Ms. Garcia

Third Grade

Weekly Update for January 9, 2017

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 09•17

 

Vocabulary Words

Report

Education

Presentation

certificate

Erupt

Impressive

Creative

charts
From: The Science Fair, Journeys book

Happy Monday and happy New Year!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…
Welcome back!!
This week, we are taking our middle of the year NWEA assessments (Tuesday and Wednesday), reading more in A Wrinkle in Time, starting Chapter 4 in Math and beginning our discussion/ study of engineering and Chicago’s growth from a fort to a major city!
As you can see, we are off to a busy start in the New Year!
Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Friday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Assessments

A survey about the Third grade trip will be sent home this week. Please read it, select a choice and return it with your student.
Thank you!!

Weekly Update for December 19, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Dec• 19•16

 

Vocabulary Words

Championship

Rooting

Power

Court

Professional

competitor

Athlete

entire
From: Jump, Journeys book

Happy Monday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…
We will present our Holiday Projects this week! The students have signed up for  times, which can be found on ClassDojo.

We are finishing Chapter 3 of our Math books and will start Chapter  after the break.
Field Trip is Thursday! Do not forget your lunch or winter coats! ANy student without appropriate clothing for the walk will need to stay at school

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Class Celebration Day!
Friday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Assessments

Our next Field Trip is December 22nd. We will be WALKING to the Museum of Science and Industry. Your student must be appropriately dressed for the weather that day. Any questions or concerns can be sent to cdgarcia@cps.edu.
Students must bring a lunch.

Weekly Update for the week of December 12, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Dec• 12•16
Vocabulary Words

signal

laboratory

genius

experiment

occasional

gadget

invention

electric

From: Young Thomas Edison, Journeys book

Happy Monday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

The next project is the Holiday Project! Students and families get to design their own holidays!

The project is due December 16th.  

Ms. Partelow will be teaching the Chapter 3 of Everyday Math for the next few weeks.

We will have a pasta-making demonstration Tuesday and make our own pasta salad Friday! Please let me know of any allergy or dietary restrictions!

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

Friday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Assessments

Our next Field Trip is December 22nd. We will be WALKING to the Museum of Science and Industry. Your student must be appropriately dressed for the weather that day. Any questions or concerns can be sent to cdgarcia@cps.edu.

Students must bring a lunch.

Weekly Update – November 28, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Nov• 28•16
Vocabulary Words

Harvest

Separate

Ashamed

Borders

Serious

Patch

Borrow

Advice

From: The Harvest Birds, Journeys book

Happy Monday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

The next project is the Holiday Project! Students and families get to design their own holidays!

The project is due December 16th.  

Ms. Partelow will be teaching the Chapter 3 of Everyday Math for the next few weeks.

Don’t forget to check out Class Dojo and register for BrainPOP!!

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

Friday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Assessments

Our next Field Trip is December 22nd. We will be WALKING to the Museum of Science and Industry. Your student must be appropriately dressed for the weather that day. Any questions or concerns can be sent to cdgarcia@cps.edu.

Students must bring a lunch.

Weekly Update – November 21, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Nov• 21•16
Vocabulary Words

No story this week!

Happy Monday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

The next Home Project will be going home this week! The Seed Projects look great!

The next project is the Holiday Project! Students and families get to design their own holidays!

The project is due December 16th.  

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice (due Monday, November 28)

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

Thanksgiving Break

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

Thanksgiving Break

Friday

* Weekly Reading Log

Thanksgiving Break

Ms. Partelow will be teaching the Chapter 3 of Everyday Math for the next few weeks.

Don’t forget to check out Class Dojo!

We post pictures and send updates through Class Dojo!

Weekly Update

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Nov• 17•16
Vocabulary Words

Tracing

Imagine

Illustrate

Scribbles

Textures

Research

Sketches

tools

All words from What Do Illustrators Do?

Happy Monday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

The next Home Project will be going home this week! The Seed Projects look great!

The next project is the Holiday Project! Students and families get to design their own holidays!

The project is due December 16th.  

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

Friday

Journeys Assessment

Ms. Partelow will be teaching the Chapter 3 of Everyday Math for the next few weeks.

Don’t forget to check out Class Dojo!

We post pictures and send updates through Class Dojo!

