Presentation on theme: "Back to School Night. Classroom Procedures Marble Jar Classroom Tickets (Homework) Classroom Management: We are learning the 7 Habits of Happy Kids to."— Presentation transcript:
Classroom Procedures Marble Jar Classroom Tickets (Homework) Classroom Management: We are learning the 7 Habits of Happy Kids to teach kids how to take charge of their own behavior. If there is a problem: 1. I work it out with the student. 2. If it continues I will contact parents and we will work it out together. 3. Safe school violations and bullying issues may receive discipline tickets.
Planners Parent/teacher communication Reading minutes (100 min./wk. initialed by parents) Ken Garff Road to Success Reading Program Weekly Schedule Homework assignments Spelling words Test Dates Upcoming Events (Field trips, programs etc…)
Homework 20 minutes of reading five nights a week Practice Spelling and Vocabulary words. Tests on Fridays. Fluency Practice (Timed for 1 minute) Test On Fridays. Math Practice Homework (Tickets) 10 minutes of keyboarding practice *Mrs. Smith’s Website
Book Reports Students will be doing 2 book reports this year. Watch for handouts with instructions. 1. Character book report: Due the end of term 1. 2. Cereal Box Book Report due the end of Term 3.
Birthdays Students bring a store bought treat to share. We have 29 students. Summer Birthdays: Please choose a special day to send a store bought treat and we will celebrate that day. If you are unable to send a treat please let me know and I will be happy to provide one. Students will receive a small gift from me also.
Afternoon Snack Parents can sign up to bring a healthy snack for the class once a month to have during our long afternoons. Watch for a sign up note from our volunteer coordinator.
Contacting me E-mail link on my webpage Call the school Make an appointment Write in the planner (student must show it to me) Send a note with your student *If you don’t have E-mail access please let me know and I will send home hardcopies.
Narnia Day Thursday, May 24th We need 2 coordinators (One from each class) And MANY volunteers! We will let you know when the first Narnia meeting is. Sign up sheet
Highlights Magazine Please check no and sign so we can get free “stuff”.
Scholastic Book Orders Watch for them at the beginning of each month. There is a link on my web page to order on-line. When a parent orders on line we get a $3.00 coupon to buy books for the classroom library! Students can still order buy turning the form and check or money order in to me.