Monthly Archives: December 2016

Thursday December 15

The grade three’s started off their day with Matilda. After watching Matilda the class cleaned their desks, put away work in their duotangs and made ornaments with Ms. Sheppard. Thank you to all the parents who helped to organize the class party! Also, a big thank you for the very generous Christmas gifts!

This afternoon, the students started a new read aloud story, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The students then made their own fleece hats. They finished off the day with PE.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. mass 8:10 am
  3. 1 pm dismissal tomorrow

Wednesday December 14

The grade three’s started off their day with confession. The class then went to the library. We read Christmas stories and checked out library books.

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After recess the students worked on some digit addition and subtraction problem solving. The class worked with a partner or independently to work on their math. The students then went to music.

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This afternoon the grade three’s went to PE. After PE the students continued their work on their math.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring PE
  3. class party tomorrow – don’t bring a lunch
  4. math page 122-123 # 1,4, 5, 6, 7, 8a, 8b due Thursday
  5. venn diagram from yesterday
  6. capilano suspension bridge worksheet

Tuesday December 13

The grade three’s began their day with PE. After PE the students did a 3 digit subtraction math review sheet. Students are still working on remember how to borrow from the hundreds column when the numbers in the tens and ones are not high enough. The class then worked on some math work using the textbooks.

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After lunch the students continued working on math and those that were finished had the opportunity to make some Christmas cards.

This afternoon we talked about confession. The class will be going tomorrow. We then finished the day off with the Fantastic Five. We read two versions of Little Red Riding Hood. Students had to compare and contrast the two versions of the story. The students also did a comprehension sheet on the Capilano Suspension bridge, a Christmas card, independent reading and illustrated a French weather picture.

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Homework:

  1. math page 118-119 # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
  2. The Capilano Suspension Bridge worksheet
  3. spelling sentences
  4. The Little Red Riding Hood Venn diagram
  5. January notice

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Monday December 12

The grade three’s began their day with the school advent assembly. After assembly the students had their spelling test from last week. They then did their pre-test for this week, made corrections and worked on their spelling sentences.

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After recess the class did a time double digit math worksheet. Their goal is to improve their own time, not compete against their classmates. The students then worked on their Christmas gingerbread houses.

This afternoon the grade three’s finished off their Christmas crafts (and caught up on Christmas crafts for those who were away on Friday). Most students finished painting their nativity scenes today. Most students took home a lot of their Christmas projects today.

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Homework:

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

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