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St. Stephen the Martyr Specials CURRICULUM NIGHT
Welcome Parents! <ul><li>Welcome! </li></ul><ul><li>Goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To give parents an overview of the Specia...
Counseling <ul><li>Two counselors are on staff at SSM- </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Kincaid and Mr. Keogh </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs....
Some issues we will be discussing in the classrooms:  <ul><li>Drug prevention          </li></ul><ul><li>Health maintenanc...
Library <ul><li>Check out once a week ----- </li></ul><ul><li>Bring back book to get another. </li></ul><ul><li>Always sho...
Music- Mrs. Smith K-2 <ul><li>This music program is age-appropriate and sequential.  Over the course of the school year, t...
Music 3-8 Miss Kruger <ul><li>Music 3-8 is a continuation of the K-2 music program. General and vocal music will be explor...
P.E. <ul><li>Welcome back to a new and exciting school year. </li></ul><ul><li>GOAL : The primary goal of physical educati...
Resource <ul><li>K-4- Focused on Project READ </li></ul><ul><li>5-8- Focused on study skills  </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance...
Spanish <ul><li>K-5 meet once a week for 30 minutes;6-8 meet twice a week for 40 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>K-5 use a spira...
Technology K- 5 <ul><li>Computer class is based almost exclusively on projects.  This gives students the opportunity to pr...
Technology- Middle School <ul><li>Computer class is based almost exclusively on project work.  This gives the students the...
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  1. 1. St. Stephen the Martyr Specials CURRICULUM NIGHT
  2. 2. Welcome Parents! <ul><li>Welcome! </li></ul><ul><li>Goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To give parents an overview of the Specials. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To share information about how parents can support their child’s learning. </li></ul></ul>Teacher Websites can be found at www.stephen.org/school/faculty_staff.htm
  3. 3. Counseling <ul><li>Two counselors are on staff at SSM- </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Kincaid and Mr. Keogh </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Kincaid will have classroom visits </li></ul><ul><li>bi-monthly with grades K, 1st, 3rd, and 4 th . </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Keogh also will visit bi-monthly with grades 2nd, 5th, 6th and 7 th . </li></ul><ul><li>8th grade students will be visited periodically during the year by both counselors. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Some issues we will be discussing in the classrooms:  <ul><li>Drug prevention         </li></ul><ul><li>Health maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-bullying strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Safety/stranger danger </li></ul><ul><li>Friendship issues </li></ul><ul><li>Fear/anxiety      </li></ul><ul><li>                   </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership skills  </li></ul><ul><li>Self-control/self–esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Anger management tools  </li></ul><ul><li>Social skills </li></ul><ul><li>Discrimination/prejudices </li></ul><ul><li>Stress </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul>The counselors are also available for individual and small group counseling with students. We also welcome visiting with parents for any issues your child might have.
