Presentation on theme: "1. Write a love note to your child on the boot notepaper 2. Enter your childs name in the open house raffle. A bowl will be passed around momentarily."— Presentation transcript:
1. Write a love note to your child on the boot notepaper 2. Enter your childs name in the open house raffle. A bowl will be passed around momentarily.
Mrs. Dornier Fourth Grade Room 220 C August 26, 2009 Welcome to the Wild West!
I have been teaching for eight years, and I love what I do. National Board Certified Masters in Educational Technology Grants Enjoy playing tennis.
Writing LEAP preparation Fluent readers Comprehension Problem Solving Socialization Good Character Responsibility Independence Organizational Skills
Analyze This!: graphing, data, weather, map skills, genre study Kid Nation: government Decisions of Our Lives: author study and problem solving Amazing Race: US regions The Price is Right: economics Dancing through the Decades: history
Based on the Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) ~ online Differentiation to meet the needs of all students Math: fluid groups created with pretest results Reading: running records taken periodically to determine groups (fluency, expression, and comprehension) Groups focus on reading leveled books while practicing skill for reading story
Reading: ALWAYS need an independent reading book! Child should be reading every night. Page numbers logged in agenda. Math: basic fact knowledge Centers & Math Tubs Think Outside the Barn! To Do List…
Subject to change Best time for doctors appointments is after lunch Associate (Ms. Ryals) times on pamphlet (math, reading, and writing conferences)
10 pt. grading scale New report card format 3 reporting periods-12 weeks Student led conferences at the end of the year All students working on or above grade level and will be graded accordingly.
Tuesdays: reading every week Wednesdays: science/social studies Thursdays: science/social studies spelling every other week Note: Notice given in agenda for science/ss (1 week prior) Fridays: writing assessment every other week math quiz/test every week Rollercoaster Madness quiz (2 min.)
Monday-Thursday Reinforces what is taught No more than an hour combined Parents will be emailed if homework is not complete No homework…no recess! Tips on pamphlet (ex-quiet place)
Basic/ approaching basic needed to pass on reading and math Science and social studies do not count towards passing but are a focus for our school Must pass LEAP + 4 th grade to go to 5th grade April 12-16, 2010 LEAP FUN WEEK: Confidential (sign up)
Attendance is very important ~ LEAP Tardy @ 7:45 am Email me 1st thing in the morning or the night before so that work can be sent to the office for afternoon pickup. Tests/quizzes given on day of return Check in/out in main office ~ No child can be released from classroom (exception ~ parties)
Positive environment Coupons Conduct Card Code of conduct in new student handbook Major offences go to Mrs. Broussard who will notify you directly after I do.
Goal is to have a field trip for each transdisciplinary unit. Chaperones are always welcome ~ Sometimes there are limits to the number allowed.
Party sign up sheets in the back of the classroom Wellness plan No unhealthy birthday snacks
Please be patient! Send a written or faxed note only about carpool changes by 2 pm. Sorry ~ no emails! Mrs. Broussard = 578-0414
White, black, or Gold Shirt (Must have U logo) Any bottoms Shirt tails Boys: belt loops are needed with a belt
Nurse: must know about all medical conditions and meds School & Class News is electronic: make sure that your email address is updated Supplies: You will be notified for payment. Book Order forms: Please combine orders and send one check made out to Scholastic Lunch visitors: 12:10-12:30
Room parents/ event chairperson Cut out lamination Make copies Cover journals with clear contact paper Read aloud to the class Share your profession with the class Stop by anytime! Wed love to have you.
Email is the best!! See business card Cell phone number: 205-2153 Newsletters (monthly) Homework Website (updated by student) www.new.schoolnotes.com/ddornier www.new.schoolnotes.com/ddornier Daily Agenda (signed each night by parent) Paper Packets Notes in Bring Back to School and Leave at Home section of binder