During our morning work time this week we have been working hard on our Market Day. Students will be visiting VCU market day, and have been working together as team to create an item to “sell”. Students will be given market day money from VCU based on awarded classroom cash. They will also have an opportunity shop other students booths from all other the Richmond Area. Check out the link for more information! Also here is a quick video from last years event! The majority of work will be done in school, students are allowed to work on Market Day items at home if they wish!
5th: This week students continued to explore elements, compounds and states of matter. Students worked on developing a superhero or villian based on a element on the periodic table. Students used the elements properties to determine the various powers of their hero/villian. We explored how elements come together to make compounds and molecules and that all matter comes in one of 4 states. We will continue to explore matter next week through more labs!
4th: This week students tested different materials to determine what are best conductors and insulators for electricity. We explored different types of circuts and what happens when connections between the supply and load are changed. Next week we will be doing a lab with circuits and various conductors. Check out our pictures on Instagram!
5th: We wrapped up out unit on geometry this week with different types of triangles. Students explored classification of triangles by angle or by side length. They practiced their protrator skills and understanding how all 3 angles in a triangle total 180 degrees!
4th: This week students review area and perimeter. They did a creative project involving drawing a rectangle/square image and writing directions with area and perimeter to see if others could draw their picture. We also focused on including prepositions from ELA into the directions!
Looking for another way to support your child in math? Check out Trevvett’s new YouTube channel! Click here to see step-by-step math tutorials and K-5 tips to try at home! We will update with new videos at the start of each new math unit this year.
Monday, 3/11: Henrico Survey opens. Parents are asked to submit their opinions on the 2019 Henrico Schools Survey at https://henricoschools.us/surveys/ between March 11-29. Fifth graders will also complete this survey at school unless you returned an opt-out form.
Friday, 3/15: Aquarium Field Trip. Drop off at 7:00 AM and pick up at 5:00 PM. Click here for reminders!
Field Trip Update: We will be BUSY in the month of March! This week a flyer was sent home regarding our three field trips as well as Young Scientists visits. Please return the attached permission forms ASAP, along with $20 for Young Scientists (or pay online). We need chaperones for the VCU Market Day trip! We are headed to VCU’s Siegel Center with hundreds of other students, so the more adults the merrier! The trip is 3/26 from 9 AM – 1 PM. Please contact me if you can make it!
Career Exploration: Students have been exploring career fields with Mrs. Bushey in preparation for Career Day! Check out the site www.vacareerview.org at home to find out more and save the date for Career Day on March 27th and click here for the flyer.
Brookland Middle School Talent Show: All fifth graders and their families are invited to see Brookland Middle School’s Talent Show & Fashion Showcase on 3/22 at 6 PM at Hermitage High School. This is the same day as our field trip to Hermitage, so your child can show you what he/she did that day! Check out this flyer for details!
Camp Innovation: Check out this flyer for details about Camp Innovation summer offerings at the Math Science Innovation Center!
(Repost) MobyMax March Madness: All Trevvett students are challenged to focus on math fact fluency in the month of March! Fifth graders are tasked with mastering multiplication and division facts through 12 by the end of March. Students that earn 100% mastery in MobyMax OR practice for 1 hour a week in MobyMax will get the chance to decorate a rock garden to beautify our school grounds! Click here to see the flyer sent home last week.
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