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I'm thrilled to be your 3rd grade teacher this year and

I look forward to working with you. 

We are going to have an exciting year. 

This is OUR classroom. 

We are a TEAM and together

we are going to achieve our goals!

 

September Month School Owls

Week of: 9/8/21-9/17/21

 

REMINDERS...

 

-Picture Day: Tue., 9/21/21.  Please send all order forms or pay online no later than 9/21/21. 

 

-Virtual Open House: Wed., 9/22/21, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. The Zoom invitation was sent on 9/16/21, via email and posted in Teams in your child's portal under the Homeroom tile. I will be preparing a folder with information and sending it home prior to the meeting.  Parents will be able to follow along with my open house presentation. 

 

-Support our P.T.S.A.: $10 per family (return $ with green form)

 

-Daily Health Screening: If your child is feeling sick, let me know via remind or email, keep them home, and contact your health care provider immediately. 

 

 

Reading / Language Arts*

Unit 1: Weeks 3 and 4

Genres: Realistic Fiction / Expository Text

Essential Question:  What can traditions teach you about cultures? 

Social-Emotional Learning:  Empathy

Stories of the Week: "The Dream Catcher", "Yoon and the Jade Bracelet", "Family Traditions"

Comprehension Skill: Analyze Character, Plot, Setting, Sequence of Events, Making Inferences (Test on Fri., 9/10/21)

Spelling Words:  Vowel Consonant e-Pattern

date, lake, skate, plane, grade, fine, life, rice, wise, smile, rose, globe, smoke, come, used, step, rock, luck, sneeze, stripe (Test on Fri., 9/17/21)

Vocabulary Words:   celebrate, disappointment, courage, precious, remind, pride, symbols, tradition (Test on Fri., 9/17/21)

Vocabulary Strategy:  Context Clues, Compound Words

Grammar Skill: Subjects in a sentence, Types of Sentences (Test on Fri., 9/17/21)

Writing Skill: Narrative

i-Ready:  1st Diagnostic Test (AP1) will be this week.  Students must bring their own headphones. (Wed., 9/15 and Fri., 9/17)

 

*IF YOUR CHILD IS IN GIFTED, PLEASE CONTACT MRS. COLUCCI REGARDING THESE SUBJECTS AND ASSIGNMENTS. 

 

Math 

Chapter 1: Place Value and Estimating Numbers (Chapter 1 Topic Assessment, Wed., 9/15/21)

Multiplication - Study time tables 0-2.  We will have a bi-weekly, timed quiz. (Next Quiz on the 5 x table, Thur., 9/23/21)

We will test multiplication in this order: 0-2, 5, 10, 11, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12

i-Ready:  1st Diagnostic Test (AP1) will be next week.  Students must bring their own headphones. (Wed., 9/22 and Thur., 9/23)

Reflex Math:  TBA

  

Science

-Being a Scientist: The Scientific Method/STEM 

-Experiment #2

 

Social Studies

-Labor Day

-Geography/Map Skills:  Lesson 1 - Where in the world is our community?

 

Español

-Lectura:  "Un nuevo hogar en el valle" 

Palabras de Dicatado: Sonidos c, s, z

comer, ciudad, cantar, casa, segundo, sartén, saludar, sandía, zafiro, zapato

Vocabulario: guanaco, hogar, morada, orgullo, sendero, tradición, vigilar

(Spelling and Vocabulary tests in Spanish on Thur., 9/23/21)
 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! - September:

5th - Scarlett

11th - Lynn

27th - Carolina 

 

 

Looking Ahead...

 

No School: Thur., 9/16/21 (Teacher Planning Day)

 

 

 

 

 

3rd GRADE EFL TEACHER

Mrs. Fatima Romay  fromay@dadeschools.net

or via REMIND 

  

3rd GRADE GIFTED TEACHER

Mrs. Monica Colucci  mcolucci@dadeschools.net

 

 SPECIAL AREAS

Art - Mr. David  jdavid@dadeschools.net  

Fridays at 2:05 p.m.

 

Music - Mrs. Favasoli Favasoli@gmail.com 

Tuesdays at 2:05 p.m. (Bring your recorder)

 

Physical Education - Coach White kaywhite@dadeschools.net 

Daily at 9:05 a.m. (Bring your water bottle)

 

SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Vilmaris Cruz  vilmariscruz@dadeschools.net

 

"Teaching is the profession that creates all others!"

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