Ms. Garcia

Third Grade

Weekly Update for February 21, 2017

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Feb• 21•17

 

Vocabulary Words: Test this Friday!

Anxiously

Recommended

Degrees

Remarked

Tense

Festive

ingredients

cross
From: The Extra-Good Sunday, Journeys book

The trolley trip was approved so look for the permission slip to come home shortly! 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…
PilotLight will happen this week and we will be examining different types of flour.
This week is the first week of Ms. Partelow’s full time teaching! Should you have questions or concerns, please email me at cdgarcia@cps.edu and I will forward them to Ms. Partelow.
Homework for the week:

Monday

* President’s Day
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*  Home Link

Friday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Assessments and Multiplication test (3, 4, 9 and 10 facts)

Please remember to return one copy of the Trolley Trip agreement!

Our next field trip is being scheduled for March. Keep your eyes open for this exciting opportunity!

Weekly Update for February 13, 2017

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Feb• 13•17

 

Vocabulary Words: Two weeks

Anxiously

Recommended

Degrees

Remarked

Tense

Festive

ingredients

cross
From: The Extra-Good Sunday, Journeys book

Make plans to attend the School Wide Black History Month celebration February 16th!!
Ray School Presents Sketch N’Tyme on Thursday, February 16th from 5-8 PM. Visit the PTO website for more information.
If you would like to volunteer for the Black History Month program please contact Naomi Simwenyi @ nsimwenyi@gmail.com
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 multiplication test was delayed due to a conflict in the schedule. It will be given this week.
Thank you!!
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 and Multiplication test (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10 facts)

Please remember to return one copy of the Trolley Trip agreement!

Our next field trip is being scheduled for March. Keep your eyes open for this exciting opportunity!

Weekly Update for January 30, 2017

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 30•17

Raise a Glass for Ray School is coming up on Thursday, February 2!  Please consider coming out to support our school! 

Your $35 advance ticket includes beer, wine, and light appetizers. We have a terrific live band too.

 We will be recognizing an outstanding volunteer, Jennifer Williams, who does so much for the Ray community.

 The Hyde Park Neighborhood Club is offering dinner and fun for the kids.

 Get your tickets at http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-for-ray.html

Can’t come to the event, but still want to support Ray School, enter our Raise a Glass Raffle!

We’ve got awesome prizes – a night at the Hyatt, dance, art, and improv classes, theater tickets, cheesecake, and more!

Get your raffle tickets at http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-raffle.html

Vocabulary Words: Two weeks

Lying

Quiver

Loyal

Patrol

Partners

Ability

Shift

Snap
From: Aero and Officer Mike, 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…
This week, we will be reading more in A Wrinkle in Time, finishing Chapter 4 in Math and continuing our discussion and study of engineering and Chicago’s growth from a fort to a major city!  
The African-American History project is due February 10th.  
Thank you!!
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

* Chapter 4 Math Test

*Assessments
Friday

* Weekly Reading Log

No School this Friday!
Please remember to return one copy of the Trolley Trip agreement!
Thank you!!

Weekly Update

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 23•17

 

Vocabulary Words: Assessment this week!

Peak

Rugged

Examine

Pausing

Fondly

Mist

Steeped

pleaded
From: Yonder Mountain, 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…
This week, we will be reading more in A Wrinkle in Time, continuing Chapter 4 in Math and beginning our discussion/ study of engineering and Chicago’s growth from a fort to a major city! In addition, the project for African-American Heritage Month will be sent home. The African-American History project is due February 10th.  
Thank you!!
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

Please remember to return one copy of the Trolley Trip agreement!
Thank you!!

Weekly Update: January 16, 2017

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 17•17

Vocabulary Words: TWO WEEK STORY

Peak

Rugged

Examine

Pausing

Fodnlt

Mist

Steeped

pleaded
From: Yonder Mountain, 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…
This week, we will be reading more in A Wrinkle in Time,continuing Chapter 4 in Math and beginning our discussion/ study of engineering and Chicago’s growth from a fort to a major city! In addition, the project for African-American Heritage Month will be sent home. The final project is due February 10th.  Students will choose from a list of Scientists and Mathematicians.
Thank you!!
Homework for the week:

Monday

* No School
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Friday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Assessments – NO JOURNEYS TEST THIS WEEK!

Results of the Field Trip survey and the expectations will be sent home this week!

Thank you for your participation.
 

 

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!