Mrs. Medley

Hello My Name Is...

Alexandra Medley 

Mrs. Medley

Welcome to Kannapolis Intermediate School for the 2016-2017 School Year!!!                                        **Go Tigers!**

Welcome to My Fifth Grade Classroom

Hello! My name is Alexandra Medley and I teach fifth grade here at KIS. I am so excited to start my fourth year of teaching! I was born and raised in Kannapolis and I cannot imagine teaching anywhere else! I went to elementary, middle and high school in Kannapolis City Schools. I graduated from UNCC in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics. I love this school and 5th grade!! GO WONDERS!!

Feel free to contact me by email or by school phone at (704) 932-4161.

College(s) Attended/Degrees Earned:
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics-University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Educational Philosophy/Vision: I believe in creating a positive communicative classroom where the students feel safe to share ideas with their peers and teacher. 

What we are learning: Please look here throughout the year to see what your child is learning in each subject!

Upcoming NC Check in Dates:
January 19 and March 22

Social Studies: We are currently learning about the causes of the American Revolution and the battles in the American Revolution. 
Science: We are learning about WEATHER! This is the hardest unit we learn this year! Your child has now learned the 6 different types of weather instruments, 4 different types of clouds, air pressure (High/Low pressure), winds, cold/warm fronts, and jet stream/gulf stream. 
Math: We are currently studying FRACTIONS! Adding and Subtracting Fractions are on our next Check-in which is January 19. 
ELA: We are currently focusing on reading skills such as main idea/detail, cause and effect, theme, context clues and more. 

Things parents/guardians can do to help:
  • Check planners every night for homework and important information.  Please sign them each night. 
  • Please check your class dojo daily to see your child's progress.
  • Look for the Tuesday Night Folder that comes home each week!
  • Go over multiplication facts
Online Resources: 

Math**Front Row is a great website for your child to get on at home to practice math and reading!  
Raz-Kids is WONDERFUL for your student to use at home for reading. The links are below!**