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
16% = 10 (30 min.) periods per cycle evaluation: participation, completion of daily work, & paper and pencil tests Constructed responses Math League-Enrichment
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.
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
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
10% = 6 (30 min.) periods per cycle Ms. Lorina Spurrell email: http://lc.wnlsd.ca/~lorina.spurrell/ study guide at the end of each unit evaluation: mini assignments and paper & pencil tests
6% = 3 (30 min.) periods per cycle integrated throughout all curriculum areas evaluation consists of effort, style, attention to specific criteria, and project completion
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
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.
Class Webpage @ http://lc.wnlsd.ca/~maxine.lushman/ 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
Killdevil Camp @ 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 http://outdoor.wnlsd.ca/ or http://outdoor.wnlsd.ca/ http://youtu.be/M7fGR3ZEvD8 Pre-visit video
Curriculum outcomes found @ www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/k12/stu.htmwww.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/k12/stu.htm 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
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, collected @ 8:30 monthly Newsletter: one per family, youngest child, also available @ http://www.humberelem.k12.nf.ca/ Scholastic Book Orders: monthly, cheques payable to Scholastic Book Club Grade 5 Charity: Gingerbread House @ the Valley Mall. Money raised from our French Café goes toward the purchase of gifts for children in need at Christmas time.
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
November: 1 st Written Report & Interview March: 2 nd Written Report June: 3 rd Written Report