Mrs. Whitney Williams, Ed.S
3rd Grade Math, Science, Social Studies
(662) 748- 2734
COVID-19 Availabity Hours
8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
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March 30- April 3
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I am asking that ALL students pick up a packet AND workbook at Sears this week on Monday, March 23rd after 10 a.m. After this week, please let me know if you plan to pick up a packet weekly (so that I can make copies) or complete assigments online with the provided information.
Please note: Some items in this weeks' pack wil be used for upcoming weeks (Zoo Prpject Activities, Multiplication Choice Board) Please keep up with your work to avoid confusion. The workbook will be utilized in the upcoming weeks as well.
Please use a folder to keep all assignments for the return of school.
Please be safe and remain healthy! Make sure you wash, wash, and wash your hands frequently.
Please follow the schoolstatus steps to opening your child's Googele Classroom Account.
It is essential that students remain engaged daily in educational activities.
Listed below are a couple activities I would like for students to complete this week. Depending on the length of the CoronaVirus precautions, I strongly advise each student to open their google classroom account in the event that we must submit assignments.
1. iReady Math- Please allow your child to log into iReady Math on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for a minimum of 20 mins.
2. MobyMax- Students should log into MobyMax on Tuesday and Thursday for a minimum of 20 mins. If students have not completed the test prep section- they should work on that first. If students have completed test prep, they should complete matah assignments under the assignments tab.
3. Math fun- Please have your child to create/design their own multiplication or division game. Include directions, game board,and answer key. We will use these games in class to work on our facts.
4. iReady Math Packet- Please complete the followed packet. This can be written on paper if you are unable to print it out.
March 9-13 --Spring Break
March 2-6 -- Camp McDowell
Benchmark Tests Thursday3/5 and Friday 3/6
New Security System FYI:
It is our desire to keep all faculty, staff, and students in a safe and conducive environment for teaching and learning throughtout the school day. Please follow these guidelines.
All visitors are to use the front doors.
HCC Faculty, Staff, nor Students are allowed to open the door or use their badge to allow you to enter the building.
Please do not pound on the door. Always use the front door to be buzzed in from the office.
Unless there is a fire, all visitors must enter and exit through the front door only.
Welcome back! We have 2020 vision as we prepare for the second semester. This is an important semester for all students. Please make sure students are at school daily!
Mad Minutes for the 3rd Nine Weeks will be mixed multiplication facts. Please make sure your child continues to study facts nightly.
Multiplication Fluency- 7 Facts
Review Multiplication Facts and Strategies
Our District ELS Growth Monitoring Assessments will be given.
(Students have these in their notebooks)
Pearson Realize Online is now ACTIVE
Username- (MSIS #)
Password- password 1
To Access Math Homework Online:
(each student has workbook with homework pages)
The math website is www.pearsonrealize.com
Enter student username and password
Click on Programs, then the textbook
Click Topic (Whatever topic we are covering)
Click Lesson (Whatever Lesson we are covering)
The Homework is listed as "Reteaching" and "Practice"
To Print 3 Digit Addition Practice Sheets (Mad Minute)
In the left corner click "addition"
On the screen (about 6 rows down in the middle) click "2,3,4 Digit Worksheets 2,3,4 addends"
Number of digits Click 3 digits
Number of Addends- Click 2 addends
Number of problems- Click desired number of problems…
(we do 30 but if you are practicing nightly do 15 just to build fluency. 15 should answered in about 3 ½ min.
Click Create It!
After the sheet comes up and you print, press the “back” arrow and then click on Create It! again so that it can generate a new sheet. Do this as many times as you want to create multiple sheets to practice. :)
1st- 3rd Nine Weeks Challenge Criteria
Honor Roll (A's and B's in ALL subjects)
85% or higher on Math Mad Minutes
Meet AR Point Goal
90% or higher AR Comprehension Rate
Zero Office Referrals or Detentions
Students must meet ALL requirements in order to attend the Nine Weeks Challenge
Monday- Thursday- Uniform Options
Tops- Red, White, or Navy Blue (Must have collar)
Bottoms- Navy Blue, Khaki, Plaid
Jackets/Sweaters- Red, White, or Blue (to be worn INSIDE)
No restrictions on Jackets for OUTSIDE USE
Shoes- Any sandal worn must have back strap.
