December 10-14

TEKS: MATH
3.4J(S)- determine a quotient using the relationship between multiplication and division
3.4K(R)- solve one-step and two-step problems involving multiplication and division within 100 using strategies based on objects; pictorial models, including arrays, area models, and equal groups; properties of operations; or recall of facts
3.8A(R) – summarize a data set with multiple categories using a frequency table, dot plot, pictograph, or bar graph with scaled intervals
3.8B (S) – solve one- and two-step problems using categorical data represented with a frequency table, dot plot, pictograph, or bar graph with scaled intervals

TEKS: SCIENCE
3.1B- Make informed choices in the use and conservation of natural resources by recycling or reusing materials such as paper, aluminum cans, and plastics.
3.7C- Explore the characteristics of natural resources that make them useful in products and materials such as clothing and furniture and how resources may be conserved.

Homework: Study multiplication facts and record on log. Students who do not have 3 or more nights recorded on the Fact Log will miss recess Friday for additional practice.

Classroom Reminders: Mad Minute quiz Thursday (over 7’s and review), fact log check Friday

Upcoming Events:
December 17- Wear a Christmas shirt or Christmas colors
December 18- Wear a Christmas hat
December 19- Wear Christmas socks
December 20- Classroom Parties 9:00-10:00 (you can leave after party), Early Release 12:00
December 21-January 6- No School
January 9- Math Benchmark
January 10- Reading Benchmark, Report Cards go home
January 21- Holiday
January 23- Early Release 12:00

December 3-7

TEKS: MATH
3.4F(S)- recall facts to multiply up to 10 by 10 with automaticity and recall the corresponding division facts
3.4G(S)- use strategies and algorithms, including the standard algorithm, to multiply a two-digit number by a one-digit number. Strategies may include mental math, partial produce, and the commutative, associative, and distributive properties
3.4J(S)- determine a quotient using the relationship between multiplication and division
3.4K(R)- solve one-step and two-step problems involving multiplication and division within 100 using strategies based on objects; pictorial models, including arrays, area models, and equal groups; properties of operations; or recall of facts

TEKS: SCIENCE
3.1B- Make informed choices in the use and conservation of natural resources by recycling or reusing materials such as paper, aluminum cans, and plastics.
3.3B- Represent the natural world using models such as volcanoes or the Sun, Earth, and Moon system and identify their limitations, including size, properties, and materials.
3.7A- Explore and record how soils are formed by weathering of rock and the decomposition of plant and animal remains.
3.7B- Investigate rapid changes in Earth’s surface such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides.
3.7C- Explore the characteristics of natural resources that make them useful in products and materials such as clothing and furniture and how resources may be conserved.

Homework: Study multiplication facts and record on log. Students who do not have 3 or more nights recorded on the Fact Log will miss recess Friday for additional practice.

Classroom Reminders: Mad Minute quiz Thursday (over 5’s, 10’s and review), fact log check Friday

Upcoming Events:
December 20- Classroom Parties 9:00-10:00, Early Release 12:00
December 21-January 6- No School
January 9- Math Benchmark
January 10- Reading Benchmark, Report Cards go home
January 21- Holiday
January 23- Early Release 12:00

November 26-30

TEKS: MATH
3.4F(S)- recall facts to multiply up to 10 by 10 with automaticity and recall the corresponding division facts
3.4G(S)- use strategies and algorithms, including the standard algorithm, to multiply a two-digit number by a one-digit number. Strategies may include mental math, partial produce, and the commutative, associative, and distributive properties

TEKS: SCIENCE
3.1B- Make informed choices in the use and conservation of natural resources by recycling or reusing materials such as paper, aluminum cans, and plastics.
3.3B- Represent the natural world using models such as volcanoes or the Sun, Earth, and Moon system and identify their limitations, including size, properties, and materials.
3.7A- Explore and record how soils are formed by weathering of rock and the decomposition of plant and animal remains.
3.7B- Investigate rapid changes in Earth’s surface such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides.
3.7C- Explore the characteristics of natural resources that make them useful in products and materials such as clothing and furniture and how resources may be conserved.

Homework: Study multiplication facts and record on log. Students who do not have 3 or more nights recorded on the Fact Log will miss recess Friday for additional practice.

