Welcome to fourth-grade in room 309<br />We can work together to help your hopes and dreams be realized for your child.<br />
Classroom Rules/Student expectations<br />Your children came up with and agreed to these four rules:<br />1. Get along wit...
What do we need from you?<br />Help your child practice<br />If there’s a test, replicate the conditions of the test<br />...
What do we need from you? (cont.)<br />Help with exhibition requirements<br />Make sure they read everyday and DISCUSS THE...
What can you expect from Mrs. Tiggs?<br />Check and return homework by Friday.<br />Let you know what learning is going on...
Writing<br />Before the MEAP, there will be weekly writing topics<br />After the MEAP, we will work on grammar and writing...
Mathematics<br />What are:<br />Student Math Journals?<br />SRBs?<br />Math boxes?<br />Study links?<br />Games we play?<b...
Reading Workshop<br />Guided Reading groups<br />Independent Reading<br />Weekly Reading letters<br />Sticky notes<br />Ea...
Word Study <br />Choosing words<br />Pencil Marker Crayon<br />Making Connections<br />Buddy check<br />Look, Say, Cover, ...
Word Study (continued)<br />Poetry workshop<br />Readers’ Theater<br />
Social Studies<br />History Alive (U.S. History)<br />Pro’s and Rookies<br />LOTS of group work and note-taking<br />
Science<br />Objects in the Sky<br />Systems and Survival<br />Forces and Motion<br />LOTS of group work <br />Many experi...
AMPP<br />Monday-Music 2-Ms. Ginger<br />Tuesday-PE 2-Ms<br />Wednesday-Art 2-Mr. Z<br />Thursday-Art 1-Ms. Seikaly<br />F...
What can I expect every week?<br />Math homework everyday!! <br />Facts  for 15  minutes<br />Study links<br />Journal pag...
Class Economy<br />Jobs<br />Rent<br />Checks<br />Bank accounts<br />Bonus money<br />Auctions<br />
Questions?<br />Thank you for taking time out to spend with us tonight.<br />
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Back To School Night Presentation 2009

  1. 1. Welcome to fourth-grade in room 309<br />We can work together to help your hopes and dreams be realized for your child.<br />
  2. 2. Classroom Rules/Student expectations<br />Your children came up with and agreed to these four rules:<br />1. Get along with each other.<br />2.) Focus on your work and do your best.<br />3.) Talk when it’s appropriate<br />4.) Always ask someone to borrow.<br />
  3. 3. What do we need from you?<br />Help your child practice<br />If there’s a test, replicate the conditions of the test<br />No TV, stereo, iPod<br />Practice math facts with triangle cards or flash cards everyday<br />Check homework folder and homework everyday (blog)<br />Look for returned/checked papers, notes and Friday Forms in the orange “Friday Folder.”<br />
  4. 4. What do we need from you? (cont.)<br />Help with exhibition requirements<br />Make sure they read everyday and DISCUSS THE BOOKS WITH THEM<br />
  5. 5. What can you expect from Mrs. Tiggs?<br />Check and return homework by Friday.<br />Let you know what learning is going on using the blog.<br />Be consistent and fair with students.<br />
  6. 6. Writing<br />Before the MEAP, there will be weekly writing topics<br />After the MEAP, we will work on grammar and writing genre projects (eg. Legends, adventure, fantasy, research, essays and personal narratives)<br />
  7. 7. Mathematics<br />What are:<br />Student Math Journals?<br />SRBs?<br />Math boxes?<br />Study links?<br />Games we play?<br />
  8. 8. Reading Workshop<br />Guided Reading groups<br />Independent Reading<br />Weekly Reading letters<br />Sticky notes<br />Easy, just right, and challenging books<br />
  9. 9. Word Study <br />Choosing words<br />Pencil Marker Crayon<br />Making Connections<br />Buddy check<br />Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check<br />Word Study test<br />
  10. 10. Word Study (continued)<br />Poetry workshop<br />Readers’ Theater<br />
  11. 11. Social Studies<br />History Alive (U.S. History)<br />Pro’s and Rookies<br />LOTS of group work and note-taking<br />
  12. 12. Science<br />Objects in the Sky<br />Systems and Survival<br />Forces and Motion<br />LOTS of group work <br />Many experiments<br />Data-keeping/graphing results<br />
  13. 13. AMPP<br />Monday-Music 2-Ms. Ginger<br />Tuesday-PE 2-Ms<br />Wednesday-Art 2-Mr. Z<br />Thursday-Art 1-Ms. Seikaly<br />Friday-3-D Art-Ms. O’Leary<br />
  14. 14. What can I expect every week?<br />Math homework everyday!! <br />Facts for 15 minutes<br />Study links<br />Journal pages<br />Weekend Writing homework assignment on Fridays, due Monday<br />Fridays-Math quiz, Word Study test, SS/Science quiz<br />Book-in-a-Bag<br />Read everyday<br />Keep a log<br />Discuss with an adult<br />
  15. 15. Class Economy<br />Jobs<br />Rent<br />Checks<br />Bank accounts<br />Bonus money<br />Auctions<br />
  16. 16. Questions?<br />Thank you for taking time out to spend with us tonight.<br />

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