3rd - Narans

Tue. Oct 1 - Sept. reading log due.
Fri. Oct. 4 - K-5 Field Day - 3rd grade wear purple t-shirts and gym bottoms, we will still have a spelling test in the morning before the events start at 8:45.
Mon. Oct. 7 -  We will have our Cow Eye dissection from 1:30-2:30, you are all welcome to join your student during this science lab.  Please view this video before then:  
Tues. Oct. 8 - FIELD TRIP to DMSN - depart @ 9:15 return by 2:15.  Please pack your child a throw-a-way lunch to take on the bus. Please make sure they wear their RED dress code shirt and dress code bottoms.
Wed. Oct. 9 -  Regular day
Thur. Oct. 10 - SPELLING BEE @ 8:30-?  Half-day, dismiss at noon.
Fri. Oct. 11 - NO SCHOOL

Here are some updates to keep in mind for next week:
Monday 9/16:  My math group had one side of homework if they did not finish in class, if you see it in their RED homework folder then they have not completed, due Monday.  Thank you
Tuesday 9/17:  We will have a lock-down drill, which means we will stay in the classroom, we will remain perfectly quiet, I have told my students what to do and why we need to practice.  They were all very interested and had a few questions.  If you need to discuss this with them further please feel free to do so, and let them know it is just a practice.  
Wednesday 9/18:  Regular day (my math group will have their first chapter test, no need to study)
Thursday 9/19: Regular day (my math group will over the chapter test and take home today)
Upcoming dates to remember:
9/27 - School wide assembly @ 2:15 on the field
10/7 - Cow Eye dissection (afternoon)  All parents invited to attend.
10/8 - 3rd grade field trip to Denver Museum of Science and Nature (throw-away lunch required to eat at the museum)
10/7-10 - PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES  (student lead)
10/4 - FIELD DAY K-5 ( changed from 10/9)
10/10 - SPELLING BE @ 8:30-?
10/11 - NO SCHOOL 

Hello Parents:
We had another busy week getting use the new procedures in 3rd grade.  Thank you to the parents who came to Back-To-School-Night and I appreciate you being in attendance.  For those who were not able to attend I sent home the packet and hope you will read all the information important to your 3rd grade student.  Pictures were taken on Thursday, so you can now order them.  
Fri. Sept. 20 - NO SCHOOL/Teacher In-Service
Tue. Oct. 8 - FIELD TRIP to DMSN (permission slips will be attached)
Please have your families CLICK HERE to complete the permission form for the Denver Museum of Nature & Science field trip  
Mon. Oct. 7-10 PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES  (sign-up attached)
Wed. Oct. 9 - FIELD DAY  for K-5  (volunteers needed)
Thur.  Oct. 10 - HALF-DAY of school,  SPELLING BEE 8:30-?
Fri.  Oct. 11 - NO SCHOOL
Have a wonderful weekend, see you all Monday!!- 

Updates for Sept. 2-6
Dear Parents:  Another wonderful week!!  You will find their finished work in the Friday Folder, please take everything out of this folder and send back to school on Tuesday.  They did a great job on their Reading Selection Test, and Spelling Test.  We will have a new story next week, you will find the overview in their red folder along with their spelling homework.  I send this home on Friday, so that if you have a busy week they can get a head start over the weekend.  They will need to hand this spelling homework in next Friday, Sept. 6.  
Have a wonderful Labor Day Weekend!
Dates to remember:
Monday, Sept. 2 - NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, Sept. 3 Back-to-School for 5-8
Wednesday, Sept. 4  Back-to-School for K-4
Thursday, Sept. 5 PICTURE DAY
Friday, Sept. 6  SPIRIT WEAR DAY

Friday, Aug. 23
Dear Parents!!  What a wonderful group of students I have this year.  I am so happy and excited to be your child's teacher for 2019-20.  They have all been wonderful listeners this week and are showing maturity at the 3rd grade level.  They all deserve a fun weekend!!  I have informed them to be ready for a full schedule next week, so get plenty of rest!!


Narans’ Class Schedule 2019-20

8:00-8:10  Announcements/Pledge/ attendance

8:10-9:00  MATH

9:00-9:50  Reading for Whole Group Fri. PE

9:55-10:45  Mon. ART, Tue. MUSIC, Wed. ART, Thu. MUSIC,  Fri. Reading

10:45-11:35  Mon. PE, Tue.-Fri. Reading Groups/Selection Test, Spelling Test

11:35-12:20  LUNCH/RECESS

12:20-12:30  Attendance

12:30-1:00   Mon. Reading Groups, Tue.-Fri. GRAMMAR

1:00-1:30   Writing, DEAR time, Keyboarding

1:30-2:15 Core Knowledge Social Studies

2:15-3:00  Mon. Tue. Thu.  Core Knowledge Science Wed. TECH, Fri. LIBRARY

Narans’ Class Infinite Campus Grading:

Reading: Selection Tests (20pts), Fresh Read comprehension (5pts),  Menu (5pts.)

Writing: 6-trait Writing (24pts.), Grammar Quiz (10pts), Spelling Test (20pts.)

Math:  Daily Homework (5pts), Chapter tests (fluctuates) 

Social Studies:  Unit packets, projects, assessments

Science:  Unit packets, projects, labs, assessments

Homeroom: Friday Folders (5pts.),Spelling HW (5pts), Monthly Reading log (20pts)

At Home Projects:  Science Innovation: recycled musical instrument, recycled Mini Native American Home,  Planet Report, and Explorer Power Point. Dates TBA

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