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Welcome to 3rd grade. Curriculum Night. Reading by Mrs. Arnold. Readers’ Workshop Mini- lesson Independent reading time Share time. Reading by Mrs. Arnold. Units of Study Characters Non-fiction text structures Mystery book clubs Biography book clubs content area reading and research
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Welcome to 3rd grade Curriculum Night
Readingby Mrs. Arnold • Readers’ Workshop • Mini- lesson • Independent reading time • Share time
Readingby Mrs. Arnold • Units of Study • Characters • Non-fiction text structures • Mystery book clubs • Biography book clubs • content area reading and research • Test preparation
Readingby Mrs. Arnold • Writing Expectations • Respond to reading with written expression • Explain their thinking abou the story/book by citing evidence from the text • Show evidence of deeper thinking • Examples:
Writingby Mrs. Arnold • Writers’ Workshop • Mini-Lesson • Independent Writing/Conferencing • Share time • Notebook
Writingby Mrs. Arnold • Writing Units • Personal narrative • Realistic fiction narrative • Opinion writing • Informational writing • Poetry • Content area research
Writingby Mrs. Arnold • Expectations • Write in complete sentences • Paragraph format • Focused • main idea • details
Math by Ms. Baker • Place Value • Operations • adding and subtracting 3 digit numbers • Multiplying and dividing • Word Problems that may involve 2 or more operations • Problem solving/word problems are in every area of math. • Number Patterns and extending them
Math by Ms. Baker • Geometry • Area & Perimeter • Fractions • equivalent fractions • representing fractions • comparing fractions • Measurement • Time (nearest minute, elapsed time) • Volume (gram, kilogram, liters) • Rulers measuring in fourths of an inch • Data • graphing picture graphs • line plots • bar graphs
Math by Ms. Baker • Student expectations during testing & instruction • Carefully reading directions • To locating the information needed • To know what it is asking them to do • Re-Reading word problems several times as needed • Showing his work. • Explaining in words how they solved the problem.
Math by Ms. Baker • Explaining in words • Hardest concept for students
Math by Ms. Baker • How can I help my child at home? • Student becomes the teacher. • Ask for step by step instructions. • Ask to explain it in writing. • Ask questions as he works the problem. • What are you doing with the numbers? • Why are you doing it like that? • How did you know how to solve the problem? • Is there another way you could solve the problem? • Show me.
Math (Local Testing)by Ms. Baker • In the classroom • Daily assessments • Periodic quizzes • Unit tests (approx. ea. 6 weeks).
Math (Standardized Testing)by Ms. Baker • EOG Testing • Online • Discovery Ed testing • 4 times this year • to measure their growth. • practice with online testing. • Additional classroom assessments
Math (DE Testing Examples)by Ms. Baker 41. A window washer has 530 windows to wash in a large building. On Wednesday she washed 125 windows and on Thursday she washed 186 windows. • How many more windows does she need to wash on Friday? A. 219 B. 311 C. 344 D. 405
Math (DE Testing Examples)by Ms. Baker • 42. Look at the clock below. • What time will it be in 30 minutes? A. 3:35 B. 4:35 C. 7:45 D. 8:15
Math (DE Testing Examples)by Ms. Baker • 49. Ray and his friends collected shells at the seashore. The table below shows the number of shells collected by each person. • How many fewer shells did Mae collect than Ray? A. 1 B. 2 C. 4 D. 6
Math (EOG Testing Examples)by Ms. Baker • SBAC assessments 4 types • Selected-Response • Constructed-Response • Technology-Enhanced • Performance Task
Math (EOG Testing Examples)by Ms. Baker • In the box below, write a number that meets the following conditions: • The number must be between 1 and 9. • When the number is subtracted from 523, the digit in the ones place of the difference is greater than the ones place of 523.
Math (EOG Scoring)by Ms. Baker Scoring Rubric: • Responses to this item will receive 0–2 points based on the following: • 2 points: The student demonstrates thorough understanding of subtracting numbers • using place value by naming each place value correctly in the chart • writing the number in the ones place of the difference that is greater than 3. • 1 point: The student demonstrates a partial understanding of subtracting numbers • using place value by either naming each value of 523 correctly in the chart or • by writing the number in the ones place of the difference that is greater than 3. • 0 points: The student demonstrates inconsistent or no understanding of • place value and of subtracting numbers using place value • place value when solving multi-digit arithmetic.
Math (EOG Testing Examples)by Ms. Baker • Brandon learned that, beginning at age 2, children grow about 6 centimeters per year. Brandon’s brother is 2 years old today and 80 centimeters tall. Brandon wants to estimate what his brother’s height would be at age 7. Use pictures, math, or words to explain the work needed to find his brother’s height.
Math (EOG Testing Examples)by Ms. Baker • The top of Table A is a rectangle that is 5 feet long and 3 feet wide. • What is the area of Table A? ________ square feet • Table B is larger than Table A. Table B is also 3 ft. wide, but it’s 10 feet long. • Using what you already know about the area of Table A, show one way to find the area of Table B. You may use words and/or mathematical expressions/equation
Math by Ms. Baker (NCDPI) • Math and ELA sample questions: http://maccss.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Third+Grade
Social Studiesby Mrs. Roberts • Use historical thinking skills to understand the context of events, people and places • Understand the earth’s patterns by using the 5 themes of geography • Location • Place • Human environment interaction • Movement • Regions
Social Studiesby Mrs. Roberts • How the location of regions effects activities in a market economy • Understand entrepreneurship in a market economy • Understand the development, structure and function of local government • Understand how citizens participate in their communities • How diverse cultures are visible in communities
Scienceby Mrs. Roberts • Unit of study • Forces and motion • Properties and change of matter • Conservation and transfer of energy • Universe • Earth’s systems • Living organisms • ecosystems
Assessmentsby Mrs. Tolleson • EOG • Reading 3D • Discovery Education • Mrs. Willis’s session topic • Links • http://www.ncpublicschools.org/accountability/ • http://www.corestandards.org/ • Read To Achieve – Orange County, NC
PBISby Mrs. Troxler • Behavior Expectations • Voice levels • Safety • Respect • Prepared • Honest • Following directions
PBISby Mrs. Troxler • personal accountability • Choices • Consequences • Tools for tracking • Cards • Dojo
Field Trips by Mrs. Troxler • Fall • Camp Spencer, October 29, 2013 • $6.50 per student • Due 10/18/13 • No Chaperones needed, thanks • Spring • Old Salem, April 1, 2014 • $22.50 per student • $20.00 per chaperone • Due by 2/27/14 • TBA • Arts Council