A WORD FROM 3RD

May 17th- May 21st

Mrs. McKay's

3rd GRADE LEARNING GUIDE

Peek at the Week

PARENTS: Please don't forget to:

  • read Mrs. Garner's newsletter regarding state testing here: https://www.smore.com/fz6k2 (emailed to you last week)
  • remember students report to schools TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY for SCReady Testing at 7:15 am this week


ACTION ITEM: PLEASE COMPLETE FOLLOW UP LINK BY 5:00PM MONDAY, MAY 17th: https://tinyurl.com/tzpzf5y4

Monday, MAY 17th

  • 7:45 am -11:45 am- Live Class
  • 12:30 pm-1:15 pm- PE
  • 1:15 pm-2:30 pm- Asynchronous Work & W.I.N Time


Tuesday, MAY 18th

  • 7:15 am -7:30 am- Report to home school for testing
  • 8:00 am- 12:00 pm SCReady Testing (Writing)
  • 12:30 pm-1:15 pm- Guidance
  • 1:30 pm-2:30 pm- LIVE Class

Wednesday, MAY 19th

  • 7:15 am -7:30 am- Report to home school for testing
  • 8:00 am- 12:00 pm SCReady Testing (Reading)
  • 12:30 pm-1:15 pm- Spanish
  • 1:30 pm-2:30 pm- LIVE Class

Thursday, MAY 20th

  • 7:45 am -11:45 am- Live Class
  • 12:30 pm-1:15 pm- Art
  • 1:15 pm-2:30 pm- Asynchronous Work & W.I.N Time


Friday, MAY 21st

  • 7:45 am -11:45 am- Live Class
  • 12:30 pm-1:15 pm- Music
  • 1:15 pm-2:30 pm- Asynchronous Work & W.I.N Time

S H O U T O U T S

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DID YOU MAKE THE LIST?

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This program is designed to address gaps and current learning. The following students worked actively in the system for at least 60 minutes AND completeted at least 7 lessons. Our top Dreambox students from last week are list below:

  1. Mykel with 18 lessons
  2. Tonio with 17 lessons
  3. Trevion with 10 lessons
  4. Caleb with 9 lessons


CONGRATULATIONS students!!!

If you didn't make the list this week, remember to:

  • work on Dreambox assignments and activities 15 minutes a day
  • complete 7-10 lessons a week

LEXIA

Our top LEXIA Core 5 student this week is LAMAR. He worked over 30 minutes in Lexia and successfully completed 5 lessons. Way to go LAMAR!

DAILY SCHEDULE

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TEXT NOTIFICATIONS

REMIND APP DIRECTIONS

AS A LEARNER,

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CLASS MEETING EXPECTATIONS

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Students, don't forget:

  1. Assignments- Work should be completed DAILY
  2. Materials: Please make sure you have the following materials ready for class each day:
    • Math Notebook
    • Reader's Notebook
    • Writer's Notebook
    • Handwriting Book
    • whiteboard and marker
    • pencil pouch (colored pencils, highligters sticky notes, scissors, pens, etc.)
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MONDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY

Needs-based groups will be based on students' assessment data (see daily chatbox). They will expected to participate in LIVE morning and afternoon intervention sessions.
MONDAY
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MONDAY

Reading Learning Focus: Compare and contrast diverse texts on the same topic, idea, or concept.


Success Criteria:

  • I can compare two texts on the same topic.
  • I can contrast two texts on the same topic.
  • I can compare and contrast two texts on the same topic.

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY

SCREADY TESTING

THURSDAY & FRIDAY

Reading Focus 8.1 Explain how the author uses words and phrases to inform, explain, or describe.


Reading Focus 8.2 Use knowledge of appendices, timelines, maps, and charts to locate information and gain meaning; explain how these features contribute to a text.

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Writing Learning Focus: Standard 1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.


Writing Focus: Standard 2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.


Writing Focus: Standard 3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and wellstructured event sequences.

PERSONALIZED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES (PLOs)

Dreambox Assignments and games

School Code: 6g3f/356e Classroom Code: 82085

SPLASHLEARN ASSIGNMENTS AND GAMES

Login using your username and password (see your chat)

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ASSIGNMENTS DUE

COMPLETE THE ASSIGNMENTS BELOW:

This assignment section is updated daily. Please remember it is YOUR responsibility to check back here for assignment updates when you are absent. Don't forget to:


  1. Login to Math and ELA classes daily.
  2. Complete all online tasks.
  3. Join your assigned W.I.N times.
  4. Post responses for all Related Arts classes using the links included in this learning guide newsletter.
  5. Complete the following assignments by 3:00 pm Friday, May 21st.


Attendance Note: I monitor student attendance and participation during Morning Meeting, Math, Reading, Writing and WIN time based on responses and task submission(s).If students do not attend class or submit assignments by the end of the workday (2:30 pm), they will be MARKED ABSENT.

