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Welcome to Brookview!
The Related Arts Team
• Kindergarten, First and Second grades = 30 minutes
• Third, Fourth and Fifth grades = 45 minutes
• We meet with each class 2 times in a six-day cycle.
Physical Education
Mrs. Jamie Seiler and Mrs. Carrie Arp
A typical day would look like:
• Fitness stations
• Play an energizer game
• Skill work
•Game or activity will be played utilizing the skill
learned
• Closure
K-5 Art
Amanda Olberding
• Students attend Art once per 6-day
cycle for 45 minutes.
• All art projects are derived from one or
more of the following:
• Elements of Art
• Principals of Design
• Subject Area Integration
• Contemporary and Traditional
Artists
Art Portfolios
Students will keep all of their artwork in a
portfolio during the year.
Students are able to see growth from the
beginning of the year to the end!
All students will take their art portfolios
home during the last 2 cycles of the
school year.
Take time to go through all of their
masterpieces!
Materials and Art Processes
Kindergarten
• pencil/eraser
• paint
• crayon
• scissors
• marker
• glue
• clay
Grades 1-5
• oil pastel
• foam printing
• chalk pastel
• paper mache
• charcoal
• weaving
Meet the Music Department!
• Elaine Menke, 5th Grade Band
• Kathy Seiberling, Kindergarten Music
• Ann Swenson, Grades 1-5 General Music
and 5th Grade Chorus
Time for Music!
• General Music meets two times per cycle for
30 minutes. All students participate in
General Music.
• 5th Grade Chorus meets one time per cycle
for 45 minutes. 5th Grade Band meets two
times per cycle for 45 minutes. Both are
optional. Students do not miss instructional
time or recess when they participate in chorus
or band. Students in band will also have a
group lesson once per cycle.
A Day in Music!
• Singing
• Dancing
• Playing Instruments
• Reading Rhythms and Melodies
• Creating Rhythms and Melodies
• Listening to Music
• Connecting Music to history, culture, and
other curricular areas within the arts and
beyond.
5th Grade Band
Elaine Menke
● students meet for group band rehearsal (called Big Band)
twice a cycle (Day 2 & 6 from 2:45 - 3:30)
● students also meet once a cycle for small group lessons (Day
2, 4, 6)
● all band rehearsals and lessons meet during the school day
● 4th grade students will get the chance to learn about band
and tryout instruments in April/May
● there are NO fees to participate in band
● Band is a wonderful adventure for 5th
grade students where
students will learn and develop many musical and life skills!
● http://blogs.waukeeschools.org/emenke
Performance Dates to Note
Kindergarten Concert: May 8, 6:00 & 7:00 PM, Brookview
Gymnasium
1st Grade Concert: April 20, 6:00 & 7:00 PM, Brookview Gymnasium
2nd Grade Concert: April 4, 6:00 & 7:00 PM, Brookview Gymnasium
3rd Grade Concert: February 2, 6:30 PM, High School Auditorium
4th Grade Concert: March 2, 6:30 PM, High School Auditorium
5th Grade Chorus and Band Debut: December 22, 1:45 PM,
Brookview Gymnasium
5th Grade Band Solo Night: February 28 (4:00-7:00 PM) Brookview
5th Grade Concert (Band, Chorus, General Music): May 9, 6:30PM,
High School Auditorium
5th Grade Chorus and Band Last Day of School Concert
Guidance
Erin Peek & Jodi Simons
• Mrs. Peek- teaches guidance lessons, works
with small groups and meets with individuals
• Mrs. Simons - meets with students individually
and meets with small groups
Small Group Topics
• changing families
• grief and loss
• friendship
• social skills
• study skills
• military families
Guidance meets 1 time each 6 day cycle
for 30 minutes
• Guidance Units
• Friendship Skills
• Bullying Prevention
• Personal Safety
• Study Skills
• Understanding and Celebrating Diversity
K-5 Technology
Cindy Herren
Grades 3-5
•Twice a cycle for 2
thirty minute lessons
Grades K-2
• Once a cycle for 30
minute lessons
Technology Skills
• Keyboarding – taught formally in grades 3-5
• Coding - using block programming K-5
• Word processing, spreadsheets,
presentations, video & audio production
• Web navigation & effective search skills
• Internet safety
• Positive online social and ethical behaviors
• Cross curricular multimedia projects
Technology
Equipment
• iPads
• iMac computers
• Robotics for
programming
• Microsoft Office (Word,
Powerpoint, Excel),
Google Apps, iMovie,
iPhoto, Garageband
• Web 2.0 tools - Skype,
KidBlog, Typing Club,
Google Earth, etc
Teacher Librarian
Carrie Foell
Curriculum
• K-2: Fixed schedule (once a cycle)
• 40 minute class (30 lesson/10 minute check
out)
• 3-5: Flex schedule
• (teachers sign up for check out times/
collaborate according to classroom
curriculum)
• Open Library
• Mornings from 8:35-9:05
• Students check in with classroom teacher
and get permission to visit the library
Expectations
• Kindergarten checks one book out
• Grades 1-5 check two books out
• Extra book on birthday
• Grades 3-5 get to check out extra books
to help with research/passion projects
• Books are due six school days later
• Books can be renewed for six more days
District Library
Website
http://library.waukee.k12.ia.us
Access to our
library catalog,
library standards
and benchmarks,
as well as many
other resources
ESL Teachers
Ms. Rebekah Cooper
Mrs. Janeal Lyons
Ms. Kelsey Einertson
(Mrs. Parmalee’s
substitute teacher)
English As A Second
Language
English involves:
* Listening
* Speaking
* Reading
* Writing
English As A
Second Language
• Engage students in English Language Learning
• Build robust vocabulary that will increase
academic comprehension
• Support regular classroom learning by improving
student listening, speaking, reading, & writing
• Boost overall literacy
Thank You!

