3rd Grade Happenings

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Apple Orchard, Lake Norden, SD

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HOMECOMING Events: October 7-13

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READING LOGS

Please remember reading logs are due the first day of the week. I am asking students to read 20 minutes/night for 5 nights a week. (Total of 100 minutes/week) Our next reading log is due on Monday, October 8, 2018.

FACT MASTERS

We will be practicing our math facts daily in class. If a student is having trouble passing a level, I would like them to also practice them at home to keep them moving along so they don't fall behind. We have begun addition this week. We will move into subtraction next, followed by multiplication and division as the students progress. Students will change the belts on their ninjas as they pass through the levels. Please ask them about this!
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SNACKS

I allow students to bring healthy snacks into the classroom if they want. Please keep them HEALTHY. No sugary foods, candy, chips, etc. Also, they are welcome to bring a water bottle if they want. Please do not send anything except water. Per our school handbook, no other drinks are allowed. If students bring other things I will ask them to leave them in their locker until the end of the day. I do allow gum anytime in the classroom unless I can hear it or see it, then I will ask them to spit it out.

PAINT SHIRT

Students can bring a paint shirt and keep it in their extra locker if they want. They may be using these in art, after school, or in the classroom throughout the year.

SPELLING

Week of October 1: short e words: slept, when, September, cents, February, many, best, Wednesday, them, sent, friend, guess, never, kept, then, better, Isabela


Week of October 8: long e words: street, read, people, need, please, queen, meet, dream, free, each, team, sleep, wheel, sneeze, sea, meat, Mrs. Jordahl

FYI-Important Information and Upcoming Events!

Thursday, October 4: NO HORIZONS PROGRAM, Mrs. Jordahl gone in the afternoon

October 8-12: HOMECOMING

Thursday, October 11: NO HORIZONS PROGRAM

Wednesday, October 17: End of 1st Quarter; Early Dismissal at 12:00 (Staff Development)

Thursday, October 18: NO SCHOOL (MEA)

Friday, October 19: NO SCHOOL (MEA)

Thursday, November 8-9: Field Trip to the MN Zoo...OVERNIGHT!

Friday, November 9: Early dismissal at 12:00--Teacher Workshop

Tuesday, November 22: NO HORIZONS

Wednesday, November 21: NO SCHOOL

Thursday, November 22: NO SCHOOL

Friday, November 23: NO SCHOOL

Friday, December 7: Early Dismissal at 12 (Staff Development)

Friday, December 21: End of the 2nd quarter

Monday, December 24-Tuesday, January 1: No School, Holiday Break