Third Grade Weekly Update

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

-Language Arts:

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

-Homework:

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

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