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4 th into 5 th Transition Meeting. Structure : 8 th Floor 3 homerooms Approx. 16 students per class Teachers: Morgan Leff Clair Sapperstein Deborah Trethewey Asst. Teacher + Mr. Tim. Big Picture : High Expectations. Big Picture : High Expectations – leads to…. Big Picture :

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4th into 5th

Transition Meeting

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Structure:

  • 8th Floor
  • 3 homerooms
  • Approx. 16 students per class
  • Teachers:
    • Morgan Leff
    • Clair Sapperstein
    • Deborah Trethewey
    • Asst. Teacher + Mr. Tim
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Big Picture:

  • High Expectations
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Big Picture:

  • High Expectations – leads to…
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Big Picture:

  • High Expectations – leads to…
    • Increased Independence
      • Gradual increase during the fall
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Big Picture:

  • High Expectations – leads to…
    • Increased Independence
      • Gradual increase during the fall
    • Leadership Opportunities
      • Student Council
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Big Picture:

  • High Expectations – leads to…
    • Increased Independence
      • Gradual increase during the fall
    • Leadership Opportunities
      • Student Council
    • New experiences
      • Overnight trip to Frost Valley (Sept. 25th-27th)
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Curriculum:

  • 5 Core Subjects:
    • ELA (English Language Arts)
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • World Language
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Curriculum:

  • Other Classes:
    • Band/Chorus
    • Lib-Info Tech
    • PE/Swim
    • Art
    • Theater
    • Touchpoints - Topic is Poverty
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ELA:

  • Small group instruction across the grade (similar to this year)
  • 5 days a week
    • Includes reading and writing
      • 6 Traits + 1 Writing: Ideas, Voice, Organization, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions + Presentation
    • Work on spelling, grammar and vocabulary
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Math:

  • Small group instruction across the grade (similar to this year)
  • 5 days a week
  • Extending concepts from this year
  • More Problem Solving
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Science:

  • Ms. Trethewey teaches the grade
  • Concepts include:
    • What it means to be a scientist?
    • Earth Science – plate tectonics, volcanoes (chemical reactions), evolution
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Social Studies:

  • Ms. Sapperstein teaches the grade
  • Concepts include:
    • Geography – 50 states, capitals, terrain mapping
    • Ancient Egypt, Ancient China, the Romansand the Greeks
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Study Skillsand Health:

  • Ms. Leff teaches the grade
  • Collaborates with other subjects
  • Concepts taught:
    • Organization, Note taking, Research
    • Having a healthy body and making good choices
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World Language

Sylvie Toudic

World Language

Department Head

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Band & Chorus

Lisa Nowicki

Director of Fine Arts

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Athletics

Ray Lacen, Athletic Director

Matt Taylor, PE Teacher & Coach

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Team philosophy:

  • Focus on:
    • Developing skills
    • Building confidence
    • Engaging in healthy competition
    • Serving as a fitness activity
    • Having fun!
  • No tournaments, championships, trophies, or medals to be won. Schedules will be posted on line by August for your review.
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Sport offerings:

  • Practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Most games on same days.
  • Fall
    • Soccer (boys & girls)
  • Winter
    • Basketball (boys & girls) & Swimming (boys & girls)
  • Spring
    • Track & Field (boys & girls)
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Summer Reading

Melissa Beard

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What your children are

most looking forward

to in 5th Grade…

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The overnight trip…

without parent chaperones

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The overnight trip…

without parent chaperones

(and what time do we leave on Sept. 25th?)

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Student Council…

and how the officers

will be selected

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Playing Sports…

and joining a team

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Playing Sports…

and joining a team

(Track was very popular)