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Third: Daniela Dubovici




Week of October 16-20

Friday, October 20th – No School

I finally was able to activate the IXL account. Please check your child’s planner for the username and password. I want to thank you all for your patience and understanding.


  We will be reviewing Ch. 1,2,3,4, and 5 to get ready for our Unit 1 test. At the same time, we will begin working on Unit 2. The lessons from the unit 2 will help the students understand some of the characteristics of God (e.g. God is powerful, loving, holy, great, just, and merciful), the basic truths of our faith and the Apostles’ Creed. We will continue to pray the Rosary a decade a day. Please send in your prayer intentions. Unit 1 test will be on Thursday, October 19th.


We will begin chapter 7- Subtraction. This chapter concentrates on different aspects of subtraction such as: subtract mentally, estimate differences or exact answer, problem solving investigations, subtract with regrouping, subtract 3-4 digit numbers, and subtract across zeros. The students will be able to understand that this operation involves repeated calculations: subtract the ones, then the tens, then the hundreds, and so on, regrouping as necessary.

Review vocabulary: add, difference, equals sign, minus sign, subtract, sum, addend, equal, estimate, equal, plus sign, subtraction sentence, and regroup

New vocab. – inverse operations = addition and subtractions are opposites. Math quiz to check the progress will be on Thurs. Oct. 19th.


We are going to continue to focus on reading our stories about how people/children are sharing culture with their community.

Writing- learn about text organization and sequencing

Grammar- Subjects and compound subjects

Spelling- Final e (use spelling patterns cvc silent e, ccvc silent e)

Vocabulary- generate different forms of words by adding, changing, or removing endings (admired, admiring, admiration) Unit 1 Week 3 test will be on Wednesday, October 18th. This test will have 2 parts. Part 1 is vocabulary and part 2 is comprehension from Gary the Dreamer story.


This week we will be studying about animals and their parts as well as classifying animals into groups with similar characteristics.






2017-2018 Supply List Grade 3

1 subject notebook (1 of each) – Purple, Blue, Green, Red
1 red folder (plastic works best)
1 folder of choice (any color or design)

1 Composition Notebook (can be marble or any design)
1 Black notebook (for music)

Wide-ruled loose leaf paper (we won’t be using this right away but they will need it as the year progresses)
Ruler (with inches and centimeters)

Lots of #2 Pencils – Yellow only please (the others tend to get stuck in the sharpener)

Colored pencils

Hand sharpener

1 Highlighter any color


Glue (can be bottle or stick)

2 boxes of tissues

1 package of baby wipes

Crayon box (box or pouch)
Thin white board markers


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