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Week of May 7-11, 2018
Due Date: 5/11/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

·         5/11 – Lights Out in the Library

·         5/14 – MKAS Retest

·         5/16 – 1st Grade Tours HHES

·         5/18 – Awards’ Day - 12:00-12:30

                     Color Run – 12:45-1:45

·         5/22 – 60% Day

·         5/23 – 60% Day

Test Dates

·         5/9 – 2-Step Word Problems Assessment

·         5/10 – Comprehension Test

·         NO FACT FLUENCY TEST

·         NO SPELLING TEST



Week of May 1-4, 2018
Due Date: 5/4/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

·         5/18 – Awards’ Day - 12:00-12:30

                     Color Run – 12:45-1:45

 

Test Dates

·         5/3 – Proofreading/Editing Quiz

·         5/4 – Vocabulary Test

·         5/4 – Math Review Assessment #2

·         5/4 – Spelling Test Lesson 30/Last One!

·         NO FACT FLUENCY TEST

 

Spelling

 

joy, ponies, hour, woman, real, meant, cried, simple, boys’, often, trouble, speed, December, south, heavy, please, become, leave, suppose, energy

 

Vocabulary

 

·         diligent – hard-working. When you are diligent, you work steadily or carefully on something because it is important to you.

 

·         frank – When you are frank, you say what you think, openly and honestly

 

·         self-confident – sure of yourself. If you are self-confident, you are confident or sure you can do something.

 

·         headstrong – determined to do what you want no matter what anyone says.

 

·         overwhelmed – If you are overwhelmed by a feeling, you feel it very strongly – so strongly that you forget everything else.

 

·         contentment – feeling of satisfaction and happiness. People feel contentment when they are doing something they enjoy.

 

·         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 or attack others. Aggressive animals or people are frightening because they can be mean, dangerous, or violent.

 

·         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



April 23-27, 2018
Due Date: 4/27/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Dates:

  • 4/26 - Comprehension Test
  • 4/27 - Math Review Assessment #1
  • 4/27 - Fact Fluency Test
  • 4/27 - Spelling Test

Spelling Words

country's, tried, able, August, face, post, draw, Wednesday, fall, aunt, almost, pair, circle, author, April, January, eleven, touch, opposite, possible

Vocabulary

Diligent –hard-working; when you are diligent, you work steadily or carefully on something because it is important to you

 

 

 

Frank –when you are frank, you say what you think, openly and honestly

 

 

 

Self-confident –sure of yourself; if you are self-confident, you are confident or sure you can do something

 

 

 

Headstrong –determined to do what you want no matter what anyone says

 

 

 

Overwhelmed –if you are overwhelmed by a feeling, you feel it very strongly –so strongly that you forget everything else

 

 

 

Contentment –a feeling of satisfaction and happiness; people feel contentment when they are doing something they enjoy

 

 

 

Collaborate –work with others to make or do something

 

 

 

Aggressive –threatening or ready and eager to fight or attack others; aggressive animals or people are frightening because they can be mean, dangerous or violent

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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 –job, chore, or other particular thing you have to do

 

 

 

Unwind –relax



Week of April 16-20, 2018
Due Date: 4/20/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

April 17th – State ELA Test

April 24th – Sate Writing Test

April 30th – State Math Test

 

Test Dates

·         4/18 – Two-Dimensional Figures/Area & Perimeter Assessment

·         4/18 – Synonym/Antonym/Homophone Skill Check

·         4/20 - Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include 25 division problems.

·         4/20 – Spelling Test

 

Spelling

 

toys, woman’s, able, February, square, simple, Wednesday, title, women, middle, voice, busy, December, trouble, July, circle, touch, uncle, example, capital

 

Vocabulary

 

·         well-organized – If something is well-organized, it is planned or arranged (put together) in a neat or orderly way.

 

·         disorganized – If something is disorganized, it is not planned or arranged (put together) in a neat or orderly way. It is messy or confusing.

 

·         boast – Boast means “brag.” When people boast, they talk about themselves or something they have with too much pride or pleasure.

 

·         silky – soft and smooth like silk

 

·         brainstorm – sudden idea



Week of April 9-13, 2018
Due Date: 4/13/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

 

April 11th – Field Trip

April 17th – State ELA Test

April 24th – Sate Writing Test

April 30th – State Math Test

Test Dates

·         4/10 – Area & Perimeter Quiz

·         4/12 – Comprehension Test

·         4/13 – Vocabulary Test

·         4/13 - Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include 25 division problems.

·         4/13 – Spelling Test

 

Spelling

 

rats’, book’s, square, boy’s, women, enjoy, nothing, real, woman, oil, leave, puppies’, enough, deep, busy, above, voice, ground, figure, general

 

Vocabulary

 

 

 

·         require – need

 

·         serve – give someone food or drink

 

·         prefer – like better

 

·         vertical – positioned up and down

 

·         horizontal – positioned from side to side

 

·         tip – piece of advice or useful information­

 

·         flashy – very big, bright, or expensive

 

·         fantastic – strange, unusual, or unbelievable

 

·         diverse – different from one another

 

·         avoid – keep away from

 

·         deadly – dangerous and likely to cause death

 

·         threatened – If something is threatened, it is in danger or likely to be harmed or destroyed

 

·         adapt – change to fit new situations or conditions

 

·         depend – rely on or need someone or something for help or support

 

·         scan – examine something, or look at something carefully and closely

 

·         disrupt – disturb or interrupt something that is happening

 

·         trample – damage or crush by walking or stepping on something heavily

 

·         forbid – order someone not to do something

 

·         struggle– try very hard to do something

 

·         skill - ability to do something well

 

·         skillful – good at doing something

 

·         opportunity – chance to do something

 

·         generally – usually or almost always

 

·         decline – get smaller or worse



Week of April 3-6, 2018
Due Date: 4/6/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

April 5th – Arts at the Hills 6:00-7:30

April 6th- Honor Roll Party

April 11th – Field Trip

April 17th – State ELA Test

April 24th – Sate Writing Test

April 30th – Sate Math Test

Test Dates

  •  4/6 - Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include 25 division problems.
  •  4/6 – Spelling Test
  • 4/6 – Area & Perimeter Quiz

 

Spelling

 

wow, parties, puppy’s, hour, boy’s, nothing, bread, boys’, rough, men’s, seem, puppies’, enough, girl’s, heavy, please, about, probably, business

Vocabulary

 

 

 

·         require – need

 

·         serve – give someone food or drink

 

·         prefer – like better

 

·         vertical – positioned up and down

 

·         horizontal – positioned from side to side

 

·         tip – piece of advice or useful information­

 

·         flashy – very big, bright, or expensive

 

·         fantastic – strange, unusual, or unbelievable

 

·         diverse – different from one another

 

·         avoid – keep away from

 

·         deadly – dangerous and likely to cause death

 

·         threatened – If something is threatened, it is in danger or likely to be harmed or destroyed

 

·         adapt – change to fit new situations or conditions

 

·         depend – rely on or need someone or something for help or support

 

·         scan – examine something, or look at something carefully and closely

 

·         disrupt – disturb or interrupt something that is happening

 

·         trample – damage or crush by walking or stepping on something heavily

 

·         forbid – order someone not to do something

 

·         struggle– try very hard to do something

 

·         skill - ability to do something well

 

·         skillful – good at doing something

 

·         opportunity – chance to do something

 

·         generally – usually or almost always

 

·         decline – get smaller or worse



Week of March 26-30, 2018
Due Date: 3/28/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

March 30th – Good Friday (no school)

April 2nd – No School

April 5th – Arts at the Hills 6:00-7:30

April 11th – Field Trip

Test Dates

·         3/28 – Comprehension Test

·         3/29 - Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include 25 division problems.

·         3/29 – Spelling Test

 

Spelling

 

cries, flying, house, meant, now, ready, town, puppies, bread, hour, sense, brown, about, listen, hurrying, south, weather, sound, flour, mountains

 

Vocabulary

 

 

 

·         require – need

 

·         serve – give someone food or drink

 

·         prefer – like better

 

·         vertical – positioned up and down

 

·         horizontal – positioned from side to side

 

·         tip – piece of advice or useful information­

 

·         flashy – very big, bright, or expensive

 

·         fantastic – strange, unusual, or unbelievable

 

·         diverse – different from one another

 

·         avoid – keep away from

 

·         deadly – dangerous and likely to cause death

 

·         threatened – If something is threatened, it is in danger or likely to be harmed or destroyed

 

·         adapt – change to fit new situations or conditions

 

·         depend – rely on or need someone or something for help or support

 

·         scan – examine something, or look at something carefully and closely

 

·         disrupt – disturb or interrupt something that is happening

 

·         trample – damage or crush by walking or stepping on something heavily

 

·         forbid – order someone not to do something

 

·         struggle– try very hard to do something

 

·         skill - ability to do something well

 

·         skillful – good at doing something

 

·         opportunity – chance to do something

 

·         generally – usually or almost always

 

·         decline – get smaller or worse



Week of March 19-23, 2018
Due Date: 3/23/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

·         3/23 – Spotlight Field Trip

·         3/23 – Field Trip Forms Due

·         3/30 – Good Friday (No School)

·         4/2 – No School

Test Dates

3/23 – Spelling Test
3/23 - Shapes Quiz

3/23 – Fact fluency

This 9 weeks, our fact fluency tests will have 75 problems. There will be 50 multiplication and 25 division facts on each test. Students will still have 5 minutes to complete. ALL facts (0-10) will be tested.

Spelling

cries, flying, house, meant, now, ready, town, puppies, bread, hour, sense, brown, about, listen, hurrying, south, weather, sound, flour, mountain

Vocabulary

require – need

serve – give someone food or drink

prefer – like better

vertical – positioned up and down

horizontal – positioned from side to side

tip – piece of advice or useful information­

flashy – very big, bright, or expensive

fantastic – strange, unusual, or unbelievable

diverse – different from one another

avoid – keep away from

deadly – dangerous and likely to cause death

threatened – If something is threatened, it is in danger or likely to be harmed or destroyed

adapt – change to fit new situations or conditions

depend – rely on or need someone or something for help or support

scan – examine something, or look at something carefully and closely

disrupt – disturb or interrupt something that is happening

trample – damage or crush by walking or stepping on something heavily

forbid – order someone not to do something



Week of March 5-9, 2018
Due Date: 3/9/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

·         3/12 – 3/16 – Spring Break

·         3/23 – Spotlight Field Trip

·         3/23 – Field Trip Forms Due

·         3/30 – Good Friday (No School)

Test Dates      

  •  3/7 - Comprehension Test
  • 3/8 - Measurement and Line Plot Assessment
  • 3/9 – Punctuating Dialogue and Addresses Skill Check
  • 03/09 –Fact Fluency (This nine weeks the students will have to complete 75 problems in 5 minutes. The facts tested will be 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10’s.)
  • 03/09 – Spelling Test 

Spelling Words

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



Week of February 26-March 2, 2018
Due Date: 2/28/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

March 1st – Spring Pictures

March 5th - We will eat lunch at 11:00 a.m.

March 12th-March 16th – Spring Break

Test Dates

3/2 - Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include multiplications facts for 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10,

3/2 – Spelling Test Lesson 23

3/2 – Vocabulary Test

 

Spelling

 

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

 

Vocabulary

 

·         unexpected – not expected. If something is unexpected it is surprising. You did not expect, or think, that it would happen.

 

·         abandon – leave and not return

 

·         industrious – hardworking

 

·         comfy – comfortable

 

·         successful – If you are successful, you do what you set out to do or do something well.

 

·         unsuccessful – not successful. If you are unsuccessful, you do not accomplish what you set out to do.

 

·         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. If something is plain, it is simple, not fancy. Plain also means a “large area of flat land.

 

·         differ – is different

 

·         refreshing – If something is refreshing, it makes you feel fresh (lively or not tired) and strong again.

 

·         secure – safe and protected

 

·         durable – If something is durable, it is tough. It can last a long time even if it is used a lot.

 

·         texture – how a material feels – for example: rough or smooth

 

·         hazardous – dangerous

 

·         convenient – If something is convenient, it is useful because it makes our 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. If something is original, it is not like anything else.

 

·         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.



Week of February 19-23, 2018
Due Date: 2/23/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

    ELA:

Comprehension Focus-

·         The students will use questioning/wondering to make sense of an expository text.

·         They will use schema (background knowledge) to articulate what they think they know about the topic of an expository text prior to reading.

·         The students will identify what they learn from an expository text.

·         They will also read independently.

 

Vocabulary Focus-

·         The students will learn and use six words from last week’s article, Origami: The Art of Japanese Paper Folding.

·         The students will review the suffix -ful.

·         They will also review using context to determine word meanings.

·         Students will build their speaking and listening skills.

Grammar Focus-

·         The students will determine where commas should be placed in addresses and dialogue.

 

Writing Focus-

We are exploring opinion and more informational writing. We are doing writing together as much as possible in order to ensure the students success on the end of the year writing assessment.

