MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  ... 03/22: 3rd Grade Field Trip: SeaWorld San Diego ... 03/28-03/29:  6th Grade Field Trip: Universal Studios  |  7th Grade Field Trip: Knott's Berry Farm ... 04/01-04/04: Talent Show Auditions ... 04/06: Pinecrest Sloan Canyon Basketball Clinic (8:00am - 5:00pm) ... 04/08-04/10: 8th Grade Field Trip: CIMI Toyon Bay ... 04/15 - 04/19: SPRING BREAK ... 04/22: Make Up Snow Day -- CLASSES RESUME
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Arielle Griffith

ARIELLE GRIFFITH  

GRADE: 5

ROOM: 144

Communication 

Arielle.Griffith@pinecrestnv.org      

24-48 hours (excluding weekends/holidays)

Classroom Volunteer Policy

Most volunteering would consist of making copies, organizing and cleaning the classroom or filing paperwork. If parents have specific skills, such as small group intervention implementation, or particular strengths in Math, ELA, Social Studies or other interesting talents or experience they can bring to our classroom, please reach out to me via email.

Donor’s Choose Page

https://bit.ly/2M4JegA

Special Schedule

A - PE
B - Music
C- Spanish
D- Library
E - STEM
F- Art

Field Trips

Information to come

Support at Home

Parents can best support their student(s) by signing their daily agenda/homework assignments. This confirms with me that parents are being proactive and staying current on their student’s daily/weekly assignments and academic progress in school.  Students should read each night; it’s always beneficial for students to read aloud- taking turns with parents/older siblings, or family members if necessary.  Ask your student questions about what they have read to encourage comprehension.  If a parent notices that his/her student is struggling, please reach out to me. We make a good team if we communicate and believe/support the same growth path our students. Please make time or efforts to teach skills such as organization and time management. Please encourage autonomy, honesty, and good character traits.

Helpful Learning Links

www.arithmetic.zetamac.com

ConnectEd:  https://my.mheducation.com/login

ST Math: https://web.stmath.com/entrance/go/pin6vd

AR Book Look Up: http://www.arbookfind.com/

iReady: https://login.i-ready.com/

ReflexMath: https://accounts.explorelearning.com/reflex/student


Blended Learning Expectations

 iReady: 45 minutes a week for Reading                                                  45 minutes a week for Math                                                                  - 70% pass rate

ST Math: 5% Progress a Week

AR: 20min/nightly reading: Meet your individualized point goal.

Classroom Newsletter/ Homework Policy

ATTENTION: Allergens/Sensitivities: No Nuts, No Fragrances

Homework will be given every Monday (unless otherwise specified in agenda or newsletter) and will be turned in the following Monday. You are responsible for reading a minimum of 20-minutes each night and for reaching your identified Blended Learning Goals (for Reading, ST Math, and i-Ready). Homework will total about 50-minutes of work each weekday night. Students may have to complete their assignments during the weekend if they do not finish them in class during the week. Homework will be accepted three-days after the due date, deducting 10% off the earned grade each day it is late. Students that fail to turn in their assignments will not receive extensions, unless otherwise stated in a learning plan. The homework policy is subject to change to fit the needs of a diverse classroom.

Please refer to weekly newsletter below for homework and announcements.