Third Grade Thoughts

Weekly News from Glenhope 3rd Grade! (Volume 15-16,Issue 20)

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Valentine's Day Party

Our class room moms are busy planning our Valentine's Day Party! Please view the link below to see items and help needed for the party. If you are willing to help out, we would appreciate it!

Save the Date

Friday, February 5th

-Spirit day & Box Tops due

-Math 12 week benchmark

-Play it Safe

-Talent show (6:00-8:00)

Wednesday, February 10th

-Old Red Field Trip

Friday, February 12th

-Valentine Party (1:45-2:45)

You Say It's Your Birthday...

- no upcoming birthdays!
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How are we growing our brains next week?



-reviewing place value

**nightly Math HW - practice fun facts

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


-STAAR practice

-themes in reading

-elements of biography/autobiography

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


-cursive writing


-writing strong introductions

**20 min Spelling City weekly

**Spelling sheet due Friday


-weather & Sun & the solar system

Social Studies

-local government

Math Benchmark

We aren't giving out a STAAR formatted math test for practice, but instead are doing a benchmark, which will be similar. We will be doing the math benchmark next Friday, February 5th from 7:45-9:45. We appreciate you not scheduling any appointments during this time. Thank you!
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Visiting Old Red!

Thank you for making sure to return your forms and money for our field trip to The Old Red Courthouse and Museum! We can't wait for our trip...details coming soon!

How Your Dollar is Spent

GCISD recently published the video below on their YouTube channel that highlights the way your tax dollars are spent in our district. If you can, take the time to watch it. We feel it shows a good explanation of how we try to value every single penny we spend in GCISD!
Excellence in Education: How Your Dollar Is Spent In GCISD

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

Check in with your child this weekend and ask them to show you something they've recently worked with on their iPad!

Growth Mindset: Class Dojo Episode 2!

Class Dojo has released episode 2 of their growth mindset series! In this particular episode it touches on meeting struggle and how you handle that struggle. We love the message it is giving to kids!

Big Ideas for the classroom: Growth Mindset - Episode 2/5

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!


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