Mr. Vasquez 5th Grade Class of 2020-2021
Welcome Back to The William Boyce Thompson School
I would like to congratulate my new 5th grade class for working hard over the Summer in order to prepare for class . I know this will be a wonderful year.
New York State Exam Schedule
ELA Exam will be administered on:
April 20th for Hybrid Students (ELA)
April 21st for Remote Students (ELA)
April 22nd is a make-up date for both Hybrid and Remote Students (ELA)
Math Exam will be administered on:
May 4th for Hybrid Student (Math)
May 5th for Remote Students (Math)
May 6th is a make-up date for both Hybrid and Remote Students (Math)
Remote students will need to have their parents make arrangements to drop them off by 8:35 a.m. and picked up by 11:00 a.m..
Dear parents here is a link for you to fill out the Virtual Emergency Cards. Please click on it and have the card filled out.
Spring Break Homework Assignments
ELA: Informative Essays (5 to 8 Sentences for each paragraph, a minimum of 3 paragraphs)
History of the violin: Isabella, Jeremy, Yamileth, Ticcori
Explanation of how violins are made: Jason, Shaima, Rachel, Jeremiah, Jayden
Explanation of how violins make sound: Devin, Khassidi, Jennat, Eduardo
Explanation of how the violin is played: Melody, Ramelle, Gibran
The importance of varnish on acoustic violins Influential violinists: Deborah, Jezebel, Leah
When we return from Spring Break we will share our work with the rest of the class. Please be prepared to read your work- enjoy your vacation.
Spring Break # 1: Multiplication
Spring Break # 2: Decimals
Spring Break # 3: Division
Spring Break # 4: Measurements
Spring Break # 5: Intro to Fractions
Winter Project 2020-2021
Dreams and Aspirations (Branches)
1) Write at least 3 paragraphs about your dreams and aspirations for the future.
2). Create a digital collage and/or poster board image that represents those dreams and aspirations.
2:45-3:15 Community Meeting/SEL Check-in for Parents and Guardians
During this time you will have opportunities to ask questions, voice concerns and/or talk about what is on your mind about what is going on in school or within the community.
Hello parents/guardians, I would like to recommend an app called Genuis Scan. You can scan your child's work and send it directly to their teacher's email.
Directions on how to access Microsoft Teams:
- log onto clever (The Clever Portal)
- find Office 365
- click on Office 365
- tyoe in your username and password
- find the Teams icon
- click on Teams icon
- find calendar icon on left side of screen
- click on calendar
- find today's date and click on join meeting
Class TEAMS Names
Introduction Class: 566- Mr. Vasquez (5V)
English Class: 566-ENG015-501
Math Class: 566-MTH025-501
Science Class: 566-SCI0501-501
Social Studies: 566-SST045-501
These classes will be set up on TEAMS and meetings will be located with the calendar tab (with in Teams Calendar). You shall receive an invite when classes are expected to begin.
Here is the Microsoft Teams Hyperlink.
Parent/Guardian Technology Guide TEAMS
Follow these steps to access Microsoft TEAMS:
1. Click link below.
2. Select : Login with LDAP
3. Login to CLEVER:
password: MMDDYYYY (ex: 10192011)
4. Scroll down on the page until you see OFFICE 365. Click on the icon.
5. When prompted to sign in, use the same login that you used for CLEVER.
6. Once on you will see TEAMS.
Parent Portal Web Address
Link to create a a Parent Portal account
How to Create a Parent Portal Account
The password to create the account is always the student Date of Birth in this format:
mm/dd/yyyy. If the students birthday is January 5, 2010, the password to enter would be 01/05/2010. Please also note that the AccessID is case sensitive, and the password contains the /’s.
For more information please visit the attached link.
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors in General Education - Manhattan College Masters in Special Education- Manhattan College Masters in Administration and Supervision -Fordham University