this Wednesday's Distance Learning Day to begin some of the material listed below. 


Wednesday: Distance Learning Day.  Typically Wednesday's are catch-up days but we will use this day to begin some academics.

Please attend class on time.  HR 257 - 9:00 AM   /   HR256 - 11:00 AM


Wednesday: Module 2 - Lesson #14 Problem Set- (Learn workbook pages 217 & 218) - in Google Classroom 

Module 2 - TOPIC D QUIZ - assigned in GREAT MINDS - due at the end of the week.


Thursday:  Module 2 - Mid-Module Assessment Task (Day 1 - we will complete together) - in Google Classroom  


Friday: Module 2 - Lesson #16 Problem Set ​- (Learn workbook pages 227 & 228) - in Google Classroom


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Wednesday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 14 - in Google Classroom
  • Friday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 16in Google Classroom


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • Y-16 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lesson 14
  • D-6 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lesson 16


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Ed-Puzzle videos and Problem Sets listed above
  • All Great Mind Assessments
  • IXL Skills listed above



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is... I will be able to differentiate between physical and chemical changes.


 5-PS1-4. When two or more different substance are mixed, a new substance with different properties may be formed (chemical change).


  • Student Interactive Workbook - Signs of Chemical Reactions .  We will continue our lab investigations for this lesson.  **Please note. At-home learners will need to use data collected from their peers in class through shared camera. At home-learners are NOT required or expected to complete the lab. I do not want students to mix substances at home without their parents observation and approval. 


  • If we finish "Signs of Chemical Reactions" this week, we will have a final unit review playing Kahoot.  Next week we will begin a brand new unit on Ecosystems and Earth Systems. 


 

SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


WED & THUR:  Students will complete the interactive workbook "Lesson 2 - Cities, Towns, and Farms"  - in Google Classroom

FRIDAY    Students will read and begin -  "Biographies "  - in Google Classroom




Week of: March 8 - March 12


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 3

  • Module 3 - Lesson #1- Make equivalent fractions with the number line (4.NF.1 & 4.NF.3)
  • Module 3 - Lesson #2 - Make equivalent fractions with sums of fractions with LIKE denominators (4.NF.3.C, 4.NF.3d)
  • Module 3 - Lesson #3  - Add fractions with UNLIKE units using the strategy of creating equivalent fractions (5.NF.1, 5.NF.2)


Eureka Math Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Monday:              Module 3 - Lesson 1 Sprint(Practice workbook page #73) & Lesson 1 Problem Set (printed page #21)- in Google Classroom

Tuesday:             Module 3 - Lesson 2 Sprint (Practice workbook page #77) & Lesson 2 Problem Set (printed page #35) - in Google Classroom 

​Wednesday:        Distance Learning Day - be sure to complete all assignments including IXL skills

Thursday:            Module 3 - Lesson 3 Sprint (Practice workbook page #81) & Lesson 3 Problem Set (printed page #52) - in Google Classroom 

Friday:                 Quiz on Topic A - Lesson 1 & 2 - assigned in Great Minds

                                      


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Tuesday: Watch Lesson 2 Daily Video - in Google Classroom 
  • Thursday: Watch Lesson 3 Daily Video - in Google Classroom 
  • Thursday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 3 - Lesson 3 - in Google Classroom 



IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Videos (Ed-Puzzle & Daily Lesson videos)
  • Problem Sets & Sprints (listed above)
  • IXL Skills (listed above)




SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


5-PS3-1:  Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, and motion and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.
5-LS1-1: Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water. 
5-LS2-1:Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

This week students will learn more about a kelp forest. There will be a QUIZ on the vocabulary words from Parts 1, 2, & 3. 

All of the vocabulary words are found in the notes AND a QUIZLET was prepared for students and assigned in Google Classroom.


Investigation #1 - Part 3​ - this is all of the notes, vocabulary and video links we will use in class this week.. 

In-Class Video: Food Chains 

​In-Class Graded Activity - Kelp Forest Ecosystem Cards - in Google Classroom

In-Class Read-aloud Passage 1 - Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 

In-Class Read-aloud Passage 2 - Comparing Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems

In-Class Video: Web of Life - Life in the Sea

Graded Quiz - Investigation 1 Parts 1-3 Vocabulary Quiz on Friday. Use QUIZLET to help you prepare.




SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

 

Students will begin reading  - The French & Indian War  - in Google Classroom

We will read this assignment in class together and we will submit it for a grade when we are finished. 





