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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt April 20th

 

 

 

Religion:  The April prayer will be recited on April 30th. Students will be learning about parts of the Mass in chapter 16.

Math:  On Wednesday, April 25th, there will be a Simple Solutions Quiz.    Please continue to quiz your child on the multiplication and division facts. We are beginning a new unit of study; area and perimeter.   

Reading:   Students should working on their biography book report for the character “dress-up” book report presentations.  The presentations will be on Tuesday, May 1st at 8:15 am.  Parents are invited to attend.  Everyone to wear something and/or bring in some item that will help them represent the person that they read about.  10 clues need to be written about the person which will be read at the presentation.  Students should be working on this project and not wait until the end.  Students are comparing three reading selections in class. “City Towns,”  Deep Down and Other Extreme Places to Live,  and The Song of Sky and Sand.  Students in small groups  ave finished or have almost finished reading their current novels so new novels will be passed out next week.

Phonics:  As we continue in unit 6, students will learn and practice more rules about dividing words into syllables.

Spelling: Due to the shortened week and our special activities (our chickens hatching and the Beauty and the Beast Play) this week students will NOT have a Friday spelling test. 

Language: The April poem will be recited in front of the class on April 26th.

Science:  The Health Fair was a great success!  I am sure everyone learned several new ways  to stay healthy and were reminded of many tried and true health tips.  Today we took our eggs out the egg turner to lay them on their side for the last few days before hatching. We are anticipating our chickens hatching on Monday and Tuesday.

Social Studies: After a review of the chapter we will have the Chapter 6 test  on Wednesday, April 25th.

Important Dates:

April 23rd: $1 Earth Day green/blue dress down day to support St. Cletus’  Eco Club

April 23-24: Chickens should be hatching!!!!!

April 25 & 26th: Beauty & the Beast Musical

April 27th: No School

 

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Overton News 4-20

Language Arts:  Students have taken home April poems this week! The April poem will be due on Monday, April 30th. Students will be taking home spelling lists on Monday. We will have a spelling quiz on Friday, May 4th (Unit 22).

Reading:  The current novels are The Box Car Children and Number the Stars. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book this week is called A More Perfect Union  There is NO book report in April because we are doing BIOGRAPHIES! Your student has taken home a biography sheet with information about how to present! You are invited to come to school on May 1st at 10 AM for the presentations!!! 

Math: We just started a unit on measurement! This week are are mostly talking about time and length!

Writing: This week we are going back to persuasive writing! Students will be learning strategies to be more convincing!

Science: We are starting a new chapter about weather! This chapter is SUPER short so expect a new jeopardy next week!

 

Important Dates:

 

4/24: CHICKS!

4/25-4/26: Spring Musical

4/27: NO SCHOOL

5/1: BIOGRAPHIES @ 10AM!

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt April 16-20

Religion:  In class we will continue to learn about the 7 sacraments. We will have the chapter 15 test on Thursday, April 19th. The April prayer will be recited on April 30th.

Math:  On Wednesday, the 18th there will be a Simple Solutions Quiz.  Students will review how to order, compare and find equivalent fractions  before taking the Chapter 9 test on Friday April 20th.  Please continue to quiz  your child on the multiplication and division facts.

Reading:   Students should reading their biography book for the character “dress-up” book report presentation on Tuesday, May 1st at 8:15 am.  Parents are invited to attend.  Everyone received the biography book report form on 4/13/18.  Students should do a little bit at a time and not wait until the last day or two. The basic biography information/requirements went home last week.

Phonics:  Students will be learning many rules about dividing words into syllables as we continue to study in unit 6.

Spelling: This week unit 25 is a unit featuring words with double consonants in the middle of the word. We will  have a spelling test on Friday, April 20th.  The words are: supper, happen, pepper, kitten, sudden, letter, dinner, cotton, lesson, mitten, bottom, summer, better, ladder, and ribbon.

Grammar: There will be a morning worksheet test on various grammar skills on Wednesday, April 18th.

Language: The April poem will be recited in front of the class on April 26th.

Science:  By reading, watching videos, putting together puzzles, assembling booklets, and taking part in experiments, students have learned a lot about incubation, the parts of the egg, the development of the embryo, and the strength of eggs. There will be a quiz on the parts of the egg on Tuesday, April 17th.  

Social Studies: Students will be learning about conflict resolution, Indianapolis (a crossroad community), and the underground railroad. After a review of the chapter we will have the Chapter 6 test next week on Wednesday, April 25th.

