Week 34

Our Week

Last week the third graders worked SO hard on their Math PSSAs. They did an awesome job!! I couldn’t be more proud. Now that PSSA testing is over, we will get back into the swing of things.

Our Week Ahead

Monday – P.E. {Sneakers!}, New Spelling & Vocabulary Lists

Looking Ahead

May 6th – 3rd Grade Field Trip & PSSA Fun Day

May 9th – No School

May 13th – Laps for LeTort & 1:30 Early Dismissal

May 18th – Team Building/Activity Day 9:10-11:10am

May 26th – School Picnic

May 30th – No School

I hope you enjoyed this gorgeous weekend!

Mrs. Binkley

Fun Surprise!

Wow!! I am SO impressed with my students! They were amazing these past two weeks. I’m such a proud teacher!

Thank you again for all of the support you provided at home and for the sweet testing notes.

As a way to end this long week, Lillie had a surprise for her classmates.

Meet Trooper! This little lamb, which belongs to her grandparents, came to visit us this afternoon.

I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the end of PSSA testing!

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Week 32

Our Week

Math – We finished Chapter 14…the last chapter in our math book!! Now we move onto money and then preparing for the upcoming math PSSA test. Once PSSA testing is over, we will start with some 4th grade math. There are no Mad Minutes during PSSA testing.

Language Arts – We spent this past week reviewing a lot of the skills that we have learned this year. I tried to make the review fun, so in order to review author’s purpose, we played Pie Face!! Author’s Purpose = Persuade, Inform, or Entertain. We were all laughing during this review game!!

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Our Week Ahead

Monday – ELA PSSA Day 1

Tuesday – ELA PSSA Day 2

Wednesday – ELA PSSA Day 3

Thursday – ELA PSSA Day 4

Friday – Wear Sneakers (PE!!), Report Cards Come Home

Please don’t forget to send your child to school with hard candy and/or gum. You will also want to send in a water bottle on each day of testing.

Thank you so much for writing the PSSA notes! The kids are going to be so excited to see a note from you on their desk every day!! If you were unable to return the PSSA notes last week, please send them in on Monday.

Looking Ahead

4/19-4/21 – PSSA Math Testing

4/22 – April & May Book Orders are due

5/6 – 3rd Grade Field Trip

Don’t forget to give your kiddo an extra squeeze tomorrow morning. These next couple of weeks can be stressful. I will do my best to make sure that all of my third graders feel relaxed and prepared for the tests.

Mrs. Binkley

Week 31

Our Week

Math – We are making our way through our chapter on geometry. The students have learned how to identify different types of angles, determine if a figure is a polygon, and classify polygons and quadrilaterals. This coming week we will partition shapes into equal parts and wrap up the chapter with a review before taking our Chapter 14 test.

Making Angles with Our Bodies in 3-B Math

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Language Arts – We have been practicing and reviewing skills that we learned earlier in the year. We are also continuing to work on writing an opinion essay.

Content – The students did an AWESOME job with their Who Am I Posters!! Some of the students were able to present their posters on Friday. Everyone else will have a chance to present on Monday or Tuesday. Thanks for all of the help you provided at home with this project. It is much appreciated!

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We enjoyed the beautiful weather this week with popsicles on the playground.

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Ask Your Child

What do a square and a rectangle have in common?

Our Week Ahead

Monday – Mad Minutes Due

Tuesday – Reading Calendars Due

Wednesday – Spelling Test

Thursday – Wear Sneakers, 3-B Math Test

Friday – 1:30 Early Dismissal, PSSA Parent Letters are due {Information to come home tomorrow}, Field Trip Forms are due today!!

Looking Ahead

April 11-14 – ELA PSSA Testing {Please do not schedule morning appointments}

April 15 – Report Cards are distributed

April 19-21 Math PSSA Testing {Please do not schedule morning appointments}

April 22 – Book Orders are due

May 6 – 3rd Grade Field Trip

May 13 – Laps for LeTort, 1:30 Early Dismissal

More information will come home this week about PSSA Testing. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to email or call.

Mrs. Binkley