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April:

16-20th- State testing

 

  Making Meaning-

Unit 8:  Determining Important Ideas

 Comprehension Focus:

  • Students determine important ideas in expository nonfiction articles.
  • Students identify what they learn from expository nonfiction articles.
  • Students compare and contrast two opinion articles on the same topic
  • Students distinguish their own opinions fro those of the authors of two opinion articles.
  • 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-

Opinion Writing:

  • Students hear and discuss persuasive essays.
  • Students identify the purpose and audience for persuasive essays.
  • Students think about what information is communicated in persuasive essays.
  • Students generate opinions they feel strongly about for persuasive essays.

 

Math

Two Step Word Problems with all four operations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 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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