This is the week before Easter! This year is going too fast! Here are the TEKS we are reviewing this week, based on the data from our last benchmarks.
Reading: 3.8A (summary/sequence) and 3.8B (characterization). We will address these needs by reviewing the benchmarks and starting OUR BOOK STUDY! We are going to read “The Chalkbox Kid” as a class. I am so excited to share this with the students!
HOMEWORK: study for vocabulary quiz on Wednesday
Writing: We will begin our writing this week by going outside to observe changes brought on by Spring!
HOMEWORK: New spelling words.
Social Studies: We will continue work on our PBL.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION:REPORT cards due Monday. Zoo permission notes due Monday.EASTER PARTY GOODIES can be brought as soon as you have them.Vocabulary test on Wednesday. WEATHER DRILL on Wednesday.Easter parties on Thursday at 8:30.
Happy Monday! This week we are learning the following:
Reading: Fairy Tales, Fables, Legends and Porquoi tales (3.5); Common Assessment, goes on report card (Monday)
Reading Homework: The Variety of Maps (due Friday); REMEMBER TO READ each night! New vocabulary comes home today. Use this link to practice on Quizlet. The test will be on paper next Thursday. https://quizlet.com/_4fqvhr
Language Arts (Writing): Writing text to a specific audience for a specific purpose (letters, persuasive, etc, 3.20) 3.17 Writing Process
Social Studies: Community (holiday celebration) Famous Americans
IMPORTANT INFO: Valentine’sboxes and class Valentines are due tomorrow.
We are working hard on learning how authors organize their texts! These organizational structures are: description, sequence, problem/solution, cause and effect and compare and contrast.
This is a new skill for third graders and this can be incredibly difficult to grasp! We are working for two whole weeks on this skill! I am instructing students, using whole group, small group, guided practice and independent practice to reinforce these skills. Please let me know if you have any questions! Please watch this video for a brief introduction to these skills!