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Dolphin                     3rd Grade Weekly WaveSandDollar

RELIGION  Our first chapter will have us talking about the Holy Spirit and how it guides us to follow Jesus and live as a member of the Church.  We will also start a short unit on the story of Creation.  

**Don’t forget students should wear Mass Uniform on mass days!  This is blue pants and white shirts for the boys.  Plaid skirt or jumper with a white shirt for the girls!  

 SPELLING Our first list of spelling words are words with short vowel sounds.  We have 20 spelling words.  There are no spelling sentences as part of our spelling test.  Please see the link below for the list of spelling words.  This list has the first three weeks of words.  We will be working on the first list this week.  Our test will be on Wednesday.  If students do not get 100% on Friday, they will take the test again on Friday.  

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READING – We will be reading “1st Day Jitters” this week.  We will be looking at vocabulary, character, setting, and plot.  We will have a test over the story and the skills on Friday.

GRAMMAR In Grammar we will be working on recognizing statements and questions.  We will also look at the different punctuation used for these two types of sentences.    We will also start our first lesson in our Vocabulary books.  

MATH We will start with chapter 1 this week in math.  We will be working on number patterns, place value through 1,000 and then through 10,000.  We will also work on problem solving skills.

SCIENCE – We will start on chapter 1 this week in Science.  We will be talking about plants and their needs.  We will also look at the life cycle of plants.  

SOCIAL STUDIES   We will focus on Science for a few weeks, then we will switch to Social Studies.  

TEACHER NOTES –  

** Don’t forget that our BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT is this Thursday, August 18.  We will begin in the PLC (gym).  You will then have a few opportunities to visit your child/children’s classrooms to listen to their teachers.  I hope to see everyone there!

**Remember…We have MASS on Thursdays.  Please make sure your child is wearing their Mass Uniform!  We also have PE on Thursdays and some Fridays this year!  Please be sure your child has clothes to change into for these two days as well!

**Please be sure to read the ROAR! for more St. Rose School Information! 

Monday  –  COMPUTER LAB & PE

Tuesday  –   MUSIC

Wednesday  –  LIBRARY

Thursday  – MASS & PE

Friday – ART & PE