Mrs. Albrecht's Weekly Newsletter

September 7th - September 11th

I hope everyone enjoyed their 3-day weekend! We're ready to start another week of learning and fun. Last week, we took our first set of weekly tests. Overall, I was very happy with the results! Please remind your child to show evidence in their test. This means going back in the story and underlining where they find their answers. This is a great skill to have the students use on any test.


We will start using the Schoology learning platform in our class. This is an online learning management system where students can submit assignments to me online. Please look for an email from me this week with more information, including parent log-in details.


Below, you will find the weekly homework plan. I've had some questions about specific assignments; I've reviewed all assignments with students and will do so again this week. If you have questions regarding what is assigned, please let me know.


We are collecting box tops! Please send them in with your child...our goal is to collect the highest number of box tops in the school!


Have a great week!

Homework Plan

Monday

NO SCHOOL! Labor Day


Tuesday

ELA: Reading Passage w/ Comprehension Questions **Please remind students to show their evidence!**

Math: Lesson 1.10


Wednesday

ELA: Complete any 1 entry in the Reader's Response Journal

Math: Lesson 1.11


Thursday

ELA: Complete any 1 square from Vocabulary Menu

Math: Chapter 1 Review


*** Please remember, Spelling Menu is located in student's FISH Folder and can be used as extra practice during the week. Don't forget to encourage reading at home!***

What's Going on in....

ELA - This week, we are learning about character traits and discussing how characters change in our stories. We are also learning about the difference between statements and questions. We will continue to work on writing biographies on our friends in our classroom. Our weekly reading, spelling and vocabulary tests will be on Friday!


Math - We are continuing with Chapter 1, Addition and Subtraction within 1,000. We are learning different strategies to add and subtract (using place value, rounding and estimating.) We will take our chapter test on Friday.


Social Studies - We are continuing with Chapter 3, Economics. We have discussed buyers and sellers, scarcity and trade and will learn about currencies found in North America. We will take our chapter test this week.


Discovery Learning - We had a great time in DL last week! This week, students will work in groups to create their own stores. They will have to create their own currency and work through different scenarios. Students will also take part in our iRECS flagship by continuing learning about online coding this week.

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Don't Forget....Curriculum Night!

Thursday, Sep. 24th, 6:15-7pm

5545 Belle Terre Parkway

Palm Coast, FL

The night will begin with a short presentation in the cafeteria followed by a presentation in our classroom! Stop by to receive more information on the 3rd grade curriculum and to see the work we've been doing in our classroom!

Important Dates

Thursday, September 10th - BTES Parent Learning Night for Schoology, BTES Media Center 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Learn all about the new Online Learning Management System BTES teachers will use to increase academic impact in our learners this year.


Wednesday, September 23rd - First Quarter Progress Reports


Thursday, September 24th - Curriculum Night. See above for more details.