11/ 11 Newsletter

EDITPosted on November 4, 2019 by Mrs. Shakarchi

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Important Reminders

Conferences: Tuesday 11/12 and Thursday 11/14 (Please see your scheduled time)

Field Trip: Friday, November 15. Please bring $10 & up or pack a lunch in a labeled plastic grocery bag.

Spelling:  List #9 (ch or tch)

List A: march, which, bench, teach, lunch, torch,fetch, patch, watch, stretch

Both: witch, ditch, batch, bunch, inch

List B: glitch, crutch, hopscotch, mismatch, wristwatch, broach, cornstarch, drench, finch, cockroach

Content Words:

  1. Native Americans
  2. tribe
  3. tens
  4. hundreds
  5. details

Spelling Test: Friday

  • Each week your child will add a spelling card to this collection.  Please save the cards for Random Spelling Week. Students will study List A or List B for the week, depending on pretest results.  All students will need to study the words in “both” section.    There will be 5 content words added as well for a total of 20 words.
  • Tic-Tac-Toe: Students will use the same board for the first nine weeks.  They will choose three squares  to complete and hand in on Friday.  Have fun 

Reading for 20-30 Minutes

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax and any reading assignment towards the 30 minutes of reading . Log your reflections/summary in the homework page titled Reading Log.

~Reading:  For the next few weeks we will be learning Informational text standards 3.1, 3.4, and 3.5

RI. 3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

RI. 3.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

RI. 3.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

Start writing or type / to choose a block

 Language Arts: 

Students will study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guides comes home Thursday and the quiz will be on Friday. Skills include: compound subject, editing, correct phrase, and spelling.

Math:

OBJECTIVE: Round two- and three-digit numbers to the nearest ten and hundred on the vertical number line.
Homework: pages will be assigned daily from the succeed book. Sometimes, homework will also be in the weekend. Quizzes will be announced on Class Dojo and Planners.

Math using Technology: Zearn and Mobymax

Social Studies: 3-G2 Places and Regions Understand how regions are created from common physical and human characteristics. 3 – G2.0.1 Use a variety of visual materials and data sources to describe ways in which Michigan can be divided into regions. Examples may include but are not limited to: physical features (lakes versus land), land use (forest, agriculture, urban), and political (state, county, and tribal boundaries)

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org

11/ 4 Newsletter

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Important Reminders

No School 11/5

Conferences: 11/7 (Please see your scheduled time)

Spelling:  List #8 (2-syllable words-closed)

List A: chick, check, neck, rock, block, sick, mask, bank, sink, silk

Both: took, speak, ask, trick, clock,

List B: attack, hammock, shipwreck, tacky, quack, locker, squeak, chipmunk, checkbook, sunblock

Content Words:

  1. vertical
  2. number line
  3. rounding
  4. Motor City
  5. southeast

Spelling Test: Friday

  • Each week your child will add a spelling card to this collection.  Please save the cards for Random Spelling Week. Students will study List A or List B for the week, depending on pretest results.  All students will need to study the words in “both” section.    There will be 5 content words added as well for a total of 20 words.
  • Tic-Tac-Toe: Students will use the same board for the first nine weeks.  They will choose three squares  to complete and hand in on Friday.  Have fun 

Reading for 20-30 Minutes

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax and any reading assignment towards the 30 minutes of reading . Log your reflections/summary in the homework page titled Reading Log.

~Reading:  For the next few weeks we will be learning Informational text standards 3.1, 3.4, and 3.5

RI. 3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

RI. 3.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

RI. 3.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

Start writing or type / to choose a block

 Language Arts: 

Students will study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guides comes home Thursday and the quiz will be on Friday. Skills include: compound subject, editing, correct phrase, and spelling.

Math:

OBJECTIVE: Round two- and three-digit numbers to the nearest ten and hundred on the vertical number line.
Homework: pages will be assigned daily from the succeed book. Sometimes, homework will also be in the weekend. Quizzes will be announced on Class Dojo and Planners.

Math using Technology: Zearn and Mobymax

Social Studies: 3-G2 Places and Regions Understand how regions are created from common physical and human characteristics. 3 – G2.0.1 Use a variety of visual materials and data sources to describe ways in which Michigan can be divided into regions. Examples may include but are not limited to: physical features (lakes versus land), land use (forest, agriculture, urban), and political (state, county, and tribal boundaries)

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org

10/28 Newsletter

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Important Reminders

10/28 Boo Bash today from 3:30-5:30 (Only if students bought bracelets last week). No at the door sales!

10/31 Halloween activity: students may bring individually warped candy. No peanuts please!

11/1 Half a Day. Dismissal is at 11:10

Spelling:  List #7 (2-syllable words-closed)

List A: kitten, rabbit, dentist, monster, contest, basket, comet, ribbon, silver, napkin

Both: insect, pumpkin, problem,hundred, pilgrim

List B: contrast, sudden, fabric, whisper,happen, combat, absent, subject, mishap, velvet

Content Words:

  1. liter
  2. milliliter
  3. great Lakes
  4. fiction
  5. nonfiction

Spelling Test: Friday

  • Each week your child will add a spelling card to this collection.  Please save the cards for Random Spelling Week. Students will study List A or List B for the week, depending on pretest results.  All students will need to study the words in “both” section.    There will be 5 content words added as well for a total of 20 words.
  • Tic-Tac-Toe: Students will use the same board for the first nine weeks.  They will choose three squares  to complete and hand in on Friday.  Have fun 🙂

Reading for 20-30 Minutes

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax and any reading assignment towards the 30 minutes of reading . Log your reflections/summary in the homework page titled Reading Log.

~Reading:  For the next few weeks we will be learning Informational text standards 3.1, 3.4, and 3.5

RI. 3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

RI. 3.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

RI. 3.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

Start writing or type / to choose a block

 Language Arts: 

Students study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guides comes home Thursday and the quiz will be Friday. Skills include: abstract/concrete nouns, pronouns, context clues, editing, plural nouns end in (ch, sh, ss, x).

Math:

OBJECTIVE OF TOPIC A: 1 Explore time as a continuous measurement using a stopwatch. 2 Relate skip-counting by 5 on the clock and telling time to a continuous measurement model, the number line. 3 Count by five and one on the number line as a strategy to tell time to the nearest minute on the clock. 4 Solve word problems involving time intervals within 1 hour by counting backwards and forwards using a number line and clock. 5 Solve word problems involving time intervals within an hour by adding and subtracting on the number line.
Homework: pages will be assigned daily from the succeed book. Sometimes, homework will also be in the weekend.

Math using Technology: Zearn and Mobymax

Social Studies:What is a geographer, what is a state, and what city do you live in. Study the vocabulary.

Science: Forces-push, pull, and balanced forces.Paragraph

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org

Newsletter

October 21-25

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Important Reminders

Picture Day: October 23rd

Please donate candy for the Boo Bash. The winner class will get pizza.

Boo Bash: Monday October 28th. $5 for entrance. See you there! (see flyer for more details).

Spelling:  

This is Random Spelling Week: On Random Spelling Weeks, students will need to review all “List A” and “Both” lists on all cards (1-6). Note: it’s important to save all the spelling cards so students can study form them as needed for Random Spelling Week.

Tic Tac Toe: use lists 1-6 for this week.

Spelling Test: Friday

Reading for 20-30 Minutes

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax and any reading assignment towards the 30 minutes of reading . Log your reflections/summary in the homework page titled Reading Log.

~Reading:  For the next few weeks we will be learning Informational text standards 3.1, 3.4, and 3.5

RI. 3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

RI. 3.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

RI. Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

Start writing or type / to choose a block

 Language Arts: 

Students study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guides comes home Thursday and the quiz will be Friday. Skills include: abstract/concrete nouns, pronouns, context clues, editing, plural nouns end in (ch, sh, ss, x).

Math:

OBJECTIVE OF TOPIC A: 1 Explore time as a continuous measurement using a stopwatch. 2 Relate skip-counting by 5 on the clock and telling time to a continuous measurement model, the number line. 3 Count by five and one on the number line as a strategy to tell time to the nearest minute on the clock. 4 Solve word problems involving time intervals within 1 hour by counting backwards and forwards using a number line and clock. 5 Solve word problems involving time intervals within an hour by adding and subtracting on the number line.
Homework: pages will be assigned daily from the succeed book. Sometimes, homework will also be in the weekend.

Math using Technology: Zearn and Mobymax

Social Studies:What is a geographer, what is a state, and what city do you live in. Study the vocabulary.

Science: Forces-push, pull, and balanced forces.Paragraph

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org

October 14-18

Newsletter

Important Reminders

Wednesday, October 17th is Late Start

Thursday, October 18 Firehouse field trip (Turn in permission slips by Tuesday the latest)

Thank you for providing your child a headphone.

