Tales of the Third Grade EVERYTHING

Hello Third Grade Families,

Congratulations Henry Wasik for having the winning PBIS ticket this week!!!

Please mark this Thursday March 23rd on you calendars so that you can attend our presentation of the Stations of the Cross.  Stations begin at 2:30 and take about 20 to 25 minutes.  

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

Tuesday, March 21st  D4D at Kenny’s begins at 11:00 am.  8:00 am Mass.  Children should bring their recorders and music to school today and EVERY Tuesday. 

Wednesday March 22nd:  D4D at Kenny’s begins at 11:00 am.

Thursday, March 23rd:  2:30  Stations of the Cross.  Please join us if your schedule allows.      

Friday, March 17th: Wear your favorite team’s or your team’s basketball jersey or color.

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

Religion:   We will learn about the 3 pillars of Lent this week.  The Three Pillars are  PRAYER, FASTING AND ALMSGIVING.      Our class will present the Stations of the Cross this Thursday March 23rd.  

Social Studies: Students will continue to learn about the various physical environments: including climate, landforms and natural resources. Students will also learn how people and places change and adapt to each other. 

Math:  This week the students will work with both multiplication and division problems to create fact families.  The class will also learn the rules for dividing by 1 and 0.  We will be reviewing the concepts covered in Chapter 6 in preparation for the Chapter 6 test next week.   Simple Solution Lessons 101 – 104 should be completed by Friday March 24th.  

Spelling:   Spelling words for the week will contain double consonants.

Phonics:   This week the students will learn how to ID words with suffixes (-s. -es, -er, and est) and endings (-ed, -ing)

Reading:   The class will begin reading the story “Below Deck ~ A Titanic Story”. We will talk about the sequence of events and the characters influences on the events that happened in the story.  As we read the story we will identify the types of sentences used in “Below Deck” .  The class will identify nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives and adverbs that make complete sentences through out 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.