My goal is to create a respectful, caring environment where all students can succeed. Our classroom rules are simple. We treat others as we would like to be treated. Positive behavior system.
Daily Schedule 8:50-9:00 Arrival 9:00-10:30 Reading Workshop (10:00 Snack) 10:30-11:30 Specials A Computer BPE/Lit CPE/Music DArt EMusic/PE 11:30-12:35 Writing 12:35-1:20 Lunch 1:25-1:45 Read Aloud 1:45-2:15 Science or Social Studies 2:15-3:15 Math 3:30 Dismissal
Literacy Reading and Writing in a workshop format Book log- goal is to read at least 10 pages of reading daily 40 in 4 th Reading Challenge Word Study- new words come home on Monday-test on Friday
Math Flexible grouping Skills: Operations and Algebraic Thinking Number and Operations in Base Ten Measurement and Data Geometry Number Sense-Fractions 8 Mathematical Practices **Students need to know multiplication facts**
Map skills Prairie & Illinois Unit Government Unit Study of the United States Regions
Science Earth Materials (Rocks and Minerals) Dissect owl pellets Life Structures (Plants and Life Cycle) Inventions Engineering -Pasta Bridges
Different grading procedures depending on assignments: Some assignments are reviewed and recorded as completed, but not graded. This will be indicated by a star or smiley face. “CT” = Corrected Together/Completed Together Some assignments will have point values awarded (ex: +14/15) BDPS system (beginning, developing, progressing, secure) Grading
Birthdays Treat policy-the district policy prohibits us from accepting food as a birthday treat. Students will celebrate by going to the office to say the pledge and choosing a book.
Communication Assignment notebooks Konnect- announcements, homework expectations, websites Virtual Backpack- Fun Lunch forms Contact information: Ann Mann 630-365-8170 ext.203 firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you! Before you leave... 1. Please place- Freezer Bags & tissues on Guided Reading Table. Art shirt in your numbered baggie. PE shoes in cabinet under your mailbox. All other supplies should go in your desk. 2. Make any necessary changes to the Student Verification sheets, or initial if okay. I will take them when you are done. 3. Parent-Teacher Conference sign-up sheets are located on the tables in the MPR. 4. Volunteer sign up sheet online Thanks for attending! I look forward to a wonderful, productive school year!