Classroom Reminders: Book orders due Wednesday, Graded Papers go home Wednesday, Mad Minute quiz Thursday (over 3, 6, and review), fact log check Friday

Upcoming Events:
November 28- Graded Papers
November 29- Progress Reports, 2nd 9 Weeks Math Test (Common Assessment)
December 20- Classroom Parties
December 21-January 6- No School
January 9- Math Benchmark (district)
January 10- Reading Benchmark, Report Cards go home
January 21- Holiday
January 23- Early Release 12:00

November 12-16

TEKS: MATH
3.4D(S)- determine the total number of objects when equally-sized groups of objects are combined or arranged in arrays up to 10 by 10
3.4E(S)- represent multiplication facts by using a variety of approaches such as repeated addition, equal-sized groups, arrays, area models, equal jumps on a number line, and skip counting
3.4F(S)- recall facts to multiply up to 10 by 10 with automaticity and recall the corresponding division facts

TEKS: SCIENCE
3.6A- Explore different forms of energy, including mechanical, light, sound, and heat/thermal in everyday life.

Homework: Study multiplication facts and record on log. Students who do not have 3 or more nights recorded on the Fact Log will miss recess Friday for additional practice.

Classroom Reminders: Mad Minute quiz Thursday (over 4’s), fact log check Friday

Upcoming Events:
November 14- Big Kahuna Party Bus
November 15- Fundraiser Delivery, Picture Retakes
November 19-23- Thanksgiving Break
November 29- Progress Reports

November 5-9

TEKS: MATH
3.4D(S)- determine the total number of objects when equally-sized groups of objects are combined or arranged in arrays up to 10 by 10
3.4E(S)- represent multiplication facts by using a variety of approaches such as repeated addition, equal-sized groups, arrays, area models, equal jumps on a number line, and skip counting
3.4F(S)- recall facts to multiply up to 10 by 10 with automaticity and recall the corresponding division facts

TEKS: SCIENCE
3.6B- demonstrate and observe how position and motion can be changed by pushing and pulling objects to show work being done such as swings, balls, pulleys, and wagons
3.6C- observe forces such as magnetism and gravity acting on objects

Homework: Study multiplication facts (0s, 1s & 2s) and record on log. Students who do not have 3 or more nights recorded on the Fact Log will miss recess Friday for additional practice.

Classroom Reminders: Mad Minute quiz Thursday, fact log check Friday

Upcoming Events:
November 14- Fundraiser delivery
November 19-23- Thanksgiving Break
November 29- Progress Reports

Week of October 29 – November 2

Math Learning Goals:  Beginning Multiplication 

3.4 D Determine the total number of objects when equally-sized groups of objects are combined or arranged in arrays up to 10 by 10

3.4 E Represent multiplication facts by using a variety of approaches such as repeated addition, equal-sized groups arrays, area models, equal jumps on a number line, and skip counting

3.4 F- Recall facts to multiply up to 10 by 10 with automaticity and recall the corresponding division facts.

Science Learning Goals: Forces such as Gravity and Magnetism

3.6 B Demonstrate and observe how position and motion can  be changed by pushing or pulling objects to show work being done such as swings, balls, and wagons.

3.6 C Observe forces such as magnetism and gravity acting on objects.

Math Homework:

We are finishing up our last week to practice subtraction.  Please study your subtraction facts a minimum of three times this week and record on your math log.  Math Logs are due on Friday.  We will have our last Subtraction Mad Minute Quiz on Thursday.

Important Dates:

Wednesday, October 31 – Storybook Character Day – Please remember to bring your book if your dressing up as a character.  If your not dressing up as a character, please remember to bring your poster you created for your book. 

Wednesday, October 31 – EARLY RELEASE 12:00

Friday, November 2 – No football game – open week – no pep rally

November 14 – Big Kahuna Party Bus for students who sold 15 items 

November 15 – Picture Retake Day & Big Kahuna delivery from 2:00-5:30

November 19-23 – Thanksgiving Break

October 22-29

Math Learning Goals:

3.4A Solve one and two step addition and subtraction problems within 1,000

3.4C Determine the value of a collection of coins and bills

3.5A represent one and two sep problems involving addition and subtraction of whole numbers to 1,000 using pictorial models, number lines, and equations

Science Learning Goals:

3.6B Demonstrate and observe how position and motion can be changed by pushing and pulling objects to show work being done such as swings, balls, and wagon

3.6C Observe forces such as magnetism and gravity acting on objects

Math Homework:

Students need to study their subtraction facts a minimum of 3 nights a week and record how they study on their math log.  Math Logs are due on Friday.  We will have a Mad Minute Quiz on Thursday over subtraction.  Mad Minutes will be sent home on Monday to be signed.

Report Cards will be sent home on Thursday, Oct 25.