Welcome to Mrs. Burleson's 5th Grade ELA and Social Studies Class

  • I will be teaching two classes this year. My homeroom will be a traditional class and my second class will be online. I am so excited for this year and all the new things we will learn!

     

    This year in ELA we will dig deeper into the understanding of different types of text utilizing the foundational skills that were taught in previous grades. In Social Studies we will study American History and Government functions. My team teacher this year is Ms Chen for Science and Math. I look forward to seeing all of you and cannot wait to get this year started.

     

    The first quarter:

    In the frst quarter for ELA, we will study key ideas and details in a text. We use CKLA as our core curriculum to teach these standards. We will begin, in Unit 1, with the literature strand and use the book "Don Quixote" for instruction.  Upon completion of Unit 1 we will move into the informational strand and study "Early American Civilization."

     

    For Social Studies, we will study Pre-Columbian North America and the exploration and settlement of North America. We will use Studies Weekly as our curriculum to achieve the standards. 

     

    If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to me in any of the following ways:

    email: deana.burleson@marion.k12.fl.us

    Class Dojo Message

    Phone Call: 352-671-4750

     

     

    Marion County Public Schools may record online classroom sessions utilizing third-party platforms (Zoom, Google Classroom, etc.).  These recordings will only be used for educational purposes and may be shared on other learning platforms.  If you do not want your child’s image or identifying information recorded, utilize your device/platform controls to stop the camera feed from your device.

  • This year's online assignments will be through Microsoft Teams. We will also use Teams for online whole group instruction.

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