Inter's Third Grade Newsletter!

October 12th, 2015-October 16th, 2015


* MAP testing is this week! Please take a look at the following schedule for your reference.

Monday, October 12th- 3A Reading, 3B Language, and 3C Math.

Tuesday, October 13th- 3B Reading, 3C Language and 3D Math.

Wednesday, October 14th- 3C Reading, 3D Language (Early Dismissal)

Thursday, October 15th- 3D Reading, 3E Language, and 3A Math.

Friday, October 16th- 3E Reading, 3A Language, and 3B Math.

*MAP testing will be October 12th-October 16th! In honor of MAP testing, Third Grade will be dressing up! The schedule is as follows:

Monday- Pajama Day (Wear your pajamas to school!)

Tuesday-Sports Day (Wear you favorite shirt or jersey to school!)

Wednesday-Favorite Outfit Day (Wear you favorite outfit!)

Thursday- Favorite Color Day (Wear your favorite color!)

Friday-Wacky Day (Wear mismatched clothing, silly hairstyles!)

*This week and next week Third Grade will be having Picture Day! Students need to dress in beige skirts and pants, blue polo with Colegio Interamericano logo, black belt and black dress shoes, Use the following schedule for your reference:

3A-Friday, October 9th (8:30-9:00)

3B- Wednesday, October 14th (8:00-8:30)

3C- Thursday, October 15th (11:00-11-30)

3D-Friday, October 16th, (11:00-11:30)

3E-Tuesday, October 13 (11:00 -11:30)


We are working on multiplication and division and we want the students to have a hands on project to build and create to practice their skills! We would love to build spiders with them! We are contacting each section mom to ask for help with gathering the materials. We would need the items by Tuesday, October 13th. Please be in contact with the section mom to coordinate. Thank you,

For the spider we need:

-paper plates for each class (21)

-straws or pipe cleaners (8 per child)

This week in Singapore Math!

This week we will be working on Chapter 7-Multiplication. Students will identify a pattern for multiplying tens and hundreds mentally. Also, students will multiply ones, tens and hundreds with and without regrouping.

This week in Literacy!

This week we start Theme 5-Times have changed. How does life in the past compare with life in the present? The comprehension strategy is to Monitor Understanding-Check to make sure you are understanding what you read. The vocabulary for this week includes diversity, languages, indigenous, settlement, and territory. For grammar, students will identify words that have ou, and ow. For example: ou in proud and ow in growl. Students will continue to read and write poems! For homework on Tuesday, students will have to research and print off their favorite poem.

This week in Social Studies!

This week in Social Studies, students will trace why a community was established, how individuals and families contributed to its founding and development, and how it has changed over time. We will be learning about the history of Guatemala and writing a report based on student generated interview questions.