Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt March 3- 9th 2018

Photos are from our school Lent Mass encouraging everyone to follow Jesus’ examples of goodness and justice.

Religion:  Students   will receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation on Monday, March 5th.  They will continue to attend the weekly Stations of the Cross during Lent.   Third Grade will be leading the Stations of the Cross on March 15th at 2:15 pm.  In class students are learning more about what a parish is in chapter 11.  The chapter test will  be on March 13th or 15th.   The February prayer will be recited on March 6th for room 111. 

Math:  Students are continuing to explore  fractions in chapter 8.  Your child should still continue to review and practice the multiplication and division facts.  We will have a  Simple Solutions quiz on Friday March 9th.

Reading:   Students should be selecting a fantasy, fairy tale, or science fiction book for their next book report. The book report will be due on March 23rd.  The Year of Miss Agnes continues to provide us with many examples  of figurative language and how a character affects the sequence of a story.  In small groups students are reading novels; Mudshark, Henry Huggins, and Run, Billy Run.

Phonics:  Students are understanding the differences between vowel pairs, digraphs, and diphthongs.

Language:  Our next morning worksheet test will be on Wednesday, March 7th. The March poems were already passed out and will be recited on Thursday, March 15th.  Please do not let your  child wait to the last minute to  practice their selected poem.

Spelling:    Students will learn about more “r – controlled” vowels (ur, or, ear, and ir) in unit 21.  List words are: word, fur, early,  circus, turn, skirt, earth, work, curl, learn, hurt, dirt, earn, shirt, and heard.  The spelling tests will be on Friday, March 9th.

Science: This week students will be learning how environmental changes affect living things and how living things can also affect the environment.  They will learn about both positive and negative changes.

 Field trip:  If you have not already done so, please return the permission form and bus fee for our upcoming science field trip.

Important dates/ events

This Saturday night, March 3rd: Spring Auction party…..see you there!

March 9th: Conferences will be Friday afternoon & evening    School dismisses at 11:30 am

DONATION  REQUEST:   Students have used all of their pencils. If possible when you are shopping this weekend please pick up a pack to send in for the class.  Thank you in advance!




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