5th Grade Science Newsletter

Mrs. Thoele and Mrs. Miller

Welcome

Welcome to 5th grade Science. We will be sending home newsletters, to keep you updated, throughout the year on topics being studied, upcoming events and important news.

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What are we studying??

Our next unit of study will be Mixtures and Solutions You can help your student by reviewing their journal with them each night and asking questions about what they learned that day. This strategy will improve their retention of the information covered at school. You can also help them review the following vocabulary words.


Vocabulary list

Mixture

Solution

Dissolve

Solute

Solvent

Solubility

Melting Point

Boiling Point

Condensation

Evaporation

How can my student improve their grade?

Students have the opportunity to correct any daily work below a 70 by making corrections on the original paper in a different color and turning it in by the third day after it is received. On unit tests if a student makes less than a 70 they will need to write the question and answer choices on a separate paper, they will need to write an explanation for why they chose their original answer as well as choose the new correct answer and explain how they know this is the right answer.
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10/1-5 Theme week - please see the website or facebook for list of themes

10/5 District Pep Rally at 9am

10/8 Study guide Unit 2

10/10 Unit 2 Test

10/12 End of the first 9 weeks

10/17 Report Cards

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PINE COVE

Reminder that Pine Cove payments can be made any time during the month by bringing the money to your child's Science teacher. Balances must be paid in full no later than February 28! If you need assistance in paying for the trip please contact Mrs. Thoele.

If you would like to be considered to chaperone this trip please fill out the volunteer form and return it to the Middle School or the Administration Office. Chaperones will be selected on a first come basis, you must have completed the paperwork and been approved through Admin as well as paid your $81 balance in full.

If you have any further questions please contact Mrs. Thoele

Contact Information

Thoele - hali.thoele@wpisd.com

remind - @mrsthoeles

Miller - christina.miller@wpisd.com

remind - @miller5sci

GT remind - @5science GT