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Welcome to Third Grade!

We will learn so many exciting new things this year in third grade, and I

am so honored to join you on this journey. I know we will have a great

year, and if at any point you need to contact me, remind101 will be the

best option or you can email me: britney.nails@dcsms.org

 

                             LET'S HAVE A GREAT YEAR! 

 

 

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**All transportation changes must be

made in writing.

 

Graded paper folders will be sent home every

Wednesday.  Graded papers MUST be signed

and returned by Friday.

 

Homework will be sent home daily. Please

sign the planner once homework has been

completed.

 

** Please make sure your child eats breakfast and remind your

child to pack a snack and water each day.

 

 

Important Dates:

Sept. 3- Labor Day Holiday

Sept. 17- Progress Reports

Sept 19- Fall pictures

Sept. 20 Homecoming Parade

Sept. 25- Sonadore and Isazi team meeting/spirit day (wear team tshirt/colors)

Sept 27- Vanguard and Amizade team meeting/spirit day (wear team tshirt/colors)

 

 

English Language Arts: 

Reading:     

 story: Cherries and cherry pits

focus skills: visualizing

additional skills: character traits, character change, main idea,

Stem integration:

 Cold read test: 9/4

 

 Writing:

personal narrative

 

Vocabulary:

Week 3words

pause- a short stop of rest

gasp- to breathe in quickly

ancient- having existed for many years

observe- to watch carefully

brief- not very long

Week 4 words

convince- to make a person agree or believe by using evidence

swiftly- moving with lots of speed

rely- to depend on someone or something

rare- very uncommon

precise- very exact

** Test on all 10 words on 9/7

 Math

 

Focus Skill:   

distributive property

 

TEST:

 unit test: 9/7 (tenative)

 

 MULTIPLICATION: FACT FLUENCY TEST INFORMATION

 

For the 1st weeks we will be working on mastering our (0,1,2,5,10). Your child will be given  25 problems and will be expected to complete the 30 problems within a  5 minute time frame. For the moment we will be giving only the multiplication portion of the test on Fridays. Your child will be allotted minutes to complete the multiplication section of the test. 

 

 *If your child has mastered 0's,1's,2's,5's,and 10's, begin working on3's and 6's for 2nd 9 Weeks! :) They will have 50 problems to complete in 5 minutes.

 

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. WE CAN DO THIS!!!