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April 16th- April 20th
Due Date: 4/22/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

***State Testing will begin tomorrow! Our ELA will be first thing tomorrow morning at 8:oo! We will test on different days from now until the first week of May.  Please be present and on time each day.

Our lunch schedule will be as follows: 4/17-12:15, 4/19-10:30, 4/23-12:00, 4/27-11:05, 4/30-12:15.  All other days we will have our normal lunch time.

* Please continue to work with your child on his/her multiplication facts! 

Thanks to our PTA and all parents who decorated for our state tests!!

Please continue to work on multiplication fluency!!!

 

MATH: We will continue our spiral review over all skills covered since the beginning of the year! Please work with your child at home on word problems, distributive property, elapsed time, and any other skill they may struggle with.    We will take our big assessment over all review skills Friday!  (they will have sheets that we cover daily this week in their red folders.)

All facts will be on fluency test this Thurs. 75 problems. 50 multiplication and 25 division.

 

ELA: We will continue spiral review of all skills for the year.

 

Writing: We will have a review over all writing since the beginning of the year.  We will focus once again on informational writing and focus on prose constructed responses.

 

Spelling: Test Friday.  toys, woman's, able, Februrary, square, simple, Wednesday, title, women, middle, voice, busy, December, trouble, July, circle, touch, uncle, example, capital

 

Grammar: We will review all skills since the first of the year.

 

Vocabulary: We will test over these words Wednesday! ban, permit, valuable, task, unwind, stressful, collaborate, aggressive, evacuate, distress, unaggressive, considerate 

Science: Water Cycle



Mrs. New April 9th-April 13th
Due Date: 4/16/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

State Testing will begin next week! Our ELA will begin Tues. morning at 8:oo! We will test on different days from now until the first week of May.  Please be present and on time each day. 

* Please continue to work with your child on his/her multiplication facts! 

We had a great time at The  Botanic Gardens! Thanks to all of the parents who helped! As always I am blessed!

Please continue to work on multiplication fluency!!!

 

MATH: We will continue geometric shapes and review area and perimeter.  We will take our big assessment over two demensional figures, area and perimeter Friday!

All facts will be on fluency test this Thurs. 75 problems. 50 multiplication and 25 division.

 

ELA: We will continue spiral review of all skills for the year.

 

Writing: We will have a review over all writing since the beginning of the year.  We will focus once again on informational writing and focus on prose constructed responses.

 

Spelling: Test Friday.  rats', book's, square, boy's, women, enjoy, nothing, real, woman, oil, leave, puppies, enough, deep, busy, above, voice, ground, figure, general

 

Grammar: We will focus on homophones, antonyms and synonyms.  We will have a skill check test on these Wednesday.We will review all skills since the first of the year.

 

Vocabulary: We will test over these words Wednesday! require, serve, prefer, vertical, horizontal, tip, flashy, diverse, fantastic, avoid, deadly, threatened, adapt, depend, scan, disrupt, trample, forbid, skill, skillful, struggle, opportunity, generally, decline

Science: Water Cycle



April 2nd-April 6th
Due Date: 4/8/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

April 5th:Art Night At The Hills!

Please join us to celebrate our creations.  We have been studying different artists and their styles. 

* We will be out of school this Friday, March 30th and Monday, April 2nd for Easter Break! I would love to invite you all to Longview Point for our Easter services this Sunday at 8am, 9:45am, and 11am. 

Our field trip to the Botanic Gardens will be April 10th.

Please continue to work on multiplication fluency!!!

 

MATH: We will continue geometric shapes and review area and perimeter.  Skill check assessment Tuesday, March 27th over geometry.

All facts will be on fluency test this Thurs. 75 problems. 50 multiplication and 25 division.

 

ELA: We will continue to study famous artists.

 

Writing: We will have a review over all writing since the beginning of the year.  We will read an article on graffiti and answer a writing prompt for a grade this week. 

 

Spelling: No test this week.  We will have these words to study for two weeks and test on them next Friday. wow, parties, puppy's, hour, boy's, nothing, bread, boys', rough, men's, seem, sense, puppies, enough, girl's, heavy, please, about, probably, business

 

Grammar: We will focus on homophones, antonyms and synonyms.  We will review all skills since the first of the year.

 

Vocabulary: require, serve, prefer, vertical, horizontal, tip, flashy, diverse, fantastic, avoid, deadly, threatened, adapt, depend, scan, disrupt, trample, forbid, skill, skillful, struggle, opportunity, generally, decline

Science: Water Cycle



March 26th-March 30th
Due Date: 3/31/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

April 5th:Art Night At The Hills!

Please join us to celebrate our creations.  We have been studying different artists and their styles. 

* We will be out of school this Friday, March 30th and Monday, April 2nd for Easter Break! I would love to invite you all to Longview Point for our Easter services this Sunday at 8am, 9:45am, and 11am. 

Our field trip to the Botanic Gardens will be April 10th.

Please continue to work on multiplication fluency!!!

MATH: We will continue geometric shapes and review area and perimeter.  Skill check assessment Tuesday, March 27th over geometry.

All facts will be on fluency test this Thurs. 75 problems. 50 multiplication and 25 division.

 

ELA: We will continue to study famous artists.

 

Writing: We will have a review over all writing since the beginning of the year.  We will read an article on graffiti and answer a writing prompt for a grade this week. 

 

Spelling: No test this week.  We will have these words to study for two weeks and test on them next Friday. wow, parties, puppy's, hour, boy's, nothing, bread, boys', rough, men's, seem, sense, puppies, enough, girl's, heavy, please, about, probably, business

 

Grammar: We will focus on homophones, antonyms and synonyms.  We will review all skills since the first of the year.

 

Vocabulary: require, serve, prefer, vertical, horizontal, tip, flashy, diverse, fantastic, avoid, deadly, threatened, adapt, depend, scan, disrupt, trample, forbid, skill, skillful, struggle, opportunity, generally, decline

Science: Water Cycle



Mrs. New's Class March 19-March 23rd
Due Date: 3/26/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

WELCOME BACK!

I hope everyone had a restful Spring Break! I missed you all!

I challenge everyone to read more this nine weeks! PLEASE read with parents and syblings.  Read on Myon, Moby Max, books, newspapers, websites, Bibles, or any other credible text with value. READ! READ!READ!

*Parents who have volunteered to help Mon. with our art guest please come to the school at 12:30.

*We tied with Mrs. Rittman's class for the Kroger poster contest! We will be honored this Friday in the classroom with a pizza party given by Kroger and their management! So proud of our involvement in Black History Month! We learned a lot!!!

*Parents: If you have old empty quart size Mason jars please send in for our art days!

*Don't forget to work on IXL!

 

Math: We will continue line plots. We will continue to focus on Measuring Inches to the nearest inch, half inch, and quarter inch. We will have an assessment over measurement and line plots on Friday. Please go over the check my progress packet to make sure they are ready.  We will continue to work on fractions.    Please work on multiplication fluency.  4's and 8's are on test now!

ELA:  We will focus on summarizing.  We will continue text features, poetry, and continue figurative language.

Spelling: shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, position

Review:cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop, difficult, glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history

 

Writing: We will focus on punctuating titles.  We will test on punctuating titles Tues. We will write an informational piece o Jackie Robinson for a grade.

Vocabulary:  require, serve, prefer, vertical, horizontal, tip, flashy, fantastic, diverse, avoid, deadly, threatened



Mrs. New March 5th- March 9th
Due Date: 3/12/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Spring Break March 12th-March 16th NO SCHOOL!

*If you have old empty quart size Mason jars please send in for our art days!

*Don't forget to work on IXL!

 

Math: We will focus on word problems and geometric shapes and their attributes. We will begin a spiral review on all skills since the beginning of the year! We will continue line plots. We will continue to focus on Measuring Inches to the nearest inch, half inch, and quarter inch.   We will continue to work on fractions.    Please work on multiplication fluency.  4's and 8's are on test now!

ELA:  We will focus on summarizing.  We will continue text features, poetry, and continue figurative language.

Spelling: playing, showed, key, boat, guard, white, stood, Tuesday, grew, night, quite, states, guide, board, suit, knew, carry, heated, minute, describe

Review:shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, positioncared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop, difficult, glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history

 

Writing: We will begin a review over all writing: opinion, informational, and we will practice writing from another character's point of view.  We will discuss character traits again and practice  character analysis

Vocabulary:  require, serve, prefer, vertical, horizontal, tip, flashy, fantastic, diverse, avoid, deadly, threatened



Mrs. New Feb. 26th-March 2nd
Due Date: 3/6/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Spring Pictures March 1st

*If you have old empty quart size Mason jars please send in for our art days!

*Don't forget to work on IXL!

 

Math: We will continue line plots. We will continue to focus on Measuring Inches to the nearest inch, half inch, and quarter inch. We will have an assessment over measurement and line plots on Friday. Please go over the check my progress packet to make sure they are ready.  We will continue to work on fractions.    Please work on multiplication fluency.  4's and 8's are on test now!

ELA:  We will focus on summarizing.  We will continue text features, poetry, and continue figurative language.

Spelling: shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, position

Review:cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop, difficult, glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history

 

Writing: We will focus on punctuating titles.  We will test on punctuating titles Tues. We will write an informational piece o Jackie Robinson for a grade.

Vocabulary:  require, serve, prefer, vertical, horizontal, tip, flashy, fantastic, diverse, avoid, deadly, threatened



Mrs. New Feb. 19th-23rd
Due Date: 2/26/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

*Progress reports need to be signed and returned by Wed., Feb. 21

*NO SCHOOL FOR THE STUDENTS THIS MONDAY!!!

*If you have old empty quart size Mason jars please send in for our art days!

*Don't forget to work on IXL!

 

Math: We will begin line plots. We will continue to focus on Measuring Inches to the nearest inch, half inch, and quarter inch. We will have a quiz over measurement on Wed. Please go over the check my progress packet to make sure they are ready.  We will continue to work on fractions.    Please work on multiplication fluency.  4's and 8's are on test now!

ELA:  We will focus on text features, poetry, and continue figurative language.

Spelling:

Review:cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop, difficult, glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history

Writing: We will focus on punctuating titles.  We will test on punctuating titles Wed. We will revisit Opinion Writing.  We will work on informative and opinion writing at the same time.

Vocabulary:  abandon, unexpected, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, customary, energize, appetizing, plain, differ, refreshing.



Mrs. New Feb. 12th-16th
Due Date: 2/19/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy Valentine's Day!!

*WE WILL HAVE SCHOOL THIS FRIDAY!

*NO SCHOOL FOR THE STUDENTS THIS MONDAY!!!

*Please send in large empty cereal boxes for our valentine treats. 

*Don't forget to work on IXL!

 

Math: We will focus on Measuring Inches to the nearest inch, half inch, and quarter inch. We will continue to work on fractions.    Please work on multiplication fluency.  4's and 8's are on test now!

ELA:  We will focus on text features, poetry, and continue figurative language.

Spelling:trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop, difficult

REVIEW: glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history

Review:cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern,

Writing: We will focus on punctuating titles.  We will test on punctuating titles Wed. We will revisit Opinion Writing.  We will work on informative and opinion writing at the same time.

Vocabulary:  abandon, unexpected, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, customary, energize, appetizing, plain, differ, refreshing.

 



Mrs. New Feb. 5th-Feb. 9th
Due Date: 2/13/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Please send in large empty cereal boxes for our valentine treats. 

*Don't forget to work on IXL!

*Valentine Candygrams can be purchased from PTA.  Forms will be in graded paper folder.

Math: We will continue to work on fractions.  We will focus on equivalent fractions and comparing fractions. We will have a quiz Tuesday over equivalent fractions. Please go over check my progress at home to make sure they are ready for test.  We will have a TEST Friday over all fractions.  Please work on multiplication fluency.  4's and 8's are on test now!

ELA:  We will focus on text features, poetry, and continue figurative language.

Spelling: glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history

Review:cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern,

Writing: We will focus on punctuating titles.  We will test on punctuating titles Wed. We will revisit Opinion Writing.  We will work on informative and opinion writing at the same time.

Vocabulary:  abandon, unexpected, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, customary, energize, appetizing, plain, differ, refreshing.

 



Mrs. New Jan. 29th- Feb. 2nd
Due Date: 2/4/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Jan. 30th PTA Meeting 6:00 PM

*Valentine Candygrams can be purchased from PTA.  Forms will be in graded paper folder.

Math: We will continue to work on fractions.  We will focus on equivalent fractions and comparing fractions. Please go over check my progress at home to make sure they are read for test.  We will have a TEST on Wed. over "Understanding Fractions."  Please work on multiplication fluency.  4's and 8's are on test now!

ELA:  We will focus on text features, poetry, and continue figurative language.

Spelling:throw, spray, closing, instead, Friday, stayed, grow, sold, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present

Review:cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern

Writing: We will focus on punctuating titles.  We will finish our informative pieces on "Fossil Fuels" for a grade. We will revisit Opinion Writing.

Vocabulary:  abandon, unexpected, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, customary, energize, appetizing, plain, differ, refreshing.

 



Mrs New January 22nd- Jan. 26th
Due Date: 1/25/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Picture Day Jan. 25th

*Jan. 30th PTA Meeting 6:00 PM

*Valentine Candygrams can be purchased from PTA.  Forms will be in graded paper folder.

Math: We will continue to work on fractions.  We will focus on equivalent fractions. We will have a basic skills fraction test Tues. or Wed.  Please work on multiplication fluency.  4's and 8's are on test now!

ELA:  We will focus on text features, poetry, and continue figurative language.

Spelling: cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern

Writing: We will finish our informative pieces on "Fossil Fuels" for a grade.

 



Mrs. New Jan. 4th and 5th
Due Date: 1/4/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy New Year!

*No homework this week!

*Science Fair Projects due by 6PM on Tues. Jan. 9th

*Science Fair Jan. 10th.  No lunch visitors that day.  We will have sack lunches in the classroom.

*Report Cards go home Jan. 4th. Please sign and return.

 



Mrs. New Nov. 27th-Dec. 1st
Due Date: 12/5/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Mrs. New week of Nov. 27th-Dec. 1st 

*Class Party Dec.  15th 1-1:45 Look for a note coming soon in graded paper folder for what to bring!

Nov. 27th, 28th, Dec. 1st, 4th, 5th, 11th, and 13th are test dates for Case 21! PLEASE BE HERE ON TIME!

Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on Text Features: Table of Contents, Index, Glossary, Bold Print etc....  We will continue covering Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing,visualization, and questioning and wondering. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder. 

New words: slog, commence, flabbergasted, permissible, adventuresome, coax, snug, advise, delirious, fret, cherish, flimsy, long, gruff, persist, strain, adjust

  Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: sparks, yard, large, Saturday, wait, Monday, May, fourteen, Thursday, none, main, those, eighteen, hair, prove, over, straight, before, explain, afraid

review words: pages, phoning,lose, third, under, writing, burn, wear, bird, worse, feel, shared, first, search, during, living, worst, eat, surface, interest.

 

Grammar:   We will focus on compound and complex sentences.

 

Math:   We will complete our study on area.  To find area we multiply the length x width.  I am sending home our check my progress to review before our test Wed. We will begin graphs and two step word problems.

 We will have our multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these!

 



Mrs. New Nov. 13th-Nov. 17th
Due Date: 11/19/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Mrs. New week of Nov. 13th-Nov.17th

*Nov. 13th Dress rehearsal.  Bring costume to school.

*Nov. 14th 3rd grade musical at 7:30

*Nov. 17th 3rd grade field trip.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I am thankful for all of you!

*Nov. 20th-24th Thanksgiving Holidays! NO SCHOOL!

Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on Text Features: Table of Contents, Index, Glossary, Bold Print etc....  We will continue covering Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing,visualization, and questioning and wondering. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder. 

New words:We will begin a new unit  

  Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: changing, bridges, March, store, 

review words: pages, phoning,lose, third, under, writing, burn, wear, bird, worse, feel, shared, first, search, during, living, worst, eat, surface, interest.

 

Grammar:   We will focus on Adverbs.  Test on these is Thursday!

 

Math:   We will focus on area.  To find area we multiply the length x width.  We will have a skill check on area Thursday.

 We will have our multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these!

 

Mrs. New week of Nov. 6th-Nov.10th

*Nov. 10th Bring a $1 to Wear, Red White and Blue to honor our veterans!

*Nov. 14th 3rd grade musical at 7:30

*Nov. 16th 3rd grade field trip.

Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on Text Features: Table of Contents, Index, Glossary, Bold Print etc....  We will continue covering Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing,visualization, and questioning and wondering. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder. Test on this unit Thurs., Nov. 9th

New words:  reluctant, eyes in the back of your head, cluttered, whoosh, hardy, have a change of heart, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, shuffle, swarm, urgent, motion, prowl, blow your top, belongings, faint, cling, roam, joyful, sorrowful, shuffle, swarm, urgent, motion, prowl, blow your top

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: pages, phoning,lose, third, under, writing, burn, wear, bird, worse, feel, shared, first, search, during, living, worst, eat, surface, interest

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, strong, since, thin, shoes, pencil, rocks, few, century, science,quacks, pitch, city, read,country, feet, chance, need, half, mean, three, near, breath, fifteen, health, sea,pencil,between, easily,

 

Grammar:   We will focus on Adverbs.  Test on these is Thursday!

 

Math:   We will focus on area.  To find area we multiply the length x width.  We will have a skill check on area Thursday.

 We will have our multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these!

 

Mrs. New week of Nov. 6th-Nov.10th

*Nov. 10th Bring a $1 to Wear, Red White and Blue to honor our veterans!

*Nov. 14th 3rd grade musical at 7:30

*Nov. 16th 3rd grade field trip.

Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on Text Features: Table of Contents, Index, Glossary, Bold Print etc....  We will continue covering Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing,visualization, and questioning and wondering. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder. Test on this unit Thurs., Nov. 9th

New words:  reluctant, eyes in the back of your head, cluttered, whoosh, hardy, have a change of heart, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, shuffle, swarm, urgent, motion, prowl, blow your top, belongings, faint, cling, roam, joyful, sorrowful, shuffle, swarm, urgent, motion, prowl, blow your top

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: pages, phoning,lose, third, under, writing, burn, wear, bird, worse, feel, shared, first, search, during, living, worst, eat, surface, interest

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, strong, since, thin, shoes, pencil, rocks, few, century, science,quacks, pitch, city, read,country, feet, chance, need, half, mean, three, near, breath, fifteen, health, sea,pencil,between, easily,

 

Grammar:   We will focus on Adverbs.  Test on these is Thursday!

 

Math:   We will focus on area.  To find area we multiply the length x width.  We will have a skill check on area Thursday.

 We will have our multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these!

 

Mrs. New week of Nov. 6th-Nov.10th

*Nov. 10th Bring a $1 to Wear, Red White and Blue to honor our veterans!

*Nov. 14th 3rd grade musical at 7:30

*Nov. 16th 3rd grade field trip.

Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on Text Features: Table of Contents, Index, Glossary, Bold Print etc....  We will continue covering Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing,visualization, and questioning and wondering. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder. Test on this unit Thurs., Nov. 9th

New words:  reluctant, eyes in the back of your head, cluttered, whoosh, hardy, have a change of heart, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, shuffle, swarm, urgent, motion, prowl, blow your top, belongings, faint, cling, roam, joyful, sorrowful, shuffle, swarm, urgent, motion, prowl, blow your top

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: pages, phoning,lose, third, under, writing, burn, wear, bird, worse, feel, shared, first, search, during, living, worst, eat, surface, interest

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, strong, since, thin, shoes, pencil, rocks, few, century, science,quacks, pitch, city, read,country, feet, chance, need, half, mean, three, near, breath, fifteen, health, sea,pencil,between, easily,

 

Grammar:   We will focus on Adverbs.  Test on these is Thursday!

 

Math:   We will focus on area.  To find area we multiply the length x width.  We will have a skill check on area Thursday.

 We will have our multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these!

 



Mrs. New Week of Nov. 6th- Nov. 10th
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Mrs. New week of Nov. 6th-Nov.10th

*Nov. 13th dress rehearsal! Bring costume

*Nov. 10th Bring a $1 to Wear, Red White and Blue to honor our veterans!

*Nov. 14th 3rd grade musical at 7:30

*Nov. 16th 3rd grade field trip.

Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on Text Features: Table of Contents, Index, Glossary, Bold Print etc....  We will continue covering Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing,visualization, and questioning and wondering. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder. Test on this unit Thurs., Nov. 9th

New words:  reluctant, eyes in the back of your head, cluttered, whoosh, hardy, have a change of heart, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, shuffle, swarm, urgent, motion, prowl, blow your top, belongings, faint, cling, roam, joyful, sorrowful, shuffle, swarm, urgent, motion, prowl, blow your top

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: pages, phoning,lose, third, under, writing, burn, wear, bird, worse, feel, shared, first, search, during, living, worst, eat, surface, interest

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, strong, since, thin, shoes, pencil, rocks, few, century, science,quacks, pitch, city, read,country, feet, chance, need, half, mean, three, near, breath, fifteen, health, sea,pencil,between, easily,

 

Grammar:   We will focus on Adverbs.  Test on these is Thursday!

 

Math:   We will focus on area.  To find area we multiply the length x width.  We will have a skill check on area Thursday.

 We will have our multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these!

 



Mrs. New Oct. 30th- Nov.3rd
Due Date: 11/6/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Mrs. New week of Oct. 30-Nov.3rd

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

*Nov. 14th 3rd grade musical at 7:30

*Nov. 16th 3rd grade field trip.

Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will continue  to focus on Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing,visualization, and questioning and wondering. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder.

New words:  reluctant, eyes in the back of your head, cluttered, whoosh, hardy, have a change of heart, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, shuffle, swarm, urgent, motion, prowl, blow your top, belongings, faint, cling, roam, joyful, sorrowful

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: rusty, dropped, writing, mean, loose, chased, lose, September, shapes, country, used, cares, near, breath, racing, across, whared, living common, written

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, strong, since, thin, shoes, pencil, rocks, few, century, science,quacks, pitch, city, read,country, feet, chance, need, half, mean, three, near, breath, fifteen, health, sea,pencil,between, easily,

 

Grammar:   We will focus on Adverbs.  Test on these is Thursday!

 

Math:    We will continue to review elapsed time! We will continue telling time to the nearest minute.    We will have a check my progress skills test on metric measurement and elapsed time WedOn Thursday we will take a big Assessment on these skills.

 We will have our multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these!

 



Mrs. New Oct. 23rd-Oct. 27th
Due Date: 10/25/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Mrs. New week of Oct. 23rd-27th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will continue Text Structures. We will continue to focus on Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing,visualization, and questioning and wondering. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder.

New words:  eluctant, eyes in the back of your head, cluttered, whoosh, hardy, have a change of heart, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, belongings, faint, cling, roam, joyful, sorrowful

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: slipped, swinging, missing, chance, phone, pretty, match, fancy, die, quickly, change, brings, since, judge, shoes, strong, scratch, break, except, angry

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, strong, since, thin, shoes, pencil, rocks, few, century, science,quacks, pitch, city, read,country, feet, chance, need, half, mean, three, near, breath, fifteen, health, sea,pencil,between, easily

 

Grammar:   We will focus on Adverbs

 

Math:    We will focus on elapsed time! We will continue telling time to the nearest minute.  They will learn terms like quarter til, half past, ect.  This will guide us into elapsed time. Test on telling time to the nearest minute this Wed.! We will have a check my progress skills test on elapsed time Thursday!

 We will have our second multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these! WE WILL HAVE THE 3's and 6's STARTING THIS FRIDAY!



Mrs. New Oct. 16th-Oct 20th
Due Date: 10/23/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade


  Mrs. New week of Oct. 16th-20th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing. We will continue Visualization. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder.

New words:  eluctant, eyes in the back of your head, cluttered, whoosh, hardy, have a change of heart.

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: quacks, pitch, city, read, country, feet, chance, need, half, mean, three, near, breath, fifteen, health, sea, pencil, since, between, easily

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, strong, since, thin, shoes, pencil, rocks, few, century, science

 

Grammar:   We will continue adjectives and test on Adjectives Tues.

 

Math:    We will focus on elapsed time! We will continue telling time to the nearest minute.  They will learn terms like quarter til, half past, ect.  This will guide us into elapsed time. Test on telling time to the nearest minute this Wed.!

 We will have our second multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these! WE WILL HAVE THE 3's and 6's STARTING THIS FRIDAY!



Mrs. New Oct 10th-14th
Due Date: 10/16/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Oct. 12 Report Cards go home! Please sign and return.

  Mrs. New week of Oct. 10th-14th Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on Figurative Language. Similes, Metaphors, Personification, idioms, etc. We will work on inferencing. We will continue Visualization. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder.

New words:  eluctant, eyes in the back of your head, cluttered, whoosh, hardy, have a change of heart.

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, strong, since, thin, shoes, pencil, rocks, few, century, science

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until

 

Grammar:   We will continue adjectives and test on Adjectives Friday.

 

Math:    We will continue telling time to the nearest minute.  They will learn terms like quarter til, half past, ect.  This will guide us into elapsed time.

 We will have our second multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 3;s, 5's, 6's 10's.  Many still do not know these! WE WILL HAVE THE 3's and 6's STARTING THIS FRIDAY!



Sept. 25th-29th
Due Date: 9/28/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Thank you all for helping us reach our Scholastic challenge! I am so grateful to all of you!!!

