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Weekly Newsletter for Mrs. Oswalt & Mme. Chartrand

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Week of October 17th..

Reading: Unit 2: Grasping Main Ideas and Text Structures

I can determine the main idea of nonfiction text and help teach others by retelling what I have learned in my own words.

  • Reading Bend Assessments will be given on a regular basis in class. These focus on the reading work students have been building on from our in-class lessons.


Writing: Unit 2: Informational Writing

I can teach others, organize my writing, and tell my reader all about my topic as a way to get ready to write about my topic.

  • Bend Assessments will be given periodically in class. These focus on the writing work students have been building on from our in-class lessons.


SC History: I can summarize the motives, activities, and accomplishments of the Spanish and the French Explorers. Week 3 newspaper assessment on 10/18


Math: Topic 2: Number Sense: Addition and Subtraction

  • I can use the associative and commutative properties to add.
  • I can add and subtract within 1,000 using strategies based on place value.

All math work is kept in the math section of their binder and can be reviewed daily.


Science: I can describe Earth's water features.

Students will be getting new information in their science notebooks this week.

Typing Quest

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This and That...

MES Career Week (sponsored by Guidance) is this week! Students will have opportunities to answer daily trivia questions about careers. 3rd graders are invited to dress in their future "Career wear" on Thurs. 10/20 and walk in a parade at school that morning. Please see the attached information about the Career week poster conference (posters due Tues. 10/18.)


Our 3rd grade t-shirts have been sent home!! We will wear these on 3rd grade Family Night in the cafeteria on Oct. 27th, so mark your calendars now!


Learning/Leadership Skill Alert! Please be on the lookout for examples of your child practicing the 21st century leadership skill of reflective listening.


Let us know if your child demonstrates the learning target: #I can think deeply about what someone is saying in order to understand/confirm what that person is thinking and feeling.



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Important Dates

10/17-21 MES Career Week (see above for details)

10/18 Guidance Midway Moments 7:00 a.m.

10/20 Report cards issued; Conferences - p.m.

10/21 Full Day of school; MES/PAC night!

10/24 - 10/28 Red Ribbon Week

10/26 11:40 dismissal - Collaborative planning for teachers; MES/Moe's restaurant night; "Tacky day" $1- Relay for Life

10/27 MES 3rd Grade Family Night (6:00-7:00pm)

10/28 Spirit Day, Chick Fil A biscuits $3.00

11/6 "Fall back" 1 hour

11/8 Election Day; No School

11/11 Veteran's Day Program & Parade

Reading Counts App

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Site ID: h100002001


(Located under settings; click on SRC app on left side)

SC Standards

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Lexington County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries or complaints. The Chief Human Resources Officer handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title IX. Inquiries/complaints regarding Section 504 for elementary students go to the Coordinator of ESOL/RtI and for secondary students to the Director of Counseling and Advisement. The Mathematics Coordinator handles inquiries/complaints regarding Title II. Contact these people if you have questions regarding these issues at 100 Tarrar Springs Road, Lexington, SC 29072 and telephone number(803) 821-1000.