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 NEWS for MAY
 
Reading
We will be working on a poetry and figurative language unit for the remainder of the year. We will continue to work on reading strategies and skills throughout this time and during Guided Reading.
 
Math – Solve time, capacity, & mass problems
~measure elapsed time ~solve word problems ~ liquid volume & mass
 
Next Unit – Fractions – Equivalence & Comparison
~using models & number lines for equivalent fractions ~using models & number lines to compare fractions with same numerator and same denominator
~ Practice multiplication rings EVERY night!!!! Your child should be around the 9 facts.
www.multiplication.com is an excellent resource
For those students who are having difficulty, songs also work really well. This is wonderful site that has songs for each fact: https://childrenlovetosing.com/multiplication-songs/
 
Spelling/Grammar/Writing
~ suffix ed with 3 sounds (d, ed, t) ~ magic e ~ ph
~ helping verbs ~ prepositions
~ opinion writing: writing well organized paragraphs, revising and editing process
Science/Social Studies
~Transcontinental Railroad ~ animal life cycles
~ Immigration ~ animal adaptations
~ Goods & Services
 
Important Info.
~ May 6, 7 – MCAP Math Testing
~ May 10 – Mt. Playhouse field trip
~ May 16 – 5K/Color Walk – wear light or white t-shirt and sunglasses
bring a change of clothing
~ May 27 – NO SCHOOL
~ May 31 – Old Bedford Village field trip