Big Elm Elementary Bobcat

200 Tetrick Road

Shinnston, WV 26431

304-326-7280

 Fax:  304-592-3255

Bobcats

Welcome to Mr Caruso's fifth grade class. 

 "Home of the Mighty Monkeys"

Please contact me with any concerns you have about your child in my classroom. Fill in the form below and submit.

Thank You.

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** Please note - NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED UNLESS YOU ARE ABSENT. In the event of an absence, county policy will be followed. (1 day for every absent will be allowed to make up work)

No work will be accepted without FIRST AND LAST names on paper. No name = 0, No Last name = -10 points.

Check your child's agenda DAILY. 


I will give extra credit (10 pts) if you visit any of the links below and do some of the activities. (You will get spelling credit for spelling activities, and reading credit for reading activities, etc. To be considered, the activity must reflect work being done in class.) In order to get extra credit, you must e-mail me at the address above and tell me about the activity that you completed and what you liked or disliked about it. **Only one extra credit grade per subject per week.**

Some Useful Websites


softschools.com/math/fractions/ (Great practice for all things fractions!)

http://thegreatmartinicompany.com/index.html (math flashcards - great for practice and/ or extra credit work)

http://gamequarium.com/  (lots of learning games)

http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/  (your weight on other planets - pretty cool)

http://search.ebscohost.com/  (search tools and databases - great for research - Login= West, Password= Virginia)

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/default.cfm  (National Zoo in Washington D.C. - Live web cams)

http://www.earthcam.com/usa/newyork/timessquare/index.php?cam=charleyo  (Live web cam at Times Square in New York. - Check out the sights.)

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/cities/skywatch.cgi?country=United+States  (Find out when you can see the International Space Station)

http://babelfish.yahoo.com  (translate to and from other languages)

http://freespanish.frenchspanishonline.com/  (great for learning and hearing common Spanish words)

http://freefrench.frenchspanishonline.com/ (great for learning and hearing common French words)

www.dictionary.com (dictionary, thesaurus, & reference)

http://irc.harr.k12.wv.us/childu/index.html (Odyssey)

http://puzzlersparadise.com/ (logic puzzles)

IMPORTANT DATES


12/21/17  -  End of 2nd 9 Weeks

1/10/18  -  Report Cards

1/18/18  -  Speech Draft Due (Assisgned on 10/2/17)

2/2/18  -  Progress Reports

3/9/18  -  End of 3rd 9 Weeks

3/16/18  -  Report Cards

3/22/18  -  Parent/ Teacher Conferences (3:00-5:30)

4/20/18  -  Progress Reports

5/24/18  -  End of 4th 9 Weeks





Students of the Month 

September - Fairness:  Patrick S.

October - Responsibility:  Sarah G.

November/ December - Citizenship: Lily C.

January - Trustworthiness:  Addison A.

February -  Caring: 

March - Respectfulness: 

April - The KEY HOLDER (Encompasses all 6 Character Traits): 

May - Most Improved: