Ms. Garcia

Third Grade

Week of March 14-18, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Mar• 14•16

 

Vocabulary Words

Shelter

Colony

Constant

Wilderness

Climate

Gliding

Region

Overheated

Unexpected

layer

(from Life on the Ice – Journeys)

Happy Monday and welcome back!

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.

Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.

Please read nightly!

Very Important Info…
There is a Journeys assessment story this week as well our

Vocabulary words.  
We have a field trip this Friday. Every student

MUST have a lunch!

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Main idea and details.   
Writing: Adding interest to our stories.

Telling the stories of others.
Language: Contractions; clauses
Math: Multiplication
Science: Human skeletal system
Social Studies: Chicago History

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Practice
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Review for assessments
Friday

*Weekly Assessments

*Field Trip

Weekly Update – March 7-11, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Mar• 07•16

 

Vocabulary Words

Fiery

Immediately

Within

Horrifying

Ancient

Mysterious

Emergency

Scientific

Prehistoric

panicking

(from Dogzilla – Journeys)

Happy Monday and welcome back!

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.

Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.

Please read nightly!

Very Important Info…
There is a Journeys assessment story (this was moved from last week) this week as well our

Vocabulary words.  

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Summarizing and identifying cause and effect.   
Writing: Adding interest to our stories.

Telling the stories of others.
Language: Cause and Effect
Math: Grouping and Fractions
Science: Human skeletal system
Social Studies: Chicago History

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Read Dogzilla

* Math Practice
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Review for assessments
Friday

*Weekly Assessments

Weekly Homework

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Feb• 24•16

 

Vocabulary Words

fort

nonnative

settler

trading post

fort

timber

cannon

culture

musket

evacuate

(from sections of Just Add Water)

Happy Monday and welcome back!

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.

Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.

Please read nightly!

The Six Flags Read-a-thon is due February 29th!

Very Important Info…
There is a Journeys cold read assessment story this week as well our new Just Add Water Social Studies words.  We are going to finish the Six Flags Read to Succeed Program, for those that are interested. The Six Flags Read-a-thon is due February 29th!
Weekly Goals:

Reading: Identify main idea, author’s purpose and cause/effect.   
Writing: Adding interest to our stories.

Telling the stories of others.
Language: Similes and Metaphors.
Math: Grouping and Fractions
Science: Human skeletal system
Social Studies: Chicago History

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Read Just Add Water (3)

* Math Practice
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Read Just Add Water (4)
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Read Just Add Water (5)
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Review Just Add Water
Friday

*Weekly Assessments

Homework for February 16-19, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Feb• 17•16

 

Vocabulary Words

pelts

demand

portage

treaty

nonnative

trade

culture

adapt

(from sections of Just Add Water)

Happy Monday and welcome back!

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.

Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.
Please read the Journeys story nightly!
Very Important Info…
There is not a  Journeys story this week as we will focus on our Social Studies.,  We are going to start the Six Flags Read to Succeed Program, for those that are interested. The Six Flags Read-a-thon is due February 29th.
Weekly Goals:

Reading: Students will be working in their small groups to identify main idea, author’s purpose and cause/effect.   
Writing: Clarity and Visualization in Writing.
Language: Review and practice with adverbs, adjectives and proper verb tenses.
Math: Fractions
Science: Human skeletal system
Social Studies: Chicago History

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Reading from Just Add Water
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Reading from Just Add Water
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Reading from Just Add Water
Friday

*Weekly Assessments

Weekly Update – Week of February 9-12, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Feb• 08•16

 

Vocabulary Words

fossils

clues

remains

prove

evidence

skeletons

uncovering

buried

fierce

location

Happy Monday and welcome back!

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.

Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.
Please read the Journeys story nightly!
Very Important Info…
The Journeys story this week is The Albertosaurus Mystery.,  We are going to start the Six Flags Read to Succeed Program, for those that are interested. A flyer will go home today in your student’s folder.

The next Home Project is African-American History Biography boxes It is due February 12, 2016.

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Students will be working in their small groups to identify main idea, author’s purpose and cause/effect.   
Writing: Clarity and Visualization in Writing.
Language: Review and practice with adverbs, adjectives and proper verb tenses.
Math: Fractions
Science: Human skeletal system
Social Studies: Chicago History

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Home Project
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Home Project
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Home Project
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Friday

*Home Project is due

*Weekly Assessments

African-American Project Example

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 29•16

Here is an example of the cereal box assignment. The sample was shared and discussed in class as well.

Front of the Cereal Box:                                     Back of Cereal Box:

20160129_100830                                     back of cereal box

Left side:                                                                     Right side:

left side of cereal box                                          right side of cereal box

Homework for the Week of January 25, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 25•16

Vocabulary Words

lying

loyal

partners

shift

quiver

patrol

ability

snap

from Aero and Officer Mike

Happy Monday and welcome back!

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.

Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.

Please read the Journeys story nightly!

Very Important Info…

The next Home Project (African-American History Biography boxes) will be sent home today. It is due February 12, 2016.

Please sign and return the Promotion Policy found in your child’s homework folder by Wednesday, January 27.

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Students will be working in their small groups to identify the “gist” of their reading  to determine main ideas/ lessons of a text.   

Writing: Clarity and Visualization in Writing.

