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Weekly Newsletter 10/15-10/19
Due Date: 10/12/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade



Reading Comprehension skills: Review skills- inferences, character, change, and text structure: compare and contrast, cause and effect, sequence, description/main idea, problem & solution. (see newsletter) New skills- figurative language(see newsletter)

Spelling Words: special, paragraph, shoes, change, break, clothes, strange, inside, empty, live, nine, pretty, push, gave, quickly, phone, chief, page, patch, dusty

Writing- The students will write an expository nonfiction piece by collecting information from provided articles.

Language: The students will identify and use common and proper nouns

Math- The Students will add and subtract 3 digit numbers, continue to estimate and measure liquid volume in Liters (L) and Milliliters (mL), determine whether to measure the weight of an object in Grams (g) or Kilograms (Kg), solve word problems involving all four operations with grams, kilograms, liters, and milliliters, and round numbers to the nearest ten’s and hundred’s place. IXL- BB. 14, BB.15, and P.1

Science- Motion, Matter, and Magnets


Important Dates

*October Birthdays- Jayden and Aeda’n*


 Test Dates

*10/16- Vocabulary Test

 *10/17-Reading comprehension

 *10/18- Math Assessment

 *10/19-Spelling Test

 * 10/19- Multiplication Fact Fluency Test- Students will complete 50 problems in 5 minutes. Facts on the test will include 0,1,2,3,5,6,&10




Available Mystery Guest Dates for October and November

10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16



Important Information


*If students participate in the Science Fair, 5 points will be added to the lowest test grade in reading and 5 points will be added to the lowest test grade in math during the 2nd nine weeks if their project is completed correctly.

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**Please send a note or call if your child’s transportation to/from school is changing.

**We eat Lunch at 11:55  

* No checkouts after 2:00pm

*Yearbooks are on sale for $35


Vocabulary-New words


these words will not be tested on 10/16


·          Reluctant – if you are reluctant to do something, you do not want to do it

  “Have eyes in the back of your head” – if you 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

Cluttered – if a place is cluttered, it is messy; there are things scattered here, there, and everywhere

  Handy – useful or easy to use

Whoosh – move very fast; when something whooshes, it makes a rushing or hissing sound

    “Have a change of heart” – if you have a change of heart, you change your opinion or the way you feel about something



Review Vocabulary-These words will be testes on 10/16

floppy soft and hanging down loosely

recall remember

clatter - bang together or rattle noisily

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

celebration a happy event held to honor a special occasion

retrieve –bring or get something back

unfortunate – unlucky

fortunate- lucky

immense- huge or very large
fierce- dangerous or violent
fiercest- most dangerous or violent
magnificent- admired because of its beauty
ungrateful- not thankful

doubtful – uncertain or unsure

nifty- very good, clever, or useful

ghastly- horrible

dazzle- amaze or impress

quiver- tremble or shake

command- order someone to do something

particularly – especially or mainly

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

reunite- come together again after being separated

cross- annoyed and angry

savory- pleasant to smell or taste

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