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)

8.31.2017

August 28th

READING: Good reading habits, Building Stamina, Logging Books, Using Context Clues to determine meaning of unknown words

MATH: Two/Three-Digit Addition 

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

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


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: correct, oh, quickly, person, became - Test Friday

WRITING: Narratives - Writing with stamina, accomplishing goals, adding leads, using transitions

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

Dates to Remember: 
Monday, September 4th - No School (Labor Day)
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)

8.18.2017

August 22nd

READING: Good reading habits, Fiction vs. Non-Fiction, Genre study, writing reading responses

MATH: Addition/Subtraction 

LANGUAGE: Plural Rules for adding -s and -es

VOCABULARY
1-fragile, defend, research, pledge, specific
2-assemble, grumble, calculate, elegant, precise
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: fly, gave, box, finally, wait - Test Friday

WRITING: Narratives - Writing with stamina, accomplishing goals

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

Dates to Remember: 
Monday, August 21st - No School (Eclipse Day)
Monday, September 4th - No School (Labor Day)
Monday, September 18th - No School (Parent Conferences) 
October 9th - 13th - No School (Fall Break)

Spirit Nights:
August 24 - 26: Plaza Mexican (all day)

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)


8.14.2017

August 14th

READING: Choosing "Just-Right" books, reading routines, Fiction vs. Non-Fiction

MATH: Addition facts review

LANGUAGE: Parts of Speech review

VOCABULARY: fragile, defend, research, pledge, specific (This weeks list and next week's list will come home in take-home folders.  We will have a quiz every two weeks over 10 words).  More info coming at back to school night.

SPELLING: The list for the entire year has been added to student take-home folders. The first five words will be tested Friday (done, English, road, half, ten).  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.  More info coming at back to school night.

WRITING: Narratives- Finding ideas and building stamina

Homework: 
-Read nightly (write the title of the book on the calendar in take home folders)  More info coming at back to school night.
-Study for spelling test

Dates to Remember: 
August 17th - Back to School Night at 7:00
Monday, August 21st - No School (Eclipse Day)
Monday, September 4th - No School (Labor Day)
Monday, September 18th - No School (Parent Conferences) 
October 9th - 13th - No School (Fall Break)

8.02.2017

August 7th

Welcome to third grade! I'm so excited about this school year.  Each week I will post a little bit about our week, assignment/test dates, and dates to remember on this website.

This week we will be building our classroom community.  There will be no homework.

Reminders:
Please return the YELLOW parent homework you received at registration by Wednesday.
Send in writer's notebook decorations Thursday. (see take-home folder)
Send in Me Museum items on Friday. (see take-home folder)

Dates to Remember:
August 17th - Back to School Night at 7:00
Monday, August 21st - No School (Eclipse Day)
Monday, September 4th - No School (Labor Day)
Monday, September 18th - No School (Parent Conferences) 
October 9th - 13th - No School (Fall Break)


5.16.2017

May 16th


PLAY REHEARSALS ALL WEEK.
NO HOMEWORK OR QUIZZES.


Dates to Remember:     
May 19th - 3rd Grade Spelling Bee @ 7:30 in cafe (only 5 finalists)
May 24th - Students' Last Day/Class Play @ 9:30 in the library

5.08.2017

May 8th

Reading
-Students will read 20 minute nightly.  
-Students that have met their AR goal do not have to write about their reading.  Those that haven't met their goal will need to write about their nightly reading.

Vocabulary:   
Unit 4 - Week 1: moist, brittle, vendor, rectify, crave
Unit 4 - Week 2: chronic, spectator, veto, irritable, mimic

Unit 4 - Week 3: solitary, scent, dawn, dusk, linger
Unit 4 - Week 4: gaze, doze, contemplate, boundary, (Quiz Friday)

Word Study: Silent consonants: Unit 22
-10 list words to study
-3 No Excuse Words for writing. These words don't follow patterns, but are common in writing. Students will need to write these words in a sentence. 
-Students will also be given 10 additional words that follow the spelling pattern for the week.
-Test Friday

Dates to Remember:     

May 9th - Zoo Field Trip WEAR CLASS SHIRTSMay 12th - Field Day WEAR CLASS SHIRTS
May 24th - Students' Last Day/Class Play