In our classroom, we will utilize 21st century skills daily. Your child will share daily what they learn through technology any time, any-where.Hopefully your child has worked in dream box all summer as this is a program we will utilize a great deal. They will show you how to go on virtual field trips learning about Virginia history. Most evenings your child will need to complete an assignment on the computer. They will electronically forward that assignment to me. This helps them embrace digital communication in a safe, flexible, effective environment. All students are assigned a number in class. The assigned number will be used for these submissions. They never need to put their names on any of these assignments.
The students will create presentations with animation and sound. Please encourage them to use excel and word as this continues to afford students with opportunities in and out of class to apply technology to develop skills, design and facilitate meaningful learning experiences, thereby encouraging students to create, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and use real-world skills.
The goal in our classroom is for each student to become a confident, life-long, independent learner, growing to his or her fullest potential.
Rosa Lee Carter School is a Positive Behavior Intervention School. We support the three paws of respecting self, property and others at all time. As a school, we have many initiatives that recognize students who are modeling this behavior.
Reading: context clues, root words, prefix, suffix, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, glossary, dictionary, thesaurus, fiction and non fiction reading, authors purpose, identify the main idea, language, setting, characters, problems, solutions, sensory words, inferences, visualize information, make predictions, confirm predictions, revise predictions, cause, effect, fact, opinion, and summary.
Electronic learning: Raz KidsManually learning: read a book, use paper and pencil to answer above questions
Math: place value to the millions, orders of operations, properties of numbers, elapsed time, probability, multiplication 2 X 2, multiplication example 25 X 64, division 1 into 3, (in division I try for 2X2 if we can get it), division example 6 divided into 139, fractions - unlike and like denominators - adding and subtracting, mixed numbers, simplify, equivalent, improper, and simplest form, adding and subtracting decimals, measurement, length, width, capacity, weight, metric and customary, geometry. In the vocabulary packet I sent there are examples of this information.
Electronic Learning: Dream Box, Jefferson Labs
Manual Learning: Vocabulary cards, math text book-use index to find topics we have studied in class, packets for practice, and create flash cards
Virginia studies: geography (regions... through water information), indians,
Jamestown, colonial life, American revolution, new nation and the civil
war. We have not started the 21st century but we will complete that in
the next two weeks.
Electronic Learning: SOL pass