Week of April 22-26
No school Monday April 22
Reading/Language Arts: We are continuing work on our Charlotte's Web novel unit. Students can begin working on the final project at any time, but please do not send them to school until I have given the ok.
Spelling: Pretest: Tuesday April 23 Posttest: Friday April 26
ladder, morning, afternoon, warm, listen, bedroom, knife, brother, night, crying, hungry, tail, dirt, friends
Math: Chapter 12 is focused on representing and interpreting data. Students will collect and record data, make graphs of the data, and analyze it.
Science/Social Studies: Along with the text book we will be using Scholastic News for both Social Studies and Science.
Handwriting: Students are working on D’Nelian cursive writing. We will be integrating cursive into our assignments. Students are encouraged to continue working on handwriting. Students should be starting to write some of their assignments in cursive!
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3A Daily Schedule
8:15-8:45 RTI 11:30-12:30 Lead 21
8:45-9:55 Math 12:30-1:00 *Specials
9:55- 10:20 PE 1:00-1:30 Lead 21 (cont.)
10:20-10:45 Read aloud 1:30-2:30 Social Studies/Science
10:45-11:30 Lunch/Recess 2:30-2:55 Flex
*Specials: Monday/Wednesday: Music
Third Grade Expectations
Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.
Use kind words.
Treat others as you would like to be treated.
Follow directions the first time given.
Return work as assigned.
Keep materials organized.
Have a positive attitude!
Behavior Management Plan
Each student begins the day on the green “Ready to Learn” card. Students following the rules will keep his/her magnet on the green card or move up to the blue, purple, or teal cards. These are the three positive behavior cards above “Ready to Learn”. If a student ends up on a positive behavior card, they will receive an incentive. A student who does not follow the rules may be asked to move his/her magnet to the yellow “Think about it” card. This is only a warning. It gives the student a chance to reflect and change his/her behavior. If improvement is made the student will be able to move his/her magnet in a positive direction!
On the other hand, if the student’s behavior does not improve, he/she will be asked to move his/her magnet to the orange “Make Better Choices” card. Any time a student goes to the orange card there will be a consequence, normally a missed recess. Students on the orange card may "move up" if behavior changes.
Continued negative behavior could result in a student moving his/her magnet to the red or "Parent Contact" card. Red card consequences include loss of a recess and a note, phone call, or email to the parent.
Students who show positive behavior will be rewarded and encouraged for their behavior. Each third grade teacher will offer special rewards to their students for positive behavior. There will also be monthly rewards, quarterly rewards, school-wide rewards, and unannounced rewards for students who are showing positive behavior. We want all students to choose to be safe, be respectful, and be responsible.