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Teacher Susan Rowland - Third Grade  (Send e-mail)

Hi Everyone!

I'm really looking forward to having the opportunity to speak to you all about your child's progress during Parent Teacher Conferences! Monday and Tuesday, the 20th and 21st of November.

Curriculum for the Week of November 13th to the 17th:

ELA FOCUS SKILLS:

>Literal vs. Non-Literal Language
>1st & 3rd Person Point of View
>Close Reading
>Story Elements
>Written Response to Text
>Summarization

TEXT USED:

Poem, Southpaw, Babe Ruth
Leveled Readers
Basal Reader
Various Articles

WORDS THEIR WAY:

Students will be working on their respective sorts.
+Sorting Daily
+Small Group Work
+Independent Practice
+"Test" Day Friday, 11/17

MATH:

Our Eureka lessons will focus on the following:

*Counting by 7's to multiply & divide using number bonds
*Using the distributive property
as a strategy to multiply and divide using units 6 & 7
*Interpreting the unknown in multiplication and division to model and solve problems using units of 6 & 7
*Topic A/B Formative "Quiz"
*Understand the function of parenthesis and apply the rules to solving problems.


WRITER'S WORKSHOP:

We will continue to work step by step on our Information Writing. The kids have picked Topics and brainstormed their sub-topics (chapters). We will now be creating a Table of Contents, brainstorming academic vocabulary about their topics, learning about what makes a good introduction, writing introductions, gathering research, and seeing how far we get with all of that!!

SOCIAL STUDIES:

Our study of the pilgrims continues with our text, If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 along with various activities to compliment our book study.
 
 

This week in class

Monday
11-13-17 I Day
Read 20 minutes
Math: Module 3, Topic B, Lesson 5

Tuesday
11-14-17 G Day....Rowland ELA Library
Reading: 20 minutes
Math: Module 3, Topic B, Lesson 6 Homework

Wednesday
11-15-17 E Day
Read 20 minutes
Math: Module 3, Topic B, Lesson 7 Homework

Thursday
11-16-17 R Day
Read 20 minutes
Math: Zearn!

Friday
11-17-17 T Day
Happy Thanksgiving Break! Please read and Zearn to help retain what you have learned!

 
 

Important Dates

11/15/2017
American Education Week, Parent Visitation during ELA 9:30 to 11:00

11/20/2017
Parent Teacher Conferences: No School

11/21/2017
Parent Teacher Conferences: No School

11/22/2017
No School: Non-Attendance Day

11/23/2017
Thanksgiving Holiday: No School

11/24/2017
No School: Non-Attendance Day

11/28/2017
Band Boosters Hot Lunch

12/1/2017
Smoothie Day

12/5/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

12/12/2017
Education Foundation Hot Lunch

12/19/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

12/22/2017
Early Release: One Hour

12/25/2017
Winter Break Begins

1/9/2018
School Returns from Winter Break

 
 

Downloads List

Fruit Break Information [8/26/2015]

 
 

Cool Links

$$$$ Media/Climate
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$$$$ Media/History
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$$$$ Media/Sharks
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$$$$ Media/Zoo
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ELA Context Clues Interactive Practice
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ELA: Interactive Cause & Effect Game
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ELA: Sequencing PBS Kids: Arthur
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L/A ADJECTIVES!!! This site has tons of adjectives games for practice!
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L/A Adverb Pick-It Game
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L/A Bug Catcher Plural Noun Game
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L/A Common and Proper Noun Game (Plus lots of other NOUN games)
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L/A Go for Grammar Gold Possessive Noun Game
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L/A Life on the Pronoun Reef
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L/A Pronoun Balloon Game
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L/A Punctuation Paintball
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L/A Subject, Predicate, & Types of Sentences
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L/A Verb Tense Game
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L/A Verbs Balloon Game
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Math: Addition/Estimation (Rounding)
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Math: Bar Graphs and Pictographs
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Math: Bar Graphs and Pictographs
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Math: Division Machine Game
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Math: Division This site brings you to many division games to practice!!! Just select the red plus button to open them all...
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Math: Division: Drag Race Division
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Math: Fraction Pizza Party
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Math: Fractions Fraction Tiles Comparing Fractions Practice
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Math: Fractions on a Number Line
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Math: Fractions, Mixed Numbers
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Math: Fractions: Equivalent Fraction Bingo
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Math: Geometry: Interactive Quadrilaterals
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Math: Geometry: Name That Polygon
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Math: Measurement: Compare and Convert Metric Units of Weight
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Math: Measurement: Convert Metric Units of Length
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Math: Measurement: Converting Units of Measure
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Math: Measurement: Fun Brain Measuring
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Math: Measurement: The Ruler Game
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Math: Multiplication: Flashcards, Concentration, & Matching Games
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Math: Multiplication: Games for Practice!
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Math: Multiplication: Grand Prix Multiplication
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Math: Multiplication: Math Cats, Interactive Multiplication Array Display
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Math: Multiplication: Number Stories, helps kids understand multiiplication concepts!
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Math: Multiplication: This site helps kids see multiplication as repeated addition through the use of creative play!
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Math: Multiplication: Tug Team Tractor
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Math: Multiplication: Tunnel Blaster
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Math: Perimeter Practice!
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Math: Place Value Enrichment Game
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Math: Place Value Pirates
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Math: Place Value....This FunBrain site has 4 levels of place value practice. Start at easy and work your way up!! Great tool for differentiation!!
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Math: Place Value: Gamequarium: This site has many games that allow your child to explore place value in fun and meaningful way.
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Math: Place Value: Rounding to the Nearest 10
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Math: Place Value: Rounding to the Nearest 100
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Math: Subtraction with Regrouping
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Math: Telling Time Basketball
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Math: Time Interactive Clock! Great Tool for telling time practice and for elapsed time practice!!!! Click on it to make it larger!!
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Math: Time: Elapsed Time AWESOME SITE FOR PRACTICING THE TOUGH CONCEPT OF ELAPSED TIME!!!!
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Math: Time: Telling Time Game
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Padlet
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PARCC: Be a Learning Hero, ELA & MATH Practice
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PARCC: Fun Games for CCSS Skill Building: Math
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Science: Animal Adaptations, Lincoln Park Zoo, Explore all Animals!! Each page lists adaptations. NEW!
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Science: Animal Adaptations, Top Ten
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Science: Weather
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Social Studies: Continents & Oceans Game
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Social Studies: Illinois
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Social Studies: Illinois
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Social Studies: Illinois
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Social Studies: Illinois Games
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Social Studies: Illinois Geography
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Social Studies: Interactive Maps Continents & Oceans Practice
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