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)

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)