Friday, February 9, 2024

Happy Friday! We had an incredible full week in third grade. We started off with Immigration Day. A huge thank you to all the parents who volunteered and all the work Sherry and Jessie put into that afternoon. The reflections the students shared this year were the best I’ve seen! They also worked really hard the remaining part of the week, and we wrapped up learning about Chinese New Years today.

Lunar New Year -I think it’s really important to celebrate the students, cultures, and traditions every year in my class and I love to invite families this month to come share traditions around Lunar New Year. If you have customs, clothing, traditions, and you’d be willing to be a guest speaker in our classroom this month, please let me know. I learned so much last year from the families that came in and shared with us and I know the students do as well!

Valentines Day -Please see Seesaw for a list of all the classmates in order to make sure all students are included in your planning and the handing out valentines. The room parents will plan a craft that afternoon, in addition to our passing out valentines. Check your email for the time and opportunity to come celebrate with us on Tuesday at 2:00.

Mardi Gras/Lent -I will be doing a small celebration for Mardi Gras with the students Tuesday morning, which will lead us into Lent on Ash Wednesday. Mass with the distribution of ashes will be Wednesday at 12:30 and all are welcome to join us for that service.

Family History Unit -All grandparent interview pages should be turned in on Monday, if they were not brought in today. This is our last essay for this unit and they are really getting those paragraph formations down.

We’ve had a great time learning about other Catholic School’s around our nation. We’ve compared, contrasted, and learned many new things, including some US geography!


Literacy -This week we began our unit on government. We looked at a nonfiction text, identifying important and unimportant information and dove into our essential question, “Why do people participate in government?” Another skill we began this week is cause and effect, in addition to irregular verbs.

Math -Mathematicians wrapped up the division concept chapter with a test. We covered strategies and the relationship between multiplication and division.

Religion -Our chapter this week taught about the story of Adam and Eve and how God is infinite, never ending. We even learned the word “concupiscence!” Wow! In addition to our book, we were blessed with an opportunity to attend adoration.

Social Studies -Immigration Day! THANK YOU to all the volunteers and a special shout out to our room parents Sherry Christopherson and Jessie Lane! It was just amazing and their reflection letters from America back home were incredible. They were really able to take on those rolls and reflect on what it was like as an immigrant.

Science -This week our students learned about dominant and recessive traits. We began learning about Punnett Squares and had fun creating monsters with various traits. Next week we will look closer at acquired vs. inherited traits.

-This Sunday –SUPER BOWL PARTY! Join our amazing community as we support the 8th graders raising money for Washington DC, and spending time with friends! 2pm

Grandparent Interviews Due -Monday, February 12th

-Valentine’s Day/Mardi Gras -Tuesday. Free Dress – Red/Pink/White

-Curriculum Day for Teachers -Friday, February 16th (No School)

-Midwinter Break -Feb. 19-20

-Buy your auction tickets! March 2nd!!

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