Mrs. Houston's Third Grade News
December 11, 2015
January 21 - FSA Video Editing Competition Award Ceremony 2 pm, families welcome
January 25 - School-wide Soccer Tournament Begins
January 27 - 100th Day of School Celebration
January 30 - Deadline for Year Book Cover Design Entries
February 3 - Invent an Animal Project Due
February 5- Re-enrollment forms due
February 12 - Valentine's Day Celebration (in class)
February 15 - Presidents Day - NO SCHOOL
February 25 - Alliance Theater Trip The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Pre-K-5 Grade
IMPORTANT!!!! Your Child's NEWS ARTICLE
Students MUST type up their article this weekend. Please either print it out, or email it to me, by Monday night. It is due on Tuesday. Please do not send it in on a flash drive.
What's Coming Up...
Conventions Skill: Irregular Verbs
Spelling Words: consonant patters - wr, kn, gn, st, mb
thumb, gnaw, written, know, climb, design, wrist, crumb, assign, wrench, knot, wrinkle, lamb, knob, knit
Writing: Compare and Contrast
Prompt: Write expository compositions that compare and contrast two things.
Vocab: incredible, lofty, noble, search, stinging, survivors, topic, unseen, waterless
Book of the Week: Around One Cactus
Science: Chapter 5 Objectives: What is an ecosystem? How do living things get energy?
Vocabulary: adaptation, community, consumer, decomposer, ecosystem, food chain, habitat, population, producer
Social Studies: Chapter 3
Lesson 3: Early Spanish Communities
Lesson 4: Early French Communities