Third Grade Thoughts
Weekly News from Glenhope 3rd Grade! (Volume 15-16, Issue 5)
Hiya! I'm Christina Hayes and this is my seventh year of teaching. I taught kindergarten at Cannon Elementary for two years, 4th grade here at Glenhope the past four years, and this is my first year in 3rd grade. I love the fact that I've had a variety of experience in different grade levels because it helps me grow in new areas.
I graduated this past May with my Master's Degree in Educational Technology Leadership. Mainly, this degree is "teaching with technology," which is one of my passions (I'm the go-to tech guru at Glenhope!) but because it was a leadership degree, I'm also certified to be a principal or assistant principal. I don't know if my heart will ever lead me in that direction, but at least I have the option available to me.
I live in Las Colinas with my orange and white tabby cat (Tyke). I am very close to my family, who all live very close by. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family/friends, watching the Texas Rangers, playing disc golf, baking, and reading.
Save the Date
Monday, October 5th
All Charleston Wrap Fundraiser (to help send 4th grade to Sky Ranch) PAYMENTS AND FORMS DUE!
You Say It's Your Birthday...
Carolina S. - 1
Lillian Y. - 4
How are we growing our brains next week?
-fun facts (practicing)
**nightly Math HW - practice fun facts
**weekly Math HW Lonestar Math (given out Monday, due on Friday)
-becoming good reading partners
-checking comprehension as we read
**nightly Reading HW - read for at least 20 min.
-spelling: ea digraphs; K-3 In a Snap Words
-classifying matter (solids, liquids, and gases)
-predicting and observing changes in matter
-communities (needs of a community in the present and past)
3rd Grade "In a Snap" Words
Try practicing them at home with your child!
The Key to Success? Grit.
If you have a free moment, please watch the TEDTalk below on grit. No matter what area of life, we can all stand to have grit. :)
Oh, the Places We'll Go as a 1:1 Campus!
-make sure you charge your iPad every night
-make sure you bring your iPad to school every day
-the iPad is not a toy or something we play with...it is a learning tool. We research, inquire, explore, design, and create.
**Please remember, if you have not yet filled out the iPad Technology Agreement and paid the $35 yearly fee, your child will not be able to take their iPad home on Friday.**
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