Mrs. Whitney Williams, Ed.S
3rd Grade Math, Science, Social Studies
(662) 748- 2734
Please click on the link below to access weekly information.
(Students have these in their notebooks)
To Access Math Homework:
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
85% 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 resrtictions 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 or CSD shirt (aka Wolves). Please no cheerleading outfits.
3rd Grade Reading and Language Arts
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!