Route 40

Elementary School

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Working with Bees
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Working in the Garden
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Pre-K Blue Day
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Third Grade at Hickory
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Third Grade

Third Grade Weekly News
Reading - “The Extra-Good Sunday”, pg. 538-557
story vocabulary
recommended – suggested ingredients – parts of a mixture
cross – angry degrees – units used to measure temperature
festive – merry tense- edgy or stressed
remarked – said anxiously – with worry or eagerness
Multiplication & Division
~relating multiplication and division ~division facts 0-12
~division word problems using modeling and reasoning
And then… Connect Area to Multiplication & Addition
~ standard and nonstandard units ~ area and perimeter of squares & rectangles
~ area using distributive property ~ area of irregular shapes
~ area & perimeter word problems using modeling and reasoning
Keep practicing multiplication rings nightly..
~ continue with the /ew/ sound – ui and ue ~ au/aw for the /aw/ sound
~ Our tests will now have previous patterns that have been learned throughout 3rd grade, including the new pattern for the week. We practice these learned pattern throughout the week, as well as our new pattern so we remember how the pattern is used correctly.
~ adjectives, irregular verbs, contractions, adverbs
~ We are working on informational writing. Students are researching the informational topic and then we will learn how to use this information to write a paper using the stages of writing and informational mentor texts.
Science/Social Studies
~ Weather Unit
~ wrap up our map skills with a continent/ocean test this week ~Jamestown
Important Info.
On Feb. 14 our class will have a Valentine exchange and snack. Our class names are below.
Feb. 17 – NO SCHOOL Feb. 20 – Family Game Night Feb. 21 – Hoops for Heart
Feb. 25 – 12:15 Dismissal
March 19 – Our Blood Drive from 1:30-7:00! Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to and enter Route 40 to schedule an appointment. One donation saves 3 lives!! Please donate if you can – be a hero to someone who needs it!!
Third Grade Names for Valentine Exchange
Ethan Weston Patrick W.
Pat B. Brielle Ava
Georgia Dallas Bransen
Remy Hunter Keighan
A.J. Noah Owen
Paxton Joelle Mason