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Weekly Skills
Due Date: 4/20/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

4/16-4/20

 

Math: 

Students will…

 

Partition a rectangle into equal size rows and columns
Partition circles & rectangles into 2, 3, and 4 equal parts

 



ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Reading:

Context clues, homophones, prefixes and suffixes
Figurative language
Poetry

Language:

Contractions

Writing:

Opinion

 

 

No Vocabulary Words This Week

 

 

 

Spelling Words-

 

bow                       watch

 

point                     water

 

whole                    earth

 

boy                        might

 

learn                     voice

 

hopping                  women

 

how                       woman

 

while

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 4/13/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

4/9-4/13

 

Math: 

Students will…

 

Use addition to find the total # of rows & columns
Partition a rectangle into equal size rows and columns
Partition circles & rectangles into 2, 3, and 4 equal parts

 



ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

Reading:

*Ask and answer questions to show understanding of key details

*Describe how characters in a story respond to major events

*Acknowledge the differences in points of view of characters

*Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in story, poems or song

Language:

Commas in a Series

Writing:

Opinion


Vocabulary Words

expand- grow bigger

shimmer- shine with a soft, twinkling light

teamwork- work as a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

damp- a little wet

consume- eat or drink something, use something up

variety- many different kinds

fragile- easily broken or destroyed

picky- hard to please, liking only certain things

mushy- soft and wet like mush

slurp- eat or drink something in a noisy way

rude- not polite; not respectful of others

dash- run very quickly

plenty- a lot

fragrant- having a pleasant smell

usual- normal, common, or expected; what happens most of the time or in most situations

unusual- not normal, uncommon, or unexpected; you don’t see it often or does not happen often

 

Spelling Words- No Spelling This Week



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 4/6/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

4/3-4/6

 

Math: 

Students will…

 

Partition a rectangle into rows/column of same size

 

Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns

 



ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

*Ask and answer questions to show understanding of key details

*Describe how characters in a story respond to major events

*Acknowledge the differences in points of view of characters

*Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm  and meaning in story, poems

or song

*Adj./ adv.

*Opinion Writing


Vocabulary Words

expand- grow bigger

shimmer- shine with a soft, twinkling light

teamwork- work as a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

damp- a little wet

consume- eat or drink something, use something up

variety- many different kinds

fragile- easily broken or destroyed

picky- hard to please, liking only certain things

 

Spelling Words

 

hugged                stopped               piece                   bread          

winning                how                     found                  house          

out                      seven                   down                   whose          

whole                   can’t                    pie 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 3/30/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

3/26-3/30

 

Math: 

Students will…

 

Partition a rectangle into rows/column of same size

 

Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns

 



ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

Ask and answer who, what, when, where, why and how questions
ID the main topic of in multiparagraph text
Describe the connection between a series of historical events
ID the main purpose of a text
Describe how reasons support specific points in a text
Adverbs
Opinion Writing

Vocabulary Words

Vocabulary this last 9 weeks will be a comprehensive study of the words we have learned throughout the year. Each test will cover 16 words total and we will be working with 8 words per week.

 

New words that will be on next week’s test:

 

 

swirl – move in a circle

 

content – happy with what is happening or what you are doing

 

fearless – brave or feeling no fear

 

convince – make someone believe something or decide to do something

 

miniature – very small; smaller than the usual size

 

duplicate – copy

 

stuff – push or force something into something else

 

sniffle – sniff again and again, usually because you are crying or have a cold

 

fetch- get something and bring it back

 

murmur- talk very quietly

 

guide- move someone or something in a particular direction or show someone the way

 

prepare- get ready to do something

 

embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

 

grip- hold something very tightly

 

huddle- crowd

 

sturdy- strong or well built

 

Spelling Words

 

can’t                        stopped                   warm                        answer            

 

running                    filled                       getting                    locked             

 

done                        any                           brother                   melted            

 

heard                       inches                      hair 

 



weekly skills
Due Date: 3/23/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

3/19-3/23

 

Math: 

Students will…

Use addition and subtraction to solve 1 and 2 step word problems
Add and subtract within 500 with 3 digit numbers


ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

Ask and answer who, what, when, where, why and how questions
ID the main topic ofa multiparagraph text
Describe the connection between a series of historical events
Point of view of characters
Adjectives

Vocabulary Words

Vocabulary this last 9 weeks will be a comprehensive study of the words we have learned throughout the year. Each test will cover 16 words total and we will be working with 8 words per week.

 

New words that will be on next week’s test:

swirl – move in a circle

content – happy with what is happening or what you are doing

fearless – brave or feeling no fear

convince – make someone believe something or decide to do something

miniature – very small; smaller than the usual size

duplicate – copy

stuff – push or force something into something else

sniffle – sniff again and again, usually because you are crying or have a cold

 

Spelling Words

*Review Week**

own, road, home, show, new, too, food, rule, write, good, look, know, right, why, try, high, legs, wishes, misses, steps, old, most, only, told, true, school, heart, blue, would, put, should, could, kind, find, child, wild, talk, walk, people, eight, grow, toe, truth, boat, few, fruit, Tuesday, choose, guess, fire, woods, guide, lie, quite, young, light, glasses, first, crosses, touch



weekly skills
Due Date: 3/2/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

2/26-3/2

 

Math: 


TSW solve one step word problems involving the same unit of length
TSW solve equations with a symbol to represent the unknown

     number

TSW construct a line plot using the generated data.


ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

Ask and answer who, what, when, where, why and how questions
Determine central Message/ moral in fables and folktales
Describe middle, beginning and end of stories
Point of view of characters
Pronouns
Finish biographies

Homework-

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

  • Study Spelling Words    
  • Study Vocab.
  • Read Daily
  • IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words Test Wed. 2/28

unique –the only one of its kind, no others exactly like it

recently – happened just a short time ago

valuable – important to you, or worth a lot of money

decrease – becomes smaller or fewer in number

 

treat- try to cure or heal someone who is sick or hurt

 

provide- give something that is wanted or needed

 

conserve- protect something from harm or keep something from being wasted or used up

 

appreciate- be grateful or thankful for something

 

 

Spelling Words

 

why                           kind                        steps                       eight

right                        wild                        misses                     glasses

high                         child                       walk                       crosses

try                          wishes                    talk                         first

find                         legs                       people                     touch

 

 

 

·       We will be adding sentence to our spelling test. The student will have to write 2 sentences. They will be able to choose any 2 spelling words, but all the words in the sentence must be spelled correctly to get credit. The sentence must also have correct capitalization and puncuation.

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/23/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

2/19-2/23

 

Math: 


TSW solve one step word problems involving the same unit of length
TSW solve equations with a symbol to represent the unknown

     number

TSW construct a line plot using the generated data.


ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

Compare and contrast the key points in two different texts on the same topic.
Possessive Pronouns
Finish Biography

Homework-

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

  • Study Spelling Words    
  • Study Vocab.
  • Read Daily
  • IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words

unique –the only one of its kind, no others exactly like it

recently – happened just a short time ago

valuable – important to you, or worth a lot of money

decrease – becomes smaller or fewer in number

 

treat- try to cure or heal someone who is sick or hurt

 

provide- give something that is wanted or needed

 

conserve- protect something from harm or keep something from being wasted or used up

 

appreciate- be grateful or thankful for something

 

 

Spelling Words

 

why                    kind                    know                   should

 

right                   wild                    look                    light

 

high                   child                   put                    quite

 

try                    good                   would                  lie

 

find                    write                 could                  young

 

 

·       We will be adding sentence to our spelling test. The student will have to write 2 sentences. They will be able to choose any 2 spelling words, but all the words in the sentence must be spelled correctly to get credit. The sentence must also have correct capitalization and puncuation.

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/16/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

2/12-2/16

 

Math:  

 

TSW choose the appropriate measuring tool
TSW estimate and measure the length of objects in inches and centimeters
TSW measure different objects and find the differences in length


ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

Text Features

 

ID what is learned form expository nonfiction

 

Describe how details in   text are   connected

 

Main Idea and Key Details

 

Pronouns

 

Biography

 


Homework-

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

  • Study Spelling Words    
  • Study Vocab.
  • Read Daily
  • IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words

unique –the only one of its kind, no others exactly like it

recently – happened just a short time ago

valuable – important to you, or worth a lot of money

decrease – becomes smaller or fewer in number

 

 

Spelling Words

too                    true                   know                     should

new                    blue                   look                    woods

rule                    heart                  put                    fire

food                   good                   would                  guess

school                 write                 could                    guide

 

·       We will be adding sentence to our spelling test. The student will have to write 2 sentences. They will be able to choose any 2 spelling words, but all the words in the sentence must be spelled correctly to get credit.

