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    • 1. Berewick Elementary WE WANT TO BE YOUR CHILD’S EAGLE Open House & Curriculum Night Aug. 22, 2013
    • 2. What Makes Berewick Special? The Facts Say it All • Diverse community • Pre-K to 5th grade • Variety of student clubs • Student centered culture • Focused on improvement and growth Accomplishments • Lowe’s Grant • Safety Grant – Safety Fair • Quarterly Reading Celebrations • Studentreasures Publishing • Healthy School Bronze Winner
    • 3. Curriculum at Berewick
    • 4. Literacy SHIFTS SHIFTS in the Common Core 1. Read as much nonfiction as fiction 2. Learn about the world by reading 3. Read challenging material closely 4. Discuss reading using evidence 5. Write non-fiction using evidence 6. Increase academic vocabulary
    • 5. Balanced Literacy Curriculum Reader’s Workshop • Interactive Read Alouds • Mini Lessons • Independent Reading – Student thinking • Journal Responses • Post-it Notes • Shared Reading (K-2) • Partner Reading (K-2) • Teacher Conferring • Teacher-Led Small Groups
    • 6. Balanced Literacy Curriculum Writer’s Workshop • Mentor Texts • Mini Lessons • Independent Writing – Narratives – Fiction – Nonfiction – Opinion/Argumentative • Shared Writing (K-2) • Teacher Conferring
    • 7. Balanced Literacy Curriculum Word Work K-2 • Words Their Way – Word Sorts – Patterns in words – Differentiated • Class work • Homework – Spelling based on patterns not memorized list 3-5 • Month by Month Phonics – Commonly misspelled words – Multi-syllabic words – Vocabulary – Prefixes/Suffixes – Spelling Strategies • Words Their Way – Supplemental ALL STUDENTS: SPELLING INVENTORY FOR FEATURE ANALYSIS
    • 8. Supporting at Home Balanced Literacy • Talk about books, especially the great ones! – Newbery Medal, Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scott King Award, Belpre Medal, Geisel Medal, Sibert Informational Book Medal, Wilder Award • Ask your children questions about what they’re reading. – Try asking questions that require your kids to talk about the content of the books they’re reading – like having them give examples for why a favorite character was heroic or clever or forgiving. • Push your kids to read non-fiction. • Encourage your kids to write, write, write. – Encourage your children to keep a journal or blog, or write a letter or e-mail to a favorite author.
    • 9. Math SHIFTS SHIFTS in the Common Core 1. Fewer topics, deeper understanding 2. Build skills within/across grades 3. Develop speed, accuracy, and fluency 4. REALLY know it, REALLY do it 5. Use it in the real world 6. Think fast AND solve problems
    • 10. Math Curriculum Math Investigations • Ten Minute Math and Routines • Mini Lessons • Classroom Discussions • Workshop Activities • Manipulatives
    • 11. Math Curriculum Math RTI • Differentiated Activities • Teacher-led Small Groups • Grade Level Activities • Performance Tasks
    • 12. Supporting at Home Math • “Talk math” with your kids • Know what concepts are important for your child based on their grade level and spend time working on those concepts • Provide time every day for your child to work on math at home • Fluency is more than memorization
    • 13. What does assessment look like for your child at Berewick Elementary School this year?
    • 14. Berewick Assessments 2013-2014 MAP Testing • grades K-5 • 3 times throughout the school year: September, November, and March • Purpose: teachers use data to identify the instructional levels of their students, identify areas of strength and weakness, and monitor academic growth
    • 15. Berewick Assessments Continued 2013-2014 Kindergarten – 2nd Grade • Reading 3D/TRC Program • Kathy Richardson Assessing Mathematical Concepts • Informal and formal classroom assessments in all subject areas • Purpose – to provide additional information for the teachers to support all learners
    • 16. Berewick Assessments Continued 2013-2014 3rd – 5th Grade • Informal and formal classroom assessments in all subject areas • Purpose – to provide additional information for the teachers to support all learners • End-of-Grade Tests - monitor student proficiency and academic growth
    • 17. CMS & Berewick Grading Plan • Effective Grading Practices: -shall ensure that grades reflect mastery of content, -shall assign the initial score earned for an assignment or assessment on which the student made concerted attempt, -shall assign an initial score of zero (0) to an assignment or assessment on which a student made no attempt or which is missing. • Assignments: -Late work and make-up work must be accepted by all teachers, teacher will facilitate arrangements made within five school days of the student’s return to school. • Percentage Breakdown: -40% classwork/informal assessments/homework -60% formal assessments • Grading Scale: -point value changes with amount of questions per assignment/assessment (see teachers for copy or on Berewick Website)
    • 18. Differentiated Core Supplemental Support Intensive Support Tier I - Prevention Practices Core Benchmark Instruction Consistency of School- wide Practices Multi-Tiered System of Support
    • 19. Essential Components of RtI
    • 20. 3 Basic Berewick Rules • Be a learner. • Be safe. • Be respectful.
    • 21. Berewick PBIS: Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies • What is PBIS? PBIS is a process of using research based strategies in schools to achieve important social and learning outcomes while preventing problem behavior. PBIS is a process for creating safer and more effective schools. Instead of just punishing students, the process focuses on teaching and supporting positive behavior for all student, all staff, and in all settings.
    • 22. Berewick’s Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies Minor behaviors: • Language, preparedness, ex cessive talking, calling out, put down, minor throwing (e.g. pencils, paper), refusing to follow directions, minor dishonesty, tone/attitude, ina ppropriate comments, electronic devices, dress code, food or drink, minor physical contact. Classroom Consequences for Minor Behaviors • Time out in classroom • Character development plan completed by student • Teacher/student conference • Minor Incident Report completed and sent home by teacher • Class pass in partner class • Silent lunch • Phone call home • Major behavior issue OR 4 minor incident reports within the same quarter = office referral
    • 23. Berewick’s Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies • Additional grade level support and contact information: *Pre-K, Kindergarten, 2nd, and 4th grade Mrs. Stephanie Gust – Assistant Principal stephanie.gust@cms.k12.nc.us *1st, 3rd, and 5th grade Mrs. Holly Carter – Dean of Students holly.carter@cms.k12.nc.us
    • 24. Transportation • You should have received a bus sticker and ORANGE information card in your child’s back to school letter. PLEASE have this completely filled out and return it with your child on the FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! • If you did not receive an ORANGE information card, please pick one up at the transportation table before you leave tonight. • ALL students need to have this ORANGE information card, whether they are a bus rider, car rider, van rider, or ASEP. Thank you for your attention with this extremely important matter!
    • 25. Nuts and Bolts • Attendance • Universal Breakfast • Transportation • Healthy Schools
    • 26. We Want to be… YOUR Child’s EAGLE