Coach BLeggett

Coach BLeggett

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Curriculum Update November 26-30

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends. Please remember the Clorox Power a Bright Future grant voting continues through December 19. Please text and go online and vote each day. When voting online, you can go to You have to register the first time. You can text 1044pbf to 95248 each day too.

On Friday, the third grade will have Tourism Day from 9:30-10:30. Your child has become an expert on a state and will become a tourism director, sharing the information with other grade levels. You are welcome to attend.

We will begin Theme 7, "On Moving Ground". The comprehension strategy is fix-up strategies. The vocabulary words are anticipate, realize, favorite, surface, and volcano.

The spelling lists for this week is synonyms and antonyms.
list 1:  aim, loss, empty, male, female, profit, heavy, light, scare, full
list 2: vacant, purpose, provide, furnish, attack, clutch, grasp, guard, frighten, startle
list 3: (uper, sur (over, above, beyond) superb, superimpose, superintendent, superior, supervisor, surcharge, surplus, surprise, surreal, surtax

We will continue working on personal narratives with quotations.

We will begin Topic 6, Multiplication Facts: Use Known Facts in math. This week we will cover the distributive property, 3 as a factor, 4 as a factor, 6 and 7 as a factor, 8 as a factor, and multiplying with 3 factors.
We will continue our geography unit. The students each have a state they have been conducting research on. They also have been learning about different types of maps, continents, oceans, lines on a map, how to create a map, features, map keys and symbols. On Friday, November 30, they will have a tourism day culminating everything they have learned. They will also have a geography test on all the continents, oceans, compass rose and intermediate directions.

Have a fantastic week!

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