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Mrs. Leto

cleto@olgcahb.org 

Scholastic Class Code: TP9LR


Important Dates:

  • Children’s Vendor Sale- Wednesday, 12/11
  • $2 Dress Down- Thursday, 12/12
  • Please send in empty tissue boxes for Family Fun Science Night!
  • Christmas Show- Wednesday, 12/18 at 10 AM & 7 PM
  • Ugly Christmas Sweater/Christmas Shirt $2 Dress Down- Thursday, 12/19
  • Breakfast with Santa- Friday, 12/20

 

3rd Grade Specials Schedule:

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

Tuesdays- Art

Wednesdays- Mass & Father Marc

Thursdays- Handwriting & Italian

Fridays- Italian & Computer


 

Grade 3: Week of 12/9-12/13

Posted on December 8, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • Begin Vocabulary, Unit 6.
  • Continue reviewing Grammar, Unit 3: Verbs in preparation for an exam next week.
  • Finish our class novel, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, and review Chapters 21-30 in preparation for an exam next week.
  • Complete a character analysis of any Sideways Stories from Wayside School character (student’s choice!)
  • Review Math, Chapter 4: Multiplication Facts and Strategies using a variety of activities in preparation for our exam on Thursday.
  • Continue our Country Study #1 on Italy and prepare for a quiz next week.
  • Work on a variety of Advent activities, including the chapter Religion workbook, to better understand this time of waiting and preparing for the birth of Jesus.

Tests/Quizzes this week:

  • Math, Chapter 4: Multiplication Facts & Strategies- Thursday, 12/12
  • Vocabulary, Unit 6- Friday, 12/13

Homework for the week:

Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Match the Meaning on page 60.
  • Grammar- Complete pages 430-431 on Subject-Verb Agreement in the NY Ready Book.
  • Reading- Complete a Reading Log for Chapter 30 [we already read this in class :)]

Math- Log onto ThinkCentral and complete the posted assignment.


Wednesday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete the Synonyms and Antonyms activity on page 61.
  • Grammar- Complete the Unit 3 Review in our Grammar Workbook, pages 118-119.
  • Reading- Write a Book Recommendation for Sideways Stories from Wayside School. Be sure to write in complete sentences!

Math- Study for your Chapter 4 Math Test.


Thursday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Study for your Unit 6 Vocabulary Quiz.
  • Grammar- Complete the Action Verbs worksheet.
  • Reading- Finish your character analysis that we started in class.

Friday:

  • **Sign and correct all returned tests/quizzes by Monday, 12/16 if you have not already done so. Corrections should be done on a separate sheet of paper stapled to the back of the test/quiz and each question should be clearly labeled with the section and number.**
  • Begin studying for your Reading Comprehension Test on Sideways Stories from Wayside School that will be given on Tuesday, 12/17. Look through the reading comprehension worksheets, activities, and reading logs sent home for each chapter.
  • Begin studying for your Grammar Unit 3 Test on Verbs that will be given on Wednesday, 12/18. Study from your Grammar workbooks and the review packets sent home. 

No other homework! Enjoy the weekend 🙂

 

Grade 3: Week of 12/2-12/6

Posted on December 1, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • Begin Spelling Unit 6 (finish, pilot, even, wagon, music, silent, rapid, female, lemon, pupil, focus, robot, tulip, camel, salad)
  • Continue reviewing Grammar, Unit 3: Verbs, using a review packet and NY Ready Book pages.
  • Continue reading Sideways Stories from Wayside School and working on our comprehension skills using activities and reading logs.
  • Continue with Math, Chapter 4, Lessons 8 and 9: Multiplying with 8 and 9.
  • Begin our next Social Studies Unit, Country Study #1: Italy.
  • Work on recalling the Act of Contrition in preparation for a quiz on it as well as Penance and Reconciliation on Wednesday, 12/4. 
  • Practice our OLGCA Mission Statement.
  • Begin a Religion Project on Advent.

