Staff Member

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Contact Info

Miss Octavia Butler

octavia.butler@ops.org

Biography

Octavia Butler is a first grade teacher at Gomez Heritage Elementary School. She has taught at Gomez since 2012, after graduating with a Bachelor's Degree from Creighton University in Omaha. She is a Teacher Leader for the Oxbow National Writing Project, part of the National Writing Project. Her love of nature has led her to develop educational opportunities for students to authentically experience nature, and she is a volunteer for City Sprouts South in South Omaha.

Schedule

8:50-8:55: Opening/Bell Work

8:55-9:45: Specials

       Day 1/6 Library/Technology         Day 3/8 Music/PE                       Day 4/9 Music/PE           Day 5 Literacy  

Day 2/7 Art 2:10-3:00                  Day 10 Guidance 2:10-3:00                                               *Team Meeting – Day 5

9:45-12:00: Reading Block

       9:45-10:10: Whole Group

            10:10-10:35: Word Work

            10:35-11:55: Small Group/Differentiation (4 groups/20 min)

12:00-12:40: Lunch/Recess

       12:00-12:30 Lunch – Table #14

       12:30-12:40 Recess

12:40-1:40: Writing Block

       12:40-12:55: Opening/Minilesson

            12:55-1:05: Quiet 10

1:05-1:30: Writing/Conferencing

1:30-1:40: Author’s Chair/Summary

1:40-2:25: Science/Social Studies Block

Alternating, every 2 weeks

2:25-4:00: Math Block

            2:25-2:45: Whole Group

            2:45-3:45: Small Group/Differentiation (4 groups, 15 min)

            3:45-4:00: Additional Intervention

4:00-4:05: Dismissal

 

Daily Specials Schedule 

Cycle Day 1

8:55-9:45

Library/Technology

Library/Blue Hall

Cycle Day 2

2:10-3:00

Art

In Classroom

Cycle Day 3

8:55-9:45

Music/PE

Music Room/Gym

Cycle Day 4

8:55-9:45

Music/PE

Music Room/Gym

Cycle Day 5

8:55-9:45

Literacy

Library

Cycle Day 6

8:55-9:45

Library/Technology

Library/Blue Hall

Cycle Day 7

2:10-3:00

Art

In Classroom

Cycle Day 8

8:55-9:45

Music/PE

Music Room/Gym

Cycle Day 9

8:55-9:45

Music/PE

Music Room/Gym

Cycle Day 10

2:10-3:00

Guidance

In Classroom