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Mrs. Leto

cleto@olgcahb.org 

Scholastic Class Code: TP9LR

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Important Dates:

  • Please sign & return Progress Reports and both Reading & Math Renaissance Reports by Friday, 2/8.
  • Scholastic Orders Due: Friday, 2/8.
  • Aviator Field Trip Permission Slip Due: Monday, 2/11.
  • $2 Red Dress Down: Valentine’s Day, Thursday, 2/14.
  • Winter Recess- Monday, 2/18-Friday 2/22.
  • 12 PM Dismissal: Friday, 3/1.

 

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 2/12-2/15

Posted on February 8, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • Begin Vocabulary Unit 8.
  • Continue with Main Idea practice using Reading Street resources from the unit “Prudy’s Problem and How She Solved It.”
  • Review and prepare for our Unit 4 Grammar Test.
  • Be introduced to Area and Perimeter and compare the concepts to what they already know about multiplication models, specifically arrays.
  • Continue utilizing their Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary and review the eight words for an upcoming vocabulary quiz.
  • Continue reviewing the Liturgical Year and begin Chapter 7: Ordinary Time,

Tests/Quizzes this week:

  • Grammar Unit 4: Adjectives & Adverbs Test- Wednesday, 2/13
  • Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary Quiz- Thursday, 2/14
  • Vocabulary Unit 8 Quiz- Friday, 2/15

Homework for the week:

Monday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Complete page 82, “Match the Meaning.”
  • Grammar- Complete Adjective Review Worksheets pgs. 45 and 50.
  • Reading-
    1. Read Fresh Reads: “Rania’s Sign” and answer #1-4.
    2. Reading Log due Friday, 2/15.

Math- Measure the length and width of your assigned rectangular object at home. Calculate the area of your assigned object and show all work in your math notebook.

Science- Begin reviewing your 8 vocabulary words and examples from Chapter 3. Science Vocabulary Quiz will be on Thursday, 2/14.


Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Reading- Read and complete the corresponding questions in Reading Comprehension Skills Practice Test 2 Packet on pages 7 and 8.
  • Vocabulary- Complete page 83, “Synonyms & Antonyms,” and page 84, “Complete the Sentence.”
  • Grammar- Study for Unit 4 Test: Adjectives & Adverbs.

Math- Complete “Area in Square Units” worksheet. Use your multiplication fact skills and addition to solve.

Science- Continue reviewing your 8 vocabulary words and examples from Chapter 3. Science Vocabulary Quiz will be on Thursday, 2/14.


Wednesday: 

ELA-

  • Reading- Read and complete the corresponding questions in Reading Comprehension Skills Practice Test 3 Packet on pages 11 and 12.
  • Vocabulary- Complete page 85, “Word Associations.”

Math- Complete “Drawing Area” worksheet. Draw or shade a figure that has the given area for each problem.

Science- Study the 8 vocabulary words and examples from Chapter 3 for our Science Vocabulary Quiz tomorrow.


Thursday:

ELA- 

  • Reading- Reading Logs due tomorrow, 2/15.
  • Grammar- 
  • Vocabulary- Study for Unit 8 Quiz tomorrow.

Math- Complete “Multiplying Area” worksheet. Be sure to include units in each answer!


Friday- All of the following assignments are due upon our return to school on Monday, 2/25:

  • *Math Chapter 5 Test and Spelling Unit 8 Quiz signed and corrected by Monday, 2/25 if you have not already done so.*
  • Complete a Reading Log. Be sure to read no less than 20 minutes a night! Remember to reflect upon what you read using the sentence starters and comprehension questions. 
  • Create a Vertebrate/Invertebrate Booklet. Follow the directions and the rubric to make each section of the booklet and color in nicely. *This will be graded as a project.*
  • Complete the “Awesome Area” worksheet. Use what we know about area to help you solve each problem.
  • Please cover Go Math Volume 2 Workbook with contact paper.

Enjoy the winter break 🙂

Grade 3: Week of 2/4-2/8

Posted on February 1, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • Begin Spelling Unit 8: Compound Words (sunglasses, football, homework, haircut, popcorn, railroad, snowstorm, earring, scarecrow, blueberry, butterflies, lawnmower, campground, sandbox, toothbrush).
  • Continue reviewing Grammar Unit 4: Adverbs.
  • Read and explore a fantasy, “Prudy’s Problem,” by continuing to expand our knowledge of main idea, key details, and organizing our thoughts.
  • Review Math Chapter 5 in preparation for our test.
  • Begin Science, Chapter 3: Types of Animals.
  • Begin a Liturgical Year Calendar Wheel in class Religion project.

Test/quizzes this week:

  • Math Chapter 5: Title Test- Thursday, 2/7
  • Spelling Unit 8 Quiz- Friday, 2/8

Homework for the week:

Monday:

State of the Academy Meeting will be taking place on Monday, February 4th, at 7:00 P.M. in the auditorium. ***Parents, if you attend the meeting, your child will receive a NUT day.***

ELA-

  • Spelling- Organize Unit 8 words into ABC order.
  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 30 “More vs. Most” in the Unit 4 Review Packet.
  • Reading-
    1. Complete worksheet pg. 73 “Main Idea: Monitor & Fix Up.”
    2. Reading Log due Friday, 2/8

Math- Complete the Chapter 5 Review on pages 296-298.


Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Spelling- Write sentences for Unit 8 words #1-5.
  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 32 “Comparing with Adverbs” in the Unit 4 Review Packet.
  • Reading- Complete worksheet pg. 75 “Vocabulary: Dictionary.”

Math- Log onto ThinkCentral and complete the posted assignment.


Wednesday:

ELA-

  • Spelling- Write sentences for Unit 8 words #6-10.
  • Grammar- (Sadlier) Complete Unit 4 Adjectives and Adverbs Review on pages 152-153.
  • Reading- Complete worksheet pg. 76 “Character.”

Math- Study for Chapter 5 Test.


Thursday:

ELA-

  • Spelling- Write the Unit 8 words 3 times each and study for Spelling Quiz.
  • Grammar- (Sadlier) Complete the Unit 4 Review activity on pages 154-155.
  • Reading- Reading Log due tomorrow, 2/8

Friday:

  • *Social Studies Quiz on Italy signed and corrected by Monday, 2/11 if you have not already done so.*
  • Please bring in an extra folder for our “Done Desk.” Each student will have a folder dedicated to extra work he/she can work on once the regularly scheduled lessons are complete.
  • Begin reviewing for Grammar Unit 4 Exam on Wednesday, 2/13. Use the Sadlier workbook and the review packet to assist you in studying.

No other homework! Enjoy the weekend 🙂 Happy birthday, Justin!

Grade 3: Week of 1/28-2/1

Posted on January 26, 2019

This week, the third grade will…

  • CELEBRATE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK WITH FUN THEMES AND SPECIALLY PLANNED EVENTS! Please check the main Third Grade page for the planned, daily themes and the events scheduled for this week.
  • Review vocabulary from previous units and vocabulary in context strategies.
  • Continue with Grammar, Unit 4: Adverbs using both Sadlier and the NY Ready Book.
  • Prepare for a Social Studies Quiz on our first Country Study: Italy.
  • Create our very own Carnevale masks to wrap up our Country Study on Italy.
  • Continue with Math, Chapter 5, Lesson 5.5 and Chapter 5 Review.

Tests/Quizzes this week:

  • Social Studies Quiz, Country Study: Italy- Wednesday, 1/30

Homework for the week:

Monday: 

ELA-

  • Reading- (NY Ready Book) Complete pages 466-467 “Using a Dictionary.”
  • Grammar- (Sadlier) Complete page 150.

Math- Complete #4 and 5 on Lesson 5.3 Enrich worksheet.

Social Studies- Continue studying for our Social Studies Quiz on Italy.


Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Grammar- (Sadlier) Complete the writing activity on page 151.

Math- Complete Lesson 5.5 pgs. 291-292.

Social Studies- Study for our Social Studies Quiz on Italy tomorrow.


Wednesday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Read and answer the questions that follow for Units 1-6 Review on pages 64-65.
  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 27 in Unit 4: Adjectives and Adverbs Review Packet.

Math-Log onto ThinkCentral and complete the posted assignment.


Thursday:

No homework! 


Friday: 

  • *Sign & correct (on a separate sheet of paper) the Vocabulary Unit 7 Quiz and Reading Comprehension Test 7 by Monday, February 4th if you have not already done so.*
  • 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: 1/22-1/25

Posted on January 17, 2019

This week the third grade will…

  • Review and prepare for a Reading Comprehension Test on Main Idea and Key Details as well as using Graphic Organizers.
  • Begin Vocabulary Unit 7.
  • Continue with Grammar, Unit 4: Adjectives and Adverbs.
  • Continue with Math, Chapter 5: Use Multiplication Strategies.
  • Continue exploring Italy as part of our Social Studies Country Study.
  • Be retested in Reading using the Renaissance Star Program.

Tests/Quizzes this week:

  • Reading Comprehension Test on Main Idea and Key Details- Thursday, 1/24
  • Vocabulary Unit 7- Friday, 1/25

Homework for the week:

Tuesday:

ELA-

  • Reading- Read “Coastlines” and answer questions #1-6.
  • Vocabulary- Complete the Synonyms and Antonyms exercises on page 73.
  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 31, page 142.

Math- Log onto ThinkCentral and complete the posted assignment.


Wednesday:

ELA-

  • Reading- Study for Reading Comprehension Test on Main Idea and Key Details.
  • Vocabulary- Complete Unit 7, page 74.
  • Grammar- Complete Lesson 32, page 146.

Math- Create your own Puzzle Word Problem using a multiple of 10 and a single-digit factor. Example: 20 x 8 (use the Puzzle Word Problem completed during class as a guide.)


Thursday:

ELA-

  • Vocabulary- Study for Unit 7 Quiz.
  • Grammar- Complete Writing Activities on pages 143 and 147.

Math- Complete Lesson 5.4, pages 285-286.

Social Studies: Read and complete the Reading Comprehension activities for the passage about Leonardo daVinci.


Friday:

  • *Sign & correct (on a separate sheet of paper) the Religion Chapter 5 Test and Spelling Unit 7 Quiz by Monday, January 28th if you have not already done so.*
  • Begin reviewing for our Social Studies Country Study Quiz on Italy. The quiz will be given on Tuesday, 1/29. Study the worksheets that have been sent home.
  • 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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