2nd Parent Meeting

This is just a reminder that I will be having a parent meeting for those of you who did not attend the first one. This meeting will be from 4:00 – 4:30 in the computer lab where there is air conditioning. Your child should come with you to this meeting. Looking forward to seeing everyone there.

The students will be having their first unit math test tomorrow. We have been working on elapsed time (how much time has passed) and bar graphs. They can go on the blog tonight and practice on some of the websites we have been working on in class.

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Parent Meeting

This form went home today, September 14th. Please make sure your child brings it back tomorrow. Thank you!

Dear Parents,

I will be holding a mandatory parent meeting for all parents. I will be going over the 3rd grade curriculum, the iBlog, my expectations, behavior, reading logs, planners and much more. There will be two meeting times, but you only have to attend one meeting. This meeting is not optional, so if you can’t make one of the two times then please make other arrangements to meet with me.

Thanks,

Ms. Erickson

Please put a check next to the day you plan on attending.

 

_____ Tuesday, September 19th at 9am

 

_____ Tuesday, September 26th at 4pm

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Classroom Information

Here is some information that you will find helpful:

Snacks:

We have snack every day around 10:30. You may send in a healthy snack and a bottle of water with your child. Some suggestions for snacks are

  • fruit
  • veggies
  • crackers
  • pudding
  • yogurt

I do not allow chips, sugary treats, juice, or gatorade. Those can be saved for lunch.

Birthdays:

If your child is celebrating a birthday please remember we are not allowing parties any longer. If you would like to bring in a goodie bag for your child to pass out at the end of the day please make sure that every child gets one so nobody is left out. We have 24 students this year.

Suggested School supplies:

The school and I have provided most of the supplies that your child will need this year. If you would like to contribute to the class the following items would be very helpful:

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Kleenex
  • Pencils
  • Clorox wipes

Also, your child needs a folder to have in their desk for any incomplete work. You may want to buy them a pencil box so they can hold all of their crayons, pencils, markers and so on. It would be very helpful if you can send a pair of headphones for your child so they can listen to a book on the computer during Daily 5. The headphones are not being provided by the school at this time.

Specials Schedule:

Monday – Gym

Tuesday – Media

Wednesday – Art

Thursday – Music & Library Check Out

Friday – Enrichment and Music

Class Dojo:

This year we will be using Class Dojo to monitor students’ behavior. I will be sending home the class link later this week so you can access your child’s behavior on a daily basis.

Homework:

Homework will not be sent home on a daily basis. I believe that your child should read every day as their homework. Math and other subject areas may be sent home as homework, but not daily.

Reading Log:

Each week your child needs to read 100 minutes. You need to sign the reading log once a week. If they do not turn in with their reading log then they will lose their recess. The reading log will be sent home on Monday.

Please visit my blog for things that are happening in the classroom. Here is the blog site:

http://iblog.dearbornschools.org/ericksj/

You can contact me by emailing me at ericksj@dearbornschools.org or by calling the school at 313 827-6700. I will get back to you within 24 hours.

Ms. Erickson

 

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Welcome Back

Dear Parents,

Welcome to the 3rd grade! I hope you all had a wonderful summer with family and friends. I am so excited that school has begun and that learning is in full swing. This week will be filled with a lot of rules, routines, getting to know one another activities and of course learning!

I want to tell you a little bit about myself for those of you who have not met me yet. I have been teaching in Dearborn for 16 years now. I have taught 1st-4th grade and I have also been a technology teacher. I have my Master’s Degree in technology and I am one class away from a second Master’s in English as a Second Language. I love learning new ways to help my students become the best students they can be.

I am looking forward to having a great year with your child. I know that by working together, your child will continue to learn and grow up to be a responsible, smart and independent individual. I truly believe in the saying “It takes a community to raise a child”. With that being said, I really need your support at home in order to make this year run smoothly and successfully! I can’t wait to meet all of you at the upcoming Open House.

Sincerely,

Ms. Erickson

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Welcome to iBlog

Welcome to iBlog Teacher Websites Sites. This is your brand new classroom website.  There are some things you should do to get started.  Hopefully you have been following the Getting Started Tutorial.  It is important that you edit your profile so that you can choose your school and grade level as this will help parents and students find your website.  Plugins add extra functionality to your website and offer specialized features.  Be sure to visit the Using Plugins page below to see how to add calendar events and more.

Here are some resources to help you with iBlog

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