 

 

 

            



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/9/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

2/5-2/9

 

Math:  

 

TSW choose the appropriate measuring tool
TSW estimate  and measure the length of objects


ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

Text Features
ID what is learned form expository nonfiction
Main Idea and Key Details
Review verbs
Biography

Homework-

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

  • Study Spelling Words    
  • Study Vocab.
  • Read Daily
  • IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words

attach – fasten or join together

flexible – easy to bend

beneficial – good for you

precaution – something you do to keep something bad from happening

complex- made up of many steps or parts, or not simple

strenuous- needing lots of energy, effort, or strength

optional- something you can choose, whether or not to have or to do; it is not necessary

fresh- newly made, gathered, or grown; not spoiled or stale. Also means clean or unused

Spelling Words

too                           true                          home                        most

new                           blue                          show                         only

rule                          heart                        old                            choose

food                         own                           told                          fruit

school                       road                         few                           Tuesday

 

 

·       We will be adding sentence to our spelling test. The student will have to write 2 sentences. They will be able to choose any 2 spelling words, but all the words in the sentence must be spelled correctly to get credit.

 

 

 

            



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 1/19/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

1/15-1/19

 

 

Math:  

 

•TSW solve word problems involving money
•TSW add and subtraction within 100 to solve one step word problems

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

•Ask and answer who, what, when, where, why and how questions
•Author’s purpose
•Compare and contrast the most important points with wo texts on the

     same topic

•Nonfiction Writing
•Verbs- past, present, & future

Homework-

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

  • Study Spelling Words    
  • Study Vocab.
  • Read Daily
  • IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1. occasionally- once in a while, but not often

 

2. encourage – give someone confidence (belief in themselves) by praising or helping the person

 

3. disapprove- do not agree with it or think something is bad or wrong

 

4. approve- agree with something or think it is good or right

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

barn                                  poor                              more

 

milk                                   came                             main

 

rain                                   door                              move

 

great                                 air                                  eighteen

 

way                                   wait                               four           

 

 

 

·We will be adding sentence to our spelling test. The student will have to write 2 sentences. They will be able to choose any 2 spelling words, but all the words in the sentence must be spelled correctly to get credit.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 1/12/2018
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

1/4-1/12

 

 

Math:  

 

TSW solve word problems involving money
TSW add and subtraction within 100 to solve one step word problems

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

Ask and answer who, what, when, where, why and how questions
Author’s purpose
Compare and contrast the most important points with wo texts on the

     same topic

Nonfiction Writing
Verbs- past, present, & future

Homework-

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

  • Study Spelling Words    
  • Study Vocab.
  • Read Daily
  • IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1. occasionally- once in a while, but not often

 

2. encourage – give someone confidence (belief in themselves) by praising or helping the person

 

3. disapprove- do not agree with it or think something is bad or wrong

 

4. approve- agree with something or think it is good or right

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

barn                                  poor                              more

 

milk                                   came                             main

 

rain                                   door                              move

 

great                                 air                                  eighteen

 

way                                   wait                               four           

 

 

 

·       We will be adding sentence to our spelling test. The student will have to write 2 sentences. They will be able to choose any 2 spelling words, but all the words in the sentence must be spelled correctly to get credit.

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/15/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 12/11 - 12/15

 

 

Math:  

 

Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.
TSW identify values, counting coin combo up to $1.00

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

Learn about Christmas around the World
Write a friendly letter for a grade

Homework- NO HOMEWORK THIS WEEK

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/8/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 12/4 - 12/8

 

 

Math:  

• Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.
•TSW identify values, counting coin combo up to $1.00

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

•Make text-to-self connections
•Answer questions to understand key details and important ideas in a story
•Discuss the central message of a story
•Compare and Contrast two or more versions of the same story
•Format of a friendly letter

Homework

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words

  

·        vanish- disappear

·        damp- a little wet

·        variety- many different kinds

·        fragile- easily broken or destroyed

·        solid- hard and firm

·        dull- not bright, colorful, or shiny; also means boring, or not interesting

·        approach- move closer to someone or something

·        fragrant- having a pleasant smell

·        usual- normal, common or expected; what happens most of the time

·        expand- grow bigger

·        regularly- something you do a lot, and often at the same time or in the same way

·        consume-eat or drink something; use something up

·        attract- get the attention of people or animals and cause them to come closer

·        mushy- soft and wet like mush

·        dash- run very quickly

·        plenty- a lot

·        teamwork- work of a team or group, that is acting together to get something done

·        unusual- not normal, common, or expected; you do not see it often or it does not happen often

 

 

NO SPELLING TILL AFTER CHRISTMAS BREAK



weekly skills
Due Date: 12/1/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 11/27-12/1

 

 

Math:  

 

TSW solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any positon.
TSW fluently add and subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations
TSW represent whole numbers as lengths and whole numbers within 50 on a number line.
TSW identify values, counting coin combo up to $1.00

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

Make text-to-self connections
Answer questions to understand key details and important ideas in a story
Discuss the central message of a story
Compare and Contrast two or more versions of the same story
Format of a friendly letter

Homework

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

 

1. plenty- a lot

2. fragrant - having a pleasant smell

3. usual- normal, common, or expected. It is what happens most of the time or in most situations.

4. unusual- not normal, uncommon, or unexpected. You do not see it often, or it does not happen.

 

Spelling Words

or                                                            far

more                                                      part

short                                                     same

for                                                          think

four                                                       give

bear                                                      friend

world                                                     front

eye                                                        live



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/17/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 November 13th-17th

 

 

Math:  

 

TSW solve one-step word problems with the unknown in any positon.
TSW fluently add and subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations
TSW represent whole numbers as lengths and whole numbers within 50 on a number line.

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

Make text-to-self connections
Answer questions to understand key details and important ideas in a story
Discuss the central message of a story
Compare and Contrast two or more versions of the same story
Verbs- Past and Present Tense
Narrative Writing

Homework

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

 

1.   dull - not bright, colorful, or shiny. Boring, or not interesting or exciting

 

2.   solid – hard and firm

 

3.   mushy – soft and wet like mush

 

4.   slurp – eat or drink something in a noisy way

 

5.   gobble- eat food quickly without chewing it very much; also means to make the sound a turkey makes

 

6.   rude- not polite, A rude person is not respectful of others.

 

7.   dash- run very quickly

 

8.   approach- move closer to someone or something

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

part                         front                    sure

far                           girl                       work

think                        her                       large

same                       each                    sea

friend                      turn                      climb

give                         gone                    none

live                           word



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/10/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

 

 

This Week’s Focus

 November 6-10

 

 

Math:  

 

TSW count within 1,000; skip count by 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s.

 

TSW also mentally add and subtract 10 and 100 to a given number 100-900.

 

TSW compare numbers; <,>, =

 

TSW put numbers in order from least to greatest and greatest to leastest.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

 

Identify what they learn from an nonfiction text

 

Use wondering to help them understand the book

 

Explore text features in nonfiction text

 

Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes

 

Verbs- Past and Present Tense

 

Narrative Writing

 

 

Homework

 

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 

•             Study spelling words

 

•             Study vocabulary words

 

•             Read daily

 

•             IXL Math

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

 

1.   dull - not bright, colorful, or shiny. Boring, or not interesting or exciting

 

2.   solid – hard and firm

 

3.   mushy – soft and wet like mush

 

4.   slurp – eat or drink something in a noisy way

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

times                                         each

 

bench                                       sure

 

word                                         turn

 

her                                             work

 

hear                                           worse

 

girl                                              burn

 

don’t                                         search

 

gone



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/3/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 30th- November 3rd 

 

 

 

Math:  The student will count within 1,000; skip

count by 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s. TSW also mentally add and subtract 10 and 100 to a given number 100-900.

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Identify what is learned from nonfiction book
  • Wondering to help with understanding of the book
  • Visualizing to make sense of the book
  • Exploring text features of expository nonfiction
  • Answer questions about key details in the book
  • Verbs
  • Narrative writing; ongoing

  

Homework

  Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

 •             Study spelling words 

•             Study vocabulary words 

•             Read daily 

•             IXL Math

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1.          variety- many different kinds 

2.    characteristic- something that describes a person or thing 

3.    consume- eat or drink something; also means to use something up 

4.    unwelcome- not wanted 

5.    fragile- easily broken or destroyed 

6.    sip- drink something slowly; swallowing only small amounts

7.    picky- hard to please; a picky person likes only certain things 

8.    attract- get the attention of people or animals or cause them to come closer

 

  

Spelling Words-  Review any 15 of these will be on the test.

