3rd Grade - Mrs. Messec

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    We are 3M-azing!!!

    Important Dates:
     
     
    Thursday 9/22 Back to School Night (6:00-6:30)
    Wednesday 9/28 Picture Day
    Friday 10/7 Scholastic Book Orders Due
     

    I am very excited about the 2022/2023 school year and all of the learning and laughter to come! The third grade supply list can be found under the Parents tab on the school home page. Our class page will be updated weekly with all of the content and skills the students are learning that week. It will also be a place to keep up to date on class happenings and announcements. We are going to have a 3M-azing year!

    Please always feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

     
    (609) 494-8851 ext. 2101
     
     

    Weekly Schedule


    Period

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    8:10 - 8:30

    Homeroom

    Homeroom

    Homeroom

    Homeroom

    Homeroom

    8:30 - 9:00

    Vocab/Reading Vocab/Reading   Science Lab Science ELA Assessments

    9:00 - 9:30

    Orton Orton   Orton   Orton   ELA Assessments

    9:30-10:00

    Grammar/Writing Grammar/Writing   Grammar/Writing   Grammar/Writing   Orton/LEAP

    10:00-11:00

    PE Music PE Art

    Health

    Science

    11:00-11:30

    Social Studies Social Studies   Social Studies   Social Studies   Social Studies  

    11:30-12:30

    Lunch/Recess Lunch/Recess   Lunch/Recess   Lunch/Recess   Lunch/Recess  

    12:30-1:30

    Math Math   Math   Math   Math  

    1:30-2:30

    Spanish

    Vocab/Reading

    Science

    Vocab/Reading

    Science

    Vocab/Reading

    Tech

    Fun Friday

    2:30-3:00

    Science PEP PEP PEP TIPP

    3:00 - 3:10

    Homeroom

    Homeroom

    Homeroom

    Homeroom

    Homeroom



    Week of 9/26/22:

    Reading:

    Story: Destiny's Gift
    Essential Question: Why is volunteering good for a community and its people?
    Target Skill:
    Understanding Characters, Story Message
    Target Strategy: Analyze/Evaluate
    Vocabulary: afford, customers, contacted, raise, earn, figure, block, spreading
    Vocabulary Strategy: Antonyms
    Grammar Skill: Compound Sentences  
    Writing: Personal Narrative: A Time When You Were Brave
     

     ***Practice Reading, and Grammar Assessments on Friday***


    Math

    Lesson: 1-5 How Many Equal Groups?
    Objective: 
    Use repeated subtraction to show the relationship between division and subtraction
    Essential Understanding: 
    Some real world problems that involve joining or separating equal groups or making comparisons can be solved using multiplication and division. Repeated subtraction involves separating equal groups and is one way to think about division.     
     
    Lesson 1-6: Math Practices and Problem Solving: Use Appropriate Tools
    Objective:
    Think strategically about available tools that can be used to solve problems
    Essential Understanding: Good math thinkers know how to pick the right tools to solve math problems.  
     
    Reteach Topic 1
    Objective:
     Students will practice what they learned in Topic 1.
     
     

    ***Please practice basic multiplication facts for a few minutes at home every day.*** 


    Social Studies:

    Geography: Continents, Oceans, Regions of the US, States in the Northeast Region
     

    Chapter 1 Lesson 1
    Objectives:

    • Use prior knowledge to gain understanding.
    • Make meaningful connections to personal experience.
    • Establish meaning.

    Vocabulary: continent, landform, mine, adobe, area, region

     
     

    Science:

    Introduce Topic 1: Motion and Forces
    Essential Question:
    How do forces on an object affect its motion?  
    Literacy Skill: Draw Conclusions    
     
    Topic 1: Lesson 1: Motion
    Objective: Observe and measure objects in motion
    Vocabulary: position, direction, motion, distance, speed, relative  
     
    Topic 1: Lesson 2: Patterns in Motion
    Objective:
    Use patterns to predict future motion.
    Vocabulary: position, direction, motion, distance, speed, predict