Fifth graders will be testing on Thursday. They will take a 5th grade Science SOL test as baseline data. This will not be graded. They will also take a cumulative test on Nature of Science and what we have learned about cells so far (SOL 5.5 a The student will investigate and understand that organisms are made of one or more cells and have distinguishing characteristics that play a vital role in the organism’s ability to survive and thrive in its environment. a) basic cell structures and functions), which will be for a test grade. They can study from Science Fusion, vocabulary cards, and their Science Notebooks.
Fourth graders will be testing on Friday. They will take a cumulative test on Nature of Science and what we have learned about plants so far (SOL 4.4 a, c The student will investigate and understand basic plant anatomy and life processes. Key concepts include a) the structures of typical plants and the function of each structure; c) photosynthesis), which will be for a test grade. They can study from Science Fusion, vocabulary cards, and their Science Notebooks (but Science Notebooks must return by Monday!).
Enjoy this light week of homework and use your extra time to study!
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