 

Review pattern and think words- next, ask, left, just, tops, tells, stops, helps, it’s, didn’t, that’s, then, these, made, use, like, tie, makes, five, lines

 

 

Review sight words- two, to, there, were, has, she, some, come, says, be, I’ll, I’m, their, from, who, goes, love, off, once, son 

 

Review Challenge Words- since, soft, scratch, prince, length, breaks, match, gold, soon, Wednesday, eggs, tree, page, phone, late, gave, change, clothes, life, Thursday

 

 

Application Words on the test- wasn’t, things

 

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/27/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 23rd - 27th 

 

 

Math:  The student will tell time to the nearest five minutes; using an analog clock and digital clock. Vocab. terms hour, minute, analog, digital, a quarter till, a quarter past, half past, half hour

 

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Use text features to locate key information (bold print, index, glossary, table of contents, headings, etc.)
  • Identify what is learned from expository nonfiction
  • Answer questions about key details and identify main topics
  • Review nouns (common and proper, plural and collective)
  • Narrative writing; ongoing

  

Vocabulary Words

 

 

1.  variety- many different kinds 

2.  characteristic- something that describes a person or thing 

3.  consume- eat or drink something; also means to use something up 

4.  unwelcome- not wanted

  

Spelling Words

 

see                            oh                           once

 

hear                           time                        son

 

here                           makes                    mean                             

 

green                        five                         feet

 

don’t                         lines                        half

 

both                          love                         health

 

been                          off

 

Homework

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

  • Study spelling words
  • Study vocabulary words
  • Read daily
  • IXL Math

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/20/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 16th - 20th 

 

 

Math:  The student will tell time to the nearest five minutes; using an analog clock and digital clock. Vocab. terms hour, minute, analog, digital, a quarter till, a quarter past, half past, half hour

 

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

 

  • Context clues- being able to identify the meaning of an unknown word within a nonfiction text
  • Common and Proper nouns; continuing collective nouns
  • Narrative writing (ongoing)

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1.    shimmer-  shine with a soft twinkling of light

 

2.    vanish- disappear

 

3.    expand- grow bigger

 

4.    stream- a steady flow or movement of something

 

5.    teamwork- work as a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

 

6.    damp- a little wet

 

7.    regularly- something that is done a lot, usually at the same time or in the same way

 

8.    gleam- glow or shine

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

makes                        once                     who
time                           these                     goes
lines                           made                     Thursday
five                             use                        life
off                              like                         clothes
love                            their
son                             from


Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/13/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 9th - 13th 

 

 

Math:  The student will recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as angles, faces, and sides. TSW identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes. TSW also draw picture and bar graphs. TSW solve simple put together, take apart, and compare problems using information for graphs.

 

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

 

  • Ask and answer questions about key details in a nonfiction text
  • Determine the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases using context clues
  • Collective nouns
  • Narrative writing

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1.    shimmer-  shine with a soft twinkling of light

 

2.    vanish- disappear

 

3.    expand- grow bigger

 

4.    stream- a steady flow or movement of something

 

5.    teamwork- work as a team, or group, that is acting together to get something done

 

6.    damp- a little wet

 

7.    regularly- something that is done a lot, usually at the same time or in the same way

 

8.    gleam- glow or shine

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

made                                it’s                                 page

 

these                                didn’t                            gave

 

like                                    that’s                            late

 

use                                    then                              I’m

 

from                                  says

 

their                                  be

 

goes                                 I’ll

 

who                                   phone

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/7/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 October 2nd- 6th

 

 

 

Math:  The student will recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as angles, faces, and sides. TSW identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes. TSW also draw picture and bar graphs. TSW solve simple put together, take apart, and compare problems using information for graphs.

 

 ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
  • Ask and answer such questions as who, what, when, where, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key detail in a text.
  • Study fiction/ literature books
  • Study nonfiction/ informational books
  • Regular/ irregular plural nouns
  • Narrative writing

 

Vocabulary Words

1.     genre-  type or kind of music, art, or writing

2.     poem- a style of writing using lines or stanzas that sometimes contain rhyming and repetition of lines

3.     poet- a person who writes poems

4.     poetry- literature in the form of poems

5.     rhyme- occurs when words end in the same vowel sound or vowel consonant

6.     alliteration- repeating of the beginning sounds in a group of words

7.     simile- two things are compared using the words like or as

8.     metaphor- a comparison saying one thing is another. They are compared without using like or as.

 

Spelling Words-  

didn’t, it’s, then, that’s, be, says, I’m, I’ll, tops, tells, stops, helps, has, she, some, come, tree, eggs, Wednesday, soon

 

Homework-

 Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

•   Study spelling words

•   Study vocabulary words

•   Read daily

•   IXL Math

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/29/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 September 25th-29th

 

 

Math:  The student will fluently add using mental strategies. The student will use additon and subtractionto solve one step word problems.  

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will... 

 

  • Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
  • Ask and answer such questions as who, what, when, where, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key detail in a text.
  • Study fiction/ literature and nonfiction/informational
  • Singular nouns
  • Publish personal narrative writing

 

Homework

Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

•             Study spelling words

•             Study vocabulary words

•             Read daily

•             IXL Math

 

Vocabulary Words

  

1.    prepare- get ready to do something or make something ready

2.    embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

3.    grip- hold something very tightly

4.    huddle- in close to someone or crowd someone together in a tight group

5.    genre- type or kind of music, art, or writing.

Example: Writing genres- Fiction (fantasy, realistic fiction, mystery, traditional literature, historical fiction, science fiction)

Nonfiction (informational, biography, autobiography)

Other Genre- poetry

6.    poem- a piece of writing in which words are chosen for their beauty, and sound and are carefully placed, often in short lines with rhyme or rhythm. Words are chosen for their sounds as well as meaning. Many poems are written to help the reader or listener share an experience or feel a strong emotion.

 

Spelling Words-  

tells                                  left                             has                                   were                          

tops                                 just                             come                               match

helps                               two                             some                               length

stops                               to                                next                                gold

she                                 there                         ask                                 breaks



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/23/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 September 18th-23rd

 

 

Math:  The student will fluently add within 10 using mental strategies. The student will use additon and subtractionto solve one step word problems. 

 

 ELA (English Language Arts) includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will... 

 

  • Make inferences to understand characters’ motivations and actions
  • Answer questions to understand key ideas and important ideas in the story
  • Discuss the purpose of the beginning, middle, and end of stories
  • Discuss “seed” moments
  • Begin writing their persona narratives
  • Types of sentences (complete, compound, imperative, declarative, interrogative, & exclamatory)

 

Homework

Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.

•             Study spelling words

•             Study vocabulary words

•             Read daily

•             IXL Math- E.12 & F.10

 

Vocabulary Words 

 

1.    prepare- get ready to do something or make something ready

 

2.    embarrass- make someone feel ashamed or uncomfortable

 

3.    grip- hold something very tightly

 

4.    huddle- in close to someone or crowd someone together in a tight group

 

 

 

Spelling Words-  Review week any 15 of these will be on the test.

 

not                                              are                                          Friday

 

back                                           you                                        thick

 

big                                              said                                        Sunday

 

will                                               do                                           still

 

up                                               his                                          floor

 

get                                              go                                           push

 

that                                            your                                       check

 

well                                             of                                            rich

 

fish                                             they                                       facts

 

much                                          was                                        sign

 

such                                           have                                       spring

 

when                                          what                                      draw

 

black                                          one                                        hang

 

went                                           does                                      stick

 

thing                                          where

 

long                                            want



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/15/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 September 11th-15th

 

 

Math:  The student will fluently add within 10 using mental strategies. The student will add and subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction within 20.

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Wonder about a story
  • Discuss character’s point of view
  • Make inferences
  • Learn how characters respond to challenges
  • Character traits
  • Describe the events of a story and their purposes
  • Discuss the purpose of the beginning, middle, and end of stories
  • Compound words
  • Compound sentences

 

 

Vocabulary Words

 

1.     stuff- push or force something into something else 

2.     tourist- a person who travels for fun or to learn about other places 

3.     collect- gather things together 

4.     sniffle- sniff again and again, usually because you are crying or have a cold 

5.     fetch- get something and bring it back 

6.     murmur- talk very quietly 

7.     sturdy- strong or well built 

8.     guide- move something in a particular direction or show someone the way

  

 

Spelling Words- any 15 of these will be on the test

 

as                                     two                                        went                                where

 

next                                were                                       thing                                want

 

just                                 there                                     long                                 scratch

 

left                                  prince                                    one                                   soft

 

to                                    black                                     does                                 since

 

                            

 

Homework

 

•       Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday. 

•       Study spelling words 

•       Study vocabulary words 

•       Read daily 

•        IXL Math- Subtraction. They can also review other skills.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/8/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 September 5th-8th

 

Math:  The student will fluently add within 10 using mental strategies. The student will add and subtract using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction within 20.

  

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

 

  • Use inferencing to answer questions
  • Understand character response
  • Discuss the beginning, middle, and end of stories
  • Compound words
  • Types of sentences

 

 

 

Homework

 

  • Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.
  • Study spelling words
  • Study vocabulary words
  • Read daily
  • IXL Math- E.1,2,4,6, and 10. They can also review and other skills we have done.

 

 

Vocabulary Words

1.    stuff- push or force something into something else

2.    tourist- a person who travels for fun or to learn about other places

3.    collect- gather things together

4.    sniffle- sniff again and again, usually because you are crying or have a cold

 

 

 

Spelling Words

went                                                     such

black                                                    when

long                                                      they

thing                                                    was

does                                                    have

one                                                      what

want                                                     spring

where                                                   facts

fish                                                       draw

much                                                    sign

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/25/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 August 21st-25th

 

Math

 

The student will be able to compare 2 and 3-digit numbers up to 500.

Example: 34 < 23, 456 > 278, 55 =55.

 

 

  

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

  

Students will...

