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What is the best configuration of grades for K schooling? Is it an elementary school, followed by a middle school, followed by a four-year high school? Or are there advantages to a K-8 school, followed by a four-year high school?
Which middle-school configuration better promotes social adjustment? A Smooth Transition Can Mean a Smooth Year Gone are the days -- thankfully -- when students were dropped into middle or high school with a schedule and left to self-navigate their way into the next level of academia.
Sending and receiving schools are working harder and more cooperatively to help students make the passage from one school to another.
Educators share their thoughts about easing transitions. Are our sixth-grade children ready to attend school with seventh- and eighth-graders? In the debate over where sixth grade belongs, it is parents who often prefer that their children remain within the protective walls of an elementary school.
Experts say many sixth-graders are ready for middle school and some are not.
But, these experts continue, the question of how schools should be configured K-6 and ; K-5 and ; or yet another configuration cannot easily be answered. A report, Grade Span Configuration: The report zeroes in on communities' reasons for particular configurations as well as the plusses and minuses of each approach.
See the end of this article for information on how to obtain a copy of the report. The report utilizes available research to conclude that the effectiveness of various groupings varies from community to community and school to school.
Many factors, the report states, must be considered when determining which grade configuration suits the needs of a community, including: The essential viewpoint of the report is that what is effective for one community or in one school situation might not work well for another.
Each community has to examine the above factors and other relevant factors to determine what grade configuration will work best. But for fifth-graders entering sixth grade a smooth, helpful transition is especially critical. What makes the transition to middle school difficult includes these changes: In March, many middle school principals meet with sixth graders in the elementary schools that will send students to the middle schools.
In August, a more nitty-gritty orientation occurs at the middle school, where students can use the day to find their lockers and meet with teachers and counselors.Weather Unit - writing activity (What do you see in the clouds?) Weather Unit - writing activity (What do you see in the clouds?) from Pinterest.
Weather Unit Printables. Find this Pin and more on Weather by Rhonda Baggett. Um, you mean I can read "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" for my weather unit? Wild Weather Sentences. The goal of this writing activity is to teach students to "craft" thoughtful sentences while using grammatical terms in their conversations about the activity.
to choose to revise their stories during an upcoming writer's workshop block and include final drafts of their wild weather stories in their writing. Mar 18, · This workbooks helps first graders build words, focusing on consonant blends, and understand word meanings with story and /5(26).
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