FRIDAY DRESS POLICY…. Students may wear PLAIN jeans or shorts with a HCC .
Please no cheerleading outfits or Jerseys.
3rd Grade Reading and Language Arts
March 16-20 UPDATE!!!!!!!
The IReady link below will take you to the packet that can printed out for practice. Complete sections 1-8, pages 10-30, this week. Please, please , please have your child work on this packet for the Third Grade Reading Gate. Thank you for your understanding and support during this time. Now is a super time to read for AR. Make sure you write down the title and author so that they can take tests when they return.
Parents, please encourage your child to read more AR stories at home so they can come to school prepared to take tests. Thank you. I gave them a sheet in their binder so that they can write the title and author of the book they read.
- Friday Wear is only HCC shirts and PLAIN jeans or shorts. You can’t wear jerseys, etc. You CAN wear any color HCC shirt of field trip shirt.
- Hairbows, etc. Hairbows and/or accessories can only be WHITE, NAVY, RED, OR KHAKI.
- Jewelry I am seeing excessive amounts of jewelry. Please see the policy about this. If they want to wear a LONG necklace, they must have it INSIDE their shirts.
- “Fanny” packs. In order to have a fannypack on at all times, the students must have a medical/asthma plan.
- MULTICOLORED SOCKS. They can wear socks that are WHITE, NAVY, RED, OR KHAKI.
Mrs. Swain's Unit for DSU
The week after Spring Break I will be teaching a unit on the book Charlotte's Web to fulfill my requirements from Delta State University. We will be reading the first ten chapters of the book in class, but each chapter is available on YouTube for your child to listen to, as well. We will be studying character traits, main idea and detail, summary using the Somebody Wanted But So Then strategy, quotation marks, illustrations in text, and direct objects. Please be sure to check your child's homework folder each night, as we will still have our usual spelling choice homework. On Friday we will have a special guest from the Bolivar County 4-H Extension Office come to our class for a presentation.
- Mrs. Swiain
Reading: Charlotte's Web chapters 1-10
Spelling words: springtime, breakfast, pigpen, something, glutton, summer, horrible, rotten, cellar, farm, barn, morals, morsel, mower.
Test is Thursday (3/19)
Vocabulary Words: runt, injustice, commotion, captivity, reconsider, morsel, glutton, boast, persuade, gullible
UNIT TEST FOR FIRST TEN CHAPTERS WILL BE MONDAY, MARCH 23.
SPRING BREAK - MARCH 9-13! HAVE A TERRIFIC BREAK!
When students return to school on March 16th, be prepared for a novel study!! Mrs. Swain has a super week of lessons planned for the novel!
BINGO BASH TUESDAY!!!!!!!
STUDENTS WERE TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE NEWSLETTER DUE TO NO HOMEWORK BINGO BASH.!
Reading: "Two Bad Ants" - Comprehension test on Friday (2/28)
Vocabulary: soggy, narrow, unaware, underground, surrounded, liquid, glassy, violently, scout, puzzling
Spelling: coming, swimming, dropping, tapping, taping, invited, saving, started, planned, changing, joking, loved, gripped, tasted.
Spelling Test Friday (2/28)
Vocabulary Workshop unit 12 Test Friday
audible, consume, glide, origin, prevent, punctuate, representative, scorn, stout, woe
Complete the Sentence quiz Thursday (2/26)
Unit 12 VW Test Friday (2/28)
Classifying sentences, possessives, interjections, quotation marks
Shurley English Test Thursday (2/26)
No school on Monday for students.
No spelling test this week.
"Life on the Ice" comprehension and vocab. test will be Friday. We need more work on main idea.
We also will be researching an animal of our choice from the Arctic or Antarctica. The paper will have 5 paragraphs with an introduction and a conclusion. The body of our paragraphs will be about habitat, prey, and how they adapt to the cold. Final paper due Friday. Parents are encouraged to help.
Vocabulary Workshop unit 12
audible, consume,glide, origin, prevent, punctuate, representative, scorn , stout, woe
Syn/Ant test Thursday
Reading- "Life on Ice"- comprehension test Friday (2/14)
Vocabulary: wilderness, gliding, region, colony, shelter, unexpected, overheated, constant, climate, layer Test Friday (2/14)
Spelling: birthday, anyone, sometimes, everything, homework, afternoon, airplane, grandmother, something, without, himself, faraway, sunburned, daylight Test Thursday (2/13)
Vocabulary workshop Unit 11
Approach, approve, glory, magnificent, meek, prompt, revive, tradition, watchful, wreckage
Complete the sentence quiz Wednesday (2/12)
Unit 11 VW test Friday (2/14)
Classifying sentences, interjections, possessives
Shurley English test Thursday (2/13)
Reading- "Dogzilla"- comp. test Fri.
