August 6, 2018
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Dear Students and Families,
Welcome to Kumu Jess’s 3rd grade Crew! I am excited about the opportunity to get to know you, and I am looking forward to a fun, productive, and SUPER year!
A little about me: I have lived in SLC for 8 years now! I have been in education for 12 years, 3 of those years I was a director. I have loved being both a teacher and administrator, but what I missed most about being an administrator was working with the students directly, which is ultimately why I came back to teaching. This is my second year here at PHA and am loving is so far. I love to do all things outdoorsy: kayaking, paddle boarding, rock climbing, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, tennis, soccer, fly fishing, and backpacking. I love to learn new things and am always challenging myself to learn and read. My favorite
What will we be learning this year?
This year in third grade we will be growing as readers. We will begin reading to learn, instead of learning to read. We will become more proficient writers. We will start with opinion writing in our first module about how people around the world access books and how reading is a super power. This year in math, students will be working with Kumu Folau to solidify their knowledge of number sense and operations, and move on to more challenging concepts like addition and subtraction with regrouping, division, multiplication, and more! Please look for weekly communications about what we are learning.
How to support your students learning at home:
In our classroom, community is key! Learning is both a personal process of discovery and a social activity. Everyone learns both individually and as part of a group. The classroom is open to parents at any time, after the first 6 week of us developing our culture. Just let me know if you would like to come join us to see what we’re learning, help with classroom tasks, or help lead activities!
Important notes and attachments:
If you have any questions or concerns or if you would like to visit our class, schedule a conference, or volunteer to help out, you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org OR message me through Remind.
Once again, welcome to 3rd grade! We are going to have a SUPER year!
3rd Grade Kumu