3rd Grade News

Ms. Ramsey's Weekly Newsletter January 29, 2016

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Send your child in with an empty shoe box wrapped in Red, White, or Pink paper by February 5 PLEASE :)

CURRICULUM CORNER


Language: Unit 4, Week 1

  • Phonics: Irregular Plurals
  • Spelling Words:wolves, knives, feet, men, children, women, sheep, heroes, scarves, mice, geese, wives, elves, banjos, halves, loaves, beliefs, tomatoes, potatoes, tornadoes
  • Conventions: Singular and Plural Pronouns
  • Writing: Persuasive Essay


Reading: Unit 4, Week 1


  • Making Generalizations
  • Book of the Week: The Man who Invented Basketball (Genre: Narrative Nonfiction)
  • Vocabulary Words: basketball, disease, guard, popular, freeze, sports, study, terrible


Social Studies:. Chapter 3

Chapter 3: Lesson 6- AMERICAN REVOLUTION


Science: Chapter 5

Ecosystems

PVO NEEDS YOURS HELP WITH THE VALENTINE'S DANCE

The dance will be on February 12th

Elementary School- 1:30-2:30 pm

Middle School- 2:30-3:30 pm

Please sign up using the following link :https://www.volunteerspot.com/login/entry/918119612067

VALENTINE FUNDRAISER

Send your Valentine a sweet message!Student Council and Mrs. Carmona’s CMP/CE class are teaming up to sell valentines for the students to give to their friends or valentine.



What: A wrapped Cutie (mandarin orange) with a small candy and a valentine card.


Who: Anyone can purchase them for their friends or valentine.


When: Sales begin January 27th. The last day to purchase is February 9th. Valentines will be distributed on February 12th.


Where: Sales will take place in the cafeteria. Valentines will be distributed to student’s 1st period class.


Cost: $2.00 All proceeds will go to “Together We Learn – Juntos Aprendemos Community"-

Mission: Latino Network provides transformative opportunities, services, and advocacy for the education, leadership and civic engagement of our youth, families and communities

IMPORTANT DATES

January 30 - Deadline for Year Book Cover Design Entries

January 31 - Regional Technology Fair Hosted by FSA

February 2- AR DRESS DOWN * INDIVIDUALIZED EMAILS WILL BE SENT OUT OVER THE WEEKEND. :)

February 3- Invent an Animal Project due

February 5- Re-enrollment forms due

February 10- Chapter 5 Ecosystems Test

February 11- Chapter 3 Social Studies Test

February 12- Class Valentines Day celebration

February 15 - NO SCHOOL

February 25th - Field Trip to Alliance Theater

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We are excited to announce that we will be holding a Maker Faire at FSAPS this semester! A Maker Faire is the best Show (and Tell) on Earth! It is a festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.


All students are invited to create a project to display at our school Maker Faire to be held on our campus. The two documents below contain all the details for participation. We would like for students to submit project proposals to their Science teacher by Friday, February 5th. These proposals can change! However, in order to participate you must have one turned in by Friday, February 5th.


Students who participate will.......


  • 1- Earn 10 points extra credit added to a test in their Science class ( No placement is required to earn 10 points)
  • 2- Have a chance to win an EXCITING award and a cash prize!
  • - Elementary School:
    Kindergarten-2nd Grade Prizes include - LEGO sets, craft sets, and Snap Circuits
    3rd-5th Grade Prizes include - LEGO sets, craft sets, Snap Circuits
  • - Middle School:
    1st Place - $100 Amazon Gift Card
    2nd Place - $75 Amazon Gift Card
    3rd Place $50 Amazon Gift Card



Is your child interested in participating? We hope so! Please do the following.....


1. Fill out the Maker Faire Project Proposal Form attached to this email and turn it in to your Science teacher by Februrary 5th.

2. Use the Maker Project Packet attached to work on your project throughout the semester and bring it to school no later than Monday, April 25th.

Re-enrollment for 2016-2017

Please look for a BLUE re-enrollment form in your child's take-home folder. If you would like to re-enroll your child at FSA for the 2015-2016 school year, fill out the form and send it in to me by Friday, February 5th.

NJHS CLUB IS COLLECTING BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION FOR OUR SCHOOL!

this semester the NJHS club is collecting Box Tops for Education for our school! For each Box Top collected, our school will receive 10¢. The homeroom that collects the most Box Tops between now and March 31st will receive a dress down day! Box Top Collection boxes will be located on the first and second floors in the school. In order for your Box Top submission to be counted for your homeroom, please write your homeroom teacher’s name on a bag and include your Box Tops in the bag before placing them in the collection box. For more information on Box Tops, including a list of participating products to find them on, go to BTFE.com. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Rucker at rrucker@fultonscienceacademy.org.

STUDY ISLAND

There are assignments posted for all content areas (Reading/ELA, Science, Social Studies, and Math). These assignments align with GPS standards. New assignments will be available Monday, February 1 until February 29! Go ahead and get your child started!! :)


http://www.studyisland.com

Make sure your child is keeping up with their Six Flags log for free tickets :)

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GET CONNECTED TO OUR CLASS WITH THE HOMEROOM APP!

SYMBALOO EDU RESOURCES

Below are some more Symbaloo links for your child!


Mrs. Houston and I's 3rd grade Resources

http://edu.symbaloo.com/shared/AAAAAwQrGCQAA41_WBN4jg==


Reading/Spelling

http://edu.symbaloo.com/mix/reading-spellingsymbaloo


Elementary Science Resources

http://edu.symbaloo.com/mix/elementaryscience2


Elementary Math

http://edu.symbaloo.com/mix/elementarymath1


Grades 3-5 Resources

http://edu.symbaloo.com/mix/3-5-sites


Another Teacher's symbaloo that is excellent!!

http://edu.symbaloo.com/mix/missreicks3rdgrademix

REDBIRD (OLD EPGY)

Redbird Advanced Learning is available to our students in K through 5th grade. Please use your FSAConnect username and password to reach Redbird. This year we have created the same username and the same password for all online resources so that you don't need to memorize different passwords.


Click here to access Redbird Advanced Learning.

Ms. Chelsea Ramsey

Third Grade Teacher

Fulton Science Academy Private School

Serving Advanced and Gifted Students