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*Mr. Phil Schedule
Literacy Support 8:50 -9:30
Art 9:30 – 10:10
Computer Lab 10:30-11:30
Gym 9:50- 10:30
Tech 8:50 – 9:20
Music 1:30 – 2:10
Each day around 10:00, we eat a snack.
This needs to be something HEALTHY!
Absolutely no chocolate, cookies, or candy.
Some suggestions include the following:
string cheese, yogurt, , fruit snacks/roll-ups, cheese and crackers, cut up fruit or veggies,
animal crackers, gold fish, graham crackers,
vanilla/butterscotch pudding, cheese-itz, granola bars, and applesauce
Students may bring in a juice box to drink during snack time.
They are also welcome to bring in a water bottle to keep
at their desks to drink throughout the day.
Again I want to give Mrs. Short a shout out for her great idea here.
In fifth grade students explore the universe beyond the sun, moon, and Earth and describe the position, motion, and relationship of the planets and other objects in the sky to the sun. Students will also be introduced to human biology in which students develop an understanding of the main function of specialized animal systems (digestive, circulatory, respiratory, skeletal, muscular, nervous, excretory, and reproductive). Later in the year, students will learn about force and motion through conducting scientific investigations.
They can also find the spelling words posted each Monday on The Skinny.
Most Mondays, but not all, the kids will get a spelling packet that contains the week’s spelling words. They will be tested on the first ten words on the list and another ten which I give them for a total of twenty words. The packets are due completed the following Thursday.
In the history component we will look at the following themes: Three Worlds Meet, Colonization and Settlement, Life in Colonial America, Road to Revolution, The American Revolution and A New Nation.
Our theme for the year is called “The Story of Us “.
For Social Studies this year we will be focusing in on the four core components of social studies. We will focus in on the civics, economics, geography and history of the United States.
Mr. Phil’s Schedule:
Here is the schedule for Mr. Phil this year.
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