3/11-3/14

3rd Grade Parents Students should be studying spelling, vocabulary, and Latin and Greek as part of their 20 minutes of reading homework. Reading: This past week, we reviewed theme and compared and contrasted different story elements of two stories in fiction texts. We will also introduced new spelling and Latin/Greek words. Next week, we will review inference/context clues and we will introduce poems. We will also have a spelling and Latin/Greek test on Thursday, 3/21. In addition,...

March 18, 2019 Read more

3/4-3/7

It’s hard to believe we just finished our 2nd trimester on Thursday! This year has flown by! 3rd Grade Parents Students should be studying spelling, vocabulary, and Latin and Greek as part of their 20 minutes of reading homework. Reading: This past week, we reviewed text structures in nonfiction texts. We will also took a spelling and Latin/Greek test. Next week, we will review theme and compare and contrast different story elements of two stories in fiction texts. We will also...

March 8, 2019 Read more

2/25-2/28

3rd Grade Parents Students should be studying spelling, vocabulary, and Latin and Greek as part of their 20 minutes of reading homework. Reading: This past week, we reviewed compare and contrast in nonfiction texts. We will also introduced new spelling words and Latin/Greek words (graph, bio, fore, and meter). Next week, we will review text structures in nonfiction texts. The spelling and Latin/Greek will be on 3/7. We have also begun to do a Daily Ready Reading practice daily to...

March 3, 2019 Read more

2/19-2/21

We had a great, exciting week. Wednesday morning, we had our Semester Awards Assembly. Then, Tuesday afternoon, we had high school members of FFA come and read us a nonfiction story about John Deere in preparation for our visit to the Livestock Showcase on Thursday Morning. 3rd Grade Parents Students should be studying spelling, vocabulary, and Latin and Greek...

February 23, 2019 Read more

2/11-2/14

3rd Grade Parents Students should be studying spelling, vocabulary, and Latin and Greek as part of their 20 minutes of reading homework. Reading: This past week, we reviewed text features in nonfiction texts. We also introduced new spelling and Latin and Greek words. This week, we will review main idea and supporting details in nonfiction texts. The spelling and Latin/Greek will be on 2/21. We have also...

February 19, 2019 Read more

2/4-2/7

Valentine’s Day We will be having a card exchange on Thursday in the afternoon. I sent home an email earlier this week with a list of everyone’s name. On Valentine’s Day the students can pay $1 to wear pink or red and jeans/pants of their choice. Clothing should cover as much as the uniform covers. The money raised will help the Antoniono family. 3rd Grade We have been working on improving work ethic in 3rd grade. The class as a whole is rushing through...

February 9, 2019 Read more

1/28- 1/31

I will be checking reading logs each Monday. I will be checking for 4 signatures. If your child does not have 4 signatures from the previous week he/she will go to study hall. 3rd Grade Parents Start writing or type / to choose a block Students should be studying spelling, vocabulary, and Latin and Greek as part of their 20 minutes of reading homework. Reading: This past week, we introduced...

February 1, 2019 Read more

1/21-1/24

Starting Monday there will be a new homework log for 3rd/4th Reading. This new homework allows for the 20 minutes to be used for reading of your child’s choice along with studying time for spelling, vocabulary, and Latin and Greek. 3rd Grade Parents Students should be studying spelling, vocabulary, and Latin and Greek...

January 26, 2019 Read more

1/14-1/17

Reading: This week we continued working on text structure. Grammar: This week we continued working on possessive nouns. We took a test on Thursday. Writing: We didn’t do writing this week because we were MAPS testing. Projects: We started talking about weather and preparing for our next project....

January 18, 2019 Read more

Jan. 7-10

Reading: This week both 3rd and 4th learned about text structure. So far we have focused on Sequence and Cause and Effect. Grammar: 3rd Grade is working on possessive nouns. They are doing a great job correctly making nouns possessive, however they have a hard time deciding when a noun should be possessive and when it should be made plural. Writing: The students took a writing assessment. They had to write a narrative story about the day their teacher was missing. We will be...

January 11, 2019 Read more