Updated 6/11/20                                                                                                                                                                                                       Reading           Writing            Room 55

Social Studies, Science, Health

 Notice how reading, writing and thinking all are connected?

Practice reading and writing with science, social studies, health:

Social Studies Loyalist/Patriot Research Project      Health Body Systems

Virtual Tours for fun!  STEM Project


 Actively Learn (directions)    Time for kids magazine (Read articles and write a summaries)

Access www.fossweb.com to access our science texts for Earth and Sun and Living Systems...Video directions for fossweb

download-ables (until May 31st) from Nature Vision located in Woodinville (or email Mr. J.!)

Get outside and create a Field Journal Entry   Crazy Trees

Fifth graders should...According to OSPI:

1. Read with comprehension, write effectively, and communicate successfully in a variety of ways and settings with a variety of audiences;

2. Know and apply the core concepts and principles of mathematics; social, physical, and life sciences; civics and history, including different cultures and participation in representative government; geography; arts; and health and fitness;

3. Think analytically, logically, and creatively, and to integrate technology literacy and fluency as well as different experiences and knowledge to form reasoned judgments and solve problems; and

 4. Understand the importance of work and finance and how performance, effort, and decisions directly affect future career and educational opportunities.

Reading further may be of interest; more  Social Studies Standards.




 Virtual Tours


 May 22nd, 2020 was supposed to be our class field trip to Olympia Wa  - the state capitol. (sad face)

Try these tours: Which do you like the best? Why? 



Virtual tour

Capitol Virtual Tour

Great Wall of China


National Parks



Monterey Bay Aquarium



 Virtual Museums


 STEM Project


Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

(Which of these components would you lean on most? Which might need more of your attention?)

1) Select a project you are interested in.      2) Try it!      3) Share what you tried!

Read a Time For Kids issue and respond:

 The Problem Solvers

The Best Inventions of 2019

Our Planet

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35 at home projects to try

Easy STEM activities

The STEM Laboratory


Engineering Scholastic


Try Engineering
Find inquiry-based STEM challenges and lesson plans created by engineers, educators, and scientists at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.


This collaboration among five universities offers free, NGSS-aligned lessons and easy-to-implement activities. 


Access citizen-science projects, activities, and videos built around NOVA’s programs, such as Building Big, Design Squad, and many more.


15 engineering challenges Gift of Curiosity


STEM playground


28 awesome STEM challenges



 Minecraft as STEM or only for boys?  Video games in learning?  Become the teacher of yourself!