Copper Hills Elementary
Habits of Scholarship and CREW
Expeditionary learning defines character as having two facets—relational
character and performance character. Relational character
skills are essential for positive collaboration, ethical interaction,
appropriate participation, and personal responsibility. We use our CREW
traits to support these character skills. Performance character skills
(Habits of Scholarship) are needed to obtain a standard of excellence
in academic or real-world endeavors. Both types of character are essential
for success in school and in life. We have identified habits of scholarship
that will appear on the achievement reports. This year, we worked with
our EL team to write learning targets that scaffold from K-6. We will
create clear expectations for students in their habits that are also
CHE HABITS OF SCHOLORSHIP TARGETS
I can set goals and work towards meeting those goals.
I can stick with a task until completion.
I can set goals for my future and be proactive in taking
the steps necessary to reach those goals
I can be responsible for my learning and work.
I can be responsible for my attitude and actions.
I can be independent in monitoring my academic progress
and do what is necessary to be successful.
I can reflect on my current level of high school and
college readiness including knowledge of what it will
take for me to be successful in high school and pursue the college or technical
school education I desire.
I can revise to improve my work.
I can produce high quality work.
I can use materials professionally.
I can build a portfolio that demonstrates craftsmanship
and professional quality work.
I can actively listen to others.
I can contribute to a shared purpose.
I can show evidence that I am a valuable member in
Some ideas from Janelle Brannon
July 7, 2017