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    Susan M. Worosz, M.Ed, M.Ed.

    Grade 5 ELA and Social Studies
    Frog Pond Elementary School
    Room 306
     
    (609) 296-1719 ext. 2202
    "Surround yourself with positive people." Tennis Coach Ed Krass
     
    5W and 5G--
    BOOK FAIR IS TOMORROW, TUESDAY, 5/21
    IF YOU PLAN TO PURCHASE BOOKS, PLEASE BRING YOUR MONEY!  BE PREPARED. 
     
    CRAZY HAIR DAY IS TOMORROW, 5/21. PLEASE
     
    PARTICIPATE! SHOW YOUR SPIRIT! 
     
    ATTENTION:

    An Art & Science Celebration

    Band/Chorus Performances

    STEAM Factory Presentation

    School Wide Art Show

    BOGO Scholastic Book Fair

    Thursday, May 23rd: 5-8 PM

     

    Field Day is coming up next week:

    Here is a message from Ms. English:

    Frog Pond School

    4th  - 6th Grade

     

    Additional Information:

    CLICK THIS LINK:  field day

    Please remind your student to wear their team color on Field Day.

    Parents are welcome to watch the competition. A spectator area will be set up at one end of the gymnasium. Please enter the school through the rear gymnasium hall door. Door #15

    If you wish to send snacks please arrange with your student's teacher to send snacks in for later in the day.

     Hey, scroll down and learn more about ants....Check out our recent NED Champions on the Ned Champion page!

    5G and 5W, keep up the great work. Focus, be prepared, participate, and do your best!  We are still working and marks close on 6/4, so keep up the good work and learn all you can! Proud of your recent effort on our school testing.  5W--way to go !00% attendance during testing week. Awesome!

    Keep informed of all the happenings in the next few weeks....SEE BELOW!

    LOOKING AHEAD:

    5/21:  5G  (2:15--2:35) and 5W (10:15--10:35) BOOK FAIR

    5/21 & 5/22 CHORUS PRACTICE 1:15--2:30

    5/23  Spring Concert/STEAM SET UP DURING SCHOOL

    5/23  SPRING CONCERT/ ART AND STEAM EXPO PLEASE COME! CONCERT STARTS 6 PM.

    5/24 Early Dismissal/ Staff development takes place

    5/24 PRINCIPAL'S BREAKFAST AT 8:30 A.M. 

    5/27  Memorial Day  (Happy Birthday ?-NO HOMEWORK ON TUESDAY NIGHT!)

    5/28 READING ASSEMBLY--OCEAN COUNTY LIBRARY 1:45--2:15

    5/29 & 5/30 grade 5 Science 

    5G--Field day shirts will be coming home on 5/29, if you wish to wash before wearing it on 5/31. We will be wearing black shirts, our team color.  Field day--do your best and work as a team. Encourage each other and try your best!

    5/31  FIELD DAY!

    6/4    MARKS CLOSE FOR TRIMESTER 3

    6/11  5W CLASS PARTY  1:30--2:30

    6/12  JUMP ROPE FOR HEART ASSEMBLY 

    6/14 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY SUMMER! READ DAILY AT LEAST ONE HOUR!

     LET'S INVESTIGATE ANTS!  AFTER OUR INTERACTIVE READ ALOUD ON HEY, LITTLE ANT!, MANY ARE CURIOUS ABOUT ANTS.  ENJOY READING ABOUT THESE LITTLE CRITTERS!  EXTEND YOUR BACKGROUND OF KNOWLEDGE!

    ANT FACTS

     
     

     

     

     

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    LET'S FIND OUT ABOUT MARY LEE THE SHARK:  

    https://www.ocearch.org/tracker/?list

     

     

     

     

     
     
     
     
     

    April 29th--Return from spring break!

    5W, please return your field day shirt order form by Wednesday, 5/1. You will receive this on 4/29.  

    MAY 6TH FIELD TRIP TO COUNT BASIE THEATRE/ BRING OR ORDER LUNCH/We will eat on the bus!  No glass containers! Brown bag only! No backpacks or lunch boxes and NO Cell phones!

    Be on time for school, too!

     

    MAY 9TH, 10TH, 13TH, 14TH, 15TH  NJ STATE TESTING  Do your best! Get plenty of sleep and eat a good breakfast and lunch! NO HOMEWORK DURING TESTING. PLEASE LEAVE YOUR BACKPACKS AT HOME, NOT NEEDED IN THE CLASSROOM. PLEASE LEAVE CELL PHONES AT HOME, TOO. IF BROUGHT TO SCHOOL, THESE WILL BE TURNED OFF, COLLECTED AND GIVEN BACK AT END OF THE DAY!

