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Title: Welcome to Back-to-School Night

Welcome to Back-to-School Night
  • Third Grade Room 015
  • Ms. Laura Ciampa

Important Times
  • School begins 800 a.m.
  • Homeroom until 815 a.m.
  • Lunch 1145-1227 p.m.
  • Dismissal 234 p.m.

  • Monday- Spanish Library
  • Tuesday Gym
  • Wednesday Gym Spanish
  • Thursday - Music
  • Friday- Art
  • Students must wear sneakers on gym days.
  • Books may be returned early.

Behavior Plan
  • Rules-Please see my webpage
  • Rewards marble jar and tickets for raffle
  • Donations for the prize box are appreciated.
  • Consequences Color change

  • Homework will be given regularly in reading,
    math, and word study. Writing, science, and
    social studies homework will be assignment less
  • Homework is posted every afternoon. Students are
    responsible for copying assignments into their
  • Assignments and notices are put into the student
    mailboxes. Students are instructed to make sure
    they have everything before they leave.
  • Please see my webpage for updated homework
    assignments, projects, and test dates.
  • Check the Travel Folder daily for study guides,
    notices, etc..

Homework Policy
  • Please ensure that your child completes the
  • Each student starts every marking period with 100
    points per subject.
  • For each missed assignment, the student will lose
    five points in that subject.
  • The total missed points are subtracted from 100
    and then used as a grade for each subject.
  • As a reward, each student has the opportunity to
    earn computer time. Each student must get ten
    punches on their superhero punch card in order to
    earn ten minutes of computer time. One night of
    complete homework equals one card punch.

  • Language Arts Literacy
  • We follow the workshop model for reading and
    writing. This includes
  • Read- aloud
  • Mini-lesson
  • Independent work
  • Conferencing
  • Sharing
  • Word Study is done in lieu of spelling. There
    are three different word study lists based on the
    inventory test given in September.

  • Math Go Math! Curriculum and memorizing the
    multiplication facts
  • Think Central Online username-firstlast
  • Science textbook, labs, projects
  • Social Studies Time for Kids, geography,
  • Technology is integrated in all subject areas.
    They students will type, create projects, and
    perform research using the computer.

  • The students will be assessed in all subjects.
  • Math Tests will be given every 2-3 weeks. A
    review sheet will be assigned as homework the
    night before the test.
  • Multiplication Facts Study the facts
  • Word Study bi-weekly on Fridays
  • Reading and Writing Their notebooks and
    assignments will be graded using a rubric.
    Students will also be assessed on skills, but do
    not need to study for this. The test is based on
    their application of the skills covered.

  • Science and Social Studies The students will be
    tested on each unit. Usually, each unit takes 4-5
    weeks. Students will also be assessed on
    projects. Rubrics will be used to grade those
  • Assessments Folders These folders will be sent
    home every 2-3 weeks. Please sign the sheet and
    make comments if necessary. Please keep all tests
    in the folder until the conclusion of the marking


Grading Scale
  • O 90 -100
  • VG 86-89
  • G 80-85
  • S 70-79
  • N 60-69
  • U59 or below
  • Progress reports will be given out quarterly if

Conferences Report Cards
  • Report Card Dates
  • November 16, 2015
  • February 8, 2016
  • April 8, 2016
  • June 22, 2016
  • Parent -Teacher Conference Dates
  • Nov. 18th (evening) 19th (afternoon)
  • February 10th (evening) 11th(afternoon)
  • Please note that times slots are given first come
  • first serve basis. I will use Sign-up Genius

Class Guests
  • Please come and visit our
  • Twice a month
  • Read your favorite story
  • Teach us about your culture
  • Do a craft with the class
  • Email me if you would like to be our guest. Tell
    me the date and what you will be doing. A time
    will be determined based on our class schedule
    for that day and your availability.

Standardized Testing
  • PARCC is in April
  • We will prepare for it in class. In addition,
    the school will offer prep classes.

Classroom Needs
  • Please replenish your childs pencil supply as
    the year continues.
  • When sending money into school, place in an
    envelope with your childs name, class (3Ciampa),
    amount enclosed, and what the money is for.(ex.
    lunch money)
  • Tissues and wipes are always needed and
  • Volunteers will be needed for our field trip.

Thank you!
  • Thank you for coming! I look forward to working
    with you this year.
  • Please check out my webpage for messages,
    homework, educational websites, and more.
  • My email address lciampa_at_edgewaterschools.org
  • Please write your email address on the sheet
    being passed around.
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