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Open house 11 12 powers


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Open house 11 12 powers

  1. 1. Welcome to Our Rockin’ Rookery<br />Education: <br />Then and Now<br />'Every student can learn, just not on the same day or the same way.' ---George Evans<br />
  2. 2. Introductions<br />Ms. Powers<br />TA: Mr. Wilfred<br />ESL: Mrs. Atkinson<br />Our Teaching Apprentice: Ms. Chelsea <br />
  3. 3. Units of Inquiry<br />Interconnectedness<br />Time<br />Discovery <br />Fractured Fairytales (Mini-Unit) <br />Celebrations<br />
  4. 4. Literacy<br />Differentiated instruction during Teacher Guided Reading and Literacy Centers<br />Writer’s Workshop<br />Lessons with imbedded Information Technology applications<br />Writing Genres: narrative, persuasive, procedural, imaginative, letter writing, and script writing<br />Handwriting: lower case cursive letters only<br />
  5. 5. Numeracy<br /><ul><li>Everyday Mathematics (American-based)
  6. 6. Hands-on lessons
  7. 7. Concepts covered:
  8. 8. Measurement of: length, duration (elapsed time), temperature, area, and perimeter.
  9. 9. Time, money, 2D and 3D shapes, addition and subtraction of multi-digit numbers, and basic addition, subtraction, and multiplication facts
  10. 10. Math Reasoning (Marcy Cook)
  11. 11. Problem-solving</li></li></ul><li>Word Work<br />Inquiry-based spelling strategy instruction<br />Focuses on common and irregular spelling patterns using knowledge of phonics (sound-symbol relationship) and sight word recall<br />Differentiated instruction<br />
  12. 12. Home to School Links<br />Elementary School Homework Policy (Alfie Kohn)<br />Daily reading at home <br />Leveled books three times per week and up to three CMC books per week<br />Educational Games on the Grade 2 Portal<br />Home- based activities relating to the units of inquiry<br />Volunteers are always welcome!<br />Our Blog: Powers’ Rockin’ Rookery:<br />Email:<br />