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Amanda Draeger - Special Education  (Send e-mail)

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!

My name is Ms. Draeger and I am a 4th Grade Special Education teacher at Chelsea Intermediate School. This is my fourth year teaching in the Frankfort School District and I am beyond excited to be working here with your student! Please feel free to contact me by phone or email if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank You!
Amanda Draeger

Email: adraeger@fsd157c.org
Phone: (815) 469-2309

Week of 9/18 CCSS:

ELA: Our first unit is "New Beginnings." We will learn about immigration and the challenges that the immigrants faced when they came to America. We will start reading the book titled "Nory Ryan's Song." Students will be working on the following skills: main idea/details, context clues, and point of view.

Immigration Essential Questions:

-How is perspective shaped?
-Why do people search for new beginnings in their life?
-How do immigrants respond and adapt to the challenges that they face on their journey and in their homeland?
-What impacts do immigrants have on past and present societies?

Writer's Workshop: This quarter we will be focusing on creating an informational book about a natural disaster using research.

Math: This week in class students will be working towards achieving the following objectives:

-Rounding multi-digit numbers to the thousand place using a vertical number line (Lesson 7)

-Round multi-digit numbers to any place using the vertical number line (Lesson 8)

-Use place value understanding to round multi-digit numbers to any place value (Lesson 9)
 
 

This week in class

Monday
9/18/17-E Day

Math Homework:
-5 minute multiplication fact practice in packet
-Module 1 Lesson 7 Page 43

ELA Homework: Read International Homeless Animal's Day on Newsela and complete the writing prompt and questions

Tuesday
9/19/17-R Day

Math Homework:
-1 page in multiplication fact packet
-Module 1 Lesson 7 Page 44

ELA Homework:
-Finish reading Chapter 1 in Nory Ryan novel and complete page numbers for Chapter 1 in vocabulary packet

Wednesday
9/20/17-T Day

Math Homework:
-1 page in multiplication fact packet
-Place Value Practice Worksheet

ELA Homework: Read for 20 minutes

Thursday
9/21/17-I Day

Math Homework:
-1 page in multiplication fact packet
-Module 1 Lesson 8 Page 47
-Place Value Additional Practice worksheet due whenever completed

ELA Homework: Read for 20 minutes

Friday
9/22/17-G Day

Math Homework:
-Log-in to Zearn for bonus dollar in class on Monday 9/25
-Place Value Additional Practice worksheet due whenever completed

ELA Homework:
-Log-in to Lexia for bonus dollar in class on Monday 9/25

 
 

Important Dates

10/6/2017
School Improvement Day-Early Dismissal

10/9/2017
Columbus Day-No School

11/20/2017
Parent/Teacher Conferences-No School

11/21/2017
Parent/Teacher Conferences-No School

11/22/2017
Thanksgiving Holiday-No School

11/23/2017
Thanksgiving Holiday-No School

11/24/2017
Thanksgiving Holiday-No School

12/22/2017
Early Release

12/25/2017
Winter Break Begins

1/8/2018
Teacher Institute-No School

1/15/2018
M.L.King Holiday-No School

2/16/2018
Teacher Institute-No School

2/19/2018
President's Holiday-No School

3/26/2018
Spring Break Begins

4/2/2018
School Resumes from Spring Break

5/28/2018
Memorial Day-No School

6/1/2018
School Improvement Day-Early Dismissal/Potential Last Day of School

 
 

Downloads List

Chelsea Curriculum Night 2017 [9/4/2017]
Eureka Module 1 Parent Tips [9/10/2017]
Eureka Module 2 Parent Tips [9/18/2017]
Eureka Module 3 Parent Tips [9/10/2017]
Eureka Module 4 Parent Tips [9/18/2017]
Eureka Module 5 Parent Tips [9/10/2017]
Eureka Module 6 Parent Tips [9/10/2017]
Eureka Module 7 Parent Tips [9/10/2017]

 
 

Cool Links

4th Grade Natural Disaster Padlet
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Great Minds (Eureka Math)
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Lexia-Student Login
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Link to Common Core State Standards
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NewsELA
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Raz-Kids
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Read Works
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Writing Activity Link
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Xtra Math Website
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Zearn
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