WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE! School Year 2014-2015 Thunder Hill Elementary • 9:15-9:25 M o r n i n g R o u t i n e a n d Warm-Up • 9:30-10:35 M a t h • 10:40-11:40 R e l a t e d A r t s • 11:40-12:00 L A / D E A R • 12:00- 1:00 R e c e s s / L u n c h • 1:00-2:55 R e a d i n g • 2:55-3:35 C o n t e n t • 3:40 P a c k U p • 3:45 D i s m i s s a l PE- Wear sneakers on days students have PE Music- Bring recorders and books REMINDERS FROM OUR RELATED ARTS TEACHERS MANDATORY CLASSROOM SUPPLIES -ACCORDIAN FILE FOLDERS -SOFT ZIPPER PENCIL CASES Social, Emotional, and Mental Health Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drugs Child Abuse Awareness/Prevention Safety, First Aid, and Injury Prevention Disease Prevention and Control Social Studies Science (New Generation Science Standards) • Choi and Wallace (Szarko) • Ferrara and Supreme • Unit 1: Communities • Unit 1: Weather and Climate • Unit 2: Cultures • Unit 2: Forces and Interactions • Unit 3: Economics • Unit 3: Plant and Animal Survival • Unit 4: Citizenship • Unit 4: Life Cycles and Traits Parent Previews are sent home at the beginning of each unit. Letter Grades: A, B, C, D, E Grades A, B, and C are considered satisfactory grades. Parents will be contacted if students are approaching D. Parents will be contacted if students are receiving D or E. Note: Teachers will communicate concerns through Friday Folder. Please be sure to check the behavior checklist for updates on student’s progress. Third Grade Assessments • MAP (monitoring student potential) • 3 times Assessments in all Subject Areas: - Math Writing Vocabulary Science Soc. St. Health • PARCC (replaces MSA) • 2 times • CoGAT (possible G/T placement) • 1 time Writing/Vocabulary Monday-Thursday Math Monday-Thursday Content Occasionally Spend no more than 30 -45 minutes per subject. • Vocabulary-Based Program • Greek and Latin Roots • Daily Homework Assignments • Vocabulary Assessments Accountability Choices= Consequence s U.O.Me Slip Parents’/guardians’ signature • Daily Points – every student starts the day with 5 points SOAR- Safe Organized Always Respectful Responsible • Please check your student’s agenda book daily and initial at the bottom of the page. • Activity Clubs every 2 weeks. To attend the Clubs, students will need 80% of the total possible points. • SOAR ticket trade-in days every alternate week. Parents need to notify the teacher 24 hours before visiting the classroom. SCHEDULING A CONFERENCE Additional Info: LUNCH FIELD TRIP QUESTIONS? COMMENTS? CONCERNS?