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Wednesday, 19 January 2022 10:00

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Weber School District Family Code Night

Presented by Weber School District & Skill Struck

Weber School District is excited to invite families of students in grades 3-6 to attend an amazing and informative coding night with Skill Struck. Skill Struck is the computer science program that is being introduced in the elementary schools. Instruction will be provided in both English & Spanish.

When:

January 27, 6-8 PM
Wahlquist Junior High
2656 N 2400 W

Details:

Dinner Provided
Join us from 6:00-6:30 PM for a quick bite before the workshop begins.

Chromebooks
A Chromebook will be provided.

Virtual Option
Scan the QR code to register for the link.

This experience is best suited for just you and your grades 3-6 child.

Email Melissa Hadley at  with questions.

Thursday, 27 May 2021 13:43

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Math Fluency Practice Ideas

Goals:  Fluently add and subtract within 5, add and subtract within 10, count as many as 20 “items”, count to 100 by 1’s & 10’s

• Give child anything to count: cheerios, Barbie shoes, lego’s,…; “show me 6 Skittles” “show me 9 cheerios”
• Roll a dice- child counts and then recognizes how many dots are showing on the dice
• Roll a dice- child counts the number and then lays out that many items
• War with cards: play with a partner- each person turns over a card- whoever has the greater number wins, tomorrow it might be whoever has the smaller number wins
• War with dice: roll a dice- larger number wins- or smaller wins. “5 is greater than 1” etc.  More advanced students can roll 2 dice and add them- and play War with the sums.
• Dominos- practice counting the dots

Possible websites:

• Tallytots
• Subitize Tree
• Motion Math: Hungry Fish
• Math Zombies (easy setting)
• Mathtopia
• Numbers Logic Puzzle
• Make 10 +

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

Goals:  Fluently add and subtract within 20, count to 120 (starting at any number)

• Roll a dice- child counts the number and then lays out that many items
• War with cards: play with a partner- each person turns over a card- whoever has the greater number wins, tomorrow it might be whoever has the smaller number wins
• War with dice: roll and add 2 dice- larger number wins- or smaller wins. “13 is greater than 9” etc.  More advanced students roll 3 or more dice and add them- and play War with the sums.
• Dominos- practice adding the dots
• Roll a dice, add 10 to the roll (or whatever you wish to practice)
• Roll a dice, double whatever you roll
• Roll 2 dice- add the 2 together, or subtract the 2
• Play “Find another Name” ---Roll the dice and students give partners (or break aparts) to get that number e. I roll a 5, I give partners such as 3 + 2, my partner gives a different combination such as 4 +1. More advanced students could roll 2 dice and then give partners for the sum.  (I roll 4 and 5:  My sum is 9.  I say 6 +3,  my partner says 8 +1)
• Practice counting starting at random numbers under 100.
• The number is 10 (or 20, or 15) - Write down 10 different number sentences that equal the target number. Practice with picture representations. Do it with many different numbers.  Encourage different solutions.
• Mystery number: Think of a number and describe it. I’m thinking of a number greater then- but less then, it’s odd, . . .
• Flashcards

Possible websites:

• Subitize Tree
• Motion Math: Hungry Fish
• Math Zombies
• Sushi Monster
• Mathtopia
• Math Fluency Practice Ideas
• Numbers Logic Puzzle
• Make 10 +

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

Goals:  Fluently add and subtract within 20, add and subtract within 100, mentally add or subtract 10 or 100 to a given number, count by 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s.

• Roll a dice, add 10 or random number to whatever they roll
• Roll a dice, double (or triple) whatever you roll
• Roll a dice, double + 1, or 2 or 3. Or triple and add 1.
• Roll 2 dice- add the 2 together, or subtract the 2 (Or roll more dice and add them together)
• Roll a dice and count by 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s – the number of times of the dice roll.
• Roll a dice (or 2-4 and add) tell how many more to get to the benchmark of number of 10, then 20, then 30, etc.
• Play “Find another Name” --Roll 2, 3, or 4 dice and add to get sum. Students give partners (or break aparts) to get that number i.e. I roll a 5, 3 and 4. My sum is 12.  I give partners such as 9 + 3, my partner gives a different combination such as 6 + 6.
• Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (I give 2 addition, partner gives 2 subtraction than switch places and partner rolls and gives 2 addition)
• Practice Count by’s: 2,4, 6, 8. . . or 5,10,15,. . .etc.
• Play War with either cards or dice – Roll 2 dice (or draw 2 cards) and add. Decide who wins that day, greater or less- children must justify their answer, 13 is greater than 9.
• The number is 10 (or 20, or 15) - Write down 10 different number sentences that equal 10. Do it with many different numbers. Encourage great thinking.
• Flashcards

