Supplies Needed for Science

Our class is in need of boxes, bottles, tape, string, clothes pins, chop sticks, toilet and paper towel roles, and other small building materials for a project next week in science! Please send anything you can spare with your child between now and next Wednesday!!!

Thank you,

Ms. Kelley

Learning Goals for September 18-22

Math: 

3.2C(S) ~ represent a number on a number line as being between two consecutive multiples of 10;100;1,000; or 10,000 and use words to describe relative size of numbers in order to round whole numbers

3.4B (S)~ round to the nearest 10 or 100 or use compatible numbers to estimate solutions to addition and subtraction problems

Homework: Study your basic addition facts, record in log. I will check these logs on Friday. Your child earns $5 Kelley Reward Dollars on Friday if this is complete and he/she has had good behavior all week.

Science:

3.10A ~ explore how structures and functions of plants and animals allow them to survive in a particular environment

Other News:

  • Fall pictures Thursday 9/21
  • Spelling test Friday 9/22
  • Scholastic Book orders due 9/22

Book Orders

Class Code –  RGLTH

Order Due Date – 09/22/17

Dear Families,

I want your child to be a successful reader and for that, I need your help. When children choose their own books to read for pleasure, they enjoy reading more and spend more time doing it. The more your child reads, the better they will do in school and in life. Scholastic Book Clubs flyers are made for you and your child to shop for books your child will love to read. Each month, the flyers are filled with trusted, excellent quality, age-appropriate books chosen by Scholastic for prices as low as one dollar. Plus you will be helping our class when you order: Scholastic matches each order you place with FREE BOOKS for our classroom to share. Thank you for helping your child become a successful reader.

Sincerely,

Ms. Kelley

Please place your online order to me by 9/22/17.

Two ways to order:

1. Go online to: scholastic.com/newparent Look up my name: Victoria Kelley

Or enter our Class Code: RGLTH Follow the instructions to place your order online by: 9/22/17.

2. Check off the books you want to order for your child and return this flyer to me with a check to Scholastic Book Clubs by 9/22/17

Learning Goals

Week of September 11-15

Here are our learning goals for the week.

Math: 

3.2A(R) ~ compose and decompose numbers to the hundred thousands using objects, pictorial, and numbers. Expanded notation

3.2B(S) ~ relationships in base 10 place value system

3.4A(R) ~ Solve one and two step addition and subtraction problems within 1,000

3.2D(R) ~ Compare and order whole numbers up to 100,000 and represent comparisons using the symbols >, <, =

Homework: Study your basic addition facts, record in log (sent home Monday). I will check these logs on Friday. Your child will earn extra recess Friday if this is complete and he/she has had good behavior all week.

Science:

3.9C ~ describe environmental changes such as floods and droughts where some organisms thrive and others perish or move to new locations

Other News:

  • We are collecting school supplies for Beaumont ISD, a note went home 9/8. There will be grade level drop off buckets by the office.
  • Vocabulary test Friday 9/15
  • Math Universal Screener 9/12

Show and tell & Science too!

Aiden brought his Texas Spiny Back Lizard. His name is Mason. He was able to stand in front of our class and answer lots of questions. We looked up information on him  and the students really enjoyed it! We’ve been talking about ecosystems and food chains in Science!!! So we talked about what he eats, what ecosystem he comes from, and more. It was so fun to see him light up while he talked about Mason. Good job Aiden!

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Kelley Reward Dollars

Now that the kids in my classes have had a chance to earn some Kelley Reward Dollars, they are now ready to spend it! I’ve made a schedule for each table group to have a day designated to them to trade in their dollars for a reward. There are things from 10 dollars all the way to 150 dollars. The students count out their money and use it like cash to reinforce money management. Our first purchase of the year was Chiara. She bought my teacher chair! This is a picture of her awesomeness!!!! She, and the other students, absolutely loved the fact that I really did trade my chair with her. Students can buy lunch with me, hat passes, shoes off, house shoes, stuffed animal, pencils, free time and all kinds of other things. There are a total of 20 different things on the list. Remember the students earn Kelley Reward Dollars by getting their planner signed, bringing back papers that need to be signed, xtra math, completing homework logs, doing well on work, and more! I usually throw in a surprise giveaway every couple of days! They are loving it and I am loving the enthusiasm behind them wanting to do a good job!

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Science tools lab pictures!

I promised to upload some pictures and here are just a few! We learned about different science tools a little over a week ago. The kids got to use magnifying glasses or hand lenses, microscopes, magnets, thermometers, safety goggles and glasses, balance scales, and stop watches. They had a great time and almost every day since, someone has asked me when are we doing science stations again! The kids are learning science interactively. We include lots of videos, pictures, and hands on as possible to make it fun!
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Happy Birthday Haley!!!

Happy Birthday Haley!

Haley’s birthday was the 27th! I hope you had a great birthday weekend reminded of just how much you are loved! I am so thankful you are in my class! This is going to be a great year!!!

– Ms. Kelley

August 28 – September 1: Learning Goals

Here are our learning goals for the week.

Math: 

3.2A(R) ~ compose and decompose numbers to the hundred thousands using objects, pictorial, and numbers. Expanded notation

3.2B(S) ~ relationships in base 10 place value system

3.4A(R) ~ Solve one and two step addition and subtraction problems within 1,000

Homework: Study your basic addition facts, record in log (sent home Monday). I will check these logs on Friday. Your child will earn extra recess Friday if this is complete and he/she has had good behavior all week.

Science:

3.9A ~ observe and describe the physical characteristics of environments and how they support populations and communities within an ecosystem

 

Important Reminders

Tuesday, August 29th ~ Parent Orientation from 6-7

Monday, September 4th ~ School Holiday

August 29 – Parent Orientation Night

SAVE IT IN YOUR CALENDARS NOW!!!!!

Parent Orientation Night is August 29th, NEXT TUESDAY at 6:00 pm!!! Everyone will start out in the cafeteria and then grade levels will be released to go to their designated areas. Third grade has requested the library! If that changes, I will let you know! I can’t wait to see you all there! I have enjoyed getting to know your kids and we are already working together very well! I am still so excited about this year!!!