Welcome to 5th GradeOpen House Reading-Fleming Intermediate School 2014-2015
5th Grade • Three teams of six homeroom teachers and a special education teacher: • 5A-Red • 5B-Blue • 5C-Yellow • 5th Grade Guidance Counselor is Ms. Heather Albanese
Schedule for Homeroom 413 • 8:20-8:35 Homeroom / Morning Meeting • 8:35-9:44 Math • 9:48-10:53 Language Arts • 10:57-11:37 Expression/Lunch • 11:41-12:01 Language Arts • 12:05-12:46 Science on days 1,3,5; Social Studies on days 2,4,6 • 12:50-1:35 TWC • 1:39 – 2:40 Related Arts
The Write Course • A school initiative that allows students multiple opportunities to write everyday in many genres. • Enables students to participate in band, support and “Stretch” classes without missing curriculum content!
Group Activities • Team Meetings • Activity Nights • Intramurals and Clubs • Learning Lab
Math • Curriculum is aligned with Common Core State Standards • Everyday Mathematics • Emphasis on rigorous problem solving • Skill development through hands-on activities • Mastery of basic facts
Science A balanced curriculum that has an inquiry based approach that is matched to the NJ State Standards. • Students will work like real scientists, using a notebook and following engineering and science practices
Science • Hands-on approach includes discovery learning and problem-solving • A focus on oceanography, electricity and magnetism, cells, genetics, microscopes, and ecosystems
Communication • ParentPortal • All teachers maintain a website with homework assignments posted daily • Email is the most effective form of communication; email addresses on the website • Communication Folders with graded assignments will be sent home on Fridays. • Homework slips for missing assignments.