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Title: Welcome to Parent Information Night!


1
Welcome to Parent Information Night!
  • Our meeting will start at 400 and end by 430.
  • Thanks for coming!

2
Welcome to 5th Grade Curriculum Night
  • Kristin Davis
  • Nathan Monseth
  • Molly Pool
  • Jenny Rydeen
  • Katie Sweeney
  • Annie Stewart

3
Dates to Remember
  • Ms. Rydeens B-Day Apr. 17
  • Mr. Monseths Mrs. Sweeneys B-Day June 23
  • Ms. Stewarts B- Day- June 28th
  • Mrs. Pools B- Day- November 14th
  • Mrs. Daviss B- Day- December 9th
  • Watch for important dates in weekly emails from
    your teachers.

4
Language Arts
  • Making Meaning
  • Informational/Non-Fiction Text
  • Whole Class Instruction
  • Picture Books, Mentor Text
  • Flexible Grouping, Leveled Readers
  • Independent Reading, Book Challenge
  • Novel Study Groups
  • Word Study, Vocabulary Specific Reading Skills
  • Standard Based Choice Activities

5
Word Study
  • Words Theyre Weigh
  • Just kidding.
  • Words Their Way
  • Questions?

6
Writing/Digital Literacy
  • A. Being A Writer to coincide with Making
    Meaning
  • B. Mini-lessons- writing time,
  • Publishing work, conferences
  • C. Genres- Narrative, Expository/Informative,
    Persuasive/Opinion
  • Me Books- Year-long writing project

7
Math
  • Math in Focus
  • Mastery Based
  • 1. Unit Pre-tests and Post- tests
  • Small Group work
  • Review for tests
  • Homeroom Math
  • 2. A lot of practice
  • 3. Growth Mindset
  • 4. Thanks for your patience ?

8
Science/Health
  • Foss Units
  • Hands on Units
  • Variables All teachers
  • Landforms Rydeen
  • Levers and Pulleys Pool
  • Environments Monseth
  • Health/Second Step Davis/Sweeney

9
Health
  • Tobacco and Alcohol
  • Legal and Illegal Drugs
  • Planning for Safety
  • Dealing with Feelings
  • Growth and Development
  • Family Life (spring)

10
Social Studies
  • A. Main topics of study
  • 1. Citizenship - Constitution
  • 2. Explorers - Exploration
  • 3. Colonization - D2
  • 4. Revolution - Colonial Boston
  • 5. Current Events - Scholastic News

11
Technology
  • Digital Media
  • Keyboarding
  • Chromebooks
  • Internet Research
  • Acceptable Use Policy

12
Homework
  • A. Organization
  • 1. Assignment Notebook - Planner
  • 2. Take home folder3. May include reading,
    math, writing, instrument practice, research
  • B. Responsibility
  • 1. Firm due dates - Fun Friday
  • 2. All homework due Friday morning
  • 2. Send a note, signed by a parent, if its a
    crazy night communication is KEY!
  • 3. Please talk to teacher about class policy

13
Behavior Expectations
  • We have a clipboard will track behavior. The
    clipboard will follow a three strikes and youre
    out rule. Students can receive check on the
    clipboard for the following three reasons
  • Student given multiple reminders
  • Interference of teaching
  • Interference of learning for yourself or others
  •  
  • Our goal is to help prepare your child for middle
    school, this is just one way we can encourage
    proactivity and responsibility for choices.
  •  
  • We start fresh every week!
  • BE RESPECTFUL, BE RESPONSIBLE, BE SAFE!

14
Scores for the Report Card
  • 4 consistently ABOVE grade level
  •          
  • 3 consistently AT grade level, meeting grade
    level expectations
  •         
  • 2 Partially at grade level or with support
  •        
  • 1 Not meeting grade level expectations

15
Band and Orchestra
  • Wednesdays
  • ALL band and orchestra students need their
    instrument they will practice as a large group.
  • Wednesdays
  • Band/Orchestra sectionals
  • What are sectionals? Students miss class for 30
    minutes to practice in a small group with only
    peers playing the same instrument. Students are
    responsible for finding out what they have missed
    and making up the work while they were gone.

16
Snack Policy
  • Fruits
  • Cheese, yogurt
  • Vegetable
  • Applesauce
  • Meat sticks
  • No Fruit Snacks or Fruit Roll-ups
  • Avoid all nuts
  • Thanks for cooperating and following the
    guidelines!

17
Birthday Treats
  • District rationale for restricting treats at
    school includes
  • Health and Wellness Policy
  • Loss of instructional time
  • Expense
  • Equity
  • Allergies
  • Other Birthday treat options
  • Donate a book to the class from the monthly
    Scholastic Book order.
  • Donate a game or puzzle to the classroom indoor
    recess game cupboard.
  • Donate a book to our media center in honor of the
    birthday child
  • Each class will celebrate in their own unique
    way.

18
Testing Dates
  • MAP Winter MAP testing December
  • MCA Testing- Math, Reading, Science
  • Spring 2020

19
Communication
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Phone pass
  • Send a note
  • Assignment Notebook/ Planner
  • Student cell phones need to remain in backpacks
    at school
  • Please communicate in any
  • way that you can

20
Early Conferences
  • October 8th, 10th, 15th
  • Students encouraged to attend
  • See teacher for specific sign ups sign up now!
    ?

21
Spring Conferences
  • February 20th
  • March 13th
  • April 14th
  • More information to come

22
Start End Times
  • Students allowed in building at 735
  • First bell rings at 740
  • School officially begins at 750
  • Schools ends at 225.

23
Questions
24
Thank you for coming!
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