Presentation on theme: "Open House 2013 Grade 4 Mrs. Beck & Mrs. Darnley"— Presentation transcript:
1 Open House 2013 Grade 4 Mrs. Beck & Mrs. Darnley
2 Study Skills/Organizational Skills: Notebook: Important ResourceLists goals/skills in unitVocabulary included (in study format)Test TimesColor Coded FoldersPrinted ScheduleLocker Stops
3 Math Program NYS Standards Based & Core Curriculum Common Formative unit assessments (CFAs) modeled after the NYS testPart 1: Multiple ChoicePart 2: Short Answer and Written Response
4 4th Grade Math Concepts Unit #1 Place Vale / Addition & Subtraction Unit # MultiplicationUnit # DivisionUnit # Equations & Word ProblemsUnit # MeasurementUnit # Fraction ConceptsUnit # Fractions & DecimalsUnit # Geometry
5 What to do at home …Refer back to listed skills & assess … remediate with IXLPractice math facts (should be automatic)Fast Math ProgramUse notebook as a resourceClass websiteTalk math
6 Components of ELAELA consists of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.Reading, Writing, Spelling and Grammar will all be included in the ELA GradeGrading is based on classroom work, tests/quizzes, homework and participationInstruction will be driven through the use of novels, anthology, non-fiction materials, and materials from the Engage NY ELA modules.
7 Components of Writing Writing Genres Narrative Informational PersuasiveComparative
8 What to do at home … Make sure your child is reading on a daily basis Consider reading with your child and discussing books togetherVisit the local library to sign out books on tape/CD to allow students to enjoy more challenging reading material.Read the newspaper or magazine articles with your student and discuss main points.Have your child write at home; thank you notes, phone messages, diaries, to-do lists, etc.
9 4th Grade Science Curriculum Living EnvironmentLife Cycle/Life Span of Plants/AnimalsWater CycleFood/Energy ChainSun’s Earth’s Movements and SeasonsPhysical SettingEnergyMatter/States of MatterMagnetism
10 4th Grade Social Studies Curriculum New York StateNew York State GeographyHistory of New York StateNative AmericansExplorersColonial AmericaRevolutionary WarA New NationIndustrial Revolution/Immigration/Erie CanalState & Federal GovernmentLancaster History
11 What to do at home - Study vocabulary on regular basis Stay aware of quizzes and tests (test time)Keep an organized and up to date notebookRead the newspaper and magazines for related articlesGo to classroom website for enrichment or extension activities (where available)
12 Homework There will be some homework most days. Homework is given as practice and reinforcement.Homework is expected to be completed on time.Failure to complete homework on a regular basis can have a negative impact on quarterly grade.Students who do not complete hw will lose a chip.
13 Student Expectations Students will develop study skills Students will positively interact with all students and learn how to deal with conflict.Students will follow classroom rules and proceduresStudents will learn responsibility by communicating with team teachersStudents will become independent using agenda planners
14 Grading: Grades are based on: class work assignments & projects quizzes & testshomeworkclassroom participation
15 Chips & Parent Communication Folder PCF (Parent Communication Folder)ChipsFun FridayFriday Letter
16 Classroom Codes and Interventions Verbal warning to studentConference between teacher and studentPhone call/note to parent (in PCF)Parent conferenceAdministrative action/disciplinary report
17 Other Information … What’s on the website? Snacks Birthdays Band/LessonsPTO Membership/Apparel/Sale ItemsParent PortalAbsencesStudent Handbook & Team GuideScholastic book ordersExtra suppliesAcademic Intervention Services
18 Thank you for attending! We look forward to a rewarding yearwith your child!Please sign up for a conference withyour child’s homeroom teacher (outside classroom door.)Please fill out the Open House survey (in your packet)