Elementary and Secondary Elementary Literacy Reading Wonders If you have damaged materials or are missing materials from your original order, this must be filed as a claim with the School Book Depository. Email Sherry Moser or Julie Noel if you have materials needs (new students/classrooms). Email Beth Wilkin if you have general questions. Elementary Literacy Writing: 4th grade writing resources in Moodle>Elementary Resources>4th Grade>English/Language Arts. Elementary Literacy My Favorite Older Adult Essay Contest for 5th grade students. Contest information in Moodle>Elementary Resources> 5th Grade> English/Language Arts. Elementary Math *Think Central Use - plethora of resources *Moodle -curriculum maps (misconceptions, questions, resources) Elementary Math GoMath! Common Core series *Email Dottie Trapnell with textbook needs Elementary Science Science Fair Dates – May 29th & 30th @ Lakeland Square Mall (Directors Meeting Coming Soon). Information available on the district Website and Moodle Updates to Student FCAT Review Site – Check it Out! Unit Tests and Lesson Plans Now Available Elementary Social Studies Curriculum map resources in: Moodle>Elementary Resources>Grade Level>Social Studies Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest (5th grade) – Francis Marion: The Swamp Fox – details to follow World Languages Elementary Elem. students participated at the Hispanic Festival in Lakeland Spanish translation & revision of the new learning schedules are being adapted to Spanish Common Core and World Lang. acquisition k-5 Spanish Go Math! should have been delivered at all dual language schools. Websites: HTTP://moodle.polkfl.net/course/view.php?id=2105 http://www.polkfl.net/staff/teachers/duallanguage.htm Secondary Literacy Reading Instructional Materials -Middle School – delivery of Reading Advantage kits is still incomplete across the district – revised date from publisher is end of November - High School - completed MS Solution for right now – we are scanning student text, teacher edition, and all other needed resources and placing files in Moodle ELA/Reading Adoption Process in beginning stages – applicants for committees being submitted to Elizabeth Warren, Mrs. Bowen’s secretary. Secondary Literacy (cont.) College-Ready Scores Accuplacer (CPT) P.E.R.T. SAT-1 ACT FCAT 2.0 Math 114 Elem. Algebra 72 Math 440 Math 19 Reading 106 Reading 83 Verbal 440 Reading 19 Reading 262 Writing 103 Sentence Skills 83 English 17 Reading 262 Secondary Literacy (cont.) FCAT 2.0 Writes Training for Secondary November 12 and 21, Jim Miles PDC Each school (principal’s choice) can send one 8th Grade Language Arts Teacher and 10th Grade English Teacher for training in •FCAT 2.0 Writes Scoring (using Anchor Sets) •Differentiated Writing Instruction •Integrating reading and writing •Lesson Planning Secondary Math Common Core Assessments: Grade levels 3-8 scheduled for 2014-15 school year EOC Assessments in Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 scheduled for the 2014-15 school year District Secondary Math Textbook Adoption Process underway (timeline available here) Secondary Math Resources Available on the District Math Website Curriculum Support for 2013-14 Including the Secondary Math Update site Support for Common Core Assessments Resources Secondary Science Middle School New 8th Grade STUDENT FCAT Review Site Open for Business 8th Grade Review Labs (for 6th and 7th Grade material) and Test Items Secondary Science Fair 2014 Secondary Science Fair! Project Set-up: Jan, 30, 2014 (after 4:30pm) Judging: Jan 31, 2014 Public Viewing: Feb. 2, 2014 Fair Location: Lake Alfred K. Addair Middle School Awards Ceremony: February 2, 2014 Awards Location: TBA April Blaze - Science Fair Director (863) 421-3281 Additional Information on the District Website Keyword: Science Secondary Social Studies U.S. History EOC counts for school grade this year Polk County History Fair is on February 28th Contests: * Sons of the American Revolution Essay Contest and Oration Contest – Due 12/20 *SAR Good Citizenship Award – Each 6th grade class Secondary Social Studies (cont.) Upcoming Professional Development: * Teaching About the Holocaust * Incorporating Maps as informational Text * Financial Literacy from Everfi Curriculum maps are being revised to incorporate CC Literacy Standards Social Studies Moodle will soon be operational World Languages Secondary: 6-12 All 2013-2014 AP Spanish Lang & Lit materials should have been picked up from our office. Hispanic Heritage 1st Art Competition High Schools Middle Schools 1st BHS/IB 1st Daniel Jenkins Academy 2nd LHS 2nd Lawton Chiles Academy BRAVO! Participation of DL & WL students at the Hispanic Festival in Lakeland FL DOE included Polk County in the STATE WL EOC TRY-OUTS: LATIN AND GERMAN World Languages Secondary: 6-12 SAS Curriculum Pathways • www.sascurriculumpathways.com Mr. Eplin encouraged districts to review website and provide feedback on the Spanish resources Online curriculum aligned to Florida’s standards Public/private partnership between the Florida Department of Education, the Governor’s Office, and SAS Curriculum Pathways Online curriculum aligned to Florida’s standards •WL Course descriptions on CPALMS include ELA standards. World Languages Secondary: 6-12 •2013 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo/FFLA Joint Conference Please try to attend; over 400 have already registered for this conference November 22-24, 2013: Main Convention November 21, 2013: Pre-Convention Workshops ACTFL will host a pre-convention workshop on Marzano’s Approach and World Languages •Location: Orange County Convention Center 9990 International Drive; Orlando, FL 32819 •Website: http://www.polkfl.net/staff/teachers/duallanguage.htm Questions?