3rd Grade Newsletter
January 12, 2016
Essential Question: How can you use what you know to help others?
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions
Comprehension Skill: Point of View
Vocabulary Strategy: Prefixes
Vocabulary Words: achievement, apologized, attention, audience, confidence, embarrassed, realized, and talents
Spelling pattern: Plural Words
Unit 4 Week 3/Assessment January 22nd
Essential Question: How do animals adapt to challenges in their environment?
Genre: Expository Text
Comprehension Strategy: Reread
Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect
Vocabulary Strategy: Context/Sentence Clues
Vocabulary Words: alert, competition, environment, excellent, prefer, protection, related, and shelter
Spelling Pattern: Variant Vowels
We will soon start on time. This will include telling time in different ways and elapsed time.
Here is the schedule:
Monday, January 25th: Ms.L-B and Mrs. Ungvarsky
Tuesday, January 26th: Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Hummel