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March Newsletter Old Town Elementary - 3rd Grade

We are LUCKY to have you as our Third Grade Old Town Families!

Thank you for entrusting us with your sweet children. We cherish the time we get to spend with them!

WHAT WE ARE LEARNING

We will be finishing Looking Through the Informational Lens at Non-Fiction and begin Going Deeper into Fiction and Personal Narrative Writing in Writing and Language Arts; Developing Fraction Number Sense through Equivalence and Comparisons and Introducing Measurement Concepts: Perimeter, Time Intervals, Weight, and Liquid Volume in Math; finishing up with Space and Environments and Food Chains in Science, and finishing up with the Free Enterprise System and beginning Communities Over Time in Our World in Social Studies.

Please visit our 3rd Grade Team Website for more detailed information on the TEK's being covered on the current units.

Also please visit the Anchor Charts pages on our 3rd Grade Team Website to view a variety of subject specific anchor charts created by our Fabulous Third Grade teachers!!

Homework

Weekly homework compares to the rigor students will expect to see on the to STAAR test that we will be taking in May. Students are required to complete this homework and a Reading Log showing at least 80 minutes of reading every week.

IMPORTANT DATES

Please mark your calendars for the following dates in March!

March 2 - Field Day/Cook Out 12:15 - 2:15 p.m.

March 3 - Explore UT

March 5 - District Wide Career Exploration Fair @ Round Rock High School 6 - 8 pm

March 7 - Popcorn Day

March 7 - Kindergarten Roundup

March 9 - 3-5th Morning Assembly 7:35 am

March 9 - 3-5th Magic of Science Assembly 1 pm

March 9 - Deadline to purchase yearbooks

March 11 - Daylights Savings Time, don't forget to SPRING forward!

March 12 - 16 - SPRING BREAK!!

March 18 - Spirit Night at Hat Creek 5 - 9 pm

March 21 - Popcorn Day

March 27 - Kona Ice 2:50 pm on blacktop

March 28 - Austin Opera Assembly 2 pm

March 30 - Student Holiday

Reading at home

Parents often ask how they can help their children learn to read; and it’s no wonder that they’re interested in this essential skill. Reading plays an important role in later school success. Please click the button below to a list of ways to help foster reading at home with your child.

Please make sure your child comes to school everyday ON TIME! Thanks :)

If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher!

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