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1 Weekly theme: Keeping in Touch Skills/Strategies: Using context clues to figure out an unknown word, read to self stamina, work on writing stamina, read with someone stamina, word work stamina, creating character webs, writing a friendly letter with appropriate parts, writing a personal narrative paragraph, 4 kinds of sentences, words with CvCe patterns, reading dialogue and question marks with fluency (attend to punctuation), addition and subtraction story problems, dividing squares into equal parts, counting and adding dimes and nickels, adding 10 to 2 digit numbers, subtracting 10 from 2 digit numbers, sums of 10, reading and creating a timeline, advances in communication technologies Essential Questions: How do we keep in touch with family and friends who are far away? Standards: SS: Use timelines Use pp Say It: Learn p Play it: What is a timeline? How do you read it? How do you make it? Turn and Talk Relay it: Move to Music w/ questions p Relay(Weigh) It: Create timeline of one year Or K, 1, 2… in Writer’s notebook. New Science standards: next time to do sound to match telephone. Resources:

2 Mail for Matty Monday Hallway Greeting: How do we keep in touch with family and friends who are far away? Welcome Message Our theme this week is Keeping in Touch. Who are some people with whom you keep in touch? How do you keep in touch with them? In 2002 astronaut Ellen Ochoa kept in touch with friends and family on Earth using . I think that’s cool! Tasks:Fill out agenda for the week and write your spelling words in it. # 1-6 shop for books Read to Self or Work on Writing in your seat

3 Keeping in Touch Tuesday Hallway greeting: How do we keep in touch with family and friends who are far away? Welcome Message I received an from a random person I had never heard of. What do you think random means? Context clues are words or sentences before or after an unfamiliar word. Use them to help you figure out the meaning of the unfamiliar word. Can you use the context clues in the sentence to figure out the meaning of the word random? Tasks:Spelling Workbook pp. 9 and 10 #7-12 shop for books Read to Self or Work on Writing at your seat

4 Word Problem Wednesday Hallway greeting: The one good thing about not seeing you is that I can write you letters. ~Svetlana Alliluyeva Welcome Message Let’s practice a few math word problems. Tyler and Nancy sent some s. Tyler sent three more than Nancy. If Nancy ate two, how many s did Tyler send? Austin B. visited a website and saw five chickens and three pigs. How many legs did he count on those animals? Tasks: Solve the math story problems in your task journal. Be sure to show your work using pictures, words, or numbers. # shop for books Work on Writing at your seat

5 Telephone Thursday Hallway greeting: What year was the telephone invented? Welcome Message On March 10, 1876, inventor Alexander Graham Bell shouted "Mr. Watson, come here; I want to see you," into the mouthpiece of a speaking machine he had built. Bell's assistant, Thomas Watson, had another part of the machine in a different room. To Bell's surprise, Watson came to him immediately. For the first time, spoken sounds had been heard over a speaking machine, or telephone. How would our lives be different without the telephone? Tasks:Vocabulary Worksheet # shop for books Read to self or work on writing at your seat

6 Fun Poem Friday Hallway greeting: t k o e u e c p h (what does this puzzle say?) She downloads movie trailers and she looks for stuff for free. She reads about celebrities and dreams of wealth and fame, then watches music videos and plays another game. If you should say, "Your time is up. I need to use the Net," she always whines, "I haven't got my homework finished yet!" --Kenn Nesbitt Tasks:Read the poem alone or with a partner 3 times. Read poetry folders with a partner or alone. “When Sarah Surfs the Internet” When Sarah surfs the Internet she starts by checking mail. She answers all her messages from friends in great detail. She plays a game, or maybe two, and watches a cartoon, then chats with kids in places like Rwanda and Rangoon. She reads about her favorite bands. She buys an MP3.

7 Pair-a-Dice Processing Dear Juno How do Juno and his grandmother feel about each other? How can you tell? Why couldn’t Juno read the letter his grandmother wrote? How was he able to read the letter anyway? What are some problems that can happen when relatives live far from each other? What items would you put in an envelope to send to a faraway relative to tell them about your life? Think about the story, Mail for Matty. How are Juno and Matty alike? Use the text and create your own question for the group.

8 Dear Parents, Periodically I will send home a note to inform you about the third grade curriculum. I wanted to let you know what our topics, skills, and strategies will be for this week. I know it looks like a lot, but at this point in the year we are reviewing 2nd grade skills and learning new skills that we will build on the rest of the year. You can use this list to begin conversations about what they are learning in school or help them if they have questions. Please contact me if you have any questions. or Thanks, Gina Skills/Strategies/ Topics: Using context clues to figure out an unknown word read to self stamina work on writing stamina word work stamina creating character webs writing a friendly letter with appropriate parts writing a personal narrative paragraph 4 kinds of sentences words with CvCe patterns reading dialogue and question marks with fluency addition and subtraction story problems dividing squares into equal parts counting and adding dimes and nickels adding 10 to 2 digit numbers subtracting 10 from 2 digit numbers sums of 10 reading and creating a timeline advances in communication technologies Core Reader Vocabulary: crackletechnology announcedcommunicate soaredimproved starryimages envelopephotograph

9 When Sarah Surfs the Internet When Sarah surfs the Internet she starts by checking mail. She answers all her messages from friends in great detail. She plays a game, or maybe two, and watches a cartoon, then chats with kids in places like Rwanda and Rangoon. She reads about her favorite bands. She buys an MP3. She downloads movie trailers and she looks for stuff for free. She reads about celebrities and dreams of wealth and fame, then watches music videos and plays another game. If you should say, "Your time is up. I need to use the Net," she always whines, "I haven't got my homework finished yet!" --Kenn Nesbitt


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