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WELCOME!!!!. 5 th GRADE CURRICULUM NIGHT. Meet Our 5 th Grade Teachers. Kellie Barattini Susan Newman Jody Price Lisa Runion Jennifer Sprayberry Tammy Waddell. DAILY SCHEDULE. 7:20-7:55 Morning Work/Announcements 7:55-8:30 Cougar Connections 8:30–9:15 – Block 1 9:15-9:55- Specials

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Welcome

WELCOME!!!!

5th GRADE

CURRICULUM NIGHT


Meet our 5 th grade teachers
Meet Our 5th Grade Teachers

  • Kellie Barattini

  • Susan Newman

  • Jody Price

  • Lisa Runion

  • Jennifer Sprayberry

  • Tammy Waddell


Daily schedule
DAILY SCHEDULE

  • 7:20-7:55 Morning Work/Announcements

  • 7:55-8:30 Cougar Connections

  • 8:30–9:15 – Block 1

  • 9:15-9:55- Specials

  • 10:00- 10:45 Block 1

  • 10:45-12:10 Block 2

  • 12:15-1:15 Lunch/Recess

  • 1:20-2:15 Social Studies/Science

  • 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.


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


MATH

  • Houghton Mifflin Math: Georgia

  • Interactive activities on the web site

  • Problem solving daily

  • Extra practice

  • Georgia Frameworks Tasks

    www.eduplace.com

    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

    www.eduplace.com

    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.

    www.eduplace.com

    Username: Cumming5classroom

    Password: Cumming5


5 th grade grade plus photostory
5th Grade: Grade Plus Photostory

  • H:\11-12_Grade_Plus_Photo_Story.wmv


Grading scale
Grading Scale

  • 100 % = 4

  • 99%- 83%= 3

  • 82%- 70 %= 2

  • 69 – below = 1


Guidance media technology math lab
Guidance/Media/Technology/ Math Lab

  • New programs

  • being held at CES

  • Students are rotating between these four specials.


Teamwork
TEAMWORK

  • ESOL - Mrs. Reis

  • Resource - Mrs. McElhannon/Mrs. Leggett

  • EIP Reading – Mrs. Lindstrom

  • EIP Reading/Math- Mrs. McIntosh

  • Title 1 Reading/Math- Ms. Hunt

  • Horizons - Mrs. Snook and Mrs. Lundstrum

  • Guidance-Mrs. O’Neil

  • Technology – Ms. Farmer

  • Media – Mrs. Murphy

  • Math Lab- Mrs. McDonald

  • 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

  • Complete home and school assignments

  • 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.

  • Check your students agenda nightly for homework assignments.

  • Homework Hotline or

    Teacher web pages


Attendance
ATTENDANCE

  • 7:40 AM-2:20 PM

  • To be an unexcused absence, a note must be sent in with a parent signature explaining the reason for the absence.

  • 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

Green Team

Technology Fair

Chorus

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 7th, 2012

  • CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Test)

    • Reading April 11, 2012

    • Language Arts April 12, 2012

    • Math April 17, 2012

    • Science April 18, 2012

    • Social Studies April 19, 2012

  • (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


Thank you for coming this evening thank you in advance for all your help and support
Thank you for coming this evening! Thank you in advance for all your help and support.

We look forward to a fantastic year!

The Fifth Grade Team


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