Presentation on theme: "Welcome to 3 rd Grade! Mrs. Kleveno 2012-2013. About Me! Graduate of California State University, Fullerton; B.A. Master’s Degree in Education from National."— Presentation transcript:
About Me! Graduate of California State University, Fullerton; B.A. Master’s Degree in Education from National University Started career in 2002 at Ben Franklin Grades previously taught: 6 th, 5/6, and 4 th Married since 2002 Two wonderful kids: Jack and Victoria
Standards/Curriculum All lessons adhere to CA State Standards Key topics in 3 rd grade: Math (hardest concepts) MULTIPLICATION and DIVISION!!! Fractions with simplifying Cursive Accelerated Reader Weekly stories tested in computer lab www.arbookfind.com- will give level and quiz numberwww.arbookfind.com- Writing We love to write in 3 rd grade!!!! Science and Social Studies Science: Life, Earth and Physical Social Studies: Communities Third grade virtue: RESPONSIBILITY
Behavior Expectations Follow class and school rules Card pulling system Behavior sheets to be signed and returned in homework folders Bravo Points H.A.L.L. Come to school prepared Star Student Parent support with classroom behavior expectations/consequences
Communication E-Mail, E-Mail, E-Mail!!!- Best way to get a hold of me TKLEVENO@CNUSD.K12.CA.US Weekly newsletters Thursday Folders Classroom Website: http://www.cnusd.k12.ac.us/Domain/4046 Monthly progress reports Always available for meetings, but please give notice!
Grading Scale See grade scale in tonight’s brochure *Certain assignments will be given opportunities for re-takes. Grades are available on Parent Portal online Usually updated every Thursday *Third grade is a big transition from 2 nd. Concepts are mostly new and the pace is pretty fast. It will not be uncommon to see N’s this year.
Homework Issued every Monday in weekly packets: Due Friday! A newsletter will be attached to each packet Behavior sheets go home from the previous week to be signed and returned on Fridays Monthly book reports Reading log *BRAVO winner will get a homework pass for a week free of homework! (Monthly drawing)
Daily Schedule 8:45-9:15- Pledge, Attendance, DLR/Cursive 9:15-10:15- Math 10:15-10:30- Recess (Send a snack) 10:30-10:45- 100-Mile Club 10:45-12:10- Language Arts 12:10-12:55- Lunch 12:55-1:35- Rotations 1:35-1:50- Recess 1:50-2:50- Writing/Science/Social Studies (M,T,Th) 2:50-2:57- Clean-up/Star Student Share/Dismissal *1:57- Dismissal on Wednesdays! Library is every Monday Computer lab is every Wednesday Fun Friday
Timelines for Learning February 1 st *Students are at a writing rubric score of 2 on a 4-point scale. *Students have memorized their multiplication tables through 12. *Students have mastered their Quality Spelling Words for third grade. May 1 st *Students are at writing rubric score of a 3 on a 4-point scale. *Students are at a 34 running record level and/or end of 3 rd grade AR level *A Timeline for Learning update will be send home at the end of each trimester
Volunteers/Visitors District clearance needed Help is always appreciated
Parents’ Role Support your student! Support the teacher! Reinforce skills learned at school at home Maintain open communication Let me know anytime you have a concern/question first Encourage your child to be responsible
Supplies/Wish List Student’s need: Pencil box Dry erase markers (EXPO) Mrs. Kleveno’s class always needs: *Liquid glue *Glue sticks Pencils *Clorox wipes *Copy paper Boxes of tissue