Welcome to Room #325th GradeMrs. Schmidt-Mansour:)updated 9/21/1811/13/18Early release days on Friday, Nov. 9th thru Friday, Nov. 16th.Monday , November 12th is Veteran's Day Observance hence, it is a holiday:)Parent Conference Schedulefurther down this page:)Parents**If you cannot come in for a conference, we can schedule at a later time...after Thanksgiving is fine. I will send home the portfolio with grades for you to look at. I have included many work samples for you to see where the grades come from.Parent Conferences have begun. If you do not have an appointment ( see at bottom of web page) please call:) 619.956.2455.Alert!Some work is not getting turned In. This will affect the student’s citizenship grade and may prevent them from getting onto Honor Roll.All other communications for this class will go through the same channels:)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: @looncallto the number: 81010I also am starting to use Google Classroom. Currently I am not posting daily on this but will begin as soon as we iron out the kinks.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 CurriculumNightly HomeworkReading 40 minutesAny unfinished work from classProjectsDaily WorkReadingBook summaries( 12 per report card grading period)Math5 Paragraph Essays(easier than you think)Social StudiesScienceArt (at rotations)Rotations for Targeted Work and Fine Arts(rotations typically begin in early October)Sixth Grade Camp for Next YearNow 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.
wMath Unit 3 Multiplication and Division of FractionsReading Week 4 Unit 2 Blancflora (fairy tale genre) focus on this unit is answering the question,”Have you ever solved a problem by using a plan?” More focus on foreshadowing, imagery in text, and contractions review. Vocabulary is becoming more complex for trimester 2:)Writing Tri 2** 5 Paragraph Essays - Informational will begin instruction after Thanksgiving break.Social Studies Project - - Culper Spy Ring /Revolutionary War will begin after break.Science Pollinators: The Buzz About Bees Due 11/14 This Unit about 🐝 syncs up with our permanent visits to the garden.Engineering -Simple Machines due 11/15Rotation for Targeted Review in Math has begunFine Arts Imbedded (Arts Attack is on Fridays once a month with our Docent)After School Math Club began 10/15, Monday’s and FridaysNovember 9 th and 16 th dates will not have Math Club due to Parent Conferences and a wedding event. It is possible that math Club May extend to 3 times per week after winter break. Snacks are provided.Field TripsThe first field trip will be to theCabrillo National MonumentDecember 19 th, 2018We will need chaperones:)All chaperones must let me know:They wish to attend.Pay the cost of the trip.Be on the vetted Volunteer List.Drive themselves or carpool.As of 11/13/18 we only have 8 chaperones and we need 15!Expectations for behaviour is the same for class:) Parents, be advised the early bird does catch the worm so speak up via email or phone message quickly if you wish to attend an outing. I must ask for a phone call or a written note from the adult wishing to go plus the cost of the field trip.The spaces fill up within about 72 hours. Be advised to act quickly:)An an email or phone call will suffice from an adult. It will be on a first come basis.Schedule7:45 Math8:00 PE8:30 Math resumes9:20 Recess9:35 Wonder Reading/ Writing /Arts Attack10:50 Social studies/Engineering11:50 Lunch12:35 Science1:15 Book Summeries/ ArtGarden Volunteers for Room 32The Garden at Cajon Park:)We have three volunteers this year!!! Woo HOO!!!My room telephone number;619.956.2455November ConferencesFriday, Nov 97am. K.Smith7:15. Carpenter12:30 Knudson12:45 Layton1pm Almubarak1:15 Sulaiman1:30 Crew1:45 Mousa2pm PooreTuesday, Nov 13 Th.7am Shannon7:15 open12:30 Mizell12:45 Ogden1pm open1:15 Delacruz1:30 Coleman1:45 K. Lewis2pm Dutton2:15 Goncalves2:30 Shiro2:45 Crew ( Tyler)3 pm Gattenby3:15 Connor3:30 Siekert3:45 Weiss4pm FlesherWednesday, Nov 14 th7am open7:15 Baker12:30 open12:45 Mangels1pm Martinez1:15 Brooklyn1:30 Flores1:45 Peterson2pm openThursday, Nov 15 th(I was asked by a friend and colleague to be part of her weddingceremony so I will be keeping this day closed)PARTIES!Possible Months:)OctoberDecemberFebruaryOrEnd of School Year Party in JuneParties 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 email is firstname.lastname@example.org 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.