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Congrats to our 3rd Grade Math Bee Finalists!

                                              

Great job Joseph, Gia, Nate, Justin & Mia! 🙂   

 

Mrs. Leto

cleto@olgcahb.org 

Scholastic Class Code: TP9LR


Important Dates:

  • Stations of the Cross (Grades K-8): Tuesday 4/16
  • 12 PM Dismissal: Wednesday, 4/17
  • Seis De Mayo Paper Plates Due: Thursday, 5/2
  • First Friday Mass: Friday, 5/3
  • 12 PM Dismissal: Friday, 5/3
  • Spirit Day: Friday, 5/10
  • May Crowning: Tuesday, 5/14
  • School Closed: Friday, 5/24 & Monday, 5/27
  • Spring Show: Wednesday, 5/29

 

3rd Grade Specials Schedule:

Mondays- Gym (please come dressed in the gym uniform)

Tuesdays- Italian

Wednesdays- Mass & Father Marc

Thursdays- Art

Fridays- Handwriting & Computer


 

Grade 3: Week of 4/15-4/17

Posted on April 10, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • Review previously studied Vocabulary units using a variety of activities in our Sadlier workbook.
  • Continue with Grammar Unit 6: Capitalization, Punctuation & Spelling with Lessons 45 and 46.
  • Prepare for a Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 6-10 of Frindle with a variety of enrichment activities.
  • Continue with Chapter 6: Understand Division with Lessons 6.8 and 6.9 and prepare for a Mid-Chapter Quiz.
  • Read and explore the April Issue, Special Earth Day Edition, of Scholastic News “Saving the Seas.”

Tests/ Quizzes this week:

  • Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 6-10 of Frindle- Tuesday, 4/16.
  • Mid-Chapter 6: Understand Division Math Quiz- Wednesday, 4/17

Homework for the week:

Monday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete the review exercise “Completing the Idea” on page 67.
  • Grammar- Fill in the series on the writing activity on page 206.
  • Reading- Study for your Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 6-10 of Frindle.

Math- Complete Lesson 6.8 on pages 349-350.


Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete the review exercise on Suffixes on page 116.
  • Grammar- Proofread the Letters in the writing activity on page 210 and complete the Letter Proofreading exercise on last week’s worksheet.

Math- Study for your Chapter 6: Understand Division Mid-Chapter Quiz.


Wednesday: Homework over break due Tuesday, 4/30.

  • ELA- Complete the Reading Skills Practice Test #1: Reading Informational Text and Reading Paired Texts.
  • Math- Complete the Division Robot Mystery Picture. Solve each division equation and color accordingly.
  • Sign and correct your Religion Test, China Quiz, and Vocabulary Unit 11 Quiz.
  • **Please empty your yellow Specials folder and your blue Classwork folder. Be sure to keep important papers or anything you feel you need to especially review as we prepare for Final Exams.**

No other homework! Enjoy the break and Happy Easter to you and yours! 🙂

 

Grade 3: Week 4/8-4/12

Posted on April 4, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • Begin Vocabulary Unit 11.
  • Begin Grammar Unit 6: Capitalization, Punctuation, and Spelling.
  • Explore Chapters 6-10 of Frindle with various enrichment activities.
  • Continue with Math Chapter 6: Understand Division, Lessons 6.5-6.7.
  • Review our notes on China in preparation for Tuesday’s Quiz.
  • Review our notes on Lent, Triduum, Easter & Pentecost for Wednesday’s Test.
  • Continue working on our Religion Children’s Books Buddy Project.
  • Read an issue of Geography Spin Magazine “Exploring Earth’s Extremes” and complete the associated exercises.

