5th Grade Back to School Night<br />August 26th, 2010<br />6:15- 7:20<br />
Expectations for Fifth Grade<br />Be Respectful<br />Be Safe<br />Do Your Personal Best<br />
Curriculum<br /><ul><li>Language Arts  - NY Reading/Writing Project
Math – Scott ForesmanEnvisionMath
Social Studies – Scott Foresman
Science – Lab with Ms. Hansell</li></ul>McGraw Hill<br />
Differentiated Instruction<br />A process of developing tasks and experiences which are challenging, require creativity, a...
Homework Policy<br />Importance of Homework<br /><ul><li>Reinforces what has been learned in class.
Prepares students for upcoming lessons
Teaches personal responsibility
Helps students develop strong study habits
Allows the teacher to effectively evaluate   student independent working skills</li></li></ul><li>Homework Policy<br />Abs...
Students are allowed one day to turn in 	missed work for each day absent.
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  1. 1. 5th Grade Back to School Night<br />August 26th, 2010<br />6:15- 7:20<br />
  2. 2. Expectations for Fifth Grade<br />Be Respectful<br />Be Safe<br />Do Your Personal Best<br />
  3. 3. Curriculum<br /><ul><li>Language Arts - NY Reading/Writing Project
  4. 4. Math – Scott ForesmanEnvisionMath
  5. 5. Social Studies – Scott Foresman
  6. 6. Science – Lab with Ms. Hansell</li></ul>McGraw Hill<br />
  7. 7. Differentiated Instruction<br />A process of developing tasks and experiences which are challenging, require creativity, and are not always alike for ALL learners<br />Entails creating and extending lessons to meet the needs of each child in the classroom<br />Instruction is varied to meet the abilities of all students to guarantee success<br />Students draw upon prior knowledge and instruction is taken from this point in order to help students grow<br />The focus is on different rates of learning to promote personal success <br />Instruction is based on higher level thinking for each child’s ability<br />Students may be working on different assignments than their classmates.<br />
  8. 8. Homework Policy<br />Importance of Homework<br /><ul><li>Reinforces what has been learned in class.
  9. 9. Prepares students for upcoming lessons
  10. 10. Teaches personal responsibility
  11. 11. Helps students develop strong study habits
  12. 12. Allows the teacher to effectively evaluate student independent working skills</li></li></ul><li>Homework Policy<br />Absences<br /><ul><li>Students are responsible for obtaining and completing missed assignments if absent.
  13. 13. Students are allowed one day to turn in missed work for each day absent.
  14. 14. Independent Contract required for absences longer than 5 consecutive days. Please contact the office as per district policy.</li></li></ul><li>Homework Expectations<br />Assignments are written daily in the students’ planners and are to be signed by a parent/guardian nightly<br />Nightly homework should be about 60 minutes<br />Reading for at least 30 minutes included in this time<br />When work is completed quickly, students are expected to spend the additional time on other related educational activities:<br />Reading silently or aloud (book or newspaper)<br />Studying flashcards<br />Practicing handwriting<br />Writing in a journal, etc.<br />Project work<br />One important purpose of 5th grade homework is to prepare students for the rigors of middle school curriculum. <br />
  15. 15. Homework Expectations<br />Missing homework will result in a loss of a portion of recess time to give students an opportunity to complete the work needed to stay on track with their grade level. <br />Chronic missing homework will result in notification of the parents and can be noted on the report card<br />Late assignments will impact student’s ability to be successful in their learning and their ability to stay on pace with the class<br />***Please check the district policy on homework, available on the Live Oak and SRVUSD website if you have any questions<br />
  16. 16. Grading Policies: What the numbers mean…<br />4 – The student consistently grasps, applies, and extends key concepts, processes and skills for grade level expectations at the end of the trimester.<br />3.5 – The student consistently grasps and applies key concepts, processes and skills for grade level expectations at the end of the trimester.<br />3 – The student grasps and applies key concepts, processes and skills for grade level expectations at the end of the trimester<br />
  17. 17. What the numbers mean…<br />2.5 – The student grasps and inconsistently applies key concepts, processes and skills for grade level expectations at the end of the trimester.<br />2 – The student is beginning to grasp and apply key concepts, processes and skills through making less than expected progress for the grade level at the end of the trimester.<br />1 – The student is not grasping key concepts, processes and essential skills for the grade level at the end of the trimester.<br />
  18. 18. Fifth Grade Fieldtrips<br />Why do we go?<br />Planned Trips<br />Based on an extension of the curriculum<br />To develop student’s cultural awareness<br />To have fun while learning!!<br />Important Tidbits<br /><ul><li> “Personal Automobile Use Permission Form”
  19. 19. Volunteer Clearance Form
  20. 20. Driver’s license & insurance
  21. 21. NO Siblings
  22. 22. Paperwork requirements</li></ul>CAMP ARROYO<br />March 28 – 30, 2011<br />March 30 – April 1, 2011<br />CHABOT SPACE & SCIENCE CENTER (February)<br />“Mission to Mars”<br />LITTLE HILLS PICNIC<br /><ul><li> Last Week of School</li></ul>Walk Through Revolution (in-school interactive experience)<br />Field trip donations will be collected prior to trip dates.<br />
  23. 23. Parent Homework<br />New volunteer information.<br />Morning and afternoon drop-off procedures.<br />Sign up for fall conferences!<br />
  24. 24. Brief Individual Class Presentations(Will follow Camp and Music presentations)<br />Room B-1 ~ Miss Wright<br />Room B-2 ~ Mrs. Marasco<br />Room B-3 ~ Mr. Zefeldt<br />Room B-4 ~ Miss Pult<br />Room B-5 ~ Ms. Halonen<br />Room B-9 ~ Mrs. Freels<br />

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