Last Week!

We have almost made it to summer break!  It’s been a great year but I think we are all ready to enjoy our summer!  First we have to make it through a busy week. Monday: Market Day-  The 1st and 2nd graders will come “buy” the products the 3rd graders have been working on the past few weeks.  This is always an exciting time for everyone involved.  We will then see which business made the most money after they pay the bank back the money the borrowed. Tuesday: We will...

June 1, 2019 Read more

5/20-5/23

We have almost finished MAPS testing.  We have just done a little each day so the kids don’t get overwhelmed with it all.  The rest of the year is going to fly by!  Monday is a holiday.  Tuesday we have JA for a Day in our class.  We are also finishing up our Market Day projects next week and will sell to the 1st and 2nd graders during the last week of school.   Tuesday starts the 8th grade  lemonade stands.  If your student would like to purchase some be sure to send them to...

May 24, 2019 Read more

5/13-5/16

We all survived SBAC testing!!  The students did a great job taking their time and showing what they know.  I am glad it’s over and we can move on! We are continuing with our Market Day projects.  The more we work on them, the more the students are understanding about supply and demand.  There are very limited supplies in the “store”, once something is gone it does not get replaced.  There is also a no return policy, so if a group didn’t plan correctly they are now...

May 19, 2019 Read more

5/6-5/9

During testing we will be keeping things simple. We did a fun escape room on Monday during reading. We also started our new project. The students picked their own groups to form a business. Each business gets a $75 loan from the bank to spend at the “store”. The businesses will be making products to sell to the 1st and 2nd graders. They will be learning about budgeting their money and supply and demand at the store. They will then have to decide how much each product...

May 13, 2019 Read more

4/29-5/2

This week we did a lot of review and test practice. Next week 3rd grade will be testing on ELA on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please make sure they have their headphones. The 4th graders will be testing on math next week. Thank you to everyone who made it to our animal adaptation presentation. The kids did a great job! If you signed up to bring food for testing please try to get it there between 7:30-7:45. I want to let the kids come in and start eating at 7:45 so they can take their...

May 2, 2019 Read more

4/22-4/25

Some important Dates:May 2: Last Latin/Greek Test of the yearMay 7-8: SBAC ELA testing 3rd Grade; SBAC Math testing for 4th gradeMay 14-15: SBAC Math testing 3rd Grade; SBAC ELA testing 4th grade 3rd Grade Parents Students should be studying Latin and Greek as part of their 20 minutes of reading homework. Reading: This past week, we reviewed fiction and nonfiction texts and practiced questions related to the SBAC test. We also took the high frequency spelling test. We...

April 28, 2019 Read more

4/1-4/18

Some important Dates:April 22: Introduce Last Latin/Greek Words of the year.April 25: Last Spelling Test of the year on High Frequency Words (3rd)May 2: Last Latin/Greek Test of the yearMay 7-8: SBAC ELA testing 3rd Grade; SBAC Math testing for 4th gradeMay 14-15: SBAC Math testing 3rd Grade; SBAC ELA testing 4th grade 3rd Grade Parents Students should be studying spelling and Latin and Greek as part of their 20 minutes of reading homework. Reading: This past week, we reviewed...

April 22, 2019 Read more

4/8-4/11

Thank you to those of you who were able to make it to the student-led conferences on Friday, 4/12. If you were unable to make it, your child will be able to take home the materials on Monday and present it to you. Some important Dates:April 15: Introduce New Spelling High Frequency Words (3rd)April 18: Latin/Greek TestApril 22: Introduce Last Latin/Greek Words (last of the year).April 25: Last Spelling Test of the year on High Frequency Words (3rd)May 2: Last Latin/Greek Test of the yearMay...

April 15, 2019 Read more

3/18-3/21

Spring break is one week away! This year has flown by. We will not be introducing new vocabulary, Latin/Greek words, or Spelling until after the break. Here are some important dates: April 1-4: Spring BreakApril 8: Introduce New Vocabulary (week 5/6) and Latin/Greek WordsApril 15: Introduce New Spelling High Frequency Words (3rd)April 18: Vocabulary and Latin/Greek TestApril 22: Introduce Last Vocabulary (week 7/8) and Latin/Greek Words of the year.April 25: Last Spelling Test of the year...

March 25, 2019 Read more

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