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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 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. 

Week 23 Social Studies Feb. 1-5

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can analyze the major goals, struggles, and achievements of the Progressive Era, including attacking racial discrimination, child labor, big business, conservation, and alcohol use.  
*I can analyze the causes, course, and consequences of the Spanish American War.
*I can describe the effects of Jim Crow Laws on the nation and Tennessee and the efforts of Ida B. Wells and Randolph Miller to bring attention to the inequalities of segregation.  
 
Technology Reports due Friday 2/5

Week 22 Science Jan. 25-29

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can describe the differences among freezing, melting, and evaporation.
*I can describe factors that influence the rate at which different types of materials freeze, melt, or evaporate. 
 
5-4 vocab due Tues. 1/26
Technology Project slip due Wed. 1/27
Science Chapter 5 Test Friday 1/29
Technology Project due next Friday 2/5

Week 21 Social Studies Jan. 19-22

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can describe child labor and working conditions in factories. 
*I can analyze the role of Samuel Gompers and the American Federation of Labor in changing standards for working conditions. 
*I can use a graphic organizer to provide information about important business leaders, inventors, and entrepreneurs and the impact they had on American society.  
 
No School Monday, Jan. 18th in honor of MLK Day

Week 20 Science Jan. 11-15

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can distinguish between physical and chemical properties.
*I can describe the differences between freezing, melting, and evaporation.
*I can describe factors that influence the rate at which different types of material freeze, melt, or evaporate. 
 
Homework:
5-2 Vocab due Wednesday
"Explore at Home" Activity due Friday.