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1 Welcome to 3rd Grade

2 3rd Grade Agenda Book: Responsibility Thursday Folders Testing: Cogat and OCCT Technology Library 3 rd Grade Field Trip – Oklahoma related

3 Reading Comprehension Tool Kit by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis Non-Fiction Articles The six strategies we will be teaching include: * Monitor Comprehension * Activate and Connect * Ask Questions * Infer Meaning * Determine Importance * Summarize and Synthesize Word Study Novel Studies Reading Minutes: 20 minutes nightly Reading Skills Emphasized: fluency and expression, comprehension, vocabulary, research STAR Assessment / Running Records Test taking strategies

4 Writing Write Source: Grammar and Punctuation Writing Process Journaling, Research, Creative Writing, Personal Narratives, Persuasive Writing, Expository Writing Focus on Spelling within the writing process Cursive Handwriting

5 Science Carolina Biological Company: self discovery and a hands-on approach to learning Skills: experimentation, observation and description, data collection, data analysis, communicating results Report Card: understands and uses scientific processes and communicates understanding of concepts and content

6 Science Units Plants: observe the entire life cycle from seed to seed, plant parts, functions, and uses Rocks and Minerals: observe and perform field tests to identify rocks and minerals based on properties Sound: through guided exploration students learn about how sound is produced through vibrations and make connections to volume and pitch

7 Social Studies Report Card : Knowledge of communities, geography, and understanding of historical people and events Major Units and Research: Oklahoma Government Landforms, landmarks & symbols Major economic activities Map skills Climate / environment – impact on economy Historical events (Dustbowl, Trail of Tears, Chisholm Trail, Statehood) Historical people Native Americans

8 Math Everyday Mathematics Report Card: data analysis, number sense, algebraic reasoning, geometry, problem solving, measurement Learning through hands-on activities and games Homelink Math Journal: Math Boxes SRB: Student Reference Book

9 Math Curriculum Multiplication Facts Adding and Subtracting, Linear Measures and Area, Multiplication and Division, Place Value in Whole Numbers and Decimals, Geometry, Fractions, Measurement and Data, Probability

10 What can I do this summer? Memorize your addition and subtraction facts. Start working on multiplication facts. Read at least 20 minutes a day. Read non-fiction articles and books. Keep a daily writing journal.

11 Great Online Sites! Multiplication.com ion_Concentration.htmlhttp://www.aplusmath.com/Games/Concentration/Multiplicat ion_Concentration.html Jenksps.org (Reading Zone: Click on the Curriculum Tab) Spellingcity.com


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