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Welcome to Curriculum Night  2008 2008 <ul><li>Mr. Howell </li></ul><ul><li>Fifth Grade </li></ul>[email_address]
We Are Online Class Blog Blackboard Our Wiki
Class Blog <ul><li>What’s for homework tonight? </li></ul><ul><li>What did you learn in class today? </li></ul><ul><li>You...
Blackboard <ul><li>download homework </li></ul><ul><li>podcasts  </li></ul><ul><li>pictures/video </li></ul><ul><li>announ...
Our Wiki <ul><li>Work in progress </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom notes  </li></ul>
Reading Workshop Instruction is Dynamic and Differentiated Whole Group Small Group One on One Mini Lesson Direct Instructi...
Books We Read <ul><li>Crash by Jerry Spinelli </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson </li></ul><ul><...
Writing Workshop Instruction is Dynamic and Differentiated Whole Group Small Group One on One Mini Lesson Direct Instructi...
What we Write <ul><li>Narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Informational </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Fictional ...
Spelling <ul><li>Spelling Challenge ~ provides choice </li></ul><ul><li>Content Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Sight Words <...
Math Process Strands Problem Solving Reasoning and Proof Communication Connections Representations Content Strands Number ...
Science <ul><li>Inquiry Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective on Ecosystems </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Settings </li></ul><...
Social Studies <ul><li>Document Based Questions (DBQ’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Map Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Early Exploration <...
State Tests <ul><li>Social Studies ~ November </li></ul><ul><li>ELA ~ January </li></ul><ul><li>Math ~ March </li></ul>
Activities <ul><li>Chorus </li></ul><ul><li>Orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Band </li></ul><ul><li>Student Council </li></ul><...
Homework <ul><li>45-60 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling Challenge ~ 10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Logs ~ 20 minut...
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Curriculum Night Ppt

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The corresponding handout that I will give to the parents as I am speaking.

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Curriculum Night Ppt

  1. 1. Welcome to Curriculum Night 2008 2008 <ul><li>Mr. Howell </li></ul><ul><li>Fifth Grade </li></ul>[email_address]
  2. 2. We Are Online Class Blog Blackboard Our Wiki
  3. 3. Class Blog <ul><li>What’s for homework tonight? </li></ul><ul><li>What did you learn in class today? </li></ul><ul><li>You can leave comments for all of us to see. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Blackboard <ul><li>download homework </li></ul><ul><li>podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>pictures/video </li></ul><ul><li>announcements </li></ul><ul><li>curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>classroom policies </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Wiki <ul><li>Work in progress </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom notes </li></ul>
  6. 6. Reading Workshop Instruction is Dynamic and Differentiated Whole Group Small Group One on One Mini Lesson Direct Instruction SSR 5-15 minutes 30 minutes 20 minutes
  7. 7. Books We Read <ul><li>Crash by Jerry Spinelli </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson </li></ul><ul><li>Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit </li></ul><ul><li>Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary </li></ul><ul><li>Bull Run </li></ul><ul><li>Owl in the Shower </li></ul><ul><li>Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech </li></ul><ul><li>Dear Children of the Earth </li></ul><ul><li>River Ran Wild </li></ul><ul><li>Pink and Say </li></ul>
  8. 8. Writing Workshop Instruction is Dynamic and Differentiated Whole Group Small Group One on One Mini Lesson Direct Instruction Independent Writing 5-10 minutes 20-25 minutes 20-25 minutes
  9. 9. What we Write <ul><li>Narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Informational </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Fictional Stories </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison Matrix </li></ul>
  10. 10. Spelling <ul><li>Spelling Challenge ~ provides choice </li></ul><ul><li>Content Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Sight Words </li></ul><ul><li>Core Words that focus on a lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Create a continual base of knowledge. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Math Process Strands Problem Solving Reasoning and Proof Communication Connections Representations Content Strands Number Sense & Operations Algebra Geometry Statistics & Probability Measurement
  12. 12. Science <ul><li>Inquiry Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective on Ecosystems </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Energy and Change </li></ul><ul><li>Living World </li></ul><ul><li>Extended Inquiry Investigation </li></ul>
  13. 13. Social Studies <ul><li>Document Based Questions (DBQ’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Map Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Early Exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Colonization </li></ul><ul><li>Revolutionary War </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Reconstruction </li></ul>
  14. 14. State Tests <ul><li>Social Studies ~ November </li></ul><ul><li>ELA ~ January </li></ul><ul><li>Math ~ March </li></ul>
  15. 15. Activities <ul><li>Chorus </li></ul><ul><li>Orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Band </li></ul><ul><li>Student Council </li></ul><ul><li>Odyssey of the Mind </li></ul><ul><li>DARE </li></ul><ul><li>Moving up Ceremony </li></ul><ul><li>End of the Year Field Trip </li></ul>
  16. 16. Homework <ul><li>45-60 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling Challenge ~ 10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Logs ~ 20 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Assignment ~ 15 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Math ~ 15 minutes </li></ul>

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