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1 Welcome to 6 th Grade!! Open House August 28, 2014

2 Meet Miss Danser!! Certified to teach Elementary (K-6), Early Childhood (N-3) – Graduated from University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 2009 – Received Certificate to teach Early Childhood in 2012 from Edinboro University

3 This is my 3 rd year teaching in the Greater Latrobe School District. – I was a long term substitute teacher in 2 nd grade at Mt. View from August 2013-January 2014 – I was a Classroom Assistant at Baggaley Elementary 2012-2014 Team Teaching, Reading Intervention, Skill Remediation (K-6) Email: Phone: (724) 539-4531 Meet Miss Danser!!

4 6 th Grade Expectations Homework Policy (Highlight System) Compliment Chain and “Caught You” tickets Friday Folder – Please check every Friday! – Keep papers at home! – Sign and send with your child on Monday! Assignment Notebook – Please check daily, as this is a great way to communicate.

5 GLSD Website BES main page Miss Danser’s page Story Town GoMath! Science Fusion Think Central Resources – Student log-in – BES short-cut

6 Think Central http://www- http://www- Login Information: Your standard login information is comprised of the following... Username: Your network username is the last two digits of your graduation year, the first four (4) letters of your last name, and the first four (4) letters of your first name. EX) A student named Alexander Smith who graduates in 2014 Username: 14smitalex Password: Your password is “gL” (case sensitive) followed by your six-digit student ID EX) gL111014

7 GO Math! Sixth grade math is exciting!! Common core standards that cover: 1)Fractions, decimals, and percents 2)Algebra (order of operations, one step equations, writing and interpreting algebraic expressions and equations) 3)Geometry (volume, surface, and area) 4)Measurement (conversions) 5)Data Analysis and Probability Look for your child’s math binder every night!

8 Science Fusion New science program found on Think Central. Includes hands-on labs, digital lessons, and interactive reading activities that encourages critical linking. Science Fusion Video Modules: Ecology and the Environment, The Dynamic Earth, and Sound and Light

9 Story Town Weekly stories from the anthology series – Weekly Robust vocabulary and Grammar lessons – Weekly focus skills (plot and setting, figurative language) – Tests on the Smart Response system – Spelling lists with logical patterns (short vowel sounds) – Novel units each quarter (Hatchet, Number the Stars, Maniac Magee, and Where the Red Fern Grows)

10 Home-School Connection We need your help! Volunteer Opportunities: – Math tutoring groups (12:05 – 12:45) – Field Trips – Teacher prep work at home or school PTO Clearance Packet – Due by September 30 th !

11 Remind Remind is a simple way to stay informed and up-to-date with what’s happening in our class. When you join, you will receive a one way text message or email of class information. Your phone number will not be shared with myself or anyone else in the class.

12 6 th Grade CAMP and Reality Tours There will be a 6 th grade CAMP meeting on September 23 rd for all three elementary buildings in the high school auditorium. More information will be coming home! Dates of BES CAMP: May 13 th – 15 th Reality Tours: (Latrobe Municipal Building)

13 Before you leave…. On the kidney table you can find: – Open House sign in sheet – Sign up sheet for parents interested in helping with small math group tutoring – Math/Reading tutoring sign up – General info sheet – Title 1 info sheet – Scavenger Hunt for extra credit Visit the Encore teachers! Visit the Book Fair in the library! Visit the PTO & the Spirit Wear Sale!

14 Thank You For Attending!

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