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Terrific Third Grade April-26-2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Religion: We will continue in chapter 11, “The Parish is Our Home.  The April prayer will be said on April 30th. Third grade will be attending the 8am Mass on Wednesday, May 1st.

FMSC Service Field Trip:  We are going to Feed My Starving Children on May 2nd.

Reading: We will continue to locate the main idea and key details as students read Deep Down and Other Extreme Places to Live. We will also work on how to  determine the meanings domain-specific  vocabulary.

Poetry: The April poems will be recited on Tuesday, April 30th. 

Spelling: Our spelling unit this week focuses on contractions. The list words to study are:  must’ve, I’ve, we’ll, you’ll, they’ll she’ll, we’ve, I’ll, he’ll, should’ve, wont’t, who’ll, might’ve, you’ve, and that’ll. Besides working with contractions, students will work with rhyming words, idioms, and proofreading. The Unit 29 test will be on Friday. 

Phonics: We have just  started our last unit in phonics. We will be focusing on synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms.

Grammar:  Students will practice understanding expressions,  using context clues to determine word meanings, prepositions, subject nouns, past tense of verbs, using commas and quotation marks,  and identifying object pronouns.  Quiz #25 will be on Friday.

Math: We  will be exploring fractions in more depth in chapter 9 . The Simple Solutions quiz will be on Friday.

Science: 111 & 112 class members took the eggs out of the automatic egg turner and  placed them on their sides  to prepare for the hatching early next week.  Students were all successful in determining which egg was raw and which was hard boiled in an activity.  They also piled books upon some eggs to see how strong an egg can be. Amazing! Students will have a quiz about the parts of an egg and their functions on Tuesday.

Social Studies: We will review communities and resources and then have the unit test on Wednesday . Because of the Easter break during our unit students will be allowed to use their books to double check facts.

  • Lunch/Recess Volunteers: 111 and 112 would love it if you could volunteer for recess & lunch supervision. Third grade has recess/lunch from 11:30 – 12:15.  Please  see the class page to sign up or click the link below:  

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0548A9A62AA0FA7-recess

Mon. B… 111  Gym & Science Lab     112  library & TLC

Tues. C…111 Art & Spanish               112 Spanish & Gym

Wed.  D…111 Science Lab                  112 Art & Spanish      8 am Mass

Thurs. E.. Feed My Starving Children Field trip        112 Science Lab

Fri. F….111 TLC & Library                 112 Music & TLC

Remember every Friday is Flash Light Friday.

Queen of Hearts is every Monday at Kenny’s!