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Title: Welcome to Parent Information Night!


1
Welcome to Parent Information Night!
  • Our meeting will start at 430 and end by 455.
  • Thanks for coming!

2
Welcome to 5th Grade Curriculum Night
  • Mark DeYoung
  • Nathan Monseth
  • Katie Sweeney
  • Jenny Rydeen

3
Dates to Remember
  • MAP/QRI Testing Sept.
  • Success Center began Sept. 8 Math M/W Reading
    T/Th
  • All School Party Sept. 19
  • Mr. Des B-Day Oct 3.
  • All Grade 5 Class of 2022 Picture Oct. 6
  • Conferences Nov. 20 PM 24 All Day
  • MN History Center Trip Nov. 21
  • Impact Lives February 6
  • Kindness Retreat- February 12
  • Spring Conferences March 5 PM 6 All Day
  • Celebration of Cultures/Doctor Visit March 24
  • Stepping Stone Theater March 26
  • Ms. Rydeens B-Day Apr. 17
  • Field Day May 22
  • End of the Year Event- May 29
  • Mr. Monseths Mrs. Sweeneys B-Day June 23

4
Reading
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • Informational/Non-Fiction Text
  • Whole Class Instruction
  • Flexible Grouping, Leveled Readers
  • Independent Reading at Home/ Calendar
  • Novel Study Groups
  • Vocabulary Specific Reading Skills
  • Graphic Organizers

5
Word Study
  • Words Their Way
  • Questions?

6
Writing/Digital Literacy
  • A. Six Traits
  • Word Choice, Voice, Mechanics, Ideas,
    Conventions, Sentence Fluency
  • B. Genres
  • Narrative, Expository/Informative,
    Persuasive
  • C. Research Projects
  • Explorers, Disease, and Newbery

7
Me Book
  • Assignments and grade sheets are explained and
    assigned in class
  • Focus on the writing standards
  • Purpose is for students to enhance their writing
    skills through creating a memory book of their
    lifes experiences and memories
  • The ME BOOK will be returned in completion during
    the last week of school
  • Chromebooks Moodle Edina Apps

8
Math
  • Everyday Mathematics
  • (Homework Study Links, Review, Test Prep)
  • 1. Unit Pre-tests
    Flexible Grouping
  • Small Group work
  • Review for tests
  • 2. Unit Post-tests

9
Math (continued)
  • District Basic Facts Tests- final assessment at
    the end of the year
  • 1. Addition - 30 problems / 60 seconds
  • 2. Subtraction - 30 problems / 90 seconds
  • 3. Multiplication - 30 problems / 60 seconds
  • 4. Division - 30 problems / 60 seconds
  • Passing is 90 which is 27/30 or better.
  • 5. 5th Grade Algorithms

10
Science
  • Foss Units
  • (Hands on Units)
  • Variables All teachers
  • Landforms Rydeen
  • Levers and Pulleys DeYoung
  • Environments Monseth

11
Health
  • Second Step, Anti- Bullying Program, taught to
    all classes by Mrs. Sweeney, during the Science
    rotations
  • Diseases
  • Tobacco and Alcohol
  • Legal and Illegal Drugs
  • Planning for Safety
  • Dealing with Feelings
  • Growth and Development
  • Family Life

12
Social Studies
  • A. Main topics of study
  • 1. Citizenship/ Constitution
  • 2. Explorers / Exploration
  • 3. Colonization / D2
  • 4. Revolution / Colonial Boston
  • 5. Current Events / Time For Kids

13
Technology
  • Digital Media
  • Keyboarding
  • Chromebooks
  • Internet Research
  • Acceptable Use Policy
  • Publish Work to Web

14
Homework
  • A. Organization
  • 1. Assignment Notebook
  • 2. Expandafolder or Homework Folder3. About
    50 minutes a day of homework
  • (10 minutes per grade)
  • 4. May include reading, math, writing, WTW,
    Me Book, research
  • B. Responsibility
  • 1. Firm due dates/Fun Friday
  • 2. Send a note, signed by a parent, if its a
    crazy night communication is KEY!
  • 3. Please talk to teacher about class policy

15
Scores for the Report Card
  • 4 consistently ABOVE grade level
  •          
  • 3 consistently AT grade level
  •          
  • 2 Partially at grade level or with support
  •          
  • 1 Not meeting grade level expectations

16
Band and Orchestra
  • Wednesday
  • ALL band and orchestra students need their
    instrument, they will practice as a large group
  • Tuesdays/Wednesday
  • 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.

17
Snack Policy
  • fruits
  • vegetable
  • cheese
  • yogurt
  • applesauce
  • No Fruit Snacks or Fruit Roll- ups!
  • Avoid all nuts.
  • Thanks for cooperating and following the
    guidelines!

18
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

19
Testing Dates
  • MAPs- Math and Reading
  • September
  • March
  • MCAs- Math, Reading, Science
  • April/May

20
Communication
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Phone pass
  • Assignment Notebook
  • Send a note
  • Student cell phones need to remain in backpacks
    at all times
  • Please communicate in any
  • way that you can

21
Email
  • Katie Sweeney
  • Katherine.sweeney_at_edinaschools.org
  • Nathan Monseth
  • Nathan.monseth_at_edinaschools.org
  • Mark DeYoung
  • Mark.deyoung_at_edinaschools.org
  • Jenny Rydeen
  • Jenny.rydeen_at_edinaschools.org

22
Questions
23
Thanks for coming!
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