Magma Ranch K-8
Students of the Month
Dates to Remember
We will be benchmark testing the week of February 11th. Please make sure your child is getting a restful nights sleep and nutritional breakfast.
2.11- District Science Fair
2.14- Valentine's Day
2.15- Spring Picture Day
White Copy Paper
Grade Level News**
Eureka Math is a cyclical based curriculum; which means the skills will be taught more than once in the school year. The math HW is an opportunity for the children to practice the skills currently being taught in class. If there is something they do not understand or struggle with, please note it on the HW and the teachers will review more in class. Keep in mind, that these are new skills for your child and it is expected that they will take time to master the concepts. Additional resources can be accessed in the Florence website at: mr.fusdaz.org - found under teacher website 3rd grade eureka math parent page.
Houghton Mifflin is a leading blended learning program building reading comprehension, academic vocabulary, and writing skills.
Spalding is an Education International program dedicated to teaching all students to spell, write and read while focusing on:
Social Emotional is a program designed to teach Pre-kindergarten and elementary school children about cooperation, empathy and effective communication. Sanford Harmony at National University.
- Homework: Homework includes twenty minutes of reading each night, practicing the weekly spelling words and practicing the basic facts:
Homework also includes any unfinished work from the classroom.
Just a Reminder
>>Remember to wear tennis shoes on P. E. days.
>>Write your child’s name on his/her sack lunch.
>>Send in a water bottle for your child to have in the classroom.
>> Please contact your child’s teacher, and the school office, before 12:00 p.m. if your child will be taking alternate transportation home.
What We’re Learning This Week
Math: TSW compare unit fractions and specify the whole.
Reading: TSW refer to parts of poems when writing or speaking about text, using terms like stanza.
Writing: TSW read and write cursive letters, upper and lower case.
Science: TSW identify ways that people use tools and techniques to solve problems.
Social Studies: TSW identify how scarcity requires people to make choices due to their unlimited wants and needs.