Third Grade Assignments:
Math - Students will have an enVision Math homework sheet Mon-Thurs. We will be practicing Math Facts in class each day. It would be helpful for students to also practice Math Facts at home. Students will have access to enVision materials & games during the year. I will send an email to let you know when it is ready.
Science/Social Studies - Students will do the majority of their work in class. If there are at-home assignments or projects, they will be sent home in the homework folder. Quizzes on material will be given at the end of each unit.
Reading Workshop - Students will have a variety of activities each week to work on reading skills through reading groups, whole group lessons, class novels, independent reading and weekly comprehension practice.
Independent Reading - Students should be reading at least 20 minutes a night. We want to encourage students to read one chapter book at a time, so please remind them to carry it back and forth in their backpack. Students will be taking Accelerated Reader tests online throughout the year to earn points for their weekly reading grade. This will be accessible through school only.
Spelling - VVE teaches weekly spelling patterns using the program Scientific Spelling. We practice the pattern all week and the students will be tested on Fridays. We do not assign a specific list of words, however students are encouraged to take their spelling folder home to review the weekly patterns and practice words that follow the patterns. The spelling folder will need to be returned to school each day.
Cursive Handwriting - We will be using the Handwriting Without Tears approach to cursive. This work will take place in class and will not be assigned as homework. Please feel free to encourage your child to practice at home!
Writing Workshop - Students will maintain a writer's notebook in class. We will be doing our writing, sharing, and publishing during class.