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Open House Ppt 2008


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Open House Ppt 2008

  1. 1. Welcome! 5 th Grade Curriculum Night Ms. Allie Stuckey
  2. 2. Binder <ul><li>Empty Take Home section EVERY night! </li></ul><ul><li>Please help your student stay organized. </li></ul><ul><li>Each binder will be put together at school. Dividers will include the following sections: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework, morning work, reading, writing, spelling/vocabulary, science, social studies, and guidance </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda/Assignments <ul><li>All class work and homework will be written in the agendas each and every day. </li></ul><ul><li>If there is no homework, “NO HOMEWORK” will be written in the appropriate section. </li></ul><ul><li>Missing homework will be highlighted. </li></ul><ul><li>Please check and sign your child’s agenda each night. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Homework <ul><li>Homework is an essential element to practice skills learned in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Read at least 20 minutes each night. </li></ul><ul><li>Study math facts. </li></ul><ul><li>Grade given whether or not homework was completed. A 100% will be averaged into the final grade for the report card. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Weekly Folders <ul><li>Work will be sent home each week. Please empty the folder with your student and discuss projects or work that was completed or graded during the week. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Class Newsletter <ul><li>Updated weekly with class activities and assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>Please check regularly. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be found on the class blog: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Dismissal Procedure <ul><li>Students will be dismissed by bus, car riders, and ASP. </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation changes will need to be completed by 1:00 p.m. These changes need to be approved by an administrator. </li></ul><ul><li>Please send in 2 handwritten copies of transportation changes that are confirmed changes when your child arrives at school. </li></ul><ul><li>Bus Behavior- new procedures </li></ul>
  8. 8. Attendance <ul><li>Attendance is critical to the learning process. </li></ul><ul><li>Our literacy block is 8:45-12:00. </li></ul><ul><li>Part of our Adequate Yearly Progress. Please have your child here ON TIME. Students must be at school by 11:05 to be counted present. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Curriculum <ul><li>Reading/ Accelerated Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Math/Math Mania </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul>
  10. 10. Reading/ AR <ul><li>Our goal is to have all students reading at or above expected grade level. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Logs- 1,000 pages per 9 weeks. Students reaching this goal will be recognized each 9 weeks. </li></ul><ul><li>AR- 100 points for the year </li></ul><ul><li>Grade level working for at least 12,000 points </li></ul>
  11. 11. Math/Math Mania <ul><li>Our goal is to increase the number of students performing in the Exceeds Range on the CRCT. </li></ul><ul><li>Math Textbook available online </li></ul><ul><li>Math Mania- 90% in five minutes or less. </li></ul><ul><li>Study math facts every night. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Addition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subtraction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Division </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Writing <ul><li>Our goal is to increase the number of students improving by 1 point on the 6+1 Traits Rubric or the Georgia Writing Assessment. </li></ul><ul><li>Each nine week writing is scored on Sentence Fluency and Word Choice. </li></ul><ul><li>5 th grade will complete a writing response each month. </li></ul><ul><li>State Rubric can be found on the Cobb County website. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Social Studies <ul><li>New textbooks and resources this year!!! </li></ul><ul><li>All textbooks will be available online. </li></ul><ul><li>Topics of study include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Civil War and Reconstruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Late 19 th -20 th Century </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World War I- 1929 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great Depression and New Deal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World War II </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cold War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Map Skills </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Science <ul><li>New textbooks and materials this year!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>All textbooks available online. </li></ul><ul><li>Topics of study include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Matter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cells and Microorganisms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classification of Organisms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electricity and Magnetism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constructive and Destructive Forces </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Testing <ul><li>STAR: August, March, and May </li></ul><ul><li>CogAT: September 17-19 </li></ul><ul><li>IOWA: September22-29 *** Used by middle schools for placement in leveled classes </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Assessment- March 4 </li></ul><ul><li>CRCT: April 21-May 1 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Thank you for coming! <ul><li>Please make sure you fill out all ASP forms </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up to help out in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick up car rider numbers and pre-pay for lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Join PTA and Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Please watch short SPLOST video </li></ul>