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Open House Welcome!
Curriculum Information Where to find standards for grade level Georgiastandards.org Subject area syllabi found on the fifth grade website. Grade_5.htm Grade_5.htm
Arrival and Dismissal Start time: 7:45 each day. Do not ask older siblings to go to classroom of younger students to pick them up. Older siblings should wait either in cafeteria, Williams Pavilion, or by the bus for the younger ones. Parents must drop off students at door by Williams Pavilion or front door.
Classroom expectations Class rules Directions Come prepared Protected Time Use of the agenda planner Dress policy
The needs of gifted students? Collaborative Model Gifted resource teacher collaborates, plans, and monitors with the regular education teachers to differentiate the gifted students instruction. Regular education teachers deliver the planned instruction. Projects and assignments offer choice, and varied process and content expectations. All 5 th Grade teachers are certified
How to contact the teacher ! Messages will be returned promptly. Phone calls can take a little longer.
Assessments Grades will be available on-line in Parent Portal. Grade weights Classwork 40% Homework 5% Projects 25% Tests Quizzes 30%
Assessment Portfolios will be kept for all students to document progress. Not all graded work will be sent home. Parents may schedule an appointment to come in to look at items in the portfolio.
Testing Windows COGAT - September 27- Oct. 7 (Grades 1,3,5) ITBS - Oct Nov. 5 (Grades 1,3,5) Renzulli - Nov (Grades 1,3,5) 5th Grade writing - March 2 CRCT- April 21- May 3 (Grades 3-5)
Extra Activities Patrols St. Simons Island Trip Relay for Life Drama Club Mr. Ks Bucket Band
Language Arts Storytown Weekly Theme Robust Vocabulary Grammar Friday Test Reading Novel Book Club Writing Genres: Informational, Narrative, and Persuasive
Math Notebook Homework Classwork Problem-Solving Projects
Social Studies 8 Connecting Themes Beliefs and ideals Movement & Migration Scarcity Conflict & Change etc US History Present Wednesday and Friday homework Homework and projects on website!
Science Units Classification Microorganisms Genetics and Heredity Physical and Chemical Changes Electricity Earth Processes and Extensions Goals for the year Each child will have a love for Science through hands on learning Teach the Georgia Standards through hands on learning