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Back to School Miss Wright 6 th Grade. 2014-2015. All About the Teacher. Miss Nicole Wright. Family. Born and raised right here in Davis County Second child out of four Have two sisters and a brother One niece (who I absolutely adore!). Education.

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Back to school miss wright 6 th grade

Back to SchoolMiss Wright6th Grade

2014-2015


All about the teacher

All About the Teacher

Miss Nicole Wright


Family

Family

  • Born and raised right here in Davis County

  • Second child out of four

  • Have two sisters and a brother

  • One niece (who I absolutely adore!)


Education

Education

  • Graduated top 5% of high school class from CHS in 2007

  • Graduated cum laude with Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Health from USU in 2011


Teaching experience

Teaching Experience

  • Taught in Idaho Falls for two years

  • 5th and 6th grade

  • Advanced Reading (6th-8th grade)

  • Leader in Me Emphasis

  • Technology Integration Mentor


Last year

Last Year

  • Joined the Mountain View Family in February to finish off the year.

  • So glad to be back again this year!


This year

This Year

2014-2015


Fun things planned

Fun Things Planned

  • Studying “stems”- Greek, Latin, Germanic, Old English Root Words

  • Ancient Civilizations with projects like Greek Olympics, Medieval Feasts, and much more!

  • Space

  • Microorganisms

  • Heat, Light, and Sound


What are we learning and when tentative

What are we learning and when? (Tentative)


Grading

Grading

  • Points/Percentages/1,2,3 Scale

  • Participation

  • Progress towards mastering concepts/core standards

  • Rain check coupons- punch card to prevent assignments from being late (One card per term)

  • Extra Day coupon- provides one extra day to work on assignment without being marked late (One per term)

  • Without a rain check or extra day coupon, all late assignments will be docked 10% for every day late

  • Coupons do not count towards projects or tests

  • No name papers will be posted on the board for a day or two, and if not claimed will be thrown away

  • Extra credit is available upon request


Testing

Testing

  • All instruction and assessment is aligned with Utah DESK standards

  • Stem/Spelling Tests on Friday

  • Formal/Informal

  • Hands On Projects

  • Make up tests when needed

  • Re-do tests if necessary

  • Cheating will result in an automatic zero with no chance to make up the score


Management

Management

  • Focus on the Positives!

  • Give out “positives” or points to students/groups who are doing something good

  • End of the week students count up how many they have and turn them in

  • Monday a random number is chosen and if the student has that many positives or more they get to spin for prizes on my spinning wheel

  • Any negative behaviors will warrant

    • Talking with teacher

    • Behavior plans/contracts

    • Calling home

    • Missed recesses

    • Consequences set up by the school


Class rules

Class Rules

  • My Class Rules:

    • 1. Don’t do anything that will embarrass yourself, your classmates, or your family.

    • 2. Only say things that are appropriate and uplift those around you.

    • 3. Books will be treated with respect! (Includes my books, their books, library books, textbooks, etc.)

    • 4. Have fun!!

  • As a class we will come up with our own rules to add to this list as well as any consequences they feel should happen when these rules are broken.

  • We will be creating a class constitution outlining our expectations for the year and what we are looking forward to.


Expectations for students

Expectations for Students

  • Students will come to class prepared every day

  • Homework should be done on time, completely finished

  • First thing on papers is the student’s name

  • Students should have fun!

  • Everyone should participate

  • Students should do their very best on everything

  • Absolutely NO cheating!

  • Students should be responsible sixth graders who prove to be great examples to the younger students


Expectations for parents

Expectations for Parents

  • Email me with concerns, questions, or comments

  • Support your student in his or her endeavors

  • Help your child with homework when necessary

  • Come to our Student-Led Conferences and celebrate the accomplishments of your child!

  • Check your student’s grades often

  • Check the class website for homework, events, or information

  • Enjoy the year with your student (It’s the last time they will be in elementary!)

  • Challenge your student to do his or her best!


Communication

Communication

  • Parents should feel like they can email me anytime

    • [email protected]

    • I will send home a weekly newsletter in the Monday Folder with updates and info

    • If you would like to volunteer in the class please join us for our Volunteer Orientation/Training Tea on September 5th at 2:00pm.

  • Emailing is easiest to get ahold of me

  • Class website is located on the school website

    • Any assignments or info is located on this page for reference

    • Check the calendar for upcoming events

    • If you have questions, concerns, or comments please don’t hesitate to let me know!


Thank you so much for coming

Thank you so much for coming!!!!

“It’s Kind of Fun to Do the Impossible” and We’re going to have a GREAT year!!!! 


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