Presentation on theme: "A Day in the Life of a Fifth Grader Ralph M. Captain Elementary Curriculum Night Tuesday, August 27, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
A Day in the Life of a Fifth Grader Ralph M. Captain Elementary Curriculum Night Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Introductions ❖ Jennifer Crowley ❖ Teresa Manning ❖ Amanda Stephens ❖ Lena Benoit
Our Promise to You... ● We will work together with parents as partners in educating students. ●We will plan as a team for collaboration and consistency. ●We will create an environment where students learn from mistakes, have natural consequences, and assume personal responsibility.
Arrival - 8:35 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Students unload their backpacks, make a lunch choice and have all materials and assignments ready for the day.
Writing - 8:50 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Materials: Writing Notebook, Writing Folder, Word Study Folder, Grammar Instruction Our Units: Poetry, Personal Narrative, Personal Essay, Research Based Argument Essay, Historical Fiction Story, Memoir
Social Studies and Science 9:50 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Social Studies: Materials: Social Studies Notebook, Textbook, and other resources Our Units: Cultures Meet, Establishing Colonies, From Colonies to Country, and The New Nation Science: Materials: Science Notebook Our Units: Sun, Moon and Planets, Mixtures and Solutions, and Force and Motion
Specials 10:50 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Specials - Music, Spanish and P.E. Library - 1:10 - 1:40 Art – 9:50 – 10:50 Orchestra - First Year Violin/Viola: Mondays and Thursdays - 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Second Year Violin/Viola: Mondays and Thursdays - 10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Recess and Lunch 11:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Birthdays: Our grade level time for celebrating birthdays is 12:10 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Several of our 5th grade students have peanut/tree nut allergies, so we would appreciate it if any treats brought are individually wrapped and nut free. This will allow all students to participate in our celebrations.
Reading 12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Materials: Independent Reading Books, Book Club Books, Reading Notebook (Scrapbook)/Reading Log Our Units: Launching Reading Workshop: Agency and Independence, Reading for Justice and Power, Nonfiction, Reading Like a Fan (Author Study), Historical Fiction, Finding the Funny
Math 1:50 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Materials: Math In Focus Textbook (5A and 5B), Math In Focus Workbook (5A and 5B), Math Notebook, Manipulatives, Online Math Resources accessible through the website
Homework - After School Used to reinforce skills introduced in class and a learning tool to “spring-board” to the next lesson School Expectation: 50 – 60 minutes assuming assignments in class are completed in a timely manner. Daily Homework may include: ●Reading ●Word Study ●Writing ●Science or Social Studies Assignments ●Math Homework ●FASTT Math ●Long Term Assignments ●Planner Signed
District Resources ●DESE: ○http://www.dese.mo.gov ●School District of Clayton Website: ○http://www.clayton.k12.mo.uswww.clayton.k12.mo.us ●Common Core State Standards: ○http://www.corestandards.orghttp://www.corestandards.org
Other Topics of Interest School Pictures - Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Fall and Spring Conferences: Monday, October 14, 2013 - Friday, October 18, 2013 Monday, March 10, 2014 - Friday, March 14, 2014 Field Trips and Upcoming Events: Wydown Visits - Fall and Spring Cahokia - Friday, October 4, 2013 Fifth Grade Hidden Valley Ski Trip - January 16, 2014 Fifth Grade Swim Party - May 2014 5 th Grade Promotion – Friday, May 30, 2014
Thank you for attending! Questions are welcome!