Dear 3rd Grade Parents:
Welcome back after our long weekend – we have an abbreviated Spalding load this week, with 10 words eachTue/Wed, with the usual pre-test Thursday and actual test Friday.Here is a look at the curriculum for this week:

Rome Project:
Presentations are completed – your student should have taken home their project – they will be receiving their graded rubric and essays back in their take-home folders within the next week, along with the notes they took whilst their fellow-students were presenting.Hopefully they learned a little from each presentation they witnessed.
A Look at this Week:
ELA: Literature: We will focus on character traits as we continue reading our Wind in the Willows story.In grammar, we will use sentence diagramming to focus on parts of speech (nouns and verbs).In writing we will be practicing organizing our thoughts in preparation for writing a paragraph, focusing on the structure of paragraphs.Our Vocab Quiz will be given on our first day back (Tuesday…
Dear 3rd Grade Parents:
Welcome back to school!We are anticipating that teachers, students, and especially parents, are ready for a return to some semblance of a routine!
On that note…. Please note that next Monday, January 15th, is a Federal Holiday observing Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights he strove to achieve for this country.
We hope you have had a restful and fulfilling Holiday Season, and wish all the Happiest of New Years!Here is information for the week of 1/8-1-1/12 2018:

Rome Project:
Presentations for our Rome Project begin on Monday and will continue Tuesday and Wednesday, with probable (but not guaranteed) completion by end of day Wednesday.Hopefully your scholars are ready to present – we look forward to seeing the fruition of all the hard work!

Parent Teacher Conferences: Hopefully we have had an opportunity to touch base with all our Parental Units – if we missed you for any reason, please do be in touch so that we may get your conference scheduled – we aim to se…
It is hard to believe how fast this year has gone! This will be the last week before Winter Break starts. Please keep in mind we have half days (12:30 dismissal) Monday-Wednesday.
Rome Project: As you know, we are on track for Rome Project by now.  Students should have by now turned in their final draft and the tentative schedule regarding what is still to be completed before the presentation on January 8th. The visual aid will be due on January 8th as it is part of the presentation. I
Parent Teacher Conferences: Conferences will be January 4th-5th. Please refer to my email last week for the link to set up a time that fits your schedule.
A Look at this Week: ELA: We will have our vocabulary test on Monday, the poem recitation on Tuesday, and we will have a spelling test over 15 words on Wednesday. Students will be given 15 words on Monday. Math: We will continue to work on multiplication facts. History: Quiz on Monday and Rome Celebration on Wednesday :) Science: Continuing to work on the N…
Week of 12/4-12/8 Dear 3rd Grade Parents: We have a full week of curriculum this week and next – the last week of the semester is from Mon 12/18 to wed 12/20, and will consist of half days.We have plenty to keep us busy until then – it will go by fast! With the colder weather (at last) we are seeing some students arriving at school with jackets and sweaters – a reminder that outer wear cannot be worn in the classroom, only outdoors.Uniform sweaters and jackets may of course be worn indoors – PLEASE make sure your student’s name is on all outer garments!They are easily misplaced and difficult to return to rightful owner if not marked (they are all the same!!!) Winter Project As you know, we are on track for Winter Project by now.Student should have by now turned in a minimal outline, describing the three areas of focus within their subject, as well as a list of sources they are planning to use for their project.Upcoming deadlines are as follows: -Friday, December 8th: Rough draft of Projec…