The Brockett Chronicle

Brockett Elementary School:Volume 3; Issue 15

What a pleasure it was to honor Dr. Andreasen at the Academy of Educational Awards Ceremony! The event took place Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Congratulations, Dr. Andreasen! We are so proud of you!
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Instructional Events for This Week!

11/14/16, Monday: Week of Scholastic Book Fair.

11/14/16, Monday: Field Trip for 1st Grade; Ferst Center.

11/14/16, Monday: Browning to attend MAP Reports Training: 8:00-11:30 a.m. TKES Walk throughs; Stds 2 & 10.

11/14/16, Monday; Dry Run at 1:30 p.m. for CogAT Testing Prep.

11/14/16, Monday; The Dry Run only involves Examiners/Proctors/Students testing.

11/15/16, Tuesday: Day 1 of CogAT Testing at 8:15 a.m. Observe Testing Schedule below:

11/15/16, Tuesday: Mandatory Tornado Drill at 1:30 p.m.

11/16/17, Wednesday: Day 2 of CogAT Testing.

11/16/17, Wednesday: Grade Level Common Planning.

11/17/16, Thursday: Day 3 of CogAT Testing.

11/17/16, Thursday: Happy Thanksgiving Luncheon Day!

11/17/16, Thursday:Progress Reports Issued.

11/17/16, Thursday: RTI, PL Suite.

11/18/16, Friday: Attendance Incentive; Pictures with Principal Truitt!

11/18/16 Give at least one Common Math Assessment.

11/18/16 Post lesson plans in the Lesson Plan Platform.

11/21/16 - 11/25/16 Thanksgiving Break. Enjoy!

The CogAT Testing will begin promptly at 8:15 a.m. Nov.15, 2016. Kindly observe the schedules below. We need everyone to use inside voices and be very quiet during testing. Thanks for your support during testing. We wish our students GREAT SUCCESS during CogAT Testing this week. Only 3 days of testing!
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Brockett's Professional Learning Beliefs:

All students can learn, achieve, and succeed when actively engaged in the learning process.

Brockett's Mission Statement:

The mission of Brockett is to: provide a highly varied and challenging program of learning experiences to meet the needs of our diverse community. Academic excellence, wise decision-making, a lifelong love of learning , and qualities of good citizenship will be fostered in our safe and nurturing school environment. Teachers, staff, parents, students and the community share the responsibility of supporting this mission.

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Grade Level Common Assessment E-Folders are coming!!
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Common Assessment E-folders will be placed in the Browning's Brockett Instruction by grade level. All teachers will receive an email, confirming the Common Assessment e-folder by Monday at 3:00 p.m.
Writing Rubric Links by Lucy Calkins and Colleagues from the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project from Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing (firsthand: Portsmouth, NH)

Writing Rubric for Opinion

Writing Rubric For Narrative

Writing Rubric For Information

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Happy Thanksgiving to you, Brockett Family!
Celebrate Thanksgiving with a GRATEFUL Heart!!