Important Dates:

April 16-20: Aspire make up tests

April 20: Health Fair

April 24: Chickens hatch!!!!!

April 25 & 26th: Beauty & the Beast Musical

April 27th: No School

 

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Overton News 4-16

Language Arts:  Students have taken home April poems this week! The April poem will be due on Monday, April 30th. Students will be taking home spelling lists on Monday. We will have a spelling quiz on Friday, April 20th.

Reading:  The current novels are The Box Car Children and Number the Stars. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book this week is called What is Government and Who Really Started Democracy?  There is NO book report in April because we are doing BIOGRAPHIES! Your student has taken home a biography sheet with information about how to present! You are invited to come to school on May 1st at 10 AM for the presentations!!! 

Math: We are finishing a chapter about comparing fractions! We will be reviewing this whole week for the test on Monday, April 16th (note:this is a change. We are more ready for math than social studies, so we are switching the dates!) Play jeopardy to review!

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2191433

Writing: This week we are going back to persuasive writing! Students will be learning strategies to be more convincing!

Science: We are continuing a new chapter about People and Resources! We have also begun talking about/learning about our chicks! We got the eggs on April 3rd! They will be hatching around April 24th! Our next science test will be Friday, April 20th! 

http://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2203048#.WRCbsNIrK1s

Social Studies: Our new chapter in social studies is about types of governments, governments in the past, and the United States government! Students’ next test will be Tuesday, April 17th(this is pushed back a day)! Play jeopardy to review:

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2425314

 

Our classroom could really use new dry erase board markers!

 

Important Dates:

 

4/24: CHICKS!

4/25-4/26: Spring Musical

4/27: NO SCHOOL

5/1: BIOGRAPHIES @ 10AM!

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt April 9th – 13th

Aspire testing: Aspire testing will be next week from Tuesday thru Friday.  Please make sure your child is well rested and on time for school.  There will be no other testing or homework during the test week.

Religion:   There will be a 9 am school Mass on Monday, April 9th.  In class we will be learning about the sacraments in chapter 15.

Math:  Students will continue to learn more about comparing and finding equivalent fractions in chapter 9.  We will also be reviewing the multiplication and division facts.

Reading:   Students should reading a biography for their next  book report which will be presented on Tuesday, May 1st at 8:15 am. Parents are invited to attend. Students will “dress up” as the character that they read about for the presentation. I gave everyone the basic information  sheet today and will later provide a biography book report form for the students to complete.  Students read and found the main ideas in City Homes and several related poems.  In small groups  students are reading Flat Stanley Goes to Mount Rushmore, The Whipping Boy, and Henry Huggins.

Phonics:  Students will continue to learn more about  prefixes, base words, suffixes, and dividing words into syllables as we study unit 6.

Spelling: This week unit 24 is a review unit. We will not have a spelling test on this unit.

Science:  When we returned from Easter vacation on Tuesday we set the 37 chicken eggs and 1 turkey egg in the incubator. Half of our eggs were from a horse farm in Lemont and the other half were from Ms. Overton’s parents’ flock of chickens in Missouri.  We are expecting the chickens to hatch on April 24th.   In class students are learning about incubation, the parts of the egg and the development of the embryo.

Social Studies: We will be reading about the 3 different type of places that communities  are located and why they were started there. (a mountain community, water community and a crossroads community)

Important Dates:

April 9-13: Aspire testing

April 10: Cardinal College 6:30 pm.  Jamie Strauss parent coach will be speaking.

April 20: Health Fair

April 25 & 26th: Beauty & the Beast Musical

April 27th: No School

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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Overton News 4-9

Language Arts:  Students have taken home April poems this week! The April poem will be due on Monday, April 30th. Students will be taking home spelling lists on Monday. We will have a spelling quiz on Friday, April 13th. 

Reading:  The current novels are The Box Car Children, Number the Stars, and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book this week is called What is Government and Who Really Started Democracy?  There is NO book report in April because we are doing BIOGRAPHIES! Your student has taken home a biography sheet with information about how to present! You are invited to come to school on May 1st at 10 AM for the presentations!!! 

Math: We are continuing a new chapter about comparing fractions! We will be reviewing this whole week for the test on Tuesday, April 17th! Play jeopardy to review!

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2191433

Writing: This week we are taking a break from persuasive writing to focus on how to plan, organize, write, and edit a personal narrative in 45 minutes to prepare for the ASPIRE testing  THIS WEEK!