Vocab.- scientific ancient mysterious within emergency immediately fiery horrifying prehistoric panicking (Fri.)
Spelling- mood wooden drew smooth blue balloon true crooked chew tooth hooves cool food pooch(Thurs.)
Vocab. Workshop Unit 11
approach approve glory magnificent meek prompt revive tradition watchful wreckage
Syn/ Ant quiz Thursday
Shurley English - contractions, homonyms, interjections
Reading- "A Tree is Growing" (Comp. test- Jan. 31)
Vocab.- pollen, store, clumps, passages, absorb, throughout, coverings, spines, tropical, dissolve
Spelling Words- shark, check, queen, circus, flake, crack, second, squeeze, quart, squeak, quick, coldest, Africa, Mexico
Vocabulary Workshop Unit 10 Complete the sentence quiz- 1/30/20
Vocabulary Workshop Unit 10 test 1/31/20
Spelling test 1/30/20
Check folder for Shurley English practice
Science fair is the morning of 1/30/20
Reading-"A Mr. Rubbish Mood" (Comp. test- Jan. 17th)
Vocab.- recycle project dripping carton complicated global rubbish hardly shade pollution (Jan. 17)
Spelling Words- air wear chair stairs bare bear hair care pear pair share near beard
Spelling test with dictation will be next Thursday, Jan. 16th.
Vocabulary Workshop unit 9 Complete the Sent. quiz Thursday, Jan. 16th)
ability avoid bashful brief compete consider delightful honor reflex remark
CHRISTMAS PARTY will be Thursday at 1:30! Early dismissal Friday! Have a wonderful Christmas.
Exams will be Monday and Tuesday. iReady score from MOY will be used as the exam grade for Reading and Language. Scores were super! I am very proud of third grade's growth!! Incredible!! Keep reading over the holidays!
Ar Deadline is the 18th.
Thank you for all you do!
We will be taking our iReady MOY assessment this week so we will stay on our story for 2 weeks.
"The Extra-Good Sunday"
Vocab. recommended ingredients cross degrees festive tense remarked anxiously
Spelling- nurse work shift hurt first word serve curly dirt third worry turn stir firm
Vocab. Workshop unit 8 (same as last week)
Our Reading Exam will consist of students reading passages and answering questions from that particular passage.
Lang. Exam will be Shurley Eng. We will also be writing a friendly letter.
Reading- "Aero and Officer Mike" Comp. and Vocab. test Friday
Vocabulary- lying loyal partners shift quiver patrol ability snap
horse mark storm market acorn artist march north barking stork thorn forest chore restore
Vocabulary Workshop unit 8 - Syn/Ant quiz Thursday
ancient climate cling custom decay disturb expose perform remote timid
Shurley English skills:
Classifying sentences, conjunctions, compound subjects and verbs, clauses, and combinding sentences.
Chapter 7 test Friday
Our spelling bee will be Friday, Nov. 22. I sent home a sheet with words to study for it. GOOD LUCK!
Reading- "Yonder Mountain"- (Friday)
fondly mist peak rugged pausing steep examined pleaded
Spelling- I'd he's haven't doesn't let's there's wouldn't what's she's aren't hasn't couldn't he'd they're(Thursday)
Vocabulary Workshop- unit 7 Complete the sent quiz Wednesday. Unit Test Thursday.
accuse clever coast delicate explore imitate pierce rare symbol triumph
Vocabularyworkshop.com Green Book unit 7
Reading - "The Science Fair"- report, presentation, erupt, creative , educational, certificate, impressive, charts
Spelling- hole whole its it's hear here won one our hour their there fur fir
Vocab. Workshop- unit 7- accuse clever coast delicate explore imitate pierce rare symbol triumph
Vocab. (Fri.)- athlete competitor championship professional power court rooting entire
Spelling Words (Thurs.) joy point voice join oil coin noise spoil toy joint boy soil choice boil
Vocab. Workshop- Unit 6 Complete the sentence quiz Thursday. Unit test Friday.