Week of: September 21st - September 25th   


​MONDAY - ALL STUDENTS DISTANCE LEARNING 


Google Meet with HR 257 (Briganti) - 9:00 AM  (please have email open before that time)

Google Meet with HR 256 (Miller) - 11:00 AM  (please have email open before that time)


We will discuss all of the topics listed below during our Monday Google Meet.


*** WEEKLY LIVE GOOGLE MEET SCHEDULE***


MATH FOR THE WEEK


  • NWEA & IXL Reports (once NWEA testing and IXL diagnostic is complete students will go home with a summary report)
  • Common Core State Standards (CCSS): - 5.NBT.A.1 Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.


Lessons Schedule

Go Math Lesson 1.1 & Lesson 1.2  (Monday - Wednesday)


Videos to Watch this Week:


Think Central Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 

Log into Think Central > click on "Things to Do".  

  • TUESDAY - complete iTools Base Ten Blocks, then go to Google Classroom and complete "What number do the Base-10 Blocks Show?"


  • WEDNESDAY - complete Mega Math -The Number Games- Tiny's Think Tank - Level A - complete the entire game board.


  • THURSDAY - complete Math Animated Math Models - Skill 1 Place Value -  Do the Math - Finish #1-7


  • ​FRIDAY- complete Math on the Spot Video Tutorials - Chapter 1 - Lesson 1.2 -  watch the video

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Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • 30-minutes of IXL using the skills listed above.
  • What Number do the Base-10 Blocks Show? -  Google Classroom
  • Go-Math Lesson 1.2 Check-in - Google Classroom 


SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


This week students will begin our first science unit titled, "Space Systems: Stars and the Solar System". 

We begin with NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) 5-ESS1-1: Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their relative distance from Earth.  In this lesson students will be introduced to the concept of scale using the Earth, Moon, and Sun.

They will apply their knowledge of scale to the distance and brightness of stars. 


Our first lesson in this unit is titled, "How Big and Far Away are Objects in Space?"  Students will need the following materials for this lesson: 


  • Student Lesson 1 Workbook.  this is a PDF version of the workbook for reference only. It is also posted as a resource in Google Classroom.
  • Student Interactive Lesson 1 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in.  It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons
  • Student Lesson 1 Notes - these are the notes that we will use daily for this lesson. 


Graded assignments for Science in Infinite Campus: 

  • Student Interactive Lesson 1 Workbook    **Once we have completed all of the pages together, students will share their completed workbook with me for a grade. -  Google Classroom. - due next week
  • Read the article titled "Earth" - answer the multiple choice questions - Google Classroom - due this Friday



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


SEL Lessons will be LIVEAll distance learners should be logged on at 8:20 AM to begin virtual meeting.


  • The SEL lessons above will not be graded in Infinite Campus, however participation is very important to the learning process.



Week of: September 8th - September 11th   



MONDAY - No School (Labor Day)


Mr. B's - Weekly Video Message 


TUESDAY (A-L) & WEDNESDAY (M-Z)

In School Learners:


At Home Learners:

  • "Read All About Me!"  posters - full distance learners have a few options: 1. You may print the PDF, complete it and scan or send a photo of it to me or 2. create an electronic version of it (Slides, PowerPoint, etc). - due next Friday, Sept. 18th 
  • Review Mr. Briganti's Online Learning Tips
  • Complete Tell Me About You Survey - this can be found in Google Classroom 
  • Watch - A Little Spot Learns Online
  • ​Practice logging in and navigating in your Chromebook. 
  • Craft - Let's Make a Masked Selfie.  Full distance learners - Watch the video and try it at home! You may share it by scanning or taking a picture of it. 
  • IXL Diagnostic - log into IXL and work on your diagnostic.
  • Full distance learners - Online Virtual Meeting with Mr. B, Tuesday at 1:30 PM



THURSDAY (A-L) & FRIDAY (M-Z)

In-School Learners:

         MATH

         SCIENCE


At Home Learners: 

         MATH

​         SCIENCE

  • Review - 8 Practices Worksheet
  • Full distance learners - Online Virtual Meeting with Mr. B, Thursday at 1:30 PM



Below is how we will communicate our learning this year .


For each week I will post the lessons we learned in class, this includes the standards, the presentations used to teach the lessons, the classwork assigned for the week along with tutorial videos. I will also list the interactive resources used in class and any supplemental materials.  Everything listed below will match your Google Classroom


You see, everything we do in the class will be here so that the learning may continue at home. 

