3rd Grade Belair Bulletin

October 17, 2016

Third Grade Contact Information

If you need to contact us the best time is 10:30-11:20 at school. The number is 659-3155. You may also contact us by email at:

angela.farris@jcschools.us

amanda.schmitz@jcschools.us

christina.yanis@jcschools.us

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Important Dates to Remember

Canned FOOD DRIVE runs all week! Students may bring in canned food and place in the barrels outside the office.


Monday, October 17th - Pizza Hut Give Back Night

*Part of the money you spend that evening will be given back to Belair


Tuesday, October 18th - End of First Quarter- Grade cards will be handed out at conferences


Thursday, October 20th - PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES BEGIN


Monday, October 24th - PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES CONTINUE


Flu Shots October 26th for students


Friday, October 28th - NO SCHOOL

BOOK FAIR

Belair's Library will be hosting a book fair for the next two weeks. Students will have time to preview it during class one day. The book fair will be open each evening of the conferences. Listed below are the other available times:


Thursday, October 20th: Open from 9:05-10am

ALL evening during Conferences


Friday, October 21st: All Day


Monday, October 24th: All Day including Conference Night


Tuesday, October 25th: Open from 9:05-10am (LAST CHANCE)

Weekly Focus

Reading and Writing

In reading, students will continue learning how to ask higher level questions when reading narrative text.


In writing, students will begin the narrative writing process.


Your child is expected to read each week, as with anything, the more you practice the better you are !

Math

Students will continue working on time measurement and problem solving. They will also begin measuring weight and liquid volume in metric units.


Students need to be practicing their multiplication facts on a regular basis. Fact cards were sent home a few weeks ago. If you need another set, please contact your child's teacher.

Science/ Social Studies

Students will finish up learning about the purpose of our country's Constitution. They will be tested over it on Friday.

Spelling

Unit 8


1. Once last year we took the deer something to eat.

2. Every animal must get enough food and water.

3. There is no life without these two things.

4. We thought it was important to help them.


Above are the dictation sentences that your child will be expected to write. Please practice these sentences with your students several times throughout the week. We will pretest on Wednesday and post-test on Friday. If your child scores a 90% or higher they do not have to take the post-test on Friday.

Character Trait

Responsibility

The willingness to answer for your thoughts, words and actions