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Mrs. Pitts' STEM Syllabus


Course Title: STEM Specials Rotation

Room Number:  622

Planning time: 8:35-9:15 or 11:05-11:45am (Depending on Band Schedule)

School Email:

Syllabus LINK 


Oklahoma Academic Standards for this class:


Scope & Sequence of Learning:  

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Teaching Methods

When teaching STEM, I use the Engineering Design Process model.


Supplemental Materials:  

NASA / JPL Mission to Mars

Video Design: Animoto, DoInk for Green Screen, StopMotion





Distance Learning

In the event we have to move to distance learning, students will be given assignments through Google Classroom. The Zoom call links will be listed in the stream portion of their Google Classroom. Students are expected to arrive in the waiting room 5 minutes prior to start time. Videos must be on and microphones muted.


Assessments and Grading

Students will receive a completion grade.

  • 3 Mastery

  • 2 Needs Improvement

  • 1 Unsatisfactory

Tests Required:  

No required test


Homework Guidelines

  • This is a Specials class, and all work will be completed in class.


Helping all Students Learn

  • Students of varying abilities will be expected to work independently and in groups. Students that need extra support will be partnered with a student that can work with them. Also, students needing enrichment can do a project aligned with the standards or work on Gizmos.



  • Parents should check Teacherease to locate information about their child’s progress.

  • Fifth grade teachers will email a Weekly Note each Friday with general information and each subject.

  • Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns via email ( We can set up a time to conference if necessary. 


*Syllabus subject to change. Please note changes in the weekly newsletter.

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