Year Three

TERM 3 NEWSLETTER 2018

 

Our Team:

Class

Teacher/s

3/22

Jarrad Rose

3/23

Deb Haddow / Kristy Watson

3/24

Simone Singh

3/25

Sabrina Curtain

ART

Danielle Barrett / Melissa Hamilton

PE

Sue Burt

MUSIC

Erica Eichner

LOTE

Alena Schneider / Sally Wilson

PERFORMING ARTS

Alena Schneider ( 2 classes SEM 1, 2 classes SEM 2)

Welcome to Term 3, following the success of Term 2 we are looking forward to building upon the skills gained so far this year. Our program will cater for the individual learning needs of each child in all subject areas.

The Premiers Reading Challenge has 7 weeks remaining and will conclude on Friday the 31st of August. If you haven’t had the opportunity to log on and register books, you still have time!

Swimming for Term 3 will commence Tuesday the 21st of August for 5 sessions.

 

Class

Specialist

Day

3/22

Art

PE

Music

LOTE

Performing Arts

Thursday

Thursday 

Thursday

Tuesday

N/A

3/23

Art

PE

Music

LOTE

Performing Arts

Monday

Thursday

Thursday

Tuesday

Thursday

3/24

Art

PE

Music

LOTE

Performing Arts

Thursday

Thursday 

Thursday

Tuesday

N/A

3/25

Art

PE

Music

LOTE

Performing Arts

Monday

Thursday

Thursday

Tuesday

Thursday

Key Dates for Term 3:

  • Book week (week 5) Parade: Thursday 16th August
  • Grade 3 Swimming Program: beginning Tuesday 21st August
  • Project Runway (environmental learning display): TBA
  • Term 3 finishes: ­­­­­­­Friday 21st September (Early Dismissal, 2.30pm)


Communication:

Class Dojo – Is still our primary communication tool between parent and classroom teacher.

Sentral – The parent portal can be accessed for absences and reports. 

 

Events/ activities significant to Year 3:

  • Premiers Reading Challenge
  • Year level sport
  • Swimming

 

English:

We will continue to use our whole school programs in Reading, Writing and Spelling. Students will engage in learning CAFÉ strategies, completing Daily 5 activities and understanding spelling patterns and phonics through the SPALDING Program. We will also be revising the 7 Steps to Writing Success and VCOP and Big Write during Writing sessions.


Mathematics:

This term we will be covering the following topics:

Operations – Addition and subtraction number facts and equations. Have started working in flexible groupings to differentiate the teaching of concepts about subtraction.

Place Value – Recognise, model and represent numbers up to 10,000. Partitioning numbers by 10s and 100s.

Measurement – Focusing on area and perimeter.

Problem Solving – Calculating amounts of money and giving change. ($10)

Multiplication – Emphasis on times tables.

 

Inquiry Learning:

This term we are focussing on two topics – Earth Sciences (night and day) and Environmental Awareness.

Wellbeing:

This year the whole school will be using the THRIVE program and during Term 3 the focus will be on trying your best and getting involved. The key values of THRIVE are: Enjoy positive emotions, be healthy, try your best, relate well, get involved, live your values.

 

Digital Technologies:

Our Year 3 students will be accessing Reading Eggs and Mathletics during class and Digital Technology sessions. They will have their current skills updated and refreshed for programs such as Word. They are learning to correctly save and retrieve their work from folders on the school server.

* Reading Eggs and Mathletics are programs which cost $10 each. If your child has trouble logging on, please contact the finance office.


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