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Open house2

  1. 1. Open House Mr. Hopper Mrs. Hunt Ms. Reynolds
  2. 2. Math Curriculum • New Eureka Math program aligned with Common Core Standards • Math Fluency • Sprints • Skip Counting • Playing with Patterns • Math Website • Games • Flipped Lessons • Challenges • TenMarks for Homework • Units of study divided into 6 modules. • Place Value and Decimal Fractions • Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations • Addition and Subtraction of Fractions • Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions • Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area • Problem Solving with the Coordinate Plane
  3. 3. Reading Curriculum • Read Aloud • Wonder • Consistent between classes • Use of nonfiction and fiction genres. • Comparing and contrasting across texts with similar themes or ideas. • Direct instruction with teacher; novel discussion groups; individual reading and partner practice. • Reading is Thinking!! We will focus this year on discussing evidence from the text: (why do you think that?); (how does the author show you?); (what are you wondering about?); (how can you clarify?) • Support students at home by asking these types of questions about their reading. • Read to 25! Make sure students are reading – books, magazines etc.
  4. 4. Writing Curriculum • Spelling and Word Study: • Generalizations will be taught this year. These will be based on the 6 syllable types. Practice with these types will occur in class and for homework. • We will build vocabulary by studying prefixes, suffixes and roots as well as celebrating word choice. We share our love for words!! • Forms of writing: • Opinion/Argument • Narrative • Quick writes across subjects • Paragraphs • Report (short and extended) • Reading responses
  5. 5. Kids Corner in the Barrington Times
  6. 6. Social Studies Curriculum • Africa • Blogging • Europe & Russia • Advertisements/Public Service Announcements • East Asia • West Asia • Australia/Antartica • World Geography • Five Themes of Geography • Location • Place • Region • Human Impact on Environment • Movement • Project Based Units • Acting, Technology, Creativity!
  7. 7. Science Curriculum • Units of study: • Space (mass, density, gravity) • Matter • Weather • Models and Designs • Scientific method will be implemented in all units. • Students will use science notebooks to record information as well as data and conclusions from experiments and explorations.
  8. 8. Numeracy Explorations & Writing during DEAR • Math intervention and enrichment. During three blocks over the course of the week, teachers will meet with students based on needs. • This will begin after NECAP in October. • Grouping will change and will provide an opportunity for students to mix with other classes and teacher. • Groupings will be determined based on class performance and assessments. • We will be using DEAR time to provide students with further instruction in writing • We will meet with our own homeroom classroom.
  9. 9. Homework Policy • Monthly Plan of expected homework. • Agendas • Morning routine: assignments written on the day that it is due • Posted online on website as well • Signed by parents for month of September • Homework Heroes • Missed Assignments • Must still be completed, may cause increased homework on that night. • Report impacted after three missed assignments
  10. 10. HRPride.weebly.com!
  11. 11. PBIS at HMS • Celebrating Success • Taking a Break • Reasonable Consequences • Birthday Celebration Recesses • Health Food Guidelines/Peanut Free
  12. 12. NECAP & STAR • STAR Progress Monitor • Math week of September 16th • Reading week of September 23rd • About 30 minutes • Done three times per year • For teacher use in lesson development • NECAP • Reading 10/1-10/3 • Math 10/8-10/10 • Writing 10/15-10/16 • Secret letters of support!
  13. 13. Parent-Teacher-Student Communication • Portfolio sharing quarterly • Parent-Teacher Conferences • Sign-ups after presentation in homeroom • Weekly Blogs • Teacher Blog • Student Blogs

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