3rd Grade Newsletter

Week of May 18th

Dear Parents,

The children had so much fun today at May Madness, getting a little wet:) They should sleep well tonight!

Curriculum

Math - math projects

Reading - reading persuasive texts, reviewing comprehension skills, book clubs

Writing - persuasive writing

Social Studies - entrepreneurs

Science - endangered animal projects

In The Know

Ways to Keep Children Writing All Summer Long

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/top-teaching/2013/05/5-ways-keep-your-students-writing-all-summer-long


Summer Reading

http://www.readingrockets.org/calendar/summer


Southlake Summer Reading

http://www.cityofsouthlake.com/index.aspx?NID=698


Math Projects

You will find sheets attached that describe the math projects. Ask your child to tell you about the project they chose. These projects will be completed in class.


Stamps

Thank you to those that have sent in 3 stamps for the end of the year report card. We are still missing them from a few students.


2015 - 2016 School Year

Rockenbaugh is preparing for the 2015 - 2016 school year. Please fill out both sides of the emergency card that was sent home and return to your child's teacher by June 5, 2015.


High Touch High Tech

On June 2nd, High Touch High Tech will deliver an in-school "field trip" to transform our classroom into a Living Laboratory as we explore Finally Fun Machines. The in-school "field trip" will be funded by the 3rd grade home room budget (funds collected at the beginning of the year from parents).

Dates to Remember

May 18th - Career Day

May 21st - Wordly Wise Test

May 22nd - Word Sort Test

May 22nd - bad weather day (school is in)

May 25th - Memorial Day (school is out)

June 4th - last day of school (early dismissal)