Welcome to Curriculum Night!. October 2 , 2014. 5 th Grade Teachers : Ms . Bama (Co-teach) Mr. Chatagnier (EIP) Ms. Franzen (Talented and Gifted) Dr. King-Jackson (Regular Ed.) Ms. Shiflet (Talented and Gifted).
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October 2, 2014
5thGrade Teachers:Ms. Bama (Co-teach)Mr. Chatagnier (EIP)Ms. Franzen (Talented and Gifted)Dr. King-Jackson (Regular Ed.)Ms. Shiflet (Talented and Gifted)
Common Core Supplemental Resources
Text Directional and Close Reading Practice
SIEP (will start soon)
Early Intervention Program (EIP)
Inclusion of constructed-response items in ELA and mathematics, in addition to selected-response items
Inclusion of a writing component (in response to text) at every grade level and course within the ELA assessment;
Transition to online administration over time, with online administration considered the primary mode of administration and paper-pencil back-up until transition is completed.
Study the list of academic expectations for 5th grade (Checkpoint of Progress informational packet)
Talk daily with your child about the work he/she is
completing in the classroom and the work assigned
for homework, or to study
Read with your child and discuss what they have read
Work closely with your child’s teacher(s)
Set goals for improvement with your child
Please utilize the 5th grade webpage on the Dutchtown Elementary Website - it is full of resources for you and your child to use for research and extra assistance.
Students will continue to build important reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills
Read more challenging literature, articles, and other sources of information to help develop vocabulary
Students will be expected to understand and clearly summarize what they have learned from readings and classroom discussions, referring to specific evidence and details from the text.
Students will write regularly and continue to develop their ability to gather, organize, interpret, and present information.
Grade Five Reading Literature
• Students determine the theme of a story, play, or poem from details in the text, including how characters respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic, and students summarize the text.
• Students describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.
Grade Five Reading for Information
• Students quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
• Students draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
How can you help your child with reading?
Provide time and space for independent reading.
Assist your child with using reference sources such as the internet or a dictionary.
Be sure your child has a local library card to read books that interest them.
Ask your child what he or she learned in reading and discuss how this is useful in everyday life.
History (Civil War to the present)
Within this time period, your children will discover
Incorporate nonfiction reading strategies into daily
Link to Social Studies book can be accessed from
3 major areas of study:
*LIFE SCIENCE (cells, microorganisms, classification,
*EARTH SCIENCE (constructive and destructive processes
that change the earth)
*PHYSICAL SCIENCE (matter, mass, electricity, magnetism)
Health will be integrated into Science units throughout the year
Basic Algebra, Data Analysis, Fractions, Decimals,
Geometry, and Problem Solving
Homework nightly for practicing skills learned in class.
Students can refer to their notes in their INB’s or their
binders for help.
Don’t be afraid to check their work and have them fix
Students will build their understanding of the place value system (whole numbers and decimals to the thousandths)
Perform various operations with fractions
Expand their geometry and measurement skills
Learn the concept of “volume” and measure the volume of a solid figure
Analyze and determine relationships between numerical patterns
Write and interpret mathematical expressions
Let\'s watch a 3-minute video to further understand the 5th grade CCGPS expectations for Math........
Be sure that your child brings home math notes and graphic organizers on a DAILY basis
Help your child to develop mental math strategies by coming up with various ways to solve problems
Praise your child when he or she has put forth extra effort to learn a difficult math skill
Show your child how math is used in everyday life
**One note about Science and Social Studies standards....
The standards in both subject areas will remain as outlined in previous years\' GPS.
4-H (through the University of Georgia)
Class T-Shirts *part of the 5th grade packet*
Field Trips throughout the year
5th Grade Dog Walk (Wednesday of last week of school)
Fun Fridays at the end of each month
5th Grade Yearbook Ads
5th Grade Graduation – May 26th at 6:00pm