Mrs. Amy Connell
3rd Grade
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662-781-1135
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Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions via email, Remind, or through SchoolStatus.

Starting 3/25 I-Ready Distance Learning

https://login.i-ready.com/

I-Ready is a new program the county has adopted for distance learning. Students will click on the link above. Their login is their first and last initial capitalized with their lunch number. Their password is their lunch number only.

(Ex. login: AC12345  PW:12345) The third grade teachers have already planned out the weekly lessons that will start March 25th and run through April 15th. New weekly assignments in Math and ELA will be released every Wednesday. If school is out longer than these dates, we will continue to add more instruction. We will be able to track student progress.

Meet the teacher!

Hello! My name is Amy Connell and I'm going to be your child's third-grade teacher. My experience includes four years teaching 1st grade, three years teaching 2nd grade, 4 years teaching 3rd grade, and one year teaching 4th grade Math. This will be my twelfth year teaching and my fifth year at LCES. 

I graduated from the University of Mississippi with my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education in 2008. 

I am married to my wonderful husband Mikel. We have been married almost 5 years. We have two beautiful children. My daughter Hadley will be turning 4 this year and my son Bradley will be turning 2. We also have  three dogs named Levi, Wrangler, and Chloee.

 In my free time, I love to ride horses and run.

 

My Favorites:

Color- Blue

Flower- Tulip

Scent- Peach Bellini from Bath and Body Works

Hobby- Running

Sports- Alabama Football

Drink- Coke

Restaurant- Urban Japanese Fushion

Daily Distance Learning Schedule

This is a suggestion for some that asked for a routine idea. Your child does not have to complete this everyday.

8am – Breakfast

8:30am – 9:00: Classworks computer practice skill - Language Arts (Progress Monitoring-green buttons once a week)

9:00 – 9:40: i-Ready Online Instruction – Reading

9:40 – 9:50: Snack Time

9:50 – 10:20: Independent Daily Reading (book, magazine, etc., or choice from computer “book” from epic, etc.)

10:20 – 10:40: Share what you read with someone (at home, over the phone, on the computer)

10:40 – 11:10: Outdoor play or similar active play (use exercise routines for rainy days) can watch Move to Learn Videos for brain break

11:10 – 12:10: Writing about reading (read a passage and write a relevant response to it – for example a narrative from another perspective, a persuasive paper stating your opinion and why you believe that way, or do an expository research paper to follow up on information presented.)

12:10 – 12:40: Lunch

12:40 – 1:20: i-Ready Online Instruction – Math

1:20 – 2:05: Activity Time! Do an art project, play some music - have a dance party

2:05 – 2:35: Classworks computer practice skill – Math (Progress Monitoring-green buttons once a week)

2:35 – 2:55: Read to someone else (at home, over the phone, on the computer)

2:55 – 3:05: Snack Time

 Resources from Mississippi Department of Education:

www.mdek12.org/LearningAtHome 

 

3rd

Online Accessible Websites for Student Learning:

Clever

www.clever.com

This website links your child's Imagine Learning Math account and our math textbook to it. Watch math videos, play math games, and complete math lessons to improve your math learning. The login and password for this website is the child's lunch number.

 

Classworks

http://manager.classworks.com/desotocountyschools.org/

The Classworks website uses NWEA testing data to create a learning path for each student individually. Students can work on English Language Arts skills and Math skills in deficit areas of learning. Student login and password information is their lunch number.

 

Toy Theater Flashcards to practice Math Fact Fluency:

https://toytheater.com/math-flash-cards/

Select the website above and you can pick which operation for students to practice fluency on. The website is free and does not require any login information.

 

Epic

www.getepic.com/students

Our class code is Xtb6143

 

Edutyping

www.edutyping.com/student

Account: deso3000

PW: student lunch number

 

Check out Counsler Kim's page for family resources.

counselorkimlces.weebly.com/

 

Checkout our librarians resources:

http://lakecormorantelemdesotoms.schoolinsites.com/jeniferbrea

 Additional Websites from Desoto County School District- One Stop 

http://www.dcsdms.org/ll/

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