**Sept. 29th Pajama Day

  Mrs. New week of September18th-Sept. 22nd. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on TEXT STRUCTURE. We will work on inferencing. We will continue Visualization. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder.

New words:  floppy, recall, clatter, disaster, celebration, retrieve

 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchen

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until

 

Grammar:   We will continue nouns: common, proper, singular, and plural.  We will continue to discuss capitalization of proper nouns.  We will continue pronouns: Test over nouns and pronouns Wed. the 30th

 

Math:    We will continue mltiplication and division and focus on word problems.  If your child is still struggling with rounding or addition and subtraction with borrowing and regrouping please work with them.

 We will have our second multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 5's, 10's.  Many still do not know these!



Mrs. New Week of Sept. 18th-Sept. 22nd
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Thank you all for helping us reach our Scholastic challenge! I am so grateful to all of you!!!

**Sept. 29th Pajama Day

  Mrs. New week of September18th-Sept. 22nd. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  We are always in need of can cokes, sprites, Dr. Pepper, toys for treasure chest, and individually wrapped candy. Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will focus on TEXT STRUCTURE. We will work on inferencing. We will continue Visualization. We will also continue main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder.

New words:  floppy, recall, clatter, disaster, celebration, retrieve

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchen

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until

 

Grammar:   We will continue nouns: common, proper, singular, and plural.  We will continue to discuss capitalization of proper nouns.  We will continue pronouns: Test over nouns and pronouns Wed. the 30th

 

Math:    We will continue mltiplication and division and focus on word problems.  If your child is still struggling with rounding or addition and subtraction with borrowing and regrouping please work with them.

 We will have our second multiplication fluency test TUEs. of this week! 0's, 2's, 5's, 10's.  Many still do not know these!



Mrs. New Week of Sept. 11th-Sept. 15th
Due Date: 9/18/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Don't forget our Scholastic challenge for the class.  We have had some orders, so we are on our way! Last day to order is Sept. 15th

*Our class is doing a great job with our fundraiser! FUNDRAISER PACKET IS DUE SEPT. 6th

**Labor Day Holiday Sept. 4th No School!

**Sept. 29th Pajama Day

  Mrs. New week of August 28th-Sept. 1st Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will continue Visualization. We will focus on main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder.

New words:  whiz, squirm, rap, snap, likely, unlikely, bustle, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge, swerve, flick, speedy

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: drums, splits, also, passes, mind, hands, bought, glasses, stands, facts, eggs, length, wind, spent, toward, send, father, kept, bottom, ocean

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until

 

Grammar:   We will continue nouns: common, proper, singular, and plural.  We will continue to discuss capitalization of proper nouns.  We will continue pronouns: Test over nouns and pronouns Wed. the 30th

 

Math:    We will continue rounding , addition and subtraction of 3 digit numbers with borrowing and regrouping, and missing quantities.  Please see math journal. Remember all skills will accumulate so each time we test prior skills will be on the test.  If your child is still struggling with rounding or addition and subtraction with borrowing and regrouping please work with them.

 We will begin multiplication this week! 0's, 2's, 5's, 10's.  Our first fluency test will be next Friday!



Mrs. New Week of Aug.28th-Sept.1st
Due Date: 9/2/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Don't forget our Scholastic challenge for the class.  We have had some orders, so we are on our way! Last day to order is Sept. 15th

*Our class is doing a great job with our fundraiser! FUNDRAISER PACKET IS DUE SEPT. 6th

**Labor Day Holiday Sept. 4th No School!

**Sept. 29th Pajama Day

  Mrs. New week of August 28th-Sept. 1st Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will continue Visualization. We will focus on main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will continue adding to our vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder.

New words:  whiz, squirm, rap, snap, likely, unlikely, bustle, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge, swerve, flick, speedy

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: drums, splits, also, passes, mind, hands, bought, glasses, stands, facts, eggs, length, wind, spent, toward, send, father, kept, bottom, ocean

review words: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until

 

Grammar:   We will continue nouns: common, proper, singular, and plural.  We will continue to discuss capitalization of proper nouns.  We will continue pronouns: Test over nouns and pronouns Wed. the 30th

 

Math:    We will continue rounding , addition and subtraction of 3 digit numbers with borrowing and regrouping, and missing quantities.  Please see math journal. Remember all skills will accumulate so each time we test prior skills will be on the test.  If your child is still struggling with rounding or addition and subtraction with borrowing and regrouping please work with them.

 We will begin multiplication this week! 0's, 2's, 5's, 10's.  Our first fluency test will be next Friday!



Mrs. New Aug. 14th-18th
Due Date: 8/22/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*We are off to a GREAT START!

*PTA meeting Tues. August 15th at 6:30

**Parent Night Tues. August 15th at 7:00! NO CHILDREN!

*Choir auditions will be the 14th -18th.

*Breakfast will begin the 14th-18th.

* Fund raiser begins this Friday.

 

  Mrs. New week of August 14th-18th Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 2. Please do not take anything out of your child's red daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will continue doing character analysis and discussing character traits. We will focus on main idea and detail. We will review settings.

  VOCABULARY: We will begin vocabulary that will be reviewed daily and tested once a nine weeks.  The vocabulary words will be found here, on news letter, and in the students blue vocabulary/writing folder.

New words:  whiz, squirm, rap, snap, likely, unlikely

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned.  Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until

review words: 

 

Grammar:   We will continue nouns: common, proper, singular, and plural.  We will continue to discuss capitalization of proper nouns.  We will begin pronouns: plural possessive

 

Math:    We will continue rounding and begin addition and subtraction of 3 digit numbers with borrowing and regrouping.  Please see math journal. Remember all skills will accumulate so each time we test prior skills will be on the test.  If your child is still struggling with rounding please work with them.

 

 If your child is mastering rounding and addition and subtraction easily I would suggest starting multiplication memorization on the 0's, 2's. 5's, and 10's.



Mrs. New Welcome to a new year!
Due Date: 8/3/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Welcome to the 3rd Grade!  

What an awesome group of students I have this year! I can't wait to get to know each one of them.

August 15th is a big night at The Hills! We will have a PTA meeting at 6:30 and parent night in the classrooms at 7:00.  This is a time for me to get to know you and answer questions about the school year.  Please make arrangements for your children. This is a parent only meeting.

ELA- We will begin discussing character traits and establishing out reading community.

Writing- We will focus on our writing community and listening to authors and reasons why they write.  We will discuss point of view.

Spelling- We will begin our spelling procedures.

Math- We will round numbers to the nearest tens and hundreds.  We will have a quiz on this Friday!



Mrs. New May 15-May 19
Due Date: 5/20/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

***There will be NO check outs after 2:00!!!!!

*I have enjoyed being a part of your child's life this year! It has been a blessing! I thank God for each of these little angels, and I will be praying for their days ahead! 

* If you would like to send in a couple of dollars for pizza you may do so. I am ordering pizza for awards day.

* Thursday, May 18th we will have awards in the room from 12-12:30 and then we will have our color run.  If you have not returned your permission slip, please do so!  18th and 19th are the last days of school and they are 60% days.

*Thank you for all of your support! We raised $4835.00 for St. Jude! Making a difference in the lives of others really matters!

 

  



Mrs. New May 8th-May 12th
Due Date: 5/14/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

***There will be NO check outs after 2:00!!!!!

*Lights Out in the Library is this Friday May 12th.  They may bring a pillow/stuffed animal and a blanket.

* If you would like to send in a couple of dollars for pizza you may do so. I am ordering pizza for awards day.

* Thursday, May 18th we will have awards in the room from 12-12:30 and then we will have our color run.  If you have not returned your permission slip, please do so!  18th and 19th are the last days of school and they are 60% days.

*Thank you for all of your support! We raised $4835.00 for St. Jude! Making a difference in the lives of others really matters!

 

  Mrs. New week of May 8th -May 12th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  All facts will be tested.  We will have 100 problems. 75 multiplication and 25 division in 5 min. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will review all skills for the year. We are working on persuasive/opinion pieces.  We will read opinion articles and fables.

  VOCABULARY: ban, permit, valuable, task, unwind, stressful, collaborate, aggressive, unaggressive, adapt, forbid, considerate, diligent TEST Thursday

 

   Spelling words: Our next spelling test will be a review and it will be given next Friday. This is the last test! see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: Last list of words are on the news letter.

Grammar: We will continue punctuation. We will test on punctuatio titles and figurative language this Fri.

Math:    We will begin a spiral review on all skills since the beginning of the year. We will have our last math assessment over all skills Tues. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

 Last Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New May 1st-May 5th
Due Date: 5/8/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

I know it is teacher appreciation week, but I am the one who is appreciative! God has blessed me with the best students and parents this year, and I am GRATEFUL! Thank You!!

***There will be NO check outs after 2:00!!!!!

* If you would like to send in a couple of dollars for pizza you may do so. I am ordering pizza for awards day.

* Thursday, May 18th we will have awards in the room from 12-12:30 and then we will have our color run.  If you have not returned your permission slip, please do so!  18th and 19th are the last days of school and they are 60% days.

*Thank you for all of your support! We raised $4835.00 for St. Jude! Making a difference in the lives of others really matters!

 

  Mrs. New week of May 1st -May 5th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  All facts will be tested.  We will have 100 problems. 75 multiplication and 25 division in 5 min. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will review all skills for the year. We are working on persuasive/opinion pieces.  We will read opinion articles and fables.

  VOCABULARY: ban, permit, valuable, task, unwind, stressful, collaborate, aggressive, unaggressive, adapt, forbid, considerate, diligent TEST Thursday

 

   Spelling words: Our next spelling test will be a review and it will be given next Friday. This is the last test! see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: Last list of words are on the news letter.

Grammar: We will continue punctuation. We will test on punctuatio titles and figurative language this Fri.

Math:    We will begin a spiral review on all skills since the beginning of the year. We will have our last math assessment over all skills Tues. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

 Last Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New April 10th-14th
Due Date: 4/16/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy Easter! Easter holidays are this Fri., April 14th through Mon., April 17th.

*We will have an Easter treat in the room.  If anyone is interested in sending cookies or a drink please let me know.  You may send a bag of individually wrapped candy.

*Sip 'N See Tuesday, April 11th!

*Come join us for a night of family fun on April 11th from 6-7:30.  We will have a Sip'n See for our 3rd grade art work and a book fair.  You may pruchase the art work by only making a small or large donation to St. Jude.

*Our end of the year MAP assessment will begin April 10th.  We will have practice test/ tests every week from now until the end of the month.  Please be here!!!!!

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  After Spring Break we will have 100 problems.(75 multiplication and 25 division) 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of April 10th-April 14th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  All facts will be tested.  We will have 100 problems. 75 multiplication and 25 division in 5 min. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will practice reading a play and learn the different aspects of reading plays verses other text. We are working on persuasive/opinion pieces.  We will read opinion articles and fables.

  VOCABULARY: ban, permit, valuable, task, unwind, stressful, collaborate, aggressive

 

   Spelling words: Our next spelling test will be a review and it will be given in May.see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: No spelling word this week.

review words: playing, showed, key, boat, guard, white, stood, Tuesday, grew, night, quite, states, guide, board, suit, knew, carry, heated, minute, describe,shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, position,hood, pony, key, guess, white, money, night, fry, woods, light, fine, early, English, sight, carry, quite, thirteen, sky, practice, already,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop,glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history, throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:   We will continue punctuation.

 

Math:    We will begin a spiral review on all skills since the beginning of the year. We will review and test on two-step word problems. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New April 3rd-April 7th
Due Date: 4/10/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*The musical was wonderul!

*Graceland was awesome! Thanks to all of you who went with us and helped! 

*Come join us for a night of family fun on April 11th from 6-7:30.  We will have a Sip'n See for our 3rd grade art work and a book fair.  You may pruchase the art work by only making a small or large donation to St. Jude.

*Our end of the year MAP assessment will begin April 10th.  We will have practice test/ tests every week from now until the end of the month.  Please be here!!!!!

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  After Spring Break we will have 100 problems.(75 multiplication and 25 division) 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of April 3rd-April 7th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  All facts will be tested.  We will have 100 problems. 75 multiplication and 25 division in 5 min. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We are working on persuasive/opinion pieces.  We will read opinion articles and fables.

  VOCABULARY: ban, permit, valuable

 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: No spelling word this week.

review words: playing, showed, key, boat, guard, white, stood, Tuesday, grew, night, quite, states, guide, board, suit, knew, carry, heated, minute, describe,shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, position,hood, pony, key, guess, white, money, night, fry, woods, light, fine, early, English, sight, carry, quite, thirteen, sky, practice, already,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop,glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history, throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:   We will begin punctuation.

 

Math:    We will finish geometry. We will review and test on two-step word problems. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



March 27th-March 31st
Due Date: 4/4/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Spring Break NO SCHOOL March 13th-17th

**Case 21 will be Tues. and Wed., March 7th and 8th.  Please be on time!

*Musical practice is under way.  Mrs. Thomason will be working hard to get them ready for the musical.  Please be here everyday because we will practice from now until time for the musical.

*Our next Case 21 will be the week of March 6th.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  After Spring Break we will have 100 problems.(75 multiplication and 25 division) 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of March 6th- March 7th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's,7's 8's,9's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will do a short unit on ART! Creative, inventive, and notable people! If you know someone who is an artist please let me know!

  VOCABULARY: We are done with vocabulary for this 9 weeks

New words:  unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, exhilarated, astounding, appetizing, durable, intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: NO SPELLING WORDS UNTIL AFTER SPRING BREAK!

review words: playing, showed, key, boat, guard, white, stood, Tuesday, grew, night, quite, states, guide, board, suit, knew, carry, heated, minute, describe,shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, position,hood, pony, key, guess, white, money, night, fry, woods, light, fine, early, English, sight, carry, quite, thirteen, sky, practice, already,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop,glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history, throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:   We will begin punctuation.

 

Math:    We will finish and test over geometry. Tuesday check my progress ovr area and perimeter.  Wed. big assessment over area and perimeter. Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New March 20th-March 24th
Due Date: 3/27/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Spring Break NO SCHOOL March 13th-17th

**Case 21 will be Tues. and Wed., March 7th and 8th.  Please be on time!

*Musical practice is under way.  Mrs. Thomason will be working hard to get them ready for the musical.  Please be here everyday because we will practice from now until time for the musical.

*Our next Case 21 will be the week of March 6th.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  After Spring Break we will have 100 problems.(75 multiplication and 25 division) 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of March 6th- March 7th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's,7's 8's,9's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will do a short unit on ART! Creative, inventive, and notable people! If you know someone who is an artist please let me know!

  VOCABULARY: We are done with vocabulary for this 9 weeks

New words:  unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, exhilarated, astounding, appetizing, durable, intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: NO SPELLING WORDS UNTIL AFTER SPRING BREAK!

review words: playing, showed, key, boat, guard, white, stood, Tuesday, grew, night, quite, states, guide, board, suit, knew, carry, heated, minute, describe,shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, position,hood, pony, key, guess, white, money, night, fry, woods, light, fine, early, English, sight, carry, quite, thirteen, sky, practice, already,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop,glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history, throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:   We will begin punctuation.

 

Math:    We will continue geometry. Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New March 6th-March10th
Due Date: 3/13/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Spring Break NO SCHOOL March 13th-17th

**Case 21 will be Tues. and Wed., March 7th and 8th.  Please be on time!

*Musical practice is under way.  Mrs. Thomason will be working hard to get them ready for the musical.  Please be here everyday because we will practice from now until time for the musical.

*Our next Case 21 will be the week of March 6th.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  After Spring Break we will have 100 problems.(75 multiplication and 25 division) 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of March 6th- March 7th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's,7's 8's,9's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will do a short unit on ART! Creative, inventive, and notable people! If you know someone who is an artist please let me know!

  VOCABULARY: We are done with vocabulary for this 9 weeks

New words:  unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, exhilarated, astounding, appetizing, durable, intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: NO SPELLING WORDS UNTIL AFTER SPRING BREAK!

review words: playing, showed, key, boat, guard, white, stood, Tuesday, grew, night, quite, states, guide, board, suit, knew, carry, heated, minute, describe,shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, position,hood, pony, key, guess, white, money, night, fry, woods, light, fine, early, English, sight, carry, quite, thirteen, sky, practice, already,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop,glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history, throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:   We will begin punctuation.

 

Math:    We will continue geometry. Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Feb. 27th-March 3
Due Date: 3/7/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade


*Friday March 3rd is the last day to turn in permission slips and money for the field trip to Graceland! Please do so ASAP!

**Try-outs are this week! Parts will be announced Friday.

*Musical practice is under way.  Mrs. Thomason will be working hard to get them ready for the musical.  Please be here everyday because we will practice from now until time for the musical.

*Our next Case 21 will be the week of March 6th.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.    75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Feb.27th- March 3rd. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will do a short unit on ART! Creative, inventive, and notable people! If you know someone who is an artist please let me know!

  VOCABULARY: Vocabulary  secure, refreshing, energize, achieve, challenge, determination, hazardous, convenient, detect, graceful, spectacular, original, texture, differ, plain

New words:  unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, exhilarated, astounding, appetizing, durable, intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: playing, showed, key, boat, guard, white, stood, Tuesday, grew, night, quite, states, guide, board, suit, knew, carry, heated, minute, describe

review words: shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, position,hood, pony, key, guess, white, money, night, fry, woods, light, fine, early, English, sight, carry, quite, thirteen, sky, practice, already,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop,glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history, throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:   We will begin punctuation.

 

Math:    We will continue geometry. Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Feb. 21st-24th
Due Date: 2/27/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Thank you for my delicious Valentine treats! 

*NO SCHOOL MON., Feb. 20th

*I still have a lot of people who have not turned in permission slips and money for the field trip to Graceland! Please do so ASAP!

**Next week we will have musical try-outs! Be here and know your part!

*Musical practice is under way.  Mrs. Thomason will pull them everyday to go over the part they want to try out for so please be here each day.  Please practice with your child at home so they will be ready for try-outs!

*Our next Case 21 will be the week of March 6th.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.    75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Feb.21st- Feb. 24th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- We will do a short unit on ART! Creative, inventive, and notable people! If you know someone who is an artist please let me know!

  VOCABULARY: Vocabulary test will be this Wed. please study words in red folder! secure, refreshing, energize, achieve, challenge, determination, hazardous, convenient, detect, graceful, spectacular, original, texture, differ, plain

New words:  unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, exhilarated, astounding, appetizing, durable, intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: shy, blowing, money, light, fries, often, puppies, ready, cried, flying, hurrying, become, speed, listen, week, English, speak, sight, system, position

review words: hood, pony, key, guess, white, money, night, fry, woods, light, fine, early, English, sight, carry, quite, thirteen, sky, practice, already,trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop,glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history, throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:  We were scheduled to take our adverb quiz last week, but I postponed it until Wed. Feb. 22nd. We will begin punctuation.

 

Math:   Assessment Wednesday over all measurement to the nearest inch, half inch, quarter inch, and line plots. We will begin geometry. Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Feb. 13th-17th
Due Date: 2/20/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy Valentine's Day!!!! Tuesday is Valentine's Day so don't forget to send V-day cards and treats for them to exchange.  We will put them in the bags we decorate. 

*I still have a lot of people who have not turned in permission slips and money for the field trip to Graceland! Please do so ASAP!

*Class picture order form went home. Last day to order class pictures in Feb. 17th

*Musical practice is under way.  Mrs. Thomason will pull them everyday to go over the part they want to try out for so please be here each day.  Please practice with your child at home so they will be ready for try-outs!

*Our next Case 21 will be the week of March 6th.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.    75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Feb.13th- Feb. 17th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on reading comprehension strategies and Text features, such as summaries on back covers, table of contents, index, diagrams, captions, photographs, and the glossary.  We will continue to stop and ask questions as we read. We will continue wondering as a strategy. 

  VOCABULARY: achieve, challenge, determination, hazardous, convenient, detect, graceful, spectacular, original 

New words:  unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, exhilarated, astounding, intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: hood, pony, key, guess, white, money, night, fry, woods, light, fine, early, English, sight, carry, quite, thirteen, sky, practice, already

review words: trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop,glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history, throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:  We will take a quiz over adverbs Thursday.

 

Math:   Assessment Tuesday over measurement to the nearest inch, half inch, quarter inch, and line plots. We will begin geometry. Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Feb. 6th-10th
Due Date: 2/13/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Please return field trip permission form and money ASAP

*Class picture order form went home. Last day to order class pictures in Feb. 17th

*If you have not turned in permission slip for the musical, please do so!

*Our next Case 21 will be the week of March 6th.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.    75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Feb.6th- Feb. 10th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on reading comprehension strategies and Text features, such as summaries on back covers, table of contents, index, diagrams, captions, photographs, and the glossary.  We will continue to stop and ask questions as we read. We will continue wondering as a strategy. 

  VOCABULARY: hazardous, convenient, detect, graceful, spectacular, original 

New words:  unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, exhilarated, astounding, intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: trays, crows, soon, foot, guard, book, woods, guess, stood, fruit, fire, guide, heated, whose, early, thirteen, choose, street, develop

review words: glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history, throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:  We will coontinue going over adverbs.

 

Math:   Check my progress test Thurs. over measurement to the nearest inch, half inch, and quarter inch. We will continue measurement, and we will begin to take measurements and place them on a line plot.  They have to create and interpret line plots. Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Jan. 30th-Feb. 3rd
Due Date: 2/6/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*January 31st is the absolute last day to order a year book!

*Class picture order form went home. Last day to order class pictures in Feb. 17th

*If you have not turned in permission slip for the musical, please do so!

*Our next Case 21 will be the week of March 6th.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.    75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Jan. 31st- Feb. 3rd. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on reading comprehension strategies and Text features, such as summaries on back covers, table of contents, index, diagrams, captions, photographs, and the glossary.  We will continue to stop and ask questions as we read. We will continue wondering as a strategy. 

  VOCABULARY:  unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, intense, exhilarated, astounding

New words:  intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: glow, snowing, soon, closing, June, Tuesday, Sunday, instead, fruit, grew, knew, suit, moon, fold, team, whose, raised, choose, human, history

review words: throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present, cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:  We will test over Adjectives on Tues. 31st and continue to talk about adverbs.

 

Math:   Check my progress test Mon.( because we did not take it last week. They needed more time.)over equivalent fractions and comparing fractions. We will begin measuring inches, half inches and quarter inches.  Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Jan. 23rd-Jan. 27th
Due Date: 1/30/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Jan. 24th Class Picture Day 

*Jan. 24th 1st note home giving permission to be in 3rd grade musical. Return tomorrow Wed. Jan 25th!

*Jan. 27th PTA Hat Day bring a dollar and wear your hat all day.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 4's and 8's this week.  75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Jan. 23rd- Jan. 27th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on reading comprehension strategies and Text features, such as summaries on back covers, table of contents, index, diagrams, captions, photographs, and the glossary.  We will continue to stop and ask questions as we read. We will continue wondering as a strategy. 

  VOCABULARY:  Vocabulary test next Tuesday. students have highlighted all that they need to know for their test in red folder. unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, intense, exhilarated, astounding

New words:  intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: throw, spray, grow, sold, closed, instead, Friday, stayed, starring, truth, marked, throat, states, along, worth, tail, fold, raised, either, present

review words: cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern 

 

Grammar:  We will continue discussing adjectives and adverbs.

 

Math:   Check my progress test Thurs. over equivalent fractions and comparing fractions. We will focus on comparing fractions on a number line and equivalent fractions this week.  Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Jan. 16th-Jan, 20th
Due Date: 1/23/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Jan. 24th Class Picture Day 

*Jan. 27th PTA Hat Day bring a dollar and wear your hat all day.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 4's and 8's this week.  75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Jan. 16th- Jan. 20th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on reading comprehension strategies and Test features.  We will continue to stop and ask questions as we read. We will continue wondering as a strategy. 

  VOCABULARY:  Vocabulary test next Tuesday. students have highlighted all that they need to know for their test in red folder. unexpected, abandon, industrious, comfy, successful, unsuccessful, sorrowful, advise, intense, exhilarated, astounding

New words: intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: cared, needed, chased, climb, wait, mean, loose, none, third, store, main, shared, eighteen, during, search, before, across, forty, doctor, modern

review words:  gravy, army, grow, truth, November, Monday, low, Thursday, due, boat, board, throat, toe, note, snow, along, over, straight, machine, below,pages, phoning, lose, third, under, writing, burn, wear, bird, worse, feel, shared, first, search, during, living, worst, eat, surface, interest

 

Grammar:  We will begin discussing adjectives and adverbs.

 

Math:   We will focus on fractions on a number line and equivalent fractions this week.  Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Jan. 9th- Jan. 13th
Due Date: 1/16/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Jan. 12th Sack Lunch in room/Science Fair

*Mon. Jan. 16th NO School!

*Report Cards went home yesterday!

*Honor Roll Party Jan. 18th 8-9:20am

*Jan. 24th Class Picture Day 

*Jan. 27th PTA Hat Day bring a dollar and wear your hat all day.

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 4's and 8's this week.  75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Jan. 9th- Jan. 13th. Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday.  0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on read aloud strategies.  We will continue to stop and ask questions as we read. We will continue wondering as a strategy. 

  VOCABULARY: 

New words: intense, exhilarated, astounding, lively, memorable, throw yourself into something 

   Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: gravy, army, grow, truth, November, Monday, low, Thursday, due, boat, board, throat, toe, note, snow, along, over, straight, machine, below

review words:  pages, phoning, lose, third, under, writing, burn, wear, bird, worse, feel, shared, first, search, during, living, worst, eat, surface, interest

 

Grammar:  We will begin discussing adjectives and adverbs.