Week of: October 19 - October 23


*** WEEKLY LIVE GOOGLE MEET SCHEDULE***

Please note - Starting November 2nd, students will follow a full week schedule (Monday meets will follow our class schedule). 



MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS): -

  • 5.OA.A.1 -​ Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.  
  • 5.OA.A.2 -​ Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them.


Lessons Schedule

Go-Math Lesson 1-9 (Monday -a  review from last week)  &  Multiplication & Division Quiz (Google Classroom)

Go-Math Lesson 1-10 (Tuesday)

Go-Math Lesson 1-11 (Wednesday)

Go-Math Lesson 1-12 (Friday)

Note:  NEXT WEEK CHAPTER 1 REVIEW & CHAPTER 1 TEST


Videos to Watch this Week:


Think Central Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 

Log into Think Central > click on "Things to Do".  


  • TUESDAY - complete all Think Central assignments from last week! 
  • WEDNESDAY- complete Animated Math Models - Order of Operations
  • THURSDAY- complete Ice Station Exploration, Artic Algebra, Level Q  
  • FRIDAY - complete Ice Station Exploration, Artic Algebra, Level R


  • IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember to sign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)
  • O.5- Evaluate numerical expressions
  • O.6- Evaluate numerical expressions with parentheses
  • O.8 - Identify mistakes involving the order of operations
  • O.3 - Write numerical expressions: one operation



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Think Central activities listed above - NOTE:Think Central assignments are GRADED.
  • Lesson 1.9 Check-in - Google Classroom
  • Lesson 1-10 Check-in - Google Classroom
  • Lesson 1-11 Check-in - Google Classroom 
  • Lesson 1-12 Check-in - Google Classroom 
  • IXL Skills - 30-minutes for the week using skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK

 

Our Learning Target is:  How do scientists use argumentation to support their claims. 


5-ESS1-1:Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their distance from Earth. 


Students will need the following materials for this lesson: 


  • Student Interactive Lesson 3 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in, It is posted on Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons.


Graded assignments for Science in Infinite Campus: 

  • We will continue Lesson 3 this week - it may take the entire week or more to finish (so do not submit it until we are finished).


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


Monday - discuss Native American Tribe Research Project

Tuesday - Friday - work on your research projects (Due October 28th). - Google Classroom




Distance-Learning Week-by-Week  


“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”

- Michael Jordan


NOOK.COM

Week of: January 19 - January 22  


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

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PLEASE NOTE- This week math lessons below may change due to NWEA testing. NWEA testing is a priority. Once you complete NWEA you should complete IXL Diagnostic. At home learners, you are to work on IXL Diagnostic and any problem set listed below. We will NOT have a live meets during NWEA test sessions


MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 2

  • Module 2 - Lesson #3 - Write and interpret numerical expressions, compare expressions using visual models (5.OA.1, 5.OA.2)
  • Module 2 - Lesson #5 - Connect visual models and the Distributive Property to partial products of the standard algorithm. (5.NBT.5)


Lessons Schedule

Monday: No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday:  NWEA TESTING DAY #1 - no new lesson - IXL Diagnostic for at-home learners

Wednesday: Distance Learning Catch-up Day / IXL Skills / Module #2 - Lesson #3 & Lesson #5 Problem Sets

Thursday  - NWEA TESTING DAY #2

Friday:  Module #2 - Lesson #3 Problem Set (Page 135) / Lesson # 5 Problem Set (Page 151)


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Tuesday: no videos - NWEA Testing 
  • Wednesday: Catch-up day - no videos 
  • Thursday: no videos - NWEA Testing 
  • Friday: Ed Puzzle - Module 2 - Lesson #3 and Lesson #5


Eureka Activities for the Week:  

  • MONDAY:  No School 
  • TUESDAY:  NWEA TESTING / IXL Diagnostic  / Module #2 - Lesson #3 - Problem Set (page 135) - in Google Classroom 
  • WEDNESDAY: Catch-up Day - make sure all missing work is completed. 
  • THURSDAY - NWEA TESTING / IXL Diagnostic / Module #2 - Lesson #5 - Problem Set (page 151) - inGoogle Classroom
  • FRIDAY: Review Lessons #3 and #5 above 


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • IXL Diagnostic must be completed this week. 


