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4th grade curriculum night classroom 10 11

  1. 1. 4 th Grade Curriculum Night Thank you for coming tonight!
  2. 2. A bit about myself <ul><li>12 th year at Fisher’s Landing </li></ul><ul><li>15 th year in the district </li></ul><ul><li>Licensed in 1995 in Oregon & Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Have taught every grade K-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Married, two kids, live in Oregon </li></ul><ul><li>Previous occupations: Farmer, Bookstore manager, and Insurance Agent </li></ul>
  3. 3. Hopes, Dreams, Wishes <ul><li>Best year ever </li></ul><ul><li>Caring… </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking… </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible… </li></ul><ul><li>People </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mariner’s Code <ul><li>I am respectful </li></ul><ul><li>I am responsible </li></ul><ul><li>I am safe </li></ul><ul><li>I am prepared </li></ul><ul><li>I will do nothing to keep the teacher from teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>I will do nothing to get in the way of learning; my own and others. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Room 205 Guiding Principles <ul><li>Treat others the way you wish to be treated </li></ul><ul><li>Put yourself in the other person’s shoes </li></ul><ul><li>Solve your problem without causing someone else a problem </li></ul>
  6. 6. Parents as Partners <ul><li>Planners </li></ul><ul><li>Schoolwires </li></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Help </li></ul>
  7. 7. 4 th Grade Curriculum <ul><li>Math Concepts and Procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Measurement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geometric Sense </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Probability & Statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Number Sense </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Algebraic Sense </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. 4 th Grade Curriculum <ul><li>Math Thinking: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reasoning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. 4 th Grade Curriculum <ul><li>Math Priorities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiplication/Division </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fractions/Decimals </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. 4 th Grade Curriculum <ul><li>Science: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Structures of Life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electricity & Magnetism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earth Materials </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. 4 th Grade Curriculum <ul><li>Social Studies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Priority Standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Washington State </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>History, Geography, Civics </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. 4 th Grade Curriculum <ul><li>Literacy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading - Goal: 40 books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fiction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nonfiction (Expository) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Content, Organization, Style </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conventions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Narratives, Expository,Poetry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Writing Process- DEARF </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Grades <ul><li>No letter grades </li></ul><ul><li>Based on: observation, assignments, and assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Grades based on progress towards meeting statewide standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Scale: Level 4 - 85- 100%, Level 3 - 70 - 84.99%, Level 2 - 60 - 69.99, Level 1 59.99 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Grades - weighting <ul><li>Class work 20% </li></ul><ul><li>Assessments 45% </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Tasks 35% </li></ul><ul><li>Many assignments will be graded on a rubric 4,3,2,1 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Statewide Standards <ul><li>EALR’s ( Essential Academic Learning Requirements) </li></ul><ul><li>GLE ( Grade Level Expectations) </li></ul><ul><li>Frameworks ( State & District) </li></ul>
  16. 16. District Assessments <ul><li>DRA 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>CBA- Social Studies Classroom Based Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>MSP (Measures of Student Progress) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. School Standards <ul><li>School Improvement Plan </li></ul><ul><li>High, attainable expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Professionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Interventions </li></ul>
  18. 18. Administration <ul><li>Partnership in educating children </li></ul><ul><li>Helps children problem solve </li></ul>
  19. 19. School Activities <ul><li>PTO </li></ul><ul><li>Talent Show </li></ul><ul><li>Bingo Nights </li></ul><ul><li>Skating Parties </li></ul><ul><li>Assemblies </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>After-school activities </li></ul>
  20. 20. Support Services <ul><li>SAS </li></ul><ul><li>Nurse </li></ul><ul><li>Speech </li></ul><ul><li>OT/PT </li></ul>
  21. 21. Parental Involvement <ul><li>PTO </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Volunteers </li></ul>
  22. 22. Communication <ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Notes in planner </li></ul><ul><li>The Star </li></ul><ul><li>Schoolwires </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 503-928-4618 </li></ul>
  23. 23. Questions??? Information!!! <ul><li>Either about your child or about things in general, please fill out an index card and leave it on your child’s desk. I will answer general questions in “The Star” and child specific questions at conference time. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>
  24. 24. Conferences <ul><li>Early Release October 27 th , 28 th, and 29 th </li></ul><ul><li>Some mornings and evenings possible </li></ul><ul><li>20 minutes </li></ul>
  25. 25. 4 th Grade Curriculum Night Thank you again for coming tonight!

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