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I have taught for 14 years (all here at Glen Arden)! I have taught 2 nd grade and 4 th grade. BA from WFU, MaED from WCU, National Board Certified Husband – Russell, daughter (4) – Abby, and dog (12) - Duncan
Emphasis on teaching behavior, positive reinforcement School Pledge Earning Tallies / Special Events Think Sheet
Homework Folder / Homework Log High frequency words Read Books MATH! - Multiple strategies – Let your child be the guide!!!
Please have your child arrive on time (7:55) Check homework and encourage students to correct errors. Check/sign the homework each night. Help your child to get a good nights sleep. Send a healthy snack. Stay positive! Communicate with me!
If your student is absent, you have THREE DAYS to send in an excuse note, or the absence will be marked unexcused. Students will not be allowed to charge over $7.00 in the cafeteria. If a student is going to exceed $7.00, they will be given an alternative meal.
Investigations program Working with partners Number Sense (understanding place value, how numbers work), Addition Facts
Students are placed in groups according to Benchmark assessment (word decoding and comprehension). Continuum of Literacy Learning Focus is on comprehension. Literacy Centers Whole Group comprehension lessons Skills practiced in Ram Reading Groups
Words Their Way Students begin at their skill level based on beginning assessment. Word Sorts based on sounds and spelling patterns. High Frequency Words – study at home
If you would like to join your child for lunch, please meet us in the cafeteria!
Monday – Guidance / PE Tuesday – Computer Lab Wednesday – Media Thursday – Music Friday - Art
Structure of a Sentence Structure of a Paragraph Content Area Writing Narrative Writing
WeatherAnimal Life Cycles MatterSound CitizenshipGeographyTechnologyGovernment HolidaysComparing Cultures Economics Environment
Spelling Groups – Mondays 10:00-11:00 Reading / Math Tutoring Please see volunteer calendar! Supply donations Helping from home Volunteer in our Classroom!
I look forward to working with you and your child this year. It is going to be a wonderful year filled with exciting learning activities!