Thursday, March 26, 2020

Friday, March 27th 

8:15- 9:15 Mass


9:20- 10:15 Language Arts

20 minutes Practice for Spelling Test & review meanings of spelling words 
20 Spelling Test (Ask someone to test you.) Please correct your spelling test with a red pen and write how many you got right over the total number of words. 


10 minutes Power Write: Use as many spelling words in sentences as you can. Remember to write as fast as you can and as best as you can. 


Zoom meeting 1 at 10:30-11:00
Zoom meeting 2 at 11:30-12:00


10:15- 10:45 Snack & Recess


10:45- 11:15 Take a field trip to the Boston Museum. Virtually walk through all three floors. Also you can take a field trip to the aquarium. https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

11:15- 11:30 Music Review https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1jJ29CQBfw9_8SzEeLASx9N93p6LT4S8-


11:30- 12:15 Art 
Get out some paper and crayons!  Hear from an author and learn how to draw Elephant & Piggie with author Mo Willems! 

Episode 3 https://safeyoutube.net/w/zK62

12:15- 1:00 Lunch


1:00- 2:15 Library/ Tech


During tech time you can log in to Razzkids and read a story of your choice.

Zoom meetings

Hello Third Grade Families, 

I have set up two zoom meetings daily from now until Spring break.The meetings are at 10:30- 11:00 & 11:30am- 12:00. The password should work for all of these times. 
        Mar 25, 2020
        Mar 26, 2020 
        Mar 27, 2020 
        
        Mar 30, 2020 Professional Development Day. No school!
        Mar 31, 2020 
        Apr 1, 2020 
        Apr 2, 2020 
        Apr 3, 2020 
        
        Apr 6, 2020 
        Apr 7, 2020 
        Apr 8, 2020 
        Apr 9, 2020 Happy Spring Break! 

Thanks,
Mrs. Byrne 

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Thursday, March 12th

8:30- 9:10 Mandarin Mandarin folder

9:10- 10:15 Language Arts/Science
Read one of the National Geographic books you received about the Earth. It is your choice which novel you would like to read now. In your science notebook, write down important vocabulary words with their definitions and important facts that you learned from the text. For example, in the book, Volcanoes, you could describe the types of volcanoes and how they were formed. In the book, The San Francisco Earthquake, you can identify ways people can prepare for earthquakes. In the book, Mountains of Fire, you can write what happens when a volcano erupts. We will be getting into reading/ science groups when we return back to school. Happy Reading!

Zoom 1 10:30
Zoom 2 11:30
Meetings are daily from now until Spring Break.

10:45-11:45 Math 
13-3 Using Models to Subtract Fractions (Student Textbook) # 1-15
Please correct your math with a red pen. Go back and redo any problems that you got wrong with a red pen. Early Finishers: Write two equivalent fractions for the differences for excises, 5, 7, 10. Play the fraction game online. Fraction Game by Greg Tang 

Answers to 13-3
1/4, 1/2, 
The difference has the same denominator and a numerator that is the difference between the two numbers. 3/5 of a mile 1/3, 1/3, 2/5, 1/3, 1/2, 1/4
3/4-2/4 = 1/4, 21 crayons, 1/2, B 1/3, 1/2 inch longer


11:45- 12:15 Language Arts 
Handwriting pages 127, 128, 129


12:15- 1:00 Lunch 


1:00- 2:00 Social Studies
Finish the backside of newsweek # 14 Economy and Government
  1. Think and Review
  2. Let’s Write
2:00- 2:45 Religion
Bless Are We Student Religion textbook
1. Turn to the back of the book read pages 340- 343 about Lent 
Do Activity 341 & Practice learning sign language on 343
2. Read pages 344- 345 about Holy Week
3. Do the activity on page 345 
Please color with color pencils or crayons. Do not use markers.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Wednesday, March 18th 



9:30- 10:00 Language Arts 
Use blankets and chairs to build a fort if you have your parents permission. When you finish, read a book inside your fort. Remember to thank your parents for letting you build a fort and clean up after yourself.

