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Agenda Sir Wilfrid Laurier Public School Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 Grades 6 and 7 Mme Mendoza et Mme Sadaka @ 7 :00-7 ...
<ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Routines in the class( Trib...
Subject Teachers <ul><li>Mme Sadaka: math, science, health and Phys. Ed (7M) </li></ul><ul><li>Mme Mendoza: FLA, instrumen...
Routines in the class <ul><li>Language Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Tribes classes: Mutual Respect, Appreciations, Atten...
Homework Policy <ul><li>Week-end policy: students have the choice of working on long-term assignments during the weekend. ...
Assessment <ul><li>Is composed of: assignments and projects, participation, logs, journals, culminating tasks and summativ...
Assessment – Grade 6 <ul><li>Ontario Student Achievement Level: 1 through 4. </li></ul><ul><li>Report Card: letter grades,...
Assessment – Grade 7 <ul><li>Ontario Student Achievement Levels: 1 – 4. </li></ul><ul><li>Report cards: percentages. </li>...
Technology <ul><li>Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Glogster </li></ul><ul><li>Prezi </li></ul><ul><li>Edmodo </li></ul><ul><li>Bi...
Curriculum French and English <ul><li>Balanced Literacy approach for all four strands of Language Arts (Reading, Writing, ...
Curriculum  Math Data collection and Recording Data Graphing Application of mean, median and mode Interpreting Data Outcom...
Math  Patterns and Relationships (geometric patterns, tables of values and pattern rules) Variables, Expressions, and Equa...
Science Pure substances and mixtures  Form and Function  Electricity  Air and Flight    2 Interactions in the environment ...
Social Studies Trade Partners First Nations and Exploration Term 2 Canada Term 1 Heritage and Citizenship
History and Geography Themes of Geography Patterns in Geography Natural Resource New France British North America Conflict...
Physical Education and Health <ul><li>Students are to bring a separate set of gym clothes, hygiene products and shoes to e...
The Arts <ul><li>Music: students are responsible for practicing regularly and maintenance of their instruments.  </li></ul...
Communication with Parents <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle: check regularly for homework and important dates. </li...
Reporting Dates <ul><li>Interim Progress Report Card: Nov. 22 </li></ul><ul><li>Student Led-Conferences: Nov. 24 and 25 (a...
Trips <ul><li>Skiing at Snow Valley in January. </li></ul><ul><li>Skating at Angus Glen </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 6: Overnig...
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Welcome to our Curriculum Night 2012- 2013!

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Welcome to our Curriculum Night 2012- 2013!

