Terrific Third Grade 11-20-2018

Students did a wonderful  job honoring God in our Thanksgiving Prayer Service.

Religion:   Students will be learning about martyrs and the church year as we conclude our first unit of study.  The students will be reciting the November prayer on 11/30.

Phonics:  As we begin unit 4  students will be working with contractions this week.

Language: Students will be given the December poem selections this week.

Spelling: The weekly spelling unit 13 focuses on digraphs. (ck, wr, sh, th, ch, and tch)   The unit words are: shape, church, watch, father, wrap, check, finish, sharp, mother, write, catch, chase, shall, thick, and wrote. The weekly spelling test will be on Friday, November 30th .

Grammar:  The weekly 10 question Simple Solution Grammar  quiz will be on Friday, November 30th,    covering Lessons 41-44.  The quiz will focus on:,  adjectives,  adverbs, /f/ sounds spelled ph and gh, possessive nouns, subject pronouns,  locating the entire verbs in a sentence, being verbs,  homophones, and types of sentences.

Reading:  In the ReadyGen program this week  we will continue reading the  nonfiction selection, The Moon Seems to Change. We will be locating the main ideas, reviewing the text features, and comparing it to different nonfiction  texts.  Students should be  working on their historical fiction diorama book report which is due November 28th.

Math:  Students need to memorize the multiplication facts  0 -12.  We will be working on this in class but please also help your child at home.  We will be starting unit 5 next week which is “Using  Multiplication Facts.”  The weekly Simple Solutions Quiz will be on Friday. 

Science: Relaxation Program:  We will have the final and third part of the stress reduction/relaxation program this Monday. On Tuesday, after a review of the concepts,  students will have a quiz about what they learned.

Science: We are continuing to read and discuss how technology affects our lives. The test should be next week. In conjunction with unit 2, students are going to make a poster project showing how a selected item of technology has changed and improved over the years. Students should be thinking of possible topics for their project. The topic choice needs to be okay-ed in class.  The information/direction paper will be going home early this week.

We enjoyed meeting with everyone at parent teacher conferences today. Please remember never to hesitate to contact us by email with any question or concern.  Have a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving.

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:

Specials Next Week:

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

Tues. D…111 Science Lab                  112 Art & Spanish

Wed. E..111 Music & TLC                  112 Science Lab

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

Fri.  A….111 Spanish & Gym             112 Gym & Science Lab

Remember every Friday is Flash Light Friday.

Queen of Hearts is every Monday at Kenny’s!