Wilson's Weekly

Sept. 25 - 29, 2017


On Monday, the students will take their Rounding Mid-Test. Tuesday, we will begin a new unit. The students will take their Addition & Subtraction Pre-Test. We will also review 2 digit by 2 digit addition. Wednesday, the students will practice 2 digit by 2 digit addition with carrying. Thursday, we will spend time solving addition story problems. Friday, we will learn how to solve addition problems by making jumps along a number line.


Monday & Tuesday, the students will be making connections. They will make text to text connections when they relate what we're reading to another book and text to world connections as they relate the text to something that has or is currently happening in the real world. Wednesday, we'll begin a new unit - Story Elements. The students will be listening to a book entitled Foiled Again. Then, we will analyze the book's characters, setting, & plot. Friday, we'll look specifically at how author's develop their setting.

Writing & Spelling

Monday & Tuesday, the students will practice correcting the capitalization in various sentences. Wednesday, they will take their Capitalization Post-Test. Thursday, we will talk about the parts & practice writing a friendly letter. Friday, we will begin laying the groundwork for Writer's Workshop and go over the expectations of what a 3rd grade narrative should include.

In Spelling Unit 5, we will focus on words with ew & oo, analogies, and inferences.


Monday & Tuesday, the students will be working on their final glider project. They must decide upon a glider design that will travel at least 8 feet and carry as much weight as possible. Wednesday, all 3rd graders will gather to do their final launch to decide whose glider can carry the most weight yet still be able to travel the required distance.Thursday, the students will complete their "Science of Flight Review".

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 - Art Club 4:15p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 - Bus Evacuation Drill 9:30a.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 - Spanish & Garden Club 4:10p.m
  • Thursday, Sept. 28 - Lego Club 8-9a.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 28 - Fall Pictures
  • Thursday, Sept. 28 - PTA Mtg. 6:30p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 29 - Character Assembly 3:10-3:40p.m.