Week of 11-30-15

Dear Parents,

A Few Friendly Reminders…

Students should continue to bring in their Animal Research daily as we will be using it for the entire unit.

Please remember to check your child’s folder daily and bring back all forms that must be completed the next school morning. *All permission slips must be returned to school even if you wish for your child not to attend.

Events
Class trip to see Pinocchio on December 14th at Queensborough Performng Arts Center.

Tests / Quizzes

Spelling Test on Friday December 4th.
Math test on Monday December 7th.

All tests and quizzes must be signed and returned.

Thank You
Ms. Delaportas

3rd Grade Homework 11/30 – 12/4

Monday 11/30/15

– Reading Log
– Spelling words 3x each.
– Math – Review what we have learned so far.
– Math – Complete Handout
– Current Events due on Friday December 18th.

Tuesday 12/1/15

– Reading Log
– Spelling – Write each spelling word and then write at least 1 word made from the letters of the spelling word. – Math – Review what we have learned so far.
– Math – Complete Handout
– Current Events due on Friday December 18th.

Wednesday 12/2/15

– Reading Log
– Spelling – Draw a comic strip and use at least 10 spelling words in the conversation bubbles. – Math – Review what we have learned so far.
– Math – Complete Handout
– Current Events due on Friday December 18th.

Thursday 12/3/15

– Reading Log
– Spelling – Choose your own way to study your spelling words and bring in your work. Test tomorrow! – Math – Review what we have learned so far.
– Math – Complete Handout
– Current Events due on Friday December 18th.

Friday 12/4/15

– Reading Log
– Reading Response
– Math – Review what we have learned so far.
– Math – Complete Handout
– Current Events due on Friday December 18th.

In addition to this outline, students will still be required to copy homework in class. Additional assignments in Math and Writing may be given. Thank You.

Here is a look at what we will be working on this week…

Reading

Class 3-210 will continue reading Sea Monsters by Mary Pope Osborne & Natalie Pope Boyce.

About the Book

How are an octopus and a squid different? What kinds of creatures live in the deepest abyss of the ocean? What do scientists say some legendary sea monsters really are? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this “Magic Tree House Research Guide: Sea Monsters”.

Writing

Class 3-210 will continue working on their expository writing. Expository writing is a type of writing that is used to inform, explain, describe, or give information. The writing is organized around one topic. Students have selected an animal as the topic of their writing piece.

Vocabulary
Expository writing, main idea, factual, inform, brainstorm, expert, prewrite, generating, organize, checklist, transitions, editing

Math

Class 3-210 will continue Multiplication including Algebra: Describing Patterns, Finding Unknown Factors, Problem Solving – Using the Distributive Property, Multiplication Strategies with 10, and Multiplying Multiples of 10 by 1-digit numbers.

Vocabulary
table, equation, unknown number, distributive property, array, multiple

Spelling

1. accurate
2. basically
3. receive
4. unnecessary
5. awful
6. serpents
7. glaring
8. missionary
9. attack
10. leagues
11. horror
12. awe
13. legend
14. hoax
15. belonged
16. currents
17. uproar
18. alarmed
19. sightings
20. gathered

Bonus
twilight