     

    MAY 24TH FRIDAY--EARLY DISMISSAL

    MAY 27TH SCHOOL CLOSED--MEMORIAL DAY

     

    MAY 28TH --SUMMER READING ASSEMBLY

     

    MAY 29 AND 30TH GRADE 5 STATE SCIENCE TESTING--Do your best!

     

    MAY 31ST FRIDAY-FIELD DAY

    PLEASE HAND IN FIELD DAY SHIRT FORM TO MRS. WOROSZ BY WEDNESDAY FOR THE 5W ORDER.....

     

    JUNE 12TH JUMP ROPE FOR HEART ASSEMBLY

     

    JUNE 13TH AND 14TH EARLY DISMISSAL DAYS

     

    JUNE 14TH LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

    Have a great and safe summer!  Read daily at least 1 hour to prevent that summer slide! Yes, you can! Go to your public library and read nonfiction text themes each week!  Read the classics and a variety of genre.  

     

     

    A PEEK AT THE  WEEK 4/15

     

    ATTENTION PARENTS/ GUARDIANS OF 5G AND 5W:

     

    NO HOMEWORK TONIGHT--4/18

    PICTURES WERE SENT HOME TODAY!

    .  Please remind students that they are not free.  If parents don't want the packages they just return them to school.  The returned envelopes go right to the main office.   Have a Great Spring Break!

     

    READ A THON INFO SHEETS WENT HOME--PLEASE SIGN UP!

     

    SET THESE 3 GOALS FOR THE WEEK!

    FOLLOW ALL CLASSROOM AND SCHOOL RULES!

    GET YOUR WORK DONE NEATLY AND COMPLETELY DURING CLASS TIME!

    BE KIND AND BE NICE TO EVERYONE!

     

    PLEASE USE THE 5W BISQUICK BOX TO ADDRESS ANY PROBLEMS, CONCERNS, OR REQUESTS.  PLACE NOTES IN HERE.  BE AN UPSTANDER! BE A PART OF THE SOLUTION! 

    Monday--Write your biographical essay from your graphic organizer on your Revolutionary War Person. We will do one paragraph at a time.

    My, you did great notetaking on Friday! Way to go! Proud of your efforts. 

    Tuesday:  Spring party!  Peer edit essays!  Reading wrap up/Book report due today!

    Wednesday:  TYPE YOUR RESEARCH ESSAY!/WEEKLY UPDATE SENT HOME, RETURN BY FRIDAY FOR 5 STAMPS. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO RETURN THIS WEEKLY.  

    Thursday:  social studies T&W are due--good copy! Do your best. Test on Week 18! Study vocabulary!

    Friday--Half day! EARLY DISMISSAL! spring break begins

    SPRING BREAK--SCHOOL CLOSED WEEK OF 4/22 NO HOMEWORK FROM MRS. WOROSZ/ ENJOY YOUR TIME WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS!

     

     

    4/10 

    The weekly update will be on Thursday, instead of Wednesday this week. Please return the

    slip by Friday, signed. Thank you. Continue to check the portal, too.  

    HEY, 5W THE COMPETITION IS ON...

     

    LET'S COLLECT THE

    MOST PLASTIC AND WIN THAT PIZZA PARTY!

     

    LET'S RECYCLE THAT PLASTIC

     

    AND BRING IT IN THIS WEEK!

     

    THANK YOU BRANDON FOR MAKING 

     

    THE BIGGEST CONTRIBTUTION SO FAR!  

     

    YES, WE CAN!

    SEE THIS LINK

    POSTER OF THINGS TO BRING IN

     

    RECYCLE AND DO YOUR PART...BRING IN THE FOLLOWING:

    LDPE / HDPE Films - Newspaper Sleeves - Bread Bags - Product Wrap - Cereal Liners - Food Storage Bags - Ice Bags Plastics to Collect: - Pellet Bags - Produce Bags - Dry Cleaning Bags - Grocery Bags - Case Overwrap - Packaging Air Pillows - Salt Bag

     

    SOCIAL STUDIES WEEK 17 TEST IS TUESDAY!

    T&W GOOD COPY STAPLED TO ROUGH COPY IS DUE! USE PEN.  BE ON TIME! DO YOUR BEST!

