Getting ready for conferences

Over the next week, we’ll all be busy. We’ll continue to focus on our individual learning goals, and I’ll meet with you all about reading and math. Many of you have other pressing work to do in other classes as well. In the middle of it all, we’re getting ready for Parent-Teacher conferences!

My main goal during conferences will be to have a meaningful conversation with your parents and you about your learning progress and goals. Some of you will prepare for that by writing detailed notes to share with your parents; some of you will prepare by writing a reflective letter to your parents; and some of you will find another way to share your learning and goals with your parents. 

I’ll share some ideas in class and will meet with you about your options. For those of you writing a reflective letter, here’s a format you can follow: