• 3rd Grade Newsletter

     Week of: September 28 - October 2

    If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.  - Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • Reading/Spelling/Language

    ELA Homework:  Daily Common Core Practice Week 1.8 


    Reading Skills: Reading about time and sequence


    Language Skills: Pronouns: Possessive Pronouns


    Vocabulary: Context Clues


    Writing: We will be working on analyzing a writing prompt. Students will write about how characters change from the beginning of the story to the end of the story.



    • sheep
    • dream
    • street
    • east
    • treat
    • mean
    • wheels
    • peace
    • real
    • cheese
    • leave
    • stream
    • sweet
    • teacher
    • heat


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  • Math and Science

    Math Skills: 

     Understand How Multiplication and Division Are Connected

    Math Homework:

    Tuesday - Thursday night - Review sheet on weekly skill and study multiplication facts. Homework should take no longer than 30 minutes.


    Multiplication Facts:

    Please study daily with your student.  We will practice each day in class Monday – Wednesday and take a practice test every Thursday or Friday.  They will have a timed test for a daily grade every 3 weeks on the facts we have learned. MULTIPLICATION FACTS MUST BE MEMORIZED! Practice and graded multiplication tests are timed.  Students must be able to recite all multiplication facts (0 – 12s) fluently by the end of the year.  Students will be given 3 seconds per problem.


    4x0=0   4x1=4   4x2=8   4x3=12   4x4=16   4x5=20   4x6=24  
    4x7=28   4x8=32   4x9=36   4x10=40   4x11=44   4x12=48


    Science Skills: 

    States of Matter



    • property - the look, feel, taste, sound, smell, or material of an object
    • solid - something that has a definite shape
    • gas - material that is not a liquid or a solid
    • liquid - material that can flow and drip
    • dissolve - to spread out evenly in a liquid; to make a solution (example - sugar and water)
    • heat - the type of energy that makes things warm
    • melting point - when temperatures change state from a solid to liquid
    • boiling point - when temperatures change state from liquid to gas
    • condensation - a process of gas becoming liquid
    • freezing point - when temperatures change state from liquid to solid
    • evaporation - a process of liquid becoming gas
    • states of matter - the distinct forms that different phases of matter take on (liquid, solid, gas)
    • change - to become different


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  • Announcements

    • Please initial behavior chart daily.  
    • Please remember to check Wednesday folders for grades/important information, sign, and return on Thursday.


    Important Dates

    • Daily Spelling Grade on Thursday 
    • Spelling Test Friday.


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  • Students of the Month 



    Ms. Burns - Shelby Miles

    Ms. Daugherty - Zoey Barton

    Ms. Douglas - Jayson Carroll

    Ms. Jones - Maddox Dycus

    Ms. McQueen - Jack Pylate

    Ms. Parker - Brayden Norton

    Ms. Slaby - Brooks Allred

    Ms. Thomas - Jelanie Davis



    Ms. Burns - Alexia Brown

    Ms. Daugherty - Colum Vice

    Ms. Douglas - Collier Bosarge

    Ms. Jones - Ashtyn Frame

    Ms. McQueen - Ramsey Ridgdell

    Ms. Parker - Laney Bennett

    Ms. Slaby - Bristal Webster

    Ms. Thomas - Caleb Mares


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