 

  • Answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions to understand key details in text
  • Identify the main purpose of a text (point of view)

 

 

 

Homework

  • Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.
  • Study spelling words
  • Study vocabulary words
  • Read daily

 

Vocabulary Words

1.    tumble- fall and roll over and over

2.    swirl- move in a circle

3.    compassionate- kind to a person or animal who is suffering or unhappy

4.    content- happy with what is happening or what you are doing

5.    fearless- brave or feeling no fear

6.    fearful- afraid or filled with fear

7.    familiar- well known to you or easy to recognize

8.    convince- make someone believe something or decide to do something

 

Spelling Words

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/18/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 

 

Math

The student will be able to decompose numbers 100-500 into hundreds, tens, and ones. Example: 437= 4 hundreds + 3 tens + 7 ones  

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

  

Students will...

 

    • Answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions to understand key details in text
    • Identify the main purpose of a text (point of view) 

    Homework

    • Homework packet will go home on Monday and will be due on Friday.
    • Study spelling words
    • Study vocabulary words
    • Read daily


Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/11/2017
Subject: 2nd Grade

This Week’s Focus

 

 

Math:  The student will be able to show the different ways to write a number. (standard form, expanded form, number words, and base 10). The students will be able to determine the place value of number. (ones, tens, and hundreds)

 

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Review 1st grade skills
  • Understand the difference between fiction/nonfiction
  • Key details of fiction and nonfiction
  • Simple compare/contrast
  • Nouns
  • ABC order

 

 

 

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 4/7/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: TSW work  2- step word problems using all 4 operations. The 4th 9 weeks fact fluency test will cover all facts and include division. Please start working with your students.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

 

  • Visualize to understand and enjoy stories
  • Think about theme in stories
  • Make text to text and text to self-connections
  • Choose a topic and write a persuasive essay about it
  • State opinions and reasons to support them
  • Explore transitional words and phrases
  • Explore clear, direct openings, and conclusions for persuasive essays
  • Writing Book Titles
  • Contractions
  • Figurative language

 

Vocabulary Words

·       Ban- forbid something or prevent someone from doing something.

·       Permit- allow something to happen or let someone do something.

·       Valuable- very important or useful in some way.

·       Task- a job, chore, or other particular thing you have to do.

·       Unwind- relax

·       Stressful- causing worry or tension.

·       Collaborate- work with others to make or do something

·       Aggressive- threatening or ready and eager to fight back or attack others.

·       Evacuate- leave a place and go somewhere safer

·       Distress- feeling of deep sadness, worry, or pain

·       Unaggressive- not aggressive, or not threatening or ready and eager to fight or attack others

·       Considerate- thoughtful of the feelings and needs of others

 

 



weekly skills
Due Date: 3/31/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: Quadrilaterals and perimeter.   Two steo word problems using all 4 operations. 4th 9 weeks fact fluency test will cover all facts and include division. Please start working with your students.

  

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

 

  • Determine important ideas in expository nonfiction texts
  • Identify what they learn from expository nonfiction texts
  • Make inferences to understand expository nonfiction text
  • Hear and discuss persuasive essays
  • Choose a topic and write a persuasive essay about it
  •  State opinions and reasons to support them
  • Explore transitional words and phrases
  • Explore clear, direct openings, and conclusions for persuasive essays

  

 

New Words

boy's ( one boy's hand)                                                       please

boys' (two boys' jackets)                                                    seem

puppy's (one puppy's nose)                                                 nothing

puppies' (three puppies' toys)                                            rough

girl's ( one girl's friend)                                                      enough

men's                                                                                    heavy

 

 

Review Words

 

town                                     brown

 

hour                                      south

 

now                                       meant

 

house                                    bread

 

about                                    weather

 

sound                                   sense

 

 

 

Challenge Words

 

method

probably

business

energy

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 3/24/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: Quadrilaterals and perimeter.   4th 9 weeks fact fluency test will cover all facts and include division. Please start working with your students.

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts)iincludes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

  • determine important ideas in expository nonfiction articles
  • identify what they learn from expository nonfiction articles
  • compare and contrast 2 opinion articles on the same topic
  • distinguish their own opinions from those of the authors of 2 opinion articles
  • hear and discuss persuasive essays
  • identify the purpose and audience for persuasive essays
  • think about what information is communicated in persuasive essays
  • generate opinions they feel strongly about for persuasive essays

 

 

New Words

 

now                                        south

 

town                                      sound

 

house                                   bread

 

hour                                       meant

 

brown                                    sense

 

about                                     weather

 

 

 

 

 

Review Words

 

flying                                     speak

 

fries                                       speed

 

puppies                                often

 

cried                                      ready

 

week                                      become

 

hurrying                                listen

 

 

 

 

 

Challenge Words

 

mountains

 

thousand

 

flower

 

flour

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 3/10/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: Quadrilaterals and perimeter.   4th 9 weeks fact fluency test will cover all facts and include division. Please start working with your students.

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

  • Learn about different artist.
  • Reflect on what they have learned about informative writing
  • Read 2 articles about a topic and take notes
  • Answer research questions about the topic, and plan, and write reports

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/17/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: TSW be able to measure to the nearest objects to the whole, half, and quarter inch. TSW interpret measurement data from line plots, and create line plots. Review previous skills. Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10’s 75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

  • Use text features to better understand functional texts.
  • Identity what they learn from functional text.
  • Learn about a professional author’s writing practice
  • Organize their notes in preparation for writing
  • Draft nonfiction informational reports
  • Explore transitional words and phrases
  • Confer with one another and the teacher
  • Adjectives and Adverbs

               

 

Vocabulary

 

·         unexpected- not expected, did not expect or think would happen

 

·         abandon- leave and not return

 

·         industrious- hardworking

 

·         comfy- comfortable

 

·         successful- do what you set out to do

 

·         unsuccessful- not successful

 

·         customary- usual or normal or happening regularly

 

·         energize- give energy or strength

 

·         appetizing- tasty or good to eat

 

·         plain- without anything added or without decoration. also a large area of flat land

 

·         differ- different

 

·         refreshing- makes you feel fresh (lively or not tired) and strong again

 

·         secure- safe and protected

 

·         durable- tough and long lasting even if used a lot

 

·         texture- how a material feels. (smooth or rough)

 

·         hazardous- dangerous

 

·         convenient- useful because it makes out lives easier or more comfortable

 

·         detect- discover or notice something that is not easy to see, hear, or feel.

 

·         graceful- moving in a smooth and beautiful way

 

·         spectacular- amazing to look at

 

·         original- completely new and different

 

·         achieve- do something successfully, especially something that requires a lot of effort

 

·         challenge- something that is hard to do or requires a lot of work or effort

 

·         determination- deciding you will do something and then doing it, even if it is difficult

 

 

 

Spelling

 

hood                                    money                                  fine                                      quite

 

pony                                     night                                     early                                    thirteen

 

key                                        fry                                        English                              sky

 

guess                                   woods                                 sight                                     practice

 

white                                    light                                      carry                                     already



weekly skills
Due Date: 2/10/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

Math:  TSW be able to measure to the nearest inch and half inch. Review previous skills. Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10’s 75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Hear and discuss expository nonfiction
  • Think about different ways to organize and present information in nonfiction
  • Learn about a professional author’s writing practice
  • Read and write about animals that interest them
  • Cultivate and express curiosity
  • Use text features to better understand an expository nonfiction articles
  • Identify what they learn from the articles
  • Adjectives and Adverbs

               

 

 

Vocabulary

 

·            unexpected- not expected, did not expect or think would happen 

·         abandon- leave and not return 

·         industrious- hardworking 

·         comfy- comfortable 

·         successful- do what you set out to do 

·         unsuccessful- not successful 

·         customary- usual or normal or happening regularly 

·         energize- give energy or strength 

·         appetizing- tasty or good to eat 

·         plain- without anything added or without decoration. also a large area of flat     land 

·         differ- different 

·         refreshing- makes you feel fresh (lively or not tired) and strong again 

·         secure- safe and protected 

·         durable- tough and long lasting even if used a lot 

·         texture- how a material feels. (smooth or rough) 

·         hazardous- dangerous 

·         convenient- useful because it makes out lives easier or more comfortable 

·         detect- discover or notice something that is not easy to see, hear, or feel.

 

 Spelling

 

book                                      team                                      moon

 

stood                                     guard                                     knew

 

foot                                       guide                                     fruit

 

woods                                    early                                      Tuesday

 

fire                                       Sunday                                   whose

 

thirteen                                June                                       suit

 

heated                                  grew

 

street                                   soon

 

guess                                    choose



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/3/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: TSW be able to identify equivalent fractions and compare fractions. Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10’s 75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

  • Hear and discuss expository nonfiction
  • Think about different ways to organize and present information in nonfiction
  • Learn about a professional author’s writing practice
  • Read and write about animals that interest them
  • Cultivate and express curiosity
  • Use text features to better understand an expository nonfiction book
  • Identify what they learn from the book
  • Comparative and Superlative Adverbs

               

 Homework

  • Study spelling words
  • Practice multiplication facts
  • Read
  • IXL-Fractions X.1- X.9


weekly skills
Due Date: 1/20/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math:   TSW recognize unit fractions; fractions on a number line. Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10’s 75 problems in 5 minutes.

We are adding 4’s and 8’s to our fact fluency test. There will also be 75 problems in 5 minutes.

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

 Students will...