Language: Review and practice with verbs tenses.

Math: Measurement and Geometry

Science: Living Things

Social Studies: Chicago History

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Home Project

Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Home Project

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Home Project

Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

*Comprehension and  Vocabulary Assessment

Homework for January 19-22, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 19•16

 

Vocabulary Words

festive

ingredients

degrees

recommended

anxiously

remarked

tense

cross

from The Extra-Good Sunday

Happy Monday and welcome back!

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.

Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.
Please read the Journeys story nightly!
Very Important Info…
We will continue working on “getting the gist” of what we read as we prepare to work with Main and Summarization of texts.
We will also begin our more formal study of writing, the processes and conventions.
The next Home Project will be sent home today. It is due February 12, 2016.  Students are to pick a scientist or inventor.  Should they need assistance, please contact Mrs. Garcia.
Weekly Goals:

Reading: Students will be working in small groups to identify the “gist” of their reading  to determine main ideas/ lessons of a text..  
Writing: Clarity and Visualization in Writing.
Language: Using adjectives to be more precise.  Homophones (review)
Math: Measurement and Geometry
Science: Living Things
Social Studies: Chicago History

Homework for the week:

Monday

* No School
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Home Project Begins
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

*Comprehension and  Vocabulary Assessment

Weekly Update for January 11-15, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 11•16

Please send headphones to school with your child. The students like to hear the practice games and to work in RazKids, but that is too loud without headphones.

Thank you!

Vocabulary Words examined

fondly

steep

peak

rugged

pausing

mist

pleaded

from Yonder Mountain

Happy Monday and welcome back!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. Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.
Please read the Journeys story nightly!
Very Important Info…
we will be working on “getting the gist” of what we read as we prepare to work with Main and Summarization of texts.
We will also begin our more formal study of writing, the processes and conventions.
The next Home Project will be sent home in February.
Weekly Goals:Reading: Students will be working in small groups to identify the “gist” of their reading  to determine main ideas/ lessons of a text..  
Writing: Strong paragraphs and writing to be understood..
Language: review of adjectives and adding details
Math: Measurement and Geometry
Science: Living Things
Social Studies: Chicago History
Homework for the week: Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* NWEA testing
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* NWEA testing
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

*Comprehension and  Vocabulary Assessment

Weekly Overview – January 4 – 8, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jan• 05•16

 

Vocabulary Words

report

presentation

erupt

creative

educational

certificate

impressive

charts

from The Science Fair

Happy Monday and welcome back!

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.

Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.
Please read the Journeys story nightly!
Very Important Info…
we will be working on “getting the gist” of what we read as we prepare to work with Main and Summarization of texts.
We will also begin our more formal study of writing, the processes and conventions.
The next Home Project will be sent home in February.
Weekly Goals:

Reading: Students will be working in small groups to identify the “gist” of their reading to determine main ideas/ lessons of a text..  
Writing: Strong paragraphs and writing to be understood..
Language: review of parts of speech
Math: Measurement
Science: Living Things
Social Studies: The earliest settlers of Chicago. (making maps and building up)

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Vocabulary Practice
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Getting the Gist
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Vocabulary Assessment
Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

*Comprehension and Math Assessment

Weekly Update – November 30 through December 4, 2015

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Nov• 30•15

 

Vocabulary Words

athlete

competitor

championship

professional

power

court

rooting

entire

(Use your Journeys book to read Jump! every night)

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.

Remember that you can access Think Through Math, Storybird and RazKids at home.
Please read the Journeys story nightly!
Very Important Info…
We will continue our Guided Reading/ Literature Circles!
There is a new Home Project this week – Design Your Own Holiday!!!

Information is in your student’s homework folder.
Please read your Journeys Book story nightly!

 

Some students have a new format for their Reading Logs – Tic Tac Toe pages!

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Students will be working on identifying character traits and character Point of View..  
Writing: Point of View and Voice in writing.
Language: fact and Opinion, making plurals
Math: Operations
Science: Plants and different ways to help them grow
Social Studies: Immigration and Growth of Chicago

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link (cancelled due to low attendance)

*Holiday Project
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

*Holiday Project
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

*Holiday Project
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

*Holiday Project

Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

*Vocabulary Test

*Comprehension Test

Weekly Overview – Week of October 26, 2015

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Oct• 26•15

 

Vocabulary Words

(definitions only)

imagine

tools

illustrate

scribbles

sketches

research

tracing

textures

(Use your Journeys book- 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.
The comprehension assessment will be Thursday this week due to the field trip.

Students now have their Think Through Math, Storybird and RAZ kids account information.

They can login at home on any of these and practice anywhere there is an internet connection. Please consider sending headphones with your student, if you have an extra pair at home.  RAZkids gets VERY loud without them.

Very Important Info…
We will continue our Guided Reading/ Literature Circles!

Please continue to work on your Seed Projects!!!
First Field Trip!!
Our first field is coming – October 30! The price is $11.00.

ALL

money is due Monday, October 26, 2015.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD HAS A LUNCH!

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Students are working on group based skills. We are all working on sequencing and order.  
Writing: Cause and effect and sequencing.
Language: Using subject/ verb agreement
Math: Operations
Science: Seeds
Social Studies: Chicago neighborhoods

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Vocabulary
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Comprehension Test
Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

* Vocabulary Test