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Spelling:  

#6 Skill-   2-Syllable words-open

List A: silent, zebra, paper, unit, robot, hotel, relax, cable, even, open

Both: erase, pilot, behind, music, below,

List B: moment, student, locate, beyond, recent, depend, basic, omit, result, latest

Content Words: cause, effect, seconds, minutes, state

Spelling Homework :

  • Each week your child will add a spelling card to this collection.  Students will study List A or List B for the week, depending on pretest results.  All students will need to study the words in “both” section.    There will be 5 content words added as well for a total of 20 words.
  • Tic-Tac-Toe: Students will choose three squares  to complete and hand in on Friday.  Have fun 

Spelling Test: Friday

Reading for 20-30 Minutes

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax and any reading assignment towards the 30 minutes of reading . Log your reflections/summary in the homework page titled Reading Log.

~Reading:  For the next few weeks we will be learning Informational text standards 3.1, 3.4, and 3.5

RI. 3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

RI. 3.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

RI. Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

 Language Arts: 

Students study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guides comes home Thursday and the quiz will be Friday.

Math:

OBJECTIVE OF TOPIC A: 1 Explore time as a continuous measurement using a stopwatch. 2 Relate skip-counting by 5 on the clock and telling time to a continuous measurement model, the number line. 3 Count by five and one on the number line as a strategy to tell time to the nearest minute on the clock. 4 Solve word problems involving time intervals within 1 hour by counting backwards and forwards using a number line and clock. 5 Solve word problems involving time intervals within an hour by adding and subtracting on the number line.
Homework: pages will be assigned daily from the succeed book. Sometimes, homework will also be in the weekend.

Math using Technology: Zearn and Mobymax

Social Studies:What is a geographer, what is a state, and what city do you live in.

Science: Forces-push, pull, and balanced forces.

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org

October 7-11

Newsletter

Important Reminders

Friday, October 11th will be a half day. All students will be dismissed at 11:10.

All students must have a headphone in class to use with the Chrome Books. Please provide one as indicated in the supplies list. Thank you in advance. Disregard this message if your child already has one.

Monday, October 7-11

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Spelling:  

#5 Skill-   Homophones

List A:be, too, won, meet, dear, sea, here, blue, pair, wear

Both:plain, buy, break, eight, son

List B: waist, grate, pier, aloud,cents, weak,hoarse, guessed, feat, sighed

Spelling Homework :

  • Each week your child will add a spelling card to this collection.  Students will study List A or List B for the week, depending on pretest results.  All students will need to study the words in “both” section.    There will be 5 content words added as well for a total of 20 words.
  • Tic-Tac-Toe: Students will use the same board for the first nine weeks.  They will choose three squares  to complete and hand in on Friday.  Have fun 

Spelling Test: Friday

Reading for 20-30 Minutes

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax and any reading assignment towards the 30 minutes of reading .

~Reading:  RL 3.2 Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text

 Language Arts: Adverb, prefixes, homophones

Students study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guide comes home Thursday and the quiz will be Friday.

Math:
We are working on multiplication and division strategies and story problems using arrays, distributive property, and number bonds.  Students will receive homework as we finish learning the lessons in class.  The homework book is called Succeed. Sometimes, homework will also be in the weekend.

Also, students are encouraged to practice math skills using Zearn. They have the User Name and Password taped in their planners.

Social Studies:What is a geographer, what is a state, and what city do you live in.

Science: Forces-push, pull, and balanced forces.

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org

Class News Letter

Important: All students must have a headphone in class to use with the Chrome Books. Please provide one as indicated in the supplies list. Thank you in advance. Disregard this message if your child already has one.

September 30- October 4

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Spelling:  List #4 Soft C and G

List A: ice, germ, face, digit, price, age, fancy, large, dance, cage

Both: circus, choice, orange,angel, giant

List B: celebrity, certificate, embrace, graceful, parcel, officer, cottage, geometry, luggage, package

Spelling Homework :

  • Each week your child will add a spelling card to this collection.  Students will study List A or List B for the week, depending on pretest results.  All students will need to study the words in “both” section.    There will be 5 content words added as well for a total of 20 words.
  • Tic-Tac-Toe: Students will use the same board for the first nine weeks.  They will choose three squares  to complete and hand in on Friday.  Have fun 

Spelling Test: Friday

Reading for 20-30 Minutes

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax and any reading assignment towards the 30 minutes of reading .

~Reading: Asking and answering questions and story elements. I am sending a reading log and reading comprehension weekly along with comprehension questions for fiction and nonfiction.

 Language Arts: Possessive Nouns and prefixes

Students study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guide comes home Thursday and the quiz will be Friday.

Math:
We are working on multiplication and division strategies and story problems.  Students will receive homework as we finish learning the lessons in class.  The homework book is called Succeed. Sometimes, homework will also be in the weekend.

