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Bible: The character trait for the month is perseverance. Students are preparing something special for the special chapel for Mrs. Shaw later in the month. Students will be writing a diamante about Jesus too.
Reading and Language Arts: Students continue researching and writing about endangered species. Four paragraphs should be complete by the end of the second week in May. In reading, students are enjoying a literature unit on Charlotte’s Web.
Math: Measurement continues in May with metric, followed by area, perimeter, and volume. Toward the end of the month decimals will be introduced.
Science: As students wrap up properties of matter, they will delve into a short unit on physical and chemical changes of matter. This will be followed by an in-class performance assessment.
Social Studies: Third graders will begin to visit westward expansion, the Great Migration, and growth of the US today.
Homework: Continue practicing multiplication and division. Follow the Thomas Times for success in homework.
Reminder: Keep up with AR testing during the quarter to avoid the end of the quarter crunch.