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Third Grade Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt February 19th – 23rd

Religion:   Students in room 112  will have the Chapter 10  test on prayer  on Wednesday, February 21st.  This week both classes will continue to learn about Lent and prepare for our School Mass which will be at 9:00 am  on Tuesday,  February 27th. Please join us in prayer if you available. Students are attending weekly Stations of the Cross during Lent on Thursdays.   Third Grade  will be leading the Stations of the Cross on March 15th at 2:15 pm.  The February prayer will be recited February 29th for room 112 and on March 1st for room 111. 

Math:  Students have completed the Go Math division chapter. The Chapter 7 division test  will be on Wednesday, February 21st. Please review with your child the order of properties, two step problems, and multiplication and division facts.  We will have a  Simple Solutions quiz on Friday February 23rd.

Reading:  In class we are continuing to read  The Year of Miss Agnes as a whole group. We will still be focusing on characterization and how characters affect the sequence of the story.  Students are still reading novels The Wizard of Oz, Henry Huggins, and Run, Billy Run in small groups.

Phonics:  Students will be starting  to learn about vowel pairs, digraphs, and diphthongs in Unit 5.

Language:  February poems will be recited on February 26th.  Please have your child practice their selected poem by reciting it you.

Spelling:    Students are in the unit 19. The  test will be on Friday, February 23rd.

Science: We have begun Unit 4, Ecosystems and Interactions in Science.  Students are learning about the habitats, populations, and communities in an ecosystem. They also will learn about several different types of ecosystems.    Students will also take part in a couple of STEM activities that will help them understand some of science concepts behind the winter sports in the OLYMPICS.

 

 

Social Studies:  Students should be organizing information about their selected President and placing it on their mobile.  Students will present their president mobile to the class. It is due on  Wednesday, February  21 st.    I can’t wait to see them!

There will be No School on President’s Day,  Monday, February 19th.  Have  a wonderful long weekend.

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Overton News 2-20

Language Arts: Students have received February poems! February poems are due on February 28th! There is no spelling test this week. We are taking a Unit 2 reading quiz on Monday. Students will be given a 2 page story which they are asked comprehension and vocabulary questions about.

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 is called Back of the Bus. Book reports will be due on March 1st! 

Math: We are starting a new exciting chapter about FRACTIONS this week!!

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

Science: We are finishing the chapter about Changes to the Earth. In this chapter we will learn about land forms, slow changes, quick changes, and erosion! We will be taking a test over Unit 5 on Thursday, February 22nd. Play jeopardy to study! Your student has also taken home a review packet for extra credit due on Thursday!

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2152837#.Wocnd1rwbcs

Social Studies: We are continuing a chapter about budgeting! Get ready for some advice on how to spend, save, and earn money!

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 COMPLETELY OUT OF PENCILS!!! PLEASE HELP! 

 

Important Dates:

 

2-19: No School; Presidents’ Day

2-22: Stations of the Cross

2-23: Auction T-Shirt Dress Down

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

 

Here are some pictures from our Valentine’s Day Party!!

 

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt for the week of Feb. 12-16th

 

Religion:   We enjoyed a visit from Deacon Stuart  last week. He explained what a Deacon is, what he does, and the colors of the church. Then Deacon Stuart answered lots of questions from the class.  Students are learning about importance of prayer and the different kinds of prayer in  Chapter 10. They will also be learning about Ash Wednesday and Lent. We will be going to the Ash Wednesday Mass  and receiving ashes  this Wednesday, February 14th.  Mass will be at 9:30 am.   Third grade will be hosting the 9:00 am School Mass on Tuesday,  February 27th. Please join us in prayer if you available. We will also be leading the Stations of the Cross on March 15th at 2:15 pm.  The February prayer will be recited February 29th for room 112 and on March 1st for room 111. 

Math:  Students are continuing to practice division in Chapter 7.  Please make sure your child to spends a few minutes daily to practice both multiplication and division facts.  We will have last Friday’s Simple Solutions quiz on Monday, February 12th and the Chapter 7 division test  will be on Friday, February 16th.

Reading:  In class we starting to read the award winning novel, The Year of Miss Agnes as a whole group. We will be focusing on characterization and how characters affect the sequence of the story.  We will continue to work using context clues  and making predictions.  Students are still reading novels The Wizard of Oz, Henry Huggins, and Run, Billy Run in  small groups.

