Tilford Times Newsletter
May 9th- 13th 2016
I know the reading log can be an after thought and a last priority on the list of many things you and your family need to fit in your evening and weekends. Please Read the article above to learn more about "Why your child should read 20 min per day"
This Weeks Agenda
Hobart History Unit
It is VERY important that your child keep up with lessons and reading in class as well as at home. This is a long unit and and I will take grades on the journal weekly. There will also be several quizzes throughout the unit.
This weeks Hobart History (HH) agenda:
Monday - HH grid map quiz
Tuesday -make sure HH packet is complete - all pages finished
Wednesday- Homework - HH unit test study guide
Thursday - HH unit test
Friday - Hobart History Spelling Test
Students describe how significant people, events and developments have shaped their own community and region; compare their community to other communities in the region in other times and places; and use a variety of resources to gather information about the past.
Historical Knowledge 3.1.1 Identify and describe Native American Woodland Indians who lived in the region when European settlers arrived. Example: Miami, Shawnee, Kickapoo, Algonquian, Delaware, Potawatomi and Wyandotte
3.1.2 Explain why and how the local community was established and identify its founders and early settlers.
3.1.3 Describe the role of the local community and other communities in the development of the state’s regions.
3.1.4 Give examples of people, events and developments that brought important changes to your community and the region where your community is located. Example: Developments in transportation, such as the building of canals, roads and railroads, connected communities and caused changes in population or industry. Chronological Thinking, Historical Comprehension, Analysis and Interpretation, Research
3.1.5 Create simple timelines that identify important events in various regions of the state.
3.1.6 Use a variety of resources to gather information about your region’s communities; identify factors that make the region unique, including cultural diversity, industry, the arts and architecture. Example: Libraries, museums, county historians, chambers of commerce, Web sites, and digital newspapers and archives
3.1.7 Distinguish between fact and fiction in historical accounts by comparing documentary sources on historical figures and events with fictional characters and events in stories. Example: Compare fictional accounts of the exploits of George Washington and John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed) with historical accounts; Compare a piece of historical fiction about Abraham Lincoln or Harriet Tubman with a primary source
3.1.8 Describe how your community has changed over time and how it has stayed the same. Example: Shawnee villages in Southern Indiana and Conner Prairie settlement 3.1.9 Define immigration and explain how immigration enriches community. We are a nation of immigrants; we have been heavily influenced by immigration since before the Revolutionary War
Envisions Math Unit 18 Multi Digit Multiplication
We will continue to take Multiplication Sunday quizzes everyday - Please keep practicing Mult. facts!
In this unit we will learn many different ways to tackle mutli digit multiplication problems.
Monday: Traditional algorithm 18-1
Tuesday: Trad. Algorithm cont. 2 digit X 1 digit
Wednesday: Distributive Property - Breaking apart to multiply
Thursday: homework- Distributive Property - Breaking apart to multiply continued
M.T.W.TH. spiral review
**Please check your child's planner each night for specific daily homework.
Continue to have kids login to www.Multiplcation.com to practice their facts
username: firstnamelastinitial46342 password : lunch number. practicing facts with flash cards, online games or timed tests is a great way to learn facts. Mastered facts should be as fluent as recognizing your name.
Reading - Novel Study " The Tale of Despereaux"
We will be reading T of D over the next few weeks in class and completing a reading journal each day.
All will be done in class.
There will not be a Journey's test this week, due to novel study.
spelling/phonics - Vowel sounds in spoon and wood. Phonics homework given daily this week and Test Friday
Reading: 3.RL.1 Read and comprehend a variety of literature within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 2-3. By the end of grade 3, students interact with texts proficiently and independently.
3.RL.2.1Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Hobart History Walking Tour
Tuesday, May 24th, 9am-2:30pm
Downtown Hobart and The Hobart Historical Society
$2.00 admission fee due for Historical Society
Please let me know if you will be volunteering to chaperon this trip.
Wednesday, June 1st, 12:45-2:15pm
JM 3rd Grade Pod
As they successfully complete each test, they will earn a coupon for their Ice Cream Sunday June 1st.
You will be receiving a Parent letter and information about this event in your child's mail this week.
Important Daily Times
Arrive at School: 8:45 am (Late Start 9:10)
Attendance is Taken: 8:55 (Late Start 9:15)
Online Classroom Tools
The above link is the full list of reading and language arts standards students should master by the end of 3rd grade.
The above link is the full list of academic standards every 3rd grader should know by the end of 3rd grade.
Find, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary and Spelling in Think Central. You must use Chrome to open Think Central.
Our Classroom Behavior system. We receive or loose points in Dojo. Check your child's dojo for their percentage of positive /negative behaviors during the day.
Use Classroom code MHBGR to order online. Next book order will go through on March 16th, 2015