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Title: Meet the Teacher Night


1
Meet the Teacher Night
  • Mrs. Amanda Crussel, Miss Julie Glenn, Mrs. Sara
    Paul and Mrs. Michelle Foster

2
Ms. Glenn
  • Fourth Year Teaching
  • Graduated Butler University with BS in Middle
    Childhood Early Adolescence- Content Language
    Arts and Mild Intervention Special Education
  • Born and raised in Appleton, WI
  • Youngest of three- 2 nieces, 1 nephew
  • Loves outdoors, sports, running, family and
    friends.

3
Mrs. Paul
  • Born and raised in South Bend, IN
  • Graduated from Butler University in 2005 with a
    Bachelors degree in Elementary Education
  • Graduated from Ball State University in 2009 with
    a Masters degree in Mathematics Education
  • 8th Year Teaching 6th Grade Math at WIS
  • Married to Travis in July 2005
  • Has 3 year old daughter Chloe and 4 month old son
    Conner
  • Loves golfing, watching the Colts and Notre Dame
    football, and spending time with my family

4
Mrs. Crussel
  • Born in Racine, WI
  • Grew up and attended school in Lebanon, IN
    Western Boone Stars ?
  • Ninth year of teaching 5th year teaching
    Science/SS in 6th grade at WIS
  • Graduated with BS in Elementary Education from
    Ball State University in May of 2006
  • Masters in Science Education in December 2012
  • Married Mike in April, 2014
  • Enjoys playing sports, watching college football
    and basketball, cooking, hanging out with
    animals, volunteering, church activities, and
    reading.
  • Loves spending time with family, friends, and my
  • niece and nephew!

5
Mrs. Foster
  • Teaching degree from Indiana University with a
    masters degree in quality schools
  • 21 years of teaching (Carmel, Noblesville and
    Westfield)
  • Married 22 years to Andy
  • Mother of three/four children (Alex, Margo and
    Anna/Caleb)
  • Hobbies Teaching ?, attending and participating
    in childrens activities, exercising, hanging out
    with family and friends, reading and cooking

6
Topics of Discussion
  • Curriculum
  • NWEA
  • Communication
  • Class Procedures
  • Trimester Celebrations
  • Snacks
  • Field Trips
  • Parent Conferences

7
Writing Block
  • Writing Grade- Homeroom Teacher
  • Longer writing assignments.
  • Memoir, Historical Fiction, Research Reports,
    Persuasive, and Biographies
  • Writing in Language Arts with Ms. Glenn
  • Response to reading, mini-projects with
    figurative language, etc.
  • What to expect for Writing homework
  • Longer Writing Assignments from Writing
    Block and 1 draft writing from Language Arts.
    Standard paragraph 8-10 sentences.
  • Always posted on the blog ?

8
Language Arts Class
  • Bellwork Units- Unit Test every-other Friday
  • Monday Creative Write
  • Tuesday Reading/Writing Skill
  • Wednesday Vocabulary/Roots
  • Thursday Grammar Goodness!
  • Friday Review Day/Unit Test
  • -Mini Lessons with Reading Focus
  • -Class Novels
  • -Technology- BYOD, FrontRow, Blog, Twitter
  • Independent Reading/Library visits
  • - Homework Expectations

9
Math
  • Holt McDougal textbook
  • http//my.hrw.com/
  • Student Logins
  • Family Math and Science Night Thursday, September
    25th 600-730 pm
  • Units
  • Fractions/Decimals/Percents
  • Positive and Negative Integers
  • Algebra- Solving Equations
  • Projects
  • Pi Day
  • Bungee Barbie

10
Math
  • Homework Policy
  • Homework only given on a Tuesday, Wednesday or
    Thursday so students can stay after to ask Mrs.
    Paul for help. They can ride the late bus or get
    picked up at 250 pm.
  • Quick Check is given next day in class for a
    grade
  • Students averaging C or below on the Quick Checks
    will start having homework checked.

11
Science
  • By the end of this school year, students will
    have learned about
  • Scientific Method
  • Measurement in Science
  • Matter Energy
  • Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  • Energy
  • Earth, Moon, and Sun
  • Solar System (more details)
  • Populations and Communities
  • Ecosystems and Biomes
  • Health
  • I love to do science!
  • - hands-on activities
  • - labs
  • - projects

12
Social Studies
  • Units of study
  • Economics
  • US and Canada
  • Greece
  • Rome
  • Middle Ages
  • Renaissance
  • Latin American Tribes
  • Modern Europe and Modern Latin America
  • Move to Industrial Revolution

13
Triad Blog
  • We do post homework on our blog each night
    http//blogs.wws.k12.in.us/thedreamteam/
  • Miss Glenns blog
  • http//blogs.wws.k12.in.us/glennj

14
Remind101
  • See handout
  • Text or Email Reminders

15
NWEA
  • Three times a year Fall, Winter, and Spring
  • Fall NWEA is September 17th, 18th, 19th, and
    22nd
  • Results are used to help differentiate
    instruction especially during Rock Time.

16
Daily Grade
  • 5 points each day for each class
  • Homework completion
  • Preparation
  • Organization
  • Participation
  • Attitude

17
Character Development
  • Three Midday Detentions Afterschool Detention
    in classroom until 245 pm (Tues-Thurs) with
    students phoning home to inform parents
  • Another Three Midday Detentions Another
    Afterschool Detention
  • Another Three Midday Detentions Thursday School
    in Office until 430 pm
  • Another Three Midday Detentions In School
    Suspension

18
Celebrations
  • Monthly and Trimester Celebrations

19
Class Procedures
  • Late Work
  • No Name Papers
  • Absent Work
  • Assignment Notebooks
  • Restroom Passes
  • Tardy

20
Snacks
  • Students may bring a nut-free snack to eat during
    the day.
  • We ask that it is an individual sized healthy
    snack.
  • Your child may bring in a water bottle for any
    time of the day as well.

21
Field Trips
  • We will take about two field trips this year.
  • If you are interested in chaperoning, you will
    need a criminal background check on file.

22
Parent Conferences
  • There is a sign in sheet to tentatively sign up
    for a time.
  • We would prefer to meet face-to-face but a phone
    conference is an option if we need to.
  • If you ever have any concerns about your child,
    we can schedule a conference at any time
    throughout the school year!!!

23
Specials
  • Mrs. Pickering Art Room A201
  • Mrs. Hammes P.E.
  • Mr. Sluder Band A106
  • Mrs. Rowe Music B112
  • Mrs. Brill Science Exploration C112

24
Thanks for coming!
  • You may go down A hallway to see student
    projects! If your child works with Mrs. Foster,
    please visit her in A105.
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