3rd Grade Winter Break Packets

Good Afternoon Parents,

Below are the links for the 3rd grade Winter Break packets.

This work is optional, however, it is strongly recommended. Students who complete the packets will receive extra credit so here’s an opportunity to get some practice and some extra points too! ūüôā¬†Packets are due on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Math Packet – Winter Break

Reading Practice – Winter Break

Math Review – Winter Break

ELA Prefix and Suffix – Winter Break

Spelling and Vocab- Test on 2-23-18

 

Thanks for your continued support. Enjoy the break!

 

The Third Grade  Team

 

Weekly Newsletter 2/12/18

Good Afternoon Parents, 

Friday marked the end of another exciting week of teaching and learning at TMSA! Thanks to the parents who volunteered their time, and/or sent in supplies for the classroom.   

 

What We Are Learning: 

Reading: Cause & Effect 

L/Arts: Abstract & Concrete Nouns 

Math: Elapsed Time 

Science: Georgia Habitats & Regions; TAG РSTEM BHM Project 

Social Studies: European Explorers & Colonization 

Writing: Narrative & RACE 

 

Important Dates/Events:  

2/13: Tutorial 

2/13: State of The School Address @ 5:30pm 

3/13: PTO Meeting @ 6:15pm 

2/15- 2/20: Winter Break (No School) 

2/21: Progress Reports 

2/23: Fun Friday 

2/24: Saturday School 

 

 

Spelling Words 

  1. New spelling words will be posted today.   
  1. Spelling & vocabulary test on 2/23/18. 

 

TAG Science Project 

Students have been learning research skills, and they began working on their STEM Black History Month Project today. This project is mandatory for TAG students, but it is optional for all other students. Students will receive rubrics & a research guide to use in addition to their graphic organizers to complete the project. This project is due on Monday, February 26, 2018. 

 

Winter Break Packet 

In preparation for the Georgia Milestones, students will receive a Winter Break packet that includes reading and math. Packets are due on Friday, February 23rd. Students are also encouraged to utilize Moby Max and USA Test Prep as often as possible.  

 

Fast Bridge Reports 

Fast Bridge reports were sent home today. Please contact¬†your child’s homeroom teacher if you have any questions.¬†

 

Saturday School 

Saturday School will resume on 2/24/18. 

 

Moby Max 

Students received their login information for Moby Max. Please utilize this helpful instructional resource. 

 

USA Test Prep Assignments 

Please take advantage of this wonderful resource. 

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or require additional information. 

 

Have a great week! 

The Third Grade Team‚ÄĮ¬†

Weekly Newsletter 2-2-18

Good Afternoon Parents, 

 

Today marked the end of another exciting week of teaching and learning at TMSA! Thanks to the parents who volunteered their time, and/or sent in supplies for the classroom.   

 

What We Are Learning: 

Reading: Review: Inferences, Summarizing & Drawing Conclusions 

Reading: Cause & Effect 

L/Arts: Abstract & Concrete Nouns 

Math: Fractions & Elapsed Time 

Science: Georgia Habitats 

Social Studies: European Explorers & Colonization 

Writing: Narrative & RACE 

 

Important Dates/Events:  

2/6: Tutorial 

2/9: Young Georgia Authors Competition Deadline 

2/10: Saturday School 

 

Spelling Words 

  1. New spelling words were posted last week.  
  1. Spelling & vocabulary test on 2/9/18 

 

Science Activities 

Some of our students¬†have begun working on their 3-part GA¬†Habitats¬†projects.¬†Students will¬†need non-drying modeling¬†clay to complete the final part of this assignment.¬†Modeling clay can be purchased at Dollar Tree, Walmart, Target, as well as other stores that sell school supplies. Thanks to Mrs. Wheeler (Jace’s¬†mom) for her donation.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†

 

Saturday School 

We will NOT have Saturday School on this Saturday 2/3/18. 

 

Saturday School will resume on 2/10/18. 

 

TAG Saturday School will begin on next Saturday as well. Letters will be sent home with the respective students this upcoming week.   

 

Moby Max 

Students received their login information for Moby Max. Please utilize this helpful instructional resource. 

 

USA Test Prep Assignments 

Please take advantage of this wonderful resource. 

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or require additional information. 

Have a great weekend! 

The Third Grade Team‚ÄĮ¬†

Weekly Newsletter 1/26/18

Good Afternoon Parents, 

 

Today marked the end of another exciting week of teaching and learning at TMSA! Thanks to the parents who volunteered their time, and/or sent in supplies for the classroom.   

  

What We Are Learning: 

Reading: Review: Inferences, Summarizing & Drawing Conclusions 

Reading: Cause & Effect 

L/Arts: Abstract & Concrete Nouns 

Math: Fractions & Elapsed Time 

Science: Georgia Habitats 

Social Studies: European Explorers & Colonization 

Writing: Narrative & RACE 

 

Important Dates/Events:  

1/27: Saturday School РMath 

1/30: Tuesday Tutorial  

2/1: Thursday Tutorial 

 

Classroom Needs

In our continued efforts to fight the spread of the flu virus, we are asking parents to donate Lysol or Clorox wipes. We sanitize the students’ desks each day, and we are in need of more wipes. Thanks in advance for your assistance!

 

Spelling Words 

  1. New spelling words will be posted today.  
  1. Spelling & vocabulary test on 2/9/18 

 

Re-enrollment 

All students received a Re-enrollment & Demographic Verification Form today. Please check your child’s book bag, and contact the front office with any questions.

 

Weekend Science H/W 

Middlebrooks & Williams H/R students received a GA Habitats mini flipbook to fold, read, and color over the weekend. These books are a part of their interactive notebooks, and are due back on Monday 1/29/18.  

