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Welcome to Parent Night!. This picture: Raymond Moriyama fonds , Reference Code: F 4449-1-20, Archives of Ontario, I0020994 Insert your own class’s photo. . As you enter the room…. Get your child’s computer from the computer rack.

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Welcome to Parent Night!

This picture: Raymond Moriyama fonds, Reference Code: F 4449-1-20, Archives of Ontario, I0020994

Insert your own class’s photo.

As you enter the room…

  • Get your child’s computer from the computer rack.

  • Open and sign in (login details are on a post-it by the trackpad)

  • Open the movie on the desktop. Enjoy.

  • Begin thinking of two sentences you describe your child (you will be asked to share your sentences during the presentation).


  • Introduce the class (you help!)

  • Give you a sense of how 5A3 operates

  • Provide a curriculum overview

  • Introduce simple ways you can help

  • Answer Questions

  • Allow time to Mix and Mingle

Name of Student

Comment from student about his/her parents(s): “I think that my mom was very boy-crazy I think that my dad was brainy in math.”

Mrs. Janet Abercrombie

  • Passionate about developing critical thinking skills in students

  • Passionate about helping students be responsible, independent, lifelong learners

Name of Student

“I think my parents had good grades in 5th grade since they got good jobs.”

Technology Agreements Qtr. 1

  • Learn safe handling practices of equipment

  • Review and understand Acceptable Use Agreement

  • Establish password and email protocols

  • Develop ergonomic best practices

  • Establish folder structure, file naming protocol and desktop management

  • Develop Google site for ePortfolio

  • Begin using Google docs for sharing and collaboration, e.g reading logs

These are common agreements made by the 5th grade teaching team in 2001-2011.

Student Name

“My dad was the class clown in 5th grade. My mom was a straight-A student and always paid attention.”

Curriculum Overview: Literacy

The Workshop Model for Reading and Writing

  • Learning what good readers do

  • Practicing the new skills with the teacher

  • Apply new skills to independent reading

    Word Study

  • Rationale for change

  • First steps

  • Things to come…

[Insert picture of students reading or insert a hyperlink to student videos or reading class.]

Student Name

“My dad was probably a star student and everybody was jealous of him because he was so smart. Mom probably wandered off and played games.”

Curriculum Overview: Math

  • Everyday Math - slightly different this year (but not much)

  • Problem Solving Exemplars

  • Games

  • Enrichment & Problem Solving Practice

  • UP Puzzler

    [hyperlink to math video]

[hyperlink to PE video]

Curriculum Overview: Special Events

  • Cultural Encounters Colony Day

  • Grade 5 Camp (October 19-21)

  • Civil War Role Play

  • Variables Olympics

  • Middle School Visit

  • Poetry and Writing Cafe

[hyperlink to Music Video]

Curriculum Overview: Assessment

  • Rubrics and clear expectations outlined prior to any major assessment

  • Ongoing anecdotal comments

  • Exit slips and reflections

  • End of unit assessments

  • Projects (individual and cooperative)

[Hyperlink to art video]

Simple Ways to Help…

  • Let me know if there is something going on in the family.

  • Read the newsletter blog.

  • Send me news stories that might interest the students.

  • Carefully consider party invites and other gifts.

  • Avoid changes in after-school plans whenever possible.

Forms of communication…

  • Newsletter blog

  • Classroom Website

  • Day 1 reflection folder

  • Student planner

  • Emails and phone calls


Oh please ask away!

Odds and Ends…

Photobooth video:

Open your child’s computer. Record a message that they will receive tomorrow morning. If you need some ideas:

  • Things your child is doing that make you proud.

  • Things you saw at parent night that surprised you or impressed you.

  • Things you are looking forward to seeing this year.

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