Have a Blessed Lent-2017–February 27-March 3
ASH WEDNESDAY-ALL SCHOOL MASS–12:00 NOON
SECOND TRIMESTER ENDS ON MARCH 3RD.
All parents in third grade are invited to create an account on Power School to view their child’s grades. Science grades are viewed on Mrs.DeAlba’s site.Also,if a student’grade is left blank,it is because the student has make-up work or has to redo the assignment or test.
THE STUDENTS WILL TAKE HOME THEIR MATH CLASSWORK SHEETS TO HELP THEM ON THEIR HOMEWORK.IT WILL BE IN THEIR MATH FOLDERS. ALSO THEIR WRITTEN WORK.
All unexcused late homework will be one point off the 5 point scale when handed in the next day.It will begin this week for all of my classes.Please make sure students have completed all homework and have them in their folders.Please check their homework and assist as needed especially our new Math Common Core Homework. They will need assistance.Quizzes are given on Fridays-study CHECK MY PROGRESS WORKSHEETS IN MATH FOLDERS.The students will be working on written constructed responses to explain their answers,in addition to showing their work.It is a third grade common core standard that all teachers have to teach. This will soon be included in homework.
Please check Math Folders for homework,vocabulary sheet,and foldables
***Please check all homework folders and student planners on a daily basis.I have a homework website in case these items are not brought home.***
****ALL STUDENTS MUST SHOW THEIR WORK ON ALL MATH HOMEWORK,CLASSWORK,AND TESTS.ANSWERS ONLY,EVEN IF CORRECT, WILL BE MARKED WRONG IF THIS IS NOT DONE.******
STUDY ALL MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION FACTS DAILY.
HIGHLIGHTERS ARE NEEDED FOR PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATH AND OTHER SUBJECTS.
Religion- The students will be studying the holy season of Lent and work on activities to help them prepare for Easter.
Spelling- There will be SPELLING WORDS THIS WEEK. Parents already received a handout on the website-Spelling City-their Spelling words will also be on this website under the story’s name.Tests are on Friday.The students will no longer receive challenge lists because the novel words are more challenging then the regular lists given in the past.On Spelling City, the Spelling words will be listed under the title-NOVEL WORDS.. This trimester the students will receive a SPELLING CHOICE BOARD. There will be SPELLING HOMEWORK THIS WEEK. These are the Spelling words for next week:
dentist, editor, artist, hostess, actress, swimmer, seller, tutor, tourist, organist, lioness, shipper, chemist, investor, conductor, announcer, pharmacist, journalist, commuter, doctor
English- The students will be working on their Daily Language D.O.L.’S which will be part of their morning work. It focuses on editing and grammar skills. This week the students will learn how to write sentences correctly and to combine sentences.
Reading- The students will continue to study Q.A.R skills to answer questions on short reading stories. We continue to work on READING TO SELF AND READING WITH PARTNERS WHICH WILL BE PART OF OUR DAILY FIVE. Please assist students in using their graphic organizer to make comments on their story.Please have your child bring sticky notes and highlighters which we will use in reading and other subjects. The students will begin to work on summaries,written constructed response questions,using dictionaries to look up vocabulary words in chapters,and continue to use sticky notes in their SECOND new novel-THE MOUSE AND THE MOTORCYCLE There will be quizzes,tests,and skill work based on novel.
Math-The students will begin their new unit on AREA AND PERIMETER. All parents will receive a letter on the math vocabulary and other important information to help your child be successful in this unit of study. They received division facts cards-please study facts from 1-12.Multiplication facts studied for the week will be tested at the end of the week. PLEASE CHECK MATH FOLDERS FOR HOMEWORK AND CLASSWORK SHEETS TO ASSIST WITH HOMEWORK.
Social Studies- I teach both third grades Social Studies classes.The students will begn their new unit on government.Their first lesson will focus on the Bill of Rights and elections.
Science- Mrs.DeAlba teaches both third grade Science classes. All concerns and questions concerning Science are to be discussed with her.View More
About the Teacher
Ms. Albregts – 3rd Grade Teacher Social Studies, Religion, Math, Reading, Language Arts
Number of years at St. Giles: 14
Education: Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education and Archdiocesan Certified Catechist
What makes St. Giles a Blue Ribbon School ? Teaching the Faith to students and parents. Christian Fellowship with staff and parents.