     

    READING--HAVE YOUR BOOK IN CLASS ON TUESDAY FOR THE BOOK REPORT! THIS COUNTS!

    READ DAILY AT LEAST 30 MINUTES AT HOME! DO YOUR BEST!

     

    WRITING WORKSHOP

    WE WILL CONTINUE TO WORK ON GATHERING OUR RESEARCH AND WRITE A 5 PARAGRAPH ESSAY THIS WEEK ON A FAMOUS REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERSON.

     

    WORD STUDY

    EXPLORE GREEK AND LATIN ROOTS. THIS WILL IMPROVE OUR WORD POWER 

     

    3/25/19

    Tomorrow, report cards can be viewed on line. On Wednesday, Mrs. Worosz will be sending home the weekly progress update, and this will be trimester 3.  Also, students will receive a Trimester 2 overview, student self-evaluation, and a copy of the Reading Notebook Rubric. Now, we are in the final stretch of the year. Set new goals and try your best.  Put forth more effort in your daily notebook entries, read with stamina daily, and show enthusiasm and motivation.  You can do many things well, believe in yourself!  Keep up the great work with your reading stamina, too!

    PLEASE RETURN THE WEEKLY UPDATE SLIP AND THE TRIMESTER 2 CONFERENCE OVERVIEW BY FRIDAY FOR 5 STAMPS EACH! KEEP ALL PAPERS HOME, AS WELL AS THE CONTENTS OF THE BIG ENVELOPE.  

    REMEMBER TO READ A BOOK A WEEK AND BE READY TO COMPLETE THE 1 PAGE FORM IN CLASS.  READ A VARIETY OF GENRE!

     

    WEEK 16 SOCIAL STUDIES TEST WILL BE ON THURSDAY! YOUR GOOD COPY OF WEEK 16 T&W ARE DUE, TOO.  PUT FORTH EFFORT AND YOU WILL SHINE!

     

    3/22/19

    Congratulations to our newest NED champions! See the NED Page.

    T&W is due on Tuesday. We will finish 6-10 on Monday. Remember, you need to submit a good copy and your rough copy. Your essay entries have really improved. Way to go! Great effort and doing your best!  Keep up the great work.

     

    3/18/19

    YOU ARE PART OF A TEAM TO INVESTIGATE THE OUTCOME OF A REVOLUTIONARY WAR!

    READ YOUR TEAM'S ASSIGNED SITE AND BE READY TO TELL THE OUTCOME.

     

       

     

     

    3/17/19

     

    HELLO, 5G AND 5W CREW!

    SOCIAL STUDIES WEEK 15 TEST WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY.

    PLEASE BRING YOUR GOOD COPY OF YOUR T&W TO CLASS ON WEDNESDAY, STAPLED TO YOUR ROUGH COPY.  DO YOUR BEST! TRIMESTER 3 REQUIRES DETAILED RESPONSES WITH AT LEAST 3 SENTENCES. WE COMPLETED ALL IN CLASS, SO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR GOOD COPY READY ON WEDNESDAY.  GREAT WORK AND PARTICIPATION FROM A LOT OF YOU! KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!

     

    READING--PLEASE HAVE YOUR FICTION BOOK IN CLASS ON TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE NO LIBRARY, BUT WE WILL FILL IN OUR GRAPHIC ORGANIZER ON THE BOOK READ!  BE READY. YES, YOU WILL USE THE BOOK TO FILL IN THE FORM.  READ DAILY 30 MINUTES IN SCHOOL AND 30 MINUTES AT HOME TOR IMPROVE YOUR READING! THIS NEEDS TO BE DONE!

    An Old Irish Blessing
     
     
    HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY! May love and laughter light your days,HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!
    and warm your heart and home.
    May good and faithful friends be yours,
    wherever you may roam.
    May peace and plenty bless your world
    with joy that long endures.
    May all life's passing seasons
    HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!
     
    Happy St. Patrick's Day from The Bucket Filler's Team!

     

    3/15/19

    SOCIAL STUDIES TEST ON WEEK 15 WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY SINCE MRS. W. HAS A MEETING TO ATTEND ON TUESDAY.  T&W WILL BE DUE ON WEDNESDAY!  WE HAVE BEEN WORKING ON THESE ALL WEEK AND LEARNING HOW TO WRITE DETAILED ESSAYS, USING THE QUESTION AS THE FIRST SENTENCE.  PLEASE DO YOUR BEST AND HAND IN A GOOD COPY ON WEDNESDAY.  CHECK YOUR SPELLING, GRAMMAR, AND PUNCTUATION.