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Curriculum Night 2016

  • 1. Welcome to Brookview! The Related Arts Team
  • 2. • Kindergarten, First and Second grades = 30 minutes • Third, Fourth and Fifth grades = 45 minutes • We meet with each class 2 times in a six-day cycle. Physical Education Mrs. Jamie Seiler and Mrs. Carrie Arp
  • 3. A typical day would look like: • Fitness stations • Play an energizer game • Skill work •Game or activity will be played utilizing the skill learned • Closure
  • 4. K-5 Art Amanda Olberding • Students attend Art once per 6-day cycle for 45 minutes. • All art projects are derived from one or more of the following: • Elements of Art • Principals of Design • Subject Area Integration • Contemporary and Traditional Artists
  • 5. Art Portfolios Students will keep all of their artwork in a portfolio during the year. Students are able to see growth from the beginning of the year to the end! All students will take their art portfolios home during the last 2 cycles of the school year. Take time to go through all of their masterpieces!
  • 6. Materials and Art Processes Kindergarten • pencil/eraser • paint • crayon • scissors • marker • glue • clay
  • 7. Grades 1-5 • oil pastel • foam printing • chalk pastel • paper mache • charcoal • weaving
  • 8. Meet the Music Department! • Elaine Menke, 5th Grade Band • Kathy Seiberling, Kindergarten Music • Ann Swenson, Grades 1-5 General Music and 5th Grade Chorus
  • 9. Time for Music! • General Music meets two times per cycle for 30 minutes. All students participate in General Music. • 5th Grade Chorus meets one time per cycle for 45 minutes. 5th Grade Band meets two times per cycle for 45 minutes. Both are optional. Students do not miss instructional time or recess when they participate in chorus or band. Students in band will also have a group lesson once per cycle.
  • 10. A Day in Music! • Singing • Dancing • Playing Instruments • Reading Rhythms and Melodies • Creating Rhythms and Melodies • Listening to Music • Connecting Music to history, culture, and other curricular areas within the arts and beyond.
  • 11. 5th Grade Band Elaine Menke ● students meet for group band rehearsal (called Big Band) twice a cycle (Day 2 & 6 from 2:45 - 3:30) ● students also meet once a cycle for small group lessons (Day 2, 4, 6) ● all band rehearsals and lessons meet during the school day ● 4th grade students will get the chance to learn about band and tryout instruments in April/May ● there are NO fees to participate in band ● Band is a wonderful adventure for 5th grade students where students will learn and develop many musical and life skills! ● http://blogs.waukeeschools.org/emenke
  • 12. Performance Dates to Note Kindergarten Concert: May 8, 6:00 & 7:00 PM, Brookview Gymnasium 1st Grade Concert: April 20, 6:00 & 7:00 PM, Brookview Gymnasium 2nd Grade Concert: April 4, 6:00 & 7:00 PM, Brookview Gymnasium 3rd Grade Concert: February 2, 6:30 PM, High School Auditorium 4th Grade Concert: March 2, 6:30 PM, High School Auditorium 5th Grade Chorus and Band Debut: December 22, 1:45 PM, Brookview Gymnasium 5th Grade Band Solo Night: February 28 (4:00-7:00 PM) Brookview 5th Grade Concert (Band, Chorus, General Music): May 9, 6:30PM, High School Auditorium 5th Grade Chorus and Band Last Day of School Concert
  • 13. Guidance Erin Peek & Jodi Simons • Mrs. Peek- teaches guidance lessons, works with small groups and meets with individuals • Mrs. Simons - meets with students individually and meets with small groups
  • 14. Small Group Topics • changing families • grief and loss • friendship • social skills • study skills • military families
  • 15. Guidance meets 1 time each 6 day cycle for 30 minutes • Guidance Units • Friendship Skills • Bullying Prevention • Personal Safety • Study Skills • Understanding and Celebrating Diversity
  • 16. K-5 Technology Cindy Herren Grades 3-5 •Twice a cycle for 2 thirty minute lessons Grades K-2 • Once a cycle for 30 minute lessons
  • 17. Technology Skills • Keyboarding – taught formally in grades 3-5 • Coding - using block programming K-5 • Word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, video & audio production • Web navigation & effective search skills • Internet safety • Positive online social and ethical behaviors • Cross curricular multimedia projects
  • 18. Technology Equipment • iPads • iMac computers • Robotics for programming • Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel), Google Apps, iMovie, iPhoto, Garageband • Web 2.0 tools - Skype, KidBlog, Typing Club, Google Earth, etc
  • 20. Curriculum • K-2: Fixed schedule (once a cycle) • 40 minute class (30 lesson/10 minute check out) • 3-5: Flex schedule • (teachers sign up for check out times/ collaborate according to classroom curriculum) • Open Library • Mornings from 8:35-9:05 • Students check in with classroom teacher and get permission to visit the library
  • 21. Expectations • Kindergarten checks one book out • Grades 1-5 check two books out • Extra book on birthday • Grades 3-5 get to check out extra books to help with research/passion projects • Books are due six school days later • Books can be renewed for six more days
  • 22. District Library Website http://library.waukee.k12.ia.us Access to our library catalog, library standards and benchmarks, as well as many other resources
  • 23. ESL Teachers Ms. Rebekah Cooper Mrs. Janeal Lyons Ms. Kelsey Einertson (Mrs. Parmalee’s substitute teacher)
  • 24. English As A Second Language English involves: * Listening * Speaking * Reading * Writing
  • 25. English As A Second Language • Engage students in English Language Learning • Build robust vocabulary that will increase academic comprehension • Support regular classroom learning by improving student listening, speaking, reading, & writing • Boost overall literacy