Happy New Year!
West Rusk 3rd Grade Families:
Welcome back to school! Hopefully everyone had a relaxing time with family and friends over the holiday break. Here is a list of upcoming important dates.
January 4 - Classes resume
January 11-15 - CBA Testing
January 15 -Early release/End of 3rd six weeks/AR Reward party
January 18 - MLK Day/No school
Looking ahead at the 4th six weeks...
Please continue to encourage your child to practice their multiplication facts as often as possible. It is crucial that students have the foundation they need to be successful in mathematics. Please take a moment to read this article about fact fluency. http://www.fastertimestables.com/times-tables-are-really-important/
We will continue to have multiplication drills in class, so keep studying those facts! Check out some tips you can use at home to help with multiplication. I have been successful with making up rhymes or singing the facts that students struggle with. Remember that repetition is the key!