3rd Grade




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October 16, 2017
1. Spelling!
2. Math- Pearson Quick Check and page 131
3. Green Dot Multiplication
4. Read!
October 17, 2017
1. Spelling!
2. Math- Pearson Quick Check and page 137
3. Green Dot Multiplication
4. Read!
October 18, 2017
1. Spelling!
2. Math- Pearson Quick Check and page 143 
3. Green Dot Multiplication
4. Read!

October 19, 2017

October 20,2017

Spelling Words: 
proud, shower, hour, amount, voyage, choice, avoid, thousand, prowl, employ, bounce, poison, annoy, appoint, broil, however, mountain, coward, turmoil, and chowder.

Vocabulary Words:

  1. Arranged- put in order
  2. Bundles- things tied together
  3. Dangerously- in a dangerous way
  4. Errands- short trips to do things
  5. Excitedly- showing strong feelings
  6. Steady- stable, not easily moved
  7. Unwrapped- took off the wrapping
  8. Wobbled- shook or swayed while moving 


What Are We Learning About?

This week we will be focusing on what we need to know about saving and spending. While reading we will be focusing on author’s purpose and story structure. Our phonics and spelling skill for the week is vowel diphthongs (/ou/ spelled ou, ow; /oi/ spelled oi,oy). Our vocabulary words will help us learn about prefixes and suffixes. Our grammar skill is compound sentences. We are finishing up our fall paragraphs and working on some descriptive writing exercise.

MATH:‚Äč Topic 3: Apply Properties: Multiplication Facts for 3, 4, 6, 7, 8
I Can:
- break apart unknown facts into known facts and solve multiplication problems.
- use tools and properties strategically to solve problems when I multiply by 3. 
- use what I know about multiplying by 2s and properties to multiply by 4.
-make and use models to solve multiplication problems that have 6 and 7 as a factor. 
- use known facts and properties to multiply by 8.
- use strategies and tools to represent and solve multiplication facts.
-multiply 3 factors in any order to find a product. 

Vocabulary: Distributive Property, Associative (Grouping) Property of Multiplication. 

RELIGION: Unit 1: God, Our Creator and Father
Session 1: Created to Be Happy
God wants us to know him
Session 2: Created to Be Together
The love of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is the source of the love we have for one another.
Session 3: God Is Our Father
Jesus reveals to us that God is our loving Father, who calls us to love in peace with one another.
Session 4: Jesus Is with Us
The Father sends Jesus to save us.
Session 5: Celebrating Ordinary Time
Ordinary Time is a time to grow and be grateful we belong to our Church.

 Chapter 5 Water
We will discover:
-why all living things need water.
-how much water Earth has.
-how water changes phase.
-how water is cleaned.

Vocabulary- water vapor, groundwater, wetland, evaporation, condensation, water cycle, and precipitation. 

SOCIAL STUDIES: Geography and Map Skills
We are learning about continents, oceans, land forms, bodies of water, and different types of maps.