Sylvia McFadden | Third Grade

Sylvia McFadden | Third Grade

Homework: Week of December 18

Homework:  Week of December 18:

-There will be no homework during the final week of school before the New Year.  Also, there will be no tests during the final week of school before the New Year.  The only thing students will finish at home is their classwork not completed during the day at school.

-The First Week of the New Year, students will be reading from their  Second Reading Book  (Book  2).  Our first story in Book Two is called, “Seven Spools of Thread”.  There will be a Reading Selection Test that Thursday and a Vocabulary Test on the story, “Seven Spools of Thread”.

-Also, the First Week of the New Year students will be finishing our New Country series. There will be a test on our Nation’s Flag and Founding Fathers.  See youtube video below to help.

  • Math, Chapter 6 Test will be on Friday of the First Week of the New Year
  • Finally, Graded Math Drills are coming!  Please master your facts over the holidays if you have not already done so.

God bless you, and may you and your family have a Happy, Healthy New Year!!!

Homework: December 13, 2017:

Homework: December 13, 2017:

-Finish Social Studies “New Vocabulary” Sheet due tomorrow.

-Students who did not master their Multiplication Drill must copy their missed facts three times each on the back.

-Please get the Multiplication Drill signed by a parent and return to school tomorrow.

-Study/review for Reading Selection Test and Spelling Test, “What Do Illustrators Do??


Homework: December 12, 2017:

-“Animated Animals” sheet due tomorrow.  The best part of the Christmas holiday is the kindness that it encourages in all of us.  Use the nouns, verbs, and adjectives to fill in the story below to learn about why THE STAR’S characters love Christmas.

Homework: December 11, 2017:

Homework: December 11, 2017:

-Finish Spelling Lesson (pages) for “What Do Illustrators Do?”

-Math Practice pgs. MP 109, 110  (small, purple book)


Happy Feast of Saint Nick!!

A Look Ahead……Week of December 11, 2017

A Look Ahead……Week of December 11, 2017:

  • Tuesday Field Trip
  • Thursday Reading Selection Test, “What Do Illustrators Do?”
  • Thursday Spelling Test “What Do Illustrators Do?”

Have a wonderful weekend!!!

Homework: December 6, 2017:

-Get Test Folders signed and return to school tomorrow.

-Get Permission Slips signed (all three pages, sorry!) and $20.00 cash due tomorrow, please.

-Study/review for Reading Selection Test, “Dear Juno” and Vocabulary Test (yellow highlighted words in the story, “Dear Juno”)


The Night of Las Posadas in 3-M!!

It’s time for Las Posadas!! Mary and Joseph arrived this morning in 3-M in search of shelter on the night of Jesus’ birth.  Las Posadas is a nine-day celebration that focuses on the biblical story of Mary and Joseph’s visit to Bethlehem at the time of Jesus’ birth.  Las Posadas is celebrated in Mexico, Spain, and several southwestern states in the United States, including New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, and California.

Homework: December 5, 2017:

Homework: December 5, 2017:

-Get Chapter 5 Math Test signed and return to school tomorrow.

-Finish Social Studies Study Guide to help prepare for tomorrow’s Chapter 4 Social Studies Test.  Students were asked to complete “Thinking About Vocabulary” and “Thinking About Facts” at the end of Chapter 4.  A great review and test prep.


Homework: December 4, 2017:

Homework: December 4, 2017:

-Finish Reading comprehension questions at the back of the story, “Dear Juno”.  Students completed 1,2, and 3 in class.  Students need to complete 4 and 5 at home.

-Study/review for Chapter 5 Math Test.  The Chapter 5 Math Test, Form B, will be very helpful

Good Luck!!


My favorite time of the  year…….Enjoy the month of December!!!!!!

A Look Ahead…… Week of December 4, 2017

A Look Ahead….Week of December 4, 2017:

-Tuesday will be the Chapter 5 Math Test.  The study guide and Math Test, Form B, will be very helpful.

-Wednesday will be the Social Studies Test on Jamestown, Chapter 4.

-Thursday will be the Reading Selection Test, “Dear Juno” and the Vocabulary Test for “Dear Juno” (the words are the yellow highlighted words in the story)

Lastly,  Enrich Math Packets for Chapter 5 were handed out to all students today.  This, again, is optional.  It will help the children and enhance their Chapter 5 Math Test grade if completed with a good effort.  Hope this helps!!

Homework: November 30, 2017:

Homework: November 30, 2017:

-Get Math Drill (6-12 times tables) signed and return to school tomorrow.

-Finish Math “Missing Numbers” page in review packet.

-Study Guide for Religion Chapter 9 sent home.  Please complete and bring to school tomorrow (to help with the test).

-Study/review for Chapter 9 Religion Test


Homework: November 29, 2017:

Homework:  November 29, 2017:

-Get Graded Multiplication Drill signed and return to school tomorrow.

-Study/review for Reading Selection Test, Author: A True Story

-Study/review for Spelling Test.   The words are found on pg. 61 in the Spelling book.

Students are practicing their cursive spelling words on their individual dry erase boards in the classroom at this time.  Students will be graded on their ability to write correctly in cursive (Spelling Tests) starting in January.  Please begin reviewing these important lessons at home.  Thank you!!

Homework: November 28, 2017:

Homework: November 28, 2017:

-Math Review Packet, Form B, please finish and bring your questions tomorrow.  Math Test next Tuesday!!!

-Finish Spelling

-Get today’s Multiplication Speed Drill signed and return to school tomorrow.


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