Third Grade Loves to Learn

Maple Grove Elementary

April 24, 2015

Beat the Teach Jog-a-Thon!

Our Beat the Teach Jog-a-Thon will be held on Friday, May 1 at 10:00 am. Envelopes are due Wednesday, April 29! Early returns allow students to be entered in for small prize drawings. Water bottles were distributed today. Students are encouraged to wash the bottles and bring them back to school before Friday, May 1. We will sign water bottles throughout the week.

Important Testing Dates

The students have been awesome during our testing times! We are so proud of their accomplishments. Only one more round of tests to go!


Math Classroom Activity - Tuesday, April 29

Math Performance - Wednesday, April 29


Math Classroom Activity - Monday, April 27 (pm)

Math Performance - Tuesday, April 28

SBAC Testing Rewards

Students are encouraged to make good choices during the SBAC testing process. We know this is a serious task. We would like to honor them with a ticket for their hard work, dedication and persistence to being committed learners. Tickets may be exchanged for the following items:

1 ticket = 1 Skittle

3 tickets = Jolly Rancher, hard wrapped candy, etc.

5 tickets = End of day drawing from special SBAC prize bin

10 tickets = 10 minutes of computer time

15 tickets = lunch in the courtyard

Weekly Academic Overview

Math: Multiplication, Division & Area Models

Reading: "Stone Soup": Folklore and Inferences

Language: Figurative Language: Simlies & Metaphors

Spelling: The long (a) sound as in shake, basic, and tray. We will focus on a_e, a and ay.

Technology: SBAC testing

Classroom Supplies

We are in need of the following items:

*Glue Sticks

*Ticonderoga wooden pencils

*Small erasers

If you are able to contribute to our classroom supplies, we would be grateful! Thank you!!