Monday, April 3, 2017

Week of April 3rd, 2017

This wee in class...

THIS WEEK IS PEAKS TESTING FOR 3RD GRADERS! WE WILL TEST ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY! 

Math - We will begin learning about perimeter and area. 

Reading - We will continue working in our literature circle groups. 

Writing - We have begun to learn about poetry and will continue to write different forms of poetry. 

Spelling - THERE IS NO SPELLING THIS WEEK DUE TO PEAKS! 

Social Studies - We will learn about the Tlingit group. 

Please continue to send in Box Tops for Education! 
We currently have 787 and are working towards 1,000 to earn a cupcake party! 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Week of March 20th, 2017

Welcome Back!!! 

This week in class... 

Math - We will begin chapter 12 on geometry and angles. MId-chapter checkpoint will be next MONDAY. 

Reading - We are continuing literature circle groups. 3 groups are working on final projects. Yay! 

Writing - We are peer editing and beginning our final drafts of our personal narratives. 

Spelling - Homework came home on Monday and our test will be Friday as usual. Please ensure your child is completing his/her homework and bringing it Friday! 

Social Studies - For the next 3 weeks we will learn about 5 Native groups of Alaska! 

Please continue to send in Box Tops! 
We earned our popcorn party and we are on our way to earning a cupcake party for 1,000 box tops! 

Science Fair Projects DUE WEDNESDAY MARCH 22ND!!! 
Please send in projects and science fair packets for participation points! 

Please help your child arrive to school on time! Students should line up near the playground with their classmates at 8:45. The bell rings at 8:50! 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Week of February 27th, 2017

This week in class... 

Math- We are continuing to learn about fractions! 

Writing- We will interview our classmates about a time we learned something new. We will use our interviews to write personal narratives. 

Reading - Some groups are still on their first book, and others have moved on to their second book in literature circles. After reading two books in a series, groups will do a compare and contrast book report. 

Spelling - Spelling will continue as usual this week. 

Science - We will continue to learn about the water cycle. We will use the scientific method to pose a question about evaporation to create a class science fair project. Stay tuned for details! 

This week is Spirit Week! 
Monday: Crazy or mismatched socks day 
Tuesday: Hat day 
Wednesday: Wacky clothes day 
Thursday: Twin day OR Pajama day for Read Across America Day! 
Friday: Wear green or spirit colors

We are running low on tissues in class! If anyone is willing to donate boxes of tissues, we would appreciate it! 

Please continue to send in box tops! 


Week of February 21st, 2017

Conferences this week! 

Thank you to everyone that attended!!! 

Monday, February 13, 2017

Week of February 13th, 2017

This Week in Class... 

Math: We are beginning chapter 8 on fractions! 

Reading: We are working in literature circle groups reading various books. Ask your student what he/she is reading!!! 

Writing: We are learning about how to write a narrative piece. 

Science: We will be learning about the water cycle! 

Valentine's Day Celebration... 
We will celebrate on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 
If your child brings in valentines to give out, please ensure there is a valentine for EVERY STUDENT. 
Please help your child make a holder for his/her valentines (box, envelope, bag, etc...) 

Box Tops for Education: We have 485 box tops. We will earn a popcorn party once we reach 500! 

Variety Show... 
Friday, March 3rd, 2017 
We will be performing the song "Count on Me" 
We are collecting "Movie Night" themed items for an auction basket (popcorn, candy, movie tickets, DVDs, etc...) 

Monday, January 30, 2017

Week of January 3rd, 2016

This week in class... 

Math - We are continuing chapter 7 and practicing division skills. 

Reading - This week we are doing a final project for the book Return to Sender. Students will be making a book cover for the story that includes an illustration and summary of the book. 

Writing - All students are working on rough and final drafts for their opinion piece this week! 

Science - We are going to do an overview of the states of matter and earth's spheres. We will start learning about the water cycle soon! 

SNOW DAY - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD, 2016 
We will be participating in the winter field day during the A.M., from 9:10 - 11:25. Please let me know if you plan to attend with your child! :) 

100TH DAY OF SCHOOL - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD, 2016 
Your child's mystery bag project is due that day!!! 

Please continue to bring in box tops! We are close to a popcorn party! 

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT BROUGHT IN EXTRA SUPPLIES FOR THE CLASS!!!

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Week of January 23rd, 2017

This week in class... 

Math: We will continue practicing our division skills and will have our mid-chapter checkpoint later in the week! 

Reading: We are continuing reading the story Return to Sender and practicing literature circle jobs that we will be using in future literature circle groups. 

Writing: We will write rough drafts for our opinion piece. 

Social Studies - We will learn about a few more Alaskan Symbols such as the state flower and bird. 

Homework Reminder: 
Math- Due the next day after it has been assigned. 
Spelling- Due Friday morning (Test day!). 
Reading Logs- due Monday. (Use the weekend to catch up on reading!) 

Please continue to send in box tops for education!