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Susan M. Worosz, M.Ed, M.Ed.Grade 5 ELA and Social StudiesFrog Pond Elementary SchoolRoom 306(609) 296-1719 ext. 2202"Surround yourself with positive people." Tennis Coach Ed KrassATTENTION 5G AND 5W:9/19/19Thank you for attending back to school night. Here is some additional information about our 5Worosz--ELA and Social Studies program. Please read the attached document.9/18/19Back to School Night isTONIGHT. 5 GUNN AND 5 WOROSZ WILL MEET IN MISS GUNN'S ROOM--ROOM 302.IT IS FROM 6:00--7:30.PLEASE GO TO THE MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM FIRST! THEN, THERE WILL BE 2 SESSIONS, EACH 1/2 HOUR EACH!I LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING ALL OF YOU AND DISCUSSING OUR PLANS FOR THE YEAR!ALSO--BAND MEMBERS THERE IS A MEETING TONIGHT AT 5 P.M. UNTIL 5:45.OUT AND ABOUT AT THE RUTGER'S MARINE STATION:9/18/19Letters went home today about Back to School Night on9/19 at 6 p.m. and also contains info on Student Recognition regarding upcoming report cards.Looking forward to meeting all of you at Back to School Night!WANTED:STUDENTS TO FOLLOW CLASSROOM ROUTINESSTOP EXCESSIVE OFF TASK TALKING ESPECIALLY WHEN SWITICHING CLASSES.STUDENTS NEED TO HAVE THEIR 5 PENCILS SHARPENED, A PEN, AND A RED PEN AVAILABLE IN CLASS.Congratulations to our NED CHAMPIONS! SEE OUR NED CHAMPION PAGE!
PLEASE LEAVE ALL POST-ITS AT HOME OR WITH MISS GUNN. POST-ITS WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN NEEDED DURING READING, SOCIAL STUDIES, AND WRITING WORKSHOP.(Post-its are NOT used for doodling or passing notes to others and cluttering the inside of desks!)
GOAL= Get organized and learn!
PLEASE HAVE 5 PENCILS SHARPENED, ONE BLUE OR BLACK STICK PEN, AND A RED STICK PEN. PLEASE, NO CLICK PENS.
Please have your binder in class daily with the plastic binder pockets that were given out last week.
PLEASE HAVE YOUR OWN EARBUDS FOR CHROMEBOOK USE THIS WEEK!When absent, please see the bin in the front of the room with your work. When absent, your TEAM will write down what you miss and collect any handouts! Together, we will help each other learn. If absent, please bring in a note. For longer upcoming absences, please provide at least 3 days notice for work to complete while away!If you have any problem/concerns about supplies for 5Worosz, please let Mrs. Worosz know.9/16/19PLEASE WEAR RED, WHITE AND BLUE TOMORROW, 9/17 THE BIRTHDAY OF OUR U.S. CONSTITUTION.READING--PLEASE READ 20-30 MINUTES OF YOUR CHAPTER BOOK EACH NIGHT! YOU NEED TO READ A CHAPTER BOOK ONCE A WEEK.9/15/19Today is International Dot Day!5G and 5W will celebrate Dot Day on 9 /16/19. We will be doing some "dot" painting, so please dress appropriately.9/17 CONSTITUTION DAY--PLEASE WEAR RED, WHITE AND BLUE ON TUESDAY!9/19 Back to School Night at Frog Pond Elementary at 6 p.m.Week of 9/9 Happenings:*Binder organization*Classroom expectations and rules continued*NED program*Class pledge*Puzzle--We all fit in*PAX program and pledge*Social Studies: 9-11 We remember and we are called to serve and be kind!* The Red Bandanna Man story--How does this apply to your life?*Social Studies/ SEL activties: Good Deed kick off activity*Writer's Workshop--What is Writer's Workshop?*Reader's Workshop--What is Reading Workshop?*Read aloud for 5W--WONDERLooking ahead....Week of 9/16*Morning Meeting--Finish all items in work folder for display*Reading--Read chpt. book on your level/ Leveling conferences this week*Writing-- Goals essay/ Read alouds to launch Writing Workshop*Social Studies-- 9-11 Response/ Introduce Studies Weekly/ Geo-terms*Theme reading during cooperative groups* Good Deeds Activity, PAX, Puzzle, and NED pledge*Set up Google Classroom and ReadWorks to build up background knowledge9/6/19 (Friday)School is closed on Thursday, 9/12 for staff inservice.Way to go 5W Crew--awesome assembly behavior and participation. Proud of your behavior! Way to go!Thank you for a great two days, 5W and 5G! I am truly looking forward to a wonderful year!Today, we started to get our binders in order, as well as reviewed both our school and classroom rules and expectations. On Monday, you will all received the color coded pockets for your binder. Please do not buy these, I already have them ready for all