Mrs. Gutierrez 5th Grade

Student Expectations: Students are expected to:

(1)Arrive to class on time, ready to learn and have all materials.

(2)Show respect for themselves, other students,teachers, and the entire school.

(3)Complete all assignments either in the classroom and/or for homework.

(4)Participate and interact in the learning classroom.

(5)Follow all campus rules and expectations.
        This is a guide to what our weekly Reading and ELAR looks like.   

 Vocabulary in Context (Day 1) -Ten words per week. Introduce Vocabulary
Introduce Comprehension-Comprehensionskill and strategy (Day 2) - The students will be applying the comprehension skill all week. We will also use the projectables to make it interactive. Practice pages may be given for homework. On-level practice will be in class.
 Introduce the main selection/story for the week (Day 2-3 ) - The teacher can read, the students can read  individually, silently, in groups, in pairs or the students can listen to the audio. Teachers will ask all the comprehension questions to check student understanding.
 Paired Selections (“Connect to …”) (Day 4)

- MakingConnections- Text-to-text connections are very important, students are able to make their reading connections with something they already experience or know.
 Connect and Extend (Optional) (Day 5) - Synthesis by formal assessment


Spelling-spelling lists are on the practice pagefrom the practice book

Day 1 Teach the Principle

Days 2 and 3 Practice Activities (i.e. word sorts/word families)

Day 4 Connect to Writing

Day 5 Assess Spelling

Grammar lessons – daily progression. Connecting the grammar to the writing-Studentpages, may be sent for homework.

Days 1-3 Teach using Daily Proofreading projectables and practice book

Day 4 Review

Day 5 Connect to Writing

Writing- Focus Trait taught weekly. Each writing piece has its own rubric. Day 5 is usually the independent writing piece.

Day 1 Analyze the model using projectable

Day 2 Teach the focus trait using practice book

Day 3 Prewrite using projectable

Day 4 Draft

Day 5 Revise for Ideas and edit

Cited Resource: Edgewood webpage ISD ELAR curriculum
TEA Website
The State of Texas requires all 5th grade teachers to teach specific standards to the fifth grade population across the state. These standards are assessed at various times throughout the year, as well as at the end of the year.