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3rd Grade Class News

Week of April 20th

on April 19, 2015

This Friday, all three elementary schools will gather at Byrd to celebrate and participate in Arbor Day Activities.  We are going to have so much fun.

**Social Studies – We will begin to study Economics.

**Math – We will test on Division.  We will begin measurement.

**Language Arts:  We will continue to work on writing a We will review identifying the Main Idea  and Supporting Details while reading.

**We will continue to work on reading fluently and using comprehension strategies such as finding the main idea, details, prediction, fact and opinion and inference.  We will continue to learn about comparing and contrasting elements of literature.  We will begin to learn about Cause and Effect.

Multiplication Facts Ice cream party

We will continue to work on our Multiplication Facts.  We will have our Multiplication Ice Cream Party on Friday, May 1st.


Weekly Reading Logs:  This week, we will have a new selection to read and fill out each day.  On Day 4, please fill out the back of the sheet.  This is a change.*  Please return the Reading Folder Daily.


Vocabulary Words for the week:

Inch              Measure

Length                  Perimeter

Unit               Centimeter

Meter             Kilometer

Foot              Yard

Mile              Area

Capacity           Estimate

Weekly Testing:

This week, we will have the following tests and quizzes:

****Tuesday – Division Test

****Wednesday – Graded Writing Assignment

****Wednesday – Author’s Purpose Graded Work

****Thursday – Author’s Purpose Graded Work

****Thursday – Vocabulary Test

****Thursday – Reading Comprehension Test

****Friday – Measurement Quiz




Important Dates:

April 24th – Father/Daughter Dance

April 24th – Byrd 3rd Grade Hosts Arbor Day for all 3 elementary schools

May 1st – MAP testing ends

May 7th & 8th – Third Grade Reading SOL test

May 14th & 15th – Third Grade Math SOL test

May 25th – Memorial Day – Student Holiday

May 26th – Field Day

May 27th – Awards Assembly

May 28th – Westview Pool Party

May 29th – Last Day of School

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