Parent Night, Thursday, October 5, 2017

Welcome

Introduction and background

Website: Use in class

  • Structure and Contents

  • Agenda

    • posting of homework
    • daily class agenda
    • outline of content, notes
    • links to documents used or assigned
    • links to web based resources, videos show, etc.
  • Student Resources

  • About

    • class expectations
    • homework
    • grading policy
  • Crosscutting Concepts of Science

    • Essential questions, integrated with curriculum
    • enduring understandings, widely applicable
    • Basis for higher level thinking, cross curricular

Goals Grade 7

  • Building solid academic skillswriting

    • note taking
    • organization
    • breaking larger tasks into smaller pieces
    • Step toward greater independence
    • Problem solving, advocating for needs

Goals Grade 8

  • Academic Independence and High School Readiness

    • applying skills to novel situations
    • thinking in greater depth, complexity
    • identifying needs, resources, self advocating
    • balancing social pressures with school
    • responsibility to self and others

Contacting Me