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Parent orientation 06 07

  1. 1. Third grade 2006-2007
  2. 2. Mrs. Crenshaw Language Arts Math Ms. Tatum Language Arts Social Studies Mr. Godfrey Language Arts Science
  3. 3. <ul><li>Beginning and ending times of school </li></ul><ul><li>8:00am – 3:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>There is no supervision </li></ul><ul><li>before 7:40 am in the MAC. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>7:40 am – 7:55 am </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children are supervised in the MAC. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are walked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to class and considered tardy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>if not in the classroom by 8:00 am. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Early Out is the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. School is dismissed at 2:00pm on Early Out days.
  6. 6. Call Mrs. Kapphahn, as soon as possible, if your student is going to be absent. Please call the office to make a homework and/or missed assignment request by 9:30 am to give the teacher ample time to get the work together .
  7. 7. Enrichment Classes Art - once a week Music – twice a week Spanish – twice a week Library – once a week Computer – twice a week PE – everyday
  8. 8. <ul><li>Binder Setup </li></ul><ul><li>Students are expected to have their binder organized in this order… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conduct sheet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Notebook paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Subject tabs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Home/School ( This section is to be checked nightly ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment sheet </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reading log - 60 minutes a week </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Math log – 10 minutes a night </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>pocket folder: home papers/notes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*English/Writing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Reading </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Spelling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Math </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Science </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Social Studies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*Other classes </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Supply Bag </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 sharpened pencils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 red grading pen or pencil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 pair of scissors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 glue stick </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 box of crayons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 set of colored pencils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 highlighter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 block eraser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is a good idea to have your child’s name on each item </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Graded papers will be passed back as they are graded. Graded papers and notes home will be in the notes home pocket of the colored pocket folder. The colored pocket folder should be cleaned out nightly. Notes to return to school should be placed in the return to school pocket of the colored pocket folder .
  11. 11. After graded papers have been viewed by the parents, the papers need to be placed behind the corresponding subject tab. Subject tabs will be cleaned out at school at the end of the unit.
  12. 12. Students will fill out their assignment sheet daily. Assignments will be posted in the classroom, in the hallway and given orally.
  13. 13. A proper study environment should be established at home to facilitate good study habits. It is important to establish a spot for the student binder at home. One location makes it easy for parents to check the binder and students to return it to school the next day.
  14. 14. Homework Homework is assigned Monday through Thursday . Typical homework schedule will be… Monday: Language Arts and Math Tuesday: Social Studies and Math Wednesday: Science and L. Arts Thursday: Spelling pretest and Math
  15. 15. A homework slip will be issued when homework is not turned in on time. The student will sit out at recess to finish the assignment. The homework slip is mailed home. The student’s grade will drop upon receiving 3 homework slips in one subject in one grading period ( an A- would drop to a B+).
  16. 16. Tests Tests will be given at the conclusion of a unit of study. Sufficient review will be done in class. Review sheets will be sent home for parents to see what the tests will cover. Test formats will vary.
  17. 17. Interim reports are mailed at the mid-point of the nine week grading period. Interims are designed to inform parents of student progress half way through the grading period. Report cards are sent home with the students at the end of the nine week grading period.
  18. 18. The Oakridge School 5900 West Pioneer Parkway Arlington, Texas 76013 Interim Report 3rd Grade 2006– 2007 School Year Student Name: Date:____________ Teacher: _____________ Conduct Science (Godfrey) Social Studies (Tatum) Math (Crenshaw) Spelling English Reading Comments: Homework Slips Grade Subject
  19. 19. Accelerated Reader Students are expected to read a minimum of 10 points per nine week grading period. At the beginning of the year, students are required to read level 3.0 or higher. At midterm, students will be required to read level 3.5 or higher.
  20. 20. AR rewards are awarded after the last day of the nine week grading period. 10 points = special pencil 15 points = special pencil and free dress 20 points = special pencil, free dress, and lunch with teacher in the classroom
  21. 21. Summer AR tests must be completed by Friday, August 18, 2006. Summer reading points will not apply to the 1st nine week grading period. AR points for the 1 st nine week grading period will begin Monday, August 21, 2006.
  22. 22. 3 rd Math/Reading Record Name __________ 5/27 5/25 5/24 5/23 10 5/19 5/18 5/17 5/16 9 5/12 5/11 5/10 5/9 8 5/5 5/4 5/3 5/2 7 4/28 4/27 4/26 4/25 6 4/21 4/20 4/19 4/18 5 4/14 4/13 4/12 4/11 4 4/7 4/6 4/5 4/4 3 3/31 3/30 3/29 3/28 2 3/24 3/23 3/22 IN-SERVICE NO CLASSES 3/21 1 Thursday Wednesday Tuesday Monday Week
  23. 23. Classroom Discipline 1. Follow directions the first time given . 2. Keep hands, feet and objects to yourself. 3. Raise your hand to speak during instruction . 4. Name calling and/or teasing will not be allowed. 5. Have necessary items ready for class.
  24. 24. Edline Edline information is posted weekly. The posted information will cover the upcoming week. Edline is a super communication tool for parents, students, and teachers. Weekly use of Edline will ensure that you are properly informed .
  25. 25. Handbooks It is essential to read and discuss the Third Grade and Oakridge Handbooks with your child. Sign and return the signature page from the Third Grade handbook once you have reviewed it with your child.