# Mustangs Open House Mrs. Moschetta 3 rd grade Sope Creek Elementary.

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Mustangs Open House Mrs. Moschetta 3 rd grade Sope Creek Elementary

Communication Blog http://sopecreeklibrary.typepad.com/moschet ta/ http://sopecreeklibrary.typepad.com/moschet ta/ E-mail judith.moschetta@cobbk12.orgjudith.moschetta@cobbk12.org Agenda Parent Conferences October 21-25

Whats New http://www.cobbk12.org/commoncore/index.a spx http://www.cobbk12.org/commoncore/index.a spx H.E.T Standardized Testing – Cogat (Cognitive Abilities Test) 9/18-9/20 – http://www.issaquah.wednet.edu/academics/asse ssment/cogat.aspx http://www.issaquah.wednet.edu/academics/asse ssment/cogat.aspx – ITBS (Test of Basic Skills) 9/23-9/27 – http://riverpub.com/products/itbs/details.html http://riverpub.com/products/itbs/details.html

Reading Good Habits Great Readers Shared Reading - Instruction Guided Reading - Practice Balanced Literacy – Includes Writing & Grammar Words Their Way Interactive Word Study (Spelling City) Text Connection

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas September Research (Dogs) OctoberFiction (Mystery) NovemberResearch (Famous Historical Figure) DecemberInstructional (How to Project) February Text to Text (2 books by the same author MarchResearch Georgia Habitats/Animals

MATH COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS for MATHEMATICS The Standards for Mathematical Content are a balanced combination of procedure and understanding. In Grade 3, instructional time should focus on four critical areas: (1) developing understanding of multiplication and division and strategies for multiplication and division within 100 (2) developing understanding of fractions, especially unit fractions (fractions with numerator 1) (3) developing understanding of the structure of rectangular arrays and of area (4) describe and analyze two-dimensional shapes.

Whats Different Interactive web sites www.eharcourtschool.com www.spellingcity.com www.brainpop.com www.brainpopjr.com www.xtranormal.com www.ixl.com http://eduplace.com/eservices

Social Studies History – Geography – Government – Economics http://eduplace.com/eservices Roots of our Democracy Map Skills Historical Figures Productive Resources User ID: cobbstudent3 Password: password

Science Rocks, Minerals & Fossils Weathering, Erosion & Soil GA Habitats & Regions Heat & Energy Magnets Conservation & Recycling

Health Food, Health & Energy Tobacco, Alcohol & Drugs Respiratory & Circulatory Systems Disease Prevention Bike and Water Safety

Whats What Homework Friday Folders Progress Charts Snack Water Bottles

Being There Experience High Touch High Tech Georgia-ology, Magnets, Energy & Me Visiting Author – Susan B. Anthony

Final Thoughts Alfie Kohn http://www.alfiekohn.org/index.phphttp://www.alfiekohn.org/index.php The Homework Myth The Case Against Standardizaed Testing Everything we do with and around our children has a potential positive or negative effect on how their brains will function. Everything our children eat, everything they drink, everything they watch on TV, everything they touch, everything they hear finds its way into their minds. - Daniel Amen, Author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

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