Friday, March 31, 2017

March 31

Religion:   Our Lenten season continues next week. We will be having prayer services throughout the season. The next one will be on Tuesday, April 4 at 2:45. The third graders will continue to focus on the Stations of the Cross during the next few weeks.
Writing: We are continuing our unit on Opinion Writing. We will be using transition words to connect our opinions and reasons. Our grammar lesson will be on Writing Book Titles.
Math:   Unit Eight continues next week with fractions. We will be looking at using a number line for fractions, equivalent fractions and exploring fractional relationships.
Spelling: Week 23 - R Controlled Vowels (ear in bear & earth)/ Suffixes (-able, -ly, -ward). The spelling section of the website contains all of the weekly lists and the choice words in case your child misplaces their words.  You can also find a copy of LSCW if you need it.
Science/SS: PLANT Unit - Students will be needing seeds from a fruit for an observation with homework that will be due on Tuesday. Students will be learning more about seed dispersal and the life cycle of a plant.
Comprehension: This week we presented our Reader's Theater plays to second grade. Next we are going to start a whole class book, Stone Fox.