Ms. Garcia

Third Grade

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

Weekly Update January 22, 2018

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 23•18

Cereal Box projects are due February 16th!! 🙂

Vocabulary Words:

Athlete

Competitor

Championship

Professional

Power

Court

Rooting

Entire

From: Jump! Assessment will be given THIS FRIDAY – January 25th. 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…

This year we are focussed on the Sciences or Visual Arts. A list of possible people will be sent home or you may submit a person for approval. Please note that contemporary individuals will not be approved. While they have contributed greatly, we are focusing on the people who paved the way for them and us.

Homework:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* NWEA Assessment

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* NWEA Assessment

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Friday

*Assessments

* Weekly Reading Log

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

Weekly Update – January 15, 2018

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 16•18

 

Vocabulary Words:

Examined

Rugged

Peak

Mist

Fondly

Pausing

Steep

Pleaded

From: Yonder Mountain Assessment will be given THIS FRIDAY – January 19th. 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! Class fees are $85.00!

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

Very Important Info…

Our next Home Project will be the African-American History Project.  Information will go home this week!

This year we are focussed on the Sciences or Visual Arts. A list of possible people will be sent home or you may submit a person for approval. Please note that contemporary individuals will not be approved. While they have contributed greatly, we are focusing on the people who paved the way for them and us.

Homework:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* NWEA Assessment

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* NWEA Assessment

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Home Link

Friday

*Assessments

* Weekly Reading Log

Due Dates:

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

Weekly Update for the week of December 11, 2017

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Dec• 11•17

 

Vocabulary Words:

Signal

Genius

Gadget

Invention

Laboratory

Experiment

Occassion

Electric

From: The Young Thomas Edison Assessment will be given NEXT FRIDAY – DECEMBER 22nd! 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! Class fees are $85.00!

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

Very Important Info…

Feel free to schedule an appointment to discuss your student anytime. You can reach me at cdgarcia@cps.edu.

Family STEM Night is December 12th! Come out and have some fun with Science, Engineering and Math!

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

* Weekly Reading Log

Due Dates:

Your next home project – The Holiday Project – is due December 15th!

Field Trip this Friday!! Bundle up as we are walking to the DuSable Museum.

DON’T FORGET YOUR LUNCH!!

Winter Spirit Days December 11-15, 2017

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Dec• 08•17

Monday – Crazy Day🌈

Crazy Colorful Clothes 👚👖

Crazy Socks

Crazy Hair🎩

Tuesday – Pajama & Stuff Animal and Movie (3-3:45) Day🎬

Wednesday – Education T-Shirt Day 🎒

Wear any school t-shirt or hoodie

Staff eat lunch with students and share high school and college experiences

Thursday – Ugly/Beautiful Winter❄ Sweater Contest Day (Prizes awarded in class)

Friday – Twin or Jean Day👬

FUN TIMES💚🎉

Weekly Update for the Week of November 27th

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Nov• 27•17

 

Vocabulary Words:

Familiar

Applause

Vacant

Rickety

Blurry

Blasted

Jerky

Rude

From: The Kamishibai Man Assessment will be given NEXT FRIDAY – DECEMBER 8th! 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! Class fees are $85.00!

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

Very Important Info…

Feel free to schedule an appointment to discuss your student anytime. You can reach me at cdgarcia@cps.edu.

Family STEM Night is December 12th! Come out and have some fun with Science, Engineering and Math!

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

* Weekly Reading Log

Due Dates:

Your next home project – The Holiday Project – is due December 15th!