Friday January 20th

The grade three’s started their day with a school mass. After mass the students participated in the Fantastic Five. Students did independent reading, were tested on their speech arts poem “Heart prints”, worked on their science landform research, a free choice journal and their perspective art.

After recess the students had a work period and had PE.

This afternoon the class continued their assignments from this morning. The class has been working hard preparing for student led conferences next Thursday.

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Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. complete drawing of perspective art and fineline (NO NEED TO COLOUR)
  3. complete research on “oceans” and “lakes” using duckster.com
  4. journal 1 1/2 pages or more plus picture
  5. speech arts up to lines 17

January 18th

The grade three’s started their day with religion. We did another lesson from the I’m a Gift from God program. The class then went to the library to continue their landform research and work on writing activity about surviving on a deserted island.

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After recess the students had a work period to finish their French posters, lost pet good copy writing and perspective art. The class then went to music.

This afternoon the class went to PE. They finished their day with division problem solving from their textbook.
Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. Landform research: mountains/rivers
  4. math textbook work
  5. speech arts

Tuesday January 17th

The grade three’s began their day with PE. After PE the students worked on a division activity using their math textbook. The students worked independently to answer the questions. They are able to use manipulatives and blocks to help them solve division problems.

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After recess the students worked on their French posters. The students then did the fourth lesson in the I’m a Gift from God program. We finished off the morning by working on new Famous landforms passport booklets for science.

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This afternoon the grade three’s did the Fantastic Five. Students did independent reading, group reading, researched famous rivers and mountains, worked on a comprehension worksheet and the good copy of their Lost pet writing activity.

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Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. spelling sentences due Thursday
  3. bring PE
  4. I’m a Git from God page 4 and 5
  5. speech arts
  6. “Sugar and Spice” comprehension sheet due Thursday
  7. Landform passport – write 3 sentences and draw a picture about 1 mountain or 1 river using the site: touropia “mountains of the world” or “important rivers of the world”

Monday January 16th

The grade three’s started their morning with a school assembly. After assembly the students had their spelling test from last week. They then did their spelling pre-test, made corrections and worked on their spelling sentences.

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After recess the class had additional time to work on their spelling sentences. We then started our first division lesson. Students were given small bags of candy and had to problem solve how to divide the candy fairly.

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This afternoon the grade three’s had music and then continued their work on their math from this morning. The class then talked about ways in which animals are important in our life and how and why they have been domesticated.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. wear PE
  3. math page 285-286 # 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
  4. speech arts
  5. spelling sentences

Thursday January 12

The grade three’s began their day with the Fantastic Five. Students did independent reading, group reading, a journal entry, a comprehension sheet (The Princess Mouse), and had a work period.

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After recess the students had additional time to work on their morning activities. The students then worked on some multiplication work with a partner or independently (page 278-279 # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

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This afternoon the class continued to work on their math and morning activities. The students had DPA in the gym and then had a science lesson learning about different landforms.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. mass tomorrow
  3. bring PE
  4. Princess mouse sheet
  5. journal due Monday
  6. snowmen writing illustration (colour and fineline)
  7. speech arts
  8. get math test signed

Wednesday January 11

The grade three’s started off their morning with a new I’m a Gift from God lesson. We talked about appropriate and inappropriate touching as well as the steps to take if students are ever in a situation that makes them uncomfortable. The students then went to the library to type up their snowmen stories from last week.

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After recess the students had a work period to finish their typing, math from yesterday or continue their art from last week. The students then went to music.

This afternoon the grade three’s went to PE. The students finished off their day with their math test and illustrating their snowmen writing from this morning.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. speech arts (prose/bible reading/individual poem) + class poem
  4. math worksheet from yesterday
  5. Snowmen worksheet
  6. spelling sentences

Tuesday January 10th

The grade three’s began their day with PE. After PE the students reviewed the first lesson of the I’m a Gift from God program. Students then wrote rough draft paragraphs about how they take care of their bodies.

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After recess the students had additional time to work on the writing or start their illustrations. The students then worked on some multiplication activities in their math textbook and did one worksheet.

This afternoon the class did the Fantastic Five. Students did independent reading, dibels reading tests with me, worked on their good copy writing, worked on their religion illustration and completed their math activities from this morning.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring PE
  3. math test tomorrow
  4. finish I’m a Gift from God picture (colour and fineline)
  5. practice the first section of Speech arts class poem (In home reading)

Monday January 9th

The grade three’s started their day with a school assembly. After assembly the students had their spelling pre-test. They then made their corrections, put words in their planner and started their spelling sentences.

After recess the class had 10 additional minutes to work on their spelling sentences. The students then did two math worksheets that combines their knowledge of how multiplication is related to addition. Students had to draw groups, write the repeated addition sentences, draw arrays, skip count and answer the multiplication equation. When done, students got into pairs to compare answers. It is important that students learn to talk about math and discuss math. By sharing their their answers and mistakes, students learn to discuss their solutions and strategies.

After lunch the class had music. The students then began working on their landform books. Students will be illustrating and defining different landforms in this book.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. WEAR PE
  3. spelling sentences
  4. math test Wednesday on 3 digit addition and multiplication