Phonics:  Students will continue to divide words into syllables and then review the unit skills before the Unit 4 test on Friday, February 16th.  The unit skills include making plurals, forming contractions, adding suffixes to base words and dividing words into syllables.  February poems have been passed out are to be recited on February 26th.  Please have your child practice their selected poem by reciting it you.

Spelling:  Due to the snow day on Friday, students will have the  spelling unit 17 test on  Monday, February 12th. The list words are: friend, very, people, your, after, busy, other, were, should, once, would, sure, little, every, and could.   Students will then begin the review unit 18. The review test will be next  week on Thursday, February 22nd.

Language:   As we continue practicing numerous skills we are especially focusing on verb tenses, pronouns, and sentence editing. There will be a morning worksheet test on Wednesday, February 14th.

Social Studies:  Students have  learned about different community environments including  location, climate, and natural resources  and how they affect the people who live there.  The chapter 5 test  that was to be on last Friday will be on Monday, February 12th.  Students need to continue to research information about their selected President.  The  mobile of the of  president is due on  Wednesday, February  21 st.

Valentines’ Day: Valentines’ Day is this Wednesday.  Students should bring in their decorated Valentines box  on Monday or Tuesday.  There are 18 students in class. Classmate names can be either put on the cards or not.  Either is fine, but if a child brings Valentines he/she must have one for every student. There will be a Valentine party last period of the day. Thank you to all who are coming in to help at the party and to everyone who donated items for the party.

There will be No School on President’s Day,  Monday, February 19th.  Have a wonderful long weekend.

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Overton News 2/12

Language Arts: Students have received February poems! February poems are due on February 28th! This week we have a spelling test over Unit 16. Students will take these new lists home Monday.

Reading:  The current novels are Superfudge, Martin Luther King Jr., and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book is called The Song of the Sky and Sand. Book reports will be due on March 1st! 

Math: We are finishing a chapter about division equations and different strategies to solve division problems! Our next test will be WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14th. Play jeopardy to study!

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2113912

Writing: We are doing Valentine’s day writing this week! You might receive a sweet note from your third grader! 🙂

Science: We are continuing a new chapter about Changes to the Earth. In this chapter we will learn about land forms, slow changes, quick changes, and erosion!

Social Studies: We are starting a new chapter about budgeting! Get ready for some advice on how to spend, save, and earn money!

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 COMPLETELY OUT OF PENCILS!!! PLEASE HELP! 

 

Important Dates:

2-15: Stations of the Cross

 

2-16: Auction T-Shirt Dress Down

2-19: No School; Presidents’ Day

2-22: Stations of the Cross

2-23: Auction T-Shirt Dress Down

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 February 2nd Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt

Religion:   Students will have a test about the Corporal Works of Mercy and Chapter 9  on Tuesday.  We will be going to the 8 am Mass  on Wednesday, February 7.  Our new chapter (10) will teach us about importance of prayer and the different kinds of prayer.

Math:  Students are continuing to learn division properties, strategies, and the division facts in Chapter 7.  Please make sure your child to spends a few minutes daily to practice these facts.  We will  have the weekly Simple Solutions quiz on Friday, February 9th and the Chapter 7 division test next week.

Reading:  The February book report is due on Tuesday, 2/6/18.   In class we currently are focusing on main ideas with supporting details, context clues, predictions,  and story elements.  Students are continuing to read novels in groups. The different books are: The Wizard of Oz, Henry Huggins, and Run, Billy Run.

Phonics:  Students are learning the rules and then practicing how to add  the following suffixes ( ful, ly, less, ness, y, ion, ment, ) to base words.

Spelling:  Students will be learning how to spell  one and two syllable words  in Unit 17. The list words are: friend, very, people, your, after, busy, other, were, should, once, would, sure, little, every, and could.    Students will also practice building new words, special letter patterns, synonyms and context clues.  The spelling tests on unit 17 will be on Friday, February 9th.

Language:   As we continue practicing numerous skills we are especially focusing on verb tenses, pronouns, and sentence editing.

Social Studies:  Students will continue to learn about different community environments including  location, climate, and natural resources  and how they affect the people who live there.  I expect the chapter 5 test to be on Friday, February 9th.  In honor  of President’s Day students are researching and learning information about a selected President.  A  mobile of the of  president information will be due on February  21 th.

