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1 Mrs. Pellerin- VanderLoop’s Third- Grade Class Welcome, students!

2 Welcome to Third Grade!  I will introduce you to third grade and to our classroom.  If you have any questions during my presentation, please raise your hand and wait to be called on.

3 All About Me  My background  I grew up in New Hampshire. Later in Middle school, I moved to Florida.  I attended Dunedin Middle & High School, and I got my teaching degree at Florida Southern College in Lakeland. I majored in Primary/Elementary/Specific Learning Disabilities and minored in Math.  My experience  I’ve been teaching for 11 years, all here at Kings Highway.  I have also taught 2/3 and 4/5 Varying Exceptionalities class, but third grade STARS is my favorite.

4 My Family  I just recently got married on July 5, 2008 to Mr. Greg VanderLoop.  I have two step-sons: Cody and Zack  I have a younger brother, who is a fire fighter in Jacksonville.  I have no pets at this time.

5 Class Subjects  The subjects we cover during third grade are:  Reading and Writing  Math  Science/Health  Social Studies  Music and Art

6 Reading  Books available for preview.  New Reading adoption MacMillan- McGraw Hill.  http://www.macmillanm http://www.macmillanm

7 Writing  Writing grades will be complied from: spelling creative writing language arts

8 Math  Harcourt Math  Books are available for preview.  Riverdeep Math at home: http://rdhome2.pinell

9 Science  Books available for preview.  New science and technology grant.  Third grade will be working with 8 th grade Kennedy Middle School and our project is Space. http://my- 13379

10 Social Studies Learning about the world around them Presidential election Good citizenship

11 Music and Art  Art: Mrs. Jardine 40 minutes/week Located next door  Music: Ms. Buckley 40 minutes/week Located in the Music portable

12  I will assign about 45 minutes of homework every night. This includes 20 minutes of reading.  Please check all homework and sign and return the agenda, everyday.  If you would like to write to me in the agenda, this proves to be a very nice way to communicate, because I look at this every morning. You can also reach me on my cell phone between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

13 Tardiness  The first bell rings at 7:35 A.M. School starts at promptly at 7:45 A.M.  If you aren’t in the classroom by the time the second bell rings, please check in at the school office before coming to class.  Tardies: All tardies are reported to the office on a daily basis. Excessive tardies are turned into the state for further review.

14 Absences  If your child is absent please send a note in with your child when he/she returns to school.  If your child is absent more than three days please send in a doctor’s note.  Your child is responsible for getting and returning all make-up work.  All absences that are unaccompanied by a note from the parent, are considered unexcused.

15 Classroom Community  Our classroom is a community. In our community, we have rules to help us get along with each other.  Our class rules are:  Be respectful and responsible.  Be organized and follow directions.  Be on time.  Be prepared.

16 Behavior Plan  I use a color system to manage behavior. You can monitor your child’s behavior each day by referring to their agenda nightly.  Green: Excellent Behavior  Blue: Warning Only  Yellow: In Class Time Out  Purple: Out of Class Time Out  Red: Office Referral

17 Field Trips and Guest Speakers  Science Center  Ruth Eckerd Hall  Kennedy Space Center  Channel 8 News Weather

18 My Pledge  To give you the academic and social skills you need to progress to fourth grade.  To provide a supportive and fun classroom environment.  To help you make new friends and discover new interests.  To motivate, inspire and encourage you to be the best student you can be.  I will trust you until you give me reason to do otherwise.  I will respect you and work with you to solve problems.

19 Let’s Have a Great Year!

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