Tilford Times Newsletter
November 16th-20th 2015
This Weeks Agenda
Every Day Math/Envisions Unit 4 Multiplication
This week we will learn and practice Multiplication facts 6's, 7's and 8's , and 4's. We will continue to spiral through previously learned facts. We learned how to login to www.Multiplcation.com in class Friday. username: firstnamelastinitial46342 password : lunch number. practicing facts with flash cards, online games or timed tests is a great way to learn facts. Mastered facts should be as fluent as recognizing your name.
Social Studies - Economics Unit
Economics- over the next 2 weeks we will be learning the basics of economics. We will be using our Communities text book as well as the Hershel Economics curriculum.
Spelling/Phonics: We will continue to identify more spelling words with several suffixes - ed, est, er, ly, chage y to i. Students will receive a pink spelling packet with 30 words to study for the test Friday. I will choose 18 words from the list for our test Friday morning. **spelling packet is homework - Due Friday 11/20/15
Writing/grammar: In writing we will continue our opinion writing unit - creating and advertising for our own business! I am very excited about this unit and I am sure the kids will love it too. There will be several take home activities that will need to be done and returned with this unit. Please encourage your child to keep their homework in their folder so that it does not get left at home.
Vocabulary: Building a large vocabulary is very important in becoming great readers. This week your child will have graphic organizers to complete with each of vocabulary words from the entire unit. Vocabulary for this unit will be done in class.
Weekly Academic Standards
Reading: 3.RN.2.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as basis for the answers. 3.RV.3.2 Determine the meanings of general academic and content-specific words and phrases in a nonfiction text relevant to a third grade topic or subject area.
Spelling: 3.RF.4.5 Know and use more difficult word families when reading unfamiliar words - suffixes.
Writing:3.W.3.1 Write persuasive compositions in a variety of forms.
3.W.2.1 Write Legibly, leaving space between letters in a word, words, in a sentence, and the edges of the paper.
Math: Multiply within 100 using strategies and understand communicative property. 8x5=40 5x8=40
Wednesday 4:00-4:30 pm in the Library
PTO Pajama Day
Friday, Nov. 20th. Pay $1.00 to wear your pajama's to school Friday and raise money for our PTO.
Thanksgiving Break will be Nov. 26th - 29th
Friday, Dec. 18th, 12:45-2pm
Important Daily Times
Arrive at School: 8:45 am (Late Start 9:10)
Attendance is Taken: 8:55 (Late Start 9:15)
Online Classroom Tools
Find, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary and Spelling in Think Central. You must use Chrome to open Think Central.
Our Classroom Behavior system. We receive or loose points in Dojo. Check your child's dojo for their percentage of positive /negative behaviors during the day.
Use Classroom code MHBGR to order online. Next book order will go through on October 13th, 2015