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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt May21st-25th

Religion:  Third grade will be going to the all school prayer service on Tuesday, May 22nd.   Students are learning about the healing power of Jesus, the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick, eternal life, and the funeral Mass in chapter 19.   The Chapter test will be on Thursday, 24th.  Students will be recite the beautiful Hail Holy Queen Prayer on May 30th. 

Math:   There will be a Simple Solutions Quiz on Monday, May 21st.   Please continue to encourage your child  to practice all of the multiplication and division facts. These are critical for fourth grade.   We are also practicing these facts in class every day.  Students are starting a new GO Math chapter which is about geometry.

Reading:  In reading students are continuing to read nonfiction.  The next book  that students will be reading is  Living through a Natural Disaster.   Students, in small reading groups, are reading the following books: Josefina in the Winter, Shiloh, and the Stolen Boxcar.  Our last book report will be due on June 1st. This book report will be a “shoe box” diorama of a favorite scene.  Any genre is acceptable. Book report information went home on 4/14/18.

Phonics:  Students are beginning the last unit in phonics. This unit is about synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, homographs,  and dictionary skills.

Language: The May poems will be recited in front of the class on Tuesday, May 22nd. Please listen to  your child practice their selected poem.

Spelling:  Spelling unit 29  focuses on contractions.  Students will have the spelling test on Friday, May 25th. Words in this unit are: must’ve, I’ve, we’ll, you’ll, they’ll, she’ll, we’ve, I’ll, he’ll, should’ve, won’t, who’ll, might’ve, you’ve and that’ll.

Science:  Students will be learning about  how the Earth’s surface can change quickly through earthquakes, volcanoes,fires,  floods,and mudslides. The Unit 5 test will be on Friday, May 25th.

Social Studies:  Students will be reviewing  Chapter 7 about  4 different communities and their histories.  The chapter 7 test will be on Wednesday. May 23rd.

Future Important Dates:

May 20th…Open House

May 23rd… Band Concert

May 31st…..Dance-a-thon pledge sheet due

May 28th, Memorial Day…No School

 

 

 

 

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Overton May 21st News

 

Language Arts:  Students have taken home their LAST POEMS EVER! The May poem will be due on May 31st. Students will take home spelling lists on Monday. We will have OUR LAST spelling test on Friday, May 25th. 

Reading:  The current novels are The Box Car Children, Jack and Annie, and Dear Mr. Henshaw. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book this week is called Storm in the Night.  Our last ever book report is due on June 1st! 

Math: We are starting a unit on perimeter and area! This week we will take a mid-chapter checkpoint on Tuesday over perimeter! 

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

Science: We are continuing a new chapter on the different states of matter! We will have our unit test on Thursday, May 24th! Play the jeopardy here:

http://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2454657

 

 

Once again, we have NO pencils! If you get a chance, please send in pencils!

 

Important Dates:

5/28: No School-Memorial Day

5/31: Poems Due

6/1: Book Report Due

6/6: Field Day

6/7: Last Day of School; 11 AM dismissal

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Third Grade News in Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt May 14-18th

Religion:   The class will be attending the whole school May Crowing Mass on Tuesday, May 15th.    Students have been learning about the different parts of the Mass in chapter 17.  The test will be on Tuesday, May 15th.  Students will be recite the beautiful Hail Holy Queen Prayer on May 30th. 

Math:  Students are finishing the chapter about perimeter and area. We will review chapter 11 and then the test on will be on Wednesday, May 16th. There will be a Simple Solutions Quiz on Tuesday.   Please make sure your child  is practicing all of the multiplication and division facts. These are extremely important for fourth grade.   Every day we are also practicing the facts in class.

Reading:  In reading students have been reading a selection of nonfiction books, poems, and short storiesCurrently  students are  reading  Weather for the main selection and will next week will compare it to  On the Same Day in March  Students have gotten their new small reading group books. Each group is reading a different novel: Freckle Juice, The Wizard of Oz,  Josefina and the Stolen Boxcar.  Our last book report will be due on June 1st. This book report will be a “shoe box” diorama of a favorite scene.  Any genre is acceptable.

Phonics:  Students are still learning more rules about dividing words into syllables.  The next phonics test will be on , Friday May 18th.

Language: The May poems will be recited in front of the class on May 22nd.

Spelling:  The spelling unit 28  focuses on short vowel words that are formed by doubling the last consonant before adding  “ed” and “ing.”   Students will have the spelling test on Friday, May 18th. Words this unit are: stopped, digging, rubbed, sitting, planned, wrapping, sledding, dropped, scrubbing, hopped, putting, tripped, swimming, spotted, and running.

Science:  Students will be learning about weathering, erosion and how sometimes this can create a river delta.  Students had two STEM challenges this week. The first challenge was  to make a quarter slide through a dime size hole without making it larger.  The second STEM challenge was for students to walk through a 4 x 6 inch index card. Both challenges are possible!

Social Studies:  Students will be learning about the French exploring and settling in Canada, use of a locator map, and different viewpoints of who owns the land.

Future Important Dates:

Tuesday May 15th:

 9:00 am All School Mass – May Crowning

 6:30 pm Cardinal College – Internet Safety and Precautions
Friday May 18th:
8th grade ribbon ceremony

 

 

 

 

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt May 7-11

Religion:  Students will be learning the beautiful prayer, Hail Holy Queen, in the month of May. They will be recite it on May 30th.  Students will be learning about the different parts of the Mass in chapter 17.

Math:  Students have been learning about perimeter and area. Now they will be problem solving using area and perimeter in chapter 11. On Wednesday, May 9th there will be a Simple Solutions Quiz.   Please continue to quiz your child on the multiplication and division facts. These are critical for fourth grade.   We are also reviewing all the facts daily  in class.

