Monday, September 26, 2016

November Curriculum

Finishing Math Unit 3  
Math Unit 3:  Understand Multiplication 
  • Count Equal Groups
  • Relate Addition and Multiplication
  • Skip Count on a Number Line
  • Mid-Chapter Checkpoint
  • Problem Solving - Model Multiplication
  • Model with Arrays
  • Commutative Property of Multiplication
  • Multiply with 1 and 0.
Reading Workshop Unit 1 Part 2:
  • Readers Check for Comprehension
  • Follow Textual Cues as your Read:  Shift between Envisioning and Assembling Facts
  • Prediction
  • Making Higher Level Predictions
  • Retelling Stories
  • Readers Decide How to Lift the Level of Their Reading and Recruit Partners to Support Them
Math Unit 4: Multiplication Facts and Strategies
1.  Multiply with 2 and 4
2. Multiply with 5 and 10
3. Multiply with 3 and 6
4. Distributive Property
5. Multiply with 7
Mid Chapter Checkpoint
6. Associative Property
7.  Patterns on the Multiplication Table
8. Multiply with 8
9. Multiply with 9
10. Problem Solving with Multiplication
Chapter Test

Reading Workshop:  Mysteries!  Foundational Skills in Disguise
1.  Whodunit?  Drawing on All We Know about Solving Mysteries and Reading Mysteries
2. Mystery Readers Try to Solve the Mystery before the Crime Solver Does
3. Mystery Readers Do a Special Kind of Prediction:  Suspects, Opportunities, and Motives
4. When the Going Gets Tough, Readers Need Strategies
5. Thoughtful Writing and Talking About Reading
6. Mystery Readers, Crime Solvers, Often Collaborate with Partners to Solve Mysteries
7.  Holding Onto the Mystery, Even When the Book Is Long and Tricky
8. How Mystery Books Go: Patterns and Common Characteristics
9.  Reading On, Influenced by Knowing How Mysteries Usually Go
10.  Raising the Level of Partner Talk
11.  The Red Herring:  Throwing Readers and Detectives Off the Right Track
12.  Finding Hidden Clues
13.  What Kind of Mind-Work Does This Mystery Want the Reader to Do?
14.  Self Assessment, Goals and Practice!
15.  Readers Apply the Work of One Kind of Fiction to ALL FICTION!
16.  Fiction Readers Solve Mysteries the Relate to Character and Plot
17.  Using Clues to Drive Predictions
18.  Celebration!!!!
Writing Workshop Unit 1 Part 3:
  • Revision
  • Editing
  • Final Drafts
  • Celebration!
Writing Workshop Unit 2 - Informational Writing
I will post our lessons when we get to it...




October CURRICULUM
Finishing Math Unit 1 and Beginning Math Unit 2

Math Unit 1:  Addition and Subtraction Within 1000
In this unit students are learning how to:
  • Round to the nearest ten and hundred
  • Estimating Sums
  • Mental Math Strategies for Addition
  • Using Properties to Add
  • Using the Break Apart Strategy to Add
  • Using Place Value to Add
  • Estimating Differences
  • Mental Math Strategies for Subtraction
  • Using Place Value to Subtract
  • Combing Place Values to Subtract
Math Unit 3:  Understand Multiplication
  • Count Equal Groups
  • Relate Addition and Multiplication
  • Skip Count on a Number Line
  • Mid-Chapter Checkpoint
  • Problem Solving - Model Multiplication
  • Model with Arrays
  • Commutative Property of Multiplication
  • Multiply with 1 and 0.
Reading Workshop Unit 1 Part 2:
  • Readers Check for Comprehension
  • Follow Textual Cues as your Read:  Shift between Envisioning and Assembling Facts
  • Prediction
  • Making Higher Level Predictions
  • Retelling Stories
  • Readers Decide How to Lift the Level of Their Reading and Recruit Partners to Support Them
Reading Workshop Unit 1 Part 3:  
  • Tackling complex texts takes grit!
  • Figuring out hard words!
  • Using textual clues to figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words
  • Making sense of figurative language
  • Talking back to the text
  • Raising the level of questioning to unearth deeper meaning:  Considering the author's purpose
Writing Workshop Unit 1 Part 1:
  • Visualizing Possibilities
  • Finding Ideas and Writing Up a Storm
  • Writing with Independence
  • Writer's Use a Storytellers Voice, They Tell Stories NOT Summaries
  • Taking Stock "How am I doing?"
  • Editing as we go...
Writing Workshop Unit 1 Part 2:
  • Reharsing:  Storytelling and Leads
  • Writing discovery drafts
  • Revising by studying what other authors have done
  • Storytellers develop the heart of the story
  • Paragraphing to support sequencing, dialogue, and elaboration




