VERTICAL TEAMS @ EME

2016-2017

VERTICAL TEAM CHANGES

The biggest changes are:


1. You might have to move rooms

2. You will most likely be working with different teachers, a couple could be the same

3. If you are teaching 5 classes now, the most you would teach would be 2

4. If you are teaching 1 subject now, you will most likely be teaching at least 2 subjects

5. A small number of students might go up or down a grade for a lesson or lessons

6. Extra planning period once a week with your grade level team

7. For the most part students would remain on the same team until 5th grade

8. 4th and 5th grade teachers would be grading less papers

9. 4th and 5th grade teachers would have less parents to communicate with

10. There might be a couple of self contained classes in the upper grades

VERTICAL TEAMS

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Possible team set up:


Team 1,2,3,4 - K & 1st self contained, with many different possibilities with 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th

Team 5 - self contained or maybe just 1st & 5th


You will also be on your usual grade level team

VERTICAL TEAM MAP

FS = FLEX SPACE
SP = SPED
MA = MATH INTERVENTION
PA = PACE
LIT = READING INTERVENTION
PLC = MEETING ROOM
SCI = SCIENCE LAB

TEAM 1 = BLUE
TEAM 2 = DARK RED
TEAM 3 = LIGHT RED
TEAM 4 = GREEN
TEAM 5 = BLACK
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BLOCK SCHEDULE

This schedule has an extra planning period(FLEX) for each grade level team once every 6 days at 1:45.


That is about 30 times you would get an extra 50 minutes to plan with your grade level team.


There are many options for students during the FLEX time 1:45 - 2:35.

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LUNCH

TEAM 1 goes first, then TEAM 2 and the rest in order.
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SAMPLE OF AUG. AND SEPT. 6 DAY SCHEDULE

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