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1 Back to School Night Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Hedenkamp Elementary 5th Grade Mrs. Acosta Safety Patrol Advisor Traffic and Parking Management Team Emergency Response Committee

2 Behavior Expectations
Honesty, Respect, Hard Work & a Positive Attitude

3 Parent-Teacher-Student Communication
Behavior - Class Dojo

4 Grades

5 Communication Please subscribe to: & Please join PTA this year  All donations make a difference for your child

6 Blogs


8 Contact Me Phone – x 5855

9 School Flyers Link available on Paperless! Flyers will be available online.

10 Academic Expectations
RIGOROUS 5th grade standards Work Quality is CRUCIAL! Rubrics/Grades are all based on CA Content AND Common Core Standards: 4 = Exceeding standards 3= Meeting standards 2 = Approaching standards 1 = 1 or 2 years below

11 Writing 6 Traits of Writing Ideas Word Choice Voice Sentence Fluency
Organization Conventions Genres: OPINION (Tested by District) Narrative Explanatory/Informational Research Report

12 Reading Reading Word Analysis & Fluency Comprehension & Response to Literature Ability to read varied genres independently Word Study Parts of Speech Prefixes, Suffixes, Multiple Meaning Words Greek & Latin Roots

13 Math Math Decimals, algebra, geometry, fractions, fractions and more fractions! Conceptual We will not focus on memorization of formulas, but on the conceptual understanding of mathematical concepts and reasoning: proving mastery on a number line and explaining processes in writing.

14 Science Science is a MAJOR focus in 5th grade
Science STAR testing in May Water – Mrs. Bjornstad Weather and Space – Mrs. Chavez Matter and Energy – Mrs. Acosta Living Systems – Mrs. Gregg Investigation & Experimentation – Mrs. Rose

15 Social Studies History of America up to 1850 Native Americans
Explorers Early English Settlers 13 Colonies – COLONIAL DAY Revolutionary War Constitution Westward Expansion States & Capitals

16 Daily Schedule Monday – Thursday 8:45 – 10:15 Reading
10:15 – 11:00 Math 11:00 – 11:15 Recess 11:20 – 11:45 Math Switch to Mrs. Chavez 11:45 – 12:30 Writing 12:30 Lunch 1:15 – 2:15 Writing & Grammar & Vocabulary\ 2:15 – 3:00 Social Studies/Science 3:00 – 3:15 PE

17 Daily Schedule Fridays – start with Mrs. Chavez
8:45 – 11:00 Writing & Grammar & Vocabulary 11:00 Switch to Mrs. Acosta & Recess 11:15 – 12:30 Math 1:15 – 1:55 Reading & Clean Up

18 Academic Field Trips Colonial Day BizTown Midway Science Center

19 HOMEWORK Is NOT to be a constant source of stress in your household
Responsibility, organization and attention to quality are ESSENTIAL Weekly Homework Menu 60-90 minutes MAXIMUM


21 Incentives for Success
H.O.T. cards 100% club Class Dojo Accelerated Reader (A.R.)

22 Technology Please read and discuss district’s technology use agreement with your child EVERY Husky is expected to treat school computers as academic tools NOT TOYS

23 Physical Fitness TESTING in the March 2014 Push Ups Curl Ups
Sit & Reach Pacer - running endurance

24 Wellness Policy



27 Parking Taber Drive (cul – de – sac) Main Parking Lot
Palomar St. (bus)

28 Student ID Number Please take your child’s ID number before you leave.
It is used for: School lunch application SuccessMaker

29 Thank You! We’ll work together to guide your children on their path to success. We’ll meet formally mid-September for report cards.

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