Make parent-teacher conferences pain & stress free with this bundle of resources! Give students ownership of their learning & teach them the importance of S.M.A.R.T. Goals, self-reflection, & communication!
Includes over 25 pages of teacher & students resources!
Business Letters – Improve Students’ Self-Reflections and Self-Advocacy Skills through this real world genre, while also encouraging communication between students and parents. This is a perfect assignment to compliment parent-teacher conferences and to get students involved in their learning process:
Communication and Self-Reflection on Progress Handout
Business Letter Expectations
Business Letter Template
Business Letter Self- Revision Guidelines
Parent-Teacher Conference Form – A concise but detailed conference form for parent-teacher conferences! This conference form is visually appealing and neatly divided into THREE categories:
ASSESSMENT of HABITS:
o Both teacher and student reflect on student's progress.
o Character words are built into statements.
o Student can be evaluated as exceeds expectations, meets expectations, or below expectations.
SUGGESTED AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT:
o Teacher is able to provide constructive feedback that identifies specific habits, behavior, or skill sets that need improvement.
o Does emphasize study habits, as well as reading and writing ability.
TEACHER AND STUDENT COMMENTS:
o Teacher has the opportunity to provide written feedback.
o Student has the opportunity to provide reflection comments &/or take ownership of learning.
S.M.A.R.T. Goals – Teach students about being proactive, responsible, and accountable by having them choose, manage, and achieve their own personal S.M.A.R.T. goal!
This handout was originally designed for a language arts classroom and has more reading/writing based goals, but can be easily used in ANY CONTENT AREA!
This handout does the following:
o compares performance and developmental goals
o defines S.M.A.R.T. goals
o addresses common obstacles
o provides a list of pre-determined goals for content, organization, and behavior
o includes guided questions for students to consider when choosing and implementing their personal goal
o includes 10 different tracking logs for students to monitor and chart their progress towards their S.M.A.R.T. Goal (graphic organizers).
Student Self Reflection – A self-reflection worksheet that allows students to evaluate their habits, attitude, behavior, effort, classwork, goals, etc. from 1st Quarter. Excellent processing worksheet to complement fall parent-teacher conferences!