2Counseling Department AdministratorsMr. Jimmy D’Andrea – PrincipalMrs. Shelia Harrison – Assistant PrincipalMrs. Ericka Singleton – Assistant PrincipalMs. Kelly Bean – Assistant School AdministratorCounseling DepartmentMrs. Heather Cohen – Resource CounselorMrs. Kelli Shelhorse – 6th Grade Counselor ( )Mrs. Katie Mendelson – 7th Grade Counselor ( )Mrs. Jan Moore – 8th Grade Counselor ( )Mrs. Cathy Hocker- Secretary, Registrar, SSL Coordinator
3Kingsview Staff Mrs. Barbara Escobar, World Language IRT Mrs. Janet Kilcoyne, Math IRTMr. Wymon Lee, Science IRTMr. Brad MacKay, PE/Arts IRTMrs. Vicki Rotker, Study Skills TeacherMrs. Kristen Sullivan, English/Reading IRTMr. Michael Tucci, Social Studies IRT
4The Kingsview VisionSafe environment, physically and emotionally, where students and staff feel valued and respected and where students’ intellectual, social and emotional growth are fostered
5The Kingsview VisionOutstanding teaching and learning where all students are engaged and challenged in every class, every day and where students are gaining the skills they need to be successful in the 21st century
6Math Articulation Kingsview Middle School 2015-2016 Janet KilcoyneMath Department Resource Teacher
7Habits of a Productive Mathematical Thinker Reasoning and Explaining Standard of Mathematical Practice #2Reason abstractly and quantitativelyStandard of Mathematical Practice #3Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of othersModeling Using ToolsStandard of Mathematical Practice #1Make sense of problems and persevere in solving themStandard of Mathematical Practice #4Model with mathematicsStandard of Mathematical Practice #5Use appropriate tools strategicallySeeing Structure and GeneralizingStandard of Mathematical Practice #6Attend to PrecisionStandard of Mathematical Practice #7Look for and make sense of structureStandard of Mathematical Practice #8Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning
10Grade Level Courses Accelerated Courses C2.0 Math 7C2.0 Math 8MP1MP2MP3MP4MP1MP2MP3MP4Accelerated CoursesC2.0 IMM7MP1M7MP2M7MP3M7MP4M8MP1M8MP2C2.0 Algebra 1M8MP4M8MP4ALGMP1ALGMP2ALGMP3ALGMP4
11Kingsview Middle School English and ReadingArticulationKristen Sullivan: English Resource Teacher
127th Grade Advanced English Students are expected to:Read novels, short stories, poetry, navigate visual literacyIndependently write in response to readingIndependently write creative narrativesUse Course and Literary Terms and MCPS designed assessmentsTeachers Expect Students to:Show initiative and be able to work independentlyDo homework regularly and read nightly to build vocabulary skillsBe able to navigate on-grade level textsWrite a paragraph and 3 paragraph essays
138th Grade Advanced English A/B Mirrors the 9th grade curriculum Semester A (Quarters 1 and 2)Writing Based InstructionStudents are expected toWrite independentlyArgumentInformative/ExplanatoryNarrativeRead independentlyDo homework regularly and read nightly to build vocabulary skillsShow initiative and be able to work independentlySemester B (Quarters 3 and 4)Literature Based InstructionStudents are expected toRead novels, short stories, poetry, navigate visual literacyIndependently write in response to readingDo homework regularly and read nightly to build vocabulary skillsShow initiative and be able to work independentlyUse of course terms is important
14Research States: *Students who read widely and frequently are higher achievers than students who read rarely and narrowly.*Even proficient readers eventually exhibit academic declinesif they do not read in their free time.*Children learn an average of 4,000 to 12,000 new words eachyear as a result of book reading.* Daily at home reading, high expectations, and parentinvolvement (including reading out loud) help promotelifelong independent readers.
157th and 8th Grade Reading Reading 7, Reading 8, or Read 180 Enrollment in Reading is based on a variety of data sources such as Map-R, academic performance, and teacher recommendations.Lessons and activities primarily focus on interdisciplinary skills and strategies that further develop comprehension of informational text.
16World Language Articulation 2015-2016 Barbara Escobar, World Language IRT
17World Language Pathways 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th GradeSpanish/French 1ASpanish/French 1BSpanish/French 2A/BSpanish/French 3A/BSpanish/French 1ASpanish/French 1BSpanish/French 2A/BReading(Digital Literacy)Spanish/French 1A/BSpanish/French 2A/BAwareness of Language and Culture(Semester elective)Reading(Digital Literacy)Awareness of Language and Culture(Semester elective)Spanish/French 1A/BReading(Digital Literacy)Reading 7/8Reading 7/8Spanish/French/ASL 1A/BReading(Digital Literacy)
18Spanish and French Pacing of courses High school credit courses County ExamWork ethic and study habits
19Awareness of Language and Culture Semester course (recommended elective)Focus on:culturenon-verbal communicationSpanish, French, German, Portuguese, Farsi, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic and Hebrew
20Welcome to Science! Who did you have for science last year? How much did you review your course work outside of school?
22Are you Hungry to Know More? All advanced science courses feature…Problem/project based curriculumInstruction revolves around relevant everyday problemsStudents engage in inquiry based explorationsHigher level discussion and purposeful reading and writing
23Welcome to Science Investigations in Science 7 Units Hydroponics: Cellular functions and Chemical reactionsHuman Anatomy and PhysiologyGenetics: Heredity and Genetic DisordersGeologic and Genetic factors towards the evolutionof organisms.
