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*Parent Conferences: Parent conferences will be held from 9:30 to 10:00 am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Please schedule your conference at least 24 hours in advance.
School phone number is 832-736-6400
Each student is expected to utilize the agenda to write assignments for each class.
Teachers will check the agenda weekly.
School rewards will be awarded to students that are using the agenda properly.
Please look at calendar on webpage!
Each classroom has procedures and expectations that have been explained to students.
Students are responsible for looking at the white boards in the hallway in order to know what supplies to bring to class.
Pencils, red pens, colored pencils, glue, and scissors should be brought to class every day.
In order to maintain an environment conducive to learning, appropriate behavior and work habits are expected from your child. Your child will be warned about inappropriate choices. After a warning, students will receive a conduct mark. Other negative consequences can result in loss of a privilege, lunch detention, alternate seating, and student conferences. Students will be sent to the office for ongoing inappropriate behavior or for severe discipline situations. Gum is not allowed at any time, and will result in automatic lunch detention.
A – Not completing classwork
B – Not completing homework
C – Not bring supplies to class
D – Not using class time wisely/not paying attention
E – Leaving items on desk/messy
F – No agenda/no signature on conduct card
1 – Disruptive talking/behavior
2 – Not following directions
3 – Poor restroom behavior
4 – Poor hallway behavior
5 – Out of seat without permission
6 – Disturbing or unacceptable touching of others
7 – Disrespectful/talking back
8 – Unacceptable language
9 – Miscellaneous + comment
*Conduct Cards: Excellent conduct is an expectation of all students as it creates a pleasant learning environment. Maintaining excellent conduct allows students to be eligible for classroom rewards. Conduct infractions will be marked on weekly cards. Cards are sent home in green folders every Thursday and need to be returned with a parent signature on Friday.
If the conduct card is not returned on time, the following consequences apply:
Friday – student will receive a conduct mark
Monday – student will be assigned lunch detention
*If the conduct card is not returned by Thursday it will be an office referral.
Conduct Marks per 9 weeks
*Take Home Folders: Graded papers will be passed out on Thursdays. Students will collect all their graded papers in the green Thursday folder. Any papers that are below a 70 should be taken out as soon as a student gets home and redone for a 70.
Correctionsmust be turned in by Monday to get credit. Put anything that needs to be signed, such as conduct cards, back in the Thursday folder. Anything requiring a signature should be signed on Thursday night and returned to your homeroom teacher on Friday.
*Corrections: If a student makes a 69 or below on a daily assignment he/she may correct the missed questions. The assignment must be corrected following the correction requirements. Pleasedo not erase original answers! Students will have until the following Monday from the time the paper is returned in the green Thursday take-home folder to submit their corrections. Assignments that do not follow the correction requirements will not be accepted.
*Missing Assignments/ Make up work:Teachers have additional copies of missing assignments in a specific spot in their classrooms. It is the student’s responsibility to acquire and complete these assignments and turn in in a timely manner. Points will be deducted based on the school-wide late work policy, which can be found in the agenda.
Progress Reports and Report cards will be sent to the email provided in Skyward. Please request paper copy if needed.
During registration, you had the opportunity to obtain access information to view your child’s grades online. When you present your driver’s license, the front office will give you your access codes.
Parents are able to view grades as soon as they are entered into Skyward.
You can set up a feature to automatically send you an e-mail if there is a low grade posted.
Every 5th grader will be required to take all three STAAR tests this year.
5th grade is an SSI year. Students must pass to be promoted.
Math- April 1st
Reading- April 2nd
Science- April 23rd
Students are expected to bring to class:
Science Folder (purple)
Science Vocab Binder
Homework Folder (orange)
Pencil Bag with supplies
Tutoring – Tuesday through Friday
(Tuesday is my day)
Please visit my webpage for additional information.
Tickets- positive reward system
Names are pulled on Fridays for class coupons
Monday- Vocabulary Packet definitions completed in class
Tuesday-Vocab Day 2 for Homework
Wednesday- Vocab Day 3 for Homework
Thursday-Study for Vocab Quiz
Friday- Vocab Quiz &
SS - Daily Geo due
Fifth Grade Reading
The English Language Arts & Reading Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) are organized into the following strands:
-Reading, where students read and understand a wide variety of literary and informational texts;
-Writing, where students compose a variety of written texts with a clear controlling idea, coherent organization, and sufficient detail;
-Research, where students are expected to know how to locate a range of relevant sources and evaluate, synthesize, and present ideas and information;
-Listening and Speaking, where students listen and respond to the ideas of others while contributing their own ideas in conversations and in groups; and
-Oral and Written Conventions, where students learn how to use the oral and written conventions of the English language in speak-ing and writing.
The standards are cumulative--students will continue to address earlier standards as needed while they attend to standards for their grade.
In fifth grade, students will engage in activities that build on their prior knowledge and skills in order to strengthen their reading, writing, and oral language skills. Students should read and write on a daily basis.
Beckworthhomeroom- Text @elabeck
Pace homeroom- Text @elapace
Bernstein homeroom- Text @elabern__________________________________
We have glued two composition books together for our ELA ISN
Visit my webpage for additional information. Come to morning tutorials if you need any additional help. Email for clarification.
Tickets- positive reward system
Monday- introduce and go over spelling
Tuesday- introduce vocabulary/ Vocabulary Test the following week
Thursday- spelling HW due/ Spelling test
100 minutes/reading response due
Social Studies is taught by each homeroom teacher from 8:40-9:25. We all use the History Alive Text book. There is a link that students can use as a study guide to help with tests. The link can be found on our web pages under History Alive.
Daily Geography due every Friday.
We look forward to working with you and your child this year. It is going to be a wonderful year filled with exciting learning activities!