Welcome to the Third Grade
Dear 3rd grade families,
As our school year continues I would just like to take the time to draw attention to your continued support and commitment and how imperative it has been to the success of this year. I appreciate your dedication to your children and their improvement as a third grader. Let us continue to all work on multiplication, checking homework, and having a great year.
Third Grade Specials Schedule
Wednesday– Science Lab
Thursday– Gym and Art
How Do You Raise a Raisin– Expository Text; contractions, draw- conclusions.
Pushing Up the Sky– Drama, prefixes un-,re-,mis-,dis-, inferring.
Seeing Stars– Expository Text; spelling of/j/,/s/,/k/, text structure.
The students will multiply numbers and cents by 0 through 5, understand order in multiplication and learn about missing factors.
The students will review the following chapters:
Chapter 12- The children will learn about the four marks of the Church, which are its special characteristics.
Chapter 14- The children will learn about the Christmas season.
Unit 3- The students will focus on reviewing short and long vowel sounds.
Lesson 15- Students will spell words containing the consonant digraphs ch and wh.
Lesson 16- Students will spell words with consonant digraphs.
The students will identify nouns, distinguish between proper and common nouns, singular and plural nouns, possessive and collective nouns.
Students will understand and learn how to write a good description.
The students will understand the subject of the Solar System.
We will review geography skills; using globes, using maps and different kinds of maps.
Chapter 4- ” An English Colony at Jamestown “
The students will analyze the community of Jamestown and how the natural and human resources help the people begin their community. They will learn about strong leaders like John Smith, Powhatan’s people, and John Rolfe.
Students will focus on lower case letters and upper case.
This month the students will be focusing on the character education pillar of Respect.
Week of February 12-16, 2018
Monday- Extra-help in Reading today.
Math-workbook page 91
Religion-study for test on Ch.12
Reading– ‘Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook’ page 249
Spelling- no spelling this week- Focusing on the Chinese New Year.
Social Studies- reread pages 102-107, do question 4 on page 107. It will be graded as a project. Make it look authentic as possible due Wednesday.
Reading-write definitions for ‘selection vocabulary’ on “Invented Basketball”
Math– study for Chapter 7 test.
Science-study vocabulary for “Investigation 1 and 2” in The Solar System for Thursday.
Wednesday- Mass today “Ash Wednesday,” please arrive at 7:45.
Math-study the 8 times table for test on Feb. 22
Religion- complete worksheet Master 20
Reading-study for ‘academic’ and ‘selective’ vocabulary on “Invented Basketball” on Tuesday.
Spelling- study for Pre-test, Lesson 16