Third Grade Weekly Update
Here is a look at what were working on this week:
Novel Study: “The Mouse and the Motorcycle”
CCSS: RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. W.3.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons. RF.3.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. L.3 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Unit 7, Module 3 – Fractions as Parts of a Whole and Parts of a Set
Focus: Introduce three new ways to model, compare and generate equivalent fractions
CCSS:3.NF.A.1 Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when awhole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b. 3.NF.A.3b Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3. Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
-Religion: May Crowning Ceremony
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, Climate and Water Cycle
Mystery Science: How can you keep a house from blowing away in a windstorm?
Focus: Students identify the cause and effect relationship between strong winds and the problems they cause
CCSS: PS3.SCI.2: Quantify and product weather conditions in differing areas and times
Math= Home Connections p.131-132 ( Hours to Minutes), p. 133-134 (Telling time to the minute),
ELA= Writing Task #1 – Chapters 1&2 (Fourth of July invitation)
Dates to Remember:
April 29th – Talent Show rehearsal 3:15 to 4pm
April 30th – Fun Run Kickoff
May 1st – All school mass, May Crowning of Mary
May 9th – Spring concert & Festival of the Arts
May 17th – Talent show; Crab feed free dress