Friday, March 13, 2020

Tuesday, March 17th Happy Saint Patrick's Day!


Please re-register for new school year.

Let Mrs. Wong know if you have any questions.

Tuesday, March 17th 

8:30- 9:10 Mandarin Here is the sharable link of Mandarin resources for Third Grade:

Hello Third Grade,
I hope you and your family are all doing very well and taking good care of yourselves both physically and mentally. During this homeschooling time, I have prepared you with some videos and songs to review and practice what we have learned before. Please feel free to email me if you have any questions or concerns. I can be reached at

March 17th
  1. Please watch the Number(1-100) video twice and count along with the video. After watching, please try to count from 1 to 20 in Mandarin by yourself.
  1. Please watch the 2 Color videos and sing along with it. After watching, please try to say “I like red” and “I like green” in Mandarin by yourself. Trying to recall colors’ Mandarin names when you see them in real life!
  1. If possible, please print the “人日月山水” worksheet and finish the first 3 characters. If you don’t have access to a printer, please get a lined paper and write each character by yourself 6 times. Pay attention to the writing sequence of each character! Trying to recall the meaning of the five basic Chinese characters :)

March 19th
  1. Please watch the Fruit video one time and sing along with it. After watching, please try to say “I like apple” and “I don’t like apple” in Mandarin by yourself. Trying to recall fruits’ Mandarin names when you see them in real life :)
  1. Please watch the Week video twice and sing along with it. After watching, please try to say Sunday to Monday in Mandarin by yourself! Try to practice the pronunciation of “Xing Qi” (星期) as much as possible. 
  1. Finish the rest of the “人日月山水” worksheet :) 
9:10- 10:15 Language Arts

Please write the new spelling words for the week in your student planner. The spelling test will be on Friday. The words are: affairs, bearing, beard, clear, deer, disappear, dreary, gear, pairs, peered, rear, smear, upstairs, wears, yearly, ate, eight, faze, and phase.

Please practice spelling the words to yourself.

Here are the spelling words all used in sentences. Please think about what each word means. Use the sentences to help you. Look up any words you don't know the meaning to in a dictionary. Or use a dictionary to find another meaning of the word.

1. People have weddings and other fancy affairs in the community center.
2.The mule pulled a wagon bearing lumps of coal.
3. The miner got river mud in his long beard each time he leaned over to pan for gold.
4. The water is clear, so we can see the lake bottom.
5. A buck led a herd of deer across the rocky ground.
6. If I step in that mud, my feet will disappear beneath it. 
7. The big storm made it gray and dreary outside, and we cancelled our picnic. 
8. The geologist packed his rock- hunting gear in his backpack.
9. The scientists handed out pairs of gloves so we could take soil samples.
10. I peered closely at the earthworm to watch it wiggle.
11. The gopher tortoise dug a rear entrance to its den so it could escape quickly. 
12. I smear wet soil in a thin layer to look at it. 
13. We saw muddy tracks going upstairs to the bedroom. 
14. Over thousand of years, the wind wears down rocks. 
15.We plow the soil once a year, or yearly, in spring. 

Watch Out Words
16. Today, we ate spaghetti with tomato sauce. 
17. I have eight tomato plants, so I can make lots of sauce. 
18. Picking all the tomatoes didn’t faze me, so I felt fine. 
19. However, after the cooking phase, I was very tired. 

Now it is your turn. Write descriptive sentences using 10 spelling words of your choice. Remember to include adjectives and adverbs in your spelling sentences. Extra Challenge: Write sentences using all of the words. 

10:15- 10:45 Snack and Recess

Math 13-1 Fractions: Using Models to Add Fractions (Student Textbook)
# Solve 1 - 14 today
# Solve 15- 22 tomorrow & please correct all answers

Math answers to 13-1
1. 3/5
2. 1/2
3. The sum has the same denominator and a numerator that is the sum of the two numerators in the addends.
4. 4/6 or 2/3
5. 5/6
6. 3/4
7. 3/4
8. 2/3
9. 4/5
10. 3/5
11. 2/3
12. 1/2
13. 7/8
14. 7/10
15. 2/4 + 1/4 = 3/4
16. 2/3 of shells
17. 4/5 of the flag
18. b 3/4
19. 5/5 or 1 inch
20. Julie 3/4= 6/8 and 6/8 > 5/8
21. c. 5/10

22. picture

11:45- 12:15 Handwriting pages 109,110, & 111

12:15- 1:00 Lunch and Recess

1:00- 2:00 Social Studies 
Weekly Assessment handout (white paper) # 13 Settlers 
Use your newsweek to help you with the multiple choice questions and short response questions.
& Weekly Literacy Connection Handout goes with # 13 Combining sentences

For an extra Challenge, not mandatory, try to answer the Think and Review Questions on the back side of the Weekly Connection Handout without using your newsweek or any notes. 

2:00- 2:45 Stem (speciality class) Optional: Write a letter and draw a picture for a senior citizen in your neighborhood.)

Please turn in pictures of 
1. Spelling Sentences, 
& 2. Social Studies Weekly Assessment handout # 13 Settlers 
by 2pm tomorrow. 

(No need to take photos of handwriting pages anymore. I can check the books when we get back to school.)

Math 13-1 will be due on Thursday