    READING--BOOK REPORT ON TUESDAY DURING CLASS. BRING YOUR FICTION CHAPTER BOOK THAT YOU ARE READING. YOU ARE DOING GREAT WITH OUR 2 READING STEPS, SHOWING BETTER READING STAMINA. READ!

    3/13/19

    ATTENTION PARENTS/ GUARDIANS OF 5G AND 5W STUDENTS:

    THIS WEEK, THERE WILL NOT BE A WEEKLY UPDATE. MARKS CLOSED TODAY AND TRIMESTER 2 REPORT CARDS WILL BE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MONTH. TRIMESTER 3 STARTS TOMORROW!  SET YOUR GOALS FOR THE FINAL TRIMESTER!

     

    3/9/19

    Please remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour this weekend!  Spring forward and also check the batteries of your smoke alarms.  

    Social Studies test is Tuesday, 3/12/19. Study and review week 14 notes, videos and articles on line, as well as the webpage. Keep up the great work, this will count for trimester 2!

     

    trimester 2 ends on Wednesday, 3/13/19. What are your goals for trimester 3 for school?

    Be ready to enter these in your planner next week!  GOAL= GET ORGANIZED AND LEARN!

    HERE ARE SOME GOALS TO CONSIDER:

    1. ORGANIZE YOUR BINDER 2X/DAY. BE MORE RESPONSIBLE AND INDEPENDENT.

    2. READ OVER YOUR NOTES DAILY.

    3. READ A VARIETY OF GENRE.  READ EVERY CHANCE YOU GET!

    4. CHOOSE A THEME AND INVESTIGATE EACH WEEK.

    5. ASK QUESTIONS MORE IN CLASS. BE A BETTER LISTENER.

    6. PAY ATTENTION. PARTICIPATE.  FOCUS! PRACTICE MINDFULNESS AND KEEP CALM!

    7. WRITE MORE NEATLY AND SMALLER.

    8.  TRY YOUR BEST. MAKE BETTER ENTRIES IN YOUR NOTEBOOKS FOR READING, WRITING AND SOCIAL STUDIES. 

    9. MAKE CONNECTIONS IN YOUR LEARNING.

    10. MEET DEADLINES. DO YOUR HOMEWORK.

     

     

    3/8/19

    PLEASE CHECK OUR NEWEST NED CHAMPIONS! CONGRATULATIONS!

     

    PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING IN ITEMS FOR OUR SERVICE PROJECT, IF YOU CAN. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!

    • TUESDAY, 3/12 YOUR T&W ARE DUE ON LOOSE LEAF.  STUDY YOUR NOTES, WEBPAGE AND STUDIES WEEKLY FOR THE TEST ON WEEK 14. DO YOUR BEST. IT WILL COUNT FOR TRIMESTER 2. 

     

     

    3/7/19   HURRAH, 5G AND 5W!  

    I AM SO PROUD OF YOUR WORK TODAY IN ELA AND SOCIAL STUDIES! MY, YOU REALLY SHOWED INDEPENDENT LEARNING AND MOTIVATION!

    1.  STUDENTS TYPED THEIR GOOD COPIES OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITY ESSAYS AND SUBMITTED THEIR ESSAYS VIA GOOGLE CLASSROOM.

    2. STUDENTS EXPLORED PRIMARY SOURCES AND ARCHIVES DEALING WITH THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE VIEWING FAULKNER'S PAINTING OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS AT THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, SEQUENCING EVENTS ON LINE, AND VIEWING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.

    3. STUDENTS READ NONFICTION SELECTIONS ON THEMES OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR, SCIENCE THEMES, AND STEM THEMES.

    4. STUDENTS EVEN HAD TIME TO PRACTICE SOME MINDFULNESS AND CREATIVE EXPRESSION IN THEIR JOURNALS.  

     

    WAY TO GO! KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK! PROUD OF YOUR HARD WORK AND EFFORT! YOU CAN DO MANY THINGS WELL! ANOTHER GREAT POINT IS HOW STUDENTS WERE WILLING TO HELP A FELLOW CLASSMATE WITH THE TECHNOLOGY.  

     

    WEEKLY PROGRESS UPDATES WENT HOME TODAY! KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK! I SEE GREAT CHANGES IN YOUR COOPERATION AND BEHAVIOR. PROUD OF YOU AND YOUR EFFORTS TO BE RESPONSIBLE 5TH GRADE STUDENTS!  WAY TO GO! 