Vocabularyworkshop.com - Green book , unit 6
Shurley Eng. Ch. 5 Test will be Wednesday.
Fluency is 120 correct words per minute.
Thursday, Oct. 28 is the Halloween Party. Please come and be apart of the fun activities that have been planned!
Vocab. (Fri.)- genius signal electric laboratory gadget experiment invention occasional
Spelling (Thurs.) Talk cross awful law cloth cost crawl also raw salt wall lawn chalk lawn always
Vocab. Workshop unit 6 syn/ant (Thurs.) border certain clasp fierce observe treasure wisdom depart journey superb
Reminder that fluency is 120 correct words per minute. Please set a timer and practice with your child at home. It can be any piece of text on grade level.
Shurley English- Pronouns, subject pronouns, possessive pronouns, subject verb agreement
Sept. 24th- BPAC Miss Nelson Has A Field Day
Vocab. - same as last week
NO SPELLING THIS WEEK
Vocab. Workshop unit 5 - same as last week-Complete the sent. Tues. Unit 5 test Friday.
Shurley Eng. ch. 4 Check binders for work to study or practice.
REPORT CARDS OCT. 16
Vocab. - familiar blurry vacant jerky applause blasted rude rickety(Fri.)
Spelling- clown round bow cloud power crown thousand crowd sound count powder blouse frown pound (Thurs.)
Vocab. Workshop unit 5- atmosphere brilliant convince endure glance harsh plunge precious swift unite (Syn/Ant quiz Fri.)
Shurley Eng. ch. 4 - Check their binders for examples and classroom practices.
Reading "The Harvest Birds"
Vocab. (Friday)- harvest separate ashamed borders advice borrow patch serious
Spelling (Thurs)- itch wreck knee patch wrap knot watch knife stretch write knew knock match wrong
Vocab. Workshop unit 4 words are the same. Complete the Sentence Thurs. unit 4 test Friday.
No Shurley Eng. this week. We will be writing a narrative(informational) paper this week. Be looking for their rough drafts in their homework folder. They do not have to work on these at home. We will complete in class but I do encourage you to look at their prewriting and rough drafts. I will send home a rubric 10-9.
CAMP MCDOWELL DEPOSIT DUE AGAIN 10/4!
SCHOOL PICS ARE OCT. 2!
Reading "What Do Illustrators Do?" (Comp. test Fri)
Vocab. (Fri.) tracing imagine illustrate scribbles sketches research textures tools
Spelling (Thurs.) three scrap street spring thrill scream strange throw string scrape spray threw strong scratch
Vocabulary Workshop unit 4
Syn/ant quiz Thurs.- capture coward exclaim gloomy insist passage restless shallow shatter talent
Look for Shurley English in homework folder and binder! We are adding prepositional phrases ! Students need to practice.
Reading- "Max's Words"
Vocab.-(Fri.)-collect scrambled orders sorted ragged rapidly continued darted
Spelling(Thurs.)- math toast easy socks Friday stuff paid cheese June elbow program shiny piles sticky
Vocab. Workshop will be a review week of all three units. There will be a Unit 3 Vocabulary Workshop test on Wednesday! We didn't have time to take it last week.
Please check homework folders for homework that might not appear on the newsletter.
Please practice fluency at home. One minute with 110 correct words per minute.
Reading "Roberto Clemente"
Vocab. -pronounced stands fans league score polish style slammed (Fri.)
Spelling - slight mild sight pie mind tie pilot might lie tight blind fight die midnight(Thurs.)
Vocab. workshop words the same as last week. unit 3
Complete the sent. quiz Thurs. and unit 3 test is Friday.
Thank you for those who sent pasta and marshmallows! The students are really enjoying the process of building a bridge!!
Progress Reports go home Tuesday!!
Pop's Bridge- Reading comp. and Vocab. test Friday.
Vocab. words- foggy stretch crew balancing tide cling excitement
No Spelling this week!
Unit 3 Vocabulary workshop- active loyal bargain gasp resource sensitive struggle value vary wander
syn/ant quiz Thurs.
Hopefully if time allows, we are going to build a bridge of pasta and glue them together with marshmallows. Please help if you can! I will repost when we get enough supplies so that we don't have too much.
