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3rd Grade Newsletter February 11, 2019

Reminders:

*Please make sure you check homework folders tomorrow. All graded work will be sent home.


*Please remember that only Spelling Tests, Vocabulary Tests, Math Computation, and things marked “Please Correct and Return” can be returned for credit. Please do not return other papers.


**Vocabulary Test and Comprehension Test will be given Friday, February 15th.


**Spelling Test will be given Friday, February 15th.


* REMINDER: Please send in a bag or box on Thursday for your child to carry home the cards they receive on Valentine’s Day!





Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“Swarms of Terror”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“Swarms of Terror”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“Swarms of Terror”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“Swarms of Terror”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“Swarms of Terror”

Writing/

Grammar

Main Verbs and Helping  Verbs

Main Verbs and Helping  Verbs

Main Verbs and Helping  Verbs

Main Verbs and Helping  Verbs

Main Verbs and Helping  Verbs


Math

Compare and Order Fractions

Model Equivalent Fractions

Equivalent Fractions

Ch. 9 Comparing Fractions Review

Ch. 9 Comparing Fractions

Test


Vocabulary Words:


Settled- went to live in a new place where few other people were living

Pioneers- the first people to do something, such as settling in a new area

Pitchfork- farm tool used mostly for lifting hay

Eerie- strange and scary

Bulging- sticking out in a way that doesn’t look normal

Swarm- a large group of insects moving together

Drought- a long time with little or no rain

Crops- types of plants or food grown by farmers

Test- Friday, Feb. 15th

Spelling Words

monster, surprise, hundred, complete, control, sample, instant, inspect, pilgrim, contrast, explode, district, address, substance, children, merchant, embrace, purchase, curtsy, contract


Test- Friday, Feb.15th


Reminders:

*FYI- The orange homework folder will be sent home every Tuesday with student’s work that has been graded. This will let you see what we are working on in class and how well your child is doing.


*Math- On Mondays, students take a Math Computation quiz. It reviews addition and subtraction skills (multiplication and division will be added later on). This is a timed assessment. I will grade it on Monday and give back to the student to correct on Tuesday. They have until Friday to correct the questions that are missed. For each question that is corrected, I give back all points for a possible 100! (This is a weekly grade.)





Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Big One”

Character

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Hottest Place/Coldest Place on Earth”

StoryWorks, Jr.


Quiz on Stories and Vocabulary


Writing/

Grammar

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Compare and contrast

Informative Essay


Math

Estimate Sums

Use Properties to Add

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Mid-Chapter Checkpoint



Spelling Words:


We will have spelling words next week.

Vocabulary Words:

Wetlands- wet, swampy areas

Species- a kind of animal or plant

Climate- usual weather in a place

Environment- a natural place

Invasive- taking over and doing harm



Reminders:

*FYI- The orange homework folder will be sent home every Tuesday with student’s work that has been graded. This will let you see what we are working on in class and how well your child is doing.


*Math- On Mondays, students take a Math Computation quiz. It reviews addition and subtraction skills (multiplication and division will be added later on). This is a timed assessment. I will grade it on Monday and give back to the student to correct on Tuesday. They have until Friday to correct the questions that are missed. For each question that is corrected, I give back all points for a possible 100! (This is a weekly grade.)





Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Big One”

Character

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Hottest Place/Coldest Place on Earth”

StoryWorks, Jr.


Quiz on Stories and Vocabulary


Writing/

Grammar

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Compare and contrast

Informative Essay


Math

Estimate Sums

Use Properties to Add

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Mid-Chapter Checkpoint



Spelling Words:


We will have spelling words next week.

Vocabulary Words:

Wetlands- wet, swampy areas

Species- a kind of animal or plant

Climate- usual weather in a place

Environment- a natural place

Invasive- taking over and doing harm



Reminders:

*FYI- The orange homework folder will be sent home every Tuesday with student’s work that has been graded. This will let you see what we are working on in class and how well your child is doing.


*Math- On Mondays, students take a Math Computation quiz. It reviews addition and subtraction skills (multiplication and division will be added later on). This is a timed assessment. I will grade it on Monday and give back to the student to correct on Tuesday. They have until Friday to correct the questions that are missed. For each question that is corrected, I give back all points for a possible 100! (This is a weekly grade.)





Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Big One”

Character

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Hottest Place/Coldest Place on Earth”

StoryWorks, Jr.


Quiz on Stories and Vocabulary


Writing/

Grammar

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Compare and contrast

Informative Essay


Math

Estimate Sums

Use Properties to Add

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Mid-Chapter Checkpoint



Spelling Words:


We will have spelling words next week.

Vocabulary Words:

Wetlands- wet, swampy areas

Species- a kind of animal or plant

Climate- usual weather in a place

Environment- a natural place

Invasive- taking over and doing harm



Reminders:

*FYI- The orange homework folder will be sent home every Tuesday with student’s work that has been graded. This will let you see what we are working on in class and how well your child is doing.


*Math- On Mondays, students take a Math Computation quiz. It reviews addition and subtraction skills (multiplication and division will be added later on). This is a timed assessment. I will grade it on Monday and give back to the student to correct on Tuesday. They have until Friday to correct the questions that are missed. For each question that is corrected, I give back all points for a possible 100! (This is a weekly grade.)





Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Big One”

Character

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Hottest Place/Coldest Place on Earth”

StoryWorks, Jr.


Quiz on Stories and Vocabulary


Writing/

Grammar

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Compare and contrast

Informative Essay


Math

Estimate Sums

Use Properties to Add

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Mid-Chapter Checkpoint



Spelling Words:


We will have spelling words next week.