 

Saturday School 

Saturday School will resume tomorrow 1/27/18. This Saturday’s focus will be math. Students who need extra assistance in math are welcome to attend.¬†

TAG Saturday School will begin within the next 2 weeks. Ms. Williams is working on the schedule and the enrichment activities, and letters will be sent home with students next week.   

 

Moby Max 

Students received their login information for Moby Max. Please utilize this helpful instructional resource. 

 

USA Test Prep Assignments 

Please take advantage of this wonderful resource. 

 

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or require additional information. 

 

Have a great weekend! 

The Third Grade Team‚ÄĮ¬†

Weekly Newsletter 1/12/18

Happy New Year 3rd Grade Parents!!! 

 

Welcome back! We would like to say a BIG¬†Thank You for all the wonderful Christmas gifts! We truly appreciate your generosity and your¬†thoughtfulness! *insert heart emoji here* ūüôā¬†

 

Today marked the end of our first exciting week of teaching and learning at TMSA for the second semester! Thanks to the parents who volunteered their time, and/or sent in supplies for the classroom.   

 

What We Are Learning: 

Reading: Poetry 

L/Arts: Figurative Language 

Math: Review & Elapsed Time 

Science: Georgia Regions 

Social Studies: European Explorers 

Writing: RACE & Poetry 

 

Important Dates/Events:  

1/12: Report Card Distribution 

1/15: Dr. MLK Jr. Holiday 

1/16: PTO Meeting @6:00pm 

1/16: Tutorial  

1/19: Math Posttest (Measurement & Line Plots) 

1/20: Saturday School  

 

Report Cards 

Report cards went home¬†today. Please contact your child’s respective content area teachers if you have any questions.¬†¬†

 

Weekend Reading Packet 

All students received a short reading packet to complete over the long weekend. Packets are due on Tuesday 1/16/18.  

 

Math Test 

Students will take their math posttest on measurement and line plots on Friday 1/19/18. 

 

Moby Max 

Students received their login information for Moby Max this week. Please utilize this helpful instructional resource. 

 

USA Test Prep Assignments 

Please take advantage of this wonderful resource. 

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or require additional information. 

 

Have a great weekend! 

The Third Grade Team‚ÄĮ¬†

Weekly Newsletter 12/18/17

Good Morning Parents,

Friday marked the end of another exciting week of teaching and learning at TMSA! We would like to thank all the parents who volunteered their time, and/or sent in supplies for the classroom.

An extra special THANK YOU to the following parents who served as teachers for the day on Tuesday 12/12, so that the homeroom teachers could attend an in-house vertical planning professional development workshop.

Ms. Tutson –¬†Rashad’s mom

Ms. Taylor ‚ÄstTaliah’s mom

Mrs. Wilson- McKenzie’s mom

Mrs. Johnson ‚ÄstDeontrae’s¬†mom

Mrs. Evans: Cayden’s mom

Mrs. Clark: Lyric’s mom

Mrs.¬†Russell: Cori’s mom

Mrs. Niang:¬†Libasse’s¬†mom

Mrs. Godfrey: Rheagan’s mom

We truly, truly appreciate your time! The students enjoyed having you as their teachers, and we knew that you all would do an excellent job teaching them! #YouRock *insert heart emoji here*

 

What We Are Learning:

Reading: Poetry

L/Arts: Figurative Language

Math: Word Problems

Science: Plant & Animal Features

Social Studies: Native American Regions

Writing: RACE & Poetry

 

Important Dates/Events:

12/18: Grade-Level Spelling Bee 11:00am-12 noon

12/20: Science Test ‚Äď Chapter 6

12/20: Social Studies Test ‚Äď 6 Native American Regions

12/21: Holiday Party

12/22: Last Day of First Semester

 

Science Test

Students will take the Chapter 6 test on Wednesday (12/20/17). The study guide is located in the textbook on pages 258-259. An answer key will be posted by the end of today.

 

Social Studies Test

Students will take their Native American Regions test on Wednesday (12/20/17). Students will take home a study guide today.

 

TMSA Technology Competition

It’s time again for the Georgia student technology competition! This is a statewide technology competition where students in grades 3-12 compete in a variety of technology categories with the goal of challenging students to become leaders in a digital age.

TMSA entries will be due by January 10, 2018. Students who win in their category and age group will proceed to the Fulton County Competition on January 27, 2018. If you are interested, please fill out the registration form at out the brief form here: bit.ly/tmsatechcomp

 

USA Test Prep Assignments

Please take advantage of this wonderful resource.

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or require additional information.

Have a great week!

The Third Grade Team

Grade Level Spelling Bee

Good Afternoon Parents,
There has been a slight schedule change for the Grade Level Spelling Bees. Due to the snow/ice, the PSAT has been rescheduled to Monday, December 18. Please see the revised Spelling Bee schedule below:
Monday, December 18, 2017
TMSA Grade-Level Spelling Bee
5th 8:30 am -9:30 am
6th¬†9:45 am ‚Äď 10:45 am
3rd¬†11:00 am ‚Äď 12:00 pm
8th¬†1:00 pm ‚Äď 2:00 pm
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
TMSA Grade-Level Spelling Bee
1st¬†8:30 am ‚Äď 9:30 am
2nd¬†9:45 am ‚Äď 10:45 am
7th¬†11:00 am ‚Äď 12:00 pm
4th¬†1:15 pm ‚Äď 2:15 pm
  
Thursday, December 21, 2017
TMSA School-Wide Spelling Bee (4th¬†‚Äď 8th¬†grades)
9:00 am
Thanks!