RESOURCES FOR ONLINE/REMOTE LEARNING
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza have made the decision to close public schools until April 20th. For pertinent information during this time, please refer to the NYC DOE website, our school's website (ps51bronx.org), or my class page.
The following link ("Class 451 Resources") will be updated with resources for online learning and information from the NYC Department of Education.
For information & updates from the NYC DOE: NYC Department of Education
Survey to apply for Remote Learning Devices: http://coronavirus.schools.nyc/RemoteLearningDevices
You can apply by also calling the number (718) 935-5100.
Link to create your NYC Schools Account: https://mystudent.nyc/
How to create your NYC Schools Account: PDF
Google Classroom: classroom.google.com
How to log into Google Classroom: PDF
(Note: I sent all the usernames and passwords to each family in Class 451. Please email me at if you did not get your child's information. You can access Google Classroom on your cell phone, tablet, or computer. You can also use the internet browser on a gaming console!)
OUR CLASS CHARTER
A charter is a list of things that a students and their peers should do to maintain a safe and successful community. Our charter was written by the students of Class 451 to make sure that the guidelines are accepted by all members of the community.
In class 451, we want to feel...
UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
April 9 - 19, 2020
There is no school on Thursday, April 9th & Friday, April 10th. We will be back in session on Monday, April 20th.
HOMEWORK: Read, read, read! A math review packet will also be sent home.
DATE: 4/19/2019 - 4/28/2019
NYS MATH & ELA TESTING - SUSPENDED
Grades 3-5 were scheduled to take the NYS ELA and Mathematics exams in April of this year. All state exams have been postponed as of now.
FIELD TRIP - THE MUSEUM OF MOVING IMAGE ARTS *TENTATIVE*
April 28, 2020
Class 451 will be going on a field trip to the Museum of Moving Image Arts (MOMI).
The Jim Henson Exhibition: Guided Tour & Workshop In this inquiry-based tour of The Jim Henson Exhibition, students explore the creative genius and legacy of Jim Henson, which includes puppets, character sketches, scripts, interactive experiences, and costumes from the worlds of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and more. Website: http://www.movingimage.us/
DATE: 4/28/2020 (TUES)
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: MOMI (Queens)
WHAT TO BRING: Lunch
FIELD TRIP - BELMONT LIBRARY *TENTATIVE*
May 14, 2020
We will be taking a walking field trip to Belmont Library on May 14th to return the books from our previous trip and to check out new books. If your child already has a library card, please encourage them to bring it to school with them on this day.
Checked out a book during our last field trip? Bring it with you to return it today!
Note: Please make sure your child wears weather-appropriate clothing. We will be eating at school (you do not need to send your child to school with a lunch).
DATE: 5/14/2020 (THURS)
TIME: 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: Belmont Library
Word/Phrase of the Week:
Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
DNA is an essential molecule for life. It acts like a recipe holding the instructions telling our bodies how to develop and function.
DNA is a long thin molecule made up of something called nucleotides. There are four different types of nucleotides: adenine, thymine, cytosine, and guanine. They are usually represented by their first letter: A- adenine; T- thymine; C - cytosine; and G - guanine
STUDENT OF THE MONTH
March - Maria
We are committed to maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment that is free from harassment, intimidation and/or bullying and from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, citizen-ship/immigration status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or weight.
This month's focus: Working together with our classmates (teamwork)
Resources for families:
New York City Department of Education Discipline Code
Click on the links below to view the Discipline Code that applies to all New York City Public Schools.
Citywide Behavioral Expectations to Support Student Learning (Grade K-5; 2019)
全市行爲期許 (Grade 6-12; 2017)
How does being late to school affect one's education? Take a look at the chart to get a better idea of how being late can affect your child's learning over extended periods of time.
Class 451 is striving be on time and has learned the following saying:
To be early is to be on time,
to be on time is to be late,
and to be late is unacceptable.
"The more you read,
The more things you know.
The more that you learn,
The more places you'll go."
CHAIN OF SUCCESS
Committed to Recognizing Hard Work & Excellence
The Chain of Success is a whole-class system that rewards excellent behavior and hard work that is seen from the class as a whole. The class is rewarded a paper link each time they are successful in accomplishing a task as a whole team. Chains can be received for tasks such as lining up quietly, receiving compliments for excellent behavior, for being great role models for the younger students, and so forth.
Our current Chain of Success goal:
Goals we have reached:
1. Making Oobleck! (10.11.2019)
2. Movie Party (12.18.2019)