IMPORTANT: SOL INFORMATION

SOL tests for students in grades 3-5 will be administered from May 15th- May 31st.

3rd grade SOL dates are as follows:

May 15th- Reading pt. 1

May 16th- Reading pt. 2

May 22nd- Math

Expedited retakes will take place June 1st-11th. Parents of qualifying students will be notified.

April 30- May 1, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The colors for the month of May are green and yellow.  Don’t forget to wear Green and Yellow on Wednesdays in May.

Field Day is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 4th. The color for 3rd grade is RED. Please have students wear a red shirt that day.

Family Reading Night will take place on Tuesday, May 8th at 6:00 p.m.

Interim Reports go home on Tuesday, May 8th.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5 Author’s Purpose
Writing- 3.9 Formal Writings (Research)
Math- 3.11 Geometric Shapes
Social Studies- 3.11 Famous Americans
Science- 3.8 Earth Cycles

Graded Assignments/Testing

Geometry Test Wednesday

SOL Dates

Not given yet

April 23-27, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The color for the month of April is Purple, celebrating our Differences. Don’t forget to wear purple on Wednesdays in April.

Report Cards were distributed on Friday, April 20th. Please make sure you sign and return the report cards or email me to let me know you have seen it.

Book Fair will take place from Wednesday, April 18th through Friday, April 27th.

Our 3rd Nine Weeks Student Recognition Assemblies will take place on Thursday, April 26th at 9:50 a.m. for grades K-2 and 10:30 a.m. for grades 3-5.

Field Day is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 4th. The color for 3rd grade is RED. Please have students wear a red shirt that day.

Family Reading Night will take place on Tuesday, May 8th at 6:00 p.m.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5 Draw Conclusions
Writing- 3.9 Formal Writings (Research)
Math- 3.11 Polygons
Social Studies- 3.11 Famous Americans
Science- 3.9 Water Cycle

Graded Assignments/Testing

Presidents’ Quiz Tuesday

Water Cycle Test Friday

SOL Dates

Not given yet

April 9-13, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

Friday, March 30th marks the end of the 3rd nine weeks grading period.

The color for the month of April is Purple, celebrating our Differences. Don’t forget to wear purple on Wednesdays.

Our 4th and 5th grade students will perform a musical entitled “Broadway at 3012” on Thursday, April 12th at 6:30 p.m.

Our Annual “Math and Science Night” will take place on Tuesday, April 17th starting at 6:30 p.m.

Report Cards will be distributed on Friday, April 20th.

Field Day is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 4th.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.6 Main Idea
Writing- 3.9 Formal Writings (Research)
Math- 3.14 Probability
Social Studies- 3.11 Famous Americans
Science- 3.9 Water Cycle

Graded Assignments/Testing

Water Cycle Vocab Quiz- Thursday
Probability Test- Friday

SOL Dates

Not given yet

Week of March 19-23, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The color of the month is Green.  Please encourage students to wear Green on Wednesdays in March.

Spring Pictures will be taken on Friday, March 23rd. Class pictures will be taken as well.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5/3.6 Benchmark Review
Writing- 3.9 Formal Writings
Math- 3.4d Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Social Studies- 3.9 Economics
Science- 3.7 Soil

Graded Assignments/Testing

Thursday- Economics Quiz
Thursday/Friday- Reading Benchmark

Benchmarks

March 22 and 23- Reading Benchmark
March 28- Math Benchmark

Week of March 12-16, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The color of the month is Green.  Please encourage students to wear Green on Wednesdays in March.

Our Annual Father/Daughter Dance is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 16th.

Spring Pictures will be taken on Friday, March 23rd. Class pictures will be taken as well.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5/3.6 Summarizing
Writing- 3.9 Formal Writings
Math- 3.6 Money (Making Change)
Social Studies- 3.8 Resources
Science- 3.11 Energy PBA and 3.7 Soil

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday & Thursday- Multiplication Retakes
Friday- Money Test
Friday- Resources Quiz (social studies)

Benchmarks

March 22 and 23- Reading Benchmark
March 28- Math Benchmark

Week of March 5-9, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The color of the month is Green.  Please encourage students to wear Green on Wednesdays in March.