  

  • identify what they learn from a narrative nonfiction book
  • Use wondering and questions to make sense of nonfiction
  • Answer research questions about the topic, and plan and write stories.
  • Revise and proofread their writing.
  • Adjectives

 

Vocabulary

1.      Coax- persuade someone to do something by talking to the person gently and kindly

2.      Permissible- allowed or permitted

3.      Commence- begin or start

4.      Slog- walk slowly and heavily, as if you are walking through deep snow or mud

5.      Flabbergasted- very surprised, or shocked or astonished

6.      Cherish- care for something deeply

7.      Impermissible- not allowed or permitted

8.      Adventuresome- feeling bold and ready for an adventure

9.      Advise- tell someone what you think they should do

10. Delirious- very happy and excited

11. Fret- worry or get upset about something

12. Snug- comfortable, warm, and cozy

13. Memorable- worth remembering

14. Intense- very great or strong

15. Lively- active

16. Strain- pull or push hard

17. Throw yourself into something- do something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm

18. Gruff- unpleasant or rude

19. Exhilarated- very happy or excited

20. Adjust- move or change something slightly to improve it or make it fit more comfortable

21. Astounding- amazing or very surprising

22. Flimsy- thin and weak

23. Persist – keep doing something, even though it is difficult

24. Long- to want something very much. Also more than average length, or not short

 

 

 

Spelling

 This is a review spelling week. All spelling words are words we have already had. There are 3 spelling sheets.

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/16/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: I can draw and solve word problems using bar and picture graphs. Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10’s 50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

* use wondering/ questioning to understand a story

* think about whether their questions are answered in the story

* make predictions about a story

* make inferences about a character in a story

* discuss the lesson in a story

*discuss and hear fiction

*informally explore the elements of fiction

*quick write ideas for fiction

*draft fiction pieces

*Verbs/ Verb Tenses/Subject Verb Agreement

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/9/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: I can draw and solve word problems using bar and picture graphs. Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10’s 50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

* use wondering/ questioning to understand a story

* think about whether their questions are answered in the story

* make predictions about a story

* make inferences about a character in a story

* discuss the lesson in a story

*discuss and hear fiction

*informally explore the elements of fiction

*quick write ideas for fiction

*draft fiction pieces

*Verbs/ Verb Tenses/Subject Verb Agreement

 

 

 

New Words                                                                  Review Words

 

March                                                                                           third

 

horse                                                                                                 burn

 

store                                                                                                 bird

 

large                                                                                                  under

 

October                                                                                         during

 

forty                                                                                                  eat

 

before                                                                                              first

 

north                                                                                                 feel

 

fourteen                                                                                          worse

 

climb                                                                                                  wear

 

prove                                                                                                 search

 

fourth                                                                                               worst

 

 
 

Challenge Words: dollar, similar, doctor, information



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/11/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: The students will be able to tell measure the area of a plane figure by counting the number of unit squares that cover it. The students will use unit squares and other sizes of unit squares to measure area. I can solve two step word problems with addition and subtraction. Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10’s 50 problems in 5 minutes.

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

* use wondering/ questioning to understand a story

* think about whether their questions are answered in the story

* make predictions about a story

* make inferences about a character in a story

* discuss the lesson in a story

*discuss and hear fiction

*informally explore the elements of fiction

*quick write ideas for fiction

*draft fiction pieces

*Verbs


 

 

Vocabulary

 

1.      Reluctant- If you are reluctant to do something, you don’t want to do it.

 

2.      Have eyes in the back of your head- you seem to be aware of everything that is happening around you- even things you cannot see.

 

3.      Cluttered- If a place is cluttered, it is messy. There are things scattered here, there and everywhere.

 

4.      Handy- useful or easy to use

 

5.      Whoosh- move very fast, when something whooshes it makes a rushing or hissing sound.

 

6.      Have a change of heart- you change your opinion or the way you feel about something

 

7.      Obstinate- stubborn, unwilling to change your mind about something

 

8.      Immature- childish or silly, act like someone much younger

 

9.      Mature- grown up or adult, a mature person is sensible and reasonable

 

10.  Fantasize- think about or imagine something that is pleasant or exciting but unlikely to happen in real life

 

11.  Barricade- block the way by putting up barriers or obstacles

 

12.  Reconsider- think again about a decision, sometimes you might change your mind

 

13.  Belongings- things that someone owns or things that belong to someone

 

14.  Faint- not clear or strong, difficult to hear, see, or smell. Also faint means to become dizzy and lose consciousness.

 

15.  Cling- hold onto someone or something very tightly

 

16.  Roam- wander or move about without any particular purpose or place to go

 

17.  Joyful-  full of joy or very happy

 

18.  Sorrowful- full of sorrow or very sad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



weekly skills
Due Date: 10/30/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math:  The students will be able to tell measure the area of a plane figure by counting the number of unit squares that cover it. The students will use unit squares and other sizes of unit squares to measure area.  Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10’s 50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

* use wondering/ questioning to understand a story

 

* think about whether their questions are answered in the story

 

* make predictions about a story

 

* make inferences about a character in a story

 

* discuss the lesson in a story

 

*discuss and hear fiction

 

*informally explore the elements of fiction

 

*quick write ideas for fiction

 

*draft fiction pieces

 

*Verbs

 

 

New Spelling Words                                        Review Spelling Words

 

feet                       three                                  sixty                   thin

 

mean                     sea                                    cent                    rocks

 

read                      country                               fancy                  sign

 

need                     half                                     city                    chance

 

near                      health                                 pencil                 few

 

fifteen                 breath                                   strong                since   

 

Challenge Words: between, reason, easy, easily

 

 

 

Vocabulary

 

1.      Reluctant- If you are reluctant to do something, you don’t want to do it.

 

2.      Have eyes in the back of your head- you seem to be aware of everything that is happening around you- even things you cannot see.

 

3.      Cluttered- If a place is cluttered, it is messy. There are things scattered here, there and everywhere.

 

4.      Handy- useful or easy to use

 

5.      Whoosh- move very fast, when something whooshes it makes a rushing or hissing sound.

 

6.      Have a change of heart- you change your opinion or the way you feel about something

 

7.      Obstinate- stubborn, unwilling to change your mind about something

 

8.      Immature- childish or silly, act like someone much younger

 

9.      Mature- grown up or adult, a mature person is sensible and reasonable

 

10.  Fantasize- think about or imagine something that is pleasant or exciting but unlikely to happen in real life

 

11.  Barricade- block the way by putting up barriers or obstacles

 

12.  Reconsider- think again about a decision, sometimes you might change your mind

 

13.  Belongings- things that someone owns or things that belong to someone

 

14.  Faint- not clear or strong, difficult to hear, see, or smell. Also faint means to become dizzy and lose consciousness.

 

15.  Cling- hold onto someone or something very tightly

 

16.  Roam- wander or move about without any particular purpose or place to go

 

17.  Joyful-  full of joy or very happy

 

18.  Sorrowful- full of sorrow or very sad



weekly skills
Due Date: 10/23/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math:  The students will be able to tell measure the area of a plane figure by counting the number of unit squares that cover it. The students will use unit squares and other sizes of unit squares to measure area.  Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10’s 50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

* use wondering/ questioning to understand a story

* think about whether their questions are answered in the story

* refer to the text to support their thinking

* review drafts and select one to develop, revise, proofread and publish

*Verbs

 

Spelling- any 20 could be on Test.

cent                      since                    change

city                       few                        chief

fancy                   gave                      pretty

sixty                     phone                  shoes

rocks                    page                     clothes

strong                  nine                       center

thin                       inside                   science

pencil                   live                         except

chance                strange               century

sign

 

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/17/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: The students will be able to tell and write time to the nearest minute. The students will fine the elapsed time between two events. The students can relate grams, kilograms, liters, and milliliters to liquid volume and masses of objects. Solve one step word problems with all 4 operations using grams, kilograms, liters, and milliliters. Fact Fluency test 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10’s 50 problems in 5 minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

* use wondering/ questioning to understand a story

* think about whether their questions are answered in the story

* refer to the text to support their thinking

* review drafts and select one to develop, revise, proofread and publish

*noun/pronoun agreement



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/14/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: The students will be able to tell and write time to the nearest minute. The students will fine the elapsed time between two events. Fact Fluency test will add 3’s and 6’s. We are also going to 50 problems in 5minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

* make inferences to understand characters

* explore character change

* explore narrative text structure

* draft personal narratives

*Pronouns

 

Spelling Words- any 20 on test

match                     should                    judge

edge                       school                    gold

wrong                     fifty                        push

cross                      plenty                    floor

bridge                    happy                    break

sticks                     quickly                   hungry

felt                         body                       angry

scratch                  empty                    sorry

head                       funny                     industry

would

 

 

Vocabulary

1.     recall- to remember

2.     immense- huge or very large

3.     magnificent- something you admire because of its great beauty or size

4.     fierce/fiercest- most dangerous or most violent

5.     retrieve- bring or get something back

6.     fortunate- lucky

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

8.     unfortunate- unlucky

9.     celebration- happy event held to honor a special occasion

10.                        ungrateful- not thankful or not grateful

11.                        clatter-bang together or rattle noisily

12.                        floppy- soft and hanging down loosely

13.                        command- order someone to do something

14.                        cross- to go from one side to the other, angry and not pleased, to draw a line through, and a symbol of religion

15.                        savory- pleasant to smell or taste

16.                        realize- become aware of something or understand something that you did not understand before

17.                        particularly- especially or mainly

18.                        quiver- tremble or shake

19.                        ghastly- horrible

20.                        nifty- very good, clever, and useful

21.                        speechless- unable to speak because you are shocked, surprised, or very angry

22.                        dazzle- amaze or impress

23.                        reunite- come together again after being separated

24.                        doubtful- uncertain or unsure

 

 

Nightly Homework

  • study spelling words
  • practice multiplication facts
  • read

 

 

Please look over daily classwork that comes home in your student’s take home folder. It will give you a great glimpse into what we do in class.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/7/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: The students will be able to tell and write time to the nearest minute. The students will fine the elapsed time between two events. Fact Fluency test will add 3’s and 6’s. We are also going to 50 problems in 5minutes.