 

Math:  We are focusing on fractions as part of a set and a whole. We will focus on fractions on a number line this week.  Please see math journal. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 4's and 8's. 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,4's, 5's, 6's, 8's, and 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.

 



Mrs. New Jan, 2nd -6th
Due Date: 1/6/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy New Year! 

We will begin testing on our 4's and 8's this week for multiplication. 

-We will focus on fractions in Math

- We will focus on Adverbs and adjectives in grammar



Mrs. New Dec. 12th-16th
Due Date: 12/17/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Merry Christmas!

We will have Case 21 Testing this week so please be on time each day. 

*Please send in a large gift bag with your students name on them and 23 somethings for them to give their classmates.  I sent a letter home this past Friday explaining secret Santa. 

*Please send the items I requested for our party by Wed.  If it is an item that needs to be refrigerated you may send Fri. the day of the party.  We will eat all day and celebrate this wonderful time of the year.  

*Our Christmas party will be Fri. from 1:00-1:45.  You should have already returned form letting me know who would be attending the party and if your child will be checking out and by whom.  If you have not returned please do so.

*We will not have any homework this week!

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

See ya next year! 



Mrs. New Nov. 28th-Dec. 2nd
Due Date: 12/5/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Dec. 1st Cookies with Santa 6-8 (please bring the whole family)

*Dec. 2nd is our day to wear PJs to the library (no charge) We will also be shopping in at the book fair.  Please send mone with your child to shop.

*Dec. 8th Spotlight field trip.

*Dec. 9th 3rd grade field trip to the Orpheum(limited seats NO CHAPERONES) except for teachers:) PLEASE DRESS NICE!

Dec. 13th-15th CASE 21 Please be on time each day.  All make-ups will be given the Fri. before Christmas break.

Dec. 16th Class Christmas Party 1:00-1:45 I will be sending a list home of items to bring!

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 3's and 6's this week.  50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Nov. 28th- Dec. 2nd Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. We will add the 3's, and 6's this week. We will now have 50 problems in 5 minutes.  They are still responsible for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 

3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 

 

ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on reading strategies.  We will continue to stop and ask questions as we read. 

  

VOCABULARY: Vocabulary assessment will be given Wed. 

New words: flimsy, long, gruff, persist, strain, adjust

roam, joyful, sorrowful, belongings, faint, cling, flabbergasted, permissible, impermissible, adventuresome, reluctant, cluttered, handy, whoosh, (Idioms) eyes in the back of your head, have a change of heart, flutter, savory, command, speechless, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider,floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve,flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge, particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize, doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command 

   

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: pages, phoning, lose, third, under, writing, burn, wear, bird, worse, feel, shared, first, search, during, living, worst, eat, surface, interest

 

 

review words:  slipped, swinging, missing, chance, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, die, quickly, change, brings, since, judge, shoes, strong, scratch, break, except, angry,lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, shoes, paragraph, special,dusty, patch, page, chief, phone, quickly, gave, push, pretty, nine, live, empty, inside, strange, clothes, break, change, shoes, paragraph, specialcatch, badge, fifty, match, plenty, cap, quickly, happy, gold, push, bridge, body, floor, empty, break, judge, should, funny, industry, hungry,shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchen,lunches, wishes, planned, dead, missing, sitting, die, dishes, glasses, also, grass, field, brings, length, sent, tie, father, lost, picture

 

Grammar:  We will test over verbs next week. We will continue talking about verbs. Helping and linking. Present, past and future tense of verbs.

 

Math:  Big assessment Wed. Over 2 step word problems with addition and subtraction. PLEASE work on this at home it is one of the hardest skills they will do all year. Some are still struggling with addition and subtraction with borrowing and regrouping. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 3's and 6's. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.

 

 



Mrs. New Nov. 14th-18th
Due Date: 11/21/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy Thanksgiving! I have so much to be thankful for this season, and your children are one of my biggest blessings! Thank you for allowing me to be blessed by them daily!

*NOV. 21st-25th NO SCHOOL! Thanksgiving Break!  If you can send in something this week for a special class treat please contact me.  I need large sugar cookies precooked from Kroger, red hots, a large bag of M&Ms, two large bags of candy corn, two cans of white icing and a tube of yellow icing.

*Nov. 18th PJ Day (bring a dollar and wear PJs

*Dec. 1st Cookies with Santa 6-8

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 3's and 6's this week.  50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Nov. 14th- Nov. 18th Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

 

 1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. We will add the 3's, and 6's this week. We will now have 50 problems in 5 minutes.  They are still responsible for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 

3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 

 

ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on reading strategies.  We will ask by saying "I wonder.........." This teaches them to question as they read. 

 

 

 

VOCABULARY:

 

New words: roam, joyful, sorrowful, belongings, faint, cling, flabbergasted, permissible, impermissible, adventuresome, reluctant, cluttered, handy, whoosh, (Idioms) eyes in the back of your head, have a change of heart, flutter, savory, command, speechless, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider

 

floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve,flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge, particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize, doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command 

 

 

 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: rusty, dropped, writing, mean, loose, chased, lose, September, shapes, country, used, cares, near, breath, racing, across, shared, living, common, written

 

review words:  slipped, swinging, missing, chance, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, die, quickly, change, brings, since, judge, shoes, strong, scratch, break, except, angry,lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, shoes, paragraph, special,dusty, patch, page, chief, phone, quickly, gave, push, pretty, nine, live, empty, inside, strange, clothes, break, change, shoes, paragraph, specialcatch, badge, fifty, match, plenty, cap, quickly, happy, gold, push, bridge, body, floor, empty, break, judge, should, funny, industry, hungry,shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchen,lunches, wishes, planned, dead, missing, sitting, die, dishes, glasses, also, grass, field, brings, length, sent, tie, father, lost, picture

 

Grammar:  We will continue talking about verbs. Helping and linking.

 

Math:  Test Thurs. check my progress! Over 2 step word problems with addition and subtraction. Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 3's and 6's. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.

 

 



Nov. 7th-11th
Due Date: 11/15/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

No VISITORS for lunch Friday. We have lunch on the lawn!

* Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 3's and 6's this week.  50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

  Mrs. New week of Nov. 7th- Nov. 11th Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

 

 

1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. We will add the 3's, and 6's this week. We will now have 50 problems in 5 minutes.  They are still responsible for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

 

3. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

 

 

ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on questioning while we read.  We will ask by saying "I wonder.........." This teaches them to question as they read. 

 

 

 

VOCABULARY:

 

New words: roam, joyful, sorrowful, belongings, faint, cling, flabbergasted, permissible, impermissible, adventuresome, reluctant, cluttered, handy, whoosh, (Idioms) eyes in the back of your head, have a change of heart, flutter, savory, command, speechless, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider

 

floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve,flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge, particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize, doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command 

 

 

 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

 

New words:  WORDS: slipped, swinging, missing, chance, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, die, quickly, change, brings, since, judge, shoes, strong, scratch, break, except, angry

 

review words:  lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, shoes, paragraph, special,dusty, patch, page, chief, phone, quickly, gave, push, pretty, nine, live, empty, inside, strange, clothes, break, change, shoes, paragraph, specialcatch, badge, fifty, match, plenty, cap, quickly, happy, gold, push, bridge, body, floor, empty, break, judge, should, funny, industry, hungry,shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchen,lunches, wishes, planned, dead, missing, sitting, die, dishes, glasses, also, grass, field, brings, length, sent, tie, father, lost, picture

 

Grammar:  We will begin talking about verbs. Helping and linking.

 

Math:  Test Wed. check my progress! Big assessment over area Friday! Remember all skills up until this point may be revisited on tests.  If your child is still struggling with time or elapsed time please work with them. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 3's and 6's. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.

 

 



Mrs. New Oct. 31st- Nov. 4th
Due Date: 11/7/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

No VISITORS for lunch this week. Our lunch will be at 11:00 all week due to practice for second grade musical.

*If you would like to send in treats for the class we will have a little Halloween party/reading time.

*31st Halloween Candygrams go home. 

*31st Dress as your favorite book character for our book parade.

*Nov. 8th NO SCHOOL!

  * Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 3's and 6's this week.  50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

 Mrs. New week of Oct. 24th- 28th

 Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. We will add the 3's, and 6's this week. We will now have 50 problems in 5 minutes.  They are still responsible for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

3.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

4. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on questioning while we read.  We will ask by saying "I wonder.........." This teaches them to question as they read. 

 

VOCABULARY:

New words: reluctant, cluttered, handy, whoosh, (Idioms) eyes in the back of your head, have a change of heart, flutter, savory, command, speechless, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider

floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve,flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge, particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize, doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command 

 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

New words: If the sound after the sound /s/ is spelled i, e, or y the sound is often spelled c, as in cent, city, and fancy. WORDS: lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, shoes, paragraph, special

review words: vowel-consonant-e: dusty, patch, page, chief, phone, quickly, gave, push, pretty, nine, live, empty, inside, strange, clothes, break, change, shoes, paragraph, specialcatch, badge, fifty, match, plenty, cap, quickly, happy, gold, push, bridge, body, floor, empty, break, judge, should, funny, industry, hungry,shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchenlunches, wishes, planned, dead, missing, sitting, die, dishes, glasses, also, grass, field, brings, length, sent, tie, father, lost, picture

Grammar:  We will begin talking about verbs. Helping and linking.

Math:  We will continue discussing area and the distributive property of area. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 3's and 6's. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New October 24th-28th
Due Date: 10/30/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Field Trip Tuesday Oct. 25th

PTA Meeting Tuesday the 25th at 6:00 P.M.

*If you would like to send in treats for the class we will have a little Halloween party/reading time.

*31st Halloween Candygrams go home. 

*31st Dress as your favorite book character for our book parade.

*Nov. 8th NO SCHOOL!

  * Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 3's and 6's this week.  50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

 Mrs. New week of Oct. 24th- 28th

 Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. We will add the 3's, and 6's this week. We will now have 50 problems in 5 minutes.  They are still responsible for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

3.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

4. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on questioning while we read.  We will ask by saying "I wonder.........." This teaches them to question as they read. 

 

VOCABULARY:

New words: reluctant, cluttered, handy, whoosh, (Idioms) eyes in the back of your head, have a change of heart, flutter, savory, command, speechless, obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider

floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve,flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge, particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize, doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command 

 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

New words: If the sound after the sound /s/ is spelled i, e, or y the sound is often spelled c, as in cent, city, and fancy. WORDS: lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, shoes, paragraph, special

review words: vowel-consonant-e: dusty, patch, page, chief, phone, quickly, gave, push, pretty, nine, live, empty, inside, strange, clothes, break, change, shoes, paragraph, specialcatch, badge, fifty, match, plenty, cap, quickly, happy, gold, push, bridge, body, floor, empty, break, judge, should, funny, industry, hungry,shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchenlunches, wishes, planned, dead, missing, sitting, die, dishes, glasses, also, grass, field, brings, length, sent, tie, father, lost, picture

Grammar:  We will begin talking about verbs. Helping and linking.

Math:  We will continue discussing area and the distributive property of area. See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 3's and 6's. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Oct. 17th-Oct. 21st
Due Date: 10/23/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

*Field Trip Tuesday Oct. 25th

*Report cards went home Oct. 13th

*If you would like to send in treats for the class we will have a little Halloween party/reading time.

  * Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 3's and 6's this week.  50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

 Mrs. New week of Oct. 17th- 21st

 Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. We will add the 3's, and 6's this week. We will now have 50 problems in 5 minutes.  They are still responsible for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

3.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

4. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

ELA- Making Meaning we will focus on questioning while we read.  We will ask by saying "I wonder.........." This teaches them to question as they read. 

 

VOCABULARY:

New words: reluctant, cluttered, handy, whoosh, (Idioms) eyes in the back of your head, have a change of heart

floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve,flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge, particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize, doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command 

 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

New words: vowel-consonant-e: dusty, patch, page, chief, phone, quickly, gave, push, pretty, nine, live, empty, inside, strange, clothes, break, change, shoes, paragraph, special

 

review words: catch, badge, fifty, match, plenty, cap, quickly, happy, gold, push, bridge, body, floor, empty, break, judge, should, funny, industry, hungry,shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchenlunches, wishes, planned, dead, missing, sitting, die, dishes, glasses, also, grass, field, brings, length, sent, tie, father, lost, picture

Grammar:  We will take our grammar test over all pronouns this Thursday!

 

Math:  We will continue telling time and working on elapsed time! We will take our skill practice test over time and elapsed time on Tuesday.  We will take our large assessment over all time skills and word problems with all operations on Friday.  See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 3's and 6's. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New October 10th-14th
Due Date: 10/17/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*No School Mon. Oct. 10th

*Report cards go home Oct. 13th

*Make up School pictures Oct. 12th Last day to buy pics is Oct. 14th

  * Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 3's and 6's this week.  50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

 Mrs. New week of Oct. 11th- 14th

 Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. We will add the 3's, and 6's this week. We will now have 50 problems in 5 minutes.  They are still responsible for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks. 

2. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

3.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

4. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

ELA- We are continuing to work on our reading community.  

 

VOCABULARY: Vocabulary Test will be this Wednesday. Over all words from this unit.

New words: particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize, doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command 

floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve,flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge 

 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

New words: catch, badge, fifty, match, plenty, cap, quickly, happy, gold, push, bridge, body, floor, empty, break, judge, should, funny, industry, hungry

 

review words: shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchenlunches, wishes, planned, dead, missing, sitting, die, dishes, glasses, also, grass, field, brings, length, sent, tie, father, lost, picture

Grammar:  We will take our grammar test over all pronouns this Thursday!

 

Math:  We will continue telling time and working on elapsed time!  See math journal for ideas on how to do elapsed time. We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 3's and 6's. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Oct. 3rd -Oct. 7th
Due Date: 10/10/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*Report cards go home Oct. 13th

*Make up School pictures Oct. 12th Last day to buy pics is Oct. 14th

  * Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.  We will begin adding the 3's and 6's to facts we already have in the 2nd 9 weeks.

 

 Mrs. New week of Oct. 3rd- 7th

 Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. We will add the 3's, and 6's next week for the 2nd nine weeks.  They are still responsible for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks.  (5 minutes will be given for 50 problems)

2. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

3.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

4. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

ELA- We are continuing to work on our reading community.  

 

VOCABULARY: New words: particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize, doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command 

floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve,flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge 

 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

New words: shopping, slammed, head, match, missing, wrong, edge, would, dead, cross, felt, bridge, school, sticks, brings, scratch, should, field, corner, kitchen

 

review words:lunches, wishes, planned, dead, missing, sitting, die, dishes, glasses, also, grass, field, brings, length, sent, tie, father, lost, picture

Grammar:  We will focus on pronouns. We are working on common and proper nouns, singular and plural nouns, and possessive nouns.

 

Math: Big assessment on one step word problems with all operations will be given Tuesday and Wednesday. We will begin telling time and working on elapsed time!  We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday!   We will add 3's and 6's. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Sept. 19th-Sept. 23rd
Due Date: 9/26/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

School pictures Tues. Sept. 20th

  * Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.

***Please refer to the math packet that was sent home a couple of weeks ago in the Tuesday folder.  It will show you all the strategies that we will be teaching for multiplication.  This will help you help your child!

 Mrs. New week of 19th-23rd

 Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

UPDATE: Fall Pictures will be taken Tuesday the 20th.  Make up will be Oct. 12th.

1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks.  (5 minutes will be given for 25 problems)

2. Work on knowing the difference between a a single noun and a plural noun.  Know how to make nouns possessive.  We will beginf pronouns.

3. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

4.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

5. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

ELA- We are beginning our reading community.  We will be practicing our routines and procedures for our rich classroom community for reading, writing, and math.  There will be much more to come in the following weeks. We will begin working on vocabulary and using our new words in sentences.

 

VOCABULARY: New words:immense, unfortunate, fortunate 

floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve,flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge 

 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

New words: lunches, wishes, planned, dead, missing, sitting, die, dishes, glasses, also, grass, field, brings, length, sent, tie, father, lost, picture

review words:box, must, glad, sand, song, still, trip, soft, mother, other, month, laugh,kings,glad, plants, milk, won't, stands, mind, land, wind, flat,kept, held, group, family, person,also, passes, mind, hands, bought, glasses, stands, facts, eggs, length, wind, spent, toward, send, father, kept, bottom, ocean

Grammar:  We will focus on pronouns. We are working on common and proper nouns, singular and plural nouns, and possessive nouns.

 

Math: Check my progress test on Tues. and regular assessment on Thursday.  We will begin working on division word problems. We have started Multiplication Strategies and Properties.  We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday! 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New September 12th-16th
Due Date: 9/19/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Progress reports go home Tuesday and need to be signed and returned by Wednesday.   Note Fact fluency will be averaged and added at the end.

***Please refer to the math packet that was sent home a couple of weeks ago in the Tuesday folder.  It will show you all the strategies that we will be teaching for multiplication.  This will help you help your child!

 Mrs. New 2016-2017

 Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

UPDATE: Fall Pictures will be taken Tuesday the 20th.  Make up will be Oct. 12th.

1. Our multiplication fluency tests will be every Friday. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's Once your child has mastered these move on to the other facts that will be added next nine weeks.  (5 minutes will be given for 25 problems)

2. Work on knowing the difference between a a single noun and a plural noun.  Know how to make nouns possessive.

3. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

4.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

5. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

ELA- We are beginning our reading community.  We will be practicing our routines and procedures for our rich classroom community for reading, writing, and math.  There will be much more to come in the following weeks. We will begin working on vocabulary and using our new words in sentences.

 

VOCABULARY: New words: floppy, clatter, recall, disaster, celebration, retrieve

  flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge 

 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

review words:box, must, glad, sand, song, still, trip, soft, mother, other, month, laugh,kings,glad, plants, milk, won't, stands, mind, land, wind, flat,kept, held, group, family, person  

New words: also, passes, mind, hands, bought, glasses, stands, facts, eggs, length, wind, spent, toward, send, father, kept, bottom, ocean

Grammar: We are working on common and proper nouns, singular and plural nouns, and possessive nouns.

 

Math: We have started Multiplication Strategies and Properties.  We will continue to work on division strategies.  We will work on input output tables. 

First Fact Fluency test this Friday! 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Sept. 5th-9th
Due Date: 9/12/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

***Please refer to the math packet that was sent home in last weeks Tuesday folder.  It will show you all the strategies that we will be teaching for multiplication.  This will help you help your child!

 Mrs. New 2016-2017

 Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

UPDATE: Reminder...deadline for the scholastic book order is Tues. Sept. 6th

1. Our first multiplication fluency is this Friday. 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's

2. Work on knowing the difference between a simple sentence, a compound sentence, and a complex sentence.

3. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

4.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

5. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

6. Please send a 1" binder as soon as possible!

 

ELA- We are beginning our reading community.  We will be practicing our routines and procedures for our rich classroom community for reading, writing, and math.  There will be much more to come in the following weeks. We will begin working on vocabulary and using our new words in sentences.

 

VOCABULARY: New words: flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered.  bustled, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

review words:box, must, glad, sand, song, still, trip, soft, mother, other, month, laugh

New words: kings,glad, plants, milk, won't, stands, mind, land, wind, flat,kept, held, group, family, person  

Grammar: We are working on Complex sentences.  A sentence joined by a dependent clause. Skills test over these will be given Thurs. 9-8

 

Math: We have started Multiplication Strategies and Properties. First Fact Fluency test this Friday! 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's  Please see math journals and packet that came home in Tues. folder to help with new strategies and properties.



Mrs. New Aug. 29th-Sept. 2nd
Due Date: 9/2/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

***Please see the math packet that will be sent home in the Tuesday folder that will show you all the strategies that we will be teaching for multiplication.  This will help you help your child!

We're almost there!!! We only need $100 more to reach our $300 goal! Thank you for HELPING OUR CLASS PURCHASE NEW BOOKS FOR OUR CLASSROOM LIBRARY!  IF WE BUY $300.00 AS A CLASS WE GET ABOUT $200 IN FREE BOOKS!

 

Mrs. New 2016-2017

 Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

 

UPDATE: Reminder...deadline for the scholastic book order is Tues. Aug 30th

1. Spelling test this Fri, Math quiz Mon. and big assessment Wed. and cold read Fri.

2. Learn multiplication facts!

3. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

4.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

5. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

6. Please send a 1" binder as soon as possible!

7. No School Sept. 5th Labor Day

 

ELA- We are beginning our reading community.  We will be practicing our routines and procedures for our rich classroom community for reading, writing, and math.  There will be much more to come in the following weeks. We will begin working on vocabulary and using our new words in sentences.

VOCABULARY: scraggly, scrawny, sly, fierce, spooky, scares the wits out of us, flock, plowing 

Spelling words: see new words...also we will test on 4 review words from the previous week.  We will have two words that will be application words(words they have never studied that will follow rules they have learned. We will test on these Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

New words:box, must, glad, sand, song, still, trip, soft, mother, other, month, laugh

review words:wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until

Grammar: We are working on Complex sentences.  A sentence joined by a dependent clause.

 

Math: Quiz Monday 29th (may give Tues. if I don't feel they are ready) Assessment will be Wed.  Test will be over word problems with one step operations, understanding what an equation is and knowing how to find the missing quantities, rounding, and addition and subtraction.

A equation is just a number sentence. EX:6+5=11  Sometimes we have missing quantities(numbers)and we have to solve to find the missing quantity. EX: 6+?=11

We will learn how to slove these equations.

Tests may be given later than the date given but not before.

We will begin working on the strategies for multiplication.  Our first fact fluency test will be next Fri. the 9th over 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's

 



Mrs. New Aug. 22-26
Due Date: 8/26/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

We're almost there!!! Thank you for HELPING OUR CLASS PURCHASE NEW BOOKS FOR OUR CLASSROOM LIBRARY! Because you have been so kind to purchase THROUGH OUR FLYERS FOR SCHOLASTICS we are half way to our goal! IF WE BUY $300.00 AS A CLASS WE GET ABOUT $200 IN FREE BOOKS!

 

Mrs. New 2016-2017

Thank you for coming to parent night! I really enjoyed getting to know some of you! Thank you to those of you who have sent in treats and things from my wish list.  Please see the wish list on the back of the weekly news letter! Any item would be greatly appreciated!

UPDATE: Reminder...deadline for the scholastic book order is Tues. Aug 30th

1. Please make sure all 3rd grade fees have been paid!

2. Make sure all forms have been signed and returned.

3. You are welcome to eat lunch with us when you have the time.  Lunch 11:55

4.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

5. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder except for what is in the front pocket!  Return anything that needs a signature.  Everything in the back needs to stay until I tell them otherwise!  I know this is different than 2nd grade.

6. Please send a 1" binder as soon as possible!

 

ELA- We are beginning our reading community.  We will be practicing our routines and procedures for our rich classroom community for reading, writing, and math.  There will be much more to come in the following weeks. We will begin working on vocabulary and using our new words in sentences.

Whiz, rap, squirm, snap, likely, unlikely, devastate, ruckus, lounge, bustle, volunteer, debris

Spelling words: we will test on these next Friday Tests will be given every Friday.  They will be called out orally like a traditional spelling test.

wet, chip, glad, other, box, hold, must, mother, sand, add, song, soft, which, still, laugh, trip, pull, month, begin, until

 

Math: We are focusing word problems with one step operations, understanding what an equation is and knowing how to find the missing quantities, rounding, and addition and subtraction.

A equation is just a number sentence. EX:6+5=11  Sometimes we have missing quantities(numbers)and we have to solve to find the missing quantity. EX: 6+?=11

We will learn how to slove these equations.

Quiz will be given after review on Mon. Aug. 29th

Tests may be given later than the date given but not before.

We will continue working on the properties of addition.

1. Commutative Property- when addends are the same it does not matter what order they come in, the sum will be the same.  Ex: 7+4=11 or 4+7=11

2. Associative Property of Addition- when addends are the same it doesn't matter how you group them the sum will be the same.  EX: (4+2)+3=(3+4)+2

                       6    +3=  7      +2

                              9  =  9

3. Identity Property of Addition- any number plus zero is that number.

8+0=8        234+0=234    

 



Mrs. New August 15th-19th
Due Date: 8/19/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

PLEASE HELP OUR CLASS PURCHASE NEW BOOKS FOR OUR CLASSROOM LIBRARY BY PURCHASING THROUGH OUR FLYERS FOR SCHOLASTICS! IF WE BUY $250.00 AS A CLASS WE GET ABOUT $200 IN FREE BOOKS!

Mrs. New 2016-2017

Welcome!!! We had a fantastic start last week! You have some amazing kids and I am so blessed to be a part of their lives!

UPDATE:  Parent Night: Tomorrow Tuesday the 16th at 6:00 PTA at 7:00

1. Please make sure all 3rd grade fees have been paid!

2. Make sure all forms have been signed and returned.

3. You may begin eating lunch in the cafe this week.

4.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

5. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder! I know this is different than 2nd grade.

6. Please send a 1" binder as soon as possible!

 

ELA- We are beginning our reading community.  We will be practicing our routines and procedures for our rich classroom community for reading, writing, and math.  There will be much more to come in the following weeks. We will begin working on vocabulary and using our new words in sentences.

