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Welcome to Curriculum       Night!        4-3      Ms. Quick’s      4th Grade      Classroom
Who is your Child’s            Teacher?• Graduate from Michigan State University: Bachelor  of Arts in Education• Dual Min...
What to Expect in          4th Grade• Becoming self-motivated and taking  ownership• Developing independence• Applying kno...
Communication with you•   Assignment Notebooks - PLEASE SIGN•   Home Folders•   Edmodo•   Friday Envelopes•   Emails/Phone...
Character Education• The 6 pillars of Character Counts are  taught through group activities, modeling  and discussion• Sel...
Homework• Read for an estimated 20 minutes per  night (Minutes and Parent Signature)• Practice math facts 5-10 minutes a n...
Testing/Conference          Schedule• MAP Testing: Reading and Math in the  Fall, Winter and Spring• ISAT Testing: Reading...
Field Trips• Art Institute• Field Museum• Volunteers/Background Checks                                 8
District Food Policy• Notification when using food during  lessons• Healthy Morning Snack• No nuts of any kind• No birthda...
4th Grade Curriculum•                           10
Reading          (Treasures by Macmillan/McGraw-Hill)• Whole class: model skills and strategies and  practice together• Gu...
Reading (cont.)• Shifting from “how to read” to:  – Reading for information  – Improving comprehension by practicing    st...
Spelling• Pretest is on Monday• Based on the results of the pretest,  students will receive individualized  spelling lists...
Writing (WEX)• Staying focused in their writing and  showing instead of telling• Character development• Responding to lite...
Math• Number Sense: Multiply by 2-digit numbers, long  division, compare and contrast large numbers• Estimation and Measur...
Science•   Scientific Inquiry•   Electricity•   Matter•   Earth’s Changing Surface                                16
Social Studies•   Map Skills•   Early American Indians•   Southeast Region•   Exploration of the New World•   Colonization...
Technology•   Edmodo•   Vocabulary.com•   Khan Academy•   Everyday Math Online•   Custom Typing•   Spelling City          ...
Grading Scale•   A+    100•   A    94-99•   A-   90-93•   B+   87-89•   B    84-86•   B-   80-83•   C+   77-79•   C    74-...
Specials Schedule• Monday:   – Art 9:10-9:55   – Mandarin 11:10-11:40• Designated Tuesdays:   – LMC book check-out 2:00-2:...
What You Can Do• Please contact me if you notice a change  in your child or something may be  impacting their learning• Pr...
Misc. Business• Tardies - if your child is late please  accompany them to the office and sign  them in• Before School Line...
Contacting Ms. Quick•   Email:	 equick@sd25.org•   Phone:	 847.506.6999x7117•   Edmodo•   Assignment Notebook•   Notes in ...
Thank You for Coming to    Curriculum Night!	 Please complete and return the following    papers as soon as possible:• Sig...
Questions  & Student LettersThank You, Room Reps!    Mrs. Erickson          &     Mrs. Picicco
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    1. 1. Welcome to Curriculum Night! 4-3 Ms. Quick’s 4th Grade Classroom
    2. 2. Who is your Child’s Teacher?• Graduate from Michigan State University: Bachelor of Arts in Education• Dual Minors: Social Science, Language Arts• 30+ Graduate Level Units• Taught 11 Years in Cupertino Union School District in San Jose, California• Experience Teaching All Grade Levels Second Through Sixth• Dryden “Loop”
    3. 3. What to Expect in 4th Grade• Becoming self-motivated and taking ownership• Developing independence• Applying knowledge• Preparing for Middle School and beyond• Inquiry and learning can be fun 3
    4. 4. Communication with you• Assignment Notebooks - PLEASE SIGN• Home Folders• Edmodo• Friday Envelopes• Emails/Phone calls 4
    5. 5. Character Education• The 6 pillars of Character Counts are taught through group activities, modeling and discussion• Self-motivation and intrinsic rewards• “Bucket” filling 5
    6. 6. Homework• Read for an estimated 20 minutes per night (Minutes and Parent Signature)• Practice math facts 5-10 minutes a night• Spelling• Current Events• 40-50 total minutes per night - this can fluctuate depending on skills being practiced and projects assigned• Every day your child is absent they have that many days to make up their work• Late/Missing work study hall 6
