Topic 5 Human Impacts on Earth’s Systems ( 5 Weeks Unit )
After completing this topic, your child will be able to obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.
Lesson 1: Will be mainly about Earth’s Natural Resources
Lesson 2: Will be mainly about Earth’s Energy Resources
Lesson 3: Will be mainly Human Activity of Earth’s Systems
Lesson 4: Protection of Earth’s Resources and Environments
Students will watch pre-recorded videos of the lessons and answer questions as they watch the lesson videos. Students are to submit the answers via ilearn, in order to receive credits.
Along the questions, students will take a quiz to check their understanding of the lesson. There will be 4 quizzes and 1 final test at the end of unit.
This week students will be introduced to lesson 4 of the “Revolutionary War Unit”. Lesson 4 will be mainly about “Winning Independence”. Students will review that the American Revolution was a time when the British colonists in America rebelled against the rule of Great Britain. There were many battles fought and the colonies gained their freedom and became the independent country of the United States. The American Revolutionary War lasted from 1775 until 1783.and learn that after French assistance helped the Continental Army force the British surrender at Yorktown, Virginia, in 1781, the Americans had. effectively won their independence, though fighting would not formally end until 1783.
Writing Students will resume their informational writing about the president they have chosen. This week students will complete their “Biography Graphic Organizer”
Reading: Students will continue to read the novel “Night of Spadefoot Toads” and receive weekly questions. This week students will read Chapters 11-12 and answers related question to the Chapters. The main focus of the Chapters will be how to “Use Key Ideas to Connect Scenes to the Overall Story.”
Math for the Week of May 4,2020 Daily Lessons and assignments are found on the district Learning Platform ” ilearn”
In Topic A, students revisit a Grade 3 activity in which lined paper is used to subdivide a length into n equal parts. In Grade 5, this activity is extended as students explore that any line, regardless of orientation, can be made into a number line by first locating zero, choosing a unit length, and partitioning the length-unit into fractional lengths. Students are introduced to the concept of a coordinate as describing the distance of a point on the line from zero.
As they construct number lines in various orientations on a plane, students explore ways to describe the position of points not located on the lines. This discussion leads to the discovery that a second number line, perpendicular to the first, creates an efficient, precise way to describe the location of these points. Thus, points can be located using coordinate pairs, (a,b)(a,b) , by traveling a distance of aa units from the origin along the xx -axis and bb units along a line parallel to the yy -axis.
Students describe given points using coordinate pairs and then use given coordinate pairs to plot points (5.G.A.1). The topic concludes with an investigation of the patterns in coordinate pairs along vertical or horizontal lines, which leads to the discovery that these lines consist of the set of points whose distance from the xx – or yy -axis is constant.
Lessons in this Topic
- Lesson 1: Construct a coordinate system on a line.
- Lesson 2: Construct a coordinate system on a plane.
- Lesson 3: Name points using coordinate pairs, and use the coordinate pairs to plot points.
- Lesson 4: Name points using coordinate pairs, and use the coordinate pairs to plot points.
- Lesson 5: Investigate patterns in vertical and horizontal lines, and interpret points on the plane as distances from the axes.
- Lesson 6: Investigate patterns in vertical and horizontal lines, and interpret points on the plane as distances from the axes.
Students will be practicing how to use the new learning platform” ilearn” during the week of April 27. Daily schedule will be interrupted due to the training.
This week we will complete Module 5 !
Monday: Students will complete lesson 21. Directions and lesson videos are share on Google slides via Google classroom.
Tuesday: Assessment review during our Google meeting.
Wednesday : Assessment Part 1
Thursday : Assessment Part 2
Friday: Zearn or IXL assignments
We are on Chapter 4 of the novel ,Night of the Spadefoot Toads.
Monday: Students will be assigned Chapters 4-5 to read and answer related comprehension questions. The focus of both chapters will be Author’s Point of View.
Wednesday: Students will be assigned Chapters 6-7 to read and answer related comprehension questions. The focus of both chapters will be Understanding Plot and Developing events.
Thursday : Chapters 4-5 will be discussed during our Google meeting.
Friday: The students will submit the name of the president they want to write about via google sheets. This part will be the beginning for our Informational writing. Directions and related documents will be submitted and posted via Google classroom. Chapters 6-7 will be discussed during our Google meeting
We are continuing with the Revolutionary War unit. This week we will continue on into lesson 3 Declaration of Independence.
Monday: Students will be introduced to the lesson during our Google meeting. Students should review the lesson before the meeting . Google Slides will be posted prior to the meeting on Google classroom with the content of the lesson.
Tuesday: Students will be taking a short quiz about lesson 3.
Tuesday : Science test Energy and Interactions in the Ecosystem.Review previously recorded lesson.
Friday: Review Inherited traits and Traits influenced by the Environment. The lesson will be recorded and posted via Google classroom. Quiz will be taken after the lesson.