Presentation on theme: "Thursday, September 27 Take out your child’s attendance card by the door. –Place it in the pocket at the bottom. –This way I know who was here. Please."— Presentation transcript:
Thursday, September 27 Take out your child’s attendance card by the door. –Place it in the pocket at the bottom. –This way I know who was here. Please sit in your child’s seat. Introduce yourself to your neighbor.
Curriculum Night September 27, 2007 Mr. Talbott’s 5 th Grade Class
Luke Talbott Wife – Erin Kid One – Mackenzie (4 1/2 ) Kid Two – Mason ( 3) Kid Three – Delaney (6 months) Three Legged Dog – Tica Eighth year of teaching Undergraduate in English Masters in Curriculum and Instruction
Student Expectations High expectations for all students All students can learn Help students reach their own individual potential
Classroom Management Class Rules Natural Consequences Table Points Individual Rewards/Consequences Class Rewards and Consequences Student Responsibilities and Organization
Homework Policy 50-60 minutes a night Reading every night What are you doing for homework tonight? Quality Expectations – Parent Help Homework Contract
Specialist Schedule Mondays – PE Tuesdays – Music Wednesdays – Library Thursdays – PE and Computer Lab Every other Friday - Music
Math Working between Envision Math from Scott Foresman and Investigations Problem Solving Multiplication Flipcharts Accelerated Math & Computation
Language Arts Writing –Writing Forms –Six Traits –Writing Process Reading –Individual Book Projects –Classroom Novels –Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum Spelling –Based on Writing and Social Studies in conjuction with other frequently misspelled words
Social Studies Exploration Colonization Devastation
Science Scientific Process Changes of the Earth’s Environment Science Fair Science Units ??????????
Snacks Students may bring a healthy snack and keep a water bottle. No messy snacks or foods that require utensils, heating up or preparation. This is a privilege not a right.
Parent Involvement Honest communication is the KEY! Opportunities for volunteering in and out of the classroom Create a partnership for student success “I promise I won’t believe everything they tell me about you if you promise you won’t believe everything they tell you about me.”