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Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
Back To Shool 4th Gr  Ppoint
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  • 1. Welcome Bienvenue Back to School Night Fourth Grade Drew Hammond
  • 2. Introduction
    • Andi McGeorge
      • MA in Curriculum Development & Educational Leadership
      • Administrative License (Type D)
      • Fifteen years of teaching experience
      • Twelfth year at Academy International
      • IB consultant and site evaluator
  • 3. Assessment
    • CSAP – Reading, Writing, Math, & Science
    • DIBELS – Reading Test
    • Scantron Math and Reading)
    • Accelerated Reader
    • GRADE –group administered reading and listening assessment
  • 4. Language Arts
    • Many resources: ( Reading Street , literature circles, novels, Time for Kids , and non-fiction &/or historical fiction integrated with current IB unit of inquiry).
    • At home reading - minimum 20-30 minutes daily
    • Writing: Six Trait and Step Up to Writing program to include: expository and narrative writing, multi-paragraph essays, journals, letters, poetry, and note taking to accompany current IB unit of inquiry
  • 5. Mathematics
    • Everyday Math: Family letter sent home at the beginning of each unit
    • 12 Units, each with a practice test, and then unit test at the end
    • Math quizzes are given periodically throughout each unit
    • Nightly homework, called the Studylink, will match the lesson taught at school that day; sometimes a math journal page also
    • Hands-on-Equations is the algebra program used by the school
    • Math Facts: instant recall of multiplication/division facts to 12x12 is expected, 5-10 mins practice each evening
    • TAG students will receive their math in the TAG room, so curriculum specifics should be discussed with the TAG teacher, Ms Stegman.
  • 6. IBPYP Curriculum:
    • Profile and Attitudes: please reinforce at home
    • IB units of inquiry: Earth Movements, Government, Writing, Regions, Immigration and Environments
  • 7. Homework:
    • Written on board daily; students are to copy in their planner
    • No more than 50 minutes nightly
    • Daily reading 20-30 minutes
    • Math: usually one page of studylink and/or mathbox
  • 8. Class Discipline Plan:
    • Rules and Expectations:
      • Show respect for everyone,
      • Always have a good attitude
      • Watch the noise level
    • IB Profiles and Attitudes
    • Three Tier School Discipline Plan
  • 9. Communication
    • andrea.mcgeorge (this is the best way to reach me)
    • Voicemail: 234-6510
    • School Number: 234-4000
    • Agenda / Responsibility Folder
    • Daily Communication
  • 10. Volunteers
    • Sign up if you wish
      • room parent
      • field trips
      • class parties
      • clerical
      • Read Naturally (Reading Fluency) Program
    • Sign up sheet in back of room
  • 11. Miscellaneous
    • Neat, Complete, & Correct (criteria for acceptable work)
    • Unfinished/redo work should be written in their agenda
    • Healthy snack
    • Birthday treats welcome – Nut free treats please
  • 12. Thanks for coming!
    • Au revoir