Tilford Times Newsletter

January 4th-10th 2016

This Weeks Agenda

EDM Unit 3

WE will begin unit 3 in EDM - Measurement. we will be measuring inches and cetimenters to the 1/2 and 1/4. We will also be taking a Mid Year Assessment.

**Please check your child's planner each night for specific daily homework.

Continue to have kids login to www.Multiplcation.com to practice their facts

username: firstnamelastinitial46342 password : lunch number. practicing facts with flash cards, online games or timed tests is a great way to learn facts. Mastered facts should be as fluent as recognizing your name.

At Home Facts Practice! Today we will begin taking home 1 sheet of math fact practice every night in addition to our daily homework. On Friday, we will take a timed quiz in class. Those that score 80% or higher on the Friday Quiz will not receive the weekly math packet the following week.

Journey's Unit 3, Lesson 11

Reading: We will be reading an informational text Technology Wins the Game. Our comprehension focus will be sequence of events and text and graphic features.

https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/reading/journeys2014/in/gr3/focuswall_9780547933573_/html/lesson11.html

Spelling/Phonics: Our spelling words this week will review the oi and oy vowel sounds in words. .

Writing: We will finish writing our biography.

Vocabulary/Grammar: We will review suffix -less, -ful, and -ous. Grammar will continue plural nouns.

Weekly Academic Standards

Reading: 3.RN.3.1 Apply knowledge of text features to locate information and gain meaning from text ( mags, illustrations, charts, font). 3.RV.3.2 Determine the meanings of general academic and content-specific words and phrases in a nonfiction text relevant to a third grade topic or subject area.

Spelling: 3.RF.4.5 Know and use more difficult word families when reading unfamiliar words - suffixes.

Writing:3.W.5 Conduct short research on a topic.

3.W.2.1 Write Legibly, leaving space between letters in a word, words, in a sentence, and the edges of the paper.

Math: 3.M.3 Choose and use appropriate units and tools to estimate and measure length, weight, and temperature. Estimate and measure length to 1/4 inch, weight in pounds, and temperature in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit.

Music Notes Newsletter

Here is our Mrs. Amsler's Music Newsletter. Please check it out and note the important upcoming dates for 3rd grade.

https://www.smore.com/33qyh-3rd-grade-music-notes?ref=email

Upcoming Events

Mid Term Parent Conferences - No School for Students

Friday, Jan. 15th, 8:15am-4:30pm

301 East 10th Street

Hobart, IN

Please make arrangements to attend a brief conference on Friday Jan. 15th. There is NO SCHOOL for students - Parent Conferences ONLY.

A sign up will be coming home soon.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Swdeish Immigration Museum

Tuesday, Feb. 2nd, 9am-2:30pm

Swedish Immigration Museum, Chicago Il.

Cost per student is $11.00.

Permission slip will go home this week and must be returned by Jan 27th.

Please send EXACT cash or check.

Students will need a sack lunch and water or juice. (NO POP or CANDY/GUM)

Please RSVP below if you are interested in being a chaperon. Space is LIMITED and will be chosen at random.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Important Daily Times


Arrive at School: 8:45 am (Late Start 9:10)

Attendance is Taken: 8:55 (Late Start 9:15)

Recess/Lunch: 10:55-11:35

Specials: 12:35-1:25

Dismissal: 3:20-3:35

Online Classroom Tools

Think Central

Find, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary and Spelling in Think Central. You must use Chrome to open Think Central.

Every Day Math

Find games, home links and lessons

Classroom Dojo

Our Classroom Behavior system. We receive or loose points in Dojo. Check your child's dojo for their percentage of positive /negative behaviors during the day.

Scholastic Book Club

Use Classroom code MHBGR to order online. Next book order will go through on October 13th, 2015

Scholastic Book Order Due December 13th, 2015

Monday, Jan. 4th, 7am to Friday, Jan. 22nd, 9am

301 West 10th Street

Hobart, IN

Items will arrive in 5 business days.

http://www.scholastic.com/home