3-4 Learning Center

PARCC Test Next Week

Next week we will begin taking the PARCC test.  Please see the attached schedule. We will start testing promptly at 8:15 AM.  It is important that your child be on time those days and come having gotten a good night’s rest and healthy breakfast. PARCC Schedule Due to this testing, they will not have homework for two weeks, but it would be beneficial if they continued to read and practice math facts, even in the absence of a homework “packet”. Also,…

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Author and Illustrator Visit

Author Miriam Busch and illustrator Larry Day will be here between 9 and 11:45 am on Tuesday, April 12. They will present their book, Lion, Lion to the 1/2 LC and the 3/4 LC. Students can pre-order their autographed book. The forms will go home today, and need to be returned by Monday, April 4. Here’s a link to the author’s website, which includes a short video introducing the book. http://miriambuschauthor.com/lion-lion/

Math Fact Fluency

Math Fact Fluency

  As you have hopefully noticed at home, we have been focusing on math fact fluency. What is math fact fluency? Math fact fluency is the ability to recall the answers to basic math facts automatically and without hesitation. Math facts are a building-block skill for success in math. As math becomes more complicated and conceptual, kids who don’t have mastery of their basic math facts will struggle, as they must devote cognitive resources to…

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