• Philosophy of Education

    I believe that all students have the right to learn in a safe school and classroom community.  I provide  the opportunity for students to acquire the skills and knowledge which will enable them to become independent, responsible, respectful and productive citizens

    Subject: Math/Social Studies and Science

    Areas that make up the student’s average

    The percentage of the average made up by this area

    Notes

    Tests

    60%

    VVS Quarterly Tests,  Unit Tests(Scott Foresman)

    Quizzes

    40%

    Unit Checkpoints(Scott Foresman), Cumulative Reviews,Teacher developed quizzes, classwork

                                                                                                      

    Subject: Reading

    Areas that make up the student’s average

    The percentage of the average made up by this area

    Notes

    Reading tests

    30%

    Quarterly Assessments (Unit Tests-Scott Foresman), Selection Assesments and Fresh Reads

    Reading quizzes

    20%

     Comprehension Checks, classwork

     

    Subject: Writing

    Areas that make up the student’s average

    The percentage of the average made up by this area

    Notes

    Effective Communicator Writing Assessment

    30%

    At the end of each unit there is an assessment that the students complete independently.

    Weekly Writing

    20%

    Effective Communicator practice 3 for each unit, Journal Writing, Teacher developed assignments and Daily Oral Language