Valentines’ Day: Valentines’ Day is quickly approaching.  Please help your child decorate a box for their Valentines at home.  There are 18 students in class. Classmate names can be either put on the cards or not.  Either is fine, but if a child brings Valentines he/she must have one for every student .

Thank you to the  families that sent in Kleenex.  It was most appreciated by the class.

 

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Overton News 2-5

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Language Arts: Students will receive February poems! February poems are due on February 28th! This week we have a spelling test over Unit 15. Students will take these new lists home today.

Reading:  The current novels are Superfudge, Martin Luther King Jr., and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book is called The Song of the Sky and Sand. Book reports will be due on March 1st! Your student will take home a new form today.

Math: We are continuing a chapter about division equations and different strategies to solve division problems! Our next test will be WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14th. See next weeks newsletter for jeopardy!

Writing: This week we are continuing informative writing, but we are beginning to do research! Before we were writing topics we already knew facts about. This week we are starting to research topics were interested in, then writing and informational piece on that topic. Ask your third grader what topic they chose!

Science: We are continuing a new chapter about Changes to the Earth. In this chapter we will learn about land forms, slow changes, quick changes, and erosion!

Social Studies: We are starting a new chapter about budgeting! Get ready for some advice on how to spend, save, and earn money!

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!

 

Important Dates:

2-7: 8am Mass

2-9: Auction T-Shirt Dress Down

2-16: Auction T-Shirt Dress Down

2-19: No School; Presidents’ Day

2-23: Auction T-Shirt Dress Down

2-28: 8am Mass

3-1: End of Trimester

3-2: Auction T-Shirt Dress Down

3-3: School Auction @ 7pm

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Overton News Week 1-29

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Language Arts: Students have received January poems! January poems are due on February 1st! This week we have a spelling test over Unit 14. Students will take these new lists home today.

Reading:  All students are starting a new book this week or last! The current novels are Superfudge, Martin Luther King Jr., and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book is called Deep Down and Other Extreme Places to Live.

Math: We are beginning a new chapter about division equations and different strategies to solve division problems! We will have a mid-chapter check point on Wednesday, January 31st. 

Writing: This week we are continuing informative writing! Students can write about ANYTHING they want to teach someone else. Students have finished at least 3 informational pieces! Ask them what they are about! We have finished publishing an informational story to be displayed during Catholic Schools Week! Please stop to read our expert topics on Sunday!

Science: We will start a new chapter about Changes to the Earth. In this chapter we will learn about land forms, slow changes, quick changes, and erosion!

Social Studies: We are still working on Unit 4, the history of communities! We will have our test on Tuesday, January 30th. Play Jeopardy to review!

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2091528

Due to illnesses going around, we 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!

On Monday, 1-29 we will be having lunch in our classroom. If you would like to spend an extra 30 minutes with your student at school and have time to help, email me!!

Important Dates:

1-28: Catholic School Mass/Open House @ 9:30-12:30

1-29: PJ day + games with buddies!

1-30: College/Sports team dress down day; Guess the teacher game

1-31: Teacher appreciation day!

2-1: Student appreciation day! Free dress down and NO HOMEWORK!

2-2: Red and White Game Day, Room 111 is the RED TEAM!! Wear red to support our team!

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January 26th 2018, Third Grade Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt

 

Religion:   The pictures  are of the cozy fleece blankets our students made for Project Linus.  These blankets will go to hospitals to help comfort sick and injured children. In class students will continue to learning about the Corporal Works of Mercy and our church, which is the Body of Christ  on earth composed of  the People of God. Please come to our Open House Mass this Sunday. January 28th  at 9:30 am.   During Lent the third grade will be leading the February 27th 9:00 am School Mass and the Stations of the Cross on March 15th.  Please plan on coming and praying with us if you are available.

Math:  Students are continuing to learn division properties, strategies, and the division facts in Chapter 7.  Please make sure your child to spends a few minutes daily to practice these facts.  We will not have the weekly Simple Solutions test next Friday because of Student Appreciation Day.

Reading:  The February book report is due on 2/6/18.   The book report form went home this past Monday. Students are reading novels  in groups. The different books are: The Wizard of Oz, Henry Huggins, and Run, Billy Run.

