Thank you for a great Curriculum Night. I enjoyed the opportunity to share information about 3rd grade and getting to share more about myself and my philosophy. Again, I know it will be a great year of learning and growth!
As a Reminder-
*Please send in headphones ASAP
*Conference and Parent Reader sign-ups are live through armstrongpta.org
*Send your child with a water bottle
*Auction Envelopes are going home this week. Please return ASAP if you are participating.
*Students should be reading 20 minutes a night and filling in their reading log Monday night-Thursday night every week.
*Homework starts this week. As a reminder, we will rotate weeks between math and reading. This week is a reading week and homework will be due on Friday.
Dates to Remember:
Wednesday, September 12th, Individual Picture Day
Friday, September 14th, Armstrong Auction Preview Party at 7pm
Friday, September 21st, Early Release at 1pm
September 24-28 Book Fair!
Wednesday, October 10th- Parent Teacher Conferences
Math Workshop— Place Value Unit
We will continue to represent numbers using standard form, written form, expanded form and expanded notation, demonstrate how to represent numbers in more than one way, and compare and order numbers using <, >, or = symbols up to the hundred thousands place.
I can order and compare numbers to the hundred thousands place using >, <, or = symbols.
Reader's Workshop- We are continuing to set up systems in our classroom for building a reading life and officially opening our class library!
I can set reading goals and pick out just right books.
Science- In science lab, students will be looking at the structure and function of conifer and deciduous trees.
I can show how plants have different structures and functions.
Social Studies- We are learning about communities, big and small. In addition, we are focusing on the 3 branches of government to better understand how our system works.
I can identify roles within the 3 branches of government.
Words Their Way (Spelling) -We are currently working to create spelling groups. Spelling will start soon.
Writer's Workshop- Crafting True Stories: Drawing on a Repertoire of Strategies. Editing As We Go: Making Sure Others Can Read Our Writing, Rehearsing Storytelling and Leads, Writing Discovery Drafts.
I can use a storyteller’s voice when writing a story.