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Bts Night P Point 2007

  1. 1. MRS. LISA CIRULLI WELCOME TO N-3
  2. 2. SIGN-UPS/ IMPORTANT DATES <ul><li>Please sign up to volunteer in our classroom! </li></ul><ul><li>Your help is greatly appreciated!! </li></ul><ul><li>Save the Dates- </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate Education Week – 10/15 – 10/19 </li></ul><ul><li>PSSA Testing – Writing: Feb. 11-22, Reading & Math: March 31-April 11 </li></ul>
  3. 3. COMMUNICATION <ul><li>Wednesday Folders & </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Folders </li></ul><ul><li>Class web site </li></ul><ul><li>E-notes </li></ul><ul><li>Open Door Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Email – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. LANGUAGE ARTS <ul><li>Emphasis on the Writing Process </li></ul><ul><li>Writer’s Express series to support students as a resource </li></ul><ul><li>Blend of Grammar and Writing </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Daily Edit- quiz </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>every Friday </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio Collection </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. SPELLING <ul><li>Connects spelling to: thinking, vocabulary development, reading, and writing </li></ul><ul><li>Unit assessed each Friday </li></ul>
  6. 6. READING <ul><li>The Houghton Mifflin Series </li></ul><ul><li>Literature Circles </li></ul><ul><li>Reader’s Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Blend of fiction </li></ul><ul><li>and non-fiction </li></ul><ul><li>materials </li></ul>
  7. 7. MATH <ul><li>Everyday Math- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher level thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spiraling of ideas </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. SCIENCE <ul><li>Emphasis on process skills </li></ul><ul><li>Units include: </li></ul><ul><li>scientific method, classification, weather, matter, and mealworms </li></ul><ul><li>Combination of hands-on </li></ul><ul><li>activities and research </li></ul>
  9. 9. SOCIAL STUDIES <ul><li>Emphasis on global understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Units include: Five Themes of Geography, Constitution, Revolutionary War, and Westward Expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Current Events - Time for Kids, Intelligencer, and NEWSTEAM </li></ul><ul><li>Research activities </li></ul>
  10. 10. TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Computer lab, Laptop cart, Airliner, Video editing </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word processing – </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation skills – </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research skills – </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library, Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NEW! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. HOMEWORK <ul><li>Why I assign homework? </li></ul><ul><li>When will homework be assigned? </li></ul><ul><li>Student’s homework responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s homework responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Parent’s homework responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>If students do not </li></ul><ul><li>complete homework: </li></ul>
  12. 12. Missing Homework Slip   Student Name __________________________ Date ___________________   I chose not to bring the following homework assignments(s) to class today:  Reading Language Arts Math Signed Test Science Social Studies Wed. Folder Other   The assignment(s) was/were______________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________   Student Signature __________________________________________ Parent / Guardian Signature __________________________________ ***If you choose not to return both the missed assignment and the Homework Notice the following school day, you will receive a permanent ZERO for that homework assignment. You must complete the assignment that night, as well as stay in for 10 minutes of that day’s recess to reflect on your poor choice.
  13. 13. ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEM <ul><li>Use of notebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Use of folders for each subject </li></ul><ul><li>Homework Planner </li></ul>
  14. 14. EXPECTATIONS <ul><li>Classroom Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Fish for Schools Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Following the “Doyle 5” – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Respect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academics </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Positive Incentives <ul><li>RESPECT </li></ul><ul><li>Student tickets </li></ul><ul><li>Wing tips </li></ul><ul><li>Earned Rewards </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of recess minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Parent communication </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct Notice </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior Notice </li></ul>
  16. 16. Classroom Policies <ul><li>Notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Absent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dismissal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Absentee homework </li></ul><ul><li>Birthday treats/holiday parties – 23 students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thank you for following guidelines for allergy concern. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. T ogether E veryone A chieves M ore

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