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Old assignments:  Ed-Puzzle videos and all Sprints and Problem Sets from last week.
  • Ed-Puzzle videos for Module 2 - Lesson #3 and Lesson #5 - in Google Classroom
  • IXL Diagnostic MUST be completed this week by all students. (When you are finished with NWEA, log on to IXL)



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is... I will be able to differentiate between physical and chemical changes.


 5-PS1-4. When two or more different substance are mixed, a new substance with different properties may be formed (chemical change).




SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


13 Colonies Timeline Quiz (TUESDAY)  - Google Classroom


This week students will begin learning about the specific jobs and occupations of early colonial times. Students will use these trading cards to learn about the importance of each job, product, and service.  A short video will also be viewed on colonial jobs. In class students will complete an apprenticeship application to apply for a colonial job of interest. The application will be a writing activity as they make up the education, special skill sets, and training needed for the job they choose. All material is posted in Google Classroom


Colonial Trade Card Quiz (FRIDAY) - Google Classroom 


Week of: January 11 - January 15  - Welcome Back!!!


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - 

  • 5.NBT.7 - Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value.


Lessons Schedule

Monday: Lesson #15 

Tuesday: Lesson #16 

Wednesday: Distance Learning Catch-up Day / IXL Skills 

Thursday - Review of Module #1 

Friday: Module #1 Test 


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Monday:  Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 15 assigned in Google Classroom 
  • Tuesday: Watch the Video: Ed-Puzzle Lesson 16 assigned in Google Classroom
  • Wednesday: Catch-up Day - finish all assignments in Google classroom
  • Thursday: Module 1 Test Prep (no video to watch)
  • Friday: Module 1 Test (no video to watch)


Eureka Activities for the Week:  

  • MONDAY:  Complete Lesson 15 Sprint (complete one side only) & Lesson 15 Problem Set (both pages)
  • TUESDAY:  Complete Lesson 16 Sprint(complete one side only) & Lesson 16 Problem Set- in Google Classroom 
  • WEDNESDAY: Catch-up Day - finish all sprints and problem sets and finish IXL Diagnostic or Daily Recommendations 
  • THURSDAY - Module #1 Test Review 
  • FRIDAY: Module #1 Test 


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • J-8 - Division with decimal quotients: word problems (goes with Lesson 15  16 Eureka Math)


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Old assignments:  Ed-Puzzle videos and all Sprints and Problem Sets from last week.
  • Lesson 15 Sprint & Problem Set
  • ​Lesson 16 Sprint & Problem Set
  • Ed-Puzzle videos for Lessons 15 & 16
  • ​Module 1 Test 
  • IXL skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is... I will be able to develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.


 5-PS1-1. Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.


  • Student Interactive Workbook - Is It Matter? - this is our interactive workbook for this lesson. It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons. Students are to turn it in when it is fully completed. 


  • SCIENCE - Watch Generation Genius (in class) -  "Properties of Matter" - complete quiz in Google Classroom


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

The 13 Colonies: ​ Finish Colony Research Project. Use the material & timeline below to help you.  When done, finish Word Search. 

​Research Supplement for 13 Colonies Project 

Timeline & Word Search 


Week of: March 29 - April 1


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 4

  • Module 3  End-of-Module Assessment Task (we will complete this in class together)
  • Module 4 - Lesson # 1-  Line Plots of Fraction Measurements (5.MD.2)
  • Module 4 - Lesson # 2 - Fraction as Division (5.NF.3)


Eureka Math Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Monday:             Distance Learning Day- End-of-Module Assessment Task - in Great Minds

Tuesday:            IAB - Add / Subtract Fractions (SBAC Practice) - online practice assessment

​Wednesday:       Distance Learning Day - Module 4 - Lesson 1 Problem Set - in Google Classroom 

Thursday:           Finish IAB if neededModule 4 - Lesson 2 Problem Set-in Google Classroom

Friday:                No School - Good Friday

                                      


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​



IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Problem Sets (listed above)
  • IXL Skills (listed above) 



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


INVESTIGATION #2 - Nutrient Systems

​5-PS3: How is energy transferred and conserved.
5-LS1: How do organisms live, grow, respond to their environment and reproduce? 
5-LS2: How and why do organisms interact with their environment and what are the effects if these interactions?

This week students will take a practice SBAC assessment (called an IAB - Interim Assessment Block). This practice test will cover ecosystem which the students have been learning. The actual NGSS Science test will have topics students may not have been taught yet. 