3A - Small marshmallows 3B small bag of spaghetti
Please practice fluency at home. Time students for one minute. They should read 110 correct words per minute fluently.
REMINDER: BPAC MONEY DUE AUG. 30TH.
Reading- "Desiny's Gift" Test Fri.
Vocab.- block, spreading, raise, figure, contacted, customers, afford, earn (Test Fri.)
Spelling Words- lay, real, trail, sweet, today, dream, seem, tea, treat, afraid, leave, bait, screen, speed (Test Thurs.)
Vocab. Workshop unit 2. - aim, aware, defeat, drift, mild, pause, refuse, route, ruin, solid (syn/ant quiz Tues.)
Shurley Eng. Test chapter 1 test Tuesday.
Fluency will begin this week.
SHURLEY ENGLISH TEST WILL NOT BE TOMORROW!! WE WILL PROBABLY HAVE THE TEST TUESDAY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE WITH OUR SCHEDULE!
Graded paper folders come home every Tuesday. Please review their papers with them and sign the back. Thank you!
Reading - The Trial of Cardigan Jones
Vocab.- trial jury stand guilty honest convinced pointed murmur(Fri.)
Spelling- spoke mile save excuse cone invite cube price erase ripe broke flame life rule (Thurs.)
Vocab. Workshop (Words are the same as last week. We stay on a unit for 2 weeks) common goal trace prefer firm bitter allow patient force faint ( Complete the Sent. quiz Tuesday. Unit 1 Test Friday- They need to know syn/ant and definitions.
SHURLEY ENGLISH IS BACK UP AND RUNNING! WE WILL BEGIN MONDAY.
Welcome to Third Grade! I have enjoyed getting to know students these last two days.! Summer reading quizzes for a reading grade will be given Monday. Check their homework folder for our newsletter and spelling choice examples. Thank you!
Please return student information sheets that were given on registration. Thank you!
Spelling Words(HW- Spelling Choice M-W)
crop, plan, thing, smell, shut, sticky, spent, lunch, pumpkin, clock, gift, class, skip, swing
Spelling Test Thursday
Reading Vocabulary Words(Test Friday)
principal, strolled, proud, worried, soared, announced, fine, certainly
Reading Test "A Fine, Fine School" Friday
Vocabulary Workshop (syn/ant test Thursday)
allow, common, firm, goal, prefer, bitter, faint, force, patient, trace
Shurley English Test on Thursday. Ch. 1 (Shurley English is not available right now on the website so we will NOT have a Sh. Eng. test on Thursday. We will use Journey's Eng. instead on Subjects and Predicates.)
Comp. and vocab. test on "Mountains" Thursday
Vocab. Workshop unit 15 complete the sent. Tues. and Unit test Thursday.
Shurley Eng. Indirect Objects
End of Year iReady assessments Tues.-Thurs.
Reading - "Mountains, Surviving on Mt. Everest" Test Next thursday.
Vocab. approached, section, avalanches, increases, equipment, tanks, slopes, altitude, succeed, halt. Test next FRI
Spelling- painless, sickness, sadness, helpless, thankless, kindness, hopeless, darkness, fearless, thickness, careless, goodness, spotless, softness Test Fri
Vocab. Workshop unit 15- abundant, barrier, conceive, formal, inquire, penalize, picturesque, predator, privilege, slumber
Syn/ant quiz Thurs.
Spelling test will be Thursday. We practiced for the writing test tomorrow the entire class period today! I think they are ready!!
Many students think that school is out. Please remind them to study and complete all work in class and home. Grades are really low this nine weeks.
Reading- "Dog of the Sea" Vocab- guided, rippled, arrival, voyage, twisted, aboard, anchor, spotted, bay, lava
Spelling- unfold, rejoin, untie, reheat, unfair, unclear, repaid, rewrite, unhurt, recheck, unlucky, unwrap, reuse, unsure
Unit 14 vocabulary workshop test will be Thursday. BE READY FOR THE TEST!!
State Testing is upon us!!! Please, please make sure your child gets plenty of rest this week. Tuesday is the day! We can do this!! The posters that parents turned in were amazing!! Encourage your child to take the test seriously and to do their very best. There will be no homework assignments until after the state test.
Reading vocab. and comp. will be FRIDAY on "Oliver K. Woodman". Thank you!
We will still be working hard in preparation for the state reading test April 16th. Please encourage your children to hang in there and work hard. They can rest after the test! :) Thank you parents for all of your help!
