Third Grade Newsletter
August 26 - 30
Math - We are starting to learn multiplication facts. We will start with the 2’s. I will send sheets home for practice. We are also learning about the commutative property.
Example: 4 x 3 = 3 x 4 The factors can change places and the total (product) will stay the same. On math topic tests and end of module tests there will be 2 scores. The one that is higher will be put into the computer.
ELA - Students will begin reading The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. We will practice discussing the meaning of key illustrations throughout the story. We will identify the central message of The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore through a guided class discussion. Spelling Test will be on Thursday, August 29.
Spelling Words- habit, wonder, wonderful, flying, flutter, chatter, fellow, nested
Homework- Monday- Write Spelling words 5 times each; Tuesday- Write Spelling Words habit, wonder, wonderful, and flying in a sentence; Wednesday- Write Spelling Words flutter, chatter, fellow, and nested in a sentence; This should all be done on 1 sheet of paper to be turned on Thursday, August 29.
Science – This week in science we are continuing with weather. We will be learning how to read a thermometer, and we will be graphing weather over a period of time. There will be a quiz Friday where the students will have to look at a thermometer and determine the temperature. There is no homework this week.
Social Studies - This week in social studies we are continuing map skills, but this week the students will need to remember their cardinal and intermediate directions because we will be working with map grids. We will focus on this all week. The students will have a small quiz Friday on reading a map grid. There will be no homework this week.