Phonics:  Students are learning the rules and then practicing how to add  the following suffixes ( ful, ly, less, ness, y, ion, ment, ) to base words.

Spelling:  Students will be learning how to spell words with the schwa sound in Unit 16.  There will not be a spelling test on unit 16  due to Student Appreciation Day.

Language:   As we continue practicing numerous skills we are especially focusing on verb tenses, pronouns, and sentence editing. The January poem will be recited on January 29th.

Social Studies:  Students will continue to learn about different community environments including  location, climate, and natural resources  and how they affect the people who live there.  Students will also be researching and learning information about a President. Then they will make a mobile of their president to help celebrate President’s Day.

Catholic School’s Week starts this weekend, Sunday, January 28th for 9:30 Mass and then Open House 10:30 – 12:30. Please invite your family, friends, and neighbors to see our great school.  Students will have a fun -filled week  January 29 – February 2nd as we celebrate Catholic education and our own special school, St. Cletus. The special activities include: 

Sunday 1/28 :  Catholic Schools’ Week Mass  9:30 and Open House 10:30-12:30 – Wear uniforms – Jr High Displays in PC

Monday 1/29:  PJ Day and Games with Buddies

Tuesday 1/30:  College or Sports themed Dress down day – Guess the teacher game

Wednesday 1/31:  Regular Uniforms – Teacher Appreciation Day – Mass – Teacher luncheon – School Choice Dance 2:30 in the Parish Center Gym

Thursday 2/1:  Free dress down day – Student Appreciation Day – No homework – Teacher Swap

Friday 2/2: Red and White dress down day – Bring one red or white food pantry item – Red and White Volleyball game – NO Regular gym classes

Our class is still in  need of a few boxes of Kleenex. If you can spare a box or two we’d be most grateful. Thank you to the couple of families that already send in an additional box.

 

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Third Grade News January 19th 2018 Mrs. Reckwerdt rm 112

 

A few photos from our recent STEM activity of building the tallest tower using only 20 sheets of paper and 16 inches of tape.

   

 

 

Religion:   On Friday, January 19th, we made cozy fleece blankets for Project Linus with our 7th grade buddies. These blankets will go to hospitals to help comfort sick and injured children. In class students will be learning  about the church, which is the Body  of Christ  on earth composed of  the People of God.  Third grade will be leading the February 27th 9:00 am School Mass.  Please plan on coming and praying with us if you are available.

Math:  Students are continuing to learn division properties, strategies, and the division facts in Chapter 6.  They are seeing how division is  related to multiplication and the special properties of 1 and 0.Please encourage your child to spend a few minutes daily to practice these facts. The chapter 6 division test will be on Thursday, January 25th  and the Simple Solutions quiz will  be on Friday, January 26th.

Reading:  Everyone should have selected a book of their choice for the next book report. The February book report is due on 2/6/18 .  In class students are reading and analyzing the non fiction selection, “All About the Earth” focusing on the text features, cause and effect, main idea and  supporting details.

Phonics:  Students are practicing  how to add endings (s,  es, er, est, ed, ing) to base words.

Spelling:  Students will be learning how to spell words with digraphs and blends in Unit 15.  There will be a spelling test on Friday, January 26th.  The unit 15  list words are: shook, flash, speech, think, strong, cloth, brook, stitch, string, scratch, fresh, spring, switch, stretch, and splash.

Language:   As we continue practicing numerous skills we are especially focusing on verb tenses, pronouns, and sentence editing. The January poem will be recited on January 29th.

Social Studies:  We will be starting chapter 5 about different community environments.  Students will learn that a community’s location, climate, and natural resources affect the people who live there.  Students will also be researching and learning information about a President. Then they will make a mobile of their president to help celebrate President’s Day.

Catholic School’s Week is Coming! Please plan to join  us Sunday, January 28th for 9:30 Mass and Open House 10:30 – 12:30. Please invite your family, friends, and neighbors to see our great school.  Students will have a fun -filled week  January 29 – February 2nd as we celebrate Catholic education and our oun special school, Sr. Cletus.

Our class is still in  need of a few boxes of Kleenex. If you can spare a box or two we’d be most grateful. Thank you to the couple of families that already send in an additional box.

 

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Overton Week 1/22

Language Arts: Students have received January poems! January poems are due on February 1st! This week we have a spelling test over Unit 13. Students will take these new lists home today.

