Stephanie Martinez

Mrs. Martinez’s 5th Grade

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Welcome 5th graders and parents. My name is Stephanie Martinez and this will  be my fifth year teaching at Ben Gamla. I am the Math, Science and Social Studies fifth grade teacher. It’s going to be a year filled with exciting labs, projects, centers, independent & group activities. I look forward to creating wonderful and meaningful memories throughout the year with all of you!

Important Dates/ Info:

  • All student have access to IXL (Great Math resource for extra practice on Math lessons): Username:firstinitiallastname Password:student. Example: username: smartinez password:student
  • Math Test Chapter 3 Friday 10/19
  • Science Fair: Create a Problem Statement that includes independent Variable (what you are testing/changing) and the dependent variable (what you are measuring). Problem Statement is due Friday 10/19.

Weekly Focus

Math: 

 

Science

· Identify and/or explain the parts of the water cycle. · Identify the states of water associated with each part of the water cycle and/or explain the phase changes that occur as water moves from one part of the water cycle to another. · Identify and explain the four types of precipitation. · Investigate the role of the sun’s energy and how it affects the water cycle. · Identify and describe the role of the ocean in the water cycle. · Investigate the water cycle: do research, make a hypothesis, plan the investigation, collect and record data, draw a conclusion, and share results.· Identify and/or describe how air temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, wind speed and direction, and precipitation describe weather in a particular place and time. · Recognize cumulus, cirrus, stratus, and cumulonimbus cloud types as they relate to weather. · Identify the forms of precipitation (rain, snow, sleet, and hail) and their related weather conditions. · Distinguish weather conditions among different environments such as desert, mountains and swamps. · Describe the temperature and precipitation of different climate zones as they relate to latitude, elevation, and/or proximity to bodies of water. · Raise questions related to weather, do research, make a hypothesis, plan the investigation, collect and record data, draw a conclusion, and share results. · Keep records that describe weather related observations including measurements made, carefully distinguishing actual observations from ideas versus inferences about the observations.

· S.S. 
  • Use latitude and longitude to locate places.
  • Identify early civilizations that settled in North America.

Home Learning: 

Monday:

  • Science Fair: Problem Statement is due Friday 10/19
  • Math – Lesson 3.7 & 3.8 (front pg)
  • Math Test Chapter 3 Thursday 10/18

Tuesday:

  • Science Fair: Problem Statement is due Friday 10/19
  • Math – Lesson 3.9 & 3.11 (front pg)
  • Math Test Chapter 3 Friday 10/19

Wednesday:

  • Math Lesson 3.12
  • Science Fair: Problem Statement is due Friday 10/19
  • Math Test Chapter 3 Friday 10/19

 

Thursday: 

  • Math Extra Practice  77-78
  • Science Fair: Problem Statement (Question Form) is due tomorrow 10/19.
  • Math Test tomorrow.

Friday: 

  • Have a fabulous weekend.

Social Studies Current Event rubric/ instructions:

Current Event Assignment

Graduation Dance Practice

Forgot your Math book at school?

Science Fair:

  • Download the following link if you need a copy of the parent letter, due dates schedule & Science Fair terms with definitions

    Science Fair Packet

Other Helpful Links for the project:

Resources for Math, Science & S.S.: 

https://www.ixl.com/math/grade5

http://mrnussbaum.com/gamc/

http://www.multiplication.com/games/play/rooftop-ride-multiplication

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz

http://www.kidsmathgamesonline.com

http://www.aaastudy.com/mul.htm

http://www.bigbrainz.com

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/index.htm

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz

http://mr.nussbaum.com

http://online.seterra.net/en/ex/8

Multiplication Fluency

I Know My Multiplication Facts

https://www.varsitytutors.com/aplusmath/flashcards/division

https://www.varsitytutors.com/aplusmath/flashcards/division

FactorsandMultiplesPuzzles – After completing the puzzle, write the factors and multiples 1-12 on the blank chart.

Timed Multiplication – Parents, Print the first page only because the second page is an answer sheet. Students: Put one minute on the timer and test to see how many you can do!

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