24Welcome to Science 8th Grade Science Investigations in Earth and Space Science (IESS)Solar Energy and Fluid CirculationExplore weather around the world and how it affects usAstronomyInvestigate the formation of the universe, galaxies, stars, and planetsEarth Structure/Internal Energy/Restless EarthIdentify major geological eventsEarth Materials and ProcessesIdentify how matter can be identified and the minerals associatedEarth History/Global ChangeHow the physical environment has changed and will continue to change as a result of the ever fluid events that occur on EarthSemester and Final Exams
25What are skills the student in your life can work on NOW to prepare for next year? Answer questions fully with examples,data, and explanationsRead, create, and interpret graphs,charts, and tables
267th Grade Advanced World Studies Resource Teacher: Michael Tucci
277th Grade Units of Study 1:Foundations of Modern Political Systems Europe in the Middle Ages2:The Influence of Culture in AfricaThe Middle Ages and Today3:Geography Shapes Latin AmericaPast and Present4:The Impact of EconomicsOne World Past and Present
28Advanced Skills 7thAnalyzing Images, Artifacts and Primary Source Documents in order to….Categorizing EvidenceIdentify Multiple PerspectivesDetermine RelevanceCreate a Historical Interpretation
29Writing Skills 7th Use evidence to support a generalization Support a Thesis using multiple sources of evidence/ multiple perspectivesAnswer a Document Based Question (Introduced)
328th Grade Advanced World Studies Resource Teacher: Michael Tucci
338th Grade Units of Study1: Democracy: Political System of the People2: Creating a National Political System and Culture 1783–18153: Geographic and Economic ChangeShape the Nation 1815–18504: A Nation Divided and Rebuilt1840–1877
348th Grade DifferencesHeavy Emphasis on Textbook Outlining with chapter quizzes using those outlinesUnit Exams quarters 1 &3(Same as 6th & 7th)Semester Exam 2nd and 4th Quarter
35Advanced Skills 8thAnalyzing Images, Artifacts and Primary Source Documents in order to….Determine the main idea of the ContentDetermine the PurposeCorroborate multiple sources of evidenceDetermine the ContextInterpret Statistics and use to support a historical narrative
36Writing Skills 8thDevelop a Thesis Statement and support it with evidenceSupport and Defend a Thesis in a multi-paragraph essayAnswer a Document Based Question
39Physical Education & Health 3 Quarters of PE and 1Quarter of HealthHealth Related FitnessFitnessgramPush-Ups, Crunches, Sit and Reach, and PacerMovement Skills and ConceptsInvasion GamesNet GamesPersonal DevelopmentPersonal & Social ResponsibilityProblem SolvingDecision-Making Skills7th Grade Health Units:Mental and Emotional HealthAlcohol, Tobacco and other DrugsPersonal and Consumer HealthFamily Life and Human SexualityDisease Prevention and Control8th Grade Health Units:Safety and Injury PreventionNutrition and Fitness
407th and 8th Grade Electives Performance Based Choices (Full Year) Intermediate Band 7/8Advanced Band 7/8Advanced Orchestra 7/8Concert Chorus 7Concert Chorus 8
417th/8th Grade Electives Awareness of Language and Culture Basic Studio ArtCeramics and SculptureComputer ApplicationsContemporary Communications I/IICritical Thinking through Applied TechnologyExploring TheaterFashion/Sewing andDesignIntroduction to WritingLights, Camera, Literacy (Full Year)Log on to Success!Science of Sports and Recreational Activities A/BTechnology Education/Technology Systems
447th and 8th Grade Semester Elective Choices Students Rank Order TOP 5
457th and 8th grade Elective options Students in 7th and 8th grade will take a total of 2 semester long elective courses, unless the elective they choose is a full year course.Some courses are by teacher recommendation.Students will be placed in elective classes according to their 1st and 2nd choices when possible.It is sometimes necessary to enroll students in their alternate choices.Some courses may charge a nominal fee.All courses are subject to cancellation pending student enrollment.
46Kingsview Middle School Required ClassesEnglishMathScienceSocial Studies/US HistoryPhysical Education and HealthReading (if recommended) or World Language or ElectiveElective
47Registration Procedures Counselors will be visiting 6th and 7th grade classes FebruaryRegistration forms due to 6th or 7th grade Science teacher by Feb 13, 2015.Choose carefully with your parent to make good academic decisions about:Reading or World Language or ElectiveElective choicesWe use your teachers’ recommendations, data, and your requests to determine your schedule.
48Course ChoicesIf students are recommended for Reading, they MUST take Reading and one elective choice.If students are recommended for World Language, they can select French or Spanish, and one elective choice.If students are recommended for World Language, they can opt NOT to begin in Middle School and select two elective options.** Students and parents should consider this decision carefully as changes will not be possible after registration is complete.**
49Kingsview Staff Contact InformationMrs. Barbara Escobar, World Language IRTMs. Eve Janney, Special Education IRTMrs. Janet Kilcoyne, Math IRTMr. Wymon Lee, Science IRTMr. Bradley MacKay, PE/ Arts IRTMrs. Kristen Sullivan, English/Reading IRTMr. Michael Tucci, Social Studies IRT