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Title: Welcome to Back to School Night at Luxmanor E.S.

Welcome to Back to School Night at Luxmanor E.S.
  • 3rd Grade
  • Mrs. Jackie Bailey, Mrs. Julie Corrado, and Ms.
    Mary Droggitis
  • Mrs. Corrados Substitute
  • Mrs. Scherr

  • Math block 1 hour and 15 minutes daily
  • Quarter 1 Topics
  • Understand place value to round numbers to the
    nearest 10 or 100.
  • Delve deep into the operations for addition and
  • Add and subtract fluently
  • Build a repertoire of strategies for learning
    multiplication and division facts
  • Based on student understanding, classes may be
    regrouped for appropriate instruction (enrichment
    or reteach) for short periods of time

Math Measurement Topics
  • Operations and Basic Algebraic Thinking
  • Number and Operations in Base Ten
  • Number and Operations Fractions
  • Measurement and Data
  • Geometry

  • Narrative, informative, and opinion texts
  • Weeks 13 connect social studies content to
    writing by developing a narrative about how they
    contributed to the common good.
  • Weeks 49 use descriptive techniques to develop
    an extended writing piece that includes
    informative and opinion writing
  • How do people work together to develop a thriving
  • Students share their audio/visual display to
    culminate their research

Writing Measurement Topics
  • Narrative writing
  • Informational/Explanatory writing
  • Opinion writing
  • Process, Production, Research
  • Language Use

Words Their Way
  • Spelling program designed to meet the individual
    needs of students
  • Grouped based on spelling inventory
  • 2 week rotation for word lists
  • Daily in-class practice and opportunities for
    practice at home
  • Bi-weekly quizzes
  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- Thursday 1105-1145

  • Reading block - 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Mix of whole group and guided reading instruction
  • Instructional Focus for MP1
  • Explore themes found in literature and how
    characters behave in texts
  • Characteristics of realistic fiction and the
    characters influence on the sequence of events
  • Make inferences and predictions to identify a
    personal point of view
  • Read and analyze informational text
  • Explain how text, online features, and search
    tools clarify information

Reading Measurement Topics
  • Language Vocabulary
  • Informational Text
  • Literature

Science Quarter 1
  • Changes in Motion
  • Gravity
  • Speed and Distance
  • Engineering design process redesign a tire

Science Measurement Topics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science

Social Studies Quarter 1
  • Examine the roles of individuals, groups, and
    leaders in a democratic society
  • Opportunity to participate in an
    interdisciplinary project focused on two driving
  • 1. How do people work together to create a
    thriving community?
  • 2. What action would you take to contribute to a
    thriving community?

Social Studies Measurement Topics
  • Civics
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History

  • Standards-Based Grading

Score Description
P Meets the grade-level standard by demonstrating proficiency of the content or processes for the Measurement Topic
I In progress toward meeting the grade-level standard
N Not yet making progress or making minimal progress toward meeting the grade-level standard
ES Exceptional at the grade-level standard
Behavior Systems
  • Positive reinforcement
  • Whole class Owls
  • Individual Stars
  • Consequences- Bowling Strike System
  • Strike 1 Warning
  • Strike 2 Remove from situation, break
  • Strike 3 Pink slip and reflection form

  • Monday Thursday
  • Nightly math homework
  • 20 minutes of reading
  • Spelling practice
  • Occasional Science/Social Studies /Writing
  • Sign assignment book nightly
  • Check Take-Home Folder nightly for important

  • We will have a HEALTHY snack that should be
    brought from home daily.
  • NUT FREE (please do not send peanut butter or any
    tree nuts).
  • Snacks are not to be shared between students for
    health reasons.

  • Please let the teacher know by email in advance
    if you would like to bring in a special treat for
    your childs birthday
  • Please leave the treats in the office in the
    morning of their birthday.
  • MCPS guidelines state that snacks need to be
    store-bought, not homemade.
  • School policy states that private party
    invitations should not be distributed at school

Thank you for coming!
  • Dont forget to sign up for Parent-Teacher
    Conferences and Volunteer Times
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