Reading - "The Journey of Oliver K. Woodman"
Vocab. -sincere, conversations, managed, inspired, loaded, reunion, loveliest, currently, terror, pleasure
Spelling Words- singer loudly joyful teacher fighter closely powerful farmer quickly careful friendly speaker wonderful truly (Spelling and dictation will be Thursday)
Vocab. Workshop Unit 14- admirable automatic devotion distant dreary exhaust kindle predict separation stunt (Syn./Ant quiz Thursday)
Parents, please send earbuds for students that do not have working ones. It is very important that they be able to hear instructions for iReady!!! Thank you. We still have many students that do not have earbuds. Please send if you are able.
I know we have had a crazy schedule lately but we will stay on the same story. We will take tests on Friday on vocab. and comp. (We will spend some reading time with practice MAAP tests to help us prepare for April 16th!!)
Vocab. Workshop unit 13
Complete the sentence quiz will be Tuesday before Inspire class meets. Unit 13 Test will be Friday.
No Spelling Test this week. We will still have fluency.
Shurley English chapter 12. We will be working on direct objects and irregular and regular verbs. We will be taking a test on Thursday.
A HUGE THANK YOU FOR WORKING WITH YOUR CHILDREN THIS LAST NINE WEEKS OF SCHOOL!!! :)
Reading- The Journey: Stories of Migration (2 weeks)
vocab.-survival, migrate, plenty, frightening, accidents, solid, chilly, landscape, thunderous, dramatic
Vocabulary Workshop- Unit 13
arch, authentic, clarify, declare, grant, grave, modest, opponent, valid, yearn
Spelling- cities, cried, puppis, hurried, stories, flies, parities, tried, pennies, fried, carried, babies, spied, ponies
Reading -"Two Bad Ants"- Story Structure
Vocab.- scout, narrow, glassy, surrounded, violently, underground, liquid, soggy, puzzling, unaware
Vocabulary Workshop- We will review units 7-12. We will work on these in class.
Spelling - coming, swimming, dropping, tapping, taping, invited, saving, stared, planned, changing, joking, loved, gripped, tasted
Reading- Life on Ice (We will stay on this story for 2 weeks)
Vocab.- shelter, layer, region, unexpected, constant, gliding, overheated, climate, wilderness
Lang.- Parents, help students write an informational paper(5 paragraphs) on an animal from the Arctic or Antarctica(We will do research Monday to choose their animal) . Look for the writing rubric in their homework folders to help. Introductory parag., 3 main points, and a conclusion parag.
Vocabulary Workshop- audible, consume, glide, origin, prevent, punctuate, representative, scorn, stout, woe
Please practice cursive and fluency reading. One minute and 130 words.
Vocab. -scientific, ancient, mysterious, within, emergency, immediately, fiery, horrifying, prehistoric, panicking
Spelling Words- mood, wooden, drew, smooth, blue, balloon, true, crooked, chew, tooth, hooves, cool, food, pooch
Four dictation sentences this week.
Vocab. Workshop unit 11- same words as last week. Complete the sentence on Tues.
Practice cursive!!! Letters m,n,o, f, w,v, and b are giving us some difficulty. Thanks for your help!.
Reading-"A Tree Is Growing"
Vocab. passages, spines, tropical, store, throughout, absorb, dissolve, clumps, coverings, pollen
Spelling Words- Shark, squeeze, check, quart, queen, squeak, circus, quick, flake, coldest, crack, Africa, Mexico
There will be 4 dictation sentences for spelling this week.
Vocabulary Workshop- Unit 11- Syn/Ant quiz Thurs.
approach, approve, glory, magnificent, meek, prompt, revive, tradition, watchful, wreckage
Practice, practice, practice cursive. Students are having difficulty with spacing. Please practice at home! Thank you.
PARENTS!!!! Because of science fair and short week, we will not have reading comprehension or reading vocabulary tomorrow. We will stay on this story for two weeks.
Syn/ant quiz, spelling test, Shurley English test tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 25.