Spelling Words

New Words:

light, fry, night, white, quite, fine, sight, sky, key, money, English, carry, already, beside, practice minute

Review Words:

book, stood, foot, woods, fire, thirteen, heated, street, guess, guard, guide, early, describe, difficult, develop, result

Vocabulary

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

MATH:

·         Measure objects to the nearest whole, half, and quarter inch.

·         The students will interpret and create line plots using measurement. (See back for explanation)

·         Solve two-step word problems using the four operations (+,-,x, division)

 

IXL Skills:

Review Skills: BB. 3

New Skills: U.8 & U.9



Week of February 12-16, 2018
Due Date: 2/16/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

2/14 – Valentine’s Day! We WILL exchange valentines and have a treat at the end of the day! We have (11 girls: Ruby, Brianna, Katelyn, Haley, Kaylea, Sage, Klaeree, Carli, Atiyah, Mia Faith, Lauren) and (14 boys: Myles, Alex, Holden, Legan, Witt, Jakavion, Blake, Joseph, Aiden, Baker, Gavin, Rylan, Coy, Hayden)

Test Dates

 

2/14 – Equivalence and Comparisons of Fractions Assessment

2/15 – Comprehension Test

2/16 – Spelling Test Lesson 21

2/16 – Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include multiplications facts for 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10,

 

Spelling

 

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

 

Vocabulary

 

·         unexpected – not expected. If something is unexpected it is surprising. You did not expect, or think, that it would happen.

 

·         abandon – leave and not return

 

·         industrious – hardworking

 

·         comfy – comfortable

 

·         successful – If you are successful, you do what you set out to do or do something well.

 

·         unsuccessful – not successful. If you are unsuccessful, you do not accomplish what you set out to do.

 

·         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. If something is plain, it is simple, not fancy. Plain also means a “large area of flat land.

 

·         differ – is different

 

·         refreshing – If something is refreshing, it makes you feel fresh (lively or not tired) and strong again.

 

·         secure – safe and protected

 

·         durable – If something is durable, it is tough. It can last a long time even if it is used a lot.

 

·         texture – how a material feels – for example: rough or smooth

 

·         hazardous – dangerous

 

·         convenient – If something is convenient, it is useful because it makes our lives easier or more comfortable.

 

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



Week of February 5-9, 2018
Due Date: 2/9/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

2/14 – Valentine’s Day! We will exchange valentines and have a treat!

 

Test Dates

2/7 – Equivalent Fractions Quiz

2/9 – Spelling Test Lesson 19

2/9 – Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include multiplications facts for 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10,

 

Spelling

 

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

 

Vocabulary

 

·         unexpected – not expected. If something is unexpected it is surprising. You did not expect, or think, that it would happen.

 

·         abandon – leave and not return

 

·         industrious – hardworking

 

·         comfy – comfortable

 

·         successful – If you are successful, you do what you set out to do or do something well.

 

·         unsuccessful – not successful. If you are unsuccessful, you do not accomplish what you set out to do.

 

·         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. If something is plain, it is simple, not fancy. Plain also means a “large area of flat land.

 

·         differ – is different

 

·         refreshing – If something is refreshing, it makes you feel fresh (lively or not tired) and strong again.



Week of January 29-February 2, 2018
Due Date: 2/2/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

1/30 – PTA Meeting 6:00

2/2 – Candygram orders are due

2/14 – Valentine’s Day! We will exchange valentines and have a treat!

Test Dates

1/30 – Understanding Fractions Assessment

1/31 – Comprehension Test

2/1 – Punctuating Titles Skill Check

2/2 – Spelling Test Lesson 18

2/2 – Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include multiplications facts for 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10,

 

Spelling

 

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

 

Vocabulary

 

·         unexpected – not expected. If something is unexpected it is surprising. You did not expect, or think, that it would happen.

 

·         abandon – leave and not return

 

·         industrious – hardworking

 

·         comfy – comfortable

 

·         successful – If you are successful, you do what you set out to do or do something well.

 

·         unsuccessful – not successful. If you are unsuccessful, you do not accomplish what you set out to do.

 

·         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. If something is plain, it is simple, not fancy. Plain also means a “large area of flat land.

 

·         differ – is different

 

·         refreshing – If something is refreshing, it makes you feel fresh (lively or not tired) and strong again.



Week of January 22-26, 2018
Due Date: 1/25/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

1/25 – Class Pictures

1/30 – PTA Meeting 6:00

2/2 – Candygram orders are due

2/14 – Valentine’s Day! We will exchange valentines and have a treat!

 

Test Dates

1/24 – Basic Fractions Skills Practice

1/26 – Spelling Test Lesson 18

1/26 – Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include multiplications facts for 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10

 

Spelling

 

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

 

Vocabulary

 

·         unexpected – not expected. If something is unexpected it is surprising. You did not expect, or think, that it would happen.

 

·         abandon – leave and not return

 

·         industrious – hardworking

 

·         comfy – comfortable

 

·         successful – If you are successful, you do what you set out to do or do something well.

 

·         unsuccessful – not successful. If you are unsuccessful, you do not accomplish what you set out to do.



Week of January 8-12, 2018
Due Date: 1/12/2018
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

 

1/9 - Science Fair Projects due by 6:00 p.m.

1/10 – Science Fair

Test Dates

1/11 – Vocabulary

1/12 – Spelling Test Lesson 17

1/12 – Fact Fluency Test (Students will be given 5 minutes to complete 75 problems. This will include multiplications facts for 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10.

Spelling

gray, army, grow, truth, November, Monday, low, Thursday, due, boat, board, throat, toe, note, snow, along, over, straight, machine, below

Vocabulary

·         slog – walk slowly and heavily, as if you are walking through deep snow or mud

·         commence – begin or start

·         flabbergasted – very surprised, or shocked or astonished

·         permissible – allowed or permitted. If something is permissible, you can do it.

·         Impermissible – not allowed or permitted. If something is impermissible, you may not do it.

·         adventuresome – If you are feeling adventuresome, you are feeling bold and ready for an adventure.

·         coax – persuade someone to do something by talking to the person gently and kindly

·         snug – comfortable, warm, and cozy

·         advise – tell someone what you think he or she should do

·         delirious – very happy and excited

·         fret – worry or get upset about something

·         cherish – care for something deeply

·         flimsy – thin and weak. If something is flimsy, it is not sturdy or strong.

·         long – want something very much. Long also means “more than the average length, or not short.”

·         gruff – unpleasant or rude. If someone is gruff, he or she may seem unfriendly or mean.

·         persist - keep doing something, even though it is difficult. If you persist, you refuse to give up.

·         strain – pull or push hard

·         adjust – move or change something slightly to improve it or make it fit more comfortable

·         lively – active. Someone who is lively is energetic and full of life.

·         memorable – worth remembering. Something that is memorable is not easy to forget.

·         Throw yourself into something – do something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.

·         intense – very great or strong.

·         exhilarated – very happy and excited.

·         astounding – amazing or very surprising.



Week of December 11-15, 2017
Due Date: 12/11/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

·         12/15 – Christmas Party 1:00 – 1:45

·         12/18-01/03 – Christmas Break

Students return on January 4th

Test Dates

12/12 – Skill Check – Addition and Subtraction Two Step Word Problems (postponed)

12/13 - Skill Check – Sentences (postponed)

12/14 - Vocabulary

12/15 – Picture Graph and Bar Graph Assessment

Vocabulary

·         slog – walk slowly and heavily, as if you are walking through deep snow or mud

·         commence – begin or start

·         flabbergasted – very surprised, or shocked or astonished

·         permissible – allowed or permitted. If something is permissible, you can do it.

·         Impermissible – not allowed or permitted. If something is impermissible, you may not do it.

·         adventuresome – If you are feeling adventuresome, you are feeling bold and ready for an adventure.

·         coax – persuade someone to do something by talking to the person gently and kindly

·         snug – comfortable, warm, and cozy

·         advise – tell someone what you think he or she should do

·         delirious – very happy and excited

·         fret – worry or get upset about something

·         cherish – care for something deeply

·         flimsy – thin and weak. If something is flimsy, it is not sturdy or strong.

·         long – want something very much. Long also means “more than the average length, or not short.”

·         gruff – unpleasant or rude. If someone is gruff, he or she may seem unfriendly or mean.

·         persist - keep doing something, even though it is difficult. If you persist, you refuse to give up.

·         lively – active. Someone who is lively is energetic and full of life.

·         memorable – worth remembering. Something that is memorable is not easy to forget.

·         Throw yourself into something – do something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.

·         intense – very great or strong.

·         exhilarated – very happy and excited.

·         astounding – amazing or very surprising.



Week of December 4-8, 2017
Due Date: 12/8/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

·         12/5 - Holiday at the Hills 6:00-8:00

·         12/8 – Book Fair (during activity)

·         12/15 – Christmas Party 1:00 – 1:45

·         12/18-01/03 – Christmas Break-Students return on January 4th


Test Dates

12/8 – Skill Check – Addition and Subtraction Two Step Word Problems

12/8 - Skill Check - Sentences

12/8 - Fact Fluency Test (Study multiplication facts 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s and 10’s!) 50 problems in 5 minutes!

Spelling

No Spelling This Week!

Vocabulary

·         slog – walk slowly and heavily, as if you are walking through deep snow or mud

·         commence – begin or start

·         flabbergasted – very surprised, or shocked or astonished

·         permissible – allowed or permitted. If something is permissible, you can do it.

·         Impermissible – not allowed or permitted. If something is impermissible, you may not do it.

·         adventuresome – If you are feeling adventuresome, you are feeling bold and ready for an adventure.

·         coax – persuade someone to do something by talking to the person gently and kindly

·         snug – comfortable, warm, and cozy

·         advise – tell someone what you think he or she should do

·         delirious – very happy and excited

·         fret – worry or get upset about something

·         cherish – care for something deeply

·         flimsy – thin and weak. If something is flimsy, it is not sturdy or strong.

·         long – want something very much. Long also means “more than the average length, or not short.”

·         gruff – unpleasant or rude. If someone is gruff, he or she may seem unfriendly or mean.

·         persist - keep doing something, even though it is difficult. If you persist, you refuse to give up.



Week of November 13-17, 2017
Due Date: 11/17/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

11/16 – Dress Rehearsal in the morning.

Music Program at 6:00 p.m.

11/17 – Field Trip

11/20 – 11/26 Thanksgiving Break

 

Test Dates

11/15 – Area Skill Check

11/16 – Spelling Test

11/16 - Fact Fluency Test (Study multiplication facts 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s and 10’s!) 50 problems in 5 minutes!

 

 

Spelling

 

changing, bridges, March, store, climb, third, wear, large, fourteen, horse, forty, prove, October, worst, before, first, fourth, north, information, dollar

 

Vocabulary

 

 

·         slog – walk slowly and heavily, as if you are walking through deep snow or mud

 

·         commence – begin or start

 

·         flabbergasted – very surprised, or shocked or astonished

 

·         permissible – allowed or permitted. If something is permissible, you can do it.

 

·         Impermissible – not allowed or permitted. If something is impermissible, you may not do it.

 

·         adventuresome – If you are feeling adventuresome, you are feeling bold and ready for an adventure.



Week of November 6-10, 2017
Due Date: 11/10/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

11/8 -   Field Trip Money Due

11/16 – Music Program at 6:00 p.m.

11/17 – Field Trip

11/18 – 11/26 Thanksgiving Break

Test Dates

11/7 – Adverbs Skill Check

Comprehension Test

11/8 – Math Assessment – Solving Problems with Time, Volume, and Mass Measurement

11/9 – Vocabulary Test

11/10 – Spelling Test

11/10 - Fact Fluency Test (Study multiplication facts 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s and 10’s!) 50 problems in 5 minutes!

**These test dates are subject to change. I will send out a remind if I need to change a date.

 

Spelling

 

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

 

Vocabulary

 

·         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.

 

·         obstinate – stubborn

 

·         immature – childish or silly

 

·         mature – grown up or adult like

 

·         fantasize - think about or imagine something that is pleasant or exciting but unlikely to happen in real life

 

·         barricade – block the way by putting up barriers or obstacles

 

·         reconsider – think again about a decision

 

·         belongings – things someone owns, or things that belong to someone

 

·         faint – not clear or strong. If something is faint, it is difficult to hear, see, or smell. Faint also means “become dizzy and lose consciousness.”

 

·         cling – hold on to someone or something very tightly

 

·         roam – wander or move about without any particular purpose or place to go

 

·         sorrowful – full of sorrow or very sad

 

·         shuffle – slide the feet along the ground or floor while walking. When people shuffle, they barely lift their feet. It also means to mix playing cards to change their order.

 

·         swarm – a large group of people or insects that gather or move together

 

·         urgent – “very important.” If something is urgent, it needs to be taken care of immediately.

 

·         motion - tell someone something through a movement of the hand, head, or other part of the body

 

·         prowl – move quietly or secretly, trying not to be seen or heard

 

·         blow your top – get very angry.

