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                                                                                     Arnold Elementary

                                                                               School Improvement Plan

                                                                                            2017-2018

     

    Goal: By the end of 2017-2018 school year, 95% of those students entering grade 2 will be reading at level M or higher.  Levels will be determined using the Spring (2018) Fountas and Pinnell Reading Benchmark Assessment.  

     

    Goal:  Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of written communication across all content areas, as indicated by 85% of students in grades 2-5 will score 7/9 or higher on the writing portion of AACPS County Quarterly Assessments using the AACPS Writing Scoring Rubric.

                    

    Action Step #1   Writing

     

    Action Step #2   Reading

     

     

     

    Continue to build teacher capacity in writing instruction through the use of:

     

    Student conferencing during writing

    ·         Rubrics for writing based on Common Core Standards

    ·         Handwriting Without Tears for Primary Grades

    ·         Rubrics for math concept and problem solving communication

    ·         Writing Conferencing Look Fors

    ·         Peer Coaching for Teachers and Interns

     

    Continue to build teacher capacity in conferring with:

     

    ·         Implementation of purposeful conferring based on identified student needs

    ·         Ongoing progress monitoring/miscue analysis to address accuracy

    ·         Increased focus on conferring for comprehension

    ·         Grade Level Collaborative Planning

    ·         Peer Coaching