5D Curriculum Night 2010


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The presentation prepared by Ms. Cahusac of 5D at CDNIS in Hong Kong. September 14th 2010

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5D Curriculum Night 2010

  1. 1. Welcome to Grade 5 Friday, September 17, 2010
  2. 2. The 6 Units of Inquiry Theme: How We Express Ourselves Focus: Communication Technology Theme: How The World Works Focus: The States of Matter Theme:How We Organize Ourselves Focus: Solid Waste Management Theme: Sharing The Planet Focus: Rights of Children Around the World Theme: Where We Are In Place & Time Focus: How we Study the Past Theme: Who We Are Focus: Changes in the Human Body Friday, September 17, 2010
  3. 3. Stand Alone Material Literacy Goals for the 21st Century Classroom - Information and communication skills - Thinking and problem-solving skills - Interpersonal and self-directional skills - Learning academic content through real-world examples Friday, September 17, 2010
  4. 4. Stand Alone Material Numeracy Goals for the 21st Century Classroom - Students learn to value mathematics - Students become confident in their ability to do mathematics - Students become mathematical problem solvers - Students learn to communicate mathematically - Students learn to reason mathematically Friday, September 17, 2010
  5. 5. Stand Alone Material Technology Goals for the 21st Century Classroom - Students learn independence and personal, ethical responsibility - Students learn to navigate in a world that they will be active in as they grow and develop - Students are receive and become part of a global audience - Students can express their understanding more creatively and quickly in a variety of ways Friday, September 17, 2010
  6. 6. Stand Alone Material Fine Arts Goals for the 21st Century Classroom - Students develop their fine motor skills - Students are able to creatively express themselves - Students are exposed to a variety of art forms which fosters art appreciation and understanding - Students learn about art from other cultures and times, encouraging their global perspective and developing open-mindedness Friday, September 17, 2010
  7. 7. Assessment Formative Assessment Summative Assessment Portfolios Reports Friday, September 17, 2010
  8. 8. Assessment Timeline Student Portfolio, learning update & goal-setting sheet are sent home November 5th, 2010 3-Way Learning Reviews with parents, student and teacher present November 19th & 22nd, 2010 Student Portfolio & Progress Report are sent home February 18th, 2010 Student Portfolio with follow-up to goal setting are sent home April 13th, 2010 Student-Led Learning Reviews April 29th, 2010 Student Portfolio & Progress Report are sent home June 16th, 2010 Friday, September 17, 2010
  9. 9. 5D Homework Policy Reading Expectations Minimum 30 minutes each evening 50 min. Maximum/Night Including Chinese Weekends/Holidays Always homework-free Friday, September 17, 2010
  10. 10. Parent Communication New 5D Class Website http://si tes.cdni s.edu.hk/teachers/al oni cahusac/ Weekly Friday Updates Programme Overview Unit of Inquiry Updates Literacy Page Numeracy Page Homework Friday, September 17, 2010
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