Tests/Quizzes this week:

  • Social Studies Quiz on Country Study #2, China: Tuesday, 4/9
  • Religion Test on Lent, Triduum, Easter & Pentecost: Wednesday, 4/10
  • Vocabulary Unit 11 Quiz: Friday, 4/12

Homework for the week:

Monday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete the Match the Meaning activity on page 112.
  • Grammar- Complete the Proofreading exercise on page 190.
  • Reading- Write a Reading Log for Chapters 7 and 8 of Frindle.

Math- Complete the Problem-Solving Skills with Division worksheet (front and back).

Social Studies- Study for your Social Studies Quiz on Country Study #2, China.

Religion- Begin studying for your Religion Test on Lent, Triduum, Easter & Pentecost on Wednesday.


Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Completing the Sentence exercise on page 114.
  • Grammar- Complete the Proofreading exercise on page 194.
  • Reading- Write a Reading Log for Chapters 9 and 10 of Frindle.

Math- Complete the Divide by 8 & 9 Reteach worksheet (front and back).

Religion- Study for your Religion Test on Lent, Triduum, Easter & Pentecost tomorrow.


Wednesday: 

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete the Word Associations activity on page 115.
  • Grammar- Complete the Proofreading exercise on page 198.
  • Reading- Literature Circle: Illustrator activity: Draw your favorite scene from Chapters 6-10. Be sure to include lots of detail so that we can guess each others’ scenes tomorrow in class!

Math- Complete the Array Puzzle worksheet for Chapter 6, Lesson 6.


Thursday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Study for your Unit 11 Vocabulary Quiz. Log onto Sadlier Connect to help you study!
  • Grammar- Complete the Punctuation worksheet and the Address Proofreading worksheet.
  • Reading- Literature Circle: Question Leader activity: Create four discussion questions on anything that’s happened in Chapters 6-10. Use the sentence starters provided in the box. We will answer each others’ questions tomorrow!

Math- Complete Lesson 6.7 on pages 343-344 (skip #5 and 6 on 344).


Friday:

  • *Sign & correct your Vocabulary Unit 10 Quiz, Reading Comprehension Test on Ch. 1-5 of Frindle, Spelling Quiz Unit 11 and Grammar Unit 5 Test by Monday, 4/15.*
  • Begin studying for your Reading Comprehension Test on Ch. 6-10 of Frindle that will be given on Tuesday, 4/16. Use the many resources sent home to study from!
  • Continue practicing your times tables. This will greatly help you master your division facts! Use these helpful links:
  1. TimesTables.com
  2. Hit The Button
  3. Times Table Grid
  4. Division with Divisors Up to 10

No other homework! Enjoy the weekend 🙂 

Grade 3: Week of 4/1-4/5

Posted on March 29, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • Begin Spelling Unit 11 (unhappy, recall, disappear, unload, mistake, misspell, dislike, replace, mislead, disagree, rewrite, unroll, unknown, dishonest, react)
  • Review and prepare for a Grammar Test on Unit 5: Pronouns on Wednesday.
  • Review vocabulary from Chapters 1-5 of Frindle in preparation for our Reading Comprehension Test on Tuesday.
  • Begin Math Chapter 6: Understand Division.
  • Complete a research project on China in the Computer Lab.
  • Review Lent, Triduum, Easter & Pentecost in preparation for a test next week.
  • Continue our Children’s Book Religion Buddy Project with the 6th Grade.
  • Continue reading Frindle, Chapters 7-10, and predicting, making connections, and asking questions about what we’ve read.

Tests/Quizzes this week:

  • Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 1-5 of Frindle– Tuesday, 4/2
  • Grammar Unit 5: Pronouns Test- Wednesday, 4/3
  • Spelling Unit 10 Quiz- Friday, 4/5

Homework for the week:

Monday:

ELA-

  • Reading- Study for your Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 1-5 of Frindle.
  • Spelling- Write the Unit 10 words in alphabetical order.
  • Grammar- Continue our assignment from today’s classwork. Write a sentence for each subject pronoun, object pronoun, and possessive pronoun. Be sure to underline the pronoun in each sentence.

