Welcome To Curriculum Night
Please find your student’s seat and read the
letter they have left for you. Feel free to
write...
Fourth Grade Curriculum Night
Mrs. Cozart and Mrs. Bruckman’s Class Room 21
About Me Graduated from Eastern Michigan University
with a teaching degree, but starting teaching
technology in adult educ...
Fourth Grade Curriculum
and use of the website
• Mathematics:
Everyday Math
• Science
• Social Studies:
American Studies
•...
Laptops
• Our Classroom Website
• Calendar, Classroom News
• http://www.wlcsd.org/webpages/sbruckman/index.cfm
• That Quiz...
Mathematics
• Everyday Math Program
• Focus on:
• Geometry
• Multi-digit Multiplication
• Long Division
• Fractions, Decim...
Science
• Four Main Units:
• Sun, Moon and Stars
• Magnets and Electricity
• Ecosystems
• Motion and Design
Social Studies
• American Studies
• Geography – Regions
• Economics
• National Government
• Michigan History
Language Arts: Reading
• Reader’s Workshop
• Daily Mini-lessons-Whole Group
• Reading Independently
• Reader’s Journal
• S...
Language Arts: Writing
• Writer’s Workshop
• Daily Mini-Lessons-Whole Group
• Independent Writing Time-Writer’s Notebooks
...
Language Arts: Spelling/Word Study
• Weekly Spelling Words
• Three to Four Small Groups
• Pretest Monday
• Word Sorts/Spel...
Heathly Snacks
• Your child can bring a healthy snack each day along
with a bottle of water, no juice please.
• Peanut All...
Classroom Procedures
• Class Rule: Respect Each Other
• Following Rules:
• Rewards: Tickets
• Discipline: Green, Yellow an...
Worker Bee of the Week
• During this week I will have many special
responsibilities
• Estimation Station
• Control of the ...
Homework
(1st
Semester)
• Missing Work per Marking Period
• 1st
, 2nd
, and 3rd
missing papers: given warnings with assign...
Homework
(2nd
Semester)
• Missing work will be marked as a zero if not handed in
by the next school day after the due date...
Homework: Continued
• Retakes
• Any test, project, or assignment that a student wishes to redo will be
averaged with the o...
Fourth Grade Grading Scale:
100% +………………………A+
92-99%………………………A
90-91%………………………A-
88-89%………………………B+
82-87%………………………B
80-81%...
Important Dates
• September 25: Ice Cream Social
• September 29: Picture Days
• October 13: MEAP Testing Begins
• November...
How to Get in Touch with Mrs. Cozart
• Email:
• loricozart@wlcsd.org
• Phone:
• (248) 956-3331
• In Person:
• Before or Af...
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Fourth Grade Curriculum Night

  1. 1. Welcome To Curriculum Night Please find your student’s seat and read the letter they have left for you. Feel free to write them back on the bottom if you’d like.
  2. 2. Fourth Grade Curriculum Night Mrs. Cozart and Mrs. Bruckman’s Class Room 21
  3. 3. About Me Graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a teaching degree, but starting teaching technology in adult education programs. Worked for over 20 years teaching and supporting technology. I was at Ford Motor Company over 10 years before I decided to resign to go back to the classroom. Started working in the Walled Lake School district I’ve taught at Glengary, Clifford Smart, Commerce and Guest last year. Live in Commerce Township with my husband, Dale, and our two children, Dalton and Rachel.
  4. 4. Fourth Grade Curriculum and use of the website • Mathematics: Everyday Math • Science • Social Studies: American Studies • Language Arts: • Reading • Writing • Spelling/Word Study
  5. 5. Laptops • Our Classroom Website • Calendar, Classroom News • http://www.wlcsd.org/webpages/sbruckman/index.cfm • That Quiz • http://www.thatquiz.org/tq/classpage?001b3fb8f493A38 • Discovery Education • Skype
  6. 6. Mathematics • Everyday Math Program • Focus on: • Geometry • Multi-digit Multiplication • Long Division • Fractions, Decimals, Percents • Perimeter, Area, Volume
  7. 7. Science • Four Main Units: • Sun, Moon and Stars • Magnets and Electricity • Ecosystems • Motion and Design
  8. 8. Social Studies • American Studies • Geography – Regions • Economics • National Government • Michigan History
  9. 9. Language Arts: Reading • Reader’s Workshop • Daily Mini-lessons-Whole Group • Reading Independently • Reader’s Journal • Small Group Meeting-Literature Circles • Comprehension Question Worksheets
  10. 10. Language Arts: Writing • Writer’s Workshop • Daily Mini-Lessons-Whole Group • Independent Writing Time-Writer’s Notebooks • Small Group Focused Lessons • Individual Conferences
  11. 11. Language Arts: Spelling/Word Study • Weekly Spelling Words • Three to Four Small Groups • Pretest Monday • Word Sorts/Spelling Notebook • Final Test Friday
  12. 12. Heathly Snacks • Your child can bring a healthy snack each day along with a bottle of water, no juice please. • Peanut Allergy
  13. 13. Classroom Procedures • Class Rule: Respect Each Other • Following Rules: • Rewards: Tickets • Discipline: Green, Yellow and Red Cards • Chain of Punishments • Warning • Loss of Recess and Action Plan • Detention • Dr. Culbert intervention
  14. 14. Worker Bee of the Week • During this week I will have many special responsibilities • Estimation Station • Control of the classroom rocking chair • Line leader, and choosing a job for myself and for my classmates. • We have a bulletin board in our room on which I will be displaying my “All About Me” poster. • Somewhere on my poster I have to write about my dream job. This job can be real or made-up.
  15. 15. Homework (1st Semester) • Missing Work per Marking Period • 1st , 2nd , and 3rd missing papers: given warnings with assignment communications sent home to be signed • 4th missing paper: action plan with Mrs. Cozart or Mrs. Bruckman • 5th missing paper: Recess detention in another room • 6th missing paper: Loss of 5th grade safety nomination
  16. 16. Homework (2nd Semester) • Missing work will be marked as a zero if not handed in by the next school day after the due date. • A missing project will be marked down 10 points for every day that it is late.
  17. 17. Homework: Continued • Retakes • Any test, project, or assignment that a student wishes to redo will be averaged with the original assignment for a new grade. • A student who receives a D or an E on a test MUST retake the test. • Extra Credit is rarely given, so please do not count on it.
  18. 18. Fourth Grade Grading Scale: 100% +………………………A+ 92-99%………………………A 90-91%………………………A- 88-89%………………………B+ 82-87%………………………B 80-81%………………………B- 78-79%………………………C+ 72-77%………………………C 70-71%………………………C- 68-69%………………………D+ 62-67%………………………D 60-61%………………………D- 59% and below……..………..E
  19. 19. Important Dates • September 25: Ice Cream Social • September 29: Picture Days • October 13: MEAP Testing Begins • November 12: Fall Conferences • January 2010: Lansing Field Trip • April 2010: U of M Pond Field Trip
  20. 20. How to Get in Touch with Mrs. Cozart • Email: • loricozart@wlcsd.org • Phone: • (248) 956-3331 • In Person: • Before or After School

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