Third Grade Thoughts

Weekly News from Glenhope 3rd Grade! (Volume 15-16,Issue 16)

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Thank You

Thank you to all of the parents who contributed by donating their time and/or money to make our holiday parties so enjoyable. We had a wonderful time and know that we have you to thank for that!
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Winter Break: Reading & Math

It is important that over the 2+ weeks of winter break, students are still working to challenge themselves in math and reading. We don't want their progress to decline! We are encouraging students to continue reading over the break as well as practice their math by using apps such as Sumdog. The Humanities department in the district has created a website specifically to utilize in order to help your child continue to grow in reading over the the year, not just during this break. You can access their website here:

Save the Date

December 19th - January 4th

-Winter Break - Happy Holidays!!

Monday, January 4th

-Student Holiday (no school)

Tuesday, January 5th

-Return to school

-Beginning of 3rd nine weeks

Wednesday, January 6th

-2nd nine weeks report cards ready to view

Friday, January 8th

-Spirit Day, Pep Rally, and Box Tops due

You Say It's Your Birthday...

- Jake O. - Jan 4th
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How are we growing our brains next week?


-introducing fractions

-January iStation test

**nightly Math HW - practice fun facts

**weekly Math HW Lonestar Math (given out Monday, due on Friday)


-introducing poetry

**nightly Reading HW - read for at least 20 min.


-Middle of the Year narrative writing

-cursive writing

-reviewing compound words

**weekly Spelling HW begins


-sun & the water cycle

Social Studies

-local government

Spelling Homework

When we return from winter break, we will begin having weekly spelling homework. Be on the lookout!
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Happy Holidays!

We hope you have a wonderful holiday with your family. We will miss your children over the break!

Oh, the Places We'll Go as a 1:1 Campus!

Just a reminder during winter break to make sure your children are using approved apps and websites.

We would also appreciate a charged iPad returning to school on January 5th! :)

Stay in the Loop!

Make sure you connect to the 3rd grade Facebook, Twitter, and Remind accounts to received the most up-to-date news!

For Remind:

text @glenhope3 to 81010

For Facebook and Twitter:

click the gray buttons above!