Possible websites:

• Motion Math: Hungry Fish
• Motion Math: wings
• Math Zombies
• Sushi Monster
• Mathtopia
• Math Evolve
• Math Fluency Practice Ideas
• Numbers Logic Puzzle
• Make 10 +

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

Goals:   Maintain fluency of all multiplication and division facts and all addition and subtraction facts.

• Roll a dice, double it (or triple, or quadruple it)
• Roll a dice- add 10 ( or 20, or 30 . . .) to whatever you roll
• Practice a specific set of facts by just multiplying whatever they roll by a certain number
• Practice partners to 100. 17’s partner is 83, 42’s partner is 58.
• Roll 2 dice and multiply them. Mentally figure out how many more to get to a benchmark number like 50 or 100.
• Roll 4 dice- add 2 of them and multiply it by the sum of the other 2, or roll 3 dice – add 2 of them and multiply that sum by the number on the other dice.
• Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (I give 2 addition, partner gives 2 subtraction than switch places and partner rolls and gives 2 addition, or practice multiplication and division)
• Play “Poison” Roll 6 dice- 1’s and 6’s are poison and are not counted. Add all the other dice together, roll all “unpoisoned” dice again and continue to get a cumulative sum. Continue rolling all dice until all dice have come up “poisoned”.  Highest cumulative score wins.  (Great game for all grades – just use less or more dice)
• Play War by multiplying or adding 2 or 3 or 4 dice rolls or cards. Highest answer wins.
• Multiplication Snap: Roll 2 dice, or turn over 2 cards. First person to say product wins.
• Krypto

Possible websites:

• Motion Math: Hungry Fish
• Operation Math
• Math Zombies
• Sushi Monster
• Mathtopia
• Math Evolve

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

Goals: Maintain fluency of all multiplication, division, addition and subtraction facts.

• Roll a dice- multiply by 10, 100, etc.
• Roll a dice- square the number or Practice a specific set of facts by just multiplying whatever they roll by a certain number
• Roll 2 dice- multiply them together and tell how many more to get to the benchmark of 50 or 100.
• Roll 4 dice- add 2 of them and multiply it by the sum of the other 2, or roll 3 dice – add 2 of them and multiply that sum by the number on the other dice.
• Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (practice multiplication and division)
• Multiplication Snap- 2 dice are rolled, or 2 cards turned over, 1st one to get the answer gets the point (more advanced students could make it 3 dice or cards)
• Play War by multiplying or adding 2 or 3 or 4 dice rolls or cards. Practice multiplying using partial products. e., 3 x 5 x 5 = 3 x 5 = 15 then 15 x 5 so 10 x 5 = 50 and 5 x 5 = 25 so 50 + 25 = 75.
• “A Round of Dice”- each player makes their own gameboard by writing numbers from 0 – 140. Counting by 10’s. They roll 2 dice and multiply then round the product to the nearest 10.  The first player to cross off all of their numbers is the winner.  (If a number has already been crossed off- play just continues to the next player)
• Play Fractionator (War with fractions). Each player rolls 2 dice. To form fractions, put the lower numbers in the numerator and higher number in denominator. Decide if larger or smaller fraction wins.  Student must vocalize answer.  3/4 is greater than 1/6..
• Krypto

Possible websites:

• Operation Math
• Math Zombies
• Sushi Monster
• Mathtopia
• Math Evolve

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

Goals:  Maintain fluency of all multiplication, division, addition and subtraction facts.