Weekly Update – October 31, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Oct• 31•16
Vocabulary Words

adapt

settler

immigrant

native

nonnative

indigenous

trade

supply

treaty

All words from Just Add Water

Happy Tuesday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

Adventure Stage Theater is November 2nd.

Students need a packed lunch for the trip.

Parent COnference/ Report Card Pick-up is next Wednesday, November 9th. Appointments are available, first-come, first-serve, starting at noon. PLease sign up on the Class Webpage or using the sheet attached.

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Chapter 2 Math Test

Friday

No School

There is NO Journey’s story this week. The vocabulary is SOLELY for understanding for the Social Studies Unit and the play on Wednesday.

Thank you!

Sample Seed Project Page

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Oct• 20•16

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Weekly Update For October 17, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Oct• 17•16

 

Vocabulary Words

stands

slammed

score

pronounced

fans

league

style

polish
This week’s story is Roberto Clemente

Happy Tuesday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

We have our chaperons for our first two field trips. All money is due THIS FRIDAY!
Logan Center for Performing Arts trip is October 31st.
Adventure Stage Theater is November 2nd. This trip is $12.00.
Students need a packed lunch for both trips.

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Friday

Assessments

Students are to read the story for the week and learn the vocabulary words at home. They will be assessed on the story and words each Friday. The assessment is OPEN BOOK since it is comprehension and not memorization.

At school, students are practicing the same skills using small group, leveled instruction. THey are assessed on this information in project-based performance assessments.
Thank you and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at cdgarcia@cps.edu.

Weekly Update October 11, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Oct• 11•16

 

Vocabulary Words

Balancing

Cling

Crew

Stretch

Excitement

Disappears

Foggy

tide
This week’s story is Pop’s Bridge

Happy Tuesday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…
Our first field trips is coming up soon! We will need 1 chaperon for each, so if you are interested, please email Mrs. Garcia at cdgarcia@cps.edu.
Logan Center for Performing Arts trip is October 31st, in the morning.
Adventure Stage Theater is November 2nd, also in the morning.
Homework for the week:

Monday

*Columbus Day
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Friday

Assessments

Students are to read the story for the week and learn the vocabulary words at home. They will be assessed on the story and words each Friday. The assessment is OPEN BOOK since it is comprehension and not memorization.
At school, students are practicing the same skills using small group, leveled instruction. They are assessed on this information in project-based performance assessments.
Thank you and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at cdgarcia@cps.edu.

Weekly Update for October 3, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Oct• 03•16

 

Vocabulary Words

Afford

Block

Customers

Earn

Figure

Raise

Speading

contacted
This week’s story is Destiny’s Gift

Happy Monday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week. There will be practice pages sent home for the long weekend, should it be extended past Monday.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…
Fundraising

Help us raise funds to purchase materials and provide opportunities to Ray students.

The fundraiser was extended!!
The Fundraiser ends October 6th!

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice Page
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice
Friday

Assessments

Additional Practice pages will be sent home.

Students are to read the story for the week and learn the vocabulary words at home. They will be assessed on the story and words each Friday. The assessment is OPEN BOOK since it is comprehension and not memorization.
At school, students are practicing the same skills using small group, leveled instruction. THey are assessed on this information in project-based performance assessments.
Thank you and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at cdgarcia@cps.edu.

Homework for the week of September 19, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Sep• 19•16

 

Vocabulary Words

Principal

Soared

Strolled

Worried

Proud

Fine

Announced

Certainly
This week’s story is A Fine, Fine School

Happy Monday!

This is the weekly homework sheet for Room 202. You will find all the homework and announcements on this page and my blog each week.

Class fees are due!

The fees are $85.00 and cover workbooks, subsidize field trips and help pay for Science materials. Thank you!

Very Important Info…

All registration forms are due!
Fundraising

Help us raise funds to purchase materials and provide opportunities to Ray students.
NWEA assessment results were sent home last week. Please contact me if you have any questions.
OPEN HOUSE

Open House is this Thursday, September 22 from 5-6 pm.

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math Practice Page
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Friday

Assessments

Students are to read the story for the week and learn the vocabulary words at home. They will be assessed on the story and words each Friday. The assessment is OPEN BOOK since it is comprehension and not memorization.
At school, students are practicing the same skills using small group, leveled instruction. THey are assessed on this information in project-based performance assessments.
Thank you and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at cdgarcia@cps.edu.