Science: We are continuing a new chapter about People and Resources! We have also begun talking about/learning about our chicks! We got the eggs on April 3rd! They will be hatching around April 24th! Our next science test will be Friday, April 20th! 

Social Studies: Our new chapter in social studies is about types of governments, governments in the past, and the United States government! Students’ next test will be Monday, April 16th! Play jeopardy to review:

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2425314

 

Our classroom could really use new dry erase board markers!

 

Important Dates:

 

4/9-4/13: ASPIRE TESTING

4-10: Cardinal College in the Parish Center for parents!! See the scoop for more details

4/25-4/26: Spring Musical

4/27: NO SCHOOL

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt April 3-6th

    Religion:   Have a wonderful Blessed Easter.   We will be attending the 8 am Mass on Wednesday, April 4th.   Students will be learning how God calls us to holiness in chapter 12.

Math:  Students will learn more about comparing and finding equivalent fractions in chapter 9.  There will be a  Simple Solutions Quiz on Friday, April 6th.  

Reading:   Students should select a biography to read for their next  book report which will be presented on Tuesday, May 1st at 8:15 am. Parents are invited to attend . Students will “dress up” as the character that they read about for the presentation. I will provide a biography book report form for the students to complete.  Students will  read  in our Sleuth book, “A Day at School in Japan,”  when we return from vacation.  In small groups  students are reading Flat Stanley Goes to Mount Rushmore, The Whipping Boy, and Henry Huggins.

Phonics:  Students will be learning more about  prefixes, base words, suffixes, and dividing words into syllables as we study unit 6.

Spelling: Our new unit continues with more homophones. The unit 23 words are:  way, its, owe, sell, great, sail, cell, scent, oh, cent, it’s, grate, weigh, sale, and sent. The weekly spelling test will be on Friday.

Science:  Agricultural Science Field trip was a great success.  I hope students are sharing what they learned with you.  See  photos below.  When we return from Easter vacation we will be setting the chicken eggs in the incubator for our next exciting unit of study!  .

Social Studies: We will be starting unit 6, “Places here Communities Start.” We will focus on Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Seattle Washington, and Indianapolis, Indiana.   Students will learn communities start in different places for different reasons.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Fund raising: Students (and parents) were very generous in their contributions.    We MET the class selected goal of $250. We collected $250.35!  Way to Go Room 112!

Important dates/ events

March 26 -April 2nd:  Easter Vacation

April 3rd:  Return to School.   Our Chicken incubation unit begins.

April 9-13: Aspire testing

April 10: Cardinal College 6:30 pm.  Jamie Strauss parent coach will be speaking.

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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Overton News for the week of 4-3

I hope you all have a wonderful spring break and Easter! 

 

Language Arts:  There will be no spelling test this week!

Reading:  The current novels are The Box Car Children, Number the Stars, and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book this week is called What is Government.  March book reports are due April 3rd! 

Math: We are continuing a new chapter about comparing fractions! We will take a mid-chapter checkpoint on Wednesday, April 4th.

Writing: This week we are taking a break from persuasive writing to focus on how to plan, organize, write, and edit a personal narrative in 45 minutes to prepare for the ASPIRE testing  NEXT WEEK!

Science: We are continuing a new chapter about People and Resources! We have also begun talking about/learning about our chicks! We will get the eggs on April 3rd! Ask your student how long they take to hatch!

Social Studies: Our next chapter in social studies is about types of governments, governments in the past, and the United States government!

 

Our classroom could really use new dry erase board markers!

 

Important Dates:

 

3/24-4/2: Easter Break!

4/3: Book Report due, EGGS!!!

4/4: 3rd grade to 8 AM MASS

4/9-4/13: ASPIRE TESTING

4/25-4/26: Spring Musical

4/27: NO SCHOOL

 

Here are some picture from our field trip!!

 

We also got to FaceTime with our farmer that our eggs are coming from to ask questions! Here is a snapshot!

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt Week of 3/19-3/23/18


Religion:    For Lent this week we will be attending an all school Mass on Monday, the Living Stations of the Cross on Thursday, and the Washing of the Feet Prayer Service on Friday.   Students will continue to  learn about parishes in chapter 11.  The chapter 11 test will be on Thursday, March 22nd and March prayer will be recited this Friday, March 23rd. 

Math:  Students will  learn more about fractions in chapter 9 including comparing them and finding equivalent  fractions.  This week the  Simple Solutions Quiz  will be on Tuesday, March 20th.  

