Welcome to Back to School Night 2013

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Welcome to Back to School Night 2013. Mrs. Lombranos 5 th Grade Class 2013-2014. Personal Background. Native Southern Californian Began teaching in 1987 3 Children Hobbies: reading, scrapbooking, and being crafty 23 rd year of teaching Over fifteen years in - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Welcome to Back to School Night 2010

Welcome to Back to School Night 2013Mrs. Lombranos5th Grade Class2013-2014

Personal BackgroundNative Southern CalifornianBegan teaching in 19873 ChildrenHobbies: reading, scrapbooking, and being crafty23rd year of teachingOver fifteen years in 5th gradeit ROCKS!

My PhilosophyAccountabilityStrong Parent/Teacher TeamworkMeaningful, Differentiated AssignmentsHigh StandardsPositive, Fair, Consistent PoliciesMany Opportunities for Success

My Goals for the Year:To give your child the academic and social skills the need to be prepared for sixth grade.To provide a safe, supportive, fun classroom environment.To help your child make new friends and discover new interests.To help foster a love of learning and create life-long learners out of each of my students.

Discipline PlanPositive Discipline ~ Reward Good Behavior PBIS ~ School Wide ~WAVE Tickets 5th grade cash system (Star Bucks) Student store each trimester Table Points each week (donations appreciated) Teacher vs. Student competition

Behavior Plan *Verbal Warning *Lose Recess/Behavior Profile Reflection *Parent Contact/Behavior Reminder (yellow slip) *Principal Intervention

HomeworkExpect 60 minutes per night30 minutes reading (READING LOG!)Binder + Planner=Key to successIndependentRewards for Success Pig Out every month

Parent Notes in Emergencies (As a mom, I get it!)

Common Core Grade Level Informationwww.iusc.orgLanguage Arts (2+ hours per day)

Reading: Houghton Mifflin~Differentiated Instructions to meet individual needs (RTI program)~Comprehension strategies practiced daily

Balanced Literacy Program~Read Aloud~Shared Reading~Guided Reading~Independent Reading~Writing

Language Arts Writing

Six Traits of Writing:~Ideas~Organization~Voice/Style~Word Choice~Sentence Fluency~Conventions~PresentationExamples:*Narrative*Expository*Responding to Literature*Persuasive

Language Arts Spelling/Grammar~Based on Assessments~Leveled by ability~Tests every Friday~Focus includes spelling word patterns

Daily Language Review (DLR)*In class work done Monday~Thursday*Tests on Friday MathematicsChallenging StandardsLeveled by ability for differentiated instruction MULTIPLICATION TABLES!

Science Classroom Lectures + 2 hours science lab each weekSystems of Living ThingsSolar SystemNature of MatterWater on Earth/Weather

Social Studies Early U.S. History (pre-civil War)Native AmericansAge of ExplorationColonial TimesRevolution!Making a New NationU.S. Geography~ States and Capitals

Field TripsNixon Library in Yorba Linda

Rileys Farm in Oak Glen

Fine ArtsMusic Mondays and Wednesdays Strings (orchestra), Winds (band), or Chorus

Art Program Thank you, PTA!!!

Technology PEKeyboarding SkillsWord processingPowerPointsExcelResearch on internetEndurance, Flexibility, and StrengthEmphasis on participation, teamwork, and good sportsmanshipCalifornia Fitness Testing in spring

VolunteersWelcome, Welcome, Welcome!Sign up sheet on table

Goal-Setting ConferencesSign Up Sheet on TableEmail Contact:DeborahLombrano@iusd.org

Its going to be a GREAT year!!!