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Mrs. Faulkner's Crew!!!

Jan. 11th- class picture

Jan. 12th- 2nd 9 wk team celebration

January 15th- MLK Day- No School

Jan. 17th- fundraiser kickoff



 Making Meaning-

Sonia Sotomayor

Comprehension Focus:

  • Students identify what they learn from a narrative nonfiction book.
  • Students use qondering/questioning to make sense of nonfiction.
  • Students read independently.

Vocabulary Words-

1. unexpected- not expected; surprising; something you did not think would happen

2. abandon- leave and not return

3. industrious- hardworking

4. comfy- comfortable

5. successful- you do what you set out to do or do something well

6. unsuccessful- not successful; you do not accomplish what you set out to do

*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-

Writing Focus-

  • Students learn about a profesional author's writing practice.
  • Students review their recent drafts, and each selects one to develop and publish.
  • Students rereadtheir writing critically and revise it.
  • Students generate alternatives for overused words.
  • Students explore strong opening sentences and effective titles.
  • Students confer with one another and the teacher.







 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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