 

 



October 23-27, 2017
Due Date: 10/27/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

·         10/25 – Wear Orange

·         10/31 – Book Character Parade (More information will be coming home about this day.)

·         11/16 – Music Program at 6:00

·         11/17 – Field Trip

·         11/20-11/24 – Thanksgiving Break

Test Dates

  • 10/24 - Comprehension Test
  • 10/26 - Elapsed Time Quiz
  • 10/27 – Fact Fluency Test – Students will complete 50 problems in 5 minutes. Facts on this test will include: 0,1,2,3,5,6, and 10.
  • 10/27 - Spelling Test

Continue studying your 3’s and 6’s!! This 9 weeks they will be included on your fact fluency test!! Students will also have to complete 50 problems in 5 minutes!

**These test dates are subject to change!

 

Spelling

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

 

Vocabulary

 

 

 

·         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.

 

·         handy – useful or easy to use

 

·         whoosh – move very fast

 

·         have a change of heart – If you have a change of heart, you change your opinion or the way you feel about something.

 

·         obstinate – stubborn

 

·         immature – childish or silly

 

·         mature – grown up or adult

 

·         fantasize – think about or imagine something that is pleasant or exciting but unlikely to happen in real life

 

·         barricade – block the way by putting up barriers or obstacles

 

·         reconsider – think again about a decision

 

·         belongings – things someone owns, or things that belong to someone

 

·         faint – not clear or strong or to become dizzy

 

and lose consciousness

 

·         cling - hold on to someone or something very tightly

 

·         roam- wander or move about without any particular purpose or place to go

 

·         joyful – full of joy or very happy

 

·         sorrowful – full of sorrow or very sad



Week of October 16-20, 2017
Due Date: 10/20/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Important Dates

·         10/16-10/20 – Spirit Week

Monday – Dress like a Movie Character

Tuesday – Dress like a Tacky Tourist

Wednesday – Dress in the color of your hallway

Thursday – Favorite Team

Friday – Show your Tiger Spirit

Test Dates

 

·         10/19 – Telling Time Quiz

·         10/19 - Adjective Quiz

·         10/20 – Spelling Test

·         10/20 – Fact Fluency Test – Students will complete 50 problems in 5 minutes. Facts on this test will include: 0,1,2,3,5,6, and 10.

Spelling

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

Vocabulary

 

·         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.

 

·         handy – useful or easy to use

 

·         whoosh – move very fast

 

·         have a change of heart – If you have a change of heart, you change your opinion or the way you feel about something.

 

·         obstinate – stubborn

 

·         immature – childish or silly

 

·         mature – grown up or adult

 

·         fantasize – think about or imagine something that is pleasant or exciting but unlikely to happen in real life

 

·         barricade – block the way by putting up barriers or obstacles

 

·         reconsider – think again about a decision



Week of October 9-13, 2017
Due Date: 10/13/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Tests Friday:

Spelling Test Week 10

Fact Fluency Test:  50 problems including 0's, 1's, 2's, 3's, 5's, 6's, & 10's!

Vocabulary Test

 

Spelling Words:  lifting, benches, sixty, cent, phone, sign, city, pretty, fancy, chance, change, strong, since, thin, shoes, pencil, rocks, few, centuy, science

 



Week of October 2-6, 2017
Due Date: 10/6/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Dates

·         10/4 – Comprehension Test
·         10/4 – Math Assessment – Word Problems
·         10/5 – Vocabulary Test
·         10/6 – Spelling Test & Fact Fluency Test (Study multiplication facts 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s!) 25 problems in 5 minutes

Spelling

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

 

Vocabulary

·         floppy – soft and hanging down loosely

·         recall – remember

·         clatter – when things clatter, they 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 most violent

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

·         ungrateful – not thankful or not grateful

·         doubtful – uncertain or unsure

·         nifty – very good, clever, or useful

·         ghastly – horrible

·         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 something that you did not understand before



Week of September 25-29, 2017
Due Date: 9/29/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Dates

 

·         9/28 – Comprehension Test

·         9/29 – Spelling Test

·         9/29 – 3rd Fact Fluency Test (Study multiplication facts 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s!) 25 problems in 5 minutes!

·         10/4 – Math Assessment – Word Problems

Spelling

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

Vocabulary

·         floppy – soft and hanging down loosely

·         recall – remember

·         clatter – When things clatter, they 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 most violent

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

·         ungrateful – not thankful or not grateful

·         doubtful – uncertain or unsure

·         nifty – very good, clever, or useful

·         ghastly - horrible



Week of September 18-22, 2017
Due Date: 9/22/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Schedule:

9/20:  Nouns and Pronouns Test

9/21:  Comprehension Test

9/22:  Fact Fluency Test & Spelling Test

 

 

Spelling

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

 

Vocabulary

 

floppy – soft and hanging down loosely

recall – remember

clatter – bang together or rattle noisily

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

celebration – happy event held to honor a special occasion

retrieve – bring or get something back

unfortunate – unlucky

fortunate – lucky

immense – huge or very large

fierce/fiercest – dangerous or violent

magnificent - great beauty or size

ungrateful – not thankful or not grateful

 

 



Week of September 11-15, 2017
Due Date: 9/15/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Dates

 

  • ·         9/15 – Spelling Test
  • ·         9/15 – Comprehension Test
  • ·         9/15 – Fact Fluency Test (Study multiplication facts 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s!) 25 problems in 5 minutes!

 

Spelling

 click, plums, facts, glasses, mind, sand, kings, cold, bought, add, wind, spent, kept, song, month, father, length, hundred, travel

 

Vocabulary

 

  • ·         floppy – soft and hanging down loosely
  •  
  • ·         recall – remember
  •  
  • ·         clatter – When things clatter, they 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

 



Week of September 5th-8th
Due Date: 9/8/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Spelling

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

Vocabulary

·         whiz – move very fast

·         squirm – wiggle or twist your body from side to side

·         rap – tap or hit something sharply and quickly

·         snap – speak sharply or angrily

·         likely – probably will happen or probably is true

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

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

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

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

·         devastate – destroy or badly damage

·         ruckus – noisy confusion or excitement

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

·         swerve – change directions quickly, usually to avoid something

·         flick – move, or make something move, with a quick, sudden motion

·         speedy – fast

·         utter – say something or make some sort of sound

·         whoop – shout from excitement

·         plop – sit down heavily or put something down heavily

Test Dates

 

·         9/6 – Addition and Subtraction Assessment

·         9/8 – Spelling Test

·         9/8 – Vocabulary Test

·         9/8 – 1st Fact Fluency Test (Study multiplication facts 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s!) 25 problems in 5 minutes!

 

**These test dates are subject to change. I will send out a remind if I need to change a date.



Week of August 28-September 1, 2017
Due Date: 9/1/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Spelling Week 4

Reading Comprehension:  Where Do Bugs Go in the Winter?

Math:  Greta's Garden Addition and Subtraction

Test Dates:

· 8/31 – Math Skill Check

· 9/1 – Spelling Test

· 9/1 – Comprehension Test **These test dates are subject to change. I will send out a remind if I need to change a date.

Spelling:

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

Vocabulary:

· whiz – move very fast

· squirm – wiggle or twist your body from side to side

· rap – tap or hit something sharply and quickly

· snap – speak sharply or angrily

· likely – probably will happen or probably is true

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

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

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

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

· devastate – destroy or badly damage

· ruckus – noisy confusion or excitement

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

· swerve – change directions quickly, usually to avoid something

· flick – move, or make something move, with a quick, sudden motion

· speedy – fast

· utter – say something or make some sort of sound

· whoop – shout from excitement

· plop – sit down heavily or put something down heavily



Week of May 8-12, 2017
Due Date: 5/9/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

·         Review of third grade skills

English:

·         Review of third grade skills

Writing:

·         Publish Opinion Writing

 

 

 

Math:

·         Review of third grade skills

 

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Math Review Assessment #2 (Study Math Journal)

 



Week of May 1-5, 2017
Due Date: 5/5/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

·         Students will review different types of figurative language.

English:

·         The students will be learning how to write commas in addresses.

·         The students will be learning how to write book titles correctly.

·         The students will be learning how to correctly use contractions in their writing.

Writing:

·         Students reflect on what they have learned about opinion writing.

·         Students read three articles about the topic and take notes on two of them.

·         Students answer research questions about the topic, and plan and write opinion essays.

·         Students revise and proofread their writing.

 

 

 

 

Math:

·         Students will review all third grade skills

 

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Math Review Assessment (Study Math Journal)

Wednesday: Comprehension Test (Figurative Language)

Thursday:   STATE WRITING TEST

Friday: Spelling Test (See Week 30 A, B, & C Homework)

Fact Fluency Test (75 multiplication & 25 division)

Vocabulary Test (See Study Guide)

Grammar Skill Check (Study pages 76-90, 100-102)

 



Week of April 10-14, 2017
Due Date: 4/14/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

·         Students visualize to understand and enjoy stories.

·         Students think about themes in stories.

·         Students make text-to-text and text-to-self connections.

·         Students read independently.

 

English:

·         Commas in Addresses

·         Commas and Quotation Marks in Dialogue

Writing:

·         Opinion Writing

 

Math:

·         Solve two-step word problems using all 4 operations.

·         Review for MAP test

Homework

Reading – Read 20 minutes each night

Math: Study all multiplication and division facts.

 

*Extra practice will be given as needed.

Test Schedule

Thursday:

·         Two-Step Word Problem Assessment

·         Fact Fluency Test (50 multiplication problems and 25 division problems in 5 minutes)

 

 

 

 



Week of April 3-7, 2017
Due Date: 4/7/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

·         Students will visualize to understand and enjoy stories.

·         Students think about themes in stories.

·         Students make text-to-text and text-to-self connections

·         Students will also review different types of figurative language

English:

·         The students will learn to write commas in addresses.

·         The students will be learing how to write book titles correctly.

·         The Students will learn how to correctly use contractions in their writing.

Writing:

·         Case 21 Writing Test – Tomorrow

·         Persuasive Writing

 

 

 

 

Math:

·         Solve two-step word problems using all 4 operations.

Homework

Reading – Read 20 minutes each night

Math: Study all multiplication facts.

 

*Extra practice will be given as needed.

Test Schedule

Friday:

·         Comprehension Test

·         Fact Fluency Test (50 multiplication problems and 25 division problems in 5 minutes)

 

 

No spelling this week!



Week of March 27-31, 2017
Due Date: 3/29/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students identify what they learn from expository nonfiction texts.

Students determine important ideas in expository nonfiction texts.

Students make inferences to understand expository nonfiction texts.

Students make tex-to-self connections.

Students read independently.

Grammar:

Contractions

Writing:

Opinion Writing

Math:

Two-Step word problems (All Operations)

Test Schedule:

Thursday:  Spelling and Fact Fluency Test

 

 



Week of March 20-24, 2017
Due Date: 3/20/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

·         Students determine important ideas in expository nonfiction articles.

·         Students identify what they learn from expository nonfiction articles.

·         Students compare and contrast two opinion articles on the same topic.

·         Students distinguish their own opinions from those of the authors of two opinion articles.

·         Students read independently.

English: Writing Book Titles

Writing: Opinion Writing

Math:

·         Identify regular polygons

·         find perimeter of polygons with/without missing measurements

·         create rectangles with different area and perimeters

Homework:

Spelling: Study

Reading – Read 20 minutes each night.

Math: Study all multiplication facts.

Tests:

Thursday: Comprehension Test

Friday: Spelling

Fact Fluency (All multiplication facts and some division facts)

Two-Dimensional Shapes & Problem Solving with Area & Perimeter

 

 

 

Spelling Words

cries, flying, house, meant, now, ready, town, puppies, bread, hour, sense, brown, about, listen, hurrying, south, weather, sound, flour, mountains

 



Week of March 6-10, 2017
Due Date: 3/10/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Schedule

Tuesday:  Case 21 ELA

Wednesday: Case 21 MATH

No Spelling Test or Fact Fluency Test This Week!

 



Week of February 27-March 3, 2017
Due Date: 3/3/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

·         Students use text features to better understand functional texts.

·         Students identify what they learn from functional texts.

·         Students read independently.

 

English: Adjectives-Adverbs

Writing: Expository/Nonfiction Performance Task

Math: Review

Homework

Spelling: Study

Reading – Read 20 minutes each night

English – Study pages 55-69 & 98/99 of Skill Practice Workbook

Vocabulary – Study (see study guide)

Math: Study all multiplication facts.  

 

Test Schedule

Tuesday: Vocabulary Test

Thursday: Adjective & Adverb Test

Friday: Comprehension Test

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

Words can be found on Week 24-A, B, and C Homework Sheets



Week of February 12-17, 2017
Due Date: 2/17/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

·         Students use text features to better understand expository nonfiction articles.

·         Students identify what they learn from expository nonfiction articles.

·         Students read independently.

 

English: Adjectives-Adverbs

Writing: Expository/Nonfiction

Math: Measuring to the nearest quarter inch and interpreting data from line plots

Homework

Spelling: Study

Reading – Read 20 minutes each night

Vocabulary – Study

Math: Study all multiplication facts. 4’s and 8’s will be included and there will be 75 problems on the fact fluency tests.

