Presentation on theme: "Third- Grade Welcome!. Welcome to Third Grade! We will introduce you to third grade. If you have any questions, we will answer general questions at."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Third Grade! We will introduce you to third grade. If you have any questions, we will answer general questions at the end of the presentation. Specific questions should be directed to your child’s teacher.
Hawk Elementary School Mission Statement The mission of Hawk Elementary is to create successful learners.
Our Goals To give students the academic and social skills they need to progress to fourth grade. To provide a supportive and fun classroom environment. To help them make new friends and discover new interests.
TEAM TEACHING Team Rangers Mrs. Shimek/Mrs. Beck/Mrs. MacLaren Team Cowboys Mrs. Prickett/Ms. Croix/Mrs. Gloria
Schedule o Classrooms open at 7:35 o Teaching starts at 7:50 o Conference time is from 10:30 – 11:15 o Lunch is from 12:30- 1:05 o Tutorials are from 2:00 - 2:40 o Students should be picked up at 2:50 o Changes to pick ups should be made BEFORE 2:00. (In writing if possible.) o Check Denton ISD Website for e-alerts. o Please send a note if someone other than a parent is eating with your child.
Classroom Community Our classrooms are a community. In our community, we have rules to help us get along with each other. Some of our class rules are: Be respectful and responsible. Be organized and follow directions. Be on time. Be prepared.
S.T.A.R. S.T.A.R. refers to : Students Taking Academic Responsibility **Our classroom environment revolves around S.T.A.R.
S.T.A.R. Folders Red Folder that is used daily Goes home and returns everyday Homework and parent communication Behavior sheets signed on Fridays, returned on Mondays
3 rd Grade Discipline Policy Oops Book – Each signature is equivalent to 5 laps or 5 minutes of their recess time. We will communicate with home using the behavior sheet/S.T.A.R. folder Every six weeks period there will be a behavior party. Classroom Cash
Standards Based Reporting At the end of each six week period, parents will receive a Standards Based Report Card reflecting student learning in the four core subjects. Throughout the six weeks, parents will receive communication about student learning through a Target Binder.
Mastery Of Learning Each student that does not demonstrate mastery of essential learnings will receive intervention and will be provided an opportunity to demonstrate mastery at the conclusion of the intervention. Prior to re- assessing student must: attend tutorials complete a test analysis that explains their thinking
Support Staff Kathleen MacLaren – Inclusion Jeanie Wylie – Math Interventionist Lou Broughton– Reading Interventionist
STAAR TESTING State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Math – April 22 nd Reading – April 23 rd