Progress reports will be sent home Tuesday, March 6.

Our Annual Father/Daughter Dance is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 16th.

Spring Pictures will be taken on Friday, March 23rd. Class pictures will be taken as well.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5 Characters/Setting/Plot
Writing- 3.10 Verbs and Verb Tenses/ Handwriting
Math- 3.6 Money
Social Studies- 3.10 Government PBA
Science- 3.11 Energy PBA

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-Mixed Multiplication Quiz
Tuesday- Energy Test

Benchmarks

March 22 and 23- Reading Benchmark
March 28- Math Benchmark

Week of Feb. 26- Mar. 2, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The colors of the month are Red and Pink.  Please encourage students to wear Red or Pinkon Wednesdays in February.

We are doing an activity with M&Ms this week (Friday). If you would like to send in individual bags (snack size) of M&Ms for the students, please let me know.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5/3.6 Comparing Fiction and Nonfiction
Writing- 3.10 Sentence Types/ Handwriting
Math- 3.3 Add/Subtract Fractions
Social Studies- 3.10 Government
Science- 3.11 Energy

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-12s Multiplication Quiz
Wednesday- Government/Diversity Test (cumulative)
Thursday- Fractions Test
Monday (Mar. 5th)  Reading Midpoint (Test)

Benchmarks

March 22 and 23- Reading Benchmark
March 28- Math Benchmark

Feb. 19-23, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The colors of the month are Red and Pink.  Please encourage students to wear Red or Pinkon Wednesdays in February.

Report Cards will go home with students on Monday, February 19th. Parent conferences will be held between Thursday, February 15th and Friday, February 23rd before and after school and during resource times.  Please contact me if you would like a conference.

The Big Blast Party from our fall fundraiser will take place on Monday, February 19th from 2:00-2:50.

Student Recognition Assemblies for the 2nd nine weeks grading period will take place on Tuesday, February 20th at 9:50 a.m. for grades K-2 and 10:30 a.m. for grades 3-5.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5h Theme/Plot
Writing- 3.10i Articles A/An/The
Math- 3.3 Compare Fractions, Add/Subtract Fractions
Social Studies- 3.10 Government
Science- 3.11 Energy

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-9s Multiplication Quiz
Thursday- Name/Model/Compare Fraction Quiz
Friday- Weekly Reading Packet will count as a Quiz grade

Benchmarks

No testing dates given for 3rd nine weeks yet.

Feb. 5-9, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The colors of the month and Red/Pink.  Please encourage students to wear Red or Pink on Wednesdays in February.

Report Cards will go home with students on Friday, February 16th. Parent conferences will be held between Thursday, February 15th and Friday, February 23rd before and after school and during resource times.  Please contact me if you would like a conference.

Starting Monday, February 5th, 10 minutes will be added to our instructional day. Students will be dismissed at 4:00 p.m.

There will be a performance by the JFKMS Band, Strings and Choir on Monday, February 12th for students in grades 3-5. The assembly will start at 10:00 a.m.

The Big Blast Parties from our fall fundraiser will take place on Monday, February 19th. Times for designated grade levels will be determined.

Student Recognition Assemblies for the 2nd nine weeks grading period will take place on Tuesday, February 20th at 9:50 a.m. for grades K-2 and 10:30 a.m. for grades 3-5.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5d Compare and Contrast
Writing- 3.10b Transitions
Math- 3.9 Time (Elapsed Time)
Social Studies- 3.10 Government
Science- 3.10 Interdependency

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-7s Multiplication Quiz
Friday- Telling time/Equivalent Periods/Elapsed Time Test

Benchmarks

MAP Test Reading Wednesday, Feb. 7th

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