Ms. Garcia

Third Grade

Ms. Garcia’s Home Learning Sheet Week of:  October 19, 2015

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Oct• 19•15

 

Vocabulary Words

(definitions only)

collect

scrambled

ragged

rapidly

sorted

orders

continued

darted

(Use your Journeys book- Max’s Words)

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.

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 have started our Guided Reading/ Literature Circles! The students are very excited about their new books.

The first Home Project will be going home this week! It is all about seeds!!
First Field Trip!!
Our first field is coming – October 30! The price is $11.00.

ALL

money is due Monday, October 26, 2015.

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Summarizing and inferencing  
Writing: Peer editing to add details. Following logical order of cause and Effect
Language: Sequencing and cause and effect
Math: Operations
Science: Seeds
Social Studies: Maps

Homework for the week:

Monday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Vocabulary
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Home Project – SEEDS!
Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Cause and Effect Activity
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

* Comprehension test and Vocabulary Test

Weekly Update for October 5-9, 2016

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Oct• 05•15

 

Vocabulary Words

(definitions only)

crew

tide

cling

balancing

foggy

disappears

stretch

excitement

(Use your Journeys book- Pop’s Bridge)

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.

We have some exciting new home learning opportunities! The students have their TTM (Think Through Math) passwords and usernames and will receive their RAZ Kids passwords this week!

Both are excellent programs and will provide fun and engaging ways for students to practice at home.

Very Important Info…
Each student needs a blue folder and 2 composition notebooks if they have not brought them already.

Open House:

October 8, 2015

4:30-6:00
Picture Day:

October 9th

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Character Traits and sequencing with cause and effect
Writing: Peer Editing to add details
Language: Antonyms (review) and Synonyms
Math: Multiplication and Division
Science: Seeds
Social Studies: Maps

Homework for the week:

Monday

*  Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Target Vocabulary
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

* Cause and Effect Activity
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Math review
Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

* ASSESSMENTS – First Math Test!  🙂

Weekly Overview and Homework for September 28-October 2, 2015

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Sep• 28•15

 

Vocabulary Words

(definitions only)

afford

contacted

raise

customers

earn

block

figure

spreading

(Use your 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.

We have some exciting new home learning opportunities! The students have their TTM (Think Through Math) passwords and usernames and will receive their RAZ Kids passwords this week!

Both are excellent programs and will provide fun and engaging ways for students to practice at home.

Very Important Info…
Each student needs a blue folder and 2 composition notebooks if they have not brought them already.
NWEA initial scores will be sent home today, Monday September 28, 2015.
Open House:

October 8, 2015

4:30-6:00
Picture Day:

October 9th

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Character Traits and Sequencing
Writing: Editing and adding details
Language: Antonyms and Adjectives
Math: Multiplication and Division
Science: Seeds
Social Studies: Maps

Homework for the week:

Monday

*  Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link 1.8

* Target Vocabulary
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link 1.8b

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link 1.9

* Antonyms
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link 1.10
Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

* ASSESSMENTS

Don’t forget to join the Directory!!

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Sep• 18•15

REMINDER – We are putting together the 2015-16 Ray School Directory! This is a great resource for parents to get in touch with other parents outside of the playground whether to stay on top of classroom assignments, set up play dates, or keeping each other informed of school activities.
If you haven’t completed the Ray School Directory Form please do so TODAY! Click here>

 

Please turn in forms by tomorrow Friday, September 18th.

Homework and Weekly Update

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Sep• 14•15

 

Vocabulary Words
announced

fine

proud

strolled

certainly

principal

soared

worried

(Use your Journeys book)

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.

We have some exciting new home learning opportunities! Each student will have a username and password for Think Through Math and Raz Kids. Both are excellent programs and will provide fun and engaging ways for students to practice at home.
Very Important Info…
We take the NWEA assessment this week – Tuesday and Wednesday.
Each student needs a blue folder and 2 composition notebooks if they have not brought them already.
Open House:

October 8, 2015

4:30-6:00
Picture Day:

October 9th

Weekly Goals:

Reading: Story elements and character traits
Writing: Personal Narratives and editing
Language: Capital letters and punctuation
Math: Review of number grids, elapsed time and problem-solving
Science: Seeds
Social Studies: Maps

Homework for the week:

Monday

*  Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link 1.1

* Target Vocabulary
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link 1.2 and 1.3

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link 1.4

* Sentence editing
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link 1.5
Friday

*Weekly Reading Log (due Monday each week)

* ASSESSMENTS

The Reading assessment this week will be based on A Fine, Fine School. The students may readit all week at home and use their book for the assessment.

