Presentation on theme: "Grade 5 Fall Open House September 23, 2014 Please sign in and sign up for an October 13 th conference!"— Presentation transcript:
Grade 5 Fall Open House September 23, 2014 Please sign in and sign up for an October 13 th conference!
Mrs. Natalie Bielamowicz Math and Science email@example.com (832) 484-7934 Mrs. Beth Parr English Language Arts and Social Studies firstname.lastname@example.org (832) 484-7933
Contacting Teachers We check phone messages in the afternoon. If you leave a voicemail, please allow about 24 hours for the call to be returned. Email is the most efficient way to contact us. If you need immediate help, please call main office at 832-484-7900.
Conference Day Please sign up for a time on October 13 th We will share your child’s classwork and progress during that time
Grading Guidelines Reading Major Grades make up 50% of the final average. Common Assessments Reading Notebook Projects DCA’s and Benchmarks Minor Grades make up 50% of the final average. Quizzes Daily Work Reading Notebook Instructional vs. Independent Reading
Grading Guidelines Language Arts Major Grades make up 50% of the final average. Common Assessments Compositions Projects DCA’s and Benchmarks Minor Grades make up 50% of the final average. Quizzes; spelling, grammar, vocabulary Daily Work
Grading Guidelines Social Studies Major Grades make up 50% of the final average. Common Assessments Papers Projects/Presentations Minor Grades make up 50% of the final average. Quizzes Interactive Notebook Warm-ups Thinking Maps
Grading Guidelines Math Major Grades make up 50% of the final average. Campus Common Assessments District Common Assessments Topic Assessments Benchmarks Minor Grades make up 50% of the final average Quizzes Daily Work
Grading Guidelines Science Major Grades make up 50% of the final average. Common Assessments Paper/Projects -Including Inventions, Biomes, Science Trade Book and/or Endangered Animals Labs DCA’s and Benchmarks Minor Grades make up 50% of the final average. Quizzes Daily Work Science Labs (50% hands-on/field experiences)
Grading Guidelines Technology Major Grades make up 60% of the final average. Project based on core subject area Focusing on technology skill we are learning that quarter Minor Grades make up 40% of the final average. Quizzes Daily Work
Grading Guidelines Missing and Late Work Accepted until the end of the nine week grading period with no points taken off Unfinished class and homework will be completed during Fun Friday time
Grading Guidelines Re-teaching and Re-testing Reteaching for skills not mastered or understood Improve failing grades on tests—does not include KISD assessments Noted in GradeSpeed with the letter “R”.
Grades Not all grades will have corresponding paper in Wednesday folder We keep some for re-teaching or portfolios Some are done in notebooks or are e-instruction opportunities
Differentiation Students receive instruction on independent learning level Small group instruction Tiered assignments Supplemental learning activities
Assessments Math STAAR – March 30 Reading STAAR - March 31 Science STAAR – April 22
Wednesday Folders Check in the Academic Satisfactory box if there are no problematic grades in the folder Check next to the subject of concern There will be a letter grade in the Work Habits if the student is receiving an “N” or a “U” There will be a letter grade in the Conduct box each week.
Wednesday Folders One sheet per 2 teachers. Please review folder and information carefully Please sign and return the next day Check the back for comments when comments box is checked
Progress Reports Every student receives a progress report the fourth or fifth week of every nine weeks Your signature is required Must be returned to the teacher
Daily Attendance Prompt arrival and daily attendance is extremely important to your student’s academic success Five or more tardies will result in general conduct grade being lowered by one full letter grade Daily attendance is taken at 9:45 anyone not present at that time will be counted absent
Homework Assigned each Friday for math and science on a weekly basis Due each Thursday Packet includes foundational skills that can be completed independently Nightly spelling practice and 20 minutes reading
Discipline and Management Plan Rewards Trace's Treats Verbal praise Notes home Fun Friday Consequences Verbal Reminder Note in Conduct Book Self-Reflection Loss of Fun Friday
Discipline and Management Plan Self-discipline and attitude are pertinent to your child's success in 5th grade. We will be adjusting rewards as the year progresses. Rules will remain consistent throughout the year, and consequences will be used as appropriate to the child and the behavior. Please be sure you have reviewed the KISD Student Handbook.
Thanks for Coming! Please make sure you have signed in and signed up for an October 13 th conference