Compton Third Grade

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News from Third Grade….

Please don’t forget to send your child’s new field trip permission slip with new date ASAP!   Field trip: February 1, 2018

Yearbooks!

For a short period of time PTA will be offering year books for the early bird price of $20.  Yearbooks are a great way to look back at the school year.  You never know.  There may be a future president in there!

Important Dates

February 1- Field Trip to the Georgia Aquarium

February 9- 3rd quarter progress reports go home

February 9- Sweetheart Dance 6:30

February 19-23- Winter Break

March 2- Read Across America

March 8- PTA: Fine Arts Night

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Welcome Back!

We hope everyone had a relaxing winter break!

Report Cards Went Home on Friday, January 5

Your child brought home their second quarter report card on Friday.  Please sign and return the report card envelope. Feel free to contact your child’s teacher with any questions or concerns.

Important Dates: 

January 11- PTA: Family night, STEM activities  6:30

January 15- No school

February 1- Field Trip to the Georgia Aquarium

February 9- 3rd quarter progress reports go home

February 9- Sweetheart Dance 6:30

February 19-23- Winter Break

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Third Grade News

Dates to Remember

December 19 and 20- Early release days

January  4- Students return to school

January 5- Report cards go home

January 11- PTA: Family night, STEM activities

January 15- No school

January 26- Field Trip to the Georgia Aquarium

Math Support at Home

Math Support at Home

Parents: Please check out the following link

https://www.quantiles.com/parents-students/

This site has great videos and helpful hints for supporting math concepts at home.

Please don’t forget there is also IXL, where students can practice specific math skills online.

https://www.ixl.com/signin/compton

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Annual Spaghetti Dinner Tuesday Night!

December 5th is Compton’s Annual Holiday Spaghetti Dinner.  Please joins us for a night of fun! Students can get their picture taken with Santa, shop for their family and friends, and enjoy a spaghetti dinner.  All are welcome!

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IXL Comes to Compton!

Please notice the new link for IXL on the right of this page.  Students may use the IXL website to practice third grade math, reading, science and social studies.  Each student came home today with their unique username and password to sign in.  Through this program, students can track their progress in each of these subjects.

 

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November News

Dates to Remember 

November 20-24- Thanksgiving break

December 5- Annual Holiday Dinner

December 18- 12:30-1:30 Classroom Holiday Party

December 19 and 20- Early release days

January  4- Students return to school

What we are working on after the  holiday break….

Reading and Writing:

For the three weeks after the Thanksgiving break, students will be reading , researching, and writing about other countries.  During the third week, students will study holidays from around the world and share their information with other students.

Math:

The students will continue to work on multiplication and division word problems.  The focus will be on using the distributive property as a strategy to solve problems.

Science:

During the three remaining weeks in this quarter, students will be studying the different types of soil and fossils.  

 

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It’s Conference Week!

Please contact your child’s teacher if you are unable to attend your scheduled conference.

Be on the lookout! Graded work will be coming home weekly.  This will help you stay informed on how your child is doing in each subject.  Encouragement and praise from a parent can make a huge impact on a child’s academic life.

Dates to Remember:

October 16-20- Conference week and Book Fair

October 22-27- Red Ribbon Week

October 27- Career Day

November 7- Election Day, No school

November 16- Quarter 2 progress reports home

November 20-24- Thanksgiving break

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Next week starts the Second Quarter of Third Grade!

This is the last week of the first quarter! The second quarter of third grade begins on October 9th.  Report cards for the first quarter will be given at conferences.

We are looking for volunteers to come talk to the students on Career Day about their career.  If you would like to donate your time, or know someone who would be willing to come in, please let us know.

Dates to Remember…

October 5 – PTA/Math night 6:30

October 9- 2nd quarter of school begins

October 12 – Early Release Day, students dismissed at 12:20

October 16-20- Conference week and Book Fair

October 22-27- Red Ribbon Week

October 27- Career Day

 

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Thoughts in Third Grade

September 5- 3rd Grade Open House  Come meet your child’s teacher!

September 6- Progress Reports go home

September 6-8 Cogat Testing

September 11-15 – ITBS Testing

Reading: Students are continuing to build their reading stamina and tackling more challenging texts. We are working on finding the main idea in fiction and non-fiction text. We are also working on character development.

Writing: Students are adding details and voice to their narrative stories, making sure they tell the story’s beginning, middle, and end.

Math: We are continuing working wit two-step word problems.. We have now begun working on our multiplication strategies such as arrays, repeated addition, and equal groups.

Social Studies: Over the next several weeks students will be studying American Indian cultures in specific regions of the United States.  Including how they obtained food, clothing, and shelter, and how they currently contribute to American life.

 

The secret word is waves.

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What’s Happening in Third Grade………

August 29- Fall PictureDay

August 30- Early Release

Students dismissed at 12:10

September 4- Labor Day Holiday

September 5- 3rd Grade Open House  Come meet your child’s teacher!

September 6- Progress Reports go home

September 6-8 Cogat Testing

Reading: Students are continuing to build their reading stamina and tackling more challenging texts. We are working on having GRIT: working hard and giving reading all we have got.

Writing: Students are adding details and voice to their narrative stories, making sure they tell the story’s beginning, middle, and end.

Math: For the next few weeks the students will be working on two-step word problems involving addition and subtraction within 1000.

Social Studies: Over the next several weeks students will be studying American Indian cultures in specific regions of the United States.  Including how they obtained food, clothing, and shelter, and how they currently contribute to American life.

Secret Word: Dolphin

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