Ms. Garcia

Third Grade

Walk-a-thon is almost here!!

Written By: Chandra Garcia - May• 08•18

Week of April 30, 2018

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Apr• 30•18

 

Vocabulary Words:

Sincere

Managed

Loaded

Loveliest

Conversations

Inspired

Reunion

Currently

Pleasure

Terror

From: The Journey of Oliver T. Woodman  Assessment will be given NEXT FRIDAY.

Please consider joining Class Dojo. This will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in our class! And, we post pictures so you can see your students day! Class fees are $85.00!

Fees cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Dates:

NWEA Assessment:

                May 15-17

Walk-a-thon:

                May 18

Mattress Sale:

                May 6

Third Grade Play:

                May 3

Homework:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Home Link

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Friday

* Assessments

Very Important Info…

Don’t forget to register and raise funds for the Walk-a-Thon!

Mrs. Lopez has a Donors Choose grant for the Ray Olympics. Take a moment and check it out!

https://www.donorschoose.org/PE4ME

Weekly Update for week of April 9, 2018

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Apr• 09•18

 

Vocabulary Words:

Shelter

Colony

Climate

Region

Unexpected

Constant

Wilderness

Gliding

Overheated

Layer

From: Life on the Ice  Assessment will be given NEXT FRIDAY.

Please consider joining Class Dojo. This will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in our class! And, we post pictures so you can see your students day! Class fees are $85.00!

Fees cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

No School Friday!

Don’t  forget to sign up for report card pick-up!!

Homework:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Friday

* Assessment

Dates:

Report Card Pick-Up/ Parent Conferences are April 18th!

Time to register for After-School Partner Programs

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Mar• 13•18
Register for Partner-Run Spring After-School Programs NOW!
We are fortunate to bring free and low-cost quality classes to our students through a number of local partners. Registration is open NOW! For a full listing and registration links, click here.
  • NEW! FREE Coding Workshop for Girls (6-8th grades) by UofC’s Compile/Her (formerly FEMMES): Meets on Mondays from 4-6 pm (4/2-5/21). Will cover 3D graphics, music-making software, and more! No experience necessary. Register here.
  • Robotics, Artifice (4/4-6/14, grades 5-8, 4-5 pm, Wednesdays-Beginner OR Thursdays-Advanced, $60). Register here. Girls, you can always do both coding AND robotics!
  • Debate, DebateItForward-UofC (4/3-5/29, grades 6-8 and 3-5, 4-5 pm, Tuesdays, $50). Register here.
  • Latin, Latin matters (1/8 – 6/7, grades 3-8, 7:40-8:40 am, Mondays and Wednesdays, $380 (38 classes), OR Tuesdays and Thursdays, $420 (42 classes)). Register here.
  • Acting, Kids W.A.Y. (3/2-5/7, grades 1-8, 4-5 pm, Mondays, $90). Register here.
  • Hip-Hop, Kenwood School of Ballet (4/3-6/14, grades K-3, Tuesdays; grades 4-8, Thursdays, 4-5 pm, $88). Register here.
  • Acrobatic Dance, Kenwood School of Ballet (4/4-6/14, grades K-3, Wednesdays 4-5 pm, $100, OR Thursdays, 4-5 pm, $110). Register here.
  • Art, ArtShould – UofC (4/10-5/29, grades 1-3, 4-5 pm, Tuesdays, $0). Register here.
  • Creative Writing, South Side Scribblers – UofC (4/6-6/1, grades 2-8, 4-5 pm, Fridays, $0). Register here.
  • Chess, Renaissance Knights (ongoing, register here or contact david.heiser@renaissanceknights.org).
  • Rookie Soccer, We Got Game (4/2-6/11, grades K-3rd, 4-5 pm, Mondays, $100). Register here.
  • Basketball skills, We Got Game (4/4-6/13, grades 1st-4th, 4-5 pm, Wednesdays, $110). Register here.
  • Stay tuned for our Spring Ultimate Frisbee after-school class!

