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Welcome to Mrs. Uraga’s Class! “ You can feed a man a fish and he will eat for a day…but you can teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.”

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1 Welcome to Mrs. Uraga’s Class! “ You can feed a man a fish and he will eat for a day…but you can teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.”

2 Student/Behavior Expectations Be prepared dailyBe prepared daily Be organizedBe organized Have a good attitudeHave a good attitude Return assignments on timeReturn assignments on time Do work neatly and carefullyDo work neatly and carefully Listen carefully Follow directions Work quietly Respect others Respect school and personal property Work and play safely

3 Classwork MathMath SpellingSpelling VocabularyVocabulary GrammarGrammar WritingWriting ReadingReading Social studies Science Unfinished class work All assignments will have a clear set of directions that specify the requirements and due date. PE- Once a week, Tuesday (need comfortable shoes) Art-We have an art teacher that comes in once a month.

4 Classwork Some projects are at home only.Some projects are at home only. If there is an emergency, me or write a note. Consequences will still apply, but I will allow some other special circumstances.If there is an emergency, me or write a note. Consequences will still apply, but I will allow some other special circumstances. Absent work is the child’s responsibility to make up.. One day per absence will be given to make up the work.Absent work is the child’s responsibility to make up.. One day per absence will be given to make up the work. Students will have a minder-binder to keep track of their daily assignments. A weekly signature will ensure you are aware of the work that is required of your child.Students will have a minder-binder to keep track of their daily assignments. A weekly signature will ensure you are aware of the work that is required of your child. Classwork is posted online by Monday morning for the week!Classwork is posted online by Monday morning for the week!

5 Monday Folder Inside the Monday folder you will find all the work from the previous week.Inside the Monday folder you will find all the work from the previous week. Look for these:Look for these: –“correct and return” –“parent signature”

6 Class Rules/Discipline Policy First Warning-green ticket (stapled to Minder Binder)First Warning-green ticket (stapled to Minder Binder) Second Warning-red ticketSecond Warning-red ticket Behavior tickets and missing assigments will be posted weekly online.Behavior tickets and missing assigments will be posted weekly online.

7 Website view

8 Missing and/or Late Assignments Every Monday a list of your child’s missing assignments will be sent home in their yellow folder stapled to their ticket letter.Every Monday a list of your child’s missing assignments will be sent home in their yellow folder stapled to their ticket letter. If there are no missing assignments or tickets that week a blue “Congratulations” ticket will be stapled to the ticket letter.If there are no missing assignments or tickets that week a blue “Congratulations” ticket will be stapled to the ticket letter.

9 Testing and Grading Test alerts should be your notice that there will be a test. Some weekly, routine tests will not be getting test alerts.Test alerts should be your notice that there will be a test. Some weekly, routine tests will not be getting test alerts. Grading scale- A(100-90) B(89-80) C(79-70) D(69- 60) F(59-0)Grading scale- A(100-90) B(89-80) C(79-70) D(69- 60) F(59-0) Standardized Testing-Spring (April)Standardized Testing-Spring (April) Benchmark tests-End of each trimesterBenchmark tests-End of each trimester 5pts or 5% will be taken off an assignment each day it is late.5pts or 5% will be taken off an assignment each day it is late. Students are allowed to correct any test that is lower than 70%, as long as on a separate piece of paper and has a parent signature. (papers returned in Monday folder)Students are allowed to correct any test that is lower than 70%, as long as on a separate piece of paper and has a parent signature. (papers returned in Monday folder)

10 Attendance Please try to have your child present daily and on time to maximize learning time. Studies have shown, a student who is regularly at school and on time is well prepared for the work force.Please try to have your child present daily and on time to maximize learning time. Studies have shown, a student who is regularly at school and on time is well prepared for the work force. It will be beneficial to request your child’s work if they are absent. Please do so before 12 p.m.It will be beneficial to request your child’s work if they are absent. Please do so before 12 p.m. If your child is or is going to be absent, please call the office, or write a note to clear the absence.If your child is or is going to be absent, please call the office, or write a note to clear the absence. Do not send your student to school with a fever, or if contagious.Do not send your student to school with a fever, or if contagious. Independent study- more than five daysIndependent study- more than five days

11 Academic Progress and Communication Each week you will have the opportunity to check your child’s progress online. You will be able to keep track of tests, quizzes, and overall progress. Homework is posted by Monday for the week.Each week you will have the opportunity to check your child’s progress online. You will be able to keep track of tests, quizzes, classwork and overall progress. Homework is posted by Monday for the week. Deficiency notices go out 3 times a year. A deficiency notice means that your child is receiving a “D” or lower in any subject area.Deficiency notices go out 3 times a year. A deficiency notice means that your child is receiving a “D” or lower in any subject area. Test Alerts, deficiency notices, phone calls home, or an will be a way for me to communicate with you.Test Alerts, deficiency notices, phone calls home, or an will be a way for me to communicate with you. My contact information: (best response time)My contact information: (best response time) ; Phone: (909) ; Phone: (909)

12 How to check grades online Type in address: in address: Click “Grades” iconClick “Grades” icon Welcome to my site, click the “Grades” icon on the left Click the section that says “check grade reports here” Type in your child’s last name and password Click submit and your child’s grades should appear Illuminate portal?

13 The Biggest Changes From Third Grade To Fourth Grade WritingWriting Use of textbooksUse of textbooks Amount of homeworkAmount of homework Time it takes to do homeworkTime it takes to do homework Minder BinderMinder Binder Student ResponsibilitiesStudent Responsibilities Field trip: San Juan Capistrano Mission and Irvine Park RailroadField trip: San Juan Capistrano Mission and Irvine Park Railroad

14 Fifth Grade Your child will go to a different classroom for Math for 1 hour each day based on their ability. This is how we meet the needs of each student. We will be covering the same material, just at a differentiated instructional level.Your child will go to a different classroom for Math for 1 hour each day based on their ability. This is how we meet the needs of each student. We will be covering the same material, just at a differentiated instructional level. Field trip: Riley’s FarmField trip: Riley’s Farm

15 Book orders and Helpful hints for home Book orders will be about every other month.Book orders will be about every other month. NO CASH for the order. Please write a personal check to Scholastic Club or Arrow Book Club.NO CASH for the order. Please write a personal check to Scholastic Club or Arrow Book Club. What can parents do? A lot! Check that they are writing down, bring home and completing all homework. Help them where it is necessary.Check that they are writing down, bring home and completing all homework. Help them where it is necessary. Read with your child daily. Practice math factsRead with your child daily. Practice math facts Check the website to monitor their progress. Don’t always trust that your child is monitoring their own progress.Check the website to monitor their progress. Don’t always trust that your child is monitoring their own progress. or call me any time you have a question or concern. or call me any time you have a question or concern. Lunch program- anonymous, don’t have to use.Lunch program- anonymous, don’t have to use.

16 Thank You Please complete any forms and return them with your child as soon as possible. Sign in at the back before you leave. Volunteers are needed! Let me know if you are interested by giving your information on the sign in sheet. Friday parent If you feel the need to meet with me about certain concerns, please make an appointment. I am looking forward to making this year memorable. Join PTA-help support our school!


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