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Title: Welcome to 4th Grade Curriculum Night


1
Welcome to 4th Grade Curriculum Night
Presented by Mr. Herman Ms. Cheeley Ms. Thomas
Always Reaching Excellence (excellence in
everything)
2
Curriculum Night
  • Standards Based Report Cards
  • Common Core GPS (English/Language Arts and Math)
  • Georgia Performance Standards (Science and Social
    Studies)
  • Homework Policy / Agenda
  • 4th Grade Discipline Plan / Scholar Dollars
  • Attendance
  • Fountas Pinnell
  • IKAN/GloSS
  • Infinite Campus
  • Communication
  • Helpful Websites

3
Standards Based Report Card
  • Only the standards are listed on the report card.
    For example
  • Names positive character traits of historical
    figures government leaders
  • Your child may score a 3 for this standard after
    mastering 1 historical figure (i.e. Christopher
    Columbus), but may score lower or higher under
    this standard for a different historical figure
    (i.e. James Madison)
  • Academic Performance Level
  • 4s exceeding
  • 3s meeting
  • 2s progressing
  • 1s emerging
  • 0s critical need

4
Reaching Excellence in Reading/Language
Arts/Writing
  • In Reading /Language Arts/Writing, students will
    learn
  • The conventions of standard English
  • Identify authors purpose, voice explain how it
    impacts the experience
  • Demonstrate understanding of figurative language
  • How to write different texts for various purposes
    (narrative, informational, and opinion pieces)
  • How to conduct short research projects that build
    knowledge about a topic

Note Science and Social Studies will be
integrated during ELA time.
5
Reaching Excellence in Math
  • Unit 1 Whole Numbers, Place Value and Rounding
    in Computation
  • Unit 2 Multiplication Division of Whole
    Numbers
  • Unit 3 Fraction Equivalents
  • Unit 4 Operations with Fractions
  • Unit 5 Fractions and Decimals
  • Unit 6 Geometry
  • Unit 7 Measurement

6
Reaching Excellence in Science
  • Life Science
  • Ecosystems
  • Food web/Chain
  • Adaptation-survival/extinction
  • Earth Science
  • Stars and star patterns
  • Solar System
  • Weather-data forecasting
  • Physical Science
  • Light
  • Sound
  • Force, mass, and motion (simple machines)
  • Effects of gravity

7
Reaching Excellence in Social Studies
  • Historical Figures
  • Native American Tribes
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Juan Ponce de Leon
  • Henry Hudson
  • Jacques Cartier
  • King George III
  • George Washington
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • John Adams
  • James Madison
  • Unit 1 Connecting Themes
  • Unit 2 Discovery of North America
  • Unit 3 Colonization of North America
  • Unit 4 Forming a New Nation
  • Unit 5 Challenges of a New
  • Nation
  • Unit 6 Expansion of a New
  • Nation
  • Unit 7 Our American Government
  • Unit 8 Being a Responsible Spender by Learning
    from Our Past

8
Homework Policy
Homework is a key part of student success. It is
an excellent way to reinforce skills and concepts
taught in the classroom.
  • Read for a minimum 20 minutes daily
  • Practice First in Math
  • FIM Apple/Android App
  • Other assigned homework assignments / projects
  • Please sign agenda nightly

9
Fourth Grade Discipline Plan
  • Safe
  • Organized
  • Accountable
  • Respectful
  • When positive behaviors are noticed throughout
    the building, faculty and staff will give the
    students SOAR card a hole punch. Students
    meeting the required number of punches at the end
    of the week will be rewarded with a treat.
  • Routines and rituals will be taught and followed
    daily to build a positive learning environment.
    However, if students do not follow the classroom
    rules, the following steps will be taken  
  •  
  • Verbal Warning
  • Note in the agenda/deduct Scholar Dollar
  • Opportunity room/contact parent
  • Office Referral

10
Scholar Dollar
  • What is it?
  • Rewards system generated to encourage students to
    do their best academically, socially, and to
    become overall great leaders!
  • Students track their own payments/deposits in
    their binders.
  • Students receive rewards monthly.

11
Attendance
  • Students MUST be in class by 745 to be marked
    present.
  • Students arriving after 745 must be brought into
    the front office for check in by parent/guardian.
  • If there is a change in transportation a signed
    note from the parent must be provided or teachers
    will follow the original transportation routine
    for your child.

12
Fountas Pinnell
  • Instructional Level Expectations for Reading
  • Kindergarten B-D
  • First Grade D-J
  • Second Grade J-M
  • Third Grade M-P
  • Fourth Grade P-S
  • Fiftth Grade S-V
  • Sixth Grade V-Y
  • Seventh Grade Y-Z
  • Eigth Grade Z
  • Click here to access the FP chart

13
IKAN/GloSS
  • 4th Grade GloSS Expectations
  • At Risk Stages 0-3
  • Cause for Concern Stages 4 5
  • Achieving At/Above Expectations Stages 6 7
  • High Achievers Stage 8

14
Infinite Campus
  • Parents can view grades online via Parent Portal
    on Infinite Campus.
  • If you havent already done so, please contact
    Ms. Mays in the front office for your log in
    information.
  • Click here to access Infinite Campus

15
Forms of Communication
  • Open communication between home and school is
    extremely vital in your childs success! ?
  • Email / Phone call
  • Write a note in your childs agenda
  • A.R.E Website
  • Schedule a conference when needed
  • Remind101

16
Helpful Websites
  • http//www.gadoe.org/Pages/Home.aspx
  • https//www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/default.asp
    x
  • http//schoolwires.henry.k12.ga.us/Page/39501

17
Questions
18
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