10:15- 10:45 Snack & Recess 

Zoom meeting 1 10:30-11:00
Zoom meeting 2 11:30-12:00
Please have handout 13-2, math notebook, pencil, and eraser. 

10:45-11:45 Math 
Do Handout 3-2 Practice & Reteaching
Check your answers to 3-2

Answer to Practice side:
1, 5/7, 2/3, ⅘, ⅘, ⅔, ¾, ½, ¾, ⅝, 
½ mile; Add 3/10 + 2/10=5/10. Divide the numerator and denominator by 5 to get 5/10 = ½. 
⅓, ⅚, ½
Answers to Reteaching side:
⅘, ⅞, 1, ½, ⅔, ⅔, 6/7, ¾, 1
If the numerator is equal to the denominator, the sum is 1. 

Go back and redo any problems you got wrong with a red pen.

Today we will do some math writing. Here is your question: Would you rather have ½ of a cookie or ¼ of a cookie? Write at least two complete sentences and include a “because” statement to defend your answer. Include a picture or diagram to explain your thinking. 

Extra Challenge and/or Early Finishers:
Play the fraction game online. There are many fraction activities you can choose from and you can set the level of difficulty. Fraction Game by Greg Tang 

11:45- 12:15 Language Arts 
Handwriting pages 124, 125, & 126

1:00- 2:00 Science 
Do two science experiments. 
Mix together baking soda and vinegar. Write a hypothesis, an educated guess, about what you think will happen. I think…
What happens? Draw a picture of your results. Label your picture.

Make a boat out of tin foil. Set your boat in a tub of water and see how much weight it can hold. Write a hypothesis, an educated guess about what you think will happen. I think...
What happens? Draw a picture of your results. Label your picture. (If you do not have any of the supplies, please don’t worry about doing the science experiments. You can login into Razzkids instead and read nonfiction text about science.)


2:00- 2:45 Religion
Bless Are We Student Religion textbook
1. Turn to the back of the book page 334- Lent 
2. Read 334-339 Do Activities on page 335 & 339 
Activity on 335 Draw a plant for lent. 
Activity on 339  Number the stations of the cross in order. 
(Use page 383 to help with the order of the stations.) 
Answers to Stations
7, 11, 1, 12, 3, 4, 14, 10, 9, 8, 2, 5, 13, 6
(Activity on 337 is optional and an extra challenge Write a poem about God’s love for us.)

Monday, March 23, 2020

Tuesday, March 24th

8:30- 9:10 Mandarin Mandarin folder for this week

9:10- 10:15 Language Arts
Read a book of your choice.
1. Practice reading aloud with fluency for at least fifteen minutes. 
2. Draw pictures to create the sequence or order of big events in the story. 
3. Color your pictures.

New Zoom times:
Zoom meeting # 1 10:30-11:00
Zoom meeting # 2 11:30- 12:00

10:45- 12:15 Math 
Math 13-2 Fractions (Student Textbook)
Do problems 15-29
Check your work with a red pen
Go back and redo any problems you go wrong with a red pen
Answers 
  1. ¾ 
  2. 5/5
  3. Check to see if there are any numbers, besides 1, that both the numerator and the denominator can be divided by evenly. 
  4. ½
  5. 2/2 or 1
  6. 6/7
  7. ½
  8. 10/11
  9. ¼
  10. 4/7
  11. ¾
  12. 7/9
  13. 9/10
  14. 8/8 or 1
  15. 9/11
  16. 7/10 of the distance
  17. ½ of the pie; add ⅛ + ⅜= 4/8. To find the simplest form, divide the numerator and denominator by 4. 4/8=½
  18. D. 325
  19. 36 minutes
  20. 3/6 or ½ of the paper used


Early Finishers:
  1. Write story problems with fractions. Share them with other students to solve. 
  2. Problem of the Day:
What fraction am I?
My numerator is a multiple of 3. 
My denominator is an odd number.
My numerator + denominator = 13. 
I’m nearly 1 whole. 

