3rd Grade News

Durbin Elementary - Mr. Noel's class

HW This Week

NO Homework ALL WEEK


Bonus Work all week is highly encouraged and here are a couple options for the class:


If you want extra reading and language arts practice:

1) Work on IXL.com and try to master each skill under 3rd and 4th grade.

2) Try some reading online practice tests (see left hand column). Practice Website



If you want extra math practice:

1) Work on the Khan Academy - Khan Academy Link

2) Work on various math review tests using this link and send me your results (see right hand column). Practice Website

ISTEP & NWEA Testing Schedule

Below is our testing schedule for this week:


Monday, April 27 - ISTEP Testing (Math 2B) - 10:40-11:25

Work Time - 34 minutes


Tuesday, April 28 - ISTEP Testing (Math 3A) - 10:40-11:25

Work Time - 34 minutes


Wednesday, April 29 - ISTEP Testing (Math 3B) - 10:40-11:25

Work Time - 36 minutes


Thursday, April 30 - ISTEP Testing (ELA 4A) - 2:00-2:55

Work Time - 55 minutes


Testing schedule the week of May 4 - May 8:


Monday, May 4 - ISTEP Testing (ELA 4B) - 2:00-2:55

Work Time - 55 minutes


Wednesday, May 6 - ISTEP Testing (ELA 5A) - 2:00-2:55

Work Time - 50 minutes


Friday, May 8 - ISTEP Testing (ELA 5B) - 2:00-2:55

Work Time - 50 minutes


NWEA Testing Schedule


Monday, May 11 - NWEA Math Testing - 10:45-11:30

Work Time - average student should take 60 minutes to complete, but all students have an unlimited amount of time to complete the NWEA


Wednesday, May 13 - NWEA ELA Testing - 1:45-2:45

Work Time - average student should take 60 minutes to complete, but all students have an unlimited amount of time to complete the NWEA

Curriculum Updates

This week in math, we will...
*Continue learning about measurement with length, capacity, weight, and mass using both customary and metric units.


This week in reading and language arts, we will...

*Review main idea, inferencing, and summarizing.

*Practice more Greek and Latin roots and other common prefixes and suffixes.


This week in science, we will...

*Resume measuring and simple machines discussion.

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AR Reminder

All AR points for various point club celebrations and parties need to be earned by Friday, May 1st. This will be the deadline date. Look for permission slips to be sent home for students that qualify.


75 points - Ice Cream Sandwich

100 points - AR Carnival

150 points - Pizza Party

200 points - Ice Cream Sundae

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Conner Prairie Field Trip - May 7

Dear Parents & Students:

Our field trip to Conner Prairie is scheduled for Thursday, May 7.