  1. 1. Agenda Sir Wilfrid Laurier Public School Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 Grades 6 and 7 Mme Mendoza et Mme Sadaka @ 7 :00-7 :20p.m
  2. 2. <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Routines in the class( Tribes) </li></ul><ul><li>Homework Policy: (not on W-E, agenda, posted on Moodle and Website, Procedure 352dfk, Eco school (reduce paper use) </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment (refer to grid that is provided in the package) (Achievement level for Grade 6 and percentage for Grade 7) </li></ul><ul><li>Technology (Glogster, prezi, …) </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Expectations ( Subjects taught in French and English) </li></ul><ul><li>Communications with parents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agenda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reporting dates ( Interim progress report card on Nov.22, first on Feb.13th and last on June 27th , student led-conference on Nov.24 and a.m.25) </li></ul><ul><li>Trips (Ski, skating, Lake Saint-Georges in June and Quebec city in January) </li></ul><ul><li>V.I.P. for Grade 6’s </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Subject Teachers <ul><li>Mme Sadaka: math, science, health and Phys. Ed (7M) </li></ul><ul><li>Mme Mendoza: FLA, instrumental music, history/geography (7M) </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs Crawford: 6/7S English </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Holly: 7M English </li></ul><ul><li>M Gratton: 6/7S Social Studies and History/Geography </li></ul><ul><li>Mme Jones: 6/7S Health and Phys. Ed </li></ul><ul><li>M Osman: Guidance </li></ul>
  4. 4. Routines in the class <ul><li>Language Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Tribes classes: Mutual Respect, Appreciations, Attentive Listening and the Right to Participate </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives: Deux points, Un devoir gratuit </li></ul><ul><li>Lockers </li></ul><ul><li>Transitions between classes </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance </li></ul>
  5. 5. Homework Policy <ul><li>Week-end policy: students have the choice of working on long-term assignments during the weekend. </li></ul><ul><li>Agenda: homework is written in this organizational tool daily, should be checked regularly. </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle: homework, important dates and ongoing communication will be posted </li></ul><ul><li>Eco School: some homework will be completed on Moodle, and research information will be saved on USB. </li></ul><ul><li>Board Procedure 305.1: timely completion and submission of assignments for evaluation, gr. 7 – 12. </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism: a protocol to detect plagiarism. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Assessment <ul><li>Is composed of: assignments and projects, participation, logs, journals, culminating tasks and summative tests. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the achievement chart: knowledge and understanding, thinking and inquiry, communication and application. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Assessment – Grade 6 <ul><li>Ontario Student Achievement Level: 1 through 4. </li></ul><ul><li>Report Card: letter grades, based on achievement levels. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Assessment – Grade 7 <ul><li>Ontario Student Achievement Levels: 1 – 4. </li></ul><ul><li>Report cards: percentages. </li></ul>Extensive remediation Below 50 R Level 1 50 – 59 D- to D+ Level 2 60 – 69 C- to C+ Level 3 70 – 79 B- to B+ Level 4 80 – 100 A- to A+ Achievement %
  9. 9. Technology <ul><li>Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Glogster </li></ul><ul><li>Prezi </li></ul><ul><li>Edmodo </li></ul><ul><li>Bitstrips </li></ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>GarageBand/Audacity </li></ul><ul><li>Wordle and Tagxedo </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel…) </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Ideas </li></ul>
  10. 10. Curriculum French and English <ul><li>Balanced Literacy approach for all four strands of Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Oral Communication, and Media Literacy): </li></ul><ul><li>1. Modelled </li></ul><ul><li>2. Shared </li></ul><ul><li>3. Guided </li></ul><ul><li>4. Independent </li></ul><ul><li>French Homework: weekly Reading Log, weekly verb conjugation table and bi-weekly Moodle blog, monthly oral presentation. </li></ul>Comprehension Synthesis Prior Knowledge/ Inference Sentence Fluency Word Choice Conventions Narrative Report Exposition Term 2: February to June Important Ideas Prediction Questioning Visualizing Main Idea Organization Voice Procedural Explanation Recount Term 1: September to January Reading Strategies Write Trait Strategies Forms of Writing
  11. 11. Curriculum Math Data collection and Recording Data Graphing Application of mean, median and mode Interpreting Data Outcomes Tree Diagrams Collection and Organization of Data Data Relationships Understanding of mean Data Management Classifying figures Similar and Congruent figures Sorting Triangles and Quadrilaterals by their properties Geometric Properties 2D Shapes: quadrilaterals Measuring angles Geometry Measuring Perimeter and Area (Parallelogram, Triangle, Irregular Figures, Trapezoid) Volume and Surface Area of a Right Prism Measurement Relationships Measuring elapse time Perimeter and Area Converting standard units Metric system Problem Solving Measurement Place value, Rounding, Factoring, Multiples Exponents, Ratio and Rate Place Value ,Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division Mental strategies Problem Solving Number Sense and Numeration Grade 7 Grade 6 Term 1
  12. 12. Math Patterns and Relationships (geometric patterns, tables of values and pattern rules) Variables, Expressions, and Equations Patterns and Relationships (geometric patterns, tables of values and pattern rules) Variables, Expressions, and Equations Patterning and Algebra Theoretical and Experimental Probability Real-life probability applications Theoretical Probability Prediction of the frequency of an outcome Problem Solving Data Management Location and Movement: Coordinate System Reflection Translation and Rotation Location and Movement Coordinate System Reflection Translation and Rotation Geometry Measurement Relationships Perimeter and Area Mass, Capacity and Volume Surface Area and Volume of Prisms Mass, Capacity and Volume Surface Area and Volume of Prisms Measurement Fractions, Decimals, Percent, Ratio, Unit Rate Problem Solving Fractions, Decimals, Percent, Ratio, Unit Rate Problem Solving Number Sense and Numeration Grade 7 Grade 6 Term 2
  13. 13. Science Pure substances and mixtures Form and Function Electricity Air and Flight   2 Interactions in the environment Heat in the environment Diversity of Living Things Space   1 Grade 7 Grade 6 Term
  14. 14. Social Studies Trade Partners First Nations and Exploration Term 2 Canada Term 1 Heritage and Citizenship
  15. 15. History and Geography Themes of Geography Patterns in Geography Natural Resource New France British North America Conflict and Change Term 2 Geography Term 1 History
  16. 16. Physical Education and Health <ul><li>Students are to bring a separate set of gym clothes, hygiene products and shoes to each class. </li></ul><ul><li>Health topics: mental health, healthy eating, sexual education. </li></ul><ul><li>VIP: Values, Influences and Peers </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Arts <ul><li>Music: students are responsible for practicing regularly and maintenance of their instruments. </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluations: playing and theory tests every two months, monthly music journal to complete on Moodle. </li></ul><ul><li>Extra help: offered on Day 3 for theory, Day 5 for playing. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Communication with Parents <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle: check regularly for homework and important dates. </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: please call in advance if you would like to arrange an appointment with either of us. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Reporting Dates <ul><li>Interim Progress Report Card: Nov. 22 </li></ul><ul><li>Student Led-Conferences: Nov. 24 and 25 (a.m.) </li></ul><ul><li>First Report Card: Feb. 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Second Report Card: June 27 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Trips <ul><li>Skiing at Snow Valley in January. </li></ul><ul><li>Skating at Angus Glen </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 6: Overnight trip to Lake Saint Georges </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 7: Intermediate trip to Quebec City in January (once every two years). Information night on Oct. 5 </li></ul><ul><li>One more trip TBD. </li></ul>
  21. 21. QUESTIONS???
  22. 22. Thank you! Your ongoing contributions are instrumental to the success of your child!

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