Investigation 2 - Part 1 -  notes and vocabulary words

Monday:          Watch Yeast Experiment Video

Tuesday:          Yeast Experiment - in class 

Wednesday:     Watch Plant Experiment Video

Thursday          IAB - Science - Matter & Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems (SBAC Practice) - online practice assessment 



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

 

We will continue to watch episodes of Liberty's Kids:


Episode #2 - The Intolerable Acts HISTORICAL CONTENT: In response to the Boston Tea Party, the British Parliament passes the "Intolerable Acts," including "quartering", which allows British soldiers to take over a colonists home without their permission.


​​Episode #3 - United We Stand  ​HISTORICAL CONTENT: At the First Continental Congress, representatives of each colony meet as a group for the first time. Sam and John Adams argue that the Intolerable Acts are not just a New England problem, they are an "American problem." 




Week of: December 21 - December 23


HAPPYHOLIDAYSTOALLFAMILIES!!!  


Meet Schedule this week: 

​Monday: Regular meet times.  HR257 - 9 AM // HR256 - 11 AM

Tuesday: Regular meet times for A-Day. 

Wednesday:  Special Guest!!!!!!  - times to be announced. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Lessons Schedule

Monday: Catch-up Day - complete all of last week's assignments. / Decoration Day - decorate the area behind you during Google meets. 

Tuesday: Non-graded Mid-Module Assessment / Ugly Sweater Day - activity in Google Classroom 

Wednesday:  PJs & Movie - Special Guest Visit!!!!   Also fun Google meet activities. 


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Monday:  Catch-up Day - finish all Ed-Puzzles assigned for Lessons 9,10 & 11 : assigned in Google classroom


Eureka Activities for the Week:  

  • MONDAY: Catch-up day - complete all assignments from last week.
  • TUESDAY:  Take the Mid-Module Assessment(will not count as a grade) - may take as a group in breakout rooms.



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Last Week assignments:  Ed-Puzzle videos and all Sprints and Problem Sets from last week



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK

Student Interactive Workbook -Why does Earth experience seasons?- We will finish and submit this by Tuesday.



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

The First Colonies - We will finish and submit this on Monday



Week of: March 22 - March 26


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 3

  • Module 3 Mid-Module Assessment Task (we will complete this in class together)
  • Module 3 - Lesson # 8-  Add / Subtract fractions from whole numbers using equivalent strategies (5.NF.1 and 5.NF.2)
  • Module 3 - Lesson #12 - Subtract fractions greater than or equal to 1 (5.NF.1 and 5.NF.2)
  • Module 3 - Lesson #14 - Strategize to solve multi-term problems (5.NF.1 and 5.NF.2)


Eureka Math Lesson Schedule for the Week:


Monday:              Mid-Module Assessment Task - in Great Minds

Tuesday:             Module 3 - Lesson 8 Problem Set (printed page 135) & Lesson 10 Sprint(Practice workbook page 99) - in Google Classroom 

​Wednesday:        Distance Learning Day - Module 3 - Lesson 12 Problem Set   (printed page 197) - in Google Classroom 

Thursday:            Module 3-Lesson 14 Problem Set (printed page #227) & Lesson 14 Sprint  (Practice workbook page #105) - in Google Classroom 

Friday:                 IAB Practice - Topic: Fractions 

                                      


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​



IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Problem Sets & Sprints (listed above)
  • IXL Skills (listed above) 



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK

Monday - We will complete
Decomposers in class and submit this for a grade. Assigned in Google Classroom

Tuesday - We will complete: "Producers, Consumers, Decomposers, Scavengers"  Assigned in Google Classroom 



THIS WEEK WE WILL BEGIN INVESTIGATION #2 - Nutrient Systems

​5-PS3: How is energy transferred and conserved.
5-LS1: How do organisms live, grow, respond to their environment and reproduce? 
5-LS2: How and why do organisms interact with their environment and what are the effects if these interactions?

This week students will begin Investigation #2 (Part 1) - Nutrient Systems. We will start by using a microorganism (yeast) and testing in a science lab how to make the yeast active. Our focus question will be, "What does yeast need to break its dormancy (resting state)?". Our lab notes for this investigation are linked below.

Investigation 2 - Part 1 -  notes and vocabulary words

Classwork:  Read, "There's Yeast in My Bread!" 

NGSS Practice Test - Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

 

This week students will begin to learn about the events leading up to the American Revolution.  We start the week by coloring in a BEFORE and AFTER map showing how the lands claimed by England and France changed after the French & Indian War.  This map is important in understanding how England became the "owner" of North America.  


