Welcome to 5th Grade Open House Reading-Fleming Intermediate School 2014-2015 5th Grade Three teams of six homeroom teachers and a special education teacher: 5A-Red 5B-Blue 5C-Yellow 5th Grade Guidance Counselor is Ms. Heather Albanese Schedule for Homeroom 413 8:20-8:35 Homeroom / Morning Meeting 8:35-9:44 Math 9:48-10:53 Language Arts 10:57-11:37 Expression/Lunch 11:41-12:01 Language Arts 12:05-12:46 Science on days 1,3,5; Social Studies on days 2,4,6 12:50-1:35 TWC 1:39 – 2:40 Related Arts The Write Course A school initiative that allows students multiple opportunities to write everyday in many genres. Enables students to participate in band, support and “Stretch” classes without missing curriculum content! Group Activities Team Meetings Activity Nights Intramurals and Clubs Learning Lab Math Curriculum is aligned with Common Core State Standards Everyday Mathematics Emphasis on rigorous problem solving Skill development through hands-on activities Mastery of basic facts Science A balanced curriculum that has an inquiry based approach that is matched to the NJ State Standards. Students will work like real scientists, using a notebook and following engineering and science practices Science Hands-on approach includes discovery learning and problem-solving A focus on oceanography, electricity and magnetism, cells, genetics, microscopes, and ecosystems Communication ParentPortal All teachers maintain a website with homework assignments posted daily Email is the most effective form of communication; email addresses on the website Communication Folders with graded assignments will be sent home on Fridays. Homework slips for missing assignments.