Third and Fourth Grade Newsletter

Spelling Test on Friday - Challenge Words are worth one point extra.

3rd Grade Words - slight, mild, sight, pie, mind, tie, pilot, might, lie, tight, blind, fight, dies, midnight, find, night, silent, frightening

4th Grade Words - wait, weight, heard, herd, days, daze, heel, heal, peak, peek, sent, cent, scent, feet, feat, vain, vane, vein, miner, minor, raise, raze, rays, principal, principle

Memory Work - Test on Thursday - The Lord is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made.  ~ Psalm 145:13

Language Arts 
Please read 30 min. each night for Accelerated Reader

Reading - Lesson 5 - and Scholastic News
3rd grade:  Roberto Clemente:  Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates
4th grade:  Stormalong

Math
3rd Grade: Ch. 2 - Adding Whole Numbers - test 9/27; Ch. 3 - Subtraction Number Sense
4th Grade: Ch. 3 - Multiplication Meanings and Facts

Social Studies
States and Regions - Unit 1 - The United States - test 10/01; Ch. 2 - We the People

Science 
Unit 4 - (we do not go in order) - Plant Structure and Function; 
Skip a Straw - Save a Turtle

Test dates are subject to change if necessary by the teacher and occasionally overlap with another test.  Tests are not lengthy, are read to students and are not timed (except for Math mad-minutes). There are announced and unannounced quizzes periodically.

MAP testing is coming next week!

Thinking Ahead...As a reminder when you are looking for your child's Halloween costume, please keep in mind that we are a Christian school.  Please no makeup, swords, weapons of any sort, or anything overly scary or demonic.  Save that for trick-or-treating if necessary.  Students will change into their costumes after recess and should be able to get themselves dressed.  All afternoon parties are from 1:30 - 3:00.  I am looking for some parent help for the party.  Please let me know if you are interested.  We will visit the other classrooms quickly, and we usually have a game or two, maybe a Halloween movie, maybe a craft, some food/drinks and sometimes students share treats they bring in, etc.  Keep in mind we have a student with a peanut allergy.


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