Welcome to 3rd Grade

Sunday
Jan292017

3rd grade update- Week of January 30th

  • There are now two ways to contact me immediately using either the remind app or the Classdojo app. If you need more information to log in, please let me know.
  • We will have a pizza lunch on Wednesday February 1st.
  • Please return the report card envelope on Monday.
  • This week is Catholic Schools Week. There will be a lot of fun activities during this week for parents and students.
  • Monday January 30th will be Student Appreciation Day. The students will receive no homework and they will be allowed to come out if uniform. This TAG day costs no money.
  • We will not be having school on Tuesday January 31st.
  • Wednesday February 1st will be Parent Appreciation Day. Parents will be able to come into the school for an open house starting at 10:00. Then may then accompany the class to pizza lunch. Parents must fill out the pizza lunch order form prior to January 30th so that the HSA knows how much extra pizza will be needed
  • Thursday February 2nd will be another TAG day if students bring in an item for a local food pantry.
  • We will be using a new behavior system in the classroom. It is called ClassDojo. I will be sending home a paper in the Thursday folder explaining how you can see how your child is behaving in the classroom.
  • We need some supplies such as red pens, paper towels, and glue sticks. Any donations that can be made would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.
  • Please take some time this week to clean up your child's binders. Do not throw any papers away just in case we still need them.

Math- We will be continuing division this week. We will be starting with dividing by 11 on Monday. There will be quiz on dividing by 7-12 on Monday. We will be taking a practice quiz on Thursday. The math journal entry/math maintenance will be due on February 2nd. Please make sure that your child labels their entry correctly and glues the math maintenance into their book. If the journal is not labeled or the math maintenance is not glued in I will be deducting a half point for each. I will also be assigning a new TenMarks assignment that will be due on Monday February 6th.

Reading- The reading skill/ strategy is author’s purpose. The grammar skill will be irregular verbs . The tests will be taken on Friday this week. The test will cover vocabulary, author’s purpose, irregular verbs, and the weekly spelling words.

Religion- We started a new chapter last week. This chapter is about professing our faith and the Holy Trinity. We have prayer service next week so we will spend some time this week preparing.

Science- We have started a new topic in science. We will be exploring simple and complex machines.

Social Studies- We have started a new chapter in social studies. This chapter is about goods and services as well as earning, spending, and saving money.  The goods and services project is due on Friday February 10th.

Thank you for your support.

 

Sunday
Jan222017

3rd grade update- Week of January 23rd

  • There are now two ways to contact me immediately using either the remind app or the classdojo app. If you need more information to log in, please let me know.
  • We will have a pizza lunch on Wednesday January 25th and on Wednesday February 1st.
  • There will be a TAG day on Thursday January 26th
  • Report cards will be distributed on Friday January 27th.
  • Next week is Catholic Schools Week. There will be a lot of fun activities during this week for parents and students.
  • Monday January 30th will be Student Appreciation Day. The students will receive no homework and they will be allowed to come out if uniform.
  • Wednesday February 1st will be Parent Appreciation Day. Parents will be able to come into the school for an open house starting at 10:00. Then may then accompany the class to pizza lunch. Parents must fill out the pizza lunch order form prior to January 30th so that the HSA knows how much extra pizza will be needed
  • Thursday February 2nd will be another TAG day if students bring in an item for a local food pantry.
  • We will be using a new behavior system in the classroom. It is called ClassDojo. A paper went home last Tuesday explaining how you can see how your child is behaving in the classroom.
  • We need some supplies such as red pens, paper towels, expo markers, and glue sticks. Any donations that can be made would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.
  • Please take some time this week to clean up your child's binders. Do not throw any papers away just in case we still need them.

Math- We will be continuing division this week. We will be starting with dividing by 7 on Monday. The math journal entry/math maintenance will be due on January 26th. This will be the first entry of the third quarter. Please make sure that your child labels their entry correctly and glues the math maintenance into their book. If the journal is not labeled or the math maintenance is not glued in I will be deducting a half point for each. I will also be assigning a new TenMarks assignment that will be due on Monday February 6th.

Reading- The reading skill/ strategy is comparing and contrasting. Remember that this was a skill that was difficult a couple of weeks ago. The grammar skill will be helping verbs. The tests will be taken on Friday this week. The test will cover vocabulary, comparing and contrasting, helping verbs, and the weekly spelling words.

Religion- We will be finishing up chapter 8.  The test on chapter 8 will be this Wednesday January 25th.

Science- We will be starting a new topic in science. We will be exploring simple and complex machines.

Social Studies- We will be starting a new chapter in social studies. This chapter will be on goods and services as well as earning, spending, and saving money. They will get a new project on Wednesday. The project will be due on Friday February 10th.

Thank you for your support.

 

Monday
Jan162017

3rd grade update: Week of January 17th

  • If you have not signed up for remind app here is the link: https://www.remind.com/join/94f8ed.
  • We will have a taco lunch on Wednesday January 18th.
  • We will have a pizza lunch on Wednesday January 25th.
  • We will take the math Scantron test on Wednesday January 18th. Please make sure that your child gets plenty of sleep the night before and eats a good breakfast. We will be taking the test at 8:30 in the morning.
  • There will be a HSA meeting on Thursday January 19th. This meeting will give parents a chance to take a look at the grade that their child will be in next year.
  • We will have a TAG day on Thursday January 26th.
  • The second quarter ends on Friday January 20th. Report cards will be distributed on Friday January 27th.
  • We will be using a new behavior system in the classroom. It is called ClassDojo. A paper will be go home on Tuesday explaining how you can see how your child is behaving in the classroom.
  • Please take some time this week to clean up your child's binders. Do not throw any papers away just in case we still need them.

Math- We will be continuing division this week. There will a quiz dividing by 0-6 on Thursday January 19th.  The math journal entry/math maintenance will be due on January 19th. I will be paying extra attention to the labels of the entry. Please make sure that your child labels their entry correctly.

Reading- The reading skill/ strategy is drawing conclusions. The grammar skill will be linking verbs. The tests will be taken on Friday this week. The test will cover vocabulary, drawing conclusions linking verbs, and the weekly spelling words. More than half of the class failed the reading comprehension test last week. Because of this I will not be counting it toward the reading grade for this quarter. I will be sending it home for review. We will revisit comparing the week of January 23rd.

Religion- We will be continuing with chapter 8.  This chapter is about God is everywhere, especially with us, and knows all things. There will be a test on chpater 8 next week.

Science- We will be having a quiz on light and heat energy on Tuesday. We will have a test on everything from second quarter on Thursday. This will review light, heat, and different states of matter. Use the quizzes from this quarter. I will grade the light and heat quiz and send it home on Wednesday.

Social Studies- We will be focusing on science this week. We will continue with social studies next week.

Thank you for your support.