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Welcome to our Classroom WebsiteKelly Rorem and Diana LowThird Grade
Email: Rorem.Low@mercerislandschools.org**Please check our Document Resources for initial family letters,student profile forms, schedule information, and 'newsletters.'
Welcome to 3rd grade! We are looking forward to a great year of learning!We're planning on an exciting year of growth and learning. In Social Studies, we'll be learning about Native Americansof the Pacific Northwest. In Science we'll be utilizing the new TCI curriculum, four new units of study at third gradewhich includes raising butterflies! In our Writers' Workshop, third graders will continue to develop their writing skills,respondingto reading and writing fiction, nonfiction, and opinion pieces. Reading is key in all subject areas.Third grade scholars will continue to build reading stamina and work on fluency and comprehension goals.Houghton Mifflin's Math Expressions Common Core edition is the basis for our math program. Each year we enjoyfostering the abilities of a wide range of mathematicians.At Island Park...We are developing a compassionate, innovative, collaborative community of learners preparedto access and contribute to the ever-changing global and digital world.
Schedule for Students:First day of school: Wednesday, September 5thClassroom doors open at 9:10. Students are tardy after 9:15.School hours are 9:15-3:45 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.Wednesday is an early release day, with a 2:05 dismissal.Our Class Specialist Schedule: We'll post our schedule when confirmed.Best Form of Contact: Email ( Rorem.Low@mercerislandschools.org ) or Notes in the Binder Reminder
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MI Parent Edge: Parenting with Identity in Mind with Rosetta Lee
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM School Board Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 5th Grade Band Curriculum Night at IMS