What's up in Room 505?!
Monthly Happenings in Miss Casselli's 3rd Grade Class
Dates to Remember!
February 1st - 29th
- Book Donations Being Accepted for the Titus Book Swap
February 4th - 5th:
- Professional Development Day for Staff
- No School for Students
February 8th - 9th:
- Grade 6 -Human Growth & Development
- Home & School Association General Meeting - Titus Dining Room - 7:00 PM
- NOVA Parent Presentation - Cyberbullying - Groveland Elementary School - 7:00 PM
- CB South Back to School Night
- President's Day - School Holiday
February 16th -19th:
- Grade 2 - Peace Valley In-Class Assembly Program
February 16th - 17th:
- Grade 4 - Human Growth & Development
- Home & School Association Bingo Night - Titus Dining Room - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The students will be working hard in Everyday Math Unit 6!
Students will begin their study of geometry with learning about points and the move on to line segments, rays, and lines. Then they will explore the relations among segments, rays, and lines as well as the geometric figures that can be built from them, including angles, polygons, and frames for prisms and pyramid.
Unit 6 has three main areas of focus:
1.To investigate line segments, rays, and lines
2. To explore polygons, including triangles and quadrangles
3. To draw & measure angles.
Practice @ home:
Continue practicing multiplication & division facts:
Timed Multiplication Facts
Functional Writing- The students will read and discuss directions for how to do things, explore craft elements of functional writing, and write directions for others to follow. As the students write, they consider the audience and purpose.
In Unit 5, students will be learning the social studies concept of heroism and its impact on the world, including real or fictional heroes from the past and present.
Each week students will address one essential Focus Question related to the Unit Theme: Heroes Across Time.
At the end of this unit, the students will be able to answer the Theme Question: What qualities does a hero have?
Essential Focus Question:
Week 1: Why do we tell stories about heroes from the past?
Week 2: Why do we make up stories about heroes?
Week 3: Can an ordinary person be a hero?
Week 4: What makes a hero?
Week 1: tough, terrible, challenge
Week 2: amazing, famous
Week 3: provide, disturb, approach
Week 4: Review of words
Unit 5: Being an Active Member of Your Community
1. What people and groups help to run our local community?
2. How do people have a voice in their community?
3. How can communities help to solve environmental problems?4. How can people help the global community?
Students will understand that...
- public services benefit communities locally and around the world
- an elected government runs their local community government
- individuals can solve problems in a community by taking an active role