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Title: WELCOME PARENTS


1
WELCOME PARENTS!
  • 5th Grade
  • Parent Orientation
  • August 24, 2009

2
5th Grade Faculty
  • Melissa Buzzell- Science, Language Arts
  • Susan Werner- Apprentice Teacher (Mrs. Buzzell)
  • Tonya Parks/Ashley Smith- Social Studies,
    Language Arts
  • Pauline Smith- EIP Mathematics and Reading
  • Gail Snipes- Mathematics, Language Arts

3
School Bells
  • 830 Tardy Bell
  • 330 Dismissal
  • Please be at school no later than 815 for
    breakfast

4
  5th Grade Schedule
800-840 Arrival Homeroom 840-910
Math Skills Session (Homeroom) 915-1000
1st period (Science Soc. Studies,
Math) 1000-1045 2nd period (Science, Soc.
Studies, Math) 1045-1130 3rd period
(Science, Soc. Studies, Math) 1130-1230 4th
period READING 1239-115 LUNCH (all 5th
grade classes) 115-130
Recess/Detention 130-230 Language Arts
235-320 Specials (P.E., Music,
Art) 320-330 Homeroom/Prepare for
Dismissal 330-400 Dismissal/Bus
Call/STUDY HALL
   
5
ORGANIZATION
  • Blue folder social studies
  • Green folder science
  • Red folder math
  • Yellow folder language, spelling
  • 1 binder with dividers reading/writing
  • PLANNERS/AGENDAS
  • Provided free-of-charge by the school.
    Students
  • MUST bring to each class to use DAILY for
    assignments.
  • No large notebooks, please

6
Water Bottles and Snacks
  • -May bring daily-
  • snack size portions
  • no candy, please
  • no swapping or sharing
  • water bottles-no carbonated drinks

7
  FIFTH GRADE EXPECTATIONS FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR
AND RESPONSIBILITY
     
 
1. Students will be prepared and organized for
class. 2. Homework assignments will be
completed. 3. Students will stay on task. 4.
Follow teachers directions at all times. 5.
Control talking. 6. Use good manners/respect 7.
Keep hands and feet to self. (No horse
playing) 8. Follow before and after school
procedures.
8
Fraction Action Plan
All students start out with a whole pie on
display in the classroom.
For each infraction, students will shade in a
fourth of the pie, receive a notice to be signed
and serve detention.
Their goal is to have at least ¼ of their pie
left to join in on our FUN-FILLED FRACTION
ACTION parties throughout the year.
Student Pie Chart
KEEP AWAY FROM AN INFRACTION AND JOIN IN THE
ACTION!
9
Good Behavior Celebrations!
  • Throughout the year we will have celebrations to
    reward students still having at least one-fourth,
    25 or one piece of pie. This means they have
    received 3 or less infractions.

10
Excess Infractions (5 or more)
  • Students repeatedly breaking rules will receive a
    letter requesting a parent conference and/or
    office referral.
  • Code of Conduct (Columbia County system-wide
    rules) violations will also be handled by
    disciplinary referral to office.

11
RECESS
  • Privilege earned as a result of
  • following rules/ expectations
  • 20 minutes /daily
  • All 5th Grade classes enjoy together
  • Detention takes place during this time for
    students who have received an infraction.
  • PTO has provided recreational equipmentdonations
    are welcomed

12
CRCT
  • All 5th grade students must meet the Georgia CRCT
    promotion requirements in both reading and
    mathematics receiving a minimum score of 800.
    However, we hope to see many students exceed with
    a score above 850!

13
Language Arts Instruction
  • SRA Imagine It! Series
  • All units in SRA Imagine It! Are organized around
    a central theme, such as Heritage or Call of
    Duty .
  • Inquiry and collaborative lessons encourage
    interaction and sharing as well as individual
    skills growth.
  • Language Arts instruction for 120 minutes per day
    will involve guided reading lessons, fluency
    building activities, comprehension strategy
    lessons, as well as language (grammar)
    instruction and spelling in the Workshop portion.
  • Writing instruction will be incorporated into the
    language/workshop class time and will continue to
    follow the Six Traits Instructional Program.

