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Welcome to Third Grade. Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. McLaughlin & Mrs. Sydow Mrs. Barker & Mr. Malinowsky. Mission Statement for E.P. Rayzor.

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welcome to third grade
Welcome to Third Grade
  • Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. McLaughlin & Mrs. Sydow
  • Mrs. Barker & Mr. Malinowsky
mission statement for e p rayzor
Mission Statement for E.P. Rayzor
  • We are here to foster lifelong learners in a supportive and safe environment by providing differentiated, rigorous academics and character education so that our students can be successful, contributing citizens and lead meaningful lives.
supporting the mission
Supporting the Mission
  • Pre Assessments
  • Learning Styles
  • Whole group, small group, one-on-one
  • Technology
  • Choices
  • Goal setting
  • Progress monitoring
  • Communication with parent and child
denton isd performance level descriptors
Denton ISD Performance Level Descriptors


Students achieving at the beginning level are not meeting the grade level standards; they are not successful with performance opportunities.

These students:

• Demonstrate minimal understanding of basic concepts and skills

• Occasionally make obvious connections among ideas

• Have difficulty applying basic knowledge and skills

• Communicate in an ineffective manner


Students achieving at the basic level are starting to meet, and occasionally do meet, the grade level standards; they are approaching acceptable performance but have not achieved it.

These students:

• Demonstrate partial understanding of basic concepts and skills

• Make simple or basic connections among ideas

• Are starting to apply knowledge and skills using appropriate strategies

• Communicate effectively at times



Students achieving at the proficient level regularly meet the grade level standards; they demonstrate acceptable performance.

These students:

• Demonstrate understanding of concepts and skills

• Make meaningful, multiple connections among ideas

• Apply knowledge and skills using appropriate strategies

• Communicate effectively


Students achieving at the advanced level consistently meet, and at times exceed, the grade level standards; they demonstrate skilled performance.

These students:

• Demonstrate in-depth understanding of concepts and skills

• Make abstract, insightful, or complex connections among ideas

• Apply knowledge and skills effectively and independently using efficient strategies

• Communicate effectively and thoroughly

data notebook
Data Notebook

-Goal Setting

-What is the target?

-How do we get to the target? (rubrics)

-Self monitoring learning

-Communication about your child’s progress

-Sign it weekly please


Research has shown that student gains are highest when students receive comments on their work instead of numerical grades.

Feedback Gain

Numerical grade no gain

Comments 30%

Both numerical and comments No gain

  • Bring your own device
  • Filtered internet access
  • Integrated across all subject areas
  • Link on District Website- FAQ’s
language arts
Language Arts


  • CAFÉ-
    • C-Comprehension, A-Accuracy, F-Fluency, E-Expand vocabulary
  • Daily 5
    • Word work, writing, Read to someone and self, listen to reading


    • Continuing to use Write From the Beginning
    • Expository and Narrative writing
    • Mastering the Mechanics
    • Spelling
language arts1
Language Arts
  • Spelling/Word Work:
    • Spelling patterns
    • Students will be assessed over the patterns every six weeks
    • Accountability throughout the six weeks occurs in the writing
  • http://boredshorts.tv/2012/10/kid-snippets-math-class/
  • Workshop model
  • Investigative
  • Kids choose what they need to work on
  • Tutorials will occur within the classroom
  • Technology will be an integral part
social studies
Social Studies
  • In depth learning about the importance of historical figures and documents.
  • Not just recall
science health
  • Hands on
  • Outdoor learning center
  • Experiments
  • Learning through exploration
staar testing dates
STAAR Testing Dates
  • STAAR testing for Math and Reading is the week of April 20th
  • Read and record on reading log-20 minutes/night
  • Math- online with programs such as Think Through Math, Classworks, or other apps; paper/pencil
  • Practice goals set by student
  • Occasional science or social studies
  • Join PTA!
  • T-shirts available