Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the Year Three Parent Information Evening"— Presentation transcript:
1Welcome to the Year Three Parent Information Evening Mrs Karen LewinMiss Samantha LidsterMr Anthony PiacereMiss Clare McNamaraTuesday 3rd February 2015
2A 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
3Sacrament 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
4Australian Curriculum English Major AreasLanguageLiteracyLiteratureEnglish Text TypesPersuasive Text and Book ReviewCriteria sheet to outline the tasksTake home Readers – reading strategies
5Reading StaminaThe ability to read for 20 minutes without getting tired or distracted.Trains muscle memory and supports increased attention.Whole school approach
6Literacy Block Modelled Reading/Writing Explicit teaching of the focus strategyGuided small group and Independent workWhole class reflection
7English Reading – Independent, Guided and Shared Home Reading Spelling – Spelling Rules textbookWriting - texts types, free writing, writing on demand, reading response writingHandwriting – Targeting Handwriting textbook
8Concrete, 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.
9Maths Plus Aligned with the Australian National Curriculum. Assists with the representational and abstract stages of the students’ mathematical learning.
10Science Major Areas: Science Understanding Science as a Human EndeavourScience Inquiry SkillsTerm One Unit: ‘Melting Moments’We are using the Primary Connections Program.
11History Year Level Focus: Community and Remembrance Term One Unit ‘Celebrations - What are They?’Difference between celebrate and commemorate
12Geography Year Level Focus: Similarities and differences between places within and outside AustraliaTerm One Unit‘What makes Australia?’Mapping Skills:KeysLegendsCoordinates
13The Arts The Arts: Dance, Drama, Visual Art and Music Term One: Visual Art - ‘Everyone’s An Artist’Vincent Van GoghClaude MonetWassily KadinskyThe Arts
14Specialist 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
15Specialist 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
16Specialist 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)
17Library 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.
18Bookwork 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.
19Behaviour Expectations School RulesClass RulesIncentives in each class, Worker of the Week, You Can Do It Awards.Communication between parents
20Homework Expectations Ian Lillico Homework GridSpelling WordsReading each nightNumber FactsHomework will be sent home Monday and due in Friday.
21Year Three Class PageAccess the latest news and events, the school newsletter, tuckshop menu and class pages (including homework sheet).
22National 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
23Student Reporting Folios are kept and updated for each child. Report CardsSemester One and TwoResults, Attitude and BehaviourParent InterviewsEarly Term Two
24Support 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
26All 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.