Tests/Quizzes this week:

  • Quiz on Act of Contrition (both verbal and fill in the blank)- Wednesday, 12/4
  • Spelling Unit 6 Quiz- Friday, 12/6

Homework for the week:

Monday:

ELA-

  • Spelling- Write our Unit 6 words in alphabetical order.
  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 21 in our Unit 3 Review Packet.
  • Reading- Read Chapter 22 and complete a Reading Log. *Be sure to write at least THREE sentences and choose a vocabulary word that you would not already know as a third grader.*

Math- Complete Lesson 4.8, pages 239-240.

Religion- Continue to study Act of Contrition in preparation for your verbal and fill-in-the-blank quiz on and for Penance/Reconciliation with Father Marc, both on Wednesday, 12/4.


Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Spelling- Write sentences for #1-5 of our alphabetically-ordered Unit 6 Spelling List.
  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 23 in our Unit 3 Review Packet.
  • Reading- Read Chapter 24 and complete the reading comprehension activity.

Math- Log onto ThinkCentral and complete the posted assignment.

Religion- Study Act of Contrition in preparation for your verbal and fill-in-the-blank quiz on and for Penance/Reconciliation with Father Marc, both tomorrow, Wednesday, 12/4.


Wednesday:

ELA-

  • Spelling- Write sentences for #6-10 of our alphabetically-ordered Unit 6 Spelling List.
  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 25 in our Unit 3 Review Packet.
  • Reading- Read Chapter 26 and complete a Reading Log. *Be sure to write at least THREE sentences and choose a vocabulary word that you would not already know as a third grader.*

Math- Complete Lesson 4.9, pages 245-246.


Thursday:

ELA-

  • Spelling- Write our Unit 6 words 3x each and study for your quiz.
  • Grammar- (NY Ready Book) Complete pages 426-427.
  • Reading- Read Chapter 28 and complete the reading comprehension activity.

Math- Log onto ThinkCentral and complete the posted assignment.


Friday:

  • **Sign and correct all returned tests/quizzes by Tuesday, 12/10 if you have not already done so. Corrections should be done on a separate sheet of paper stapled to the back of the test/quiz and each question should be clearly labeled with the section and number.**

No other homework! Enjoy the long weekend 🙂

Grade 3: Week of 11/25-11/26

Posted on November 22, 2019

This week the third grade will…

  • Begin reviewing Grammar, Unit 3: Verbs using a review packet.
  • Prepare for our Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 11-20 of Sideways Stories from Wayside School and take the exam.
  • Continue with Go Math, Chapter 4: Multiplication Facts and Strategies with Lesson 4.7: Patterns.
  • Read our latest Scholastic News Magazine and complete a variety of activities (one of which to be graded for one last Social Studies grade for Trimester 1).
  • Review OLGCA’s Mission Statement.
  • Attend a school Thanksgiving Mass on Wednesday, 11/27.
  • Celebrate our gratitude with our classmates.

Tests/Quizzes this week:

  • Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 11-20 of Sideways Stories from Wayside School– Tuesday, 11/27

Homework for the week:

Monday:
ELA-

  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 16 of our Unit 3: Verbs Review Packet
  • Reading- Study for your Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 11-20 of Sideways Stories from Wayside School.

Math- Complete Lesson 4.7, pages 233-234.

Science- Continue working on the Photosynthesis Flip Book Project. *Due 11/27*

  1. Read the passage.
  2. Complete the comprehension activity. Find your answers within the passage and underline them with the crayon color indicated for each question. Then, write your answer to the question on the lines provided.
  3. Cut around both pages 3 and 4 on the solid black lines. Then, cut ONLY the dotted lines on your flip-book cover page (the one with the picture of the plant labeled with the process of photosynthesis).
  4. Glue the cover page and lined paper on the spot that says “Glue Here.” You have created your flip-book! Now, write two sentences about each part of photosynthesis underneath the flaps. For example, pull back “sunlight” and write two sentences about sunlight.
  5. Color the cover page. Make these neat and presentable! They are your last grades for Science for Trimester 1.

Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 18 of our Unit 3: Verbs Review Packet

Math- Log onto ThinkCentral and complete the posted assignment.

Science- Finalize your Photosynthesis Flip Book Project and turn it in tomorrow, 11/27.

