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Curriculum Night Presentation
Transcript of Curriculum Night Presentation
Welcome to curriculum night
BA, Middlebury College
Teaching Credential, Western Washington University
Master of Education, City University
The Ridgecrest Way:
An emphasis on collaborative learning and accountability.
Native Americans of the Northwest
Native American regions of the United States
Geography and Mapping Skills
Teaching the writer, not the writing
A focus on the 6 traits of writing across four genres over the course of the year
Common Core State Standards:
enVision Math : Common Core
EasyCBM - Math (3x per year)
SRI - Reading Comprehension (4x per year)
Dibels - Reading Fluency (fall)
Core Phonics - (fall only for most students)
20 minutes of at
Enthusiasm, honesty, timely return of work and correspondence
Bi-weekly Letters Home
Open door policy
I believe that all kids learn differently. I work hard to ensure that every student has the opportunity to feel successful while being held accountable for their learning.
*sent home via email
Ask me anything. Feel free to call any time I am not teaching.
Encourage your student to speak to me directly about worries, questions, etc.
Check your child's homework.
Please sign up for conferences and fill out a volunteer form if you are interested.
: Let's work together to ensure that your child gets the best education possible.
Rocks and Minerals
Experiments with Plants
Our Daily Literacy Block
Close reading of complex text
Analysis of fiction and nonfiction with an emphasis on finding specific evidence to support thinking.
Foundational skills of phonics, vocabulary, spelling, and word study.
Sustained opportunities to practice key reading skills through independent reading, journaling, literature studies and shared reading experiences
Welcome! As we wait to get started, please feel free to write your child a short note on the blank paper, or fill out the GREEN parent input form. Conference and Volunteer sign-ups are available on the back table.
Ridgecrest Rams of Room 12!
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are
grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
Introduce a topic or text
, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which
related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose
Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
New learning standards built upon what students need to know when they enter university and the workplace.
What does this mean to our school and community?
1. Greater rigor for our students.
2. More descriptive and measurable learning goals.
3. A clear direction for students who are ready to reach for higher levels.
Monday - Thursday
Haana and Nusa
Common Core State Standards' Smarter Balance Assessment:
-English Language Arts and Math (April - Early May)
Issaquah School District
3 Problem Solver Forms
A peer conference and consequence
Fluency with multi-digit multiplication
Developing division concepts with multi-digit dividends
Deepening an understanding of fractional equivalence, as well as addition and subtraction of fractions with like-denominators
Multiplication of fractions and whole numbers
Classification of geometric figures
Application of knowledge to more complex problem solving
Opportunities to extend learning beyond one curriculum
Collaborative problem solving and discussion among peers