Week of 3-26

*During the next few weeks students will be reviewing reading and math for the FSA.

FSA Field Day will be on Friday, April 6th.

FSA Reading will be April 9th-10th and FSA Math will be April 16th-17th.

3rd grade teachers are planning on making a beach themed basket for the golf tournament. If you would like to donate any beach items or a large basket, please let your child’s homeroom teacher know!

Science Learning Targets:  How can we classify vertebrates? How can we classify invertebrates?

Science Learning Activities: Unit 7 Science Fusion. Students will classify flowering and non-flowering plants. Students will learn about vertebrates, invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles and mammals and will classify animals based on their characteristics.

Math Learning Targets:  Students will be able to fluently multiply and divide using strategies to solve problems.

Math Learning Targets: Students will use equal groups, repeated addition, skip counting, number lines, and fact families to solve multiplication and division problems. Students will also divide with remainders.

IXL: G1, G2, G4, G5, G6, G8, G9, G10, G12-14, G20, M7-9

Social Studies: Students will be able to identify major ways environmental influences contribute to settlement patterns and recognize the different cultures that have settled in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

ELA Learning Targets:

Students will review cause/effect, context clues, mood, sequencing and with emphasis on main idea/theme.

Students will continue working on using evidence based answers.

ELA Activities:

Students will be reading the story “Beatrice’s Goat” for comprehension and cause/effect. Students will participate in small groups during centers and also practicing on IXL, I-Station, as well as reviewing concepts from the previous unit. IXL: R.1, R.2, U.3, U.4, U.5, V.2 and V.3

Vocabulary

Gift-something that is given to someone, such as a present

Yearned-wanted very much to have or do

Tend- to look after or take care of

Produce- to make or create

Sturdy- strong or solid

Schoolhouse- a building used as a school

Spelling

Names

Named

Naming

Hopes

Hoped

Hoping

Dances

Danced

Dancing

Drops

Dropped

Dropping

Wraps

Wrapped

Wrapping