Island News 11/18 - 11/22

Mrs. Benoit - River Place Elementary - 3rd grade

Important Information

· Our Thanksgiving Luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, November 21st, during our regular lunchtime of 11:10-11:40 AM! Please plan to celebrate this feast with your childJ

· The RPE PTA Scholastic Book Fair is scheduled for Thursday, November 21st and Friday, November 22nd. This is a great opportunity to get some early holiday shopping in before the rush AND support your school!

Yearbooks and Spirit Gear will also be sold on November 21st.


This week is Generation Texas week. It's a statewide, grassroots movement creating what's next for Texas: a culture of college and career readiness that leads to the most successful generation ever.

Monday - Hats off to college - wear college hats

Tuesday - Dress for success - dress professionally

Wednesday - I 'mustache' you, "Where do you want to go to college?" - wear a mustache

Thursday - Show your college spirit - wear you favorite college shirt or colors

Friday - Titans are college bound - wear your Titan gear

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Important Dates

Nov. 18-22 Generation TX week.

Thursday, Nov. 21 @11:10 AM – Thanksgiving Feast

Thursday & Friday, Nov. 21-22 – Scholastic Book Fair

Monday-Friday, Nov. 25-28th – Thanksgiving Break


December 6th - Book Reports Due


Mrs. Benoit's News!

class website: http://classroom.leanderisd.org/default.aspx?Lori%20Benoit


third grade homework link: http://classroom.leanderisd.org/default.aspx?River%20Place%20Third%20Grade/Homework

  • The historical fiction book report directions, rubric, and example have been posted on our website. Your child should be reading his/her selected book. Please help your child build time management skills by planning for the deadline of December 6th.

Week At A Glance

Reading/Writing: fact/opinion, sequencing, summarizing

Spelling: Unit 12

Science/Social Studies: Thanksgiving story

Math: picture graphs and fractions

Pace Math: fractions



Spelling Specifics:

WOW: dense - thick

Core words: mother, light, country, father, let

Concepts: compound words