11.13.2017

November 13th

READING: Informational Text (Features, Main Idea, Supporting Details)

MATH: Unit 4: Measurement (time, elapsed time, mass)

VOCABULARY

1- gradually, merchant, essential, fortunate, immense
2- lob, tremble, skeptic, propose, inflate 
3- isolated, alter, gullible, emphasize, novice 
4- clarify, spare, strain, remain, exotic
5- glee, snatch, dangle, hesitate, greedy

SPELLING: Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit.

Words are: warm, common, bring, explain, dry - Test Friday

SOCIAL STUDIES: States of the Northeast Region. Study guide in blue folders. Quiz Friday

Below is the address to the song we are singing in class to help students as they learn the 50 states.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xo--bheaE0I

WRITING: Informational Research 

Homework: 
-Read nightly
-Study for spelling test, daily multiplication quiz, and Northeast map

Dates to Remember: 
November 16th - 3rd Grade Folk Dance @ 6:00
November 22nd - 25th - Thanksgiving Break
December 7th - Family Holiday Sing Along @ 6:00
December 20th - Abbreviated Day/Winter Party
December 21st - January 3rd - Winter Break


Spirit Nights:
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)

11.06.2017

November 6th

READING: Informational Text (Features, Main Idea, Supporting Details)

MATH: Unit 3 TEST on Thursday, Study Guide in Tuesday's folder

VOCABULARY1- gradually, merchant, essential, fortunate, immense2- lob, tremble, skeptic, propose, inflate 3- isolated, alter, gullible, emphasize, novice 4- clarify, spare, strain, remain, exotic Quiz Friday
SPELLING: Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit.Words are: boat, game, force, brought, understand - Test Friday

SOCIAL STUDIES: States of the Midwest Region. Study guide in blue folders. Quiz Friday


Below is the address to the song we are singing in class to help students as they learn the 50 states.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xo--bheaE0I

WRITING: Informational Research (Writing introductions) 


Homework: 
-Read nightly
-Study for Unit 3 Math test, spelling test, daily multiplication quiz, vocabulary quiz, and midwest map


Dates to Remember: 
November 8th - Thanksgiving Lunch @ 12:05
November 9th - Coffee House @ 6:00 (grades 3,4,5)
November 16th - 3rd Grade Folk Dance @ 6:00
November 22nd - 25th - Thanksgiving Break
December 7th - Family Holiday Sing Along @ 6:00
December 20th - Abbreviated Day/Winter Party
December 21st - January 3rd - Winter Break


Spirit Nights:
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)


10.30.2017

October 30th

READING: analyzing fables, poetry, and dramas

MATH: Unit 2: estimating to add and subtract

VOCABULARY
1- gradually, merchant, essential, fortunate, immense
2- lob, tremble, skeptic, propose, inflate 

3- isolated, alter, gullible, emphasize, novice 

SPELLING: Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit.
Words are: plane, system, behind, ran, round - Test Friday

WRITING: Beginning informational research

SOCIAL STUDIES: States of the West Region. Study guide in blue folders. Quiz Friday

Below is the address to the song we are singing in class to help students as they learn the 50 states.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xo--bheaE0I

Homework: 
-Read nightly (write the title of the book on the calendar in take home folders)  
-Study for spelling test, daily math fact quiz, and southeast map

Dates to Remember: 
November 8th - Thanksgiving Lunch @ 12:05
November 9th - Coffee House @ 6:00 (grades 3,4,5)
November 16th - 3rd Grade Folk Dance @ 6:00
November 22nd - 25th - Thanksgiving Break

December 7th - Family Holiday Sing Along @ 6:00
December 20th - Abbreviated Day/Winter Party
December 21st - January 3rd - Winter Break

Spirit Nights:
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)

10.23.2017

October 23rd

READING: determining morals/lessons of stories

MATH: Unit 2: three-digit subtraction


VOCABULARY
1-gradually, merchant, essential, fortunate, immense

2-lob, tremble, skeptic, propose, inflate Quiz Friday


SPELLING: Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit. |
Words are: less, machine, base, ago, stood - Test Friday