October CURRICULUM
Finishing Math Unit 1 and Beginning Math Unit 2

Math Unit 1:  Addition and Subtraction Within 1000
In this unit students are learning how to:
  • Round to the nearest ten and hundred
  • Estimating Sums
  • Mental Math Strategies for Addition
  • Using Properties to Add
  • Using the Break Apart Strategy to Add
  • Using Place Value to Add
  • Estimating Differences
  • Mental Math Strategies for Subtraction
  • Using Place Value to Subtract
  • Combing Place Values to Subtract
Math Unit 3:  Understand Multiplication
  • Count Equal Groups
  • Relate Addition and Multiplication
  • Skip Count on a Number Line
  • Mid-Chapter Checkpoint
  • Problem Solving - Model Multiplication
  • Model with Arrays
  • Commutative Property of Multiplication
  • Multiply with 1 and 0.
Reading Workshop Unit 1 Part 2:
  • Readers Check for Comprehension
  • Follow Textual Cues as your Read:  Shift between Envisioning and Assembling Facts
  • Prediction
  • Making Higher Level Predictions
  • Retelling Stories
  • Readers Decide How to Lift the Level of Their Reading and Recruit Partners to Support Them
Reading Workshop Unit 1 Part 3:  
  • Tackling complex texts takes grit!
  • Figuring out hard words!
  • Using textual clues to figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words
  • Making sense of figurative language
  • Talking back to the text
  • Raising the level of questioning to unearth deeper meaning:  Considering the author's purpose
Writing Workshop Unit 1 Part 1:
  • Visualizing Possibilities
  • Finding Ideas and Writing Up a Storm
  • Writing with Independence
  • Writer's Use a Storytellers Voice, They Tell Stories NOT Summaries
  • Taking Stock "How am I doing?"
  • Editing as we go...
Writing Workshop Unit 1 Part 2:
  • Reharsing:  Storytelling and Leads
  • Writing discovery drafts
  • Revising by studying what other authors have done
  • Storytellers develop the heart of the story
  • Paragraphing to support sequencing, dialogue, and elaboration




Monday, September 12, 2016

September Events:

7th: Board of Ed Meeting @PAMES 7pm
12th: Back to School Party at Five Guys 4pm-10pm
16th:  APTC Family Resource Night @PAMES 7PM
20th:  ENL Parent Workshop @5:30 NW
20th: Back to School Night @ 6:30 - 8pm NW
30th:  Hispanic Heritage Performance @9:30 NW


Wednesday, September 7, 2016


WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!

Welcome to 3rd grade! I'm so excited to get to know each and every one of you!  I will try to post here as often as possible - hopefully every 1 - 2 weeks to keep everyone updated on our class news. I will also post the homework for the week on the link for homework.  Sign up with your email address for updates! 

www.mrsheaveyshouse.blogspot.com 

Below you will find our 3rd grade supply list and our weekly schedule for specials. 

3rd Grade Supply List in English and Spanish


Weekly Special Schedule

Monday: Music
Tuesday:  Gym (wear sneakers)
Wednesday: Library
Thursday:  Gym (wear sneakers)
Friday: Art

Sincerely,