Mrs. Alethea Jones



Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Science in Education

Mrs. Alethea Jones


Hello! My name is Alethea Jones-Fobbs, and I am the EC Resource Teacher for 5th grade. I am a graduate of Elizabeth City State University, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. I continued my education to receive my teacher certification in Special Education, specializing in students with Specific Learning Disabilities. I bring almost 21 years of experience in the Exceptional Children's Program. I have been serving the students and parents of Halifax County Schools for 21 years also. I have the pleasure of serving the scholars and parents of Inborden Elementary S.T.E.A.M. Academy this year. I look forward to the opportunity of educating your students, and offering my support and assistance to parents. 




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5th Grade Syllabus

  • 5 th Grade Syllabus

     use details to explain what a text says explicitly
     make inferences
     determine theme/compare & contrast theme
     identify main idea 
     describe characters, setting, plot
     make connections in nonfiction text
     determine the meaning of unknown words and     phrases
     differentiate between poems, dramas, and prose
     determine elements of poetry and dramas
     determine text structure (chronology, comparison, cause/effect,
    problem/solution, description)
     compare and contrast point of view
     explain an author’s use of reasons and evidence
    Operation and Algebraic Thinking 
    o Write and interpret numerical expressions
    o Analyze patterns and relationships

    Number and Operations in Base Ten

    o Understand the place value system 
    o Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers.
    o Perform operations with decimals.

    o Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.
    o Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and
    division to multiply and divide fractions.

    Measurement and Data
    o Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system
    o Represent and interpret data.
    o Understand concepts of volume.

    o Quarters Understand the coordinate plane.
    o Classify quadrilaterals.

    Language Arts:
     Nouns
    o regular 
    o irregular
    o abstract

    Language Arts (continued):
     Verbs
    o progressive verb

    o separate items in a series
    o commas in addresses
    o commas in dialogue
    o quotation marks in dialogue

    o continue using conventional

    o perfect verb tense
    o use correct verb

    o comparative 
    o superlative

    o coordinating and
    o correlative (such a

    o comparative and
    o relative

    spelling for high frequency words
    and adding suffixes

    Context Clues
    Figurative Language
    o metaphors
    o similes
    o idioms, adages, proverbs

    o pronoun-antecedent agreement
    o relative
     Interjections

Class Expectations

  • expectations