February 19 – 23

TEKS: MATH
3.3F(R)- represent equivalent fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using a variety of objects and pictorial models, including number lines
3.3G(S)- explain that two fractions are equivalent if and only if they are both represented by the same point on the number line or represent the same portion of a same size whole for an area model
3.3H(R)- compare two fractions having the same numerator or denominator in problems by reasoning about their sizes and justifying the conclusion using symbols, words, objects, and pictorial models

TEKS: SCIENCE
3.6B- demonstrate and observe how position and motion can be changed by pushing and pulling objects to show work being done such as swings, balls, pulleys, and wagons
3.6C- observe forces such as magnetism and gravity acting on objects

Homework: Extra fact practice homework for students who scored less than 20/30 on Mad Minute. Study your multiplication facts (0-10), record in planner this week! Kelley Reward Dollars are given this week for fact practice and 20 or more/30 on the Mad Minute!

Other Information:
Thursday, February 21st ~ Mad Minute for all facts, Vocabulary Test
Friday, February 22nd ~ Reading and Math HW due!
Wednesday, February 28th ~ Early Release @12:15

***Please keep collecting Box Tops for us! We are trying to save ours to win the Ice Cream Party in April!!!

February 12-16

Math:
3.3A- represent fractions greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using concrete objects and pictorial models, including strip diagrams and number lines
3.3B- determine the corresponding fraction greater than zero and less than one or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 given a specified point on a number line.
3.3C- explain that the unit fraction 1/b represents the quantity formed by one part of a whole that has been partitioned into b equal parts where b is a non-zero whole number
3.3D- compose and decompose a fraction a/b with a numerator greater than 0 and less than or equal to b as a sum of parts 1/b
3.3E- solve problems involving partitioning an object or set of objects among two or more recipients using pictorial representations of fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8

Homework: Go Math homework pages 111 and 112. Study your multiplication facts (0-10), record on the log in the Math HW folder. I will check logs and homework pages Friday. No Fun Friday if any part of the homework is missing or not complete.

 

Science:
Science Lab Supply Requests: Send by Tuesday if you are able to help. Washable, clear, PVA glue; saline solution; baking soda; pink and red food coloring; Valentine themed glitter; gallon jugs of water.

3.6B(R)- demonstrate and observe how position and motion can be changed by pushing and pulling objects to show work being done such as swings, balls, pulleys, wagons
3.6C- observe forces such as magnetism and gravity acting on objects

Other Information:
Tuesday, February 13th ~ Valentine’s cards and box due.
Wednesday, February 14th ~ In-class celebration for Valentine’s (no party), bring box or bag on or before this day
Thursday, February 15th ~ Special classroom visitor for Science from Texas Farm Bureau,
Mad Minute for all facts,
Spelling Test
Friday, February 16th ~ Go Math HW due, Math Fact Log due, Reading HW due

February 5-9

Math:
3.3A – Represent fractions greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 using concrete objects and pictorial models including strip diagrams and number lines

3.3B – determine the corresponding fraction greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2 ,3 ,4 ,6 , and 8 given a specified point on a number line

3.3C – explain that the unit fraction 1/b represents the quantity formed by one part of a whole that has been partitioned into b equal parts where b is a non-zero whole number

Math Vocabulary that we will be learning this week: Fractions, numerator, denominator, strip diagrams, number lines, eighth, equal parts, forth, fraction bar, half/halves, sixth, third, whole,

Homework: Motivation Math pg 30 #’s 1-4, Word Problems #3/show answers on gridable, practice multiplication math facts 3x’s! Mad Minute test this week is on Thursday over the 9’s facts!

 

Science:
3.6B – demonstrate and observe how position and motion can be changed by pushing and pulling objects to show work being done such as swings, balls, pulleys, and wagons

3.6C – observe forces such as magnetism and gravity acting on objects

 

Other Information:
Thursday 8th – Mad Minute test over X9. Vocabulary Test
Friday 9th ~ Math and Reading HW due!
February 13th ~ Special visitor for Science. Valentine’s cards due.
February 14th ~ in-class celebration for Valentine’s (no party), bring box or bag on or before this day

January 29 – February 2

Math:
3.5E(S)- represent real-world relationships using number pairs in a table and verbal descriptions

Homework: Motivation Math homework page 18. Study your multiplication facts for 8, record on the log. I will check logs Friday. Word Problem #2 questions 1-5. Make sure to put your answers on the gridable!

