Thursday February 23

The grade three’s started off their day with the Fantastic Five. Ms. Sheppard did a lesson on how to write a dimante poem. Students did independent reading, group reading, handwriting, a journal entry and a diamante poem.

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After recess the students had a short work period. The class then did a review activity on what they have learned about fractions so far.

This afternoon the student’s listened to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The class then worked on their natural resources booklet then had a work period for the remainder of the afternoon before going to PE.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. mass 8:00 (choir) 8:10 (non-choir)
  4. math page 202-203 # 1, 2, 4, 5, 6
  5. journal and picture due Monday

Wednesday February 22nd

The grade three’s had a wonderful day today! All their hard work paid off this afternoon as they were chosen to move forward to the Speech arts finals the first week of March. Congratulations and thank you for all your hard work and assistance in helping your children at home! It really makes a big difference.

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This morning the grade three’s went to the library. There half the class worked on handwriting e and l and the other half of the class worked on researching canyons, deserts and plains.

After recess the students continued with their handwriting and practiced for speech arts before going to music.

This afternoon the class performed their speech arts poem in front of the judges and other primary classes. They did a wonderful job, I am beyond proud of them! They finished off the day with PE and read aloud time of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. handwriting e and l

Tuesday February 21st

The grade three’s started off their day with PE. After PE the class did a math lesson on comparing fractions (greater than and less than) and completed questions in their math textbook.

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After recess the students practiced their speech arts poem. They then did a short writing activity for religion about the Liturgical calendar.

This afternoon they had a special in class field trip from a scientist who introduced them to the topic of matter. It was a wonderful presentation where the students learned about electrons, protons, density, states of matter and plasma (among other things).

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We finished off the day with more practice of our class poem. Tomorrow afternoon the grade three’s will be reciting the poem.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runner
  3. PINK DAY tomorrow – wear red or pink, bring $2 and no jeans
  4. return symphony permission slip
  5. math p. 199 # 1, 2, 5, 6
  6. speech arts

Monday February 20

The grade three’s started their day off with their spelling pre-test. The students then made their corrections, put their words in their planner and finished their spelling sentences. After recess the class practiced for speech arts and then had another lesson on fractions. Today we talked about numerators and denominators.

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This afternoon the class the music. After music we practiced for speech arts again, play French games and then worked on their natural resources booklets. We finished off the day practicing speech arts.

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  1. home reading
  2. wear PE
  3. practice speech arts
  4. natural resources – “Trees” and “plants” page and pictures

Friday February 17

The grade three’s started off their day with the Fantastic Five. The grade three’s did independent reading, group reading, a paragraph on their favourite season, handwriting and forked on their natural resources booklet.

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After recess the students had a short work period and finished off the morning with PE.

After lunch the class practiced their speech arts poem. The students then had their spelling test and did a math lesson on fractions. The class finished off the day with a work period to minimize homework this weekend.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. speech arts
  4. season paragraph
  5. handwriting

Thursday February 16

The grade three’s started the day with the Fantastic Five. Students did independent reading, group reading, presented their individual speech arts, class poem, did a fraction sheet and comprehension activity.

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After recess the class practiced for speech arts and had a math lesson on fractions.

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This afternoon the students read with Ms. Sheppard. They then worked on a new natural resources booklet. They finished the day with PE.

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Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. peninsula and volcano research
  4. off to California worksheet due Monday
  5. fraction worksheet due Monday
  6. practice speech arts
  7. mass tomorrow

 

Wednesday February 15

The grade three’s started their day with a mini work period to complete their journals from yesterday. In an effort to have students have less homework and more time to practice for speech arts they will be getting additional work periods for the next week. The class then practices for speech arts. We then went to the library. Students that were done their journals continued their landforms passport research. Today the students researched volcanoes and peninsulas.

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After recess the students changed for PE, continued their research on landforms and finished the morning with music.

This afternoon the grade three’s had PE. The class then practiced speech arts and finished the day off with a math lesson on fractions.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring PE
  3. journal
  4. landforms research on peninsulas or volcanoes (due Friday) http://www.activewild.com/famous-volcanoes/   (see image above for peninsulas to choose from and research
  5. tomorrow students will recite their individual speech arts poem, prose or bible reading (2 students from each category will be chosen to recite their speech arts for Saint Pat’s judges next week)