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Terrific Third Grade November 15th, 2019

Religion:      Third grade is hosting the Thanksgiving Prayer Service. Please join us if it fits into your Monday’s (November 25th) schedule.  Students will be getting ready by making signs, decorating boxes for the annual food collection and of course practicing.  On Thursday, November 21.  Rm 112  will be taking the  Sorrowful rosary quiz, and room 111 will be taking the chapter 3 test.  The November prayer will be recited on November 26th.

Language: November poems will be recited on November 21st.

Grammar:  This week students identify types of sentences,  write book titles correctly with capitals and underlining, make singular nouns possessive, identify action verbs  and the object pronoun in sentences,  find the entire verb, locate adverbs and the verb it describes, and select the present tense verb in a sentence. They will also  identify nouns, match homophones, and form plural nouns.  On Friday students will take the 13th weekly grammar quiz.

Reading:   Students should  be reading their science fiction or fantasy book for their next book report which  will be due on December 6th. The book report forms went home on Friday 11/15. In class we will starting the next book, Earth Science and paying special attention to text features.

Spelling:  Unit 13  focuses on words with the digraphs, ch, sh, tch, th, wr, and ck.  Students will  practice  using  word structure, analogies, context clues and proofreading a poem.  The spelling 13 test will be on Friday, November 22nd.

Phonics:   This week students will be  focusing on syllables and r-controlled vowels.  They will review the unit and have the test on Tuesday, November 26th.

Math:   Students will be working on the distributive property and the associative property of Multiplication. They will also focus on using multiplication tables to find patterns, and  multiplying by 7 . On Friday students will take the  Simple Solutions math quiz #13.

Science:  Students enjoyed figuring out what some unusual seeds were. They will continue to work with measurement, data, and science tools as they complete the unit.

Headphones/Ear Buds:  Please send in headphones or ear buds for your child to use when using the computer in class if they do not already have them. These will remain  in the back pack unless they are being used by your child.

Recess & Cold Weather, A reminder:  We try to have outside recess unless it is raining or snowing. In addition to a coat, please make sure your child has a hat and mittens for the cold days.

Raffle: Wouldn’t it be great to win a $1,000?  You might be the winner on November 20th. Tickets are only $10 each. These went home with the oldest and only children. Please let the office know if you need more tickets.

Lunch Volunteers:  Third graders still love to have their parents come to school for lunch and recess, and we do too! Please consider signing up for a day when you are available. Sign up on the parent page, you can use this QR code:

Have a wonderful weekend!

Upcoming dates:

November 20……Big Raffle! You might be the winner.

November 25th…Thanksgiving Prayer Service 2pm

November 26th…  Student half day 11:30 dismissal

November 26th… Parent Teacher Conferences 12:30 – 7:30