Welcome5th Grade <br />Teacher:  Mrs. Jennifer Mills<br />Slide 2 – Guidelines & Acceptable Use<br />                Polic...
Class Guidelines:<br />   - students are expected to use class computers to<br />      record, solve, and communicate info...
Correct way to set <br />up your paper for:<br />spelling tests<br />math homework<br />book reports<br />	writing assignm...
STEP 3:  REVISING<br />MAKE IT BETTER<br /><ul><li>Read what you have written again.
Think about what others said about it.
Rearrange words or sentences.
Take out or add parts.
Replace overused or unclear words.
Read your writing aloud to be sure it flows smoothly.</li></ul>STEP 4:  PROOFREADING<br />MAKE IT CORRECT<br /><ul><li>Be ...
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5th Grade Introduction and Welcome - Jennifer Mills

  1. 1. Welcome5th Grade <br />Teacher: Mrs. Jennifer Mills<br />Slide 2 – Guidelines & Acceptable Use<br /> Policies<br />Slide 3 – How to set up your paper<br />Slide 4 – Writing<br />Slide 5 – Scientific Method<br />Slide 6 – Math Concepts<br />Slide 7 – AR explanations<br />Slide 8 – Suggestions<br />Slide 9 - Acknowledgements<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Class Guidelines:<br /> - students are expected to use class computers to<br /> record, solve, and communicate information<br /> - raise your hand if you have a question<br /> - ask me for a private meeting if you <br /> have any concerns<br /> - always be truthful with me so that I <br /> may trust you<br /> - be respectful of your classmates<br /> - always ask permission to leave the classroom<br /> to go to the bathroom or your locker<br />Acceptable Use Policies of the Computers:<br /> - treat these computers with care<br /> - realize there are blocks and filters in place by<br /> the school network<br /> - realize these blocks and filters may not<br /> always protect you from inappropriate<br /> websites <br /> - anyone misusing the computer will lose their<br /> class use privileges and must complete<br /> assignments on your own time<br /> - students must document work properly<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Correct way to set <br />up your paper for:<br />spelling tests<br />math homework<br />book reports<br /> writing assignments<br /> Last name, First Name<br />Class Number<br />Date<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br />___________________________<br /> _____________________<br /> _____________________<br />3<br />
  4. 4. STEP 3: REVISING<br />MAKE IT BETTER<br /><ul><li>Read what you have written again.
  5. 5. Think about what others said about it.
  6. 6. Rearrange words or sentences.
  7. 7. Take out or add parts.
  8. 8. Replace overused or unclear words.
  9. 9. Read your writing aloud to be sure it flows smoothly.</li></ul>STEP 4: PROOFREADING<br />MAKE IT CORRECT<br /><ul><li>Be sure all sentences are complete.
  10. 10. Correct spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.
  11. 11. Change words that are not used correctly.
  12. 12. Have someone check your work.
  13. 13. Recopy it correctly and neatly.</li></ul>STEP 5: PUBLISHING<br />SHARE THE FINISHED PRODUCT<br /><ul><li>Read your writing aloud to a group.
  14. 14. Create a book of your work.
  15. 15. Send a copy to a friend or relative.
  16. 16. Put your writing on display.
  17. 17. Illustrate, perform, or set your creation to music.
  18. 18. Congratulate yourself on a job well done!</li></ul>THE FIVE STEPS OF THE WRITING PROCESS<br />STEP 1: PREWRITING<br />THINK<br /><ul><li>Decide on a topic to write about.
  19. 19. Consider who will read or listen to your written work.
  20. 20. Brainstorm ideas about the subject.
  21. 21. List places where you can research information.
  22. 22. Do your research.</li></ul>STEP 2: DRAFTING<br />WRITE<br /><ul><li>Put the information you researched into your own words.
  23. 23. Write sentences and paragraphs even if they are not perfect.
  24. 24. Read what you have written and judge if it says what you mean.
  25. 25. Show it to others and ask for suggestions.</li></ul>4<br />
  26. 26. 5<br />The Scientific Method<br /><ul><li>We will work in the classroom and utilize the Internet for our research and visual experiments
  27. 27. We will use our Science journals in class to record daily information as well as experiments
  28. 28. A science contract will be sent home for students and parents to review and sign. This document will explain experiment procedures and appropriate behavior.</li></li></ul><li>6<br />Math Concepts students must comprehend at the beginning of the year will be:<br />Line and bar graphs – how to use researched information and make them using a spreadsheet<br />Money and Percent values<br />Using Manipulatives to show patterns and deductive reasoning<br />
  29. 29. 7<br />Accelerated Reading (AR)<br />To look up the point value assigned a reading book:<br />http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx<br />- Students will read 5th grade or higher level books<br /><ul><li> Upon completion of each book, students will use a school computer to log onto the Renaissance Reading software to take the AR test
  30. 30. The password for the student will be assigned by the teacher
  31. 31. Students must earn 22 points in 5th grade.
  32. 32. This will count as two reading grades</li></li></ul><li>8<br />Suggestions for a great year in 5th Grade<br /><ul><li>Web Mapping - To organize thoughts and concepts
  33. 33. PowerPoint – To make presentations
  34. 34. Excel – To create spreadsheets and graphs
  35. 35. Teacher templates – on the class computers to help you get started
  36. 36. Take ownership of your work. You are young ladies and young men who need to think more independently, yet be able to work together
  37. 37. Think ahead and work ahead when possible
  38. 38. Always be prepared with supplies and school work
  39. 39. Never be afraid to ask me, your teacher, for help.
  40. 40. Know that I am here to motivate and teach you because I feel that you all can and will succeed in your future!!
  41. 41. Please contact me with any questions!</li></li></ul><li>Acknowledgements<br />Tennessee Curriculum Standards<br />http://www.tn.gov/education/curriculum.shtml<br />The Writing Process<br />http://lewis.cpsb.org/faculty_pages/stacey.blanchard/THE%20FIVE%20STEPS%20OF%20THE%20WRITING%20PROCESS.htm<br />The Scientific Method<br />http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_scientific_method.shtml<br />AR book list<br />http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx<br />9<br />

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