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  • 1. Welcome to Third Grade Grade 3 Team Mrs. Rosnik Mrs. Suknova Mrs. Becker Mrs. Hartner Mrs. Watson
  • 2.
    • Mission Statement
    • To promote a positive self image in
    • each student.
    • To foster a learning environment which focuses
    • on cooperation and respect for others.
    • To differentiate within instruction in order to meet each child’s needs.
  • 3. Expectations Have Changed
    • We will work on fostering greater independence.
    • There will be a greater focus on writing.
  • 4. English Language Arts Listening Speaking Reading Writing LanguageArts
  • 5. Maryland Common Core
    • This year we will implement writing.
    • Language arts and math will be implemented once teachers have received professional development and resources have been developed.
  • 6. HCPSS Writing Matrix for Grade 3
  • 7. Purposes for Writing
    • Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
    • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly
    • Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
  • 8. Components of the Writing Program
    • Explanatory/Informative, Opinion, and Narrative Writing Activities.
    • Use of the “Writing Process”
    • Use of strategies such as “6+1 Traits of Writing”
    • Applied Language Mechanics
    • Grammar activities
  • 9. Mechanics
    • Grammar
    • Usage
    • Capitalization
    • Punctuation
    • Spelling
  • 10. Reading Standards
    • We will continue to implement the existing HCPSS standards.
    • This will include literary and informational texts.
  • 11. Components of the Reading Program
    • Read Aloud
    • Shared Reading
    • Guided Reading
    • Independent Reading
  • 12. Reading
    • Reading Groups (start soon)
    • Brief Constructed Responses
  • 13. Spelling
    • All grades, including 3 rd grade, will implement the “Words Their Way” program.
    • Parents can receive more information about this program from a powerpoint that is on the school website.
  • 14. WTW Typical Week
    • Monday: Teacher demonstrates sort, students cut/sort, write words in journals
    • and reflects on how the words are alike.
    • Homework: Sort words into the categories learned in class. Give
    • reasons for your sort.
    • Tuesday: Independent Sort/Speed Sort & Blind Sort with a partner
    • Homework: Do a “Buddy Sort” with a parent or sibling.
    • Wednesday: With a buddy, search in books for new words that fit your sort and
    • write them in your journal (Word Hunt)
    • Homework: Hunt for 2-3 new words for each word category and
    • copy them into your journal.
    • Thursday: With a buddy, find synonyms/antonyms for the word sort words.
    • Homework: Study for the word sort quiz.
    • Friday: Word Sort Quiz
  • 15. Handwriting
    • Manuscript
    • Cursive Instruction
    • Transition to Cursive
  • 16. Math
  • 17. Mathematical Content
    • The students will maintain a balance of concepts, skills and, application.
  • 18. Mathematical Processes
    • Communication
    • Reasoning
    • Making Connections
    • Problem Solving
  • 19. Problem Solving Strategies
    • Choose an operation
    • Draw a picture
    • Make a model
    • Act out the problem
    • Make an organized list
    • Make a table or a chart
    • Look for a pattern
    • Logical Reasoning
    • Guess and check
  • 20. Unit Tests
    • Parent Preview Sheet with details about the upcoming unit will come home before each unit.
    • Tests will go home to be reviewed and signed. The folders with the tests have to be returned to school.
    • http://www.hcpss.org/academics/mathematics_elem.shtml
  • 21. Quarter 1
    • Algebra, Patterns, and Functions, and Problem Solving Strategies
    • Number Relationships and Computation: ( Place Value and Money)
    • Statistics (Analyze and Interpret Data)
  • 22. Quarter 2
    • Number Relationships and Computation: Multiplication/Division
    • Number Relationships and Computation: Fractions
    • Probability and Algebra
  • 23. Quarter 3
    • Geometry
    • Measurement
  • 24. Quarter 4
    • Number Relationships and Computation: Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers
    • Number Relationships and Computation: Decimals
  • 25. SMART Pages and SAW Program
    • S tudent M athematics A ctivity R esource T ools
    • S trategies A t W ork
    • (A Basic Math Facts Program)
    • http://www2.hcpss.org/math/smart/
  • 26. Social Studies
    • Our Community and Beyond
    • Communities Near and Far
    • The Community Count$
    • The Citizen and the Community
  • 27. Science
    • Unit 1 – Earth Science/Weather
    • Unit 2 – Physical Science/ Experimentation
    • Unit 3 – Physical Science/ Light, Heat & Sound
    • Unit 4 – Life Science/Plants & Trees
  • 28. Health
    • Social and Emotional Health
    • Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drugs
    • Safety and Injury Prevention
    • Disease Prevention and Control
    • Family Life
  • 29. Report Cards
    • Instructional Codes
    • A - Above Grade Level
    • O - On Grade Level
    • B - Below Grade Level
  • 30. Report Cards
    • Subject Areas – A, B, C, D, E
    • Effort Codes/Behavior Outcomes – 1, 2, 3
    • Grades determined by: class work, homework, participation, tests, observations, anecdotal notes, rubrics, and checklists
    • HCPSS Web Page – http://www.howard.k12.md.us
  • 31. Our Schedule
    • 9:15-9:30 Opening, Morning Journal
    • 9:30-10:45 Math
    • 10:45-11:45 English Language Arts/ Content/Technology
    • 11:45-12:45 Related Arts
    • 12:45- 1:15 Lunch
    • 1:15- 1:40 Recess
    • 1:40- 2:45 Language Arts
    • 2:45- 3:40 English Language Arts/ Content
    • 3:50 Dismissal
  • 32. Homework Schedule
    • Students will have spelling activities and math homework on Monday through Thursday.
    • Reading will be assigned on Monday and due on Thursday.
  • 33. Clarksville Cougars ROAR with an Awesome Attitude
    • R espectful
    • O n Task
    • A lways Safe
    • R esponsible
    • Communication form will be sent home if a student receives yellow or red.
  • 34. Other Items of Interest
    • Quarterly Book Reports
    • “ Book It” Program by Pizza Hut
    • Reading Calendar
  • 35.
      • Volunteers
    • Classroom teachers will contact parents about classroom needs and when to begin
    • Field Trips are
    • being discussed by
    • the team and planned.
  • 36.
    • Birthdays/ Celebrations
    • Due to health issues, HCPSS is not allowing Birthday treats in school.
    • Parties
    • We have children with allergies.
  • 37.
    • New Dress Code Policy
    • appropriate attire
    • no Flip-Flops
    • no spaghetti straps
    • School News Letter Web Address
    • www. alerts@hcpssnews. com
  • 38. Coming together is a beginning; Keeping together is progress; Working together is success. Henry Ford
  • 39. Thank you for coming!

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