Third Grade Weekly Update

Here is a look at what were working on this week:

-Language Arts:

Novel Study: Charlotte’s Web – Ch: 14 – 17

-Each week we’ll be reading several chapter and completing packets that include short answers that require textual evidence, sequencing, multiple choice, character analysis and dictionary work. 

CCSS: RI.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. RI.3.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea. RF.4 Read aloud fluently, accurately, and with natural expression. A.L.1-2 Demonstrate and show command of conventions of standard English grammar/usage.


-Math, Unit 6: Geometry

Mod. 1: Quadrilaterals

Focus: Students continue to strengthen their understanding of polygons. They build a variety of polygons out of tooth- picks including squares, rectangles, and a variety of rhombuses. Lastly, they will sort quadrilaterals and and write quadrilateral riddles.

CCSS: 3.G.A.1 Understand that shapes in different categories (e.g., rhombuses, rectangles, and others) may share attributes (e.g., having four sides), and that the shared attributes can define a larger category (e.g., quadrilaterals). Recognize rhombuses, rectangles, and squares as examples of quadrilaterals, and draw examples of quadrilaterals that do not belong to any of these subcategories.

-Religion: Unit 5, We Live- Part 1

Ch.17: Happiness with God

Focus:To learn how God makes us sharers in his life and love now and forever in Heaven

Religion Standard: PS3.REL.3: Articulate grade appropriate church doctrine, history and moral issues.

-Social Studies:  Unit 8: Citizenship and Participation

Focus: The US Constitution

CCSS: PS3.SS.3 – Explain citizenship, the basic structure of government, civic engagement, and the US constitution 

-Science: Unit- Invisible Forces (Forces, Motion and Magnitude), Weather and Climate

Mystery Science: How Could You Use a Magnet to Unlock a Door? (Finished Monday),  Where do Clouds Come From?

CCSS: PS3.SCI.3 – Explain the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on motionPS3.SCI.2: Quantify and product weather conditions in differing areas and times 

-Homework:

Math= Home Connections: p. 101-102 (Triangles and 2 digit addition review), p.103-104 (Triangles)

ELA= Write a 1 page book report on either and book your currently reading or have read recently. It should include: title, author, characters, plot and conclusion. 

Dates to Remember:

March 11 – Young Author’s Faire books due (optional)

March 14 – Report cards home

March 15 – No school for students

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