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Mrs. Faulkner's Crew!!!

January 24- class pictures

All For Books- Feb. 5-8th

progress reports- Feb. 8th

Black History projects due- Feb. 9th

Book Fair- Feb. 9-15th

Grandparent's Day program- Feb. 15, 5:00-6:00

Student holiday- Feb. 19th

3rd grade field trip- Feb. 23rd

Dress For Success/Guest Reader- Feb. 27th


 Making Meaning-

Unit 7: Expository Nonfiction

  • Flashy Fantastic Rainforest Frogs
  • Explore the Desert
  • Polar Bears


Comprehension Focus:

  • Students use wondering/questioning to make sense of an expository text.
  • Students use schema to articulate what they thing they know about the topic of an expository text prior to reading.
  • Students ifentify what they learn from an expository text.
  • Students read independently.


*We will be testing on unknown vocabulary for the remainder of the year. The students will be required to read a passage and determine the meaning of the word using context clues.

RI 3.4- Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.


 Being A Writer-

Expository Nonfiction-

  • Are You a Dragonfly?
  • Reptiles
  • A Pack of Wolves and Other Canine Groups
  • The ABC's of Endangered Animals
  • Into the Sea
  • Panda Kinderagrten
  • Where Butterlfies Grow
  • Students hear and discuss expository nonfiction
  • Students explore different ways to organize and present information in nonfiction
  • Students begin reading and writing about animals that interest them.
  • Students cultivate curiosity about nonfiction topics






 Multiplication Fact Fluency Test Information

For the 1st 9 weeks we will be working on mastering 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10's. Your child will be given 25 problems and will be expected to complete the 25 problems within a 5 minute time frame. For the moment we will only be giving the multiplication portion of the tests on Fridays. Your child will be allotted minutes to complete the multiplication section of the test. 

*If your child has mastered 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10's, begin working on 3's and 6's for the 2nd 9 weeks. 

*3rd 9 weeks we will add 4's and 8's with 75 problems to complete in 5 minutes.

*4th 9 weeks we will add 7's and 9's with 100 problems to complete in 5 minutes. 


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