Procedures and Weekly Performance Report Mrs. Trierweiler
Procedures Snack – Send a healthy snack each day. Lunch Money – Use PAMS or send money in an envelope with your child’s name, teacher’s name, and lunch number written on the front. Transportation Changes - Call the office before 2:00. Please do not email changes. Contacting Teachers – We will return emails and phone calls within 24 hours. Conferences – We look forward to meeting with all parents by the end of the 1 st 9 weeks. Teachers will notify parents when it is time to schedule individual conferences.
Weekly Progress Report Additional way of communicating Work / Study and Behavior Grades Additional comments/reminders Please sign and return each Thursday.
Grading, Activity Fee, and Common Core Mrs. Doss
Grading Scale: 100%-90% = A 89%-80%= B 79%-70 = C 69%-60% = D 59% and below = F Any paper with a letter grade or percentage will be counted towards the report card grade. Papers with a star, check, smiley face, or D.T written at the top were completed together or used as practice.
Activity Fee $50 due August 30 th Weekly Reader High Touch/ High Tech (fall/spring) Mission San Luis – November 16th Joe Budd – March 27 th, 28 th, 29 th Field Day T-Shirt Other miscellaneous activities Volunteer form is required before a chaperone is allowed to attend a field trip.
Common Core State Standards Adopted by 48 states Full implementation by 2014 FCAT will be replaced by PARC in 2014 (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) Require higher level thinking and application in all subject areas A stronger correlation between subject areas
Homework Purpose – Homework is designed to allow students to have independent practice, promote good study habits, and foster responsibility. Procedure – Assignments will go home each Friday and are due the following Thursday. Incomplete assignments will not receive full credit.
Homework Parent Involvement *Create a quiet work environment. *Keep notebook paper, pencils, crayons, glue, and scissors on hand. *Allow child to work independently. *Check over your child’s work. *Child makes corrections before turning it in on Thursday. * Don’t wait until the last minute.
Homework Assignments *Reading Log – 105 Minutes each week *Spelling Worksheet *Math Worksheet *Study for spelling test (Thursdays) *Other assignments as needed
Reading Imagine It! www.sraimagineit.comwww.sraimagineit.com * Fluency – words read per minute * Decoding – “sounding” out words * Comprehension – understanding what is read * Explicitly stated information -right there in the text -lower level thinking * Implicitly stated information - draw from clues in the text - higher level thinking
Walk and Read Grouping *Students are grouped based on individual needs. * You’re child’s placement will be discussed at your child’s first conference. *Teachers evaluate student progress and make adjustments accordingly. *Contact your child’s teacher for questions about your child’s placement.
Reading Assessments *Imagine It weekly tests *Weekly Cold Reads Progress Monitoring *Fluency Checks every 5 weeks *Comprehension Checks every 5 weeks
Reading – Accelerated Reader * Students select books based on their reading level. *Students read books independently. *Students take a comprehension test on the computer and earn points. *Teachers monitor student progress and reward students. *All students are expected to take at least one AR test each week. * Each child will have individual point goals.
Math Go Math! *The instructional techniques are somewhat different than in years past. *We will cover all Sunshine State Standards as well as Common Core State Standards. *Students will be enriched and remediated through classroom activities as well as Success Maker 5.
Math Go Math! www.thinkcentral.comwww.thinkcentral.com *You and your child can go on line to access enrichment materials as well as review activities. *Students are required to know the basic addition and subtraction facts through 20 with fluency.
Writing 1st Nine Weeks – Grammar/Punctuation 2 nd Nine Weeks – Opinion 3 rd Nine Weeks – Informative/Explanatory 4 th Nine Weeks – Narrative *Grammar and punctuation will be taught throughout the year.
Success Maker 5 Three times a week for 45 minutes Used to enrich AND remediate Individualized instruction Teachers will monitor progress and can base instruction on students’ needs. Scores of 65%-85% are acceptable.
Thank You! “Our greatest natural resource Is the minds of our children.” -Walter Elias Disney