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

Mrs. Gentry’s Newsletter

Week of October 15-19


Learning Focus

Math: Liters and milliliters, grams and kilograms, rounding to the nearest ten and hundreds and multiplication fact fluency (0, 1, 2,3, 5, 6, and 10).

IXL: P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7, P8, P9, P10

Reading: Text structures, point of view, context clues, figurative language (similes, metaphors, idioms, alliteration, personification, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia), homophones, predictions

Science: Change of Motion

English: Common and Proper nouns

Writing: Expository Nonfiction

Cursive Writing: Letters s and f


Upcoming Tests

10/17 Rounding Quiz

10/17  Vocabulary Test

10/18  Fact Fluency #2

10/18  Comprehension Test

10/19  Spelling Test Week 9

 10/19  Math Assessment #1



Reading: “Why Leaves Change Color”

Writing: “Why Leaves Change Color”

Language: Common and Proper Nouns Sheet

ELA packet is due Thurs. 10/ 18

Practice math facts 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10. Test 10/18!


Spelling Week 9


1.  gave

2.  nine

3.  page

4.  phone

5.  live (2)

6.  inside

6.  change

7.  strange

8.  pretty

9.  chief

10. clothes

11. shoes

12. plenty

13. quickly

14. happy

15. fifty

16. empty

17. body

18. judge

19. funny

20. push

21. gold

22. break

23. floor

24. perhaps

25. special

26. complete

27. paragraph


Important Dates

10/24   Wear Orange “Unite Against Bullying”

10/25   Make-up pictures

10/31   Character Book Parade

11/8     Third grade musical (6:00)


floppy: soft and hanging down loosely

recall: remember

clatter: to 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

unforunate: unlucky

fortunate: lucky

immense: huge or very large

fiercest: most dangerous or most violent

magnificient: admire it because of its great beauty or size

ungrateful: not thankful or don’t show appreciation

doubtful: uncertain or unsure

nifty: very good or useful

ghastly: horrible

dazzle: amaze or impress

quiver: tremble or shake

command: order someone to do something

particularly: especially or mainly

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

reunite: come together again after being separated

cross: annoyed or angry

savory: pleasant to smell or taste

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



Yearbook Sale!

The last day to purchase your school yearbooks are December 14! The cost of the yearbook is $35. In addition, yearbook ads are on sale. Once the ads are all sold out, they will end the sale. Do not wait! They sell out fast.