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Denver Academy

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Denver Academy
Back To School Night
2016-2017

Tonight's Agenda
A Little About Me!
Educational Philosophy & Goals (brief!)
Triangle of Success
Daily Schedule Information
Homework
CASTLES & Goals
DA Web Portal
Conference Info
Your Homework
Contact Information
The Triangle of Success
Student
Understanding Your Child!
CASTLES
Cognition
Attention/Intention
Spatial/Musical
Temporary/Long Term Memory
Language
Encoding/Decoding
Social

Goal Sheets - Your
Homework!
Parent
Teacher
What to Bring Every Day!
Homework Binder
Healthy Snack
Water
Jacket
PE Shoes
Positive Attitude!


8:15 - 9:05
Reading
9:05 - 9:15
Snack
9:15 - 10:00
Writer's Workshop
10:05 - 10:55
Specials (Q1-Digital Art, Art, Music, Drama)
11:00 - 11:45
Math
11:45 - 12:05
Recess
12:05 - 12:30
Lunch
12:35 - 1:20
PE
1:30 - 2:15 S.S.S.
2:15 - 2:45 Homeroom
2:45 - 3:00
Clean Up & Go Home!
What is Homeroom?
* Character Ed
(Second Step, Common
Sense Media)
* Handwriting
* Typing
* Library
* DEAR time
Homework....
The DA Philosophy

Developing responsibility-Homework Hall
Assessing readiness level
Check in from the day's learning
Independent vs. Instructional vs. Frustrational
Every Week You Should Expect
Spelling

Vocabulary (second 1/2 of year)
Fluency
HOB (minimum of 100 Minutes)
Math

Every Once In A While You Should Expect
Studying for a test
Projects
Extra Credit
DA Web Portal
denveracademy.org
Login--Parent Login
"My School App"

Homework
Medical Info
Google Sites
Calendar
Michaels of Denver Lunch Program



Read and sign Student Handbook (DA Website)
CASTLES-please turn in no later than Monday, September 12th!
Set up conference for Sept. 16th (*NO school for students)
Field Trip permission slip
Avid 4 Adventure (form and sign up online)
What do YOU need to do?!
Fill out and turn in:
Avid4Adventure Sheet (Did you register online yet?)
CASTLES or a Goal Sheet
Handbook Last Page
Field Trip Permission and Check
Order DA Clothing if interested
First Conferences
Allow 45-60 minutes
Discussing goals
Friday, September 16th - NO school for kids
Lab open for students
Contact Information
www.denveracademy.org

nsenne@denveracademy.org
713.409.1508 (cell)
303.777.5870 x117

Email is Best :)
Questions?
:
Help Drop Off & Pick Up Go smoothly!
Doors lock at 8:15-Front Office after

Pick Up:
Wait until the blacktop to load
Unload & load on driver's side for safety
Check for cars when pulling out
Watch your speed
"Car conferences" okay as long
as we keep it moving!
A Little
About Me!
2nd
Year as HR Teacher
3rd
time working at DA!
May 2015
Masters in SPED
Husband
(*Friday Folder every Monday)
Our Daily Schedule:
Homework is Important For:
Fill out and turn in:
Welcome!
Please take a look at . . .
"Tell Me About Your Selfie" Board
Letter from your child
Educational Philosophy
Enthusiasm is contagious

Illuminate learning strengths & styles

Provide tools for success in areas of challenge


(self-advocacy, social/emotional,
executive functioning, etc…)
"No one is youer than you." - Dr. Seuss
(A Few!) Goals for the Year
Continue to establish classroom & elementary expectations

Illuminate learning strengths & remediate areas of challenge (small groups)

Multiple Intelligences & Learning Modalities

Development of Individual Character

Maintain High Accountability with High Support


What are we learning
about this year?
LA-Reading
OG
Literacy Skills and Strategies
*translating literacy skills to larger texts
(Beginning with shorter texts to aid comprehension and working toward novels)

LA-Writing
Writing Cycle & Types of Writing
(descriptive, narrative, research, poetry etc.)
Grammar
Handwriting

Math
Number Sense - Beginning Algebra! (REVIEW!)

Social Studies
History-early exploration, European explorers
Geography-Colorado Geography
Economics- +/- incentives, choice & opportunity cost
Civics-CO/State Govt and following the election!

Science
Physical Science- Energy & Light
Life Science-Fossils, Interconnectedness
Earth Science-Land & Water (water cycle, erosion, how land impacts erosion, etc.)

Character Ed
Second Step
Virtues of the Month
Weekly Lessons with Ms. Taubman
Current Events

Science:
Smithsonian (new*)
Delta Science
Social Studies
Harcourt Textbook
(aligned with CC)
Curriculum
Reading:
OG
Treasures/
Triumphs
Novels

Writing:
Write Source
Handwriting Without Tears
Math:
McGraw Hill
*Curriculum Coord.
Science:
Smithsonian *new
Delta Science
Social Studies
Harcourt Textbook
*aligned with CC
Rainbow Vowels, ABC Order, 8 Great Sentences, Spelling City

*Homework Hall
SRP
Drills this Wednesday
Lock Out
Lock Down
Evacuate the Building
Evacuate the Campus

Common Sense Media
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