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November 13, 2019

1. Reminder: tomorrow is red, white and blue dress down day for $1.00

2. The students will take a test on, “The One and Only Ivan.” They do not need to study. It is based on class reading, discussions, writing assignments, and projects. 

 

November 12,2019

1. Math- finish page 30 and review page 41 (vocabulary : product and factor) 

 

November 7,2019

1. Science – test Wednesday (only lesson 1 and 2) 

2. Math-test Tuesday (addition regrouping)

3. We finished, “The One and Only Ivan.” The children can’t study for the test. It is all of the reading, discussions, activities, and essays that we did in class. 

4. Please send in forms to our class parents as soon as you can. 

 

 November 6,2019

1. Today in Science, we learned about “retract” and “reflect.” For homework, complete pages 62 and 63 in your science book. 
2. Review multiplication 0-6

3. Grammar test tomorrow 

4. Reminder: Spanish – extra vocabulary 2 times each 

 


November 5, 2019

1. Math- review page 27 (we did it in class)

2. Math- page 28

3. Science- On Wednesday  we will have a test on Chapter 2, but only lessons 1 and 2.  (Pages 46-57)

4. Math – Tuesday (test on regrouping addition ) 

 


November 4,2019

1. Math page 24 and Math page 26 ( even numbers)

2. Grammar test – Thursday (Run on, complex and compound sentences)

3. Grammar – page 47

Sunday Night Reminders November 3,2019

1. Tomorrow- Religion Test 

2. Thursday- Grammar test (Run on sentences, complex sentences, compound sentences and subordinating conjunctions) 

3. Keep practicing multiplication facts 

 


October 30, 2019

1. Math- review 0-5 multiplication 

2. Grammar- We just completed  compound sentences, complex sentences, and run on sentences. We will have a grammar test on Wednesday. Please study from the grammar book. 

3. Religion- Chapter 2 test will be on Monday

4. Reminder: Religion Saint project is due tomorrow. 

 

October 29, 2019

1. Math finish page 20 and page 25. All work for page 25 should be shown in your notebook. 
2. Grammar page 37 B 

3.  Vocabulary test tomorrow 

4th grade science – 132 and 133 


October 28, 2019

1. Finish page 19 in your Math book.

2. Quiz on 0-5 multiplication tomorrow 

3. Saint project due on Thursday 

4. Vocabulary test -Wednesday 

5. The Religion test will be moved to Monday, because Thursday is Halloween. 😀

October 25,2019

1. Math – multiplication 0-5 quiz on Tuesday 

2. Religion- Chapter 2 test on Friday 11/1

3. We are on page 200 of, “The One and Only Ivan” and will be done around November 7th. They will have a final test and project that will be coming up. The next book that we will read is, “WishTree” by Katherine Applegate. I would ask that the book be in school by the 7th!  The children are learning so much from our novel study! 

 

October 24, 2019

4th grade Science- Tomorrow we will begin our STEM Bridge Challenge. Make sure you know the type of bridge you are building and have the supplies that your group discussed! Winners will be announced tomorrow afternoon!

 

1. vocabulary test pages 8 and 9 test Wednesday 

2. on loose leaf answer the following question:

” Based on what we have read so far in, “The One and Only Ivan,” do you believe Stella is a main or minor character? Be sure to use 2 supporting details and show evidence through your writing! Happy Writing!

 

 


October 23, 2019

1. The children were given their All Saints Day Project yesterday. Here are the instructions:

a)Print out or draw a Saint of your choice and place it on the front of a plain white t shirt. You may decorate it if you choose.
b) On the back of the t shirt write NEATLY with marker 3 important facts about that saint.

 

The children will wear this on Friday to mass and it will be counted as a project grade. It is due on October 31, 2019.  

2) Math page 16


October 22, 2019

1. Spelling- put spelling words 1-10 in a sentence Test Friday!

2. Math- complete the rest of page 15 and be sure to estimate

 

 

 

October 21, 2019

1. Spelling- Write spelling words 1-20 three times each. Test Friday!
2. Have all of your tests signed and return by tomorrow. 

October 16,2019

4th Grade Science – The second test will be on Monday, October 22, 2019. They made an outline in their notebooks, and should follow it to study. 

