Thursday December 8

The grade three’s started their day with a school mass. After mass students had a Christmas concert rehearsal. After lunch the students participated in the school Christmas concert matinee. They did a great job and have worked very hard to prepare.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. Christmas concert at 7pm (please be at school at 630 pm) *if it is snowing the school will make a decision about proceeding/cancelling the Christmas concert
  3. late start Friday – school starts at 10:30 am

Wednesday December 7

The grade three’s started their day with a work period. Students worked on their Christmas tree art. The students then went to music.

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After recess the school had a practice for the Christmas concert.

This afternoon the grade three’s had PE. They then worked on their Christmas tree art, math and their Christmas cards for the hospital.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring red/green shirt and black pants and black shoes for the Christmas concert
  3. School matinee show at 12:45-2:30 pm, Christmas concert at 7pm tomorrow (please be at school at 630 pm) *if it is snowing the school will make a decision about proceeding/cancelling the Christmas concert
  4. late start Friday – school starts at 10:30 am

Tuesday December 6

The grade three’s began their day with PE. After PE students had a quick class practice for the Christmas concert. The students then began working on their Advent paragraph good copy.

After recess the students continued working in on their Advent writing and the boarder on their sheet.

This afternoon the school had a practice for the Christmas concert. We finished off the day with science and working on their group food webs.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. spelling sentences
  3. bring PE
  4. if you would like to buy a shirt for the Christmas concert please bring $8 cash tomorrow.

Monday December 5

The grade three’s started their day with the Advent celebration. They did a great job with the grade five’s this morning. After assembly the students worked on cutting out berries for their advent wreathes.

After recess the class added bows to their wreaths and helped their peers finished their spelling sentences. The students then had their spelling pre-test, made corrections and put words in their planners.

This afternoon we had a school wide Christmas concert practice.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. spelling sentences

Spelling Words Monday December 5

Group 1

  1. shadow
  2. dishes
  3. finish
  4. spaghetti
  5. choice
  6. does
  7. scratch
  8. bright
  9. wrong
  10. wreck
  11. dictionary
  12. proofread
  13. incorrect
  14. pyramid
  15. mistake

Group 2

  1. turtoise
  2. turquoise
  3. talkative
  4. tasty
  5. tease
  6. thief
  7. thirsty
  8. thrilling
  9. tomb
  10. tournament
  11. transparent
  12. treasure
  13. trustworthy
  14. tunnel
  15. tumble

Friday December 2

The grade three’s started off their day with the Fantastic Five. Students did independent reading, group reading, worked on a math review sheet, worked on their Christmas wreaths for the concert and had a work period to finish their good copy paragraphs and journals from yesterday.

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After recess the students had a work period to complete all their activities from this morning and work on their Christmas wreaths.

This afternoon the students did their spelling tests. They then continued to work on their Christmas wreaths or began a new Christmas project.

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***VOLUNTEERS NEEDED*** If any parents are available to volunteer Friday December 9 please let me know. The students will be doing their Christmas crafts and it would be great to have help so students can rotate through several Christmas craft activities including painting a canvas, making a hat, making a an elf ornament and helping to glue ornaments together with the hot glue gun! You can get parent volunteer hours for coming!! =)

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. return notices
  4. let Mrs. Charanin know if mom or dad can voluntter Dec. 9 from 10:45-2pm

 

Wednesday November 30

The grade three’s began their day by working on a good copy paragraph using their animal research from last week. Students then went to the library. The class had the opportunity to finish their letter to Santa which will be mailed today and started working on their Christmas card that will be sent to the hospital for patients over Christmas.

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After recess the class had a work period to finish their letters, work on their advent wreaths, good copy animal pictures and Christmas cards. The students then had music.

After lunch the grade three’s had PE. They finished the day with a mad minute (3 minutes) to complete up to 30 double digit and single digit subtraction questions. The students then did a 3 digit subtraction sheet with regrouping in the tens column and hundreds column. We will continue to work on this as many students are still struggling with borrowing from two columns.

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Tuesday November 29

The grade three’s began their day with PE. After PE the class talked about the upcoming Advent celebration we are preparing for on Monday. We read The Matchstick¬†Girl and talked about what the celebration will look like. Students signed up for jobs during the presentation. The class then completed their math sheet from yesterday and began a two digit addition review sheet.

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After recess the class talked more about Advent, the meaning of the word and why we celebrate. Students used an information sheet to answer 4 questions about Advent. The class then worked on their Christmas wreaths.

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This afternoon the grade three’s did the Fantastic Five. We talked about writing a letter and making sure we ask the person we are writing to questions to show we care about them and are interested in them. The class wrote letters to Santa, did independent reading, group reading, worked on a rough draft paragraph about Advent and had a work period.

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Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. spelling sentences due Thursday
  3. Advent rough draft
  4. math worksheets from this morning
  5. bring PE

Monday November 28

The grade three’s started their day with the first of four advent assembly. After assembly the students worked on their spelling pre-test and spelling sentences.

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After recess the grade three’s had a work period and then a math lesson on 3 digit addition and subtraction with regrouping.

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This afternoon the school attended a play in the gym about recycling and how to take care of the environment. We finished off the day with group science projects where students resumed working on a large poster size food web. They also used ipads to help them research parts of the food web.

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Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. spelling sentences
  3. wear PE