Thrilling Third Grade News

March 28 - April 1

Important Dates

March 28th - Mrs. Ellis returns!

March 29th-30th - 4th and 5th Grade STAAR - No Visitors

April 1st - Mrs. Ellis's birthday

This Week We're Learning About...

Math: Spiraling all concepts

Science: Adaptations

Reading: Synthesizing poetry

Writing: Writing poetry

Grammar: Adjectives

Social Studies: Famous Entrepreneurs

Spelling List

1. anything

2. believe

3. busy

4. carefully

5. complete

6. alone

7. away

8. again

9. division

10. comprehension

11. taught

12. naughty


Challenge Words

1. distraught

2. haughty

3. tension

4. explosion

Reading Strategy of the Week

It is VERY IMPORTANT to refer back to the text when you are answering the questions. As you are completing the questions, tell where you found examples and details in the text that support your answer. Use the sentence starters below to help you:


  • In paragraph 2...
  • The text states...
  • The author says...

You may also underline the sentence where you found your answer or supporting details.

Teacher Wishlist

  • Pencils
  • Paper Towels
  • Kleenex
  • Notebook Paper


Thank you so much for your help in keeping our classroom stocked with supplies for the students to use.