Mrs. Moreau's Grade 3 Class
Week of October 16-20, 2017

Upcoming Events:

October 27 - P.A. Day

Learning Goals for the Week:

Language Arts

Word Work - Spelling List #3 will be sent home Monday, October 16, 2017. Students will have the opportunity to practice their Spelling words in a variety of ways at school during the week, but are encouraged to practice their words at home as well. A few recommended tasks for practicing Spelling words include: write each word 5 times, word pyramids, Spelling sentences, practice tests, word scrabble, etc. Our next Spelling quiz will take place on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Reader's Workshop

- Making connections
- Reading with a Writer's Eye
- Novel Study: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Assessment: PM Benchmarks

Writer's Workshop

- Raising the quality of narrative writing
- Exploring Point of View
- The power of commas

- Students will estimate, measure, and record length, height, and distance, using standard units (i.e., centimetre, metre, kilometre)
- Students will draw items using a ruler, given specific lengths in centimetres 3m41 Compare standard units of length (i.e., centimetre, metre, kilometre), and select and justify the most appropriate standard unit to measure length
- Students will be asked to compare and order objects on the basis of linear measurements in centimetres and/or metres, in problem-solving contexts

Social Studies
This week, students will study the Hudson Bay Lowlands region of Ontario. Students will ask questions, analyze and construct maps and describe how people in this region use the land to meet their needs.

Students will take responsibility for prayers on the morning announcements each day this week.

Family Life
Students will come to understand that God calls us to share our gifts and talents with others.

Physical Education
Soccer: dribbling, kicking and passing

Students will explore Picasso's use of line and create their own artwork in his style.

Looking forward to a great week!

Mrs. Moreau