10 Guided ReadingDaily 5-students complete stations independently. Word Work, Read to self, Read to partner, Listen to story, Write.Meet with teacher in small group to read, work on concepts.
11 ELA Tests Weekly Spelling Tests Challenge Words are optional 15 words now + 2 sentences20 words 2nd half of year + 3 sentencesChallenge Words are optionalBi-weekly Reading tests6 Theme tests
12 Everyday Math Hands on Understanding of numbers and concepts Games are used for factsMath Facts****Homelink-each nightTry ItMuseums-Shapes, Fractions and Measurement.ExplorationsMath Boxes
13 Math Tests Given at the end of each Unit Part A is graded (fraction) Part B is for developing instruction—does not count as part of gradeOpen Ended Responses-We will solve together.On line games (
14 Social Studies Where Things Come From Ancestors Famous Americans CitizensNative AmericansHolidays Around the WorldNot tested
15 Science Germs Make Me Sick Simple Machines REEP (Regional Environmental Education Program) includes Habitats and Lifecycles.LandformsOur Solar SystemNot tested
16 Behavior Mod Program Start each day with 50 points Can earn bonus points (They are like money—You can buy back a regular point for 5¢.)Earn privileges each weekIn November we will look at how to get off point cards.
17 Class Meetings Weekly to talk about our classroom. Encourage each otherGive positive recognition
18 Scholastic Book Clubs Multiple Levels Easy to order online. (login for our class is on my website)Make one check payable to Scholastic no matter how many clubs you order from. (No cash please)Make great gifts for birthdays or holidays.
19 My Class Website www.methacton.org Go to Woodland Go to Teachers Click on Bradley
20 Report Cards and Conferences Required conferences in NovemberReport cards and optional conferences for other quarters
21 Contact Me Write a note in your child’s homework copybook Call office and leave messageX43202Try my extension before or after school X43303