Mrs. O'Connor's Newsletter

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Welcome to 3rd grade!

Communication is so important between school and home! I hope that this newsletter is a great place to stay tuned into what is going on in our classroom each week!

What we will be learning - May 19th - May 23rd

Math: We will be assessing our abilities to find the perimeter and area of complex figures. We will also be extending our learning as we prepare for fourth grade. A district assessment will be given on Thursday, May 22nd.


Reading/Writing: We will be continuing our last read aloud novel Because of Winn Dixie. Students will be listening to the story and applying their knowledge of story elements to complete different activities associated with the book. We will be taking our final ELAR district assessment on Tuesday, May 20th.


Science: We will be taking our district assessment on earth's natural resources, landforms, and fast forces. A district assessment will be given on Wednesday, May 21st.

Spelling Words for the Week of May 19th - 23rd

Weekly Spelling Words Unit 32

Plurals: Change y to i


party

baby

fairy

parties

spy

babies

spies

fairies

mystery

factories

mysteries

hobby

factory

ruby

hobbies

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ladies

lady

rubies

buddy

cavity

strawberry

buddies

cavities

strawberries


These are your spelling words for this week. Every child will get an opportunity to earn a 4 by learning the 3rd grade words AND extra words by our test day on Friday.

Important Dates!

May 19th - Talent Show Practice (3:00pm-5:30)

May 23rd - Field Day!/Book Swap!

May 26th - No School! Memorial Day Holiday!

May 27th - Talent Show (6pm)

May 30th - Last day of ALPHA

June 5th - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!! Mav Fan Jam @ 8:15, EOY class party

Field Day!

This Friday is Field Day! Students need to bring: a towel, tennis shoes, and a sack lunch. (If you are purchasing a lunch from the cafeteria, please fill out the form that came home in Tuesday folders last week.) Our field day activities will be in the afternoon.