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Title: Welcome to the Fall Open House 5th Grade

Welcome to theFall Open House5th Grade
Parent Orientation
  • Welcome
  • Goals
  • 5th Grade Curriculum
  • Grading
  • Classroom Rules
  • Planner/Tues. Folder
  • Parent Conference Day - October 14
  • Q A and Wrap-up

  • To assist all students to achieve and maintain
    academic excellence
  • To prepare students for 6th grade
  • To teach students using TEKS
  • To teach students to be responsible, lifelong
  • To have fun with the students!

Fifth Grade Curriculum
5th Grade Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
can be found at Texas Education Association
  • Grading Scale
  • A 90 - 100
  • B 80 - 89
  • C 75 - 79
  • D 70 - 74
  • F 0 - 69

Subjective Grading
  • A Full Accomplishment
  • B Substantial Accomplishment
  • C Partial Accomplishment
  • D Student Difficulty

STAAR for 5th Grade
  • Math April 1, 2014
  • Reading April 2, 2014
  • Science April 23, 2014
  • Retest
  • Math May 13
  • Reading May 14

District Grading Policy
  • Major Grades 50
  • Daily Grade 50
  • Parents can monitor childs grades through
  • and Tuesday Folders

Re-teaching and Re-Testing
  • Teachers will monitor grades weekly and notify
    parents via the Tuesday folder when students are
  • Students can retake tests (major grades) to have
    failing grades replaced with a grade no higher
    than a 75 and no lower than the original failing
  • Students must meet with their teacher to discuss
    a retake or alternate assignment.
  • Retaking in-class work (minor grades) will be
    left to the teachers discretion.

Minimum number of grades per 9 weeks
Reading Language Science Social Studies Math
Major 3 3 3 3 3
Minor 8 5 9 6 6
  • Examples of major grades chapter tests, Common
    Assessments and Benchmarks, project,
    compositions, journals, cumulative spelling
    tests, unit exams
  • Examples of minor grades vocabulary tests,
    journal entries, quizzes, daily grades,
    participation grades, maps/charts

  • Homework is a practice of the skills learned in
  • Students will have homework every night.
  • Consult the planner and teacher websites for
    homework assignments.
  • Buffalo Challenge STAAR Prep homework will
    begin when we return from the winter break.
  • Habitual failure to complete homework will result
    in an Opportunity Room assignment.

Classroom Rules
  • Be respectful to self, others property.
  • Be prepared for learning.
  • Be an active learner.
  • Recording behavioral problems are recorded in
    the class conduct book and then reported to
    parents in the following Tuesday folder. Parents
    are contacted sooner via e-mail or phone if the
    infraction is more serious.
  • Consequences Loss of privileges, recess,
    Opportunity Room

Tuesday Folders
  • Communication of students progress
  • Please review and discuss papers in the folder
    with your child,
  • Parents must sign and return folder on Wednesday,
    along with any papers that may need to be signed
    and/or corrected,
  • Keep all other papers.

Blackshear Planner
  • Daily organizer used by students
  • Daily communicator for teacher and parents
  • Used for Goal Setting - Caring and Learning Goals
  • Reference tool
  • Signatures weekly

Attendance and Tardies
  • Attendance students are expected to be in
    school every day unless he is prevented by
    illness, death in the family, or other legitimate
    reasons acceptable under Board of Trustees
    policy or state law.
  • Absence - in the event a pupil is absent from
    school for any reason, he is required on his
    return to school to bring a written excuse signed
    by his parents as to why the child was absent.
  • Tardiness school bell rings at 805. Students
    that arrive in the classroom after 820 AM must
    report to the office for a tardy slip for
    admission to class.

Contacting by Phone
  • Voicemail and Email
  • Will check voicemail by 330
  • Leave urgent messages with front office
  • Dial 832.375.7600, press 0 to leave a message

Ms. Michelle Salazarmsalazar2_at_kleinisd.net
Mr. Charles Funkcfunk1_at_kleinisd.net Mrs.
Brandi Crouchbcrouch1_at_kleinisd.net
Contact Information
Blackshear Online
  • Visit the Blackshear Online for
  • School Lunch and Breakfast Menu
  • Blackshear Calendar
  • Teacher websites

Please make appointments for conferences.
Conference Periods 1005 1045 Monday
Friday (excluding Tuesday) Before or After
School Conferences must be by prior appointment.
Conference Day
  • October 14, 2013
  • Please sign up with your homeroom teacher unless
    you have specific curriculum concerns for another

  • Thanks for coming. We look forward to working
    with you and your child this year!
  • Please give us a few moments to get down to our
    rooms before visiting.

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