Whiz, rap, squirm, snap, likely, unlikely

 

Math: We are focusing on addition and subtraction with 3 and 4 digit numbers with borrowing and regrouping.  We will review skills such as place value and rounding. 

We will continue working on the properties of addition.

1. Commutative Property- when addends are the same it does not matter what order they come in, the sum will be the same.  Ex: 7+4=11 or 4+7=11

2. Associative Property of Addition- when addends are the same it doesn't matter how you group them the sum will be the same.  EX: (4+2)+3=(3+4)+2

                       6    +3=  7      +2

                              9  =  9

3. Identity Property of Addition- any number plus zero is that number.

8+0=8        234+0=234    

 



Mrs. New Aug. 8th-12th
Due Date: 8/12/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Mrs. New 2016-2017

Welcome!!! We had a fantastic start last week! You have some amazing kids and I am so blessed to be a part of their lives!

UPDATE:  Parent Night: 8-16-16 from 6-7 with PTA meeting directly following.

1. Please make sure all 3rd grade fees have been paid!

2. Make sure all forms have been signed and returned.

3. You may begin eating lunch in the cafe Mon. the 15th.

4.  Graded paper folders will go home Tuesday and MUST be returned Wed.

5. Please do not take anything out of your child's green daily folder! I know this is different than 2nd grade.

 

ELA- We are beginning our reading community.  We will be practicing our routines and procedures for our rich classroom community for reading, writing, and math.  There will be much more to come in the following weeks.

 

Math:  We are working on the properties of addition.

1. Commutative Property- when addends are the same it does not matter what order they come in, the sum will be the same.  Ex: 7+4=11 or 4+7=11

2. Associative Property of Addition- when addends are the same it doesn't matter how you group them the sum will be the same.  EX: (4+2)+3=(3+4)+2

                       6    +3=  7      +2

                              9  =  9

3. Identity Property of Addition- any number plus zero is that number.

8+0=8        234+0=234    

 



Mrs. New First Week of School
Due Date: 8/5/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Mrs. New 2016-2017

Welcome!!! WOW! What an awesome first day! Please check this website weekly for update!

1. Please make sure all 3rd grade fees have been paid!

2. Make sure all forms have been signed and returned.

3. Remember that Monday is the last day to walk your child in to their class.

4.  Parents may not eat lunch in the cafe until Aug. 15th

 



Last Week of 2015-2016 School Year
Due Date: 5/20/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Thank you all for the best school year ever!!! I am so proud of each of you.  You have all grown so much this year, and I could not have asked for a better group of children!  I hope you all remember how special you are! I will always hold a special place in my heart for the class of 2025! I can't wait to see you all walk!

**We will finish time capsules Wednesday.

**Thursday May 19th will be a 60% day. We will dismiss at 11:15.  This will be a field day sponsored by NIKE so please wear sun block.

**Friday May 20th Awards/Color Run! 60% Day....Awards will be in the classroom from 8-8:25 am and the color run will begin at 8:30.

If you are not here to pick up report cards on Friday then they will be mailed to you after this week.

 

 



Mrs. New May 9th-13th
Due Date: 5/17/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

This Firday is P.J. day! Bring $1 and wear your PJ's!!!

May 19th is a 60% day...we will have a NIKE field day right here at school.  There will be Nike representatives here with 13 stations set up for the kids to rotate through.

Please turn in permission slips for the color run. May 20th is the last day of school.  It is a 60% day.  We will have awards in the room and the color run will follow.  We dismiss that day at 11:15.

**We will our last state Writing assessment this Mon. May 9th at 8:15.   Please limit absences and check-outs to emergencies only!

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of May 9thnd-May 13th

 

ELA - We are finished with cold reads and will focus on state reading assessment.

Unit 5 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants"  It is hard to believe this is our last unit! We will continue discussing Greek mythology and different cultures.  We will make it very clear that mythology is based on fiction.  These are stories or legends based on some event in history and often have elements of supernatural characters, usually gods or goddesses.  We will discuss the Greeks and the Romans.  We will talk about the planets. This unit is packed with exciting myths about Greek and Roman civilizations.

  **WE will focus on informative/explanatory writing for the end of the year tests.  The writing task will require some additional work....please stress to your students when we have homework and cold reads that they MUST restate the question!!! We will turn in our opinion writing on George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.

**Grammar- Test over reference materials Wed. We will talk about all the different kinds of references we use to find information: dictionary, encyclopedias, thesaurus, almanac, atlas, etc. We will continue a spiral review of all skills since the beginning of the year. figurative language (idioms, similes, metaphors, etc.) possessive nouns, pronouns, quotations in dialogue, prepositions, and prepositional phrases etc......

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!! we are done with spelling for the year!

Math-    We will review all multiplication facts!!! PLEASE keep them sharp on all of these over the summer....they will need to know all of them when they start 4th grade! Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY!

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New May 2nd-6th
Due Date: 5/15/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Please turn in permission slips for the color run. May 20th is the last day of school.  It is a 60% day.  We will have awards in the room and the color run will follow.  We dismiss that day at 11:15.

**We will take our ELA state test this Wednesday at 12:00.  Our last state assessment will be writing on Mon. May 9th at 8:15.   Please limit absences and check-outs to emergencies only!

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of May 2nd-May6th

Wednesday we will begin our vocabulary test for the nine weeks....we will do two words a day!

ELA - We are finished with cold reads and will focus on state reading assessment.

Unit 5 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants"  It is hard to believe this is our last unit! We will continue discussing Greek mythology and different cultures.  We will make it very clear that mythology is based on fiction.  These are stories or legends based on some event in history and often have elements of supernatural characters, usually gods or goddesses.  We will discuss the Greeks and the Romans.  We will talk about the planets. This unit is packed with exciting myths about Greek and Roman civilizations.

  **WE will focus on informative/explanatory writing for the end of the year tests.  The writing task will require some additional work....please stress to your students when we have homework and cold reads that they MUST restate the question!!! We will turn in our informative writing on fossil fuels for a grade.

**Grammar- Test over reference materials Wed. We will talk about all the different kinds of references we use to find information: dictionary, encyclopedias, thesaurus, almanac, atlas, etc. We will continue a spiral review of all skills since the beginning of the year. figurative language (idioms, similes, metaphors, etc.) possessive nouns, pronouns, quotations in dialogue, prepositions, and prepositional phrases etc......

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!! we are done with spelling for the year!

Math-    BIG math assessment Friday on word problems with mixed operations. We will focus again on 2 step word problems with all operations!  We will also start a spiral review.....I will review certain skills each day and give and assessment at each time we finish our review skills.  All assessments from this point forward will be all review! I will give as I feel necessary.  Again these skills have ALL been covered so we are just making sure they are mastered! Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on all skills since the beginning of the year. 

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New April 25th-April 29th
Due Date: 5/5/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

We are gearing our brains for the end of he year assessment! MAP by Questar THIS WED. AND THURSDAY! APRIL 27th and 28th BE ON TIME! Please make sure to help students every night as we begin our spiral review for our end of the year tests!  Please limit absences and check-outs to emergencies only!

***Our tests will begin on April 27 and go through the 2nd week in May!

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of April 25th-April 29th

ELA - Cold Reads Friday!!  We will focus on making sure we are restating the question before answering open ended questions.  We have practiced this ALL year, but some are still not doing what they are asked!

Unit 5 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants"  It is hard to believe this is our last unit! We will continue discussing Greek mythology and different cultures.  We will make it very clear that mythology is based on fiction.  These are stories or legends based on some event in history and often have elements of supernatural characters, usually gods or goddesses.  We will discuss the Greeks and the Romans.  We will talk about the planets. This unit is packed with exciting myths about Greek and Roman civilizations.

  **WE will focus on informative/explanatory writing for the end of the year tests.  The writing task will require some additional work....please stress to your students when we have homework and cold reads that they MUST restate the question!!!

**Grammar- We will complete our study on prefixes and suffixes.Test over reference materials Wed. We will talk about all the different kinds of references we use to find information: dictionary, encyclopedias, thesaurus, almanac, atlas, etc. We will continue a spiral review of all skills since the beginning of the year. figurative language (idioms, similes, metaphors, etc.) possessive nouns, pronouns, quotations in dialogue, prepositions, and prepositional phrases etc......

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!! we are done with spelling for the year!

Math-  Review on 2 step word problems! Review on all skills!   BIG math assessment Friday on word problems with mixed operations. We will focus again on 2 step word problems with all operations!  We will also start a spiral review.....I will review certain skills each day and give and assessment at each time we finish our review skills.  All assessments from this point forward will be all review! I will give as I feel necessary.  Again these skills have ALL been covered so we are just making sure they are mastered! Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on all skills since the beginning of the year. 

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs, New April18th-22nd
Due Date: 4/22/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

We are gearing our brains for the end of he year assessment! MAP by Questar  Please make sure to help students every night as we begin our spiral review for our end of the year tests!  Please limit absences and check-outs to emergencies only!

***Our tests will begin on April 27 and go through the 2nd week in May!

*****Field Trip  Wed. April 20th to the Pink Palace.

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of April 11th-April 15th

ELA - Cold Reads Friday!!  We will focus on making sure we are restating the question before answering open ended questions.  We have practiced this ALL year, but some are still not doing what they are asked!

Unit 5 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants"  It is hard to believe this is our last unit! We will continue discussing Greek mythology and different cultures.  We will make it very clear that mythology is based on fiction.  These are stories or legends based on some event in history and often have elements of supernatural characters, usually gods or goddesses.  We will discuss the Greeks and the Romans.  We will talk about the planets. This unit is packed with exciting myths about Greek and Roman civilizations.

  **WE will focus on informative/explanatory writing for the end of the year tests.  The writing task will require some additional work....please stress to your students when we have homework and cold reads that they MUST restate the question!!!

**Grammar- We will complete our study on prefixes and suffixes.Test over affixes Wed. We will talk about how some words have special rules when adding suffixes EX: strawberry-strawberries. We will continue a spiral review of all skills since the beginning of the year. figurative language (idioms, similes, metaphors, etc.) possessive nouns, pronouns, quotations in dialogue, prepositions, and prepositional phrases etc......

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!! commonly misspelled words:thank, think, friend, because, important, people, exciting, beautiful, different, complete, determine, character, father, further, probably, vacation, weather, everything, especially, favorite

Math-  Review on 2 step word problems! Review on all skills! Assessment review on Wed.  BIG math assessment Friday on past skills We will focus again on 2 step word problems with all operations!  We will also start a spiral review.....I will review certain skills each day and give and assessment at each time we finish our review skills.  All assessments from this point forward will be all review! I will give as I feel necessary.  Again these skills have ALL been covered so we are just making sure they are mastered! Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on all skills since the beginning of the year. 

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New April 11th-15th
Due Date: 4/15/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

We are gearing our brains for the end of he year assessment! MAP by Questar  Please make sure to help students every night as we begin our spiral review for our end of the year tests!  Please limit absences and check-outs to emergencies only!

***Our tests will begin on April 27 and go through the 2nd week in May!

*****Field Trip next Wed. April 20th to the Pink Palace.

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of April 11th-April 15th

ELA - Cold Reads Friday!!  We will focus on making sure we are restating the question before answering open ended questions.  We have practiced this ALL year, but some are still not doing what they are asked!

Unit 5 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants"  It is hard to believe this is our last unit! We will continue discussing Greek mythology and different cultures.  We will make it very clear that mythology is based on fiction.  These are stories or legends based on some event in history and often have elements of supernatural characters, usually gods or goddesses.  We will discuss the Greeks and the Romans.  We will talk about the planets. This unit is packed with exciting myths about Greek and Roman civilizations.

  **WE will focus on informative/explanatory writing for the end of the year tests.  The writing task will require some additional work....please stress to your students when we have homework and cold reads that they MUST restate the question!!!

**Grammar- We will complete our study on prefixes and suffixes.Test over affixes Wed. We will talk about how some words have special rules when adding suffixes EX: strawberry-strawberries. We will continue a spiral review of all skills since the beginning of the year. figurative language (idioms, similes, metaphors, etc.) possessive nouns, pronouns, quotations in dialogue, prepositions, and prepositional phrases etc......

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!! commonly misspelled words:Greek, system, solar, evidence, magic, Earth, giant, adventure, dragon, moonlight, medieval, myth, mythical, Olympus, mythology, king, queen, spear, deadly, monster

Math-  We will focus on finding the area and perimeter of rectilinear areas through creating and comparing their attributes. Quiz on area and perimeter Wed.  BIG math assessment Wed.(moved from Fri. of last week) on polygons , area and perimeter!We will focus again on 2 step word problems with all operations!  We will also start a spiral review.....I will review certain skills each day and give and assessment at each time we finish our review skills.  All assessments from this point forward will be all review! I will give as I feel necessary.  Again these skills have ALL been covered so we are just making sure they are mastered! Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on all skills since the beginning of the year. 

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New 3rd Grade April 4th-8th
Due Date: 4/8/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Check out the HHES webpage...We are the class of the week!

***Your kids ALL passed MKAS!I could not be more proud!!!! We have 2 tests down and 1 more big one to go!  Our last big test will be MAP by Questar.  This is the big assessment that will be given at the end of the year to check the mastery of all skills through the third grade.  Please talk with your students and tell them to stay focused!

*****Last day to bring field trip money is this Firday!

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of April 4th-April 8th

ELA - Cold Reads Friday!!  We will focus on inflected endings and the rules to change endings. EX: stop-stopped when a single syllable word ends in a vowel and a consonant, double the consonant before adding -ed, -ing

Unit 5 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants"  It is hard to believe this is our last unit! We will continue discussing Greek mythology and different cultures.  We will make it very clear that mythology is based on fiction.  These are stories or legends based on some event in history and often have elements of supernatural characters, usually gods or goddesses.  We will discuss the Greeks and the Romans.  We will talk about the planets. This unit is packed with exciting myths about Greek and Roman civilizations.

  **WE will focus on informative/explanatory writing for the end of the year tests.  The writing task will require some additional work....please stress to your students when we have homework and cold reads that they MUST restate the question!!!

**Grammar- We will focus on prefixes and suffixes. We will talk about how some words have special rules when adding suffixes EX: strawberry-strawberries. We will continue a spiral review of all skills since the beginning of the year. figurative language (idioms, similes, metaphors, etc.) possessive nouns, pronouns, quotations in dialogue, prepositions, and prepositional phrases etc......

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!! commonly misspelled words:accident, believe, argument, column, calendar,definite, grateful, height, jewelry, kernel, library, February, misspell, neighbor, pastime, receive, receipt, separate, twelfth, vacuum 

Math-  We will focus on finding the area and perimeter of rectilinear areas through creating and comparing their attributes. Quiz on area and perimeter Wed.  BIG math assessment Friday on polygons , area and perimeter!We will continue to study about polygons- closed plane 2 dimensional figures with many sides. We will discuss quadrilaterals (parallelograms, rectangles, rhombuses, squares, and trapezoids)Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on all skills since the beginning of the year. 

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


March 28th-April 1st
Due Date: 4/1/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

***MKAS will be Monday April 4th Please eat breakfast and be on time!!!

*****Last day to bring field trip money is April 8th

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of March 28th-April 1st

ELA - Cold Reads Friday!!  We will take our idiom and concrete and abstrct noun test Tuesday since we did not do it last week.

Unit 5 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants"  It is hard to believe this is our last unit! We will be discussing Greek mythology and different cultures.  We will make it very clear that mythology is based on fiction.  These are stories or legends based on some event in history and often have elements of supernatural characters, usually gods or goddesses.  We will discuss the Greeks and the Romans.  We will talk about the planets. This unit is packed with exciting myths about Greek and Roman civilizations.

  **WE will begin working on our opinion pieces for this nine weeks for a grade in writing. We will focus on Explanatory Writing.

**Grammar- We will focus on prefixes and suffixes. We will continue a spiral review of all skills since the beginning of the year. figurative language (idioms, similes, metaphors, etc.) possessive nouns, pronouns, quotations in dialogue, prepositions, and prepositional phrases etc......

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Our words are continued from last week: there, their, they're, to, two, too, here, hear, hour, our, meet, meat, pour, poor, write, right, plain, plane, your, you're

Math-  We will focus on geometry! We will learn about polygons- closed plane 2 dimensional figures with many sides. We will discuss quadrilaterals (parallelograms, rectangles, rhombuses, squares, and trapezoids)Test Thursday on Quadrilaterals! Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on all skills since the beginning of the year. 

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New March 7th-11th
Due Date: 3/11/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

***End of 9 weeks report cards go home March 23rd

*****Spring Break March 14th-18th

****Case 21 Testing March 21st -24th

****Holiday-Good Friday and Easter Break March25th and 28th

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of March 7th-March 11th

ELA - We are finished with Cold Reads for this nine weeks!!  We have completed our mentor sentences for the nine weeks. They will be averaged for a grade.  

Unit 4 "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents"  We will complete this unit this week! We will be discussing a couple of presidents everyday so they will have some important facts about each one. This unit is packed with information about the great nation in which we live! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

***We will discuss the history of our country, our presidents, immigration, and government.  We will begin the election process this week.  Students will make posters with their campaign slogan on them and we will display them around the class.  Friday we will have nominate our favorite candidates.

  **WE will finish working on our opinion pieces for this nine weeks for a grade in writing.  .

**Grammar- We will begin a spiral review of all skills since the beginning of the year. figurative language (idioms, similes, metaphors, etc.) possessive nouns, pronouns, quotations in dialogue, prepositions, and prepositional phrases etc......

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!!   We are finished with spelling for the nine weeks!

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on all skills since the beginning of the year.  Case 21 will cover all skills up until now.

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New Feb. 29th-March 4th
Due Date: 3/4/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*****Spring Break March 14th-18th

Read Across America- wear school colors Friday to library.

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Feb. 29th-March 4th

ELA - We are finished with Cold Reads for this nine weeks!!  We have completed our mentor sentences for the nine weeks. They will be averaged for a grade.  We will focus on taking a test over two vocabulary words a day. 

Unit 4 "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents"  We will be discussing a couple of presidents everyday so they will have some important facts about each one. This unit is packed with information about the great nation in which we live! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

Vocabulary for the unit: (We have started testing on two a day.)campaign, committee, demonstration, establish, justice, domestic, defense, secure, disaster, ceremony, oath, appoint, dedicate, inspire, souvenirs, boast, journey, pity, seasick, delicate, parlor, browse, frail, commotion, epidemic, orphan, grieve, enchanted 

***We will discuss the history of our country, our presidents, immigration, and government.  We will begin the election process this week.  Students will make posters with their campaign slogan on them and we will display them around the class.  Friday we will have nominate our favorite candidates.

  **WE will finish working on our opinion pieces for this nine weeks for a grade in writing.  Research on black history project should already be complete.  They were to work on it two weeks ago for homework and were given ample opportunity to work on it in class the week of the musical.

**Grammar- We will begin a spiral review of all skills since the beginning of the year. possessive nouns, pronouns, quotations in dialogue, prepositions, and prepositional phrases etc......

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These words are :seasick, baseball, keyboard, notebook, sweetheart, peppermint, snowstorm, weatherman, dishwasher, toothpaste, himself, superhero, forefather, teenager, grandchild

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on measurement...students should be able to measure to the nearest inch, half inch, quarter inch and plot on a line plot. Big Assessment on measurement to the nearest inch, half inch, and quarter inch will be Wednesday.  

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Feb.22nd -Feb. 26th
Due Date: 2/22/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Musical this Thursday at 6:00.  Notes will be sent home telling students when to arrive at school.

No spelling this week! We will work on vocabulary instead.

Next week is Read Across America.  We will celebrate reading and Dr. Seuss' birthday.  You may dress each day, but we are only suppose to dress on our library day and wear school colors.



Mrs. New Feb. 1st-Feb, 5th
Due Date: 2/5/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*****We will be practicing for the musical so please try to be here!

I want to brag on your kids for doing so well on their multiplication facts! They ROCK!

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Feb. 1st-Feb. 5th

ELA - Cold Read this Wednesday!!  We have started on our next mentor sentence.  See grammar section of binder to study for test this next Thursday.  These tests will be every two weeks.  We will discuss the sentence every  day in class so they should have no problem with the test.

Unit 4 "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents"  We will be discussing a couple of presidents everyday so they will have some important facts about each one. This unit is packed with information about the great nation in which we live! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

Vocabulary for the unit: (We will test at the end of the nine weeks. Two a day)campaign, committee, demonstration, establish, justice, domestic, defense, secure, disaster, ceremony, oath, appoint, dedicate, inspire, souvenirs, boast, journey, pity, seasick, delicate, parlor, browse, frail, commotion, epidemic, orphan, grieve, enchanted 

***We will discuss the history of our country, our presidents, immigration, and government.  We will begin the election process this week.  Students will make posters with their campaign slogan on them and we will display them around the class.  Friday we will have nominate our favorite candidates.

  **WE have started working on our opinion pieces for this nine weeks for a grade in writing.

**Grammar- We will begin possessive nouns and pronouns. We will continue to focus on quotations in dialogue. We will review prepositions and prepositional phrases.

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These words are :simple, terrible, total, single, central, national, normal, signal, title, medal, multiple, festival, several, possible

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on Equivalent FRACTIONS and comparing fractions on a numberline, through models, and sets. Big Assessment on equivalent fractions and comparing fractions FRIDAY.  They will have work samples each day coming home so that you can help them.  We will be making manipulatives in class so make sure they stay in yellow folder.  We will be learning about equal parts of a whole and how to section shapes into equal portions.  See math journal and yellow daily folder for daily practice.

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New Jan.25th-Jan. 29th
Due Date: 1/29/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*****Class Pictures Jan. 28th

****Bring $1 and wear PJ's Fri. Jan. 29th

We will have try-outs for the musical this week. BE HERE!

We are off to a great start for the nine weeks.  Everyone seems very focused! 

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Jan. 25th-Jan.29th

ELA - Cold Read this Wednesday!!  We have started on our next mentor sentence.  See grammar section of binder to study for test this Thursday.  These tests will be every two weeks.  We will discuss the sentence every  day in class so they should have no problem with the test.

Unit 4 "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents"  We will be discussing a couple of presidents everyday so they will have some important facts about each one. This unit is packed with information about the great nation in which we live! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

Vocabulary for the unit: (We will test at the end of the nine weeks. Two a day)campaign, committee, demonstration, establish, justice, domestic, defense, secure, disaster, ceremony, oath, appoint, dedicate, inspire, souvenirs, boast, journey, pity, seasick, delicate, parlor, browse, frail, commotion, epidemic, orphan, grieve, enchanted 

***We will discuss the history of our country, our presidents, immigration, and government.  We will begin the election process this week.  Students will make posters with their campaign slogan on them and we will display them around the class.  Friday we will have nominate our favorite candidates. IF we are out Friday for weather we will do this Mon.   Next week we will hear speeches and have debates between our final candidates.  Next Friday we will elect a class president and vice president.  Please encourage your child to campaign.

  **WE have started working on our opinion pieces for this nine weeks for a grade in writing.

**Grammar- we will focus on quotations in dialogue. We will review prepositions and prepositional phrases.

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These words are :which, while, suddenly, finally, silently, exact, common, because, although, after, whenever, sometimes, monument, equality, gravity

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on Equivalent FRACTIONS and comparing fractions on a numberline, through models, and sets. Quiz Wed. on equivalent fractions.  They will have work samples each day coming home so that you can help them.  We will be making manipulatives in class so make sure they stay in yellow folder.  We will be learning about equal parts of a whole and how to section shapes into equal portions.  See math journal and yellow daily folder for daily practice.

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New Jan. 18th-Jan, 22nd
Due Date: 1/22/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*****No School Mon. Jan. 18th

We will begin learning parts for the musical for try-outs. BE HERE!

We are off to a great start for the nine weeks.  Everyone seems very focused! 

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Jan. 18th-Jan.22nd

ELA - Cold Read this Wednesday!!  We have started on our next mentor sentence.  See grammar section of binder to study for test this Thursday.  These tests will be every two weeks.  We will discuss the sentence every  day in class so they should have no problem with the test.

Unit 4 "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents"  We will be discussing a couple of presidents everyday so they will have some important facts about each one. This unit is packed with information about the great nation in which we live! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

Vocabulary for the unit: (We will test at the end of the nine weeks. Two a day)campaign, committee, demonstration, establish, justice, domestic, defense, secure, disaster, ceremony, oath, appoint, dedicate, inspire, souvenirs, boast, journey, pity, seasick, delicate, parlor, browse, frail, commotion, epidemic, orphan, grieve, enchanted 

***We will discuss the history of our country, our presidents, immigration, and government.  We will begin the election process this week.  Students will make posters with their campaign slogan on them and we will display them around the class.  Friday we will have nominate our favorite candidates. IF we are out Friday for weather we will do this Mon.   Next week we will hear speeches and have debates between our final candidates.  Next Friday we will elect a class president and vice president.  Please encourage your child to campaign.

  **WE have started working on our opinion pieces for this nine weeks for a grade in writing.

**Grammar- we will focus on quotations in dialogue. We will review prepositions and prepositional phrases.

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These words are :prideful, patriot, America, Mississippi, Hernando, immigrant, bravery, freedom, government, city, liberty, civil, equal, Washington, pledge

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on Equivalent FRACTIONS on a numberline.  They will have work samples each day coming home so that you can help them.  We will be making manipulatives in class so make sure they stay in yellow folder.  We will be learning about equal parts of a whole and how to section shapes into equal portions.  See math journal and yellow daily folder for daily practice.

