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Meet the teacher

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Meet the teacher

  1. 1. Meet the Teacher June 13, 2011 Mrs. Pagan Class 4-404 Rm. 407
  2. 2. School Hours <ul><li>Arrival is at 8:00a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Please encourage your child to go to bed early and to eat a good breakfast. I need them to be alert and ready to learn! </li></ul><ul><li>Dismissal: </li></ul><ul><li>Mon. – Fri. : 2:50 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are dismissed at Radcliff Ave. </li></ul>
  3. 3. School and Classroom Policies <ul><li>School uniforms are mandatory. </li></ul><ul><li>Homework is given out everyday including weekends. </li></ul><ul><li>Homework should be signed. </li></ul><ul><li>Tests, handouts, and notices should be signed and returned the following day. </li></ul><ul><li>Your child should read every night and record books on Reading log. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Class 4-404’s Rules <ul><li>Rules: </li></ul><ul><li>Respect yourself, the teacher, and others. </li></ul><ul><li>Never leave seat without permission. </li></ul><ul><li>Raise your hand to speak. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your hands and mean words to yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences: </li></ul><ul><li>Non-verbal warning </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal warning </li></ul><ul><li>Letter or phone call home </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting with parent/guardian </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting with Assistant Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting with Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Rewards: </li></ul><ul><li>Compliments </li></ul><ul><li>Helper </li></ul><ul><li>Treasure chest </li></ul><ul><li>Free Game Time </li></ul>
  5. 5. P.S. 76 Website <ul><li>http://ps76parentconnection.com/index.html </li></ul>
  6. 6. Curriculum <ul><li>Reader’s Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Writer’s Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Words Their Way </li></ul><ul><li>Everyday Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Library/ Art </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reader’s Workshop <ul><li>Mini lesson with strategy focus </li></ul><ul><li>Students read independently </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher works with small groups based on needs </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages an appreciation and love of reading ! </li></ul><ul><li>Improves fluency, stamina, and comprehension. </li></ul><ul><li>Daily Reading log </li></ul>
  8. 8. Writer’s Workshop <ul><li>Genre studies </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Narratives , Realistic Fiction, Literary Essays, Mystery Writing, Content Area Writing, & Social Issue Essays </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Editing Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalization and Punctuation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Personal Narrative Goals <ul><li>Volume </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative writing (Story) </li></ul><ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Focusing on the moment </li></ul><ul><li>Using Senses & Show Not Tell </li></ul><ul><li>Leads </li></ul>
  10. 10. Words Their Way <ul><li>Spelling program that allows teachers to group students in different spelling groups based on their developmental levels. Students learn various spelling patterns. </li></ul><ul><li>Stages: Emergent, Letter Name – Alphabetic, Within Word Patterns , Syllable and Affixes , and Derivational Relations </li></ul>
  11. 11. Important Dates <ul><li>New York State English Language Arts Test (E.L.A.) </li></ul><ul><li>New York State Mathematics Test </li></ul><ul><li>New York State Science Test </li></ul><ul><li>  - Performance Test </li></ul><ul><li>          -Written Test </li></ul>
  12. 12. F.Y.I <ul><li>Honor Roll </li></ul><ul><li>Level 4 in behavior –”Always” on Report Card </li></ul><ul><li>90% in attendance and punctuality </li></ul><ul><li>100%  4's in major subject areas according to grade level standard </li></ul><ul><li>Student of the Month </li></ul><ul><li>Always gives 100% effort </li></ul><ul><li>Shows respect at all times </li></ul><ul><li>90% attendance and punctuality </li></ul><ul><li>Always wears uniform </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch with the Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Positive attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Show you care </li></ul><ul><li>Be a good friend to others </li></ul><ul><li>Shows a positive school spirit </li></ul>
  13. 13. Promotional Criteria <ul><li>Students must perform at or above Proficiency Level 2 on the English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics assessments. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Promotional Criteria Continue… <ul><li>If a child does not achieve Proficiency Level 2, the teacher must prepare a portfolio of writing samples, class-work, homework teacher observations, reading level from classroom libraries and other relevant information regarding the student’s performance. This portfolio will then be reviewed by the classroom teacher and the principal. If the portfolio demonstrates that the student is performing at the necessary level the student will be promoted. </li></ul><ul><li>Students who are not promoted in June can re-take the ELA and Math assessments in August. Students who achieve Proficiency Level 2 in August will be promoted in September. The same portfolio review process described above is done for students who do not achieve the necessary scores in August. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Parent/Teacher Connections <ul><li>Ask critical thinking questions </li></ul><ul><li>Model good reading strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage your child to read and discuss reading </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage child to review and edit work </li></ul><ul><li>Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts </li></ul>
  16. 16. Summer Homework <ul><li>July & August Reading Logs </li></ul><ul><li>Math Calendars </li></ul><ul><li>Will be collected on September 7, 2011! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Partners in Education ! <ul><li>Any questions and concerns, please write or leave a message with the office </li></ul><ul><li>718-882-8865 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Questions

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