Ms. Kramr's 3rd Grade Newsletter

Dec. 14-17

What we are learning this week.

Math: We’ll have a math test on Monday, Dec. 14th. After that, our time will be spent exploring math websites that give us more information about geometric shapes. When we return in January, we’ll continue our study of polygons, comparing attributes of 3D shapes, and review area using our knowledge about arrays.

Science: We are finishing up landforms this week and will have a test on Pre-Test on Monday.

Social Studies: We will be finishing geography by taking a trip to different countries in the classroom. Ask your child what urban community means.

Reading: We will be studying the genre of biography and autobiography and seeing what they have in common. This will be the intro into our first research activity that the students will beginning the following week.

Writing: We have concluded our stories on nonfiction literacy. We will write on family holidays and memories. Ask your child what holiday they are writing on.

Important Dates:

Dec. 12-Stallion Choir @ P.A.C.

Dec. 14 Math DCA (District Common Assessment)

Spelling test

Dec. 15 3rd Grade Winter Party @10:40-11:45

Dec. 16 Science DCA

Dec. 18 – Jan. 4 – Winter Break! Enjoy!!!

Jan. 5 – First day back to school

Jan. 14 – Report Cards go home

Other Dates:

Holiday Party Dates/Times:

Dec. 15 AM 3rd Grade 10:40-11:45 PM Kindergarten 12:20-1:20

Dec. 16 AM 2nd Grade 9:45-10:30 PM 1st Grade 1:00-2:00

Dec. 17 AM 4th Grade 9:00-10:00 PM 5th Grade 1:40-2:40

The Science Fair is coming!

Please visit the Patsy Sommer Science Fair website for more information on the Science Fair coming in January.

Science Fair Night:

Hey parents! Are you a female scientist or do you know one? We are looking for women interested in sharing their expertise at Science Fair Night on January 25, 2016 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. Please contact for details and to sign up! Check out our Science Fair website!