Hobart Weekly

Hobart Weekly
February 2-6, 2015
One must learn by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have
no certainty, until you try. Sophocles
Teacher Moves Daily:
- Show me the evidence - Explain the answer (Claim evidence)
- What's another way to solve it?
- Counter example (Is there a different way to do this: different answer?)
Instructional Focus: Communicating the Purpose of the Lesson (3a1), Quality and purpose of Questions & Discussion
Techniques and Student Participation. (3b1&2): LAUSD Teaching and Learning Framework
1) What do we want our students to learn and be able to do?
2) How do we know if they have learned it?
3) How will we respond when they don’t know?
4) How will we respond when they know?
Monday, February 2
APCTC – Marina Monterrosa, MHRS – Room 4/ 9:00-3:00 Genaro Rodriguez, MFT Intern – Room 6
TUESDAY, February 3 Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) G4
Banked Time: Continue Evidence-based Questions/Depth of Knowledge with Jennifer Morales-George
WEDNESDAY, February 4 Principals Visit Hobart (Grade 5)
APCTC – Any Staff by Appointment Only
All Day
Dance: L. Wilkerson (Room 45)
THURSDAY, February 5
All Day
Visual Arts: Evelia Jones (Room 43)
APCTC – Genaro Rodriguez, MFT Intern – Room 6
FRIDAY, February 6
Interim Literacy Assessment 1st - 5th Due
Field Trip
Santa Monica Aquarium (Beaver, Newman, Popkin)/ Colburn School of Music (5th Grade)
Musical Encounter (See Special Schedule)
APCTC – Dana Plyler & Woo-Joo Han – Room 6 & 4
Objectives/Goals: Please remember to have your Objectives/Goals for your ELA, Math and ELD written on the board, and
are clearly communicated to your students. Please discuss/revisit them throughout the day with your students.
Caught Being Good: Tickets are available in the main office. Caught Being Good box is in the main office for you to return
the tickets. Thank you for encouraging our students’ good behavior.
Math: Please include Number Talk/Number Strings for 10-15 minutes daily to build math foundational skills, and include
Inquiry Lesson (Problem of the Week) at least once a week for students to explore and apply their mathematical content
standards and math practices in a collaborative setting.
Room Environment/Bulletin Boards: The classroom environment should be child-centered, neat, clean, organized, and
physically arranged to promote cooperative learning and inquiry. The environment should reflect the culture and learning
styles of all the students. There should be clear expectations of lesson objectives and evidence of the standards being taught.
Fire regulations/OEHS standards should be maintained; keep tops of cupboards, closets, inside closet floors and emergency
exits clear. Keep student desks and teacher desks orderly on top and inside. If you need support in removing large/heavy
items, please let us know. Thank you for your support.
LAS LINKS: Deadline for correcting has been extended to Friday, 2/20. Teachers can begin scoring in the computer lab
during the computer time.
Recess/Lunch: For the safety of your students, please anticipate the bell and pick-up your students on time. Thank you.
Dismissal: Please bring your students to the front yard (Harvard) for dismissal for their safety.
PE: Please remember that a minimum of 100 minutes of PE a week is required.
Flu Prevention: Please encourage your students to wash their hands/use alcohol wipes before eating, and cough or
sneeze into their sleeves, not their hands.
Parent/Community Center: Parent volunteers are working hard to assist you. Please send your projects to the parent center
every Tuesday from 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the gray/brown tub with
your name/room number and a sample of your final product.
Interim Literacy Assessment 1st - 5th Due
3 Rules: Please remind your students to follow the 3 rules
DVR - Special Ed
as a guiding principle for their conduct. In all situations, please
Interim Math Assessment K-5 Due
remind them to ask, “Am I being respectful, Am I
G4 Math PD w/Janie Yoo
being responsible, and Am I being safe?”
* Please check our Google calendar for updates.
Professional Development Calendar:
Tuesdays, February 10, 17, 24
Banked Time & (1:30-3:30) PLC
Grade-level Teaming:
Kindergarten: 10:20 – 10:50. First grade: 9:20 – 9:50. Second grade: 9:50 -10:20.
Homework/Tutoring Club- Mr. & Mrs. Han: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. (Mondays & Thursdays): Library
Intervention Tutoring- David Khang: Room 9 (1-3 Tuesdays, 2-4 Thursdays)
Ready, Set, Go! – Ms. Ramos:
LA’s BEST –: Mr. Lopez
Youth Services – Mr. Salazar:
L.A. Korean School:
6:30-8:00 a.m. (Monday–Friday) Rm. 32
2:19-6:00 p.m. (Monday–Friday) Rms. 32, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45
2:19-5:30 p.m. (Monday–Friday) Yard
8:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (Saturdays) Rms. 41, 42, 43, 44, 50, 30, 31, 32, Library