A Day in the Life of a Fifth Grader. Ralph M. Captain Elementary Curriculum Night Tuesday , August 2 7 , 201 3. Introductions. Jennifer Crowley Teresa Manning Amanda Stephens Lena Benoit. Our Promise to You. We will work together with parents as partners in educating students.
Ralph M. Captain Elementary
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
8:35 - 8:50 Arrival
8:50 - 9:50 Writing Workshop/Word Study
9:50 - 10:50 Science/Social Studies
10:50 - 11:50 Specials
11:50 - 12:30 Lunch/Recess
12:30 - 1:50 Reading Workshop
1:50 – 3:20 Math
3:20 – 3:30 Planners and Dismissal
Students unload their backpacks, make a lunch choice and have all materials and assignments ready for the day.
Materials: Writing Notebook, Writing Folder, Word Study Folder, Grammar Instruction
Our Units:Poetry, Personal Narrative, Personal Essay, Research Based Argument Essay, Historical Fiction Story, Memoir
Materials: Social Studies Notebook, Textbook, and other resources
Our Units:Cultures Meet, Establishing Colonies,From Colonies to Country, and The New Nation
Materials: Science Notebook
Our Units: Sun, Moon and Planets, Mixtures and Solutions, and Force and Motion
Music, Spanish and P.E.
Library - 1:10 - 1:40
Art – 9:50 – 10:50
First Year Violin/Viola: Mondays and Thursdays - 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Second Year Violin/Viola: Mondays and Thursdays - 10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Birthdays: Our grade level time for celebrating birthdays is 12:10 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Several of our 5th grade students have peanut/tree nut allergies, so we would appreciate it if any treats brought are individually wrapped and nut free. This will allow all students to participate in our celebrations.
Materials: Independent Reading Books, Book Club Books, Reading Notebook (Scrapbook)/Reading Log
Our Units: Launching Reading Workshop: Agency and Independence, Reading for Justice and Power, Nonfiction, Reading Like a Fan (Author Study), Historical Fiction, Finding the Funny
Materials: Math In Focus Textbook (5A and 5B), Math In Focus Workbook (5A and 5B), Math Notebook, Manipulatives, Online Math Resources accessible through the website
50 – 60 minutes assuming assignments in class are completed in a timely manner.
Daily Homework may include:
School Pictures - Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Fall and Spring Conferences:
Field Trips and Upcoming Events:
Questions are welcome!