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Title: Welcome to Back To School Night with Ms. Mary Beth Schrepferman

Welcome toBack To School Night with Ms. Mary
Beth Schrepferman
  • Painted Rock Elementary School
  • Grade 5
  • Room19Sept 12, 2013

Ms. Schrepfermans background
  • Grew up in Indiana, attended Indiana University
  • 4-legged children
  • yoga instructor
  • Over 25 years in PUSD How can that be???
  • Experience ranges from K-8 and teacher training

Personal beliefsFairness does NOT mean
everyone gets the same thing it means everyone
gets what they need! Be fair, firm, flexible and
fun! Strong organizational skills self
discipline are a foundation for success in middle
school See handout
Use of Technology
  • Post class picture class web site
  • Posting of nightly homework / kids write in
    homework agendas(averaging 45 minutes heaviest
    HW is Feb-April)
  • Links for parents
  • Bi-weekly parent email
  • Learning Point Compass Learning
    6th grade success
  • Finalizing writing pieces on computer or
    handwritten in ink
  • Standards based games and review

Use of Technology
  • Type to Learn 3
  • Please register with Peachjar . You can most
    easily register by selecting the Peachjar icon
    located on the bottom left side of our school
    website, Many benefits for PRpaintedrockschool.com
  • Please consider set ting up an email account
    for your childs benefit
  • Tween Tribute

Our Daily Schedule
  • Language Arts block grammar, vocabulary and
    concepts integration, spelling, writing skills,
    reading instruction (expository and narrative)
  • Recess
  • Math block
  • Read Aloud / SSR/ Spelling
  • Lunch
  • Social Studies and/or Science
  • Art / PE / Band varies

Economics Structure AKA Schrepferman
  • Tied with Social Studies (inflation, raising of
    taxes, etc)
  • Kids paid weekly extra pay for special jobs
  • Fining foundation of behavioral expectations
  • Auctions give incentive to complete work and act
  • Discipline Letter- to ensure all kids have the
    right to learn
  • List of Fines

Ms. Schrepferman's Fieldtrips
  • November                      
    Legoland                    Human body
  • Nov/Dec                     
    Julian                        Colonial Times
  • Late April/May               Padre
    Day                    Science Day

    Spring Humane
    Society Character Counts
  • June                          
    Biztown                            Math
  • June  12                        Knotts
    Soak City                     Fun!

    (Please let me know of financial

  • Daily attendance is very important andplease be
    on time
  • Please have your child email me regarding
  • Check HW link nightly
  • Make-up work

5th Grade Curriculumsee links on our web page
Language Arts New Common Core Standards
  • According to CA Standards, a 5th grade student
    should read with an oral fluency of 120 words per
  • Interactive Reading Strategies are emphasized and
  • 3 class novels together Readers Workshop
    Battle of the Books
  • Encourage your child to read 20-30 minutes 4
    nights a week and have them tell you about it.
  • Spelling first part of year
  • Vocab Latin and Greek derivatives
  • Summary Writing
  • Computer technology/
  • information research
  • 5th grade students are expected to write
    multiple-paragraph compositions narrative and
    expository using the writing process

  • Basic math facts should be practiced at home for
    automaticity and accuracy
  • Knowledge of place value, money, estimation
  • Multiplication of large numbers
  • Long Division
  • Fractions
  • Addition and Subtraction of large numbers
  • Math logical reasoning word problems
  • Number Sense
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Statistics Data Analysis
  • Fractions
  • Measurement
  • Mental Math
  • Math Grouping

Health Physical Education
  • Mrs. Roll teaches PE twice a week Monday and
  • Panther Pacers run twice a week for 15 minutes of
    walking/running (Monday and Fridays) See the
    tennis shoes!
  • Yoga /Relaxation techniques
  • Emphasize good health and good sportsmanship

Science and the Science Bowl
  • The Scientific Method
  • Classification of Living Things
  • Plants and their Adaptation/ Plant Process
  • Single cells to Body Systems
  • Weather/Earths Air and Water
  • Matter and Molecules
  • Atoms and Elements

Social Studies
  • Patriotic Symbols
  • Native Americans
  • Age of Exploration
  • Colonial Era
  • Revolution Era
  • US Constitution brief overview
  • 1789-1850s brief overview
  • US geography (states and capitals)

PUSD Grading Policy
  • 4 means performs above CA State Education
  • 3 means meeting CA State Education Standards
  • 2 means inconsistently meets CA State Education
    Standards. Warning notice is sent to parent. May
    need to participate in intervention program.
  • 1 means performing below CA State Education
    Standards. Warning notice is sent to parent. In
    danger of retention. Mandatory intervention
  • There are 3 grades earned Achievement, Effort
    and Work Study Habits
  • Achievement grades measures your childs progress
    against the CA State Education Standard
  • Effort grades measures your childs productivity
    during academic subjects
  • Work Study Habits measures your childs
    capability to be an independent learner

Parent Volunteers
  • Small group facilitators (math, reading, writing)
  • Computer work (Pacers, etc)
  • Grading papers
  • Computer lab assist teacher in helping kids
  • Collecting materials for arts craft projects
  • Presenting an art lesson/science lesson/PE
  • Classroom parties
  • Special events
  • Field trip driver/chaperone

20 for Panther HW Agenda and Write Source
grammar workbook Human Society
Character Counts program Best way to reach me is
by email please bookmark our class web
site Please turn in volunteer sheet and student
questionnaire over the next weekPlease leave
your childs work and your letter for him/her on
the desk. for scrapbook
Lets work as a team and have a great school year!
  • Thank you for being here tonight!
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