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1 Curriculum Night Mashburn Elementary School Fifth Grade

2 The 5 th Grade Team Mrs. Lee Mrs. Lee Mr. Jones Mr. Jones Mrs. Phillips Mrs. Phillips Mrs. Johnson Mrs. Johnson Mrs. Wallace Mrs. Wallace Mrs. Mashburn Mrs. Mashburn

3 Online Textbooks Students can access their textbooks for Math, Social Studies, and Science online at: Students can access their textbooks for Math, Social Studies, and Science online at: Log-in: Log-in: Username: Mashburn5 Username: Mashburn5 Password: Mashburn5 Password: Mashburn5

4 Math Forsyth County uses the Houghton Mifflin Series. Forsyth County uses the Houghton Mifflin Series. Students can access their textbooks and materials online! We are also now following the Georgia Department of Education Frameworks. Parent letters are available for each unit to give advice on how to help your child at home

5 Reading Reading Goal: Reading Goal: Read at least 25 books this school year. Read at least 25 books this school year. Reading Log Reading Log Topics to cover this year: Topics to cover this year: Different genres of literature Different genres of literature Reading Fluency Reading Fluency Vocabulary Vocabulary

6 Writing The State Department of Education administers the Georgia Writing Assessment Test to all fifth graders. The State Department of Education administers the Georgia Writing Assessment Test to all fifth graders. Students will focus on four types of writing: persuasive, informational, personal narrative, and narrative. Students will focus on four types of writing: persuasive, informational, personal narrative, and narrative. Check out the Georgia Department of Education website for more information on the Writing Assessment: Check out the Georgia Department of Education website for more information on the Writing Assessment:

7 Grammar Focus: 8 parts of speech, sentence combining, and correct usage. Focus: 8 parts of speech, sentence combining, and correct usage. Please check your childs binder for notes. Please check your childs binder for notes. All grammar skills will be taught along with the writing program. All grammar skills will be taught along with the writing program. The website below has some great practice activities. The website below has some great practice activities.

8 Science Forsyth County uses Houghton-Mifflin as its science textbook. It is a great book, filled with many hands-on activities and experiments. Forsyth County uses Houghton-Mifflin as its science textbook. It is a great book, filled with many hands-on activities and experiments. View your Science textbook online: View your Science textbook online: Great site for home activities related to the fifth grade science standards: Great site for home activities related to the fifth grade science standards: ml ml ml ml

9 Social Studies Textbook, Social Studies: United States History (Houghton Mifflin). Textbook, Social Studies: United States History (Houghton Mifflin). Fifth grade social studies starts with Civil War and continues through the beginning of the 21 st century. Fifth grade social studies starts with Civil War and continues through the beginning of the 21 st century. For additional resources, please follow the links provided: For additional resources, please follow the links provided:

10 Horizon Students Horizon students will be served on Thursdays and through collaboration with their homeroom teacher. Horizon students will be served on Thursdays and through collaboration with their homeroom teacher. Please contact Mrs. Wallace if you have any questions regarding Horizons. Please contact Mrs. Wallace if you have any questions regarding Horizons.

11 Behavior Plan & Rules Responsibility -The student independently adapts to classroom practices. Responsibility -The student independently adapts to classroom practices. Participation -The student pursues learning through active involvement. Participation -The student pursues learning through active involvement. Assignment Completion -The student completes work by the designated time/date and according to directions. Assignment Completion -The student completes work by the designated time/date and according to directions. Interpersonal Skills -The student interacts with others to create a positive learning environment. Interpersonal Skills -The student interacts with others to create a positive learning environment.

12 Friday Folder & Progress Sheet Friday Folders are sent home on Friday. Friday Folders are sent home on Friday. Please sign and return the progress sheet and all graded work on Monday. Please sign and return the progress sheet and all graded work on Monday. Academic and conduct alerts can be found on your childs weekly progress sheet. Academic and conduct alerts can be found on your childs weekly progress sheet. Conduct Grades are assigned as followed: Conduct Grades are assigned as followed: E = Exemplary E = Exemplary S = Successful S = Successful D = Does not meet D = Does not meet

13 Odds and Ends… Transportation Changes Transportation Changes No Birthday Treats No Birthday Treats Bag Tags- Good Attendance Bag Tags- Good Attendance Healthy Snack Healthy Snack

14 Contacting Your Childs Teacher Mrs. Johnson: Mrs. Johnson: (ext ) (ext ) Mr. Jones: Mr. Jones: (ext ) (ext ) Mrs. Lee: Mrs. Lee: (ext ) (ext )

15 Contacting Your Childs Teacher Mrs. Phillips: Mrs. Phillips: (ext ) (ext ) Mrs. Mashburn: Mrs. Mashburn: (ext ) (ext ) Mrs. Wallace: Mrs. Wallace: (ext ) (ext )

16 Thank you for coming! We look forward to working with you and your child this year!


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