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3D May Newsletter


Math- This month, students will use basic facts and patterns of zero to multiply mentally. We will estimate products to check answers. Students will multiply 2-, and 3- digit numbers with and without regrouping.

Religion- In chapter 17 of our religion book, students will learn about the parts of the Mass and how we are sent forth from Mass to serve God and other people.

Both third grade classes will be preparing the Ascension Thursday Mass on 5/10 at 9:15AM.

Science- In chapter 7, students will learn about types of stars and constellations, what makes up our solar system, how Earth’s rotation on its axis causes day and night, and what causes the moon’s phases.

Language Arts-In Language Arts students are learning how to use conventional spelling for high frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words. Students are learning author’s purpose and distinguishing their own point of view from that of the author of a text. Students will also determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases.

Final Book Report Project

For your final book report, you will be researching your favorite sport. You may use the internet, books, and magazines to find the information. Please include the following:

*When was your sport started?

*Where did it begin?

*Why did it start? Was there something that happened to encourage people to play?

*How is it similar and different to how it is played today?

*Who started the sport?

*Why is this your favorite sport?

This is to be at least 1 page attached to a poster. On the poster, please include pictures that show the progression of the sport or maybe even you playing it. This is to be handwritten and in complete sentences. Have fun discovering where your favorite sport came from and how it started!