Also, students are encouraged to practice math skills using Zearn. They have the User Name and Password taped in their planners.

Social Studies:What is a geographer, what is a state, and what city do you live in.

Science: Forces-push, pull, and balanced forces.

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org

Week Ahead 9/23/19

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Spelling:  List #3 Vowel Digraphs

List A: out, cloud, count,crown, power, straw, launch, yawn, haunt, draw

Both: mouth, brown, claw, auto, haul

List B: autograph, scrawny, author, thousand, flawless, fountain, prowler, account, coward, powerful

Spelling Homework :

  • Each week your child will add a spelling card to this collection.  Students will study List A or List B for the week, depending on pretest results.  All students will need to study the words in “both” section.    There will be 5 content words added as well for a total of 20 words.
  • Tic-Tac-Toe: Students will use the same board for the first nine weeks.  They will choose three squares  to complete and hand in on Friday.  Have fun 

Spelling Test: Friday

Reading for 20-30 Minutes

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax,  Myon, any reading assignment towards  the 30 minutes of reading .

~Reading: Asking and answering questions and story elements. I am sending a reading log and reading comprehension weekly along with comprehension questions for fiction and nonfiction.

 Language Arts: Students study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guide comes home Thursday and the quiz will be Friday.

Math:
We are working on multiplication and division strategies and story problems.  Students will receive homework as we finish learning the lessons in class.  The homework book is called Succeed. Sometimes, homework will also be in the weekend.

Also, students are encouraged to practice math skills using Zearn. They have the User Name and Password taped in their planners.

Social Studies:What is a geographer, what is a state, and what city do you live in.

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org

Weekly Updates 9/16

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Important Note: Friday 9/20 will be a half day. 11:10 Dismissal.

Spelling:  List #2 Vowel Teams

List A: ray, clay, waits, hoe, soak, toast, reach, bead, coin, enjoy

Both: boil, goal, beach, bait, aim

List B: approach, oboe, entertain, yesterday, rejoice, trapezoid, enjoyable, bumblebee, sweeten, peanuts

Spelling Homework :

  • Each week your child will add a spelling card to this collection.  Students will study List A or List B for the week, depending on pretest results.  All students will need to study the words in “both” section.    There will be 5 content words added as well for a total of 20 words.
  • Tic-Tac-Toe: Students will use the same board for the first nine weeks.  They will choose three squares  to complete and hand in on Friday.  Have fun 🙂

Spelling Test: Friday

Reading:

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax,  Myon, any reading assignment towards  the 30 minutes of reading .

~Reading: Asking and answering questions and story elements. I am sending a reading log and reading comprehension weekly along with comprehension questions for fiction and nonfiction.

 Language Arts: Students study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guide comes home Thursday and the quiz will be Friday.

Math:
We are working on multiplication and division strategies and story problems.  Students will receive homework as we finish learning the lessons in class.  The homework book is called Succeed.

Social Studies:What is a geographer, what is a state, and what city do you live in.

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org

Weekly Updates 9/9

Important Dates

Open House will be Wednesday September 11 from 6:00-7:30. Please join us in room 217

Good Morning: hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Spelling:  List #1 skill – Silent E

List A: fake, tale, use, like, hope, nose, bite, cane, cube, tone

Both: hose, cove, mute, date, wipe

List B: calculate, extreme, squeeze, arrive, advice, decide, polite, feline, canine, divide

Spelling Homework :

  • Each week your child will add a spelling card to this collection.  Students will study List A or List B for the week, depending on pretest results.  All students will need to study the words in “both” section.    There will be 5 content words added as well for a total of 20 words.
  • Tic-Tac-Toe: Students will use the same board for the first nine weeks.  They will choose three squares  to complete and hand in on Friday.  Have fun 🙂

Spelling Test: Friday

Reading:

~20-30 minutes –In addition to reading books, students may use  Mobymax,  Myon, any reading assignment towards  the 30 minutes of reading .

~Reading: Asking and answering questions and story elements. I will start sending a reading log and reading comprehension weekly along with comprehension questions for fiction and nonfiction.

 Language Arts: Students study grammar and language review Monday-Thursday.  Study guide comes home Thursday and the quiz will be Friday.

Math:
We are working on multiplication and division strategies and story problems.  Students will receive homework as we finish learning the lessons in class.  The homework book is called Succeed.

Social Studies:What is a geographer, what is a state, and what city do you live in.

Snacks: Thanks for providing your child a healthy snack. Thank you for your help and support :),

Mrs. Shakarchi and boys and girls in room 217

Contact Email: shakara@dearbornschools.org