3 rd Grade Team Kim Brister firstname.lastname@example.org@nisdtx.org 817-698-1703 Brenda Franks email@example.com@nisdtx.org 817-698-1707 Dee Ann Willis firstname.lastname@example.org@nisdtx.org 817-698-1709 Nicole Rutledge email@example.com@nisdtx.org 817-215-0726
Tonight parents will… Understand their role in the parent community Know ways they can be involved in their child’s classroom and school Understand the role of a student at Seven Hills Understand the rituals and routines that make Seven Hills a successful learning community.
Communication We need parents email addresses! Make sure we have updated phone numbers Texting parents – sign them up for Remind 101 Paperless communication Teacher newsletters Teacher Websites
REMIND 101 We will have a way to contact you with important information via text message. Please text @c9739 to 720-358-2831 You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org To receive messages via email
Workshop Model Reading, Writing, Math and Science follow the workshop model Opening, work period, and closing Students all work at their level. The teacher introduces concepts at the opening. The teacher pulls groups or individuals during the work period Students become teachers at the closing
Reading & Writing Reader’s & Writer’s Notebook Goal Notebooks Anchor charts Reading logs Reading levels charted Million Word Challenge Book of the Month
Reading & Writing Summarizing, Inferring, Drawing Conclusions, Author’s Purpose, Cause and Effect, Sequencing, Using both fiction and non- fiction 3 rd Graders are held accountable for all second grade grammar, spelling, and conventions (capitalization and punctuation) We have a daily skills practice time for spelling. Reading logs will be checked weekly. There will be a spelling test every Friday.
Math Math Investigations Conceptual learning Importance of knowing their math facts Anchor Charts Notebooking Examples on Mrs. Russell’s website
Math Expectations: Students will show work on all problems. Addition facts to 20, Multiplication facts to 12x12 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Graphing, Problem Solving, Measurement Math homework will be given for the entire week on Monday. Every Friday we will go over the homework.
Science Inquiry Process Workshop Model Physical, Earth and Life Science Notebooking Anchor Charts
Social Studies Citizenship Culture Economics Geography History
Classroom Management STAR Binder STAR Parties STAR Awards
Technology in Action Netbook Carts iPads and Carts Classroom Response Systems Digital Cameras Eduphoria Millions of Apps and Websites Video Announcements Nooks in 3 rd Grade from a grant
STAAR Testing Days Math is Tuesday, April 22 nd Reading is Wednesday, April 23rd
Conferences We will schedule a parent/teacher conference with all of our parents as we finish testing and gathering data. You may sign up tonight and your teacher will remind you of your conference when the date comes closer. If you would ever like to meet with us; just let us know and we are happy to meet with you.
Homework The purpose of homework is to reinforce concepts that have already been taught in class. Homework should not be difficult for students because it is just practice. Math homework will be due every Friday. Reading homework needs to be up to date daily. They must log 20 minutes every night.
Specials Specials (Art, Music, PE and Library) Information on Curriculum goals Scheduling and conference times Choir Recorder Photography Club Fitness testing Family fitness fun run Can be found on their individual pages