 

 

Test Schedule

Friday: Check My Progress – Measuring Length and Generating Line Plots

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

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



Week of January 30-February 3, 2017
Due Date: 2/3/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

·         Students use text features to better  understand an expository nonfiction book.
·         Students identify what they learn from the book.
·         Students make text-to-self connections.
·         Students read independently.

 

English: Adverbs-Comparative and Superlative Adverbs

Writing: Expository/Nonfiction

Math: Equivalent Fractions/Comparing Fractions on a Number Line

 

Homework

Spelling: Study

Reading – Read 20 minutes each night

Math: Study all multiplication facts. 4’s and 8’s will be included and there will be 75 problems on the fact fluency tests.

 

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Check My Progress-Equivalent and Comparing Fractions

Friday: Assessment-Equivalent Fractions and Comparing Fractions

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

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



Week of January 23-27, 2017
Due Date: 1/27/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

Students identify what they learn from a narrative nonfiction book.

Students use wondering/questioning to make sense of nonfiction.

Students read independently.

English: Adverbs

Writing: Narrative Writing Performance Task

Math: Equivalent Fractions/Comparing Fractions on a Number Line

 

Homework

Spelling: Study

Reading – Read 20 minutes each night

Math: Study all multiplication facts. 4’s and 8’s will be included and there will be 75 problems on the fact fluency tests.

 

 

Test Schedule

Friday: Fact Fluency Test

Vocabulary Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

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



Week of January 9-13, 2017
Due Date: 1/13/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

Students identify what they learn from a narrative nonfiction book.

Students use wondering/questioning to make sense of nonfiction.

Students read independently.

English: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Writing: Narrative Writing Performance Task

Math: Fractions

Partitioning shapes into equal fractions

Fractions on a Number Line

Homework

Spelling: Study

Reading – Read 20 minutes each night

Math: Study all multiplication facts. 4’s and 8’s will be included and there will be 75 problems on the fact fluency tests.

 

 

Test Schedule

Tuesday: Make-Up Spelling Test

Friday: Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

gray, army, grow, truth, November, Monday, low, Thursday, due, boat, board, throat, toe, note, snow, along, over, straight, machine, below

 

Vocabulary Words

flimsy – think and weak

long – want something very much

gruff – unpleasant or rude

persist – keep doing something, even though it is difficult

strain – pull or push hard

adjust – move or change something slightly to improve it or make it fit more comfortably



Week of January 9-13, 2017
Due Date: 1/13/2017
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:

Students identify what they learn from a narrative nonfiction book.

Students use wondering/questioning to make sense of nonfiction.

Students read independently.

English: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Writing: Narrative Writing Performance Task

Math: Fractions

Partitioning shapes into equal fractions

Fractions on a Number Line

Homework

Spelling: Study

Reading – Read 20 minutes each night

Math: Study all multiplication facts. 4’s and 8’s will be included and there will be 75 problems on the fact fluency tests.

 

 

Test Schedule

Tuesday: Make-Up Spelling Test

Friday: Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

gray, army, grow, truth, November, Monday, low, Thursday, due, boat, board, throat, toe, note, snow, along, over, straight, machine, below

 

Vocabulary Words

flimsy – think and weak

long – want something very much

gruff – unpleasant or rude

persist – keep doing something, even though it is difficult

strain – pull or push hard

adjust – move or change something slightly to improve it or make it fit more comfortably



Week of December 5-9, 2016
Due Date: 12/6/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students use wondering/questioning to understand a story.

Students think about whether their questions are answered in a story.

Students make inferences about the main character in a story.

Students read independently.

Language:

Regular and Irregular Past-tense Verbs, Subject-Verb Agreement

Vocabulary:

New words: slog, commence, flabbergasted, permissible, impermissible, adventuresome

Review words: cling, joyful, motion, swarm, urgent

                                                                                                                                                                                            

  Math:

Bar Graphs & Picture Graphs

Tests:

Spelling – 12/8/16

ELA – Verb Skill Check 12/8/16

Math Two Step Word Problems Assessment 12/7/16

Fact Fluency Test 12/8/16



Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2016
Due Date: 12/2/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students use wondering/questioning to understand a story.

Students think about whether their questions are answered in a story.

Students make inferences about the main character in a story.

Students read independently.

Language:

Simple Verb Tenses, Regular and Irregular Past-tense Verbs, Subject-Verb Agreement

Vocabulary:

New words: belongings, faint, cling, roam, joyful, sorrowful

Review words: obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, dazzle, disaster, have a change of heart, realize, reunite

Writing:

Students will hear and discuss fiction.

Students informally explore elements of fiction.

Students generate and quick-write ideas for fiction.

Students draft fiction pieces.                                                                                                                                                                                           

Math:

Two Step Word Problems With Addition & Subtraction

 

Tests:

Spelling – 12/2/16

 

Reading – 12/1/16 Comprehension Test & Vocabulary Test

 

Math Two Step Word Problem Check My Progress

 

Fact Fluency Test 12/2/16

 



Week of November 14-18, 2016
Due Date: 11/18/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading:  Summber of the Shark due 11/18/16

Spelling Week 13 due 11/18/16

Tests:

Reading: Comprehension Test - 11/17/16

Math:  Area Assessment - 11/18/16

Spelling Test - 11/18/16

Fact Fluency Test - 11/18/16

 



Week of November 7-11, 2016
Due Date: 11/11/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students use wondering/questioning to understand a story.

Students make predictions about a story.

Students think about whether their questions are answered in a story.

Students make inferences about a character in a story.

Students discuss the lesson in a story.

Students read independently.

Language:

Action Verbs & Helping Verbs

Vocabulary:

There are no new words this week.

Review words: obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, dazzle, disaster, have a change of heart, realize, reunite

Writing:

Students will hear and discuss fiction.

Students informally explore elements of fiction.

Students generate and quick-write ideas for fiction.

Students draft fiction pieces.                                                                                                                                                                                            

  Math:

Explore area as an attribute of plane figures, find area of irregular figures, measure area by counting square units, understand and use the distributive property, find area using addition and multiplication.

Test Schedule:

Spelling 11/11/16

Math – Fact Fluency Test 11/11/16



Week of October 31-November 4, 2016
Due Date: 11/4/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students use wondering/questioning to understand a story.

Students think about whether their questions are answered in the story.

Students refer to the text to support their thinking.

Students read independently.

Language:

Pronouns: Review: Subject Pronouns, Object Pronouns, Possessive Pronouns, Noun-Pronoun Agreement

Verbs

Vocabulary:

There are no new words this week.

Review words: obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, dazzle, disaster, have a change of heart, realize, reunite

Writing:

Students will hear and discuss fiction.

Students informally explore elements of fiction.

Students generate and quick-write ideas for fiction.

Students draft fiction pieces.                                                                                                                                                                                            

  Math:

Students will understand Grams, Kilograms, Liters, and Milliliters as it relates to liquid volume and masses of objects.

Solve one-step word problems with all 4 operations using Grams, Kilograms, Liters, and Milliliters.

Test Schedule

 

Language Pronoun Skill Check 11/4/16.  Study pages 25-36 in Student Skill Practice Book

 

Spelling – 11/4/16 (Week 11)

 

Math Solve Problems with Time, Volume, and Mass Measurement – 11/3/16. 

 

Fact Fluency Test 11/4/16

 

Reading:

Students use wondering/questioning to understand a story.

Students think about whether their questions are answered in the story.

Students refer to the text to support their thinking.

Students read independently.

Language:

Pronouns:  Review: Subject Pronouns, Object Pronouns, Possessive Pronouns, Noun-Pronoun Agreement

Verbs

Vocabulary:

There are no new words this week.

Review words:  obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider, dazzle, disaster, have a change of heart, realize, reunite

Writing:

Students will hear and discuss fiction.

Students informally explore elements of fiction.

Students generate and quick-write ideas for fiction.

Students draft fiction pieces.                                                                                                                                                                                             

  Math:

Students will understand Grams, Kilograms, Liters, and Milliliters as it relates to liquid volume and masses of objects.

Solve one-step word problems with all 4 operations using Grams, Kilograms, Liters, and Milliliters.



Week of October 24-28, 2016
Due Date: 10/28/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

 

Students use wondering/questioning to understand a story.

 

Students think about whether their questions are answered in the story.

 

Students refer to the text to support their thinking.

 

Students read independently.

 

Language:

 

Pronouns: Noun-Pronoun Agreement; Review: Subject and Object Pronouns and Possessive Pronouns

 

Vocabulary:

 

New Words: obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider

 

Review Words: dazzle, disaster, have a change of heart, realize, reunite

 

Writing:

 

Students will hear and discuss fiction.

 

Students informally explore elements of fiction.

 

Students generate and quick-write ideas for fiction.

 

Students draft fiction pieces.                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

  Math:

 

Students will understand Grams, Kilograms, Liters, and Milliliters as it relates to liquid volume and masses of objects.

 

Solve one-step word problems with all 4 operations using Grams, Kilograms, Liters, and Milliliters.

 

Test Schedule:

Reading – Comprehension 1/28/16

Language – Pronoun Skill Check 1/27/16

Spelling – 10/28/16

Math –Fact Fluency Test 10/28/16



Week of October 17-21, 2016
Due Date: 10/19/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Vocabulary:

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 - Whoosh means "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.

Spelling Words:

dusty

patch

page

chief

phone

quickly

gave

push

pretty

nine

live

empty

inside

strange

clothes

break

change

shoes

paragraph

special

 

Test Schedule:

Friday, October 21st

Spelling Test

Fact Fluency Test

Time and Elapsed Time Test

 

 



Week of October 11-14, 2016
Due Date: 10/14/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students will make inferences to understand characters.

Students explore character change.

Students explore narrative text structure through discussions of characters and the problems they face.

Students read independently.

Language:

Pronouns: Subject and Object; Possessive

Vocabulary:

Students will use the suffix  -re to determine word meanings

Students will review synonyms and words with multiple meanings

Students will review words learned earlier.

Words: particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize

Writing:

Students will hear and discuss personal narratives.

Students will generate writing ideas from their own lives.

Students will visualize sensory details.

Students will draft personal narratives, focusing on single, interesting events or topics from their own lives.

Math:

Students will write and tell time to the nearest minute.

Students will find the elapsed time using number lines, addition, and subtraction.

 

Tests:

 

Reading – Comprehension Test 10/14/16

 

Spelling – 10/14/16

 

Vocabulary10/14/16

 

Math –Fact Fluency Test 10/14/16

 



Week of October 11-14, 2016
Due Date: 10/14/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students will make inferences to understand characters.

Students explore character change.

Students explore narrative text structure through discussions of characters and the problems they face.

Students read independently.

Language:

Pronouns: Subject and Object; Possessive

Vocabulary:

Students will use the suffix  -re to determine word meanings

Students will review synonyms and words with multiple meanings

Students will review words learned earlier.

Words: particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize

Writing:

Students will hear and discuss personal narratives.

Students will generate writing ideas from their own lives.

Students will visualize sensory details.

Students will draft personal narratives, focusing on single, interesting events or topics from their own lives.

Math:

Students will write and tell time to the nearest minute.

Students will find the elapsed time using number lines, addition, and subtraction.

 

Tests:

 

Reading – Comprehension Test 10/14/16

 

Spelling – 10/14/16

 

Vocabulary10/14/16

 

Math –Fact Fluency Test 10/14/16

 



Week of September 26-30, 2016
Due Date: 9/30/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students will make inferences to understand characters.

Students explore character change.

Students explore narrative text structure through discussions of characters and the problems they face.

Students read independently.

Language:

Nouns: Singular and Plural, Common and Proper, Possessive Nouns

Vocabulary:

Students will use the suffix –ful to determine word meanings.

Students will use the suffix –est to determine word meanings (review)

Students will recognize synonyms

Words: doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command

Writing:

Students confer with one another and the teacher.

Students learn procedures for proofreading their writing.

Students write their final versions and publish them as books.

Students present their books to the class from the Author’s Chair.

Math:

Students will use multiplication strategies to solve multiplication and division word problems

 

Reading – Comprehension Test 9/29/16

 

Spelling – 9/30/16

 

Grammar – Sentence Skill Practice 9/29/16

 

Math Fact Fluency Test 9/30/16

 

Check My Progress Multiplication & Division Word Problems 9/30/16



Week of September 19-23, 2016
Due Date: 9/23/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students will make inferences to understand characters.

Students explore character change.

Students explore narrative text structure through discussions of characters and the problems they face.

Students read independently.

Language:

Nouns: Common and Proper

Vocabulary:

Students will review prefix un- and suffix –est. Students will review antonyms, synonyms, and shades of meaning.

Words: unfortunate, fortunate, immense, fierce/fiercest, magnificent, ungrateful

Writing:

Students will reread their writing critically and revise it.

Students generate alternatives for overused words.

Students explore strong opening sentences and effective titles.

