Terrific Third Grade, May 24th, 2019

Religion:  Our third graders will be reviewing chapter 12, ,”God Calls Us to Holiness,” and then take the test on Wednesday.  After that they will be  learning about the Sacraments in chapter 15. Students will attend the 8 am Mass on Wednesday, May 29. They will recite the Hail Holy Queen prayer on May 31st. 

Reading:  Students will continue to read  several interesting and thought provoking stories about weather as we practice our reading skills. Stories that will be read include; We need Tornado Warnings!  Taking Shelter, Weather, On the Same Day in March and Living Through a Natural Disaster.

Poetry: The May poems will be recited on Tuesday, May 28th.

Spelling: Students will be adding the suffix -ly  in unit 34.    The list words to study are: slowly, mainly, badly, hourly, suddenly, lately, partly, closely, really, lastly, plainly, loudly, shortly, monthly, and softly.  Students will be identifying complex consonants,  rhyming words, matching synonyms, use clues to understand  vocabulary meanings, and proofreading.  The Unit 34 test will be on Friday, May 31st.

Phonics:  Students will continue to review skills throughout the week.

Science: We will have another STEM project for students to solve.  Last week students had to go through one piece of paper, and then take a friend through the paper with them. They were very creative  wit their solutions.  Photos are of the project:

Grammar: Quiz #29 will be on Friday, May 31 st. Skills to be tested: identifying action verbs, future tense verbs, and writing the correct form of an irregular past tense verb; using context clues to determine the meaning of vocabulary, using subordinating conjunctions  because, while, since and except, identifying concrete and abstract nouns, determining which noun is the subject and which is an object, and being able to locate a pronoun and draw an arrow to its antecedent.

Math: In our Go Math program  students will continue to explore area and perimeter. The Simple Solutions  post test will be taken on Tuesday, May 28th.

Social Studies: In class we will be discussing Memorial Day.

Project Linus: Soon the third graders and their buddies will be making fleece blankets for hospitalized children. Please send in your $2 for the donation to cover the materials if you have not already done so.

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:

Mon… Memorial Day….. No School

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.

Monday, May 27th…..No school as we celebrate Memorial Day, Have a safe and wonderful long weekend.

Tuesday, May 28th….Last $1  Misericordia Dress Down Day ….color blue