MONDAY

MATH

1.Fact Fluency- fraction fluency & review https://quizizz.com/join?gc=30524650

2.Problem of the Day – number sense

3..Minilesson w/Mrs. McKay & Independent Practice-mixed numbers https://share.nearpod.com/dYBnVX6rzeb

4. Exit Ticket - Mastery Connect (Mixed Numbers Reatake)


ELA

  1. Daily Oral Language- https://quizizz.com/join?gc=33932522
  2. Read Aloud- Clean Getaway
  3. Writing- Fortnite TDA (Final copy to be typed in Class Notebook) https://padlet.com/candace_bellamy_mcka/j11np8ojq4qban0h


Asynchronous Afternoon Assignments (Writing Conferences w/ Mrs McKay)

  1. Dreambox (20 minutes)
  2. Studyladder- FRACTIONS POD https://www.studyladder.com/ 2 Identifying Mixed Fractions tasks
  3. Character Traits- https://quizizz.com/join?gc=34244842
  4. Paragraph Writing- https://www.flocabulary.com/

TUESDAY- Students not testing

STUDENTS REPORT TO HOME SCHOOL FOR SCREADY WRITING TEST.


MATH

Studyladder (Fractions Pod) https://www.studyladder.com/

Big Ideas- Fraction Practice assignment

Mastery Connect- Fraction Review Test


ELA

Dreamscape (30 minutes)

Studyladder (I Wish and Plants Pod) https://www.studyladder.com/

Writing Prompt in Class Notebook – What Plants Need to Grow describes what plants need to survive. Write a composition to explain what may happen if we remove sunlight, air, water or soil from a plant’s environment. Use evidence from the passage to support your answer.

Raz Kids Ready Test- complete 2 practice tests


Asynchronous Tasks

Typing Club (15 minutes)

Dreambox (3o minutes)

Lexia (30 minutes) Zoey, KeMani, Lamar, Faith, Javon)

After Testing Notebook (choose 3 assignments to complete)

WEDNESDAY- Students that are not testing

1.Child’s Play- readworks.org

2.Paragraph Writing – (video review, read & respond, quiz) https://www.flocabulary.com/

3.Studyladder

•Recount Pod

•Exam Prep


Asynchronous Tasks

Typing Club (15 minutes)

Dreambox (3o minutes)

Lexia (30 minutes) Zoey, KeMani, Lamar, Faith, Javon)

After Testing Notebook (choose another 3 assignments to complete)

THURSDAY

MATH

1.Fact Fluency- Quizizz https://quizizz.com/join?gc=32261658

2.Problem of the Day geometry

3.MiniLesson w/ Mrs. Malone- PLACE Value Studyladder POD

4.Minilesson w/Mrs. McKay- PLACE THE VALUE (independent practice and exit ticket) https://share.nearpod.com/HiglSHnSpgb

5. Closing Huddle


Asynchronous Afternoon Assignments

I will call your laptop for a 1 minute Reading and Math assessment. Please be sure your green button is on/available. Testing will be from 1:15pm-2:15pm.


  1. Dreambox (20 minutes- everyone except Brooklynn)
  2. Lexia (30 minutes- Zoey, KeMani, Lamar, Faith, Javon) Dreamscape (30 minutes, everyone else)
  3. Raz Kids Ready Test- complete 1 practice test
  4. Typing Club (10 minutes)

FRIDAY

MATH

1.Multiplication Fact Fluency- Quizizz https://quizizz.com/join?gc=22778650

2.Problem of the Day – measurement and data (graphing)

3.Minilesson w/Mrs. McKay- Angles https://share.nearpod.com/ZmNpZy2ergb

4. Small Groups (McKay- Mastery Connect Angles quiz) (Malone- Studyladder: Angles Pod)

5.Class Closing Huddle


Asynchronous Afternoon Assignments

  1. Dreambox (you need 7 lessons for the week)
  2. Extra Credit Math Padlet: https://padlet.com/candace_bellamy_mcka/994bg19cmqibh6o1
  3. Types of Angles- https://quizizz.com/join?gc=15639834

  4. Teams/Class Notebook- Tune Up and Math Skills Sheet-

  5. Lexia (30 minutes- Zoey, KeMani, Lamar, Faith, Javon) Dreamscape (30 minutes, everyone else)

RELATED ARTS LINKS

When updated Related Arts links are sent, the learning guide will be updated.

CLASS CODES

Please make sure the following sites are bookmarked on your child's computer:

Flocabulary

Class Code: 99V9PP

STUDYLADDER

If you forgot your username or password, check your private chat

MATH

PRODIGY

Login from our class Clever page

TIMESTABLE.COM

Check chat for username and password

SPLASHLEARN

Class Code: Y J A K M H

ELA

Bookflix

username: RCSD2008 password: RCSD2008

CLASS EPIC PAGE

Class Code: nje4436

FOLLETT DESTINY DISCOVER

username: student ID password: birthday (6 numbers)

LEXIA

Students with accounts have been sent login info. Teacher email: candace.bellamy-mcka@richlandone.org

MACKINVIA

username: Hopkinsk5 password: HES (all capital letters)

RAZ KIDS

see ID card provided by homeschool

READWORKS

Class Code:6RPXJT Password: 1234

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STORYWORKS JR

Class Code MCKAY203

SAVE THE DATES

  • May 25- SC READY- Math (State Testing at HOME SCHOOL)
  • May 31- No School (students & teachers)
  • June 8- Grades Due
  • June 9- School-Wide Lawn Event (details forthcoming)
  • June 11- Last Day of school for students/end of 4th nine weeks
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CONTACT ME

Office hours: Monday- Friday

  • 7:15 am-7:45 am
  • 11:45 am- 12:30 pm
  • 2:30 pm -2:45 pm

Calls and messages will be returned during office hours as time permits. Please allow at least 24 business hours for a reply. Also, please keep in mind, I will not be able to answer calls, emails and texts during synchronous (live) instruction.


Thank you,

Mrs. McKay