 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IaEi_p3Z-LM2Na3roeQ1lZ_pf5iQdrxzI3ealMMMxX0/edit#gid=1701001337

 

Information about PARCC

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Mar• 12•18

We take the PARCC Assessment next week! Please make sure your child is on time to school each day! Below is information from the Chicago Public Schools Board of Education.

PARCC Parent Letter-English

Parent Conferences are right around the corner!

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Mar• 12•18

We’re using SignUp.com (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming SignUps.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/dQizukS
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

Weekly Update – March 12, 2018

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Mar• 12•18

 

Vocabulary Words:

Pollen

Store

Clumps

Passages

Absorbed

Throughout

Spines

Tropical

Dissolve

Covering

From: A Tree is Growing  Assessment will be given THIS FRIDAY.

Please consider joining Class Dojo. This will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in our class! And, we post pictures so you can see your students day! Class fees are $85.00!

Fees cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

PARCC testing takes place the week of March 19th. We test Monday through Thursday. Please have your student on time to school daily so they do not miss their test session.

Homework:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Friday

* Assessment

Due Dates:

Students will take home a Reading Packet each week to practice Reading Skills based on the story they are reading. The packet is due on Friday morning.

Weekly Update for March 5, 2018

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Mar• 05•18

 

Vocabulary Words:

Fossils

Clues

Evidence

Skeletons

Uncovering

Remains

Prove

Buried

Fierce

Location

From: Albertosaurus Mystery  Assessment will be given THIS FRIDAY.

Please consider joining Class Dojo. This will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in our class! And, we post pictures so you can see your students day! Class fees are $85.00!

Fees cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

PARCC testing takes place the week of March 19th. We test Monday through Thursday.

Homework:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Friday

* Assessment

Due Dates:

Students will take home a Reading Packet each week to practice Reading Skills based on the story they are reading. The packet is due on Friday morning.

Weekly Update for February 2, 2018

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Feb• 26•18

 

Vocabulary Words:

Recycle

Project

Complicated

Pollution

Rubbish

Dripping

Carton

Hardly

Shade

Global

From: A Mr. Rubbish Mood  Assessment will be given THIS FRIDAY.

Please consider joining Class Dojo. This will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in our class! And, we post pictures so you can see your students day! Class fees are $85.00!

Fees cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

PARCC testing takes place the week of March 19th.

Homework:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Friday

* Assessment

Due Dates:

Students will take home a Reading Packet each week to practice Reading Skills based on the story they are reading. The packet is due on Friday morning.

Weekly Update for February 5, 2018

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Feb• 05•18

 

Vocabulary Words:

Lying

Loyal

Partners

Shift

Quiver

Patrol

Ability

Snap

From: Aero and Officer Mike

Assessment will be given THIS FRIDAY.

Please consider joining Class Dojo. This will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in our class! And, we post pictures so you can see your students day! Class fees are $85.00!

Fees cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

African-American History projects are due February 16!

Trolley Trip money is due February 16th!

Homework:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Friday

* Assessment

Due Dates:

Students will take home a Reading Packet each week to practice Reading Skills based on the story they are reading. The packet is due on Friday morning.

Weekly Update for January 29, 2018

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 29•18

 

Vocabulary Words:

Report

Presentation

Educational

Certificate

Erupt

Creative

Impressive

Charts

From: The Science Fair

Assessment will be given THIS FRIDAY. Please bring your book to school!

Please consider joining Class Dojo. This will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in our class! And, we post pictures so you can see your students day!The January PTO Meeting is tomorrow – Tuesday at 6:30. Pizza will be served at 6:00 and childcare is available! Class fees are $85.00!

Fees cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

African-American History projects are due February 16!

Trolley Trip money is due February 16th!

Homework:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Thursday

* Assessments – Journeys and Math

Friday

*No School

Due Dates:

There is a letter about the Third Grade Play and the Trolley trip in your student’s homework folder.

Raise a Glass for Ray if February 1st! Get your tickets at http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-for-ray.html

The 2018-2019 CPS Calendar

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 26•18

Please find a letter from CEO Dr. Jackson and the 2018-2019 School Calendar here:

SY-18-19 Calendar Letter to Families