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Welcome to Mrs. Kohrmann’s 4 th Grade Class 2014-2015

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1 Welcome to Mrs. Kohrmann’s 4 th Grade Class 2014-2015

2 Room I-18’s Expectations We always do our best the first time! We will use appropriate language at all times. We will raise our hands if there is a question/answer. We will respect others and their property. We will use kind words to each other.

3 Homework

4  Students will be assigned homework on a nightly basis. They will write it down in their reminder binders before going home each day.  Your child should be spending approximately 45 to 50 minutes a night on homework, Monday-Thursday, as required by the school district. It will be evaluated on your child’s report card.  Please make sure to check and initial your child’s reminder binders each night. Look for any important information I have listed on it for the week on the Announcements Sheet that is taped into their binder. You will also notice a number that is circled each day in their binder. A “1” is Awesome and a “6” is Stop (student owes 20 min.). This is a daily behavior/participation score.  Homework consists of: Reading for 20 minutes, Math, and a language arts activity nightly. Some nights will have a social studies or science activity. Study spelling words for test on Thusday, unless it is a four-day week.  Homework is checked and collected the next day, otherwise noted.

5 Students are to read or be read to for 20 minutes each night. It should be a “Good Fit Book” for them. Their Fluency reading log should be filled out and signed by parents on Thursday evening or Friday morning before school. Their total number of minutes read should be greater than or equal to 80 minutes (the fluency reading may count for 20 minutes for the week). Reading Log

6 Kohr Money EE EEarn On-time to school Answering questions correctly Getting a 90% or above on tests Passing timed-tests Bringing in donations Bringing in papers ASAP Class jobs E Pay Not following classroom and/or school rules Incomplete homework Losing papers Tilting on chairs No name on papers Losing pencils, pens, etc.

7 Daily Schedule

8 8:55-9:10-Opening/collect homework 9:10-10:10-Daily 5/reading groups 10:10-10:50-Whole group language arts 10:50-12:05-Math 12:05-12:50-Lunch 12:55-1:10-Math facts 1:10-1:40-Intervention 1:45-2:05-Writing 2:05-2:15-Recess 2:15-2:40-Writing Continued 2:40-3:15-Science/SS/PE 3:20-Dismissal Library : Thursdays-2:15-3:00 Computers: Fridays-12:45-1:30 VAPA: Fridays-11:20-12:05

9 Some projects for the year  Pumpkin Globe (Sept./Oct.)  Mission Projects (Spring)  Science Fair Project (Spring)

10 WednesdayFolders

11 Wednesday Folders  Graded papers will usually be sent home every Wednesday. It will have graded papers and test/quizzes from the previous week.  Please initial on the dated log attached to the back of the folder. This will indicate that you have seen and reviewed these papers.  Any papers graded in pen means that we have corrected their papers together in class.  Emptied Wednesday folders need to be returned by Friday.

12 Math Units

13 Multiplication of larger numbers (all strategies) Division of larger numbers by 1 digit (all strategies) Area/Perimeter Triangles & Quadrilaterals Fractions Decimals Measurement conversions Ongoing Problem Solving (WAM)

14 LanguageArts

15 Comprehension Strategies Text structure (Informational) Main Idea and Key details (Informational) Summarizing ( both informational and Literature) Theme Poetry Comparing 2 texts on the same topic Reading Writing Opinion Narrative Informational

16 *Changing Earth *Rocks and Minerals *Ecosystems *Electricity and Magnetism

17 California History *Regions-CA *Native Americans *Explorers *Spanish Missions and Ranchos *Gold Rush

18 Volunteers Must have current TB test on file & other paperwork on file to help in classroom Parent Tab on TVUSD website Be sure to check in and get your VOLUNTEER sticker in the office each time you visit

19 I appreciate you coming tonight! By working together, we can help your child be a successful learner.

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