WRITING: Narratives - Publishing 


SOCIAL STUDIES: States of the Southeast Region. Study guide in blue folders. Quiz Friday

Below is the address to the song we are singing in class to help students as they learn the 50 states.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xo--bheaE0I

Homework: 
-Read nightly (write the title of the book on the calendar in take home folders)  
-Study for spelling test, daily math fact quiz, and southeast map

Dates to Remember: 
November 16th - 3rd Grade Folk Dance @ 6:00
November 22nd - 25th - Thanksgiving Break

November 8th - Thanksgiving Lunch @ 12:05

November 9th - Coffee House @ 6:00 (grades 3,4,5)
December 7th - Family Holiday Sing Along @ 6:00
December 20th - Abbreviated Day/Winter Party
December 21st - January 3rd - Winter Break


Spirit Nights:
October 23: Pie 5 Spirit Night
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)



10.16.2017

October 16th

READING: Parts of Literature (Stories, Poems, Plays) and Studying Characters through Dramas


MATH: Unit 2: Rounding and 3-digit Addition 

VOCABULARY:1-gradually, merchant, essential, fortunate, immense

SPELLING: Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit. |
Words are: stay, green, known, island, week - Test Friday


WRITING: Narratives - Revising/Editing Narratives


SOCIAL STUDIES: North America countries and oceans. Study guide in blue folders. Quiz Friday

Homework: 
-Read nightly (write the title of the book on the calendar in take home folders)  
-Study for spelling test, daily math fact quiz, North America map, and READ!


Dates to Remember: October 19th - Family Math Night at 6:30
October 21st - PTO Trunk of Treat
November 16th - 3rd Grade Folk Dance @ 6:00
November 22nd - 25th - Thanksgiving Break

Spirit Nights:
October 23: Pie 5 Spirit Night
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)

Timed multiplication quizzes begin Tuesday with 2x's facts! Students will need to complete their nightly practice at home and return it the next day prepared for their quiz.They have three minutes to complete the 40 facts.

10.03.2017

October 2nd

READING: 9 weeks wrap-up/assessment, LAST WEEK TO MEET AR GOALS!

MATH: Unit 2: Multiplication
Test on Thursday - Study Guide coming home Tuesday
LANGUAGE: Verb Tenses

VOCABULARY:
1-fragile, defend, research, pledge, specific
2-assemble, grumble, calculate, elegant, precise
3-pause, gasp, ancient, observe, brief
4-convince, swiftly, rely, rare, precise 

5-oppose, snide, heap, diverse origin
6-redundant, gesture, clutch, persevere, acknowledge 

7-literal, dialogue, rival, claim, passion 
8-acquire, thesis, loathe, rapidly, convey Quiz Friday


SPELLING: The list for the entire year is in student take-home folders. Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit. Words are: rest, carefully, scientists, inside, wheels - Test Friday

WRITING: Narratives - Drafting, Adding Details

Homework: 
-Read nightly (write the title of the book on the calendar in take home folders)  
-Study for spelling test, math test, vocab quiz, READ!

Dates to Remember: 

October 9th - 13th - No School (Fall Break)
October 19th - Family Math Night at 6:30
November 16th - 3rd Grade Folk Dance @ 6:00
November 22nd - 25th - Thanksgiving Break

Spirit Nights:
October 17: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)

9.25.2017

September 25th

READING: analyzing visual text features in non-fiction (continued)

MATH: Unit 2: Multiplication Meanings


LANGUAGE: Verb Tenses

VOCABULARY:
1-fragile, defend, research, pledge, specific
2-assemble, grumble, calculate, elegant, precise
3-pause, gasp, ancient, observe, brief

4-convince, swiftly, rely, rare, precise 

5-oppose, snide, heap, diverse origin
6-redundant, gesture, clutch, persevere, acknowledge Quiz Friday 

7-literal, dialogue, rival, claim, passion 


SPELLING: The list for the entire year is in student take-home folders. Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit. Words are: building, ocean, class, note, nothing - Test Friday

WRITING: Narratives - Drafting, Adding Details

Homework: 
-Read nightly (write the title of the book on the calendar in take home folders)  
-Study for spelling test 

Dates to Remember: 

