Thank you for coming to Curriculum Night last Thursday, we had a great turn out! If you couldn’t make it, please make sure you check your child’s folder for paperwork that I passed out.
We will be buzzing into our third grade curriculum and will be focusing on the following topics this week:
Math Workshop- Continuing Place value, Counting money, Rounding on a Number Line, and Problem Solving-writing to explain.
Number Talks- Making Landmark Numbers or Friendly Numbers. Doubles/Near Doubles.
Reader's Workshop- "Building a Reading Life"-
~Setting Up Systems to Find and Share Book, Reading in the Company of Partners, Readers Check for Comprehension
Read Aloud- “Stone Fox”
Science- Leaf Collection/Leaf Facts/ Cones and Needles
~Compare and Contrast structures and functions of parts of a conifer and deciduous tree.
Social Studies- Branches and Levels of Government
Mentor Sentences- “Stone Fox”- Focus- Proper Nouns
Words Their Way- No Spelling this week
Writer's Workshop- Launching the Writing Workshop: Crafting True Stories
Writers Use a Storyteller’s Voice. They Tell Stories, Not Summaries, Taking Stock and Asking, “How am I doing?”, Editing as We Go: Making Sure Others Can Read Our Writing
Here are some things coming in the week ahead:
Mon, Sept 11, 7:15 am Cub Scouts Community Heroes Ceremony at Armstrong Flagpole
Mon, Sept 11, Invention Convention kickoff
Tues, Sept 12, Alice's Garden Week A (this is our class's week)
Tues, Sept 19, Picture Day
Tues, Sept 19 Alice's Garden Week B
Tues, Sept 19, 11:30 am Principal's Brown Bag Lunch, "They Don't Teach the Way I Learned Anymore: How to Help Your Kids with Schoolwork"
Fri, Sept 22, 1:00 pm Student Early Release, Teacher Professional Development
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