3rd Grade News

March 9- 13, 2015

Dr. Seuss Day!

The students had a BLAST on Dr. Suess Day. They got to rotate to 5 different classrooms and hear different Dr. Suess stories and do an activity. in our room, we made Oobleck goo! If you didn't hear, the first trial was a big fail, but thanks for Nick's mom, Shreyan's mom, Damien's mom, and Trent's mom, we got it figured out and the 3rd graders got to make their goo! I cannot thank you all enough for your time and patience! I am forever grateful :)

Study Guide Homework Packet

This week we are reviewing for our Language Arts and Reading benchmark. Therefore, the students' homework packets are a little lengthier this week since they are to help review for these 2 tests! Please do not let your child wait until the last minute to start! I also added a page about the 3 branches of government and wind energy since those are what we are learning this week!

Elementary Science Olympiad takes 2nd Place!

WE ARE GOING TO STATE! Our 3-5 students worked so hard and gave it their all at regions! All of our 3rd graders who went placed in the top 10 in their event! We are so excited to continue working hard to try and place in state on May 16th!
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Curriculum Corner

Social Studies

We will continue to learn about the 3 branches of government.


We are within Chapter 6! This week we are learning about clouds and how climate is affected!


We are beginning the Customary System, Chapter 15! Like the metric system, students will learn to convert units within the customary system.


Reviewing Generalizations, Cause and Effect, Fact and Opinion, and Author's Purpose

Language Arts

Conventions: Reviewing All Pronouns and Prepositions

Phonics: Reviewing irregular nouns, prefixes and suffixes, VCCCV, and r-controlled vowels

Important Dates

March 13, 2015

  • Study Guide Homework Packet due
  • Benchmark Tests in Reading and Language Arts

March 20, 2015

  • Alliance Theater Field Trip

April 6-10, 2015

  • Spring Break-- NO SCHOOL

April 22-28

  • ITBS Testing Days

May 4-15

  • Spring MAP Testing Days

May 16, 2015

  • ESO State Competition

May 22

  • Last Day of School