Science:
3.6B(R)- demonstrate and observe how position and motion can be changed by pushing and pulling objects to show work being done such as swings, balls, pulleys, wagons

Other Information:
Thursday 1st ~ 3rd Grade play 9:00. Mad Minute test over X8. Spelling Test
Friday 2nd ~ Homework and logs due (you can turn it in early on Thursday if you have done your facts 3x’s)
February 13th ~ Special visitor for Science. Valentine’s cards due.
February 14th ~ in-class celebration for Valentine’s (no party), bring box or bag on or before this day!

January 22-26

Math:
3.5E(S)- represent real-world relationships using number pairs in a table and verbal descriptions
3.3A(S)- represent fractions greater than zero and less than or equal to one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 using concrete objects and pictorial models including strip-diagrams and number lines

Homework:There is a new Homework Folder for math to help keep students organized. I will check these logs Friday. Laps at recess if the log is missing or not complete for both Reading and Math. Practice your facts three times a week, Word Problems page 1, and Motivation Math homework page over place value.

Science: We have some exciting labs going on this week!
3.6A(R)- explore different forms of energy, including mechanical, light, sound, and heat/thermal in everyday life

Special Request! If you can please send any of these items: large popsicle sticks, rubber bands, green army men, Solo cups, straws, masking tape, yarn, measuring tape (the soft kind you would use for sewing).

Other Information: In support of a White Oak student, we will be participating in the following events, and if you can bring “Coins for Olivia” (note went home 1-12)

Monday 22nd ~ crazy socks
Tuesday 23rd ~ wear a hat
Wednesday 24th ~ wear purple
Thursday 25th ~ Mad Minute test over X7
Friday 2nd ~ Scholastic Book Orders due

January 8-26 ~ Box Top Competition

January 15-19

Math:
3.5E(S)- represent real-world relationships using number pairs in a table and verbal descriptions

Homework: Motivation Math homework page over place value. Study your multiplication facts for 3 and 6, record on the log.

Science: We have some exciting labs going on this week!
3.6A(R)- explore different forms of energy, including mechanical, light, sound, and heat/thermal in everyday life

Other Information: In support of a White Oak student, we will be participating in the following events, and if you can bring “Coins for Olivia” (note went home 1-12)

Thursday 18th ~ bring a stuffed animal
Friday 19th ~ wear pajamas
Monday 22nd ~ crazy socks
Tuesday 23rd ~ wear a hat
Wednesday 24th ~ wear purple

January 8-26 ~ Box Top Competition

Happy Birthday Kendal

Kendal has a birthday this Sunday!!! First birthday of the year! Kendal, I am so thankful for you. You continually surprise me with your kindness and joy of helping out in the classroom. Thank you for being a great helper! I hope you have an AMAZING birthday! We will be sure to celebrate with you a little later on Monday!

Happy Birthday Macilynn!!!

Macilynn had a birthday over the break! We made sure to sing to her yesterday when we got back from the holiday! Macilynn, you are a joy to have in class. You are kind and sweet to everyone around you. Thank you for being a great friend and an amazing student! I hope you had an amazing time over the break enjoying your birthday, and I’m glad we were able to sing to you when we got back!

Happy Belated Birthday Macilynn!

January 8-12

Math:
3.4K(R)– solve one-step and two-step problems involving multiplication and division within 100 using strategies based on objects; pictorial models, including arrays, area models and equal groups; properties of operations; or recall of facts

3.5B(R)- represent one and two-step problems, multiplication and division problems, within 100 using arrays, strip diagrams, and equations

Homework: Study your multiplication facts for 0, 1, 2, 4, 5, and 10, record on the log. I will check these logs Friday. Laps at recess if the log is missing or not complete for both Reading and Math.

Science:
3.6A(R)- explore different forms of energy, including mechanical, light, sound, and heat/thermal in everyday life

Other Information:
Tuesday 16th ~ Math Benchmark
Thursday 18th ~ Reading Benchmark
January 15th ~ School Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr.)
January 8-26 ~ Box Top Competition

January 4-5

Math: We are reviewing all math concepts this week in preparation for the Math Benchmark next week.

3.4K(R)– solve one-step and two-step problems involving multiplication and division within 100 using strategies based on objects; pictorial models, including arrays, area models and equal groups; properties of operations; or recall of facts

3.5B(R)- represent one and two-step problems, multiplication and division problems, within 100 using arrays, strip diagrams, and equations

Other Information:
Tuesday 16th ~ Math Benchmark
Thursday 18th ~ Reading Benchmark
January 15th ~ School Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr.)
January 8-26 ~ Box Top Competition