St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

3A Newsletter 15

3A Newsletter- Week 15: December 10th–14th

Dear Parents,  During this 2nd week of Advent, may we prepare our hearts for the coming of our Savior Jesus Christ. December 13th Field Trip: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever; Thank You to all the parent drivers! I am Blessed to be a part of your child's learning experiences. In working together we will have a successful school year. Love and Prayers, Mrs. Ronck

Chapter 13: Advent: The Season of Advent helps us prepare for the coming of the Son of God; Jesse Tree Activity (Bible events that lead up to Christ's birth.)   

Key Words: Advent Wreath, St. Nicholas, Immaculate Conception; "The Church Year; Ordinary Time" - Advent, Christmas, Ordinary Time, Lent, Three Days - Easter, Ordinary Time

Fun Website to study Chapters in our Religion Book-Check it out!!!


Chapter 7 Theme: Multiplication and Division:  Lesson 3:  Double a Known Fact- fact to multiply. Lesson 4: Multiply by 4; Lesson 5: Divide by 4; Lesson 6: Problem-Solving Investigation; Lesson 7: Multiply by 0 and 1; Lesson 8: Divide with 0 and 1

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, reasonable, regroup, unknown, Subtraction, difference, subtract, regroup, divide


Unit 3 Week 2: Conventions: Main and Helping Verbs

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


Unit 3 Week 2: "Pushing Up the Sky" Literary Elements: character, setting, and plot; Inferring

Vocabulary: antlers, imagined, languages, overhead, narrator, poked


Science/Social Studies:
Fossils, Variations Among Species; Ecosystems


Unit 3 Week 2: Prefixes: un-, re-, mis-, dis-

List Words: unhappy, recall, disappear, unload, mistake, misspell, dislike, replace, mislead, disagree, rewrite, unroll, unknown, dishonest, react; Challenge Words: unfortunate, discourage, uncomfortable, recycle, mispronounce 


Strokes: Complete cursive lowercase letter z; Lowercase Letter Review; Write Cursive Numbers 1-10


Upcoming Tests: 
12/13/18  Spelling Test;  12/14/18 Reading/Phonics Test


Special Events:
12/9-15/18 Season of Advent Week #2; Parish Penance Service@ 4 pm.;  12/9/18 St. Juan Diego;  12/10/18 Reading Interim Testing;  12/12/18 3A Mass;  Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe; 12/13/18  Virtual Snack Sale; The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Field Trip; 


Library Books: Due Tuesday
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