3rd Grade News

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Dear Parents,
 We are getting into the routine of things. The children are doing a wonderful job learning all of their classroom procedures. I am so proud of them. There is always something new to learn. I don’t know who is learning more, me or them. God is blessing me with a wonderful class.

Upcoming Classroom Events:

     Math: continuing with Chapter One – place value and rounding

     Bible: The Lord is my Shepherd continues

     Writing: Final draft of our friendship paragraph – speech on Friday.

     Reading:Literature Circles begin – Class novel Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

     Spelling: words from the “no excuse” word list!

     Social Studies: My community continues – Chapter test will be on Thursday 9/13

     English: What is a fragment and what is a sentence

     Spanish: The family of Ana

Memory Verse for the Week: ” If anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.”  1 John 2:1


Spelling words for the Week: about, beautiful, cannot, does, enough, favorite, goes, have, into, knew, little, morning, new

      In this Friday folder you will see a spelling sheet with all different kinds of activities on it. Your child will need to pick one of those activities each week to complete with their spelling words. This will be part of their homework and will need to be turned in with the rest of the homework packet. The spelling activity sheet should stay at home and be on hand for the next week’s spelling words. Don’t lose it!

Victory Drill and Math Flash: starting Monday we will begin testing for Victory Drill and Math Flash. Your child’s Victory Drill folder has been sent home in the Friday Homework envelope. We will be testing everyday but Wednesday. Thank you so much for your willingness to lend a helping hand, I can use all the help I can get! Please stop by and join in the chaos! As soon as I find my volunteer list I will be sending you all an email.

Friendship paragraph and speech: I am sending home a rubric on your child’s speech that they will be giving on Friday, September 14th. They have done an interview, written a rough and final draft of their friendship paragraph and now they are going to give a speech introducing their friend. Their speech will be taken directly from their interview and paragraph. Please work with them over the week. Celia and I will work with them as well in class. Thanks for the support.

Make a Joyful Noise Unto the Lord! On Wednesday, the 1st – 3rd  grade classes will be singing in chapel.

School Happenings:
Blue and Gold dinner – come along and say a cheer
Parent Conferences – minimum days – school is out at noon. – Be sure you have signed up for a conference.

Have a blessed weekend. May God bless you and keep you in His loving care.

Mrs. Dahle, Teacher

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