Welcome to Mrs. Waterman's Fifth Grade!

Welcome           
        As a fifth grade teacher, I consider preparing students for middle school to be a part of the curriculum.  The fifth graders will be expected to accept more responsibility this year.  I am enjoying  a fantastic year!!
        
 We are participating in Wild About Reading (WAR) .  Please help your child keep up with this, as this is one way to get an award at graduation.  Please help your child keep track of this card.
          One way that you can ALWAYS help your child is to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts.  Very few of my students have mastered these, and they will all be needed for long division, which is what we are working on in math right now.  Buy some cheap flash cards, make some cards, or have your child go on  aplusmath.com for practice online. 
      I will have more here later.  Please note the important dates listed to the right.  You can also find copies of the week's newsletter and the year's spelling list under newsletters.  Please let me know if I can help you out with anything.
 
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   We have started a new nine weeks, and the students will be bringing home new division and multiplication facts pages on Thursday nights.  These will be more difficult facts.   
  I am so pleased to have your child in my class.  Please check back on a regular basis to see what has been added to this site.  
  The spelling list for the year is listed under the newsletter section of this site.  The main words are listed, but a few content area words  for each week are not listed.  The students will receive these words on Thursday when we go over the words for the next week.
  The blue section to the right will have upcoming important dates at school.  It also has my cell number, but please be courteous in using it.  This looks to be a wonderful year!!      
        IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOUR CHILD KNOW BASIC MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION FACTS.  PLEASE PRACTICE THESE NIGHTLY. 
    
    Thanks for all you do to help with your child's education!
 
 
Important Dates
 
9/2  No School 
 
9/3  WAR begins!
 
9/6  Book Fair ends
 
9/6  QSP Magazine Drive starts
 
9/10  PTO/SAC and Boy Scout Roundup
 
9/18  Progress Rptsl
 
9/19  Family Walk
 
9/23  Chick fil a Spirit night
 
9/24  Family Reading
 
9/26 Sky Zone Spirit night
 
9/27  No school - teacher work day
 
10/17  Fall Picture Day 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Want to Contact Me?
 
Email
 
 
Waterman Phone
407-924-5667
 
This is my cell number.  Please feel free to call me if you need to.  Be aware that my phone is turned off at 9 p.m. and turned back on at 5 a.m.  Please be considerate and only call if necessary.  If you email, I usually get back to you within a couple of hours, but I cannot discuss your child by email.  If you have any emergency, please call the school at 394-6633 and they will get a message to me.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Modified on September 1, 2013