Students confer with one another and the teacher

Math:

Students will use multiplication strategies to solve multiplication and division word problems

Tests:

 

Reading – Comprehension Test 9/20/16

 

Spelling – 9/23/16

 

Grammar – Sentence Skill Practice 9/20/16

 

Math – Check My Progress/Multiplication & Division 9/20/16

 

Assessment/Multiplication & Division 9/22/16

 

Fact Fluency Test #1 9/23/16



Week of September 6-9, 2016
Due Date: 9/9/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Students visualize to make sense of a story.

Students informally use schema and make inferences as they visualize.

Students read independently.

Language:

Review: Complete Sentences, Incomplete Sentences, Compound Sentences, and Complex Sentences

Vocabulary:

Words: flutter, clutch, dodge, heartbreaking, fury, bewildered

Writing:

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.

Math:

Multiplication using different strategies (area model, equal groups, array, repeated addition, and fact families)

Properties of multiplication and arithmetic patterns

Upcoming Tests:

Reading – Comprehension Test 9/16/16

Spelling – 9/9/16

Grammar – Sentence Skill Practice 9/9/16

Vocabulary – Test 9/14/16

Math – Fact Fluency Test #1 9/9/16



Week of August 22-26, 2016
Due Date: 8/26/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Objectives

Reading:

Students visualize to make sense of text.

Students informally use schema and make inferences as they visualize.

Students informally consider a character’s point of view and distinguish it from their own.

Students read independently.

Language:

Compound Sentences

Vocabulary:

Words: bustle, volunteer, debris, devastate, ruckus, lounge

Writing:

Students hear and discuss good writing.

Students explore prewriting techniques.

Students learn about how a professional author gets ideas from her own life.

Students write freely about things that interest them.

Math:

2 & 3 digit addition with regrouping

2 & 3 digit subtraction with regrouping

Rounding whole numbers

Use a letter to represent an unknown quantity in an equation

Homework:

Study multiplication facts for 0's, 1's, 2's, 5's, 10's.

Read at least 20 minutes per night.

Tests:

 

Reading - No tests this week!

 

Grammar - No tests this week!

 

Vocabulary - No tests this week!

Spelling - No tests this week!

 

Math - Check My Progress - Friday, 8/26/16



Week of August 15-19, 2016
Due Date: 8/19/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Reading:

Two Bobbies

Students make text-to-self connections.

Students explore using illustrations to make inferences about stories.

Students discuss the lesson in a story.

Students read independently.

Language:

Incomplete Sentences

Vocabulary:

Words: whiz, squirm, rap, snap, likely, unlikely

Writing:

Students hear and discuss good writing.

Students generate ideas for writing.

Students write freely about things that interest them.

Students learn about a professional author’s writing practice.

Math:

2 & 3 digit addition with regrouping

2 & 3 digit subtraction with regrouping

Rounding whole numbers

Tests:

 

Reading - Comprehension Cold Read #1 – Friday, 8/19/16

 

Grammar - No tests this week!

 

Vocabulary - No tests this week!

 

Math - No tests this week!

 



Week of May 2-6, 2016
Due Date: 5/6/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Idioms

English: Abstract Nouns

Writing: Informational

Math: Review

Homework

Spelling: Study

Math: Study all multiplication and division facts

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Comprehension Test

Friday: Review Assessment #1

Fact Fluency Test

Skill Check: Abstract Nouns/Idioms

 

 

Spelling Words

May 13th

thank, think, friend, because, important, people, exciting, beautiful, different, complete, determine, character, father, further, probably, vacation, weather, everything, especially, favorite



Week of April 25-29, 2016
Due Date: 4/29/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Schedule

Thursday, April 28th:  Comprehension Test

Reference Materials Skill Check (Atlas, Almanac, Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia)

Friday, April 29th:  Two Step-Word Problems Math Assessment

Spelling Test

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Words

accident, believe, argument, column, calendar, definite, grateful, height, jewelry, kernel, library, February, misspell, neighbor, pastime, receive, receipt, separate, twelfth, vacuum



Week of April 11-15, 2016
Due Date: 4/15/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Point of View

English: Reference Skills

Writing: Informational

Math: 2-D Figures, Area, & Perimeter

Homework

Spelling: Study

Reading: “Do All Spiders Spin Webs?” Comprehension

ELA: Vocabulary & Glossary

Math: Area & Perimeter Skill Sheet

Study all multiplication and division facts

 

Test Schedule

Wednesday: Math Independent Skills Practice: Area & Perimeter

Thursday: Comprehension Test

Friday: 2-D Figures & Problem Solving with Area & Perimeter Assessment

Spelling Test

Fact Fluency Test

Skill Check: Reference Skills

 

 

Spelling Words

Test: April 15, 2016

 

accident, believe, argument, column, calendar, definite, grateful, height, jewelry, kernel, library, February, misspell, neighbor, pastime, receive, receipt, separate, twelfth, vacuum



Week of April 4-8 2016
Due Date: 4/8/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Idioms/Prefixes, Suffixes, & Root Words

English: Concrete Nouns/Abstract Nouns

Writing: Informational

Math: Polygons/Quadrilaterals

Homework

Spelling: Study

Reading: Ancient Greece/Greek Mythology

ELA: Suffixes –ly, -ed, and -ing

Math: Study all multiplication and division facts

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Math Independent Skills Practice: Polygons & Quadrilaterals

Prefix/Suffix/Root Word Skill Check

Friday: Comprehension Test

Fact Fluency

 

 

Spelling Words

Test: April 15, 2016

 

accident, believe, argument, column, calendar, definite, grateful, height, jewelry, kernel, library, February, misspell, neighbor, pastime, receive, receipt, separate, twelfth, vacuum



Week of March 29-April 1, 2016
Due Date: 4/1/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Idioms/Prefixes, Suffixes, & Root Words

English: Concrete Nouns/Abstract Nouns

Writing:

Math: Quadrilaterals

Homework

Spelling: Study

ELA: Prefixes Skill Sheet

Math: Quadrilaterals Skill Sheet

Study all multiplication and division facts

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Comprehension Test

Friday: Fact Fluency

Spelling Test

 

 

Spelling Words

We are only going to have four spelling tests this nine week period. The first one will be April 1st, 2016 over the following words:

 

there, their, they’re, to, two, too, here, hear, hour, our, meet, meat, pour, poor, right, write, plain, plane, your, you’re



Week of March 21-24, 2016
Due Date: 3/24/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Idioms

English: Concrete Nouns/Abstract Nouns

Writing:

Math: Quadrilaterals

Homework

Spelling: Study

ELA: Concrete Noun/Abstract Noun Skill Sheet

Math: Study all multiplication and division facts

 

Test Schedule

Tuesday: Language Arts Case 21

Wednesday: Math Case 21

 

 

 

Spelling Words

We are only going to have four spelling tests this nine week period. The first one will be April 1st, 2016 over the following words:

 

there, their, they’re, to, two, too, here, hear, hour, our, meet, meat, pour, poor, right, write, plain, plane, your, you’re



Week of March 7-11, 2016
Due Date: 3/11/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Review

English: Review

Writing: Opinion Writing

Math: Review

Homework

No Homework This Week!

 

Test Schedule

No Tests This Week!

 

 

Spelling Words

No Spelling Words This Week!



Week of February 29-March 4, 2016
Due Date: 3/4/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Main Idea and Details

English: Review Compound Sentences & Complex Sentences

Writing: Opinion Writing

Math: Measuring Length and Generating Line Plots

Homework

Reading: “Ruby Bridges” Comprehension

ELA: Prefix Practice

Math: Study all multiplication facts

 

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Math Assessment:   Measuring Length and Generating Line Plots

Friday: Spelling Test

Fact Fluency Test: Ten of the fifty problems will be division facts.

 

 

 

Spelling Words

Compound Words

seasick, baseball, keyboard, notebook, sweetheart, peppermint, snowstorm, weatherman, dishwasher, toothpaste, himself, superhero, forefather, teenager, grandchild



Week of February 16-19, 2016
Due Date: 2/19/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Text Structure & Idioms

English: Possessive Nouns, Possessive Pronouns, and Abstract Nouns

Writing: Informational Writing-President

Math: Measuring Length to the Nearest Half Inch and Quarter Inch

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” Comprehension & Language Practice

Math: Measuring Length to the Nearest Quarter Inch

Study all multiplication facts

 

 

Test Schedule

Friday: Comprehension Test

Invitation to Edit

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

already, afternoon, direction, except, because, friend, continue, forget, important, vacation, justice, pity, journey, delicate, suddenly



Week of February 8-12, 2016
Due Date: 2/12/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Text Structure

English: Possessive Nouns & Possessive Pronouns

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Measuring Length to the Nearest Half Inch and Quarter Inch

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

ELA: Possessive Nouns  

Reading: Famous Black American Research Homework

Math: Measuring Length to the Nearest Quarter Inch

Study all multiplication facts

 

 

Test Schedule

Friday: Comprehension Test

Invitation to Edit

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

theme, motel, grade, scream, greet, tight, window, below, stone, gain, flight, basic, complain, waste, focus



Week of February 1-5, 2016
Due Date: 2/5/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Text Structure

English: Dialogue

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Equivalent Fractions & Comparing Fractions

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

ELA: “Ponder This!”  

Reading: “Mount Rushmore” Comprehension Sheet

Math: Comparing Fractions Sheet

Study all multiplication facts

 

 

Test Schedule

Wednesday: Math Assessment:   Understanding Equivalent Fractions and Comparing Fractions

Friday: Comprehension Test

Invitation to Edit

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

simple, terrible, total, single, central, national, normal, signal, title, medal, multiple, festival, struggle, several, possible



Week of January 19-22, 2016
Due Date: 1/22/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Lost on Ellis Island” Comprehension Sheet

Math: Study all multiplication facts

 

 

Test Schedule

Friday: Comprehension Test

Invitation to Edit

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

prideful, patriot, America, Mississippi, Hernando, immigrant, bravery, freedom, government, city, liberty, civil, equal, Washington, pledge



Week of January 11-15, 2016
Due Date: 1/15/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Comparing Texts, Text Structure

English: Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Fractions on a Number line

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “The Island of Hope and Tears” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Prepositions

Math: Fractions on a Number line

Study all multiplication facts

 

 

Test Schedule

Tuesday: Independent Skills Practice-Fractions

Friday: Comprehension Test

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

Contractions

isn’t, let’s, won’t, they’ll, he’s, haven’t, didn’t, you’ve, it’s, they’d, hasn’t, she’d, we’ve, there’s, I’ll



Week of January 4-8, 2016
Due Date: 1/8/2016
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

Weekly Skills

Reading: Comparing Texts, Text Structure

English: Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

Writing: Informational Writing

Math:  Partitioning Fractions

Homework

Spelling:  Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading:   Comprehension Sheet

Math:  Fractions

Study all multiplication facts

 

 

Test Schedule

Friday:  Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

fourth, worth, solar, morning, important, forest, court, birth, church, leader, orphan, memory, portion, person, storm



Week of November 30-December 4, 2015
Due Date: 12/30/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

Weekly Skills

Reading: Author’s Point of View

English: Sentences:  Simple, Simple with Compound Subjects, Simple with Compound Predicates, Compound, & Complex

Writing: Informational Writing

Math:  Two Step Word Problems

 

Homework

Spelling:  Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading:   “The Perfect Bow” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Simple and Compound Sentences

Math:  Two Step Problems

Study multiplication facts:  0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

 

Test Schedule

Wednesday:  Concepts of Area Measurement

Thursday:  Comprehension Test #13

Friday:  Vocabulary Assessment 

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling Words

 

Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots

rusty, dirty, misplace, thirsty, telegraph, autograph, photograph, television, telephone, beautiful, mistreat, forgetful, dislike, disobey, dishonest

 

 

 

 

Weekly Skills

Reading: Author’s Point of View

English: Sentences:  Simple, Simple with Compound Subjects, Simple with Compound Predicates, Compound, & Complex

Writing: Informational Writing

Math:  Two Step Word Problems

 

Homework

Spelling:  Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading:   “The Perfect Bow” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Simple and Compound Sentences

Math:  Two Step Problems

Study multiplication facts:  0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

 

Test Schedule

Wednesday:  Concepts of Area Measurement

Thursday:  Comprehension Test #13

Friday:  Vocabulary Assessment 

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots

rusty, dirty, misplace, thirsty, telegraph, autograph, photograph, television, telephone, beautiful, mistreat, forgetful, dislike, disobey, dishonest

 
 
 


Week of December 14-18, 2015
Due Date: 12/18/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Author’s Point of View, Cause/Effect

English: Sentences: Simple, Simple with Compound Subjects, Simple with Compound Predicates, Compound, & Complex

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: One Step Word Problems

 

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Opening Night” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Language Practice Review/Types of Sentences

Math: Word Problems

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

 

Test Schedule

Wednesday: Language Assessment/Types of Sentences

One-Step Word Problems Independent Skill Practice

Thursday: Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

Suffixes and Roots

weakness, washable, childish, foolish, darkness, breakable, flexible, enjoyable, illness, stethoscope, phonics, telescope, microphone, microscope, symphony



Week of December 7-11, 2015
Due Date: 12/11/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Author’s Point of View, Cause/Effect

English: Sentences: Simple, Simple with Compound Subjects, Simple with Compound Predicates, Compound, & Complex

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: One Step Word Problems/All Operations

 

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Looking for Bigfoot” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

Math: Word Problems

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

 

Test Schedule

Friday: One Step Word Problems Independent Skill Practice

Comprehension Test #14

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots

fearless, spotless, impossible, incomplete, useless, yearly, endless, immature, incapable, imperfect, loudly, honestly, biography, biopsy, biology

 



Week of November 16-20, 2015
Due Date: 11/20/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Author’s Point of View

English: Sentences: Simple, Simple with Compound Subjects, Simple with Compound Predicates, Compound, & Complex

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Area

 

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Shark” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Compound or Simple?

