Presentation on theme: "Curriculum night Welcome to 4A class!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Curriculum night Welcome to 4A class! I am so pleased to be teaching fourth grade at Yinghua Academy as your child’s teacher this year. I am looking forward to a successful year, full of new learning opportunities, challenges and great experiences for each student.Wang Lasohi09/10/2013
2 About Me: I’m originally from Xi’an China. I got my master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies in the University of North Texas, and I also did my student teaching in Third Grade in Texas. Prior to coming to the United States, I taught in a college in China for two years.This will be my first year to teach Fourth Grade, and I will do all my best to plan for all of our exciting classroom learnings
3 We will talk about: Curriculum Map Responsive Classroom Classroom ScheduleExample of Homework8 Steps of Model Drawing and ExampleClassroom RulesHomework PoliciesClassroom ExpectationsClassroom ManagementField TripClassroom Webpage
10 8 Steps of Model Drawing Read the entire problem. Decide who is involved in the problem.Decide what is involved in the problem.Draw unit bars of equal length.Read each sentence, one at a time.Put the question mark in place.Work computation to the side or underneath.Answer the question in a complete sentence.
11 Addition Example: Alicia had $6 more than Bobby Addition Example: Alicia had $6 more than Bobby. If Bobby had $10, how much did they have altogether?Step one: Read the entire problem “Alicia had $6 more than Bobby. If Bobby had $10, how much did they have altogether? Step two: Decide who is involved in the problem. Alicia Bobby Step three: Decide what is involved in the problem Alicia’s money Bobby’s money Step four: Draw unit bars of equal length Step five: Read each sentence, one at a time. A “Alicia had $6 more than Bobby.” Alicia’s money $6B “If Bobby had $10,….” Alicia’s money $6 Bobby’s money $10 C “… how much did they have altogether Step six: Put the question mark in place Alicia’s money $10 $6 Bobby’s money $10 ? Step seven: work computation to the side or underneath. $10+$6=$16 $16+$10=$26 Step eight: Answer the question in a complete sentence Alicia and bobby had $26 altogether.
12 Classroom Rules Safety Be Respectful Listen to the teacher, complete assignments on time.Manage yourselfDo your best
13 Homework PoliciesHomework (math and Chinese) most nights in 4th Grade30 minutes of English book reading and Chinese wordbook each nightMake sure your child has distraction-free homeworktime and a set homework placeWe provide 15 to 20 minutes of free time per day forstudents to complete part of their homeworkPlease check and sign your child’s folder everyday. Remind your child to hand in the homework on time.
14 Classroom Expectations Focus on IndependenceResponsibilityListening and Following DirectionsClear Expectations for BehaviorMaking good choicesResponsive Classroom StrategiesClassroom Agreement (rules)
15 Classroom Management Daily 5 - Read to self Bingo Board Sign-in sheet - Read to someone- Listen to reading- Work on writing- Word workBingo BoardSign-in sheetDaily Trivia
16 Field TripFourth grade will have three times field trip during this school year.Term 1 : ScienceTerm 2: Chinese Language ArtsTerm 3: Social StudiesAll field trip will relate to fourth grade CLA, Social studies &Science. More information will be send home later.
17 Classroom Webpage http://www.yinghuaacademy.org/ Click "Current Families"Click "Classroom webpages"Key in password "2013yinghuarocks"Find 4th Grade A.
18 Contact me by: firstname.lastname@example.org Xie Xie!