Ms. Schoof's Class
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We will be finished with the Language Arts portion of the CST this week - yippee!! Next week we will be testing on Math.
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Updated May 15, 2013
We will focus on these Essential California Standards for third grade:
1. Distinguish the main idea and supporting details in expository text.
2. Distinguish common forms of literature (poetry, drama, fiction, nonfiction).
3. Determine what characters are like by what they say or do and by how the author or illustrator portrays them.
4. Use knowledge of antonyms, synonyms, homophones, and homographs to determine the meaning of words.
5. Use sentence and word context to find the meaning of unknown words.
6. Use knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words.
Following are the homophones students should know: there-their-they're, to-two-too, for-four, ate-eight, one-won, by-buy-bye, right-write, blue-blew, dear-deer, eye-I, hole-whole, hour-our, know-no, knot-not, clothes-close,knew-new, tale-tail, hare-hair, knight-night, waist-waste, see-sea, peace-piece, plain-plane, read-red, threw-through, which-witch, board-bored, ant-aunt, brake-break, we"ll-wheel, knows-nose, son-sun, sail-sale,some-sum, stare-stair, way-weigh,rode-road, be-bee-where-wear, wood-would, four-flower, mail-male, here-hear, horse-hoarse, wear-ware-where, bear-bare, sore-soar, pail-pale, pour-poor, do-dew-due.
Prefixes to understand this year: re- (again), un- (not), pre- (before), dis- (not), mis- (wrong), bi- (two)
Suffixes to understand this year: -ful (full of), -less (without), -ly (in a __ way), -ness (state of being __), -ward (in the direction of), -er (one who __ or comparing 2 things)
Read your library book every night, & take a test when done. Find the answers in your book. Click here: AR
Read an article from KidBiz and complete the activity & thought question. Be sure to refer back to the article for the answers. Click here to get started: KidBiz
Brushing Your Teeth
Going Trick or Treating
Making Homemade Pizza
Professor Garfield NEW
Match Cause and Effect
Parts of a Book
Matching Book Parts
*Review the Elements of the Story (Setting, Characters,etc.) located on tabs above picture
Folktale-Why the Sky Is High
Matching Cards Game
Toone Town Alphabetize
Antonyms Matching Squares
Land of the Rocket
Verbs Game Verb Viper - challenge!
Nouns-Verbs Ice Cream - good practice!
Nouns-Verbs Clean Up Grammar
Toone University Parts of Speech
Prefixes - Suffixes Practice:
Rabbit Learns a Lesson
Prefix-Suffix Matching Game
WRITING SENTENCES PRACTICE:
Build a Sentence
Sentence Patchworker Game
Power Proofreading - great practice!
Syllables Space Station
Syllables Roller Coaster
Type the Contraction
We Are Here
Create a Character - describe the character you make
Story Plant Comic Creator
Students reading UNDER AR LEVEL 2.5:
These skills games for decoding & sound recognition are good:
Word Family Sorts - NEW
Construct a Word - NEW
Rhyme Little Animals
Rhyme with Reggie
Vowels with Poems - use "read it" & "sound search"
Dance Mat Typing
One of the most important Math Standards students must master in third grade is memorizing the multiplication facts up to 10. Practice daily by selecting Multiplication.Com below. Then select a game that allows you to choose the multiplication fact you are currently working on. Also, remember to practice making your multiplication chart every night.
Within the California Standards we are learning, the following are Essential California Standards we are focusing on for Math:
1. Identify the place value for each digit in numbers to 10,000.
2. Use expanded notation to represent numbers.
3. Solve simple problems involving multiplication of multi-digit numbers by one digit numbers.
4. Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of money amounts in decimal notation by using whole number multipliers and divisors.
5. Represent relationships of quantities in the form of mathematical expressions, equations, or inequalities.
6. Estimate or determine the area and volume of solid figures by covering them with the s quares or by counting the number of cubes that would fill them.
7. Find the perimeter of a polygon with integer sides.
You can review today's lesson by clicking here for Math, and then choose the same number of the lesson as your homework number in the upper right corner. Below are games to practice various skills:
Third Grade Skills Practice IXL
Tank Game - challenge to play! Read instructions!
Pirates Place Value
ELab Place Value
Football Place Value - better be sports fan!
Which One Rounds
Walk the Plank
Place Value Manipulatives - great practice!
Toone University Place Value Golf
Place the Penguin Cyberchase
Glowla Estimation Contraption
Addition Add Challenge Game
Spacey Facts - add, subtract, multiply, divide
Subtraction Island Chase
Multiplication.Com - assortment of games to practice from
Grand Prix - fun! You can race other people online.
Multiplication Table - choose DRILL option
Toone University Multiply 4,5,6
Skip Count 5
Skip Count 10
Division Mine Game
Division as Opposite
ALL MATH FACTS (add, subtract, multiply, divide)
Monkey Drives - challenge to play! Choose any game you want.
Match Geometric Shapes
Triangle Sort Shapes Drag
Birds Eye View
Fling the Teacher - Add & Subtract
Quick Operations - Challenge!
Stop That Creature - Challenge!
Fraction Naming - great practice!
Pizza Party Fraction - Cross the River
Melvin Make a Match
Fractions Visualizing - great practice!
Toone University Size Estimation
You Fix It - Challenge!
Sleuths On the Loose
Send In the Trolls - just for fun
Bugs In the System - make a chart
Cyber Olympics - just for fun
Science will be taught during the third trimester.
Astronomy for Kids
Toon University Planets
Earth, Sun, Moon Quiz