Math – We are continuing to work our way through Chapter 12. The students are learning how to represent data in a variety of ways. This coming week, we will learn how to measure to the nearest half and quarter of an inch. We will then practice displaying our measurement data.
Reading – This week we learned more about theme. We also learned that good readers make mental images when they read.
Writing – We are just starting to tackle a five paragraph opinion writing project. I love seeing how much my students have grown as writers. I’m so proud of them!
Content – We learned about three different types of energy – light, heat, and sound.
Spelling – Lesson 19 lists came home on Friday. Homework is due on Tuesday and our test will be on Thursday.
I was bummed to miss Kids at Work Day on Wednesday, but was so glad that Mr. Rohm could be there to take pictures for me! How cute are all of these kids??!!
Our Week Ahead
Monday – Wear Sneakers
Tuesday – Spelling Homework is due
Thursday – Spelling Test
March 9th – Talent Show
March 10th & 13th – No School (Snow Make-Up Days)
Math – This week we completed Chapter 11. Our next chapter is one of my favorites! The students will have fun collecting data and representing it in a variety of ways. Make sure that you are still practicing basic math facts!
Reading – This week we learned about theme and how to identify the theme of a story. Theme = THE MEssage of the story!
Writing – We wrapped up some different writing projects this week. In grammar, we have been learning about verbs and prefixes.
Spelling – The Lesson 18 Test is on Wednesday
Last week, the class earned 30 googly eyes, so we celebrated with ice cream sundaes on Friday. (Don’t worry Colin and Zach…we saved some ice cream for you!!)
Our Week Ahead
Monday – No School
Tuesday – Wear Sneakers!
Wednesday – Kids at Work Day, Lesson 18 Spelling and Vocabulary Tests
Friday – 1:30pm Early Dismissal, Book Exchange
I hope that you are enjoying this gorgeous weather. See everyone on Tuesday!
Tomorrow is Book Exchange. Please make sure that your child comes to school with his/her library books.
School will be in session this Friday, February 17th. There is no school on Monday, February 20th.
I will be submitting the February Book Order on Friday. Don’t forget that if you order online, you can order from any grade level’s book orders! Scholastic’s Website: Online Code ND39H
Math: We are continuing to work our way through Chapter 11. This week we practiced telling time to the nearest minute. We also learned how to find time intervals (also known as elapsed time). This can be a tricky skill, so we will continue to practice it next week.
Reading: This week’s story was a play called “Little Bear Cubs”. We also read Aesop’s fables to help us practice comparing and contrasting.
Writing: We spent the week writing an informative paragraph about how to avoid getting sick. If only we could all actually avoid getting sick! In grammar, we are learning about verbs and prefixes.
Content: This week we continued to learn all about energy!
Spelling: The Lesson 17 test will be on Tuesday.
We had to take advantage of the beautiful weather this week!
Tuesday –Valentine’s Day Party, Sneakers for PE, Lesson 17 Spelling Test
Tuesday – New Spelling List
Friday – Spelling Homework is due, School is in session today!
2/20 – No School
2/22 – Kids at Work Day
2/24 – 1:30pm Early Dismissal
Math: This week we took our math CDT tests, which assess the students’ understanding of a variety of math concepts. We also started Chapter 11. We learned all about capacity. In 3-B math, we used a story called “The Land of Gallon” to help us remember the customary units of capacity.
Reading: This week’s story was called “Lon Po Po”. Our focus skill is Compare & Contrast. The students were able to use a Venn diagram to compare themselves to a classmate. Our current read aloud book is The BFG. We all look forward to reading about Sophie’s adventures with the Big Friendly Giant!
Writing: Students have been working on finishing their opinion writing – To Squish or Not to Squish? We also wrote about what we would do with $100 on the 100th day of school. In Grammar we have been learning about verbs.
Content: This week we began our new science unit…physics!! We had a lot of fun using roller coasters to learn all about kinetic and potential energy.
Spelling: The Lesson 16 spelling test is on Monday. A new list will come home on Tuesday.
Monday – Spelling & Vocabulary Tests
Tuesday – New Spelling & Vocabulary Lists, Wear Sneakers
Thursday – Spelling Homework is due
Friday – Talent Show Forms are due
2/17 and 2/20 No School
2/22 – Kids at Work Day
Enjoy your weekend!