Third Grade News

Week of June 1, 2015

WHAT WE'RE LEARNING IN CLASS

Math

Spiral Review

**Continue to practice basic multiplication facts


Reading/Language Arts

Writing Across Genres


Science

Ecosystems and Food Chains


Social Studies

Progress and Impact


Homework Suggestions / Great Practice for Summer!

*Read for 20 minutes each night (REQUIRED)

*iStation for Math and Reading

*Education Galaxy for Math and Reading

*Spelling City-Practice spelling words (sorts and sight words)

*Practice math facts (multiplication facts - Xtra Math App )

*RazKids (App) for Reading

*Readtheory.org for Reading


Thank You To Our Volunteers!

Thank you so much to our Field Trip Chaperones and Junior Achievement Volunteers for their time in making these activities a success for our students!


Student Activities Week

Next week, Dove Elementary will host a Student Activities Week showcasing DES student accomplishments and participation through a variety of activities. Students are welcome to bring small paraphernalia or props related to the designated topic each day during their Circle Up time . . .


Monday - College shirt day! Students are welcome to share their future plans for pursuing universities of interest.


Tuesday - Are you enrolled in a class outside of school learning a specialty or performing a hobby? Students are encouraged to enlighten their classmates on their hobbies and/or interests.


Wednesday - Do you belong to a team, organization, or club? Show your pride and wear your team jersey, girl scout sash, etc. Your teacher and peers would love to learn more about your involvement in community activities!


Thursday - What have you accomplished in your life that you are extremely proud of? Or, do you have a goal that you are working towards achieving? Students will elaborate on what steps they took towards accomplishing their goals, or what their next step is towards mastering their objective.


PAST DUE:-Important Information for 2015-16 School Year

A green form came home regarding next year that was due several weeks ago. If you have not already done so, please fill out and return the form to your child's teacher as soon as possible.


iPad Agreement

An iPad agreement form has been sent home. There is a $35.00 fee for this. The fee goes toward the 2015-2016 school year. Please get your paperwork completed and send in your money so your child can have their iPad over the summer.


PAST DUE:

All library books need to be returned or paid for and cafeteria balances need to be paid ASAP!


Mark Your Calendar

June 2- Third Grade Awards 2:00

June 4 - Last Day for Students - Early Dismissal @ 11:45


Contact Information

Melissa.Dennis@gcisd.net

Andrea.Mendoza@gcisd.net

Joseph.Mucha@gcisd.net

Candy.Sullivan@gcisd.net

Carol.Vieth@gcisd.net