Reading:   Students should be finished reading their fantasy, fairy tale, or science fiction book and now be working on the book report which is due this Friday, March 23rd. We have finished reading the Year of Miss Agnes and comparing it to the Athabascans.  There will be a test on the Ms. Agnes book this Wednesday, March 21st.  Students will then be reading  in our Sleuth book, “A Day at School in Japan,” and “The Frog Princess: A Tlingit Legend from Alaska.”  In small groups  students are reading  Flat Stanley, Mudshark, and Henry Huggins novels.

Phonics:  Students have been learning about vowel pairs, digraphs, diphthongs and dividing words into syllables in unit 5.  The unit test will be on Wednesday.

Spelling: Our new unit continues with more r-controlled patterns and homophones. The unit 22 words are: pear, pair, hare, hair, fair, fare, their, there, wear, where, bare, barefoot, nowhere, software, and hardware.   The weekly spelling test will be on Friday.

Science: This week students will be learning how how living things can affect the environment both positively and negatively.  The unit test will be on Friday.  When we return from Easter vacation we will be setting chicken eggs in the incubator for our next exciting unit of study!

Leukemia & Lymphoma Fund raising: Students have been very generous in their contributions.  As of Thursday our box contained $107.12!!!   We are trying to reach the class selected goal of $250.

Important dates/ events

March 20th: College dress down–bring quarters for Leukemia & Lymphoma.

March 21st: Dress down day…change for Leukemia & Lymphoma

March 22: Agricultural Science Field trip. Students will wear regular school uniform.

March 26 -April 2nd:  Easter Vacation

April 3rd:  Return to School.   Our Chicken incubation unit begins.

April 10: Cardinal College 6:30 pm.  Jamie Strauss parent coach will be speaking.

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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Overton News 3-19

Language Arts:  Students have received March poems! March poems are due on March 23rd! Your student will bring home spelling words Monday . There is a spelling test over Unit 18 this Friday.

Reading:  The current novels are Superfudge, Number the Stars, and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book this week is called Brave Girl and The Titanic Ship. We have already read Back of the Bus and Rosa Parks: Hometown Hero to gain background knowledge. March book reports are due April 3rd! 

Math: We are starting a new chapter about comparing fractions!

Writing: This week we are taking a break from persuasive writing to focus on how to plan, organize, write, and edit a personal narrative in 45 minutes to prepare for the ASPIRE testing in a few weeks.

Science: We are continuing a new chapter about People and Resources! We have also begun talking about/learning about our chicks! We will get the eggs on April 3rd! Ask your student how long they take to hatch!

Social Studies: Our next chapter in social studies is about types of governments, governments in the past, and the United States government!

 

Our classroom could really use new dry erase board markers!

 

Important Dates:

 

3/22: 3rd grade field trip to Chicago Agricultural High School

3/23: Poems Due

3/24-4/2: Easter Break!

4/3: Book Report due, EGGS!!!

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt March 12-16th

Religion:    We will be attending an all school Mass on Wednesday.  Third grade will be leading the Stations of the Cross this Thursday, March 15th at 2:15 pm.  Please join us if you are availableStudents are learning more about parishes in chapter 11.  The chapter 11 test will  be on March 15th.   The March prayer will be recited on March 23rd. 

Math:  Students have explored many aspects of fractions in chapter 8. We will have the Go Math Chapter test will be on Thursday, March 15th.  

Reading:   Students should be reading their fantasy, fairy tale, or science fiction book for their next book report. The book report will be due on March 23rd.  We will finishing the Year of Miss Agnes this week. In small groups students are reading other novels.

Phonics:  Students  will be dividing words into syllables and reviewing  vowel pairs, digraphs, and diphthongs as we conclude unit 5. The unit test will be next week on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Language:   The March poems were will be recited on Thursday, March 15th.  Please do not let your child wait to the last minute to practice their selected poem.

Spelling:  Because of the shortened week there will not be a weekly spelling test.

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.

 

Important dates/ events

March 13: Green dress down day for Leukemia & Lymphoma..bring dollars

March 16th: Teacher Institute Day– No school for students.

March 20th: College dress down–bring quarters for Leukemia & Lymphoma.

March 21st: Dress down day…change for Leukemia & Lymphoma

March 22: Agricultural Science Field trip.

April 10: Cardinal College 6:30 pm.  Jamie Strauss parent coach will be speaking.

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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Overton News 3/12

Language Arts:  Students have received March poems! March poems are due on March 23rd! Your student will bring home spelling words Monday . There is a spelling test over Unit 18 this Friday.