 

ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

Students will...

* make inferences to understand characters

* explore character change

* explore narrative text structure

* draft personal narratives

*Pronouns

 

Spelling Words- any 20 on test

match                     should                    sent

edge                       school                    die

wrong                     dishes                    dead

cross                      planned                 field

bridge                    sitting                    tie

sticks                     missing                   broken

felt                         grass                      kitchen

scratch                  brings                     motion

head                       lost                         corner

would

 

Nightly Homework

  • study spelling words
  • practice multiplication facts
  • read

 

 

Please look over daily classwork that comes home in your student’s take home folder. It will give you a great glimpse into what we do in class.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/5/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

The cafeteria is now selling chips for 50 cents & drinks for $1.Please let me know if you do not want your student purchasing these items. 

 

Reading

Read Alouds: The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock

Cold Read Comprehension Test & Spelling Dictation will be given on Friday.

Comprehension Focus:

  • Students visualize to make sense of a text.
  • Students use prior knowledge to make inferences as they visualize.
  • Students discuss a character's feelings.
  • Students read independently for at least 15 minutes.

Social Development Focus:

  • Students analyze the effect of their behavior on others and on group work.
  • Students act in fair and caring ways.
  • Students listen respectfully to the thinking of others & share their own.
  • Students share their partners' thinking with the class.

Vocabulary Words for the poem "Seal"

1. swerve-change direction quickly, usually to avoid something

2. flick-move, or make something move, with a sudden, quick movement

3. speedy-fast

4. utter-say something or make some kind of sound

5. whoop-shout from excitement

6. plop-sit down heavily or put something down heavily

Writing:

Read Alouds: Atlantic, Hello Ocean, I Wonder Why the Sea Is Salty, and In November

Writing Focus:

  • Students hear and discuss nonfiction writing.
  • Students use sensory details in their writing.
  • Students explore prewriting techniques.
  • Students write freely about things that interest them
  • Partners begin to confer with each other.

Grammar Skills: Continue to review parts of a sentence: subject & predicate. Identify sentences as complete or incomplete (fragments). Use FANBOY conjunctions (for, and, nor, but, or, yet) to join 2 simple sentences to make a compound sentence. Use compound sentences in writing.

Spelling: Practice routines and procedures for Guided Spelling. Review sounds on spelling sound chart posted at front of the classroom. Students will practice the memory steps to learning the spelling of new words. Step 1: Read, spell out loud, and study. Step 2: Cover, say, spell out loud, and check. Step 3: Cover, say, write, and check. Week 1 Spelling Words: fresh, which, thick, check, pass, shed  Week 2 Spelling Words: box, must, glad, sand, song, still, trip, soft, mother, other, month, laugh, 

Math: Review subtracting 2 & 3 digit numbers with and without regrouping. Check subtraction using the inverse or opposite operation (addition).

Use rounding to check to see if answer to a problem makes sense. Students round numbers to the nearest tens and hundreds.

Use CUBE strategy to solve word problems.

ultiplication facts 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, & 10's. 1st timed multiplication test will be given on Sept. 9th. Practice using flashcards or games on www.multiplication.com

 



weekly skills
Due Date: 9/5/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math We will be working on multiplication properties and determing unknown numbers in multiplication and division problems.Sept. 9th is the first fact fluency test. It will cover 0,1,2,5, and 10.

 

 ELA (English Language Arts)includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

 

* visualize to make sense of a story

* informally use schema & make inferences as they visualize

* read independently

* explore complex sentences

* discuss the lesson in a story

* learn about a professional author’s writing practice

*review their recent drafts & selects one to develop & publish

*reread their writing critically & revise it

*explore strong opening sentences & effective titles

*confer with other students & the teacher

*review synonyms and shades of meaning

*build their speaking & listening skills

*use context clues to determine meanings

 


 

 

Nightly Homework

  • study spelling words
  • practice multiplication facts
  • read

 

 

Please look over daily classwork that comes home in your student’s take home folder. It will give you a great glimpse into what we do in class.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/22/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: I’ll cover how to solve an unknown quantity in an equation and we’ll use place value to round numbers to the nearest ten & hundred. We will also continue adding and subtracting.

 

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

* visualize to make sense of text

* use schema and make inferences as they visualize

* consider a character’s point of view and distinguish it from their own

*hear and discuss good writing

*explore prewriting techniques

*learn how to get writing ideas from own life

*Compound and simple sentences



weekly skills
Due Date: 8/14/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: I’ll review Addition Properties (Communitive, Associative and Identity) through adding and subtracting 3 digit numbers up to 1,000 (including “borrowing,” regrouping and subtracting across zeroes). I’ll cover how to solve an unknown quantity in an equation and we’ll use place value to round numbers to the nearest ten & hundred.

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

Students will...

* explore illustrations to make inferences about the text

* make text to self connections

* read independently

* recognize & correct incomplete sentences

* discuss the lesson in a story

* hear & discuss good writing

*generate ideas for writing

*write about things that interest them

*learn about a professional author’s writing practice

 

Please look over daily classwork that comes home in your student’s take home folder. It will give you a great glimpse into what we do in class.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/12/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Math: I’ll introduce Addition Properties (Communitive, Associative and Identity). Students will add 3 digit numbers up to 1,000 using multiple strategies. If time allows, we will review 3 digit subtraction including money and across zeros.

 

ELA (English Language Arts) –includes reading, writing and grammar

 

*students will explore illustrations to make inferences about the text

 

*students will compare and contrast two stories by the same author

 

*students will begin IDR (individualized daily reading) and read independently; I will conference with a few students each day to discuss what students are reading.

 

*students will determine what makes a complete sentence



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 5/20/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading: We will be working on review of skills from this year and learning about our solar system.

 

Language/ Writing We will be discussing and writing comparing and contrasting the book The Lightning Thief and the movie.

 

Math-  The student will review all skills learned this year.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 5/9/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

 

Reading: The student will recount stories (myths, fables, folktales) and determine the moral and central message. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters. The student will explain how illustrations enhance a story.

 

 

 

Language/ WritingThe student will determine the meaning of new words formed when a known affix is added. The student will review the elements of opinion writing.

 

 

 

Math- The student will solve 2 step word problems involving all four operations. The student will also review all skills learned this year.

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words-

 

  1. thank                                   11. determine
  2. think                                    12. character
  3. friend                                  13. father
  4. because                             14. further
  5. important                          15. probably
  6. people                                 16. vacation
  7. exciting                              17. weather
  8. beautiful                            18. everything
  9. different                            19. especially
  10. complete                           20. favorite


Weekly Skills
Due Date: 5/6/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading: The student will recount stories (myths, fables, folktales) and determine the moral and central message. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters. The student will explain how illustrations enhance a story.

 

 

 

Language/ WritingThe student will determine the meaning of new words formed when a known affix is added. The student will review the elements of opinion writing.

 

 

 

Math- The student will solve 2 step word problems involving all four operations. The student will also review all skills learned this year.

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words-

 

  1. thank                                   11. determine
  2. think                                    12. character
  3. friend                                  13. father
  4. because                             14. further
  5. important                          15. probably
  6. people                                 16. vacation
  7. exciting                              17. weather
  8. beautiful                            18. everything
  9. different                            19. especially
  10. complete                           20. favorite


weekly skills
Due Date: 4/29/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

 

Reading: The student will recount stories (myths, fables, folktales) and determine the moral and central message. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters. The student will explain how illustrations enhance a story.

 

 

 

Language/ Writing – The student will determine the meaning of new words formed when a known affix is added. The student will review the elements of opinion writing.

 

 

 

Math- The student will solve 2 step word problems involving all four operations. The student will also review all skills learned this year.

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words-

 

  1. Greek                                 11. medieval
  2. system                                 12. myth
  3. solar                                     13. mythical
  4. evidence                            14. Olympus
  5. magic                                   15. mythology
  6. Earth                                  16. king
  7. giant                                     17. queen
  8. adventure                          18. spear
  9. dragon                                 19. deadly
  10. moonlight                         20. monster

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 4/18/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

 

Reading: The student will recount stories (myths, fables, folktales) and determine the moral and central message. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters. The student will explain how illustrations enhance a story.

