*Please stay tuned and monitor the class web page for resources, materials, and assignments that will be posted. The goal is to enable students to continue to make progress and be academically prepared for middle school.

Please be advised no new assignments or activities will be assigned to students at this time.  All resource materials provided will not be graded and are optional for students to complete. Continue to monitor our class page along with the PWCS home page for important updates during this closure.  Check out the link below for optional home resources students can engage in.
Please see the attached link for PWCS Home Learning Resources

https://www.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=340225&pageId=41506907

IMPORTANT: THE FOLLOWING WEEKLY CLASS SCHEDULE IS OPTIONAL AND ITS CREATION IS MERELY TO PROVIDE A BIT OF STRUCTURE OR ROUTINE WITHIN A FUN ACADEMIC SETTING.  STUDENTS HAVE THE ABILITY TO CHOOSE WHICH ASSIGNMENTS/ACTIVITIES TO DO EACH DAY.  PWCS RECOMMENDS STUDENTS WORK NO MORE THAN 60 MINUTES PER SUBJECT PER WEEK.  THEREFORE, CHOICES ARE IMPORTANT TO KEEP STUDENTS FROM EXCEEDING THESE RECOMMENDATIONS.  FINALLY, CHOICES CAN BE FUN!

SOZIO'S WEEKLY CLASS SCHEDULE:
FOR THE LATEST WEEKLY SCHEDULE, PLEASE CLICK ON THE MOST CURRENT DATE.
SCHEDULE IS LOCATED UNDER DOCUMENTS/FILES/SCHEDULE VIRTUAL

AVAILABILITY:
I am available via email at soziode@pwcs.edu to answer any questions you may have or to help you navigate my webpage for educational resources, links, documents, and files. I am also available Thursdays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm via phone (phone number previously provided in a 4/13/20 email).

Don't forget to take a look at my "Useful Links" for  online practice and review of 5th grade objectives.
See "Documents and Files" for additional review and activity pages.
Important: Riddles are at the bottom of my webpage.  Have FUN!


2019-2020 Academic Calendar:

QUARTER ONE
Math:
Unit 1- Problem Solving with Addition and Subtraction (8/26-9/6)
Unit 2- Problem Solving with Multiplication and Division & Area (9/9-10/2)
Unit 3- Measurement (10/3-10/25)
Science
Unit 1- Living Systems (8/26-10/7)
Unit 2- Rocks and Fossils  (10/8-11/1)
Social Studies: 
Maps and Geography (first half of the quarter) 
Northwest (second half of the quarter)
Reading: 
Fiction 
Writing:
Narrative 

QUARTER TWO
Math: 
Unit 4- Fraction and Decimal Number Sense (10/28-12/6)
Unit 6/7- Fraction and Decimal Computation (12/8-12/20)
Science
Unit 3- Geological Processes (11/6-11/20)
Unit 4- Oceanography (11/20-1/24)
Social Studies: 
Southeast (first half of the quarter)
Midwest (second half of the quarter) 
Reading: 
Nonfiction
Writing:
Opinion/Persuasive

QUARTER THREE
Math
Unit 5- Data Analysis and Statistics (1/6-1/17)
Unit 8- Patterns Functions and Algebra (1/20-2/21)
Unit 9- Geometry (2/24- present) 
Science:
Unit 5- Matter (1/24-2/21)
Unit 6- Sound (2/21- Present) 
Social Studies: 
Southwest (current)
West (next) 
Reading
Poetry
Writing
Descriptive
QUARTER FOUR
Math
Probability
Science
Light
Social Studies
Canada
Mexico
Central America
Caribbean Islands
Reading
Author Study- Pick your favorite author and practice all reading strategies
Writing
Expository 

Updated 5/13/20


    Current Units of Study:

    Math: Unit 9 Geometry
    Science: Sound & Light
    Social Studies: Southwest Region
    Reading: Figurative Language
    Writing: Descriptive Writing


    Hello my friends!  I miss you very much.  If you think you know the answer(s) to any of my riddles, you may respond to soziode@pwcs.edu

    Riddle 1:
    You see me 3 times in December,
    once in June, 
    twice in November,
    but never in July.
    What am I?
    Answer: The Letter E
    Winners: Riley, Skyler, and Ben!

    Riddle 2:
    What do you call a bear with no teeth?
    Answer: A gummy bear!
    Winners: Ben and Skyler!

    Riddle 3:
    Why didn't the sick guy get the joke?
    (Email me for answer)

    Riddle 4:
    I have cities, but no houses
    I have mountains, but no trees
    I have water, but no fish
    What am I?
    (Email me for answer)
    Winners: Skyler, Joey, Kaily, and Gabby!

    Riddle 5:
    Some cogs are tigs
    All tigs are bons
    Some bons are pabs
    Some pabs are tigs
    Therefore, cogs are definitely pabs
    True or False?
    Winners: Chloe, Eilene, Maryam, and Riley!

    Riddle 6:
    Why does a chicken coop only have 2 doors?
    Winners: Alexia!

    Riddle 7:
    Why don't they play poker in the forest?
    Winners: Alexia!

    Riddle 8:
    What kind of band never plays music?
    Winners: Chloe, Jackson, and Maryam!

    Riddle 9:
    In a one story pink house there was a pink person, a pink cat, a pink fish, a pink computer, a pink chair, a pink table, a pink telephone, and a pink shower.  Everything was pink! So, what color were the stairs?
    Winners: Alexia, Jackson, and Ethan!

    Riddle 10:
    What's black when you buy it, red when you use it, and grey when you get rid of it?

    Winners: Joey!