Parents and teacher as a team: Parents
are a child’s first and most influential teacher.
Fair and consistent expectations and
Classroom Dynamic: Learning should be
serious and fun.
Study skills, reading, spelling, writing, grammar,
math, computers, social studies, science, and
enjoyment of learning
Responsibility - taking responsibility for
actions/consequences, be on time, turn in work on
time, working out social problems, participation,
Directions / Communication - written and oral
Independence - doing homework, bringing needed
materials to school, and social interactions
Concentrating on writing across the curriculum.
Using informational text in reading.
Emphasis on multiple methods in
Focusing on conceptual understanding of
Various core literature books
Silent Sustained Reading
Small group instruction
Informative/ Explanatory Texts
Clarity and Focus in writing
Publishing pieces using technology
Students create interactive math notebooks of
important concepts and terms.
Addition and Subtraction Facts:Students
MUST know these by now. Math will be VERY
difficult if they are not proficient
Multiplication & Division Facts: Practice on
a Daily basis
Decimals, Fractions, Algebraic
thinking, and Geometry
Planets and space
Weather and climate
The Human Body
Atoms and molecules
Branches of the government
Settling the colonies
The American Revolution
50 State Capitols
Physical Fitness Test
Reading Log (PARENT SIGNATURE):
30 minuts 5x a week
1 paragraph response
1 vocabulary and 1 spelling assignment every night:
1 sheet a night
Unfinished classwork assigned as homework.
Missing assignment sheet goes home on