May 11, 2012
Greetings from Room 116!
Our new windows are in! So now, even on the rainy days, our room is brighter
and cheerier than ever; though it certainly is great to see the sun again.
ELA: We reviewed –ed and –ing endings and continued reading and
responding to our fantasy books.
Math: We spent the week reviewing a variety of concepts and test-taking
strategies in preparation for the upcoming MCAS.
Science: We explored different uses for each of the six simple machines.
SS: We discussed how the colonists worked together to build their
Other: We continued our lighthouse brochure project in Computers and
worked on various math skills during Study Island.
On Monday, May 14, the entire third grade will take part in a practice MCAS.
Actual test administration days are Tuesday, May 15, and Wednesday, May
16, with make-up sessions to follow. It is extremely important that students
are well rested and arrive to school on time during this period.
Have a marvelous Mother’s Day weekend!Sincerely,