students. This will be the basis of our organization binder system, the SOAR system.We worked on two activiites, PAX program signs and Our Ned Champion Pledges. We also have a classroom pledge to make us reflect upon our important learning!My, what a great two days! We are learning to work cooperatively and collaboratively. Students are becoming more aware of their classmates, and how we can all help each other learn. Thank you for your positive energy and willingness to try new things. Have a great weekend! We believe in you, and you can do many things well. Keep up the "can-do" attitude!PLEASE RETURN ALL FORMS, ESPECIALLY THE 5W IDENTIFICATION FORM.INFO WENT HOME TODAY ON BAND AND CHORUS.5W, ON MONDAY, YOU WILL RECEIVE ABSENTEE NOTE FORM AS WELL AS THE TESTING SCHEDULE FOR THE YEAR.MRS. WOROSZ'S CLASSES:PLEASE DO NOT BRING THE FOLLOWING TO READING, WRITING AND SOCIAL STUDIES:DRY ERASE MARKERS, HIGHLIGHTERS, TISSUES, POST-ITS. I WILL SUPPLY THESE WHEN NEEDED.5W--REGARDING SNACK. IT IS A WORKING SNACK TO BE DONE IN 5 MINUTES. YOU MAY HAVE THIS AT 2:30--2:40 ALONG WITH WATER. PLEASE, NO GATORADE, JUICE BOXES, OR FLAVORED DRINKS AT SNACK. AGAIN, SNACK IS OPTIONAL. STUDENTS WILL NOT BE SHARING SNACKS DUE TO NUMEROUS ALLERGIES IN THE ROOM.9/5/19PLEASE LEAVE ALL POST-ITS AT HOME! IF STUDENTS BRING A CELL PHONE, IT NEEDS TO BE STORED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE BOOK BAG AND TURNED OFF. IT IS ONLY TO BE TAKEN out on the bus. Please follow the school rules.5W CREW: Office papers were sent home today in a plastic pouch with students. Please fill out completely and return all forms that were clipped together in the pouch by Tuesday! Please note, the light tan nurse form needs to be filled out on both sides. Please keep the clip for use in our planners coming next week.Thank you for your help in returning these forms as soon as possible. Looking forward to a great year with all of you!SINCE OUR LUNCH IS AT 10:00, STUDENTS MAY BRING A LIGHT, SIMPLE HEALTHY SNACK TO BE A WORKING SNACK, EATEN IN 5 MINUTES. THIS TAKES PLACE FROM 2:35--2:40. DUE TO FOOD ALLERGIES, SNACKS CANNOT BE SHARED. STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO CLEAN UP AFTER THEMSELVES, AND DO NOT LEAVE ANY SCRAPS OR CRUMBS IN THE CLASSROOM. ALSO, CLEAR WATER MAY BE IN THE CLASSROOM IN A SENSIBLE SIZED WATER BOTTLE. WATER BOTTLES ARE REFILLED AT LUNCH TIME BY THE STUDENT. PLEASE DO NOT SEND IN GATORADE OR POWER DRINKS FOR CLASS TIME USE.
OPENING LETTER FROM MRS. WOROSZ:
WHBN=Work hard, be nice! WHBK=Work hard, be kind!
Mrs. Susan Worosz, M.Ed., M.Ed.
Frog Pond Elementary School
305 Frog Pond Road
Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey 08087
Dear 5-G~W Crew:
Ahoy there! Welcome aboard our fifth grade Crew at Frog Pond Elementary School! I hope you are enjoying your summer. I have been extremely busy preparing for your arrival in Room 306 to sail into learning adventures. I am so happy that you have been assigned to our 5G~W CREW. This will be an exciting year of learning. Our first day is Thursday, 9/5, A FULL DAY.
Our fifth grade will be departmentalized. Your teachers this year will be Miss Gunn for Math and Science in Room 301 and Mrs. Worosz for Reading, Writing and Social Studies in Room 306.
Please bring with you on the first day the 5-G~W supplies (see 5W Supply List ON MRS. WOROSZ'S WEB PAGE). We will set up our 2-3 inch SOAR binder on FRIDAY, 9/6. Mrs. Worosz looks forward to seeing you on Thursday, September 5th, as we sail into a year of new adventures. Please bring your positive attitude and be ready for a great year.
Mrs. Susan Worosz -- Grade 5 Room 306
(609) 296-1719 ext. 2202
PLEASE NOTE: 5G SPECIALS FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY—Music and Health or Spanish/ PE
5W SPECIALS FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY--PE and Art
FOR THE ACADEMIC SCHOOL YEAR--2019-2020.This was posted on 8/1/19.
Meet your teacher--COMING SOON!
VISION FOR THE YEAR
LET'S FIND OUT ABOUT MARY LEE THE SHARK:
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!
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
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.
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.
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!