Third Grade Weekly Update
Here is a look at what were working on this week:
Novel Study: Charlotte’s Web – Culminating Project
-Now that we have finished “Charlotte’s Web” I gave students a choice of what type of project they would like to do. Projects were finished this Monday and we will be presenting projects the rest of the week.
CCSS: Standards will vary according to which project they choose to complete.
-Math, Unit 7: Extending Multiplication & Fractions
Mod. 1: Multiplication Beyond the Basics
Focus: Students will extend their thinking beyond the basic facts into 1×2 digit multiplication. Students explore strategies for multiplying single digits by 11 then 12.
CCSS: 3.OA.C.7 Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 × 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 = 8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.
-Religion: Unit 5, We Live- Part 1
Ch. 20: The Great Commandment
Focus: Learn Jesus’ teaching about the Great Commandment
Religion Standard:PS3.REL.3: Articulate grade appropriate church doctrine, history and moral issues.
-Social Studies: Unit 9: Economics of the Local Region
Focus: Understanding our Economy, continued…
CCSS: PS3.SS.5: Identify issues that are important in their immediate communities, schools, or living conditions/opportunities for workers, families, women and students.
-Science: Unit- Weather and Climate
Read Works: Thunderstorms
Focus: How are thunderstorms created?
CCSS: PS3.SCI.2: Quantify and product weather conditions in differing areas and times
Math= Home Connections: p.117-118 (Unit 6 Review), p. 119-120 (Patchwork Fractions and Story Problems)
ELA= Please read at least 20 minutes every night
Other= All STUDENTS NEED TO BE PICKED UP STARTING AT 1:OO ON APRIL 5TH. PLEASE REFER TO THE LETTER SENT HOME THIS WEEK AND ANY FURTHER INFORMATION CAN BE GIVEN BY THE OFFICE.
Dates to Remember:
-April 5th – All school evacuation drill – Students must be picked up between 1pm and 1:30pm.
April 12-Faith Families
April 15-free dress for April birthdays
April 18-Seder Meal/Minimum Day
April 19-28-Easter Break