Third Grade Nuts & Bolts
Week of May 9
Writing / Vocabulary
This week, students will complete Chapter 2 of the Writing Companion. The focus of chapter 2 is "Writing About an Opinion". Next week, the focus shifts to chapter 4, "Reporting on Research". Students will apply what they learn in chapter 4 to their country research.
This week students study Unit 18, the last unit of Vocabulary Workshop. The unit quiz is scheduled for Thursday, May 12. Next week, students will complete a review of units 13-18.
Students will learn fractions represent a part of a whole, and identify unit fractions and non-unit fractions. Third graders will focus on the following topics: comparing equivalent fractions, adding and subtracting like fractions, and identifying fractions as sets.
Each day, students participate in hands-on activities to further support their real-world application of their knowledge of fractions.
Beginning Monday, May 16th, students will begin assembling their project boards. I encourage students to review and edit their Google docs with parents.
Roger Williams Zoo trip - May 27
We will leave campus at 9:00am and return to school in time for dismissal. Students will come to school with sun lotion already applied, a cap, and a disposable snack, lunch, and water bottle. We will not make a visit to the zoo store and therefore, money need not be sent with your child.