Reading:   Thank you to everyone who attended our biography “dress-up” book report   presentations  and for your help preparing your child for the presentation. Students will continue to analyze Paul Bunyan  finding  the key details of the story’s central message, how characters’ actions transmit experience, and different points of view. They will also compare Paul Bunyan to the another short book they read , Storm in the Night.  The next book students will read is Weather, which is a nonfiction  selectionStudents will be getting new books to read in their small groups.

Phonics:  Students are continuing to learn and practice more rules about dividing words into syllables. Next they will be  discovering when a single vowel is sounded alone in a word it forms a syllable by itself.

Language: The May poems were  distributed this week.  The selected poem will be recited in front of the class on May 22nd.

Spelling:  The spelling unit 27  focuses on words that are formed after dropping the silent e ending and then adding “ing.”   Students will have the spelling test this Friday, May 11th. Words this unit are: carry, coming, skating, taking, giving, choosing, smiling, baking, sliding, changing, waving, leaving, making, hoping, trading, and having.

Science:  This week student’s STEM challenge was to build a house that would withstand a strong wind. We talked about the Three Little Pigs  and that each pig built a home from a different material.  Each group had different materials from which to construct a  strong home to protect their little pig.  I was impressed at the quality and creativity of their homes. (See photos below of everyone constructing their home.)   Students also are learning about land forms and how the earth changes both  slowly and quickly.

Social Studies: We will be reading more about the histories of different  communities in chapter 7. Students will be learning about the French exploring and settling in Canada and also how to use a locator map.

Future Important Dates:

Tuesday May 15th:

 9:00 am All School Mass – May Crowning

 6:30 pm Cardinal College – Internet Safety and Precautions

 

 

 

 

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May 7th News Overton!

 

Language Arts:  Students have taken home their LAST POEMS EVER! The May poem will be due on May 31st. Students will take home spelling lists on Monday. We will have a spelling test on Friday, May 11th (Unit 23).

Reading:  The current novels are The Box Car Children and Dear Mr. Henshaw. Ask your student what their new book is! Our whole class book this week is called Knots on a Counting Rope.  Our last ever book report is due on June 1st! 

Math: We are continuing a unit on measurement! This week are talking about length, volume, and mass!

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

Science: We are starting a new chapter about the moon! This chapter is even SHORTER than the last, so our test is scheduled for Thursday, May 10th! Play the jeopardy here!

http://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2441880

 

We are completely out of tissues! If you have a chance to grab any, I am sure our allergy prone friends would be VERY thankful! 

 

Important Dates:

 

5/28: No School-Memorial Day

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Third Grade News Room 112 Mrs. Reckwerdt April 30- May 4th.

 

Religion:  The April prayer will be recited on April 30th.   On Wednesday, May 2nd, We will be attending the 8 am Mass.  Students are learning about Celebrating the Eucharist in Mass in chapter 16. The religion test will be on Thursday, May 3rd.

Math:  Students are learning about perimeter and area in chapter 11. On Wednesday, May 2nd there will be a Simple Solutions Quiz.    Please continue to quiz your child on the multiplication and division facts. We are also reviewing all the facts in class.

Reading:   Students should be ready for their biography book report for the character “dress-up” book report presentations on Tuesday, May 1st at 8:15 am.  Parents are invited to attend.  Everyone is 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 may wear the “character outfit” all day or they may bring their uniform if they wish to change.  We are staring a new reading unit on Monday and will begin by reading, “Knots on a Counting Rope.” Students will focus on how characters share knowledge, the key details of the story’s central message, how characters’ actions transmit experience, and different points of view.

Phonics:  Students are continuing to learn and practice more rules about dividing words into syllables. We also are reviewing vowel sounds, digraphs, and blends.

Spelling:  The spelling unit 26  focuses on words with double consonants and a “y” ending.  Students will have the spelling test this Friday, May 4th. Words this unit are: carry, bunny, happy, muddy, berry, furry, puppy,  sorry, merry, jelly, hurry, pretty, cherry, worry, and funny.

Science: Students had a wonderful time this week watching our chickens hatch, observing them, and getting to hold them. We had a nice flock of 25 black chickens. Most also had yellow bellies and a tiny bit of yellow on the top of their heads. On Thursday after school I brought the chickens to the Kopping Horse farm in Lemont where I obtained our eggs.  There will be a chicken/ incubation test on Wednesday, May 2nd.   Our next unit of study will be, “Changes to the Earth’s Surface.”  Students will first learn about landforms then about a slow change; erosion.  See attached photos below.

Social Studies: We will be reading about the histories of different 4 communities in chapter 7. Students will learn these communities were settled by different groups;  the Iroquois, Spanish, French, and English.

Important Dates:

Monday, April 30th…. We will attend a Special Band Concert

Tuesday, May 1st….3rd grade Biography Reports:  room 112 8:15 am

Wednesday, May 2nd…8 am Mass

  

 

 

 

 

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Overton News 4-26

 

Language Arts:  Students have taken home April poems! The April poem will be due on Monday, April 30th. Students took 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 Dear Mr. Henshaw. 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 talking about length, volume, and mass!

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

Science: We are finishing a new chapter about weather! This chapter is SUPER short so our test will be on Wednesday, May 2nd. Play the jeopardy to review!

http://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2433724

 

Important Dates:

4/25-4/26: Spring Musical

4/27: NO SCHOOL

4/30: Poems Due

5/1: BIOGRAPHIES @ 10AM!

5/2: 8 AM Mass; Science Unit 7 Test

5/28: No School-Memorial Day

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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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