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FebruaryDecemebr 18-21, 2014

Explore: A Closer Look

Third Grade Tribune Week of August 17th-

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Mrs. Windham And Mrs. Maxey


Mapping Our Week & Beyond

Reading: This week in Reading Workshop we are focusing on drawing

conclusions through inferencing. Your child will be choosing their own Friday, February 21: Boosterthon Fun Run just right books to read during Independent Reading Workshop. Encourage your child to read books that will challenge him/her. We are

learning to stretch ourselves as readers. Also, remember, read every night and encourage your child to stay focused on reading books for Accelerated Reader! Read each night and fill in the Reading Log, remember it must be signed daily by a parent/guardian. Your child should be reading at least (minimum) 20 minutes each day. More than that is good too!

Wednesday, February 19: Send Valentine Cards for class. Tuesday, February 25: Poster/Powerpoint research extra credit due. Wednesday, February 26: Dress-up research extra credit due. Thursday, March 27: Third Grade Field Trip to Columbia

Writing: Research Reports


This week, we are completing revising, editing, and publishing our first drafts of our research. We will quiz on research vocabulary this week and begin looking at different reference sources.

Math: Geometry

Reminders:

This week in geometry we will look at how to identify and classify triangles Return Reedy River Run forms. Any teacher who signs up 10 or more students from their class to by their sides and angles. We will also combine and divide shapes.

Social Studies: Colonial S. C. and the Revolutionary War


The Revolutionary War has started!! It was postponed temporarily while we were out with our amazing snow. We are learning about the important battles that took place in South Carolina, as well as famous South Carolinians such as Francis Marion, Andrew Pickens, and Thomas Sumter. Our test will be next week on Thursday, February 27. The study guide will be coming home this week.

run will have their name entered to win a $50.00 gift card!

Sailing the Web


Teacher Websites
http://teachers.greenville.k12.sc.us/lwindham http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-3/lines-linesegments-and-rays- review for Geometry

Teachers Note: Please remember to send in your Boosterthon pledges. The money raised with these pledges will go toward purchases that will benefit our school directly! We are currently in last place!.

Weekly Words

No New Words- We will be practicing dictionary skills throughout the week.