  5. 5. Library <ul><li>Check out once a week ----- </li></ul><ul><li>Bring back book to get another. </li></ul><ul><li>Always should have a library book with them to read. </li></ul><ul><li>Smartboard activities </li></ul><ul><li>Check Mrs. Knobbe’s website. </li></ul><ul><li>Destiny- new software for the library </li></ul><ul><li>New desktop from Neesen family. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Music- Mrs. Smith K-2 <ul><li>This music program is age-appropriate and sequential. Over the course of the school year, the following skills are learned, reinforced, and expanded upon with more complexity over time. Although each weekly lesson has a main focus with clear objectives; elements from most, if not all, of the categories are touched upon each time. Therefore, this is the general list that includes the material that K-2 students at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic School will study. Students are assessed during each music class by teacher observation. </li></ul><ul><li>#1 Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. </li></ul><ul><li>#2 Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. </li></ul><ul><li>#3 Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments </li></ul><ul><li>#4 Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>#5 Reading and notating music </li></ul><ul><li>#6 Listening to, analyzing, and describing music </li></ul><ul><li>#7 Evaluating music and music performances </li></ul><ul><li>#8 Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts </li></ul><ul><li>#9 Understanding music in relation to history and culture </li></ul><ul><li>#10 Understanding music in relationship to spirituality, prayer, and Catholic values </li></ul><ul><li>Each class meets twice a week for 30 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Please visit my website </li></ul>
  7. 7. Music 3-8 Miss Kruger <ul><li>Music 3-8 is a continuation of the K-2 music program. General and vocal music will be explored according to curriculum standards that increase a students interaction, understanding of, and the performance level of music each year. Lessons serve to develop and explore music in the following areas: </li></ul><ul><li>#1 Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. </li></ul><ul><li>#2 Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. </li></ul><ul><li>#3 Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments </li></ul><ul><li>#4 Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>#5 Reading and notating music </li></ul><ul><li>#6 Listening to, analyzing, and describing music </li></ul><ul><li>#7 Evaluating music and music performances </li></ul><ul><li>#8 Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts </li></ul><ul><li>#9 Understanding music in relation to history and culture </li></ul><ul><li>#10 Understanding music in relationship to spirituality, prayer, and Catholic values </li></ul>
  8. 8. P.E. <ul><li>Welcome back to a new and exciting school year. </li></ul><ul><li>GOAL : The primary goal of physical education is to assist each student in the development of attitudes, skills, and knowledge of human movement that will result in a lifetime of in physical activity </li></ul><ul><li>Reminders : </li></ul><ul><li>Bring shorts and an appropriate t-shirt to class (grades 6-8). All students must wear tennis shoes to class. </li></ul><ul><li>Pg. 16 of handbook- no writing on seat of pants (shorts) </li></ul><ul><li>Pg. 31 of handbook- shoes must be visibly tied at all times </li></ul><ul><li>Please visit our website! http://poster.4teachers.org/worksheet/view.php?id=121925&page=7 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resource <ul><li>K-4- Focused on Project READ </li></ul><ul><li>5-8- Focused on study skills </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance with all subject areas </li></ul><ul><li>Student Assistance Team (SAT) Process </li></ul><ul><li>Speech services </li></ul>Our Websites Mrs. Bakk: http://mrsbakk.synthasite.com/ Mrs. Bredemeyer: http://cbredemeyer.synthasite.com/
  10. 10. Spanish <ul><li>K-5 meet once a week for 30 minutes;6-8 meet twice a week for 40 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>K-5 use a spiral curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>New 8 th grade textbook </li></ul><ul><li>8 th grade Archdiocesan Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Quia assignments for 6-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul>
  11. 11. Technology K- 5 <ul><li>Computer class is based almost exclusively on projects. This gives students the opportunity to practice technology skills in a more realistic setting. In grades k-3 this involves a lot of play. In 4th and 5th the projects are more structured </li></ul><ul><li>Five Important Points </li></ul><ul><li>All students need to have headphones, 5th graders need a flash drive with a minimum of 2 gig of space </li></ul><ul><li>K-3 has one 30 minute class a week, 4th and 5th have two 30 minute classes a week </li></ul><ul><li>Typing is formally taught in 4th grade (after this your student is expected to type their own papers) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer class is not the only time your students use their technology skills- We have two traveling labs that go to classrooms as well </li></ul><ul><li>The Archdiocese has just updated the technology standards. We are a pilot school. </li></ul>Website: www.fosco.yolasite.com
  12. 12. Technology- Middle School <ul><li>Computer class is based almost exclusively on project work. This gives the students the opportunity to practice technology skills as well as improve their project management skills. The projects canvas a wide array of software and focuses on choosing the best tools as well as choosing work flow. </li></ul><ul><li>Five Important Points </li></ul><ul><li>All students need a flash drive and a set of headphones </li></ul><ul><li>The students see me twice a week for a total of 60 minutes of instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Skills covered: word processing, spreadsheets, creating presentations, video editing, photo editing, animation, using the internet, file management, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>These skills are also covered when teachers use the traveling computer labs </li></ul><ul><li>The Archdiocese has just updated the technology standards. We are a pilot school </li></ul>Website: www.fosco.yolasite.com
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