Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Marcia Lee
I have been teaching since 2005. I have taught sixth, fifth, fourth, and second grade. My goals as a teacher include: supporting students in becoming lifelong learners, creating a student-centered environment and inspiring all children to recognize their own success. In accomplishing these goals as a teacher, the children I teach are successful and engaged learners. I work with my students to identify personal goals and create purposeful lessons to help every individual meet their goals.
Fifth Grade Resources
Check the Reading Level of Your Book
Try to read books that are a "good fit" for you. Books that are 50 points above or 100 points below your Lexile level are going to help you to grow as a reader the best.
Discover many great authors. Check out the books on the Battle of the Book list. Print off a checklist and try to read them all!
This is an online library with many books. Take a minute to look at what your child is reading. Like all libraries there are many books to choose from and you may want to make sure that you approve of the content your child is reading.
Good readers are active readers. When your child has a hard time understanding what she reads, instruction can help. Here are some strategies to try.
Even students in upper elementary grades, who can read to themselves, will enjoy reading time as a family. Check out this site for some ideas of how you can spend some quality time around reading topics.
Read this quick article about screen time and consider tracking your child's screen time for a week. Keep in mind that students spend time on iPads and computers while in school. Most days we spend less than 30 minutes on screens at school.
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