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200 Tetrick Road

Shinnston, WV 26431


 Fax:  304-592-3255


Welcome to Ms. Brown's Third Grade! 

Classroom News

Important dates to remember:

        Oct 2 - PTA Meeting @ 6:00PM

        Oct 15 - 2 hr early dismissal

        Oct 16 - End of the first 9 weeks

                      3rd grade field trip to 4H 


        Oct 18 - BINGO for Books

        Oct 20 - Fall Festival

        Oct 23 - Report Cards

                      Parent/Teacher Conferences

        Oct 31 - Halloween Party - parade @


                      2 hr early dismissal



Monday - Study Spelling

                Read Bat Loves the Night 

                HomeLink 2-7

Tuesday - Study Spelling

                 Study Comprehension Test Practice

Wednesday - Study Spelling - Complete Practice Test (Test tomorrow!) 

                      Study Comprehension Test Practice

Thursday - Study Comprehension Test Practice and reread story (Test       


                  HomeLink 2-8  

Friday - Spelling Practice Test due on Thursday


Reading - We will be reading a story from our reading book each week. The Reading test is on Friday. It will cover the story and vocabulary for the week. In addition, we will be working in groups, reading leveled books. We will be practicing reading skills such as comprehension, questioning, sequencing, comparing, and contrasting -- just to name a few! Please encourage your child to read at least 20 minutes each and every day! 

*If your child has forgotten his or her reading book, here is a link to the online version 

***This website has some GREAT resources for our reading stories if your kiddo needs extra practice with certain skills! CHECK IT OUT!

Math - We are working with our new series, Everyday Math, this year. Please be patient as we learn this series together! Students will have homework (HomeLink) every night, except Fridays. We are introducing many different concepts - addition, subtraction, time, graphing, multiplication, division, and etc.  

Spelling - Students will bring home a weekly overview each Friday that has the spelling words for the following week on it, giving you and your child plenty of time to study and become familiar with the words. Our weekly spelling test is on Thursday. With the overview, students will also be given a practice spelling test to be completed and turned in on or before Thursday. The weekly spelling list can also be found here and it will be updated each week --------------->

yes Please check your child's folder and sign their agendas each night. 

mail Please send a note when your child is absent (excuses will only be accepted 3 days upon return to school) or if he or she has a change from regular dismissal schedule. 

enlightenedYou can stay up to date with your child's grades by checking LiveGrades. The grades will be updated every Monday.


                     Monday - Art

                     Tuesday - Music

                     Wednesday - Gym (Please wear appropriate shoes!)

                     Thursday - Library

                     Friday - Computer

We have extra P.E. on Tuesdays and Thursdays! Please wear appropriate shoes! 

Spelling List 

Week of: Oct 1-5 

Story: Bat Loves the Night

Spelling Skill: short and long vowels

  1. math  

  2. cheese

  3. toast

  4. June

  5. easy  

  6. elbow

  7. socks

  8. program

  9. Friday

10. shiny

11. stuff

12. piles

13. paid

14. sticky

15. each 

16. both

*17. comb

*18. holiday

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