Presentation on theme: "Mrs. Leymann And Mrs. Goss"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mrs. Leymann And Mrs. Goss Welcome to 3rd Grade!Mrs. LeymannAndMrs. Goss
2 Meet the Team Emily Leymann– Math & Science Jamie Goss– Language Arts & Social StudiesSubject area lessons follow the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) or the GPS curriculum
3 Math Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers Multiplication and Division of Whole NumbersFractions and DecimalsGeometry and MeasurementData AnalysisAlgebra
4 ScienceHeatPollutionHabitatsRocks, Soil, and FossilsMagnets
5 Language ArtsWriting Workshop Units: Narrative, Informational, PersuasiveReading Workshop Framework covers comprehension, accuracy, fluency, and vocabulary.Grammar: parts of speech, subject/verb agreement, capitalization, punctuation…Word Study: prefixes, suffixes, synonyms and antonyms, homophones, multiple meaning words, figurative language…
6 Social Studies Historical Americans Economics Map Skills Branches and Levels of GovernmentAncient GreeceMajor U.S. Rivers and Mountains
7 Standardized Testing CogAT: Cognitive Abilities OctoberITBS: Iowa Test of Basic SkillsCRCT: Criterion Referenced Competency TestApril 2014Students will be assessed in Reading, English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.One test per day
8 Homework PolicyIt is expected that students complete homework nightly (Mon-Thurs).Work not turned in on time may have points deducted for each day the assignment is late.If a student has missed class due to an excused absence, the student will be allowed to complete the missed work.Please review your child’s agenda and behavior sheet nightly.Students should check their homework folder (orange) nightly.
9 Absence PolicyExcused absences are only for illness, religious holidays, and death in the family.Missed work will be given to the student when he/she returns to school.Pleasure trips are considered "unexcused" absences. Teachers will be glad to save missed work, but will not be able to give it to the student before the absence.The school is required to report repeated unexcused absences to a social worker.
10 Absence Policy (continued) Instruction begins at 7:45 a.m.Homeroom time is from 7:25 – 7:45 a.m.This is an important transition time for children.Ideally, students should arrive by 7:30.The school is required to report repeated unexcused tardies to a social worker.
11 Home/School Communication To access our teacher web pages:Go toClick on faculty and staff, click third grade, click teacher nameT.I.P. (Tiger Information Packet) envelope are sent home each Thursday.Please check envelope carefullyPlease sign weekly conduct sheet in the front of the agendaPlease sign reading logs on Thursdays as well (found in the back of the agenda).DunwoodyElementary.com will provide up-to-date information about school events.
12 Home/School Communication Please communicate with us via or written note.Notes must be sent if your child is going home in a way other than stated in the dismissal agreement. Please sign and include a telephone number within your note.If you have an urgent dismissal change, please call the front office ( ) to leave a message for your homeroom teacher.If you need to communicate with your child during the school day or drop off a forgotten lunch, please do this at the office.
13 Agenda PlannersIt is the responsibility of each student to record homework assignments into his/her agenda planner.Please check your child’s agenda planner for homework, notes, comments, etc. nightly.
14 Online TextbooksThe Math, Social Studies, and Science textbooks can be accessed online.Access codes are available on our websites.
15 Classroom RulesCooperate with your teacher and classmates by following directions.Respect the rights and property of others. This includes keeping your body to yourself and speaking in a respectful manner.Work hard and have a good attitude.
16 Behavior Check SheetStudents have a behavior check sheet stapled into the front of their agendas. This tool allows the teachers and parents to communicate daily regarding student behaviors. Please initial these Thursdays.Detailed information regarding the progression of events leading to checks can be found in the brochure.If a student receives a yellow card in the cafeteria it will be stapled into the agenda and the student will receive a checkmark on the behavior sheet.
18 County Progress Reports and Report Cards Conduct grades are as follows:S = SatisfactoryN = Needs improvement (you will have received notification prior to this grade; such as checks on the weekly report, s, and/or conferences)U = Unsatisfactory (behavior slips, s, and conferences, if necessary)**There will be no grade of plus or minus given.
19 ConferencesThank you ahead of time for respecting our instructional time by prearranging all conferences via or note.
20 DeKalb County Grading Policy Homework= 5% Projects= 25% Test/Quizzes= 30% Class Participation= 40% %
21 3rd Grade Reminders Birthday celebrations Students should wear appropriate shoes for P.E. (no sandals please!).Dress code (regarding shorts, skirts, leggings, tank tops, flip flops)Students may bring water bottles to class – filled only with water.
22 We appreciate you coming tonight! Thank You!We appreciate you coming tonight!Next Up: Brief meetings in your child’s HOMEROOM class.