3rd Grade Classroom News Nov. 28 - Dec. 2, 2016 Mrs. Reese
Math – Division and Fractions.
Vocabulary – C8 Spelling Words: Quiz on Friday! Please see attached sheet.
Reading- “Nate the Grate”
Writing – Finish up narrative unit and start opinion unit.
Science – Chapter 4 – Living Things Change Their Environments.
Social Studies – Moby Max
Cursive – Practice reading and writing.
READING LOGS are due on Friday, with 100 minutes of reading.
Snacks &Cheap Plastic Forks
Ticonderoga My First Tri-Write #2 Pencil (the other ones just break and do not sharpenL)
Electric Pencil Sharpener
Gloves, Hats, Socks
Boot and Glove Dryer
Progress Reports will be coming out the week of December 6th
3rd Grade C-8 Vocabulary Week of 11/28/16
detective: A person who investigates or finds hidden information. The detective found clues and solved the mystery.
returned: to bring of put something back. David returned his library book when he was finished with it.
specific: having a special quality. I am looking for a specific type of hiking boots.
definitely: In a plain and clear way. That color is definitely purple.
assistant: A person who helps. Grandma is Mrs. Reese’s assistant.
positive: Completely certain or convinced. Mylie is positive she heard a noise.
case: A problem that a detective tries to solve. The police officer will uncover the facts of this robbery case.
(Source: Trophies Reading Series) & (Science A Closer Look)
resource: Something in the environment that helps an organism survive. (p.152) Food, water and shelter are resources living things need to survive.
competition: The struggle among living things for food, water, or other resources. (p. 153) When water is limited, a struggle, or competition among plants occur.
pollution: Is what happens when harmful materials get into water, air, or land. (p.154) Cars, factories and trash can harm the environment by causing pollution.
reduce: To use less of something. (p. 156) When you fix a leaky faucet, you reduce your use of water.
reuse: To use something again. (p. 156) Old cracker boxes were reused to make this animal habitat.
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