November Newsletter for 3rd Grade
Language Arts—The third graders have wrapped up their unit on characters and will be diving into nonfiction texts. Students will learn about nonfiction text features, dictionary skills, and finding the main idea of nonfiction stories. Students will connect this with their writing by creating a nonfiction writing piece to highlight their knowledge!
Math— In math students are currently learning about fractions including naming fractions, finding fractions of a group, and comparing fractions. After students wrap up fractions they will be jumping into geometry! Our geometry unit consists of 2D and 3D shapes, patterns, angles, and more!
Science— Our lady bugs have completed their lifecycle! We are finishing up learning about different types of ecosystems including forests, rainforests, oceans, and swamps! Students will wrap up this science unit this month.
Social Studies—We are beginning to start world geography, including locating and naming the continents and oceans as well as labeling the equator and prime meridian. Third graders will also take a closer look at each countries characteristics including mountains, bodies of water, and other important landforms.
Tip for 3rd à As the weather gets colder it is important that the students come to school with warm clothes so they can stay warm at recess!
Nov 5-6: Student Holidays
Nov 7: Student of the Month Award Ceremony
Nov 12: Veteran’s Day Celebration
Nov 13-16: Thanksgiving Lunches & Book Fair
Nov 13: Family Night at the Book Fair
Nov 15: Report Cards go home
Nov 21-23: Thanksgiving holiday
Nov 28: Picture Retakes