Math: Finding Area

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

3’s and 6’s will be tested this nine weeks!

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Comprehension Test #12

Friday: Independent Skills Practice: Area Rectilinear Figures

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

Spelling Words

Prefixes

reunite, revisit, pretest, preplan, preheat, precook, preschool, unsure, unsafe, unafraid, overeat, unfair, overflow, underwater, pregame



Week of November 9-13, 2015
Due Date: 11/13/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Author’s Point of View

English: Sentences: Simple, Simple with Compound Subjects, Simple with Compound Predicates, Compound, & Complex

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Area

 

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Something New” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Compound Subjects and Predicates

Math: Community Garden-Area

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

3’s and 6’s will be tested this nine weeks!

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Comprehension Test #11

Friday: Independent Skills Practice: Area

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

es, ed, or ing endings

parties, cried, stopping, hopped, cracking, babies, tried, bragging, twisted, grabbed, shocked, munched, hollered, opened, expected



Week of October 26-30, 2015
Due Date: 10/30/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Figurative Language

English: Mentor Sentences

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Elapsed Time

Measuring Volume & Mass

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Butterflies” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Simile, Metaphor, and Personification Review

Math: Elapsed Time

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

3’s and 6’s will be tested this nine weeks!

 

Test Schedule

Tuesday: Elapsed Time Independent Skill Practice

Thursday: Simile, Metaphor, and Personification Review

Friday: Cold Read #10

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

ou/ow

ouch, scout, powder, growl, shower, proud, plow, clown, allow, owl, flower, house, ounce, south, pound



Week of October 19-23, 2015
Due Date: 10/23/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Figurative Language

English: Comparative & Superlative Adjectives & Adverbs

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Elapsed Time

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “The Blue Ribbon” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Similes & Metaphors

Math: Elapsed Time Stories

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

3’s and 6’s will be tested this nine weeks!

 

Test Schedule

Tuesday: Telling Time to the Nearest Minute Independent Skill Practice (postponed)

Thursday: Adjective & Adverb Skill Check

Friday: Cold Read #9

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

 

Spelling Words

Ai/ay

Monday, stay, stray, holiday, stain, faith, sprain, plain, aim, afraid, braid, claim, praise, restrain, entertain



Week of October 13-16, 2015
Due Date: 10/16/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Nonfiction Text Features, Main Idea and Details

English: Comparative & Superlative Adjectives & Adverbs

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Time to the nearest minute and five minutes

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Magician of the Sea” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Using More and Most with Adjectives

Math: Telling Time

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

3’s and 6’s will be tested this nine weeks!

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Telling Time to the Nearest Minute Independent Skill Practice

Friday: Cold Read #9

Fact Fluency Test

Spelling Test

 

 

Spelling Words

Homophones

piece, peace, hear, here, break, brake, flour, flower, board, bored, knight, night, whole, hole, ate, eight, forth, fourth, capital, capitol



Week of October 5-9, 2015
Due Date: 10/9/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Nonfiction Text Features, Main Idea and Details

English: Adverbs

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Multiplication & Division Word Problems

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Taj and Berto” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Adverbs: How, When, and Where

Math: Multiplication and Division Word Problems

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

3’s and 6’s will be tested this nine weeks!

 

Test Schedule

Tuesday: Multiplication and Division Word Problem Assessment

Adjective Skill Check

Friday: Cold Read #8

Spelling Test

 

 

Spelling Words

Homophones

their, they’re, there, where, wear, you’re, your, to, too, two, right, write, dear, deer, meet, meat, through, threw, principle, principal



Week of September 28-October 2, 2015
Due Date: 10/2/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Nonfiction Text Features

English: Adjectives (Comparative & Superlative)

Writing: Narrative Writing & Informational Writing

Math: Multiplication & Division Word Problems

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “Opening Night” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Adjectives with er and est

Math: Assessment 2-1 Review

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Understanding Multiplication and Division Assessment

Friday: Cold Read #7

Spelling Test

Fact Fluency Test

 

Spelling Words

Commonly Misspelled Words

accept, calendar, because, friend, said, thought, family, people, another, think, favorite, finally, sometimes, different, something



Week of September 21-25, 2015
Due Date: 9/25/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Nonfiction Text Features

English: Adjectives (Comparative & Superlative)

Writing: Narrative Writing & Informational Writing

Math: Multiplication & Division Strategies

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “A Perfect Celebration” Comprehension Sheet

Language: Adjective Sheet

Math: Morning Work OA1

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Independent Skill Practice: Properties of Multiplication

Friday: Cold Read #6

Spelling Test

Fact Fluency Test

 

Spelling Words

Compound Words

footprint, homemade, slowpoke, moonlight, firework, starfish, jellyfish, heartbeat, seaweed, seashell, watermelon, sunrise, windshield, underground, fingernail



Week of September 14-18, 2015
Due Date: 9/18/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Central Message & Inferencing

English: Pronouns (Subject, Object, & Possessive)

Writing: Narrative Writing

Math: Multiplication Strategies

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: Tazio Nuvolari, Racing Legend Comprehension

Practice using vocabulary words in a sentence.

Language: Possessive Pronoun Adjectives

Math: Multiplying Multiples of Ten

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

Test Schedule

Thursday: Pronoun Skill Check

Friday: Vocabulary Assessment

Spelling Test

Fact Fluency Test

 

Spelling Words

RULE: i before e, except after c

field, shield, wield, yield, brief, chief, grief, belief, relief, mischief, niece, piece, fierce, cashier, friend



Week of September 8-11, 2015
Due Date: 9/11/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Central Message & Inferencing

English: Pronouns (Subject, Object, & Possessive)

Writing: Narrative Writing

Math: Multiplication Strategies

Homework

Spelling: Study (Use Spelling Choices)

Reading: “A Day on the Trail” Comprehension

Language: Lesson 54 Grammar: Pronouns

Math: Review for tomorrow’s Math Assessment

Study multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 5’s & 10’s

 

Test Schedule

Wednesday: Math Assessment (Rounding, Addition, Subtraction, Word Problems, Bar Graphs, & Picture Graphs)

Friday: Comprehension Test/Cold Read #4

Spelling Test

1st Fact Fluency Test

 

Spelling Words

radios, videos, heroes, dominoes, kilos, pianos, tomatoes, potatoes, torpedoes, echoes, vetoes, tornados, zeros, mosquitoes, kangaroos



Week of August 31-September 4
Due Date: 9/4/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Character Analysis, Central Message, & Inferencing

English: Verbs (Action, Linking, Helping, Past, Present, and Future)

Writing: Narrative Writing

Math: One-Step Word Problems, Bar Graphs, & Picture Graphs

 

Homework

Reading: “Volcano Adventure” Comprehension

Language: Subject/Verb Agreement & Verb Tense Review

Math: Morning Worksheet

Test Schedule

Tuesday: Addition & Subtraction Word Problem Independent Skill Practice

Thursday: Independent Skills Test: Verbs

Friday: Comprehension Test/Cold Read #3

Spelling Test

 

Spelling Words

loaves, knives, leaves, calves, wives, wolves, thieves, shelves, scarves, hooves

EXCEPTIONS: gulfs, reefs, beliefs, chiefs, proofs

Please refer to the blue handout about spelling and vocabulary for more information.



Week of August 24-28
Due Date: 8/24/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Character Analysis & Inferencing

English: Verbs (Action, Linking, & Helping)

Writing: Narrative Writing

Math: One-Step Word Problems, Bar Graphs, & Picture Graphs

 

Homework

Reading: “Math Problems” Comprehension

Language: “I Scream for Ice Cream” - Changing y to i.

Math: “A Day at the Zoo” & “Planting for the Future”

 

Test Schedule

Friday: Comprehension Test/Cold Read #2

Spelling Test

 

Spelling Words

blueberries, buddies, countries, toys, donkeys, butterflies, stories, highways, libraries, groceries, candies, puppies, supplies, *valley, *delay

*Students will have to make valley and delay plural on the test.

 Please see yesterday’s handout about spelling and vocabulary for more information.



Week of August 17-21
Due Date: 8/21/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Reader’s Workshop: Establishing Routines & Procedures Continued

English: Review Nouns (Common, Proper, Singular, Plural) Introduce Verbs

Writing: Writer’s Workshop: Establishing Routines & Procedures Continued

Math: Addition, Subtraction, & One-Step Word Problems

 

Homework:

Reading: “The Journey West” Comprehension

Language: Nouns/Plurals

Math: Rounding & 3-Digit Addition & Subtraction

 

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Math/Rounding Independent Skills Practice

Thursday: Nouns (Common & Proper, Singular & Plural)

Friday: Comprehension Test/Cold Read



Week of August 17-21
Due Date: 8/21/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Reader’s Workshop: Establishing Routines & Procedures Continued

English: Review Nouns (Common, Proper, Singular, Plural) Introduce Verbs

Writing: Writer’s Workshop: Establishing Routines & Procedures Continued

Math: Addition, Subtraction, & One-Step Word Problems

 

Homework:

Reading: “The Journey West” Comprehension

Language: Nouns/Plurals

Math: Rounding & 3-Digit Addition & Subtraction

 

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Math/Rounding Independent Skills Practice

Thursday: Nouns (Common & Proper, Singular & Plural)

Friday: Comprehension Test/Cold Read



Week of August 10-14, 2015
Due Date: 8/14/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:  Reader’s Workshop: Establishing Routines & Procedures

English:  Nouns (Common, Proper, Singular, Plural)

Writing: Writer’s Workshop: Establishing Routines & Procedures

Math: Addition, Subtraction, Place Value, Rounding, Estimation, One-Step Word Problems

 

Homework

Reading: “Robots” Comprehension

Language: Nouns/Common and Proper

Math: Numbers 1-1,000

 



Week of May 4-8, 2015
Due Date: 5/8/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Yearly Review

English: Yearly Review

Writing: Narrative, Informative, & Opinion

Math: Word Problems and Mixed Operations

Homework: No Homework!

Reading

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and have a parent initial the reading log.

Math:

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s,-10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: PBA-Word Problems: Mixed Operations

Thursday: Invitation to Edit

Math: Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s,-10’s.



Week of April 27-May 1, 2015
Due Date: 5/1/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Yearly Review

English: Yearly Review

Writing: Opinion

Math: Word Problems and Mixed Operations

Homework: No Homework!

Reading

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and have a parent initial the reading log.

Math:

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s,-10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday: Math EOY/PARCC Test

Friday: Math EOY/PARCC Test

Math: Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s,-10’s.



Week of April 20-24, 2015
Due Date: 4/24/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and have a parent initial the reading log.

ELA: Shades of Meaning with Adjectives

Math: Word Problems within One Hundred

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s,-10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday: ELA: Comprehension Test

Language Assessment on Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words

Friday: ELA: Invitation to Edit

Math: Word Problems Mixed Operations

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s,-10’s.



Week of April 13-17, 2015
Due Date: 4/17/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: “Lightning Strikes!” Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and have a parent initial the reading log.

Math: Word Problems

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s,-10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Friday:

Language Assessment-Abstract Nouns, Context Clues, Idioms

Math: PBA-Area & Fractions

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s,-10’s.



Week of April 7-10, 2015
Due Date: 4/10/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Determine Central Message and Moral of a Story

 

 

English: Using a Dictionary/Reference Skills

Abstract Nouns

Suffixes and Inflectional Endings

 

Writing: Informational

Math: Perimeter and Area

Homework:

Reading: “Friendship-Yum” Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and have a parent initial the reading log.

Math: Area and Perimeter

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s,-10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Friday: Invitation to Edit

Language Assessment-Reference Skills

Math: Independent Skill Practice on Perimeter & Area

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s,-10’s.



Week of March 23-27. 2015
Due Date: 3/27/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Determine Central Message and Moral of a Story

Point of View

English: Using a Dictionary

Abstract Nouns

Suffixes and Inflectional Endings

Writing:

Math: Geometry

Homework

Reading: Read 60 minutes per week. Ask an adult to sign your reading log.

Math: Identifying Quadrilateral/Quadrilateral Questions

Study ALL multiplication and division facts 0’s-10’s.

