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Grade 3: Week of 10/15-10/18

  • This week, the third grade will be taking the standardized Terra Nova exam.  Please be sure to read over the Terra Nova tips and strategies so that your child is prepared each testing day this week (as well as Monday, October 21st).
  • Homework will be light this week. The Religion book will be sent home by Friday, 10/18 in preparation for our Chapter 2 Test on Tuesday, 10/22. 
  • In addition to the Terra Nova testing, the third grade will:
    • Continue working on Sequencing activities using Reading Street supplemental resources.
    • Complete Grammar, Unit 2: Nouns and begin reviewing with writing activities in our workbook.
    • Begin Religion, Chapter 3: 
    • Read and explore our October Issue of Storyworks Jr. with an article, “Our Beautiful Town is Gone!” and a play, “Jack and the Beanstalk.”
    • Be introduced to our upcoming, in-class Religion project for All Saints Day.

Terra Nova Testing Schedule:

  • Tuesday, October 15th: InView Test (Sequences, Analogies, Quantitative Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning [Words & Context)
  • Wednesday, October 16th: Common Core Multiple Assessments: Level 13, Reading (Parts 1-4)
  • Thursday, October 17th: Common Core Multiple Assessments: Level 13, Language (Parts 1 & 2)
  • Friday, October 18th: Common Core Multiple Assessments: Level 13, Mathematics (Parts 1-3)
  • Monday, October 21st: Common Core Multiple Assessments: Level 13, Word Analysis (Vocabulary, Language Mechanics, Spelling, Mathematics Computation)

Homework for the week:

Tuesday: 

  • Reading: Read “Makoto’s Garden” and answer questions #1-4 on the back. Please be sure to write in complete sentences for #4.

Wednesday: 

  • Reading: Read “Basketball Practice” and answer questions #1-5 on the back. Please be sure to write in complete sentences for #4-5.

Thursday:

  • Reading: Read “Hot Dog Wraps” and answer questions #1-5 on the back. Please be sure to write in complete sentences for #5.
  • Religion: All Saints Day Packets will be sent home. Please look this over and send them back in by Monday, 10/21. In addition, read over the suggested materials and also bring those in by Monday, 10/21.

Friday:

  • Study Religion, Chapter 2 in preparation for our upcoming test on Tuesday, October 22nd. Please keep the workbook home to study from (it can be returned to school on Tuesday, October 22nd).
  • All Saints Day Packets have been sent home. Please look this over and send them back in by Monday, 10/21. In addition, read over the suggested materials and also bring those in by Monday, 10/21.
  • **Sign and correct all returned tests/quizzes by Monday, 10/21 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 🙂