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; Introducing Measurement Concepts: Perimeter, Time Intervals, Weight, and Liquid Volume in Math; Environments and Food Chains in Science, and continuing the Free Enterprise System 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 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 20 minutes of reading every week.

IMPORTANT DATES

Please mark your calendars for the following dates in March!

March 3 - Field Day/Cook Out 12:15 - 2:15 p.m.

March 6 - Math STAAR Ready Practice Test

March 8 - Kindergarten Round Up 9 - 2 p.m.

March 8 - Popcorn Day

March 10 - 3-5th Morning Assembly 7:35 am

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

March 13 - 17 - SPRING BREAK!!

March 22 - Popcorn Day

March 24 - End of the Third Nine Weeks

March 28 - STAAR Testing for 4th & 5th Grades

March 29 - STAAR Testing for 5th Grade

March 30 - Third Grade Team Planning Afternoon

March 31 - 3-5th Morning Assembly 7:35 am

STAAR Information night

If you were unable to attend the meeting, here is the presentation we shared with the group.

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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Laura Chamness
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