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
Hottest, Coldest,, Highest, Deepest– Expository Text; vowels; r-Controlled, important ideas.
Rocks in His Head– Biography, prefixes pre-, mid-, over, out-, bi-, de-, inferring.
America’s Champion Swimmer; Gertrude Ederle– Biography; suffixes -er, -or,-ess, -ist, questioning.
The students will estimate and measure in customary and metric units, read Fahrenheit and Celsius scales, map distances, reading time and calendars.
The students will explore plane and space figures, perimeter, and volume. They will learn about congruent and similar figures and symmetry.
The students will continue exploring multiplication, division, and fractions.
The students will review the following chapters:
Family Life- Unit 2 on ‘Feelings’
Chapter 20- The children will learn that the season of Lent is a time of preparation for Easter
Chapter 15- The students will learn about the Seven Sacraments as the special signs of God’s love
Unit 3- The students will focus on reviewing short and long vowel sounds.
Lesson 17- Students will spell words with consonant clusters.
Lesson 18- Students will review spelling words with y as a vowel, consonant clusters, and consonant digraphs.
Lesson 19- Students will spell words with r-controlled vowels
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 Responsibility.
Week of April 16-20, 2018
Monday- extra-help today for Math
Math-workbook page 122
Reading-complete page 318 in “Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook
Science-‘Tree Projects” are due today!
Spelling- write misspelled words 5 times each.
Social Studies- complete questions 1-4 on page 127
*Study for vocabulary Unit test on page 138, quiz on Wed.
Reading-finish definitions for “Suki’s Kimono”
Religion-finish ‘ The Mass: Sacrifice and Meal of Thanks and Praise’ booklet.
Math-workbook page 123
Spelling-put ‘list words’ in alphabetical order for Lesson 21
Wednesday- Visitor from Bogota Bank coming to speak.
Math– study for test on Ch.9
Spelling-write 15 sentences for Lesson 21
Reading-study for test on “Suki’s Kimono”
Spelling- study for test on Lesson 21
Spelling- study for pre-test Lesson 22