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Curriculum Night : September 2013.  24% = 14 (30 min.) periods per cycle  reading, writing, spelling, listening, speaking, & viewing components  weekly.

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1 Curriculum Night : September 2013

2  24% = 14 (30 min.) periods per cycle  reading, writing, spelling, listening, speaking, & viewing components  weekly writing activities (Writing Book, Journal, etc.)  a rubric is used to assess some pieces of written work  2-3 novel studies throughout the year  daily reading of individually chosen novels (10-15 throughout the year)  nightly reading (15 minutes), record each night in agenda & initial  Reading Logs require parental initial for each novel completed  computer periods -2 per cycle: keyboarding, word processing and special e-learning projects

3  16% = 10 (30 min.) periods per cycle  evaluation: participation, completion of daily work, & paper and pencil tests  Constructed responses  Math League-Enrichment

4  8% = 6 (30 min.) periods per cycle  units: Body Works, What’s the Matter?, Putting it in Motion, and Weatherwise.  study guide at the end of each unit  evaluation: class experiments, assignments, and pencil & paper tests  Hands on experiments may require materials or assistance from home.  Parental interest, guidance and cooperation will make these activities an enjoyable learning experience.

5  Religion = September – January  8% = 5 (30 min.) periods per cycle  units: Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Christianity  Health= February – June  6% = 3 (30 min.) periods per cycle  evaluation: class activities, mini assignments, paper & pencil tests

6  10% = 6 (30 min.) periods per cycle  emphasis on class participation, listening, & speaking  Oral Communication: 80% (Speaking & Listening) including oral interviews, role plays, oral presentations /projects, listening activities, games, songs  Written Communication: 20% including written presentations, tests, and supplementary activities  evaluation: class participation, workbook activities, mini assignments, and paper & pencil tests

7  10% = 6 (30 min.) periods per cycle  Ms. Lorina Spurrell   study guide at the end of each unit  evaluation: mini assignments and paper & pencil tests

8  6% = 3 (30 min.) periods per cycle  integrated throughout all curriculum areas  evaluation consists of effort, style, attention to specific criteria, and project completion

9  6% = 3 (30 min.) periods per cycle Ms. Jennifer Dolomount  must come properly dressed & ready to participate  must have written note to be excused from class  swimming: survival training, 10 weeks, usually April-June  bring along a bag to hang gym clothes in locker, keep extra set in book bag  clean clothes brought to school Monday, returned home Friday, usually works well

10  6% = 3 periods per cycle Ms. Crystal Hartley  Students will develop musical skills, build an understanding of music through singing & movement, performing on instruments, listening to various styles of music, and reading / writing music.  All recorders stay in the music room, bring written note if you want one to practice at home.  Elementary Choir period scheduled during class time, allows all interested the opportunity to participate.

11  Class Online agenda available dailyhttp://lc.wnlsd.ca/~maxine.lushman/  Student agenda:  keeps child & parent organized, prepared, & ready for the next day / week  Excellent communication between home & school  Must be viewed & initialed by an adult, each night, to ensure work is being checked  reading every night, same book for in-class reading, record pages in agenda  if homework can’t be completed, a brief note saying when it will be completed, is fine  all graded tests and assignments must be returned with signature  study guide given with at least one week notice for all written tests  never more than 2 tests per week

12  Killdevil Gros Morne National Park  4 – 6 parent chaperones required from each class  3 days & 2 nights, own transportation required  Chaperone guide and forms to fill out  Code of Conduct required, within 2 years  Responsibilities throughout the day and night  or  Pre-visit video

13  Curriculum outcomes  absenteeism: call school & bring note for register  recess & lunch time: must go outside, dress appropriately  must have note to stay inside  not permitted to go out for lunch unless note states child will be accompanied by an adult or someone other than a school friend  Mobile phones are not to be used throughout the day, permission is required  phone outside of office: for student use, permission is required  no parking in front or at rear of school : required to use drop off zone, Walmart or Kinsmen parking lots

14  nutritional meals: no junk food, no peanut butter, no shellfish or fish of any kind, water bottles, for class, should contain water, not juice or colored water  recess & lunch orders: completed at home, correct money if possible, order form & money in a labeled, reusable ziploc bag, 8:30  monthly Newsletter: one per family, youngest child, also  Scholastic Book Orders: monthly, cheques payable to Scholastic Book Club  Grade 5 Charity: Gingerbread the Valley Mall. Money raised from our French Café goes toward the purchase of gifts for children in need at Christmas time.

15  Arrival time: between 8:05 – 8:15, final bell 8:25  Very important to have 20 minutes to get undressed, unpacked, materials gathered, and ready for the morning.  Dismissal time: 2:30  Buses & Parents wait outside for all students to be walked out by their classroom teacher.  Notes are required for students to make a change to their normal routine.  Always encourage & emphasize the importance of :  Completing & returning work promptly  Taking pride in ones own work & the work of others  Developing good work habits & study skills  Showing respect for oneself & for others

16  November:  1 st Written Report & Interview  March:  2 nd Written Report  June:  3 rd Written Report


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