Edgelea Elementary

Plan on a Page

2016-2017

Mission Statement

 

 

Edgelea provides a structured, safe and consistent environment to maximize individual potential.

Value Statements

·       Utilize data and assessment to drive instruction.

·       Create a community of lifelong readers, writers and problem solvers.

·       Inspire students by delivering a rich rigorous curriculum.

Goals

By the spring of 2017, 86% of all third and fourth grade students will pass ISTEP+ in Language Arts.

By the spring of 2017, 87% of all third and fourth grade students will pass ISTEP+ in Math.

Strategies

Strategies

Language Arts

General-  

 Teachers will

  • model and guide students to make connections daily by using multiple text strategies.
  • apply the 5 step process for vocabulary instruction at least 2 x a week.
  • select, administer, and score the same grade-level writing prompt 3 x a year.
  • give opportunities to respond to literature (K-1 at least 1x/week and in gr.2-4 at least 2x/week).

-            provide opportunities for close read 1x per week.

Low Achievers- 

Teachers will

model daily at least one comprehension strategy.

-          model marking of text at least 2x/week.

High Achievers-

Teachers will

  • use, at least two times a week, Junior Great Books’ strategies and other ancillary support to model and practice skills such as questioning, rereading, discussion, marking or flagging text.

 

Math

General

Teachers will

- explore and discuss mathematical relationships while solving real world problems, on a daily basis.

- utilize LSC vocabulary process at least weekly to teach math vocabulary.

- differentiate math instruction through flexible grouping.

. Low Achievers

Teachers will

- utilize instructional strategies daily to increase number sense such as:

  • Math manipulatives/ games (e.g. number lines, charts, coins, base ten blocks, etc.)
  • Touch Math
  • Math Facts in a Flash
  • Mental Math
  • IXL
  • Xtra Math

    High Achievers

    Teachers will

  • allow students to experience mathematical processes through games (e.g. Everyday Math games, Math Pentathlon) weekly.

 

Data

ISTEP+ Language Arts

2014

2015

2016

80.3%

82%

84.8%

 

ISTEP Math

2014

2015

2016

76.7%

77.9%

85.7 %