 

 

 

Language/ WritingThe student will determine the meaning of new words formed when a known affix is added. The student will review the elements of informational writing.

 

 

 

Math- The student will solve 2 step word problems involving all four operations. The student will also review all skills learned this year.

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words-

 

  1. Greek                                 11. medieval
  2. system                                 12. myth
  3. solar                                     13. mythical
  4. evidence                            14. Olympus
  5. magic                                   15. mythology
  6. Earth                                  16. king
  7. giant                                     17. queen
  8. adventure                          18. spear
  9. jewelry                                 19. deadly
  10. moonlight                         20. monster

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 4/15/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

April 11th - April 15th

Weekly Skills

 

Reading: The student will recount stories (myths, fables, folktales) and determine the moral and central message. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters. The student will explain how illustrations enhance a story.

 

 

 

Language/ WritingThe student will determine the meaning of new words formed when a known affix is added. The student will review the elements of informational writing.

 

 

 

Math- The student will be able to define a polygon and perimeter. The student will be able to find the perimeter when given the length of all sides and when there is an unknown side. The student will be able to exhibit rectangles with the same area but different perimeter and rectangles perimeter but different area.

 

 

 

Spelling Words- Commonly Misspelled Words

 

  1. accident                            11. library
  2. believe                               12. February
  3. argument                            13. misspell
  4. column                                 14. neighbor
  5. calendar                             15. pastime
  6. definite                              16. receive
  7. grateful                               17. receipt
  8. height                                  18. separate
  9. jewelry                                 19. twelfth
  10. kernel                                  20. vacuum

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 4/8/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

 

Reading: The student will recount stories (myths, fables, folktales) and determine the moral and central message. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters. The student will explain how illustrations enhance a story.

 

 

 

Language/ WritingThe student will determine the meaning of new words formed when a known affix is added. The student will review the elements of informational writing.

 

 

 

Math- The student will be able to define a polygon and perimeter. The student will be able to find the perimeter when given the length of all sides and when there is an unknown side. The student will be able to exhibit rectangles with the same area but different perimeter and rectangles perimeter but different area.

 

 

 

Spelling Words- Commonly Misspelled Words

 

  1. accident                            11. library
  2. believe                               12. February
  3. argument                            13. misspell
  4. column                                 14. neighbor
  5. calendar                             15. pastime
  6. definite                              16. receive
  7. grateful                               17. receipt
  8. height                                  18. separate
  9. jewelry                                 19. twelfth
  10. kernel                                  20. vacuum

 

 



weekly skills
Due Date: 3/25/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

 March 21st- 24th

Weekly Skills

 

Reading/ Writing- TSW determine the meaning of academic specific words. Describe the relationship between a series of historical events. (sequence, cause & effect) TSW determine the meaning of idioms. Understand the differences in concrete and abstract nouns. TSW begin working on an opinion/persuasive writing piece.

 

Math-   TSW identify, define, and draw rhombuses, rectangles, and squares as examples of quadrilaterals. Describe, analyze, and compare properties of 2-dimensional shapes.TSW compare and classify shapes by attributes, sides, and angles.

 

Fact Fluency test will be 40 multiplication problems and 10 division problems in 5 minutes.

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 3/11/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading: The students will determine the meaning for academic and domain specific words. The student will describe logical connections between sentences and paragraphs in a text (text structure). 

 

Language/ WritingThe student will review language skills.

 

Math-  The student will be reviewing skills such as rounding, addition and subtraction, and word problems. 

 

 

Please make sure students are reading at home. Students have access to MyOn and IXL math to use at home.



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/29/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Week of February 29th- March 4th

 

 

Reading: The students will determine the meaning for academic and domain specific words. The student will describe logical connections between sentences and paragraphs in a text (text structure). 

 

Language/ WritingThe student will finish writing an opinion or persuasive paper.

 

Math-  The student will be reviewing skills such as rounding, addition and subtraction, and word problems. Fact Fluency test 40 multiplication problems and 10 division problems in 5 minutes.

 

 

Spelling Words- Compound Words

 

  1. seasick
  2. baseball
  3. keyboard
  4. notebook
  5. sweetheart
  6. peppermint
  7. snowstorm
  8. weatherman
  9. dishwasher
  10. toothpaste
  11. himself
  12. superhero
  13. forefather
  14. teenager
  15. grandchild


Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/19/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading: The students will determine the meaning for academic and domain specific words. The student will describe logical connections between sentences and paragraphs in a text (text structure). The student will compare/contrast themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about similar characters.

 

 

Language/ WritingThe student will begin writing an opinion or persuasive paper.

 

Math- The student will create measurement data by measuring lengths with a ruler to the nearest quarter, half, and whole inch. The student will identify each plot on the line as data or number of objects and analyze data from a line plot and create line plots. Fact Fluency test 40 multiplication problems and 10 division problems in 5 minutes.

 

 

Spelling List- long vowels

1.     already                     9. important

2.     afternoon         10. vacation

3.     direction              11. justice

4.     except                  12. pity

5.     because               13. journey

6.     friend                    14. delicate

7.     continue               15. suddenly

8. forget



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 2/12/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading: The students will determine the meaning for academic and domain specific words. The student will describe logical connections between sentences and paragraphs in a text (text structure). The student will compare/contrast themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about similar characters.

 

 

Language/ WritingThe student will begin writing an informational essay on a president. The student will know punctuate dialogue in sentences.

 

 

Math- The student will create measurement data by measuring lengths with a ruler to the nearest quarter, half, and whole inch. Fact Fluency test 50 problems in 5 minutes. (5,6,7,8,9)

 

 

Spelling List- long vowels

1.     theme                        9. stone

2.     motel                        10. gain

3.     grade                       11. flight

4.     scream                    12. basic

5.     greet                      13. complain

6.     tight                        14. waste

7.     window                  15. focus

8.     below



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 1/29/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading: The students will determine the meaning for academic and domain specific words. The student will describe logical connections between sentences and paragraphs in a text (text structure). The student will compare/contrast themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about similar characters.

 Language/ WritingThe student will begin reading and writing opinion pieces.

 Math- The student will recognize a unit fraction ½, 1/3, ¼, 1/6, 1/8, as the quantity when the whole is partitioned into equal parts. The student will recognize fractional parts and explain that the amount formed represents the number of parts compared to the whole. The student will be able to draw fractions.

 

Spelling List-

1.     which                               9. although

2.     while                            10. after

3.     suddenly                   11. whenever

4.     finally                          12. sometimes

5.     silently                        13. monument

6.     exact                           14. equality

7.     common                       15. gravity

8.     because



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 1/8/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading: The students will determine the meaning for academic and domain specific words. The student will describe logical connections between sentences and paragraphs in a text (text structure). The student will compare/contrast themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about similar characters.

 Language/ WritingThe student will begin reading and writing opinion pieces.

 Math- The student will recognize a unit fraction ½, 1/3, ¼, 1/6, 1/8, as the quantity when the whole is partitioned into equal parts. The student will recognize fractional parts and explain that the amount formed represents the number of parts compared to the whole. The student will be able to draw fractions.

 

Spelling List- /r/ controlled

1.fourth            

2. worth  

3. solar                        

4. morning

5. important

6. forest

7. court

8. birth

9. church

10. leader

11. orphan

12. memory

13. portion

14. person

15. storm

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/14/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Week of December 14th- 18th

 

 Skills: The students will learn how to describe the relationship between a series of events using language that pertains to time, sequences and cause/effect. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the author.

 

LANGUAGE –  The student will produce simple, compound, and complex sentences using coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

 

 

Math- The student will solve two step word problems using addition and subtraction.


Spelling List-

 1. weakness          

 

2. washable

 

3. childish                  

 

4. foolish

 

5. darkness

 

6. breakable

 

7. flexible

 

8. enjoyable

 

9. illness

 

10. stethoscope

 

11. phonics

 

12. telescope

 

13. microphone

 

14. microscope

15. symphony



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/11/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Skills: The students will learn how to describe the relationship between a series of events using language that pertains to time, sequences and cause/effect. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the author.

 

LANGUAGE –  The student will produce simple, compound, and complex sentences using coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

 

 

Math- The student will solve two step word problems using addition and subtraction.


Spelling List-

 1. fearless            

 

2. spotless  

 

3. impossible            

 

4. incomplete

 

5. yearly

 

6. endless

 

7. immature

 

8. incapable

 

9. imperfect

 

10. loudly

 

11. honestly

 

12. biography

 

13. useless

 

14. biology

 

15. biopsy

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 12/4/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Skills: The students will learn how to describe the relationship between a series of events using language that pertains to time, sequences and cause/effect. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the author.

 

LANGUAGE –  The student will produce simple, compound, and complex sentences using coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

 

 

Math- The student will solve two step word problems using addition and subtraction.


Spelling List-

 1. rusty            

2. dirty        

3. misplace                 

4. thirsty      

5. telegraph  

6. autograph

7. photograph

8. television

9. telephone

10. mistreat

11. forgetful

12. dislike

13. disobey

14. dishonest

15. beautiful

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/20/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading: The students will learn how to describe the relationship between a series of events using language that pertains to time, sequences and cause/effect. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the author.

