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WELCOME! 3 rd grade Back to School Night Mrs. Jackson Room 16 ***Please hold your questions until after my presentation – I may answer them during my presentation!
You may have noticed that I am expecting a baby soon! I plan to be here as long as possible, but I may be leaving in the next couple of weeks. I’m being watched by my doctor for high blood pressure. Due date = Sept. 30 Amber Thompson will be the substitute. She will be here through December and I will return January 12 th (when we all return from winter break).
ABOUT MRS. JACKSON 5th year at Discovery Married for 4 years Love pigs and dogs! Westmont College
DAILY SCHEDULE 8:45 – 9:15 – Math Warm-up/Attendance/Business Items 9:15 –11:00 – Language Arts/Reading groups 11:00 – 11:20 - Recess 11:20 – 12:50 – Math 12:50 – 1:35 – Lunch 1:35 – 3:10 – PE (M, Th), Writing, Music Library
HOMEWORK Reading – 30 minutes, 4 nights a week ***reading log – I check for 4 logs/week ! (checked on Friday – please do 4 parent signatures) Math – Dreambox and Ten Marks (computer/online) Math – T, W, Th – 1 word problem to complete and discuss the next day
BEHAVIOR Positive reinforcement and praise! Clip chart for individual (purple = extraordinary – 2 bonus shots, green = great – 1 bonus shot). No shots for yellow, orange, or red. Weekly reflection – log it each day – home on Friday, back on Monday Team points – homework pass for team with the most points Marble jar – class decides what they want to do!
CONSEQUENCES 1 st time – verbal warning 2 nd time – clip moves down and lose 5 minutes of recess 3 rd time – clip moves down and lose all of recess 4 th time – clip moves down and phone call home Severe disruption – referral – visit to principal
WATER BOTTLES Please allow your student to have a water bottle, as it cuts down on the “traffic” by the water fountain. Water is also great to have on PE days! ONLY water is allowed – no juice, soda, etc.
WEDNESDAY Every Wednesday is a shorter day. Students get out at 2:10!
FRIDAY ENVELOPES Important papers will be sent home each Friday. Please look through the folder and empty it. Students return the empty folder on Monday. In the Friday Envelope, please include the signed weekly reflection!!
STAR STUDENT Sharing sack (items and photos) 3 items in bag, 12 photos Favorite book Students read to the class Parent letter Shared with the class about your student
DR. APPOINTMENTS PLEASE try to make any doctor or dentist appointments in the afternoon. Mornings in our classroom are filled with important reading time and groups that are very difficult to make up!
COMMUNICATION WITH ME Best way to contact me – through email firstname.lastname@example.org Phone – I don’t check my voicemail until the end of the day 760-290-2077, ext. 3016 Happy to meet with you, but need advance notice! Email or phone call to set up a meeting! Let’s find a time that works for both of us!
WISH LIST/DONATIONS!!! Please visit the backpack hook area with post-its! I appreciate any help/donations! You can also visit our classroom website for more information!
MISC. Grading – 4, 3, 2, 1 Monday November 17 th - all day parent teacher conferences! (afternoons 18 th, 19 th, 20 th, 21 st ) Website – lots of helpful information about our classroom. Birthdays – wellness policy – no food (can do pencils/erasers, etc.)