Reading:  All students are starting a new book this week or last! The current novels are Superfudge, Martin Luther King Jr., and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book is called Deep Down and Other Extreme Places to Live.

Math: We are beginning a new chapter about division equations!

Writing: This week we are continuing informative writing! Students can write about ANYTHING they want to teach someone else. Students have finished at least 3 informational pieces! Ask them what they are about! We are working on getting an informational story published to be displayed during Catholic Schools Week.

Science: We are finishing our chapter of science about ECOSYSTEMS! Our test will be on Wednesday, January 24th. Play the jeopardy game to review!

https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2027201

Social Studies: We are still working on Unit 4, the history of communities! We will have our test on Tuesday, January 30th. Jeopardy will be included in next weeks newsletter!

Due to illnesses going around, we 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!

Important Dates:

1-28: Catholic School Mass/Open House @ 9:30

2-2: Red and White Game Day

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt January 12th 2018

Welcome back! Have a wonderful 2018!   Next week begins with a day off for Martin Luther King’s Day on Monday, January 15th.

Religion:  Thursday, JANUARY 18th  chapter 8 test about the four marks of the church: one (one community called together by God and united in Baptism), holy (all good, sharing in God’s life), catholic (universal- open to all in the world), and apostolic(that the pope and bishop are successors of the Apostles.)   On Friday, January 19th, we will be  making fleece blankets for the Linus project with our 7th grade buddies.

Third grade will be leading the February 27th 9:00 am School Mass .  Please plan on coming and praying with us if you are available.

Math:  Students are continuing to learn division properties, strategies, and the division facts in Chapter 6.  Please encourage your child to spend a few minutes daily to practice these facts. The  Simple Solutions quiz will  be on Friday, January 19th.

Reading:  Everyone should select a book of their choice for the next book report. The February book report is due on 2/6/18 .  In class students are reading and analyzing the non fiction selection, “All About the Earth” focusing on the text features. Students will also be reading and discussing another book in a small group.

Phonics:  Students are learning about base words and endings (s,  es, er, est, ed, ing.)

Language:  Students should be familiar with plurals, possessives, homophones, editing marks, common and proper nouns. Now we are especially focusing on both subject and object pronouns.  The January poems were passed out during the week and the selected poem will be recited on January 29th.

Science:  I enjoyed seeing each student’s poster  showing how technology has improved and changed over time.  A few students have already presented their project and the rest of the students will be presenting their projects during the week. We will also be reviewing  the Engineering Process, Unit 2, and then students will take the unit test on Thursday, January 18th. (Science books went home this weekend.)

Social Studies:  Students  have been learning about celebrations focusing especially on New Year’s Day and Martin Luther King Day. They will continue working on these activities as they read and understand many other celebrations in the world in chapter 4, “Celebrations.” Next students will be making a President Mobile to help celebrate President’s Day.

Catholic School’s Week is Coming! Please plan to join  us Sunday, January 28th for 9:30 Mass and Open House 10:30 – 12:30. Please invite your family, friends, and neighbors to see our great school.  Students will have a fun -filled week  January 29 – February 2nd as we celebrate Catholic education.

Our class is in desperate need of a few boxes of Kleenex. If you can spare a box or two we’d be most grateful.

 

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First Week Back!

I hope you all had a great break and are getting back into the swing of things!

Language Arts: Students have received January poems! December poems are due on February 1st! NO SPELLING TEST THIS WEEK! 

Reading:  All students are starting a new book this week or last! The current novels are Superfudge, Martin Luther King Jr., and Run, Billy, Run. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book is called City Homes.

Math: We have finished our chapter about understanding division (chapter 6). This week your student will bring home a review guide and you can study using our jeopardy game! The test will be on Thursday, January 18th. 

http://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2081103#.Wlkas7ynHcs

Writing: This week we are continuing informative writing! Students can write about ANYTHING they want to teach someone else. This week we learned how to add different types of text features. Next week we will learn how to use a check-list to make sure our writing is as perfect as possible! Students have finished at least 3 informational pieces! Ask them what they are about!

Science: We are continuing a new chapter of science about ECOSYSTEMS!

Social Studies: We are still working on Unit 4, the history of communities!

