Weekly Announcements

A peek at the week...

Reading: This week we will begin Unit 3, Week 4. We will read Bats Did It First, Big Ideas from Nature, and Perdix Invents the Saw. There will be a Reading test over Big Ideas from Nature on Friday!

The essential question: What ideas can we get from nature?

The genres: expository text, folktale, and myth

The comprehension strategy: summarize

The comprehension skill: main idea and key details

The phonics/spelling skill: prefixes pre-, dis-, mis-

The grammar skill: future tense verbs

English: This week we will look at future tense verbs. A future tense verb describes an action that is going to happen. Use the special verb will to write about the future.

Spelling: This week we will look at prefixes pre-, dis-, and mis-. There will be a Spelling test on Friday.

Math: This week we will continue Module 3. We will look at Lessons 12-16.

Science: We will continue Chapter 3: Where Plants & Animals Live. There will finish the Science chapter and test before leaving for break!

Social Studies: none


AR: Read, read, read! Deadline to earn 15 points is on 12/20!



Upcoming events and important dates...

  • Tuesday, December 5th: K-5th grade Holiday Concert at 6:30 p.m., be here at 6:10 p.m.
  • Monday, December 18th: 3rd grade Grinch Day, wear green!
  • Tuesday, December 19th: December Birthday Party, Principal Movie, wear PJ's!
  • Wednesday, December 20th: out at 1:20 p.m., End of 2nd Quarter, Holiday Party
  • Thursday, December 21st-Wednesday, January 3rd: NO SCHOOL, Holiday Break!
  • Thursday, January 4th: Students return from Holiday Break