WELCOME TO OUR WATKINS ELEMENTARY MAGNET SCHOOL 3rd GRADE CLASS WEBSITE!
Here you will find everything you'll need
to ensure a successful 2010-2011 school year!
Green—great behavior, Yellow— Warning (possible phone call to parent if necessary) Red—final demerit (Mandatory Parent, Teacher, Student Conference)
Reading/Language Arts Homework
o Given on Mondays and Thursdays
o Assignments will be written in agendas (please check nightly)
o Full credit is not given if homework is returned late.Reading to and with your child
« Please stress the importance of DAILY reading
« MINIMUM of 20 minutes a night of level appropriate books (harder does NOT mean better!) This reading is not viewed as homework because reading is something that we should do every day!
« If parents don’t have level appropriate books at home please try to visit the public or school library.
« Reading Logs will be used and should be recorded on daily. It is important that you sign the reading logs or they will not be counted / accepted. This is mandatory throughout the school & considered a part of reading homework in my class.Agendas
« Please look at them daily.
« Sign even when empty and put them directly in their backpacks.
« If they are not signed/initialed and returned daily, your child may miss other special privileges for that day.
« If there is anything that you’d like to communicate with me, the agenda is the perfect place to do this! I check it DAILY!Work brought home
« YOU are responsible for looking in their backpacks every day.
« Please have your child empty backpacks & communication folders on a regular basisTardiness
« The school day starts at 8:00 am and they are marked late beginning at 8:01am.
« Morning work begins at 7:50am (until 8:15am); extra time is not given to complete it for those that arrive after 8am.