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April 2nd- Light It Up Blue for autism Awaremenss

April 15th- ELA MAAP test

April 17th- ELA MAAP test part 2

April 18th- Progress Reports go home

April 19th- Good Friday

April 22nd- Easter Holiday!

April 29th- Math MAAP test

May 2nd- DCES Spring Choir Concert

May 6-10th- Teacher Appreciation Week

May 10th- 4th 9 weeks celebration

May 13th- 3rd grade Field Day

May 22nd- Students Last Day of School



Reading: read for at least 20 minutes, Math: study facts, 0,1,2,5,10,3,6,4,8,7,9

Vocabulary: study definitions, synonyms and antonyms, Spelling: study


Focus Skills

  • Students use text features to better understand an expository nonfiction book
  • Students identify what they learn from the book
  • Students make text to self connections
  • Students read independently


Text Features:

  • heading and subheading
  • table of contents
  • glossary
  • table and timeline
  • text box
  • index
  • hyperlink
  • photograph and caption
  • diagram
  • bold print and italics
  • charts and maps



  • 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










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 make sure your child eats breakfast and remind your child to pack a snack and water each day. 

** All transportation changes must be made in writing

** 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.