Third Grade Weekly Update

April 16-20, 2018

Important Dates

April 19- Future Ready Day – Wear college/military/career shirts on Report Card day!

April 20- Earth Day Assembly in the Garden – everyone invited!

K, 2, 4 - 8:00 A.M. 1, 3, 5 - 8:40 A.M.

April 27- Northwest READS – Friday at 9:00 am. We need ONE reader per classroom. Talk to our librarian if you can help!

April 30- Legacy Walk – Seniors from NISD high schools that attended JES will walk the halls in their caps/gowns on Monday at 8:30 am.

May 14 and May 15- CLOSED Campus for STAAR Testing

May 14- 3rd Grade Math STAAR Testing

May 15- 3rd Grade Reading STAAR Testing


NISD CALENDAR http://www.nisdtx.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_232117/File/About/Calendar/2017-2018Final.pdf

Homework

Math Sheet (Due Thursday)

Education Galaxy https://app.educationgalaxy.com/login.aspx

https://lms.thinkthroughmath.com/users/sign_in

Lexia (see the email about how to log-in) reading

Read 20 minutes

What We Are Learning This Week

Math

  • How can I use partial products to solve two digit by one digit multiplication problems?


Below is the multiplication song for students to learn their skip counting! This is a great song to listen to at night or in the car. Open it and save it for easy access!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLzmZMzmUtM

Reading

District Reading CBA #4 on Thursday

  • How do you provide text evidence when answering questions?
  • Why is that important?
  • How do you set reasonable goals and achieve them?

Writing

  • How can you improve your narrative writing?
  • What is an elaborative detail and why is it important?
  • How do you build suspense in your narrative?

Grammar/Vocabulary

  • We are using our vocabulary time to work on using context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words.
  • No quiz this week.

Science

  • How do animals and plants adapt to their environments to survive?
  • How does camouflage help animals survive?

Social Studies

We are working on financial literacy as it aligns with economics.

  • What is financial literacy?
  • How are credit and interest connected?
  • What is scarcity?
  • What are some examples of planned and unplanned spending?

Office News

Registration for 2018-19 is OPEN

Help us gauge student enrollment and teacher staffing by registering your child for the 2018-19 school year.

http://www.nisdtx.org/about/registration_information

If your family will be relocating over the summer, please call the front office at 817-215-0800 so that we can get your child’s records transferred to the new school.


Volunteer Luncheon

We appreciate all of the family members that have chaperoned a field trip, volunteered as a WatchDOG or party helper, or worked on classroom materials at home. Save the date for Monday, April 30th during your teacher’s lunch time. We look forward to thanking you for this support!


Kindergarten Round-Up

Tuesday, May 1st form 5:00 – 6:30 pm.

Share this with neighbors or friends that have students that will be 5 years old by September 1st. There is a link on our website for what documents are needed for Kinder Round Up.

Book Fair coming!! - Buy One – Get One from Scholastic Books for three days in May!