Next, students will begin watching a series of animated videos called Liberty's Kids. These are award-winning animated videos showing the events of the American Revolution in sequence from the Boston Tea Party to the signing of the U.S. Constitution.  Each week video worksheets and links to the video will be posted in Google ClassroomIf a student misses a class, it is their responsibility to watch the video and complete the worksheet.


BEFORE & AFTER Map activity 

Episode #1 - The Boston Tea Party 

Episode #2 - The Intolerable Acts 

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Week of: September 14th - September 18th   


Mr. B's - Weekly Video Message


​MONDAY - ALL STUDENTS DISTANCE LEARNING 


Google Meet with HR 257 (Briganti) - 11:00 AM  (please have email open before that time)

Google Meet with HR 256 (Miller) - 12:00 PM  (please have email open before that time)


We will discuss all of the topics listed below during our Monday Google Meet.


MATH FOR THE WEEK


  • NWEAMath Testing - this is a priority this week for in-school learners and it will take most of our math instruction time in class.
  • IXL Diagnostic - log into IXL and complete the diagnostic until you have an overall score. Please watch this video on IXL Diagnostic.
  • IXL Diagnostic must be completed this week. It will count as a grade (not your diagnostic score, but if you completed it or not).
  • UNIT 1 - Understanding Place Value
    Common Core State Standards (CCSS): - 5.NBT.A.1 Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.
    Practice and Homework - pages 9 & 10 - in your math notebook complete #1-12 on page 9, #1-6 on page 10.
    Watch the Tutorial Video  -  Homework Go-Math 1.1
    E-Resources
    Watch - Math on the Spot video Grade 5, Chapter 1 - Lesson 1.1
    Complete: Student Interactive Edition, Chapter 1, Lesson 1.1

  • Watch-Go-Math :Lesson 1.1 video

    IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember to sign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)
    Place values (5-A.1)
    Convert between place values (5-A.2)
    Place values in decimal numbers (5-G.4)

  • Full distance learners - Online Virtual Meeting with Mr. B, Tuesday & Thursday at 1:30 PM


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus: 

  • Complete IXL Diagnostic 
  • Go-Math 1.1 Check-in -  Google Classroom


SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


  • This week in Science we begin with an introduction unit titled "8 Standards of Science and Engineering Practices": I would like students to write the eight practices in the front of their science notebook. If you are using a digital notebook you may copy & paste the image from the Science Resources page.
  • ​The first practice is to "Ask Question to Define Problems". Please have the following vocabulary words written or typed in your notebook. Notebooks will be graded frequently. 
  • Phenomenon- an observable event that can be explained using scientific facts.
  • Observation - recording what you see, hear, smell, taste, or feel.
  • Evidence - a collection of facts that help prove a belief or suggestion
  • Hypothesis - explaining what you think will happen based on evidence you have seen. 


Graded assignments for Science in Infinite Campus: 



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


SEL Lessons will be LIVEAll distance learners should be logged on at 8:20 AM to begin virtual meeting.


  • The SEL lessons above will not be graded in Infinite Campus, however participation is very important to the learning process. 
  • HR-257 - Complete your Read About Me Posters - due Friday! 



Week of: January 25 - January 29  


**CLICK HERE FOR MR. B's SCHEDULE: (Note: All lessons will be live-streamed for distance learners).

Wednesdays are distance-learning days for all students. 

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - MODULE 2

  • Module 2 - Lesson #8 - Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm  (5.NBT.5)
  • Module 2 - Lesson #11 - Multiply decimal fractions by multi-digit whole numbers using estimation   (5.NBT.7)
  • Module 2 - Lesson #13 - Use whole number multiplication to express equivalent measurements (5.MD.1)


Lessons Schedule

Monday: Module 2 - Lesson #8

Tuesday: Module 2 - Lesson #11

Wednesday: Distance Learning Catch-up Day / IXL Skills  

Thursday: Module 2 - Lesson #13 (Page 1)

Friday: Module 2 - Lesson #13 (Page 2)


Videos to Watch this Week:​​​

  • Monday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 8 - assigned in Google Classroom
  • Tuesday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 11 - assigned in Google Classroom 
  • Wednesday: Catch-up Day - complete IXL Skills and prior lessons
  • Thursday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 13 - assigned in Google Classroom 
  • Friday: Watch the video: Ed-Puzzle Module 2 - Lesson 13 - assigned in Google Classroom


Eureka Activities for the Week:  


IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember tosign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)

  • IXL Diagnostic must be completed.
  • C-19 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lesson 8
  • I-2 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lesson 11
  • ​Y-4 - IXL Skill to match Module 2 - Lesson 13


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Ed-Puzzle videos and all Sprints and Problem Sets listed above
  • IXL Skills listed above



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is... I will be able to differentiate between physical and chemical changes.


