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MA NN ELE MEN TARY 3RD GR ADE

Warriors Weekly
Week of February 13, 2012

READING: Story Title:

Messaging Mania
Comprehension Strategy: Analyze Text Structure Comprehension Skill: Authors Purpose Writing Trait: Voice, Purpose, Audience Genre: Non-Fiction and Expository Text Grammar: Past-Tense Verbs, Commas in a Series Spelling: Prefixes

Weekly Targets...
-I can write a thoughtful literary response with details from the story. MATH: LANGUAGE ARTS: -I have learned new vocabulary and can use it in my writing and speaking. -I can analyze text structure -I understand past-tense verbs and commas. -I can read fluently. -I will explore congruence, counting and decimals. -I will learn about polyhedrons. SCIENCE: -I will use the internet to research and learn about the planet Saturn. -I will write a complete paragraph with a topic sentence, supporting details and conclusion. -My paragraph will be creative, clever and informative. -I will create meaningful work to be added to our online project. SPELLING: -I can spell my words within my writing correctly. SOCIAL STUDIES: -I understand concepts about old and new communities. -I learn about the Native Americans from many communities.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Valentines Day 2-14 Augustwill be passing out Students 24: their Day of FirstValentines during the party. Students are asked to School! make one for each person in our classroom. :) Science Assembly 2-16 Students will participate in an September assembly! all school science View the 2: First blog for pictures following.. Spelling Bee Grades 1, 3, and 5 2-16 Field Trip - Art Center 2-17 We will be going to see the play Narnia! Please send your child in their Warriors T-shirts.

-I understand authors purpose. WRITING: -I can discuss the 6 + 1 Traits, specifically Voice. -I can creatively brainstorm ideas.

Study Guide for Chapter Three Social Studies Test will go home on 2/15. The test is on 2/22. HOMEWORK SQUARES PACKET #3 DUE 2-16 MUST BE SIGNED!!!

Happenings...
BIRTHDAY BOARD! No Birthdays!
VOCABULARY:

TECHNOLOGY: iPads, Netbooks, AND SmartBoards! OH, MY!

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