The Language and Writing Assessment will cover sentence structure (simple and basic sentences) and capital letters and punctuation.

There will not be formal assessments in other subjects this week.

Welcome back!

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Sep• 08•15

I am so excited to be your teacher this year! We have many things to do and learn as we grow!

My name is Mrs. Garcia-Kitch and I will be your teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Our room is 202.  Joining us until December is Miss Makowski.

This year, you will learn many exciting things. In reading, we will learn about different genres, how authors think and “to read to learn”. You will continue working in Everyday Math and we will play with numbers in new ways! Science will cover earth materials, biology and some beginning physics. This year is extra fun because you get to perform in the Annual Ray Third Grade Play in the Spring and that is the culminating event to a ten-week study of Chicago’s rich and interesting history!

Besides all the fun in Room 202, you will also have Spanish, Art, Music, Gym, and Library class. You will have recess every day. This is also the first year you will participate in the Ray School Olympics.

Please complete the the Emergency Form, Internet and Electronic Mail Permission Form and Home Language Survey Form that will be sent home in the packet attached to a copy of this letter tomorrow. For the Fee Waiver Form, if you don’t want to share information or know you won’t qualify, please leave all the income information blank, fill in your name and sign it. Every signed form provides Ray with needed additional funding.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at the email address below.

I am very excited to start our great year!

Mrs. Garcia-Kitch

cdgarcia@cps.edu

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:45-9:05 Morning Meeting, Calendar and Routines
9:05-9:50 Response to Intervention
9:50-11:55 Literacy and Integrated Social Studies
12:00-12:22 Recess
12:22-12:45 Lunch
12:45-2:15 Math
2:15-2:45 Science
2:50-3:40 Spanish Gym Music Gym Art
3:40-3:45 Wrap-up and Dismissal
Library is 10:45-11:45 Thursday

Third Grade Supply List

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Jul• 31•15

 

4 composition notebooks (marbled type)

2 package loose leaf notebook paper – wide rule

1 package of construction paper – mixed colors – 9X11

3 boxes of facial tissue

3 rolls of paper towels

2 containers disinfectant wipes

1 bottle of liquid hand soap

72  #2 pencils

1 box of 24 crayons

1 box of 12 colored pencils

6 glue sticks

1 box of adhesive bandages

5 folders – 1 yellow, 1 green, 1 red, 1 blue, 1 orange

1 pencil box or case

4 packs of adhesive notes

1 box gallon size freezer bags

2 package of copy paper, white

1 pair safety scissors

 

Please label all folders, composition notebooks, scissors, crayons, colored pencils with your student’s name in permanent black marker.

 

Thank you!

Weekly Update – May 4, 2015

Written By: Chandra Garcia - May• 04•15

 

Vocabulary Words (review words with *)

  • prefix*
  • suffix*
  • root*
  • equivalent*
  • ratio
  • trait*
  • author’s purpose*
  • character trait *
  • predict*
  • inference*
Happy Monday and I hope you had a nice break! We continue our Chicago Play dance rehearsals this week! Please come in shoes and clothes appropriate for dancing (no flip flops) on Wednesday and Friday each week. We have some exciting new home learning opportunities! Each student now has a username and password for ST Math and Think Through Math. Both are excellent programs and Think Through Math is aligned to the Common Core and provides PARCC style questions. Please practice at home!
Very Important Info…
We have our next Field Trip on Monday, May 11th. Please send a lunch.
Science and Social Studies:We are continuing our study of seeds, the chemistry of baking and animal life this month.
Please help your student memorize the songs for the Chicago play.
It is almost time for our final NWEA assessment.
Homework for the week:Monday

*  Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link

*Verb review
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Homelink and Challenge Problem

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link

*Inference Worksheet Review
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

Homelink and Challenge Problem
Friday

*Read for 30 minutes

Homework and Weekly Update: Week of April 20, 2015

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Apr• 20•15

 

Vocabulary Words

(last week)

  • recipe
  • immigrant
  • migrate
  • indigenous
  • social
  • labor
  • divide
  • share
  • ration
  • environment
  • habitat
Happy Monday and I hope you had a nice break! We continue our Chicago Play dance rehearsals this week! Please come in shoes and clothes appropriate for dancing (no flip flops) on Wednesday and Friday each week. We have some exciting new home learning opportunities! Each student now has a username and password for ST Math and Think Through Math. Both are excellent programs and Think Through Math is aligned to the Common Core and provides PARCC style questions.

Please practice at home!

