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5th Grade Science Review Materials

Below, you can find links to SOL Review Materials:

A review packet for 5th grade material can be found below:
5th Grade Science Review

Links to 4th grade review board games (with answer keys) can be found on the links below:
Animal Unit Review Game Board
Current Electricity Unit Game Board and answer key
Force Motion Energy Unit Review Game Board
Magnet Unit Game Board
Our Solar System Unit Review Game Board
Plant Unit Review Game Board
Scientific Investigations Unit Review Game Board
Static Electricity Unit Game Board
Watershed Unit Game Board
Weather Unit Review Game Board

Westward Expansion Notes

Below is a link to all of the notes for our Westward Expansion Unit:
Day 1- Westward Expansion Notes 
 Day 1- Territorial Expansion and Settlement
Day 1- U.S. Territorial Aquisitions Map and Table
Day 2- U.S. Territorial Aquisitions Sort Map
Day 2- Geographic and Economic Factors that Influenced Westward Expan.
Day 3- Westward Migration Notes
Day 3- Trails to the West Map
Day 5- New Invention Notes
Day 5- New Inventions Table
Day 5- Inventions and New Technologies
Day 7 Abolition and Suffrage
Day 7- Abolitionists and Suffrage Movement
Day 7- Who Am I Abolitionist and Suffragist
Abolitionist and Suffragist Table
Westward Expansion Study Guide

Homework for Thursday, March 14

Homework for tonight:

Reading:Read for 20 minutes
Science: Study for test tomorrow

Don’t forget tomorrow is a half day!

Wordly Wise Lesson 12 Words

n. Power or knowledge; skill

adj. Friendly; good natured and 

n. Complete joy or happiness
Blissful adj. Very happy; joyful

v. To touch in a tender or loving way
n. A tender or loving touch or hug

v. To grasp or hold tightly to
n. The part of a machine that connects and disconnects the power from the rest of the machine

 To persuade or urge in a gentle way

adj. 1. Very, very angry
2. Very fast, strong, or wild
n. 1. Great anger
2. Wild and uncontrolled force

n. 1. A movement of the arm or hand
2. Something done to show one’s

v.  To make a movement of the arm or hand

v. To be sad and gloomy; to lost interest in the things that usually bring pleasure

v. To like better; to choose first
Preference n. That which is preferred

v. To get back to a normal state; to get well again
2. To get back what was stolen or lost

Recovery n. 1. A return to a normal state
2. The act of getting back what was lost or stolen

v. 1. To take the place of
2. To put back in place
Replacement n. A person or thing that takes the place of another

v. To ask for
n. The thing asked for

v. To set or keep apart
adj. Not together; not joined

v. To take special pains to avoid; to keep away from

Homework for Tuesday, March 12

Homework for tonight:

Reading: Read for 20 minutes
Math: Workbook page 97 problems 1-6
Science Test is on Friday!

Homework for Monday, March 4

Homework for tonight:

Reading: Read for 20 minutes
Spelling: Wordly Wise Meaning test on Thursday.  All Spelling tests are on Friday!


Investigating the Changing Earth Notes

Here are the links to the notes for our current science unit, Investigating the Changing Earth

Day 1- Layers of the Earth
Day 2- Crustal Plates
Day 3- Earth’s Crust
Day 3- Volcanoes vs Earthquakes
Day 3-Plate Tectonics
Day 4- Rock Cycle Diagram
Day 4
– Rock Cyle Interactive Notes
Day 4- Rock Cycle Fill-in-the-Blank
Day 6-Erosion and Weathering Notes
Day 7- Fossil Interactive notes
Day 8- Geology Review