5th Grade Curriculum Night Mrs. Berry, Mrs. Glass, & Mrs. Hobbs Ms. Johnson
Agenda for the Day • Introductions • Procedures • Curriculum • Math • English Language Arts • Science/Social Studies
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Contact Information Mrs. Berry firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Hobbs email@example.com Mrs. Glass firstname.lastname@example.org
Homework Expectations Math/Science/Social Studies – as needed • Reading/English Language Arts– choice reading, 20 minutes every night • PAWPAD – • Students write down any assigned homework • Students will have time to write down assignments at the beginning or end of class • Forgot it? – • No going back to class for items forgotten • No late work accepted w/o excused absence
Homework Expectations Continued • Make up work – • Student’s Responsibility - UPON RETURNING TO SCHOOL • Teachers will get work together if the absence is more than 3 days • Request work by 8:00 that morning; pick up between 1-2:00 in the front office • A zero will be entered the day of their absence and modified upon completion of assignment with a determined time frame • This can vary depending on how long the student was out of class.
5th Grade Field Trip Tennessee Aquarium – October 12th. More information will be sent home within the next 2 weeks Camp McDowell – March 6-8 More information will be sent out at a later date
Procedures • Always come to class prepared with materials. (homework, AR books, notebooks, binder, pencils) • Always be respectful of the classroom environment (equipment, teacher, peers) • Always do your best!
WM School Wide Rules • Rules: SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW • Respect • Responsibility • Honesty • Self-control
5th Grade Discipline System • We are implementing a school wide discipline system called Class Dojo. • This is a behavior management system. • Students will begin each week with 5 points and points will be deducted when they do not follow a school rule. • Everyone starts the beginning of a new week with a clean slate; points are cumulative throughout the week.
Curriculum – English Language Arts • 5th Grade Textbook – Wonders • Wonders is a comprehensive reading program • We will teach mini-lessons for all core skills • Students will use a Literature Anthology for application of skills. https://my.mheducation.com/login
Writing Across all Curriculum Areas Science Social Studies Math
5th Grade Math • Math Textbook • enVision • Web-based - online examples and tutorials, including online quizzes/tests for student practice as an option. • Focus: Collaboration, critical thinking and word problems • Homework will usually consist of workbook pages or individual projects on an as needed basis https://www.pearsonschool.com/env_wheel/index.cfm
Advanced Math Curriculum Night Wednesday, August 29 5:30 At Central Office Boardroom Ms. Johnson email@example.com
5th Grade Science/Social Studies • History • United States History • Science • STEMscopes • Homework • Assigned