News Flash

October 12-16

Save the (Day)tes:

October 14: First Quarter AR Cut Date

October 16: End of First Quarter

October 19: Parent Teacher Conferences

October 20: Parent Teacher Conferences

October 22/23: Fall Break

October 26: School Picture Day

October 30: Joint School Mass @ Central, 9:00

What's Happening?

Math: We will review the various strategies we have learned to use when multiplying on Monday. We will QUIZ over those strategies (arrays, number bonds, skip counting) on Tuesday. Multiplication timed fact quizzes will be given every Tuesday and Friday. I love the progress I'm seeing! Wednesday-Friday will be spent at math stations and some enrichment instruction will be given (2 digit times 1 digit multiplication).


Reading: We will continue with our character study. This week, we will choose a children's book to use to analyze the main character. Our very first lit circles will meet on Tuesday. Information on lit circle jobs/schedule will be coming home. We will not be reading a basal story this week.


Writer's Workshop: We will be choosing one trait about ourselves to write about this week.


English: Ch 3 TEST Wednesday, DOL quiz Friday, We will be starting to learn about figurative language in the upcoming weeks. We will be starting with idioms this week. We will learn all about different idioms through December when we will have an idiom party for the whole 3rd grade! Details to come.


Spelling: There will NOT be a spelling test this week. We will be completing activities on the different syllable rules we have learned so far this year.


Health: We will be talking about safety this week.


Science: measurement


Social Studies: weather, climate, and using Earth's resources


Religion: verse to be memorized by Thursday