3-4 Classroom

Wait, it’s November??!!

Wait, it’s November?? 11/9 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Nesta ~ “Turn your wonders into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey The Scoop: New Books Today we released a whole bunch of new books into our classroom library. But first, we had “Wacky Alli the Librarian” do a book buzz for each new book. Ask your child which new book they borrowed, or maybe which one they hope to get their hands on soon. We have…

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Please Excuse the Radio Silence…And We’re Back

Please Excuse the Radio Silence…And We’re Back

10/26 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Levi ~ “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin The Scoop: Sorry folks, we know that you eagerly await for Friday at 5:00 so that you can sit down and read your favorite blog, but we have been just a little bit busy the last few weeks and haven’t written to you in 21 days! We have…

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All is good in the 3-4 hood

Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Jake ~ “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” Dalai Lama   The Scoop: Writing and The 3-4 Google Drive Account: In writing class, students have been writing stories. Third graders have been writing personal narratives (true stories from their lives) and fourth graders have been writing realistic fiction (original stories that could happen in real life). Both grades worked diligently to bring their stories through the entire…

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Reenacting History in the Forts

9/21 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Spencer ~ “Even the toughest dogs are afraid of vacuums.” RJ Palacio The Scoop: Making connections:   While playing in the forts on Wednesday, Jake Gee said, “The forts are like living like Indians!”  Spend some time in the forts and you too may start making connections with Native American cultures of the past.  They are creating houses using tools and materials made from natural elements. The society…

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Back To School Night Recap…and then some.

9/14 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Henry ~  “The beginning is always the today.”   The Scoop: Math updates ~ Third graders have started their first unit on multiplication!  This is an exciting time. They are working on building their understanding of this concept through representations of equal groups and connecting skip counting to a multiplication strategy.  At home: You could practice skip counting by numbers with your child. For example, you might throw…

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