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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

Erin's Law:
Governor Pat Quinn signed Erin's Law in January of 2013, which requires all schools in the state of Illinois to provide age appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education programs for their students in grades Pre-K through 12. In response to this legislation, Frankfort School District 157-C will be presenting, "Child Lures Prevention: Think First and Stay Safe", curriculum for the 2017-2018 school year. Our presentations will occur in November and January.

Week of 11/13 CCSS:

ELA: Our second unit is "Survival." We will be reading the book titled "The One And Only Ivan." Students will be working on the following skills: comparing and contrasting poetry, prose, and drama, identifying character traits, inferencing, summarizing, and theme.

Survival Essential Questions:

-How do living things survive in the harsh or changing environments?
-How are animals portrayed in fiction and nonfiction texts?
-What is the impacts of the relationships between animals and people?

Writer's Workshop: This quarter we will be focusing on a writing a literary essay. Students will read a fictional text and write an essay giving their opinion about the text.

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

-Express metric length measurements in terms of a smaller unit; model and solve addition and subtraction word problems involving metric length. (Lesson 1)

-Express metric mass measurements in terms of a smaller unit; model and solve addition and subtraction word problems involving metric mass. (Lesson 2)
 
 

This week in class

Monday
11/13/17-I Day

Math Homework:
-Module 2 Lesson 1 Page 3 Problems 1 and 2
-Login to Zearn at home

ELA Homework:
-Cut and sort this week's WTW sort
-Bring library books back for library tomorrow
-Research animal poster due Wednesday


Tuesday
11/14/17-G Day

Math Homework:
-Module 2 Lesson 1 Pages 3-4 Problems 3a, 3b, 3c, and 3d and 4
-Login to Zearn at home

ELA Homework:
-WTW Sort
-Research animal poster due tomorrow
-Finish "Macy the Elephant" reading comprehension questions (if not completed in class)

Wednesday
M11/15/17-E Day

Math Homework:
-Login to at-home Zearn account

ELA Homework:
-WTW packet due Friday
-Login to Newsela to complete either Using Popular Songs as Similes or Dream Jobs-Deep Sea Pilot


Thursday
11/16/17-R Day

Math Homework:
-Module 2 Lesson 2 Page 7 Numbers 1, 2, and 3a

ELA Homework:
-WTW Assessment and packet due tomorrow
-Lexia for 20 minutes (if not completed for the week)


Friday
11/17/17-T Day

Math Homework:
-Module 2 Lesson 2 Page 7 Numbers 3b,d,e, and f and Page 8 Number 4
-Log-in to Zearn (5 times for the week for at-home account)

ELA Homework:
-Independent reading over break


 
 

Important Dates

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

2017 Math Night [10/6/2017]
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]
Red Ribbon Week 2017 [10/15/2017]
Stack the Stock Flyer [10/27/2017]

 
 

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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