2011 5th grade curriculum night ppt


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2011 5th grade curriculum night ppt

  2. 2. WELCOME!<br />Please make sure to:<br /><ul><li>Schedule a time for parent conferences
  3. 3. Pick up 5th grade blog web address</li></li></ul><li>Introductions<br />Mrs. Tenzer<br />Mrs. Hathaway<br />Mrs. Cox<br />Mr. Brown<br />Ms. Anthony<br />
  4. 4. 5th Grade Schedule<br />Specials: Everyday 8:20-9:10<br />Recess: Everyday 12:45-1:15<br />Lunch: Everyday 1:15-1:45<br />
  5. 5. GMB<br />Every Monday and Friday starting at 7:43 with a movement song.<br />Birthday’s announced every Monday<br />Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday will have a movement song, pledges, and manner of the day. <br />Dismissed to go back to class at 7:50<br />Breakfast is served from 7:20-7:35<br />
  6. 6. Attendance<br />Absences: Absence excuse notes need to be brought to school the day the child returns from an absence. <br />Parent e-mails to teacher will be forward to our data clerk and will count as the excuse note. <br />Reminder: New School Hours<br /> 7:50-2:50<br />
  7. 7. Important Information<br />Volunteer clearance forms - Frisco home page, Parent/Student tab, volunteer application. This must be done every year.<br />Super Bowl of Learning – Will be during GMB each 9 weeks<br />Join the new RBE mass email group now! http://www.friscoisd.org/schools/elementary/borchardt<br />
  8. 8. Snacks/Birthday Treats<br />Please send a healthy snack daily. <br />Birthday treats must be store bought. Deliver to the office only. <br />Any questions please go to : Squaremeals.org<br />
  9. 9. Language Arts/Social Studies<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Language Arts Overview:
  11. 11. Writing
  12. 12. English taught by homeroom teacher
  13. 13. Balanced Reading Program
  14. 14. New text adoption: Reading Street
  15. 15. Basic understanding of culturally written words
  16. 16. Use a variety of strategies analyze written words
  17. 17. Apply critical- thinking skills to analyze culturally diverse written text</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Social Studies Overview:
  18. 18. Exploration Regions
  19. 19. Colonial Leaders
  20. 20. Celebrate Freedom
  21. 21. Free Enterprise
  22. 22. American Revolution
  23. 23. Black History
  24. 24. Government
  25. 25. Westward Expansion
  26. 26. Civil War</li></li></ul><li>Spelling Overview<br />Spelling List provided by Frisco ISD.<br />Pre-Test: Mondays<br />Spelling list, dictation sentences, and activities will be sent home. <br />Practice weekly<br />Test: Friday (Bonus Words: 2 extra points)<br />Spelling grades will not exceed 100% on the report card each nine weeks.<br />
  27. 27. Mathematics<br />
  28. 28. <ul><li>Mathematics Overview:
  29. 29. Pre-assessments before each cluster
  30. 30. Numbers, Operation, and Quantitative
  31. 31. Patterns, Relationships, and Algebraic Reasoning
  32. 32. Geometry and Spatial Reasoning
  33. 33. Measurement
  34. 34. Probability and Statistics
  35. 35. Fractions
  36. 36. Decimals
  37. 37. Problem Solving with all the above</li></li></ul><li>Science<br />
  38. 38. Science Overview<br />TEKS:<br />Nature of science/scientific method/safety (embedded)<br />Earth Science<br />Physical Science<br />Life Science<br />Emphasis on vocabulary<br />Student-centered, hands-on lab activities<br />
  39. 39. Writing<br />
  40. 40. Writing styles that will be taught this year include:<br />Narrative<br />Expository<br />Persuasive<br />Descriptive<br />Creative<br />Students will continue to implement the Six Traits and <br />utilize the Writing Process.<br />
  41. 41. 5th Grade Blog!<br />Podcasts and videos<br />Postings that update you on the latest happenings in our classrooms<br />Pictures of projects, class work, experiments, and activities<br />Important dates and information in the “Parent “Corner” (will replace the newsletter)<br />Be sure you have given permission for your child to be included on our website (extra forms are available on the sign-up sheet table)<br />
  42. 42. IMPORTANTDATES<br />Sky Ranch Meeting: September 7th in the gym, 5:30 pm<br />Sky Ranch: Luggage Pick-up Nov. 1st from 6-7pm <br />Sky Ranch: November 2-4<br />ParentConferenceDay: October 10th. Please sign up with your child’s homeroom teacher. <br />
  43. 43. STAAR Testing – 5th<br />What is it? <br />State Test to enhance Rigor for students & get them “College Ready”<br />Timed Test (4 hours) – Just like SAT/ACT<br />Assesses previous grade level objectives to current grade (K-5th)<br />Reading STAAR- emphasizes critical analysis & less literal understanding<br />Math STAAR- Problem solving skills<br />Science STAAR- Earth Science; Force & Energy; Environment & Organisms<br />No School ratings this year; standards set Fall 2012<br />Math (March 27), Reading (March 28) & Science (April 26)<br />No visitors<br />FISD Google Site: https://sites.google.com/a/friscoisd.org/staar/home<br />FAQ, Overview, Updated periodically by FISD<br />
  44. 44. Dismissal Procedure<br />Please send an email or a note if you have any dismissal changes<br />CAR RIDERS- All students who are car riders must be picked up in the 3rd-5th car line. Please have your name plate displayed in the window.<br />Students who walk home will be released by the playground/bike racks.<br />
  45. 45. Grading Policy<br />Assignments scoring below 70% can be corrected for higher grade. 70% is the maximum score given on corrected assignments.<br />Academy will be assigned for students who do not return homework or who have unfinished work. <br />
  46. 46. Homework<br />Regular daily homework should take no longer than 50 minutes.<br />Make-up work and unfinished class work will be sent home in addition to regularly assigned homework.<br />Notice will be given in advance for long term projects.<br />
  47. 47. Discipline Procedures<br />Thursday folder will be signed for no homework, excessive off-task behavior, disrespect to peer/teacher, not following school-wide expectations.<br />Please sign the red Thursday folder calendar each week. Look for informational papers and graded papers. Empty the folder and return on Friday.<br />Please review the “Behavior Consequences” page for consistent misbehavior.<br />Rewards: Classroom reward system, Positive Referrals-Ducks in a Row, MVP of the week, etc.<br />
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  49. 49. Contact Information <br />Samantha Cox – coxs@friscoisd.org<br />Drew Brown – browna@friscoisd.org<br />Karen Tenzer – tenzerk@friscoisd.org<br />Erin Hathaway – hathawa@friscoisd.org<br />Michelle Anthony – anthonka@friscoisd.org<br />
  50. 50. Don’t forget to sign up for parent conferences!<br />We Appreciate Your Support!<br />