Hello My Name Is...
Mrs. Jill Stepanian
Welcome to My Classroom!!!
I am excited to be starting my second year at KIS! I have experience in 3rd and 5th grade with a total of 10 years teaching. I am a big reader!! I have a four legged baby named Maggie Mae (AKA MooMoo)
Feel free to contact me by email or by school phone at (704) 932-4161.
College(s) Attended/Degrees Earned:
B.A. Elementary Education
I believe in creating a collaborative and supportive environment to encourage learning for all students.
What We are Studying in 2nd Quarter:
Add and subtract decimals
Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators
Interpret a fraction as a division problem
What was life like for people who lived in the original 13 colonies?
What were the events that lead to the American Revolution?
English Language Arts
What do good readers do before, during and after reading
Students will be learning new reading skills including:
What is the theme of the text?
How to determine the main ideas and details
How to compare and contrast elements of text.
Figurative Language: Simile, Metaphor, Onomatoeia, Idiom, Alliteration, Personification, Hyperbole
What do good writers do before, during and after writing?
Students will conduct several research projects and create an informational writing sample about their topic.
Changes in Matter
Things parents/guardians can do to help:
Talk, Talk, Talk to your child about what is going on is school. Let them teach you the new things they have learned!!
Students will have math and reading homework consistently on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights. Homework is intended to provide practice for skills that are being learned in class. If there are questions or students get stumped they are encouraged to try the problem and then bring it to me the following morning to go over.
All students have user names and passwords for resources listed
Each student has full time access to and uses ipads daily. These apps are commonly used in class.
quizlet BrainPOP News-O-Matic EPIC Bill Nye
DreamBox Educreations Showbie Kids A-Z Pic Kids
Khan Academy YT Kids ChatterKid Comic Maker
Anatomy4D ShowMe Google Earth