 5-PS1-4. When two or more different substance are mixed, a new substance with different properties may be formed (chemical change).


  • Student Interactive Workbook - Chemical & Physical Changes- this is our interactive workbook for this lesson. It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons. Students are to turn it in when it is fully completed. 
  • Student Interactive Workbook - Signs of Chemical Reactions .  We will start this lesson after completing chemical and physical changes above.  **Please note in this lesson we will combine different substances to look for evidence of a chemical change. We will use thermometers to measure temperature. At-home learners will need to use data collected from their peers in class. At home-learners are NOT required or expected to complete the lab. I do not want students to mix substances at home without their parents observation and approval. 



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


In class students will complete their apprenticeship application to apply for a colonial job of interest. The application will be a writing activity as they make up their education, special skill sets, and training needed for the job they choose. All material is posted in Google Classroom


Students will be shown this video on What is an Apprenticeship? - notice the very important link mentioned to math and science! 


Students will begin the interactive workbook "Lesson 2 - Cities, Towns, and Farms"  - in Google Classroom




Week of: November 30 - December 4


**FULL-DISTANCE LEARNING SCHEDULE - LIVE MEET TIMES PER HOMEROOM**

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MATH FOR THE WEEK


This week we are going to look back on some lessons from earlier in the year to connect what we have learned in Go-Math to our new math program, Eureka Math. 


Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - 

  • 5.NBT.1 - Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.​
  • 5.NBT.2 - Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.
  • 5.NBT.3 -​ Read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths. 


Lessons Schedule

Monday: Complete last week's assignments:    Eureka Math - Lesson 1  & Eureka Math - Lesson 2

Tuesday: Lesson 3

Wednesday & Thursday: Lesson 4

Friday: Lesson 5

​Interactive Place Value Chart to use for these lessons.


Videos to Watch this Week:​​


Eureka Activities for the Week:  


  • IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember to sign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)
  • Work each day on your IXL Diagnostic


Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Last Week assignments:  Ed-Puzzle videos for Lesson 1 & 2 / Lesson 1 Sprint / Lesson 1 and 2 Problem Sets
  • Lesson 3 Sprint & Problem Set
  • ​Lesson 4 Problem Set
  • Lesson 5 Sprint & Problem Set
  • Ed-Puzzle videos for Lesson 3 & Lesson 4 & Lesson 5
  • IXL Diagnostic - 30-minutes for the week using skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is... I will be able to represent the motions of the Earth using models, diagrams, and explanations. I will be able to explain what causes day and night. 


5-ESS1-2: Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK

REMINDER - No Social Studies on Tuesday as Mr. Briganti has a morning meeting. 

The Battle of the Spanish Armada - (2 Parts) Wednesday & Thursday 

The Jamestown Colony - (3 Parts) - Friday & next week

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Week of: November 16 - November 20


**NEW FULL-DISTANCE LEARNING SCHEDULE - LIVE MEET TIMES PER HOMEROOM**



MATH FOR THE WEEK


Common Core State Standards (CCSS): -

  • 5.NBT.B.6 -​ Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors. 


Lessons Schedule


UNIT 2 TEST FRIDAY - USE TEST PREP TO PREPARE

Go-Math Lesson 2-7 & 2.9 (Tuesday)

Test Prep Day #1 (Wednesday) - inGoogle Classroomwe will complete this together.

Test-Prep Day #2 (Thursday) - in Google Classroom, we will complete this together.

Unit 2 Test (Friday) - in Think Central - due by next Wednesday


Videos to Watch this Week:


Think Central Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 

Log into Think Central > click on "Things to Do".  


