3rd Grade 2016-2017 Curriculum Presentation Third Grade Team Mrs. Dow, Ms. Haukeli, Mrs. Schneider,Ms.Pearson
School-wide Guidelines • The 3 B’s! • Be safe • Be responsible • Be respectful
Homework Reading 20 min of reading per night Log of weekly reading will take place on our school wide reading wall recording sheet Math 4 word problems per week using the RDW strategy, due by Friday! (on the grade level page) Extra opportunities Dreambox, Typing Agent, Fluency Passages, Math Fluency practice sporadically throughout the year (x facts, games for home), etc… The expectation for your child entering 3rd grade: Fluency of addition and subtraction facts through 20.
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Reading CKLA-Core Knowledge Language Arts We will incorporate the following into our reading instruction: • Whole Group listening/ learning • Small Group reading instruction • Integrated Focus groups • Literature Studies • Independent Reading • Partner reading
AZ’s Move on When Reading AZ state law: • Third grade students that score far below the third grade level on the state adopted reading test will NOT be promoted to fourth grade. • Exceptions: Some ELL and IEP students • Your student’s performance will be regularly monitored throughout the year. • You will be notified as early as possible if we have a concern about your child.
WRITING PROCESS • Prewriting • Draft • Revision • Editing • Publishing
Genres of Writing • Narrative • Opinion • Informative/ Explanatory - Thinking maps are used in the process
LANGUAGE Grammar and Usage Parts of speech, subject and predicate, types of sentences Conventions Capitalization, punctuation, spelling patterns, high frequency words Vocabulary Use of reference materials
MATHEMATICS Adopted Materials: Engage New York AZ College and Career Ready Standards: • Operations and Algebraic Thinking (multiplication and division) • Number & Operations in Base Ten (multi-digit arithmetic) • Number & Operations (fractions) • Measurement and Data • Geometry • Mathematical Practices (problem solving, reasoning)
Science • Life Science – Plants, Ecology • Physical Science – Light and Sound • Earth Science – Rocks, Erosion, Weathering Social Studies • Geography – Map Skills • American History – Immigration, Civil War • World History – Early Explorers; Ancient Greece and Rome • Civics and Government • Economics
Grading • Proficient 85 – 100% • Developing 70 – 84% • Area of Concern – below 70% Progress Reports (quarterly)
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Parent Drop off Please drop off between the cross walks. Pull up as far as possible. Do not let your students out before the crosswalk. If you pull into the lot and park, please walk your student across the crosswalk. Please be patient when waiting to pull into the lot. There is only one line of traffic that is pulling in from the street. Students should be ready to exit the car when the time is appropriate.
Parent Drop Off Enter Exit South Parking Lot – Mountain Sky Avenue PARKING ONLY / NO STUDENT DROP OFF Mountain Sky Avenue LANE FOR STUDENT DROP OFF CROSSWALK CROSSWALK
Parent Pick-up Enter Exit South Parking Lot – Mountain Sky Avenue • Pull up as far as possible and your student will be sent to your car. • Students can enter cars after car passes the cross walk. PARKING ONLY / NO STUDENT PICK-UP LANE FOR STUDENT PICK- UP CROSSWALK CROSSWALK Student waiting zone
Parent Pick-up • Please have the Blue sign with your students first and last name, and grade level displayed in the windshield or hanging from the visor.
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