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Welcome Parents! Please… ◦ Sign the Welcome! Sheet ◦ Would you like to be a classroom volunteer? If so, please let me know tonight or email me! ◦ Locate your child’s seat and personal message to you.
Welcome To Back-To-School Night! Mr. Cammann – Room 200
Introduction Welcome & Thank You! How can you reach me? ◦ Email:firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred method)email@example.com ◦ Voice Mail/Phone: 215.529.2891 ◦ Address: 1600 Sleepy Hollow Road Quakertown, PA 18951 Please feel free to contact me anytime!
Mr. Cammann’s Website How can I access your webpage? ◦ QCSD Main Webpage QCSD Main Webpage Why should I visit your webpage? ◦ Daily Schedule/Homework ◦ Parent/Student Information ◦ Important Announcements/Weekly Updates ◦ Study Guides, Newsletter, and more!
Daily Schedule Spelling ◦ Pre-Tests, Workbook, Homework Packet, Challenge Words, Unit Test Writing Workshop ◦ The Writing Process: Pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, conferencing, publishing ◦ Modes of writing: Informative, Persuasive, Descriptive, NarrativeNarrative
Specials & Target Time Specials: ◦ Day 1 Music ◦ Day 2 Physical Education ◦ Day 3 Art ◦ Day 4 Library Target Time ◦ This time is reserved for small group remediation/enrichment with Mr. Cammann, Mr. Erk, Ms. Stabilit and other staff. ◦ Groups are fluid throughout the year.
Reading Workshop What does reading workshop look like? ◦ Read aloud ◦ Shared reading ◦ Targeted instruction of reading strategies ◦ Guided Reading Groups Students entering 4 th grade: Level “O” End of 1 st Marking Period: Level “O/P” End of 2 nd Marking Period: Level “Q” End of 3 rd Marking Period: Level “Q/R” End of 4 th Marking Period: Level “R”
Reading Workshop (cont.) At-Home Reading Log ◦ Nightly Reading Nightly Reading ◦ Write Night Responses Write Night Responses How does my child receive credit for reading a book? ◦ Book Chats Book Chats ◦ No Monthly Reading Logs ◦ Book Goals and Expectations Book Goals
Mathematics Everyday Mathematics – What is it? ◦ Math messages & mental reflexes ◦ Ongoing learning & math practice Ongoing learning ◦ Individual & group activities ◦ Options for differentiation (readiness, re-teaching, remediation, enrichment) Homework ◦ SL Packets & Student Reference Book SL Packets ◦ Worksheets & Computer sites 4 th Grade Math Goal ◦ 45/50 Division facts in four minutes
Science & Social Studies Science – 1 st & 3 rd Marking Periods ◦ Animal Habitats ◦ Land & Water ◦ Magnets & Electricity Magnets & Electricity ◦ Motion & Design Social Studies – 2 nd & 4 th Marking Periods ◦ All about Pennsylvania (Geography, History, Government, and Civics)Geography, ◦ The Lehigh and Delaware Canal Towpath
Rubrics, Standards Based Grading, and Learning Targets Rubrics ◦ Students know what their expectations are for every graded assignment Standards Based Grading ◦ Students are assessed with a 4, 3, 2, 1 ◦ On-going assessment, remediation, second chance learning Depths of Knowledge: Depths of Knowledge ◦ Recall, Basic Application, Strategic Thinking, and Extended Thinking
Classroom Management R-E-S-P-E-C-T letters and classroom recognition tied into P.B.S. Individual recognition and warning cards Homework policy Band lessons & responsibilities Engagement, Academic Rigor, & Scaffolding Varied instructional styles to target your child’s multiple intelligences ◦ Technology, “Hands-On,” Kinesthetic, & more
Important Information Check my school webpage for announcements, forms, and more! Early dismissal, car rider notes to office Attendance/Tardy slips/Excuses slips/Call your child out sick Lunch envelopes/Scholastic Book orders Classroom volunteers/Mystery reader Birthday treats, allergies, & free book November parent conference sign-up is on- line.
Questions? Thank you very much for attending Back-To-School Night 2011. If you leave with a question, please email me! Have a wonderful evening!