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Weekly Skills for December 10-14, 2018
Due Date: 12/9/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Welcome to Mrs. Scarberry's Class

 Homework packets were assigned on Friday and are due on Thursday of this week.

*No lunch visitors this week due to a cafeteria audit.

3rd Grade Christmas Party will be from 1-1:45 on Tuesday, December  18th. Students will play games, enjoy a treat, and receive their "Secret Santa" bags. Parents are welcome.

This Friday, December 14th is the last day to order your Tiger Times yearbook. These would make wonderful Christmas gifts! 

Weekly Skills for December 10-14, 2018

 Reading: nonfiction text structures, wondering & questioning to understand a story, figurative language, and text features   

**Students will continue to see figurative language on comprehension tests. They need to study and become familiar with the definitions and be able to identify examples in passages. A chart to study was sent home in binders. If your child does not have one, he/she did not follow directions.

Language: identify subjects and predicates in sentences

Spelling: No spelling this week.

Vocabulary-Week 20

**Quiz over Weeks 17-20 words will be given on Wednesday, 12/12.

graceful-moving in a smooth and beautiful way

spectacular-amazing to look at

original-completely new and different; not like anything else

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

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

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

 

Writing: Students will write an expository nonfiction piece by collecting information from provided articles. Writing on "Fossil Fuels" will be completed this week. This is the last writing grade for the 2nd Nine Weeks.

 

Math: Students will explore area using different strategies such as tiling. Students will also use the distributive property to find the area of a figure. Memorize the formula: length X width = area. Find area or regular and irregular shapes. IXL- FF.6  FF.7  FF.8  FF.9  FF.10 and FF.14

Assessment #3 will be given on Thursday, 12/13. This is the last grade for the 2nd 9 Weeks.

**No Timed Multiplication Test will be given this week on Thursday. Multiplication tests for the 3rd Nine Weeks will consist of 75 problems and will be completed in 5 minutes. 4's and 8's will be added. Tests will no longer have 0's, 1's, or 10's.

MULTIPLICATION FACTS WERE ASSIGNED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR. THESE TESTS ARE AVERAGED AS AN ASSESSMENT GRADE AT THE END OF EACH NINE WEEK PERIOD. PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL CHRISTMAS TO BEGIN DRILLING FACTS.