Mrs. Moreau's Grade 3 Class
Week of February 20-23, 2018


Spelling: winter, games, sports, train, coach, heat, time, scores, alpine, nordic, ice, team, nations
- As it is a short week, our next Spelling test will take place on Monday, February 26, 2018.
Reader's/Writer's Workshop: Poetry

- Introduction to figurative language (similes and metaphors)

Reader's Workshop
- Introduction to nonfiction text features

Writer's Workshop
- How to write an explanation and a biography (informational writing)

Math: Multiplication
- Understanding the link between repeated addition and multiplication
- Using an array to solve multiplication problems
- Using anchors of 2, 5 and 10

Olympics Unit (Reading/Writing/Math/Social Studies/Art):

- Students will research their group's country to create a brochure or Google slides presentation
- Students will tally the medals earned by our 5 selected countries and use this information to create charts and graphs
- Students will research and write an explanation on a specific event in the Winter Olympics, including its history, a general description and rules.
- Students will write a short biography on one of the Canadian athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics

Music: Rhythm Notation

Physical Education: Basketball

Religion: Lent