Test Schedule

Friday:

Math: Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts - 0’s,-10’s. There will be 75 problems each week for the remainder of the year.



Week of March 2-6, 2015
Due Date: 3/6/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Vocabulary

Oral Expression

 

 

English: Review Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

 

Writing: Informative

Math: Measuring to the Nearest Inch, Half Inch, and Quarter Inch

Line Plots

Review Area

Homework:

Reading: “The Magic Button Box”

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and initial the reading log.

ELA: Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

Math: Area

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday:

ELA: Complex Sentence Skill Check

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts - 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s and 10’s.

Friday: Invitation to Edit

Math: Measurement Independent Skill Practice/Area PBA



Week of February 23-27, 2015
Due Date: 2/27/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Vocabulary

Oral Expression

 

 

English: Complex Sentences

 

Writing: Informative

Math: Measuring to the Nearest Inch, Half Inch, and Quarter Inch

Line Plots

Homework:

Reading/ELA: Jacob the Great

Math: Measuring Inches and Half Inches

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday:

ELA: Complex Sentence Skill Check

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts - 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s and 10’s.

Friday: Invitation to Edit

Math: Measurement Independent Skill Practice



Week of February 9-13, 2015
Due Date: 2/13/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

I decided not to assign any homework this week because it is a short week, and many students were working on Science Fair and Famous African American projects.

Math:

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday:

Math: Fact Fluency

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s and 10’s.



Week of February 2-6, 2015
Due Date: 2/6/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Themes, Settings, & Plots

Vocabulary

 

English: Form and use possessives.

Capitalize appropriate words in titles.

 

 

Writing: Opinion

Math: Equivalent/Comparing Fractions

Homework:

Reading: Find the Evidence “Aurora Borealis”

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and initial the reading log.

ELA: Possessive Nouns/Punctuating Titles

Math: Comparing Fractions

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Equivalent Fractions Independent Skill Check (postponed)

Wednesday: Complex Sentence Skill Check

Thursday:

Math: Fact Fluency

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s and 10’s.



Week of January 26-30, 2015
Due Date: 1/30/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Compare/Contrast

Vocabulary

 

English: Form and use possessives.

Capitalize appropriate words in titles.

 

 

Writing: Opinion

Math: Equivalent Fractions

Homework:

Reading: “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and initial the reading log.

ELA: Writing Titles of Text

Math: Equivalent Fractions

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday: Language Assessment 1

Unit 4, Comprehension 2 Test

Friday:

Math: Fact Fluency

Equivalent Fractions Independent Skill Check

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s and 10’s.



Week of January 20-23, 2015
Due Date: 1/23/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading:  Compare & Contrast

 

English:  Sentence Structure (Compound & Complex)

Possessives

Writing:  Opinion

Math: Fractions

Homework: 

Reading:  “Remya Jose’s Great Idea” Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week.  Please complete and initial the reading log.

ELA:  Possessive Nouns

Math:  Fraction on a Number Line

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s, and 10’s. 

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday:  Unit 4, Comprehension 1 Test

Friday:

ELA:  Compound/Complex Sentence Skill Check

Math: 

Fact Fluency Test:  Multiplication & Division Facts:  0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s and 10’s. 



Week of January 12-16, 2015
Due Date: 1/12/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Compare & Contrast

 

English: Sentence Structure (Compound & Complex)

Possessives

Writing: Opinion

Math: Fractions

Homework:

Reading: “The Legend of Sleeping Bear Sand Dune” Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and initial the reading log.

ELA: Expand It! Writing Complex Sentences

Math: Partition Shapes

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday: Unit 4, Comprehension 1 Test

Friday:

ELA: Invitation to Edit

Compound/Complex Sentence Skill Check

Math:

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s and 10’s.



Week of January 5-9
Due Date: 1/9/2015
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Compare/Contrast

 

English: Sentence Structure (Compound & Complex)

Writing: Opinion

Math: Fractions

Homework:

Reading: “A Lively White House” Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and initial the reading log.

ELA: Compound Sentences vs. Complex Sentences

Math: Fractions

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Friday:

Math:

Fact Fluency Test: Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, 6’s, 8’s and 10’s.



Week of December 15-19, 2014
Due Date: 12/19/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

Weekly Skills

Reading: Author’s Purpose

 

English: Sentence Structure (Simple & Compound)

Writing: Letter to a Creative, Inventive or Notable Person

 

Math: Two-Step Word Problems

Homework:

Reading: “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and initial the reading log.

ELA: Grammar Homework

Math: Two-Step Word Problems

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

 

Thursday:

 

ELA: Invitation to Edit

 

Math: Two-Step Word Problems PBA

 

Fact Fluency Test #9 (2nd 9 weeks)-Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.

 

Please be aware that Fact Fluency Tests will increase to 50 problems after Christmas Break. Students will need to know 0’s-6’s, 8’s & 10’s multiplication and division facts.



Week of December 8-12, 2014
Due Date: 12/12/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Author’s Purpose

 

English: Sentence Structure (Simple & Compound)

Writing: Letter to a Creative, Inventive or Notable Person

 

Math: Two-Step Word Problems

Homework:

Reading: Norse All-Father Nordic Myth Comprehension Sheet

ELA : Morning Work

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Two-step word problems

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday:

Reading: Comprehension Test

Friday:

ELA: Invitation to Edit

Math: Two-step word problems PBA

Fact Fluency Test #7 (2nd 9 weeks)-Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.



Week of December 1-5, 2014
Due Date: 12/5/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Author’s Purpose & Figurative Language

 

 

 

English: Sentence Structure (Simple & Compound)

Writing: Letter to a Creative, Inventive or Notable Person

 

Math: Two-Step Word Problems

Homework:

Reading: “The Crow and the Pitcher” Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Two-step word problems

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.

 

Test Schedule:

Thursday:

Reading: Comprehension Test

ELA: Sentence Structure Skill Check

Friday:

ELA: Invitation to Edit

Math: Independent Skill Practice: Two-Step Word Problems

Fact Fluency Test #6 (2nd 9 weeks)-Multiplication & Division Facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.

 



Week of November 17-21
Due Date: 11/21/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

    

                                                                     
   

Reading: Figurative Language

      
   

English: Sentence Structure

   
   

Writing: Informational Writing on Sea Animal

   

               Sea Animal Narrative

   
   

Math: Area

   
   

Homework:

Reading: A “Punny” Pair Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week.  Please complete and initial the reading log.   

ELA: Compound Subjects and Predicates

Comparative & Superlative Practice   

Math: Page 70 & 71

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.   

Test Schedule:

Thursday: Comprehension Text

Friday: Concepts of Area Measurement Assessment

ELA:Invitation to Edit

Math:

Fact Fluency Test #5 multiplication & division facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.

 

 

 
 
 


Week of November 3-7, 2014
Due Date: 11/7/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Figurative Language

Poetry

Dictionary Skills/Unknown Words (Vocabulary)

 

English: Adverbs

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Area

Homework:

Reading: “Follow Me” Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week.   Please complete and initial the reading log.

ELA: Adverb page 25 & 26

Math: Area page 71 & 73

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Language Assessment-Text Features

Thursday: Adverb Skill Check (postponed from last week)

Friday:

ELA:  Invitation to Edit

Math: Area Skill Check

Fact Fluency Test #2 (2nd 9 weeks)-multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.



Week of October 27-31
Due Date: 10/30/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Review Text Features

Figurative Language

Poetry

Dictionary Skills/Unknown Words (Vocabulary)

 

English: Adverbs

Writing: Informational Writing

Math: Telling Time (to the nearest 5 minutes   and minute)

Elapsed Time

Measuring Volume & Density

Area

Homework:

Reading: Kadimba’s Field

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

ELA: Adverbs

Math: Density & Volume in Metric

Study multiplication and division facts for 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Math PBA-Elapsed Time & Density/Volume

Thursday: Text Features Reading Assessment

Friday:

ELA:Adverbs Skill Check & Invitation to Edit

Math:Fact Fluency Test #2 (2nd 9 weeks)-multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.



Week of October 20-24
Due Date: 10/24/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Adjective Skill Check

Thursday: Independent Skills Practice: “Telling Time to the Nearest Minute”

Friday:

ELA: Invitation to Edit

Math: Fact Fluency Test #1 (2nd 9 weeks)-multiplication facts: 0’s, 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, 6’s, and 10’s.



Week of October 6-10, 2014
Due Date: 10/10/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Nonfiction Text Features

Main Ideas & Details

Context Clues

Dictionary Skills/Unknown Words (Vocabulary)

English: Adjectives

Writing: Personal Narratives: Writing and Telling True Stories

Math: One-Step Word Problems with   Multiplication & Division

Homework:

Reading: Short Response Questions-New York City

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Grammar Homework

Math: Mixed Multiplication & Division Word Problems

Study multiplication and division facts for zeros, ones, twos, fives, and tens.

3's and 6's will be tested after Fall Break!

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Solve 1-Step Word Problems with Multiplication & Division PBA

Thursday: Solve 1-Step Word Problems with Multiplication & Division Assessment

Friday:

Reading: Comprehension Test

Language: Invitation to Edit

Math: Fact Fluency Test #6-multiplication facts: zeros, ones, twos, fives, and tens.



Week of September 22-26, 2014
Due Date: 9/22/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Nonfiction Text Features

Citing Evidence from Text

Context Clues

Dictionary Skills/Unknown Words (Vocabulary)

 

English: Review Nouns and Verbs

Writing: Personal Narratives: Writing and Telling True Stories

Math:  Division Strategies

Homework:

Reading: Short Response Questions

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Subject and Verb Agreement

Math: Relate Multiplication and Division Sheet

Study multiplication and division facts for zeros, ones, twos, fives, and tens.

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Multiplication Performance Based Assessment

Friday:

Language: Invitation to Edit

Math: Fact Fluency Test #4-multiplication facts: zeros, ones, twos, fives, and tens.



Week of September 15-19, 2014
Due Date: 9/16/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Citing Evidence from Text

Author’s Central Message (Theme)

Dictionary Skills/Unknown Words (Vocabulary)

Common Prefixes & Suffixes

English:   Subject/Verb Agreement, Quotations, & Pronouns

Writing: Personal   Narratives: Writing and Telling True   Stories

Math: Properties of Operations (Commutative, Identity, Associative, and Zero Properties)

Homework:

Reading: PCR Practice: Ben’s Loose Tooth

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Grammar Practice

Math: Study multiplication and division facts for zeros, ones, twos, fives, and tens.

Test Schedule: Friday

Language: Invitation to Edit

Math: Fact Fluency Test #3-multiplication facts: zeros, ones, twos, fives, and tens.



Week of September 8-12, 2014
Due Date: 9/8/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Character Traits, Actions, & Feelings

Citing Evidence from Text

Author’s Central Message (Theme)

Dictionary Skills/Unknown Words (Vocabulary)

Common Prefixes

English:   Helping Verbs, Verb Tenses, Subject/Verb Agreement, & Quotations

Writing:

Personal Narratives: Writing and Telling True   Stories

Math: Multiplication Strategies

Homework:

Reading: Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

 

Math: Page 117 & 126

Study multiplication and division facts for zeros, ones, twos, fives, and tens.

Test Schedule:

Monday: Case 21 Language Arts

Tuesday: Case 21 Language Arts

Wednesday: Case 21 Math

Thursday: Case 21 Math

Friday:

Reading: Character Analysis Task for Comprehension

Language: Invitation to Edit

Math: Fact Fluency Test #2-multiplication facts: zeros, ones, twos, fives, and tens.



Week of September 2-5, 2014
Due Date: 9/5/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Weekly Skills

Reading: Citing Evidence from Text

Character Traits

Author’s Central Message

Dictionary Skills/Unknown   Words (Vocabulary)

English: Verbs   (Action, Linking, Helping, and Tenses)

Writing: Personal   Narratives

Math: Multiplication Strategies

Homework:

Reading: Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading   log.

 

Math: Study multiplication and division facts for zeros,   ones, twos, fives, and tens.

Test Schedule:

Math:

Wednesday: Assessment postponed from last week.

Solving addition and subtraction word problems.

 

Friday: Fact Fluency Test-multiplication facts zeros, ones, twos, fives, and tens.



Week of August 25-29
Due Date: 8/29/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: The Frog Hop/The Cupcake Bakery

Study multiplication and division facts for 0, 1, 2, 5, & 10.

Test Schedule:

 

Math:

 

Wednesday: Independent Skills Practice-reading, interpreting, and completing a bar graph and a pictograph.

Thursday: Independent Skills Practice-Rounding

Friday: Assessment-addition, subtraction, place value, rounding, estimation, one-step word problems, bar graphs, and pictographs.

 

Fact Fluency Tests begin Friday, September 5th!



Week of August 18-22
Due Date: 8/22/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Math: Rounding Whole Numbers

Addition and Subtraction With Regrouping

 

Test Schedule:

Wednesday, August 20th

Math:   Independent Skills Practice 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction With Regrouping



Week of May 5-9
Due Date: 5/5/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: “Just What You Need for School!”

