Christie Long

4th & 5th Grade Science and Honors Math


Thanks to all the parents that were able to meet with me during conferences. I am excited to talk about the fun we have learning and exploring how to become the best we can be.  I am encouraged to see the growth and problem solving skills the students are demonstrating and refining as we work in groups together.  In the second quarter we will be changing to new topics in both science and math.  4th grade science will be exploring Energy while 5th grade will be exploring Ecosystems. I am always happy to have lab help and if you have concerns please contact me at clong@valleycatholic.org

Topics-4th

 

Topics-5th

 

 

Science 

Currently in 4th grade science we are exploring everything to do with ENERGY! 5th grade students are studying ECOSYSTEMS!

Videos:

 

 4th and 5th Honors Math

 

 Topics-4th

  • Fractions and Decimals (adding, subtracting, dividing, multiplying)(*Nov- Dec topic)
  • Algebra, Data, and Graphing
  • Fluency with division facts and long division
  • Expressions and Equations
  • Engaging Math using Number Talks and Expanded Problem Solving Methods

Topics-5th

  • Visual Representation of Math Problems
  • Fluency with multiplication and division of fractions and decimals(*Nov-Dec topic)
  • Connecting ratio, rate, and percent with multiplication and division
  • Introduction to algebra by writing, interpreting, and using mathematical expressions and equations
  • Word Problems, Word Problems, and more opened ended math tasks to challenge students

 

The pace of math is quick for both classes, often students will be asked to work on a problem or set of problems at home that they are needing to use resources to solve. Students can watch videos, use books or notes to work on problems.  Encourage your child to try problems on their own…struggle is good to a point.  Additionally, participation and behavior is monitored in the honors class, please make sure students know that focus and attention are important in class since we have a short meeting time.  Thank you for your continued support and partnership in educating your children.

 

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Events

Thank you for supporting us by working with your kids at home!

If you would like to help in the science room, or have any questions email me at clong@valleycatholic.org

 

 


Classroom Schedule

Monday 

8-11 am 4th and 5th Science

4th and 5th Honors Math 12:45-2:15

Tuesday

8-11 am 4th and 5th Science

4th and 5th Honors Math 12:45-2:15

Wednesday

4th and 5th Honors Math 12:45-2:15

Thursday

8:45-10:15 am 4th and 5th Science

4th and 5th Honors Math 12:45-2:15

Friday

8:45-10:15 am 4th and 5th Science

4th and 5th Honors Math 12:45-2:15

 


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