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New Jan. 11th-Jan. 15th
Due Date: 1/15/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*****Please encourage your children to be in the musical. It is truly a great experience and one they will not forget! Pull up utube videos of the original performers so they can see who they are trying to imitate.

**Mon. Jan. 18 NO School MLK holiday

We are off to a great start for the nine weeks.  Everyone seems very focused! 

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Jan. 11th-Jan.15th

ELA - Cold Read this Wednesday!!  We have started on our first mentor sentence.  See grammar section of binder to study for test this Thursday.  These tests will be every two weeks.  We will discuss the sentence every  day in class so they should have no problem with the test.

Unit 4 "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents"  We will be discussing a couple of presidents everyday so they will have some important facts about each one. This unit is packed with information about the great nation in which we live! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

***We will discuss the history of our country, our presidents, immigration, and government.  We will begin the election process this week.  Students will make posters with their campaign slogan on them and we will display them around the class.  Friday we will have nominate our favorite candidates.  Next week we will hear speeches and have debates between our final candidates.  Next Friday we will elect a class president and vice president.  Please encourage your child to campaign.

  **WE have started working on our opinion pieces for this nine weeks for a grade in writing.

**Grammar- we will focus on prepositions and prepositional phrases.

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These words are contractions:isn't, let's, won't, they'll, he's, haven't, didn't, you've, it's, they'd, hasn't, she'd, we've, there's, I'll

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on FRACTIONS on a numberline and start equivalent fractions toward the end of the week.  We will be learning about equal parts of a whole and how to section shapes into equal portions.  See math journal and yellow daily folder for daily practice.ASSESSMENT FRI. over fractions, fractional parts of sets and whole objects, fractions on a number line.

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Jan. 4th-Jan. 8th
Due Date: 1/8/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

*****Happy New Year!!!

**Thanks you for all of the wonderful Christmas gifts! I am blessed to teach such generous students.

***Please send back permission forms for the musical!

Report Cards will come home on Thursday Jan. 7th. 

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME All facts will be on the new fluency tests.  Because of the commutative property they only have 9 facts to learn! 4x8,4x7,4x9,8x7,8x9,8x8,7x7,4x4

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Jan. 4th-Jan.8th

ELA - Cold Read this Friday!!  We have started on our first mentor sentence.  See grammar section of binder to study for test next Thursday.  These test will be every two weeks.  We will discuss the sentence every  day in class so they should have no problem with the test.

Unit 4 "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents"  This unit is packed with information about the great nation in which we live! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

***We will discuss the history of our country, our presidents, immigration, and government.  We will also go through the election process and select a class president.  Please encourage your child to campaign.

  **WE WILL be working on an opinion piece this nine weeks for a grade in writing.

**Grammar- we will focus on prepositions and prepositional phrases.

*We will review types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These words are:fourth, worth, solar, morning, important, forest, court, birth, church, leader, orphan, memory, portion, person, storm

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on FRACTIONS.  We will be learning about equal parts of a whole and how to section shapes into equal portions.  See math journal and yellow daily folder for daily practice.

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • All facts will now be found on fact fluency tests


Mrs. New Dec. 7th-Dec. 11th
Due Date: 12/11/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

**Thanks for all of your support to raise money for St. Jude!!!

***Please send in large gift bags by this Friday so we can play secret Santa next week. See note that came on to know when your child should bring their small gift.

Monday, December 14- Maria, Cur’Darrius, Abril, Brisa, Jonathan, Jackie

Tuesday, December 15- Kylee, Landon H. Sadie, Delaney, Joseph, Allie

Wednesday, December 16-Kaylin, Sophia, Collins, Jose, Ryan, Beck

Thursday, December 17-Annika, Ella, Diane, Lewis, Landon S, Tyler

Friday, December 18-Anyone who forgot their assigned day!

Christmas Party Dec. 18th from 1-1:45.  Everyone is invited but will be required to show proper ID.  If you did not sign up to help and you would like to bring a special dish for our party please let me know.

Grades were wonderful this week!  I can tell some of you are really working hard at home!

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 5's,6's & 10's  We will not have a test this Friday.  We will make flash cards for the new facts 3's and 6's.

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Dec. 7th- Dec. 11th

ELA - Cold Read this Friday!!  We will not have mentor sentence quizzes until after the first of the year.   

Unit 3 "Creative, Inventive, and Notable People"  This unit is so exciting! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

***We will discuss various artists, inventors, and notable people throughout history. We will focus on many artists and do some research on many important people.

  **WE WILL complete the research process.  We will turn in our sea animal. informative piece for a grade.  We will also write a narrative story for a grade.

***We will work on informative and narrative pieces. Continue research creative, inventive and notable people.

We will focus on types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes. We will review figurative language. Test over sentences and figurative language this Thursday. See grammar section of binder to review and sheets that are coming home from morning work this week.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes) 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These are words that have prefixes and sufixes :  fearless, spotless, impossible, incomplete, useless, yearly, endless, immature, incapable, imperfect, loudly, honestly, biography, biopsy, biology

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on two step word problems with addition and subtraction this week. We will take our big assessment Monday over 2 step word problems.  We have worked on this a lot so please reinforce at home. All skills will be assessed.

We will focus on area! LxW=Area

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,5's,6's &10's


Mrs. New Nov. 30th-Dec. 4th
Due Date: 12/4/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

**This Thursday Dec. 3rd we will have a celebration at Hernando Hills from 6-8.  We will have cookies with Santa, book fair, a holiday movie, and a visit with Santa.  You will be able to view all art work done by your children and purchase it for a small donation to St. Jude.  We are so blessed! Please come show your support for HHES and St. Jude this Thursday!!!!

***Our book fair begins Thursday night and our class will be allowed to shop during our library time this Friday. You may send money with them Friday to shop.

 

Christmas Party Dec. 18th from 1-1:45.  Everyone is invited but will be required to show proper ID.  If you did not sign up to help and you would like to bring a special dish for our party please let me know.

Grades were wonderful this week!  I can tell some of you are really working hard at home!

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 5's,6's & 10's  We will not have a test this Friday.  We will make flash cards for the new facts 3's and 6's.

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Nov. 30th- Dec. 4th

ELA - Cold Read this Friday!!  We will not have mentor sentence quizzes until after the first of the year.   

Unit 3 "Creative, Inventive, and Notable People"  This unit is so exciting! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

***We will discuss various artists, inventors, and notable people throughout history. We will focus on many artists and do some research on many important people.

  **WE WILL complete the research process.  We will turn in our sea animal. informative piece for a grade.  We will also write a narrative story for a grade.

***We will work on informative and narrative pieces. Continue research creative, inventive and notable people.

We will focus on types of sentences Complex and Compound sentences See daily folders and grammar section of binder for notes.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes)  We will continue with adverbs and adjectives and focus on comparative adjectives. Ex: big, bigger, biggest All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These are words that have prefixes and sufixes :  rusty, dirty, misplace, thirsty, telegraph, autograph, photograph, television, beautiful, mistreat, forgetful, dislike, disobey, dishonest.

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY! We will focus on two step word problems with addition and subtraction this week. We will also finish up on rectilinear area and take our big assessment Wednesday. All skills will be assessed.

We will focus on area! LxW=Area

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,5's,6's &10's


Mrs. New Nov. 9th-13th
Due Date: 11/13/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

**I am Thankful for all of you and your sweet little "Turkeys!" 

***This week we will take our Case 21 tests so please be here on time each day. Test days are Mon. and Tues. with make-up on Friday.

Thanksgiving Holidays Nov. 23rd-27th

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 5's,6's & 10's  We will not have a test this Friday.  We will make flash cards for the new facts 3's and 6's.

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Nov. 9th-13th

ELA - Cold Read this Friday!!  We will not have mentor sentence quizzes until after the first of the year.   

Unit 3 "Creative, Inventive, and Notable People"  This unit is so exciting! We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

***We will discuss various artists, inventors, and notable people throughout history. We will focus on many artists and do some research on many important people.

Vocabulary for Unit 2 to be assessed this week,  Nov. 9th -13th.  We will do three words a day just like last nine weeks. punctured, rare, navigate, luxurious, voyage, possessions, collision, ancient, mist, eerie, jolted, solitary, somber, destiny, desolation, undaunted, despondent. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR New words will be the week of Nov. 9th-13th This will be pushed into next week some because of Case 21. We will finish what we don't get to Mon. and Tues.

  **WE WILL complete the research process.  We will turn in our sea animal. informative piece for a grade.  We will also write a narrative story for a grade.

***We will work on informative and narrative pieces.

We will focus on types of sentences Simple sentences with compound subjects (SCS): Jane and Tom went to the store.  Simple sentences with compound predicates (SCV): The horse ran and jumped the fence.

  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes)  We will continue with adverbs and adjectives and focus on comparative adjectives. Ex: big, bigger, biggest All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These are words that have the ending -es, -ed, or -ing. :  parties, cried, stopping, hopped, cracking, babies, tried, bragging, twisted, grabbed, shocked, munched, hollered, opened, expected.

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY!

We will focus on area! LxW=Area

  • We will take Case 21 Wed.  We will review telling time and elapsed time. Wednesday we will take assessment over time, elapsed time, mass, volume, and word problems.
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,5's,6's &10's


Mrs. New Nov. 2nd-Nov. 6th
Due Date: 11/6/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

**Thank you to all of you who sent in supplies for Halloween treats! Thank you to my moms who helped at the zoo!!! I could not have done it without you!!!!

***Next week we will take our Case 21 tests so please be here on time each day.

Thanksgiving Holidays Nov. 23rd-27th

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 5's,6's & 10's  We will not have a test this Friday.  We will make flash cards for the new facts 3's and 6's.

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Nov. 2nd-6th

ELA - Cold Read this Friday!!  We will not have mentor sentence quizzes until after the first of the year.   

We will finish Unit 2 "Inspired by the Sea" and we will begin Unit 3 "Creative, Inventive, and Notable People" We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

***We will discuss various artists, inventors, and notable people throughout history. We will focus on many artists and do some research on many important people.

Vocabulary for Unit 2 to be assessed the week of NOv. 9th -13th.  We will do two words a day just like last nine weeks. punctured, rare, navigate, luxurious, voyage, possessions, collision, ancient, mist, eerie, jolted, solitary, somber, destiny, desolation, undaunted, despondent. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR New words will be the week of Nov. 9th-13th

  **WE WILL continue the research process.  We will be researching our Titanic passengers and a sea animal.

***We will work on informative pieces.

We will focus on types of sentences, and then move into compound sentences.

  • We will continue Figurative Language (please look at our booklets with examples of each) We will continue with Text Features. Simile, metaphor, personification, etc. 
  •  WE will continue to work on affixes (prefixes and suffixes)  We will continue with adverbs and adjectives and focus on comparative adjectives. Ex: big, bigger, biggest All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These are words that have the ou/ow sounds :  cereal, cycle, center, prince, chance, price, justice, difference, subtraction, elevation, election, certain, force, official, cider

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY!

  • We will review Mass and Capacity. Will will discuss measuring, weighing, and using the units of measuring various items.  Ex: Grams: graham cracker, paper clip, feather. Kilogram: turkey, desk, bike, furniture.  When we measure metric capacity we measure the amount of liquid or substance a container can hold.  Ex: milliliter what we would give medicine out of. Medicine dropper. or greater amounts would be measured in Liters.  a large water bottle, a gallon of paint, a milk carton. We will review telling time and elapsed time. Wednesday we will take assessment over time, elapsed time, mass, volume, and word problems.
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,5's,6's &10's


Mrs. New Oct. 26th-Oct, 30th
Due Date: 10/30/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

**October 27th is the last day to purchase St. Jude fund raiser t-shirts

If anyone is willing to send in graham crackers, flat marshmallows, and individually wrapped hersheys chocolate candy bars, it would be greatly appreciated!!!

This Friday, dress up as your favorite book character!  We will have a character parade through the school.  If you would like to send treats with your students for their classmates for Halloween you may do so.  We will tell scary stories in the hall and enjoy smores!

Monday Nov. 2nd is our field trip to the zoo! Please watch the weather and dress accordingly.  I would suggest layering because it changes so often!Tuesday Nov. 3rd is a student holiday! No School!

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 5's,6's & 10's  We will not have a test this Friday.  We will make flash cards for the new facts 3's and 6's.

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Oct 26th-Oct.30th

ELA - Cold Read this Friday!!  We will also have our first assessment on our mentor sentences this week: Thursday the 29th.  We have been discussing this sentence everyday for over a week.  The sentence can be found in the grammar section of their binders. 

Unit 2 "Inspired by the Sea" We will continue non-fiction/informational texts

***We will discuss the sea and animals that live in the sea. Read Aloud: Skylark

Vocabulary for Unit 2 to be assessed at the end of the unit: punctured, rare, navigate, luxurious, voyage, possessions, collision, ancient, mist, eerie, jolted, solitary, somber, destiny, desolation, undaunted, despondent. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR New words will be at the end of the nine weeks.

  **WE WILL continue the research process.  We will be researching our Titanic passengers and a sea animal.

***We will work on informative pieces.

  • We will focus on Figurative Language (please look at our booklets with examples of each) We will continue with Text Features. Simile, metaphor, personification, etc. 
  •  WE will focus affixes (prefixes and suffixes)  We will continue with adverbs and adjectives and focus on comparative adjectives. Ex: big, bigger, biggest All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These are words that have the ou/ow sounds :  ouch, scout, powder, growl, shower, proud, plow, clown, allow, owl, flower, house, ounce, south, pound

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY!

  • We will focus on Mass and Capacity. Will will discuss measuring, weighing, and using the units of measuring various items.  Ex: Grams: graham cracker, paper clip, feather. Kilogram: turkey, desk, bike, furniture.  When we measure metric capacity we measure the amount of liquid or substance a container can hold.  Ex: milliliter what we would give medicine out of. Medicine dropper. or greater amounts would be measured in Liters.  a large water bottle, a gallon of paint, a milk carton. We will review telling time and elapsed time.
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,5's,6's &10's WE WILL will have our first fluency test  over our NEW FACTS THIS FRIDAY !


Mrs. New Oct. 19th-23rd
Due Date: 10/23/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

GO TIGERS!!!!!!!

This Week is Spirit Week for Homecoming! Please dress up each day to show your Tiger Spirit!  Monday: Socks and Shades Day

           Tuesday: Tacky Day

           Wednesday: Collegiate Day

           Thursday: Western Day

           Friday: Spirit Day (black and gold)

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 5's,6's & 10's  We will not have a test this Friday.  We will make flash cards for the new facts 3's and 6's.

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Oct 19th-Oct.23rd

ELA - Cold Read this Friday!!

Unit 2 "Inspired by the Sea" We will begin non-fiction/informational texts

We continue reading and studying the Titanic.  We will discuss the sea and animals that live in the sea. Read Aloud: Skylark

Vocabulary for Unit 2 to be assessed at the end of the unit: punctured, rare, navigate, luxurious, voyage, possessions, collision, ancient, mist, eerie, jolted, solitary, somber, destiny, desolation, undaunted, despondent. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR New words will be at the end of the nine weeks.

  **WE WILL continue the research process.  We will be researching our Titanic passengers and a sea animal.

***We will work on informative pieces.

  • We will focus on Figurative Language (please look at our booklets with examples of each) We will continue with Text Features. Simile, metaphor, personification, etc. 
  •  WE will focus on Adverbs. Test Thursday. An adverb describes a verb, adjective, or another adverb.  It tells how, when, where, and to what extent.  EX: The dog ran quickly.  How did the dog run? QUICKLY. We will continue with adjectives and focus on comparative adjectives. Ex: big, bigger, biggest All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These are homophones(HOMOPHONES sound alike and have different spellings and meanings:  stay, stray, holiday, Monday, stain, faith, sprain, plain, aim, afraid, braid, claim, praise, restrain, entertain

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY!

  • We will focus on Time.  Students should know how to read and analog clock and know how to tell time.  They should have already mastered this skill.  We will now be learning elapsed time.  How much time has passed from the beginning of an event to the end of the event.
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,5's,6's &10's WE WILL will have our first fluency test  over our NEW FACTS THIS FRIDAY !


Mrs. New Oct. 13th- Oct. 16th
Due Date: 10/14/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

Report cards will go home Thursday the 15th.

Next Week Oct. 19th-23rd is Spirit Week for Homecoming! Please dress up each day to show your Tiger Spirit!  Monday: Socks and Shades Day

           Tuesday: Tacky Day

           Wednesday: Collegiate Day

           Thursday: Western Day

           Friday: Spirit Day (black and gold)

**We raised $60 for our school for the "Pick of the Patch contest." 

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 5's,6's & 10's  We will not have a test this Friday.  We will make flash cards for the new facts 3's and 6's.

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Oct 13th-Oct.16th

ELA - Cold Read this Friday!!

Unit 2 "Inspired by the Sea" We will begin non-fiction/informational texts

We continue reading and studying the Titanic.  We will discuss the sea and animals that live in the sea. Read Aloud: Sarah Plain and Tall

Vocabulary for Unit 2 to be assessed at the end of the unit: punctured, rare, navigate, luxurious, voyage, possessions, collision, ancient, mist, eerie, jolted, solitary, somber, destiny, desolation, undaunted, despondent. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR New words will be at the end of the nine weeks.

  **WE WILL begin the research process.  We will be researching our Titanic passengers and a sea animal.

***We will work on informative pieces.

  • We will focus on Figurative Language (please look at our booklets with examples of each) We will continue with Text Features. 
  •  WE will focus on Adverbs.  An adverb describes a verb, adjective, or another adverb.  It tells how, when, where, and to what extent.  EX: The dog ran quickly.  How did the dog run? QUICKLY. We will continue with adjectives and focus on comparative adjectives. Ex: big, bigger, biggest All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These are homophones(HOMOPHONES sound alike and have different spellings and meanings:  piece, peace, hear, here, break, brake, flour, flower, board, bored, knight, night, whole, hole, ate, eight, forth, fourth, capital, capitol

Math-  Please continue to work on word problems with all operations at home, THEY ARE NOT GOING AWAY!

  • We will focus on Time.  Students should know how to read and analog clock and know how to tell time.  They should have already mastered this skill.  We will now be learning elapsed time.  How much time has passed from the beginning of an event to the end of the event.
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,5's,6's &10's WE WILL will have our first fluency test  over our NEW FACTS THIS FRIDAY !


Mrs. New Week of Oct. 5th- Oct. 9th
Due Date: 10/9/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

HARD TO BELIEVE THIS IS THE LAST WEEK OF THE FIRST NINE WEEKS.  REPORT CARDS WILL COME HOME THE 14th!  I LOVE YOUR KIDS!!!!Thank you for allowing me to be involved in their lives!

October is breast cancer awearness month.  Wear pink!!!! Our school will wear pink Oct. 5th

**Pumpkins go on sale for "Pick of the Patch."  This is a fund raiser to raise money for technology for the school.  The pumpkins will be on sale from Oct. 5th through Friday, Oct. 9th.  ONLY $1!!!! Everyone in the winning class will get to decorate his or her own pumpkin.  I have also offered hot chocolate and popcorn if we win! :):):)

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 5's,6's & 10's  We will not have a test this Friday.  We will make flash cards for the new facts 3's and 6's.

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Oct 5th-Oct.9th

ELA - Unit 2 "Inspired by the Sea" We will begin non-fiction/informational texts

We will begin reading the Titanic.  Children will begin learning about socioeconomic classes.  We will discuss the events that transpired during the horrible tradgedy that happened so long ago.

Vocabulary for Unit 2 to be assessed at the end of the unit: punctured, rare, navigate, luxurious, voyage, possessions, collision, ancient, mist, eerie, jolted, solitary, somber, destiny, desolation, undaunted, despondent. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR last units words will begin tomorrow!

  **WE WILL begin the research process.  We will be researching our Titanic passengers and a sea animal.

***We will complete our narrative pieces for a grade and present to the class as a speaking and listening grade.

  • We will continue discussing Text Features.  We finish our flip booklet.
  •  WE will focus on Adverbs.  An adverb describes a verb, adjective, or another adverb.  It tells how, when, where, and to what extent.  EX: The dog ran quickly.  How did the dog run? QUICKLY. All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These are homophones(HOMOPHONES sound alike and have different spellings and meanings:  their, they're, there, where, wear, you're, your, to, too, two, right, write, dear, deer, meet, meat, through, threw, principle, principal.

Math-  Big Assessment starting this Wednesday over Multiplication and Division word problems.  PLEASE WORK AT HOME ON THESE!

  • We will continue to focus on Multiplication and DIVISION strategies, and patterns. 
  • We will continue to focus on multiplication and division word problems. 
  • We will discuss the inverse operation of multiplication as division. 
  • We will continue to discuss the properties of multiplication.
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,3's,5's,6's &10's WE WILL MAKE FLASH CARDS ON NEW FACTS THIS FRIDAY INSTEAD OF TAKING A QUIZ!


Mrs. New Sept. 28th-Oct. 2nd
Due Date: 10/2/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

**Skill check over division was not given Friday the 25th.  Will be given Mon. 28th

Please remember I will not give a test before the date given, but will give at a later date if I feel the students are not ready or need more practice.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, & 10's  TEST FRIDAY!

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Sept.28th-Oct. 2nd

ELA - Unit 2 "Inspired by the Sea" We will begin non-fiction/informational texts

Vocabulary for Unit 2 to be assessed at the end of the unit: punctured, rare, navigate, luxurious, voyage, possessions, collision, ancient, mist, eerie, jolted, solitary, somber, destiny, desolation, undaunted, despondent. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR last units words will begin tomorrow!

  **WE WILL begin the research process.

***We will complete our narrative pieces for a grade and present to the class as a speaking and listening grade.

  • We will continue discussing Text Features.  We finish our flip booklet.
  •  WE test on Adjectives will be Wednesday the 30th. (An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun.  It tells what kind, how many, or which one. Ex: The grey dog belongs to my neighbor. What kind of dog? The grey dog.  All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 **Cold Read this FRIDAY!

SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  These are commonly misspelled words:  accept, calendar, because, friend, said, thought, family, people, another, think, favorite, finally, sometimes, different, something

Math-  Big Assessment this Thursday and Friday over Multiplication and Division.

  • We will continue to focus on Multiplication and DIVISION strategies, and patterns. 
  • We will continue to focus on multiplication and division word problems. 
  • We will discuss the inverse operation of multiplication as division. 
  • We will continue to discuss the properties of multiplication.
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school. We will continue to cover bar graphs and pictographs. Quiz Wed. over Addition and subtraction word problems. 
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,5's, &10's Fact fluency Test this friday! 25 problems in 5 minutes.


Mrs. New Week of Sept. 21st-Sept. 25th
Due Date: 9/25/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

**Test tomorrow over properties of multiplication

**We will begin our vocabulary test tomorrow. The words will all be written on the board, and they may choose two words a day. The student may practice the night before so they are able to write a complete sentence with the words they have choosen for that day.

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, & 10's  TEST FRIDAY!

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Sept.21st-Sept. 25th

ELA - Unit 2 "Inspired by the Sea" We will begin non-fiction/informational texts

Vocabulary for Unit 2 to be assessed at the end of the unit: punctured, rare, navigate, luxurious, voyage, possessions, collision, ancient, mist, eerie, jolted, solitary, somber, destiny, desolation, undaunted, despondent. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR last units words will begin tomorrow!

  WE WILL begin the research process.

  •   we will begin discussing Text Features.  We will make a flip booklet.
  •  WE WILL FOCUS ON Adjectives (An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun.  It tells what kind, how many, or which one. Ex: The grey dog belongs to my neighbor. What kind of dog? The grey dog.  All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 **Cold Read this FRIDAY!

SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  The student should learn the RULE!! compound words: footprint, homemade, slowpoke, moonlight, firework, starfish, jellyfish, heartbeat, seaweed, seashell, watermelon, sunrise, windshield, underground, fingernail.

Math-

  • We will focus on DIVISION strategies, and patterns. 
  • We will discuss the inverse operation of multiplication as division. 
  • We will continue to discuss the properties of multiplication.TEST TUESDAY SEPT.22nd Identity Property of Mult. EX: 8x1=8 any factor times 1 is that factor
  • Zero Property of Mult. EX: 8x0=0 any number times 0 is 0.
  • Commutative Property of Mult.EX: 4x6=6x4 when you multiply 2 factors it doesn't matter what order they come in you get the same product.
  • Associative Property of Multiplication EX: 2x(3x5)=(2x3)x5 if all factors are the same it doesn't matter how you group them you will get the same product.  ALWAYS WORK WHAT IS IN PARENTHESES FIRST!
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school. We will continue to cover bar graphs and pictographs. Quiz Wed. over Addition and subtraction word problems. 
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,5's, &10's Fact fluency Test this friday! 25 problems in 5 minutes.


Mrs. New
Due Date: 9/18/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

****SCHOOL PICTURES THIS THURSDAY, SEPT. 17th 

Thank you all for your prayers and support while my mother was in the hospital. She is home now and recovering!

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, & 10's  TEST FRIDAY!

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Sept.14th-Sept. 18th

ELA - Unit 1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again" We will talk about how folktales, fairytales,  trickster tales, and myths are passed down. 

Vocabulary for Unit 1 to be assessed at the end of the unit: barricade, halt, disguise, banister, insist, astonished, bewildered, surrounded, homesick, ashamed, spare, quiver, vanish, damsel, exception, galoshes, confidential, courtesy, shambles, unappetizing. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR THIS WILL BE AT THE END OF THE 9 WEEKS!

