Presentation on theme: "Welcome! to Mrs. Horns Class. Our Daily Schedule WKLES News, Check-In Spelling English/Writing Reading AR Reading/snack Special Area."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome! to Mrs. Horns Class
Our Daily Schedule WKLES News, Check-In Spelling English/Writing Reading AR Reading/snack Special Area
Students Students spend the majority of their time working on individual projects.
Math Lunch (11:30-11:55) Developmental Play Social Studies Science Closing
Discipline Warning Time out- in class or play time Notes on Friday Folder Phone Call to Parent or Note Home
Grading A-90%-100% B-80%-89% C-70%-79% D-60%-69% F-59% and below As Bs and Cs mean youre learning! Ds and Fs mean TRY AGAIN!!! Mistakes- We all make them!!!
Writes Upon Request County-wide program Prepare students for the Florida Writes test in February. Monthly practice- 45 min. timed writings (WUR). 4 W.U.R.s use county prompts and are recorded on the report card.
Accelerated Reader Students… –read an AR book –take a computer-based comprehension test –work on individually set goals The Program…. –keeps track of individual reading practice –provides information about reading success for the student, teacher, and parent
Accelerated Math Just Started Diagnostic Testing Individualized practice of specific skills Tracks individual student progress and mastery of concepts.
Friday Folders #1 Purpose- Communication tool Classwork – graded and self-graded Newsletters, other school information Behavior- notes written on the front identifies areas needing attention
Homework: The Red Folder! Book logs- required reading Study spelling words Study math facts Daily assignments Finish incomplete work from class Special projects
FCAT Explorer: Account Name: kles Student Name: last name, first inital Password: ho----- (lunch #) Developed by the state Practice lessons similar to FCAT Gives feedback on weak skills
Math Facts MEMORIZE a FEW at a time BUILD MASTERY Add a FEW more, and NEVER retire the old ones! (just come back to them less often) WHY? All of the fourth grade curriculum for the remainder of the year involves multiplication facts.
THANK YOU! With NO aide time this year our class VERY much benefits from your time! Grading, Friday Folder filing, publishing, special projects help!
Conferences Please sign-up in the back of the room if the teacher planning day- Oct. 17 is a good date for you. Other times are available, Ill publish that schedule later in the Class Notes.
Before you leave… Check out the FREE STUFF magazine samples Sneak a peak at your childs handwriting book. View the Habitat Projects (in progress) See the All About Me projects. Use the paper provided to leave your child a note!