PlumWard's Class

3rd Grade

CLASS NEWS and IMPORTANT DATES

Homework:

During this preparation for testing season, we are changing the due dates for homework. We will pass it out on Thursdays, and it is expected back the following Friday. Mrs. Howard will use one of the math pages as a quiz grade, and Mrs. Plumley will do the same for reading.



  • April is caring month. Wear orange every Wednesday!


  • April 20th: Bad Weather Day-No School
  • May 14th: Last Day to check out library books
  • May 14th: Math STAAR test- no visitors please
  • May 15th: Reading STAAR test- no visitors please
  • May 18th: All library books due



Teacher's Name: Mrs. Howard and Mrs. Plumley

Email: howardv@lisd.net; plumleyj@lisd.net

Phone: 469-713-5968

Website: https://www.smore.com/7jsev


Lunch Menu

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Student Code of Conduct

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Classroom Procedures and Systems

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Parent Orientation Slides

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IStation:

If you have access at home, please have your child log into IStation 2-4 times a week for 20 minutes at a time. Your child should know his/her own login and password.

The next step is to install Istation on your home computer. This is a quick and easy process. Go to www.istation.com/IstationHome/TX and follow the simple installation instructions.

Information is also available on how to view your student's progress, access reports and other resources by logging in to the Istation parent portal. Thanks to Texas SUCCESS, your student can now continue his or her school experience at home!

For more information about Texas SUCCESS, please visit www.texassuccess.org or call 1-877.315.4918 – toll free.


Safe research and other online reading sites:

https://www.smore.com/q0u6



Fast Math

Fast Math is math fact practice website that we use in LISD. You can get to the link from the district website. Follow the steps below.

www.lisd.net

Resources

Students

Fast Math

Choose Rockbrook

Username: last initial first initial id# (ex: hv12345678)

password: abc123

WHAT WE ARE DOING

Reading: 4 weeks of Countdown to STAAR (literary fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, expository)


Writing: 4 weeks of Countdown to STAAR (homophones, homographs, synonyms, antonyms, word meanings, figurative language)


Social Studies: financial literacy, economics


Math: Data and Graphing


Science: Natural Resources and Life Cycles


Spelling: 3rd grade sight words


Spelling List for Weeks 31-32 Vowel Digraph 'oo'

would

stool

crook

spool

groom

spoon

could

troop

wood

foot

soot

nook

hook

root

hoop

tool

wool

fool

brook

hood

noon

should

stood

DAILY SCHEDULE AND SPECIALS

Tardy Bell rings at 7:45

7:45-8:00 Morning Work

8:00-8:30 Beartime RTI

8:30-10:50 Rotation 1

10:50-11:20 Lunch

11:20-11:50 Recess

11:50-1:10 Rotation 2

1:10-2:00 Specials

2:00-2:50 Rotation 2

2:50 Clean up and Dismissal


Howard Specials Schedule

4/24- Science

4/17- PE

4/18- Art

4/19-Library/Technology

4/23- PE

4/19- Music



Plumley Specials Schedule

4/25- PE

4/17- Music

4/18- Science

4/19- PE

4/23- Art

4/24- Library/Technology