Welcome to
5th
Grade
Mrs. Evans Mrs. Morgan Mr. Exner
Reading
with Mrs. Morgan
• Skills are taught using novels, nonfiction materials,
and Daily Reading Comprehension
• Nightly...
Spelling
with Mrs. Morgan
• 5th
grade uses the Coweta County spelling and
vocabulary program
• Words and assignments are g...
Writing
with Mrs. Evans
• Keep a writer’s notebook
• Students will use the writing process to develop
well developed writi...
Daily Language Practice
with Mrs. Evans
•Provides a 5-10 minute daily review of
grammar skills.
•Weekly grade on practice ...
Math
with Mr. Exner
• Students should already know their times
tables
• Math Practice sheet each week
• Math test every Fr...
After School Tutoring
• Math study group every Thursday-no need to sign
up-just make sure students have a ride home at
3:15
Social Studies
• Map Skills
• Civil War/Reconstruction
• Life on the Great Plains
• Big Business/Immigration
• World War I...
Science
with Mr. Exner
and Mrs. Evans
• Earth Science
– Video project
• Physical Science
– Slime
– Rockets
• Life Science
...
Computer Projects
completed at school in the lab
• Photostories
• Brochures
• PowerPoint Presentations
• Creative Writing
...
4H
• All 5th
graders participate
• It is done during the school day as part of the
language arts and science curriculum
• ...
Donations Needed
• Microwave Popcorn
• Can Drinks
• Individually wrapped candies
• Box Tops for Education
• $5 for Time fo...
We Hope to Have a Wonderful
Year !
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Welcome to 5th

  1. 1. Welcome to 5th Grade Mrs. Evans Mrs. Morgan Mr. Exner
  2. 2. Reading with Mrs. Morgan • Skills are taught using novels, nonfiction materials, and Daily Reading Comprehension • Nightly homework is 20 minutes of independent reading • 5th grade standard requires that students read 25 books or 1 million words • Approximately 3 chapter books should be completed independently each 9 weeks-students will have their own reading goals based on individual reading conferences • AR reading goals will be individualized based on teacher assessment and STAR Reading scores • Student reading contracts went home today-please review, sign, and return
  3. 3. Spelling with Mrs. Morgan • 5th grade uses the Coweta County spelling and vocabulary program • Words and assignments are given out on Fridays with numerous choices. Students must pick 3 different assignments each week and may work ahead if they choose. These assignments are due on Thursdays. • Spelling tests will be given every Thursday
  4. 4. Writing with Mrs. Evans • Keep a writer’s notebook • Students will use the writing process to develop well developed writing including: – Personal narratives – How to essays – Persuasive essays – Responses to literature – Poetry – Informational texts • State Writing Test in March
  5. 5. 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)
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. After School Tutoring • Math study group every Thursday-no need to sign up-just make sure students have a ride home at 3:15
  8. 8. Social Studies • Map Skills • Civil War/Reconstruction • Life on the Great Plains • Big Business/Immigration • World War I/Great Depression • World War II • Civil Rights
  9. 9. Science with Mr. Exner and Mrs. Evans • Earth Science – Video project • Physical Science – Slime – Rockets • Life Science – Owl pellets – Human Body Powerpoint
  10. 10. Computer Projects completed at school in the lab • Photostories • Brochures • PowerPoint Presentations • Creative Writing • Blogging A flashdrive is required for students and it is important that they keep up with them
  11. 11. 4H • All 5th 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) • Save your pull tabs from sodas
  12. 12. Donations Needed • Microwave Popcorn • Can Drinks • Individually wrapped candies • Box Tops for Education • $5 for Time for Kids • Wal-mart or Snapfish gift cards for picture printing
  13. 13. We Hope to Have a Wonderful Year !

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