card header iconApril 16th --April 20th , 2018

Week #32: We are In Unit Six lesson 3 for Language Arts this week. "Setting Goals" will be the weekly theme. In Math we will be continuing Chap. 11;   Perimeter and Area.
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:
  • communicate--the ability to exchange idea/thoughts with someone
  • essential--something that is required or considered foundational
  • goal--a destination or accomplishment you try to attain
  • motivate--the force that drives accomplishment, purpose, inspiration
  • professional--a paid expert, not an amateur
  • research--the effort or act of doing a search about a topic
  • serious--solemn, important, not silly or insignificant
  • specialist--a person with a special, unique understanding of something
Spelling words for the week:
  1. explained
  2. remain
  3. reading
  4. detail
  5. presoak
  6. monkey
  7. brief
  8. preteen
  9. about
  10. allowing
  11. complain
  12. enjoys
  13. poison
  14. repeats
  15. unreal
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.
 
 

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card header iconBuilding a Reader at Home

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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