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Teacher Jenell Jaral - Third Grade  (Send e-mail)

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year!! Please use this website to keep up with the latest updates in our classroom.

STEM is an acronym that refers to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Learning is collaborative and project based. Mrs. Jozaitis is the instructor. The projects for third grade this year are:

Quarter 1- Parachutes
Quarter 2- Mag Lev
Quarter 3- Spaceship One
Quarter 4- Dragsters

The Parcc test is right around the corner! Here are the days that are class will be testing:

April 4th: 9:10-10:40 Math 1
April 7th: 9:10-10:40 Math 2
April 10th: 9:10-10:40 Math 3
April 12th: 9:10-10:40 Math 4
April 18th: 9:10-10:40 ELA 1
April 20th: 9:10-10:40 ELA 2
April 25th: 9:10-10:40 ELA 3

Week of March April 24th-April 28th:
**Please make sure to look below at the download section for information on ordering t-shirts and lunch for Field Day.**

Reading: This week we will be discussing our last text structure and also reading our 4th quarter novel Because of Winn Dixie. The text structure that we will be focusing in on this week is Comparing and Contrasting.

Writing: The students finished up writing their first adaptations for Red Riding Hood or Billy Goat Gruffs. Now this week they will be choosing their own favorite fairy tale and writing an adaptation for it.

Language Arts: Parcc Testing and Adjectives

Social Studies: We will be digging deeper into our Illinois Unit. The students will be reading about the Chicago Fire, Illinois's Physical Environment, and also the Northern and Central Plains of Illinois.

Math: This week we will wrap up our unit on Geometry. This week we will focus on the decomposing and combining polygons to break apart and make new shapes. The test for this unit will be on Thursday, April 27th. Review packets to help prepare for this outcome assessment went home in Friday folders last week.

Words Their Way: Each day we will start with a quick word study mini-lesson and then will dive into their sorts.


 
 

This week in class

Monday
"I" day~ P.E., Music
Homework:
Reading: Read for 20 minutes
Math: Test on Thursday
Other: Hot lunch tomorrow
Library books due tomorrow

Tuesday
"G" day~ P.E., Parcc Testing, Library
Homework:
Reading: Read 20 minutes
Math: Test Thursday
Other:



Wednesday
"E" day~ P.E., Art
Homework:
Reading: Read 20 minutes
Math: Test tomorrow
Other:


Thursday
"R" day~ P.E., Mystery Reader

Homework:
Reading: Read 20 minutes
Math: Continue to practice your facts
Other:





Friday
"T" day~ P.E., Stem

Parent journals coming home today.
Have a great weekend!




 
 

Important Dates

5/8/2017
Naper Settlement Field Trip

 
 

Downloads List

3rd Grade math websites [10/12/2016]
Chelsea Literacy Night [10/11/2016]
Curriculum Night Power Point 2016-2017 [9/8/2016]
Family STEAM Night @ Chelsea [3/7/2017]
Field Day Forms [4/7/2017]
Reading Log [9/26/2016]
State of the District Address [1/24/2017]

 
 

Cool Links

3rd Grade Math Games
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A-Z Animals
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Animal Fact Guide
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Animal Names
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Animal Research Site
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Education Foundation Auction Link
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Illiniois State Symbols and Facts
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Illinois capitals/bordering states
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Illinois State Flag
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Illinois State Motto
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Illinois State Nickname
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IXL Math
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Kids Animal Facts
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Kids National Geographic for Animals
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Lincoln Way East Stem Night
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More Animal Facts
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Multiplication Website
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Multiplication, Division, Addition, and Subtraction Practice
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Native Americans: Hopi
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Native Americans: Inuit
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Native Americans: Kwakiutl/Nez Perce
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Native Americans: Pawnee
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Native Americans: Seminoles
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Parcc Link for Parents
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Raz-Kids
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Sample Math Parcc Test
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Science: Blizzard
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Science: Blizzard #2
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Simple Machines Website
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Simple Machines Website
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Solar System Webquest
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State Named After
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Telling time to the minute
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Village of Frankfort Website
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