3rd Grade Team
Hi... my name is Ashley Long and I am so excited to return to the third grade team! I am actually a graduate of McKeel Academy of Technology. After graduating from MAT, I attended the University of South Florida and earned my Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education. I am so blessed to have only ever taught right here at MAC! After teaching third and fourth grade for several years I decided it was time for a change. I was thrilled to have the opportunity to teach first grade for the past five years. I grew so much as a teacher and learned a tremendous amount about the foundations of teaching reading. As I begin my thirteenth year teaching, my personal philosophy remains the same- no matter the age of the students in my class. I strive everyday to provide a classroom in which every student feels loved, welcome and uplifted- only then can we begin to learn together.
Looking forward to an AMAZING year...
What We Are Learning
Reading: Finding Main Idea & key details (non-fiction text)/Focus: Ancient Civilizations
Writing/Grammar: Research skills, identifying nouns/pronouns
Math: Understand Multiplication of whole numbers
Social Studies: Geography
We will eat snack around 1:00pm each day. Please make sure your child has one serving of a healthy snack each day. Your child may also bring a water bottle to keep at their desks. Only water is allowed in the classroom.
- Read each night! Even just for 15-20 minutes. You can read to someone, with someone or listen to someone. You can read a book, a magazine, on an iPad, however you choose... just LOVE it! You may log it in your agenda.
- Memorize your student ID (it is written in student agendas this week). If students will be getting lunch/breakfast from the cafeteria, they are asked to know their number.
- *Weekly spelling words: they’ve, I’ve, we’ve, you’ve, we’ll, you’ll, she’ll, I’ll, he’ll, it’ll, she’d, he’d, they’d, it’d, we’d (Check out the Spelling City link on the right side of my webpage for a fun way to practice your words each week online!).
- Math: Complete 2's time facts sent home on Monday. 100 problems in 7 minutes, Test on Thursday! Students may also log into Xtramath or IXL at home to practice.
Dates to Remember...
Tuesday: Aug. 6th: Orientation
Thursday: Aug. 8th: School Starts! (First day back for students)