Finishing Up Presidential Fitness
    this week :) (2-24-20)
     We continue with 
    Life Sciences and Success Criteria for a
    Welcome to Room #32
    5th Grade
    Mrs. Schmidt-Mansour:
    All Ipads must be charged nightly.
      If you have any questions or concerns, please call @
     Please resolve/commit to:
    1. Make sure your student has sufficient sleep as I do myself so I will not be a daily, cranky hag:)
    2. Eat a significant breakfast that will last them until recess or lunch:). (I do this also)
    3. Allow sufficient time to arrive at school on time:) 
    These three commitments by parents can impact a student's self image and efficacy significantly in ways that are wholly positive in every respect.
    This website is intended for students enrolled in Mrs. Schmidt-Mansour's class. It will be updated for field trips and parent conferences. Weekly announcements will occur via Remind Text Messaging Service. Please sign up for Remind Text Messaging from me to you:
    Text this message:    @looncall
    to the number:          81010
    Scholastic Book Order information for my class is at the bottom of this page:)
    You will receive text messages weekly in the form of announcements and reminders. 
    Upcoming Curriculum
    Nightly Homework
    Reading 50 minutes
    Math Homework
    Any unfinished work
    Daily Work
    Book summaries
    ( 10 per report card grading period)
    5 Paragraph Essays
    (easier than you think)
    Social Studies
    Art (at rotations)
    Rotations for Targeted Work and Fine Arts
    Sixth Grade Camp for Next Year
    Now is the time to start saving for next year's 6 th grade camp. Call the Cajon Park office for information and suggestions for saving. 


    Math Unit 5, review of long division from 4th grade. the key difference will be 2 digit divisors now into larger numbers. If the homework lasts too long it may be due to a need to review and make certain multiplication facts are known.
    Behavior-In February going into March, there is a push to continue the level of progress and increase it. Neatness is now stressed as well as personal responsibility. We begin discussing the word, "Impeccable," with allows students to understand and aim for a high standard without any concept of perfection. Try harder and do more but allow for mistakes because we are human. 
    Any communication should now begin with student to teacher first to prepare them for 6th grade. Please remind your student to read nightly and ask for math homework and lessons to keep up on class work. Thank You:)
    Reading Genre for the week of 2/24/2020 is Point of View, Tall Tales, Synonyms and Antonyms. Story selection, Davey Crockett Saves the World.
    Writing Tri 2** 5 Paragraph Informational Essay format, taking notes, using your own words, NEATNESS:). 
    Social Studies —Next unit will be United States Constitution and Bill of Rights begins the first week of March. Colonial Day will also be March 20th, the day of the Egg Drop. 
    Science: Periodic Table due Feb 20th, Egg Drop reports due March 16th, and Egg Drop projects are due March 20th. Please do not send them in early with an egg, we have no refridgeration and they will have to be sent home. 
    Engineering- Egg Drop is assigned and project due March 16th. Egg Drop event on March 2oth. 
    Rotation for Targeted Review for Tri #2 English Language Arts ends this week/
    Fine Arts our musical production The 13 Colonies:)
    Math Club should be offered by 6th grade this year and is pending also.
    Field Trips
    Will be announced here:)
    An an email or phone call will suffice from an adult. It will be on a first come basis.                    
    7:45 Math
    8:00 PE
    8:30 Math resumes
    9:20 Recess
    9:35 Wonder Reading/ Writing /Arts Attack
    10:50 Social studies/Engineering
    11:50 Lunch
    12:35 Science
    1:15 Social Studies/projects
     Garden Volunteers for Room 32
     The Garden at Cajon Park:)
     We have a Garden Volunteer!!
    Thank you to Mrs. Smith:))))
    The hot weather and fire season are over so we hope to get our garden time on schedule:)
    We will wait for this heat to abate right now...
    My room telephone number;
    Possible Months:)
    October 31st 
    is our Harvest Potluck in the afternoon:)
    February (Breakfast) 
    March (St. Patrick's Day)
    or End of Year
    Parties in 5 th grade are donations only. There is more emphasis placed on the student responsibility and less on a note home for the parents. Donations are appreciated but not expected and we share what comes in.:)
    This website is used to distribute information regarding the students in Room #32. All information will be updated with regard to large projects, homework, field trips, and other important data.
    Mrs. Schmidt's email is jeanne.schmidtmansour@santeesd.net Classroom telephone number is 619.956.2455.
    Mrs. Schmidt's Classroom Scholastic Book Club Orders Class Activation Code MKLH8 Check here for upcoming Field Trip information! 
     PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENT HAS A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP AND A HEARTY BREAKFAST.  Any questions regarding its content please call 619.956.2455.
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