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West Riverside Elementary Welcome to 5 th Grade
Supply List One 3 ring binder-2inches or more Dividers # 2 pencils Erasers Pencil pouch/box Lined paper-wide rule Four Spiral notebooks (wide rule) Highlighters Colored pencils Small thesaurus Home use Small dictionary Crayons Glue stick Scissors One ruler (inches & centimeters) One protractor Classroom donations One bottle of hand sanitizer Cleaning wipes (Clorox wipes) Kleenex
Classroom Rules Listen and follow directions Come to class prepared Raise your hand and wait to be called on before speaking Respect others Keep hands and feet to yourself Keep your area clean Take care of classroom equipment and materials Always try to perform better than you did the day before
Daily Schedule 8:10-8:15 Flag Salute, Recite the Preamble, National Anthem, Attendance, Lunch Count, Sharpen Pencils 8:15-8:45 English Language Development 8:45-10:00 Reading 10:00-10:20 Word Work 10:20-10:35 Recess 10:35-11:05 Grammar/Writing 11:05- 11:35 English Language Arts Strategic Support 11:35-12:00 Mathematics 12:00- 12:45 Lunch 12:45-1:00 Mathematics 1:00-1:35 Mathematics/Strategic Support 1:35-2:05 Science/Social Studies 2:05-2:30 Physical Education
Homework Policy Homework will be given daily (Monday- Thursday) and due on a daily basis. Homework will be given on Friday only to those students who do not complete homework or class work during the week. Students who do not complete homework will lose recess or receive an afternoon detention
Homework Policy Students who do not come to school prepared with books, homework, and student planner will lose recess or receive an afternoon detention. Homework is given as a review of California State Standards previously taught. Daily reading at home is essential for your child’s success in fifth grade.
Reward Plan Verbal and Written Praise Classroom Privileges –Computer time –Free time –Movie time during lunch Good Behavior Tickets –Trade tickets for school supplies, books,etc.
Discipline Plan 1 st Verbal Warning 2 nd Move student to a different location 3 rd Lose recess 4 th Parent notification 5 th Principal’s office
My Goals To give you the academic and social skills you need to progress to 6th grade.To give you the academic and social skills you need to progress to 6th grade. To provide a supportive and fun classroom environment.To provide a supportive and fun classroom environment. To help you make new friends and discover new interests.To help you make new friends and discover new interests.
Class Subjects The subjects we cover during 5th grade are:The subjects we cover during 5th grade are: –Reading –Writing –English Language Development –Math –Science –Social studies
Reading You are about to begin a year-long journey in Reading, experiencing rich literature and achieving the standards set for you by the Reading/Language Arts Framework for California Public Schools. California State Standards: 1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, and Vocabulary Development 2.0 Reading Comprehension 3.0 Literary Response and Analysis
Writing You will learn to be a good writer by applying strategies from Step Up To Writing California State Standards: 1.0 Writing Strategies W1.1 Create multiple paragraph narrative compositions `W1.2 Create multiple paragraph expository compositions 2.0 Writing Applications W2.1 Write narratives W2.2 Write responses to literature W2.3 Write research reports
English Language Development If you are an English Language Learner, you will be provided with Reading Intervention Strategies to make you a successful reader. Each lesson will: Reinforce Vocabulary Build Text Comprehension Build Fluency
Math The following topics will be taught: Addition, Subtraction with Decimals Multiplication, Division with Decimals Algebra Geometry Addition, Subtraction with Fractions Multiplication, Division with Fractions Ratio, Proportions, Percents, Probability Integers and Coordinate Graphing
Science You will learn about the following topics based on the California State Standards: –Physical Science- Elements and Compounds –Life Science- Structures of Living Things –Earth Science- The Water Cycle –Earth Science- Weather –Earth Science- The Solar System
Social Studies You will learn about United States history and how our country was founded. The following topics will be taught: The Thirteen Colonies The American Revolution States and Capitals The United States Constitution