Third Grade Weekly Update

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

-Language Arts:

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

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