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Heather Hills Elementary Back to School Night September 8, 2011 7:00 pm. Third Grade Team Presentation Rm. 14. Agenda. 1. Welcome and Instructional Activity 2. Schedules 3. Academic Overview Syllabus Textbooks The Talented and Gifted Program

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Heather hills elementary back to school night september 8 2011 7 00 pm

Heather Hills ElementaryBack to School NightSeptember 8, 20117:00 pm

Third Grade TeamPresentation

Rm. 14


Agenda

Agenda

1. Welcome and Instructional Activity

2. Schedules

3. Academic Overview

Syllabus

Textbooks

The Talented and Gifted Program

Brief Constructed Responses and MSA Finishline

Online Instructional Tools

4. Grading Scale

5. Procedures

6. Homework and Classwork

7. Standards

8. Materials

9. General Questions

10. Closure


Schedules

Schedules

Mrs. Hazards Third Grade

Class Schedule

2011/2012


Schedules continued

Schedules (Continued)

Ms. Hoffman’s Third Grade

Class Schedule

2011/2012


Schedules continued1

Schedules (Continued)

Mr. Johnson’s Third Grade

Class Schedule

2010/2011


Syllabus third grade 2011 2012

SyllabusThird Grade 2011-2012

THIRD GRADE 2011-2012

SYLLABUS - READING /LANGUAGE ARTS

Follow the Voluntary State Curriculum

Read and write to entertain, persuade, inform and perform a task.

Use Sadlier –Oxford Vocabulary Program

Use Sadlier-Oxford Grammar Program

Houghton/Mifflin Reading Book

William and Mary Reading Program for Talented and Gifted

Junior Great Books

Novel Studies

Emphasis on Informational Text

Projects:

1st Quarter – Fiction Book Report Project

Cultural/Heritage Project

2nd Quarter – Book Project/ Write A Book

3rd Quarter – Biography Book Report

4th Quarter – Spelling Bee


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SYLLABUS - MATH

Follow the Voluntary State Curriculum

1st Quarter

Place Value

Money

Geometry

Addition and Subtraction

Problem Solving

Measurement

Algebra

2nd Quarter

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication

Graphs

Time

Problem Solving


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3rd Quarter

Multiplication

Division

Fractions

Measurement

Probability

Problem Solving

Algebra Expressions

4th Quarter

Decimals

Metric Measurement

Two Digit Multiplication/Division

Projects:

1st Quarter – Perimeter/Area Activity

2nd Quarter – Math Scavenger Hunt and Time Capsule Project

3rd Quarter - Mad Minute/Get the Scoop on Multiplication Contest

4th Quarter – Ring Pop Sale (Money)

Math Map to Fourth Grade Project


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SyllabusThird Grade 2011-2012

SYLLABUS – SCIENCE

Follow the Voluntary State Curriculum with Science Series Scott Foresman Science

1st Quarter – Life Science

2nd Quarter – Earth Science

3rd Quarter – Physical Science

4th Quarter – Space and Technology

Projects:

On going science experiments

Science Fair Project


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SyllabusThird Grade 2011-2012

SYLLABUS - SOCIAL STUDIES

Follow the Voluntary State Curriculum with emphasis on informational text.

Use Scott Foresman Series – Communities

Students will develop the ideas and learn skills and information needed for effective decision-making as an American citizen through the contents of government, geography, economics and history.

Projects:

1st Quarter – Class Election Project

2nd Quarter – Cultural Heritage Project

3rd Quarter – Economic Lesson - Ring Pop Sale


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SyllabusThird Grade 2011-2012

SYLLABUS - HEALTH

Follow the Voluntary State Curriculum with new Health Series

Harcourt Health and Fitness

1st Quarter – Human Body, Growth and Development

Consumer/Personal Health

Nutrition

2nd Quarter – Physical Activity & Fitness

Injury Prevention

3rd Quarter – Disease Prevention & Control/Drug Use Prevention

4th Quarter – Emotional & Social Health

Family Life

Community and Environmental Health


Online instructional tools

Online Instructional Tools

Vocabulary Book Website: 

  • www.sadlier-oxford.com

    Grammar Book Website:

  • www.grammarworkshop.com

    Spelling Website:

  • www.spellingcity.com

    Education City:

  • http://us.educationcity.com/

    First in Math

  • http://www.firstinmath.com/

    Math and Social Studies Textbooks and Resources

  • www.pearsonsuccessnet.com

    Edmodo

  • http://www.edmodo.com

    Bookadventure

  • www.bookadventure.com


General grading scale

General Grading Scale


General grading scale continued

General Grading Scale Continued

The following factors will be included in determining pupil grades in:

Mathematics, Reading/English Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies

50% Assessments

15% Homework

35% Classwork

Health

30% Assessments

20% Homework

50% Classwork


Procedures

Procedures

Classroom Procedures

  • Students are to receive permission from the classroom teacher to get out of their seats.

