Weekly Update from Mrs. Pumphrey
Save the Date:
September 15 @ 2:00: Constitution Day Rally Round the Flag celebration & Wood Acres 50th! Food trucks and fun! Third grade will be performing at the beginning of the program, which begins at 2:00!!
September 23 & 24: Parent Teacher Conferences
Book Report: Our first book report is a fiction book and the students will be completing a Cereal Box Project. The completed project is due on Wed. Sept. 25th. Students will be presenting their book reports to each other.
What’s Going on in our Classroom:
Reading: Next week we will read Pop’s Bridge in our reading textbook. Test on Friday.
Spelling: Words include: fancy, absorb, serious, major, blurt, purpose, according, emphasize, involve, opinion, beaker, flask, weight, density, float, sink, materials, displace, estimate, and accurate. Test on Friday.
Vocabulary: Unit #4 words include: capture, coward, exclaim, gloomy, insist, passage, restless, shallow, shatter, and talent. Test on Friday. (Don’t forget to have your child use www.vocabularyworkshop.com to help with the study of Unit 4 words.)
Math: We are working on adding larger numbers with multiple regroupings. We are also working on solving word problems. Next week we will take our chapter two math test, and begin subtraction with regrouping.
Grammar: Finishing up Unit 1.
History: We have begun our study of Canada. I will be sending home information regarding our Canada Vacation Project next week, and will have lots of examples on display. Feel free to look at them with your child to get some creative ideas.
Science: We are going over Investigation Two together, and working in our Student Data Record books.
As always, call, text, or email me with questions. Have a great weekend!