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Sunset Elementary. 2010-2011 Goal Setting Meeting. Sunset Elementary. Academic Excellence School Pride Family Community Involvement Presentation Data Driven Instruction Language Arts Program Biliteracy Mathematics Student Activities Future of Sunset Closing Slide Show. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Sunset Elementary2010-2011Goal Setting MeetingSunset ElementaryAcademic ExcellenceSchool PrideFamily Community Involvement Presentation Data Driven InstructionLanguage Arts ProgramBiliteracyMathematicsStudent ActivitiesFuture of SunsetClosing Slide Show

Data Driven InstructionData Analysis and Monitoring6 8 Week Skills AssessmentsGrade Level MeetingsCOLLABORATION

Language Arts DataOARS DATAReading Comprehension 3rd Grade

Teacher Created IdeasQuestion, Answer, Relationship Cards

Language Arts

Home School Connection

Increased understanding of curriculum, assessments, and knowledge of strategies provides parents with skills that can be used at home to help with the childs learning.

Teacher CollaborationStudent EngagementContent and language objectives are clearly stated. Students are accountable for their own learning and strive to meet their goals. Assignments are intentional and purposeful, challenging yet achievable. Encouragement by the teacher drives student achievement.

BiliteracyOne week Spanish / one week EnglishFocus wallsTransferable skills and key standardsTheme testing in English (themes 1-5) Strategic lesson planningTEAMING by levels

Biliteracy Includes:Materials in both languages.Capitalizing on cognatesIntegrating all learning styles (e.g. kinesthetic, visual, auditory, etc.)Developing scaffolded lessons to meet needs of all students.Referring to prior knowledge learned in their native language as a springboard for new learning.

Differentiated InstructionUse of OARS data to target student needs.Differentiated UA activities / color codingDifferentiated UA activities include: (spelling, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, writing, checking skills)

Math Family NightWHEN?Tuesday, February 26, 20086:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

WHO?Approximately 100 Sunset students and their families attended

WHAT?Math Standards in ActionA time for families to explore the wonders of math with their children in fun ways

WHY?To help students reinforce skills already learned in mathGive parents a chance to serve as models of motivation, persistence, and competencePromote math success in a supportive setting

Student ActivitiesBack to School DanceToo Good For DrugsHalloween CarnivalPie TrotWinter ProgramValentines DanceCST Student AwardsJump for HeartField DayTalent Show

Performing Arts Program

Gifted And Talented EducationDistrict sponsored field tripsSchool dances organized by studentsArt Projects Red Ribbon WeekMAD Science After School Hands OnYearbook

Future of SunsetContinue Academic ExcellenceSmartBoard Trainings SuccessMakerScience Family NightExpanded Student ServicesKindergarten / 1st Grade Music ProgramOrganized Team SportsAfterschool GATE Program