Canton School District blue-yellow-dot 800 N. Main St. blue-yellow-dot Canton, SD 57013 blue-yellow-dot Phone: 605-764-2706 blue-yellow-dot FAX: 605-764-2700 blue-yellow-dot Office Hours: 7:30am-4:00pm

Mrs. Anderson                Lawrence Elementary

Merry Anderson
Merry Anderson

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Welcome to 5th Grade!

"I haven't failed, I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."   Thomas Edison

That is one of my favorite quotes and I strive to create a classroom community that is a safe learning environment for all learners.  We are learning every second, everyday so someone is bound to make mistakes because we are human. It is in our failures in which we see that effective learning is taking place.  I aim at defining the word FAIL as First Attempt In Learning, and that failing is an event, NOT a person.  Together the students in my classroom learn how to collaborate, communicate, and access information in today's ever-changing world of technology, and to apply it.  Even though the world's information is at students' fingertips, it is equally important to focus on problem solving and what to do with the information.  We should be teaching kids HOW to learn, not what to learn.  So welcome to Team 5A and I hope you enjoy learning along with us!                                   

                       

Daily Schedule Grading Scale Student Websites  Quia   

Crossing Guard Schedule

 Daily Schedule...

 

MON

TUES

WED

THUR

FRI

8:10-8:25

Put items away, move lunch stick, copy planner info, ready for day by going over schedule, morning message activity

8:25-9:15

Reading

Reading

Reading

Reading

Reading

 

 

9:15

GYM

9:30

MUSIC

GUIDANCE

LIBRARY

MUSIC

 

10:00

Math

GYM

Math

COMPUTER

Math

 

10:45

 

Math

Math

11:15-12:00

BAND/SH

BAND/SH

BAND/SH

 

12:00

 

          ~     ~     ~     ~     LUNCH & RECESS     ~     ~     ~    

12:00-12:45

 

12:45

Come in, coats off, ready to rotate for afternoons on M-W-F

12:45

Social Studies

Social Studies

Social Studies

Reading Plus

Reading

 

 

 

1:15

Writing

Writing

Writing

Writing

 

1:45

Science

Science

Science

Science

 ART

 

2:15

Reading

Reading

 1 L Buddies

Reading

 

2:40-2:45

Ready for home:  Go over Assignments in planner, get things out on desk !

2:45-3:00

RECESS

RECESS

RECESS

RECESS

RECESS

3:05-3:15

Calls for Shuttle, Transit, then call to dismiss Walkers, and lastly line up Country Bussers in hallway to walk down together

 

 

 

  


Grading Scale...

5th Grade Grading Scale is as follows:

A 95-100
A- 92-94
B+ 89-91
B 86-88
B- 83-85
C+ 80-82
C 77-79
C- 74-76
D+ 71-73
D 68-70
D- 65-67
F 0-64


Homework/Tests:  Lessons include a modeled class assignment and an independent assignment. A student will start the independent assignment in class, but not all children work at the same pace or use their class study time wisely. Most of the work should be completed during the day with maybe just a couple of things to finish at home. If your child is bringing homework home in more than one/two subjects & it's hardly started, then visit with them about what they are doing with their time in the class.

5th grade teachers will give at least 2 days notice before a test and this will give your child ample time to study the material. Some children need two days to cover the material and others only need one. However, there are things that come up within families which make it difficult to always study both nights. Parents play a big role in encouraging them and guiding them as they learn how to study for test for the upcoming school years.


Student Websites...
Here is a list of some fantastic websites that I have found for 5th grade students. Be sure to scroll down...

5th Grade Curriculum Textbook Websites
Math - http://www.eduplace.com/math/mw/g_5.html
Reading - http://treasures.macmillanmh.com/south_dakota/students/grade5/book1
Science - http://www.mhschool.com/science/


Reading
AR book find www.arbookfind.com
The Children's Literature Guide http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown
Recommended Booklists http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/lists.html


Idioms
the Idiom Site - http://www.idiomsite.com/
the Idiom Connection - http://www.idiomconnection.com/
Idioms and Phrases - http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/


Math
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th_original.htm
www.coolmath4kids.comwww.multiplication.com
www.aaastudy.com/mul39ex2.htm


Science
NASA http://www.nasa.gov
Discovery Kids http://discoverykids.com
plants http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/index.html
heredity http://studentbiology.arizona
heredity http://genetics.gsk.com/kids/heredity02.htm
NOVA Online Special to the Moon http://www.pbs.org/nova/tothemoon/
Animal Diversity Kingdom http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html

Simple Machines Sites
http://www.neok12.com/Simple-Machines.htm
http://edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/


Homework Helper Sites
www.infoplease.com
www.askforkids.com
www.edhelper.com
www.factmonster.com/
www.kidsclick.org/
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th.htm


Just for Fun to Reinforce Skills
http://www.smartygames.com/
http://lr007.k12.sd.us/brainbld.htm
www.funbrain.com
www.puzzlemaker.com
www.yahooligans.com
http://mindgames.com
http://dsc.discovery.com/games/games.html

 

Quia...

 

Quia Test Results
 This page instructs you how to check your child's online testing results with a website named Quia. Both Science and Social Studies tests are given using this site on the computer. After you have read through all of these directions, please click on the link below to enter the Quia website...

Once you are on Quia.com, click on the middle blue column titled Quia Web. Then click on the orange-colored section titled "Students". Your child will then need to log on using their username and password, which they do have inside their daily planners. This should take you directly to the quizzes/tests they have taken in class. Select the particular quiz/test you want to view and you will find percentages as well as the ability to click on the question(s) missed to review material.

Hope this provides you with beneficial feedback in your child's education and learning.

Quia.com

 

 

Crossing Guard Schedule...

 

DATE:

STUDENTS:

 

 

 

 

Sept. 6-9

Matthew

Kaeden

James

Sierra

Grace

Sept 26-30

Kiauna

Carter

Ryan

Reese

Landree

October 17-21

Braxton

Braedyn

Kread

Tessa

Colton

November 7-11

Matthew

Kaeden

James

Sierra

Grace

Nov. 28-Dec 2

Kiauna

Carter

Ryan

Reese

Landree

Dec. 19-21

Braxton

Braedyn

Kread

Tessa

Colton