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Curriculum  Night
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Curriculum Night

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  • 1. Welcome to Grade 3 Susan Barber 2009 – 2010
  • 2. Goals for All 3 rd Graders…
    • Work independently
    • Work cooperatively
    • Use reading as a tool
    • Write well-constructed paragraphs (June)
    • Apply effective strategies for problem solving
    • Recall number facts automatically
    • ( efficient strategy)
    • Read for a sustained period (approx. 30 mins.)
    • Engage in literature discussions
    • Communicate thoughts, feelings, opinions, information (verbally and in writing)
    • Participate daily (be an active learner)
    • Demonstrate perseverance
    • Demonstrate resiliency
  • 3. Reading
    • Small Flexible Groups
      • Leveled texts
      • Variety of genre
        • Fiction - Fables, Tall Tales, Mysteries
        • Poetry, Biographies
        • Author Study (Patricia Polacco)
        • Non-Fiction - Content Areas (Science/Soc.Studies)
        • “ read to find out”
    • Comprehension
      • Literal
      • Inferential*
      • Evaluative*
    • Jr. Great Books
    • Literacy Support
    • - Mrs. Sue Mortelliti
  • 4.
    • Writing as a process
    • Variety of writing experiences
    • Structure
    • - Paragraph writing
    • - Written responses – full sentences, attention to conventions
    • Revision
    • - Vocabulary
    • - Varied sentence structure
    • Editing for conventions
    • capitalization, punctuation, spelling
      • Spelling (Rebecca Sitton Program)
        • No excuse words
        • Grade Level Words (150)
        • Vocabulary/Challenge Words
    • Handwriting
      • Cursive
      • Keyboarding
    Writing MCAS Test – Open Response Questions
  • 5.
    • Map Skills
    • Early Explorers (Vikings/Columbus)
    • Early Colonization (Roanoke/Jamestown)
    • Plymouth/The Pilgrims
      • Plimoth Plantation Visit (Nov. 20th)
    • Boston/Puritans
    • Massachusetts Geography
    • Local Colonial Period
    • Westwood History
      • Fisher School Visit (May)
    • Scholastic News /Current Events
    • Holidays/American culture
    Social Studies
  • 6.
    • Life Science :
    • Growing Things
      • Seeds, Plants, Bulbs,
      • Written Observations
    • Physical Science :
    • Magnets and Simple Machines
      • Exploration
      • Writing Observations
      • Conducting Experiments
    • New… Engineering Component
    • Earth Science :
    • Plant and Animal Habitats
      • Adaptations
      • Research Project
      • (end of school year)
    Science
  • 7. Math
    • New TERC Investigations
      • Language Based
      • Emphasizes Mathematical Thinking
      • Multiple Strategies for Problem Solving
      • Shared Discovery
    • Manipulatives
      • Concrete to Abstract
    • Math Facts
      • “ Like you know your own name”
      • Timed Facts Tests
      • Addition/Subtraction
      • Multiplication
    • Math Coordinator
      • Mrs. Kristen Carr
  • 8. Homework
    • Written Work
    • (Mon.,Tues.,Wed.,Thurs.)
    • Spelling/Vocabulary
    • Sitton List of 150 Words (Lists went home on yellow paper)
    • Vocabulary Words to supplement Sitton Spelling Words weekly)
    • Reading (approximately 20 - 30 minutes each night)
    • Weekly Book Clubs with Written Response Sheets starting soon
    • Math Facts (Drill)
    • Addition/Subtraction
    • Multiplication/Division
    • Unfinished Class Work
    • (weekend if necessary)
    • Long Term Projects
      • Always written
      • instructions
    • Student Responsibility
      • To Complete
        • Independent/review
        • Modify/Write Note
      • To Turn in
    • Assignment Notebook
  • 9. In case I forgot to mention…
    • Food Allergies
    • -Food for snack & parties MUST be nut free
    • Communication
    • - Friday Newsletter
    • -Note, email, phone,
    • Parent Participation
    • -Room Parents (2)
    • -Library Volunteers
    • -PTO School Activities
    • -Specific projects

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