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Curriculum Night : September 2014. Welcome. Language Arts :. 24% = 14 (30 min.) periods per cycle reading, writing, listening, speaking, & viewing components weekly writing activities (morning booklet, weekly journal writing, monthly reading responses , etc.)

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language arts
Language Arts:
  • 24% = 14 (30 min.) periods per cycle
  • reading, writing, listening, speaking, & viewing components
  • weekly writing activities (morning booklet, weekly journal writing, monthly reading responses , etc.)
  • rubric used to assess some demand & process pieces
  • daily reading of individually chosen novels, emphasis on different genres, Reading Bingo (10-15 throughout the year)
language arts cont
Language Arts: cont.
  • nightly reading (15 minutes), record daily in agenda & initial
  • Reading Logs require parental initial for each completed novel
  • Buddy Reading: 1 period per cycle
  • Technology: 2 per cycle: keyboarding, word processing and special e-learning projects
math math focus 5
Math: Math Focus 5
  • 16% = 10 (30 min.) periods per cycle
  • evaluation: participation, completion of daily work, & paper and pencil tests
  • Constructed responses – modelled until November
  • Rubric used to assess for reasoning, communication, problem solving, connections & representations
  • Math League: Enrichment, hosted by various schools within the city, team competition, after school, transportation required
science pan canadian science place
Science: Pan Canadian Science Place
  • 8% = 5 (30 min.) periods per cycle
  • units: Body Works, What’s the Matter?, Putting it in Motion, and Weatherwise.
  • study guide at the end of each unit
  • evaluation: class experiments, assignments, and pencil & paper tests
  • Hands on experiments may require materials or assistance from home.
  • Parental interest, guidance and cooperation will make these activities an enjoyable learning experience.
religion directions faiths of friends series health young canada health 2
Religion: Directions: Faiths of Friends Series Health: Young Canada Health 2
  • Religion = September – January
  • 8% = 5 (30 min.) periods per cycle
  • units: Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Christianity
  • Health= February – June
  • 6% = 3 (30 min.) periods per cycle
  • evaluation: class activities, mini assignments, paper & pencil tests
french acti vie 2
French: Acti- Vie 2
  • 10% = 6 (30 min.) periods per cycle, 3 hours
  • emphasis on class participation, listening, & speaking
  • Oral Communication: 80% (Speaking & Listening) including oral interviews, role plays, oral presentations /projects, listening activities, games, songs
  • Written Communication: 20% including written presentations, tests, and supplementary activities
  • evaluation: class participation, workbook activities, mini assignments, and paper & pencil tests
  • French Café: Culminating activity at the end of our “Au Café” unit

Early November, volunteer to bring along food & be our customers!!

social studies investigating past societies 5
Social Studies: Investigating Past Societies 5
  • 10% = 6 (30 min.), 3 hours periods per cycle
  • Mrs. Terry Pike
  • study guide at the end of each unit
  • evaluation: mini assignments and paper & pencil tests
art art in action
Art: Art in Action
  • 6% = 3 (30 min.) periods per cycle
  • integrated throughout all curriculum areas
  • evaluation consists of effort, style, attention to specific criteria, and project completion
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Gym
  • 6% = 3 (30 min.) periods per cycle Mrs. Jennifer Dolomount
  • must come properly dressed & ready to participate
  • must have written note to be excused from class
  • swimming: survival training, 10 weeks, usually April-June
  • bring along a bag to hang gym clothes in locker, keep extra set in book bag
  • clean clothes brought to school Monday, returned home Friday, usually works well
music
Music
  • 6% = 3 periods per cycle Mrs. Darlene Steeves
  • Students will develop musical skills, build an understanding of music through singing & movement, performing on instruments, listening to various styles of music, and reading / writing music.
  • All recorders stay in the music room, bring written note if you want one to practice at home.
  • Elementary Choir period scheduled, class time, allows all interested the opportunity to participate.
homework 30 60 minutes maximum
Homework: ( 30-60 minutes maximum)
  • Class Webpage @ http://lc.wnlsd.ca/~maxine.lushman/Online agenda daily
  • Student agenda:
    • keeps child & parent organized, prepared, & ready for the next day / week
    • Excellent communication between home & school
    • Must be viewed & initialed by an adult, each night, to ensure work is being checked
  • reading every night, same book for in-class reading, record pages in agenda
  • if homework can’t be completed, a brief note saying when it will be completed, is fine
  • all graded tests and assignments must be returned with signature
  • study guide given with at least one week notice for all written tests
  • never more than 2 tests per week
grade 5 outdoor education program
Grade 5: Outdoor Education Program
  • Killdevil Camp @GrosMorne National Park
  • 4 – 6 parent chaperones required from each class
  • 3 days & 2 nights, own transportation required
  • Chaperone guide and forms to fill out
  • Code of Conduct required, within 2 years
  • Responsibilities throughout the day and night
  • http://outdoor.wnlsd.ca/ or
  • http://youtu.be/M7fGR3ZEvD8 Pre-visit video
miscellaneous
Miscellaneous:
  • Curriculum outcomes found @ www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/k12/stu.htm
  • absenteeism: call school & bring note for register
  • recess & lunch time: must go outside, dress appropriately
  • must have note to stay inside
  • not permitted to go out for lunch unless note states child will be accompanied by an adult or someone other than a friend
  • Mobile phones are not to be used throughout the day, permission is required
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Miscellaneous:
  • phone outside of office: for student use, permission is required
  • no parking in front or at rear of school : required to use drop off zone, Walmart or Kinsmen parking lots
  • nutritional meals: no junk food, peanut butter, orshellfish, water bottles, should contain water, not juice or colored water
  • recess & lunch orders: completed at home, correct money if possible, order form & money in a labeled, reusable ziploc bag, collected @ 8:30
miscellaneous2
Miscellaneous:
  • monthly Newsletter: one per family, youngest child, also available @ http://www.humberelem.k12.nf.ca/
  • Scholastic Book Orders: monthly, cheques payable to Scholastic Book Club
  • Grade 5 Charity: Gingerbread House @ the Valley Mall. Money raised from our French Café goes toward the purchase of gifts for children in need at Christmas time.
expectations
Expectations:
  • Arrival time: First bell 8:05, (be at school)

Second bell 8:15, (be inside your classroom)

Final bell 8:25 (start class)

  • Very important to have 20 minutes to get undressed, unpacked, materials gathered, and ready for class.
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Expectations:
  • Dismissal Time: 2:30
  • Buses & Parents wait outside for all students to be walked out by their classroom teacher.
  • Notes are required for students who wish to make changes to their normal routine.
  • “Courtesy Seat Request Form” - may be obtained for times when the change may be for an extended period of time.
expectations2
Expectations:
  • Always encourage & emphasize the importance of :
    • Completing & returning work promptly
    • Taking pride in ones own work
    • Developing good work habits & study skills
    • Showing respect for oneself & for others
evaluation
Evaluation:
  • November:
    • 1st Written Report & Interview
  • March:
    • 2nd Written Report
  • June:
    • 3rd Written Report
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