Chase, Laurel, Maria, Will, Jay, Ryan L., Lilianna, Diego, Tavishi, Lucas, Deanna, Zack, Lizzie, Billy, Katie, Ryan T., Sara, and Charles!
     Miss Levy's 3rd Grade Class of 2018-2019
     POP on into our learning world!
    CELEBRATING OUR DIFFERENCES during the NJ Week of Respect!  Our socks show that differences are a beautiful thing!
    We are learning about the life cycle of a caterpillar and have some growing in our rearing cage!
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                 bday  Happy OCTOBER birthday to.... 19th: Jay and Ryan!

    Welcome to Third Grade!   I am Miss Levy and this will be my 6th year teaching third grade....but my first year back in third grade after 7 years in first grade!  I seem to bounce back and forth from first and third grade!   I know many of you from first grade and am excited to meet the new students to TES! We are going to have a wonderful year together in third grade as you become an independent learner and truly find yourself, as you develop your interests and talents!  Our first month will be spent getting to know each other, building each other's confidence, and becoming a third grade family.  We will also develop our classroom rules, procedures, and expectations so that our year can run smoothly!  Of course, we will squeeze in some math, writing, Fundations, science, and reading too!  I will update you with those subjects as we begin learning them together!


    Tewks the Tiger is so excited about ALL he is going to learn in 3rd grade! Please check out the third grade standards below!                         Third Grade Curriculum Standards

    Why I assign homework: 

    I believe homework is important because it is a valuable aid in helping students to make the most of their school experience.   Homework reinforces previously taught skills and prepares students for upcoming lessons.  Homework teaches responsibility and helps students to develop positive study habits and fosters study skills that will take them into adulthood.

    When homework will be assigned:

    Homework will be assigned Monday through Thursday. All assignments are copied daily in a homework assignment book. Assignments should take student about 30 minutes to complete. This is not including the assigned reading of 15-20 minutes of daily reading. This also does not include preparing for assessments, finishing special projects or completing class work that may need additional time.

    Student’s homework responsibilities:

    The children should put forth their best effort when completing assignments. Parents are encouraged to check homework and to sign both the assignment book AND the actual homework worksheet, as we do not usually take class time to review homework.  Homework will be returned in a special EAGLE binder each day.

    Teacher’s homework responsibilities:

     If a student’s homework reflects a lack of understanding of a concept or skill I am informed and try to meet with that student or students for a skill review.  Homework is not used for assessment purposes.  If your child is having difficulty with an assignment, please drop me an email so I am aware and can help the student as soon as possible.

    Parent’s homework responsibilities:

    Parents are the key to making homework a positive experience for their children.  I am asking that parents make homework a top priority, provide necessary supplies and a quiet work environment.  Also set a daily homework time and provide praise and support as appropriate. Parents are to sign or initial student’s homework assignment books each night upon completion of the assignment.  This reinforces that the value of homework is important to the parents as well. 

    If students do not complete homework: 

    If students choose not to complete and turn in their homework on time, they will be asked to turn it in the next day.   If there is a legitimate reason why a student is not able to finish homework, please send a note on the day the assignment is due.  

    Miss Levy's Third Grade Class
    Email: jlevy@tewksburyschools.org
    Telephone Number: 908-832-2594 x3050

     “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, 
     involve me and I learn.” 
     ― Benjamin Franklin