Vocabulary Words:

Wetlands- wet, swampy areas

Species- a kind of animal or plant

Climate- usual weather in a place

Environment- a natural place

Invasive- taking over and doing harm




Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Big One”

Character

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Hottest Place/Coldest Place on Earth”

StoryWorks, Jr.


Quiz on Stories and Vocabulary


Writing/

Grammar

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Compare and contrast

Informative Essay


Math

Estimate Sums

Use Properties to Add

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Mid-Chapter Checkpoint



Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Big One”

Character

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Hottest Place/Coldest Place on Earth”

StoryWorks, Jr.


Quiz on Stories and Vocabulary


Writing/

Grammar

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Compare and contrast

Informative Essay


Math

Estimate Sums

Use Properties to Add

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Mid-Chapter Checkpoint



Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Big One”

Character

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Hottest Place/Coldest Place on Earth”

StoryWorks, Jr.


Quiz on Stories and Vocabulary


Writing/

Grammar

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Compare and contrast

Informative Essay


Math

Estimate Sums

Use Properties to Add

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Mid-Chapter Checkpoint


Reminders:

*FYI- The orange homework folder will be sent home every Tuesday with student’s work that has been graded. This will let you see what we are working on in class and how well your child is doing.


*Math- On Mondays, students take a Math Computation quiz. It reviews addition and subtraction skills (multiplication and division will be added later on). This is a timed assessment. I will grade it on Monday and give back to the student to correct on Tuesday. They have until Friday to correct the questions that are missed. For each question that is corrected, I give back all points for a possible 100! (This is a weekly grade.)





Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”

Note-Taking

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Big One”

Character

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Hottest Place/Coldest Place on Earth”

StoryWorks, Jr.


Quiz on Stories and Vocabulary


Writing/

Grammar

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Writing in response to Reading

Compare and contrast

Informative Essay


Math

Estimate Sums

Use Properties to Add

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Use the Break Apart Strategy

Mid-Chapter Checkpoint



Spelling Words:


We will have spelling words next week.

Vocabulary Words:

Wetlands- wet, swampy areas

Species- a kind of animal or plant

Climate- usual weather in a place

Environment- a natural place

Invasive- taking over and doing harm



Reminders:

*Math- On Mondays, students take a Math Computation quiz. It reviews addition and subtraction skills (multiplication and division will be added later on). This is a timed assessment. I will grade it on Monday and give back to the student to correct on Tuesday. They have until Friday to correct the questions that are missed. For each question that is corrected, I give back all points for a possible 100! (This is a weekly grade.)





Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Flaming Sky”


Opinion Writing

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Flaming Sky”


Cause and Effect

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The History of Yum” and “When Chocolate Tasted Yucky”


Compare and Contrast

StoryWorks, Jr.

“Not My Dog


Plot

StoryWorks, Jr.

“Pandora’s Box”


Sequencing


Quiz on Stories and Vocabulary


Writing/

Grammar

Opinion Writing

Opinion Writing

Opinion Writing

Opinion Writing

Opinion Writing


Math

Estimate Differences

Use Place Value to Subtract

Ch.1 Addition/ Subtraction Review

Ch.1 Addition/ Subtraction Review

Ch.1 Addition/ Subtraction Test


Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Great Penguin Rescue”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Great Penguin Rescue”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Great Penguin Rescue”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Great Penguin Rescue”

Assessments

Writing/

Grammar

Singular Possessive Nouns

Singular Possessive Nounsl

Singular Possessive Nouns

Singular Possessive Nouns

Assessments


Math

Multiplication Strategies

Multiplication Strategies

Multiplication Strategies

Ch.5 Review

Ch.5 Test


Vocabulary Words:


  1. Plunge- to drop or dive down deep

  2. Sardines- types of very small fish

  3. Reef- a row of rocks or coral in the ocean

  4. Stagger- walk while wobbling from side to side

  5. Swarm- move in a large group

  6. Wound- a bad cut

  7. Mates- birds or animals that have babies together


Spelling Words

1.    Unhappy                  14. dishonest

2.    Recall                      15. react

3.    Disappear                16. unfortunate

4.    Unload                     17. discourage

5.    Mistake                   18. uncomfortable

6.    Misspell                   19.recycle

7.    Dislike                     20. mispronounce

8.    replace

9.    mislead

10.disagree

11.rewrite

12.unroll

13.unknown

 








Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday

Thursday

Friday


Reading

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Great Penguin Rescue”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Great Penguin Rescue”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Great Penguin Rescue”

StoryWorks, Jr.

“The Great Penguin Rescue”

Assessments

Writing/

Grammar

Singular Possessive Nouns

Singular Possessive Nounsl

Singular Possessive Nouns

Singular Possessive Nouns

Assessments


Math

Multiplication Strategies

Multiplication Strategies

Multiplication Strategies

Ch.5 Review

Ch.5 Test


Vocabulary Words:


  1. Plunge- to drop or dive down deep

  2. Sardines- types of very small fish

  3. Reef- a row of rocks or coral in the ocean

  4. Stagger- walk while wobbling from side to side

  5. Swarm- move in a large group

  6. Wound- a bad cut

  7. Mates- birds or animals that have babies together


Spelling Words

1.    Unhappy                  14. dishonest

2.    Recall                      15. react

3.    Disappear                16. unfortunate

4.    Unload                     17. discourage

5.    Mistake                   18. uncomfortable

6.    Misspell                   19.recycle

7.    Dislike                     20. mispronounce

8.    replace

9.    mislead

10.disagree

11.rewrite

12.unroll

13.unknown