Heather Mullins

Third Grade 

What we are studying

Language Arts
Skills - cause and effect, simple subjects and simple predicates, vowel diphthongs (ow,ou), dictionary/glossary entry

Spelling Words - clown, round, bow, cloud, power, crown, thousand, crowd, sound, count, powder, blouse, frown, pound, house, found
Bonuses:  mountain/coward

Vocabulary Words 
familiar - known from being seen often
blurry - unclear or smeared
vacant - empty
jerky - moving in sudden, uneven, or awkward ways
applause - clapping meant to show appreciation
blasted - made a sudden, loud sound
rude - impolite or having bad manners
rickety - shaky or likely to fall apart

Link to this week's stories:
Circle - Before the Talkies
Triangle - Tall Tale Tuesday
Square - The Kabuki Kid


Week 10

Important Dates
12:30 Dismissal Tuesday, October 9!!
Reading benchmark Tuesday, October 9
Math benchmark Wednesday, October 10

Students will have homework EVERY night!!
Please check folders daily.
Please return yellow folders on Tuesdays.  Graded papers will come home in these on Mondays.
Vocabulary and comprehension (on leveled reader) tests will be on Thursdays.
Spelling and weekly skills tests will be on Fridays.

All dates and tests are subject to change


Day 1 - PE Greear

Day 2 - Library

Day 3 - PE Sturgill

Day 4 - Computer Lab

Cap Erasers
Loose leaf paper
Black dry erase markers
Clorox wipes
Hand sanitizer
Lysol spray


Ways to help your child:
* Ask what we did in class today.  Find out what we are learning about and allow your child to show you.
* Ask your child to use the vocabulary words in a sentence.
* Read a story with your child and ask him/her to summarize what happened.  Ask about the title, author, characters, setting, problem, and solutin.

Helpful websites:
Link to our reading book:  https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/reading/journeys/na/gr3/ese_9780547360270_/volume1/launch.html#



Sight word lists :  https://sightwords.com/sight-words/fry/#lists

Mrs. Mullins's and Mrs. Boggs's Third Grade Facebook Group