    7. 7. Testing/Conference Schedule• MAP Testing: Reading and Math in the Fall, Winter and Spring• ISAT Testing: Reading, Math, and Science in March• AIMSWEB: Fluency in September and as needed in Winter and Spring• Conferences: November and March 7
    8. 8. Field Trips• Art Institute• Field Museum• Volunteers/Background Checks 8
    9. 9. District Food Policy• Notification when using food during lessons• Healthy Morning Snack• No nuts of any kind• No birthday treats 9
    10. 10. 4th Grade Curriculum• 10
    11. 11. Reading (Treasures by Macmillan/McGraw-Hill)• Whole class: model skills and strategies and practice together• Guided reading groups: small groups (BDA)• Centers and Novels: independent practice• Assigned Independent Monthly Genre 11
    12. 12. Reading (cont.)• Shifting from “how to read” to: – Reading for information – Improving comprehension by practicing strategies and skills – Building vocabulary skills to improve comprehension – Thinking critically about the text – Inferring – Making judgments and evaluating the text – Providing support from the text 12
    13. 13. Spelling• Pretest is on Monday• Based on the results of the pretest, students will receive individualized spelling lists• They study their words throughout the week and complete 2 activities from the spelling packet due Thursday• Students bring their lists back Friday and are tested on their words 13
    14. 14. Writing (WEX)• Staying focused in their writing and showing instead of telling• Character development• Responding to literature• Revise and edit to clarify thoughts• Sharing and supporting each other 14
    15. 15. Math• Number Sense: Multiply by 2-digit numbers, long division, compare and contrast large numbers• Estimation and Measurement: metric conversion, scale drawings, drawing figures with given perimeter and area• Algebra: Solve number sentences with variables, extend patterns• Geometry: Identify how geometric figures are used, compare geometric figures and their properties• Data Analysis and Probability: Organize and display data in a variety of tables and graphs, find the mean, median and mode for a given set of data 15
    16. 16. Science• Scientific Inquiry• Electricity• Matter• Earth’s Changing Surface 16
    17. 17. Social Studies• Map Skills• Early American Indians• Southeast Region• Exploration of the New World• Colonization• Current Events (Year-Long Study)• Research Strategies and Skills (Year-Long Study) 17
    18. 18. Technology• Edmodo• Vocabulary.com• Khan Academy• Everyday Math Online• Custom Typing• Spelling City 18
    19. 19. Grading Scale• A+ 100• A 94-99• A- 90-93• B+ 87-89• B 84-86• B- 80-83• C+ 77-79• C 74-76• C- 70-73 19
    20. 20. Specials Schedule• Monday: – Art 9:10-9:55 – Mandarin 11:10-11:40• Designated Tuesdays: – LMC book check-out 2:00-2:25• Wednesday: – Mandarin 11:10-11:40 – LMC research/tech 2:40-3:25 (1x month)• Thursday: – Music 2:25-2:55 – Gym 2:55-3:25• Friday: – Gym 9:10-9:40 20 – Music 9:40-10:10
    21. 21. What You Can Do• Please contact me if you notice a change in your child or something may be impacting their learning• Practice math facts, spelling lists, and review with your child for tests• Take a few minutes each night to be sure that they completed the assignments that are written in their assignment notebook, record their minutes, and sign• Check Edmodo for class information21
    22. 22. Misc. Business• Tardies - if your child is late please accompany them to the office and sign them in• Before School Line Up - no playing on playground• Skype - let me know if you have any family/friends in another area that we could use as a resource• Edmodo - sign up please 22
    23. 23. Contacting Ms. Quick• Email: equick@sd25.org• Phone: 847.506.6999x7117• Edmodo• Assignment Notebook• Notes in Backpack Mail/Friday Envelope
    24. 24. Thank You for Coming to Curriculum Night! Please complete and return the following papers as soon as possible:• Sign up on Edmodo• Parent Survey• Dryden School Handbook• Volunteer Form• Dryden 60
    25. 25. Questions & Student LettersThank You, Room Reps! Mrs. Erickson & Mrs. Picicco
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