Welcome to Ms. Taylor's 5th grade class!



    MCPS EMAIL  kimberly.taylor@marion.k12.fl.us 

    MSA School Phone 352-671-7250 



    I am accessible Monday - Friday 8am-3pm


    Special Hours: Monday-Friday 9-10am and 2-3pm 

    These are hours of availability for student questions and feedback/clarification. Upon receiving an email, I will immediately respond during those hours. 


    If you need to reach me to schedule a conference, please contact me so that we can work together to find a convenient time to address your concerns.



    Communication is key! Remember we are a team!


    HOW ARE WE GOING TO "DO" SCHOOL...We will use the following online platforms to learn, accomplish tasks, and assess:


    On Student Desktop/Portal - Google Classroom, FL Studies Weekly Social Studies, iReady Reading and math, Think Central, Stemscopes,  and MyOn.


    Online - www.ReadWorks.org 





    WHAT IS EXPECTED? I expect you to complete...


    Each WEEK 45 minutes on iReady Math AND 45 minutes on iReady Reading


    Each WEEK 3 Reading/Writing Tasks, 3 Math Tasks, 1 Science Task and 1 Social Studies Task-A Task is defined as any learning experience/activity that has been assigned by your teacher for you to complete/perform. Tasks will be assigned through my website every Monday and all Tasks are due by Sunday at 3pm. Go to Assignments to find Tasks. I will also email assignments to parents in a weekly Monday email. 


    Each WEEK attend one Class Zoom meeting (As of now, we will schedule for Monday's with Bray Homeroom meeting at 9:00 and Taylor Homeroom meeting at 9:30. This is subject to change.)


    Each DAY read 20 minutes (You have access to take AR tests from home! Go to https://hosted257.renlearn.com/72115/ to take AR tests.)


    Attendance: Students are expected to work daily, Monday-Friday.  Remember, this is not a normal 6 hour school day.  Spread out your tasks throughout the week.  Don’t try to finish all task at once and don’t put everything off until the end of the week.  Make yourself a schedule using your planner.


    Special Areas: You will be assigned one special area task each week.  The special areas will rotate each week for the duration of distance learning. 

    5th Grade Special Area Schedule

    Week of April 1-3 Technology

    Week of April 6-10 TV Production

    Week of April 13-17 Music

    Week of April 20-24 Art (If needed)

    Week of April 27-30 Drama (If needed)



    Until further notice you will receive one grade per subject each week. Grades will come from Tasks in Reading/Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies. You will have from Monday to Sunday at 3pm to complete Tasks. Grades will be represented in Skyward.