T HE T HIRD GRADE F AMILY N EWS
Bronx, NY January 2011 Volume 5, Issue 5
Janua ry 2011 HAPPY NEW YEAR!! We are looking forward to a wonderful second half of the school year. We have a lot coming up so please continue checking your child’s folders for important notices.
Themes of the Month Literacy The third grade students will continue exploring the genre of nonfiction during our Reading Workshop. For writing, the third grade is finishing up How-To’s and moving on to research writing for Black History Month.
Science We have begun learning about different types of energy.
Math We will learn about measurement and graphing. After that we will move on to multiplication! Keep studying your addition and subtraction facts!
Announcements ~January 3rd –School ReOpens. ~January 17th School Closed: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday ~January 10th 21st – EPAL: 2 Day Reading/Writing Assessment
REMINDER!!! STATE ELA EXAM MAY 3 rd -5th STATE MATH EXAM MAY 11 th -13 th Don’t forget to check out our school’s website! www.ps111x.org Want extra math help for your child? Go to: www.learning.com Use the following info to login! CASE SENSITIVE! Username: parents3 Password: ps111 District: csd 11 (there is a space!)
Social Studies We will learn all about different communities around the world, such as Africa!
Saraiya Drummond Vanessa Castro Ayeshia Calderon Angelina Fermin Denisha Rowson Elias Matos Shey Green Genesis Medina Tyara Hill Mr. Brunelli
Jan. 1st Rm. 328 Jan. 4th Rm. 327 Jan. 13th Rm. 328 Jan. 15th Rm. 328 th Jan. 15 Rm. 328 Jan. 15th Rm. 329 Jan. 18th Rm. 327 Jan. 22nd Rm. 329 Jan. 25th Rm. 330 Jan. 27th
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What’s Happening in Our Classes??? Class 3-327 Class3-327is working hard on learning our reading strategies. Ask your child about strategy #3. Our “How-To” Writing is moving along beautifully. Walk with your child about the recipe they choseto write about.
Class 3-328 Students will be working on responsesto literature. We will be exploring different customs through myths, fairy tales and fables. They are working on rounding to the nearest tenth and hundredth and still reviewing 0-4 multiplication facts.
Class 3-329 We are working very hard on mastering our reading and writing strategies. We will begin working hard in the computer lab to research information on famous African Americans. Keep working with your child at home on their reading, writing, and math skills!
Class 3-330 Class3-330is in the processof a noun, verb, and adjective revisions from a boring paragraph to an exciting one. Students will be using their vocabulary word folders and creative writing abilities to have their writing come alive. Homework On Time Students for November!!!
Classroom Reminders Remember our school is a uniform school and all students must wear white shirts/blousesand blue pants and skirts.
Parents -pleasemake sure your child is doing their homework every night. It is extremely important. Check their folders for notices and important information!
PLEASE make sure all homework is signed daily! **CHILDRENMUST BRINGIN AN ABSENTNOTETHE DAY THEY COMEBACKFROMBEINGABSENT**
Student of the Month December Congratulations to all of our Students of the Month!!! Kishauna Clair Class 3327 Karanja Bright Class 3328 Kacy Pena Class 3329 Jaeden Vazquez Class 3330
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