Mrs. Whalens

5th Grade

Room 209

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2019-2020

 

Whats Up This Week in

Mrs. Whalens Class:

 

WEBSITES:

For Parents:

 

Charles Campagne Elementary School Website

Charles Campagne PTA Website

Bethpage Public Library

 

SHHHHHHH!

The Secret Codes to Fifth Grade

 

Language Arts

 

 

 

 

Scholastic Book Order

www.scholastic.com/bookclubs

 

Quick Links for kids

 

Math

 

Cool Math 4 Kids

Fun brain

Math Playground

Kings Math
Kidscom

Interactive Math

Create a Graph

Enchanted Mind- Tangrams

A Plus Math

Math Activities

AAA Math

 

A+ Math

All Math

Math Forum

Multiplication

 

Math Stories

Pattern Blocks

Math Mastery

Prongo

Edu 4 Kids

 

Language Arts

 

Scholastic

Dositey

Time For Kids

Read Write Think

Crayola

Starfall

Rhyme Zone

English-Zone

Magic School Bus

Harry Potter

Enchanted Learning

Storybook Online

Jan Brett

Berenstein Bears

Kids Konnect.com

Learning Planet

World Village

Lil Fingers

Kids Mysteries

Puzzle maker

Magic Keys

PBS

Aesops Fables

Primary Games

Kidport

Funschool

Gamequarium

Starfall

Funschool

Yahooligans

 

Science, Social Studies, etc.

 

Arty Astro

White House

Kids Domain

Funology

Maps 101

World Almanac for Kids

Space Kids

Sesame Workshop

Girltech

Make your own snowflake NEW

National Geographic

Fun Ranch

Kiddy House

Fact Monster

Ezschool

Zoom School

Encyclopedia

Virtualogy

Congress for Kids

Bonus

Bens Guide: Government

Kids Astronomy

Space

Space Flight

 

 

 

 

NEW!

 

Volcano

World

NEW!

 

Volcano Kid Quiz

 

NEW!

Graphing Coordinates

 

NEW!

Coordinates Map Game

NEW!

Probability Game

 

NEW!

Coordinate Space Game

NEW!

Algebra

Game

 

Character Education: Our school will continue this year with our Character Education program. Each month will focus on a different character trait, and class discussions and/or activities will follow. As always, modeling positive behaviors is a great way for children to learn how to be great citizens.

 

SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER: RESPONSIBILITY

Perseverance, Personal Best/Patience, Self-Discipline

DECEMBER - FEBRUARY: RESPECT

- Citizenship

 

MARCH - APRIL: HONESTY

- Good Judgement, Integrity, Courage

MAY - JUNE: EMPATHY

- Kindness

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

 

 

 

 

 

 

September: Shawn (2nd), Brady (11th)

October: Alyssa (30th)

November: Angelo (26th)

December: Mia (19th)

January: Mrs. Whalen (6th), Kaden (11th), Sophia (19th), Sophia (26th)

February:

March: Andrea (4th), Joseph (7th),

Charles & Carolina (14th)

April: Luke (9th), Hannah (17th)

May: Isabel (11th), Abdul & Cali (26th)

June: Christopher (5th)

July: Billy (28th)

August: Lukas (7Th), Hafsah (11th), Elizabeth (20th), Jaskaran (23rd)

ag00428_

 

 

j0213507Reminders: State requires that each student read 25 books a year.

READ!! READ!! READ!! READ!!

 

*Science Fair

 

*Art Show

 

STATE TESTS: 2019-2020

 

ELA March 25th-27th

 

MATH April 21st-23rd

 

 

v EXTRA HELP Every Tuesday & Thursday

8:45 9:15

 

NY State Learning Standards for English Language Arts

       Standard 1: Language for Information and Understanding

       Standard 2: Language for Literacy Response and Expression

       Standard 3: Language for Critical Analysis and Evaluation

      Standard 4: Language for Social Interaction

ag00030_

State Assessments!

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ELA Assessment: The fifth grade ELA test will be administered in . It is a 2 day exam with three sections. The first day is section 1 and the second day is section 2 and 3:

 

Part I

Reading Comprehension (multiple choice questions after reading 5 passages)

Part II

Reading/Writing Section: After reading 3 reading passages, students will complete 6 short responses and 1 writing piece about what they have read.

ELA STATE TEST

Section

Subject

# of M/C

Questions

# of Short-Response Questions

# of Extended-Response Questions

Total # of Questions

Approx. Testing Time

1

Reading -

5 passages

35

0

0

35

80-90 Min

2

Reading/ Writing -

3 passages

0

6

1

7

90-100 Min

Total

8 passages

35

6

1

42

180 Min

 

 

Math Assessment: The fifth grade math assessment will be given in . It is a two day exam with the following components:

 

MATH STATE TEST Breakdown:

-Number & Operations in Base Tens 20-30%

-Number & Operations-Fractions 30-40%

-Operations &Algebraic Thinking 5-15%

-Measurement and data 20-30%

-Geometry 5-15%

 

 

 

 

 

Section

# of M/C

Questions

# of Short-Response Questions

(2Credit)

# of Extended-Response Questions

(3 credit)

Total # of Questions

Approx. Testing Time

1

30

0

0

30

80-90 Min

2

8

6

1

15

70-80 Min

Total

38

6

1

45

160 Minutes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Strategies

j0236306(Multiple Choice questions)

Read the directions

Read the title

Review questions

Read and underline the Main Ideas in the story

Look back and answer questions

Check your work

 

ag00198_
MMj02363760000[1]
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ROAR Like a Lion

 

Read the question.

(What does the question ask you?)

 

Organize your thinking.

 

Answer the question.

 

Review your answer:

      Did you answer the question?

      Does it make sense?

      Did you check your spelling, capital, punctuation, language, etc?

 

 

QRREADER Code scanner for my website: You can download it to your phone.