• Roll a dice- multiply by 10, 100, etc.
• Roll a dice- square the number, or practice a specific set of facts by just multiplying whatever they roll by a certain number
• Roll 2 dice- multiply them together and tell how many more to get to the benchmark of 50 or 100.
• Roll 4 dice- add 2 of them and multiply it by the sum of the other 2, or roll 3 dice – add 2 of them and multiply that sum by the number on the other dice.
• Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (practice multiplication and division)
• Multiplication Snap- 2 dice are rolled, or 2 cards turned over, 1st one to get the answer gets the point (More advanced students could make it 3 dice or cards)
• Play War by multiplying or adding 2 or 3 or 4 dice rolls or card. Practice multiplying using partial products. e. 3 x 5 x 5 = 3 x 5 = 15  then 15 x 5 so 10 x 5 = 50  and 5 x 5 = 25 so 50 + 25 = 75.
• “A Round of Dice”- Each player makes their own gameboard by writing numbers from 0 – 140. Counting by 10’s. They roll 2 dice and multiply then round the product to the nearest 10.  The first player to cross off all of their numbers is the winner.  (If a number has already been crossed off- play just continues to the next player)
• Play Fractionator (War with fractions). Each player rolls 2 dice. To form fractions, put the lower numbers in the numerator and higher number in denominator. Decide if larger or smaller fraction wins.  Student must vocalize answer.  3/4 is greater than 1/6.
• Krypto

Possible websites:

• Motion Math: Hungry Fish
• Operation Math
• Math Zombies
• Sushi Monster

Math Fluency Practice Ideas

Goals:  Maintain fluency of all multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction facts.

• Roll a dice- multiply by 10, 100, etc.
• Roll a dice- square the number, or practice a specific set of facts by just multiplying whatever they roll by a certain number
• Roll a dice- multiply them together and tell how many more to get to the benchmark of 50 or 100.
• Roll 2 dice give all 4 fact family problems (practice multiplication and division)
• Multiplication Snap- 2 dice are rolled, or 2 cards turned over, 1st one to get the answer gets the point (more advanced students could make it 3 dice or cards)
• Play War by multiplying or adding 2, 3 or 4 dice rolls or cards. Practice multiplying using partial products. e., 3 x 5 x 5 = 3 x 5 = 15 then 15 x 5 so 10 x 5 = 50 and 5 x 5 = 25 so 50 + 25 = 75.
• “A Round of Dice” Each player makes their own gameboard by writing numbers from 0 – 140. Counting by 10’s.  They roll 2 dice and multiply then round the product to the nearest 10.  The first player to cross off all of their numbers is the winner.  (If a number has already been crossed off- play just continues to the next player)
• Play Fractionator (War with fractions). Each player rolls 2 dice. To form fractions, put the lower numbers in the numerator and higher number in denominator. Decide if larger or smaller fraction wins.  Student must vocalize answer.  3/4 is greater than 1/6.
• Wrap-ups
• Krypto

Possible websites:

• Motion Math: Hungry Fish
• Operation Math
• Math Zombies
• Sushi Monster
• Mathtopia
Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:59

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Make this summer count for your child by exploring a variety of reading and writing activities daily. Remember to work on achieving the WSD Superintendent’s Summer Reading Challenge by having your child read at least 10 books this summer.  (See QR Code below)

There are many resources available for reading and writing support through the summer. Be sure to visit the Weber County Library and enjoy the many resources they have to offer. You may also want to take a look at some online resources as well. Here are a few that are available:

http://wsd.net/departments/education/elementary-education/resources

Pioneer Library system

http://pioneer-library.org/ is a online library full of engaging resources available to all Utah students.

• The home access login information:

Sora

Weber School District e-book library https://www.overdrive.com/apps/sora/

Summer Journaling

Engaging Writing Prompts https://www.journalbuddies.com

WSD Family Resource page

One of the most important things parents can do is to help them develop excellent reading skills. Children’s ability to learn to read directly affects their performance in school and also how successful they are throughout their lives.

