Tales of the Third Grade EVERYTHING

Hello Third Grade Families,

Our PBIS winner this week was Ava Van Wyck!!  Congratulations Ava.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Fun things to remember ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Monday, February 27th:     

Tuesday, February 28th  8:00 am Mass.  Presentations of Presidential Mobiles and reports will start today.   

Wednesday, March 1st:  Poems and Prayers sent home today.   Send in a picture of your child wearing green, a St Patrick’s Day Shirt and / or a St. Patrick’s Day accessory.  

Thursday, March 2nd2:30 Stations of the Cross ~ Please join us every Thursday Afternoon during Lent if your schedule allows.  Library books are due back today. 

Friday, March 3rd:   Good luck to all of our Chess Club members as they participate in the tournament this weekend.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What we are doing in class this week ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Religion:   We will take a look at the ways in which the church celebrates the Christian initiation sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and the Eucharist.  We will also learn about the healing Sacraments of healing Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick.     Our class will present the Stations on March 23rd.  Station assignments will be given out soon.  Stations DO NOT need to be memorized.

Social Studies:  We will be listening to Presidential Mobiel presentation this week.

Math:   We will begin chapter 6 in our Math series.  This chapter introduces the students to the concept of Division.  This week the students will learn to solve division problems by using these strategies: act it out, explore the meaning of partitive (sharing) division and quotative (measurement) division.  Simple Solution Lessons 89 – 92 should be completed by Friday March 3rd.  

Spelling:   The students will work with the R – Controlled vowel sound of ar spelled air, ear, are, ere, and eir

Phonics:   This week the students will learn how to make singular words that end in s, es, f and fe plural by adding the suffixes -s and -es.

Reading:   The class will finish reading the story “Athabascans”.  As they read this story the students will hear about how people in this rural Alaska live.  This week students will work with a partner to reread sections of the “Athabascans” and answer specific questions with text from the story.


About the author

My name is Lisa Gearen. I started teaching at St. Cletus in 2003. I taught first grade for 14 years and now teach 3rd. I have a bachelors degree in Communication and a Masters in Elementary Education. I received both degrees from Concordia University. I also have an associates degree in Early Childhood Education as well as being a Certified Catechist.