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This week Armstrong is celebrating Dr. Seuss Week by having the wonderful dads come in and read Dr. Seuss books to the class.  Please make sure to double check when you signed up to read.  We are looking forward to having you in our classroom!

3rd Grade Parents...IMPORTANT Musical Info!  We need all students to drop off every piece of their costume (shoes, tops, bottoms, etc) TOMORROW, 2/22 in the Music Room. Each student has a bag with their name on it, organized by class so please have your student put their items in their bag. All 3 performances (on Thursday, Friday & Monday) will be in full costume. Thank you!

Don't forget about our Valentine's Day Party beginning tomorrow at 10:30. The kiddos will be creating their bags and passing out cards during this time. A class list was sent out last Friday.
Don't forget that today is Early Release Day!
Students will be dismissed at 1:00 today.
Have a fabulous weekend!


 Welcome back to another great week of learning! Please make sure you read all the dates below, it’s a busy month!

Dates to make note of:

Friday, January 27th-  Early Release Day

Week of January 30th- Kindness Week

 Friday, February 3rd- Wax Museum 2:30-2:50 in the small gym

Tuesday, February 14th-3rd grade Class Valentine Parties 9:30-10ish

Thursday, February 23 at 1:05 3rd grade Music Program for (first and fourth grade)

Friday, February 24 at 8:15 (for Kindergarten & second grade)

Parents are welcome to come to either Thursday or Friday performance if they can’t make it on the 27th.

Monday, February 27 -3dr grade Music Program at 8:30, right after PTA meeting

Monday, February 20th- Student Holiday


What is happening in the Classroom:

 Reading: Reviewing personal progress on predictions and summarization. Starting our new unit of study on Character. Studying how characters talk and act.

 Writing: Publishing our final opinion papers and reading them to the class. Beginning a new personal narrative about the future.

 Math:  Reviewing progress and correcting mistakes made on multiplication and division test. Identifying real world fractions and placing correct fractions on a number line.

 Social Studies:  Understanding the role of heroes in shaping the culture of communities, the state, and the nation

Science:  Explaining gravity, length, mass, weight, distance, meteors, asteroids, and calculations.








Welcome back!


I hope all of you had a fun and restful winter break. 


Please make note of the few changes in the homework for the rest of the year.  The reading homework has increased from 20 minutes to 30 minutes nightly.  Also, the Raz Kids requirement has been changed to optional.


Lastly for this week only, the spelling words is the class list. The kiddos only have to learn to spell the first names. However, if they would like to push themselves and learn all of the last names they can receive a homework pass:0 Spelling sorts will begin again next week.

Dates to make note of:

Monday, January 9th- One School One Book Kick Off

Monday, January 16th- All School Holiday

Thursday, January 19th- Armstrong Spelling Bee at 3:30

Friday, January 27th-  Early Release Day

Week of January 30th- Kindness Week

Tuesday, February 14th-3rd grade Class Valentine Parties 9:30-10ish

Monday, February 20th- Student Holiday


 What is happening in the classroom:

 Math:  Continue working on division facts and problem solving strategies

Writing:  Proving and showing evidence in our nonfiction writing by details, Considering our Audience and selecting as well as discarding information, Organizing our writing by adding paragraphs.

 Social Studies:  Using important character traits to describe honorable individuals who have impacted our community.

 Science:  Describing parts of the sun and its role in our solar system. 

Reading: Reading on while being influenced by knowing how Mystery books usually go, Raising the level of our partner talk by asking strong questions, Identifying when the author is trying to throw the reader off track.