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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 * 5th Grade * Room 27


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

  • 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

  • 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:

  • 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:

  • 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


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

  • 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.


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


    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

    • Tax Deductible

    • Ask Your Company About Matching Grants!

    • Donate online or by turning in an envelope


    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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