Third Grade Thoughts

Weekly News from Glenhope 3rd Grade! (Volume 16-17,Issue 24)

Dr. Seuss Week

Next week is Dr. Seuss' birthday and we are celebrating his life all week. First grade always does a Dr. Seuss parade, but school-side we would like to celebrate as well. Here is how we plan to do so:


Monday

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut Day!

(wear a shirt you can read)


Tuesday

Fox in Socks Day!

(wear crazy socks)


Wednesday

Wacky Wednesday Day!

(wear mismatched clothes)


Thursday

Green Eggs and Ham Day!

(wear a green shirt)


Friday

Cat in the Hat Day!

(wear your favorite hat)

Supplies Needed

We are all in need of additional paper towels. If you have a roll or two you can shoot our way, we'd really appreciate it! :)

Save the Date

Monday, February 27th

-class picture day


Wednesday, March 1st

-6-week progress reports

-Dallas World Aquarium field trip


Friday, March 3rd

-Spirit Day & Box Tops due

You Say It's Your Birthday...

-Vinny S. - 27th


-Miss Hayes - 1st

How are we growing our brains next week?

Math:

-mixed fractions


**nightly Math HW - practice fun facts

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


Reading:

-types of poetry (narrative, humorous, free verse, lyrical)

-author's purpose (persuade, inform, entertain)


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


Writing:

-handwriting

-developing our narrative writing

-organizing writing into paragraphs


Science:

-how forces affect position & motion


Social Studies:

-state government

Field Trip - Dallas World Aquarium

Our trip to the aquarium is next week(March 1st)! Chaperone information and preparation information for the day of the trip will be coming home on Monday!

Mindset: Employers Care

We located this article "6 Signs You Have a Growth Mindset," which speaks from potential employers. Mindset is a life trait that should be carried in many facets. We hope the work we do with our kiddos today help them in whatever future path they take!


https://www.td.org/Publications/Blogs/Human-Capital-Blog/2017/02/6-Signs-You-Have-a-Growth-Mindset

LEAD WITH GCISD

Do you know about the GCISD Education Foundation? They are a non-profit organization whose main passion is to help our district. Recently, they gave grants to teachers district-wide and our own Miss Hayes was a recipient! She used the money to build a soundproof video booth. Thanks to the Education Foundation, we are able bring our innovative ideas to life!


Check out the video booth here:

https://www.facebook.com/misshayes3rd/videos/1779594245635530/

Stay in the Loop!

Make sure you connect to the 3rd grade Remind account to receive the most up-to-date news!


For Remind:

text @glenhope3 to 81010


Each teacher has their own classroom Facebook. Make sure you check there for notifications as well as pictures and videos!


Mrs. C. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email

http://facebook.com/clee3rdgrade

carrie.lee@gcisd.net


Miss Hayes' Classroom Facebook, Twitter, & Email

http://facebook.com/misshayes3rd

@HayesClass111

christina.hayes@gcisd.net


Mrs. J. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email

http://facebook.com/leeleapers

julie.lee@gcisd.net