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1
5th Grade Back to School Night
  • Mr. Devine and Ms. Fontaine

2
Welcome!
  • Please sign-in and take the handouts from the
    counter
  • Take a look around the room and find a seat
  • We will begin shortly

3
Overview
  • Mr. Devine and Ms. Fontaine
  • Leveled groups for LA and math
  • Mr. Devine will teach all LA and SS and Ms.
    Fontaine will teach all math and science
  • Homework LA, spelling, math and reading (approx.
    50 mins. for homework and 30 reading
    minutes/night)
  • Homework Log

4
5th Grade Supply List
  • Per student
  • -cheap ear buds
  • -whiteboard marker and eraser (sock)
  • Class donations
  • -hand sanitizer
  • -tissue
  • -lined paper
  • -copy paper
  • -pencils
  • -disinfecting wipes

5
Classroom Discipline
  • Group Points
  • Soaring Hawk Tickets
  • Verbal Praise
  • Positive Phone Calls Home
  • Discipline
  • 1 check loss of 10 mins/recess
  • 2 checks loss of whole recess
  • 3 checks sent to principals office/phone call
    home

6
Grading
  • Letter grades (A,B,C,D,F)
  • Percentages
  • 100-94 is an A
  • 93-90 is an A-
  • 89-87 is a B
  • 86-84 is a B
  • 83-80 is a B-
  • 79-77 is a C
  • 76-74 is a C
  • 73-70 is a C-
  • 69-65 is a D
  • 64-60 is a D-
  • 59 and below is an F

7
Curriculum
  • Language Arts
  • Students will read a combination of short stories
    (anthology) and novels (Holes, Bridge to
    Terabithia, Tuck Everlasting, etc.)
  • Accelerated Reader logs each student must read a
    set number of books each trimester at their
    reading level (determined by the AR system)
  • Buzz words fluency (wpm), comprehension, and
    accuracy
  • Homework will be assigned four days a week
  • Typically homework will include a crossword, word
    search, cloze activity, or dictionary skills
  • CA state Language Arts standards can be found at
    www.cde.ca.gov

8
Curriculum
  • Math
  • -Key Concepts
  • fraction multiplication
  • fraction division
  • volume
  • -Homework typically 1-2 worksheets a night
  • CA State Mathematics Standards can be found at
    www.cde.ca.gov

9
Middle School Readiness
  • Language Arts
  • -comprehension
  • -summarizing (retelling in their own words)
  • -writing skills
  • grammar (i.e.-punctuation, commas, etc.)
  • multiple paragraph texts with a central idea,
    relevant supporting details, and a
    conclusion

10
Homework Club/Interventions
  • Homework Club Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
    from 232-315 pm.
  • Interventions will be held based on student need.
    They last for 6 weeks at a time and will
    alternate between language arts and math.

11
P.E. and Music
  • P.E. Once a week (30 minutes)
  • Music Tuesday and Thursday
  • (70 minutes)

12
Odds and Ends
  • Fun Friday
  • Wednesday Folder
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Class Website
  • San Jose Field Trip
  • SPLASH Field Trip

13
5th Grade Science Camp
  • Westminster Woods
  • February 29th thru March 3rd
  • 295 per student
  • 250 per counselor (8 needed)
  • http//www.westminsterwoods.org/

14
Westminster Woods
  • Areas of Study
  • Redwood Forest Ecology
  • Stream Watershed Ecology
  • Marine Science Tide pools      
  • Conservation Restoration Ecology
  • Challenge Course Teambuilding

15
Science Survey
  • Take our survey
  • http//goo.gl/forms/NEHCGFL51V
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