Third Grade Thoughts

Weekly News from Glenhope 3rd Grade! (Volume 16-17,Issue 14)

Glenhope Giving Tree

If you would like to help a family in need, please choose an ornament from the tree in the front hallway and return the unwrapped item by Wednesday, December 14th. Thank you for spreading joy in our community this holiday season!!

PTA Holiday Breakfast

The annual PTA holiday breakfast is on Saturday, December 10th from 8:00-10:00. Flyers went home this week with information. Come join us and take a picture with Santa!

3rd Grade Holiday Party

Our 3rd grade room parents are busy organizing our holiday party! If you are able to volunteer your time, materials, or both please view the link below and sign up. Thank you! :-)


http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d4bacaa2ba64-3rdgrade

Save the Date

Tuesday, December 6th

-Glenhope Spring Creek Night (5:00-9:00)


Saturday, December 10th

-PTA Holiday Breakfast (8:00-10:00)


Wednesday, December 14th

-unwrapped Giving Tree items due


Friday, December 16th

-Classroom Holiday Parties (2:00-2:55)

You Say It's Your Birthday...

-Bennett W. - 3rd

How are we growing our brains next week?

Math:

-representing multiplication: repeated addition/number strings, arrays, strip diagrams; number lines, equal-sized groups

-fact families

-commutative and distributive properties of multiplication


**nightly Math HW - practice fun facts

**weekly Math HW (given out Monday, due on Friday)


Reading:

-character traits

-cause/effect

-theme

-folktales


**nightly Reading HW - read for at least 20 min.


Writing:

-handwriting

-adjectives

-biography writing

-narrative essays: planning, strong introductions, paragraph organization


Science:

-natural resources


Social Studies:

-heroes who protect our freedoms

-cultural celebrations

Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset

View the video below to learn the differences between a fixed and growth mindset. It highlights the fact that no one can be completely growth minded, but we can try to be as growth minded as possible.
Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset

LEAD WITH GCISD

Check out this recent article, posted by the Star Telegram of construction updates around the district due to our bond approval!


http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/courier-journal/article116259408.html

Stay in the Loop!

Make sure you connect to the 3rd grade Remind account to receive the most up-to-date news!


For Remind:

text @glenhope3 to 81010


Each teacher has their own classroom Facebook. Make sure you check there for notifications as well as pictures and videos!


Mrs. C. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email

http://facebook.com/clee3rdgrade

carrie.lee@gcisd.net


Miss Hayes' Classroom Facebook, Twitter, & Email

http://facebook.com/misshayes3rd

@HayesClass111

christina.hayes@gcisd.net


Mrs. J. Lee's Classroom Facebook & Email

http://facebook.com/leeleapers

julie.lee@gcisd.net