    REMEMBER TO RETURN YOUR SLIPS SIGNED BY FRIDAY FOR 5 STAMPS.  PLANNERS WILL BE COLLECTED ON FRIDAY TO COUNT YOUR STAMPS!

     

     

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  PLANNERS WILL BE COLLECTED FOR THE STAMP CLUB ON 3/8!

     

    PROGRESS UPDATES GO HOME ON WEDNESDAY AND ARE DUE ON FRIDAY! MARKS CLOSE ON MARCH 12TH. NEXT FEW WEEKS, ASSESSMENTS ARE TAKING PLACE. DO YOUR BEST, AND MAKE IT COUNT.  BE POSITIVE AND DO YOUR BEST! I SEE GOOD CHANGES TAKING PLACE.

     

    FRIDAY:  FOX IN SOCKS FRIDAY--WEAR THOSE SOCKS!

    PLEASE DO NOT BE EATING CANDY OR SNACKS  AND/OR COUGH DROPS DURING THE SCHOOL DAY OR AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL DAY IN HOMEROOM!  HAVE THIS AT LUNCH TIME.  PLEASE DO NOT EAT THIS ON THE BUS EITHER,IT COULD BE A CHOKING HAZARD. MR. HENDERSON ADDRESSED THIS LAST WEEK BEFORE BOARDING THE BUS!  BE SAFE.  

     

     IF YOU DID NOT GET YOUR BIOGRAPHY YET FROM THE LIBRARY, PLEASE GET THIS ON WEDNESDAY! WE WILL MAKE THE TIME FOR YOU TO GET YOUR BOOK, PLEASE REMEMBER TO RETURN YOUR LIBRARY BOOKS!

     

     

    Enjoy your 4 day weekend! There is no homework! I do recommend that you read daily at least 30 minutes per day!

     

     

    PENCILS

    PLEASE BE PREPARED WITH 5 SHARPENED PENCILS, A RED STICK PEN, AND A BLUE OR BLACK STICK PEN! 

    REFLECT:  HOW CAN YOU BE A BETTER STUDENT FOR OUR LEARNING IN 5W AND 5G?  SET YOUR GOALS AND DO YOUR PERSONAL BEST!

     

     

    4. DISTRICT CHROME BOOK USE--5W and 5G, please make better choices! Go ONLY to the sites assigned: Google Classroom, Google Docs, and Studies Weekly, using Clever for Mrs. Worosz. Students are not to be accessing You Tube music videos or going to other sites, which in some cases are inappropriate use of district computers. 

    5W and 5G CREW: Please cooperate! Be aware your digital footprint can be traced! 5. CELL PHONES--Follow the district policy, turned off and in the bottom of the backpack until you get to the bus to go home. Our school day ends at 3:15 p.m. Make good choices and get your work done! OUR WORD FOR THE MONTH IS RESPONSIBILITY. LET'S PUT THIS INTO GOOD PRACTICE. Be positive! Take on new challenges and learn! Be motivated! Most of all be kind and be nice!

     

     

     

    2.  TECHNOLOGY CONCERN: MAKE BETTER CHOICES!Let's learn from our mistakes, be positive, and move on!

    *REFLECT AND CHANGE YOUR WAYS IF YOU NEED TO....ARE YOU BEING A GOOD DIGITAL CITIZEN WHEN USING YOUR SCHOOL ISSUED CHROME BOOK?

      YOU ARE ONLY TO GO ON GOOGLE DOCS, GOOGLE CLASSROOM, AND STUDIES WEEKLY WHEN IN MRS. WOROSZ'S ROOM. 

    MANY OF YOU ARE GOING ONTO INAPPROPRIATE SITES AS WELL AS LISTENING TO MUSIC WHILE IN SCHOOL. WORK NEEDS TO GET DONE AND MANY OF YOU ARE NOT FOLLOWING THE TECHNOLOGY CONTRACT OF THE DISTRICT OR THE ONE THAT YOU SIGNED WITH MRS. WOROSZ. 

    THINK ABOUT IT, CHANGE YOUR WAYS AND BECOME A BETTER STUDENT! PARENTS/GUARDIANS PLEASE BE AWARE OF YOUR CHILD'S ACTION ON SCHOOL CHROME BOOK ISSUED TO THEM. PLEASE ENCOURAGE THEM TO  FOLLOW THE RULES AND BE SAFE ON THE INTERNET!