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Announcements for the Week of 11/27/17

Math – Thank you to all parents who sent in the pies last week. We used the pies for a fun and tasty graphing activity to kick off our graphing unit. Check out the pictures on Class Dojo J Keep practicing multiplication facts - children can also play salute or practice on Reflex Math. Most often, weekly tests are given on Fridays, so please make sure your child is prepared! 

 Language Arts –  We are wrapping up main idea this week. We are also reading Molly’s Pilgrim and discussing different traditions we have in our family. Please make sure your child is reading for at least 20 minutes Monday-Friday. I can give you a list of questions to practice with your child once they have finished reading.  Remember you can always go to the RTA “livebinder” on my website for great practice activities.

 Learning Targets…

Language Arts

RI.3.2 Main Idea

Math

MD 3 – Drawing a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set. Solve one and two-step problems using graphs.

Bar Graphs - Questions

Matching graphs to data sets

Interactive graphs

Social studies

Map Skills



Important Dates-

                                               

12/1 All AIG nominations from parents due to Mrs. Howe

12/11 – Holiday Musical at Roland Grise 

Announcements for the Week of 11/6/17

Tarheels Go Walking Field Trip – Thank you to our wonderful parent volunteers who helped keep everyone safe on our field trip last week. We hope you enjoyed the pictures on Class Dojo.

 Please Note – Mrs. McIntosh will be attending NCCAT this week (November 6-9) in Ocracoke. (NC Center for the Advancement of Teaching) Her classes will be in great hands with Mrs. Spencer (Mon., Wed., Thurs.) and Mrs. Hillman (Tues.) Please call the office or send a written note to contact the substitutes if needed, as Mrs. Mcintosh will be out of the classroom and away from Class Dojo this week.

 Math – Please continue working on multiplication facts and singing skip counting songs nightly. Also, check out www.multiplication.com and click on “Games” for fun activities.

 Language Arts –  We are continuing to work on main idea.  This is a pivotal standard and some of the assessments can be tricky, therefore we will spend around three weeks working on this skill. Please make sure your child is reading for at least 20 minutes Monday-Friday. I can give you a list of questions to practice with your child once they have finished reading.  Remember you can always go to the RTA “livebinder” on my website for great practice activities.

 Learning Targets…

Language Arts

RI.3.2 Main Idea

Math

OA 2 – Division – interpret quotients of whole numbers as the number of objects in each share when partitioning equally

Missing Numbers Practice

Division with Pictures

Multiplication Word Problems 

Mult. and Division Practice 

Social studies

Maps   Flocabulary - Maps Song

Maps and Globes (13 min.) 

Maps and Globes (5 min.) 

Tour the States (4 min.) 



Important Dates-

                                               

11/9 Veterans’ Day Lunch 11/10 Veterans Day, no school

11/22, 11/23, 11/24 – No School 


Announcements for the Week of 10/30/17


Thursday, November 2nd – Tarheels Go Walking Field Trip

  • Please wear tennis shoes and dress for the weather. This is a walking tour of downtown Wilmington and we will be outside. Wear a raincoat with a hood if there is a chance of rain
  • Please remember to pack your lunch if you didn’t sign up for a bagged lunch on the permission slip.

 

Math – Please continue working on multiplication facts and singing skip counting songs nightly. Playing “Salute” with a deck of cards is a great way to practice. Ask your child how to play. We play almost every day in class. Also, check out www.multiplication.com and click on “Games” for fun activities.

 Language Arts –  We are continuing to work on main idea. This is a pivotal standard and some of the assessments can be tricky, therefore we will spend around a month working on this skill. Please make sure your child is reading for at least 20 minutes Monday-Friday. I can give you a list of questions to practice with your child once they have finished reading. Remember you can always go to the RTA “livebinder” on my website for great practice activities.

Learning Targets…

Language Arts

RI.3.2 Main Idea

Math

OA 2 – Division – interpret quotients of whole numbers as the number of objects in each share when partitioning equally

Missing Numbers Practice

Division with Pictures

Multiplication Word Problems

Mult. and Division Practice

Social studies  

Maps

Flocabulary - Maps Song

Important Dates-

11/2 – Report Cards                    11/3 – School Net Math Test                       11/10 – Veteran’s Day, No School


Announcements for the Week of 10/16/17

Math – We are kicking off multiplication this week. It is very important that your child practice multiplication facts at home at least 2 nights a week. We will be taking a multiplication quiz each Friday and children can earn rockets on a keychain when they pass. Every child will start with a x2 test, and then move along at his or her own pace each week. You can tell what facts your child is working on by looking at his or her multiplication booklet in the back pocket of HW folders. Each child will color off 2s, 3s, etc. as they pass. Here are ways you can practice at home: Reflex Math App or website, play “1,2,3, Salute!” with playing cards, sing skip counting songs in the car, use the flipcards in your child’s mult. booklet in his or her folder, flashcards.

 

Language Arts –  We are continuing to focus on text features. The kiddos had a blast pretending to be surgeons last week. They are learning not only what the text feature is called, but also the purpose of each text feature and how to utilize the different text features.

