Weekly Newsletter – September 26

Good Morning! I looked at the calendar this morning and I could not believe it is the end of September! We are halfway through the first grading period and we are moving into fall. Crazy to think about. Here are a few things to know for this week.


What We Are Learning:

English: This week we are learning about conjunctions! We pulled a little Schoolhouse Rock music out and are working on conjunction trains. We also had a pop quiz over the different types of sentences.

Bible: We are continuing to learn about the life of Abraham. This week we are focusing on him settling in the promise land and God fulfilling His promise to Abraham. We will also be adding 5 more books! (Ecclesiates, Song of Solomon, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations)

Reading: This week wee are learning about prefixes and suffixes and similes and metaphors. We are also working on vocabulary words that we read in our weekly story.

Math: We are starting our next chapter in math this week. We are going to be working on addition with grouping.

Social Studies: We are starting our first social studies unit this week. One of the things we use in third grade is called “Social Studies Community Weekly.” It is a newspaper that lets us focus on different social studies lessons and teaches us about different parts of Ohio!

Spelling: This week we are focusing on the “ou” sound.


Bible Verse and Spelling Words:

This Week’s Verse: Galatians 5:22-23 – But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control. Against such thing there is no law.

Next Week’s Verse: Romans 1:16 – For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.

Spelling Words: proud, shower, hour, amount, voyage, choice, avoid, thousand, prowl, employ, bounce, poison, annoy, appoint, broil, however, mountain, coward, turmoil, chowder. Bonus: wobbled.


Odds and Ends:

Picture Day: This Wednesday is third grade picture day! If you are purchasing pictures please make sure to send the form in with your student on Wednesday.

Eagle Cards: The final turn in date for Eagle Cards was last Wednesday. However, we are very close to our goal so if you still have Eagle Cards at home go ahead and sell them! Please make sure all unsold Eagle Cards are returned to the office.

Handbooks: Please make sure that the handbook paper is returned signed this week.

Field Trip: We are going to the zoo! Information went home last week about our fall field trip. Please get money and permission slips to me by Wednesday.

Box Tops: These are due next week so please send in what you have by next Wednesday so we can get them cut!

Conference Forms: Please make sure that conference forms are sent back by October 7th. Once I have everyone’s forms in I will begin to put together a schedule.

Grandparents Day: Grandparents Day is coming! October 14th will be the day of our program and Grandparents Day. Please remember that we have early release that day at 11:30. There is no Kids Time after schoool.


I think that is it for this week!

-Mrs. Starkey


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