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:

Addition: C.1-C.16

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.

Reading

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

 


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

IXL Skills:Addition: C.1-C.16
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.

Reading

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.

Stay tuned for a post from swimming – See ClassDojo


Long Weekend

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Parents,

This is just a reminder that tomorrow, Thursday, 14th and Sunday, 17th June there will be no school. However, for the next two Tuesdays, we will not have early dismissal, school will end at 3:10, like a normal school day.



MAP TESTING

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Be aware that for the next two weeks (week of May 20th and May 27th), 3rd graders will be MAP Testing.  Please be sure that your child is well rested, nourished and in school on time.

Also, next week, 3rd grade will begin new units of study, in reading, writing and math. Here is what we’ll be learning.


Hag Al Aila

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Parents,

A quick reminder that tomorrow 3rd graders will take part in our Hag Al Aila celebration. Please have the students either wear a the local UAE dress/colors or their uniforms to school. Parade will start promptly at 8:00.

Thank you.




Spelling Bee Time

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This year’s Grade 3-5 Spelling Bee will take place on Thursday 10th, May! Yay!

Please encourage your child to be a risk taker and try out.

Two representatives will be chosen from each class and those two will face off with the representatives from the other class.  Then, two will be chosen to represent 3rd grade in the finals.

The spelling words, vocabulary list and spelling bee rules will be in the 3rd Grade Google Classroom. Please download them and begin to practice with your child.

Have a great spring break!!!!