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August 2nd- Meet the teacher 5-6:30

August 6th- Student's first day back

August 14th- Open House 3rd grade 5:15-6:15

 

ELA

Making Meaning story: Miss Nelson is Missing

Focus Skills:

  • hear/discuss stories
  • use ilustrations to infer about stories
  • text to text connections
  • compare/contrast books by the same author

Text Structures:

  • cause/effect
  • description
  • sequence
  • problem/solution
  • compare/contrast

Vocabulary August 13-17th

1. fragile-easily broken or danaged

synonyms: breakable, delicate

antonyms: sturdy, strong

2. research- to study a specific subject

synonyms: study, experiment

antonyms: guess, opinion

3. defend-prove by giving evidence

synonyms: prove, uphold

antonyms: quit, attack

4. specific- particular or precise

synonyms: exact, precise

antonyms: general, vague

5. pledge- a promise or agreement to do or not to do something

synonyms: promise, agreement

antonyms: lie, wish

 

 

Vocabulary August 20-24th

1. assemble- to put together

synonyms: build, construct

antonyms: break, separate

2. grumble- to complain about something in a quiet voice

synonyms: complain, whine

antonyms: compliment, praise

3. calculate- to determine the answer

synonyms: solve, determine

antonyms: guess, estimate

4. elegant- something that is high quality and fancy

synonyms: fancy, beautiful

antonyms: ugly, cheap

5. privilege- a special benefit enjoyed only under special circumstances

synonyms: honor, benefit

antonyms: obligation, requirement

 

 

Math

Multiplication strategies

 

 

Division Strategies

 

 

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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** Please do not send your child to school sick. Please review the DCES student handbook for our policy for sick children. I know it is inconvient, but please consider the well being of the entire class.