How important are
the words we say
Do you believe your child is ready for grade 3 and at a new school?
Expressing Positive feelings through what we say and write!
Monday is 3 times each. Tuesday is ABC Order. Wednesday is 7 good spelling Sentences. Thursday is 5 times each.
Trimester 2 ends 3/8
Report card envelopes need to be returned Reading week begins March 25th Fun! Fun! Fun! FUN!
Pennies for Patients March 10 - March 29 Every day show your spirit for Reading!
Read 5 times at home to get prizes!
Read the packet that came home on Friday!
Thank you to all the families that have given so far!
This week begins the concept of measuring and the tools to do it. This is an important life skill!
We will discuss inches, feet and yards. We will practice using an inch ruler, a yard stick and a measuring tape. Please let your children practice at home. It's Fun!!
12 inches equals 1 foot 36 inches equals 3 feet or 1 yard.
Your child should continue to practice telling time and counting money at home.
* Using addition and subtraction concepts to solve simple equations. *Understanding there is more than one correct way to solve any equation.
Place value of ones and tens making groups of 10 and groups of 100 to understand larger numbers
strategies to add and subtract: Using blocks, pictures, circles, tally marks, or fingers
Using a numberline, a number chart, or couning forward or backward
� part part whole whole part part open numberline
Understanding the vocabulary: Addends, equation, sum, difference, numberline, digits, numerals, plus, minus, equals, doubles, less, few, more than, and hundreds.
Hour, minutes past, clock hands, digital, analog, AM, PM, elapsed time, quarter before, quarter after, Half past, and o'clock.
Identifying different coins and their worth. counting a variety of coin combinations.
Inches, feet, and yards.
Essential Question: How do words that we write Story Elements
make a difference?
Character's point of view
Context clues > Setting, Characters, problem,
*Sequencing Solution and Ending
Compare and Contrast > Relate the story to your world
*Expository writing > Forming pictures in your mind
Author's Purpose > Fiction vs Non-fiction
Opinion Writing > Using details from the story
Point of view
Cause and effect
Main Idea and Details
Writing Skills :
Essential Question: How does poetry writng begin? State of being words
adjectives, Rhyming, phrases
A good sentence needs: is, are, was, were, has, have,
to begin with a capital letter had, can, am, etc. to end with correct punctuation like: . ? !
to be about someone or something: a who or what Contractions
to have action or being: jump, talk. sing, is, are
isn't, won't, he'll it's, we'd, can't, I've, they're
prefixess, suffixes and syllables
What makes a good piece of writing? Understanding what is a noun
Understanding what is a verb
Understanding possessive nouns: The dog's bone Understanding adjectives: The spotted dog has a huge bone.
Choosing a topic, staying on that topic, details for that topic, a good beginning and ending sentence.
Weekly Itinerant classes and teachers:
Principal: Mrs. Donovan School Secretary : Mrs. Shabo
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1:30 9:52 9:52 9:52 1:30
Gym Music Library Health Art
Mr. Branca Mrs. Donovan Mr. Dell Ms. Celona
Remember: Please check and sign your child's planner and folder every night!
Please make sure all homework is finished and handed in the next day.
Please make sure all notices are read.
Please have your child read 15 minutes every night.
* There are READING LOG sheets available to them to write in their books read.
This is very important to accomplish this trimester!