Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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 Lasohi 09/10/2013
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
We will talk about: Curriculum Map Responsive Classroom Classroom Schedule Example of Homework 8 Steps of Model Drawing and Example Classroom Rules Homework Policies Classroom Expectations Classroom Management Field Trip Classroom Webpage
Fourth Grade Curriculum Map
Responsive Classroom Community Building Social Language Learning Academic Language enrichment
Classroom Schedule (4B) YINGHUA ACADEMY 2011/2012 Schedule GRADE:2BTEACHER: Fang Wu PLC: Monday, 10:00-11:30 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday Morning Meeting 8:45-9:12 Morning Meeting Morning Meeting Morning Meeting Morning Meeting Morning Meeting Period 1 9:15-10:05 CLAArtMathEnglish Period 2 10:08-10:58 CLA writingMathCLAMath Period 3 11:01-11:51 MathPEEnglishCLA Period 4 Playground 11:55-12:20 Lunch 12:20-12:40 Reading Time 12:40-12:57 Story Reading Period 5 1:00-1:45 English MusicMathSocial Studies Period 6 1:48-2:33 ScienceCLAScienceEnglishCLA reading Period 7 2:36-3:21 Social StudiesCLA readingCLA writingPEMusic 3:24-3:45PM Homeroom Homework Lab PM Homeroom Homework Lab PM Homeroom Homework Lab PM Homeroom Homework Lab PM Homeroom Homework Lab
Example of Homework
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.
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 Alicia’s money Bobby’s money Step five: Read each sentence, one at a time. A “Alicia had $6 more than Bobby.” Alicia’s money $6 Bobby’s money B “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.
Classroom Rules Safety Be Respectful Listen to the teacher, complete assignments on time. Manage yourself Do your best
Homework Policies Homework (math and Chinese) most nights in 4th Grade 30 minutes of English book reading and Chinese word book each night Make sure your child has distraction-free homework time and a set homework place We provide 15 to 20 minutes of free time per day for students to complete part of their homework Please check and sign your child’s folder everyday. Remind your child to hand in the homework on time.
Classroom Expectations Focus on Independence Responsibility Listening and Following Directions Clear Expectations for Behavior Making good choices Responsive Classroom Strategies Classroom Agreement (rules)
Classroom Management Daily 5 - Read to self - Read to someone - Listen to reading - Work on writing - Word work Bingo Board Sign-in sheet Daily Trivia
Field Trip Fourth grade will have three times field trip during this school year. Term 1 : Science Term 2: Chinese Language Arts Term 3: Social Studies All field trip will relate to fourth grade CLA, Social studies &Science. More information will be send home later.
Classroom Webpage 1.http://www.yinghuaacademy.org/http://www.yinghuaacademy.org/ 2.Click "Current Families" 3.Click "Classroom webpages" 4.Key in password "2013yinghuarocks" 5.Find 4th Grade A.