Third Grade Cardinal Chronicle

November 16, 2015

Mrs. Muegge's Class

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Upcoming Dates to Remember

  • November 20 - PTO Spirit Day - Hat and Crazy socks

  • November 25-27 Thanksgiving Break

  • December 1 - 3rd grade newsletter club


  • Spelling Test - Friday, November 20
  • Vocabulary Test - Friday, November 20
  • Morning Work Quizzes for LA/Math - Fridays

SWIP/RAH Due on Friday, November 20

Veterans Day

Thank you to Major Stanley for coming in to speak with the 3rd grade about his service in the United States Army. We learned so much! Thank you for your service!!


Thank you SO MUCH for supporting the library and reading in our school! Our class was able to raise enough to really help out our library and each student chose one book they were interested in to add to our collection. Thank you to all of you for looking in the cushions and emptying out the change from the bottom of your purse!

Next Week's Special Area Classes

  • Monday- Day 4 Art
  • Tuesday- Day 5 P.E.
  • Wednesday- Day 6 Music
  • Thursday- Day 1 Art
  • Friday- Day 2 P.E.

News From Mr. Cushman

Gobbler’s Jog

The Gobblers Jog 5K is right around the corner! The event runs through the

beautiful Saxony Residential and Business area. The Gobblers Jog has quickly

become an Indianapolis area favorite, and supports several area food banks.

More information is posted under the Royal Report heading on our webpage

AND a link was on the Royal Report email. Try the links below as well!

Start your Thanksgiving off with some fun and fitness!

Full information attached and at:

Register at: Gobblers Jog Registration

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What's Happening in Mrs. Muegge's Class

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  • We have been learning about inference. We have done many activities to show our understanding of inference. Ask your kiddos to see their Where Am I? activity- they were great!
  • We are almost finished with the book "Holes"- it has gone great with our Realistic Fiction unit in writing! The students have really enjoyed this book. We will watch the movie when finished and compare and contrast.
  • We will continue our daily 5 activities where we will read, write, and do word work.


  • Students have begun Topic 7- Multiplying by 2 Digit Numbers
  • Please continue to practice multiplication facts at home. THIS IS SO IMPORTANT! The further we go into multiplication, and eventually division the harder it will be for students who struggle with basic facts.


  • We are in the midst of our Realistic Fiction writing unit. Students have created their sloppy copies.
  • We will begin editing our stories and working on catchy hooks.

Science/Social Studies

We finished up our labs and a lot of fun conducting experiments using the scientific method.

We will begin our Economy Inquiry Unit, where the students will learn about the economy through hands-on learning experiences. They will work in a group to decide on a business idea, write a business plan, produce a product, make an advertisement, and sell their items at a Market Day event.

Look for more details coming soon!!

Genius Hour

Genius Hour is in full swing. We have some students ready to present what they have been researching while others are working on presentation, and still others are researching! Genius Hour is one of the best times of the week! Students get to choose what they would like to learn about and then present it in any way they choose! They work at their own pace and they are having so much fun they don't even know they are learning! :)


Background Checks & Anti-bullying Video

If you want to volunteer, chaperone fieldtrips or eat lunch in the cafeteria, guests must have an approved background check on file and complete the Anti-bullying video. Background checks are good for 3 years. If you have questions about your background check, contact the TCE office.