  • To get the teacher’s attention students should raise their hand.

  • Students are to use the bathroom and get water only after receiving permission from the teacher. If they have a bathroom emergency or need a drink of water students should use the appropriate hand signal. Water bottles are allowed.

  • Students are to begin their morning procedures at 8:05. They are to have sharpened two pencils, copied posted homework, turned in their homework, read any morning messages, and completed the warm-up by 8:25.

  • Most students have jobs and perform them daily.

  • If students finish work early, they may complete other unfinished assignments, read a book, or choose from a selection of posted activities.


Procedures continued

Procedures (Continued)

General School Procedures

  • Students arrive between 7:45 and 8:00 am.

  • The day starts at 8:05 am.

    Students follow their morning procedures when they arrive:

  • Unpack

  • Place their homework in the homework tray

  • Sharpen two pencils

  • Copy posted homework in their agenda books

  • Start their morning work

    Students follow these procedures at dismissal:

  • Read the board for what they need to take home for the day and make sure they have copied the homework for the night.

  • Next students are dismissed by the teacher to pack up to go home.

  • Students will read silently while awaiting dismissal

  • They are dismissed as their mode of transportation is called over the intercom.

  • Car riders and walkers stack the chairs before they are dismissed.


Homework

Homework

Homework

  • Homework is given Monday through Friday.

  • Students will receive a 0 for late homework assignments unless a parent gives a valid explanation for the missing assignment in writing (i.e. family emergencies); in addition, assignments received with no name will also receive 0’s.

  • The students are responsible for copying their homework in their agenda books everyday.

  • A spelling pre-test will be given once a week with a spelling test at the end of the week. Students will either complete Silver or Gold list spelling assignments and a weekly test based upon their pretest results.


Homework continued

Homework (Continued)

Homework Schedule:

  • Mon. Math and Language Arts (this will include both spelling and vocabulary)

  • Tues. Math, Language Arts (Spelling and Vocabulary), and Social Studies

  • Wed. Math and Language Arts (Spelling and Grammar)

  • Thurs. Math, Language Arts (Study for Spelling, Vocabulary, and/or Grammar Tests), and Science

  • Fri. MSA Preparation Assignment and/or Health, Friday Folders (Parent(s) remove graded work and return signed)

  • Mon.-Fri. Students are required to read 20-30 minutes nightly and turn in reading charts on their due dates. Each reading chart is a grade for work habits and reading.

  • Homework updates, MSA data, tools, and links, class events, tests, projects, poetry, study links, and other useful links can be found on third grade teacher websites.

  • There will be an at-home project about every month including an optional science fair project that is completed at home. The third grade will generate group science fair projects for submission to the science fair in class. Write-A-Book is mandatory for third grade.


Classwork

Classwork

Classwork

  • Students are expected to complete all assignments. Some assignments are given for assessment purposes. Some assignments will be sent home, others may be placed in the student's portfolio.


Grading and absences

Grading and Absences

Grading and Absences

  • Students who are considered lawfully absent will have the opportunity to make up missed assignments. Students are required to bring a written note from parents for all absences. The number of days allowed to make-up missed work will be equivalent to the number of days of lawful absences. The timeline begins when the teacher gives the student the assignments within 48 hours of the request. Students who do not complete the missed assignments within the allotted time will receive 50% for each assignment.


Materials

Materials

Labeling

Composition Books

  • Math Journal (Johnson)

  • Writing Journal (Hazard)

  • Warm-ups Journal (Hoffman)

    3 Subject Notebooks

  • Science/Health/Journaling (J) Spelling (Haz)

  • Reading/Writing/Social Studies

    Pocket Folders

  • Homework

  • Warm-up and/or Classwork

  • ICAL

  • Math/Science (Johnson)


Standards

Standards

  • Third Grade Class Expectations

  • Show Respect for Others

  • Cooperate with adults/peers

  • Display self-discipline

  • Accept responsibility for actions

  • Follow school rules

  • Complete and turn in assignments

  • Consequences For Not Meeting Class Expectations

  • Blue-Fantastic

  • Green-Warning

  • Yellow-Time-out in the room or lose recess minutes

  • Orange-Time-out in another classroom and/or lose recess minutes, parent phone call or email, and complete a behavior management form

  • Pink-Go to the office or guidance counselor, parent phone call, and possible student referral or other student disciplinary action (including student suspension)

  • All students are held accountable for these standards throughout the

  • school building. If students do not meet these expectations in other

  • teachers’ classes, the cafeteria, recess, in the hallways, etc. they will

  • receive the outlined consequences in our homeroom classes.


General questions

General Questions


Closure

Closure


Heather hills elementary back to school night september 8 2011 7 00 pm

“Believe in your dreams and they may come true; believe in yourself and they will come true!”Author Unknown

Together we will have a great school year!

The Third Grade Team


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