Important Dates:

1-15: No School-MLK day

1-28: Catholic School Mass/Open House @ 9:30

 

This week in STEM we did a readers theater, which we performed in front of a green screen! See the videos below!

 

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Third Grade News 12.18.17 – Mrs. Reckwerdt Room 112

 

 

Religion: On Monday, December 18th the students will be  going to the church for the school 9:00 am Mass.  On Thursday/Friday we will have the December prayer test.

Math:  Students are continuing to learn more multiplication properties, strategies, and the multiplication facts.  Please encourage your child to spend a few minutes daily to practice the multiplication facts. There will be a Chapter 5 Go Math Test on  Thursday,  December 21st and a Simple Solutions quiz on Friday, December 22nd.

Reading:  In class students have been reading and analyzing the fiction selection, “Treasure in the Trees.”

Phonics:  Students are learning about the several different ways to form plurals.

Spelling:  We will not be having a test this week.

Language: The selected December poem will be recited on December 20th.

Science:  Our last STEM activity was to build a catapult. Students were able to successfully design and build ones that launched marshmallows distances of 4- 6 feet or more.   In class we will continue to discuss how things have changed over time.  Remember students’  posters  showing how one particular item has changed and improved over time will be due on January 12th.

Social Studies:  Students have been learning  why people move, how immigrants make a new life in America,  blending  old cultures with the new, Hull House, the Great Migration, Langston Hughes, and using intermediate directions.  The chapter 3 test will  be on Wednesday December 20th.

 

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Overton News 12/18!!

ONE MORE WEEK! I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas break filled with fun, family, and relaxation!

Language Arts: Students have received December poems! December poems are due on December 21st! NO SPELLING TEST THIS WEEK! 

Reading:  Students are finishing up reading The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan. One group is reading a new novel called SuperFudge. This week we are going to focus on main idea with those novels and how to write a summary. We are finishing our whole class The Year of Ms. Agnes. We will take a quiz over the book on Wednesday, 12/20. December Book Reports will be due December 22nd.

Math: This week we are starting a new chapter about understanding division! Students will use an “act out method”, a “break it up method”, a drawing method, and repeated subtraction. We will take a midchapter check point on Friday, December 22nd. 

Writing: This week we are continuing informative writing! Students can write about ANYTHING they want to teach someone else. Students have finished TWO informational pieces! Ask them what they are about!

Science: We are beginning a new chapter of science about ECOSYSTEMS!

Sign up for lunch duty for the next week!! We have lunch in our classroom everyday, so we would love to have you join us! 

here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1q8NiQ6QUcrD2wOpKJoP26E0q61g213nrNRJCnG-q-Kk/edit?usp=sharing

 

Important Dates:

 

12/20: Miss Agnes Quiz

12/21-Poems Due

12/22-Book Reports Due, Midchapter check point for math

12/22- 1 pm dismissal, beginning of Christmas break!

 

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Overton News 12-11

Happy December!!

Language Arts: Students will receive December poems! December poems are due on December 21st! Students will be given spelling list #11 today. Our spelling test will be Friday, December 15th!!

Reading:  Students are finishing up reading The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan. One group is reading a new novel called Fudge. This week we are going to focus on main idea with those novels and how to write a summary. Our whole class book this week is The Year of Ms. Agnes. December Book Reports will be due December 22nd.

Math: We are finishing a new chapter about multiplication patterns, finding unknown factors, the distributive property, strategies with multiples of 10, and multiples of 10 by 1-digit numbers. This week we will begin reviewing for our chapter 5 test. Our test will be on Wednesday, December 13th.

Writing: This week we are starting a new unit of writing over informative writing! Students can write about ANYTHING they want to teach someone else. This week we are starting to plan and write our first informational pieces!!

Science: This week we are finishing up the chapter about plants and animals! We will begin reviewing for our test on Wednesday. The test over Unit 4 will be on Monday, December 11th. 

Sign up for lunch duty for the next two weeks!!

here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1q8NiQ6QUcrD2wOpKJoP26E0q61g213nrNRJCnG-q-Kk/edit?usp=sharing

 

Important Dates:

 

12/11- Science Unit 4 Test

12/13- Math Chapter 5 Test

12/15- Unit 11 Spelling Test

12/14- Christmas Program @ 7pm

12/21-Poems Due

12/22-Book Reports Due

12/22- 1 pm dismissal, beginning of Christmas break!

 

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