Third Grade Announcements
Week of December 2-13, 2019 Reading and Language Arts: The third graders are working on the theme “Extreme Weather”, Lesson 4, “Get the Facts.” Please read this story with your child at least 4 times at home to help him/her with fluency and comprehension. This story is a play that contains facts and is teaching the children how to prepare for a tornado. Vocabulary for this story are: accurate, concern, instruments, meteorologist, minimize, and threat. The students will study homographs, words that have the same spelling but have different meanings. They will also study words with the long /u/ sound. The words are as follows: cue, few, well, rose, argue, tire, hue, ring, value, change, spew, rescue, park, rocks, light, pitcher, nephew, continue. Mathematics: Topic 6; Connect Area to Multiplication and Addition; Math Vocabulary: area, square unit, unit square, estimate. (Students are still working on multiplication, division, and place value.) Assess Topic 6 and introduce Topic 7 Represent and Interpret Data. Inquiry Science ISEC: 2.3 Monday Library 2-2:50: Tuesday NDI Dance: Wednesday Tewa: During the week of December 9th-13th the students will take their NEWA-MAPS Test. Please make sure your child comes to school rested. Monday: Read “Get the Facts”, Write the spelling words 3 times each. Tuesday: Math pages on Area; Read Decodable Booklet and locate words with the long /u/ sound Wednesday: Read “Get the Facts” Math review on Area Topic 6 Thursday: Complete the spelling sentences. Please represent each type of sentence in your work: declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, and imperative. Math Friday: Complete the novel you selected and write a book report.