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Class of 2014!!. Gunning Bedford MS Welcome to your last MS Open House!!. Office Staff. Ms. Taggart 8 th Grade Asst. Principal Ms. Sheppard 8 th Grade Guidance Counselor Ms. Wilson 8 th Grade Staff Center Secretary Please call 832-628 5 to reach the 8 th grade Staff Center!.

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Class of 2014

Class of 2014!!

Gunning Bedford MS

Welcome to your last MS Open House!!


Office staff
Office Staff

  • Ms. Taggart

    • 8th Grade Asst. Principal

  • Ms. Sheppard

    • 8th Grade Guidance Counselor

  • Ms. Wilson

    • 8th Grade Staff Center Secretary

      Please call 832-6285 to reach the 8th grade Staff Center!


Building personnel
Building Personnel

  • Mr. Moffett, Principal

  • Mrs. Taylor, Nurse

  • Ms. Russo, Special Education Coordinator

  • Ms. Till, School Psychologist

  • Ms.Thompson, Cafeteria Manager


Team 8a faculty
Team 8A Faculty

  • Ms. Campbell, Math and Science (420)

  • Ms. Goldsborough, English and Social Studies (421)

  • Ms. Keister, Math (414)

    • Team Leader

  • Ms. Murphy, English and Social Studies (417)

  • Ms. Temple, Science (419)


Team policy overview
Team Policy Overview

  • Parent Conferences: Tuesdays 9:05-9:45

  • Disciplinary policies time outs, lates

  • Incentives…Game days, tickets


Websites
Websites

  • Ms. Keister’s Website

    • mskeister.weebly.com

  • Remind 101

  • Gunning Bedford website

    • http://gunningbedford.colonial.k12.de.us/


Universal teaching strategies
Universal Teaching Strategies

  • Learning Focused

  • Enrichment

  • Extra Time


Learning focused strategies
Learning Focused Strategies

  • Student Learning Maps for every unit which are common across the district

  • Graphic Organizers are essential for student learning and should be used as a study tool for students.

  • Collaborative pairs

  • Culminating Activities


Enrichment
Enrichment

  • 38 minutes per day

  • Rotate sections every marking period (9 weeks)

  • Team determines placement

  • A variety of classes

    • All core subjects + exploratory courses

    • Some students receive extra help in the core, others are extended in different areas


Extra time
Extra Time

  • More information will follow in October

    • Extra Help after school

    • All subjects

    • After school buses are available


Grading policies
Grading Policies

District Grading Scale

93%-100% A

85%-92% B

77%-84% C

70%-76% D

>70% F

  • 0% policy

  • How to access & understand HAC

  • Expectations for grading


“The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”


Common core state standards
Common Core State Standards the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

  • http://www.corestandards.org/

  • At this time, math and ELA are the only two subjects based on CCSS

  • In math, it is the first year transitioning to these standards

  • 8th grade math has had the least amount of change in the math curriculum than any other grade level

  • Nation-wide


8 th grade math algebra i

8 the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”th Grade Math/Algebra I

Algebra, Geometry, Number Sense, Statistics, Probability

Ms. Keister


Units covered
Units Covered the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Math in Context

  • Revisiting Numbers

  • Ups and Downs

  • Graphing Equations

  • It’s All the Same

  • Insights into Data

  • Algebra Rules

  • Great Predictions


Grading system for math
Grading System for Math the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Assessments 60%

Classwork 30%

Homework 10%

District Grading Scale

93%-100% A

85%-92% B

77%-84% C

70%-76% D

>70% F


Helping your students with math
Helping your students with math the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

  • Review/re-work classwork on a nightly basis

  • Homework Hotline…323-2724…#608…1

  • Summary/Check Your Work

  • Graphic Organizer

  • http://mathincontext.eb.com... click on Resources, then Parent


8th grade english

8th Grade English the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Ms. Goldsborough

Ms. Murphy


Textbook
Textbook the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

http://www.classzone.com

Literature and Reading Center

Vocabulary and Spelling Center

Writing and Grammar Center

Media Center


Types of reading passages and text
Types of Reading Passages and Text the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”


5 4 3 grading system
5-4-3 Grading System the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

5: Student demonstrates a complete or satisfactory understanding of the concept. They have met all the criteria outlined for a specific assignment.

4: Student demonstrates an emerging understanding of the concept. They may have satisfied a few of the criteria outlined for a specific assignment.

3: Student demonstrates a limited understanding of the topic. Their response did not meet the criteria outlined for a specific assignment.


Common ela grading standards
Common ELA Grading Standards the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”


Social studies

Social Studies the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Ms. Goldsborough

Ms. Murphy


Marking period 1
Marking Period 1 the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Economics and The Colonial Period

  • Economics

  • The Colombian Exchange

  • Exploration


Marking period 2
Marking Period 2 the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

The Constitution

  • Declaration of Independence

  • The Bill of Rights

  • State/Local Government


Marking period 3
Marking Period 3 the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

The Early Nation

  • Political parties emerge

  • French Revolution

  • Washington


Marking period 4
Marking Period 4 the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Conflict and Cooperation

  • Trail of Tears

  • North vs. South

  • Westward Expansion


Assessments and grading
Assessments and Grading the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

  • District Common Assessment is given at the end of every marking period

  • Smaller assessments are given throughout the marking period (i.e. tests, projects, et

  • Assessments – 60%

  • Classwork - 30%

  • Homework- 10%


Science

Science the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Ms. Campbell

Ms. Temple


Units of instruction
Units of Instruction the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

  • Transformation of Energy

  • Weather

  • Planetary Systems

  • Ecosystems


Grading policy
Grading Policy the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

  • Assessments/Projects 45%

  • Labs 25%

  • HW/CW 10%

  • Journals 20%


Academic enrichment
Academic Enrichment the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

  • DCAS Review

    • 6th and 7th Grade Review

  • May also include extending activities


Exploratory staff

Exploratory Staff the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Presented by

Mr. Pace


Exploratory staff1
Exploratory Staff the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”


Gunning Bedford Exploratory Team the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Exploratories, for the most part, are marking period courses, with the exception of Band and Chorus, which are yearlong, Health, which is a semester and Phys Ed which is a combination. Students receive a grade for whichever Exploratory they are assigned.


BOX TOP Collection the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

Students are encouraged to collect Box Tops for their classrooms all year. The first homeroom competition will end on October 25th!! The homeroom with the most Box Tops will be rewarded!!

“Box Tops for Education has helped America’s schools earn over $475 million since 1996. You can earn cash for your child’s school by clipping Box Tops coupons from hundreds of participating products. Box Tops also offers easy ways to earn even more cash for your school online.”


Questions
Questions the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.”

We will be available in our rooms briefly after the presentation to address specific course concerns.


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