14
5th Grade Georgia Writing Assessment
All 5th grade students will be tested on one of
three randomly assigned prompts from either the
informational, narrative or persuasive genres.
Please visit teachers websites to find
additional information including how papers are
scored, 6 traits of writing, and sample papers
from previous years with annotations.
15
Reading Logs/Genre Club
  • According to the Georgia Performance Standards,
    students are required to read a million words
    throughout the year.
  • -Students are required to read 4 nights per week
  • -20 minutes each session-
  • Students will be responsible for recording their
    nightly readings in the reading logs
  • Encourages and establishes reading as a habit
  • Improves school performance and standardized test
    scores
  • Will count as test grade in reading
  • Builds READING FLUENCY
  • Everyone is working to earn 8 patches for Genre
    Club!

16
Math Curriculum and Units of Study
  • Unit 1
  • Groovy Graphing
  • Analyze all graphs
    Place Value
  • Compare/Contrast
  • all graphs
  • Collect/Organize/
  • Display Data
  • Unit 4
  • Positively Perfect
  • Plane Figures- 2D
  • Congruence
  • Correspondence of
  • vertices, sides, angles
  • Estimate area
  • Derive/compute formula
  • parallelogram/ triangle
  • Circle estimate
  • w/partitioning, pi

17
How Parents Can Help… Mathematics Skills to
Build on and Maintain
  • Encourage nightly study/review of multiplication
    and division facts (flashcards, online resources
    listed on website).
  • Discuss how math can be seen/used throughout our
    daily lives.
  • Encourage your child to THINK…and be a problem
    solver!
  • Support good homework habits.
  • Discuss/complete activities in CSI Mathematics
    unit newsletters.
  • Visit the Georgia Performance Standards
    website…become familiar with the 5th grade
    curriculum requirements.

18
Science Concepts
  • Scientific Skills
  • Curiosity, skepticism, safety, investigating,
    observing, measuring, estimating, calculating,
    researching, recording data, sketching, and many
    more

National Geographic Explorer magazine will be
used this year in science. Look for
information about it tomorrow in the purple
folder.
19
Science Concepts
20
SOCIAL STUDIES TOPICS
Civil War Reconstruction of our
country Immigration and industry Settling the
Great Plains and the West Teddy Roosevelt and
pushing the US into being a power World War
I Roaring 20s The Great Depression
World War II The Cold War Civil Rights The
Vietnam War Cold War Gulf War Operation Iraqi
Freedom
21
Experiencing History…
Your contributions are welcome!
22
Signed Papers
  • Sent home every Tuesday
  • Please sign and return folder and graded papers
    the next day
  • 1 grace day given, but then recess time will be
    taken

23
REPORT CARDS
  • Language Arts
  • 70Reading
  • 20English/Writing
  • 10Spelling

Math, Science, and Social Studies 60tests 40d
aily
Conduct, PE, Music and Art S, S, NI, U
24
FIELD TRIPS
  • -Currently in the planning stage-
  • Details will be available at a later date

25
School Discipline Reminders
  • No toys or other objects that interfere with
    learning
  • No hats
  • No electronic devices games, CD players, etc...
  • No cell phones

26
Attendance
  • Please help your child learn by ensuring his/her
    best possible attendance record. ?
  • If a student is out, they will need to bring a
    note upon returning to school.
  • Students may have up to 5 absences per semester
    without needing a doctors note. Upon the 6th
    absence, a doctors note is required.

27
PTO Membership
  • One of the best ways you can show your support is
    by joining our PTO.
  • Membership is only 15 per family, and your money
    goes a long way in our school…and you get a FREE
    meal Sept. 24th!!!
  • PTO is looking for volunteers to help with
    carnival, fundraisers, Santas gift shop, and the
    hospitality committee.
  • If you are interested, please fill out the form
    near the sign in sheet and return to your childs
    homeroom teacher.

28
5th Grade Community Efforts
  • 4H- All 5th graders will enjoy the benefits of
    membership-meetings held at school-promote
    character development
  • Please collect and send in pop tabs!
  • Our PTO Box Tops challenge is well
    underwayplease keep clipping and sending.
  • Thanks for your donations!

29
Thank you for your support and we look forward to
a wonderful school year at North Columbia
Elementary !
Thank You!
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