Third Grade Weekly Update
Here is a look at what were working on this week:
Focus Text: “Technology Wins the Game” (Informational Text)
Essential Question: How do inventions help athletes?
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.3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur). RI.3.9 Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
-Math, Unit 7: Extending Multiplication & Fractions
Module 2: One by Two digit Multiplication
Focus: Students continue their work with multiplication as they explore and discuss 1-by-2 digit arrays and add to their collection of multiplication strategies.
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. 21: Witnesses of Faith
Focus: Learn what early Christians and Missionaries did as followers of Jesus
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
Mystery Science: Why are some places always so hot?
Focus: Students recognize climate across the world as an observable pattern.
CCSS: PS3.SCI.2: Quantify and product weather conditions in differing areas and times
Math= Home Connections: p.121-122 (Operations and Equations), p. 123-124 (Multiplying by 11 and 12’s)
ELA= Spelling words written 5 times each anc Vocabulary words used in sentences.
Spelling Words: joy, point, voice, join, oil, coin, noise, spoil, toy, joint, boy, soil, choice, boil, poison, destroy
Vocabulary Words: contribute, athletes, improve, process, flexible, fraction, compete
Dates to Remember:
April 12-Faith Families
April 15-free dress for April birthdays
April 18-Seder Meal/Minimum Day
April 19-28-Easter Break