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Back To School Night 2014

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Back To School Night 2014

  1. 1. Welcome to Fifth Grade! Nothing great was ever achieved without a little enthusiasm! Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. 2. Homeroom O Classrooms are open at 8:35 a.m. O Students are expected to be seated in homeroom by 8:45 a.m. for the school wide Pledge of Allegiance and Morning Announcements from the office. O Morning meeting begins promptly after announcements. O WIN is scheduled at 9:05 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.
  3. 3. Homeroom Responsive Classroom Environment O Student Independence Encouraged O Guided Discovery O R3 Behavior Expected O Reasonable, Respectful and Responsible Rules & Logical Consequences O You break it, you fix it! O Loss of Privilege O Time Out
  4. 4. Homeroom  Birthdays –all birthdays are celebrated on a seasonal basis. Room parents will coordinate these celebrations at the start of each season.  Phone Messages – please call the main office to be sure we receive last minute or emergency messages. All others go to voice mail.  E-mail - The best way to contact us and receive a response promptly.
  5. 5. 5th Grade Opportunities O Morning Ensemble O Art Enrichment O Library Helpers (VISA) O Band and Orchestra O Pull out program-students are pulled from classes on a rotational basis for 30 minute lessons each week. O Students are responsible for work they miss! O Good Neighbor Reports
  6. 6. 5th Grade Events O Halloween Celebration O Winter Break Celebration O Too Good Program (Previously known as DARE) O Family Life Program O End of Year Pool Party O 5th Grade Promotion Celebration
  7. 7. Keys to Success in 5th Grade O Personal Responsibility - Accountability O Time Management – Classwork & Homework O Organizational Skills – Binders & lockers O Study Skills – Test Prep O Homework – Review and Enrichment O Communications – Student, Teacher & Parents
  8. 8. Homework O Student Planners O Student’s responsibility to copy homework assignments and notes from the board daily. O Parents should check planner nightly with student. O Teacher Web sites via Toll Gate Homepage.
  9. 9. Mathematics O Everyday Math Grade 5 O Spiraling Program O Review Concepts O New Grade Level Concepts O Introductory Advanced Concepts Supplemental materials utilized for repetition of strategies and concepts. MATH WEBSITES O www.ixl.com O www.tenmarks.com O Focused practice & re-teaching of concepts & skills for mastery.
  10. 10. 5th Grade Science  Chemistry  Magnetism, Electricity & Light  Cells & Body Systems  Heredity & Reproduction Guest Presenters are welcome! Come share your love of science and expertise with the fifth graders.  The Franklin Institute Field Trip on site Traveling Field Trip Show
  11. 11. Social Studies OFifth Grade Curriculum O Explorers O Colonial America O The Revolutionary War O United States Government Field Trip to the National Constitution Center in June!
  12. 12. Language Arts O Reading O Guided Reading O Literature Circles Writer’s Workshop  Genres of Writing  Grammar  Word Study/Vocabulary Development
  13. 13. Subject Area Grades O A+ 97 - 100% C+ 77 - 79% O A 94 - 96% C 74 - 76% O A- 90 – 93 C- 70 - 73% O B+ 87 - 89% D+ 67 - 69% O B 84 - 86% D 64 - 66% O B- 80 - 83% D- 60 - 63% O F - BELOW 60 %
  14. 14. Contact Information Please refer to the 5th Grade Packet for a complete list of email addresses for all your child’s teachers.
  15. 15. PARCC Preliminary Schedule March 16-20 & May 12-15 5th Grade March 9-13 & May 5-8 4th Grade March 2-6 & April 28-May 1 3rd Grade

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