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Week of October 9-12
Due Date: 10/12/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Skills in ELA

We are beginning a Peter Pan novel study to go along with the 3rd grade musical. We will discover figurative language and many other literary techniques used throughout this book while we go through this study. I am hoping that November’s “First Friday” activity could be centered around Peter Pan. Any ideas are welcome.

Vocabulary Words

 

Particularly- especially or mainly

Speechless- unable to speak because you are shocked, surprised, or very angry

Reunite- come together again after being separated

Cross- annoyed or angry OR go from one side of something to another

Savory- pleasant to smell or taste

Realize- become aware of something or understand something that you did not understand before

Weekly Skills in Math

·         Students will estimate and measure liquid volume in Liters (L) and Milliliters (mL).

·         Students will determine whether to measure the weight of an object in Grams (g) or Kilograms (Kg).

·         Students will solve word problems involving all four operations with grams, kilograms, liters, and milliliters.

·         Students will round numbers to the nearest ten’s and hundred’s place.

IXL Skills for the Week

3rd Grade Tab P. 1 & 2 (Rounding)



Week of September 24-28
Due Date: 9/28/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills in ELA

·         Students will learn that adverbs describe verbs and will use them correctly in a sentence.

·         In reading, students will make inferences to understand characters.

·         They will explore narrative text structure through discussions of characters and the problems they face.

·         The students will explore character change.

·        They will compare/contrast two books written by the same author about the same character and discuss the lesson in the story.

·        The students will learn six new words from last week’s book, Julius The Baby of the World.

·        They will review synonyms, and the suffixes

-ful and –est.

Spelling

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

Vocabulary

·         doubtful – uncertain or unsure

·         nifty – very good, clever, or useful

·         ghastly – horrible

·         dazzle – amaze or impress

·         quiver – tremble or shake

·         command – order someone to do something

Weekly Skills in Math

 

·         Students will continue telling time to the nearest minute.

·         Students will continue learning how to find the elapsed time using different strategies.

IXL Sills for the Week

2nd grade tab- Q. 2-6 and Q. 9 & 10



Week of September 17-21
Due Date: 9/17/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills in ELA

·        Students will identify action verbs.

·        The students will be recognizing the main idea of a passage and identifying the supporting details.

·        In reading, students will make inferences to understand characters.

·        They will explore narrative text structure through discussions of characters and the problems they face.

·        In vocabulary, students will learn 6 words from last week’s story, The Paper Bag Princess.

Vocabulary

·         unfortunate – unlucky

·         fortunate - lucky

·         immense – huge or very large

·         fierce– dangerous or violent

·         magnificent – If something is magnificent, you admire it because of its great beauty or size.

·         ungrateful – not thankful or not grateful

Spelling

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

Weekly Skills in Math

·         Students will continue TWO-step word problems with addition and subtraction.

·         They will continue TWO-step word problems with multiplication and division.

·         Students need to work on showing their work on each problem. This allows me to see where they need help.

·         Students will begin telling time to the nearest minute. They will review telling time to the nearest five minutes.

·         Students will learn how to tell how to find the elapsed time using different strategies.

IXL Sills for the Week

2nd grade tab- Q. 2-6 and Q. 9 & 10



September 10-14
Due Date: 9/14/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills in ELA

·        Students will correctly place commas in a sentence.

·        Students will identify action verbs.

·        The students will be recognizing the main idea of a passage and identifying the supporting details.

·        In reading, students will make inferences to understand characters.

·        They will explore narrative text structure through discussions of characters and the problems they face.

·        In vocabulary, students will learn 6 words from last week’s story, Aunt Flossie’s Hats (And Crab Cakes Later).

Vocabulary

·         floppy- soft and hanging down loosely

·         recall- remember

·         clatter- bang together or rattle noisily

·         disaster- event such as a fire, flood, or storm that causes a lot of damage or suffering

·         celebration- happy event held to honor a special occasion

·         retrieve- bring or get something back

Spelling

Review week. See back of newsletter! 

Weekly Skills in Math

 

·         Students will continue TWO-step word problems with addition and subtraction.

 

·         They will continue TWO-step word problems with multiplication and division.

 

·         Students need to work on showing their work on each problem. This allows me to see where they need help.

Students will begin telling time to the nearest minute. They will review telling time to the nearest five minutes.



