Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Mrs. Oswalt’s Classroom 4th Grade Open House"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to Mrs. Oswalt’s Classroom 4th Grade Open House A Positive attitude is the key of success. Let’s keep it all the time.I Look Forward to All of Us Having a Great Year!
2 Overview Classroom Information Classroom Rules and Behavior Guidelines Curriculum/ Content Area
3 Classroom Information Communication:Homework NotebookRed Folder sent home on TusedaysCalendarMy planning period is from 2:05-2:45 p.m.Homework Policy = Nightly Reading and Math practice facts
4 Classroom Rules Always do your best Be prepared Be honest Keep classroom cleanBe kind to othersWork quietlyRemember your mannersListen when others are speakingRaise your hand to speak
5 Behavior Policy White Slip 1slip is a warning 2 slips = Timeout 3 slips =Parent Notification Isolation from class4 slips = Detention More Appropriate Discipline
6 Rewards for Good Behavior New rewards each monthEnd of the month reward
7 PBS Positive Behavior System Goal is to reward students for doing the right thing and focus on the positive behavior
8 ReadingEach week there is a vocabulary/ comprehension test on ThursdaysVocabulary list is sent home every Monday and should be reviewed nightly to prepare your child for test.
9 Reading, continuedAfter reading the five stories in each unit from the reading book, students are tested on overall knowledge of vocabulary words and skills on a Unit Test. Students ability to comprehend stories is assessed through the Unit Test by reading two stories and answering questions regarding the stories.Grading: class work, which includes the vocabulary and end of story tests. A.R test on story, and A.R test on leveled readers.
10 LANGUAGE 11:15-12:15 – Students rotate to Mrs. Porter There will not be a separate Spelling Grade. Spelling Test will be included in the Language grade
11 Science-10:15-11:15 a.m. students will rotate to Mrs. Unger’s room for Science
12 Math12:45-1:45 – Students will have Math with Mrs. Oswalt. In math we will practice:Place ValueAdding, SubtractingRoundingMeasurement & GeometryMultiplicationDivisionWorking with money, time and dataFractions and decimals
13 Social StudiesThis year in Social Studies your child will explore the following:Our local, state and federal governmentAlabama HistoryMapping SkillsCompare and Contrast of our city, state and country to other cities, states and countries
14 Accelerated ReaderAll fourth grade students will be participating in the A.R. program. Students select a book from the library to read at a level that is comfortable for them. When they have completed reading the book, they will take a comprehension quiz on the computer. I encourage students to obtain at least 10 A.R points each 6 weeks.
15 Accelerated MathWhole group instruction, small group as well as individual instruction usedStudent performs at his/her own comfort level while working on 4th grade skillsComputer generated math problemsGoal is at least 20 objectives mastered per six weeks.
16 FIELD TRIPSMoundville – Oct. 6-9, Native American Festival to be scheduled.Montgomery – to be scheduled.
17 Closing Comments Thank you for your continued support at home. Students, parents, and teacher working together can make a difference.Be sure to check the school calendar for important datesAny time you would like to schedule conference please feel free to call the school office