 

Language/ Writing – The student will produce simple, compound, and complex sentences using coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

 

Math- The students will learn to measure the area of a plane figure by counting the number of unit squares. The student will multiply the side lengths to find the area, multiply by using area models, solve real world and mathematical problems by multiplying side lengths. The students will learn to measure the area of irregular shapes.

 

Spelling List-

1. reunite              

2. revisit        

3. pretest                     

4. preplan        

5. preheat  

6. precook

7. preschool

8. unsure

9. unsafe

10. unafraid

11. overheat

12. unfair

13. overflow

14. underwater

15. pregame

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/9/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Skills: The students will learn how to describe the relationship between a series of events using language that pertains to time, sequences and cause/effect. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the author.

 

LANGUAGE –  The student will produce simple, compound, and complex sentences using coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

 

Math- The students will learn to measure the area of a plane figure by counting the number of unit squares. The student will multiply the side lengths to find the area, multiply by using area models, solve real world and mathematical problems by multiplying side lengths.

 

 

Spelling List-

 

1. parties              

 

2. cried           

 

3. stopping                  

 

4. hopped          

 

5. cracking  

 

6. babies

 

7. tried

 

8. bragging

 

9. twisted

 

10. grabbed

 

11. shocked

 

12. munched

 

13. hollered

 

14. opened

 

15. expected

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 11/2/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Week of November 2nd- 6th

 

 

ELA (English, Language Arts):

 

Skills: The students will learn how to describe the relationship between a series of events using language that pertains to time, sequences and cause/effect. The student will distinguish their own point of view from that of the author.

 

LANGUAGE – The students will learn to use commas and quotation marks in dialogue. The student will produce simple, compound, and complex sentences using coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

 

Math- The students will learn to measure the area of a plane figure by counting the number of unit squares. The student will multiply the side lengths to find the area, multiply by using area models, solve real world and mathematical problems by multiplying side lengths.

 

 

Spelling List-

1. cereal                

2. cycle                   

3. center                 

4. prince              

5. chance  

6. price

7. justice

8. difference

9. subtraction

10. elevation

11. election

12. certain

13. force

14. official

15. cider



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/26/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Skills: The students will learn how to ask questions to check for understanding of a text, referring to the text for the answers. They will describe characters in a story. The students will compare and contrast themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author. The students will begin learning how to research a topic in order to write a research paper.

 

LANGUAGE – The students will learn to use commas and quotation marks in dialogue. The student will show understanding of figurative language, word relationship and nuances in word meaning.

 

Math- The students will learn to measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects using liters, milliters, grams, and kilograms. The students will learn to solve one step word problems involving volume and mass.

 

 

Spelling List-

1. ouch                

2. scout                  

3. powder               

4. growl              

5. shower  

6. proud

7. plow

8. clown

9. allow

10. owl

11. flower

12. house

13. ounce

14. south

15. pound



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/23/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Week of October 19th- 23rd

 

 

ELA (English, Language Arts):

 

Skills
The students will learn to ask questions to check for understanding of a text, referring to the text for the answers. They will determine the main idea of a text and retell main details. The students will learn figurative language and its use in writing. The students will begin learning how to research a topic in order to write a research paper.


 LANGUAGE – The students will learn to use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.

 

 

 

Math- The students will learn elapsed time. Which is the time between two activities. The students will be able to tell and write time to the nearest minute. We will be adding our 3’s and 6’s to our Fact Fluency test beginning the week of October 5th.

 

 

 

Spelling List 

 

1. stay                  

2. stray                   

3. holiday               

4. Monday              

5. stain  

6. faith

7. sprain

8. plain

9. aim

10. afraid

11. braid

12. claim

13. praise

14. restrain

15. entertain

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/16/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Skills
The students will learn to ask questions to check for understanding of a text, referring to the text for the answers. They will determine the main idea of a text and retell main details. The students will learn figurative language and its use in writing. The students will begin learning how to research a topic in order to write a research paper.


 LANGUAGE

The students will learn the function of comparative and suberlative adjectives and adverbs.

 

 

Math- 

-  The students will be able to tell and write time to the nearest minute. The student will be able to add and subtract time intervals in minutes and solve word problems involving addition and subraction of time intervals in minutes.We will be adding our 3’s and 6’s to our Fact Fluency test beginning the week of October 5th

 

 

 

 

Spelling List 

 

 

1. piece                   16. eight

 

2. peace                 17. forth

 

3. hear                   18. fourth

 

4. here                 19. capital

 

5. break                      20. capitol

 

6. brake

 

7. flour

 

8. flower

 

9. board

 

10. bored

 

11. knight

 

12. night

 

13. whole

 

14. hole

 

15. ate

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/9/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

ELA (English, Language Arts):

 

Skills
The students will learn to ask questions to check for understanding of a text, referring to the text for the answers. They will determine the main idea of a text and retell main details. The students will learn figurative language and its use in writing. The students will begin learning how to research a topic in order to write a research paper.


 LANGUAGE

The students will learn about adverbs and their functions in sentences.

 

 

Math- 

- The students will solve word problems with multiplication and division. The students will be able to tell and write time to the nearest minute. We will be adding our 3’s and 6’s to our Fact Fluency test beginning the week of October 5th. We will not have a fact fluency test on October 9th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling List 

 

 

1. their                   16. meat

 

2. they’re                 17. through

 

3. there                    18. threw

 

4. where                 19. principle

 

5. wear                      20. principal

 

6. you’re

 

7. your

 

8. to

 

9. too

 

10. two

 

11. right

 

12. write

 

13. dear

 

14. deer

 

15. meet



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 10/2/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

ELA (English, Language Arts):

 

Skills
The students will learn to ask questions to check for understanding of a text, referring to the text for the answers. They will determine the main idea of a text and retell main details. The students will use information from illustrations and words to better understand the text. The students will begin learning how to research a topic in order to write a research paper.

 

 

 

LANGUAGE – The students will learn about adjectives and their functions in sentences.

 

 

 

Math- The students will solve word problems with multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction. We will be adding our 3’s and 9’s to our Fact Fluency test beginning the week of October 5th.

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling List 

 

1. accept                  

 

2. calendar                  

 

3. because                

 

4. friend

 

5. said

 

6. thought

 

7. family

 

8. people

 

9. another

 

10. think

 

11. favorite

 

12. finally

 

13. sometimes

 

14. different

 

15. something

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/25/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

ELA (English, Language Arts):

 

Skills: The students will learn how to ask questions to check for understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to remarks of other students. They will learn how to explain their own ideas and understanding in light of discussion. The students will be expected to speak in complete sentences when appropriate to the task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification. The students will learn how to find the central message of a story. We will begin to discuss Non-Fiction Text Features and using context clues to find the meaning of a word.

 

 

 

LANGUAGE – The students will continue learning how to use subject, object, and possessive pronouns. We will learn about adjectives and their functions in particular sentences.

 

 

 

Math- The students will continue learning strategies to solve multiplication and division problems as well as the properties of multiplication. The students will solve word problems with multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction.

 

Please continue to study facts 0,1,2,5, and 10’s.

 

 

 

Spelling List                

 

1. footprint                

 

2. homemade            

 

3. slowpoke              

 

4. moonlight

 

5. firework

 

6. starfish

 

7. jellyfish

 

8. heartbeat

 

9. seaweed

 

10. seashell

 

11. watermelon

12. sunrise

13. windshield

14. underground

15. fingernail

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 9/18/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

READINGI can retell a story and determine the lesson or moral. I describe characters in a story by telling about their traits. I can use and tell the function of adjectives in sentences.

 

WRITING - I can write to tell stories (fictional or personal narratives).

 

MATH -I can find the product of multiple groups of objects. I can identify patterns in a multiplication table.  I can solve problems using properties if four operations. I can identify and explain pattern rules. I can explain relationships between numbers in a pattern. I can fluently multiply numbers 0, 1, 2, 5, & 10.


 

                       



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/30/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

READINGI can retell a story and determine the lesson or moral. I describe characters in a story by telling about their traits. I can use and tell the function of pronouns in sentences.

 

 

WRITING - I can write to tell stories (fictional or personal narratives).

 

 

MATH -I can find the product of multiple groups of objects. I can solve multiplication problems by using equal groups and arrays. I can fluently multiply numbers 0, 1, 2, 5, & 10.

 

 

Spelling Words

 

Rule: Nouns ending in –f, -fe change the f to a –v and add es.

 

 

1.     knives

 

2.     loaves

 

3.     leaves

 

4.     calves

 

5.     wives

 

6.     wolves

 

7.     thieves

 

8.     shelves

 

9.     scarves

 

10. hooves

 

Exceptions: just add –s

 

 

11. gulfs

 

12. reefs

 

13. beliefs

 

14. chiefs

 

15. proofs     

 

 



Weekly Skills
Due Date: 8/24/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Week of August 24th-28th

 

READING– 

I can use character traits to describe characters in a story.
I can explain the function of verbs.

WRITING -

I can use my writing ideas to draft a story.

 MATH 

I can add and subtract within 1,000.
I can draw bar and pictographs. I can solve word problems using graphs.
I can solve one-step word problems using adding and subtracting.