Third Grade Thoughts

Weekly News from Glenhope 3rd Grade! (Volume 16-17,Issue 18)

GT Identification

1st -4th Grade Gifted & Talented Identification Parent Informational Meeting will be held on Feb.2 from 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm at the PDEC, 5800 Colleyville Blvd in the Panther Den. Join us to learn more about the referral, testing & program services for first - fourth grade students. The referral window will be from Feb. 13 - 24, 2017. Testing will take place between Feb. 27 - March 10, 2017. A recording of the meeting will be posted on the Advanced Academics website for those unable to attend.

Yearbook Orders

Get your Glenhope yearbook TODAY! Yearbooks are on sale for $25 until January 31st. If you are interested in buying a yearbook, please view your options below:



  1. Go to: bit.do/GlenhopeYearbook


  1. Place your order and pay online


  1. Pay an extra $5 to have your child’s name embossed on their book


OR



  1. Send in $25 via cash or check (made payable to Glenhope Elementary). Be sure to add your child's name, teacher's name, and grade level!

Hand Sanitizer Needed

3rd grade is in need of more hand sanitizer! If you are willing to donate, please send them in with your child as soon as you are able. Thank you! :)

Save the Date

Monday, January 16th

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - NO SCHOOL!


January 31st

-Yearbook Orders Due

You Say It's Your Birthday...

-Aiden B. (14th)


-Gracie K. (16th)


-Brynn S. (17th)

How are we growing our brains next week?

Math:

-fractions (building, vocabulary, comparing)


**nightly Math HW - practice fun facts

**weekly Math HW - Lonestar (given Monday, due Friday)


Reading:

-reviewing cause/effect

-reviewing text features

-story elements (character, setting, problem/solution)


**nightly Reading HW - read for at least 20 min.


Writing:

-handwriting

-narrative essays: paragraph organization & developing ideas

-Middle of Year Narrative Writing Assessment


Science:

-forms of energy


Social Studies:

-local government

Growth Mindset - Looking Within

This article is a good reminder of fostering a growth mindset in not only our students but our wonderful parents and, of course, ourselves.


https://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2017/jan/09/growth-mindset-practical-strategies-classroom

LEAD WITH GCISD

This week, the state of Texas released its grade ratings for districts and schools. Many districts are responding with their stance on these grades and what they don't entail. To read GCISD's stance, please click below.


http://www.gcisd-k12.org/Page/46176

Stay in the Loop!

Make sure you connect to the 3rd grade Remind account to receive the most up-to-date news!


For Remind:

text @glenhope3 to 81010


Each teacher has their own classroom Facebook. Make sure you check there for notifications as well as pictures and videos!


Mrs. C. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email

http://facebook.com/clee3rdgrade

carrie.lee@gcisd.net


Miss Hayes' Classroom Facebook, Twitter, & Email

http://facebook.com/misshayes3rd

@HayesClass111

christina.hayes@gcisd.net


Mrs. J. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email

http://facebook.com/leeleapers

julie.lee@gcisd.net