Yearbook Pictures

Parents:  If your student has not previously been photographed for the yearbook, pictures will be taken on Tuesday, February 27th.  These pictures are for the yearbook only and are not available for purchase.

Georgia Parent Survey

Georgia Parent Survey

Parents please complete this survey as it calculates into our School Climate Rating and reflects on us as an entire school, teaching staff, and community.  The Georgia Parent Survey is required for all schools in Georgia. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet. All parents should be encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.  Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.  The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.

Georgia Parent Survey:

http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

Reminders

Don’t forget Market Day is Monday, December 18. Please have all items, stands and signs ready to go by 8:00 that morning.

Also, please remember that Tuesday, December 19 and Wednesday, December 20 are both early release days.

Week of December 4th

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

Third Grade Musical Performance- December 5th at 6:00 pm

STEM Days: December 7th and 14th Wear a STEM or Frey shirt

Market Day: December 18th at 8:15

Class Party: December 18th at 10:30-11:30

Early Release: December 19th and 20th

Winter Break: December 21st-January 3

Reading:

Novel: The One and Only Ivan

Students are participating in small group book clubs to work on the following standards:

Craft and Structure of a Text
ELAGSE3RL5 Refer to parts of stories when writing and speaking.

• Refers to parts of stories, dramas, or poems when writing about texts, using terms such as chapter, stanza, scene, and describes how each successive part builds on earlier sections.

Key Ideas and Details

ELAGSE3RL3 Describe characters in stories.
ELAGSE3RI3 Describe the relationship between events or concepts.

Consistently and independently:
• Describes characters in stories using text evidence to evaluate a character’s traits, motivations, and feelings and explains how the character’s actions contribute to the sequence of events.
• Describes relationships between a series of historical events, scientific ideas, or steps in technical procedures in texts, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Writing:

The students are continuing to publish their informational and narrative pieces for:

Titanic the Unsinkable Ship

Writes informational/explanatory texts.
• Clear organizational structure (introduces topic and provides concluding statement or section).
• Develops the topic with relevant facts, definitions, and details.
• Organizes related information together.
• Uses a variety of linking words and phrases.

Conventions of Standard English Grammar and Usage

ELAGSE3L1 d., e., Consistently and independently:

• Explains the function of verbs in general and in sentences.
• Forms and uses regular and irregular verbs.
• Forms and uses the simple verb tenses (I walked; I walk; I will walk).
• Ensures correct usage of subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.

Science

S3E1c. Make observations of the local environment to construct an explanation of how water &/or wind have made changes to rocks &/or soil.

S3E2. Obtain, evaluate, & communicate information on how fossils provide evidence of past organisms.

  1. Construct an argument from observations of fossils (authentic or reproductions)to communicate how they serve as evidence of past organisms & environments in which they lived
  2. Develop a model to describe the sequence & conditions required for an organism to become fossilized.

Math

MGSE3.OA.3 (Solve word problems with multiplication/division)

MGSE3.OA.7 (Multiply and divide within 100)

MGSE3.OA.8 (Solve 2 step word problems)

MGSE3.OA.9 (Patterns with addition and multiplication)

MGSE3.MD.5 (Understand concepts of area)

MGSE3.MD.6 (Measure area by counting units)

MGSE3.MD.7 (Relate area to multiplication and addition)

MGSE3.NBT.3 (Multiply 1 digit numbers by multiplies of 10)

Week of November 13th

Reading:

ELAGSE Standards: Reading—Informational Text

ELAGSE3RI.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

ELAGSE3RI.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

ELAGSE3RI.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

ELAGSE3RI.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

Building Words:

Writing:

Write informative/explanatory pieces that convey ideas and information clearly.

  • Produce a text that includes a topic, develop this topic with facts, definitions, and details.
  • Elaborate on their topics using concrete details and anecdotes.
  • Write introductions and conclusions using learned strategies and mentor texts as examples.
  • Logically group related information together in the text by using linking words and phrases.
    Use what they know about Standard English conventions, including spelling patterns, to publish pieces of text.
  • Write informative/explanatory pieces that include text features.
  • Revise and edit their work with teacher and peer support

Informational Rubric:

 

Math

MGSE3.OA.1 Interpret multiplication

MGSE3.OA.2 Interpret division

MGSE3.OA.3 Solve word problems with multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.4 Unknown number in multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.5 Distributive properties

MGSE3.OA.6 Understand division

MGSE3.OA.8 Solve 2 step word problems

MGSE3.OA.9 Patterns with addition and multiplication

MGSE3.MD.5 Understand concepts of area

MGSE3.NBT.3 Multiply 1 digit numbers by multiplies of 10

Social Studies

SS3G1 Locate major topographical features on a physical map of the United States.

a. Locate major rivers of the United States of America: Mississippi, Ohio, Rio Grande, Colorado, Hudson, and St. Lawrence.

Thanksgiving Feast

Our Thanksgiving Feasts are next week. Third Grade feasts will take place on Wednesday, November 15th. Below are the times for each of our homerooms:

Musial- 11:40-12:20 (Tables 1 and 2)

Orr- 11:50-12:30 (Tables 3 and 4)

We look forward to seeing all who can attend!

Week of November 6

Reading:

Reading Homework is due Tuesday: “Great People in U.S. History”

ELAGSE3RI2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

ELAGSE3RI4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

ELAGSE3RI5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic quickly and efficiently.

Writing:

ELAGSE3W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

  • Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
  • Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
  • Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
  • Provide a concluding statement or section.

Building Words:

Math

MGSE3.OA.1 Interpret multiplication

MGSE3.OA.2 Interpret division

MGSE3.OA.3 Solve word problems with multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.4 Unknown number in multiplication/ division

MGSE3.OA.5 Distributive properties

MGSE3.OA.6 Understand division

MGSE3.OA.8 Solve 2 step word problems

MGSE3.OA.9 Patterns with addition and multiplication

MGSE3.MD.5 Understand concepts of area

MGSE3.NBT.3 Multiply 1 digit numbers by multiplies of 10

 

Social Studies

SS3E1

Define and give examples of the four types of productive resources

a. Natural (land)

b. Human (labor)

c. Capital (capital goods)

d. Entrepreneurship (risk-taking and combining natural, human, and capital resources in an attempt to make a profit)

SS3E3 Give examples of interdependence and trade and explain the benefits of voluntary exchange.

d. Explain that most countries create their own currency for use as money.

SS3E1 Define and give examples of the four types of productive resources

a. Natural (land)

b. Human (labor)

c. Capital (capital goods)

d. Entrepreneurship (risk-taking and combining natural, human, and capital resources in an attempt to make a profit)

SS3E3 Give examples of interdependence and trade and explain the benefits of voluntary exchange.

d. Explain that most countries create their own currency for use as money.