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Title: Lockers Open for a small surprise!!


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LockersOpen for a small surprise!!
  • For backpacks, lunch, math materials
  • Keep paper, supplies, homeroom folders in DESK
  • Bad idea to share your combination!
  • Please turn in forms to basket
  • Browse your assignment book and handouts

2
Welcome!
  • BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT
  • Ms. OC--Room 203

3
SCASD Mission Statement
  • To Prepare Students
  • for Lifelong Success
  • through Excellence in Education

4
About Ms. OC
  • Teacher since 1985 (CA, China)
  • BS-PSU, Cred-UC Berkeley, MEd-PSU
  • Began teaching SCASD 1989
  • Favorite SubjectEverything!

5
  • My Job GROW YOUR BRAIN
  • YOUR JOB Grow Your Brain
  • Like Michelangelo If people knew how hard I
    worked to get my mastery, it wouldnt seem so
    wonderful at all

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Your Brain now11 years old
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Your brain at 21 years old
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In Middle School
  • More RIGHTS
  • More RESPONSIBILITIES
  • (Parent roles MAY change)
  • Bigger school
  • 6 Day Cycle
  • More Friends!

9
French Philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Who wrote that The anguish of decision is the
    hallmark of
  • RESPONSIBILITY
  • In Ms. OCs words You are responsible for
    your own behavior.

10
Reading-Choice Books
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Fiction Reading
  • The gateway drug to reading.
  • Reading 20 min/night x 1 school year
  • about 2 MILLION words
  • Reading 5 min/night x 1 school year
  • about 200,000 words

12
Writing(Laptops)
13
Curriculum Units
  • Social Studies
  • Bridges to Understanding
  • Ancient Civilizations
  • (PreHistory, Mesopotamia/Egypt, China, Greece
  • Current Events
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Discovery Science
  • MatterMolecules
  • Mixtures
  • Drugs/Alcohol Awareness

14
Exploratory Classes
  • Art/Music
  • (Family Consumer Science, Technology Education)
  • PE CLOTHES DAYS 2,5 (shirt, shorts, shoes)
  • Foreign Language-12 weeks each (Spanish, French,
    German)

15
Weekly Letter
  • Mondays (hard copy/email)
  • Return TEAR OFF by Wed
  • Information, dates and homework
  • On website
  • Parent Helponline_at_scasd.org
  • 814-231-7744

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Homework
  • Assignment BookON the WEEKLY LETTER!
  • EVERY school night about 1 hour
  • Daily 30 min Reading, Math
  • Weekly Vocab, Writing, Spelling
  • OTHERS as assigned

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YOUR ASSIGNMENT BOOK (AB) IS YOUR BEST
FRIENDIN MIDDLE SCHOOLWrite This Tues
8/26-Weekly Letter dueFri 9/12Parent
Verification due (p. 42 in AB)
18
(This is not the end of my presentation) To
RETURN!
  • FORMS to return to Ms. OC
  • -Parent/Guardian Survey (Orange)
  • -AB Parent Verification signed-9/12
  • -Photo/Social Media permission (Classroom closed
    blogging only) (Online with Emergency Contact
    Forms)
  • -T Shirt order 9/5

19
Contacting Ms. OC
  • BESTEmail--kxo11_at_scasd.org
  • Weekly Letter tear-off return notes
  • Website--SCASD/PFMS/Staff/OConnell (contains
    Weekly Letters, links to workpages and Library
    Research sources)
  • Phone--PFMS 272-8464 (messages)
  • Home-234-1115

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Field Trips
  • Outdoor--Team BuildingFri, Oct 3
    (ChaperonesParent Volunteer Form Requiredsee
    PFMS Website.
  • PSU Matson Museum of AnthropologyMarch TBA
  • Carnegie Science Center RoadshowApril TBA
  • Greek OlympicsMay TBA
  • Parent Chaperones/helpers needed! (Watch WL for
    dates)

21
PFMS Stuff
  • ROAR DayThur 9/4
  • Respect, Organization, Attitude, Respect.
  • AREAHomework Help, Quiet Study, Band, Choir and
    Orchestra, others
  • Extra Curr--IM, Clubs, Drama, Fun Days

22
Mindfulness
  • PSU C.A.L.M. Study 2012-2014 Participant
  • Gentle stretching, breathing, postures
  • Thinking about thinking
  • 1-2 times/cycle

23
Mountain Lion Team
  • Lunch 1110-1140
  • Healthy Snacks OK (almost) anytime
  • Water Bottle w/sport cap-anytime (Laptops)
  • Recess or PE daily
  • Student- Led Conferences-FALL-Oct 16, 17 (sign up
    on my website in Sept)
  • PSSA-April 15,16 (ELA), April 22,23 (Math)

24
Next?
  • Use the BLUE schedule in AB to tour the building
    and all off team teachers.
  • After Exploratory classes, you may come back for
    locker practice if you wish.

25
MATH Workshop
  • With Ms OC and Mrs. Simpson
  • GROW YOUR BRAINLike Michael Jordan Ive
    missed more than 9000 shots in my career. Ive
    lost 300 games. 26 times Ive been trusted to
    take the game-winning shot and missedI can
    accept failure. Everyone fails at something. I
    cannot accept not trying.

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Math Daily 835-944
  • Sharing, puzzling, figuring things out, teaching
    each other, practice
  • BRING to math class
  • Math Notebook
  • Math Folder
  • Pencil, Assignment Book
  • (Snacks/water are fine anytime EX laptops)

27
Homework
  • Do in class til late September
  • EVERY NIGHT Mon-Thurs
  • 5-10 minutes (if apply yourself)
  • HH if not done, lose points late
  • Parents sign if work 15 min/not done
  • Absentdue a day late, ASK for it!

28
Connected Math
  • 1. Prime Time (Factors/multiples)
  • 2. Comparing Bits and Pieces (Fraction, Decimal,
    Percent concepts)
  • 3. Lets Be Rational (Fraction operations)
  • 4. Covering and Surrounding (Area/Perimeter)
  • 5. Decimal Ops (Computation with Decimals,
    Percents)
  • 6. Variables and Patterns (Algebra)
  • 7. Data About Us

29
Grading
  • Class participation
  • Tests/quizzes
  • Homework
  • Fact practice/IXL
  • Portfolios will come home w/graded work

30
Contact us!
  • Ms. OCEMAIL is best
  • kxo11_at_scasd.org
  • School messages 272-8464
  • Home 234-1115
  • Mrs Simpson
  • ckw14_at_scasd.org
  • (School-272-8480)

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Please RETURN
  • Family/Child info pageon the first day of school
  • NOW WHAT?on to your Homeroom Teacher classroom
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