2 Classroom Norms Learning takes place with minimal worksheets and maximum small group and one-on-one instructionID Badges must be worn daily. On the second day it isnot worn, students will receive a conduct markOur classroom can be a bit chilly so students’ shouldkeep jackets in backpack just in caseEvery Friday, students’ special schedule will change
3 Classroom behaviorBehavior will be documented every day on students’ conduct cardsGood behavior is expected and praisedBehavior is marked on our classroom DOJOPlease include your at the end and all behaviors can me be ed to youStudents with all smiley faces and super stamps may go to the Treasure Chest on Friday***Demonstration***
4 CHAMPS ExpectationsBefore each activity, expectations are shared with theclassWe use CHAMPS to set expectationsCHAMPS expectations are school-wideVoice levels are monitoredIn the hallway, the voice level is always 0*** Demonstration***
5 Reading and Writing Workshop Reading and Writing is taught using a Workshop formatThis format consists of a teacher mini lesson, student discussion, and student practiceI will confer with students individually about their Reading and Writing.
6 Word StudyWord Study is our spelling program where students make words.This program is not about memorizing wordsWord Study focuses on word families***Demonstration***
7 Lunch Time Our lunch is from 12:52- 1:22 We eat our snack around 11:00 every dayWhen eating lunch with your child, please sit with them at the parent tableTo pay lunch in advance, you may pay online at
8 Dress Code Jackets can be brought to school daily Shorts must be long enough that finger tips touchLeggings can be worn if shirt covers student appropriately
9 ID Badges ID badges must be worn everyday to school and during school If an ID badge is lost, the cost to replace it is a total of $3.00.The cost breaks down to $2.00 for the ID and $1.00 for the lanyard.
10 Blue take Home Folder Please check your child’s folder daily Inside folder:Conduct cardHomeworkNewsletterImportant papersStudent conduct card will need to be checked and signed every day
11 Blue Tuesday FolderEvery Tuesday, graders papers will be sent home to be reviewedThe folder should be signed after reviewingThe papers should return to school, inside the folderIf the folder is not sent, this means assessments were not given or were not written
12 Homework Students will read their Take Home Reader everyday Students will write their book on their Reading logStudents will complete one Math or ELA page for homework every nightAll homework pages are due every FridayTake Home Reader will be due every Friday
13 NewsletterThe Newsletter will be placed inside the Take Home Folder every monthThe Newsletter includes:Friday Specials scheduleRemindersWhat we will be learningWord Study spelling patterns
14 Birthdays Birthdays are very important at this age All treats for the class must be delivered by 10:30Please let me know when you will be sending treatsI will verify that another birthday will be celebratedThe school suggests individual store bought cupcakesNo drinks or treat bags are allowed
15 Thank you Parents You are your child’s first teacher You are my best resource as a teacherWe must continue to work together to benefit your child’s educational successTHANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU HAV E DONE &ALL THAT YOU WILL DO THIS SCHOOL YEAR!!
16 Questions and AnswersIndividual student conferences will be scheduled very soon; however, I would love to know if you have any questions or concerns about the information you just received.