Ms. Ford

CLASSROOM NEWS & REMINDERS

Happy Birthday!!!

August Birthdays:

September Birthdays:

Please  check with your child to make sure that they have brought in School Supplies. Please let me know if you need a School Supply List sent home. Third Graders need a set of head phones/earbuds for use with the Chrome Books as we administer mostly ALL Assessments online weekly. We also need 6 Folders and 6 Spiral Notebooks for each Subject Area: Spelling/Vocabulary, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Reading for journaling and note taking during instructional time. Students need to have 1 Folder designated for their Homework and Parent Communication.  In addition, students need the following: scissors, glue sticks, pencils, notebook paper, crayons, rulers, pencil top erasers and large pink erasers (if not sent in yet). Thank you in advance for making sure that our students have the necessary supplies to be successful in class!

Scholastic Book orders are due by September 30, 2017. Our Third Grade class code is: GLTDV. 

https://orders.scholastic.com/GLTDV 

We will begin participating in the Reading Incentive BOOK IT!  Students’ have an opportunity to earn a Pizza Hut certificate for a FREE Personal Pizza from Pizza Hut for reading every night and completing the weekly Reading Log. This reading incentive will  begin October 2017 and will continue until the Spring.

Homework Week of September 5-8, 2017Please check, correct and sign your students homework and Weekly Behavior Agenda daily. Please send me a message via: Class Dojo, email, or call me or send a note with your child if there are any concerns regarding the completion of homework. All homework is due the next day. Incomplete and missing homework assignments will result in Recess Detention.

Reading for 30 minutes every night. Reading Log is due on Friday, September 8, 2017 (but must be turned in daily). Spelling Test is on Friday, September 8, 2017.

Monday: Labor Day/No School

Tuesday: 

Reading Comprehension: Read Hank is Always Late! and answer the 2 questions in complete sentences.

Math: Reteach Lesson 1.4 Mental Math Strategies for Addition

Spelling: Week #3 Visual Memory Short and Long /i/.  Part A. Fill in the puzzle boxes. Part B. Circle the misspelled words and write them correctly on the lines. 

Wednesday:

Reading Comprehension: Read A Sick Day and answer the questions in complete sentences.

Math: Lesson 1.5

Spelling: Week #3 Word Meaning

Thursday:

Reading Comprehension: Read  

Math:

Spelling:

Friday: TBD

Practice and review the following Math skills: multiplication and division Math facts, rounding to the nearest 10 and 100, geometry (shapes), area and perimeter, telling time and elapse time, fractions, solving word problems, measurement, Associative, Distributive, Identity,and Commutative Properties of Multiplication. Flash cards are available at all dollar stores to assist with practice/review of these skills as well as the following websites:

Reading/Math Practice websites:

www.khanacademy.org

www-k6.thinkcentral.com

www.mobymax.com

www.tenmarks.com

www.mathplayground.com