card header iconJan 16th--an 19th , 2018

Week #20: We are In Unit Four lesson 2 for Language Arts this week. "Talents" will be the weekly theme. In Math we will be starting Chap. 8; Learning what fractions are, how to compare them etc.
Please ensure your child is reading a minimum of 30 minutes each day. 

Remember, the way to become a better reader is to read! Please encourage your child to read at home, and remember, third graders still like to be read to!

Vocabulary for the week:
  • confidence--to feel assured, comfortable
  • embarrassed--to feel uncomfortable, anxious 
  • audience--the people in attendance
  • achievement--to accomplish a goal
  • apologized--to say you are sorry
  • realized--to understand or find out
  • talents--special abilities
  • attention--to give your concentration
Spelling words for the week:
  1. ties
  2. twins
  3. trays
  4. foxes
  5. cities
  6. ashes
  7. states
  8. flies
  9. cherries
  10. daisies
  11. inches
  12. ponies
  13. alleys
  14. lunches
  15. bunches
Please continue to try for perfect attendance this year!!!
Let's work collaboratively to make this a fantastic learning year for the wonderful students we are blessed to guide.
 
After-School Reading Academy
If your student is interested in attending my after-school reading Academy, please contact me.  Tues & Thurs 2:40-3:40, snacks are provided. Thanks for your consideration of this fantastic opportunity.

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Pick Good Fit Books
A book that is a good match for your child should meet the following requirements:
  • Purpose for reading
  • Interest
  • Can they understand what they are reading?  Can they retell the story?
  • Do they know most of the words?
Ask Questions
  • Predictions
  • Characters
  • Main Idea
  • Problem
  • Solution
  • Retell Story
  • Genre
  • Moral or Lesson
Make it Fun
Reading shouldn't be a chore.
  • Intentionally read with your child.
    Together, research topics that interest your child.
  • Do book activities together.
Be an Example
Children learn by example, so let your child see you read, whether it be a book, newspaper, magazine, cookbook, etc.

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This is a brand-new reading program that the kids can participate in at home.
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Our classroom is always welcome to pencils, erasers, binder paper, etc. Your generosity is appreciated.

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