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3rd grade newsletter! Week of 4/24

3rd Grade By April 25, 2017 No Comments

Third Grade Families, I hope you all had a wonderful break. We are back to working hard in third grade! A few announcements… Congratulations to Joseph, Emma, Evan, Brooklyn and Sergio! They were our poetry finalists. Today they recited their poems in front of a panel of judges…fingers crossed! Our next class field trip will […]

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Third Grade Newsletter

3rd Grade By April 11, 2017 No Comments

Third Grade Families, Happy Tuesday! Here are a few things to keep in mind… This Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday we will hold our classroom poetry contest. The top 5 students will move onto the finals and present in front of judges. One prop or costume item is allowed. Please make sure the poems are practiced […]

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Weekly Newsletter 4/4

3rd Grade By April 4, 2017 No Comments

Third Grade Families, As many know, Ms. Espinosa is expecting Henry’s arrival very soon and she has decided to begin her maternity leave. I, Miss Poindexter, will teach third grade for the remainder of the school year! I am so honored and excited to finish off the year with your children! Here are some important […]

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weekly newsletter 2/28

3rd Grade By March 27, 2017 No Comments

Hello Third Grade Families, Please mark your calendars for the events below: We will have PE on MONDAY & TUESDAY this week. Plan to wear PE uniforms on these days. Music will be on WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY. Plan to wear regular uniforms for this. Continuing with this month’s Read Across America activities, Wednesday is “Fox […]

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weekly newsletter 3/21

3rd Grade By March 20, 2017 No Comments

Hello Third Grade Families, We have another particularly eventful week before us. Mark your calendars with the events below… Tuesday: Art with Mrs. Spooner! Wednesday: Free Dress…again! This one is has a “Wacky Wednesday” theme in honor of the book by Dr. Seuss. Friday: Intermediate Centers! Finally, CHEERS to our very own Eric, the big […]

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weekly newsletter 3/14

3rd Grade By March 13, 2017 No Comments

Hello Third Grade Families, This week is a busy one. Please mark your calendars for the events below: Tuesday: Report Cards go home. Remember to sign and return the envelope so that it may go home at the end of the year. Wednesday: Free Dress! All participating students should bring $1 (or more) with all […]

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weekly newsletter 3/7

3rd Grade By March 6, 2017 No Comments

Hello Third Grade Families, This week marks the beginning of Trimester 3. Time flies when you’re having fun! Math: We will complete Unit 7 this week with a test on Thursday. Continue practicing to solve for extended facts in both multiplication (5 x 50, 200 x 400, 3,000 x 6, etc.) as well as division […]

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weekly newsletter 2/28

3rd Grade By February 27, 2017 No Comments

Hello Third Grade Families, This promises to be another busy week… Math: We will continue with Unit 7: Multiplication and Division. The students will be introduced to the use of parentheses and the order of operation as well as how to solve for multiplies of ten (5 x 50, 200 x 400, 3,000 x 6, […]

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weekly newsletter 2/21

3rd Grade By February 21, 2017 No Comments

Hello Third Grade Families, Happy President’s Day! I hope everyone enjoyed the long, wet weekend. Math: This week we move on from geometry and into multiplication/division facts. Unit 7’s focus is largely on student mastery of all math facts from 1×1 to 10×10 with the ultimate goal being automaticity. We will isolate those facts that […]

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Weekly Newsletter 2/7

3rd Grade By February 6, 2017 No Comments

Hello Third Grade Families, Happy Monday! As a reminder, Valentine boxes are due in class no later than Friday so that we can decorate them on Monday. See previous e-mail for detailed instructions. Math: Math: Unit 6 continues with a focus on symmetry and congruence before moving into polyhedrons (3-dimentional shapes). We will learn to identify […]

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