 

Learning Targets…

Language Arts

RI.3.7 Text Features

Math

3.OA.1 Interpret products of whole numbers (ex. 5x7 means the total number of objects in 5 groups with 7 objects each)

Multiplication with equal groups

Writing multiplication equations

Repeated addition 

Self Correcting Multiplication Quizzes 

Multiplication.com - Games 

www.flocabulary.com

Class Code: M3JC4M

Science

Human Body – Skeletal System

Name those bones song

interactive human body resource


 

Important Dates –

Oct. 13th – Picture day

Oct. 20th – Fall Festival 




Announcements for the Week of 10/6/17

We are looking for parent volunteers to represent on our School Improvement Team (SIT) committee.  We meet the first Wednesday of every month to discuss issues that directly impact school environment and student learning. Please let your child’s teacher know if you are interested.

 

Math – We are kicking off multiplication this week. It is very important that your child practice multiplication facts at home at least 2 nights a week. We will be taking a multiplication quiz each Friday and children can earn rockets on a keychain when they pass. Every child will start with a x2 test, and then move along at his or her own pace each week. You can tell what facts your child is working on by looking at his or her multiplication booklet in the back pocket of HW folders. Each child will color off 2s, 3s, etc. as they pass. Here are ways you can practice at home: Reflex Math App or website, play “1,2,3, Salute!” with playing cards, sing skip counting songs in the car, use the flipcards in your child’s mult. booklet in his or her folder, flashcards.

 

Language Arts –  We are continuing to practice answering questions by “flipping” the question. Please have your child practice this while answering homework at night. Students are getting the hang of looking for the:  who, what, when, where, why, and how of a story. Please continue having your child read every night!

 

Learning Targets…

Language Arts

RI.3.1 and RL.3.1 Ask and Answer questions

Math

3.OA.1 Interpret products of whole numbers (ex. 5x7 means the total number of objects in 5 groups with 7 objects each)

Multiplication with equal groups

Writing multiplication equations

Repeated addition 

Self Correcting Multiplication Quizzes 

Multiplication.com - Games 

www.flocabulary.com

Class Code: M3JC4M

Science

Human Body – Skeletal System

Name those bones song

interactive human body resource

 

Important Dates –     Oct. 13th – Picture day         Oct. 20th – Fall Festival     Oct. 17th – Last day to turn in Box Tops sheets to be entered in drawing for fall festival wristband 


Announcements for the Week of 9/5/17

Reading:

 We dove right into our first standard (RI.7 text features) last week. I was amazed by how many text features the kids could name while looking through a Scholastic News. We will become surgeons later this week and “dissect” a Scholastic News and label the different parts. Look for pictures of this activity on our class dojo page.

Math:

We have already started learning some skip counting songs to help prepare for multiplication facts. Your child will begin bringing home a small “Multiplication Facts Folder” this week within their homework folder. Please begin working on x0 and x1 facts. We will be completing some beginning of year assessments this week.

Learning Targets…

Language Arts

R.I.7 Text Features

Math

NBT 1 Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100.

Count by 9s song

rounding practice


Science

Human body/ Integration of text features

Name those bones song

interactive human body resource

Reminders

·       Please remember to send a written note in your child’s folder if they are changing their transportation home in the afternoons. Please indicate if the change is just for the day or from now on.

·       Curriculum night – Thursday, September 21st 5:00-6:00. Please plan to attend. The 3rd grade parent meeting is essential as we will discuss Read to Achieve. 


Announcements for the Week of 8/28/17

·       Please join your child’s “Class Dojo” account to by following the directions that were sent home in your child’s folder at open house.

·       All paperwork from open house night is due ASAP

·       Please remember to send a written note in your child’s folder if they are changing their transportation home in the afternoons. Please indicate if the change is just for the day or from now on. 

Learning Targets…

Language Arts

Daily 5 routines and procedures

Math

BUILD station routines and procedures

Social Studies

FINS and getting to know our classmates

 

Wish list items – colored copy paper 


Important Dates- Thursday, September 21st 5:00-6:00 Curriculum Night 

* At least 1 parent must attend. 
* This is a parent meeting, children do not need to attend. 


READ TO ACHIEVE WEBSITE

This will be discussed in depth at curriculum night on Thursday.
Please look at the following website carefully concerning new Read to Achieve Law and become familiar with 3rd grade promotion standards.
** Click on the gray tab that says "NCRtA Parent Guide, Narrated Powerpoint"



Announcements for the Week of 9/19/2016 

Thank you to all of the parents who came to curriculum night last Thursday night. If you missed the meeting, click on the link below to watch the “Read to Achieve” narrated powerpoint.

 Curriculum Night - Parent Resources 
  Read to Achieve Narrated Powerpoint for Parents 
 
** Click on the gray tab that says "NCRtA Parent Guide, Narrated Powerpoint"**

Parent friendly explanation of 3rd grade common core standards with examples.

Great explanation and visuals of 3rd grade milestones










Another great class singing Roar -  June 2017

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"ROAR" class theme song
Performed by the class of 2014-2015




 
 
 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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