### "Check out what we are learning!"

Essential Question: How can problem solving lead to new ideas?

This week we are focusing on Ask and Answer Questions Strategy, Cause and Effect, Metaphors, and the genre will be Informational Text: Biographies. We will also be working with sequence writing. Our stories for the week include "Mary Anderson's Great Invention", "All Aboard! Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine", and "Lighting the World."

Our vocabulary for the week: design, encouraged, examine, investigation, quality, simple, solution, and substitutes. Our selection vocabulary test will be Friday!

Common Core Standards: RF.3.3c, RF.3.4b, SL.3.1c, SL.3.2, RL.3.2, L.3.6, RL.3.4, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, 3.4a, and L.3.4d

## Math

Chapter 2 Lessons 1-3

Problem Solving: Organize Data, Use Picture Graphs, and Making Picture Graphs

Common Core Standards: CC.3.MD.3

## Spelling

Spelling Words Unit 1 Week 4

Spelling Pattern: Long A

Common Core Standards: L.3.2f and L.3.2g

plain

braid

fail

grain

snail

paint

sway

tray

gray

stay

state

fake

same

weigh

they

Review Words

fine

skate

globe

Challenge Words

sleigh

afraid

## REMINDERS!!

• PELP! Classes are Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30. Pick up your student behind the school in the cafeteria.
• This week we will begin learning our multiplication facts, starting with x3 and x4!
• NO early release Wednesday!
• Blu-Jay Friday! Lets show our school pride off! WOO!

## Common Core Standards Key

W-Writing

SL-Speaking and Listening

L-Language

Math

CC-Counting and Cardinality

OA-Operations and Algebraic Thinking

NBT-Numbers and Operation in Base Ten

NF-Numbers and Operations-Fractions

MD-Measurement and Data

G-Geometry