Welcome to Fifth Grade!. Our Theme: Independence!. Now that I ’ m in fifth grade, I ’ m preparing for Middle School!
Now that I’m in fifth grade, I’m preparing for Middle School!
Fifth graders want to be INDEPENDENT! This year we will spend time talking about what independencereally means and what it looks like. As students prepare for middle school, we will work toward replacing elementary school routines and building strong middle school habits.
Speaking and listening to others in our class, school, and greater community with patience and respect
Taking responsibility for one’s actions as a way to earn trust and gain independence
Completing work on time
Coming to lessons prepared
Keeping notebooks and folders neat and organized
Prioritizing our schoolwork responsibilities alongside our extra-curricular commitments (time management)
Academics (taking responsibility for your own learning)
Actively participating in lessons
Thinking about what was taught and applying that to the task with available support tools, before asking for help
Starting work quickly and remaining on task
In fifth grade, homework has several purposes.