Math- Complete Lesson 6.1, pages 305-306.


Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Reading- Complete a Reading Log for Chapter 6 of Frindle.
  • Grammar- Study for Unit 5: Pronouns Test.
  • Spelling- Write sentences for Spelling Unit 10 words #1-5.

Math- Log onto ThinkCentral and complete the posted assignment.


Wednesday: 

ELA-

  • Reading- Complete the Reading Comprehension Questions on Chapters 7 and 8 of Frindle.
  • Spelling- Write sentences for Spelling Unit 10 words #6-10.

Math- Complete the Reteach/Enrich packets on Lessons 6.1-6.3.


Thursday:

ELA-

  • Reading- Complete the Reading Comprehension Questions on Chapters 9 and 10 of Frindle.
  • Spelling- Write the Unit 10 words three times each and study for your Spelling Unit 10 Quiz.

Math- Complete Lesson 6.4, pages 323-324 (skip #5 and 6)


Friday:

  • Begin studying for your Quiz on China that will be given on Tuesday, 4/9. Study your interactive notebook (SS notebook), your Ancient China flipbook, and our Research Packet from the Computer Lab.
  • Continue practicing your times tables. Use these helpful links:
  1. TimesTables.com
  2. Hit The Button
  3. Times Table Grid

No other homework! Enjoy the weekend 🙂 

Grade 3: Week of 3/25-3/30

Posted on March 22, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • Begin Vocabulary Unit 10.
  • Continue reviewing exercises to strengthen our skills and knowledge of Grammar Unit 5: Pronouns.
  • Continue reading Frindle and review Chapters 1-5 with various activities.
  • Begin an Area & Perimeter Robot Project.
  • Create a tabbed booklet about Ancient China.
  • Begin a research project on China in the Computer Lab.

Tests/Quizzes this week:

  • Vocabulary: Unit 10- Friday, 3/29

Homework for the week:

Monday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Match the Meaning on page 102.
  • Grammar- Complete the sentence review activity on page 175.
  • Reading- Complete the Reading Comprehension Questions worksheet on Chapters 5 and 6 of Frindle.

Math- Chapter 11, Lesson 1 Reteach/Enrich worksheets (front and back!)


Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete the Synonyms and Antonyms activity on page 103.
  • Grammar- Complete the writing review activity on page 183.
  • Reading- Complete the Vocabulary Activity on Chapters 1-5 of Frindle on page one of the packet as well as the multiple choice questions on page 2.

Math- Chapter 11, Lesson 4 Reteach/Enrich worksheets (front and back!)


Wednesday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete the Sentence on page 104.
  • Grammar- Complete the writing activity on page 179. Write about an invention you enjoy and be sure to use pronouns.
  • Reading- Complete a Reading Log on Chapters 3 and 4 of Frindle.

Math- Chapter 11, Lesson 6 Reteach/Enrich worksheets (front and back!)


Thursday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Study for Unit 10 Vocabulary Quiz. Log onto Sadlier Connect to help you study!
  • Grammar- (NY Ready) Complete the Pronoun review pages on 412-413.
  • Reading- Literature Circle Question Leader. Be the teacher and create 4 questions on anything we’ve read in Chapters 1-5. We will share these tomorrow with our classmates!

Math- Chapter 11, Lesson 9 Reteach/Enrich worksheets (front and back!)


Friday:

  • *Sign and correct your Spelling Unit 10 Quiz, Perimeter Quiz, and Reading Comprehension Test by Monday, 3/25 if you have not already done so.*
  • Begin to review for our Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 1-5 of Frindle that will be given on Tuesday, 4/2. Use the book and our classwork and homework to help you. Be sure to also study the Vocabulary words from our packet. 
  • Continue practicing your times tables. Use these helpful links:
    1. TimesTables.com
    2. Hit The Button
    3. Times Table Grid

No other homework! Enjoy the weekend 🙂 

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