Third Grade Buzzzz...

Happenings in Mrs. Paluch's Class!

December 14, 2015

Curriculum Information

ELA- (English/Language Arts)

Holiday's Around the World

This week during ELA time kids are researching different countries and learning how that country celebrates the holidays. Kids are working with a partner and they will do a close reading and written response activity, research in the computer lab, make a poster, and present to their classmates all that they learned!


Lessons this week:

  • Divide by 11 and 12
  • Tuesday- Test on Chapter 8
  • We will begin Chapter 9, Properties and Equations
  • The Distributive Property
  • Associative Property of Multiplication

This Week's Homework:

Monday 12/14- 8.9

Tuesday 12/15- None

Wednesday 12/16- 9.2

Thursday 12/17- 9.4

Fast Math Tricks and Techniques - 9 Times Tables in 60 seconds
Learn your 9 times table fast using your fingers!
12 Times Table Trick


We will wrap up our discussion about joints this week. It is very difficult to do everyday task without our joints!

Social Studies

  • Continue learning about the exploration and colonization of Illinois during the years of 1670-1776.

Important Dates

  • Dec. 18 Holiday Class Party @ 9:30. Early Dismissal @ 12:45. Lunch will be served.
  • Dec. 21- Jan. 3 Winter Break!
  • School Resumes on Jan. 4