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Let Your Light Shine!

2019-2020

 

TAKE A PEEK AT THE WEEK!

 September 15th


REMINDERS:

  • Please sign up for daily/weekly pictures and reminders. Simply send a message to this short phone number - 81010, and then send this text: @missengen

  • Please email a family picture to Miss Engen - mengen@stannpv.org 

  • Picture Day on Tuesday- Please get your order forms in!

  • Scholastic Book Club orders for September have been sent home with your kids. Please fill out the order form online or bring a check to school!

  • Fitness Day this Friday- 3rd grade will be from 9:30-10:30. 


HERE’S WHAT WE ARE WORKING ON THIS WEEK!


ELA (English Language Arts)

  • Reading - Pepita Talks Twice

    • Comprehension Skills - Making and Confirming Predictions, Use Context to confirm Meaning, Use Decoding

    • Our goal with this story is to identify setting, characters, and a plot.

  • Spelling - Our test is Friday, 9/20/19.

    • Encourage your kids to use Spelling City at home. I sent home usernames and passwords on Back To School Night. If you misplaced it, just email me and I will send it to you.

    • There are 2 lists. One is filled with our weekly skill, while the other has a blend of our weekly skill AND a list of content words from the week’s lesson. The list with the content words is considered our “Challenge List.” (A student must earn 90% on the pretest given on the Friday before to receive the Challenge list.)

  • Grammar - Possessive Nouns, Proper Nouns, Types of Sentences, Suffixes

  • *All students should have a book considered “just right” for their reading level at all times.


Math

Chapter 1: Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000

  • Associative Property

  • Break Apart Strategy

  • Place Value

  • Our Chapter 1 Test will be on Friday, September 20th.

"Xtra Math" usernames and class codes are being sent home this week. Please encourage your kids to use this website for practice at home. (https://xtramath.org/#/home/index)

Religion

  • The Rosary

  •  Chapter 7 "God's Laws of Love"

  • St. Bernadette


Social Studies

Unit 1: Geography

  • Absolute Location and Relative Location

  • Early Mapmakers

  • Latitude and Longitude

  • Communities

    • Urban, Suburban, Rural

    • Where do we live?


Science

Our first Science unit will begin this Wednesday, September 18th. 

 

  • Unit 1: Engineering Processes

  • How do we define a problem?

  • How do we design a solution?

 

  • Testing and Improving a Solution