Science Topics • Animals • Plants • Electricity • Magnetism • Lab
Religion • Confirmation • The Mass • Saints • Prayer • The Bible • Little Buddies
Outreach Projects • Catholic Worker • We donate socks, underwear, toiletries, etc. • Holiday cards, prayers, etc. • Focus on service to others • H.O.P.E Lunches / Gym • We Need Your Help!
Social Studies • Map Skills • Government • World Geography • Study of Canada, Asia and the Pacific, and Latin America • Project: Research and Communication Skills • Study Skills • Critical Thinking Skills
Language Arts • 90 minute class period • Spelling, grammar, vocabulary • Reading and Writing Workshop • Google Docs • Quizlet • Fountas & Pinnell reading level • JRB • Writer’s Notebook • Class novels and literature groups • POST-ITS: importance of annotating text
Fifth Grade Schedule • 8:05-8:20 Homeroom • 8:20-9:15 Section I / 1st Half • 9:15-10:00 Section I/2nd Half • 10:00-10:45 Section II/1st Half • 10:45-11:30 Specials • 11:30-12:15 Section II/2nd Half • 12:15-1:00 Recess/Lunch • 1:00-1:20 Study in homeroom • 1:20-2:05 Section III/ 1st Half • 2:05-2:50 Section III/2nd Half
Peanut/ Nut Free Environment Classrooms are peanut/nut free at snack time, lunch time and holiday or special celebrations. This includes all extracurriculur after school activities. This means: Absolutely no food that contains nuts in any form! Please read labels and ingredients before bringing it to school. Thank you so much on behalf of the children with nut allergies.
Sports Cancellations • Mr. Derewicz updates the school calendar on sports cancellations and also update the hotline for those without online ability. • Hotline is: 610-664-9847, press 6 and then 1. • Please let your child know what they should do after school in the event of a practice or game day cancellation and that you will check and know that the event has been canceled.
Guidelines • Being on Time – 8:00 a.m.; Marked Late: 8:10 • WMA Student Handbook: http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1104001901870-252/13-14+WMA+Parent+and+Student+handbook.pdf • Fifth Grade Fast Facts: http://TeacherWeb.com/PA/WaldronMercyAcademy/Grade5/photo7.aspx • Labeling • Gym Uniforms, Sports Clothing, School Bags, Lunch Bags, Hats, Gloves, Shoes, Sweaters, and all stationery items. • Teacher Communication: • firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent Volunteers • Field Trips • Outreach Projects • H.O.P.E Lunches • Luncheon • Holiday Activities • Guest Lecturers • End of Year Picnic
Last But Not Least Teacher Communication email@example.com Field Trips You will receive notice well in advance of the trip. Please check your child’s take-home folder for this information.