Welcome to Curriculum Night! Visit our Blog  www.shallowfordfalls.typepad.com/kcarstens
Student/Classroom Organization <ul><li>Binder </li></ul><ul><li>Agenda – Sign every night </li></ul><ul><li>Homework  </li...
Curriculum <ul><li>Reading Log – 1000 pages per nine weeks </li></ul><ul><li>AR – Goal is 100 points for the year </li></u...
Extra “Stuff” <ul><li>Family Journal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please write a letter to your child over the weekend.  Journals...
Testing Dates <ul><li>STAR:  August, March, and May </li></ul><ul><li>CogAT:  September 17-19 </li></ul><ul><li>IOWA: Sept...
Ready for the Test? <ul><li>On which day will papers come home? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A.  Monday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Where will you find our class newsletter? <ul><li>A.  The Atlanta Journal Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>B.  On our blog <...
What is our reading log goal? <ul><li>A.  1000 pages per year </li></ul><ul><li>B.  1000 pages per month </li></ul><ul><li...
What is our AR goal? <ul><li>A.  25 points per nine weeks </li></ul><ul><li>B.  200 points </li></ul><ul><li>C.  100 point...
When are the family journals due in the classroom? <ul><li>A.  Monday </li></ul><ul><li>B.  Tuesday </li></ul><ul><li>C.  ...
Why are the Iowa (ITBS) tests so important? <ul><li>A.  Students can earn a trip to Hawaii for passing them </li></ul><ul>...
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Welcome To Curriculum Night!

  1. 1. Welcome to Curriculum Night! Visit our Blog www.shallowfordfalls.typepad.com/kcarstens
  2. 2. Student/Classroom Organization <ul><li>Binder </li></ul><ul><li>Agenda – Sign every night </li></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly Folders on Mondays </li></ul><ul><li>Class Newsletter on our blog! </li></ul><ul><li>Star Student </li></ul><ul><li>Dismissal Procedure – Bus Passes, Car Pick Up, 2 Copies ASP, 1:00 deadline for any changes ! </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance - Please handwrite notes </li></ul>
  3. 3. Curriculum <ul><li>Reading Log – 1000 pages per nine weeks </li></ul><ul><li>AR – Goal is 100 points for the year </li></ul><ul><li>Math – New Curriculum (Investigative PLUS traditional methods) </li></ul><ul><li>Writing – Persuasive, Narrative, Expository </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies – Civil War to Now! </li></ul><ul><li>Science – We love the Science Lab! </li></ul><ul><li>Textbooks Online! Stay tuned for log in information </li></ul>
  4. 4. Extra “Stuff” <ul><li>Family Journal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please write a letter to your child over the weekend. Journals are due on Monday and count towards the Language grade. (O-S-U) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tribes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict resolution classes along with class meetings. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Team Building </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning to work together in a group toward a common goal. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Testing Dates <ul><li>STAR: August, March, and May </li></ul><ul><li>CogAT: September 17-19 </li></ul><ul><li>IOWA: September 22 – 26 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Used by middle schools for placing in leveled classes) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing Assessment: March 5 </li></ul><ul><li>CRCT: April 23 – May 2 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ready for the Test? <ul><li>On which day will papers come home? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Monday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Tuesday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Thursday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. Never! </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Where will you find our class newsletter? <ul><li>A. The Atlanta Journal Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>B. On our blog </li></ul><ul><li>C. In the art room </li></ul><ul><li>D. In your mailbox at home </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is our reading log goal? <ul><li>A. 1000 pages per year </li></ul><ul><li>B. 1000 pages per month </li></ul><ul><li>C. 1000 pages per nine weeks </li></ul><ul><li>D. 1000 pages per day </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is our AR goal? <ul><li>A. 25 points per nine weeks </li></ul><ul><li>B. 200 points </li></ul><ul><li>C. 100 points </li></ul><ul><li>D. Both A and C </li></ul>
  10. 10. When are the family journals due in the classroom? <ul><li>A. Monday </li></ul><ul><li>B. Tuesday </li></ul><ul><li>C. Friday </li></ul><ul><li>D. Saturday </li></ul>
  11. 11. Why are the Iowa (ITBS) tests so important? <ul><li>A. Students can earn a trip to Hawaii for passing them </li></ul><ul><li>B. Students may get sent back to 4 th grade if they fail </li></ul><ul><li>C. Scores are used for placement in the middle school </li></ul><ul><li>D. Dr. Griffeth will give Mrs. Carstens a raise if everyone passes </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thank You!
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