Third Grade News

Week of Dec.8th

What's Happening This Week:

What We're Learning in Class

Math

Fractions

Homework this week reviews fraction concepts from last week.

**Continue to practice basic multiplication facts


Reading

Comprehension Strategies


Language Arts

Brainstorming and Planning

Narrative Writing and Expository Writing Benchmarks


Science

Sun's Energy

Water Cycle


Social Studies

Communities

Celebrations


Homework Suggestions

*Read for 20 minutes each night

*Spelling City-Practice spelling words (sorts and sight words)

*Practice math facts (multiplication facts - Xtra Math App )

*RazKids (App)


Book Fair

Come check out the Book Fair this week on Dec. 8th - Dec. 13th in the library. These would be great gift ideas! (7:45-3:30 Daily)


Christmas Festivities

Christmas Parade

Dove Dad's Club did a fabulous job on our float and we won 1st place at the Grapevine Parade.


Christmas Tree Giving

If you would like to donate items off of the Christmas tree in the front foyer please come collect a tag and return the unwrapped gift item with the tag on it to the office.

Breakfast With Santa

Come enjoy a pancake breakfast presented by our fabulous Dove Dads Club! You can take a picture with Santa and visit the book fair all in one clean swoop! It's going down on Saturday, Dec. 13th from 8am to 11am!


DES Drummer & Choir Concert

Tuesday, December 9th at 7:00 p.m. at GHS


Cici's Pizza Night

Thursday, December 11th


Dove Holiday Fair

Tuesday, December 9th - Friday, December 12th during lunch times.


Early Release

Mark your calendar for our next "early release" day on Friday, Dec. 19th. This is also the day that we will have our Christmas Parties.


Dates for Christmas Break

There will be NO SCHOOL for Christmas Break starting Dec. 22nd through Jan. 2nd and a teacher work day on Monday, Jan. 5th. School resumes on Tuesday, Jan. 6th


Contact Information

Melissa.Dennis@gcisd.net

Andrea.Mendoza@gcisd.net

Joseph.Mucha@gcisd.net

Candy.Sullivan@gcisd.net

Carol.Vieth@gcisd.net