• 3rd Grade Newsletter

     Week of: October 19 - 23

    If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.  - Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • Reading/Spelling/Language

    ELA Homework:  Daily Common Core Practice Week 2.2 


    Reading Skills: Words in Context


    Language Skills: Simple / Compound Sentences; Conjunctions


    Vocabulary: Context Clues


    Writing: We will be working on restating the question, answering the question, citing evidence, and explain/sum it up.



    • shape
    • church
    • watch
    • father
    • wrap
    • check
    • finish
    • sharp
    • mother
    • write
    • catch
    • chase
    • shall
    • thick
    • wrote


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  • Math and Science

    Math Skills: 

    Irregular shapes using distributive property

    Math Homework:

    Tuesday - Thursday night - Review sheet on weekly skill and study multiplication facts. Homework should take no longer than 30 minutes.


    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! Practice and graded multiplication tests are timed.  Students must be able to recite all multiplication facts (0 – 12s) fluently by the end of the year.  Students will be given 3 seconds per problem.


    8x0=0   8x1=8   8x2=16   8x3=24   8x4=32   8x=5=40   8x6=48   8x7=56  8x8=64   8x9=72   8x10=80   8x11=88   8x12=96


    Science Skills: 




    • force - a push or pull
    • gravity - force of attractions between objects
    • magnet - piece of metal that attracts objects made of iron
    • friction - surfaces rubbing together cause heat
    • attract - cause objects to be pulled closer
    • repel - cause objects to move away
    • nonmagnetic - objects will not stick to a magnet
    • mass - the stuff that makes up all things in the universe
    • compass - a tool with a magnet that points toward Earth's North Pole


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  • Announcements

    • Please initial behavior chart daily.  
    • Please remember to check Wednesday folders for grades/important information, sign, and return on Thursday.


    • Daily Spelling Grade on Thursday 
    • Spelling Test Friday.
    • Kona Ice Schedule
      • October 30
      • Nov. 13
      • Dec. 4
      • Jan. 8


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  • Students of the Month 



    Ms. Burns - Gavin Zirlott

    Ms. Daugherty - John Hayden Hodges

    Ms. Douglas - Ethan Bush

    Ms. Jones - Harper Henry

    Ms. McQueen - Hunter Peterson

    Ms. Parker - Kayleigh Reyer

    Ms. Slaby - Harper Shirley

    Ms. Thomas - Fisher Hackler



    Ms. Burns - Shelby Miles

    Ms. Daugherty - Zoey Barton

    Ms. Douglas - Jayson Carroll

    Ms. Jones - Maddox Dycus

    Ms. McQueen - Jack Pylate

    Ms. Parker - Brayden Norton

    Ms. Slaby - Brooks Allred

    Ms. Thomas - Jelanie Davis



    Ms. Burns - Alexia Brown

    Ms. Daugherty - Colum Vice

    Ms. Douglas - Collier Bosarge

    Ms. Jones - Ashtyn Frame

    Ms. McQueen - Ramsey Ridgdell

    Ms. Parker - Laney Bennett

    Ms. Slaby - Bristal Webster

    Ms. Thomas - Caleb Mares


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