It’s a brand new year.
Filled with fun and learning,
Nothing to fear.
Sit back and listen,
Lend me an ear,
I’m your teacher for the rest of this
All About Miss Conrad:
o I Enjoy being outside.
o I have two sisters.
o I like to travel.
o I have a nice dog.
o I love the color purple.
o I am excited to begin this school year
with all of my great new students.
o To help your child develop the
academic and social skills needed to
be ready for fourth grade.
o To provide an interesting,
challenging, and fun classroom
o To be your child’s guide as they make
new friends and grow, academically,
Throughout this year you will see
tremendous growth in your child's
learning! This year, our hope is to build a
strong foundation for the rest of your
child's educational endeavors.
This Slideshow will guide you through this
coming year. You will learn about the many
things happening in our classroom and ways
you can help your child at home!
R aise your hand before talking.
U se your walking feet.
L isten when others talk.
E veryone keeps their hands, feet, and objects to
S how respect, be responsible, be a problem
solver, and build relationships every day!
I will share my supplies with others.
I will take turns and be respectful
to my neighbors.
I will be friendly and polite.
I will play nicely with my friends.
I will work as a team member.
I will give complements to others.
I will use polite words everyday.
I will keep my hands and feet to myself at all
I will use good manners each day at school.
I will keep my work area clean every day.
I will listen with interest!
I will do my homework on time.
I will care for myself and my family & friends.
I will try my best each day at school.
I will be a good citizen.
I will work well with others.
I will control my words and body.
Be a Problem Solver
I will THINK first, about what I’m doing.
I will THINK first, about my behavior and the
choices I can make for myself.
I will try to help others fix a problem.
I will use our class RULES to help make me
I will work on my problem first, then ask
I will be smart and make good choices in
I will stretch my brain and think.
I will be kind and share with my classmates.
I will wait my turn to speak.
I will be a good listener. (My eyes on the
speaker and my ears open wide!)
I will only use polite words. (Please, Thank
You, Excuse Me, You’re Welcome, I’m Sorry)
I will respect my property and the property
of my classmates.
I will keep my eyes on my own work during a
o Our classroom is a community. In our
community, we have rules to help us get
along with each other.
o School rules are introduced on the
first day of school and the handbook is
sent home, please Review the rules with
o You will also see their behavior chart
every night and are asked to sign it
o We like to practice and reinforce the
rules so that we maintain good behavior
in our students year round.
o To manage classroom Behavior, we will
use a clip chart.
o Each student will have a clothespin or
clip with their name on it.
o At the beginning of each day students
start on Green.
o If your child stays on green or moves up,
at the end of the week they get a special
ticket of their choice for next week.
Outstanding Role Model
Ready to Learn, Good Day!
15 minutes at Recess to work on making better
Recess with Principal to complete a Think Sheet
Office Referral with a next day before-school
intervention with principal and phone conference with
These are all very important and we would like you to
talk to your children at home about there behavior
daily, whether it be good or bad.
7:40am ---- Students report to class
8:00am ---- Tardy bell rings
11:00am ---- Lunch
2:40pm ---- Dismissal
If you will write your child’s way of going home on the
information notecard that will help me
ensure your child has a safe and speedy dismissal.
If this way of transportation were to temporarily change,
please inform me so I can make arrangements.
(Lesson and worksheets, group work twice a week)
(word wall words, independent reading, in class assignments)
Small Reading Groups
(Activities vary with curriculum)
Books Read Aloud
o Thursday=Gym (wear Sneakers)
o Friday=Wellness (P.E.)
We eat lunch every day at 11am, there is a lunch
calendar sent home every month, please go
over this with your child so they can make a
quick decision. Lunch from home is also an
option. Feel free to eat lunch with your child
but remember to check in at the office first. All
lunch money needs to be paid in advance and be
enclosed in an envelope or Ziploc bag with your
child’s name printed on it.
Important reading and language
o Knowing the names and sounds
of all the consonants and
o Understanding phonics concepts
such as consonant combinations
o Following along, reading, and
summarizing simple stories with
o Developing an understanding of
Important math Milestones:
o Counting to 100 by 1’s and skip
o Knowing the addition math facts
o Adding and subtracting small
o Understanding the value of money
o Knowing the units for
measurement, time, and weight
Important Topics covered in Science
and Social Studies:
o Living and Nonliving Things
o Earth Science
o Contributions to Science
o The Surface of the Earth
o Each student is responsible for having a
red folder with prongs, this folder will
be the homework folder.
o In the middle of the folder will be a page
with information and homework grades.
This will change weekly.
o The left pocket will hold homework for
that night and the right pocket will hold
the previous nights homework.
Please Make sure your child has these items
for them to succeed in the classroom.
If you need help getting school supplies please don’t hesitate
to contact me.
o 1 Pencil box (Medium)
o 1 dozen #2 Pencils
o 2 boxes of Ziploc Bags (Any size)
o 2 Large pink erasers
o 2 Expo Markers (Any Color)
o 2 Folders with prongs (Red, Blue)
o 1 Spiral Notebook
o 1 Set of headphones
o Parents are welcome to
volunteer and it would
be much appreciated.
o Please remember though
that volunteers must have a volunteer
form on file and approved by the school.
o Also, it s helpful if you call at least 24
hours in advance of when you plan to
come in so we can prepare for your visit.
o The best way to contact me is through
o You can also contact me through signed
noted in your childs homework folder.
o If you would like to call me through the
school, I am available 30 minutes before
and after school.
o If you would like to schedule a phone or in
person conference this can be arranged by email.
o You have filled out the
o You have filled out all other school
forms on the students desks.
o You have Read over the open house
o You have a supply list.
o You and your child have filled out an
all about me card.
Thank you so much for
coming out tonight! We look
forward to a great year in
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