Coach BLeggett

Coach BLeggett

Monday, February 10, 2014

Curriculum Update February 10-12

Hi Families! Welcome back to another short week of school!

February 11- Symphony Field Trip (10:30-1:00) & Valentine's Day Party (3:00)
February 12 & 13 - Student-Led Conferences (Make sure your child attends the conference with you)
February 14 & 17 - No School
February 26 - Third Grade International Festival

The students are completing  published writing and putting together their international festival presentation. Everything will relate to the driving question, "How does your heritage impact who you are today?"
Students are also reading about the Winter Olympics and tying it into figurative language.

We will start two-dimensional shapes and their attributes this week. We will be working on lines and line segments, angles and polygons.

The tests will be on Wednesday, February 12. The words are:
country: the territory of a nation
history: the record of past events and times
geography: the physical characteristics, especially the surface features, or an area
population: the total number of person living in a country, city, or any district or area
currency: something that is used as a medium of exchange; money
education: a degree, level, or kind of schooling
holiday: a day fixed by law or custom on which ordinary business is suspended in commemoration of some event or in honor of some person
culture: the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group
heritage: something that comes or belongs to one by reason of birth
sports: an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature
language: the method of human communication, either written or spoken
stereotype: a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing
perspective: a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view
export: send (good or services) to another country for sale
import: bring (goods or services) into a country from abroad for sale\
 Vocabulary Game Link
Spelling Game Link

Have a fantastic week!

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