JAIME HART <ul><li>Educational background: </li></ul><ul><li>Hudson Falls High School  graduate.  </li></ul><ul><li>SUNY C...
0 To become effective communicators: Advocate for self by   using their  voice   for questions/concerns which will build s...
HOMEWORK <ul><li>Monday-Thursday (40-45 minutes)-Assignments written in  agendas.  </li></ul><ul><li>Homework   folder sen...
HOMEWORK CONTINUED… <ul><li>Homework is graded on a  2-1-0 scale .  You receive 2 points if the work is on time and all co...
<ul><li>Tests are given at the end of each unit in each subject area. Students receive 2-3 day notice and should begin stu...
SOCIAL STUDIES PROGRAM <ul><li>TEAM APPROACH:   </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Smythe & Mrs. Hart switch classes  </li></ul><ul><l...
READING & WRITING WORKSHOP <ul><li>READING  COMPREHENSION, VOCABULARY & SKILLS: </li></ul><ul><li>ANTHOLOGY, CHAPTER BOOKS...
MATHEMATICS: <ul><li>Challenging program compared to 4 th  grade curriculum. Concepts closely mirror 6 th  grade program. ...
<ul><li>Flex Time/Study Hall </li></ul><ul><li>SNACK-Please send a nutritious snack daily </li></ul><ul><li>Scholar $ </li...
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES <ul><li>STUDY SKILLS CLUB </li></ul><ul><li>CARD CLUB </li></ul><ul><li>ART CLUB </li></ul><ul...
Communication: <ul><li>If you ever have a question or concern please contact me as soon as possible.  You can send a note ...
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Open house MRS. HART 2009-10

  1. 1. JAIME HART <ul><li>Educational background: </li></ul><ul><li>Hudson Falls High School graduate. </li></ul><ul><li>SUNY Canton - Associate’s degree Language Arts </li></ul><ul><li>SUNY Oswego -Bachelor's degree Elementary Education- Reading/Language Arts </li></ul><ul><li>The College of Saint Rose- Master’s Special Education </li></ul><ul><li>This is my 13th year of teaching. I have taught 3 rd grade at Jackson Heights-GF, and 4 th & 5 th grade at WHBI. </li></ul><ul><li>I live in South Glens Falls with my husband, Bill , & my daughter, Sydney , who is 4 ½ yrs. old. </li></ul><ul><li>I love being a teacher! </li></ul>0
  2. 2. 0 To become effective communicators: Advocate for self by using their voice for questions/concerns which will build self-confidence, accountability for actions, be respectful of others, & good listeners To become independent workers: foster responsibility, make appropriate choices for their needs, fully prepared each day, and try with 100% effort To become more critical, analytical thinkers: promote academic success in all areas- learn from mistakes & apply skills in different settings My Expectations of Students: This is an important year for fifth graders. As we (parents & teachers) prepare them for the middle school, we will need to work as a team.
  3. 3. HOMEWORK <ul><li>Monday-Thursday (40-45 minutes)-Assignments written in agendas. </li></ul><ul><li>Homework folder sent home daily-clean out papers please. </li></ul><ul><li>GOBE is an odds/even system that allows the students to practice with repetition without overwhelming </li></ul><ul><li>Flex/Study Hall daily-allows for student questions or concerns on assignments, re-teaching if necessary, good work environment modeled, & scheduling conflicts to be addressed. </li></ul>0
  4. 4. HOMEWORK CONTINUED… <ul><li>Homework is graded on a 2-1-0 scale . You receive 2 points if the work is on time and all complete, 1 point if late or half done, 0 points if assignment is more then 2 days late. Weekly averages derived from this point system. </li></ul><ul><li>Giving 100% effort & still struggling with homework- please circle the problem and initial. </li></ul><ul><li>Late or Incomplete assignments are to be done at snack, recess/flex, or for the following day. Homework notices will also be issued-S/R policy. </li></ul><ul><li>After School Study Skills Program (Mon.-Thurs.) depending on student’s needs. </li></ul>0
  5. 5. <ul><li>Tests are given at the end of each unit in each subject area. Students receive 2-3 day notice and should begin studying ahead of time. </li></ul><ul><li>Grades are based on test scores, in-class work, homework, and reports/projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Class make-up determined by ongoing teacher evaluation and assessment-including homework, quizzes, absences per chapter. </li></ul><ul><li>Extra credit for corrections on any graded assignment is also determined by teacher evaluation. </li></ul><ul><li>All graded assignments are sent home to be signed by parents and returned to school (portfolio assessment). </li></ul>0
  6. 6. SOCIAL STUDIES PROGRAM <ul><li>TEAM APPROACH: </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Smythe & Mrs. Hart switch classes </li></ul><ul><li>for Science & Social Studies. </li></ul><ul><li>TEST PREP: </li></ul><ul><li>Mastering New York’s Grade 5 Social Studies Test- workbook familiarizing students with the format of the test. </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary packets, Multiple choice questions,Constructed Response Questions, & DBQs. </li></ul><ul><li>NYS Test November </li></ul>0
  7. 7. READING & WRITING WORKSHOP <ul><li>READING COMPREHENSION, VOCABULARY & SKILLS: </li></ul><ul><li>ANTHOLOGY, CHAPTER BOOKS,LEVELED READERS </li></ul><ul><li>LISTENING & STUDY SKILLS EMPHASIZED </li></ul><ul><li>BOOK TALKS-REQUIREMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED </li></ul><ul><li>WRITING ACTIVITIES: </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly R & R LOG-20 MIN. READ & 10 MIN. RESPOND </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly DAILY DATA-summary of learning-EXIT OUT </li></ul><ul><li>WRITING FOLDERS-writing process required </li></ul><ul><li> GRAMMAR SKILLS: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Units from the text book </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Proofreading skills-paragraph identification </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>0 NYS TEST APRIL
  8. 8. MATHEMATICS: <ul><li>Challenging program compared to 4 th grade curriculum. Concepts closely mirror 6 th grade program. </li></ul><ul><li>Next year will have more review </li></ul><ul><li>and increased student confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>Testing dates & review pages for each chapter will be provided 2-3 days in advance. </li></ul>0 NYS TEST MAY
  9. 9. <ul><li>Flex Time/Study Hall </li></ul><ul><li>SNACK-Please send a nutritious snack daily </li></ul><ul><li>Scholar $ </li></ul><ul><li>Positive BEEs </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Book Orders- optional </li></ul>EXTRAS: 0
  10. 10. EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES <ul><li>STUDY SKILLS CLUB </li></ul><ul><li>CARD CLUB </li></ul><ul><li>ART CLUB </li></ul><ul><li>COMPUTER CLUB </li></ul><ul><li>FRENCH CLUB </li></ul><ul><li>BOOKWORM CLUB </li></ul><ul><li>CARING KIDS CLUB </li></ul><ul><li>TURKEY TROT </li></ul><ul><li>AIR BAND </li></ul><ul><li>AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS </li></ul>0
  11. 11. Communication: <ul><li>If you ever have a question or concern please contact me as soon as possible. You can send a note in with your child, call me before or after school, or stop in. </li></ul><ul><li>THANK YOU FOR COMING. ENJOY YOUR EVENING! </li></ul>0 [email_address]

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