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  1. 1. Welcome to the Back to School Night CLIP 2013-2014 Please Sign in on a clipboard Be seated Time: Presentation starts at 7:15 p.m. Presented by: Mr. Garrison Room 14 Ms. Lin Room 11
  2. 2. Derrall GarrisonDerrall Garrison English Academics Education: • Bachelors from San Francisco State University • CA teaching credential with CLAD Teaching Experience • 5 years ELD at Collins Elementary • 2 years 4/5 at Murdock-Portal Elementary • 1 year 6th grade math and science Lawson • 6 years in CLIP 4th and 5th grade English Contact Information – – School phone, extension 214
  3. 3. Chia-ching Lin Fifth grade Chinese teacher Education: • Bachelor and Master in Education from University of Oklahoma • OK/CA teaching credential with BCLAD Teaching Experience • Preschool • 7 years in CLIP kindergarten (English and Chinese) • Fourth year teaching in CLIP fifth grade (Chinese) Contact Information School phone, extension 211
  4. 4. Meeting Student Needs • Effective Learning Environment – Teamwork – Dialogue – cooperative learning – Interaction – Differentiated and tired instruction and/or assessment • Safe Learning Environment – Equity among the classroom community – Celebrate diversity
  5. 5. California States Standards • Language Arts – Reading – Writing – Listening and Speaking • Mathematics • History & Social Studies • Science – Physical Science – Life Science – Earth Science – Investigation and Experimentation • Dance, Music, Theater, and Visual Arts • (current) • (commom core)
  6. 6. Chinese Curriculum Textbooks  美洲華語第五冊 (MeiZhou fifth volume)  一千字說華語 (Speak Mandarin in One Thousand Word) Language Skill:  Phonetic symbols  Word recognition: students read aloud different genres, fluently and accurately  Vocabulary and Concept Development: students know synonyms, antonyms, and homographs  Listening/speaking: students know how to ask questions, deliver presentation….  Reading: students discern main ideas and concepts in the text, identify the main problem or conflict of the plot……  Writing: students create multiple paragraphs essays, write responses to literature -writing assignment: one narrative, two expository, and one persuasive essay
  7. 7. English Academic Program • Reading – Houghton Mifflin – Integrated Content – Novels • Writing – Narrative – Expository – Summary – Response to Literature – Persuasive •Mathematics –Houghton Mifflin •Social Studies •Science –Foss Science Kit
  8. 8. History & Social Studies Curriculum Textbook: a translated Scott Foresman History / Social Science. • From pre-Columbus to 1850, US government, and fifty sates and capitals of US • Social Studies is rich in language and the history itself is a story. • The goal of Social Studies Curriculum: - The concept of major events - Increase listening vocabulary and word identification Unit of Study / Projects Unit project for each unit Supplementary Reading Materials Reading books available in class library
  9. 9. Homework from Mr. Garrison • Practice for the concepts taught in class • Vary from day to day • Monday – Thursday, occasionally on Friday – Due the following school day unless otherwise stated • Typical homework assignments each day – Spelling City and vocabulary cards – Math practice • Other homework assignments – Reading comprehension practice (workbook, teacher-made) – Science project – Language Arts project – Science notebook – Writing assignment
  10. 10. Homework from Ms. Lin • Reinforcement / independent level - The goal is to work on organizational skills and be responsible • Daily 20 minutes reading in Chinese and record on agenda Monday to Thursday) • A journal with assigned topics or free topics is due every other Tuesday (starting on September 10) • A book summary is due every other Tuesday. (first one due on September 3) • 2 weeks phrase contract 生詞合約 and projects • Recording for read aloud • Record Keeping through Agenda and Classroom Homepage • Excuse: due to an emergency and sickness • Pass due: A note or email will be sent home for every three times their work is late • Long-term: use time wisely and plan on completing by the due date • All assignments will be checked for completion, but some work may not be scored nor commented on
  11. 11. Homework Policy • Agenda • Incomplete or no homework – Complete during recess – Record – Parents be contacted • Homework Contract
  12. 12. Assessment • Formative Assessment o Observations and anecdotal notes o Response to questions o Questioning strategies o Interaction o homework and classroom assignments o Portfolios o Quizzes and writing drafts o Science notebook • Summative Assessment o End-of-chapter/unit tests o Vocabulary, DOL, and spelling tests o Writing assignment (final draft) o End-of-chapter/unit projects or reports
  13. 13. Chinese Assessment • Character tests • Writing samples • Miscue analysis • Unit/Chapter tests • Projects • Informal observation • STAMP 4S Chinese proficiency test (end of the year)
  14. 14. Communication  Daily Agenda  Notes/Handouts  Room Parents  Thursday Folder  Monthly Newsletter  Classroom homepage/google calendar  Appointment for after school meeting  Meyerholz Bulldog on Thursday    Phone: (408)252-7450 ext. 211 and 214
  15. 15. How to extend learning from school to home Recognize any efforts and accomplishments that your child makes! • Help your child to organize his or her schoolwork until they can do it independently • Listen to your child read even if you don’t speak Chinese • Ask your child what he or she has learned at school • Remind your child of the upcoming events or homework • Sign forms that are required by the school or class • For Social Studies, you can refer to English textbook to reinforce learned concepts and history events. Under HSS on CLIP5 wiki, American History Alive and Scott Foresman student login website will be helpful for reinforcement at home.
  16. 16. Scoring All scoring will follow the district’s rubric: • 6 – Exceptional Proficiency  • 5 – Advanced Proficiency  • 4 – Proficient • 3 – Developing Proficiency • 2 – Limited Proficiency  • 1 – Minimal Proficiency   • For daily work, number grades (9/10 – nine out of ten possible points) and symbol grades (+ Excellent, + Good, Average/Completed, - Unacceptable, - Redo) are also given.
  17. 17. Classroom Rule • Rule – Be Safe 安全第一 – Be Respectful 尊重人事物 – Be Responsible 有責任心 • Code of Conduct – Consequences determined by students and teachers
  18. 18. Classroom Management 90 percent of positive reinforcement - individual/pair/group work - money system - Friday homenopoly game 大富翁 Praises Connection and caring Interesting and engaging lessons Intrinsic motivation
  19. 19. Field Trips • Age Of Sail over night trip to San Francisco – about $135 donation needed per student • Science Camp over night to Walden West – about $250 donation needed per student
  20. 20. Age of Sail Room 11 – September 5 and 6 (please pick up your child around 11:30 am) Room 14 – September 6 and 7 (please pick up your child around 10:30 am) * write a letter to your child (please see the sample of the letter from the packet, turn it in to Ms. Lin and Mr. Garrison in a sealed envelope by Wednesday, September 4th .) * galley gear (metal only)
  21. 21. Volunteer Training Will share in yahoo group once we find out Room Parent Training Training on 9/4 at 8:30 am Project Cornerstone helpers meeting Will share in yahoo group
  22. 22. Questions? Please join clip_5_2013_2014 yahoogroup (contact Annie Kao) Please go to Ms. Lin to find out whether your child still has any missing form or donations. Thanks for coming tonight! (tall sailors from both rooms stay afterwards please)