Presentation on theme: "Mrs. Holck Mrs. Holly Ms. Starr 2013-2014. Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts Reading – Literature Reading – Informational Text Reading."— Presentation transcript:
Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts Reading – Literature Reading – Informational Text Reading – Foundational Skills Writing Speaking and Listening Language
Reading Reading Literature and Informational Text Literature and Informational Text Reading instruction using Harcourt Trophies, Science, Health, and Social Studies texts and other related texts Vocabulary Reading Strategies Comprehension Strategies Variety of Genres Independent Reading
Reading Reading Foundational Skills Foundational Skills Phonics and Word Recognition Fluency
Writing Process Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Editing, Publishing Six Traits of Writing Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions Text Types and Purposes Informative/Explanatory Narrative Opinion Research D’Nealian Handwriting Manuscript Cursive Writing
Language Language Grammar and Usage Parts of speech, subject and predicate, types of sentences Conventions Capitalization, punctuation, spelling patterns, high frequency words Vocabulary Use of reference materials
Adopted Materials – Investigations Common Core State Standards Operations and Algebraic Thinking (multiplication & division) Number & Operations in Base Ten (multi-digit arithmetic) Number & Operations (fractions) Measurement and Data Geometry Mathematical Practices (problem solving, reasoning) Math
Science Life Science – Plants, Ecology Physical Science – Light and Sound Earth Science – Rocks, Erosion and Weathering Social Studies Geography – Map Skills American History – Immigration (Coming to America); Civil War World History – Early Explorers; Ancient Greece and Rome Civics and Government Economics
Grading Proficient 85 – 100% Developing 70 – 84% Area of Concern - below 70% Progress Reports (quarterly)
Success Club Each Friday, students have the opportunity to participate in Success Club. Success Club includes a choice of an activity, such as games, art, or computer. Students who have not earned Success Club will go to Study Hall. Students earn Success Club by: Completing and turning in all homework Completing and turning in all class work Acceptable behavior for the week
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Student Binders Goes to and from school daily Subject Resources – leave in binder Weekly Assignment Calendar Responsibility Chart for each quarter Mailbox – notes/info to and from parents Save – papers saved by students
Homework Daily Assignment (Mon-Thurs) – Spelling, Math, Reading Vocabulary & Comprehension Read 20 minutes daily (Mon-Thurs) – record minutes read on assignment calendar Reading Response – once a week in Response Journal Weekly Parent Signature Success Club or Study Hall
Clip It Chart Each child begins each day on “Ready to Learn.” During the day students may move up or down on the chart depending on the choices they make. At the end of each day, students mark their Responsibility Charts in their binders according to where they are on the Clip It Chart at the end of the day. “Ready to Learn” (green) and above (blue, purple, or pink) – Level 3 – $5.00 “Think About It” (yellow) – Level 2 – $3.00 “Teacher’s Choice” (orange) – Level 2 – $1.00 “Parent Contact” (red) – Level 1 – not paid
Classroom Web Page Our classroom web page contains information about our class and links for students. Parent Volunteers As soon as we are settled into our routines, I will be soliciting parent volunteers. I look forward to having parents help in the classroom in various ways! Questions or Concerns? Call, send a note, or email me (best way) Thank you for taking an active role in your child’s education!