St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

3A Newsletter 14

3A Newsletter- Week 14: November 27th – December 1st

Dear Parents, I want to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving! and hope you all have a wonderful time with your family and friends! I am Blessed to a part of your child's learning experiences. In working together we will have a successful school year. Love and Prayers, Mrs. Ronck

Religion:
Chapter 1 "God Call Us to Holiness" God calls each of us: God calls everyone to be holy, Confirmation; God calls some men to be priests or deacons; God calls some people to religious life; Review

Key Words: vocation, laypeople, vows

Fun Website to study Chapters in our Religion Book-Check it out!!!
http://sadlierreligion.com/webelieve/main.cfm?sp=student&section=activity&grade=3
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/p/3g2b9x

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Math:
Chapter 6: Theme: Multiplication and Division: Check My Progress: Vocabulary Check, Concept Check, Problem Solving, Test Practice; Lesson 6: Problem-Solving Investigation; Lesson 7: Multiply by 10; Lesson 8: Multiples of 8; Lesson 9: Divide by 10

Vocabulary: multiples

Vocabulary Review: array, Commutative Property of Multiplication, combination, multiplication sentence, equal groups, factors, multiply, product, the four step plan, reasonable answers, tree diagram, digit, expanded form, place value, round, standard form, word form, Associative Property of Addition, bar diagram, Commutative Property of Addition, estimate, Identity Property of Addition, parentheses, pattern, mental math, regroup, unknown, Subtraction, difference, subtract, divide

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English:
Unit 7: Adjectives/Adverbs 
Lesson 4: Comparing with Adjectives; What Are Adverbs?; Other Kinds of Adverbs; Using to, two, and two

Multisensory Grammar Color Coding: yellow for nouns, orange for verbs, red for articles:(noun markers: a, an, the, am); blue for adjectives, purple for adverbs

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Reading:
Unit 3Theme: "Imagination".  Lesson 6: "Roxaboxen"  Skill: Realistic Fiction: the characters behave as people do in real life; the setting of the story is a real place or could be a real place; the events in the story could happen in real life. Author's Point of View: the kind of narrator or speaker that the writer uses to tell the story. In first-person narrative the writer tells the story as if the storyteller were a character in the story. (I, me, mine, we, our, ours.) In third-person narrative, the writer tells the story as if the storyteller were someone outside the story, not a character in the story. (he, him, she, they, and theirs.) Using Dictionary Skills: ABC Order; Dictionary Skills: ABC Order;

Vocabulary: ford, traced, mayor, decorated, blossomed, bordering

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Science/Social Studies: Unit: Fossils and Variation of Traits; Ecosystems: Fossils of Long Ago; Making Inferences About Fossils; Explore Real Fossils; Variations Among a Species

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Spelling/Phonics:
Unit 3 Lesson 2: Skill: Spelling for /ow/Spelled ow, and ou_, and Long /o/Spelled _ow

List Words: rowdy, allowance, lounge, grouchy, announce, overthrow, pronounce, homegrown, thousand, vowel, cloudy, drowsy, crowded, amount, undertow

Words to Know: deacon, ministries

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Handwriting:
Strokes: Cursive lowercase: v, x, y, z discuss strokes

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Upcoming Tests:
11/30/17 Spelling Test; 12/1/17 Religion Reading Test

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Special Events:
11/20-24/16 No School - Teacher Regan Institute, Thanksgiving Break- Happy  Thanksgiving! 

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Library Books: Due Tuesday

Book Orders: Due November 28th - Monday