  WE WILL Continue TRICKSTER TALES these are stories that usually have animals as characters.  One is the trickster and the other is the one being tricked.  We will discuss central message through these funny stories.

  •   we will continue to discuss character traits, feelings, characters emotions, and character analysis. We will also discuss motives.
  • We will continue reviewing verbs and nouns. WE WILL FOCUS ON PRONOUNS (A pronoun takes the place of a noun in a sentence. Ex: Callie would be replaced by she or her) Quiz Thursday on Pronouns  We didn't take this last week so we will take this THURSDAY! All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 **Cold Read this FRIDAY!

SPELLING!!!!!   Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  The student should learn the RULE!! ibefore e except after c.  field, shield, wield, yield, brief, chief, grief, belief, relief, mischief, niece, piece, fierce, cashier, siege

Math-

  • We will focus on multiplication strategies, properties, and patterns.  We will continue to discuss the properties of multiplication. Identity Property of Mult. EX: 8x1=8 any factor times 1 is that factor
  • Zero Property of Mult. EX: 8x0=0 any number times 0 is 0.
  • Commutative Property of Mult.EX: 4x6=6x4 when you multiply 2 factors it doesn't matter what order they come in you get the same product.
  • Associative Property of Multiplication EX: 2x(3x5)=(2x3)x5 if all factors are the same it doesn't matter how you group them you will get the same product.  ALWAYS WORK WHAT IS IN PARENTHESES FIRST!
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school. We will continue to cover bar graphs and pictographs. Quiz Wed. over Addition and subtraction word problems. 
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,5's, &10's Fact fluency Test this friday! 25 problems in 5 minutes.


Mrs. New Sept. 7th-Sept. 11th
Due Date: 9/11/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON TWO AND THREE DIGIT ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION AT HOME!!!!! They are struggling with it and making major errors still.

I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday! Even though it is a short week we will still have spelling test Friday!

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, & 10's  TEST FRIDAY!

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Sept.7th-Sept. 11th

ELA - Unit 1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again" We will talk about how folktales, fairytales, and myths are passed down. 

Vocabulary for Unit 1 to be assessed at the end of the unit: barricade, halt, disguise, banister, insist, astonished, bewildered, surrounded, homesick, ashamed, spare, quiver, vanish, damsel, exception, galoshes, confidential, courtesy, shambles, unappetizing. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)TEST FOR THIS WILL BE AT THE END OF THE 9 WEEKS!

  WE WILL BEGIN TRICKSTER TALES these are stories that usually have animals as characters.  One is the trickster and the other is the one being tricked.  We will discuss central message through these funny stories.

  •   we will continue to discuss character traits, feelings, characters emotions, and character analysis. We will also discuss motives.
  • We will continue reviewing verbs and nouns. WE WILL FOCUS ON PRONOUNS (A pronoun takes the place of a noun in a sentence. Ex: Callie would be replaced by she or her) Quiz Thursday on Pronouns All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 **Cold Read this FRIDAY!

SPELLING!!!!! We began our first weekly spelling test this past Friday!  Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  The student should learn the RULE!!  radios, videos, heroes, dominoes, kilos, pianos, tomatoes, potatoes, torpedoes, echoes, vetoes, *tornados, *zeros, *mosquitoes, kangaroos (words with astrics may be spelled either way with an -s or -es)

Math-

  • We will focus on multiplication strategies, and patterns.
  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school. We will continue to cover bar graphs and pictographs. Quiz Wed. over Addition and subtraction word problems. Big Assessment over graphs, adding and subtracting of 3digit numbers, word problems, rounding and place value was not given this past  Thursday so it will be chuncked over the next couple of days. 
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,5's, &10's Fact fluency Test this friday! 25 problems in 5 minutes.


Week of Aug.31st-Sept. 4th
Due Date: 9/4/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

NO SCHOOL MON., SEPT. 7th LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

PRACTICE MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, & 10's

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Aug 31st-Sept. 4th

ELA - Unit 1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again" We will talk about how folktales, fairytales, and myths are passed down. 

Vocabulary for Unit 1 to be assessed at the end of the unit: barricade, halt, disguise, banister, insist, astonished, bewildered, surrounded, homesick, ashamed, spare, quiver, vanish, damsel, exception, galoshes, confidential, courtesy, shambles, unappetizing. (see purple folder for words and their meanings and sample sentences)

  •   we will continue to discuss character traits, feelings, characters emotions, and character analysis. We will also discuss motives.
  • We will continue reviewing verbs and nouns. WE WILL FOCUS ON PRONOUNS (A pronoun takes the place of a noun in a sentence. Ex: Callie would be replaced by she or her)  All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 

 Cold Read was not given Friday Aug. 28th.  We will take it in class Mon. Aug 31st.  We went over last weeks homework in class on Fri.  to ensure understanding before testing.  They know that they have to place character and traits in boxes and then shoe evidence of traits from the passage! Next Cold Read this Thursday., Sept. 27th

SPELLING!!!!! We began our first weekly spelling test this past Friday!  Please work with your children on these words. These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  The student should learn the RULE!!  knives, loaves, leaves, calves, wives, wolves, thieves, shelves, scarves, hooves, gulfs, reefs, beliefs, chiefs, proofs

Math-

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school. We will continue to cover bar graphs and pictographs. Quiz Wed. over Addition and subtraction word problems. Big Assessment over graphs, adding and subtracting of 3digit numbers, word problems, rounding and place value will be given this Thursday.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,5's, &10's Fact fluency Test this friday! 25 problems in 5 minutes.


Mrs. New Aug. 24th-28th
Due Date: 8/28/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

What an awesome awesome start to a new year!  I am very excited about this great bunch of students that God has blessed me with this year. Parent night was a great success!  I enjoyed getting to know some of you better.

Thank you for your Scholastics orders and helping us reach our goals!

  The yellow daily folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

Week of Aug 24th-28th

ELA - Unit 1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again" We will talk about how folktales, fairytales, and myths are passed down. 

Vocabulary for Unit 1 to be assessed at the end of the unit: barricade, halt, disguise, banister, insist, astonished, bewildered, surrounded, homesick, ashamed, spare, quiver, vanish, damsel, exception, galoshes, confidential, courtesy, shambles, unappetizing. 

  •   we will discuss character traits, feelings, characters emotions, and character analysis. We will also discuss motives.
  • We will continue reviewing verbs and take a skills test will be Thursday on verbs and their tenses.  All review sheets will be found in thier binders behind the english section and in daily folder. 
  • Second Cold Read will be given this Friday Aug. 28st  Remind students to go back to the passage to find the evidence.

SPELLING!!!!! We will begin our first weekly spelling test this Friday! These tests will be traditional spelling test that will be called out orally.  The student should learn the RULE!! There will be a few words not on the list that they should be able to spell based on the rule that will be called out for the test! blueberries, buddies, countries, toys, donkeys, butterflies, stories, highways, libraries, groceries, candies, puppies, valley, delay, supplies

Math-

  • we will continue review of all skills covered since the beginning of school. We will continue to cover bar graphs and pictographs. Skill check on graphs will be given Thursday Aug. 27th 
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,5's, &10's


Mrs. New Aug. 17th-21st
Due Date: 8/21/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

What an awesome awesome start to a new year!  I am very excited about this great bunch of students that God has blessed me with this year. Parent night is scheduled for this Monday Aug. 17, from 6:30 to 7:30.  No children please.

PLEASE REMEMBER BOOK CHALLENGE FOR OUR CLASS!  ORDER DUE THIS FRIDAY!

The first week of school was a great success! The class rules have been made up by the students themselves. (with a small bit of guidance:) We will begin enforcing our new rules and receiving rewards and consequences as a result. The rules and behavior plan will be in their yellow daily folder for you to review and discuss with your child.  This folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed. A news letter will be sent home each week with dates of tests and skills to be covered for the week.

ELA - Unit 1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again" We will talk about how folktales, fairytales, and myths are passed down. 

  •   we will discuss character traits, feelings, characters emotions, and character analysis.
  • We will review nouns and take a skills test on Wednesday for nouns. 
  • We will talk about verbs. (this should all be review)
  • First Cold Read will be given this Friday Aug. 21st

Math-

  • we will continue review of rounding, place value, adding and subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers with borrowing and regrouping. Skill check on adding and subtracting 3 digit numbers with borrowing and regrouping will be given Thursday Aug. 20th 
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,5's, &10's


Mrs. New Week of Aug. 3rd -7th
Due Date: 8/7/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Welcome to 3rd Grade! I enjoyed meeting all of you Monday night.  I am very excited about this great bunch of students that God has blessed me with this year. Parent night is scheduled for Monday Aug. 17, from 6:30 to 7:30.

The first day of school was a great success! The class rules have been made up by the students themselves. (with a small bit of guidance:) We will begin enforcing our new rules and receiving rewards and consequences as a result. The rules and behavior plan will be in their yellow daily folder for you to review and discuss with your child.  This folder is where you will find daily skills, homework and other vital information so that you may stay informed.

ELA - Unit 1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again" We will talk about how folktales, fairytales, and myths are passed down. 

  •   we will discuss character traits, feelings, characters emotions, and character analysis.
  • We will review nouns and verbs

Math-

  • we will begin review of rounding, place value, adding and subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers with borrowing and regrouping.
  • Skill check on rounding will be given Fri. the 14th.
  • please start multiplication with your children on the 0's, 1's, 2's,5's, &10's


Mrs. New
Due Date: 5/18/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

What a fantastic year it has been!!!! Thank you so much for allowing me to be a part of your child's life! Each student has been such a blessing in their own way!! I expect great things from them!  I hope God blesses each of your families as you depart from me! This class will always hold a special place in my heart.

Last day of school is a 60% day....this Thursday, May 21st.  We will dismiss at 11:15 

Awards will be at 9:15 SHARP! You are all invited.  All students will receive an award. The color run will follow at 10:25. 

Please allow your children to bring a snack all week!



Mrs. New
Due Date: 5/15/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Musical this Thursday Fri. the 14th.  7:30.  If the student needs a costume be on yellow hall by 6:30.  If you come dressed go to assigned room on orange and purple hall.

We are doing a spiral review of all skills and many tests will be given over the next couple of weeks.  We will review before testing through morning work, homework, small groups, and peer tutoring. Remember there are many grades that are averaged at the end of the 9 weeks.  Writing grades will also come at the end. Please continue to work on multiplication facts at home.  Many have still not mastered all facts.

Last week to check out library books will be 20th- 24th.  All books due next Wed. 29th. Lights out in the library will be next week. Students may bring pillows and stuffed animals for their library time.

 

PARCC assessment window will reopen for end of the year EOY testing for MCT3/PARCC on April 27th.  Students will be testing through the end of May 22nd. Our class will test on April 29th at 10:00, May 6th & 8th at 8:00 and 10:00.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice for EOY. 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

  Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

  

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know ALL their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 4's, 5's,6's, 7's, 8's, 9's and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Thurs. the April 16th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 7's and 9's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have the remainder of timed fluency test on Thursdays or Fridays.  Shouldn't matter what day.  They should know these by now!!!   50 problems. (5 Minutes)

  Weekly Skills

 

May11th-May 15th

ELA 

READ ALOUDS- We will continue our new unit Unit 6  "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." Books for the week: Individual books on gods and goddesses. This unit will allow us to go back over myths and legends.

Review



Mrs. New
Due Date: 5/1/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Musical Practices Will be everyday from now until the night of the performance.  Please make sure children are here everyday! MUSICAL MAY 14th at 7:30!

We are doing a spiral review of all skills and many tests will be given over the next couple of weeks.  We will review before testing through morning work, homework, small groups, and peer tutoring. Remember there are many grades that are averaged at the end of the 9 weeks.  Writing grades will also come at the end. Please continue to work on multiplication facts at home.  Many have still not mastered all facts.

Last week to check out library books will be 20th- 24th.  All books due next Wed. 29th. Lights out in the library will be next week. Students may bring pillows and stuffed animals for their library time.

 

PARCC assessment window will reopen for end of the year EOY testing for MCT3/PARCC on April 27th.  Students will be testing through the end of May 22nd. Our class will test on April 29th at 10:00, May 6th & 8th at 8:00 and 10:00.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice for EOY. 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

  Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

  

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know ALL their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 4's, 5's,6's, 7's, 8's, 9's and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Thurs. the April 16th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 7's and 9's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have the remainder of timed fluency test on Thursdays or Fridays.  Shouldn't matter what day.  They should know these by now!!!   50 problems. (5 Minutes)

  Weekly Skills

 

April 27th-May 1st

ELA 

READ ALOUDS- We will continue our new unit Unit 6  "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." Books for the week: Individual books on gods and goddesses. This unit will allow us to go back over myths and legends.

COLD READ ASSESSMENT FRIDAY!!

Congrats Riley on being our 2015 Class President!

    • We will begin a spiral review on all skills covered since the beginning of the year. We will compare and contrast several texts, and then practice writing PCR responses.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues,figurative language, prefixes and suffixes Ex: idioms, personification, similes, metaphors, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, Hyperbole
    • We will continue to discuss complex and compound sentences! 
    • We will have a spiral review on all parts of speech since the beginning of the year: nouns:concrete and abstract
    • We will continue to focus on all skills since the beginning of the year.
    • We will write narratives and also work on informative writing and research.
    •  
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with. THEY NEED TO MASTER THEIR MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Review all skills from beginning of the year.

Focus on Equivalent Fractions (review), Perimeter, Area, Quadrilaterals, and all geometry covered so far. We will review continue to review line plots and all geometry.  We will chunk word problems, missing quantities, multiplication and division with inverse operations, time, and measurement on Tues.- Wed.

 ****We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year

    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Greek gods, myths, legends

  • solar system
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New
Due Date: 4/24/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

All snow days have been forgiven by MDE!

Progress Reports go home Tuesday the 21st.  Remember there are many grades that are averaged at the end of the 9 weeks.  Writing grades will also come at the end. Please continue to work on multiplication facts at home.  Many have still not mastered all facts.

Last week to check out library books will be 20th- 24th.  All books due next Wed. 29th.

 MUSICAL has been rescheduled for MAY 14th at 7:30

 

PARCC assessment window will reopen for end of the year EOY testing for MCT3/PARCC on April 27th.  Students will be testing through the end of May 22nd. Our class will test on April 29th at 10:00, May 6th & 8th at 10:00.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice for EOY. 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

  Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

  

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know ALL their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 4's, 5's,6's, 7's, 8's, 9's and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Thurs. the April 16th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 7's and 9's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have the remainder of timed fluency test on Thursdays or Fridays.  Shouldn't matter what day.  They should know these by now!!!   50 problems. (5 Minutes)

  Weekly Skills

 

April 20th-April 24th

ELA 

READ ALOUDS- We will continue our new unit Unit 6  "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." Books for the week: Individual books on gods and goddesses. This unit will allow us to go back over myths and legends.

COLD READ ASSESSMENT FRIDAY!!

Congrats Riley on being our 2015 Class President!

    • We will begin a spiral review on all skills covered since the beginning of the year. We will compare and contrast several texts, and then practice writing PCR responses.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues,figurative language, prefixes and suffixes Ex: idioms, personification, similes, metaphors, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, Hyperbole
    • We will continue to discuss complex and compound sentences! 
    • We will have a spiral review on all parts of speech since the beginning of the year: nouns:concrete and abstract
    • We will continue to focus on all skills since the beginning of the year.
    • We will write narratives and also work on informative writing and research.
    • We will continue to focus on Language Assessment: prefixes and suffixes. Test Friday!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- The cozy camper reads by moonlight, and a tired hiker sees a welcome path of moonbeams through the darkened trees.- Rise the Moon Test this Friday April 24th

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with. THEY NEED TO MASTER THEIR MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Review all skills from beginning of the year.

Focus on Equivalent Fractions (review), Perimeter, Area, Quadrilaterals, and all geometry covered so far. We will review continue to review line plots and all geometry.  We will chunk geometry/ perimeter and area big Assessment starting Tues.- Wed.

 ****We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year

    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Greek gods, myths, legends

  • Water cycle
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New
Due Date: 4/16/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

 All snow days have been forgiven by MDE!

 MUSICAL has been rescheduled for MAY 14th at 7:30

 

PARCC assessment window will reopen for end of the year EOY testing for MCT3/PARCC on April 27th.  Students will be testing through the end of May 22nd. We will be assigned a specific time in that window.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice for EOY. 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

  Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know ALL their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 4's, 5's,6's, 7's, 8's, 9's and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Thurs. the April 16th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 7's and 9's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have the remainder of timed fluency test on Thursdays or Fridays.  Shouldn't matter what day.  They should know these by now!!!   50 problems. (5 Minutes)

  Weekly Skills

 

April 13th-April 17th

ELA 

READ ALOUDS- We will continue our new unit Unit 6  "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." Books for the week: Individual books on gods and goddesses. This unit will allow us to go back over myths and legends.

Congrats Riley on being our 2015 Class President!

    • We will begin a spiral review on all skills covered since the beginning of the year. We will compare and contrast several texts, and then practice writing PCR responses.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues,. in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.figurative language Ex: idioms, personification, similes, metaphors, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, Hyperbole
    • We will continue to discuss complex and compound sentences! We will also review idioms.
    • We will have a spiral review on all parts of speech since the beginning of the year: nouns:concrete and abstract
    • We will continue to focus on all skills since the beginning of the year.
    • We will write narratives and also work on informative writing and research.
    • We will continue to focus on Language Assessment: Dictionary(how to use)Encyclopedia, Atlas, etc. Test Friday!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- The cozy camper reads by moonlight, and a tired hiker sees a welcome path of moonbeams through the darkened trees.- Rise the Moon Test this Friday April 24th

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with. THEY NEED TO MASTER THEIR MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Review all skills from beginning of the year.

Focus on Equivalent Fractions (review), Perimeter, Area, Quadrilaterals, and all geometry covered so far. We will review the difference between Perimeter and Area.  Assessment Thursday!

 ****We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year

    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Greek gods, myths, legends

  • Water cycle
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New
Due Date: 4/10/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

****MKAS Assessment will be given on Tues. April 14th please make sure all children are present and on time.

 All snow days have been forgiven by MDE!

 MUSICAL has been rescheduled for MAY 14th at 7:30

 

PARCC assessment window will opened March 1st.  Students will be testing for the next two weeks.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice. 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

  Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know ALL their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 4's, 5's,6's, 7's, 8's, 9's and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Thurs. the April 2nd on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 7's and 9's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

  Weekly Skills

 

April 7th-April 10th

ELA 

READ ALOUDS- We will continue our new unit Unit 6  "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." Books for the week: Individual books on gods and goddesses. This unit will allow us to go back over myths and legends.

Congrats Riley on being our 2015 Class President!

    • We will begin a spiral review on all skills covered since the beginning of the year. We will compare and contrast several texts, and then practice writing PCR responses.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues,. in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.figurative language Ex: idioms, personification, similes, metaphors, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, Hyperbole
    • We will continue to discuss complex and compound sentences! We will also review idioms.
    • We will have a spiral review on all parts of speech since the beginning of the year: nouns:concrete and abstract
    • We will continue to focus on all skills since the beginning of the year.
    • We will write narratives and also work on informative writing and research.
    • We will continue to focus on Reference materials: Dictionary(how to use)Encyclopedia, Atlas, etc. Test Friday!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- Sweet and spicy sauces dripped into their trecnchers as jesters, jugglers, and minstrels entertained them.- A Medieval Feast Test this Friday April 10th

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with. THEY NEED TO MASTER THEIR MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Review all skills from beginning of the year.

Focus on Perimeter. We will learn the difference between Perimeter and Area.  Quiz Friday!

****We will continue Geometrical shapes. Circles, rhombuses, rectangles, squares, quadrilaterals, and their attributes.  See math journal for understanding attributes- Pairs of parallel lines, angles (right, obtuse, acute) Quiz Tuesday over polygons. Should be review!

                      We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year

    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Greek gods, myths, legends

  • Water cycle
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New 3rd Grade
Due Date: 4/3/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

SCHOOL HOLIDAY THIS FRIDAY APRIL 3RD AND MONDAY APRIL 6TH

We won 1st place (in third grade) for the fund raiser for our school. We will enjoy our popcicle party Wednesday!!!!

All snow days have been forgiven by MDE!

PARCC ASSESSMENT WILL Continue !!!! PLEASE have students at school on time!

MUSICAL has been rescheduled for MAY 14th at 7:30

 

PARCC assessment window will opened March 1st.  Students will be testing for the next two weeks.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice. 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know ALL their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's,3's, 4's, 5's,6's, 7's, 8's, 9's and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Thurs. the April 2nd on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 7's and 9's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

March 30th-April 3rd

ELA  Cold Read Comprehension and Writing for a seperate grade Thursday. April 2nd

READ ALOUDS- We will begin our new unit Unit 6  "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." Books for the week: The Gods and Goddess of Olympus. This unit will allow us to go back over myths and legends.

Congrats Riley on being our 2015 Class President!

    • We will begin a spiral review on all skills covered since the beginning of the year. We will compare and contrast several texts, and then practice writing PCR responses.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will continue to discuss complex and compound sentences! We will also review idioms.
    • We will have a spiral review on all parts of speech since the beginning of the year: nouns:concrete and abstract
    • We will continue to focus on all skills since the beginning of the year.
    • We will write narratives and also work on informative writing and research.
    • NO vocabulary words this nine weeks.....we will still record vocabulary as we come across words in our unit.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- Sweet and spicy sauces dripped into their trecnchers as jesters, jugglers, and minstrels entertained them.- A Medieval Feast Test next Friday April 10th

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with. THEY NEED TO MASTER THEIR MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Review line plots, and measurement

****We will continue Geometrical shapes. Circles, rhombuses, rectangles, squares, quadrilaterals, and their attributes.  See math journal for understanding attributes- Pairs of parallel lines, angles (right, obtuse, acute) Quiz Tuesday over polygons. Should be review!

                      We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year

    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Greek gods, myths, legends

  • Water cycle
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New
Due Date: 3/27/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Don't forget to send money so your children can purchase eggs for our school fund raiser. 50 cents per egg.  We can win a pizza and pipcicle party for the class!!!!

We will make up our snow days this Sat. March 21st and April 11th.  Dismissal will be at 11:15. There will be no lunch served on those days, only breakfast!

PARCC ASSESSMENT WILL Continue !!!! PLEASE have students at school on time!

I hope everyone had a great Spring Break!

 MUSICAL has been rescheduled for MAY 14th 

 

PARCC assessment window will opened March 1st.  Students will be testing for the next two weeks.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice. 

 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

March 23rd-March 27th

ELA 

READ ALOUDS- We will finish any books that we have not completed for  Unit 5  "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, Gods, and Giants." Books for the week: The Gods and Goddess of Olympus. This unit will allow us to go back over myths and legends.

Congrats Riley on being our 2015 Class President!

    • We will begin a spiral review on all skills covered since the beginning of the year. We will compare and contrast several texts, and then practice writing PCR responses.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will continue to discuss complex and compound sentences! (complex)Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so. (Compound) Coordinating conjunctions
    • We will have a spiral review on all parts of speech since the beginning of the year: pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will continue to focus on all skills since the beginning of the year.
    • We will choose one of our three Presidents that we have researched and written about to TURN FOR A GRADE BY WEDNESDAY! March 18th
    • ALL vocabulary for the nine weeks should have already been turned in for a grade!
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- We are finished with this for the nine weeks. There will be one average on all mentor sentences for the nine weeks. 

Math

 

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with. THEY NEED TO MASTER THEIR MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Test over line plots, and measurement will be chunked starting Monday. Should be all review over area, measurement, and line plots.

We will begin Geometrical shapes. Circles, rhombuses, rectangles, squares, quadrilaterals, and their attributes 

                      

  • We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New
Due Date: 3/20/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Don't forget to send money so your children can purchase eggs for our school fund raiser. 50 cents per egg.  We can win a pizza and pipcicle party for the class!!!!

We will make up our snow days this Sat. March 21st and April 11th.  Dismissal will be at 11:15. There will be no lunch served on those days, only breakfast!

PARCC ASSESSMENT WILL BEGIN Tomorrow, March 17th!!!!! PLEASE have students at school on time!

I hope everyone had a great Spring Break!

 MUSICAL IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!! ( I know you all have probably figured out that the musical will not be Tues. the 24th as planned.  We have not even placed children on risers, and they have not practiced since they have not been here!!!:)

 

PARCC assessment window will open March 1st.  Students will begin testing soon.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice. 

 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

March 16th-March 20th

ELA 

READ ALOUDS- We will finish any books that we have not completed for  Unit 4  "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents." Books for the week: The Orphan of Ellis Island. This unit will allow us to study the presidents and forefathers of our country.  We will discuss immigration and Ellis Island.

Congrats Riley on being our 2015 Class President!

    • We will begin a spiral review on all skills covered since the beginning of the year. We will compare and contrast several texts, and then practice writing PCR responses.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will continue to discuss complex and compound sentences! (complex)Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so. (Compound) Coordinating conjunctions
    • We will have a spiral review on all parts of speech since the beginning of the year: pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will continue to focus on all skills since the beginning of the year.
    • We will choose one of our three Presidents that we have researched and written about to TURN FOR A GRADE BY WEDNESDAY! March 18th
    • ALL vocabulary for the nine weeks should have already been turned in for a grade!
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- We are finished with this for the nine weeks. There will be one average on all mentor sentences for the nine weeks. 

