Ms. Starr's Class News 4/27-5/1

What's Going on in Third Grade

Words Their Way

Middle Dipthongs- Rule/Patterns 1 -al; 2 -aw 3; au; 4 -oddballs

(guide words are bolded)

salt hawk fault oddball

bald draw caught fought

chalk lawn cause ought

stall raw taught

false crawl sauce

small claw haul

Important Dates to Remember

April 27- May 1: Book Fair

April 28: 3rd Grade Teachers out in the afternoon (No after School Tutoring)

Cici's Night

May 1: Ft. Worth Museum Field Trip

Family Fun Night- 5:30-8:00

May 4-8: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 10: Mother's Day

May 12: Progress Reports

May 15: Field Day

Learning Ahead: April 27-May 1

Science: We will continue looking at life cycles. We will focus on the frog and ladybug this week and have a quiz on Thursday.

Language Arts/Writing: This week will be writing our own poetry and making a poetry book for the collection. Students will have free choice on what to write about but will be shown the different structures of written poetry.

Reading/Social Studies: This week we will view persuasive text and determine what the author wants us to do or believe in.

Math: We will continue our look at different types of graphs and how to collect data. We will have a test on Tuesday over data collection and analyzing graphs.


  • There will be no after school tutoring on April 28, May 7 and 14.

  • Our field trip is this Friday. Please have your child wear their HVE shirt and bring a disposable sack lunch.

  • Carnival Ticket Pre-Sale starts Monday, April 27th and ends Thursday, April 30th. They are 5 tickets for $1. You can donate 2 liter drinks, sweets for the cake walk, and small prizes for carnival games. If you would like to volunteer, contact Joy Mahan at We need items from each family to make it a success and we would love for you to volunteer to work a station. at

  • PK-3 will be asked to donate a store-bought cake for drop off in the traffic line on Friday, May 1st

  • Sign up to volunteer at the book fair Spring Book Fair Volunteers Needed!

  • Give HVE a helping hand and join the PTA today! It’s easy to become a member, just go to and register online.

Specials Rotation

Monday- Library

Tuesday- Technology

Wednesday- Music

Thursday- Art

Friday- PE