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 graders. Let us continue to all work on multiplication, checking homework, and having a great year.
Third Grade Specials Schedule
Thursday– Gym and Art
Friday– Computer/Science Lab
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 8- 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 2- The students will focus on reviewing short and long vowel sounds.
Lesson 11- Students will spell words in which y is used as a vowel.
Lesson 12- To review spelling words with long o, u, and e vowel sounds, consonant blends, and y as a vowel.
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 how-to article.
The students will understand the subject of electricity.
We will review geography skills; using globes, using maps and different kinds of maps.
Chapter 2- ” Communities and Geography “
The students will analyze communities and their land forms and bodies of water, what they provide, and how people use and take care of them.
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 Dec.11-15, 2017
Monday- Today there is extra-help in Reading.
Math-workbook page 49.
Reading– Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook page 191
Spelling- review for unit test on lesson 12- Friday.
Social Studies- do questions 1-4 for Ch.3 on Thursday.
Reading– find definitions for ‘selection vocabulary’ in “Pushing Up The Sky”
Math– workbook page 50.
Science– study for vocabulary test on Investigation 3 ” Electricity”
Religion- do worksheet pages 22 and 23 .
Math-workbook page 51 #’s 1,2,5,6,8
Reading-study ‘academic and selection vocabulary’ for test on “Pushing Up The Sky”
Spelling-study for test on Lesson 12
Religion– study for Ch.9 test on Tuesday.
Math- study for Ch. 3 test on Monday.
Spelling- study for Pre-test on Lesson 13.