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     Mr. & Mrs. Coulson

     
     
    Personal Learning Path and ELAR Classroom Information

    ·        Welcome to Mrs. Coulson’s 6th grade classroom. This year I will begin my 25th year in education. I am married to Coach Coulson and we have four children and two grandchildren. 

             I will be teaching ELAR and Personal Learning Path. I will list lesson plans for each week and write a brief summary of the past week’s events.

    ·        I also have a link to the REMIND feed, and a link of different photos taken during the school year. I would like to encourage you to stay connected by signing up for REMIND. This is a text message which you can receive via REMIND from me regarding upcoming tests and projects. Parents text @6scelar to 810-10 to sign up for my ELAR classroom and text @6scplp to 810-10 to sign up for my PLP classroom informtion.

    ·        Classroom rules and procedures; see CHAMPS expectations below. Also, see GISD student handbook for student code of conduct.

    ·        Grading policy: Three daily grades will be taken every three weeks. One test grade every three weeks which will consist of various projects, formatives and units tests.Rubrics will be used for projects. 

    ·        Thanks for your support. Looking forward to a great school year.

    Sarah Coulson 512-940-5040 

    Conference time: 9:35-10:27    Tutoring : T/TH 8:00-8:35      Please join me on twitter @CoulsonsSarah   coulsons@georgetownisd.org

    LEAD, GROW AND SERVE…

     
     CHAMPS CLASSROOM AND SCHOOL PROCEDURES 

    Entering the Classroom

    C      Conversation

    Voice level 0. You will only enter the room with my permission. Please set at your assigned table. Put your backpacks along the back wall.

    H       Help

    If you need help raise your hand and I will answer questions after the bell rings.

    A      Activity

    Begin filling in your planner/agenda.

    Complete warm up on the board.

        Movement

    None at this time unless specifically stated in instructions.

        Participation

    Work in your assigned seat.

    Use your best effort.

    S       Success!

                  Listen for special instructions.

    Dismissal

    C      Conversation

    Voice level 0. When the bell rings you may not leave. The bell doesn’t dismiss you. I will dismiss you. At the end of the day you will go to the bus or car pick up area. You may not stay on campus!

    H      Help

    Without interrupting, raise hand if you have a ?

    A      Activity

    Clean up your area. Stay seated at your desk.

    M     Movement

    None at this time.

        Participation

    Actively listening for teacher’s instructions.

    S      Success!

                Listen for special instructions.

    Direct / Guided Instruction

    C      Conversation

                Voice level 0 and or voice 1-2 while participating.

    H      Help

    Without interrupting, raise hand. Follow the IDK poster.

    A      Activity

    Taking notes, working on assignment.

    Engaged in lesson

    M     Movement

    None at this time, without permission.

        Participation

    Actively listening and participating at your seat.

    S      Success!

                Listen for special instructions.

    Independent Practice

    Homework, Classwork, Tests

    C      Conversation

                Voice level 0

    H      Help

    Raise your hand, wait patiently if you have questions about the directions.

    A      Activity

    Completing the task using specified directions. 

    M     Movement

    With permission only.

        Participation

    On-task and finish assigned activity and or test.

    S      Success!

                Listen for special instructions.

    Group Work

    C      Conversation

                Voice level 1-2.

    H      Help

    Work as a team, assign group leaders.

    Follow notes/instructions.

    Raise hand, wait patiently if you have questions.

    A      Activity

    Completing your assigned job

    Working as a valuable member

    M     Movement

    No movement, unless you are designated to move to another table and or collect supplies.

        Participation

    Work cooperatively on group task. 

    S      Success!

                Listen for special instructions.

    Hallways

    C      Conversation

                Voice level 0-1.

    H      Help

    If you need help or have a questions please ask a teacher on duty.

    A      Activity

                Passing period, you have 6 minutes.

    M     Movement

    Movement, you are moving from one classroom to another. Please make sure you stay on the right side of the hallway. NO RUNNING OR PLAYING AROUND!!!!

        Participation

    Line up in from of the classroom and do not enter unless you have permission.

    S      Success! You make it to class on TIME!

    RESTROOMS

    C      Conversation

              Voice 0

    H       Help

              You must ask to go to the restroom.

         Activity

    Fill out your planner hallway pass and you may not go in the first 10 or last 10 minutes of class.

    M     Movement

    You must have permission first and then move only to the restroom and back.

         Participation

              Follow the restroom rules!

    S      Success!

    When all the rules are followed!