  • MONDAY - complete - Animated Math Models - Divide 2-Digit Divisors 
  • TUESDAY - complete Mega Math - The Number Games, Up, Up, and Array LEVEL S
  • WEDNESDAY - complete Animated Math Models - Correcting Quotients 
  • THURSDAY - extra day to complete any Think Central activities listed above
  • FRIDAY - take Unit 2 Test in Think Central 



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Think Central activities listed above - NOTE:Think Central assignments are GRADED. 
  • Lesson 2-7/2.9 Check-in - Google Classroom 
  • UNIT 2 TEST PREP - Google Classroom
  • IXL Skills - 30-minutes for the week using skills listed above.NOTE: IXL skills are GRADED.



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK


Our learning target is....How do I support an argument to explain the gravitational force of Earth?


5-PS2-1: Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.


  • Student Interactive Lesson 4 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in. It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons.


SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


Monday - Kahoot Games to review Vikings & Columbian Exchange.

Tuesday -  The Spanish Conquistadors and the Aztec Empire. Today we will watch a series of videos

Wednesday - New Spain - Social Order and the Rise of Slavery 

Thursday -  SSP Activity - Gratitude

​Friday - Hard Times in Virginia - The Lost Colony of Roanoke (Day #1)

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Week of: October 5 - October 9


REMINDER - There will be no school NEXT Monday in observance of Indigenous People Day (Columbus Day). 


*** WEEKLY LIVE GOOGLE MEET SCHEDULE***



MATH FOR THE WEEK


  • QUIZ TUESDAY - Lessons 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 & 1.5 (Mid-Chapter Check-in). Monday will be a review during our Google Meet. 
  • Common Core State Standards (CCSS): - 5.NBT.B.5 - Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.


Lessons Schedule

Mid-Chapter Check Point - complete review in Google Classroom 

QUIZ TUESDAY

Go Math Lesson 1.6 (Wednesday)

Go-Math Lesson 1.7 (Thursday & Friday)


Videos to Watch this Week:


Think Central Activities for the Week:  Be sure you know you how to log into Think Central! 

Log into Think Central > click on "Things to Do".  


  • WEDNESDAY - complete Math Animated Models - Multiply 1-Digit Numbers 


  • THURSDAY - complete The Numbers Games, Up, Up, and Array, Level J


  • ​FRIDAY- complete Math Animated Models - Multiply 2-Digit Numbers 


  • IXL SKILLS TO PRACTICE THIS WEEK: - (Remember to sign in BEFORE practicing, follow these instructions)
  • C1 - Multiply by 1-digit numbers 
  • C4 - Multiply numbers ending in zeros
  • C13 - Multiply by 2-digit numbers



Graded Assignments for Math in Infinite Campus:  all of last week's assignments should be completed BEFORE starting this week's. 

  • Think Central activities listed above
  • Mid-Chapter Check Point - we will do this together as a review, then share slide with me - Google Classroom
  • Quiz on Lessons 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5 - Google Classroom
  • Lesson 1.6  Check-in - Google Classroom
  • Lesson 1.7  Check-in - Google Classroom
  • IXL Skills - 30-minutes for the week using skills listed above



SCIENCE FOR THE WEEK

This week we will finalize our interactive workbook "How Big and Far Away are Objects in Space?"  Our objective this week is to complete all of the open-ended questions in the section titled "Analysis of Scale Models".

 

Our Learning Target is:  5-ESS1-1:Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their distance from Earth. 


Students will need the following materials for this lesson: 


  • Student Interactive Lesson 1 Workbook - this is the interactive version of the workbook that students will complete and turn in.  It is posted in Google Classroom as an assignment. We will be completing the pages together during our science lessons
  • Student Lesson 1 Notes - these are the notes that we will use daily for this lesson. 


Graded assignments for Science in Infinite Campus: 

  • Student Interactive Lesson 1 Workbook    **This week we will complete the Analysis of Scale Models open-ended questions. Once we complete the questions students should hit the "Share" button to submit their work.. -  Google Classroom.
  • Watch Generation Genius "Sun and Other Stars"



SOCIAL STUDIES FOR THE WEEK


This week we look at different regions of what is now known as the United States. Before European settlers colonized America many different nations of indigenous peoples lived throughout the continent. This map shows you the Native American regions.  


Tuesday & Wednesday: In class we will watch a video titled, Comparing Lives of Native Peoples. While watching the video, students will complete the Notice, Wonder, Connect slide in Google Classroom. This slide will be submitted for a grade. 


Thursday & Friday:  We will begin to look more closely at the Northeast region, the region YOU live in and the region that was first colonized by European explorers and settlers. Why was the Northeast such an attractive place to live? We will read a Newsela article titled "Native Americans of the Northeast". - Google  Classroom