May 6-10

Science: continue working on watersheds

Social studies: Map, Timeline, and French and Indian war foldable due Friday


Bonuses due on Monday on Google Classroom

April 23-26


We will be reviewing Sun’s Brightness and starting Watersheds. Quiz on Wednesday.

Social Studies

It’s a computer lab week with Mrs. Erwin


SS Chapter 3 Quiz on May 1!

The Sun Nearpod  Homework on Google Classroom Due May 4th!

Bonuses on Google Classroom Due May 6th!

All students social studies timelines and map of the Americas are due May 10th. (We’ve worked on these all year.)

April 15-19

LEAP  on Monday and Tuesday.

Wednesday is a normal schedule.

Thursday is Field day.

Friday – Out of School for Good Friday.


Sky Ranch Forms Due Wednesday!

No Homework on Google Classroom!

Tuesday folders will go home on Wednesday!

Several students have not turned in the Carbon Cycle project on Google Classroom, Colonial Regionalism Chart, and Sun’s Brightness Essay.  If these are not turned in by tomorrow it will affect their progress reports.

Sun’s Brightness Quiz on April 24th!

All students social studies timelines and map of the Americas are due May 10th. (We’ve worked on these all year.)


April 8-12


LEAP Testing – Students have study packet in their backpack.

Social Studies

LEAP Testing – Students have study packet in their backpack.

Background to the American Colonies Nearpod on Google Classroom Due on Friday the 12th.

April 1-5


We will be studying the Sun’s Brightness.

Social Studies

We are continuing our study of Colonial Advancements.


LEAP April 8-16 – Students have one study packet that includes science and social studies review material and there are practice tests on my website.

Background to the Colonies Nearpod Homework Due 4/12


Countdown to LEAP

5th Grade LEAP testings are scheduled to start April 8th and end April 16th. *

Students have a LEAP practice packet in their backpacks – it contains foldable, charts, and drawings of some important things we’ve learned so far in science and social studies. This is a great review for the LEAP.

*Dates subject to change.

March 11-March 15


We will be finishing the carbon cycle.

Social Studies

We are starting the thirteen colonies.



No quizzes this week!

All about the rock cycle Nearpod homework on google classroom due March 22!

Jamestown 3-D maps due March 18th!

Carbon Cycle projects due March 22!

Carbon Cycle Projects Due on Google Classroom March 25

It’s worth 10 Points.

Student designs their own digital project using Google Slides and uploads it.

They must choose one of the topics listed.

  • How the Earth stores carbon
  • Processes that move carbon from one carbon store to another.
  •  Is there a balance between carbon in storage and carbon released?
  •  How does the carbon cycle affect the weather?
  • Does man alter the carbon cycle?
  • Geological carbon cycle
  • Biological carbon cycle

Rubric – 10 Points

2 Points – Name and Date

2 Points – Neat and words spelled correctly

2 Points – Pictures and words

2 Points – Completely finished

2 Points – Addresses topic and stays on topic

(-1 Point for every weekday that it’s late)

Jamestown 3-D Model

Students were given a packet of instructions and pieces for their Jamestown 3-D models. This project is due March 18th.

Rubric: 10 Points

1 Points – Name, Date, Number on Front

2 Points – Colored

2 Points – Followed directions

5 Points – Completely constructed (all buildings built and attached to map)