Week of 12/9

Please check out our plan for the upcoming week:

 

Math– Measurement- Capacity, Quiz Friday- Estimating Capacity

Reading– Fairy Tale Unit (Fiction Comprehension)

Science- Plant and Animal Life Cycles

 

Important Dates:

  • Monday, December 9- Student Half Day
  • Wednesday, December 11- School Spelling Bee- Good Luck Olivia!
  • Tuesday, December 17- Measurement Test

Next Week is Spirit Week! Please check out these special days:

        • Mustache Monday
        • Twisted Tuesday (teachers dress like students/students like teachers)
        • Wicked Wednesday – Heroes and Villains (Are you a hero or a villain? You decide and dress like your favorite hero or your favorite villain)
        • Throwback Thursday (Dress in your favorite decade)
        • Footie Friday (Wear your favorite PJs)

Bonus Day!!! Friday, Dec. 20th

        • Tacky Sweater Day! Wear your favorite tacky holiday or winter gear!

Looking Ahead…

  • December 23-January 3- Winter Break, no school
  • Monday, January 20- Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no school 
  • Friday, January 24- End of Q2
  • Monday, January 27- Student Holiday
  • Thursday, January 30- Reading Benchmark Part 1
  • Friday, January 31- Reading Benchmark Part 2

 

Week of 12/2

Welcome back! I hope that you were able to enjoy some extra time with your families (and maybe some shopping too!)

 

Math– Measurement- Area and Perimeter

Reading– Fairy Tale Unit (Fiction Comprehension)

Science- Plant and Animal Interdependence

 

Important Dates:

  • Wednesday, December 4- Make-up Pictures
  • Friday, December 6- Young Scientists
    • Cubs Night In 5:45-8:30- I hope to see you there!

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, December 9- Student Half Day
  • December 23-January 3- Winter Break, no school

 

Week of 11/25

Happy Thanksgiving week!!  Here’s our plan for the short week::

 

Math– Measurement- Length

Reading– Questioning and Comprehension- Fiction

Writing– Prefixes and Suffixes

Social Studies– Comparing Ancient Egypt and Ancient China, Test Tuesday 

 

Important Dates:

  • November 27-29- Thanksgiving Holiday, NO SCHOOL!

Looking Ahead…

  • Wednesday, December 4- Make-up Pictures
  • Friday, December 6- Young Scientists
    • Cubs Night In 5:45-8:30- I hope to see you there!
  • Monday, December 9- Student Half Day
  • December 23-January 3- Winter Break, no school

 

Week of 11/18

Please remember Monday is a HALF DAY! Enjoy your weekend 🙂  Here’s our plan for the week::

 

Math– Multiplication/Division Test Monday, Measurement- Length

Reading– Questioning- Nonfiction

Writing– Prefixes and Suffixes; Opinion writing

Social Studies– Ancient Egypt, Vocabulary Quiz 11/21

 

Important Dates:

  • Monday, November 18th- Half Day for students!
  • Wednesday, November 20- Report Cards go home
  • Friday, November 22- Virginia Repertory Theater performance at CTES (in-school assembly)

Looking Ahead…

  • November 27-29- Thanksgiving Holiday, no school
  • Wednesday, December 4- Make-up Pictures
  • Friday, December 6- Young Scientists
    • Cubs Night In 5:45-8:30- I hope to see you there!
  • Monday, December 9- Student Half Day
  • December 23-January 3- Winter Break, no school

 

Week of 11/11

It was a pleasure seeing so many of you for parent teacher conferences this week; thank you for your dedication and support of your child’s success.! Here’s our plan for the week::

 

Math– Representations of Multiplication and Division

Reading– Questioning

Writing– Students are working on writing their own stories to illustrate theme, I can’t wait to share these with you!

Social Studies– Ancient China, Vocabulary Quiz Part 2 11/13, Quiz (All of Ancient China) 11/15

 

Important Dates:

  • Monday, November 11th- Veteran’s Day Assembly 9:00-9:45 (3rd Grade Performance- please come and see your child honor our veterans!)

Looking Ahead…

  • Wednesday, November 20- Report Cards go home
  • Friday, November 22- Virginia Repertory Theater performance at CTES (in-school assembly)
  • November 27-29- Thanksgiving Holiday, no school
  • Wednesday, December 4- Make-up Pictures
  • Friday, December 6- Young Scientists
    • Cubs Night In 5:45-8:30- More information forthcoming, I hope to see you there!
  • Monday, December 9- Student Half Day
  • December 23-January 3- Winter Break, no school

 

Week of 11/4

Thank you to our wonderful chaperones for helping make this a successful first field trip, everyone had so much fun! Here’s our plan for the week::

 

Math– Introduction to Multiplication

Reading– Theme

Social Studies– Continents and Oceans, Quiz 11/4 (this will be open note), Ancient China, Vocabulary Quiz 11/8

 

Important Dates:

  • Monday, November 4th- End of Q1
  • Tuesday, November 5th- Student Holiday

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, November 11th- Veteran’s Day Assembly (3rd Grade Performance)
  • Wednesday, November 20- Report Cards go home
  • November 27-29- Thanksgiving Holiday, no school

 

Week of 10/28

Hello parents, it was wonderful to see so many faces at our Fall Picnic on Thursday night. Here’s the plan for the last week of Q1 (wow, it’s here already!):

 

Math– Equality, Pumpkin Math Day (Thursday)

Reading– Comparing and Contrasting Fictional Text

Social Studies– Continents and Oceans, Quiz 11/4

 

Important Dates:

  • Monday, October 28th– Student ½ day
  • Thursday, October 31st- Pumpkin Math Day
  • Friday, November 1st- Field Trip: Tredgar River Walks- bring bagged lunch

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, November 4th- End of Q1
  • Tuesday, November 5th- Student Holiday
  • Monday, November 11th- Veteran’s Day Assembly (3rd Grade Performance)
  • Wednesday,October 20- Report Cards go home
  • November 27-29- Thanksgiving Holiday, no school

 

Week of 10/21

Happy Fall Weekend! Please see below what we’ll be studying this week.

 

MathPatterns

Reading– Marking Predictions, Articles, Commas in a series

Science- Ecosystems, Test Wednesday

Social Studies– Continents and Oceans

 

Important Dates:

  • Tuesday, October 22nd- Mix It Up at Lunch Day
  • Thursday, October 24th– Fall Family Picnic at CTES

 

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, October 28th– Student ½ day
  • Thursday, October 31st- Pumpkin Math!
  • Friday, November 1st- Field Trip: Tredgar River Walks
  • Monday, November 4th- End of Q1
  • Tuesday, November 5th- Student Holiday
  • Monday, November 11th- Veteran’s Day Assembly (3rd Grade Performance)
  • Wednesday,October 20- Report Cards go home
  • November 27-29- Thanksgiving Holiday, no school

 

Habitat Game

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Switchzoo

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