Presentation on theme: "Vista Verde School ANationalBlue Ribbon Schoolwhere learning goes on all year long! A National Blue Ribbon School where learning goes on all year long!"— Presentation transcript:
Vista Verde School ANationalBlue Ribbon Schoolwhere learning goes on all year long! A National Blue Ribbon School where learning goes on all year long!
Welcome to Back-to-School Night Third Grade Mrs. Burrows, Mrs. Ferons, Mrs. Madden, and Mrs. Widén
Background Experience –Education –Years in the District Interests –Family –Hobbies
Safety First! There and Ready Act Responsibly Respect Self and Others
COMMUNICATION A Written Note - Necessary for excuses from PE PLEASE make an appointment if you need to meet in person - Mornings are spent preparing for your child’s school day
A Day in the Life of a 3 rd Grader
Language Arts Houghton Mifflin Program GROW (Go Read Or Write) Reading Counts Writing – grammar, sentence/ paragraph structure, editing, revising (informative, opinion, narrative) Spelling – Houghton Mifflin/phonics based instruction Oral Language –project presentations Teacher Read – Genres / Series
Mathematics Houghton Mifflin Go Math! Marcy Cook Tiles Real Word Problem Solving Number Sense Mastery of Multiplication and Division Facts (0-10)
Social Studies Integrating History, Economics, and Geography –Harcourt Brace series –Economics Business Report Studying Communities of the Past and Present (Irvine and Orange County) –How others have helped develop our society –City government and organization Maps and Globes –Orange County – travel brochure
Science Life Sciences –Humans’ Impact on the Environment / Recycling –Diverse Life Forms –Structures of Life Physical Sciences –Matter and Energy Earth Sciences –Solar System
Recycling July – January Third Graders recycle water bottles –Allows us to adopt endangered animals that we are studying –Helps students feel a part of something bigger – one person, one grade level can make a difference
Liberal Arts Physical Education Art –Arts Advantage –Art Masters Music –Music Specialist Thank you PTA and IPSF!
Special Events –Amazing Animals Scientist Speaker –Jackie Nunez – Journeys into the Past –Santa Ana Planetarium –Last Day Pool Party
Extras Student Recognition Homework –Sent home on Monday, due on Friday Responsibility Organizational Skills Time Management Absences Birthdays –Non-food celebrations
General Information September Conferences –Sign-up tonight Volunteers –THANK YOU!