THIRD GRADE WEEKLY NEWSFLASH

December 5th-9th, 2016

Happy Monday!!!

In preparation for standardized testing and the fourth grade, it is important that your scholar: is completing ALL homework assignments, taking advantage of ALL educational websites, reading every night with comprehension and recall, studying math facts, and reviewing practice and games on usatestprep.

Holiday Party & Holiday Program

Greetings Parents,

It’s time for our Winter Holiday Class Party! Please graciously sign up to donate an item for our party via your child's homeroom teacher's method of communication. More information coming soon.



In preparation for our Christmas program, we are in need of 55 flameless candles along with the batteries. We are asking that each parent donates one for their child. These can be purchased at the Dollar Tree. This will be needed before December 19th. Please send these donations in with your scholar as soon as you purchase them. ***Please note that all donations will be credited for volunteer hours.***

Learning Focus

ELA

3.RL.7 Explain how specific aspects of a text's illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting.



3.L.1a Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.


3.W.2 Write informative/ explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.



Science-

S3E2. Students will investigate fossils as evidence of organisms that lived long ago.


Math-

MGSE3.MD.5. Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.

MGSE3.MD.6. Measure areas by counting unit squares.


SS-

SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s rights and freedoms in a democracy.

Susan B. Anthony