Week 19

CLASS NOTES

Another busy week ahead:

Reading- Book Clubs will meet this week, and discuss how the plot follows "story mountain" pattern.

Writing- We will continue to write persuasive speeches and publish our speeches in our Google Classroom.

Math- We will continue with our fractions unit. At the same time, the 3rd graders will continue to learn the basic multiplication facts; we will memorize the facts with factors of 6 this week. Please help your child learn their facts in a snap!

Social Studies - We will spend the next 4 weeks learning about Massachusetts. Students will conduct research and write a mini state reports about our state.


Attention String Players - The string players have a concert for the parents on Monday, evening, Jan 14th, at 6:30 PM. Please remember your instruments and concert attire. We can't wait to see you on stage. Bravo!



At Home Tasks:


Monday:

   Read for pleasure for 20 minutes or more.

   Spend 5 minutes working on Prodigy, Freckle, Typing Pal, and/or reviewing multiplication facts.


Tuesday:

   Read for pleasure for 20 minutes or more.

   Spend 5 minutes working on Prodigy, Freckle, Typing Pal, and/or reviewing multiplication facts.


Wednesday:

   Read for pleasure for 20 minutes or more.

   Spend 5 minutes working on Prodigy, Freckle, Typing Pal, and/or reviewing multiplication facts.


Thursday:

   Read for pleasure for 20 minutes or more.

   Spend 5 minutes working on Prodigy, Freckle, Typing Pal, and/or reviewing multiplication facts.

   Return your Reflections Journal to school.

 

BONUS:

Our goal is memorize multiplication facts with factors of 6.

Also, please review all the multiplication facts with factors of 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10.

Test” yourself with your homemade flashcards. Ask a family member or friend to “test” you, or simply practice in any way that helps you to know your facts in a snap.  We will have a quick quiz on Friday.


Special Subject Schedule

Monday - Art (10:05-10:45) and Spanish (1:10-1:50)

Tuesday - Music (9:25-10:05) and P.E. (10:10-10:50)

Wednesday - P.E. (9:20-10:00)

Thursday - STEAM (8:40-9:20) and Spanish (12:15-12:55)

Friday - Media (9:25-10:05)


Mystery Reader sign up link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0949aaa92da75-mystery


Important Dates
Monday, January 21st - No School, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 30th- Early Release Day; 12:15 dismissal
February 12th- Early Release Day; 12:15 dismissal
February 14th- CAP Program
February 18th - 22nd - February Break
Friday, March 15th - Trip to the Statehouse
Monday, April 8th - State Fair 8:30AM-9:45AM
April 15th - 19th - Spring Break
April 25th & April 26th - ELA MCAS
May 15th & May 16th - MATH MCAS

Created 1//2019
Jennifer_ramras@needham.k12.ma.us