Third Grade Thoughts

Weekly News from Glenhope 3rd Grade! (Volume 16-17,Issue 19)

GT Identification

1st -4th Grade Gifted & Talented Identification Parent Informational Meeting will be held on Feb.2 from 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm at the PDEC, 5800 Colleyville Blvd in the Panther Den. Join us to learn more about the referral, testing & program services for first - fourth grade students. The referral window will be from Feb. 13 - 24, 2017. Testing will take place between Feb. 27 - March 10, 2017. A recording of the meeting will be posted on the Advanced Academics website for those unable to attend.

Yearbook Orders

Get your Glenhope yearbook TODAY! Yearbooks are on sale for $25 until January 31st. If you are interested in buying a yearbook, please view your options below:



  1. Go to: bit.do/GlenhopeYearbook


  1. Place your order and pay online


  1. Pay an extra $5 to have your child’s name embossed on their book


OR



  1. Send in $25 via cash or check (made payable to Glenhope Elementary). Be sure to add your child's name, teacher's name, and grade level!

Hand Sanitizer Needed

3rd grade is in need of more hand sanitizer! If you are willing to donate, please send them in with your child as soon as you are able. Thank you! :)

Save the Date

Friday, January 27th

-lunch with the principal


Tuesday, January 31st

-Yearbook Orders Due


Wednesday, February 1st

-Math STAAR practice


Thursday, February 2nd

-Reading STAAR practice

You Say It's Your Birthday...

Fernanda S.R. - 21st


Sami Y. - 22nd


Blake J. - 26th

How are we growing our brains next week?

Math:

-comparing fractions

-equivalent fractions


**nightly Math HW - practice fun facts

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


Reading:

-reviewing text features

-story elements (plot)

-physical vs. personality traits of characters

-comparing & contrasting characters


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


Writing:

-handwriting

-Middle of Year Expository Writing Assessment


Science:

-forms of energy


Social Studies:

-local government

Growth Mindset - TED Talks

This article gives the top seven TED Talks that promote growth mindset and productivity. Enjoy!


http://www.business2community.com/strategy/top-7-ted-talks-develop-growth-mindset-double-productivity-01731937

LEAD WITH GCISD

GCISD has so many special programs it can be difficult to keep up with them. The district will be holding a special programs expo next month. To find out more, click the link below.


http://www.gcisd-k12.org/Page/42369

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