Week of October 1-4
Due Date: 9/5/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Skills in ELA

We are beginning a Peter Pan novel study to go along with the 3rd grade musical. We will discover figurative language and many other literary techniques used throughout this book while we go through this study. I am hoping that November’s “First Friday” activity could be centered around Peter Pan. Any ideas are welcome.

 

NO SPELLING OR VOCABULARY FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS!!!

 

Weekly Skills in Math

 

·         Students will estimate and measure liquid volume in Liters (L) and Milliliters (mL).

 

·         Students will determine whether to measure the weight of an object in Grams (g) or Kilograms (Kg).

 

·         Students will solve word problems involving all four operations with grams, kilograms, liters, and milliliters.

 

·         Students will round numbers to the nearest ten’s and hundred’s place.

 

IXL Sills for the Week

 

                                     3rd Grade Tab P. 1 & 2 (Rounding)



Week of August 27-31
Due Date: 8/31/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills in ELA

·         Students will correctly place commas in a sentence.

·         Students will identify the subject and verb in a sentence.

·         The students will be recognizing the main idea of a passage and identifying the supporting details.

·         In reading, students are creating visual images in their mind as we read a story.

·         They will discuss a character’s feelings and use their background knowledge to make inferences as they visualize.

·         In vocabulary, students will learn 6 words from last week’s poem, Seal.

Spelling

·         passes, glasses, facts, hands, length, send, eggs, spent, also, bought, father, toward, children, bottom, travel, ocean

Vocabulary

·         Swerve- change directions quickly, usually to avoid something.

·         Flick- move, or make something move, with a quick, sudden motion.

·         Speedy- fast

·         Utter- say something or make some sort of sound.

·         Whoop- shout from excitement.

·         Plop- sit down heavily or put something down heavily.

Weekly Skills in Math

·         Students will learn to solve multiplication and division facts using different strategies.

·         Students will learn how to use the distributive property.



Week of August 20-24
Due Date: 8/24/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills in ELA

·         Students will be working on using punctuation marks and capitalization correctly.

·         They will be recognizing and using synonyms/antonyms in sentences.

·         In reading, students are creating visual images in their mind as we read a story.

·         They will discuss a character’s feelings and use their background knowledge to make inferences as they visualize.

·         In vocabulary, students will learn 6 words from last week’s book, Two Bobbies.

·         They will use context clues to help determine the meaning of unknown words.

Spelling

·         strung, pond, kings, glad, plants, milk, won’t, other, stands, mind, land, wind, flat, still, month, kept, held, group, family, person

Vocabulary

·         bustle – rush or hurry in an excited, noisy, or busy way

·         volunteer – offer to do something or help someone by choice

·         debris – scattered pieces of something that has been thrown away, broken, or destroyed

·         devastate – destroy or badly damage

·         ruckus – noisy confusion or excitement

·         lounge – sit or lie in a lazy or relaxed way

Weekly Skills in Math

·         Students will learn to solve multiplication and division facts using different strategies. They will also begin using the distributive property of multiplication to find the product of larger multiplication problems.



Week of August 13-17
Due Date: 8/17/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills in ELA

Students will learn the difference between complete and incomplete sentences.

Spelling Words

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

Vocabulary

·         whizmove very fast

·         squirmwiggle or twist your body from side to side

·         rap – tap or hit something sharply and quickly

·         snap – speak sharply or angrily

·         likely – probably will happen or probably is true

·         unlikely – not likely .. probably will not happen or is not true

Weekly Skills in Math

·         Students will learn to solve multiplication and division facts using different strategies.



Week of September 3-7
Due Date: 8/7/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills in ELA

·         Students will correctly place commas in a sentence.

·         Students will identify action verbs.

·         The students will be recognizing the main idea of a passage and identifying the supporting details.

·         In reading, students are creating visual images in their mind as we read a story.

·         They will discuss a character’s feelings and use their background knowledge to make inferences as they visualize.

·         In vocabulary, students will learn 6 words from last week’s story, Prewitt the Peacock.

Spelling

planned, missing, dishes, sitting, brings, grass, sent, lost, dead, die, tie, field, island, picture, forest, famous

Vocabulary

·         Flutter- wave or flap rapidly

·         Clutch- grab or hold onto something tightly

·         Dodge- move quickly to avoid someone or something

·         Heartbreaking- very sad or upsetting

·         Fury- great anger

·         Bewildered- confused or puzzled

Weekly Skills in Math

·         Students will solve TWO-step word problems with addition and subtraction.

·         They will also begin TWO-step word problems with multiplication and division.