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Ms. McKown's Third Grade Class

 

 

 

Below you will find the topics and skills that we will be focusing on during April/ May:

Language Arts:

  • Reading Workshop: Students will be working in reading groups to read and research animals in nonfiction.  They will learn note-taking strategies, synthesize ideas across texts, ask questions, grow ideas about nonfiction, and compare information gathered about 2 different animals.
  • Vocabulary: Along with learning new vocabulary during reading groups, students will also continue to learn a Word of the Week.
  • Spelling/ Word Study: Students will work on identifying and sorting words based on their spelling patterns/ features.
  • Grammar: Dialogue, commas, similes/metaphors
  • Writing Workshop: During writing workshop, students will continue writing fairy tale adaptations.  They will focus on storytelling their plans, using narration & dialogue, creating an ending, 'showing' not 'telling', using refrains, revising for specific vocabulary, and working through the revision & editing process.

Mathematics:

CONTINUE DAILY PRACTICE OF MULTIPLICATION FACTS AT HOME!!!

  • Unit 7:  Fractions
  • Unit 8: Multiplication & Division
 
Science: Motion & Matter