Fabulous Five • Mrs. Bailey-Language Arts • Mrs. Jones-History • Mrs. Roberts-Arithmetic 5 • Mr. Rutherford-Bible • Mrs. Stewart-Science
Our Goals • Demonstrate… • a love for our Lord Jesus Christ • a love for our students as we teach our subject area
Goals continued • assist parents in preparing each child academically for sixth grade.
Supplies • Please replenish your child’s school supplies for the 2nd Semester- • Paper, pencils, pens, composition notebooks, etc.
DISCIPLINE NOTES • A level one discipline report will be determined by the teacher.
Level 1: after school detention • Level 2: Saturday School (requiring a $20 fee) and a parent conference • Level 3: suspension, or dismissal at the discretion of the principal
Homework policy • 1 day late: 10 points off • 2 days late: 20 points off • 3 days late: ZERO on assignment • Projects and book reports are 20 points per day late • TEACHERS will contact parents when a ZERO is given
PLEASE, PLEASE… • Cell phones are to be kept in book bag at school. • No iPods • No iPads • No electronics
Please see handbook or web page for explanation of electronic policy and consequences.
ACHIEVEMENT TESTS • InView test -Tuesday, April 9 • Terra Nova-April 15-19 • These are timed tests! • No out of school appointments in mornings
ARITHMETIC 5 • Mrs. Robertsfirstname.lastname@example.org • VM: 573-7964 • Help Class each Tuesday, 3:15-3:45 pm in my classroom; pick up in car line • Replenish pencils, red pens, graph paper • 3rd and 4th Quarter Highlights…
ARITHMETIC 5 • Second Semester Math Grading • Quizzes/Homework 40% • Tests 60% • Drop lowest quiz grade
BIBLE • Mr. Rutherford: email@example.com • VM: 573-1641 • 3rd and 4th Quarter • Inductive Bible Study of Esther
HISTORY • Mrs. Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org • VM: 573-7985 • 3rd and 4th Quarter Highlights…
History Highlights • Inventions: A worksheet on a famous inventor • Presidents: A worksheet on a U.S. President • The Twentieth Century: An essay on an event in the 20th Century • State map test on February 13 • Capital test on February 20
History Highlights Continued • Civil Rights Movement: Report on a famous African American • Mexico: Descriptive paragraph, poster, and luncheon • Central America: Narrative with setting of Central America • South America: Infomercial
HistoryHighlightsContinued • Immigration activity: interview an immigrant or a family member who knows of the family’s heritage. This project is due in May.
Helicopter Parents • Hover over their children • Do their homework • Write their reports • Make their projects • Run their projects/reports to school when students forget them
Jet Plane Parents • They say, “You’re in fifth grade now. You’re on your own.” • “What do you mean he doesn’t do his homework? He’s in his room for 3 hours every night.” • They are unaware of homework, assignments, reports, project due dates, etc.
Jet Plane Questions???? • “What assignment pad?” • “What homework calendar?” • “You can check the grades on the computer?” • “They have a test folder?” • Please check the web page.
Escort Plane Parents Tuskegee Airmen orFighting Red Tails First black pilots- never lost a Bomber in WWII
They flew the same mission as the bombers but did not take over the plane. They escorted the bombers to the target. • Fifth grade is a transition year. Students transition from assistance from the parents to an independent student in middle school. • Supervise, but don’t take over!
Language Arts • Mrs. Bailey: email@example.com • VM: 573-1687 • 3rd and 4th Quarter Highlights…
Reading Novel A Father’s Promise Read in/out of class Quizzes and Activities over sections of the book. Road Map- In class project End of the Novel Evaluation- In class project
Reading and Writing Hero of the Faith Research Paper Book to be read by February 19. Research paper written in class in March Final research paper due March 22!
Research Paper Supplies Needed by February Two Pocket Folder 4 x 6 Note cards for Taking Notes One quart size, Ziploc bag to hold notecards
Reading Continue Short Stories Mosdos Press
Grammar/Spelling Continue Parts of Speech: Adverbs, Prepositions, Interjections, and Conjunctions Preposition Memory Test - Memorize 46 prepositions Capitalization Rules Punctuation Rules Continue Spelling Tests on Tuesdays Remember Late Work Policy for Spelling Homework due Tuesday
Language Arts Other Help Class Thursdays 3:15-3:45
SCIENCE • Mrs. Stewart: firstname.lastname@example.org • VM: 573-1668 • 3rd and 4th Quarter Highlights…
Book Covers • Please check your child’s book cover. • It may need to be replaced if the corners of the book have started peeking through.
Owl Pellets • Dissection was great fun! • Lab Reports In Class! • Due Thursday
Electricity and Magnetism • Static Electricity • Circuits • Electromagnetism • Thomas Edison
Earth’s Processes • The Earth’s Crust • Oceans
Weather and Climate • Winds • Weather Maps • Predicting Weather
Sun, Earth, & Moon • Phases and Eclipses • Space • Moon Observation Project
Transitions • Puberty and Adolescence • The Endocrine System • Skin • Growth • Teeth
Disease • Pathogens • Infectious & Noninfectious Diseases • The Immune System
Thanks for coming! • Report cards are available online • We appreciate you taking the time to come tonight! • Be sure to check the Web Page weekly!