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Title: Woodland Heights Curriculum Night


1
Woodland Heights Curriculum Night
  • 5th grade

2
Mission Statement
  • The mission of Woodland Heights Elementary is to
    provide a safe, positive learning environment
    which nurtures all children in their pursuit of
    academic excellence, emotional, physical, and
    social growth with the support and cooperation of
    students, parents, staff, and the community.

3
5th Grade Curriculum Follow the instructions
below to view curriculum for 5th grade.
  • From the Iredell Statesville school website
  • Click on departments
  • Click on curriculum
  • Click on common core essential standards
  • Click on common core wiki to see the curriculum
    guide

4
Common Core Parent Connection
  • If you would like to learn more about the common
    core curriculum and how you can help at home, you
    can visit the following website.
  • http//pta.org/4446.htm

5
Testing in 5th Grade
  • Testing consists of one baseline test in reading,
    math and science.
  • Two benchmark assessments this year in reading,
    math and science
  • Students will be required to take reading, math
    and science EOGS in May.
  • With this being the first year of the new
    curriculum, there will be no retest

6
Report Card Scale
  • A 100-93
  • B 92-85
  • C 84-77
  • D 76-70
  • E Below a 70

7
Weekly Vocabulary and DOL
  • This grade will be hand written on the report
    card.
  • Weekly vocabulary and DOL will impact whether or
    not your child meets the requirements for honor
    roll as well as the other grades on their report
    card.

8
Conferences
  • Conference time will be here before we know it.
    Information will come home within the next month.
  • If your child is on a SSP (student support plan)
    you will be required to set up a conference.
  • If your child is labeled AIG, you will be
    required to set up a conference in order to
    discuss and develop a DEP (differentiated
    education plan)

9
Communication
  • Teachers will communicate through e-mail and
    weekly Monday or Friday folders. Also it would be
    helpful if you could send each one of your
    childs teachers an e-mail telling them who your
    child is and the subject taught so they can add
    you to their e-mail address book.
  • E-mail addresses
  • Kelly Bailey kelly_bailey_at_iss.k12.nc
    .us
  • Nancy Banister nbanister_at_iss.k12.nc.us
  • Erica Bonge erica_bonge_at_iss.k12.nc.us
  • Patty Clark
    pclark_at_iss.k12.nc.us
  • Stephanie Keller s_keller_at_iss.k12.nc.us
  • Haley Munksgard hmunksgard_at_iss.k12.nc.us
  • Marie Palma mpalma_at_iss.k12.nc.us
  • Kerry Storace kerry_storace_at_iss.k12.nc.us

10
Flexible Groups Criteria for Movement
  • Students will need to meet two out of the three
    criteria to test into a different set or flexible
    group
  • Better than a 95 grade point average on tests/
    assessments in reading students should also have
    a better than 95 average in comprehension and
    independent skill work.
  • 15 to 20 percentage points higher than class
    average on the PAs (predictive assessment)
  • Consistently well above class average performance
    on class work

11
Flexible Groups Criteria for Movement
  • Students will need to meet two out of the three
    criteria for movement to test into a different
    set or flexible group.
  • Lower than a 70 grade point average on tests/
    assessments in reading students should also have
    a lower than 70 average in comprehension and
    independent skill work
  • 15 to 20 percentage points lower than class
    average on the Pas (predictive assessment)
  • Consistently below average performance on class
    work

12
Homework
  • Some classes require 20-30 minutes of nightly
    reading in homeroom as others are optional.
  • Nightly math and reading homework will vary from
    teacher to teacher. Your childs math and reading
    teacher will be emailing you their expectations.
  • All homeroom classes have a DOL test and a
    vocabulary test each week. Definitions are
    assigned on Monday and some classes assign flash
    cards and vocabulary sentences. (Be looking for
    these to come home)
  • Science Weekly and Time for Kids
  • Teachers have gone over their homework policy in
    class. If you have any further questions, please
    contact that teacher and we will be happy to
    answer your questions.

13
Infractions
  • Any student receiving an infraction will be
    required to walk for 5 minutes during recess. The
    infraction is to be signed by a parent and
    brought back the next day.
  • Homework infractions Students who forget their
    homework will receive an infraction slip. Two
    infractions for missing or incomplete homework
    within the same week will require silent lunch on
    Friday. Two homework infractions Silent lunch
  • Behavior infractions Students who misbehave will
    receive an infraction and will have an automatic
    Friday silent lunch. One behavior infraction
    silent lunch

14
Friends Friday
  • Students who have no infractions or one
    infraction for no homework will be rewarded with
    Friends Friday. Friends Friday allows students to
    sit by their friends from other classes during
    lunch.

15
Accelerated Math and Reading
  • Accelerated math is used for remediation and
    enrichment.
  • Accelerated reading is not used in 5th grade,
    however if students still would like to take
    tests, computers are available.

16
Thank you for coming and that concludes the
homeroom portion. If you have any further
questions, please contact your childs homeroom
teacher for a conference.
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