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Welcome to Open House 2014-2015. Amy Baumgartner 630-439-8144 abaumgartner@lisle202.org. Communication. Weekly “Keeping in Touch” Newsletter will be on my website and come home/be emailed on Monday Weekly conference/update with students about reading totals

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welcome to open house 2014 2015

Welcome to Open House 2014-2015

Amy Baumgartner

630-439-8144

abaumgartner@lisle202.org

communication
Communication
  • Weekly “Keeping in Touch” Newsletter will be on my website and come home/be emailed on Monday
  • Weekly conference/update with students about reading totals
  • Assignment notebooks and take home folders – Mrs. Stefani and I check daily
  • Wednesdays-newsletters, LEHSO information,--sent home or emailed
  • SOCS online website – www.lisle202.org
desk tour
Desk Tour

Letter from your child

Paper for you to respond to your child

Survey

AUP

Handbook Sign-Off

My Classroom Management policy (web)

My Schedule (web)

4thGrade information packet

reading assessments
Reading Assessments
  • MAP testing
  • STAR test – for Accelerated Reader levels (information in packet)
  • Running Records – reading level
  • AIMS Web Fluency test
        • Helps to determine students independent and instructional reading level
  • These assessments help to give me information about your child as a reader. They help me to make some decisions about grouping, assessment, and instructional activities. I also conference with students to assess them informally.
at la curriculum vocabulary and word work
AT LA Curriculum - Vocabulary and Word Work
  • Words Their Way
  • Building Vocabulary – 5th grade edition
  • Think Analogies
  • Word Masters
    • Analogy Competitions – Dec. 3, Feb. 18, April 22
    • Students learn multiple meanings of words and how to do analogies
at la curriculum comprehension
AT LA Curriculum - Comprehension

College of William and Mary

Close Reading Strategies

Shared and Interactive Reading

Bloom’s Taxonomy of Higher Level Thinking Skills

Accelerated Reader

Small Group Work

Emphasis on Literature and Nonfiction Texts

Reading Response Journals

at la curriculum writing
AT LA Curriculum - Writing

Lucy Calkins Units of Study

College of William and Mary mini-lessons

Students will keep a writing journal/binder for responses to prompts and narrative, expository, and opinion writing.

Students will use a variety of technology to improve their spelling, word processing, and to help complete quality final writing products.

Writing will be taught as a process.

differentiation in at la
Differentiation in AT LA
  • Mrs. Hurt will push in to our class to team teach each Wednesday
    • Descriptive Writing
    • Story Elements
    • Word Masters
    • Ongoing Projects
    • Opera in the Neighborhood
  • She will also pull out qualifying students on Tuesday afternoon
homework grades
Homework / Grades
  • Homework is given nightly, Monday-Thursday
  • Reading should be done each night (15-30 minutes)
  • Logs are due on Friday
  • Final Trimester Grades
    • 20% Participation (whole class activities, discussion rubrics, homework)
    • 20% Tests/Quizzes
    • 30% Comprehension
    • 30% Word Work
    • Writing – graded as S,N,U -- writing is a process
red hot reading club reading contest
Red Hot Reading Club / Reading Contest
  • Weekly Logs – due every Friday
    • Completed and turned in weekly
    • No missing logs
  • Read a minimum of 50 days this trimester
  • 1,000 pages in 1st Trimester for AT ELA
  • AR Requirement – 5 passed tests
  • Reach individual goal
  • Turn in book slip for each completed book to help your team!
thank you for coming
Thank You for Coming!

I look forward to working with you and your child this school year. I truly believe students grow to be well-rounded, life-long learners when there is cooperation between parents, teachers, and students.

Please turn in any paperwork that you have filled out to the kidney table up front.

Please don’t ever hesitate to contact me.

It’s going to be a terrific year!

welcome to open house

Welcome to Open House!

Amy Baumgartner

630-493-8144

abaumgartner@lisle202.org

communication1
Communication
  • Weekly “Keeping in Touch” Newsletter will be on my website and come home/be emailed on Monday
  • Assignment notebooks and take home folders – Mrs. Stefani and I check daily
  • Wednesdays-newsletters, LEHSO information,--sent home or emailed
  • SOCS online website – www.lisle202.org
math curriculum resources
Math Curriculum/Resources
  • Envision Math Text (reference)
  • Hands On Equations – CCSS
  • Authentic Tasks
  • Place Value
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Geometry
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Problem Solving
  • School Store
    • Data, Number Theory, Multiplication, Division
math stations
Math Stations
  • Daily Stations done to meet the individual needs of our 4th grade math students.
  • Based on a common, grade-level math assessment (per topic), we will determine which students are in need of extra math interventions
  • Students will work with a teacher during the last 20 minutes of math while 4th grade students in other classrooms work on Math Stations
  • Stations
    • Math Journals
    • Hands On Algebra
    • Multiplication/Division Facts
    • IXL and other Technology
multiplication and division
Multiplication and Division
  • Timed test taken weekly
  • Multiplication 2-12, All Facts
  • Division 2-12, All Facts
  • 30 problems in 1 ½ minutes
    • 2 seconds to retrieve the fact and 1 second to record
  • Students move through the tests at their own pace
  • Mastery of facts help with longer computations and other math topics
  • Practice nightly!
homework grades1
Homework / Grades
  • Given most nights (unless a topic is not completed) except Friday
  • Fact Flashcards can be done nightly
  • Final Grade for Trimester
    • 20% homework (completion, corrected )
    • 20% tasks (whole class, small group, individual)
    • 25% formative assessment (quizzes, exit slips, etc.)
    • 35% summative assessment (tests)
thank you for coming1
Thank you for coming!

I look forward to an outstanding year with you and your child!

Please do not hesitate to contact me regarding and questions or concerns!

Have a wonderful evening!