Math

PARCC ASSESSMENT WILL BEGIN TUES> MARCH 17th

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with. THEY NEED TO MASTER THEIR MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Test over word problems will be chunked starting Tuesday. Should be all review over area, measurement, and line plots.

We will focus on measuring to the nearest inch, half inch, and quarter inch.  We will continue working on comparing fractions, area, word problems.  If you have access to internet at home there are great practices for this on IXL!   Continue working on two step word problms. The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. 

                      

  • We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New
Due Date: 3/13/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy Spring Break!!!! Our Spring Break looks like it will begin early!  Stay safe and have fun!!!



Mrs. New
Due Date: 3/2/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

PARCC ASSESSMENT WILL BEGIN MARCH 17th

WHAT CRAZY WEATHER WE'VE HAD!!!!!!  This weeks weather will be rocky so please be on stand-by.

 MUSICAL IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!! ( I know you all have probably figured out that the musical will not be Tues. the 24th as planned.  We have not even placed children on risers, and they have not practiced since they have not been here!!!:)

 

PARCC assessment window will open March 1st.  Students will begin testing soon.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice. 

 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

March 2nd-March 6th

ELA 

READ ALOUDS- We will finish any books that we have not completed for  Unit 4  "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents." Books for the week: The Orphan of Ellis Island. This unit will allow us to study the presidents and forefathers of our country.  We will discuss immigration and Ellis Island.

Congrats Riley on being our 2015 Class President!

    • We will begin a spiral review on all skills covered since the beginning of the year. We will compare and contrast several texts, and then practice writing PCR responses.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will continue to discuss complex and compound sentences! (complex)Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so. (Compound) Coordinating conjunctions
    • We will have a spiral review on all parts of speech since the beginning of the year: pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will continue to focus on Punctuating Titles,Possessive nouns and contractions.
    • We will choose one of our three Presidents that we have researched and written about to revise and edit for a grade!
    • We will finish vocabulary for the nine weeks for a grade!
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- We are finished with this for the nine weeks. There will be one average on all mentor sentences for the nine weeks. 

Math

PARCC ASSESSMENT WILL BEGIN TUES> MARCH 17th

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with. THEY NEED TO MASTER THEIR MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Test Tues. on Area should be review.
  • Fact Fluency #9 Wed.
  • We will focus on measuring to the nearest inch, half inch, and quarter inch.  We will continue working on comparing fractions, area, word problems.  If you have access to internet at home there are great practices for this on IXL!   Continue working on two step word problms. The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. 

                      

  • We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New
Due Date: 2/27/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

WHAT CRAZY WEATHER WE'VE HAD!!!!!!  Glad we are back!! We have lots to do to catch up so please have children here on time.  Please speak with them about paying attention and staying on task!

 MUSICAL IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!! ( I know you all have probably figured out that the musical will not be Tues. the 24th as planned.  We have not even placed children on risers, and they have not practiced since they have not been here!!!:)

PARCC assessment window will open March 1st.  Students will begin testing soon.  Please visit our school website or www.parcc.pearson.com to allow your children to practice. 

 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

February 23rd-February 27th

ELA  Comprehension Test Thursday

READ ALOUDS- The Orphan of Ellis Island Unit 4  "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents." Books for the week: The Orphan of Ellis Island. This unit will allow us to study the presidents and forefathers of our country.  We will discuss immigration and Ellis Island.

Congrats Riley on being our 2015 Class President!

    • We will begin a spiral review on all skills covered since the beginning of the year. We will compare and contrast several texts, and then practice writing PCR responses.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will continue to discuss complex and compound sentences! (complex)Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so. (Compound) Coordinating conjunctions
    • We will have a spiral review on all parts of speech since the beginning of the year: pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will continue to focus on Punctuating Titles,Possessive nouns and contractions.
    • We will choose one of our three Presidents that we have researched and written about to revise and edit for a grade!
    • We will finish vocabulary for the nine weeks for a grade!
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- With his mittened fingers curled around a frosted twig, Grisha scratched a dazzling castle in the snow. -The Memory Coat The test for the weekly sentence will be given this Thursday!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with. THEY NEED TO MASTER THEIR MULTIPLICATION FACTS!

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Test Tues. on Measuring to the nearest inch and Half Inch.
  • Fact Fluency for last week will be given MON. 23rd
  • We will continue working on comparing fractions! Fractions on a Number Line and equivalent fractions. See Math Journal for notes on equivalent fractions!  If you have access to internet at home there are great practices for this on IXL!   Continue working on two step word problms. The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. 

 

                        

  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New
Due Date: 2/12/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy Valentine's Day!

 

Valentine party will be celebrated Wed., Feb. 11th You may send in a treat with your child for the class. There are 26 total.

NO SCHOOL !!! Fri., Feb. 13th Professional Development Day and Mon., Feb. 16th Washington's Birthday.  Please make sure your children are present everyday to practice for the musical.

LAST DAY to purchase class pics- Feb. 17th 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

February 9th-February 12th

ELA  Comprehension Test Thursday

READ ALOUDS- The Orphan of Ellis Island Unit 4  "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents." Books for the week: The Statue of Liberty, Capital! Washington DC from Ato Z, Mt. Rushmore. This unit will allow us to study the presidents and forefathers of our country.  We will discuss immigration and Ellis Island.

We have narrowed down our candidates. Riley, Kate, Adalberto, Landen, Allie, and Lindsey are our 2015 Presidential candidates. We will have our election this Thursday. We will hear them debate Wed.

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on complex and compound sentences! (complex)Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so. (Compound) Coordinating conjunctions
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus Pronouns and Punctuating Titles,Possessive nouns and contractions. TEST Wed. On Complex Sentences!
    • We will write opinion pieces and research presidents for informational pieces
    • We will choose one of the three presidents we have researched to revise.
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- With his mittened fingers curled around a frosted twig, Grisha scratched a dazzling castle in the snow. -The Memory Coat The test for the weekly sentence will be given this Thursday!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • Test Tues. and Wed. over all fractions.
  • We will continue working on comparing fractions! Fractions on a Number Line and equivalent fractions. See Math Journal for notes on equivalent fractions!  If you have access to internet at home there are great practices for this on IXL!   Continue working on two step word problms. The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. 

 

                        

  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing all skills accumulating since the beginning of the year
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New 3rd Grade
Due Date: 2/6/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy New Year!

CASE 21 TESTING THIS WEEK!!! BE ON TIME!!

Musical Tryouts went great!  Please make sure your children are present everyday to practice for the musical. 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

February 2nd-February 6th

ELA  Comprehension Test Friday....We will practice this Friday

READ ALOUDS- The Orphan of Ellis Island Unit 4  "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents." Books for the week: The Statue of Liberty, When Jessie Came Across the Sea. This unit will allow us to study the presidents and forefathers of our country.  We will discuss immigration and Ellis Island.

We will begin our race for class president! Children are to make signs at home if they want to run for class president. This is a mock election to teach them the process.  I want to keep it fun! No one has to run if they choose not to do so.  They will ALL vote! Friday we will have a run off and narrow it down to two candidates who will debate next week.

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on complex and compound sentences! (complex)Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so. (Compound) Coordinating conjunctions
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus Pronouns and Punctuating Titles,Possessive nouns and contractions. TEST Wed. On Complex Sentences!
    • We will write opinion pieces and research presidents for informational pieces
    • We will choose one of the three presidents we have researched to revise.
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- With his mittened fingers curled around a frosted twig, Grisha scratched a dazzling castle in the snow. -The Memory Coat The test for the weekly sentence will be given next FRIDAY!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will focus on comparing fractions! Fractions on a Number Line and equivalent fractions. See Math Journal for notes on equivalent fractions!  If you have access to internet at home there are great practices for this on IXL!   Continue working on two step word problms. The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. PBA assessment on Friday over all fractions.

 

                        

  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New 3d Grade
Due Date: 1/30/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy New Year!

Musical Tryouts start this week Mon., Jan. 26th. Please be here to ensure that they have a chance to get the part they want!

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

January 26th-January 30th

ELA  Comprehension Test next Friday....We will practice this Friday

READ ALOUDS- The  Orphan of Ellis Island Unit 4  "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents." Books for the week: How Many Days to America?, The Memory Coat, When Jessie Came Across the Sea. This unit will allow us to study the presidents and forefathers of our country.  We will discuss immigration and Ellis Island.

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on complex and compound sentences! (complex)Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so. (Compound) Coordinating conjunctions
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus Pronouns and Punctuating Titles,Possessive nouns and contractions. TEST Wed. On Compound Sentences!
    • We will write opinion pieces and research presidents for informational pieces
    • We will choose one of the three presidents we have researched to revise.
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- When he ran for President, his opponent printed a list of his duels, fights, shootings, and brawls. -So You Want to Be President? The test for the weekly sentence will be given this FRIDAY!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will focus on equivalent fractions! Fractions on a Number Line. See Math Journal for notes on equivalent fractions!  If you have access to internet at home there are great practices for this on IXL!   Continue working on two step word problms. The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. Skill Check Wed. on equivalent fractions. We will add to fractions on a number line, fractional parts, shading objects to show fractions) we will continue discussing distributive property. EX: 14x3      (10x3)+(4x3)=

 

                              30   +   12  = 42

 

  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New 3rd Grade
Due Date: 1/23/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy New Year!

Musical Tryouts start next week Mon., Jan. 26th Please be here to ensure that they have a chance to get the part they want!

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.*** DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We need CANDY FOR TREAT JAR...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

January 19th-January 23rd

ELA  Comprehension Test this Friday the 23rd

READ ALOUDS- Abe Lincoln at Last Unit 4  "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents." Books for the week: If You Were There When THey Signed the Constitution, We the Kids, The Emancipation Proclamation. This unit will allow us to study the presidents and forefathers of our country.  We will discuss immigration and Ellis Island.

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on complex.! Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus Pronouns and Punctuating Titles,Possessive nouns and contractions.
    • We will write opinion pieces and research presidents for informational pieces
    • We will choose one of the three presidents we have researched to revise.
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- When he ran for President, his opponent printed a list of his duels, fights, shootings, and brawls. -So You Want to Be President? The test for the weekly sentence will be given every other FRIDAY!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will focus on fractions! Fractions on a Number Line. See Math Journal!  If you have access to internet at home there are great practices for this on IXL!   Continue working on two step word problms. The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. PBA Assessment Wed. and Thurs. We will chunk. This will be on fractions, (on a number line, fractional parts, shading objects to show fractions) it will also have distributive property. EX: 14x3      (10x3)+(4x3)=

                              30   +   12  = 42

  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New's Events for Jan. 12th-16th
Due Date: 1/16/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy New Year!

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return progress reports if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

January 12th-January 16th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- Abe Lincoln at LastUnit 4  "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents." This unit will allow us to study the presidents and forefathers of our country.  We will discuss immigration and Ellis Island.

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on complex.! Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus Pronouns and Punctuating Titles.
    • We will write opinion pieces and research presidents
    • We will edit our letters to a creative, inventive and notable person.
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- She organized a school beautification committee, and she volunteered her time in the school cafeteria. -Grace for President The test for the weekly sentence will be given every other FRIDAY!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will focus on fractions! Fractions on a Number Line. See Math Journal!  If you have access to internet at home there are great practices for this on IXL!   Continue working on two step word problms. The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. Skill check on fractions next Thurs.
  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New
Due Date: 1/9/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Happy New Year!

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return progress reports if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Wed. 17th wear PJs for Polar Express in library.

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

January 5th-January 9th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- Abe Lincoln at LastUnit 4  "The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents." This unit will allow us to study the presidents and forefathers of our country.  We will discuss immigration and Ellis Island.

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on complex.! Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus Pronouns and Punctuating Titles.
    • We will write opinion pieces and research presidents
    • We will edit our letters to a creative, inventive and notable person.
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- She organized a school beautification committee, and she volunteered her time in the school cafeteria. -Grace for President The test for the weekly sentence will be given every other FRIDAY!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will focus on fractions!   Continue working on two step word problms. The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. Skill check on fractions next Thurs.
  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Presidents

  • Simple Machines
  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Dec. 15th-Dec. 19th
Due Date: 12/19/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! See Ya'll Next Year!

 PJ's IN THE LIBRARY!!

Christmas Party Dec. 19th from 1:00-1:45.

Please send medium to large gift bag by this friday for secret Santa!

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return progress reports if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Wed. 17th wear PJs for Polar Express in library.

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

December 15th-December 19th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- When Marian Sang Unit3 "Creative Inventive and Notable People." This unit will allow us to study people who have changed the world through inventions, and artistic flare.  We will study historical figures as well as modern day icons.  Henry Ford, Picasso, Les Paul, etc...just to name a few!

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on complex.! Subordinating conjunctions ex: after, as, because, before, if, once, unless, when, wherever, while, since, so
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will write complete narratives about our sea creatures for a grade
    • We will edit our letters to a creative, inventive and notable person.
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on complex sentences. (An independent clause with a dependent clause) See purple vocabulary/reading folder!
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!
  • VOCABULARY DUE FOR A GRADE!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- None until after the new year!The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will focus on multistep word problems!  The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals. PBA ASSESSMENT THURSDAY ON 2 STEP WORD PROBLEMS
  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Christmas around the world!

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Dec. 8th-12th
Due Date: 12/12/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

Christmas Party Dec. 19th from 1:00-1:45.

Please send medium to large gift bag by this friday for secret Santa!

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return progress reports if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Wed. 17th wear PJs for Polar Express in library.

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

December 8th-December 12th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- Now and Ben Unit3 "Creative Inventive and Notable People." This unit will allow us to study people who have changed the world through inventions, and artistic flare.  We will study historical figures as well as modern day icons.  Henry Ford, Picasso, Les Paul, etc...just to name a few!

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on compound sentences.TEST THURSDAY! Coordinating conjunctions FANBOYS for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so  Test on this next Thursday the 11th.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will write complete narratives about our sea creatures for a grade
    • We will edit our letters to a creative, inventive and notable person.
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on compound sentences.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!
  • VOCABULARY DUE FOR A GRADE!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- Orville had very little money to buy supplies, so he cut the wooden ribs for the kites very thin. To Fly The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will focus on multistep word problems!  The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals.
  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Famous people in history and present day.

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Dec. 1st-5th
Due Date: 12/5/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

Christmas Party Dec. 19th from 1:00-1:45.

Please send medium to large gift bag by this friday for secret Santa!

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return progress reports if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Wed. 17th wear PJs for Polar Express in library.

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

December 1st-December 5th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- Now and Ben Unit3 "Creative Inventive and Notable People." This unit will allow us to study people who have changed the world through inventions, and artistic flare.  We will study historical figures as well as modern day icons.  Henry Ford, Picasso, Les Paul, etc...just to name a few!

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on compound sentences. Coordinating conjunctions FANBOYS for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so  Test on this next Thursday the 11th.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will write complete narratives about our sea creatures for a grade
    • We will edit our letters to a creative, inventive and notable person.
    •  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on compound sentences.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- Orville had very little money to buy supplies, so he cut the wooden ribs for the kites very thin. To Fly The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will focus on multistep word problems!  The more they practice these the easier they will be. Use the CUBES method! They have a copy of this in their math journals.
  • We will continue working on AREA!  LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Famous people in history and present day.

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Week of NOv. 17th-21st
Due Date: 11/21/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

**Thanksgiving Break 26th, 27th, & 28th.

Please send an old adult size long sleeve button up shirt or old white T-shirt. ASAP! We will use these for painting smocks for the 24th and the 25th.  We will be painting replicas of Monet's and Michaelangelo's.

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and progress reports went home this Tuesday! Please sign and return progress reports if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Thursday the 25th is the last day to order year books.

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

November 17th- November 21st

ELA

READ ALOUDS- To Fly The Story of the Wright BrothersUnit3 "Creative Inventive and Notable People." This unit will allow us to study people who have changed the world through inventions, and artistic flare.  We will study historical figures as well as modern day icons.  Henry Ford, Picasso, Les Paul, etc...just to name a few!

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on Simple sentences with compound subjects and compound verbs.  Ex: SCS Edgar and Adalberto went to the movies. SCV Edgar laughed and jumped as he played soccer.  Test on this Wednesday the 19th.
    • We will continue studying figurative language.  Similes, Metaphors. Alliteration, Idioms, Etc. **See booklet we made with examples.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will write poems about sea creatures.  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on compound sentences.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- The wind was howling, and the waves crashed hard on the shore. -The Storm The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY!

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  skills that they are struggling with.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will continue working on AREA! PBA test on area Wednesday over area and distributive property.  We will start big assessment on area and all past skills on Fri. and chunk it over the next couple of days. Please work on any prior skills they are weak on. LxW=A  See student's daily folders for practice on area, and distributive property.
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Famous people in history and present day.

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Week of Nov. 10th-14th
Due Date: 11/14/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

**Monday November 10th, please join us for literacy night at the hills!  Come as a family and see what your students have been doing!

 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and report cards went home this past Friday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Yearbooks are on sale 9/23-10/7 for $30

                                            10/8-10/25 for $35

****Last day to order school pics is 10/17 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  These tests will now have division on them! Inverse operations!  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

November 10th- November 14th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- Picasso and The Sign PainterUnit3 "Creative Inventive and Notable People." This unit will allow us to study people who have changed the world through inventions, and artistic flare.  We will study historical figures as well as modern day icons.  Henry Ford, Picasso, Les Paul, etc...just to name a few!

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be looking at cause effect, point of view, and continue text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on Simple sentences with compound subjects and compound verbs.  Ex: SCS Edgar and Adalberto went to the movies. SCV Edgar laughed and jumped as he played soccer.  We will continue talking about adjectives! 
    • We will continue studying figurative language.  Similes, Metaphors. Alliteration, Idioms, Etc. **See booklet we made with examples.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will write poems about sea creatures.  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on compound sentences.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- The wind was howling, and the waves crashed hard on the shore. -The Storm The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY! Cold read comprehension will be given this Wednesday. 

Math

****Please continue to work with your children at home on  telling time, elpased time, metric mass and capacity.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday! Don't forget division...if you know inverse operation you'll be fine! We made flash cards for these!

  • We will continue working on AREA! LxW=A  We will continue talking about elapsed time. I will instruct students to bring home math journals to show you what they are learning!
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue talking about time.  We will discuss minutes and hours, half hour, quarter past the hour, quarter til the hour, elapsed time.  Please find an analog (wall clock with big and little hand) to question them and have them practice telling time.  This part should be a 2nd grade skill, but next week we will go more in depth with elapsed time.
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Native American Indians and tribes, states near the ocean on the Eastern seaboard, Marine Biology

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New Nov. 3rd-7th
Due Date: 11/7/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

NO SCHOOL TUES. 11/4! Go VOTE!!!

Monday November 10th, please join us for literacy night at the hills!  Come as a family and see what your students have been doing!

 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and report cards went home this past Friday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

 

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Yearbooks are on sale 9/23-10/7 for $30

                                            10/8-10/25 for $35

****Last day to order school pics is 10/17 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

November 3rd- November 7th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- Picasso and The Sign PainterUnit3 "Creative Inventive and Notable People." This unit will allow us to study people who have changed the world through inventions, and artistic flare.  We will study historical figures as well as modern day icons.  Henry Ford, Picasso, Les Paul, etc...just to name a few!

    • We focus on point of view. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be continue looking at text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on ADVERBS this week. We will continue talking about adjectives! Skill Check Assessment on Adverbs will be Wednesday
    • We will continue studying figurative language.  Similes, Metaphors. Alliteration, Idioms, Etc. **See booklet we made with examples. Cold Read Comprehension Wednesday.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will write poems about sea creatures.  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • We will focus on compound sentences.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- The wind was howling, and the waves crashed hard on the shore. -The Storm The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY! Cold read comprehension will be given this Wednesday. 

Math

****BIG MATH ASSESSMENT WED>& THURS> over telling time, elpased time, metric mass and capacity.

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday!  We made flash cards for these!

  • We will begin working on AREA! LxW=A  We will continue talking about elapsed time. I will instruct students to bring home math journals to show you what they are learning!
  • We will continue reviewing measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass.
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass. 
    • We will continue talking about time.  We will discuss minutes and hours, half hour, quarter past the hour, quarter til the hour, elapsed time.  Please find an analog (wall clock with big and little hand) to question them and have them practice telling time.  This part should be a 2nd grade skill, but next week we will go more in depth with elapsed time.
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Native American Indians and tribes, states near the ocean on the Eastern seaboard, Marine Biology

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New's 3rd Grade Oct. 27th-31st
Due Date: 10/31/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

LUNCH WILL BE AT 11:00 ALL THIS WEEK!

Happy Halloween! Please be safe Friday Night! I would like to invite all of you to Longview Point, at the corner of Byhalia and McIngvale, Wed. night for lots of candy and games! 

 

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and report cards went home this past Friday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 

Friday we will have a little treat, snack, and spooky stories in the classroom for Halloween.  You are welcome to send little Halloween treats for the class.


 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Yearbooks are on sale 9/23-10/7 for $30

                                            10/8-10/25 for $35

****Last day to order school pics is 10/17 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 Weekly Skills

 

October27th-October 31st

ELA

READ ALOUDS- Skylark (sequil to Sarah Plain and Tall), Owl Moon (Figurative Language), The Storm Unit2 "Inspired by the Sea." This unit will help us to understand more about the sea.  We will research sea creatures, and try to get a better understanding of ocean life for those who live in it and around it

    • We focus on main idea and detail. Important details and how they support the main idea. We will compare and contrast several texts.
    • We will be continue looking at text features, context clues, in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on ADVERBS this week. We will continue talking about adjectives! Skill Check Assessment on Adverbs will be next Tuesday.
    • We will focus on figurative language.  Similes, Metaphors. Alliteration, Idioms, Etc. **See booklet we made with examples. Test on figurative language Thursday.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will continue researching and writing about assigned sea creatures.  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- Lottie, small and black, wagged her tail and lifted her head.  -Sarah, Plain and Tall The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY! Cold read comprehension will be given this Wednesday.  I did not give this past Friday because I wanted to give them a little more time with text features.

Math

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday!  We made flash cards for these!

  • Review of Elapsed Time! We use this all the time in everyday life! We will learn how to figure elapsed time using time lines, T-charts, and clock flowers. I will instruct students to bring home math journals to show you what they are learning!
  • We will focus on measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass toward the end of the week!
  • Measurement and estimations of liquid volume and masses of objects using standard units such as grams, kilograms, and litres.
  • One step word problems involving volume and mass.  PBA assessment on Fri.
    • We will continue talking about time.  We will discuss minutes and hours, half hour, quarter past the hour, quarter til the hour, elapsed time.  Please find an analog (wall clock with big and little hand) to question them and have them practice telling time.  This part should be a 2nd grade skill, but next week we will go more in depth with elapsed time.
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Native American Indians and tribes, states near the ocean on the Eastern seaboard, Marine Biology

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New's Class Oct. 20th-24th
Due Date: 10/24/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

The First Nine Weeks Was Awesome! You have the best kids in the school!

Weekly Skills

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and report cards went home this past Friday! Please sign and return report cards if you have not!  They will miss recess until they are signed and returned!!!!!!

Math Harvest Thursday night at 6:00!  Parents ONLY.  Come and learn the strategies we use to teach your children math.

Last day to order Boo grams is Friday the 24th!

 

This Friday, Oct. 24th, bring a dollar and wear your favorite hat!

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Yearbooks are on sale 9/23-10/7 for $30

                                            10/8-10/25 for $35

****Last day to order school pics is 10/17 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  **We will test Fri. the 24th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 

October20th-October 24th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- Skylark (sequil to Sarah Plain and Tall), Owl Moon (Figurative Language), The Storm Unit2 "Inspired by the Sea." This unit will help us to understand more about the sea.  We will research sea creatures, and try to get a better understanding of ocean life for those who live in it and around it

    • We focus on main idea and detail. Important details and how they support the main idea.
    • We will be looking at text features in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on adjectives this week. We will begin talking about adverbs! Skill Check Assessment on Tuesday for Adjectives.
    • We will focus on figurative language.  Similes, Metaphors. Alliteration, Idioms, Etc. **See booklet we made with examples.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will continue researching and writing about assigned sea creatures.  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- Our feet crunched over the crisp snow, and little gray footprints followed us. -Owl Moon The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY! Cold read comprehension this Friday.

Math

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday!  We made flash cards for these!

  • Elapsed Time! We use this all the time in everyday life! We will learn how to figure elapsed time using time lines, T-charts, and clock flowers. I will instruct students to bring home math journals to show you what they are learning! We will begin measurement of Liquid Volume(capacity) and Mass toward the end of the week!
    • We will continue talking about time. Performance Based Assessment on Telling time to the nearest minute. Tuesday the 21st. We will discuss minutes and hours, half hour, quarter past the hour, quarter til the hour, elapsed time.  Please find an analog (wall clock with big and little hand) to question them and have them practice telling time.  This part should be a 2nd grade skill, but next week we will go more in depth with elapsed time.
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Native American Indians and tribes, states near the ocean on the Eastern seaboard, Marine Biology

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs, New's Third Grade Class Week Oct. 15th-17th
Due Date: 10/17/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

The First Nine Weeks Was Awesome! You have the best kids in the school!

Weekly Skills

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Gold Folders and report cards will go home Friday! Please sign and return report card Monday.  I will take recess away unless they are signed and returned!!!!!!

