September 18, 2014

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Curriculum night
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
6:00PM
ROOM D103
Game plan for life
HES is a special place where the
EXTRAORDINARY happens! A place
where every individual is COMMITTED to
SUCCESS and WINNING AT THE GAME
OF LIFE! We are blazing a path for the
future by removing any obstacle that
would hinder the greatness of our
students. A path that will allow our
students to become whatever they
DREAM or ASPIRE to be!
FIVE STRATEGIC PLAYS:
Play One: BE POSITIVE! Always say I can, not I can’t!
Play Two: BE A LEADER! Always be an example of
greatness!
Play Three: BE TEACHABLE! Keep learning every
day, every day, EVERY day!
Play Four: BE A TEAM PLAYER! Working together is
ALWAYS better!
Play Five: BE TECHNOLOGY LITERATE! Use
technology to be more productive not destructive!
TOMAHAWK RULE BOOK
Do the right thing because
it’s the right thing to do!
Be safe!
Be respectful and
responsible!
Be ready to learn!
STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Common Core State Standards
“I can” Statements
SC Alternate Extended Standards
Student Individual Education Plan Goals
BALANCED LITERACY
Because reading is a vital skill to be successful in today’s
society, we believe that as educators, our responsibility is
to design a reading program that will reach ALL levels of
students and will be relevant, successful, and fun!
Balanced literacy is a program that was developed on the principle
that ALL children can read and write!
It follows the gradual release of responsibility from teacher to
students.
It incorporates all elements of literacy and integrates other content
areas into reading and writing as well.
DAILY FIVE APPROACH
Read to Self
Read to Someone
Word Work
Writer’s Workshop
Listen to Reading
LITERACY CURRICULUM
MATH CENTER BASED LEARNING
INQUIRY BASED APPROACH TO SCIENCE
SOCIAL STUDIES
RELATED SERVICES
WHAT CAN YOU DO AT HOME?
Model writing and reading…make lists, write notes, let your children
help you keep records of events!
Create a literature rich environment! Leave books, magazines, and all
types of media around for your child to discover!
Encourage your child to write letters, thank you notes, cards, etc.
Have game nights and encourage active learning!
Play interactive games on the internet
Listen to books on CD while in the car or at home.
Have your child read aloud to siblings or to you!

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