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Procedures Morning: Unpacking and Work Turning in Homework Communications through Cubbies and Folders Library Books and Classroom Library Late Arrivals and Early Dismissals (Specials/English and Recess) Homework Assignments and Behavior Charts Discipline: Rewards and Consequences Reading Programs with Herr Land’s class and Middle Schoolers After School Extra Curricular Activities Computer Websites and Programs (Reading, Math, and Spelling)
3 rd grade German We expect students coming into Third Grade to be able to do the following: Know all alphabet letters (names and sounds), “special” German characters (such as ß, Ä, ä, Ö, ö, Ü, ü), upper and lower case letters Read and write Second Grade high-frequency words in the target language Read and write high-frequency words Read a Second Grade text fluently Know HOW to write in their journal, a paragraph, story etc. Know HOW to write on a piece of paper or in a book (left to right, don’t skip pages, don’t write across 2 pages, write between the lines)
What Will They Learn? T he Third Grade Will Align with objectives of NCSCOS & Common Core Essential Standards/Pacing guide regarding Language Arts. Learn approximately15 new spelling/vocabulary words biweekly. Make phrases with the new words. Make sentences with the new words. Create free writing/reading journals/book reports/lab reports/descriptive stories/arguments/essays Learn how to use a German-English dictionary.
Reading in German and English Students should read for 15-20 minutes daily. All third grade students are required to keep a reading log for English from Monday to Friday. Our students have a monthly German reading contract. Our minimum requirement is five minutes daily. Students should color their contract according to the time they read. It is stated on the contract. Ideally, five minutes is great from Monday-Friday. It would be to your child’s benefit to read longer on the weekend.
3 rd Grade Math Main Concepts Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Geometry, Fractions, Telling Time and Elapsed Time, Calculator Skills, Bar Graphs, Measurement of Length, Weight, and Capacity, Area and Perimeter For detailed information, please refer to the North Carolina Standard Course of Studies and Common Core Essential Standards http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum/mathematics/scos/2003/k-8/16grade3 http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum/mathematics/scos/2003/k-8/16grade3
3 rd Grade Math Our classroom lessons focus on active learning providing the students with opportunities to explore the concept through activities. Students are asked to present not only the correct answers to the problems, but also the thinking process (the strategies used to solve the problem). Become an independent THINKER!
3 rd Grade Science Main Concepts States/Properties of Matter, Energy: Heat and Light, Earth/Moon/Sun: Patterns of Objects in the Sky, Landforms and Freshwater/Saltwater Systems, Soil, Plants, Force and Motion, Human Body: Skeletal and Muscular Systems and Skin For detailed information, please refer to the North Carolina Standard Course of Studies and Common Core Essential Standards at http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum/science/scos/2004/15grade3 http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum/science/scos/2004/15grade3
3 rd Grade Social Studies The central theme is “People Who Make a Difference” (Citizenship, Government, and Communities). Main Concepts Citizenship, Government, Global and Local Leaders, Advances in Technology, Economy, Geography and Landforms, Map Skills, Local NC History, and Citizens’ Contributions to their Communities Please refer to the North Carolina Standard Course of Studies Common Core Essential Standards at http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum/socialstudies/scos/2003-04/027thirdgrade http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/curriculum/socialstudies/scos/2003-04/027thirdgrade
How do you help your child Parent Involvement You need to be an active part of your child’s education! My class Wiki website will tell you the details what we are learning in class in all subject areas, as well as upcoming important dates and particular national or international holidays. They also constitute a form of general communication between us.
Parent Support Please take an interest in what your child is learning in and out of school, in his or her homework, and test scores. We need your help in making sure that homework is done neatly and correctly, in checking book bags and lunches, in reviewing the various papers in the blue folder, and in reading daily with your child.
Thank you for your time and attention. Please be sure to report to the auditorium for the Information Session on the Read to Achieve legislation. Questions?