|VOLUNTEER OPTIONS FOR THIRD GRADE
ROOM C-9, Mrs. Gaskin:
Areas in which the class will need help:
***Room Parent(s)--plan seasonal parties and activities. Collect funds for field trips and parties--one time donation. Coordinate with DHSC treasurer for funds.
Assistants to room parentscannot be a room mother, but could provide a holiday party treat or party supplies.
Field Trip Coordinator(s)--call to make arrangements (If needed); call drivers and collect District Driver’s Insurance forms (These must be filled out each year); give reminders and permission slips; contact DHSC treasurer to release funds.
Conference Caller(s)--call all parents to remind of conferences -Oct. 10-15).
Field Trip Drivers/chaperones--minivans helpful! Seat belts are a must. No child may sit in the front seat with an air bag. (District Policy) If possible, each family should plan to drive for one field trip. We have many already planned.
Scholastic Book Orders--complete order form once per month.
Note: Friends may want to share one of the above positions.
CLASSROOM VOLUNTEERS are also welcome:
Math Assistants--Work with small groups or individuals on calculators, computers, manipulatives, and remediation where needed. Any day from 8:30 to 9:15 AM.
Math Center Volunteers--work with small groups every Tuesday from 8:30 to 9:30 AM
Reading Assistants--Work with small groups or individuals on guided reading or language arts activities. Any morning, but especially Monday or Wednesday from 10:35 to 11:30 AM to help with Reading Centers.
Library Assistant--to help Mrs. Torrano on Wednesday from 11:20 to 11:50 AM.
Writer's Workshop--work with individuals on editing; check final drafts and help with printing or word processing
Computer Assistant--assist students in class on computers including e-mail, internet access, word processing and research projects. Also valuable would be learning one of our software programs or CD’s and teaching it to students new to the program. Times flexible.
Fine Arts--someone willing to attend art classes with the students and to assist the teacher. Every Monday from 9:30 to 10:15 AM.
Rainy Day Games Leader--teach the use of one of our classroom games to small groups of children in a centers format. Probably two afternoons in October.
Special Projects--Any skills or talents you have (may be job related) which you would like to share with the class; a special family or cultural tradition which you would like to share; a special project such as an art or music or PE activity. Please try to make special projects match or integrate with a unit of study if possible.
Garden --Someone to help with planting and maintaining the garden plot.
SEED Docent--Someone to take/who has taken the SEED training and plan lessons on the environment from the SEED program.