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Back to School & Wish Night 2014-2015 Mrs. Orozco * 5 th Grade * Room 27. Agenda:. Welcome and Introduction/ Biography Classroom Expectations Management & Techniques Homework Common Core/Project Based Learning Gifted And Talented Education 5 th Grade Curriculum Classroom Schedule

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Back to school wish night 2014 2015 mrs orozco 5 th grade room 27

Back to School

& Wish Night

2014-2015

Mrs. Orozco * 5th Grade * Room 27


Agenda

Agenda:

  • Welcome and Introduction/ Biography

  • Classroom Expectations

  • Management & Techniques

  • Homework

  • Common Core/Project Based Learning

  • Gifted And Talented Education

  • 5th Grade Curriculum

  • Classroom Schedule

  • Communication

  • Wish Night

  • Questions and Comments


Mrs orozco

Mrs. Orozco

  • Experience- 10th year of teaching. I’ve taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th in elementary school, 6th grade Math and Science at middle school, and worked as a CRT/STEM coordinator .

  • Education- Graduate of University of California, Irvine with a Masters in Teaching, Multiple Subject Credential and Secondary Math Credential.

  • Expertise- TEACHING! Thinking Maps trainer, GATE certified, led Common Core trainings, Math Field Day coach, ELD, Depth & Complexity Icons, Note and Notice


Classroom expectations

Classroom Expectations

  • Show respect, responsibility, and integrity at all times.

  • Follow directions the first time

  • Well-prepared with materials for learning

  • Participate in class

  • Take risks and face challenges head on

  • Complete all assignments on time and to the best of their personal ability

  • Always working at their personal BEST.


Management techniques

Management & Techniques:

  • Create a safe classroom environment

  • Praise & positive reinforcement: classroom money, prizes, awards, and class celebrations

  • Table points and a Marble Jar

  • Consequences are appropriate to the behavior problem/incident. Frequent use of individual “talks” and “meetings”

  • Meet with the Principal and emails or phone calls home (positive and negative)


Homework

Homework:

  • Weekly Newsletter & Homework sheet sent every Monday and due the following Monday

  • Post homework daily on our classroom website- www.janaorozco.weebly.com

  • Student Planners to manage homework time

  • Missing or incomplete homework is noted and information will be emailed

  • Makeup work is ALWAYS accepted

  • Online work is a HUGE component!

  • Homework Club is offered 2:45-3:30 Monday, Wednesday & Thursday in the classroom


Newsletter homework sheet

Newsletter/Homework Sheet


Common core project based learning

Common Core/Project Based Learning

  • Four C’s Communication, Collaboration, Creativity & Critical Thinking

  • New Math Program - Math Expressions, online component Think Central

  • Language Arts- Use Depth and Complexity Icons, Notice and Note and other resources to engage learning

  • Space Race-interactive project that helps kids connect to science and space

  • Walk through the Revolution – Student led play on the causes and effects of the Revolution

  • Standardized testing called SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium) for Language Arts and Mathematics.

    *all projects funded through Wish Night


Gifted and talented education

Gifted and Talented Education

  • Honor’s Work:Opportunities are always offered for students to further their knowledge inside the classroom. Extension projects will be used frequently.

  • Homework Options:At the bottom of the Newsletter/ Homework sheets there is an Honor’s Credit section. It lists the honor’s challenges you can complete for each subject area.


5 th grade curriculum

5th Grade Curriculum:

Language Arts:

  • Weekly practice in spelling, vocabulary, and grammar

  • Writing practice

  • Comprehension Skills & fluency

    Mathematics:

  • Decimals, Fractions,+ - numbers, equations & problem solving skills

  • Measuring units, finding volume, area and length, know geometric figures

  • Collect, analyze, record, and chart data, create graphs

  • Science:

    • Life Science – structure of living things, human body systems, plant systems

    • Earth Science- solar system, Earth’s water and Earth’s weather

    • Physical Science- Types of matter & changes in matter

      Social Studies:

      • Explorers, Settlers, Natives

      • American Revolution,

      • Constitution, & government


    Classroom schedule

    Classroom Schedule


    Communication

    Communication:

    • Email: [email protected]

    • Send a note: to office or with your child

    • Phone Call: (626) 441-5850 ex:5027

    • After School: stop by my classroom. Make an appointment if you want to ensure I’ll be there and not in a meeting.

    • Room Parent: Contact Wendy Carey for volunteering and party planning!


    Wish night

    Wish Night

    • Tax Deductible

    • Ask Your Company About Matching Grants!

    • Donate online or by turning in an envelope


    Questions and comments

    Questions and Comments

    Thank you for coming.

    Let’s work together to make your child’s last year at Marengo the best!


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