Thrilling Third Grade News

April 11 - April 15

Important Dates

April 14th - Railroad Museum Field Trip

April 25th - No School

April 26th - Open House

May 2nd - Science CBA 6

Spotlight Corner

Ellis Math Project

This Week We're Learning About...

Math: Spiraling previously covered concepts

Monday - Place Value

Tuesday - Comparing/Ordering Numbers

Wednesday - Addition and Subtraction

Thursday - Multiplication and Division

Friday - Fractions

Science: Inherited traits and learned behaviors

Reading: Synthesizing Nonfiction Texts

Writing: Personal Narratives in Writing

Grammar: Review complete simple and compound sentences with correct subject/verb agreement

Social Studies: Map Skills/Use a globe to locate places

Spelling List

1. half

2. haven’t

3. hundred

4. idea

5. inches

6. cabin*

7. voice

8. gas

9. gym

10. attach

11. skunk

12. trunk


Challenge Words

1. chunk

2. plunk

3. shrunk

4. bunk

Reading Strategy of the Week

R - Restate the Question

  • Restate or reword the question and turn it into a statement

A - Answer the Question

  • What is being asked? Answer all parts of the question

C - Cite the source

  • Tell where you found examples and details in the text

E - Explain your response

  • Give evidence from the text to support your answer. Add your thoughts

Teacher Wish List

  • Pencil Top Erasers
  • Pencils
  • Paper Towels
  • Kleenex
  • Notebook Paper


Thank you so much for your help in keeping our classroom stocked with supplies for the students to use.