Reading- "The Albertosaurus Mystery"
Reading Skill- Conclusions
Vocab. buried, location, remains, clues, skeletons, evidence, fossils, prove, fierce, uncovering(Test Friday)
Spelling Words (Dictation sentences until the end of school) Spelling test Thursday
age, space, change, jawbone, jacket, giant, pencil, circle, once, large, dance, jeans, bounce, huge
Vocab. Workshop(Syn/Ant- Friday) Unit 10
actual, brink, chill, conquer, fortunate, fury, intend, pattern, vibrant, wit
Reading fluency words per minute is 130 this nine weeks. Please practice at home. Also, students need to make sure they are reading and studying for tests. (Hint: You can always search on the internet for practice quizzes.)
Class Spelling Bee Friday!!! Study the handout I gave!
Welcome back! I hope you had a fantastic break. Just a reminder, that this semester, you must write and turn everything in cursive to me.
Sentence dictation and spelling tests will be completed in both print and cursive until further notice.
Reading -" A Mr. Rubbish Mood"
Vocab.- recycle, project, dripping, carton, complicated, global, rubbish, hardly, shade, pollution. Test next Friday.
Spelling Words(Dictation will begin with this list)- air, wear, chair, stairs, bare, bear, hair, care, pear, pair, share, near, ear, beard. Test next Friday. (See edited Spelling Choice Homework handout)
Vocab. Workshop Unit 9- ability, avoid, bashful, brief, compete, consider, delightful, honor, reflex, remark. Syn./Ant. test Friday.
Language Arts exam is Monday, Dec. 17. Study Guide sent home.
Reading Exam is Tuesday, Dec. 18. Reading passages and answering questions about those passages. ReadWorks.com is a great resource.
Parties will be Thursday, Dec. 20th! Nothing will be planned on Friday!! Have a fantastic holiday!
There will be no reading story or vocabulary this week. We will be reading passages and answering questions about that passage. We are preparing for our exams next week. On our reading exam, we will read a passage and answer questions from the skills we have learned this semester.
NO SPELLING this week.
Vocabulary Workshop unit 8 is the same. Complete the Sentence on Thursday and Unit 8 test is Friday.
Shurley English Chapter 9
We are working hard on using quotation marks. Please practice at home.
Our Language exam will cover Shurley English skills
Reading- The Extra-Good Sunday
Comp. and Vocab Test Fri.
Vocab.- anxiously, degrees, tense, ingredients, recommended, remarked, festive, cross
Spelling- Test Thurs.
nurse, work, shirt, hurt, first, word, serve, curly, dirt, third, worry, turn, stir, firm
Vocab. Workshop- Unit 8- Syn/ Ant quiz Thurs.
ancient, climate, cling, custom, decay, disturb, expose, perform, remote, timid
Shurley English- Ch. 9
Helping verbs, main verb, verb phrases, interrogative sentences, natural and inverted word order, and kinds of sentences
Reading- Aero and Officer Mike
Comp. and vocab. test Fri.
Vocab. lying, loyal, partners, shift, quiver, patrol, ability, snap
Spelling- test Thursday
horse, mark, storm, market, acorn, artist, March, north, barking, stock, thorn, forest, chore, restore
Vocab. Workshop- Unit 7
Complete the Sentence-Thursday Unit test - Friday
accuse, clever, coast, delicate, explore, imitate, pierce, rare, symbol, triumph
No Shurley English this week. We will be working on our narrative writing pieces. Most work will be done in class, but parents are encouraged to look at writing and help edit papers. Final draft will be due Friday.
Reading- Yonder Mountain Test Friday
peak, examined, fondly, steep, rugged, pausing, mist, pleaded
Spelling -Test Thursday
I'd, he's haven't, doesn't, let's there's, wouldn't, what's, she's, aren't, hasn't , couldn't , he'd, they're
Vocabulary Workshop- unit 7 Syn/Ant quiz Thursday
accuse clever coast delicate, explore, imitate, pierce, rare, symbol, triumph
Shurley English test Tuesday
Nov. 16 - Progress Reports
I PUT THE WRONG VOCAB. WORDS ON THE BACK OF THE NEWSLETTER. PLEASE USE THE WORDS ON HERE.
Reading- The Science Fair- Test Friday
Skills Story Structure
Vocab.- Test Friday
report presentation erupt creative educational certificate impressive charts
Spelling- Test Thursday
hole whole its it's hear here won one our hour their there fur fir
Conjunctions, Different kinds of sentences(Simple, compound subject, compound verb, joining 2 sentences to make 1 sentence), Clauses
Vocabulary Workshop will be reviewing units 1-6 this week in class.
