Welcome to Class 235! Miss Amy

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Welcome to Class 235! Miss Amy. Rules and Expectations. At the beginning of the year, Class 235 discussed what it means to be part of a community. We learned that our class is a family and that we must work together for everyone to succeed.

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### Welcome to Class 235!Miss Amy

Rules and Expectations
• At the beginning of the year, Class 235 discussed what it means to be part of a community. We learned that our class is a family and that we must work together for everyone to succeed.
• Together we developed a list of classroom goals and rules. Together we signed this list and agreed to the rules.
Rules and Expectations
• Behavior Plan
• Point Sheets (filled out at the end of the day, based on total number of points.)

Name ________________ Date ______

I earned ______ points today because I

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_______________________________________

______________________________________.

Parent Signature _________________________

* Points for each period are based on a stop light.

Rules and Expectations

Each Period students start on green. If they have to move their clip down, they have the opportunity to earn back their points and move back up the stop light.

2 Points

1 Point

0 Points

Points are recorded at the end of every period.

Homework
• Homework is given everyday. On Monday, your son or daughter will receive a Homework Chart for the week in his Important Folder. There is no homework on Friday’s except to read over the weekend and complete the Reading Log.
• Assignments reinforce the skills that we learned that day. Please make sure your child completes his homework each day.
• Getting their Point Sheet signed is part of your child’s Homework Points.
• Homework Sheets may be different for each student.
Daily Routines/Subjects
• Your son has been assessed using the Teacher’s College Reading and leveling system. Each student has his/her own reading level.
• Independent Activities
• Whole Class Read Aloudsto practice reading skills with more difficult texts.
• Reader’s Notebooks – Students will be expected to write reading responses throughout the year.
• Go home every night, come back each day
• Contains a book or two that was selected by your child and myself
• Book Baggies
• Student choice books
• Read during free time or choice time
Daily Routines/Subjects
• Wilson/PAF
• Reading program to develop and improve a student’s reading and spelling strategies.
• Not all students will be participating in Wilson/PAF
• Student’s not participating will have independent activities to complete while Wilson/PAF is being taught.
Daily Routines/Subjects
• Writing
• Units throughout the year
• Why do we write?
• Personal Narratives
• Realistic Fiction
• Expository Writing
• Persuasive Writing
• Poetry
• Teaching Basic Writing Skills
Daily Routines/Subjects
• Math
• Students have been assessed on their Math Skills and have been placed into groups.
• Singapore Math
• A spiral approach that builds upon preceding levels.
• Topics are revisited at a higher level.
• Manipulatives are used to represent concepts.
• Math Workshop:
• Independent activities
• Group lesson
• Games
Daily Routines/Subjects
• Social Studies
• Currently, student’s are learning about Native Americans and their impact on NY.
• Possible Units:
• Native Americans
• Exploration
• New York Colonies
• What does it mean to be free? American Revolution
• Government
• Industrial Growth and Immigration

### Computers

Compass Learning: Language Arts and Math

Computer program that is used to reinforce skills learned in math and reading.

Tailored/Differentiated for each student.

Tasks are assigned by Miss Amy

Tasks are focused on topics that students are learning in their Math and Reading Groups and will change throughout the year.