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Reading- We read a realistic fiction selection titled, "Loved Best." Our focus skills were context clues and plot. Spelling- consonant -le words. Grammar- singular and plural possessive. Tonight is Parent - Teacher Conferences from 5-8. There will be no school tomorrow or all next week. I hope everyone enjoys their time off. Have a great Thanksgiving.
Posted on November 15, 2012 at 8:28am
Ready for a new week and a new theme in reading. Last week was a review week in reading. We reviewed all skills in Theme 1 including phonics and grammar skills. Students were assessed on Friday. This week's focus skill in reading is Fact and Opinion. The spelling skill is making compound words, and the grammar skill is compound sentences.
Posted on October 1, 2012 at 8:28am
Reading/Language Arts This week has been a very busy week in 3rd grade. Since it was a short week we had to get everything done in 4 days. Our selection was a biography titled, Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut. The students enjoyed the story. We watched a video from United Streaming about astronauts. The focus skill was Locating Information in a Book. The phonics skill was adding -s and -es to the end of words. The grammar skill was compound subjects and compound…Continue
Posted on September 24, 2012 at 9:52am
Reading/Language Arts. We read an expository nonfiction selection this week titled, Schools Around the World. We researched and discussed different types of schools and why students attend those schools. We used a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast different types of schools with schools in our area. The skills we worked on were narrative elements and locating information in a book. We also continued using a dictionary to find important information about a given word. The Grammar…Continue
Posted on September 14, 2012 at 2:40pm