Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the Year Three Parent Information Evening"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to the Year Three Parent Information Evening Mrs Karen LewinMiss Samantha LidsterMr Anthony PiacereMiss Clare McNamaraTuesday 3rd February 2015
2 A Prayer for Parents Amen Dear Father in Heaven, Here are our children We give them to you.Help us to love them.Help us to be firm and protect them when we must.Help us to be patient while they strive to find themselves.Help us to respect them for what you made them to be.Help us to guide them with your wisdom and to love them for what they are and what they will be.Amen
3 Sacrament of Reconciliation: Term 4 ReligionStudents will participate in a daily Religion less using the Rockhampton Catholic Education CurriculumYear Level Focus:Beliefs, Sacraments, Morality and PrayerTerm One Unit‘Life in Palestine’Prayer Assemblies and LiturgiesParish Mass: 9am Friday 6th February in the churchPrayer Assembly: 3L – Friday 13th FebruarySacrament of Reconciliation: Term 4
4 Australian Curriculum English Major AreasLanguageLiteracyLiteratureEnglish Text TypesPersuasive Text and Book ReviewCriteria sheet to outline the tasksTake home Readers – reading strategies
5 Reading StaminaThe ability to read for 20 minutes without getting tired or distracted.Trains muscle memory and supports increased attention.Whole school approach
6 Literacy Block Modelled Reading/Writing Explicit teaching of the focus strategyGuided small group and Independent workWhole class reflection
7 English Reading – Independent, Guided and Shared Home Reading Spelling – Spelling Rules textbookWriting - texts types, free writing, writing on demand, reading response writingHandwriting – Targeting Handwriting textbook
8 Concrete, Representation and Abstract. MathematicsStrands:Number and AlgebraMeasurement and GeometryStatistics and ProbabilityThe three stage instructional sequence of teaching Mathematics will be used.Concrete, Representation and Abstract.
9 Maths Plus Aligned with the Australian National Curriculum. Assists with the representational and abstract stages of the students’ mathematical learning.
10 Science Major Areas: Science Understanding Science as a Human EndeavourScience Inquiry SkillsTerm One Unit: ‘Melting Moments’We are using the Primary Connections Program.
11 History Year Level Focus: Community and Remembrance Term One Unit ‘Celebrations - What are They?’Difference between celebrate and commemorate
12 Geography Year Level Focus: Similarities and differences between places within and outside AustraliaTerm One Unit‘What makes Australia?’Mapping Skills:KeysLegendsCoordinates
13 The Arts The Arts: Dance, Drama, Visual Art and Music Term One: Visual Art - ‘Everyone’s An Artist’Vincent Van GoghClaude MonetWassily KadinskyThe Arts
14 Specialist Lessons Music Lessons with Miss Stephanie Quinlan 3L – Tuesday 9:55 – 10:253M – Wednesday 8:55 – 9:253P – Friday 1:25 – 1:553S – Friday 2:25 – 2:55
15 Specialist Lessons Physical Education with Mr Russell Smith Sport uniformHatWater bottle3L – Wednesday 11:25 – 12:253M – Friday 1:55 – 2:553P - Thursday 9:25 – 10:253S – Monday 9:25 – 10:25
16 Specialist Lessons: Computer Studies Year Level Focus:Computer skills with a focus on Presentation Programs such as Power Point and Photo StoryComputer Studies with Miss Natalie McCosker3L – Wednesday 9:25 – 10:25 (odd week)3M – Thursday 9:25 – 10:25 (even week)3P – Wednesday 9:25 – 10:25 (odd week)3S – Wednesday 11:25 – 12:25 (odd week)
17 Library Computer Lab: 60 minutes each week Borrowing: 30 minutes each weekT.V. Time: 30 minutes each weekIpad Time: 30 minutes each weekStudents borrow two books each week.All students need to use a library bag or plastic folder.
18 Bookwork Expectations Year 3 Bookwork GuidelinesPlace the date at the beginning of each day’s workUse a title for new workUse pencil to complete workKeep writing neat and tidyIn Mathematics, numerals are written one number per square to assist with operations and number work.The students’ grid book is ruled in half.
19 Behaviour Expectations School RulesClass RulesIncentives in each class, Worker of the Week, You Can Do It Awards.Communication between parents
20 Homework Expectations Ian Lillico Homework GridSpelling WordsReading each nightNumber FactsHomework will be sent home Monday and due in Friday.
21 Year Three Class PageAccess the latest news and events, the school newsletter, tuckshop menu and class pages (including homework sheet).
22 National Assessment Program for Literacy and Numeracy NAPLANNational Assessment Program for Literacy and NumeracyYear 3 and 5Tested in Term 2 Week 4 (May 12th - 14th)Spelling and GrammarWritingReadingNumeracy
23 Student Reporting Folios are kept and updated for each child. Report CardsSemester One and TwoResults, Attitude and BehaviourParent InterviewsEarly Term Two
24 Support Personnel Learning Support Mrs Donna Clarke Teacher assistants provide support for children in classrooms.Mrs Elizabeth McDineWorking with children who are identified ESL in class and on a small group or individual basisLibrarian CounsellorMrs Shelly Baker Miss Paula Scanlan
26 All the Year 3 classrooms are now open for parents to view. Thank YouAll the Year 3 classrooms are now open for parents to view.Teachers will be available to answer any further questions in relation to their individual classes.