Dear 3rd Grade Parents,
It was a pleasure meeting with you to discuss your child’s goals for the coming semester. Project Week has come to an end, and this coming week we begin our first full week of curriculum for the semester. Project Week grades will go home with the first Black Folders after Civil Rights Day (January 21st).
Here is the curriculum information for this week:
Literature: This week we will focus on character traits. Please make sure your child brings in The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe book by Tuesday (January 14th).
Spalding: We will continue to enter words into our Spalding notebooks. Expect homework Monday-Thursday to help prepare for the test on Friday. Please continue to encourage quality work on all homework.
Grammar: We will spend this week reviewing all concepts covered throughout the first semester, focusing on parts of speech and sentence classification.
Writing: In writing, we will be discussing opinion writing. This week students will explore how to create a strong opinion using bubble maps
History: This week we will begin our Vikings Unit. We will start the week by exploring the science of Archeology and how it helps us unlock the past, and move on to study who the Vikings were, their countries of origin, and critical waterways for Viking movement.
Science: In science, we will begin our unit on light and sound. We will be discussing what light is and how shadows are made. Thursday and Friday this week will be science experiments related to these two concepts.
Math: In mathematics this week we continue to learn about fractions. This week, we will be learning about equivalent fractions.
Have a lovely week 🙂