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Back to School Night. Ms. Brown 6 th Grade . About Ms. Brown. My family My background My hobbies and interests. CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT. Classroom agreements-rules agreed upon Classroom consequences-student generated Classroom monetary system-motivate students - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Back to School Night

Back to School NightMs. Brown 6th Grade 1About Ms. BrownMy familyMy backgroundMy hobbies and interests

CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENTClassroom agreements-rules agreed uponClassroom consequences-student generatedClassroom monetary system-motivate studentsGroup points-to earn bonus dollarsPreferred Activity Time

STUDENT EXPECTATIONSCome to class prepared and on timeBe respectful to others and selfTake responsibility for own actions and wordsBe ready to cooperate in the classroom and playground

CLASS MANAGEMENTScholar DollarsStudent JobsBi-weekly paychecks with amount based on level of performanceNo Homework = Detention NoticeHOMEWORKDistricts allocated time is 1 hour and 15 minutes dailyStudents will be assigned homework Monday-Thursday with occasional weekend assignmentsAll assignments will be in agenda If absent, students have one day to complete assignmentsProjectsFirst Trimester Science Faire

Second Trimester Poetry Portfolio and Persuasive Writing Sample

Third Trimester Country Report and Musical Instrument ProjectGrading PolicyWe will use electronic report card based on district guidelinesProjects and tests 50% of gradeQuizzes 30% of gradeHomework and class work 20% of gradeMath class work will be on a scale of 1 to 5Spelling 50% homework and 50% testSTUDENT SUPPLIES#2 pencils!Three ringed binder with dividersHand held pencil sharpener with shaving compartmentA correcting penPencil Pouch (small and not a box)Non-Spiral Bound NotebookCrayons/Colored Pencils

Daily Schedule8:20-9:00 MorningBusiness9:00-9:55 Open Court Language Arts9:55-10:10 Recess10:10-11:15 Math11:15-11:55 Lunch11:55-12:20 Novel Studies12:20-1:00 Writing/Grammar1:00-2:30 Science/Social Science/P.E./ Agenda

Common Core National StandardsThird through Sixth grade focus is on English Language Arts, Literacy in History/Social Science, and Science and Technical Subjects for school year 2012-2013School year 2013-2014 focus will be on MathematicsSTUDENT TEXTBOOKSOpen Court Language Arts

Language ArtsOpen Court test and homeworkComprehension from Science/Social StudiesReading Log (Tuesday Monday)Accelerated Reader:First & Second trimesterThird Trimester19-21 A25-27 A17-18 B22-24 B15-16 C19-21 C13-14 D17-18 D

STUDENT TEXTBOOKSScott Foresman Mathematics

MathematicsNightly Homework -Scale of 5 points:Completed on time on folded paper (recycled)All work is shownCorrections are madeReview problems are worked outCorrect headingMath Average every two weeksFriday quizChapter TestC


Social StudiesCornell NotesWorksheetsVocabulary BuilderChapter TestSTUDENT TEXTBOOKSHolt Earth Science

ScienceCornell NotesInteractive Reader Study GuideWorksheetsIn class Labs Chapter Test

SpellingPretest with 5X eachWord KnowledgeWorksheetsSpelling SentencesSpelling GridSpelling Test every two weeks

WritingSummary Linking EssaysSamples: Expository/PersuasivePoetry PortfolioGrammar

Sly ParkOctober 1-5th 2012Cost $275.00 per studentFinal Payment Due September 7th

COMMUNICATIONWeekly update with assignments attachedPaycheck is bi-weekly E-mailMake an appointmentBlog

CLASSROOM HELPERSArt DocentField Trip ChaperoneCorrecting Papers (home)Classroom HelperEmails and Web sitesMs. Brown- shlbrown@egusd.netBlog- Elk Grove Unified School Home Page= Common Core Standards

Back to School NightMs. Brown