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Welcome students and parents! My name is Mrs. Fleming and I teach 5th grade science and social studies. Thanks for visiting our class website! 
 
Mrs. Fleming's Homeroom Schedule:
Lunch: 12:45-1:15
 
LAMPS 
Monday: Art
Tuesday: PE
Wednesday: Enrichment
Thursday: Library (Week A)   STEM (Week B)
Friday: Music
 

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Week 30 Science/Social Studies Mar. 28- Apr. 1

Science TCAP Review Quiz #2 Friday (see study guide)
 
Learning objectives for the week:
*Use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast the rise of fascism, totalitarianism, and Nazism in Europe and Japan, the leaders and the goals of Germany, Italy, and Japan. 
*Compare and contrast different stories from media, and informational text regarding the bombing of Pearl Harbor and its impact on the United States, including the USS Arizona and USS Tennessee and America's entry in the war. 
*Evaluate the constitutionality of Japanese internment during the war. 
*With supporting facts and details provide reasons for rationing, victory gardens, the design of the Rosie the Riveter ideal (Avco jobs for Tennessee women) and the Women Airfare Service Pilots- Cornelia Fort. 
*Write and informative text about the Holocaust and its impact. 

Week 29 Science/Social Studies Mar. 14-18

Science:
TCAP Review Quiz #1 Friday-see study guide
Homework packet:
1-12 due Tues. 
13-24 due Wed.
25-35 due Thurs.
You MUST prove your answers.
 
Social Studies:
Learning objectives for the week:
*I can analyze the events that caused the Great Depression and its impact on the nation and Tennessee, including mass unemployment, Hoovervilles, and soup kitchens. 
*I can use specific textual evidence from primary and secondary sources to summarize the success, failures, and challenges of President Roosevelt's New Deal policies.
*I can compare and contrast a first hand and second hand account of the impact of the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. 

Week 28 Social Studies/TN Ready Mar. 7-11

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can evaluate the role of Tennessee as the "Perfect 36" and the work of Anne Dallas Dudley, Harry Burn, and Governor Roberts in the fight for women's suffrage and Josephine Pearson's opposition.  
*I evaluate popular culture of the "Roaring Twenties." 
*I can determine the meaning and use of economic terms credit, interest, and debt and the role these played in the economy of the 1920s.  
 
*TN Ready Testing Mon-Wed.
*Field trip to CMS Friday
 

Week 27 Science/SS Feb. 29- Mar. 4

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can use data from an investigation to determine the method by which heat energy is transferred from one object or material to another.  
*I can evaluate the role of Tennessee as the "Perfect 36" and the work of Anne Dallas Dudley, Harry Burn, and Governor Roberts in the fight for women's suffrage and Josephine Pearson's opposition.  
*I evaluate popular culture of the "Roaring Twenties." 
*I can determine the meaning and use of economic terms credit, interest, and debt and the role these played in the economy of the 1920s.  
 
Chapter 6 Science Test Tuesday 3/1

Week 26 Science Feb. 22-26

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can explain the relationship that exists among mass, force, and distance traveled. 
*I can differentiate between potential and kinetic energy.
*I can use data from an investigation to determine the method by which heat energy is transferred from one object or material to another. 

Week 25 Social Studies Feb. 16-19

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can summarize the reasons for American entry into World War I, including submarine attacks on the Lusitania and the Zimmerman Telegram.
*Locate and map the countries of the Central and Allied Powers during World War I.  
* Explain the roles of significant people and groups in World War I.
*Refer to details and examples in a text to explain the aims of world leaders in the Treaty of Versailles and why the United States rejected Wilson's League of Nations.  

Week 24 Science Feb. 8-11

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can explain the relationships that exist among mass, force, and distance traveled. 
*I can use data to determine how shape affects the rate at which a material falls to the earth. 
*I can recognize that the earth attracts objects without touching them.
*I can identify the force that causes an object to fall to the earth. 
 
Bring Valentines to pass out Thursday (optional)
No School Friday 2/12- Teacher inservice day
No School Monday 2/15- President's day
 
Have a great 4 day weekend!

We had so much fun presenting our Technology Projects today!  Carter's dad brought his antique 1952 MG-TD to show the class for Carter's report on automobiles.