3rd Grade News - Durbin Elementary

Mr. Noel's Class

Please return your green "Intent to Return" Form

This was passed out this week to students and I have received many but not all. Please take a minutes to fill out this form for your child so the school can plan for next year. Here is a link to the form if needed.

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Student Google Account Link 2

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Homework This Week (NEW!)

1) No Spelling This Week

2) Reading at Home - 90 minutes

3) Math Packet (2 pages)

4) 1 Online Reading Passage - Link to Reading Passage

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Iditarod 2015

We are going to be closely following the 2015 Iditarod Race this year! The students will be drafting mushers to follow and we will track the dog sled teams during their 8-12 day journey! Check out iditarod.com for more information!

2015 Noel Class Draft Results

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Student Google Account Link 2

I-Read Schedule

Thursday, March 12 - 10:20-10:55 - Session 1

Friday, March 13 - 10:30-11:10 - Session 2

Monday, March 16 - 10:30-11:10 - Session 3

We will be doing some minor preparations for I-Read next week. I am confident all students will do very well because we are all readers. I-Read is taken on the computer with around 40 multiple choice questions covering a variety of basic reading skills.

Curriculum Updates


*We will jump right back into Topic 12 Adding and Subtraction Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

*There will be NO math test this week, but expect to see one next week during the week of March 16-20 over Topic 12 for 4th grade math and Topic 10 for 3rd grade math.

Language Arts

*Tone and Mood of Authors and Writers

*Main Idea and Details

*Fictional Writing


*How do Plants Grow and Respond to Their Environment