Third Grade News

News from Mrs. Comstock and Mrs. Miller

F.Y.I.

* Many children are still in need of pencils

* Our rooms are getting dirty, as children are tracking in dirt from outdoors. If possible,

could you send slippers or indoor shoes for your child?

* Remember to get stocking stuffers for our Christmas Party.

* Please feel free to contact Mrs. Miller or Mrs. Comstock at the following email addresses

if you have any questions or concerns:

rmiller@athertonschools.org or bcomstock@athertonschools.org

Reading

Students:

* Read fiction in guided reading groups

* Practiced finding evidence in the text to support their opinions

* summarized stories

Math News

Students completed topic 5: Multiplication Facts use Patterns

Students learned:

* Ten as a factor

* Multiplying by multiples of ten

* Problem solving two step problems

Students reviewed:

* addition and subtraction with regrouping

* pictographs

* rounding to the nearest hundred

On Friday, students took a test over topic five. It will go home next week in Friday folders.

Science

We are continuing the light unit. Students completed science activities using mirrors to investigate reflections.

Health

Students participated in the HYPE (formerly P-Nut) program. They are learning about healthy eating and the importance of exercise.

Social Studies

Children continued to learn about how life changed for Michigan's tribes once they started trading furs.