Dec 10

Important Notes!!

we are in December the weather is very cold, please make sure your child has a coat, hat and gloves everyday.
Students must read every single day for at least 20 minutes, do the homework and practice math flash cards.

.نحن في ديسمبر الطقس بارد جدا، يرجى التأكد من طفلك لديه معطف، قبعة وقفازات كل يوم
.يجب على الطلاب قراءة كل يوم واحد لمدة 20 دقيقة على الأقل، والواجبات المنزلية وممارسة بطاقات فلاش الرياضيات

Dec 10

Weekly Focus!!

Reading: This week we will be working using illustrations and text to help us understand information we gain from reading!

  • RI 3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g. maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur)

Writing: We are continuing to write on informative/explanatory text. Students are going to researching in class to complete this topic.

  • W3.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Math: This week we will continue with story problems using multiplication and division. Parents please make sure your child is practicing flash cards at home.

  • 3.OA.A.3: Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem 

Science: We will continue to learn about and explore balanced and unbalanced forces.

  • 3-PS2-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of
    balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Social Studies: This week we begin to look at economic growth in Michigan!

  • E1.0.3 Analyze how Michigan’s location and natural resources influenced its economic development.
Dec 04

Weekly Focus!!

It is December!! The weather is much colder! please be sure to send your child with coat, hat and gloves everyday!

This week we will focusing on:

Math: we will continue will Multiplication please practice the multiplication facts at home every night. We will introduce division!! Students are very excited about this unit.

Reading:We will be reading to determine the author’s point of view using informational text and comparing it to our own.  We will look for key words in the text that signal point of view.

Writing: This week in writing we will focus on Informational text, students will reach for find evidence to support their ideas.

Science: This week we will start new unit on physical science. This week we will focus on using magnets.

social studies: This week we will finishing our history unit. we will review pioneers and american Indians life we have a chance of testing by the end of this week.

 

We will have an amazing week!!

 

Nov 28

Study guide for the science test

Our test is Thursday please practice at home. Students reviewed and practiced for the test on class.

Earth Science Investigation 4 I-Check Study Guide Answer Key

 

Fill in the blanks with the following words.

 

precipitation          weather          tornado         high temperature         low temperature   

climate                  floods              sun                blizzards                 wind speed       

 

  1.  Three examples of weather-related natural hazards are _____tornado_________, _______floods____________, and __________blizzards__________.

 

  1.  The conditions of the atmosphere at a given time and place is     __weather_______________.

 

  1.  The major source of energy that heats Earth and drives weather is the _____sun______.

 

  1.  _________Precipitation___________, _________high temperature__________, and _________low temperature_______are the most important weather conditions to look at when describing typical weather in an area.

 

  1.  _________Climate__________ is weather patterns that occur over long periods of time.  It is based on long term observation.  

 

  1.  If you were going sailing on a boat, you would want to know the average temperature, precipitation, and ______wind speed____________________ to determine the best month to sail.

 

Short Answer

 

  1.  Knowing about weather requires data be gathered ______daily________________.

 

  1.  Knowing about climate requires data be gathered_____________________over long periods of time______.

 

  1.  What is one way people can modify or change their homes if they live in an area that floods often?    

People can modify or change their homes by ____building homes on stilts___________.  This is a good solution because ___homes will be higher off the ground_____________________.

 

  1.  How does restoring wetlands help prevent flooding?

Restoring wetlands helps prevent flooding because _____wetlands can store water and release it slowly__________.

 

  1. Based on the weather graph above, is this month January or June?  How do you know?

This month is _______January___________.  I know because _______there is snow in the forecast__________________________________________________________.

 

Use the weather calendar above to create a t-chart showing the high temperatures for Days 1-7.

 

Day High Temp.
1 45
2 32
3 23
4 34
5 41
6 52
7 45

 

Use the data table to make a bar graph of the high temperatures.  

 

Bar graph should include a reasonable scale, labels, and title.

Nov 26

Weekly Focus!!

I hope everyone had a relaxing holiday, very excited to be back. This week we will have very exciting lessons to work on.

Reading: This week we will be working on describing the relationship of events using cause and effect and sequence.

  •  RI3.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Writing: We are learning how to write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

  • W3.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Math: This week we will continue with Perimeter. Students will review for the test in class and will receive a copy to take home.

Science: This week students will receive their Science study guide and will have a Thursday.

Social Studies: We continue our study on Michigan. This week we will focus on how American Indians and settlers in the early history of Michigan adapted to, used, and modified their environment.

  •  H3.0.5: Use informational text and visual data to compare how American Indians and settlers in the early history of Michigan adapted to, used, and modified their environment.
  •  H3.0.6: Use a variety of sources to describe interactions that occurred between American Indians and the first European explorers and settlers in Michigan.
Nov 21

Reminder

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. I Hope you will have a great time with your family. I am Thankful to be your child’s teacher and be part of their Journey. As a friendly reminder will be no School Wednesday, Thursday and Friday School will resume on Monday the 27th.

 

Homework is pages 311 and 312 from the Math Practice book. Students Have Multiplication cards please make sure you child practice by using repeated addition and/or skip counting 

Make sure you child is reading every single day for at Least 20 minutes 

Have an amazing time with your family

 

Nov 19

weekly Focus

This is a short week!!

Reading: This week we will be working on reading literature and point of view.

  •  RL 3.6 Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.

Writing: We are going to continue on our opinion writing unit. Students will share an opinion and then use sources to provide support for their opinion.

  • W3.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

Math: This week we continue to work on area.

  •  3.MD.7 Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.

Science: We continue our investigations on weather related hazards.

  • 3-ESS3-1 Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard. 

Social Studies: We continue our study on Michigan. This week we will focus on how American Indians and settlers in the early history of Michigan adapted to, used, and modified their environment.

  •  H3.0.5: Use informational text and visual data to compare how American Indians and settlers in the early history of Michigan adapted to, used, and modified their environment.
  •  H3.0.6: Use a variety of sources to describe interactions that occurred between American Indians and the first European explorers and settlers in Michigan