Open house 09 06 12

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Open house 09 06 12

  1. 1. Welcome to Mrs. Zamarripa-Hicks’s ClassFifth Grade 2012-2013Mark Twain Elementary
  2. 2. Who is Mrs. Z-Hicks?• Taught 14 years• Taught IB for 12 of 14 years• Taught Early Childhood 8 of 14 years• Reading Instructional Coordinator• IB Coordinator• Volunteer Coordinator• Certified ESL/Bilingual Teacher• Taught at Mark Twain for 6 years• Mother of Two Boys (High School and Elementary)• Passionate about Learning and Teaching!
  3. 3. Daily Schedule•  7:50-8:15 Morning Work•  8:20-9:05 Ancillary•  9:05-10:35 Math•  10:35-11:35 Social Studies•  11:35-12:35 Science•  12:40-1:10 Lunch•  1:10-1:40 Recess•  1:40-2:00 Language Arts•  2:00-2:45 Reading- Whole Group and Literature Circles•  2:45-3:00 Independent Reading & Reflections•  3:00-3:15 Study Hall•  3:15-3:30 Dismissal
  4. 4. IB Units of Inquiry•  How the world Works- Physical Science•  How we Express Ourselves- Media•  How We Organize Ourselves- Government•  Sharing the Planet-Earth and Life Science•  Where We Are in Time and Place- Migration•  Who We Are- Exhibition
  5. 5. Math- Tested on FridayWhole Group Concept, Guided Practice, Independent PracticeHomogenous WorkstationsEnvision- Pearson Success Online• TEKS aligned• Multiple Choice Responses• StructuredEveryday Math-• Hands On Activities/Games• Open-Ended• Critical Thinking• ChallengingProblem Solving- STAAR
  6. 6. Social Studies- Tested on WednesdayTextbook & Videos• Reading Strategies• Notetaking- Sentence, Webs, Cornell-Method, Outline• Logical SequenceIndependent Investigation Method7 Steps to Research- implemented K-5th2 Units of Inquiry• Government, MigrationCurrent Events• 5 Students Each Week beginning 2nd week in September
  7. 7. Science- Tested on TuesdayTextbook- Reading Strategies• Notetaking2 Units of Inquiry• How the World Works-Physical Science• Sharing the Planet- Earth and LifeSTAAR• Vocabulary- Vocabee• Experiments• Grade Level Rotations
  8. 8. Lunch & Recess• Lunch Boxes• Cafeteria Accounts: www.marktwainibworldschool.org• Birthdays• Eating with child and 1 other friend• Reward System• Eating in classroom• Team Sports- Everyone Plays• Discipline Policy• Homework 
  9. 9. Language Arts- Tested on MondayCurriculum• Spelling & Vocabulary from our Basal- Reading Street• Grammar Exercises- English Workbook or Daily LanguageReviewWriting-• Research Papers• Reflection JournalsMedia Unit of Inquiry
  10. 10. Reading- Tested on Thursday• Reading Log- Comprehension Skill/Comprehension Strategybased on Pearson Success- every Student has Log in• Consists of independent reading- Student Choice/Reflection• Reading- LDC• Chapter Books, Leveled Books, Books of All Genres• Reading in Groups- Lexile Level- Fluency- ComprehensionLevel• Conferring with Teacher- Monitor Progress• STAAR Reading Test• Stanford Reading• Reading selections are aligned with our Units of Inquiry
  11. 11. Dismissal• Safety Patrol/Study Hall• Tutoring- Extra Help• Write HW in Agendas; check homework on Blog• Check Backpacks• No one Returns Policy…so make sure you have everything• Car Riders & Walkers – Cafeteria• Extended Day- 5th Grade Hallway• YMCA to Front Rotunda
  12. 12. Technology in ClassroomClass Website- www.fifthgrademtzhicks.weebly.com• Parent Blog- Weekly Communication• Homework Blog- twiducate for HW Questions• Shutterfly Website for Pictures on Class Website• Fifth Grade Website-www.fifthgrademt.weebly.com• Mark Twain Website-www.marktwainibworldschool.org
  13. 13. Last but not least….Parents in ClassroomMiddle School ManiaConferences:Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri. – 8:20- 8:50Sign Up GeniusRoom Parents• Fabia Hill• Christina Kouzounis• Other Volunteers and Volunteer OpportunitiesQuestions?? Thank you for Attending!Tickets…

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