Very Important Info…
All field trip forms and money are due this Friday, April 24, 2015!!
Science and Social Studies:

We are beginning our study of seeds, the chemistry of baking and animal life this month.
Please consider signing up to provide one of the foods listed on the back for our science lessons. We need a number of different types of produce, the more unique, the better!

Homework for the week:

Monday

*  Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Homelink and Challenge Problem

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

Homelink and Challenge Problem
Friday

*Read for 30 minutes

Homework for week of April 13, 2015

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Apr• 13•15

 

Vocabulary Words

(next two weeks)

  • recipe
  • immigrant
  • migrate
  • indigenous
  • social
  • labor
  • divide
  • share
  • ration
  • environment
  • habitat
Happy Monday and I hope you had a nice break! We continue our Chicago Play dance rehearsals this week! Please come in shoes and clothes appropriate for dancing (no flip flops) on Wednesday and Friday each week. We have some exciting new home learning opportunities! Each student now has a username and password for ST Math and Think Through Math. Both are excellent programs and Think Through Math is aligned to the Common Core and provides PARCC style questions.

Please practice at home!

Very Important Info…
Thursday is REPORT CARD PICK-UP!  If you haven’t already, please sign up on our class blog or on the orange sheet sent home today!
Science and Social Studies:

We are beginning our study of seeds, the chemistry of baking and animal life this month.

The weather is expected to be warm this week so please send your student dressed for outdoor recess. 🙂

Homework for the week:

Monday

*  Weekly Reading Log

*Multiplication Review
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Homelink and Logic Problem

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Multiplication Review and logic problem
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log
Friday

*Read for 30 minutes

Ms. Garcia’s Home Learning Sheet Week of: March 16, 2015

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Mar• 16•15

 

We will have no Vocabulary Words this week due to PARCC testing.
Please continue to read nightly and complete the nightly Math assignments.
We started the PilotLight program this week and everyone loved. We will continue this program, officially and informally, for the remainder of the year.
Happy Monday and I hope you had a nice weekend! We are taking the PARCC Math assessments this week. IT DOES NOT COUNT and is simply for practice.

We will start Chapter 7 in Everyday Math and work on using different source material to determine answers and find new ideas.
We will be doing some Chicago History and Science lesson when we aren’t testing but no new material will be covered.

We have some exciting new home learning opportunities! Each student now has a username and password for ST Math and Think Through Math. Both are excellent programs and Think Through Math is aligned to the Common Core and provides PARCC style questions.

Please practice at home!

Very Important Info…
We finish the PARCC  assessment this week and test Tuesday and Wednesday, for most of the morning..
Please ask your student to leave any makeup at home or in their book bags. Colored lip gloss has become a distraction as it must reapplied throughout the day. ☺
Science and Social Studies:

We will start our Structures of Life unit in Science and continue Chicago History in Social Studies.
The weather is expected to be warm this week so please send your student dressed for outdoor recess. 🙂

Homework for the week:

Monday

*  Weekly Reading Log

*Think Through Math
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Home Link 7.1

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Think Through Math
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Home Link 7.2
Friday

*Read for 30 minutes

Ms. Garcia’s Home Learning Sheet Week of: March 9, 2015

Written By: Chandra Garcia - Mar• 10•15

 

We will have no Vocabulary Words the next two weeks due to PARCC testing.
Please continue to read nightly and complete the nightly Math Review pages.
Happy Monday and I hope you had a nice weekend! We are taking the PARCC assessment this week. IT DOES NOT COUNT and is simply for practice.
We will be doing some Chicago HIstory and Science lesson when we aren’t testing but no new material will be covered.
We have some exciting new home learning opportunities! Each student now has a username and password for ST Math and Think Through Math. Both are excellent programs and Think Through Math is aligned to the Common Core and provides PARCC style questions.

Please practice at home!

Very Important Info…
We start the PARCC  assessment this week and test Tuesday through Thursday this week, for most of the morning..
Please ask your student to leave any makeup at home or in their book bags. Colored lip gloss has become a distraction as it must reapplied throughout the day. ☺
Science and Social Studies:

We will start our Structures of Life unit in Science and continue Chicago History in Social Studies.
The weather is expected to be warm this week so please send your student dressed for slushy outdoor recess. 🙂

Homework for the week:

Monday

*  Weekly Reading Log

*Think Through Math
Tuesday

* Weekly Reading Log

*Geometry Review

Wednesday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Math Designs
Thursday

* Weekly Reading Log

* Think Through Math
Friday

*Read for 30 minutes