Island News 1/6 - 1/10 2014

Mrs. Benoit - River Place Elementary - 3rd grade

Important Information


  • ·Thank you for the generous gifts last week. I was very blessed with a gift card from the class and many other treats and gift cards. You're all the best!


  • - Also a huge thank you to Jennifer Stone and Kim Krant for organizing an amazing holiday party. It was so fun! I also appreciate all the parents that helped it run smoothly.





Important Dates

January 31 - Realistic Fiction Book report due




Mrs. Benoit's News!

class website: http://classroom.leanderisd.org/default.aspx?Lori%20Benoit


third grade homework link: http://classroom.leanderisd.org/default.aspx?River%20Place%20Third%20Grade/Homework


  • Look for information to be email this week about the Realistic Fiction Book Report due on 1/31. The book report directions, rubric, and example have been posted on our website. Your child should be reading his/her selected book - which we will check out on Thursday. Please help your child build time management skills by planning for the deadline of January31st.


  • Please make sure that your child is reading each night. This is so important as it will help them to become better readers. We want their endurance to continue to grow. The STAAR test will be long and require a lot of reading. :)



Week At A Glance

Reading/Writing: review / assessment test

Spelling: Unit 15

Science/Social Studies: Earth Interactions

Math: fractions

Pace Math: continue fractions




Spelling Specifics:

WOW: imperative (very important)

Core words: paper, near, sentence, better

Concepts: suffix -ing and -ed