Mrs. Gillard's Class
·To help your child learn how to have a long-lasting relationship with Jesus.
·To give your child the academic and social skills he/she needs to be successful in the classroom.
·To provide a supportive and fun classroom environment.
·To help your child make new friends and discover new interests.
·The subjects covered in class:
·Language Arts (Grammar, Reading and Writing)
·Spanish (Begins 2nd quarter) Since Spanish is my second language, I speak it frequently with my students.
·Music, Art, Drama, & Physical Education. Lego Robotics is offered to any student interested in the program.
Our focus this year:
Reading is essential for students to improve their reading fluency and comprehension. We will have scheduled reading blocks which will be divided into a variety of reading strategies such as read aloud, shared reading, guided and independent reading.
Students are required to complete two science projects the 2nd and 4th quarter.
Discovering Our Past: World History: From the “Agricultural Revolution” to “Building Today’s World”. Students are required to complete two social studies projects the 1st and 3rd quarter.
Students will be required to complete two social studies projects. (1st and 3rd quarters)
Review and memorize States and capitals review
Every child will have to read for 20 minutes, complete the reading log, and do math homework every school night. (Except for Wednesday and Friday)
·Occasionally additional reading homework will be assigned.
·Bible, Science, and Social Studies homework will be given based on the assignment criteria.
Students in 4th,5th, and 6th grade will test at the last week of September.
·Our classroom is a community. In our community, we have rules to help us get along with each other.
·Our classroom rules are:
Raise your hand before you speak
Listen politely to others
Please clean up after yourself.
Do your very best!
·Please initial your child’s folder each day after you have checked that his/her homework is completed. Please write any notes that you have for me in this folder. Tell your child to let me know if you have written a note.
·Remember to write a note or let me know personally if your child’s transportation changes.
Please also sign up for REMIND. Remind is a great way to communicate with parents and students. It will keep you up to date with the class newsletter, reminders, homework, messages, and any notification of new and important information coming home with your child.
You can also reach me by cell: 843-614-1311 or
Let’s Have a Great Year!
Blessings to all,