Week of September 7th

Week of September 7th-11th

                                             AR ROCK STARS
75% and higher-  Shelby
50%- Kaleb, Ryder
25% and higher-  Logan, Rebecca, Colson, Alisha, McKenzie, Kate, Jaxson, Lily, Braydon, Chloe, Amelia.. Keep up the wonderful reading and testing!
Friday, the 11th-  everyone should have at least 12 points with a test average of 85% or higher:)))))  Readers are leaders...FSA will be much easier for those that read consistently.  SO...READ, rEAd, ReaD, rEaD!
(Remember...only innovative learners may take tests at home.  Brick and mortar students must test at school.  If a test is taken at home, it will be deleted. 
Assigned for this week are :  Plant Structure (Science)
                                                   Phonics (Reading)
                                                   Addition/Subtraction (Math)
The assignments may be worked on at home , BUT the work is to be completed independently by the student.  Families, give clarification, explain new words, DO NOT answer for the student!  Being able to work on the assignments at home depends on honesty and integrity so please, show that Belmont Knight behavior and follow the rules.
I am scheduling conferences with every family.  We will be discussing STAR scores, 3rd grade expectations, and our plan for success on future assessments.  I am available to meet M,T, W,TH,F at 9:20 and 3:15.  Please let me know ASAP the day and time you like to meet.    Thank you!
Focus for the week:
Reading:  Metaphors, Biography, Subject, Predicate
Math:  Place Value in Addition, Properties of Addition (Quiz Friday)
Science:  Plant Structure and Function (Test Wednesday)
Social Studies: Oceans and Continents
Thank you to all of you that help your child at home in reading, homework, and staying on track with this 3rd grade journey.  You, as support for your child's learning, are appreciated more than you know!
"Education, school, learning is not about getting a grade.  Education, school, learning is about  life skills, setting goals, struggling, working to achieve the goals... and celebrating along the way. "  AVLongfield-Smithe