Hope you have a wonderful time in Third Grade!

*Schedule- parents welcome to visit – must register in office before coming to room
*Volunteers are appreciated – there are many ways to help in and out of the classroom 
* Behavior Plan – Bobcats ROAR - complete details on Hillcrest website & taped in back of assignment
*Assignment Books – a way for us to communicate- write notes to Mrs. Carlson in comment area – parents
must sign assignment book each night - district homework policy 10 minutes per grade level per night
* Homework Folder -2 sides – most papers will come home on Friday – my phone numbers in folder
* Grading Scale – A, B, C – grades can be seen on internet parent portal – get password form office
*Spelling- final test is on Thursday – new list distributed on Friday - all students do challenge words
*Reading Corner /Accelerated Reading –books can be checked out to read 15 minutes each night
*3rd Grade Accelerated Reader Parties- need 9 points a quarter to make quarter celebration
* Book Orders – make checks out to Scholastic
*Class Parties/Committees – Winter Holiday & Valentine’s
* Students may bring a small healthy snack to eat after morning recess- we have 3 peanut allergies this year,
so please no peanut products
* Lunch/Recess will be switching each quarter- 1st quarter eating @ 12:00
*3rd graders will be taking the SAT 10 & Dakota Step Tests in early April - practice math flash cards all
year- in January start multiplication/division
*Breakfast-7:45 to 8:10- kids need to tell teacher the day before if going to eat the next morning
*Please drop off & pick up students at parking lot in back of school-for snow days the School Reach phone
system will be used along with media announcements
We will be
studying many
things together.
A Variety of Writing Activities like…
Cursive Handwriting
Poems Booklet
Charlotte's Web Character Poem
When the Doorbell Rang…
Lewis & Clark Class Journal
Letter Writing Skills
Location, Place
* voting
* volunteering
* rights &
& Region
Early Settlers &
Native Americans
Map Skills
Building Communities
 Waterways
Natural Resources
Nomadic life style
Boundaries &
3 Branches
Rules & Laws
Declaration of Independence
History & Cultures in Communities
To Name A Few…
Solar System
Physical Properties
Rocks & Minerals
Hope you have a
wonderful time in
Third Grade!
Smile Always!!
~Mrs. Carlson 