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Virtual Learning

4 months ago

Students should go to google classroom Virtual Learning each day for their assignments.  A weekly summary will be posted and then DAILY lessons with all the links and activities for the day.  

To stay up to date as a parent, please be sure you message me your email address.  Many of you did this on the survey we sent out, but I am still missing a few.  I do not have access to any of that at home, it is all back at school.

The Remind app is a tool I use to send out quick reminders or quick messages.  Detailed descriptions will be provided in the emails I send.  

All student work that will be graded for mastery, will be submitted online.  

You will notice there are not social studies assignments listed.  We will be using our social studies block for our daily check in's at 10:00.  In the event that I need to cancel our daily check in, I will post this on Google Classroom.  

Live lessons: if you are unable to "attend" a live lesson you will be able to go to the Google classroom and watch the recorded video.  These videos may include lessons on new contents, read aloud stories, or provide information about upcoming activities.  

The best way to reach me is via remind OR email at odomn@gcs.k12.nc.us

You are all doing an amazing job.  We will work through this together to help all of our students to continue to move forward academically, but also ensure they still have access to "seeing" their friends virtually.  Please reach out to me with any questions or concerns. I can't fix it if I don't know there is an issue! 

Contact Info

10 months ago

The best way to reach me is via email. Odomn@gcs.k12.nc.us.  I will make every effort to respond to emails the same day if received by 2:00. Please note that I can't accept emails for changes of transportation, you may contact the front office for those changes. 
If you need to set up a time to meet with me, I am available most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday's by appointment between 10:20-11:00.   Other times can be requested and arranged on an as needed basis. 

To join our third grade remind classroom for important updates: remind.com/join/2h2e93

Grading policy

10 months ago

All assignments have a total value of 100 points. All assignments are due by the date indicated unless a student has been absent the day it was assigned or the day it was due. All late assignments will have 5 points deducted each day it is late.  Classwork will be completed in class if it is for a grade because I need to determine what each student knows independently.  

Math assignments that have a score of a 70 or below will be able to be redone for a chance to get up to an 80.  This is a great time for students to gain more confidence while receiving small group instruction for content they have not mastered yet.  

Homework is collected each week and students earn points to use toward incentives.  Students receive 1 point for completed math homework and 1 point for reading responses.  All reading responses have to be turned in to earn points.  

Homework

10 months ago

On Monday's we review the homework and expectations for the week.  Students are asked to write down their homework in their agendas or notebook to ensure they know what they need to complete for the week.  The expectation in third grade is that all students are responsible for their own agendas/notebooks and for taking materials needed home.  I provide several prompts/reminders throughout the week about homework and expectations, but it's up to your child to complete the work and turn in.   Late homework will not be accepted unless the student is absent on Thursday.  

Spelling words are given every other week.  Your student has been given their list to study from and write in their agendas- there are two lists-please be sure your child studies the correct words!

Vocabulary words will be given on the opposite weeks from the spelling and will be tested on the opposite week from the spelling test.  Students are given a list of their vocabulary words every other Monday.  I will also provide students with a quizlet link to help them practice.  

Each week students will be given their homework for the week for math.  In some instances, I may send home an extra practice sheet for your child for additional support.  


Students who complete their homework and turn in on Thursdays, will be given points/paw bucks to use for special incentives.  


By Nancy Odom

Online Resources

over 2 years ago

http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/our-work/education/welcome-students

www.mobymax.com

www.raz-kids.com

www.khanacademy.org



Parent Newsletters 

4 months ago

Parents Newsletters will be emailed out to families.  Please be sure  you provide me with your email address if you would like to receive a copy.  

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