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About 3rd Grade

Welcome to the 3A! 
 
On this page, you will be able to find various updates regarding our class (school events, tests/quizzes, due dates, photos, reading logs, extra parent resources, etc.). Please check back frequently and subscribe to this page so you can stay up to date with what's going on in 3A! 
3A Specials Schedule: 
 
Monday: French with Ms. Katie, Music with Mr. Laughead 
Tuesday: Music with Mrs. Teixeira
Wednesday: Mass, Art with Mrs. Sterling
Thursday: P.E with Ms. D, Library, College and Career with Ms. Marielle 
Friday: French with Ms. Katie, Reading Buddies with PreK4B
 
 

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Updates

Scholastic Book Order due Friday, Dec 6th
Class Code: H6DH8
Please let me know if the books are gifts and I will make sure to get them to you as soon as they are delivered. 
 
Students need headphones for Chromebooks. Please makes sure they are not the earbuds to the newer Iphones; they will not fit in the Chromebooks. 
 
If your child has a birthday and would like to send in cupcakes, please let us know about a week in advanced. Sometimes there are multiple birthdays on the same day or weekends and we want to make sure each child has a proper celebration. Celebrations usually take place at lunch. 
 
Students should start using Zearn for at least 30 minutes a week at home. Your child's username and password is in their black homework folder. 

RG19_SpellingList_G3

Today students were given a sheet with 4 word lists. These words will be used for upcoming spelling quizzes. The schedule for the quizzes is also on the sheet. Students should know how to spell each word and use it correctly in a sentence. Students may be asked to spell other words that follow the same pattern. 

3A Updates

Math-Mid-Module test Thursday, review sheets given in class this week. 
 
Giving Thanks Lunch on Tuesday: we are asking for a suggested donation of $5 (or more) to support Cabrini Immigrant Services. Donations (check or cash) will be collected on November 19th. 

Giving Thanks

This year, in lieu of food donations, we are asking for a suggested donation of $5 (or more) to support Cabrini Immigrant Services, a Catholic charity that works closely with immigrants to assist with housing, food, clothing, job placement, ESL and job skills.
 
Any amount big or small would be most appreciated. Donations (check or cash) will be collected on November 19th.

Classroom Request

Students need headphones for their Chromebooks. The headphones will be kept in the classroom. Please do not send expensive headphones/earbuds. 
 
We are also in need of extra snacks. If you would like to donate to third grade, please send in individual packages of "healthy" snacks. Thank you!

Homework 10/25

Finish The Case of the Gasping Garbage (Chapters 7 and 8). Be ready to discuss the events of the story in class on Monday. You must bring the book back to class on Monday.  Review main ideas, bible stories, and key words. 
 
Chapter 2 Religion test on Wednesday, 10/30. Review main ideas, bible stories, and key words. 

Upcoming Assessments:

Math: Wednesday, October 23rd: Students will have a review sheet in class to practice concepts learned in Module 1. 
Topics to be tested: 
  • Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division
  • Understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division.
  • Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic.

    Social Studies: Friday, October 25: 

    Name and Locate:

    • 7 Continents
    • 4 Oceans
    • Hemispheres
    • Equator
    • Prime Meridian
    • Cardinal directions

     

    Describe where places are in relation to each other and describe connections between places. 

    Information can be found in the Social Studies book on pages: SSH2-SSH3 and 4-5. Books can be used to study, but must be brought back to school on Monday.

Math Homework: Friday, October 18th

Students must complete homework problems for lessons 20 (pages 85 and 86) and 21 (pages 89-90). 

Religion test Chapter 3

Friday, October 16th: know key words and definitions, Bible stories in chapter, and main topics from each page. 

Reading Response Questions

Students will read 15 minutes each night from an independent reading book. Students will respond to one question each night  from the following list of questions . Students must answer the question in complete sentences. Please write the date in your notebook each night that you are responding to a question. If students forget their reading notebook at school they can respond to a question on a piece of paper. Please pick a different question each night. 

Week of October 7th:

MoMath Field Trip on Wednesday, October 16th: 
Return Field Trip permission slip. 3 chaperones from each class needed. 
We will eat lunch at Madison Square Park, weather permitting. Please send a disposable lunch.