Information for Parents. Moving to 5 th Grade. 5 th Grade is a Departmentalized Program. Teachers will focus on one particular subject to teach. This past year the courses were taught by the following teachers: LAL – Ms. Coster, Mrs. Sharp, Mrs. Ragno, Ms. Mastrogiovanni
Information for Parents
Moving to 5th Grade
- Students connect with the homeroom class and HR teacher 3 times a day. Similar to the elementary school model.
- Students switch only for their academic classes.
- Students become more independent.
8:45-9:03 – Homeroom (Attendance and announcements)
Per. 1 9:03-9:46 – Academic I (Reading)
Per. 2 9:47-10:30 – Academic II (Language Arts)
Per. 3 10:31-11:14 – Academic III (Science)
Per. 4 11:15-12:27 – Specials Block (Back to HR, PE, Art, Lib., Music, Spanish, Character Ed., Health/Dare, Study Skills)
Per. 5 12:27-12:57 – Recess
Per. 6 12:59-1:29 – Lunch (Back to HR to get books for periods 7 & 8)
Per. 7 1:33-2:16 - Academic IV (Math)
Per. 8 2:17-3:00 – Academic V (Social Studies)
Per. 9 3:00-3:05 – Homeroom time for organization.
3:05-3:10 – Pack up and dismissal (check agenda and HW)
- Horizon or Accelerated Math
- General Math
The students must meet the criteria in the Curriculum Guide in order to be placed in a specific course. Students must demonstrate that they have the developmental aptitude to be placed in Horizon or Accelerated Math. Parents will be notified of placement when the schedule is sent home at the end of August.