Welcome to 5 th Grade Mrs. Morgan Mr. Exner Mrs. Evans
Reading with Mrs. Morgan
Nightly homework is 20 minutes of independent reading
Students will keep a reading log of books read (5 th grade standard requires that students read 25 books or 1 million words)
Approximately 6 book reports will be completed throughout the year-requirements will be reviewed in class
AR information will follow once the program is up and running
Students need a composition notebook for vocabulary work
Spelling with Mrs. Morgan
5 th grade uses the Wordly Wise vocabulary program.
Words and assignments are given out on Fridays. Students may work ahead if they choose-section A is due and will be graded in class on Tuesday, section B on Wednesday, and section C on Thursday. Packets will be collected on Thursdays for recording.
Spelling tests will be given every Thursday
Writing with Mrs. Evans
Keep a writer’s notebook
Students will use the writing process to develop well developed writing including:
How to essays
Responses to literature
Daily Language Practice with Mrs. Evans
Provides a 5-10 minute daily review of grammar skills.
Weekly grade on practice sheet should be a 100 (corrected together in class)
Daily Language Quiz on Fridays (comes directly from practice sheet)
Math with Mr. Exner
Students should already know their times tables
Math Practice sheet each week
Math test every Friday-questions come from the practice sheet
Students need to keep their math tests with corrections and math practice sheets for a notebook grade
After School Tutoring
Math study group every Thursday-no need to sign up-just make sure students have a ride home at 3:15
Extra help will be available in the computer lab after school for students needing CRCT practice (information will be sent as soon as the program details are worked out)
Life on the Great Plains
World War I/Great Depression
World War II
Earth’s Changing Surface
Matter and Electricity
Computer Projects completed at school in the lab
**A flashdrive would be helpful for students
All 5 th graders participate
It is done during the school day as part of the language arts and science curriculum
All students will complete a 4H demonstration as part of the language arts class
Students may participate in other outside clubs and activities if they choose (a newsletter will be given at each meeting describing the various opportunities available)
Individually wrapped candies
Box Tops for Education
Zip-lock Bags for Science
Bubble Gum Science is Fun!
Games make 5 th grade learning fun
Thanks for coming!!
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