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Language Arts Homework

Math: Geometry Skill 4

Study multiplication & division facts

 

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Math Assessment: Solving problems involving perimeter and area.

Thursday: Unit 6, Comprehension 2

Friday: Fact Fluency #8

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 100 problems in 5 minutes. It will include all facts 0-10.



Week of April 28-May 2
Due Date: 4/28/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: The Poplar Tree

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Language Practice 3-3 Basic Grammar Usage

Math: Area of Composite Figures

Study multiplication & division facts

 

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Fact Fluency Test #7

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 100 problems in 5 minutes. It will include all facts 0-10.



Week of April 221-25
Due Date: 4/21/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: What’s the Scoop on Soil?

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Language 3.2 & Basic Grammar Usage

Math: Pages 96 & 97

Study multiplication & division facts

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Assessment Classifying & Partitioning Shapes

Friday: Fact Fluency Test #6

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 100 problems in 5 minutes. It will include all facts 0-10.



Week of April 14-17
Due Date: 4/17/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Make Inferences

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Page 62 &63

Study multiplication & division facts

 

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Performance Task: Quadrilaterals

Thursday: Unit 6, Comprehension 1

Fact Fluency Test #5

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 100 problems in 5 minutes. It will include all facts 0-10.



Week of April 7-11
Due Date: 4/7/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Author’s Purpose

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Review Measuring in Inches & ½ Inches

Thursday: Quadrilaterals

Study multiplication & division facts

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Volume and Mass Performance Task

Wednesday: Math Assessment-Solving Problems Involving Measurement: Length, Volume, Mass, & Time

Thursday: Unit 6, Reading Assessment 1

Friday: Fact Fluency Test #4

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 100 problems in 5 minutes. It will include all facts 0-10.



Week of March 31-April 4
Due Date: 3/31/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Fact & Opinion

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Quotations

Math: Solve Capacity Problems & Problem Solving with Mass

Study multiplication & division facts

 

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Unit 5, Language Assessment 1

Thursday: Unit 5, Comprehension 1

Friday: Fact Fluency Test #3

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 100 problems in 5 minutes. It will include all facts 0-10.



Week of March 24-28
Due Date: 3/28/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Using Context Clues & Reading Comprehension

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Abstract Nouns & Idioms

Math: Missing Hands & To the Minute

Study multiplication & division facts

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Case 21: Reading

Wednesday: Case 21: Math

Thursday: Case 21: Writing

Friday: Fact Fluency Test #2

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 100 problems in 5 minutes. It will include all facts 0-10.



Week of March 17-21
Due Date: 3/17/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Visualization: No Camp for Me! & Ways Dogs Talk

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Concrete and Abstract Nouns 1 & Idioms

Math: Elapsed Time Homework & Review

Study multiplication & division facts

Test Schedule:

Thursday: Unit 5, Reading Assessment 1

Friday: Performance Task-Elapsed Time

Fact Fluency Test #1

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 100 problems in 5 minutes.



Week of February 24-28
Due Date: 2/24/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Comparing Texts

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Prefixes, Suffixes, and Abstract Nouns

Math: Measuring to the Nearest Quarter Inch

Study math facts.

Test Schedule:

Thursday: Unit 4, Cold Read #2

Friday: Fact Fluency Test #8

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 75 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 4’s and 8’s.

 



Week of February 17-21
Due Date: 2/21/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Unit 4, Reading Assessment

Friday: Fact Fluency Test #7

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 75 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 4’s and 8’s.

Homework:

Reading: “The Buzz About Honeybees”

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Review Verbs

Math: Measuring Objects/Measuring Line Segments

Study math facts.

 



Week of February 3-7
Due Date: 2/7/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Reading a Dictionary Entry/Multiple Meaning Words

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: “Name My Twin”

Test Schedule:

Tuesday: Equivalent Fractions Quiz (Postponed from Friday)

Wednesday: Unit 4 Language Assessment

Fact Fluency Test #5

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 75 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 4’s and 8’s.



Week of Jan. 27-31
Due Date: 1/31/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Fractions

Language: Review Parts of Speech

Possessive Nouns

Test Schedule:

Thursday: Unit 4 Language Assessment

Friday: Equivalent Fractions Quiz

Fact Fluency Test #4

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 75 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 4’s and 8’s.



Week of Jan. 21-24
Due Date: 1/21/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Reading Comprehension: The Wizard of Tuskegee

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Pizza Fractions & Fractions on a Number Line

Study Multiplication and Division Facts

Language: Review Capitalization

 

Test Schedule:

Friday: Math Assessment Understanding Fractions

Fact Fluency Test #3

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 75 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 4’s and 8’s.



Week of Jan. 13-17
Due Date: 1/17/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Reading Comprehension: Pizzas and Pastas

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Pages 126/148

Study Multiplication and Division Facts

Language: Parts of Speech Review

Test Schedule:

Monday: Math Assessment Two-Step Word Problems

 Tuesday: Continue Math Assessment

 Wednesday: Unit 4, Comprehension 1

 Friday: Fact Fluency Test #2

 ***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 75 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 4’s and 8’s.

 



Week of Jan. 2-6
Due Date: 1/10/2014
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: “A Lively White House” Comprehension

“Using a Dictionary & Using an Index”

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Multiplication & Division Facts

Test Schedule:

 Friday:  Fact Fluency Test #1

  ***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 75 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 4’s and 8’s.

 



Week of Dec. 16-20
Due Date: 12/20/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework: Reading: “The Perfect Gift”

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Benchmark 2-3

 

Test Schedule:

 

Oral Expression Rubrics will be completed this week. 

Friday:  Fact Fluency Test #9

***ATTENTION: Beginning next 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 75 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 4’s & 8’s.



December 9-13
Due Date: 12/13/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Wright Brothers

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Math: Benchmark 2-2

Language: Unit 3 Language Practice

 

Test Schedule:

 

Oral Expression Rubrics will be completed this week.

 

 Monday: Fact Fluency Test # 7 (postponed)

 

Area Performance Task (postponed)

 

Tuesday: Exploring Area Assessment

 

Friday: Unit 3, Language Assessment 2

 

Fact Fluency Test #8

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 50 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 3’s and 6’s.



Week of December 2-6
Due Date: 12/6/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading:

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Wednesday: Language Sheet/Identifying Sentences, Using Complex Sentences

Thursday: Math Sheet/Math Benchmark 2-1

 

Test Schedule:

 

Friday: Performance Task on Area

 

***Fact Fluency Test #6

 

 

 

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 50 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 3’s and 6’s.



Week of November 25 & 26
Due Date: 11/26/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

 Homework: No Reading Log!

Language: Identifying Sentences

Math: Multiple-Step Word Problems

Test Schedule:

Monday: Unit 3 Reading Assessment #1 (Postponed from Friday) Genre, Author’s purpose/opinion, problem/solution, Sequence

Tuesday: Unit 3 Language Assessment 1- Conjunctions, Simple Sentences, Simple Sentences with Compound Subjects, Simple Sentences with Compound Predicates, Compound Sentences

Math Assessment: Word Problems, Data Assessment, Patterns, Rounding, Input/Output Tables



Week of Nov. 18-22
Due Date: 11/22/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

Homework:

 

Reading: Comprehension Sheet

 

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

 

Language: Compound Sentences

Math: Make and Use Pictographs & Bar Graphs

Test Schedule:

Friday: Unit 3 Reading Assessment #1

Performance Task on Graphs

***Fact Fluency Test #6

 

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 50 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 3’s and 6’s.



Week of Nov. 11-15
Due Date: 11/11/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Schedule:

Friday: Unit 3 Comprehension 1 Test

Performance Task-Two Step Word Problems

***Fact Fluency Test #5

***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 50 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 3’s and 6’s.

Homework:

Reading: “The Boy Who Cried “Wolf!”

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Identifying Sentence Types

Math: Multiple-Step Problems

 



Week of Nov. 4-8
Due Date: 11/4/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

 Homework:

Reading: Author’s Purpose and Point of View

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

Language: Identifying Sentence Types & Do Tell

Math: Multiple-Step Problems

Test Schedule:

Wednesday: Language Assessment 2-Figurative Language (postponed from Halloween)

Thursday: Performance Task #4 Multiplying Multiples of 10

Friday: Assessment-Apply Multiplication and Division

             ***Fact Fluency Test #4

 ***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 50 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 3’s and 6’s.



Week of Oct. 28-Nov. 1
Due Date: 10/28/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

 

Reading: “A Secret Place” Reading Comprehension Sheet. Read 60 minutes per week. (Please complete and initial the reading log.)

 Language: Dialogue Practice & Editing a Friendly Letter

Math: Multiplying with Multiples & Assessment 2-1 Review

 

Test Schedule:

 

Tuesday: Dialogue Skill Check-Adding commas & quotation marks

Wednesday: Math Skill Check-Properties of Multiplication

Thursday: Language Assessment 2-Figurative Language

Friday: Performance Task- Missing Quantities

             ***Fact Fluency Test #3

               Friendly Letter Revision Test

 ***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 50 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 3’s and 6’s.



Week of October 21-25
Due Date: 10/25/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Reading: Reading Comprehension Sheet.

Read 60 minutes per week. (Please complete and initial the reading log.)

Word Study: Simile, Metaphor, & Personification Review

Language: Quotation Marks Review

Math: Properties of Multiplication

 Test Schedule:

 Wednesday: Fact Fluency Test #1

 Thursday : Figurative Language Skills Check

 Friday: Fact Fluency Test #2

 ***This 9 weeks the number of problems on the fact fluency test will increase to 50 problems in 5 minutes. These will include multiplication and division facts for 3’s and 6’s.



Week of October 7-11
Due Date: 10/11/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Monday:      Comprehension Sheet “Penguin Chick”

 

Tuesday:      Adverb & Editing Sheet

 

Wednesday: Figurative Language Sheet

 

Thursday:    Patterns in Tables Sheet

 

Read 60 minutes per week. (Please complete and initial the reading log.)

Test Schedule:

Thursday –  Adverb Skill Check

Friday –        Unit 2 Language Test #1

                      Performance Task #6

                      Fact Fluency Test 9



Week of September 30-October 4, 2013
Due Date: 10/4/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

 

Homework:

 Math:   Page 108

Language: Lesson 36 Review: Adjectives

Prefix/Suffix Practice.

Read 60 minutes per week. (Please complete and initial the reading log.)

 Test Schedule:

Wednesday – Adjectives Skill Check

Thursday –     Math Assessment 3

Friday –           Unit 2 Reading Assessment #1

                          Fact Fluency Test 8



Week of September 23-27
Due Date: 9/27/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

 

Math:   Page 88 & 89

Language: Pages 27 & 28

Read 60 minutes per week. (Please complete and initial the reading log.)

Test Schedule:

Friday -     Oral Expression Rubric (See Attached Note)

                Performance Task #5              

                Fact Fluency Test 7



Week of September 16-20
Due Date: 9/20/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

 Homework:

 Math:   Page 117 & 126

 Language: Study Guide

 Read 60 minutes per week. (Please complete and initial the reading log.)

 Test Schedule:

Thursday: Unit 1 Language Assessment

Friday -   Reading Assessment 3

               Math Assessment 2

               Fact Fluency Test 6



Week of September 9-13
Due Date: 9/13/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Test Schedule

 

Wednesday – Math PT #4 (Graphs)

 

Friday - Math: Fact Fluency Test 5

Homework

Math:  

Page 100. (Additional assignment: Draw a Picture Graph on a separate sheet of paper using the data on page 100.)

Page 16

Partial Sum Addition (Place Value Method) Sheet

Study multiplication and division facts 0's, 1's, 2's, 5,'s, 10's

Reading:

Read 60 minutes per week. (Please complete and initial the reading log.)

 



Week of September 3-6, 2013
Due Date: 9/6/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework: Math: Pages 106 & 108. Study multiplication and division facts.

Reading: Homework sheet for the week of 9/3-6

Read 60 minutes per week. (Please complete and initial the reading log.)

Test Schedule

 Tuesday – Math PT #3 (Addition & Subtraction Word Problems)

 Friday -    Math: Fact Fluency #4

                Language: Subject-Verb Agreement Check

                Reading Test

 



August 26-30, 2013
Due Date: 8/30/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework:

Pages: p. 101 1-3 p. 102 1-3.

Study multiplication and division facts.

Read 60 minutes per week. Please complete and initial the reading log.

 

Test Schedule

Tuesday – Math Performance Task #2 (Addition & Subtraction)

Friday - Math: Fact Fluency Test 3

Reading: Reading Assessment 1



Week of August 19-23
Due Date: 8/23/2013
Subject: 3rd Grade

Homework

Math: 

  • Complete pages 98 & 112
  • Study Multiplication and division facts.

Reading:  Read 60 minutes per week.  Please complete and have a parent sign the reading log in your folder.

Tests

Tuesday:  Math Performance Task #1

Friday:  Math Fact Fluency Test #2