Reading:  The current novels are Superfudge, Number the Stars, and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book this week is called Brave Girl and The Titanic Ship. We have already read Back of the Bus and Rosa Parks: Hometown Hero to gain background knowledge. March book reports are due April 3rd! 

Math: We are finishing a new exciting chapter about FRACTIONS this week!! We will take a test over fractions on Thursday 3/15. Play the jeopardy game to review!

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2142836

Writing: We are beginning a new and final unit of writing: persuasive! Ask your student ways they want to make the school and community better!

Science: We are continuing a new chapter about People and Resources!

Social Studies: Our next chapter in social studies is about types of governments, governments in the past, and the United States government!

 

WE ARE ALMOST COMPLETELY OUT OF PENCILS!!! PLEASE HELP IF YOU CAN! 

 

Important Dates:

3/15: Third Grade led Stations of the Cross @ 2:15

 

3/16: No school: teacher in-service

3/22: 3rd grade field trip to Chicago Agricultural High School

3/24-4/2: Easter Break!

 

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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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Overton News 2-26

Language Arts: Students have received February poems! February poems are due on February 28th! There is a spelling test over Unit 17 this Friday, which will begin trimester 3.

Reading:  The current novels are Superfudge, The Borrowers, Number the Stars, and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book this week is called Brave Girl. We have already read Back of the Bus and Rosa Parks: Hometown Hero to gain background knowledge. Book reports will be due on March 1st!  

Math: We are continuing a new exciting chapter about FRACTIONS this week!! We will have a mid-chapter checkpoint on Friday, March 2nd!

Writing: We are spending this week working on our final piece of informational writing for the trimester!

Science: We are starting a new chapter about People and Resources.

Social Studies: We are finishing a chapter about budgeting and trade! We will have a test on Unit 5 (chapter 8 and 9) on Thursday, March 1st. Please play the jeopardy game to review!

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2128947

Due to illnesses going around, we STILL really could use some hand sanitizers!!! If you’re at the store this weekend and think of us, please send in a bottle with your student!

WE ARE ALMOST COMPLETELY OUT OF PENCILS!!! PLEASE HELP! 

 

Important Dates:

2-27: 3rd grade led All School Mass

2-28: 8am Mass

3-1: End of Trimester; Stations of the Cross

3-2: Auction T-Shirt Dress Down

3-3: School Auction @ 7pm

 

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt February 26th – March 2nd.

Religion:   We be be leading the School Mass this  Tuesday,  February 27th at 9:00 am.  Please join us in prayer if you available. Third grade will be attending the 8:00 Mass on Wednesday, February 28th. Students will continue to attend the weekly Stations of the Cross during Lent on Thursdays at 2:15 pm.   Third Grade  will be leading the Stations of the Cross on March 15th at 2:15 pm.  The February prayer will be recited February 28th for room 112 and on March 1st for room 111. 

Math:  Students are now learning about fractions in Go Math chapter 8.  Your child should still continue to review and practice the multiplication and division facts.  We will have a  Simple Solutions quiz on Monday February 26th.

Reading:  In class we are halfway through the novel The Year of Miss Agnes.  Students are still reading novels The Wizard of Oz, Henry Huggins, and Run, Billy Run in small groups.

Phonics:  Students will continue to learn and practice  skills about vowel pairs, digraphs, and diphthongs.

Language:  The February poem will be recited on  Monday, February 26th.  Please have your child practice their selected poem this weekend.

Spelling:    Students  will  learn about the ” r-controlled  vowels” (or, ore, ar, oar ) in unit 20.  List words are:  story, wore, north, board, form, corner, warm, score, morning,  forget, before, storm, tore, order, and war.  The test will be on Friday, February 23rd.

Science: In Unit 4,  students will be learning about food chains. This week they will learn about photosynthesis, producers and consumers.    Attached are a few  photos of students figuring how to stand  on plastic cups in a recent STEM activity.

Field trip: Our science Field trip permission forms went home this week.  We will be going to the Agriculture High School on March 22nd to learn about amazing agricultural crops,  farm animals, and possibly about bees and worms as well.   Please return the permission form and bus fee by Thursday, March 1st.

Important dates/ events

Feb. 26th: poem due

Feb. 27th: Third grade leads 9:00 am  school Mass

Feb. 28th: 8am Mass….Jean Day Fund raiser

Mar. 1st: End of 2nd  trimester……… field trip permission form due

 

 

 

 

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