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  1. 1. Welcome to 5th Grade at Littlewood!
  2. 2. People You Should Know
  3. 3. The Principal Mrs. Munn <ul><li>Welcome our new principal, Mrs. Munn! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Behavior Resource Teacher <ul><li>Mrs. Futch </li></ul>
  5. 5. Media Specialist <ul><li>Ms. Moore is our new media specialist. </li></ul><ul><li>She also oversees our morning news program Good Morning Littlewood. </li></ul>
  6. 6. School Nurse <ul><li>Ms. Gonzales </li></ul>
  7. 7. 5th Grade Teachers <ul><li>Mrs. Doherty- Math & Science </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Birdsey- Mrs. Doherty’s Intern </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Mr. McNichols- Math and Science </li></ul>5th Grade Teachers
  9. 9. 5th Grade Teachers <ul><li>Mr. Jenkins- Language Arts and Reading </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Ms. Williams- Language Arts and Reading </li></ul>5th Grade Teachers
  11. 11. <ul><li>Ms. Sesock- Enrichment </li></ul>5th Grade Teachers
  12. 12. <ul><li>Mrs. Weaver- Resource Teacher </li></ul>5th Grade Teachers
  13. 13. <ul><li>Ms. Litz- Resource Teacher </li></ul>5th Grade Teachers
  14. 14. <ul><li>Mrs. Logan- Resource Teacher </li></ul>5th Grade Teachers
  15. 15. <ul><li>Mr. Moore- Resource Teacher </li></ul>5th Grade Teachers
  16. 16. <ul><li>Mr. Sutton- ESE Paraprofessional </li></ul>5th Grade Teachers
  17. 17. 5th Grade in General & Littlewood Policies
  18. 18. Homeroom <ul><li>First Bell- 7:35a.m. Late Bell- 7:45a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Good (and timely) attendance is necessary for learning. Please send an excuse note for any absence. </li></ul><ul><li>Come in quietly, fill out planners, and follow any instructions on the board. </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance, Lunch Count, Lunch Money Collection, Good Morning Littlewood, and PE 1 </li></ul>
  19. 19. Behavior Expectations <ul><li>5th grade teachers at Littlewood expect students to be leaders and model the following habits and attitudes. </li></ul><ul><li>The student... </li></ul><ul><li>1) Is courteous and respects the rights of </li></ul><ul><li>others </li></ul><ul><li>2) Observes rules and regulations </li></ul><ul><li>3) Assumes responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>4) Listens and follows directions </li></ul><ul><li>5) Organizes self and materials </li></ul>
  20. 20. Not Here! <ul><li>Sorry kids, no gum, candy, or drinks (other than water) are permitted within the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phones must be off and out of sight during school hours </li></ul><ul><li>Ipods, CD Players, Radios, or any similar items are not allowed on school campus. </li></ul><ul><li>If it can distract from learning...it probably isn’t allowed. </li></ul>
  21. 21. 5th Grade Point System <ul><li>5th grade teachers use a point system to determine students’ conduct grades. </li></ul><ul><li>Students lose points when they do not display the habits and attitudes we expect from 5th graders. </li></ul><ul><li>Not turning in homework, not being prepared for class, and being disrespectful can result in a loss of points </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to the Staying on Track letter for more details. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Discipline Plan <ul><li>Class Rewards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Verbal and Nonverbal Praise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Class Parties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive Note Home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive Call Home </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Warning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time-Out (in class) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time-Out (out of class) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call to Parent/Caregiver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Referral </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Code of Conduct <ul><li>Students took home a code of conduct book </li></ul><ul><li>If you have not signed and returned the receipt, please do so </li></ul>
  24. 24. Dress Code <ul><li>Students are expected to dress in a way that will not disrupt the learning process, does not reveal any private body areas, and is not offensive to others. </li></ul><ul><li>Please...no: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>exposed underwear/baggy pants (pants need to fit...or wear a belt) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>spaghetti straps or midriff exposure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>flip-flops or shoes that interfere with daily PE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>clothing promoting drug, alcohol, or tobacco use </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Grading Policies <ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Classwork- 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Homework- 25% </li></ul><ul><li>Tests - 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Classwork/Homework -50% </li></ul><ul><li>Tests -25% </li></ul><ul><li>Labs/Projects -25% </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Participation/Classwork -20% </li></ul><ul><li>Theme Tests-30% </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension Tests -40% </li></ul><ul><li>AR -10% </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar -50% </li></ul><ul><li>Writing -50% </li></ul>
  26. 26. Restroom Policy <ul><li>Students are encouraged to use the restrooms before and after school, during lunch, or before and after specials. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will need to sign themselves out and take a pass with them. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers will sign off in planners. </li></ul><ul><li>10 passes per nine weeks will be allowed. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Littlewood Line Policy <ul><li>Littlewood has a SILENT Line Policy! </li></ul><ul><li>Students are expected to walk in a single-file, SILENT line when moving around campus. </li></ul><ul><li>This policy is designed to help keep others focused and free from distractions. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Opportunities to be Involved <ul><li>Littlewood welcomes family and community involvement in our school. </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to working with your students’ classroom teachers, the PTA and SAC need your support. </li></ul><ul><li>Chaperones for field trips are also needed often (start planning for Camp Crystal in April). </li></ul>
  29. 29. Littlewood Visitor Policy <ul><li>For the safety of our students and staff, all visitors are required to sign-in at the front office and wear a name tag. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Specials <ul><li>M, T, Th, F 8:45-9:25 </li></ul><ul><li>Wed. 9:25-10:05 </li></ul><ul><li>Littlewood has a rotating special schedule. </li></ul><ul><li>Art, Music, PE, Computer Lab, and resource days are the specials offered </li></ul>
  31. 31. New PE! <ul><li>Littlewood now has more time for PE! </li></ul><ul><li>PE 1 will be immediately following GML </li></ul><ul><li>PE 2 will be 15 minutes before Lunch. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t worry, students will have PE as a Special too. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Patrols <ul><li>Morning and/or Afternoon Duties </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities to become a Patrol </li></ul><ul><li>Must be responsible, trustworthy, leaders! </li></ul><ul><li>Washington D.C. trip in June! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Ms. Sesock for any information </li></ul>
  33. 33. Field Trips <ul><li>Camp Crystal (3 days/2 nights) </li></ul><ul><li>Harn Museum (TBA) </li></ul><ul><li>County-wide Field Day in May </li></ul><ul><li>Westside Pool & BBQ in June </li></ul><ul><li>Washington D.C. (for Patrols) </li></ul><ul><li>There may be opportunities for others! </li></ul>
  34. 34. Planners <ul><li>Planners may be purchased for $5 in the office </li></ul><ul><li>Must be filled out daily </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers use planners as a communication tool </li></ul><ul><li>Please check your student’s planner often </li></ul>
  35. 35. Website & Email Information <ul><li>www.sbac.edu/~litlwood/ </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the link on the left side of the page to fifth grade </li></ul><ul><li>To email a teacher, click on his/her name. </li></ul><ul><li>To view a teacher’s website, click on the website link below his/her name. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Other Helpful Websites <ul><li>www.harcourtschool.com (Math) </li></ul><ul><li>www.sfsuccessnet.com (Science) </li></ul><ul><li>www.internet4classrooms.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.myLunchMoney.com </li></ul><ul><li>AR lists can be viewed through the Littlewood website </li></ul>