1. Study and review for Grammar and Math test tomorrow.

2. Resharpen pencils for the TerraNova test. 

 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

1. Math page 14

2. Math test is moved to Thursday (one day earlier)

3. Bring in pencils  for the Terra Nova tomorrow! 


Friday, October 11, 2019

4th grade science – we completed  our STEM competition and answered questions based on our findings.  Type up the answers and hand in the “STEM LAB” questions and hand it in on 10/ 15

1. The students took the Terra Nova Practice exam on Thursday and Friday. The real Terra Nova will begin next week. Please make sure all students have sharpened pencils and get to school on time. 
2. On Tuesday the children will have a Religion Test on Chapter 1. 
3. Math- we have been working on rounding numbers to the nearest tenth, hundred and thousand place. The children will be tested on rounding numbers on Friday. Be sure to review all notes in their Math Notebook. 
4. We will begin the 5 times table on Tuesday, so feel free to begin practicing it at home.

5. Grammar test – Thursday 

6. We will work on our second stem project next week. I need each student to have a ruler and a roll of scotch tape by Tuesday. 
Thank you parents for all that you do!

Have an amazing weekend!

Mrs. Borthwick

October 10,2019

1. Spelling Test tomorrow 

2. Religion Chapter 1 will be on Tuesday

3. Test next Thursday- Grammar :

a)sentences 

b) statements and questions

c) commands /exclamations

d) subject and predicate 

*4th grade Science 

Read and answer questions on page 60 and 61

 

October 9, 2019

1. Vocabulary-page 11

2. Complete Math problems in your notebook. 
3. Spelling Words – put your spelling words in sentences 

4. Religion test –  Tuesday (Chapter 1)


October 8, 2019

1. Religion- review page 30 for Test on Monday

2. Math- complete homework questions in your notebook

3. Multiplication quiz 0-4 tomorrow

4. Please bring in Yankee Candles Forms

5. Spelling test – Friday

 

 

Third Grade Syllabus

 Our educational adventure will consist of growth and development.  Your child will learn to collaborate, communicate, think creatively and critically, and develop a sense of character. The skills that they will learn will be their key to their future success.  

Class rules: Be responsible and prepared to work everyday.  Always raise your hand to answer, comment or ask a question.  Be respectful of classmates and the classroom environment.  Always be an active learner by listening to instruction for classwork.

Grading: 

Classwork: 10%   

Homework: 15%

Projects: 10%

Quiz: 15%

Test: 50%

Special Subjects:

Monday – Coding

Tuesday – Art

Wednesday – Gym

Thursday – Spanish/ Choral Group

Friday – Music

Homework Policy: The students will be given written homework Monday through Thursday.  It is expected that it be completed on time.  Three missing homework assignments will be resulted in an extra homework assignment.  

Third Grade ELA Standards

  • Identify story elements ( main idea, theme, conflict, solution, theme, setting, etc…)
  • Describe series of events using a series of events
  • Determine the meaning of words or phrases , figurative language and content specific words
  • Understanding author’s purpose, comparing and contrasting, and point of view
  • Explain how the reader’s point of view may differ from the author or narrator
  • Explain how claims in text are supported by relevant reasons or text

Third Grade Math Standards

  • use of multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems 
  • Interpret products of whole numbers
  • Interpret whole number quotients of whole numbers
  • Properties of Operations
  • Place Value
  • Rounding / Estimation
  • Understanding and representing fractions
  • Measurement and Data
  • Geometry

Third Grade Science Standards

  • Forces and Interactions 
  • Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
  • Life Cycles and Traits
  • Weather and Climate

I am eager to work as a “teacher parent team” to make your child’s overall learning experience a positive and challenging one.  Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns at any time. jborthwick@holyangelsbayridge.org

Thank you!

Jennifer Borthwick

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, October 7, 2019

1. Spelling- Write Spelling words 3 times each in your notebook 

2. Grammar- page 23

3. List the differences between the 2 characters Ivan and Mack. (2 or 3) 

4. Test on “Phoebe and the Spelling Bee” tomorrow 

Friday, October 4th

1. Multiplication quiz – Wednesday 

2. “Phoebe and the Spelling Bee” – test Tuesday

***4th grade science – page 60 #s 9

page 61- #11, 12

 

Thursday, October 3, 2019

1. Math- page 7 #s 25-36

2. Sign the Multiplication quiz on 0,1.2 and 3 that we took today

3. Study the 4 times table for next weeks quiz

4. Science test tomorrow! Please review all study sheets that we completed in class for review. 

5. Spanish Class- write the sign of the cross in Spanish 4 times and one time in English (This is due next Thursday) The children also have to get the letter signed. 

 

 

 

 

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