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# Fourth Grade Parent Night - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Fourth Grade Parent Night. Cathy Beach, Amanda Haley, Pam Barnhill, and Mary Morgan. Georgia Performance Standards. Students will further develop their understanding of how whole numbers are represented in the base-ten numeration system.

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Cathy Beach, Amanda Haley, Pam Barnhill, and Mary Morgan

Georgia Performance Standards
• Students will further develop their understanding of how whole numbers are represented in the base-ten numeration system.

a. Identify place value names and places from hundredths through one million.

• Essential Questions and Graphic Organizers
• Textbooks are great resources
• Study Guides
• Pretests and Posttests
• Reading Logs/ AR books (including Book-It)
• Study habits / Test taking strategies
• Student Management Plan
• Have a regular reading time daily
• Go to the library
• Look for reading weaknesses so you can support your child’s growth
• April 22 – 23, 27-29
• Students are tested on GPS
• Test taking skills and strategies
• CRCT on-line (March)
• Good night’s rest and a nutritious breakfast
• Donation of snacks to provide an energy boost
What are Barrow’s Basics?
• System wide
• 3 minute timed-tests
• 50 mixed basic facts
• Once a week (Thursdays)
• Data is displayed in the hallways, at the District Office, and on Behavior Reports.
Why do we do Barrow’s Basics?
• To increase fluency in math facts
• To develop proficiency in math problem solving skills
How do the students prepare for Barrow’s Basics?
• Math drills daily
• Write facts
• Do weekly exercises that involve all mathematical operations (+, -, X, / )
• Have students study all math facts daily at home for fluency and comprehension of number sense
Why do we have homework?
• To enhance the current skill taught in class
• Students should be able to complete independently or with minimal assistance
• Parents should monitor and check homework daily
• To inform parents of what is being taught in the classroom
• Create a time and a place for homework to encourage learning and instill responsibility
How and why is the agenda used?
• It is a parent, student, and teacher communication tool
• Student organizational tool
• Responsibility of the student to complete neatly and accurately daily
• Parents should check and initial daily
• Great place to leave comments and concerns
Organization Strategies
• Use checklist
• Organize homework assignments
• Designate a study space
• Set a designated study time
• Keep organized notebooks
• Conduct a weekly cleanup
• Create a household schedule
• Keep a master calendar
• Prepare for the day ahead
• Provide support