Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Mrs. Pritchard’s 5 th Grade Parents: Please fill out the contact information sheet located on the front table (if you haven’t done so before."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Mrs. Pritchard’s 5 th Grade Parents: Please fill out the contact information sheet located on the front table (if you haven’t done so before today) Please have a seat at your child’s desk Please put your child’s name on the note card. Place it in the bin on the front table to be entered into a drawing to win $25.00 bonus auction dollars for your child!Please put your child’s name on the note card. Place it in the bin on the front table to be entered into a drawing to win $25.00 bonus auction dollars for your child!
Purpose of Curriculum Night Inform parents of: the curriculum covered this year, so parents can assist students at home. my expectations, so parents can help students be successful this year. the district’s expectations, so 5 th grade parents and teacher can work together to help prepare students for middle school.
5 th Grade Curriculum Reading Math U.S. History Writing Science Vocabulary / Grammar
Reading Good Habits, Great Readers Comprehension Strategies Guided Reading Shared Reading Independent Reading –AR expectations=3 books per month Non-fiction & fiction
Math enVisionMATH Common Core Math-4-Today Problem solving Math fact tests Weekly math homework EducationCity.com
Social Studies American history from the early explorers to the Civil War Geography Map Skills Government
Writing is Based on COS (content, organization and style) –Good Habits Great Writers –Ideas and Content –Word Choice –Sentence Fluency –Organization –Voice –Conventions
Writing for Different Purposes Reports Stories Poetry Persuasive Narrative Descriptive Expository
Science Ecosystems Human Body Motion and Design Library/Science Science Fair Museum of Flight
Class Room Behavior Expectations Punctual:Punctual: Arrives to class on time and gets to work Polite:Polite: Treats everyone with respect Prepared:Prepared: Has all materials and is ready to work Productive:Productive: Completes classwork, stays on task, and follows directions 4 P’s:
Homework Policy Weekly homework packet with the following assignments: –Reading: 30 minutes a night + Reading Log –Math: One worksheet per night –Science assignment Reward = $ on paycheck and Honor Roll free time on Fridays Consequence = 10 sentences, no Honor Roll free choice time
Monthly Reading Goal 3 books per month at your child’s reading level 30 minutes of reading homework each night Each student must read, test, and pass (80% or better) a minimum of 3 A.R. books each month. Non-A.R. book? Must submit a 1-page written (or 2-page typed) book report Must make goal to make Honor Roll the last week of the month!
Weekly Paychecks 4 P’s Homework Sent home on Fridays Due back Monday with parent and student signature for $ deposit.
Classroom Rewards * Bonus $$ given for: Homework and class work turned in on time Working cooperatively (Table Points) Following directions, diligence, good behavior … being a friend
Monthly Auction I log auction points earned Convert to play money Students bid on various items Students conduct the auction DONATIONS WELCOME
State Testing 5 th Grade MSP in early Spring – Science – Math – Reading –OSPI website www.k12.wa.uswww.k12.wa.us
Home – School Connection Please feel free to call or e-mail me with any questions or concerns. –firstname.lastname@example.org@everettsd.org –425-385-7863 –http://everettsd.schoolwires.net//Domain/417http://everettsd.schoolwires.net//Domain/417 Please check your child’s : –Planner: H.W. assignments –Expandable folder: H.W. papers and school notices
Thanks for Coming! I appreciate your support and look forward to a great 5 th grade year!