Worldbook Online

World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school.

https://www.worldbookonline.com/home/

Monday, 14 May 2018 08:07

Curriculum Resources

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Tuesday, 17 October 2017 07:46

Stem Expo Family Night

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Tuesday, 08 August 2017 12:57

HMH Collections Online

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HMH Collections is a Secondary English Language Arts online curriculum resource for grades 7-12. This digital resource provides all secondary ELA teachers with valuable resources to support students in becoming successful in meeting the rigorous Utah Standards for English Language Arts.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 14:06

Preschool Programs

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The School Readiness Preschool Program is a state funded program. The program is provided at no cost to students who qualify. Children must be four years old on or before September 1st of the school calendar year to enroll. The parent must provide transportation to and from the program location.

Comprehensive Program

• Based on all domains of child development and learning – physical, social-emotional, cognitive, and language/literacy.
• Aligned with Utah’s Early Learning Standards.
• Supported by research-based curriculum.
• Designed to meet the needs of children of all abilities through the medium of play.
• Taught by supportive and qualified staff.
• Includes parent involvement through activities, training, and support.

Eligibility for Enrollment in the Preschool

• 4-years-old by September 1 of school calendar year.
• Priority for enrollment in the program will be based on several factors, including (but not limited to) residency in the local school boundaries, qualifications for School Readiness funding (income level), and the risk factors from the application form.
• Continuous enrollment will be based on attendance requirements of the program; attendance is critical to keeping your enrollment!

2022-2023 Tentative Locations for School Readiness Preschool (subject to change)

• Bonneville Preschool
• Lakeview Elementary
• Lomond View Elementary
• Majestic Elementary
• Midland Elementary
• North Park Elementary
• Orchard Springs Elementary
• Plain City Elementary
• Roosevelt Elementary
• Roy Elementary

Sessions for Preschool

• 3 days a week: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
• AM: 8:30 – 11:15
• PM: 12:25 – 3:10
• August 29, 2022 – May 18, 2023 (Classes begin the first full week of school and end one week prior to the last day of school)

Tuition for Preschool

• School Readiness Program eligible students – FREE (based on income, risk factors, and/or language learner status.)
• Tuition cost for students who are not eligible – \$150.00 per month (we have a very limited number of "self-pay" spots, on a first come, first served basis).

Application Process for Preschool

Our application for fall preschool becomes available in March or April.  Please note that our preschool funding comes from a legislative grant.  Depending on the decisions made during the legislative session each year, the number of students we can enroll may vary and our school locations may change.  These decisions are not finalized until summer.  So you are welcome to apply before June, but please know that things may change after we get our final funding notification in June.  Thank you for understanding!

Friday, 27 January 2017 07:57

Updated Timeline For Educator Evaluations

**2016-2017 school year includes performance pay for principals as outlined in SB101-2014 | USOE:March 25,2014

Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:34

Dual Language Immersion Programs

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Dual language immersion is a 50/50 instructional model in which students spend half their day learning in English and the other half learning in Spanish or Chinese. Through developmentally appropriate curriculum, students naturally pick up the language as they learn other subjects. The program is based on the total language learning approach incorporating content-based instruction and explicit language instruction. Our goal is that our immersion students will become bi-literate and bilingual.

Within Weber School District there are four language immersion programs. A separate application is required for each program. If you would like more information about a specific program, you are welcome and encouraged to attend an informational meeting hosted by the school principal and a school district representative. Only students entering 1st grade during the 2022-2023 school year are eligible to apply. Applications will be available at 9:00 AM on February 24, 2022 for Spanish DLI and at 9:00 AM on March 4, 2022 for Chinese DLI. The applications are due March 18, 2022 by 11:59 PM.

--Applications may only be submitted on behalf of incoming first graders.--

The Application Process

1. Carefully review the dual immersion application information packet.
2. Attend the information meeting if possible (not required)
3. Complete the application forms for the programs to which you would like to apply. Applications are due by 11:59 PM on March 18, 2022.
4. All application(s) submitted by the deadline will be entered into a lottery system. This system is detailed in the dual immersion application information packet.
5. Notice of acceptance or waitlist status will be sent by the end of day March 22, 2022 concerning acceptance into the programs.
6. Parents/guardians must declare their commitment by the end of the day on April 15, 2022

Spanish at Freedom Elementary:

Thursday, 10 November 2016 14:48

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