  1. Read the passage.
  2. Complete the comprehension activity. Find your answers within the passage and underline them with the crayon color indicated for each question. Then, write your answer to the question on the lines provided.
  3. Cut around both pages 3 and 4 on the solid black lines. Then, cut ONLY the dotted lines on your flip-book cover page (the one with the picture of the plant labeled with the process of photosynthesis).
  4. Glue the cover page and lined paper on the spot that says “Glue Here.” You have created your flip-book! Now, write two sentences about each part of photosynthesis underneath the flaps. For example, pull back “sunlight” and write two sentences about sunlight.
  5. Color the cover page. Make these neat and presentable! They are your last grades for Science for Trimester 1.

Wednesday:

  • Study “Act of Contrition” in preparation for Penance and Reconciliation on Wednesday, December 4th with Father Marc. We will be having a fill in the blank quiz on 12/4.

My God, I am sorry

for my sins

with my whole heart.

 

In choosing to do wrong,

and failing to do good,

I have sinned against you

whom I should love above all things.

 

I firmly intend, with Your help,

to do penance

to sin no more

and to avoid whatever leads me to sin.

 

Our Savior, Jesus Christ,

suffered and died for us.

In His Name, my God, have mercy.

  • **Sign and correct all returned tests/quizzes by Monday, 12/2 if you have not already done so. Corrections should be done on a separate sheet of paper stapled to the back of the test/quiz and each question should be clearly labeled with the section and number.**

No other homework! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours 🙂

Grade 3: Week of 11/18-11/22

Posted on November 15, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • Begin Vocabulary, Unit 5.
  • Continue with Grammar, Unit 3: Verbs with Lessons 22-25.
  • Continue reading Sideways Stories from Wayside School, Chapters 13-20.
  • Practice our times tables facts in preparation for a Math Quiz on Wednesday.
  • Wrap up Science, Chapter 3 and review in preparation for a test on Thursday.
  • Continue with Religion, Chapter 3, and take an open-book test on it.
  • Continue with Chapter 4: Multiplication Strategies with Lesson 4.6: Associative Property.
  • Begin Religion, Chapter 4: The Church Begins.

Tests/Quizzes for the week:

  • Chapter 4 Multiplication Facts Quiz- Wednesday, 11/20
  • Science, Chapter 3 Test- Thursday, 11/21
  • Vocabulary, Unit 5 Quiz- Friday, 11/22

Homework for the week:

Monday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Match the Meaning on page 50.
  • Grammar- Complete the Proofreading exercise on page 102.
  • Reading- Read Chapter 14 and complete the reading comprehension activity.

Math- Complete the Solve & Match worksheet.


Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete the Synonym/Antonym exercise on page 51.
  • Grammar- Complete the Proofreading exercise on page 106.
  • Reading- Read Chapter 16 and complete a Reading Log.

Math- Study your multiplication facts and strategies for the Chapter 4 Multiplication Quiz tomorrow.


Wednesday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete the Sentences on page 53.
  • Grammar- Complete the Proofreading exercise on page 110.
  • Reading- Read Chapter 17 and complete the reading comprehension activity.

Thursday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Study for your Unit 5 Vocabulary Quiz. Log onto Sadlier Connect for a fun way to study!
  • Reading- Read Chapter 20 and complete the reading comprehension worksheet.

Math- Complete Lesson 4.6, pages 227-228.


Friday:

  • Photosynthesis Flip Book Project due Wednesday, 11/27. This will be your last Science grade of Trimester 1. Complete the Reading Comprehension activity, then color and cut the flip book cover. On the lined paper, write two sentences about each part of the process of photosynthesis in the order of the cover page.
  • Begin reviewing for your Reading Comprehension Test on Chapters 11-20 of Sideways Stories from Wayside School. Look over the activities and reading logs sent home. The test will be on Tuesday, 11/26.
  • **Sign and correct all returned tests/quizzes by Monday, 11/25 if you have not already done so. Corrections should be done on a separate sheet of paper stapled to the back of the test/quiz and each question should be clearly labeled with the section and number.**

No other homework! Enjoy the weekend 🙂

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