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Back To School Night2009 10


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Back to School Night

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Back To School Night2009 10

  1. 1. Welcome to Back to School Night
  2. 2. Mr. Souza’s Qualifications <ul><li>Bachelor’s Degree from CSU Stanislaus </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Credential from Chapman University </li></ul><ul><li>Masters in Educational Technology </li></ul><ul><li>11 years teaching experience </li></ul><ul><li>4 years teaching 5 th grade </li></ul>
  3. 4. What’s on the desk? <ul><li>Registration Card (please fill out before you leave) </li></ul><ul><li>Sylvan Handbook </li></ul><ul><li>Orchard’s Family Handbook </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Guide to Academic Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Homework Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Health Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>PTA </li></ul><ul><li>Parent-Student Compact </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Level Expectation </li></ul><ul><li>Rules for playground </li></ul><ul><li>Post-Its </li></ul>
  4. 6. Classroom Expectations <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Level Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Assessments (3 per year) </li></ul><ul><li>Rubric </li></ul><ul><li>Math tests include Timed Tests and Assessments (3 per year) </li></ul><ul><li>Science / Social Studies Assessments (3 per year) </li></ul>I got an A, but what does that mean?
  5. 8. Designed for Student Success Self-directed learners Self-confident learners =
  6. 10. <ul><li>The cost of renting a speed boat is $25 plus and additional fee of $12 for each hour that the boat is rented. Write an equation using c for the cost in dollars and h hours. </li></ul>Math Example c = 12h + 25
  7. 12. Classroom Volunteers <ul><li>Please sign up near the water faucet </li></ul><ul><li>Please indicate what times you are available </li></ul><ul><li>Let Mr. Souza know what kind of help you would like to do. For example: Working with students individually, paperwork, room mother, etc. </li></ul>
  8. 15. Interruptions <ul><li>State education code requires that classroom interruptions be minimal </li></ul><ul><li>Office personnel will only call classrooms during the day if it is an emergency </li></ul><ul><li>Morning recess is scheduled form 10:30-10:50 </li></ul><ul><li>ALL VISITORS are required to enter the campus through the office doors. They must sign in and attain a visitor’s badge. </li></ul>
  9. 16. Attendance <ul><li>Everyday counts </li></ul>
  10. 17. Parent-Student-Conference <ul><li>November </li></ul><ul><li>Monday 2 nd </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday 3 rd </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday 4 th </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday 5 th </li></ul><ul><li>Friday 6 th </li></ul>
  11. 18. Attendance <ul><li>Everyday counts </li></ul><ul><li>1 day = 4-6 hours of instruction </li></ul>
  12. 19. Class Rules <ul><li>Treat Others with Respect </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Directions </li></ul><ul><li>Listen Carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Keep hands and feet to self </li></ul><ul><li>Try your hardest everyday </li></ul>
  13. 21. Classroom Needs <ul><li>Any school supplies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pencils, color pencils, crayons, whiteboard markers, scissors, glue, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paper (binder and white; mostly white) </li></ul><ul><li>Sanitation, let’s go swine hunting…flu that is! </li></ul><ul><li>Books; reading and notebooks </li></ul><ul><li>CANDY! </li></ul>
  14. 22. &quot;Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.&quot; - W B Yeats
  15. 24. Thank you for coming. Let’s make this a great year for your child! Questions or Comments?
  16. 25. Help me!!!