Parent Orientation • Welcome • Goals • 5th Grade Curriculum • Grading • Planner/Tues. Folder • Parent Conference Day • October-14th • Q & A and Wrap-up
Goals • To assist all students to achieve and maintain academic excellence • To prepare students for 6th grade • To teach students using TEKS • To teach students to be responsible lifelong learners • To have fun with the students!
Fifth Grade Curriculum 5th Grade Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills can be found at: Texas Education Association Website
A = Full Accomplishment B = Substantial Accomplishment C= Partial Accomplishment D = Student Difficulty Grading Scale A = 90 - 100 B = 80 - 89 C = 75 - 79 D = 70 - 74 F = 0 - 69 Grading Subjective Grading
STAAR for 5th Grade • Math: April 1st • Reading: April 2nd • Science: April 23rd • Students must pass Reading and Math STAAR to be promoted to 6th grade.
District Grading Policy • Major Grades = 50% • Daily Grade = 50 % • Parents can monitor child’s grades through Gradespeed/Tuesday Folders
Tuesday Folders Communication of student’s progress • Please review and discuss papers in the folder with your child, • Parents must sign and return folder on Wednesday, along with any papers that may need to be signed and/or corrected, • Keep all other papers.
Kohrville Planner • Daily organizer used by students • Daily communicator for teacher and parents • Used for Goal Setting - Caring and Learning Goals • Reference tool • Signatures daily, which will change later in the year to once a week (will modify per student if needed)
Attendance and Tardies • Attendance – students are expected to be in school every day unless he is prevented by illness, death in the family, or other legitimate reasons acceptable under Board of Trustee’s policy or state law. Please call when absent and send a note upon return. • Absence - in the event a pupil is absent from school for any reason, he is required on his return to school to bring a written excuse signed by his parents as to why the child was absent. • Tardiness - students that arrive after 8:20 am must report to the office for a tardy slip for admission to class.
Homework • Homework is a practice of the skills learned in class. • Consult the planner for homework assignments. • “Coyote Challenge” – STAAR Prep homework will begin when we return from the winter break.
Contacting by Phone • Voicemail and Email • Will check voicemail by 4:00 • Leave urgent messages with front office • Dial 832.484.7200, press “0” to leave a message
Mrs. Kim Ridder email@example.comMrs. Mary Oldhammoldham@kleinisd.net832.484.7187 Contact Information
Please make appointments for conferences. Conference Periods: 8:30-9:15 am Monday – Friday (excluding Tuesday) Before or After School Conferences must be by prior appointment.
Kohrville Online • Visit the Kohrville Website for: • School Lunch and Breakfast Menu • Kohrville Chronicle Newsletter • Kohrville Calendar • Teacher website
Field Trip Houston Museum of Natural Science November 8, 2013
Conference Day Conference Day October 14, 2013
Thanks for coming. We look forward to working with you and your child this year!