Hello Bolin Blazers,Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year! I am a fifth grade reading, language arts, and social studies teacher. I graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. I have been teaching fifth grade for the past twenty-eight years. I have been at Bolin Elementary since the fall of 2000.My fifth grade teammates are: Marc Alvarez (Math and Science), Shawn Heisler (Reading, Language Arts, and Social Studies), and Ricardo Hope (Math and Science).
If you need to contact me, my email address is: Rebecca.Goldberg@Allenisd.org or you may leave a voicemail at 214-495-6750 ext. 110306.My conference period is Monday-Friday 1:20-2:05 (Room 131).I am looking forward to another awesome year with my Bolin Blazer Family!Reading and Language Arts Curriculum Content Covered This Year:Unit 1 - Interpretation Book Clubs: Analyzing Themes & Narrative CraftUnit 2 - Tackling Complexity: Moving Up Levels of Nonfiction & The Lens of History: Research ReportsUnit 3 - Literary Essay: Opening Texts and Seeing More & The Research-Based Argument EssayUnit 4 - Literary Essay: Fantasy Book Clubs: The Magic of Themes and Symbols & Poetry and Fiction WritingStudents will also complete a book report & reading log every nine weeks. (A rubric will be provided.)Social Studies Curriculum Content Covered This Year:Fall Semester: Unit 1 - Geography, Unit 2 - Colonial America, Unit 3 - Celebrate Freedom, Unit 4 - American Revolution, Unit 5 - Constitution & Government (start)Spring Semester: Unit 5 - Constitution & Government (continued), Unit 6 - Westward Expansion, Unit 7 - Industrial Revolution, Unit 8 - Civil War and Reconstruction, Unit 9 - 20th Century, and Unit 10 - 21 CenturyFifth Grade School Supplies1 - 120ct Wide Rule Paper2 - 132ct Puffs Tissues2 - 7'' 24ct Crayola Colored Pre-sharpened Pencils1 - Poly Pocket Insert Divider 5 Tabs 10 Pockets24 - Ticonderoga # 2 Pencil1 - Nylon Zipper Pencil Bag2 - Jumbo Elmer's Glue Stick4 - Assorted Colors Composition Books1 - 2" Cloth Zip-up Binder1 - Earbud Head Phones2 - Black Sharpies2 - Pink Pearl Eraser1 - Package of 4 Expo Erase MarkersFifth Grade Schedule7:45-8:00 Attendance, Lunch Count & Morning Announcements8:00-8:35 Blazer Time (Enrichment / Intervention)8:35-10:55 Block 1 - Rdg., Lang. Arts & Social Studies (Goldberg's Homeroom)10:55-11:25 Block 2 - Rdg., Lang. Arts & Social Studies (Alvarez's Homeroom)11:30-12:00 Lunch (with class restroom break)12:05-1:20 Continue with Block 21:20-2:05 Specials (P.E, Art & Music)2:05-2:25 Continue with Block 22:30-2:55 Recess (Dismiss from playground)After-School DutiesCar Riders - AlvarezWalkers/Bikers/Walk-ups - GoldbergSchool Bus - HeislerFront of School/Kid's Club - Hope