# It Time for A Break!!!!

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## Please make sure that the children are reading and/or working on IXL during the break.

Math

How can I write addition and subtraction number sentences for word problems?

What are different strategies for solving problems involving money?

Recommended IXL Skills:

Subtraction: D.1-D.9

Numbers & Comparing: A.9

***Please note that these are all of the IXL skills for this unit, so they will not change for a while. It is recommended that your child start with the first skill in each category, and more up sequentially as the skills build on one another.

How do readers collect the most important parts of a story retell it to a friend?

What can readers do when they run into hard words?

Raz Kids

Epic!

Writing

How can writers organize their writing?

How do readers use what they already know to start a new writing piece?

Unit of Inquiry

Government Gala Project Information Posted on ClassDojo!

Be sure to get a jump start over fall break!

What are the characteristics of a leader?

What are some types of governments and leaders?

What responsibilities do individuals have within systems?

Why do people make governments?

**words in bold indicate recommended vocabulary to review with your child**

Dates to Remember:

October 21-25: Fall Break!

October 31: Halloween Parade @ 7:55

October 31: Halloween Party 11:50 – 1:15

November 1st:  Government Gala presentations @ 8:10 – 8:45

# October 11th Update

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Congrats to our “Caring”n Lunch Bunch winners! Next month’s lunch bunch will be attended by two principled students from each class, and the Grade 3 Team!

Math:

How are addition & subtraction related?

Why is it important to know my basic math facts?

What are different strategies I can use for addition?

Recommended IXL Skills:

Subtraction: D.1-D.9

Numbers & Comparing: A.9

***Please note that these are all of the IXL skills for this unit, so they will not change for a while. It is recommended that your child start with the first skill in each category, and more up sequentially as the skills build on one another.

How do readers collect the most important parts of a story retell it to a friend?

How do readers use what’s happened in a story so far to make a prediction about what might happen next?

How can readers record their think?

Raz Kids

Epic!

Writing:

How can I make the reader interested from the very beginning? (lead)

Why rewrite a story?

How can I use a mentor text to improve my own writing?

Unit of Inquiry:

What are characteristics of a leader?

What are some types of governments and leaders?

What responsibilities do individuals have within systems?

Why do people make governments?

**words in bold indicate recommended vocabulary to review with your child**

Dates to Remember:

October 15-16 CAT 4 Testing in the morning (one day for each class)

October 17-18 Picture Day!

October 21-25 Fall Break!

Halloween details to come!

# The Coming Week We Will Inquire Into…

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## Writing

How can I make the reader interested from the very beginning? (lead)
Why rewrite a story?
How can I use a mentor text to improve my own writing?

## Math

What are different strategies for adding and subtracting whole numbers?
How are addition and subtraction related?

This week, we will begin Chapter 2: Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers.

Recommended

Subtraction: D.1-D.9
Numbers & Comparing: A.9

***Please note that these are all of the IXL skills for this unit, so they will not change for a while. It is recommended that your child start with the first skill in each category, and more up sequentially as the skills build on one another.

How do readers collect the most important parts of a story retell it to a friend?
How do readers use what’s happened in a story so far to make a prediction about what might happen next?

Raz Kids
Epic

## Unit of Inquiry

What are characteristics of a leader?
What are some types of governments and leaders?
What responsibilities do individuals have within systems?
Why do people make governments?

## IMPORTANT DATES

Sunday, October 7th – 1st Day of ASA – Please remind your child the day of their ASA

Sunday, October 7th – Thursday, October, 11th MAP Testing

Please make sure your child gets a good night’s rest, a healthy breakfast and are prepared to take their MAP Test.

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