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120 | 3rd Grade | Mrs. Angela Baird

Hello Parents!
 All NWEA testing is done..TIme to learn lots of fun and exciting things.
THIS WEEK : NO PURPLE FOLDERS!! LAST WEEK WAS A LIGHT WEEK IN TERMS OF GRADED PAPERS.
WE WILL HAVE A READING , SPELLING AND FAST FACTS TEST ON FRIDAY, January 19th!!
Have a great week!
Angela Baird
Announcements from LaSalle 2

End of Quarter - Thursday, January 31st
NO SCHOOL - Friday, February 2nd - Teacher Institute Day

SUPPLY WISH LIST 

We just need prizes for the prize box !




Here is our plan for the week!
January 16th-January 19th 2018
Reading:  We will be working on a story called "Pushing Up the Sky". It is a play and a folktale.
The comprehension skills we will work on are story elements and making inferences.
For vocabulary practice, we will be working on dictionary skills.
NEW VOCABULARY WORDS:   overhead   narrator   poked   imagined   narrator   antlers   languages
Small Groups:   The reading groups will complete their unit on making inferences and drawing conclusions.
Science:  We will complete our unit on the water cycle. Ask you child to sing you the song.  We will also start a new Super Science Magazine with cool stories about strange plants and rock formations.

Math:  This week will be all about fractions!  

Fast facts teson Multiplication facts 0-12 this Friday (7 minutes)!!

Small Groups: We will work on fractions and decimals.

Click Here for Math Fact Practice 



(perfect way to master the times tables )


Social Studies:  It is all about Martin Luther KIng Jr. this week!

SPELLING:  

TEST This Week on Friday!

unhappy    unload    dislike    disagree    unknown    recall    mistake    replace    rewrite    dishonest    disappear    misspell    mislead    unroll    react

unfortunate    discourage    uncomfortable    recycle    mispronounce


WRITING and GRAMMAR:  

We will learn all about verbs:  action, linking, main and helping

In writing, we will make corrections to our advertisement selling raisins and why they are good for you and write our new year's resolutions to make goals for the rest of the school year.

Remember our sentence writing rules!!

    1. Begin with a capital letter. 
    2. Each sentence must have at least five words! 
    3. You cannot begin any sentence with the same word. 
    4. Please underline the spelling word or vocabulary word you are using. 
    5. Read your sentence aloud. Make sure it is a complete thought and makes sense! 
    6. Check the spelling of all your words. 
    7. Make sure all sentences end with a period, question mark or exclamation mark

SCHEDULE


Here are the specials for the second quarter!
  • Monday - Library
  • Tuesday - ART
  • Wednesday - P.E.
  • Thursday - P.E.
  • Friday - ART

Here is “a picture” of our daily schedule! ( On Thursdays, we will not have languages and our Friday the time of certain classes change.)

7:45-8:00


8:00-9:00

Breakfast and Morning Procedures


                MATH

9:00-10:00

           READING

  • SNACK REMINDER: SNACK IS about 9:15-9:30. IF CHILDREN DO NOT BRING A SNACK, I CANNOT PROVIDE ONE :(

10:00-11:00

Specials

Mon. Library  Tues.-Art  

Wed-Thursday- Friday - Computers

11:00-11:45


Social Studies

11:45-12:30

Lunch

Recess

12:30-1:15

 Science

1:15-2:00

 

Languages/Arabic-French-Chinese

(small group reading or math)

 EXCEPT ON FRIDAY!!

2:00-2:45

 

Languages/Spanish

(small group reading or math) EXCEPT ON THURSDAY.














CPS LINKS

CPS Calendar 
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CPS Parent Portal https://parent.cps.k12.il.us/pc/default.aspx



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Angela Baird,
Jan 18, 2018, 12:33 PM