• 3rd Grade Newsletter

     Week of: January 20 - 24

    There are no secrets to success. It is a result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.  - Colin Powell

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  • Reading/Spelling/Language

    ELA Homework:  Daily Common Core Practice Week 3.3; Study spelling words

    Reading Skills:  Author's Point of View

    Language Skills: Prefixes and Suffixes - Lesson 27

    VocabularyContext Clues



    • pear
    • pair
    • hare
    • barefoot
    • fare
    • their
    • hair
    • bare
    • nowhere
    • there
    • software
    • wear
    • fair
    • where
    • hardware



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  • Math and Science

    Math Skills: 

    Add areas. Use tiling to show in concrete cases.  Recognize re as additive.  Find areas of rectilinear figures by overlapping rectangles.

    Math Homework

    Mon. – Thurs. night: Review sheet on weekly skills & study multiplication facts (0's, 1’s, 2's, 3's, 4's, 5’s, 6's, 7's, 8's, 9's, 10’s, 11's, 12's, & squares).  Homework should take no longer than 30 minutes. Homework will be worth 10 points weekly for a grade at the end of the 9 weeks. 

    Multiplication Facts:

    Please study daily with your student.  We will practice each day in class, Monday – Wednesday, and take a practice test every Thursday or Friday.  They will have a timed test for a daily grade every 3 weeks on the facts we have learned. MULTIPLICATION FACTS MUST BE MEMORIZED! Graded multiplication tests are timed.  Students must be able to recite all multiplication facts fluently by the end of the year.  Students will be given 3 seconds per problem.


    Science – 

    Jan. 13-31 - PLTW (Project Lead the Way) Pushes and Pulls

     - in class and Science Lab activities


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    * Please read and question your children on their AR books at home to help increase their comprehension skills! 

    * Please initial behavior chart daily.  

    Students will be receiving 10 pts per week for completed homework. A grade will be given at the end of each 9 weeks. 



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    January Students of the Month 

    Mrs. Burns - Cynthia Reding-Jimenez

    Mrs. Daugherty 

    Mrs. Douglas - Felicia Thorpe

    Mrs. Jones - Scarlet Fitzgerald

    Mrs. McQueen/Mrs. Thrash - Jillian Freund

    Mrs. Parker - Riley Berryman

    Mrs. Slaby - Alyssa Blackledge

    Mrs. Thomas - Landon Dewberry


    December Students of the Month 

    Mrs. Burns - Bryson Wilkinson

    Mrs. Daugherty - Anna Butler

    Mrs. Douglas - Ethen Duffie

    Mrs. Jones - Gauge McQuagge

    Mrs. McQueen/Mrs. Thrash - Blaine Berryhill

    Mrs. Parker - Suzanna Clayton

    Mrs. Slaby - Sophia Turner

    Mrs. Thomas - Jess Parker


    November Students of the Month 

    Mrs. Burns - Braelynn Cagle

    Mrs. Daugherty - McKenzee Franklin

    Mrs. Douglas - Karsin Miller

    Mrs. Jones - Gia Burney

    Mrs. McQueen/Mrs. Thrash - Carrie Pannell

    Mrs. Parker - Griffin Henley

    Mrs. Slaby - Maci Webb

    Mrs. Thomas - Kortlyn Dees


    October Students of the Month 

    Mrs. Burns - Hunter Storm

    Mrs. Daugherty - Weston Moore

    Mrs. Douglas - Ayden Seymour

    Mrs. Daugherty - Weston Moore

    Mrs. Jones - Rivers Cheramie

    Mrs. McQueen/Mrs. Thrash - Saylor Sims

    Mrs. Parker - Lilli Becvar

    Mrs. Slaby - Cooper Seibert

    Mrs. Thomas - Carlie Kilbern


    September Students of the Month 

    Mrs. Burns - Andee Grace Johnson

    Mrs. Daugherty -

    Mrs. Douglas - Brenn Pavlovich

    Mrs. Jones - Addie Smith

    Mrs. McQueen/Mrs. Thrash - Braylin Webb

    Mrs. Parker - Eli Pickich

    Mrs. Slaby - Gavin Riggle

    Mrs. Thomas - Payton Margherio


    August Students of the Month 

    Mrs. Burns - 

    Mrs. Daugherty -

    Mrs. Douglas - 

    Mrs. Jones - Jagger Harris

    Mrs. McQueen/Mrs. Thrash - 

    Mrs. Parker - Kyleigh Stalnaker

    Mrs. Slaby - Juliet Mills

    Mrs. Thomas - 


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