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Fifth Grade Orientation Welcome to Parent Orientation. Please feel free to ask us questions at the end of the slide show.
School hours are 7:45 am to 3:15 pm. Classes begin promptly at 7:45 am. Tardies will be marked at this time. Enrichment time is from 7:45 to 8:15. This is enrichment for your student to help with weak areas or extend their learning of concepts from academic classes. School Hours
If your student must miss school due to an illness or doctor’s appointment, be sure to bring in or send a note stating your student’s full name and the purpose for the absence along with the date of the absence and sign the note. Please be sure to bring in or send the note as soon as possible because we have a time limit on entering the noted information. The note will be forwarded to the PEIMS secretary for her to note in your student’s record. Absences
When sending lunch money with your student, please remind your student to include the following things on the envelope: First and last name Homeroom teacher Date The envelope will be place in the class lunch envelope and sent to the cafeteria where it will be credited to your student’s lunch account. Siblings can be included on the envelope. Just please provide how the money is to be divided and place the same information for the sibling on the envelope. Lunch Money
Go to Across the top of the webpage find: Select a school Select Clements/Parsons Across the top locate the tab: Grade levels Select 5 th Grade On the far right you will see Team Homework and Daily Activities Select Team Homework and Daily Activities This will give you an overview of what your student is doing in each class along with the homework How to get to Fifth grade Webpage
This is a way to help keep you informed on how your student is performing in each class. You can set up your parent portal to notify you when your student is missing assignments or has a low grade on assignments. User name and password will not be given over the phone. If you do not know how to do this or have your access information for this, please contact Tanya Wiginton at Parent Portal
We follow the Positive Behavior Support Initiative plan used at CPE.
Be: Safe Respectful Responsible Ready Be your best Class Room Rules
25 Loops = Hat Day Bring a stuffed animal for the day (must be able to fit in a backpack) 50 Loops = Write a positive to a parent or guardian about your day Office treasure box 75 Loops = Read a short story book to a class of your choice 100 Loops = Teacher’s Aid for one class period Extra computer time 150 Loops = Sit at teacher’s desk for the day Eat lunch with a teacher and a friend of your choice 200 Loops = Get a free book from the library 250 Loops = Lunch with an assistant principal (by appointment) Free homework pass Help an office staff member during DEAR 300 Loops = Duck tape Mr. Bogus or to the wall during lunch 350 Loops = Throw water balloons at Mr. Bogus 500 Loops = Shave Mr. Bogus’ head Bulldawg Rewards
A very quick reference guide for 5 th grade parents at Clements/Parsons Elementary School. Mrs. Choron’s and Mrs. Wilkinson Mathematics Class
Grading Policy 7% Homework 30% Major Assignments (Tests/Quizzes) 63% Minor Assignments (In class work) Late Assignments 10 points off of the grade for everyday it is late. No more then 30 points will be deducted for late assignments. 10 day Rule Students have 10 school days to make up a failed test or assignment STAAR Testing April 2 nd and 3rd Math Overview:
A very quick reference guide for 5 th grade parents at Clements/Parsons Elementary School. Reading and Language Arts Czuhajewski
Minor Grades – 63% Classwork Journal entries In-class group mini projects Computer lab skills Homework – weekly summaries for nightly readings Major Grades – 30% Projects – products shared to class over assigned books each six weeks (book reports) Quizzes – over vocabulary, Greek/Latin roots, comprehension checks to model strategies Assessments – benchmarks, district assessments Homework – 7% Grading Policy
Students should read for 30 minutes per night 4-5 days a week A reading bingo sheet has been given to your student to encourage a variety of genres being read. Students need to read a minimum of 400 pages per 6 weeks. Nightly Readings and Journal Entries
Exceptional Authors Student’s compositions will be selected by the teacher and displayed on the 5 th Grade Exceptional Authors Bulletin Board in the main hallway.
*The spelling we use is a district requirement called Scientific Spelling. * You student will receive new spelling words and spelling homework (self paced) every Thursday for the following Thursday. * Spelling tests will be on Thursdays. Spelling
Science Mrs. Smith Room 406 A very quick reference guide for 5 th grade parents at Clements/Parsons Elementary School.
Supplies for Class SSS Folder- Seeing Science Structures Concept Builder - Builds vocabulary Think Sheets – begin to think like a scientists Science Journal Science Tools, Scientific Method, States of Matter AR Book Pencil
Topics for Year Nature/Ways of Science Physical Science (1 st & 2 nd 6 weeks) Earth Science (3 rd & 4 th 6 weeks) Life Science (5 th Weeks) Experimental Design/Health (6 th 6 weeks)
Science Fair 5 th Grade students are required to participate in the science fair as there will be several grades throughout the science fair project. Science Fair is scheduled for Spring. Be thinking for project.
Science Test STAAR 27 April 2013 Go to bed 30 minutes before normal bedtime Eat a healthy breakfast Arrive to school a few minutes early
Mr. Warren’s Social Studies Class A very quick reference guide for 5 th grade parents at Clements/Parsons Elementary School.
Minor Grades = 70% I call this classwork and quizzes. Major Grades = 30% I call this tests. Social Studies Grading Policy
Topics Covered in 5 th Grade Social Studies In Texas, 5 th grade social studies is the study of U.S. history from early exploration and colonization up to the present time. All SS TEKS are available through the TEA website.
I follow the Positive Behavior Support Initiative plan used at CPE.
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