11:45- 12:15 Language Arts
Handwriting pages 121,122, & 123 Note: page 121 is printing not handwriting

12:15- 1:00 Lunch and Recess

1:00- 2:45 Worry Journal
A place where students can write down and draw their worries. Sometimes just writing our feelings down can help us understand them and makes us feel better. I have attached it to your parents email. If you don’t have a printer to print it, please don’t worry about it. You can use a notebook or binder paper to write down how you feel. 

School Counselor Information

 Hello Third Grade Families,

Dr. Colorado, our counselor, is now back at work on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and available to any student or parent who needs her. Her contact information is hcolorado@stmsf.org.

Thanks,
Mrs. Byrne

Friday, March 20, 2020

Monday, March 23rd

Happy Half Day !

8:30- 9:30 Language Arts 
Please write the new spelling words for the week in your planner. The spelling test will be on Friday. Here are the spelling words all used in sentences. Please think about what each word means. Use the sentences to help you. 


1.adore I adore line dancing, but my sister loves it even more. 
2. artworks The artworks at the museum include sculpture, paintings, and photography. 
3. birthday For my ninth birthday, I’m having a soccer party.
4. border Nyla put a pretty border of musical notes along the edge of her scrapbook page. 
5. chorus Singers in a chorus have different parts to sing.
6. circle In many folk dances, partners move around a circle
7. current Hip- hop is still current and popular, even though it has been around for many years.
8.margin My piano teacher often writes notes to me in the margin of the sheet music I’m learning. 
9. murmur People at the concert spoke in a low murmur as the lights dimmed. 
10. nervous The signer was so nervous at first that his voice cracked and his whole body shook.
11.normal It is normal for young ballet dancers to have blisters on their feet from their ballet slippers. 
12. purple The drummer wore a purple vest over a red shirt.
13. usher Let the usher show you where your seats are. 
14. verses The song had four verses, but we knew all the words.
15. version I am learning a newer, jazzier version of an old song. 


Watch Out Words
16. acts The last two acts of the musical took place in a forest.
17. ax The singer pretended to chop wood with an ax as he sang.
18. hour  The play lasted for one hour and twenty minutes.
19. our We got up out of our seats to clap at the end. 


Now it is your turn. Write sentences using 10 spelling words of your choice. 
Extra Challenge: Write sentences using all of the words. 
Please underline all of your spelling words. 


9:30- 10:00 PE


10:00-10:15 Read a book aloud for 15 minutes. Please practice reading with fluency. 
10:15- 10:45 Snack & Recess


10:45- 11:45:15 Math 
Student textbook 
1. 13-2 #1-14
2. Correct #1-14 in a red pen.
3. Please redo any problems that are wrong in a red pen.

(Tomorrow will be problems 15-29)


Zoom meeting 1 11:00-11:30 
Zoom meeting 2 11:35- 12:05
Please bring your math book, math notebook, pencil and eraser to the meeting. Have your textbook turned to 13-2. Thanks! 

Zoom meeting rules:
If possible, please sign into zoom using the student’s name. 
Please raise your hand or hand icon if you would like to talk.
Please keep background noise silent if possible. 


Answers 
  1. ¾ 
  2. 5/5
  3. Check to see if there are any numbers, besides 1, that both the numerator and the denominator can be divided by evenly. 
  4. ½
  5. 2/2 or 1
  6. 6/7
  7. ½
  8. 10/11
  9. ¼
  10. 4/7
  11. ¾
  12. 7/9
  13. 9/10
  14. 8/8 or 1
  15. 9/11
  16. 7/10 of the distance
  17. ½ of the pie; add ⅛ + ⅜= 4/8. To find the simplest form, divide the numerator and denominator by 4. 4/8=½
  18. D. 325
  19. 36 minutes
  20. 3/6 or ½ of the paper used

    11:45-12:15 Language Arts 
Handwriting pages 118,119, & 120 
Note: Underline the title of books


12:15 Dismissal