Tilford Times Newsletter

December 14th-20th

This Weeks Agenda

Every Day Math Unit 4 Multiplication and Division

We have finished our multiplication unit. The kids should have completed their study guide for our test Tuesday morning.

Continue to have kids login to www.Multiplcation.com to practice their facts

username: firstnamelastinitial46342 password : lunch number. practicing facts with flash cards, online games or timed tests is a great way to learn facts. Mastered facts should be as fluent as recognizing your name.

At Home Facts Practice! Today we will begin taking home 1 sheet of math fact practice every night in addition to our daily homework. On Friday, we will take a timed quiz in class. Those that score 80% or higher on the Friday Quiz will not receive the weekly math packet the following week.

Journey's Unit 2 Review

Reading: We will take a unit test over the comprehension skills and vocabulary we have learned over the the last unit while reading Amos and Boris. It is important to have your child read and complete reading analysis homework this week in preperation for their test Friday morning.

Spelling/Phonics: We will NOT have a spelling test this week.

Writing/grammar: In writing we will continue writing a biography.

Vocabulary: We will be practicing the vocabulary from Amos and Boris in class.

Weekly Academic Standards

Reading: 3.RN.2.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as basis for the answers. 3.RV.3.2 Determine the meanings of general academic and content-specific words and phrases in a nonfiction text relevant to a third grade topic or subject area.

Spelling: 3.RF.4.5 Know and use more difficult word families when reading unfamiliar words - suffixes.

Writing:3.W.3.1 Write persuasive compositions in a variety of forms.

3.W.2.1 Write Legibly, leaving space between letters in a word, words, in a sentence, and the edges of the paper.

Math: Multiply and divide within 100 using strategies and understand communicative property. 8x5=40 5x8=40.

Music Notes Newsletter

Here is our Mrs. Amsler's Music Newsletter. Please check it out and note the important upcoming dates for 3rd grade.

https://www.smore.com/ku9ee-3rd-grade-music-notes

Upcoming Events

Christmas/Holiday Party

Thursday, Dec. 17th, 12:30-2pm

Room 207

I will be sending emails soon to parents that signed up for the Holiday Party at Back to School night. Please let me know if you are interested in helping with the party. First priority will be given to parents that signed up at beginning of the year.

Christmas Break

Friday, Dec. 18th, 3:45pm to Monday, Jan. 4th 2016 at 8:30am

Hobart, IN, United States

Hobart, IN

Enjoy and safe and wonderful break with your family and friends.

Important Daily Times


Arrive at School: 8:45 am (Late Start 9:10)

Attendance is Taken: 8:55 (Late Start 9:15)

Recess/Lunch: 10:55-11:35

Specials: 12:35-1:25

Dismissal: 3:20-3:35

Online Classroom Tools

Think Central

Find, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary and Spelling in Think Central. You must use Chrome to open Think Central.

Every Day Math

Find games, home links and lessons

Classroom Dojo

Our Classroom Behavior system. We receive or loose points in Dojo. Check your child's dojo for their percentage of positive /negative behaviors during the day.

Scholastic Book Club

Use Classroom code MHBGR to order online. Next book order will go through on October 13th, 2015

Scholastic Book Order Due December 13th, 2015

Sunday, Nov. 15th, 7am to Friday, Dec. 11th, 9am

301 West 10th Street

Hobart, IN

These items will arrive before Christmas break.