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200 Tetrick Road

Shinnston, WV 26431

304-326-7280

 Fax:  304-592-3255

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Welcome to Ms. Brown's Third Grade! 

Classroom News

Important dates to remember:


       Jan 21 - No School (MLK Jr. Day)

       Jan 24 - 2 hour delay

       Feb 14 - 2 hour delay

                   - Valentine's Day Party 

       

               


HOMEWORK FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 21-25


WE WILL BE WORKING ON THE STORY THE EXTRA GOOD SUNDAY FOR 2 WEEKS.

The Reading test will be on Feb. 1. We will have the spelling test on Jan. 25. If a student does not make a 100% this week, he or she may retake the test next week (Jan. 31). 


Monday - No School (MLK Jr. Day)


Tuesday - Study Spelling

                 Lesson 27 Guided Practice WS 

                 Study Multiplication Facts


Wednesday - Read Story 

                      Study Spelling 

                      Lesson 28 WS pg 301-302                      

                      Study Multiplication Facts


Thursday - Study Comprehension Test Practice

                  Study Spelling

                  Lesson 30 WS pg 321-322

                  Study Multiplication Facts  


Friday - Study Comprehension Practice

             Study Spelling

             Study Multiplication Facts  



WEEKLY ROUTINE

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

https://wwwk6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/reading/journeys2014/na/gr3/ese_9780547894515_/launch.html 


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

https://www.gettysburg.k12.pa.us/Page/1922


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.


PLANNING SCHEDULE

                     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: Jan 21- Feb 1 

Story: The Extra Good Sunday

Spelling Skill: -ur, -or, -er, -ir


  1. nurse

  2. work

  3. shirt

  4. hurt

  5. first

  6. word

  7. serve

  8. curly

  9. dirt

10. third

11. worry

12. turn

13. stir

14. firm

15. her

16. girl

*17. perfect

*18. hamburger


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