Merry Christmas! The Children did a beautiful job singing at the Christmas Concert.
December 17th: I can't wait to hear those book report demonstrations!!
There will not be a reading quiz or spelling test this week. We will be listening to book reports during reading.
December 18th: There is a math test on Chapter 6.
Science: We will read about Ecosystems in our book. Information about supplies for the Ecosystem project will go home over break.
Social Studies: We will be filling out study guides and making note cards in preparation for the Unit Test on Canada which will be on January 4th when we return from break.
December 19th: We will be making gingerbread houses with Mrs. Candino in the afternoon. This is a dress down day for $1.
December 20th: Mass will be followed by the Pre K and First Grade Show. We will have a special snack on that day.
*Next Tuesday, December 4th is the ELA test on nouns. The review packet in your agenda should be finished and returned for review on Monday, December 3rd.
*Please continue to make your notecards with two bullet points for chapter from the biography you are reading for you book report. The notecards will be used to write your summary and must be handed in with your summary.
*There is a math test on Thursday December 6th.
*We are reading JUMP! Next week in Reading and ABC order will be due on Thursday. There will be a reading quiz and spelling test on Thursday, December 6th. The last reading/spelling test for the calendar year will be on December 14th.
*Elves Workshop will be held during the second week of December. That is all the information I have regarding this at this point.
*Also during the week of December 10th, students will be interviewing for their permanent third grade job positions. More information will be given next week.
November 13-20 in Third Grade
Week of November 13th:
Spelling Test and Reading Quiz on Friday.
ABC order is due Friday.
Mexico Project due Friday
The Land of Canada
November 14th: Dress Down for $1
Cookie Decorating for the Thanksgiving Feast. Thanks to all who donated.
November 15th: Feast from 11:30-12:30
November 19th: Thanksgiving Activities
November 20th: Mass Schedule with a special presentation on Canada from Mrs. Makin!
*We return to the reading series. There will be a reading quiz and spelling test on Friday. Spelling Sentences will be due on Friday.
Spelling Words for the Harvest Birds
*There is a Chapter Three Math Test on Monday. We will start Multiplication next week!
*Social Studies Test on Mexico next Thursday, November 8th.
Reread the lessons and study your study guide and vocabulary notecards. One fun game you can play is to have the vocabulary term side up and then have someone read the definition for you to find the matching term.
We will begin talking about Canada next week.
*Science: We are starting Chapter 4, Living Things.
We had a wonderful and fun week this week. Thank you for all the candy and donations for our celebration. The children and I are very appreciative. There is a Thanksgiving Feast coming up. Mr. Gardon will be providing a list of ingredients in the foods being served. The third graders will be decorating cut out cookies as our contribution to the feast. The feast will be held on November 15th.
October 29-November 2
Monday: Staff Development Day
Due to the shortened week and El Dia de Los Muertos, we will be skill building in reading using our small readers which emphasize the techniques and vocabulary introduced thus far.
There are no spelling sentences due. We will use holiday themed spelling words for phonetic practice, but there will be no test or reading quiz on Friday.
Science: Finishing the Unit on Plants. We will complete Lesson Five on Tuesday and begin review in class for the quiz on Friday. Please continue to reread the lessons and study the vocabulary words. Quiz on Friday, November 2nd.
Social Studies: We are completing the unit on Mexico. We will fill out the study guides and will make note cards in class.
The Unit Test on Mexico is November 9th.
Math: Finishing Chapter Three. The test will be on Monday, November 5th.
ELA: Continuing our work with nouns and paragraph writing
Story What Do Illustrators Do?
ABC order due Friday
Spelling Test/Reading Quiz Friday
We are finishing up with Plants. There will be a test on November 2nd. More information will follow.
Common and Proper Nouns
Living and Working in Mexico
There will be a presentation by Mrs. Miller on October 26th
I will be sending a sign-up genius regarding items needed for our El Dia de los Muertos party on October 31st.
Reading Story: Max's Words
Quiz on Friday 10/19
Spelling Test Friday 10/19
Spelling Words for Max's Words
ELA: Writing a paragraph/Nouns
Math: Chapter Two test on Tuesday.
Beginning Chapter Three
Science: Lesson Three: How do plants use roots and stems to grow?
Begin Lesson Four: How do plants use cones or flowers to reproduce?
Social Studies: The Government of Mexico and Working in Mexico
There will be a reading unit test on Monday, October 22nd. No advanced study is required. The best preparation was the careful listening in class, reading of the first five stories and class participation.