Dress Out Day Wednesday $1
Skills - Fact and Opinion/Questioning
Vocab. -championship, power, professional, athlete, rooting, court, competitor, entire(Fri.)
Spelling Words (Test Thursday)
joy, point, voice, join, oil, coin, noise, spoil, toy, joint, boy, soil, choice, boil
Unit 6 Same as last week. Complete the Sentence (Thursday)
Unit test Friday
Shurley English- Same as last week. Fact /Opinion
Reading- Young Thomas Edison
Skills - Main Ideas and details, summary
Vocab- signal, genius, gadget, invention, laboratory, experiments, occasional-Test Fri.
Spelling Words-Test Thursday
talk, cross, awful, law, cloth, cost, crawl, chalk, also, raw, wall, lawn, always, salt
Conjunctions, compound subjects and verbs
Vocabulary Workshop - Syn/Ant. quiz Thursday
border, certain, clasp, fierce, observe, treasure, wisdom, depart, journey, superb
Kamishibai Man- Test Thursday- Cause and Effect
Reading Vocab. -Test Thursday
familiar, jerky, vacant, rickety, blurry, rude, blasted, applesauce
Spelling Words -Test Thursday
clown, round, bow, cloud, power, crown, thousand, crowd, sound, count, powder, blouse, frown, pound
Vocab. Workshop words are the same as last week. Unit 5
Classifying sent. fact/opinion, true/false
NO SCHOOL FRIDAY! Fall Break!
10-8-18 HARVEST FEST TUESDAY
The Harvest Birds- Test Friday
Reading Vocab.-Test Friday
harvest, separate, ashamed, borders, advice, borrow, patch, serious
Spelling Words- Test Thursday
itch, wreck, knee, patch, wrap, knot, watch, knife, stretch, write, knew, knock, match, wrong
Vocab. Workshop- Unit 5 Syn/Ant quiz Friday.
atmosphere,brilliant, convince, endure, glance, harsh, plunge, precious, swift, unite
Shurley English- Ch. 5 pronouns Test Thursday
What Do Illustrators Do?- Test Friday
Reading Vocab. Test Friday
tools, sketches, scribbles, research, texture, imagine, illustrate, tracing
Spelling Words- Test Thursday
three, scrap, street, spring, thrill, scream, strange, throw, string, scrape, spray, threw, strong, scratch
Vocabulary Workshop- Complete the Sentence- Thursday Unit 4 test Friday
capture, coward, exclaim, gloomy, shatter, insist, passage, restless, shallow, talent
Vocabularyworkshop.com- Green level Unit 4
Shurley English- Chapter 5 Classifying sentences, Pronouns
We will be testing in IReady this week. There will be no reading vocab. or spelling this week. After completed testing on IReady, we will use a reading passage with skills already covered.
Vocab. Workshop words are the same as last week. We will have Complete the Sentence Thursday and a Unit 3 test Friday.
Prepositions and Object of the Prepositions
Ch.3 Test Wednesday
Practice Fluent Reading
Let's also speak to our students about being safe, respectful, and responsible while at school. We are stopping instruction many times to pull pins and write notes home. Thank you!
"Pop's Bridge" Test Mon.
Spelling Words(test Thurs.)
slight, mild, sight, pie, mind, tie, pilot, might, lie, tight, blind, fight, die, midnight
Reading Vocab. "Roberto Clemente"(Test Fri.)
stands, score, fans, league, slammed, pronounced, style, polish
Vocab. Workshop (unit 3 green level) Syn/ant Fri.
active, bargain, gasp, loyal, resource, sensitive, struggle, value, vary, wander
Vocabularyworkshop.com- unit words with interactive games and activities to help practice.
Don't forget to practice fluent reading! We read to understand, know when to make our voice rise or fall, and read with expression.
Spelling Words(Test Fri. because of holiday)
load, open,told, yellow, soak, shadow, foam, follow, glow, sold, window, coach, almost, throat, cold, most
Reading Vocab. "Pop's Bridge" (Test Fri.)
foggy, stretch, crew, balancing, tide, cling, excitement, disappears
Vocabulary Workshop Words(Unit 2 Test Fri.)
aim, aware, defeat, drift, mild, pause, refuse, route, ruin, solid
Shurley English chapter 2 test Thursday
Have a wonderful Labor Day!