Curriculum Night Powerpoint Open House 2015

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CURRICULUM NIGHT
2015-2016
Mr. Chris Wheeler
3rd Grade
ABOUT MR. WHEELER
• Raised in Port Angeles, WA
• Graduated from CWU - Elementary Ed with SPED Minor
• Substitute taught for 2 years
• Student taught and Long Termed in 2nd Grade
• 6th Grade
• 3rd Grade last year
• Excited to teach 3rd grade again this year
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
• Common Core ELA - Expeditionary Learning - NEW
• First Semester Focus
• Close Reading
• Rereading text many times for different purposes
• Skills
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Ask and answer questions using text to prove answer
Determine main idea and supporting details
Summarizing w/ 5W’s (who, what, when, where, why)
Story elements & sequencing
• Writing
• 3 types of writing – Narrative, Informational, Opinion
• Organizing writing (sentences & paragraphs)
• Conventions (spelling, capitalization, punctuation)
• Language
• Parts of Speech
MATH STANDARDS – 3RD GRADE
• Represent and solve problems involving multiplication
and division
• Use place value understanding and properties of
operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic
• Develop understanding of fractions as numbers
• Solve problems involving measurement and estimation
• Reason with shapes and their attributes
• Basic fact fluency (addition, subtraction &
multiplication)
MATH: ENGAGE NEW YORK
• How many lessons per week?
• 4 to 5 lessons per week
• Focus on conceptual understanding rather than
procedures
• Homework
• One page (2 sided) after each lesson
• IXL levels related to learning targets
SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE
& HEALTH
• Social Studies
• Map & Geography Skills
• Communities at Home and Around the World
• Science
• Water
• Human Body
• Health: Great Body Shop
HOMEWORK
• Reading:
• Read 30 minutes per night in just right books
• Reading Log
• Book Adventure
• RAZ Kids
• Math:
• Written homework
• IXL (more information to follow)
• XtraMath
• Planners:
• Filled out daily
• Need to come to and from school each day!
• Weekly Check up Sheet
STANDARDS BASED
GRADING
• Grading Scale
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4: Advanced (above standard)
3: Proficient (meets standard)
2: Basic (slightly below standard)
1: Below Basic (well below standard)
• Grades based on ELA Common Core and Math
Common Core
COMMUNICATION WITH HOME
• Friday Folder
• Finished work
• Occasional information from office/PTA
• Please sign and return the following school day
• Homework Folder
• In student binders
• Check every night
• Newsletters
• Emailed home monthly (hard-copy if needed)
• SWIFT Website:
• http://teacher.kent.k12.wa.us/sunrise/wheeler
• Email
[email protected]@kent.k12.wa.us
• (253) 373-3815
IXL MATH
• Website with math practice – search IXL
• Students log in and practice levels as assigned. They
can do extra practice if they choose.
• User name: first initial + last [email protected]
• Example: [email protected]
• Password: first initial + last initial
• Example: cw
RAZ KIDS
• Web-based reading program
• Leveled books
• Log-in information to follow when accounts are set up
• SBA in March or April
• Reading
• Multiple Choice/Short Answer
• Performance Task
• Math
• Multiple Choice/Short Answer
• Performance Task
• iReady Testing
• 3 times per year
• Progress Monitoring as needed
• Classroom Based Assessment
• Performance Task in Social Studies
TESTING
QUESTIONS
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