**This week in Math the Third Grade will begin to:**

-Understand division as sharing, knowing the number of equal shares and finding the number in each share or group.

-Understand division as separating equal shares or group.

-Describe stories or contexts for division expressions, such as 24 divided by 4.

-Understand the relationsip between multiplication and division.

-Demonstrate that fact families produce related multiplication and division number sentences.

-Find the unknown number in a whole number multiplication or divsion problem.

-To understand the relationship between divison and repeated subtraction.

-To use one and zero in division.

-To divide by two, threes, fours, and fives.

-Fluently multiply and divide within 100.

-Use fact families and the relationship bewteen multiplication and division to find unknown whole numbers in multiplication and divison problems.

-Solve word problems using equations with the missing whole number in different places.

-Use hundreds charts, addition tables, and multiplication tables to model addition or multiplication patterns and explain why patterns make sense.

-Use (informally) number properties to find and explain patterns.

-Use knowledge of even and odd numbers to find and explain patterns.

-To read and wirte division stories that emphasize different representations of division.

**Religion:**

In Chapter 9, the children will learn more about the Church and the ways in which the Church teaches us.

**Science Chapter 12:**

The Big Idea: You use many forms of energy every day to grow and live.

Essential Questions:

Lesson 1: What Is Energy?

The children will Investigate to find out how energy affects temperature, define energy, and explain the difference bertween kinetic energy and potential energy.

Lesson 2: How Can Energy Be Used?

The children will Identify the sources of types of energy people use for different purposes.

Lesson 3: Why Is Energy Important?

Investigate the power of wind to move objects, describe ways people can conserve energy resources, and explain the difference between renewable and nonrenewable energy resources.

**TENTATIVE HOMEWORK FOR THE WEEK OF November 14th:**

At this point the 3rd graders should be memorizing their 0-12 multiplication facts. They are taking fact drills on a daily basis. You should see these drills coming home daily. I am noticing that some of the students are increasing their speed and accuracy. (Yay!)

**Monday, November 14th:**

Math: Divide by Threes Workbook page 55.

Chapter 5 Lessons 1-4 Quiz Wednesday, 11/16

Science: Chapter 12 Lesson 3 Quiz tomorrow.

**Tuesday, November 15th**

Math: Study divison facts 0-3.

Chapter 5 Lessons 1-4 Quiz tomorrow.

**Wednesday, November 16th**

Math: Divide by Fours Workbook page 56.

**Thursday, November 17th**

Math: Divide by Fives Workbook page 57.

**TENTATIVE TEST/PROJECT SCHEDULE:**

Math: Chapter 5 Lessons 1-4 Quiz Wednesday, 11/16.

Science: Chapter 12 Lesson 3 Quiz Tuesday, 11/15.