September 28th - Book Fair Family Night (Grades 3-5) 4:00 - 6:30
October 9th - 13th - No School (Fall Break)
October 19th - Family Math Night at 6:30
November 16th - 3rd Grade Folk Dance @ 6:00
November 22nd - 25th - Thanksgiving Break

Spirit Nights:
October 17: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)

9.20.2017

August 18th

READING: analyzing visual text features in non-fiction

MATH: Unit 2: Multiplication Meanings/Arrays


LANGUAGE: Pronouns, Abstract Nouns, Verb Tenses

VOCABULARY:
1-fragile, defend, research, pledge, specific
2-assemble, grumble, calculate, elegant, precise
3-pause, gasp, ancient, observe, brief

4-convince, swiftly, rely, rare, precise 

5-oppose, snide, heap, diverse origin
6-redundant, gesture, clutch, persevere, acknowledge Quiz Friday 


SPELLING: The list for the entire year is in student take-home folders. Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit. Words are: decided, contain, course, surface, produce - Test Friday

WRITING: Narratives - Drafting, Adding Details

Homework: 
-Read nightly (write the title of the book on the calendar in take home folders)  
-Study for spelling test and vocabulary 

Dates to Remember: 
September 21st - MCE Goes Gold (wear gold for pediatric cancer awareness)
October 9th - 13th - No School (Fall Break)

Spirit Nights:
September 21: Maggie Moos (4:00-8:00)
October 17: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)

9.11.2017

September 11th

READING: analyzing illustrations, studying literal and non-literal language in literature

MATH: Unit 2: Multiplication Meanings/Pictures


LANGUAGE: Pronouns and Abstract Nouns

VOCABULARY
1-fragile, defend, research, pledge, specific
2-assemble, grumble, calculate, elegant, precise
3-pause, gasp, ancient, observe, brief

4-convince, swiftly, rely, rare, precise 

5-oppose, snide, heap, diverse origin


SPELLING: The list for the entire year is in student take-home folders. Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit. Words are: front, feet, fact, inches, street - Test Friday

WRITING: Narratives - Adding details, storytelling, editing/revising

Homework: 
-Read nightly (write the title of the book on the calendar in take home folders)  
-Study for spelling test and vocabulary 


Dates to Remember: 
Thursday, September 14th - Family Fitness Night @ MCE 6:00
Monday, September 18th - No School (Parent Conferences)
October 9th - 13th - No School (Fall Break)

Spirit Nights:
September 21: Maggie Moos (4:00-8:00)
October 17: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)

9.05.2017

September 5th

READING: using context clues, analyzing illustrations

MATH: Two/Three-Digit Addition and Subtraction, Multi-Step Word Problems 

(Unit 1 Test Monday, September 11th - Study guide going home Thursday, September 7th.)

LANGUAGE: Plural Rules (irregulars, -ves, -s, -es, -ies) 

VOCABULARY
1-fragile, defend, research, pledge, specific
2-assemble, grumble, calculate, elegant, precise
3-pause, gasp, acient, observe, brief

4-convince, swiftly, rely, rare, precise (Quiz Friday on Week 3/4)


SPELLING: The list for the entire year is in student take-home folders. Words will need to be spelled correctly WITHIN a sentence.  The sentence will need a capital letter beginning and ending punctuation to receive full credit. Words are: shown, minutes, strong, verb, stars - Test Friday

WRITING: Narratives - Adding details, storytelling

Homework: 
-Read nightly (write the title of the book on the calendar in take home folders)  
-Study for spelling test and vocabulary 

-Return conference forms

Dates to Remember: 
Thursday, September 14th - Family Fitness Night @ MCE 6:00
Monday, September 18th - No School (Parent Conferences) 
October 9th - 13th - No School (Fall Break)

Spirit Nights:
September 21: Maggie Moos (4:00-8:00)
October 17: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)
November 14: Texas Roadhouse (4:00-8:00)
December 5: Firehouse Subs Goodletsville (4:00-8:00)
January 23: Nothing Bundt Cake (4:00-8:00)
February 22-24: Plaza Mexican (all day)
April 19: Chick Fil A Rivergate (4:00-7:00)