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WELCOME!!!!. 5 th GRADE CURRICULUM NIGHT. DAILY SCHEDULE. 7:20-7:55 Morning Work/Announcements 7:55-8:25 Curriculum Connections 8:30-9:10 Specials 9:15-9:45 Writing 9:45-10:50 Block 1 10:50-12:00 Block 2 12:00-12:25 Block 3 12:25-1:15 Lunch/Recess 1:20-2:15 Block 3 (continued)

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welcome

WELCOME!!!!

5th GRADE

CURRICULUM NIGHT

daily schedule
DAILY SCHEDULE
  • 7:20-7:55 Morning Work/Announcements
  • 7:55-8:25 Curriculum Connections
  • 8:30-9:10 Specials
  • 9:15-9:45 Writing
  • 9:45-10:50 Block 1
  • 10:50-12:00 Block 2
  • 12:00-12:25 Block 3
  • 12:25-1:15 Lunch/Recess
  • 1:20-2:15 Block 3 (continued)
  • 2:15-2:20 Dismissal
curriculum link
Curriculum Link
  • www.georgiastandards.org
  • We will discuss an overview tonight of the fifth grade curriculum. If you would like an in-depth description of our curriculum, please visit this site.
4 block scheduling
4 BLOCK SCHEDULING
  • Our school has adopted a modified version of this type of scheduling to increase students’ success in the area of Language Arts.
  • Blocks of time are set aside to address 4 different areas.
  • Guided Reading, Working with Words, Self-Selected Reading (DEAR), and Writing are incorporated in the classroom daily.
language arts literacy groups
LANGUAGE ARTS Literacy Groups

Throughout Language Arts, we address the standards through various instructional strategies by incorporating:

  • Writing
  • Leveled Readers
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Reading comprehension
  • Vocabulary
writing
Students writing every day

Students writing in all subjects

Rubrics

Writing Process

Preparation for Georgia Writing Test

Domains

Ideas (40%)

Organization (20%)

Style (20%)

Conventions (20%)

Genres

Narrative, Informational, persuasive, and response to literature

WRITING
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MATH
  • Houghton Mifflin Math: Georgia
  • Interactive activities on the web site
  • Problem solving daily
  • Extra practice
  • CRCT practice tests

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Username: Cumming5classroom

Password: Cumming5

science
SCIENCE

Curriculum:

  • Habits of Mind and the Nature of Science (knowing and incorporating the scientific process throughout the year)
  • Earth’s Surface Features
  • Changes in Matter
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Classification
  • Traits of Organisms
  • Cells and Microorganisms

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Username: Cumming5classroom

Password: Cumming5

social studies
SOCIAL STUDIES
  • Houghton Mifflin Social Studies: United States History (Civil War to Today)
  • Tested on GPS (Georgia Performance Standards) this year
  • This year we will begin with the Civil War and continue to the present. As well as, geographic understandings, civic understandings, and economic understandings.

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Username: Cumming5classroom

Password: Cumming5

spanish
SPANISH

1. Endangered Species/Habitats

2.  Dining Out

3.  Going to the Hospital

4.  Around Town

5.  Country Study

6.  Holidays and Culture Integrated Through Out

  • Each homeroom has Spanish one time per week as a special.
  • 5TH Grade teachers are Mrs. Campos and Mrs. Laws
teamwork
TEAMWORK
  • ESL-Mrs. Reis
  • Resource-Mrs. Garner/Mrs. Harrison
  • EIP Math/Reading-Mrs. Webb, Mrs. Parker
  • Title 1 Math- Mrs. McIntosh
  • Speech-Mrs. Alexander
  • Horizons-Mrs. Case/Mrs. Snook
  • Guidance-Mrs. O’Neil
  • They are planning a lot of new and exciting events for the children, and working with the classroom teachers to help students be successful.
classroom rules
CLASSROOM RULES
  • Be prepared
  • Follow directions
  • Work quietly
  • Respect others- be kind in actions and words
  • Work and play safely
agendas
AGENDAS
  • Each student should have an agenda to keep track of daily assignments.
  • The agendas need to be checked daily by parents.
  • Parents please check these every night to help the students stay on task and learn responsibility.
homework
HOMEWORK
  • Homework will be assigned in 5th grade daily.
  • The assignments shouldn’t ever take a student more than one hour total for all subjects.
  • Late work is discouraged. Guidelines are set by individual teachers regarding late work.
  • Homework Hotline
  • Teacher web pages
accelerated reader
ACCELERATED READER
  • Your child will be participating in the Accelerated Reader Program
  • He/She will be expected to take and pass an appropriate amount of tests per nine weeks with at least 80% accuracy.
  • Each nine weeks, your child will be given an individual point goal to obtain.
  • The goal will be based on your child’s reading level which will be received from the STAR test that is given at the beginning of the year.
  • Some time is set aside weekly for silent reading, but it is very important that your child read each night for at least 20 minutes at home as well.
attendance
ATTENDANCE
  • 7:40 AM-2:20 PM
  • To be an unexcused absence, a note must be sent in with a parent signature explaining reason.
  • No bus changes.
  • Phone calls will not excuse an absence.
  • If absent, five days will be given for make-up work.
  • Car rider line will be locked at 7:40A.M. If arriving after that time, student must be checked in at the front office.
5 th grade activites
Spelling Bee

Robotics Team

Technology Fair

Student Council

Cumming Cougar Coverage

4-H

5th Grade Field Trip

Winter Breakfast

End of the Year Honors Day

5TH GRADE ACTIVITES
important test dates
IMPORTANT TEST DATES
  • Georgia Writing Test March 4
  • CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Test) April 21-29 (Students must meet standards in reading and math in order to be promoted to 6th grade)
  • Benchmark Assessments: End of each nine week period in Math and Language Arts
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