+ Welcome To 5 th Grade Options! Ms. Griffin, Ms. Sutton & Mr. Weissbuch

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Welcome To 6th Grade

Welcome To 5th Grade Options!Ms. Griffin, Ms. Sutton & Mr. Weissbuch+Responsive Classroom

*Social and Emotional LearningComponents of Responsive Classroom*Morning Message*Greeting*Share *Activity*Closing Circle


Components of the Reading BlockReading*Reading Mini Lesson*Independent Reading (Tracking with Reading Log)*Small Group/Guided Reading*Readers Response (Due Weekly)

+WritingComponents of the Writing BlockWriting*Writing Mini Lesson*Independent Practice*Conferring*Words Their Way (Spelling/Grammar)

+Reading OverviewReadingUnit 1- Persuasive Techniques in ReadingUnit 2- Nonfiction ReadingUnit 3- Narrative/CharacterizationUnit 4- Literary Elements

Yearly Strands Covered:-Literature-Informational Text-Foundational Skills

+5Writing OverviewWritingUnit 1- Persuasive WritingUnit 2- Expository WritingUnit 3- Narrative WritingUnit 4- Literary WritingUnit 5- Poetry+Speaking and ListeningSpeaking and Listening Standards will be incorporated into each Reading and Writing workshop lesson.The purpose of Speaking and Listening standards are to:*Utilize Comprehension and Collaboration *Present Knowledge and Ideas+Mathematics Overview MathematicsThe math curriculum used will be Go Math. Go Math is Common Core aligned and problem solving based curriculum.Unit Overview:Unit 1 NumbersUnit 2 Number OperationsUnit 3 Ratios and ProportionsUnit 4 ExpressionsUnit 5 Equations and Inequalities Unit 6 Geometry +Science OverviewScienceUnit 1 Earth SystemsUnit 2 Plate TectonicsUnit 3 Rocks and MineralsUnit 4 Weather and Climate

+Social Studies OverviewSocial StudiesWorld HistoryGeographyEconomicsCurrent EventsHistory Fair*More information to follow in Room 306 with Mr. Weissbuch

+Field Trips Field Trips Field Trips will be scheduled according to classroom learning and units. All permission slips and field trip money will be due no later than 10 days prior to the trip. Some field trips this year will be The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Public Library, History Museum, Marianos and more!+Library CardsPlease ensure students have a current Chicago Public Library Card for one of our upcoming field trips, which will be to the Bucktown Library on Milwaukee Avenue or the main library downtown.+Homework and Late Work PolicyHomework/Late Work Policy:Students who are absent will have the number of days they were absent to turn in assignments that were due while they were out. If an assignment is not turned in on the day it is due then it will be a zero in impact. Students who have missing assignments will not be able to do any extra credit that is offered. Completing missing work will not change the students grade in impact, it will simply allow them the opportunity to complete extra credit work.

+Grading Scale and Extra CreditGrading Scale100-90 = A89-80 = B79-70 = C69-60 = D59 and below = FExtra CreditIf students would like to complete the extra credit they must first complete any assignments that are missing, although those assignments will not be graded. +Is There Homework?!Reading 30 minutes EVERY NIGHT.Reading log due EVERY MONDAY for a grade.Math homework EVERY NIGHT.

**Agendas or planners are very helpful for keeping track of assignments**+

Why Should My Child Read Every Night? Let Us Show You..+ Questions??Comments?Concerns?+