Third Grade’s Newsletter
Jenny Beardwood ~ Stephanie Duncan ~ Alberto Gaspar Jiménez ~ David Smith
January 15th, 2009
Jonah “showing off”
Our quote pick…
his riding skills during
Avid4Adventure. “Truly wonderful the
mind of a child is.”
YODA, Star Wars
Episode II: Attack of
Important Dates Quick Announcements
Martin Luther King Day Target grant
NO SCHOOL Our classes have been
January 18th awarded a $400 grant to pay
Marta Quezada returns for our transportation to the
January 25th State Capitol Building.
Fieldtrip to Colorado State
Tuesday, January 26th
Return permission slip ASAP
Literacy Night at Pioneer
CSAP reading test:
February 16th and 17th
Boxes of tissues
Abel, Santiago and Matthew
working as Scientists at the
Museum of Nature and
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Literacy News Math News
We are starting to prepare for We are currently studying
the reading CSAP by reviewing fractions.
and practicing test-taking Fractions are equal parts of a
Students continue to work on Students should be able to
writing, revising, and editing identify fractions including
original works in our Writers halves, thirds, fourths, sixths and
Check out the following
websites for fun fraction
activities at home or at the
Arely, Mackenzie, Sofie, Araceli, http://www.thatquiz.org/es/pra
Julian and Eli look closely as a frog is ctice.html?idfraction
being dissected during our visit to
the Museum of Nature and Science
The area we live in, as well as the natural
resources that we have available to us,
affect our lives in many ways.
The Plains Native Americans’ most
important natural resource was the bison.
They used each and every part!
Ask your child to tell you about all the
different things that the Native Americans
used the bison for!
Students are learning how the state
government and its three branches
(legislative, executive and judiciary) work
together to make laws.
Students can locate where the U.S.A.,
Colorado, Boulder County and their home
city or town are on maps. Astrid, Sofia and Ryan making their climb to the top during
our Avid4Adventure activities.
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