Tilford Times Newsletter
This Weeks Agenda
Every Day Math/Envisions Unit 4 Multiplication and Division
This week we will finish up Multiplication strategies and begin looking at division. We will continue to spiral through previously learned facts as well as identify the relationship between multiplication and division.
We learned how to login to www.Multiplcation.com and the kids love it!. 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.
At Home Facts Practice! Today we will begin taking home 1 sheet of math fact practice every night in addition to our daily homework. On Friday, we will take a timed quiz in class. Those that score 80% or higher on the Friday Quiz will not receive the weekly math packet the following week.
Journey's Lesson 10
Reading: We are reading a biography A Young Thomas Edison. We will be identifying the comprehension skill of main idea and details as well as sequence of events -Timelines.
Spelling/Phonics: Our class is looking at more words with the au,aw,al and o. Students will receive a pink spelling packet with several practice pages. **spelling packet is homework - Due Friday 12/11/15
Writing/grammar: In writing we are focusing on writing a biography. In grammar we will use pronouns and antecedents.
Vocabulary: We will be practicing the vocabulary from the lesson in class.
Weekly Academic Standards
Reading: 3.RN.2.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as basis for the answers. 3.RV.3.2 Determine the meanings of general academic and content-specific words and phrases in a nonfiction text relevant to a third grade topic or subject area.
Spelling: 3.RF.4.5 Know and use more difficult word families when reading unfamiliar words - suffixes.
Writing:3.W.3.1 Write persuasive compositions in a variety of forms.
3.W.2.1 Write Legibly, leaving space between letters in a word, words, in a sentence, and the edges of the paper.
Math: Multiply and divide within 100 using strategies and understand communicative property. 8x5=40 5x8=40.
Go Home Friday Dec. 4th, 2015
Friday December 11th at 9:30am. Our class needs volunteers.
The class with the most donations will get the opportunity to Duct Tape their teacher (poor Mrs. Tilford) to the wall!
They are really excited about this ;) Having fun and helping families in need = win win
Thursday, Dec. 17th, 12:30-2pm
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
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 October 13th, 2015