 Please check your child's blue folder each night.***We cleaned these out today so they should be empty, except for homework and what we did today. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Yearbooks are on sale 9/23-10/7 for $30

                                            10/8-10/25 for $35

****Last day to order school pics is 10/17 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!! Children know how to get on Myon if you have internet access at home!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  **We will test Fri. the 17th on all facts previously learned as well as new facts 3's and 6's. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 

October15th-October 17th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- SARAH PLAIN AND TALL, Journey of a Humpback Whale, "Summer of the Shark"

    • Unit2 "Inspired by the Sea." This unit will help us to understand more about the sea.  We will research sea creatures, and try to get a better understanding of ocean life for those who live in it and around it
    • We focus on main idea and detail. Important details and how they support the main idea.
    • We will be looking at text features in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on adjectives this week.
    • We will focus on figurative language.  Similes, Metaphors. Alliteration, Idioms, Etc. **See booklet we made with examples.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will continue researching and writing about assigned sea creatures.  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- NO TEST THIS WEEK!! The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY!

Math

Math Fact Fluency with new facts (3's and 6's) will be given Friday!  We made flash cards for these!

    • We will begin talking about time.  We will discuss minutes and hours, half hour, quarter past the hour, quarter til the hour, elapsed time.  Please find an analog (wall clock with big and little hand) to question them and have them practice telling time.  This part should be a 2nd grade skill, but next week we will go more in depth with elapsed time.
    • We will continue in any spare time to working on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Native American Indians and tribes, states near the ocean on the Eastern seaboard, Marine Biology

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Mrs. New's 3rd Grade Oct. 6th-10th
Due Date: 10/10/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

We are having an awesome start to the school year!

Weekly Skills

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Please check your child's blue folder each night. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

****Yearbooks are on sale 9/23-10/7 for $30

                                            10/8-10/25 for $35

****Last day to order school pics is 10/17 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.  If they know these it is a good idea to start on the ones for next nine weeks. See orange sheet in math journal! We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 

October6th-October 10th

ELA

READ ALOUDS- SARAH PLAIN AND TALL, Journey of a Humpback Whale, "Summer of the Shark"

    • Unit2 "Inspired by the Sea." This unit will help us to understand more about the sea.  We will research sea creatures, and try to get a better understanding of ocean life for those who live in it and around it
    • We focus on main idea and detail. Important details and how they support the main idea.
    • We will be looking at text features in non-fiction texts and how they help us to better understand the information we read. Ex: bold print, photographs, diagrams, captions, subheadings, maps etc.
    • We will focus on adjectives this week.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular. VERB SKILL CHECK TUES,
    • We will focus on helping verbs, linking verbs, verb tenses, and prepositions.
    • We will write and complete our personal narratives STUDENTS WILL EDIT AND TURN IN A PERSONAL NARRATIVE FOR A GRADE BY FRI<
    • We will continue researching and writing about assigned sea creatures.  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- Across the page, two warriors ride on painted ponies.

Cheyenne Again  The test for the weekly sentence will be given every FRIDAY!

Math

Big Math Test over Multiplication and Division word story problems on Friday!

    • We will continue talking about multiplication and division using multiple strategies. (Ex: equal grouping, area models,  arrays, repeated addition. repeated subtraction, number lines)
    • We will focus on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division. BIG ASSESSMENT THIS FRI.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • Native American Indians and tribes, states near the ocean on the Eastern seaboard, Marine Biology

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 



Week of Sept. 29th-Oct. 3rd
Due Date: 10/3/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

We are having an awesome start to the school year!

Weekly Skills

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Please check your child's blue folder each night. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know their facts now for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's. We will have 5th timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 

September 26th-October 3rd

ELA

READ ALOUDS- SARAH PLAIN AND TALL, Journey of a Humpback Whale, "Summer of the Shark"

Mentor Sentence of the week: The Shark's jaw slammed shut.

 

    • Unit2 "Inspired by the Sea." This unit will help us to understand more about the sea.  We will research sea creatures, and try to get a better understanding of ocean life for those who live in it and around it
    • We focus on main idea and detail. Important details and how they support the main idea.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on helping verbs, liking verbs, and prepositions.
    • We will write complete our personal narratives
    • We will begin researching and writing about assigned sea creatures.  We will write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
    • YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE GRADED FOR SPEAKING AND LISTENING.  REMIND THEM TO LISTEN AND PARTICIPATE WHILE ON THE CARPET!

Weekly Mentor Sentence- Across the page, two warriors ride on painted ponies.

Cheyenne Again

Math

Big Math Test over Multiplication and Division on Friday!

    • We will continue talking about multiplication and different strategies. (Ex: equal grouping, arrays, repeated addition)
    • We will continue to talk about DIVISION and the strategies for dividing.
    • We will focus on understanding process of working story problems with multiplication and division.
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Sept. 22nd-26th
Due Date: 9/26/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE!!!

Weekly Skills

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Please check your child's blue folder each night. DO NOT TAKE anything out! Please return gold folders on Wednesdays with signature that you have seen grades. Remove all grades above a 70. Sign all grades below 70 and return.

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!!

 

We still need treasure box toys...thanks to those of you who have sent things in for the classroom! I could not do it without ya'll!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should begin with learning 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's. We will have 2nd timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 

September 22nd-September 26th

ELA

 

    • Unit2 "Inspired by the Sea." This unit will help us to understand more about the sea.  We will research sea creatures, and try to get a better understanding of ocean life for those who live in it and around it.
    • We will continue to discuss character traits
    • We focus on main idea and detail. Important details and how they support the main idea.
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs, regular and irregular.
    • We will focus on Adjectives and Adverbs
    • We will write personal narratives

Weekly Mentor Sentence- Across the page, two warriors ride on painted ponies.

Cheyenne Again

Math

    • We will continue talking about multiplication and different strategies. (Ex: equal grouping, arrays, repeated addition)
    • We will continue to talk about DIVISION and the strategies for dividing.
    • We will focus on understanding the ideas of multiplication and division and how they are the inverse of each other. 
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Week of September 8th- September 12th
Due Date: 9/12/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE!!!

Weekly Skills

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 Case 21 will be given the 8th, 9th, and 10th. Please make sure your child has a good breakfast and is at school on time each morning.

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!!

 

School Pictures: Thursday, Sept. 18th

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should begin with learning 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's. We will have 2nd timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 

September 8th-September 12th

ELA

 

    • Unit1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again." This unit will help us to understand where fables, folktales, and fairytales are passed down and retold.
    • We will continue to discuss character traits
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • We will discuss characters emotions and do character analysis
    • We will continue talking about nouns, and verbs.
    • We will focus on Adjectives and Adverbs
    • We will write personal narratives

Weekly Mentor Sentence- The three libearians crept up the stairs.

Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians

Math

    • We will BEGIN talking about multiplication and different strategies. (Ex: equal grouping, arrays, repeated addition)
    • We will focus on understanding the ideas of multiplication and division and how they are the inverse of each other. 
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



September 1st- September 5th
Due Date: 9/5/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE!!!

Weekly Skills

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day.

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!!

 

Labor Day Holiday Sept. 1st NO SCHOOL!

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should begin with learning th 0, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's. We will have 1st timed fluency test this Fri. 25 problems. (5 Minutes)

 

 

September 2nd-September 5th

ELA

 

    • Unit1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again." This unit will help us to understand where fables, folktales, and fairytales are passed down and retold.
    • We will discuss character traits
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • We will discuss characters emotions and do character analysis
    • Nouns
    • Verbs
    • We will write personal narratives

Weekly Mentor Sentence- The three libearians crept up the stairs.

Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians

Math

    • We will BEGIN talking about graphs and how to interpret data.  Pictographs, and bar graphs.
    • We will continue talking about word problems
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Week 8/25-8/29
Due Date: 8/29/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE!!!

Weekly Skills

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day. 

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!!

 

Parent Night and PTA Meeting Mon. 25th 6-8

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should begin with learning th 0, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.

 

 

August 25th-August 29th

ELA

    • Unit1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again." This unit will help us to understand where fables, folktales, and fairytales are passed down and retold. 
    • We will discuss character traits
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • We will discuss characters emotions and do character analysis
    • Nouns
    • Verbs
    • We will write personal narratives
  • Math

    • We will BEGIN talking about graphs and how to interpret data.  
    • We will continue talking about word problems
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding, and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Week 8/25-8/29
Due Date: 8/29/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

WELCOME TO THIRD GRADE!!!

Weekly Skills

Please see your child's blue daily folder each night for homework and all skills covered that day. 

 

Don't Forget :Read 50 to 60 min. a week!!!!!!

 

Parent Night and PTA Meeting Mon. 25th 6-8

 

Please turn in all library books so your child may check out another book on Wed.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should begin with learning th 0, 1's, 2's, 5's, and 10's.

 

 

August 25th-August 29th

ELA

    • Unit1 "Stories Worth Telling Again and Again." This unit will help us to understand where fables, folktales, and fairytales are passed down and retold. 
    • We will discuss character traits
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • We will discuss characters emotions and do character analysis
    • Nouns
    • Verbs
    • We will write personal narratives
  • Math

    • We will BEGIN talking about graphs and how to interpret data.  
    • We will continue talking about word problems
    • Please work with your child on rounding, adding and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on 0, 1's,2's,5,s 10's! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 25 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



May 19th- May 23rd
Due Date: 5/23/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

It has been an awesome year!!!! I love your children and will miss them greatly! I hope God richly blesses each one!

 

 

Don't Forget :THE MYON CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF May. KEEP READING!!!!!!

 

Monday- Greek Gala  students may dress in greek costumes.

Tuesday- 1st grade tours HHES

Wednesday- On Campus Field Trip

Thursday- Awards Day   parents are invited/check in at front office.  We will begin at 1:30.  Please be here a little before.

Friday- Last Day 60% we will dismiss at 11:15 AM No Lunch will be served.

Please turn in all library books and pay fines.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION OVER THE SUMMER.  THEY WILL BE DOING LONG DIVISION BY CHRISTMAS NEXT YEAR AND HAVE TO KNOW THEIR FACTS!!!!!!!

 

 

May 19th-May 23RD

ELA

    • Unit 6 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." This unit will take us back to early civilization and we will discuss mythological thoughts and concepts. We will write fairy tales, and discuss myths and legends.
    • Review all skills
  • Math

    • We will review all skills

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • Greek Mythology/ constallations

    *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see your child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



May 12th -16th
Due Date: 5/16/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Homework packets have started again! No reading log just sign saying that they have read. Please have children read at home on Myon. They can earn tickets for practicing their multiplication.

 

 

Don't Forget :THE MYON CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF May. KEEP READING!!!!!!

 

MCT 2 Testing / Please be on time each day! 

Tuesday- Reading

Wednesday- Writing

Thursday- Math

 

Please turn in all library books and pay fines.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know all of their facts now. Our fluency tests now have 100 problems on them. MANY STILL DO NOT KNOW THEIR PREVIOUS FACTS.

 

 

May 12th-May 16th

ELA

    • Unit 6 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." This unit will take us back to early civilization and we will discuss mythological thoughts and concepts. We will write fairy tales, and discuss myths and legends.
    • Review all skills
  • Math

    • We will review all skills

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • Greek Mythology/ constallations

    *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see your child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



May 5th -May 9th
Due Date: 5/9/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Homework packets have started again! No reading log just sign saying that they have read. Please have children read at home on Myon. They can earn tickets for practicing their multiplication.

 

 

Don't Forget :THE MYON CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF April. KEEP READING!!!!!!

 

Zoo Field Trip Thurs. April 1st (bring sack lunch if you do not want sack lunch from the cafeteria, and wear sunscreen) Friday, April 2nd May Day (Wear sunscreen and comfortable clothes)

 

Please turn in all library books and pay fines.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know all of their facts now. Our fluency tests now have 100 problems on them. MANY STILL DO NOT KNOW THEIR PREVIOUS FACTS.

 

 

April 28thth-May 2nd

ELA

    • Unit 6 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." This unit will take us back to early civilization and we will discuss mythological thoughts and concepts. We will write fairy tales, and discuss myths and legends.
    • text structures, context clues
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • Affixes- -ful, -less, -able, -ness, re-, un- im-, in-, non-, (this is all review)
    • abstract nouns
    • prepositions
    • Context clues
    • Interjections
    • Fairy Tale/ Speech Writing
    • Review of all types of TEXT STRUCTURE
    • Reading Assessment this week
  • Math

    • We will BEGIN talking about perimeter. We will review area. LxW=A
    • We will continue talking about shapes: quadrilaterals- rhombus, trapezoid, square, rectangle, parallelogram. We will continue looking at their attributes (characteristics)
    • Please work with your child on adding and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on ALL FACTS! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 100 problems in FIVE minutes.
    • WE WILL ReviewCAPACITY (how much liquid a container will hold) LITERS, and MILLILITERS. WE WILL ALSO TALK ABOUT MASS(the amount of matter in an objector how heavy an object is.) GRAMS AND KILOGRAMS

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • Greek Mythology/ constallations

    *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



April 28th-May 2
Due Date: 4/28/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Homework packets have started again! No reading log just sign saying that they have read. Please have children read at home on Myon. They can earn tickets for practicing their multiplication.

 

 

Don't Forget :THE MYON CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF April. KEEP READING!!!!!!

 

Zoo Field Trip Thurs. April 1st (bring sack lunch if you do not want sack lunch from the cafeteria, and wear sunscreen)  Friday, April 2nd May Day (Wear sunscreen and comfortable clothes)

 

Please turn in all library books and pay fines.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know all of their facts now. Our fluency tests now have 100 problems on them. MANY STILL DO NOT KNOW THEIR PREVIOUS FACTS.

 

 

April 28thth-May 2nd

ELA

    • Unit 6 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." This unit will take us back to early civilization and we will discuss mythological thoughts and concepts. We will write fairy tales, and discuss myths and legends.
    • text structures, context clues
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • Affixes- -ful, -less, -able, -ness, re-, un- im-, in-, non-, (this is all review)
    • abstract nouns
    • prepositions
    • Context clues
    • Interjections
    • Fairy Tale/ Speech Writing
    • Review of all types of TEXT STRUCTURE
    • Reading Assessment this week
  • Math

    • We will BEGIN talking about perimeter. We will review area. LxW=A
    • We will continue talking about shapes: quadrilaterals- rhombus, trapezoid, square, rectangle, parallelogram. We will continue looking at their attributes (characteristics)
    • Please work with your child on adding and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on ALL FACTS! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 100 problems in FIVE minutes.
    • WE WILL ReviewCAPACITY (how much liquid a container will hold) LITERS, and MILLILITERS. WE WILL ALSO TALK ABOUT MASS(the amount of matter in an objector how heavy an object is.) GRAMS AND KILOGRAMS

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • Greek Mythology/ constallations

    *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



April 14th-April 17th
Due Date: 4/17/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Homework packets have started again! No reading log just sign saying that they have read. Please have children read at home on Myon. They can earn tickets for practicing their multiplication.

 

 

 

 

CONGRATS!!!! OUR CLASS WON THE MYON CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF FEB. KEEP READING!!!!!!

 

Picture Money is due!

 

Awesome job on testing last week. They worked really hard, so please praise them at home.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know all of their facts now. Our fluency tests now have 100 problems on them. MANY STILL DO NOT KNOW THEIR PREVIOUS FACTS.

 

 

April 14th-April 17th

ELA

    • Unit 6 "Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, gods, and Giants." This unit will take us back to early civilization and we will discuss mythological thoughts and concepts. We will write fairy tales, and discuss myths and legends.
    • text structures, context clues
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • Affixes- -ful, -less, -able, -ness, re-, un- im-, in-, non-, (this is all review)
    • abstract nouns
    • prepositions
    • Context clues
    • Interjections
    • Fairy Tale/ Speech Writing
    • Review of all types of TEXT STRUCTURE
    • Reading Assessment this week
  • Math

    • We will BEGIN talking about perimeter.  We will review area. LxW=A
    • We will continue talking about shapes: quadrilaterals- rhombus, trapezoid, square, rectangle, parallelogram.  We will continue looking at their attributes (characteristics)
    • Please work with your child on adding and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on ALL FACTS! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 100 problems in FIVE minutes.
    • WE WILL ReviewCAPACITY (how much liquid a container will hold) LITERS, and MILLILITERS. WE WILL ALSO TALK ABOUT MASS(the amount of matter in an objector how heavy an object is.) GRAMS AND KILOGRAMS

    Science/Social Studies

  • The Water Cycle

  • Greek Mythology/ constallations

    *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



March 31st-April 4th
Due Date: 4/4/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Homework packets have started again! No reading log just sign saying that they have read. Please have children read at home on Myon. They can earn tickets for practicing their multiplication.

 

 

 

 

CONGRATS!!!! OUR CLASS WON THE MYON CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF FEB. KEEP READING!!!!!!

 

Picture Money is due!

 

Awesome job on testing last week.  They worked really hard, so please praise them at home.

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! They should know all of their facts now.  Our fluency tests now have 100 problems on them. MANY STILL DO NOT KNOW THEIR PREVIOUS FACTS.

 

 

March. 31st-April 4th

ELA

    • Unit 5 "A Feast of Words on a Planet Called Earth-and Beyond." We will talk about idioms. Words that do not have literal meaning. EX: "I really stuck my foot in my mouth." This does not mean that I literally stuck my foot in my mouth, it means that I embarassed myself by something I said, or said something I should not have. We will talk about our solar system and all that makes up the solar system.
    • text structures, context clues
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • Affixes- -ful, -less, -able, -ness, re-, un- im-, in-, non-, (this is all review)
    • abstract nouns
    • prepositions
    • Context clues
    • Interjections
    • Fairy Tale/ Speech Writing
    • Review of all types of TEXT STRUCTURE
    • Reading Assessment this week
  • Math

    • review of all multiplication facts
    • We will continue talking about Time and elapsed time using a number line and a t-chart.
    • Please work with your child on adding and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on ALL FACTS! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 100 problems in FIVE minutes.
    • WE WILL BEGIN TALKING ABOUT CAPACITY (how much liquid a container will hold) LITERS, and MILLILITERS.  WE WILL ALSO TALK ABOUT MASS(the amount of matter in an objector how heavy an object is.) GRAMS AND KILOGRAMS 

    Science/Social Studies

    • The planets and our amazing Solar System

    *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



March 24th-28th
Due Date: 3/28/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Homework packets have started again! No reading log just sign saying that they have read. Please have children read at home on Myon. They can earn tickets for practicing their multiplication.

 

 

 CASE 21 THIS WEEK!!! EAT A GOOD BREAKFAST AND DO YOUR BEST! 

 

 

 

CONGRATS!!!! OUR CLASS WON THE MYON CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF FEB. I AM SO PROUD OF THEM! WE WILL HAVE A PAJAMA PARTY AFTER SPRING BREAK! KEEP READING!

 

Fundraiser money will be due Wed., March 26th

 

Case 21 Testing Next Week March 25th, 26th, and 27th Please Have Students Here And On Time Everyday!!!!!!

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! (We have added 7's and 9's. They are only learning four new facts! They know the rest because of the commutative property of multiplication.) MANY STILL DO NOT KNOW THEIR PREVIOUS FACTS.

 

 

March. 24th-28th

ELA

    • Unit 5 "A Feast of Words on a Planet Called Earth-and Beyond." We will talk about idioms. Words that do not have literal meaning. EX: "I really stuck my foot in my mouth." This does not mean that I literally stuck my foot in my mouth, it means that I embarassed myself by something I said, or said something I should not have. We will talk about our solar system and all that makes up the solar system.
    • text structures, context clues
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • Affixes- -ful, -less, -able, -ness, re-, un- im-, in-, non-, (this is all review)
    • abstract nouns
    • prepositions
    • Context clues
    • Interjections
    • Fairy Tale/ Speech Writing
    • Review of all types of TEXT STRUCTURE
    • Reading Assessment this week
  • Math

    • review of multiplication facts add 7 and 9's
    • We will continue talking about Time and elapsed time using a number line and a t-chart.
    • Please work with your child on adding and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on ALL FACTS! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 100 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

    • The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents

    *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



March 17th -21st
Due Date: 3/21/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Homework packets have started again! No reading log just sign saying that they have read. Please have children read at home on Myon. They can earn tickets for practicing their multiplication.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONGRATS!!!! OUR CLASS WON THE MYON CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF FEB. I AM SO PROUD OF THEM! WE WILL HAVE A PAJAMA PARTY AFTER SPRING BREAK! KEEP READING!

 

Fundraiser money will be due Wed., March 26th 

 

Case 21 Testing Next Week March 25th, 26th, and 27th Please Have Students Here And On Time Everyday!!!!!!

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! (We have added 7's and 9's. They are only learning four new facts! They know the rest because of the commutative property of multiplication.) MANY STILL DO NOT KNOW THEIR PREVIOUS FACTS.

 

 

March. 17th-21st

ELA

    • Unit 5 "A Feast of Words on a Planet Called Earth-and Beyond." We will talk about idioms. Words that do not have literal meaning. EX: "I really stuck my foot in my mouth." This does not mean that I literally stuck my foot in my mouth, it means that I embarassed myself by something I said, or said something I should not have. We will talk about our solar system and all that makes up the solar system.
    • text structures, context clues
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • Affixes- -ful, -less, -able, -ness, re-, un- im-, in-, non-, (this is all review)
    • abstract nouns
    • prepositions
    • Context clues
    • Interjections
    • Fairy Tale/ Speech Writing
    • Review of all types of TEXT STRUCTURE
    • Reading Assessment this week
  • Math

    • review of multiplication facts add 7 and 9's
    • We will continue talking about Time and elapsed time using a number line and a t-chart.
    • Please work with your child on adding and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division on ALL FACTS! Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 100 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

    • The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents

    *We really need CANDY and treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



March 3rd-March 7th
Due Date: 3/6/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Homework packets have started again! No reading log just sign saying that they have read. Please have children read at home on Myon. They can earn tickets for practicing their multiplication.

 

CONGRATS!!!! OUR CLASS WON THE MYON CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF FEB. I AM SO PROUD OF THEM! WE WILL HAVE A PAJAMA PARTY AFTER SPRING BREAK!

 

MUSICAL FRIDAY MARCH 3RD AT 9:00 AM

Please return the form if you wish for family members to attend. If forms are not returned guests will not be allowed to enter program.  Photo ID's will be checked at the door!

SPRING BREAK MARCH 10th-MARCH 14th

 

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! (We have added 4's and 8's. They already know 4x3 because it is the same as 3x4) MANY STILL DO NOT KNOW THEIR PREVIOUS FACTS.

3rd Grade Musical will be Friday, March 7th

 

Feb. 17th-21st

ELA

    • Unit 5 "A Feast of Words on a Planet Called Earth-and Beyond." We will talk about idioms. Words that do not have literal meaning. EX: "I really stuck my foot in my mouth." This does not mean that I literally stuck my foot in my mouth, it means that I embarassed myself by something I said, or said something I should not have. We will talk about our solar system and all that makes up the solar system.
    • text structures, context clues
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • Affixes- -ful, -less, -able, -ness, re-, un- im-, in-, non-, (this is all review)
    • abstract nouns
    • prepositions
    • Context clues
    • Interjections
    • Persuasive Writing/ Speech Writing
    • Review of all types of TEXT STRUCTURE
    • Reading Assessment this week
  • Math

    • review of multiplication facts add 4 and 8's
    • We will continue talking about measurement. Inches, Half Inches, Quarter Inch. How to measure to the nearest Inch and Half Inch. We will measure a variety of things with rulers. We will learn how to use line plots.
    • We will continue to look at all fractions and how they relate to measurement on a ruler.
    • Please work with your child on adding and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division Facts (0, 1, 2, 3,4, 5, 6,8 and 10) Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 75 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

    • The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents

    *We really need Treasures for our Treasure Box, especially things for the boys. If you are out and can pick up a few things, that would be fabulous!

  • PLEASE see you child's calendar and folder for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Feb. 24th-28th
Due Date: 2/28/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Homework packets have started again! No reading log just sign saying that they have read. Please have children read at home on Myon. They can earn tickets for practicing their multiplication.

PLEASE WORK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ON MULTIPLICATION! (We have added 4's and 8's. They already know 4x3 because it is the same as 3x4) MANY STILL DO NOT KNOW THEIR PREVIOUS FACTS.

3rd Grade Musical will be Friday, March 7th

 

Feb. 17th-21st

ELA

    • Unit 5 "A Feast of Words on a Planet Called Earth-and Beyond." We will talk about idioms. Words that do not have literal meaning. EX: "I really stuck my foot in my mouth." This does not mean that I literally stuck my foot in my mouth, it means that I embarassed myself by something I said, or said something I should not have. We will talk about our solar system and all that makes up the solar system.
    • text structures, context clues
    • We will talk customs and traditions. Sayings that are passed down.
    • Affixes- -ful, -less, -able, -ness, re-, un- im-, in-, non-, (this is all review)
    • abstract nouns
    • prepositions
    • Context clues
    • Interjections
    • Persuasive Writing/ Speech Writing
    • Review of all types of TEXT STRUCTURE
    • Reading Assessment this week
  • Math

    • review of multiplication facts add 4 and 8's
    • We will continue talking about measurement. Inches, Half Inches, Quarter Inch. How to measure to the nearest Inch and Half Inch. We will measure a variety of things with rulers. We will learn how to use line plots.
    • We will continue to look at all fractions and how they relate to measurement on a ruler.
    • Please work with your child on adding and subtracting with borrowing and regrouping.
    • Multiplication and Division Facts (0, 1, 2, 3,4, 5, 6,8 and 10) Weekly Timed Tests each Friday!! 75 problems in FIVE minutes.

    Science/Social Studies

    • The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents